Free Press Journal
  • Four booked for fraud worth Rs 1.5 crore

    Dewas : Four fraudsters duped over 50 persons of Rs 1.5 crore in the name of doubling their amount. The accused were still at large.

  • Girls learn pottery at Home Science College

    Hoshangabad : There is no dearth of art lovers in the country, where they can invest even a small sum and can get going. In the same manner good amount of money can be earned, while using creative platforms. Principal Kamini Jain expressed these words in front of the students and said that those students who want to take part in these activities can make it a source of their income.

  • Devotees throng Rambaba Temple

    Seoni Malwa : Devotees throng in big numbers in the special Baba Ramdev Peer Temple on Magh months’ Dashmi. Many reached the temple and bowed before the idol of Baba Ramdev. Special Abhishek and Aarti was performed in the temple after this. Prasad was distributed to the devotees, after Aarti, Bhajan and Keertan.

  • Foreign Bidders Cannot Bid For NTPC’s 3 Projects

    New Delhi : Foreign players would not be allowed to bid for NTPC’s three new solar power projects of total 750 MW capacity as the PSU has restricted the bidding to domestic companies.

  • Finmin Rejects DIPP’s Plea To Put Curbs On Royalty Fees

    New Delhi : The Finance Ministry has turned down a DIPP proposal seeking re-introduction of restrictions on royalty payments for preventing excessive outflow of foreign exchange, saying it would send a negative signal to overseas investors.            The ministry, according to sources, is of the view that imposing restrictions on royalty payments will be “retrograde step” and not in sync with the liberalised FDI policy environment.             Worried over excessive outflow of

  • Drinking water scheme worth Rs 884.78 lakh to be sought

    Katni : A meet of the Mayor-in-council was organised in Katni where Mayor Shashank Srivastava, Speaker of the Municipal Corporation Santosh Shukla and Commissioner SK Singh, Mayor-in-council member Ashish Tamrakar, Manish Pathak, Kamlesh Chaudhary, Dinesh Mishra, Seema Jain Sogani, Richa Gelani, Parvati Nishad, Sanjeev Suri and other officers of the municipal corporation were present on the occasion.

  • 10,000 EVMs found faulty; complaints still pouring in

    BHOPAL : In the run up to local elections, MP State Election Commission had to change buttons in around 10,000 faulty EVMs, by launching a special drive, following complaints pouring in from districts.

  • Tigerair Ends Agreement With Spicejet

    New Delhi : Singapore-based Tigerair has terminated its passenger swapping pact with Spicejet over a year after the two budget carriers forged the inter-line arrangements.               Under the three-year inter-line agreement signed between the two carriers, 14 SpiceJet domestic destinations were connected to Singapore via Hyderabad from January 6 last year to provide a seamless connectivity to the passengers.

  • Govt to serve as parents to Abhishek Burman

    Umaria : This time the State Govt has taken the task of playing the role of a parent for 13 year-old Abhishek Burman, whose father died around a year ago and mother started living with someone else and had four more kids out of the relationship.

  • RBI: India Not Yet Ready For Full Rupee Convertibility

    Mumbai  : India is not yet ready for full capital account convertibility of rupee as the country is an expanding economy and need stability on the external front, Reserve Bank deputy governor H R Khan said.

  • Mayoral elections: It’s hauhan versus Pachauri

    BHOPAL : The election of Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC) has taken the form of a duel between two top leaders of the BJP and the Congress, instead of a contest between the candidates of the two parties.

  • Oil Nears 6-Yr Low

    London : New York oil prices tumbled close to six-year lows, as record-high US crude inventories deepened worries over the global supply glut. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) for March delivery slumped to USD 44.21 a barrel, which was just one cent above the March 2009 low of USD 44.20 hit two weeks ago. The contract later stood at USD 44.44, down one cent from Wednesday’s close.

  • Tax Laws Still Adversarial; Reforms Must: Assocham

    While lauding a courageous decision of the government not to press for further litigation in the Vodafone case, the ASSOCHAM has brought to the notice of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley several loop holes in the tax laws which make them quite adversarial to the tax-payers and investors quite contrary to the often-repeated commitments to make tax administration non-adversarial and consistent.

  • Teenager caught on camera while stealing bag with cash

    BHOPAL : The city crime branch, with the help of CCTV footage, nabbed a 19-year-old miscreant and his accomplice for stealing a bag containing cash of Rs 15,000 and mobile of a patient’s relative from LBS hospital in Shahjehanabad area six months ago. Later both the nabbed accused were handed over to Shahjehanabad police by crime branch sleuths.

  • Corporate Briefs

    SBI Settles Debenture Case With Sebi

  • It’s ‘Baba’ Big B For Deepika

    We got you the news that Deepika and Irrfan’s unusual chemistry in ‘Piku’ has surprised everyone on the sets of the film! Now, we have got some more dope on the film.While we know that Deepika and Big B play a quirky daughter-father duo in Shoojit Sircar’s comedy drama ‘Piku’, we have now found that Deepika and Big B have some very hilarious sequences together in the film, which promise to leave