Free Press Journal
  • Floods, Kashmir

    More rains in Kashmir, Jhelum recedes but fear of flood lurking

    Srinagar: Fresh rainfall today reignited the fear of floods in Kashmir Valley though the water level in river Jhelum had receded for second consecutive day. Rainfall which began last night and is expected to continue for next two days, can again cause surge in the water of level of River Jhelum and its tributaries, officials said. The flood situation had started showing improvement yesterday after causing the death of 17 people.

  • Arvind Kejriwal

    AAP brand of politics lacks both democracy and public service: BJP

    New Delhi : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday said the brand of politics practiced by the Arvind Kejriwal led- Aam Aadmi Party lacked both democracy and a spirit of service towards the general public. “Democracy and service towards mankind, hardly has any position in the Aam Aadmi Party. Whom the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) keeps and removes is completely the internal matter of the Aam Aadmi Party. But having said this,

  • murder

    18-year-old girl shot dead, another injured in college hostel

    Bengaluru: An 18-year-old girl was gunned down and her friend injured by an attender of a private college after storming into their hostel room here. The man, identified as Mahesh, last night barged into the hostel room on the third floor in which the two girls, studying second year Pre-University course (standard 12) in Pragathi college at Kadugodi on city outskirts, were residing and fired, killing Gautami instantly and injuring her friend, Bengaluru

  • Apple a day may not keep the doctor away

    Washington : Myth busted! An apple a day may not keep the doctor away, according to a new research which found that daily apple eaters had just as many doctor visits as those who did not regularly eat the fruit, reports PTI.

  • Ind name women’s team for Bay Cup

    New Delhi : India on Tuesday named a 18-member women’s hockey team to be led by midfielder Ritu Rani for the Hawke’s Bay Cup to be played in New Zealand from the April 11th to 19.

  • Decks cleared for ‘re-issue’ of Ordinance

    New Delhi :  The Union Cabinet on Tuesday night decided to recommend re-promulgation of the land acquisition ordinance incorporating nine amendments that were part of the Bill that was passed in Lok Sabha earlier this month. The decision was taken at a meeting of the Cabinet presided over by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

  • Supreme Court takes lid off Babri demolition case

    New Delhi :  Haji Mahboob Ahmed, the petitioner from Faizabad who is associated with the Babri Masjid litigation for the last 45 years, has approached the Supreme Court with doubts about the neutrality of the Central Bureau of Investigation in pursuing the alleged criminal conspiracy case involving senior BJP leaders. Ahmed has alleged that the CBI may dilute its stand in the wake of the change of the government at the Centre.

  • Health concerns go up in smoke

    New Delhi :  As if the battle of perception it faces on the Land Acquisition Bill 2014 being in favour of big business was not enough of a hassle for the Modi government, party MP Dilip Gandhi from Daund in Maharashtra has made a statement that has opened it to the charge of cosying up with the powerful tobacco lobby.

  • Anandiben Patel

    Gujarat pushes proposal rejected by 2 Presidents

    Gandhinagar :  Within days of the Supreme Court overturning the amendment to the section 66A of the Information and Technology Act, which sought to curb social media, the Anandiben Patel government in Gujarat has dusted a draconian Bill of the Narendra Modi era in the state and pushed it past a protesting Congress on the last day of the budget session on Tuesday.

  • Narendra Modi

    ‘Swachh’ Modi to be air borne, now

    New Delhi :  As a first step towards tackling the problem of growing air pollution in the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi would launch a 24×7 national air quality index on April 6 at the conference of the ministers of state for environment and forests.

  • Flyover in Ginnori, Skywalks in New Market

    BHOPAL : The BMC budget for 2015-16 contains a string of proposals for the Kolar area, which was included in BMC a couple of months back. More than Rs 30 crore has been set aside for building roads, sewage system and other civic amenities in the township. Skywalks in New Market and a flyover from Ginnori to Kamlapati Ghat are among other major proposals in the budget.

  • Hostel kitchen on fire mishap averted

    BHOPAL: The kitchen of Ambedkar Hostel located on Shymala Hills caught fire after leakage from LPG cylinder on Tuesday. Fire fighters were called to douse the fire. Around 150 students live in Hostel. As per the police a major mishap was averted.

  • IDA tables Rs 368.43 cr budget

    Indore : The Indore Development Authority (IDA) on Tuesday presented its budget for the financial year 2015-2016. The total expenses for the fiscal would be Rs368.43 crore while total income is said to be around Rs 373.78 crore.

  • Forum imposes Rs 10000 fine on Star Cab

    Indore : The District Consumer Forum directed Star Cab Services Pvt Ltd to pay Rs 10,000 as compensation to a customer for not providing service on time and in the result the plaintiff suffered huge loss. The Forum acted on the complaint of Dr Suresh Yadav, a resident of Brahmapuri.

  • State-of-the-art media centre to come up at Bhopal: CM

    BHOPAL : Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan has said that a state-of-the-art media centre will be constructed at Bhopal in consultation with journalists. Its architecture will be unique. Effort will be made to ensure that its foundation is laid in June.

  • Register criminal case against Ujjain MP: HC

    Indore : The Indore-bench of Madhya Pradesh High Court on Tuesday asked sitting BJP MP Chintaman Malviya of Ujjain to pay a fine of Rs 3,000 to his predecessor, Premchand Guddu of the Congress for non appearance in the court.

  • New fiscal may bring worries for residents

    Indore : There is no cheer for aam admi from April 1— the day new financial year 2015-16 begins. All the provisions of the Union and State budgets will come into force from Wednesday. The 1% rise in VAT will contribute in rise of prices of all commodities. Another wave of price rise is expected from July, when rise in Service Tax would come into force.

  • Toddler falls into brick kiln, dies

    Indore : A one-and-half-year old boy died of suffocation when he accidentally fell into a brick kiln while playing. A passer-by noticed rescued the toddler. He was rushed to a hospital but died as silt from the kiln had choked his windpipe. According to the police, the incident occurred in village Bisnawada under Chandan Nagar police circle. The kiln belongs to Vinod Prajapat. On Monday evening, the boy Anand was with his

  • No helmet-no petrol

    Indore : Over 70 petrol pumps of the city will not sell petrol to 2-wheeler riders sans helmet from Wednesday. Just to force the riders to develop the habit of wearing helmets, this measure is taken by the district administration.