Free Press Journal

Daily Round-Up : News Headlines @ 7pm on Dec 30


Mumbai train services hit

Strike by lifeguards in Goa enters 2nd day; 361 arrested

“Now it is ‘satyagraha’ for us,” All India Trade Union Congress (AITUC) leader Christopher Fonsenca said at the Azad Maidan here where the lifeguards are camping.

DDCA refutes accusations; to sue Kejriwal, Azad 

Chetan Chouhan termed as “baseless” allegations levelled by CM Kejriwal regarding one of the city’s cricket officials seeking sex for selecting players.

WR to run eight special local trains on New Year

WR will run eight special local trains in the wee hours of the New Year, including four from Churchgate to Virar and four from Virar to Churchgate.

‘Silent bomber’ couple convicted of London terror plot

A British couple of Pakistan-origin has been found guilty of plotting a massive terror attack in London.

BSNL to serve customers with a smile

BSNL took a pledge to serve all customers with a smile and resolve any service related issues as soon as possible.

Whimsical white water rafting in India

With an epic landscape and roaring milky cascades, rafting is an utterly exciting water sport definitely worth a try.


AAP levels fresh allegations against Arun Jaitley

AAP today alleged that Arun Jaitley, in his capacity as President of DDCA in 2011, had “pressurised” the then Police Commissioner to “close” an investigation involving a cricket club of a private bank.

Kashmiri separatist Masrat Alam re-arrested

Separatist leader Masrat Alam was re-arrested outside Kot Bhalwal Jail here late Tuesday evening after he was released on the Jammu and Kashmir High Court quashing his detention under Public Safety Act (PSA).

Navy successfully test fires Barak-8 long range missile

Navy today successfully test-fired the nearly 70 KM range Surface to Air Missile Barak 8 from INS Kolkata, paving the way for installation of the system, developed jointly by India and Israel, on board country’s frontline warships.

Odd-even: CM warns volunteers against ‘misbehaving’

Arvind Kejriwal today warned volunteers, who will be deployed for the odd-even scheme, against “arguing or misbehaving” with people and to focus on “changing hearts” by resorting to polite tactics like handing over flowers to violators.

Maha Cabinet expansion deferred due to differences within Sena

Devendra Fadnavis’ plan to expand his cabinet was deferred after BJP’s ruling partner Shiv Sena could not finalise the names of their nominees for the two vacant berths in their quota.