Free Press Journal
  • Sushma Swaraj comes to aid of Indian woman stranded with son’s body

    New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj helped an Indian woman in bringing back the mortal remains of her son, with whom she was travelling from Australia to India, after he died suddenly at the Kuala Lumpur international airport.

  • Haryana: Woman dies as hospital denies treatment due to lack of aadhaar card

    Sonipat (Haryana): Wife of a Kargil brave heart died at a private hospital in Haryana’s Sonipat after allegedly being denied treatment due to lack of Aadhaar Card. The son of the deceased woman alleged that he brought her ailing mother to the hospital for the treatment but the hospital refused to treat her as he did not have the original copy of the Aadhar card.

  • Mumbai: Trained pilot on BMW bike dies after being crushed under a speeding trailer at Vasai naka

    Mumbai: A trained pilot, who was about to take up a job with an airline, died after the BMW bike, which he was riding, was crushed under the wheels of a speeding trailer at Vasai naka on NH8 Highway. The accident happened on Sunday morning. A senior police official said 28-year-old Varun Bamrotia had jumped lanes – from the first to the third — when the trailer came from behind to mow

  • Sangli custodial death: Maharashtra government announces Rs 10 lakh ex-gratia for victim’s family

    Mumbai: Maharashtra government has announced an ex-gratia compensation of Rs 10 lakh to the kin of a robbery accused, who allegedly died in police custody in Sangli district. Deepak Kesarkar, minister of state for Home (Rural) said that the government is considering to appoint senior advocate Ujjwal Nikam as the public prosecutor in the case.

  • Noida: 26-year-old pregnant woman killed by speeding car

    Noida (Uttar Pradesh): A fast moving car coming out of a parking lot in Noida Sector 18 has rammed a 26-year-old pregnant woman along with her husband, whereby the woman suffered serious injuries and eventually died. The police, on receiving the information, reached the spot on Sunday night and rushed the woman to a nearby hospital where she was declared brought dead. The doctors could not save the unborn eight-month-old baby of

  • Mumbai: BMC to take strict action against illegal horse owners

    Mumbai: After a six-year-old girl named Janhvi Sharma died after falling off from a horse during a joyride at Kala Ghoda near Cooperage garden on Sunday, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has decided to tighten its grip against illegal horse owners.

  • 3 dead in Bihar stampede during Kartik Purnima celebrations

    Begusarai: Three people died and ten others were injured in a stampede on Saturday at Simaria Ghat in Bihar’s Begusarai district, during Kartik Purnima celebrations. The reason of this incident has not been known yet. Further details are awaited. Meanwhile, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar announced compensation of Rs four lakh each to the family of the deceased. Kartik Purnima is celebrated on the full moon day of the Karthika month of

  • Mumbai: Lack of safety equipment kills sewer worker in Colaba

    Mumbai: In yet another instance of lack of safety equipment, a sewer worker lost his life on Tuesday night due to suffocation while cleaning the sewage line. The officials have blamed the contractor for not providing basic safety equipment to the worker.

  • N-test triggered tunnel collapse, 200 died in Sept

    Tokyo : More than 200 people are feared to have died when a tunnel caved in at North Korea’s nuclear test site after its latest detonation, a Japanese news report said on Tuesday, reports AFP.

  • Union Minister Prakash Javdekar’s mother passes away

    New Delhi: Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javdekar’s mother, Rajani Javdekar died due to a cardiac arrest on Tuesday, family members said.  She passed away at around 9 a.m. in Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital.  The cremation will take place later in the day at Nigambodh Ghat.  She was 92. She is survived by two sons and a daughter.   She was a primary school teacher in Zilla Parishad schools in Maharashtra’s Raigad

  • Mumbai: 26-year-old man dies after brawl outside hookah parlour in Goregaon

    MUMBAI: A 26-year-old man succumbed to injuries he sustained during a brawl with a group of people outside a hookah parlour in Goregaon in the wee hours of Sunday. An officer from Goregaon police said the victim, Mayur Panchal, had gone to the parlour along with friends to celebrate the birthday of one of them.

  • Aadhar should be made mandatory, says Madhya Pradesh food minister

    Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh): Two days after a minor girl in Jharkhand allegedly died of starvation as her family did not have Aadhar-linked ration card, Madhya Pradesh food minister Om Prakash Dhurve on Thursday said the Aadhar should be made mandatory.