Free Press Journal
  • Better late than never: Bhopal women hail no GST on sanitary pads

    Bhopal: The women in city have welcomed the decision of the government to exempt sanitary napkins from the ambit of GST. It is a good move but the decision should have been taken earlier, after all the matter is related to women health and hygiene, said the women while talking to Free Press. “We can’t compromise with our health,” they said. They also demanded that the government should distribute sanitary napkins free

  • Sri Lanka batsman Danushka Gunathilaka suspended over charges of misconduct

    Colombo: Batsman Danushka Gunathilaka has been suspended over a misconduct charge in the middle of Sri Lanka’s second Test against South Africa, the country’s cricket board said today. The 27-year-old opener will be barred from all forms of the game pending the outcome of an investigation, the board said, without specifying the alleged misconduct. The suspension will go into effect after the Test is concluded in Colombo, it added.

  • Mumbai Rains: Villagers rescue 6 trekkers stuck at Chanderi Fort in Badlapur

    BADLAPUR: A group of six trekkers, including three girls, were rescued from Chanderi Fort, which is 17 km from Badlapur station, after five hours of efforts by a Chinchavli locals and Badlapur police rescue team on Sunday morning. The trekkers, are professionals including three girls who had gone to Chanderi Fort on Saturday morning, but were trapped in the fort overnight due to heavy downpour and losing their way while returning to the village. Anurag Deshmukh,

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    Mumbai: Workshop to arm 2,000 policemen with cyber fraud detection skills

    Mumbai: Mumbai Police plans to conduct cybercrime workshops for 2,000 police personnel to arm them with the expertise to handle cybercrime cases. The programme will be conducted in the last week of July in association with advocate Pankaj Bafna.  According to advocate Bafna,”It is a four-day training programme to be conducted in July end for the central, western, northern, eastern and southern regions. The dates have not been finalised as yet. The

  • Mesut Ozil quits international football amid controversy over photo with Turkish Presient Erdogan

    Berlin: Germany’s attacking midfielder Mesut Ozil announced his retirement from international football on Sunday, a month-and-a-half after his photo with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan sparked a controversy. The 29-year-old Ozil, a cornerstone of Germany under coach Joachim Low, announced his decision on Twitter, after defending the photo taken with Erdogan and Manchester City’s Ilkay Gundogan in May, reports Efe.

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    Mumbai man kills neighbor over power failure, arrested

    KALYAN: The Nizampura police arrested a 39-year-old man for allegedly killing his 30-year-old neighbour over power failure at the latter’s residence in Bhiwandi. A case was registered against the accused under Section 302 of IPC. The arrested accused, Raghunath Pandurang Pawar, 39, who is the neighbour of deceased Pratik Gaikwad, a labourer.

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    Mumbai: MNS chief Raj Thackeray attacks CM over Maratha reservation issue

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray on Sunday accused Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis of “misleading” Marathas over reserving posts for the job aspirants from the community in the proposed mega recruitment drive. “The chief minister is lying. He is misleading the people by saying that the government will allot 16 per cent of 72,000 posts to the Maratha candidates in the form of backlog if the Bombay High Court allows

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    Mumbai transport strike day 4: Rise in price of fruits and vegetables

    Mumbai: On the fourth day of nationwide strike led by All India Motor Transport Congress (AIMTC), supply of vegetables and other food items to the financial capital of the state may be affected on Monday as the transporters of emergency services have decided to participate in the on-going strike.

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    Mumbai: BJP President Amit Shah meets singer Lata Mangeshkar

    Mumbai: BJP president Amit Shah today held a closed-door assessment meeting of senior party leaders here with the focus on the 2019 Lok Sabha polls and strengthening the cadre in Maharashtra. After attending the meetings, Shah met melody queen Lata Mangeshkar at her home in south Mumbai as part of the party’s “contact for support” campaign.

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    Mumbai: Eight more Byculla jail inmates hospitalised due to persistent vomiting, diarrhea and other diseases

    Mumbai: Eight inmates of Byculla Jail, including one women, were admitted to JJ Hospital on Sunday evening due to persistent vomiting, diarrhea, stomach ache and nausea. Currently, 16 inmates are under observation at the hospital. Citing medical history, doctors said it’s a possible case of food or water contamination. “All the patients are stable now and will be kept under observation for over 48 hours,” said Dr Mukund Tayade, Dean, JJ Hospital.

  • Mumbai: IPS officer gets back Rs 182, paid as service tax for meal at Punjab Grill Restaurant

    Mumbai: After a litigation of nearly seven months, an Indian Police Service (IPS) officer will finally get an amount of Rs 182, the service charge, he had ‘reluctantly’ paid to a city-based hotel. The Maharashtra State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission, last week, directed the Parel-based Punjab Grill Restaurant to return the ‘service charge’ it had asked the 1990 batch IPS officer to pay towards their ‘service.’

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    State government refuses DP road in Bhayandar passing through coastal regulation zone

    Bhayandar: In another glaring example  of its apathy towards environmental issues, the Mira Bhayandar Municipal Corporation (MBMC) stands exposed for submitting a deceptive status report in order to secure state government nod for constructing a development plan (DP) road passing through mangrove belt, coastal regulation zone (CRZ) and wetland in Bhayandar.

  • Computer-based exam for Indian Railways to be held on August 9

    New Delhi: The first stage of the computer-based exam for the Indian Railways will be held on August 9. The examination will be for the 26,502 vacancies of assistant loco pilots and technicians, Rajesh Dutt Bajpai, Director, Information and Publicity, Ministry of Railways, told ANI.

  • Thane police to seek details of call centre scam in the US

    Mumbai: The conviction of 21 Indian-origin persons by a US court in a multimillion-dollar India-based call centre scam is expected to help investigators of a similar racket in the city build a watertight case against the accused, Thane Police officials said on Sunday.