Free Press Journal
  • Mumbai Leopard Attack! Man injured by wild cat while saving his pet dog

    Maharashtra: Mother, Grandmother save Three-year-old from leopardess

    Nashik: A three-year boy was rescued from the clutches of a leopardess by his mother and grandmother at Pimpalgaon Ketaki village in Dindori taluka in the district, police said today. The incident took place last evening, they said.

  • Congress alleges Modi govt hounding media; Centre refutes charges, says govt has nothing to do with it

    New Delhi: The Congress today alleged in the Lok Sabha that a senior executive of a prominent news channel and two other staffers had recently quit due to pressure from the government for airing stories critical of the ruling establishment. Strongly refuting the charge, Information and Broadcasting Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore said the government has nothing to do with the internal developments of the channel and the opposition was raising the matter as

  • Poop from skies: NGT warns DG of withholding salary, if DGCA doesn’t stop emptying toilet tanks from sky

    New Delhi: The National Green Tribunal has rapped the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) for “repeated defiance” on issuing circular to airlines operating at the IGI Airport here to ensure that they do not empty toilet tanks midair. A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel warned that if the order is not complied with by August 31, salary of the Director General of Civil Aviation would be stopped.

  • SBI PO mains 2018 exam to be held tomorrow, read these instructions before entering exam hall

    The State Bank of India (SBI) is going to conduct the SBI PO Mains Examination 2018 tomorrow i.e., August 4 from 10 AM to 1 PM. Candidates who will clear the SBI PO main exam will be called for group exercise and interview. Preliminary examination was held in the month of July and was of qualifying nature. The mains exam is divided into two parts, objective and subjective. Meanwhile, before you appear

  • Why Centre, states can not respond quickly to quota demands: NCP MP

    Pune: NCP MP Udayanraje Bhosale today asked why the governments can not show the same willingness in responding to quota demands which the Centre showed when agreeing to restore the provisions of the SC/ST Act. A lack of political will was the main reason why the Maratha community’s demand for reservation in jobs and education was not fulfilled in Maharashtra all these years, the Satara MP, who is a descendant of King

  • Bombay HC direct Maharashtra govt to allot vacant land for garbage dumping ground in 2 months

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court today directed the Maharashtra government to identify and allot a vacant land within two months to the Mumbai civic body to set up a new garbage dumping ground. A division bench of justices A S Oka and Riyaz Chagla said it was the state government’s obligation to ensure that the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) is able to effectively implement the Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) Management Rules.

  • Controversy erupts over saffron paint on Mahatma Gandhi’s statue

    Shahjahanpur: The Congress today alleged that members of ruling BJP have painted in saffron colour a statue of Mahatma Gandhi installed at a government school in Dhaka Ghanshyampur village here and demanded action against them. However, the district adminstration downplayed the issue, saying an enquiry showed that the colour on the statue was not saffron but yellow and it had been painted two years ago on the direction of the school adminstration.

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    Maharashtra: 5 held for sharing child pornography through WhatsApp

    Thane: Five persons have been detained in the district for allegedly watching and circulating child pornography through WhatsApp, the police today said. A case has been registered under the relevant sections of the Information Technology Act at Navghar police station, said Additional Superintendent of Police Atul Kulkarni.

  • Plastic ban in Maharashtra

    Railways, Metro and airports authorised to implement plastic ban: Maharashtra govt tells Bombay HC

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra government today told the Bombay High Court that it has authorised the railways, metro and airport authorities to initiate action, within their jurisdictional areas, against those violating the state’s plastic ban. On March 23 this year, the government had issued a notification imposing a ban on the manufacture, use, sale, distribution and storage of all plastic materials like one-time use bags, spoons, plates, PET and

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    Mumbai: Man kills 29-year-old for extorting money, arrested

    Mumbai: A 20-year-old man was arrested for allegedly killing a person who the accused claimed was extorting money from him, a Crime Branch official said today. Unit 11 of the Crime Branch began investigations after the body of Ambadas Laxman Shinde (29), a Borivali resident, was found on July 30, an official said.

  • Facebook launches digital literacy library to help youngsters

    San Francisco: Facebook on Friday announced the launch of a “Digital Literacy Library” to help young people build the skills they need to safely enjoy online technology. “Today, we’re launching our Digital Literacy Library, a collection of lessons to help young people think critically and share thoughtfully online,” Antigone Davis, Global Head of Safety at Facebook, wrote in  a blog post. “There are 830 million young people online around the world, and this

  • Hasin Jahan, Mohammed Shami’s wife accuses him of fudging his age, claims him to be 36-year-old

    Hasin Jahan, estranged wife of cricketer Mohammed Shami, has once again levelled a serious allegation against the pacer. In a recent Facebook post, Jahan posted mark sheets and Shami’s other documents including Class 10 mark-sheet, Class 12 mark-sheet, driving license, voting card and chequebook on Facebook in a bid to let the world know about the fraud in his age.

  • Apple, Huawei grow as global tablet market slips in Q2

    San Francisco: As the global tablet market declined 13.5 per cent during the second quarter of 2018, Apple remained the leader with 34.9 per cent market share, followed by Samsung with 15.1 per cent share, the International Data Corporation (IDC) said on Friday. Apple shipped 11.5 million tablets in the second quarter of 2018 while Samsung shipped 5 million units.