Free Press Journal
  • Pune man downs liquid nitrogen in drinks, tears stomach, critical

    Pune : A Pune man downed liquid nitrogen on Friday that tore his abdomen. According to reports, the doctors said that food had spilled out from the stomach, flooding the abdomen and the patient was at a very high risk of contracting a severe life threatening infection.

  • Pune: Second FIR under Social Boycott Act

    Pune: Another FIR, under the newly enacted Social Boycott Act, has been lodged against 25 members of a caste council in Pune within 24 hours since the first FIR was lodged in Pune. Six members of a family in Pune have lodged an FIR against members of their caste council for boycotting them.

  • First FIR under the Social Boycott Act lodged in Pune

    Pune: First FIR under newly enacted Social Boycott (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act 2016 has been lodged against 13 members of the caste council on Monday at Kondhwa Police Station in Pune.

  • House of ex-President Pratibha Patil’s kin robbed in Pune

    Pune: Former president Pratibha Patil’s relative’s house in Pune was broken in by burglars and cash worth Rs 2.5 lakh was stolen from the house. Relatives of Patil were in Delhi. Police are trying to nab burglars based on the clues they got from people in the housing society.

  • Pune’s iconic mountain biker crashes to his death in Leh

    Pune: In a tragic incident, 22-year-old Ajay Padwal, a mountain biker from Pune, died in an accident in Leh where he was on a cycling expedition. He was injured on Tuesday afternoon and succumbed to his injuries on Wednesday afternoon. His body was taken to Pune where it was cremated on Thursday.

  • Pune: Newly hired IT engineer kills self over job insecurity

    Pune: Citing job insecurity in the Information Technology field, an IT engineer committed suicide in a hotel room in Pune on Wednesday. He had joined the company just three days ago and had worked for only 12 hours.

  • Pune: After getting notice, FTII student evicted from hostel

    Pune: A Film and Television Institute of India 2011 batch student has accused the institute of evicting him from the college hostel in an inhuman way and illegally. He has said that his final film project is not complete and hence he is still a student of the institute and the institute cannot evict him legally.

  • Four arrested for carrying beef in Pune

    Pune: Four people were arrested on Wednesday for carrying 1,050 kg of beef in two different incidents in Pune. Yerwada police arrested two for transporting 1,000 kg of beef from Osmanabad to Mumbai while Faraskhana police arrested two for selling 50 kg of beef in a Pune market.

  • Pune: Mangesh Tendulkar breathes his last

    Pune: Renowned cartoonist Mangesh Tendulkar, who was known for his satirical cartoons on social issues, breathed his last at a private hospital in the wee hours of Tuesday in Pune.  The 82-year-old noted cartoonist was suffering from bladder cancer and was admitted to a hospital due to illness on Sunday.