Free Press Journal
  • Nashik temple trustee seeks to get back diamond from Lebanon

    Nashik : A trustee of the Trimbakeshwar Devasthan Trust near Nashik has approached the National Archives of India (NAI) in Delhi, seeking to bring back the blue Nassak diamond, which reportedly once graced the crown of Lord Shiva idol at the famous Trimbakeshwar temple.

  • Rahul unaware of NCC training, benefits for cadets

    MYSURU: Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said that he was unaware of the training and benefits of the National Cadet Corps (NCC) in the country.

  • Professor held for sexually abusing minor

    Mumbai: The Pant Nagar police have arrested a 32-year-old professor of a college for sexual harassment of a 17-year-old minor girl at Ghatkopar (E). The accused sexually assaulted the girl and demanded her to kiss him, if she wanted more marks in her examination.

  • Sports training camp concludes at Delhi Public School

    Ujjain : Delhi Public School (DPS) organised a sports training camp for their students from March 15 to 23. The ‘Come-to-School-to-play’ initiative undertaken by DPS students was participated in with great enthusiasm.

  • PM’s app also susceptible

    New Delhi  : Even the Narendra Modi app of PM Modi is susceptible to data theft as a 22-year old Indian hacker established, claiming that privacy of more than 70 lakh users on it is at stake. Still worse is that anybody downloading the app may not know that all data on his mobile automatically goes to CleverTap without his or her consent to let the firm populate it alike British firm

  • Rain hits 3rd day of NZ-Eng Test

    Auckland : New Zealand batsman Henry Nicholls completed his sixth half century in Test matches as only 17 balls were bowled because of rain on the third day of the first cricket Test against England at Eden Park.

  • US destroyer sails near South China Sea island 

    Washington : A US destroyer sailed within 12 nautical miles of a Beijing-claimed island in the South China Sea, according to a defence official.  On Friday, the USS Mustin sailed close to Mischief Reef in the Spratly Islands, an island chain also claimed by the Philippines, the official told CNN.

  • Eves hopes for change in fortune

    Mumbai : Easily beaten in the tournament opener by Australia, India will hope for a reversal in fortune when they take on England in the women’s T20 triangular series here today.

  • Entertainment has taken over serious journalism: V-C Upasne

    BHOPAL : Serious journalism has lost out to entertainment, said new vice-chancellor of Makhanlal Chaturvedi National University of Journalism and Communication Jagdish Upasne on Saturday.

  • Fodder scam  Lalu gets 14 yrs in prison

    Ranchi : RJD supremo Lalu Prasad was sentenced to 14 years in jail and fined Rs 60 lakh by a special CBI court in connection with the fourth fodder scam case pertaining to fraudulent withdrawal of Rs 3.13 crore from Dumka treasury in the early 1990s, a CBI counsel said here.

  • Youth discuss issues faced by banking sector, staff

    This three-day convention which was organised by AIBEA, set the tone by calling not just the banking employees but the working class across all public sector,

  • JSF to organise matrimonial introductory meet today

    Ujjain: Jazba social foundation (JSF) will organise an All India matrimonial introductory meet on Sunday at Mannat Garden from 9am to 5pm. The spokespersons of the organising committee Sarafraj Qureshi and Naeem Khan informed that over 100 resumes had been received in this connection. Energy minister Paras Jain will be the chief guest of the programme, while Waqf board chairman Shoukat Khan, Ameen Pathan and Nazma Azeem will be the special guest

  • Naxalism on its last leg in the country: Rajnath

    Gurgaon : Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday said the “serious” challenge of Naxalism in the country has entered its “last leg” and Maoists are now resorting to coward ambushes against security forces as they are unable to undertake a direct fight.

  • End of six years’ ordeal of top spy officer

    New Delhi : What happens to an Army officer heading a spying unit is booked and tried for the classified information in possession of his unit? Colonel Huny Bakshi, the commanding officer of the controversial snooping unit Technical Support Division (TSD) created in the aftermath of the 26/11 terrorist attacks on Mumbai in 2010 during the tenure of General V K Singh, now a union minister, to carry out special secret operations

  • Wriddhiman Saha hits 20-ball century

    Kolkata : Wriddhiman Saha presented another dimension to his batsmanship as he geared for the upcoming Indian Premier League hitting 14 sixes in a 20-ball hundred during a T20 inter-club game.

  • 106 passengers stranded in Germany due to drunken co-pilot

    Berlin : A Portuguese airline has apologised for keeping more than 100 passengers stranded at Stuttgart airport in southwestern Germany after one of its flights was canceled last-minute because of a drunken co-pilot. Shortly before the TAP Air Portugal flight was to takeoff to Lisbon on Friday night, an airport employee noticed the co-pilot walking unsteadily and smelling of alcohol.