Free Press Journal
  • Now, young woman denied flat for being a Muslim

    Mumbai :  A young Muslim woman was refused a flat on rent here by a builder allegedly on grounds of her religion, just days after a male MBA graduate was denied a job by a diamond export firm for similar reasons.

  • Pranab Mukherjee

    Did Government try to censor Pranab’s Bofors comment?

    New Delhi :  Did Modi government exert pressure on a Swedish newspaper through the Indian ambassador in Sweden to delete references to the Bofors gun deal from the interview of President Pranab Mukherjee?

  • Greenpeace India

    Delhi High Court relief for Greenpeace

    New Delhi :  The Delhi High Court on Wednesday allowed NGO Greenpeace India to operate two of its domestic accounts, which were frozen by the central government last month, to accept fresh domestic contribution. Justice Rajiv Shakdher also allowed Greenpeace to liquidate the fixed deposits and utilise the funds for running the organisation.

  • Child labourers rescued, jewellery makers booked

    INDORE: As many as 14 child labourers, most of them hailing from West Bengal and pushed to work in jewellery shops here, were rescued on Wednesday, an official said.

  • One-third fair price shops reserved for women

    Indore :  The state government has taken another step towards the women empowerment and made one-third reservation for them in the allotment of the Fair Price Shops (FPS) in the district.

  • Offline college admission from July 26

    Indore :  The Department of Higher Education (DHE) has permitted students to take admission in offline mode if they fail to secure seat in colleges through centralised online admission counselling.

  • Beer worth Rs. 34.58 lakh seized, 2 held

    Indore :  As many as 2,771 cartons of beer worth about Rs 34.58 lakh were seized and two drivers carting the liquor without valid papers arrested here on Wednesday.

  • Law aspirants at crossroads, provided lethal college choices

    Indore :  Students wishing to pursue law courses are at a crossroads as most of the law colleges in the state lack recognition from the Bar Council of India (BCI). The Department of Higher Education has added to their confusion by uploading names of many such colleges lacking recognition to the list of institutes participating in the centralised online admission counselling.

  • 9 bullets found with passenger at City airport

    Indore :  A panic-like situation was created at the Devi Ahilyabai Airport here on Wednesday, when 9 bullets of .30mm caliber were recovered from Delhi-bound Air India passenger.

  • Family mourns pet’s death as per traditional Hindu custom

    INDORE: Thirteen days after losing their beloved pet, a mourning family served lunch to 500 odd people, following the traditional Hindu custom of organising such meals, exactly two weeks after the death of their loved ones.

  • Fraudster dupes City youth, nabbed in New Delhi

    Indore :  A conman, who duped a City youth of Rs 3 lakh by promising him overseas jobs, was caught by local crime branch sleuths in New Delhi on Wednesday.

  • States want more autonomy in implementing central schemes

    BHOPAL :  At the meeting of the NITI Aayog sub-group to be held on Thursday in the city, a discussion on states being given more autonomy in implementation of Central schemes would take place.

  • AIIMS Deputy Director ‘assaulted’ by Admn officer, Cops say it’s ego clash

    BHOPAL :  AIIMS Deputy Director Dr Ritu Raj Singh has charged administrative officer Sanjay Singh Chauhan with manhandling him on AIIMS premises on Wednesday after the latter was relieved by him as Chauhan had completed his tenure on May 10, 2015. Both are on deputation in AIIMS.

  • Govt reminds collectors, varsities of zero tolerance for ragging

    BHOPAL :  The State government has issued orders to college principals and district collectors to take measures for curbing ragging within and outside the campuses, register private hostels and monitor them.

  • CM hoists 540 sq feet national flag on 235-foot mast

    BHOPAL :  Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan hoisted the national flag on a 235-foot high flagpole here on Wednesday at Mantralaya’s Vallabh Bhai Patel Park. Chauhan also saluted the national flag. Chauhan said a programme to salute the national flag would be held every Saturday here. The flag pole is one of the highest in the world.

  • Arm girth more reliable indicator of malnutrition

    New York : Measuring the circumference of the arm of children can lead to better diagnosis of malnutrition than weight-based measurements, says a study, reports IANS.

  • After Smriti’s offensive in Amethi, Priyanka rushes to Rahul’s rescue

    Lucknow : Priyanka Vadra rushed to Rae Bareli on Wednesday, a day after HRD Minister Smriti Irani attacked Rahul Gandhi for having done nothing for the adjoining Amethi constituency in last ten years. Priyanka’s visit comes a day before the scheduled arrival of Sonia Gandhi on a day-long visit to Rae Bareli.

  • Vaccine to make high blood pressure history

    Washington : A new study has identified that a new vaccine may one day help lower blood pressure for up to six months, reports ANI.

  • Unruly AAP MLA tears MHA notification

    New Delhi : Delhi Assembly on Wednesday witnessed unruly scenes as an AAP legislator tore a copy of the Centre’s notification giving absolute powers to the Lt Governor in appointments of bureaucrats as well as matters relating to police and public order.

  • GAIL posts Rs 511 cr net profit in Q4

    New Delhi :  State-owned gas utility GAIL India reported a 53% drop in March quarter net profit as it sold less gas. Net profit in January-March at Rs 510.75 crore, or Rs 4.03 a share, was 53 per cent lower than Rs 972.03 crore, or Rs 7.66 per share, in the same period a year ago.