Free Press Journal
  • Saudi media Airstrike kills Houthi leaders in Yemen capital

    Sanaa : A Saudi-led airstrike targeting a high-level meeting of Shiite rebels in Yemen’s capital killed two of the group’s leaders and dozens of their militiamen, the kingdom’s state media reported on Saturday. The Shiite rebels known as Houthis did not immediately acknowledge the strike.

  • 8 held for selling cigarettes illegally

     Mumbai : The Navi Mumbai police have arrested eight persons for selling cigarettes at Vashi on Saturday. The arrested were identified as Abdul Kadir Fakruddin Shaikh (38), Dinesh Kumar Pyarelal Chaurasia (35), Jayprakash Singh (44), Moinuddin Shamsuddin Ansari (28), Qutubuddin Gulab Ansari (45), Anand Sahdev Agarwal (36), Avdhesh Ayodhya Prajapati (33) and Shyamnath Ramlal Gupta (62). The accused did not have permission to sell cigarettes. They were given permission to run a

  • Mumtaz is fit and healthy, says daughter

    MUMBAI: Dismissing reports of veteran actor Mumtaz’s death, her younger daughter Tanya Madhvani on Saturday said her mother is “fit and healthy”. Her statement comes after rumours went viral on social media about Mumtaz’s death.

  • Two die in public toilet collapse

    Mumbai  : Two people were died after part of a public toilet in Bhandup collapsed on Saturday. The incident occurred at around 6 in the morning. The police officials identified the two deceased as Lobaben Jethwa (42) and Babulal Dewase (45). The victims were rushed to Rajawadi Hospital in Ghatkopar where they were declared dead on arrival.

  • Film screening on ‘love jihad’ disrupted at JNU

    New Delhi : The screening of a film on the contentious issue of ‘love jihad’ at Jawaharlal Nehru University here was disrupted by a few student groups, who alleged that a hate campaign was being propagated in its guise.

  • Maha govt withdraws magazine with wrong BR Ambedkar photo

    Mumbai : The Maharashtra government has stopped the circulation of its official magazine in English ‘Maharashtra Ahead’ after it was found that an incorrect picture of Dalit icon BR Ambedkar in his student days was published in the same.

  • Thane sees rise in number of dangerous buildings

    Thane : The number of dangerous category buildings has been increased by more than 1,000 this year in Thane city compared to last year, revealed a survey by the Thane Municipal Corporation (TMC).

  • Acute faculty shortage in AIIMS-type institutes

    New Delhi : The Government’s attempt to open the institutes at par with Delhi’s All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) is badly hit from the shortage of faculty.

  • Nanar refinery row: Villagers meet Rahul Gandhi, get support

    Mumbai : A delegation of villagers from Nanar village, Konkan, along with Congress leaders met Congress President Rahul Gandhi to seek support for their fight against acquiring land for the Rs 3 lakh crore petrochemical project.

  • No govt trampling on judicial independence, says Ram Madhav

    Mumbai: Dismissing allegations of government trampling on the independence of judiciary, BJP general secretary Ram Madhav on Saturday said both the executive as well as the judiciary are working within “their limits”.