Free Press Journal
  • Indore: Branded petrol over Rs 90/litre burns hole in people’s pocket

    Burning hole in people’s pockets, the cost of branded petrol breached Rs 90 per litre-mark on Tuesday and may cost Rs 91 per litre in coming days. The higher price is hitting customers who are forced to purchase the fuel when the normal petrol is out of stock.  With every passing day, the petrol prices…

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  • Indore: Prices of food items to see 10% hike in October

    Come October, people will shell out more on essential commodities as the transporters are set to increase freight due to sharp increase in diesel price. It is said that prices of food items would cost 10% more from October 1 as the transporters have decided to increase freight by 20%. The increase in diesel prices…

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  • Indore: Boil in fuel prices, petrol at Rs 86.20

    Weekend will leave a bitter taste among denizens as they will wake up to the news that the petrol price has breached Rs 86/litre mark in the city on Saturday. Petrol price has continued with its upward trend for the last 20 days and has been setting new record with every passing day. The petrol…

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  • Indore: IDA to raise Rs 500 crore through bonds for Super Corridor’s development

    Indore: Indore Development Authority (IDA) has initiated the process of issuing development bonds to raise Rs 500 crore for development of Super Corridor.  The positive response to Indore Municipal Corporation (IMC) bond in capital market has encouraged the IDA to take the similar route to fund various developmental projects. The IMC had issued bonds to…

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  • Canadian companies keen to invest in Madhya Pradesh, says Jordon Reeves

    Indore: The Canadian companies are keen to make heavy investments in Madhya Pradesh in sectors like manufacturing, automobile, food processing, advanced farming, water conservation and advanced furniture manufacturing. Besides, Canada wants to contribute in social sector by providing nutritive food to infants and pregnant women. This was stated by Jordon Reeves, Consulate General of Canada…

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  • Indore: Digital banking revolution to be taken to villages

    Indore: The digital banking revolution started from metro cities and tire-II cities. Now, we are focusing to extend it to towns and villages. Awareness camps will be organised in Malwa and Nimar region. This was stated by Auro Kumar Mohapatra, Indore zonal manager of Bank of India, in an exclusive interview with Free Press. He…

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  • Indore: MP Government withdraws 60 acres land from Tata Group

    Indore: The state government has withdrawn 60 acres of land allotted to the Tata Group in Dewas. The land was given for setting-up industry but it was lying idle for over three decades. The state government can now use this land to generate investment of Rs 5000 crore. To attract investment in the state, the…

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  • Indore: MP Government withdraws 60 acres land from Tata Group  

    Indore: The state government has withdrawn 60 acres of land allotted to the Tata Group in Dewas. The land was given for setting-up industry but it was lying idle for over three decades. The state government can now use this land to generate investment of Rs 5000 crore. To attract investment in the state, the…

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  • Indore: Direct flights To Nagpur, Allahabad From today

    Indore: The city will get two new direct flights for Allahabad and Nagpur from tomorrow. The maiden flight bookings have received overwhelming response. The one-time fare for Allahabad is Rs 7,000 and Nagpur Rs 4,800. Jet Airways is launching the flights, which will operate on Monday, Wednesday and Saturday. The Indore-Nagpur flight 9W-932 will depart…

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  • Indore: 1% mandi duty proving costly

    Indore: The imposition of the mandi tax on supply of pulses brought from other states has adversely hit the pulses market and their processing units in the city. About 50% units have shut down while rates of the split pulses have moved by Rs 4 to Rs 5 per quintal. There are more than 200…

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