Free Press Journal
  • Manpower must be skill-ready for economy’s upturn’

    Indore : Indian Institute of Management Indore organised the lecture series and an annual industry meet on Saturday in association with ministry of external affairs.

  • Woman injured in bridge collapse dies

    Mumbai : After three days of  battling for her life, Andheri bridge collapse victim Asmita Katkar, 35, succumbed to her injuries in Cooper Hospital on Saturday. According to the hospital, Asmita’s health started to deteriorate on Saturday afternoon and she breathed her last at 6.30 pm.

  • ‘Commitment of players allow me to take risks’

    “When you play Brazil, I think you need to get a tactical advantage. There is a psychological barrier: the yellow tops, the five world titles and everything that goes with that. So we had to be brave tactically. It was a big gamble to change things and we needed the players to believe. And today is not really about the tactics – it’s about the execution of those tactics. We have to

  • City receives 7.3 inch of total rainfall

    Indore : The dark clouds that enveloped city skies opened up on Saturday evening bringing the temperature down by three notches. The intermittent rain, which began at 4 pm continued for more than an hour. City recorded 18.4 mm of rain till evening.

  • FDA seizes Ayurvedic ‘medicines’ worth Rs 5 lakh from Thane mall

    Mumbai : The Food and Drug Administration, Thane, has seized nearly 40 Ayurvedic drugs that   claimed to cure problems like diabetes, erectile dysfunction and low sperm count. FDA officials said they had seized stocks from Satv and Rich Food Products at Viviana Mall, Thane, after which they raided their godown in Yashodhan Nagar.

  • Fire in Radha Krishna complex creates panic like situation

    BHOPAL : Visitors in a shopping complex had a narrow escape after a fire broke out there at around 2 pm on Saturday. Few visitors were left stranded as smoke engulfed the complex and they were rescued by teams from the fire department. No loss of life was reported from the incident.

  • Rape allegation: Mithun’s son’s marriage cancelled

    Udhagamandalam: The scheduled marriage of veteran actor Mithun Chakraborty’s son was on Saturday cancelled following the arrival of a police team here to investigate a complaint of rape and cheating filed by a woman against the groom, police sources said.

  • All stranded Indian Kailash Mansarovar pilgrims evacuated

    Kathmandu : All the 1,430 stranded Indian pilgrims who were stranded while returning from the Kailash Mansarovar in Tibet have been airlifted to safety with the evacuation of the last batch of 160 people from Nepal’s mountainous regions on Saturday, the Indian embassy here said.

  • Hsieh humbles Halep

    London : World number one and French Open champion Simona Halep was knocked out of Wimbledon on Saturday, losing to Taiwan’s Hsieh Su-Wei 3-6, 6-4, 7-5 in the third round as the All England Club seeds’ carnage claimed another victim.

  • ‘Bid to split PDP will have repercussions’

    New Delhi : Former Jammu and Kashmir CM Mehbooba Mufti has warned that any attempt by the BJP to engineer defections in her PDP to form the government in the state “will erode the trust of the Kashmiris in Indian democracy”. “If Delhi intervenes and breaks our party, and makes Sajad Lone or whosoever CM, it will erode the trust of the Kashmiris in Indian democracy. Any intervention from Delhi will be

  • Medical teachers press for demands, stage protest

    Indore : Irritated with delay in implementing the recommendations of 7th pay panel, the members of Medical Teachers’ Association, Indore branch, staged demonstration at Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Medical College on Saturday.

  • Amit Shah to meet noted writer Babasaheb Purandare today

    New Delhi : Bhartiya Janata Party President Amit Shah will be calling on noted writer Babasaheb Purandare on Sunday night in Pune as part of the party’s ‘Sampark for Samarthan’ campaign to acquaint the noted personalities about four years of achievements of the Modi government.

  • Highest-ranking Indian at UN gets more responsibilities 

    United Nations : Atul Khare, the highest-ranking Indian at the UN, will take over the newly-created Department of Operational Services (DOS) with a greater role in providing logistical support to all of the UN, especially in international hotspots.

  • Learn etiquette, scoffed Khattar advises scribes

    Sirsa (Haryana) : Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar was seen indulging in a heated argument with a journalist earlier in the day. Speaking to media here, a scoffed Khattar told a journalist to learn etiquettes, and added that the role of media was to ask questions, and not level allegations.

  • Hamilton speedy last lap grabs pole at British GP

    Silverstone : An emotional Lewis Hamilton outpaced Sebastian Vettel in a keenly-fought record-breaking qualifying contest on Saturday to claim his fifth consecutive British Grand Prix pole position.

  • Pak’s PML-N picks replacement candidates for Maryam Nawaz 

    Lahore : The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) on Saturday decided on the election candidates to replace former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s daughter Maryam Nawaz, who was disqualified from contesting the polls in the Avenfield reference verdict.

  • Byculla zoo officials expect Flipper to lay another egg soon

     Mumbai : After Flipper, the four-and-a-half-year-old Humboldt penguin, laid an egg on Thursday morning, Byculla zoo officials are expect that she will lay another egg in the next two days.