Free Press Journal
  • Woman arrested for duping job seekers

    Thane: Navi Mumbai police have arrested a woman for allegedly cheating young job seekers to the tune of several lakhs of rupees on the false promise of providing employment, an official said on Saturday.

  • Laxmi Bai’ martyrdom day on June 18

    Ujjain: Martyrdom day of Jhansi’s Rani Laxmi Bai will be observed on June 18. Programme will be held near Mahakaleshwar bridge in the morning. Akhil Bharatiya Youth Brahmin Society’s president Arpit Pujari said that all Indians remember the sacrifice of Rani Laxmi Bai but the Brahmin society especially observe the day. Ujjain Municipal Corporation will soon establish Rani Laxmi Bai’s bust on rotary near Mahakaleshwar bridge which will give the city a

  • Germany start as favourites against Mexico

    Moscow : Germany must shrug off a rocky World Cup build-up as they begin the defence of their title on Sunday against a vastly experienced Mexico side jolted by their own pre-tournament scandal.

  • Saeed leads Eid prayers in Pakistan

    Lahore : Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed-led Eidul Fitr prayers on Saturday at the Qaddafi Stadium here amid high security even though the Pakistan government has outlawed his organisation JuD.

  • Another tree falls, claims life of 50-yr-old in Andheri’

    Mumbai : A 50-year-old man died after a tree branch came crashing down on him at Andheri on Saturday evening, the fourth such casualtythis season. The deceased, identified as Yash Desai, was heading home in Andheri (W) when a Gulmohar tree branch fell on him. The tree is located on private property.

  • Amrut festival to mark Father’s Day today

    Ujjain : Sindhu Jagrat Society will celebrate Amrut festival to follow long cherished Indian tradition of honouring elders. Senior citizens will be honoured on Sunday afternoon at Tarantal Parisar. Elders above the age of 75 years will be welcomed by shawl, shreefal and memento. According to media in-charge Deepak Rajwani, the programme will be organised under the leadership of guardian Shiva Kotwani and in presidency of Ramesh Samdani.

  • US warns of terror attacks during FIFA World Cup

    Washington : The US government has warned its citizens of potential terror attacks during the ongoing FIFA World Cup in Russia, in a travel advisory asking people to reconsider visiting the country.

  • Balochistan minister resigns

    Quetta (Balochistan):  The caretaker minister of Pakistan’s Balochistan Province, Hafiz Khaleel Ahmed, has tendered his resignation over “inevitable reasons.”

  • BJP’S Dalit MP flexes muscles

    New Delhi : The Bharatiya Janata Party’s Northwest Delhi MP Udit Raj, a Dalit leader, has raised a banner of revolt against the Modi government, accusing it of giving no attention to his repeated warning that the Dalit community is drifting away from the party for several reasons.

  • Power outage? BEST consumers can complain via missed call or SMS

    Mumbai : The Brihanmumbai Electricity Supply and Transport Undertaking (BEST) has said that consumers can contact the fuse control centre in their area in the event of an outage during monsoon and if an entire building or part of the building is affected, the fault control centre must be contacted.

  • Looking at WC 2019, Raina replaces Rayudu, Rohit to take YoYo test

    Bengaluru : With 2019 World Cup in mind, the Indian selection committee on Saturday brought back veteran left-hander Suresh Raina in the One-Day squad for the England tour, replacing Ambati Rayudu, who failed his fitness test.

  • Tarini rallies to clinch Girls’ U-15 crown

    Mumbai : Putting aside the earlier setback, Tarini Suri exhibited remarkable fighting qualities and the gumption to quash Nayshaa Batoye’s aspiration of winning double crowns.

  • ‘Trees are like fathers who feed and protect us’

    Indore : A father teaches many lessons to his children while silently protecting and caring for them in every possible way. Nature around us plays  a similar role for us asking for very little care in return.


    New Delhi: Concerned over a report on various intelligence agencies like the Intelligence Bureau, the military intelligence, the state police intelligence and the Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) working at cross-purposes in Jammu and Kashmir, the Prime Minister”s Office (PMO) has called for all to share their intelligence by setting up a coordination mechanism across the country in the form of two teams.

  • One held for businessmen’s murder

    Mumbai : A 44-year-old man, who allegedly killed two businessmen in Daman over business rivalry along with others was arrested in Mumbai on Saturday, a police official said.

  • PM’s date with farmers

    New Delhi : Continuing his latest drive to directly connect with the beneficiaries of the government’s flagship programmes, Prime Minister Modi has fixed a date with India’s farmers on Wednesday from 9.30 am interact on what ails agriculture.

  • One spell of rain and all of civic body’s claims are washed away

    Despite the BMC’s claim of having completed 99% of the nullah de-silting work, and 95% of its annual road repairs, the city was flooded during the pre-monsoon showers, thus making a mess of its monsoon preparedness claims. And as a result, traffic congestion and severe water-logging was reported at JVLR, King’s Circle, Dadar TT, Hindmata junction, Mahim and Parel TT areas.