Free Press Journal
  • IT department passing high-pitched assessments to meet targets: Khandelwal

    Indore : Income tax department is passing high pitched assessment orders in order to meet targets in March, Chartered Accountant Anil Khandelwal said on Saturday. Khandelwal was addressing a seminar organised by Indore Branch of Chartered Accountants on ‘Appeal, Penalty and Stay of Recovery of Income Tax Demand’.

  • IMC makes net, turf glass must for new multi-storied buildings

    Indore : IMC is planning to make it mandatory for high-rise buildings to erect nets or turf glass below the apartment balconies to prevent injuries to people falling off the ledge. The move came after a child died after falling from a balcony in Shalimar Township around three weeks ago.

  • Despite clouds, Saturday night was hottest this season: Met

    Indore : Citizens witnessed the hottest night of the season on Saturday as the minimum temperature rose by two notches crossing the mark of 26.4 degree Celsius.  Due to generation of local clouds, the city also witnessed light showers in the night.
    According to Met officials, the maximum temperature was recorded at 40 degree Celsius which was one degree below the normal. The minimum temperature was recorded at 26.4 degree Celsius, which was

  • Aid pour in for quake hit Nepal

    Ujjain : The denizens are opening their hands and are cooperating with their hearts open to provide relief to the earthquake hit Nepal. Sir Syed Ahmad Welfare Society organized a charity event and collected around Rs 29,000 in their event. Society chairman Mohammad Iqbal Usmani said the charity camp was organised at Chhatri Chowk and City Quazi Khaliqurrehman, Pt Rajesh Trivedi, Rajesh Agrawal, Prakash Sharma, Raja Ali, Haji Fahim and many others

  • Mobile court clears encroachments from MTH Compound

    Indore : Mobile court of the Indore Municipal Corporation (IMC), on Friday cleared roadside encroachments from MTH Compound to Palika Plaza. During the drive, the team also issued challans to 110 for dumping garbage outside their shops. Informing about the actions taken by the mobile court, IMC Deputy Commissioner Devendra Singh Chauhan said that as per the instructions of Mayor Malini Gaud, challans were served on encroachers and the ones who dumped

  • Danger zone beyond

    The problem is basically of knowledge. Natural products are easy to understand; synthetic products are not so easy, writes TENSING RODRIGUES.

  • American PhD scholar alleges molestation

    Varanasi :  An American PhD scholar of Indian- origin has alleged that she was molested by five unknown persons inside the Banaras Hindu University campus here.

  • Parliament Session To End On Tuesday

    NEW DELHI : The government has tentatively decided to wind up the budget session of Parliament on Tuesday, a day earlier than the schedule, sending the pending legislations that could not be passed since brought in the last moment to the House panels to overcome the Opposition’s charge of bypassing the mechanism for scrut Manmohan bats for GSTiny of the Bills.

  • ‘Bullet trains won’t start running so soon’

    Jabalpur: The country would not be witnessing operational bullet trains so soon, because the existing/proposed projects will take six to eight years to complete, Railway Board chairman A K Mittal said on Saturday.

  • Kanak Das: The Harijan Saint

    The experience which Kanak Das has gone through is possible only for a person who has conquered his baser emotions and has control over his mind, writes MEERA S. SASHITAL.

  • Arun Jaitley, Union Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs, and Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis during the launch of Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana, Atal Pension Yojana and Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana in Mumbai on Saturday. -PTI

    Jaitley launches 3 new social security schemes

    Mumbai : Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday hinted at more sops for the troubled farmers, saying the unseasonal rains in March have resulted in an “agrarian crisis”.

  • New blood should join politics: Prakash Javadekar

    Panaji : Union Environment and Forest Minister Prakash Javadekar on Saturday appealed the youth to join the politics to get the new ideas for the nation.

  • RSS: Media is ‘over-projecting’ attacks on churches

    New Delhi : The RSS on Saturday charged the media with showing “half-truths” and “over-projecting” attacks on churches in the country, saying it “affected” India’s image internationally.