Free Press Journal
  • Gauri Lankesh murder: Karnataka SIT meets Maha ATS to share info

    Mumbai : The Karnataka Police SIT probing the Gauri Lankesh murder case arrived here to check if those arrested by the Maharashtra ATS in connection with a seizure of explosives and arms had any links to her killing, officials said on Saturday.

  • Myanmar, Rohingya, Presidential spokesman Joynal Abedin, Myanmars Home Minister Kyaw Swe, Abdul Hamid in Dhaka, Bangladeshi counterpart, Myanmars military launched a security crackdown, myanmar to take back rohingya

    Rohingya refugees demand justice on crackdown anniv Agencies

    Dhaka : Tens of thousands of Rohingya refugees held protests here on Saturday, demanding justice on the first anniversary of Myanmar’s crackdown that forced them to flee to camps in neighbouring Bangladesh.

  • MHADA flat lottery for Mumbai in Oct-Nov

    Mumbai : The minister for housing, Prakash Mehta, has announced that the Maharashtra Housing and Development Authority (MHADA) will hold a lottery for flats in October-November. Mehta said there are likely to be 100-1000 flats in this scheme.

  • Issuing threats online is catching on

    Mumbai : According to a data recorded by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) in 2016, Mumbai ranks number one in cyberbullying, whose most common forms of online harassment are abuse, insults and malicious gossip and rumours. With the new trend, the accused have begun issuing threats on social media platforms to the persons since the past few months. The accused persons who often disagree with people who have an opinion which

  • Vajpayee an exemplary statesman: UN chief

    New York : United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres has described former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee as an “exemplary statesman” during his visit to India’s permanent mission to the UN here to offer his condolences to the late BJP leader.

  • MU launches ‘Mumbai e-suvidha’ app for students

    Mumbai: The over-burdened Mumbai University (MU), which has been struggling with admissions and timely declaration of examination results, launched the ‘Mumbai e-suvidha app’ on Saturday to provide information on a gamut of issues from admission to examination time tables, hall tickets and results.

  • MSME, agriculture are our priorities: Maha Bank GM

    Indore : Bank of Maharashtra general manager (human resource management) Rajkiran Bhoir said digital banking has registered an impressive growth after centre announced demonetisation of high currency notes on November 8, 2016. The use of Bank of Maharashtra’s MahaApp has increased by 25% since then.

  • City gears up for Rakshabandhan

    Ujjain : City residents were seen engrossed in festive fervour of Rakshabandhan here on Saturday. Huge crowed of customers was seen in city markets. Shops selling clothes, rakhis, cosmetics, sweets and bangles were thronged by female customers. The festival of Rakshabandhan will be celebrated on Sunday.

  • For a change, Onam brings cheer to Kerala relief camps

    Thiruvananthapuram : Survivors of Kerala’s worst floods in a century on Saturday set aside their misery, even if only temporarily, to celebrate Onam in numerous relief camps across the state, relishing the traditional Onam sadya or lunch.

  • Sambal Yojana beneficiaries’ convention held

    Ujjain : A mass convention, for local vendors, small businessman and large chunk of population associated with unorganised sector, was held under Chief Minister’s welfare sambal yojana at Jhalariya Math, Narsingh Ghat on Saturday. Energy minister Paras Jain, mayor Meena Jonwal, UDA chairman Jagdeesh Agarwal, MLA Mohan Yadav and collector Manish Singh were present in the programme.

  • 2019 election to be between BJP, Opposition alliance: Rahul Gandhi

    London : The next general election will be fought between the BJP and the Opposition alliance as for the first time there has been a “systematic attack” on Indian institutions, Congress president Rahul Gandhi has said.

  • Tribal students oppose direct benefit transfer for meals

    Mumbai : The tribal wing of the Students’ Federation of India (SFI) has opposed the tribal development department’s Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) scheme and will hold a morcha at the office of the tribal commissioner in Nashik on August 28.

  • Will become K’taka CM again: Siddaramaiah

    Hassan: Former Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Friday said with the blessings of the people of the state, he would once again take over as the Chief Minister of Karnataka.

  • Pope says he shares outrage over clergy abuse cover-up   

    Dublin : Pope Francis said at the start of a visit to Ireland on Saturday that he shares the outrage of rank-and-file Catholics over the failure of church authorities to punish the “repugnant crimes” of priests who raped and molested children.

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    Judge aspirants must know Marathi, insists High Court

    Mumbai : In a significant ruling, the Bombay High Court on Friday clarified that any person aspiring to be a judge in the subordinate judiciary of Maharashtra must compulsorily have the knowledge of Marathi. The HC accordingly turned down a plea filed by a Delhi-based aspirant, who had no knowledge of Marathi.

  • Divisional conference of BJP SC morcha held

    Ujjain : Thousands of party members, ministers of state and central government and local leaders were gathered on the occasion of divisional conference of Bharatiya Janata Party Scheduled Caste Morcha at Krishi Upaj Mandi. Divisional organisation secretary Pradeep Joshi and Morcha state president Suraj Kero conducted the programme.