Free Press Journal
  • Atal Bihari Vajpayee passes away: BJP rode on Vajpayee’s appeal to win allies and power in 1990s

    New Delhi: Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, whose politics of moderation in a hard line party propelled the BJP to power for the first time in the 1990s, died on Thursday after long illness. The 93-year-old leader, who had faded from public life for more than a decade following health complications and was admitted to AIIMS with a urinary tract infection on June 11, breathed his last at 5.05 p.m., the

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    Mumbai Rains: 1 died, 5 injured as truck upturns after losing control due to pothole in Bhiwandi

    Thane: One person died and five others were injured after an overloaded truck upturned on an auto rickshaw which was ferrying four passengers at Kongaon, Bhiwandi. The police said that the truck driver lost control because of the potholed road. The auto rickshaw driver, who jumped out of his running vehicle when he saw the truck swerving, sustained minor injuries. However, one of his passengers was killed while the other three were

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    Mumbai: 54-year-old man dies after being stung by bees in Borivli park

    Mumbai: A 54-year-old man died on Friday while two others were hurt after being stung by bees at Veer Savarkar Garden in Borivli on Friday.  The deceased man has been identified as Pankaj Shah, while the two injured were Ramanuj Shah, 32, and Merrysta Ramona, 46, who were discharged after treatment at Karuna Hospital in Borivli.

  • Clashes in Nigeria between farmers, herders leave 86 dead

    Abuja: At least 86 people have died in Nigeria after violent clashes broke out between farmers and cattle herders, police in Plateau state said. Some reports say fighting began on Thursday when ethnic Berom farmers attacked Fulani herders, killing five of them. A retaliatory attack on Saturday led to more deaths, BBC reported on Monday.

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    Mumbai: 74-year-old man crushed to death after tree falls him

    Mumbai: A 74-year-old man died after a tree crashed on him at M G Road near Metro cinema on Sunday. Four others were injured. According to Dr. Vaibhav, the Chief Medical Officer at GT Hospital, “Parshuram Victor Bastin was declared brought dead. Rajendra Ramchandra Singh (60) is admitted in ICU and is in a critical condition. Santosh Singh (26) sustained minor injuries while Ram Vilas Soni (55) and Salimuddin Shaikh (48) are

  • Ex-South Korean Prime Minister Kim Jong-pil passes away at 92

    Seoul: Kim Jong-pil, the founder of South Korea’s spy agency whose political skills helped him also serve twice as prime minister, first under his dictator boss and later under a man his agency kidnapped, has died. He was 92.

  • Maharashtra Agriculture Minister Pandurang Fundkar passes away at 67

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Agriculture Minister Pandurang Phundkar died on Thursday following a massive heart attack here, a BJP official said. Phundkar, 67, was admitted to the K.J. Somaiya Hospital on Wednesday where his condition reportedly deteriorated followed by the massive heart attack. He breathed his last at around 4.35 a.m. on Thursday.

  • Indian-origin girl killed in South Africa car hijacking

    Johannesburg : A nine-year-old Indian-origin girl has died after being shot during an apparent botched car hijacking in South Africa, sparking protests by the community members in Durban.

  • 30 people die as tour bus crashes in North Korea

    Pyongyang : At least 30 people have died in a deadly tour bus crash that took place on North Korea’s Huanghai Road on Sunday. According to reports, exact details on the accident are still awaited; however, a renovation project on the road and poor weather conditions might have played a role.

  • Former US first lady Barbara Bush passes away at 92

    Washington: Former US first lady Barbara Bush died today at the age of 92, triggering an outpouring of praise for the matriarch of a Republican family once at the apex of American politics.