Free Press Journal
  • SNP vs BT CPL 2018: FPJ’s dream XI prediction for St Kitts and Nevis Patriots and Barbados Tridents

    St Kitts and Nevis Patriots will look to finish their league-stage campaign on a high when they go up against Barbados Tridents after qualifying for playoffs, the 26th match of CPL 2018 will be played at the Warner Park in Basseterre, St Kitts on Wednesday, September 5 (IST). Patriots are currently in the fourth place at the points table with four wins and four losses. They faced Jamaica Tallawahs last time and

  • Uttar Pradesh: 7 killed, over 20 injured as vehicles collide in Aligarh

    Aligarh: At least seven people were killed and over 20 injured when a bus carrying a marriage party collided with another vehicle here on Tuesday, police said. Senior Superintendent of Police Ajay Sahni said the accident took place on Agra road when the bus was heading towards Firozabad. It collided with the mini bus coming from the opposite direction, he added. Police said there were around 50 people in the bus. As the news of the

  • Kerala government cancels all functions for one year, to divert the amount for flood relief

    Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala government on Tuesday announced that it won’t host any function that involves huge sums of money for a year and instead divert the amount for flood relief. The cancelled events include the much-acclaimed International Film Festival of Kerala (IFFK), held every December, besides state school youth festivals. Officials say Kerala has suffered damage amounting to Rs 30,000 crore in the worst floods to hit the state in a century.

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    Will kidnap the girl you like: Maharashtra BJP MLA Ram Kadam tells youngsters

    Mumbai: A lawmaker of the ruling BJP in Maharashtra has apparently told youngsters he would “kidnap” the girl they like even if she says no to their proposal. Ram Kadam made the comments at a ‘dahi handi’ event in his suburban Ghatkopar assembly constituency in Mumbai Monday night.

  • Tamil Nadu: Student charged over anti-BJP slogans on flight gets bail

    Tuticorin: A court here granted bail to a 28-year-old woman student Tuesday, a day after she was arrested for shouting anti-BJP slogans in front of the party’s state unit chief Tamilisai Soundararajan on board a domestic flight. Soon after the BJP leader and the student, identified as Sophia, arrived at the airport’s arrival lounge here from Chennai yesterday, an argument ensued between them, which was caught on a camera.

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    Saudi Arabia seeks death penalty for prominent cleric: Reports

    Riyadh: Saudi Arabia’s public prosecutor sought the death penalty against prominent cleric Sheikh Salman al-Awda at the start of his trial Tuesday in Riyadh, a year after his arrest, media said. Awda faces 37 charges, the pro-government Okaz newspaper and other media close to the Saudi government reported, without offering any details.

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

    Maharashtra: Three-year-old boy killed by a leopard in Nashik

    Nashik: A three-year-old boy was killed by a leopard in Parmori village in Nashik district, around 40 kms from here, the police said today. The incident occurred Monday (September 3) evening when Sarthak Dighe was playing in an agriculture field with his friends, a Vani police station official said.

  • Reliance Infrastructure-Astaldi bags Bandra-Versova sea-link project

    Mumbai: The Reliance Infrastructure Ltd-Astaldi S.p.A.(Italy) consortium has bagged the project for the northern extension of the Rajiv Gandhi Bandra Worli Sea Link from Bandra to Versova, an official said here on Tuesday. The consortium has signed an agreement with the Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation (MSRDC) for the Rs 7,000 crore Bandra-Versova arm of the RGBWSL within five years. In the competitive bidding process, RInfra-Astaldi with its bid of Rs 6,993.99

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    Bridge collapses in South Kolkata’s Majerhat, many feared trapped

    Kolkata: A portion of the arterial Majerhat bridge in southern Kolkata collapsed Tuesday, trapping several people and crushing many vehicles, police said.Kolkata: A portion of the arterial Majerhat bridge in southern Kolkata collapsed Tuesday, trapping several people and crushing many vehicles, police said. State minister Chandrima Bhattacharya said she has heard about the death of five persons in the incident but it was yet to be confirmed. Another minister Firhad Hakim said

