Free Press Journal
  • DGCA mulls cancelling operator licence of agency

    Mumbai : The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) is probing whether this firm meets the requirement to retain its non-schedule operator permit (NSOP or charter licence) or should the same be cancelled.A question mark now hangs over the future of Mumbai-based UY Aviation Pvt Ltd, the charter firm whose King Air C-90 aircraft crashed in Mumbai’s Ghatkopar on Thursday killing all four on board and a pedestrian.The aviation regulator has also

  • NSA deleting 685 million call records raises queries

    Washington : The National Security Agency is deleting more than 685 million call records the government obtained since 2015 from telecommunication companies in connection with investigations, raising questions about the viability of the programme.

  • Youth found murdered in open ground

    Indore : A 32-year-old man was found murdered in Aerodrome area on Saturday. Stab injury was also found on his body. The postmortem report is awaited to know the exact reason of his death. Some suspects have been arrested by police in connection with the case.

  • Caught between love and indifference for Maradona

    Buenos Aires : Argentine legend Diego Maradona is a controversial idol, worshipped as a god for his World Cup-winning exploits but whose life of excess has left a tormented public back home torn between veneration and derision.

  • ‘It is the day that keeps child alive in us’

    Indore : July 1 reminds many of the beginning of new academic session, the first day in school after long summer break. At present, all schools start new academic session by mid June every year. This system has been in place for almost a decade in the city.

  • Seema Handa is CEO of Democratic Party’s NC

    Washington :The Democratic National Committee (DNC), the decision-making body of the Democratic Party in the US, has tapped Indian American Seema Nanda to serve as its new CEO and handle day-to-day operations, making her the first from the community to be named an operational head of a key American political party.

  • BBA girl student harassed in train by 3 men

    BHOPAL : An 18-year-old girl, who studies in Delhi, has filed a complaint of harassment against three unidentified men who tried to abduct her while she was travelling to Delhi from Hoshangabad.

  • Kshipra water turns red due to contamination

    Ujjain : The water level of river Kshipra increased due to heavy rains in outskirts areas, Dewas and Indore during the last couple of days. However, waste water flushed out by factories located in Indore and Dewas continued to mix with the waters of the holy Kshipra, through the Kanh river, contaminating it.

  • Kerala bishop says nun targeting him for action taken

    Kottayam : A Kerala bishop accused of repeatedly sexually abusing a Catholic nun has countered that the allegation was brought by the latter only to target him for taking action against her.

  • Russia Could Leave  la roja in pain

    The fact that the game will be at Luzhniki Stadium with almost 80,000 people supporting us is probably the only good consequence from the fact we finished second in our group.

  • Anti-depressants can raise risk of death among progressive lung disease patients

    Mumbai : Anti-depressants may help to boost your mood but they can prove risky for patients of lung disease. According to new study, the use of antidepressants can increase the risk of death by 20 per cent for people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). This habit is also likely to increase the likelihood of hospitalisation by 15 per cent due to related symptoms.

  • Ex-commissioner hailed for changing face of Mumbai force

    Mumbai : The outgoing commissioner of police, Dattatray Padsalgikar, 55, who has been promoted as Director General of Maharashtra, brought a lot of cheer into the lives of Mumbai Police. The force strongly believes that it was his steely grit and determination that translated into reality positive changes for them, which had, until his tenure, only existed on paper.

  • U’khand teacher struggles 25 years for transfer, but it was easier for CM’s wife, RTI query shows

    Dehradun : Uttarakhand teacher Uttara Bahuguna was unceremoniously whisked out of a janata darbar held by Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat on Thursday, for repeating her request for a transfer to Dehradun after 25 years. She was later suspended and arrested for shouting and misbehaving at a public meeting. Now, a Right to Information query shows that Rawat’s wife Sunita, also a teacher, managed to obtain a transfer from a tough region

  • India set up summit clash with Australia in Champions Trophy

    Breda (Netherlands) : India were held to a narrow 1-1 draw by hosts Netherlands but it was enough for the last year’s runners-up to enter their second consecutive final of the Champions Trophy hockey tournament here on Saturday.

  • 28-year-old leaps to death from 7th floor

    Amit Kumar was in an inebriated condition at the time of the incident. According to the police, the watchman of the building tried to stop Kumar from entering the building and questioned him. But he did not pay heed to him and went to the 7th floor.