Free Press Journal
  • Corporators express annoyance over water-crisis

    Mhow : Once again the water crisis and spreading filth in the city have become issues for discussions during the general meeting of Mhow Cantonment Board here on Wednesday. On both issues, the corporators and MCB CEO indulged in disputes. (more…)

  • Excise duty sop for auto, consumer goods extended

    While there was some cheer on improvement in sentiment in the short-term, industry leaders express doubts over the same translating into sales, taking into account rising input prices, and an imminent rise in fuel prices (more…)

  • Both parties divided house on Vyapam issue

    BHOPAL : Vyapam scam may have hotted up the political scenario of the state but there are wide differences of opinion within the Congress and the BJP on the issue.

  • Congress workers block rail tracks

    Mumbai : Congress workers staged a ‘rail roko’ in various parts of Maharashtra, excluding Mumbai, to protest against the train fare hike, reports PTI.

  • Beirut : Al-Qaeda’s Syrian offshoot on Wednesday made an oath of loyalty to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant at a key town on the Iraqi border, a monitor said.

  • Season ticket rush causes jump in railway revenue

    Mumbai : The sheer announcement of the manifold hike in the train season passes and then subsequent rollback though generated instant revenue but caused losses to both the zonal railways. The Central Railway (CR) has suffered a loss of Rs 247 crore  on the annual sale of tickets in suburban section while its counterpart Western Railway (WR) has suffered a loss of 281 crore.

  • ‘A carefully orchestrated drama to scuttle my elevation’

    In a nine-page letter to Chief Justice of India R M Lodha, former Solicitor General Gopal Subramanium withdrew his consent for appointment as a Supreme Court judge protesting against ‘a very carefully orchestrated drama’ to scuttle his elevation. Following are excerpts from the letter. (more…)

  • Delay in monsoon increase farmers’ worries

    Dewas : The delay in monsoon this year has now bothering the farmers to a great extent. The farms have all dried up. Farmers all over the district have readied their farms for the Kharif crops since last one month. Even in the midst of shortage of the seeds, the farmers somehow managed, but now the monsoon wait seems to be unending. Continue Reading ...-->

  • New AC buses to start from T2 terminus

    Mumbai : Travelers getting off from international airport here can catch an air-conditioned bus from July 1. The BEST’s proposal to start air-conditioned buses connecting the airport to the Eastern and Western suburbs of the city has got a formal nod from the committee members on Wednesday. After the approval, BEST is working towards putting up of signage outside the exit at the terminus to identify bus stops.

  • Japanese retailer Uniqlo keen to enter India, meets PM, Trade Min

    New Delhi : Fast Retailing Group Chairman Tadashi Yanai met Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and Textiles Minister Santosh Kumar Gangwar expressing intention to source garments from India by the Japanese firm that runs UNIQLO chain of casual clothing.

  • Police recover missing girl

    Dewas : According to the information given by Kannod police, a 16-year-old girl was kidnapped from Gram Hatlaay. Her mother searched for her everywhere.  Two days back, Kannod Police Station received information that the girl is at Khirnikheda. Police reached Khirnikheda and took the girl in custody and arrested the kidnapper Jitendra (more…)

  • Tree trimmings to be removed by gardens dept, says Mayor

    Mumbai : Mayor Sunil Prabhu clarified on Tuesday that lifting tree-trimmings from the roadside is the job of the gardens department and not the garbage collector. The garbage trucks, operated by BMC-appointed contractors, are reluctant to cart away the trimmings as they are unwieldy.

  • FIFA World Cup 2015: FIFA Diaries

    Uruguay striker Luis Suarez once again hogged the limelight for the wrong reason over an alleged biting incident involving Italian Giorgio Chiellini in their final group game. It is certainly not the first time that FIFA Wold Cup has witnessed the unceremonious incident like this. Here are five notorious World Cup episodes that shook the football arena in the past:

  • ‘Water transport, a priority for NDA govt’

    Mumbai : Union Minister for Shipping Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday said, “Infrastructure development is the backbone of the economy and we need to invest in it adequately. Besides, it also creates employment opportunities.” He also said that the NDA government is keen on boosting investment in the shipping sector with a special thrust on promoting inland water transport and coastal shipping. He also promised welfare measures for sailors.

  • Prez to be chief guest at IISER convocation

    BHOPAL : The President Pranab Mukherjee, Governor Ramnaresh Yadav, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan and HRD minister Smirti Irani will take part in the second convocation of Indian Institute of Science Education and Research here on June 27. (more…)