Free Press Journal
  • 109 dozen harmful artificially ripened mangoes seized

    Mumbai :  Mumbaikars need to be careful while buying mangoes, as Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Maharashtra, has seized nearly 109 dozens of artificially-ripened mangoes from two mango sellers in Mumbai.

  • Tension grips Azamgarh over derogatory Facebook post 

    AZAMGARH (UP): Tension gripped Saraimeer area of the district on Saturday after members of a minority community torched a police outpost and damaged a police jeep over derogatory comments against their religion on Facebook, the police said on Saturday.

  • Property dealer charged with fraud nabbed from Delhi

    Indore : City crime branch police on Saturday arrested a property dealer who was on the run after fraudulently selling a flat to two persons in Heera Nagar area.

  • Dhananjay Munde is likely to be NCP’s next state prez

    Mumbai : The success of the Halla bol campaign across the state has established Dhananjay Munde as an aggressive young leader. These achievements of Munde have made Sharad Pawar, chief of Nationalist Congress Party, think of him for the post of president of state NCP.

  • Doc who helped CIA track Laden shifted

    Peshawar : Shakil Afridi, a doctor who helped the US’ Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) track down Osama Bin Laden and is serving a jail term, has been shifted to an unknown location from the central jail here due to security reasons, a senior official said on Saturday. Afridi ran a fake vaccination drive in Abbottabad city to help CIA agents track the former Al-Qaeda chief, who was later killed by US Navy

  • Factory employee dies as glass pierces abdomen 

    Indore : A 18-year-old person was found dead in a chemical factory in Bhanwarkuan police station area on Saturday. As per reports, a piece of glass pierced his abdomen due to which he died.

  • Good days will come, Asaram says in viral audio clip

    Jodhpur : A purported audio clip of Asaram, serving a life term at a Jodhpur jail, has surfaced online in which the self-styled godman is heard telling a person over phone that his time behind bars is ephemeral and “good days will come”.

  • Iran will not get nuke weapons, says Trump

     Washington : Accusing Iran of fuelling bloodshed in the Middle East, President Donald Trump on Saturday said the US would not let “murderous regime” in Tehran acquire nuclear weapons.

  • ‘China, India growing in strength, influence’

    Singapore: China and India are the new powers which are growing in strength and influence as the global strategic balance is shifting which has thrown up new opportunities for cooperation for ASEAN, Singapore PM Lee Hsien Loong said on Saturday. Lee was speaking while welcoming regional leaders at the 32nd ASEAN summit here. “The global strategic balance is shifting, and so is the regional balance,” he said adding “New powers, including China

  • MP Governor tells BJP leaders ‘how to get votes’

    The video is believed to have been shot during Anandiben Patel’s visit to Satna district of the state on Thursday, when she was talking to BJP leaders in the area at the local airport.

  • British toddler at centre of legal battle dies Pope says ‘deeply moved’ by death of British toddler

    Vatican City: Pope Francis said on Saturday that he was “deeply moved” by the news that terminally-ill British toddler Alfie Evans had died after his parents lost a legal battle to seek medical help in Italy. “I am deeply moved by the death of little Alfie. Today I pray especially for his parents, as God the Father receives him in his tender embrace,” the pontiff wrote on his Twitter account. Evans died

  • Govt to make POCSO Act  gender-neutral

    New Delhi : The Centre is planning to amend POCSO Act to provide justice to male child victims of sexual assault, the Women and Child Development Ministry said, days after an ordinance promulgated by President Ram Nath Kovind provided the death penalty for rape of girls under the age of 12.

  • Ghaziabad rape: Madrasa cleric sent to one-day police remand

    GHAZIPUR: The cleric of the madrasa at Uttar Pradesh’s Ghazipur, where a minor girl was sent to one-day police custody by a Delhi court, on Saturday. He was arrested under POCSO Act, on Friday, reports ANI. A juvenile allegedly kidnapped the 12-year-old victim and raped her at the madrasa.