  • Bigg Boss 12 launch in Goa: Salman Khan makes a Dabangg entry on a speed boat; check out pictures

    Bigg Boss 12 is all set to be premiere on September 16 on Colors TV, but before that, a grand launch was organised in Goa. Where host of the show Salman Khan made a grand entry on a speedboat and then shook a leg on his popular song Jeene Ke Hai Saat Din (from Mujhse Shaadi Karogi). After a fantastic performance, Salman Khan introduced the theme for the upcoming season, saying: “The

  • ‘A Wednesday!’ turns 10 on a Wednesday: Neeraj Pandey looks back

    Mumbai: Director Neeraj Pandey has said everything that could go wrong, actually went wrong with his debut film “A Wednesday!” but they eventually overcame all the obstacles. “It was like Murphy’s law in full display,” he said about the film, which clocks 10 years Wednesday. The film revolved around a common man’s anger at the system for failing to deal with terrorism. “We had issues on every side for this film. Whatever you

  • Kerala: Woman youth leader alleges sexual abuse by CPI-M MLA P.K. Sasi

    Thiruvananthapuram: A CPI-M woman youth leader has accused a party MLA in Kerala of sexual abuse. The Communist Party of India-Marxist said it is looking into the allegation. The woman complained to the party’s Central Committee against Shornur legislator P.K. Sasi, after her complaint to the state leadership was not taken up with seriousness. Party General Secretary Sitaram Yechury on Tuesday directed the state unit to look into the matter. Yechury told the media in

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    CBSE to relax norms for differently-abled students

    New Delhi: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is preparing a draft report with recommendations on relaxations and exemptions for the differently and specially-abled students, according to an official. “We are working on the draft report… Meanwhile, we have already implemented many relaxations for the ‘Children With Special Needs’ (CWSN) in board exams in 2018. “We have discussed our viewpoint with many state boards in the national workshops,” the senior official

  • Sensex falls for 5th day on rising crude prices, rupee woes

    New Delhi: The benchmark BSE Sensex Tuesday lost about 155 points to close at an over two-week low of 38,157.92, falling for the fifth session in a row following sustained foreign fund outflows, surging global crude oil prices and tumbling rupee against dollar.

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    New ‘Mitron’ promo presents business ideas you can only think with your boy gang!

    The earlier Mitron Mania videos, first look video which gave an insight into the character of Jai played by Jackky Bhagnani which got the audience laughing in splits. Continuing the hilarious ride, team Mitron released another Mitron Mania video showcasing the crazy gang brainstorming for business ideas.

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    2008 Malegaon blast case: Bombay HC refuses to stop framing of charges against Srikant Purohit and 13 other accused

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Tuesday declined to stay a lower court order for framing of charges in a case against Lt. Col. Srikant P. Purohit and 13 other accused in connection with the 2008 Malegaon blast. Purohit had challenged the decision of the lower court in the high court, seeking a stay on the framing of charges on September 5, the critical pre-trial process in the case.

  • Withdraw case against woman for shouting anti-BJP slogans: M.K. Stalin

    Chennai: Welcoming the bail granted to a young woman who was arrested in Tuticorin airport for shouting slogans against the BJP, DMK President M.K. Stalin urged the Tamil Nadu government on Tuesday to withdraw the case filed against her. Stalin said in a statement that the AIADMK government should not only withdraw the case filed against Sophia but also take action against the BJP members who had threatened her family based on the

  • Jammu and Kashmir: MBA graduate joins Hizbul Mujahideen; Army assures help if he shuns violence

    Jammu: A 29-year-old MBA graduate in Jammu and Kashmir has joined the Hizbul Mujahideen, prompting the Army to assure all possible help if he shuns the path of violence, a senior officer said. The picture of Haroon Abbas Wani with an AK-47 rifle has gone viral on social media recently, indicating his joining the terror group on Saturday.