Free Press Journal
  • Mumbai North East thrash North Mumbai Panthers

    Mumbai : Mumbai North East Triumph Knight bowlers put up a spirited show as they convincingly defeated North Mumbai Panthers by 34 runs in their T20 Mumbai League encounter here.

  • Cops on different rounding-up mission: Collect garbage

    Aurangabad : Aurangabad was in news last week when police allegedly lathi-charged protesters opposing dumping of municipal garbage at a village on the city’s outskirts.

  • Prannoy loses in All England quarters

    Birmingham : Indian men’s singles shuttler H.S. Prannoy lost in the quarter-finals to Chinese Huang Yuxiang, who is on a giant-killing spree in the All England Open BWF World Tour Super 1000 here.

  • Participatory governance in MBMC under scanner

    Bhayandar : It took 15 years for the Mira Bhayandar Municipal Corporation (MBMC) to wake up from their slumber and initiate the process of taking citizen representatives on board the ward panels.

  • PTI women activists throw eggs, tomatoes at rebel Ayesha Gulalai

    Lahore : Incidents of attacking political leaders in Pakistan have been on the rise this month. Following the shoe throwing incident on former prime minister Nawaz Sharif during his visit to Jamia Naeemia seminary in Garhi Shahu on March 11, the ink-throwing incident on Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif during a Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) convention and another shoe throwing episode on Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal in Narowal, women activists of the Imran

  • Ankita Raina

    Ankita Raina ends singles title drought

    Gwalior : Ankita Raina won her first singles title in more than three years when she fought past second seed Amandine Hesse in straight sets in the final of the USD 25,000 ITF women’s event, here on Saturday.

  • Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Nawazuddin Siddiqui's CDR controversy, Nawazuddin Siddiqui lawyer, Nawazuddin Siddiqui lawyer arrested, Nawazuddin Siddiqui call date records case, CDR, Thane, Anjali Siddiqui, Rizwan Siddiqui

    Nawazuddin has no direct role in CDR case, say cops

    Mumbai : The Thane crime branch have stated  that actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui has no direct role in the Call Detail Records (CDRs) case in which he allegedly sought the CDR to spy on his wife Anjali.

  • Former England cricket star Pietersen hints of retirement

    London : Kevin Pietersen dropped a strong hint that he has retired after the polarising former England star decided not to join Quetta Gladiators in Lahore for their Pakistan Super League play-off.

  • Shanishchari Amavasya observed, devotees take dip in dirty Kshipra

    Ujjain : Thousands of devotees came to the city on Friday and Saturday to obtain the grace of deity Shani (Saturn) by bathing in the holy waters of the Kshipra on Shanishchari Amavasya. According to details available at Triveni Ghat (bank) of the Kshipra over 1.25 lakh devotees bathed till 12.30pm on Saturday on this auspicious occasion and many devotees waited in queues to do the same. Fountains were also arranged by

  • MCHI-CREDAI hails SC order on city construction

    MUMBAI: Hailing Supreme Court’s decision to revoke the ban on construction activities in Mumbai, Maharashtra Chamber of Housing Industry (MCHI-CREDAI) President Mayur Shah termed the order a huge relief to the citizens of this metropolis.

  • Reinstatement of charges against Jacob Zuma hailed

    Pretoria : South African political parties, former presidents and civil society have welcomed the reinstatement of corruption charges against former President Jacob Zuma.

  • TMC to close down part of Diva dumping ground

    Thane : The Thane Municipal Corporation (TMC) has decided to close some part of the dumping ground in Diva after residents complained of toxic smoke emission from the garbages. The corporation has appointed a consultant to close the five-hectare area in a scientific way.

  • Pt Anand Shankar Vyas a patriarch of Indian traditions

    Ujjain : Reviving old Indian traditions, beliefs and rituals can be daunting at times, given the onslaught of western culture in recent times. Often, keeping them alive and carrying them onward to next generations meet with stiff resistance and apathy from community members and society at large. Pt Anand Shankar Vyas, a veteran priest and eminent religious scholar of Hindu traditions and culture, is trying against all odds to hold the flag

  • MSEB staff booked for boy’s electrocution

     Mumbai : Over two-and-a-half months after the death of an 11-year-old Bhandup boy due to electrocution, police have registered a case against the Maharshatra State Electricity Board (MSEB) officials and other staff, a police officer said on Saturday.