Free Press Journal
  • India to soon send manned space mission

    Bengaluru : India is developing critical technologies for launching manned missions in space and preparing a document on it, a top official said on Saturday.

  • Indian spinners under pressure in decider

    Bristol : Rendered ineffective in the previous match, India’s wrist spinners Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal would look to bounce back against ‘well-prepared’ England batsmen as the two teams clash in the series-deciding third Twenty20 International, here on Sunday.

  • BJP and Cong skip law panel consultations on simultaneous polls

    New Delhi : The ruling BJP and the main opposition Congress on Saturday stayed away from day one of consultations by the Law Commission on feasibility of holding Lok Sabha and assembly polls together even as regional parties expressed apprehensions that simultaneous elections would allow national players and issues to dominate the polls and put smaller parties at a disadvantage.

  • ‘Amul Thapar not in Trump’s shortlist for US SC justice’

    Washington : Prominent Indian-American judge Amul Thapar has failed to make it to the shortlist of the three candidates from which President Donald Trump is likely to pick his replacement for retiring US Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy, a media report said on Saturday.

  • Nagpur gets railway’s first state-of-the-art AC commuter train

    Nagpur : The Railways has dispatched its first state-of-the-art air-conditioned commuter train to Nagpur after Union minister Nitin Gadkari had mooted a proposal to bring them to his constituency, officials said.

  • Colombia’s Gaviria wins stage 1

    Fontenay-le-Compte (France) : Colombian cyclist Fernando Gaviria (Quick-Step) clinched the yellow jersey on Saturday with a victory in the action-packed inaugural stage of this year’s 105th edition of the Tour de France road race.

  • Police seize huge weapons consignment from house of Chhota Shakeel’s aide

     Thane : The anti-extortion cell of Thane police has recovered AK56 assault rifle, 108 live rounds, 2 9mm pistols and 13 live bullets from the house of Chhota Shakeel’s aide. The police are investigating the purpose of this huge consignment and whether it is linked to the murder plot of Iqbal Attrawala.

  • Cure for body and mind: TB hosp offers patients books by their bedside

     Mumbai : Patients at Sewri’s TB Hospital will be provided with books by their bedside, as part of an initiative, ‘Beside The Bed’, undertaken by the hospital. “This initiative has been undertaken as most times, patients are in the hospital for a month or more, which causes them to fall into depression. To divert their minds and keep them active, they will be provided books for reading, in a first for any

  • Nirupam demands CM scrap all transactions  on Cidco land 

    Mumbai : Congress leader Sanjay Nirupam has demanded that instead of ordering a stay on all the transactions on Navi Mumbai land, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis should scrap all the deals.

  • Maxwell hopeful of Test match comeback

    Harare : Australian batsman Glenn Maxwell said he is hopeful of returning to Test cricket again and is eager to play in the longest format of the game.

  • Beneficiaries distribute benefits during ‘Shehari Vikas Parv’

    Ujjain :In tune with the other municipal corporations of the State, Ujjain municipal corporation celebrated ‘Shehari Vikas Parv’(city development festival), according to directions given by the State government on Saturday at Kalidas Academy.

  • Son’s murderer gets no relief from apex court

    New Delhi : The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed a special leave petition of Mariano Rosario Joao D’Silva sentenced to life imprisonment for killing own son Rodney in 2006.

  • Air quality monitoring machines installed in Mahakaleshwar Temple

    Ujjain : Following the instructions of the collector and Mahakaleshwar Prabandh Samiti president Manish Singh, the pollution control division has installed ambient air quality monitoring machines at two places to collect data of air quality in the ‘garbhgrah’ of the Mahakaleshwar temple. Withthese machines concentration of particles will be measured during the time of Bhasma-aarti. Monitoring will be done for 24 hours, following which a report will be submitted to the collector.

  • Jan-Ashirwad yatra preparations in full swing

    Ujjain : The preparations of Bharatiya Janata Party’s most ambitious Jan-Ashirwad Yatra are in full swing. The party’s state leadership is sparing no stone unturned to make the event successful. Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) vice president ,Vijesh Lunawat and State minister Jaybhansingh Pawaiya convened a meeting of party workers and leaders on Saturday in connection with the preparations of party’s highly ambitious, 55 days long Jan-Ashirwad Yatra and BJP president Amit Shah’s