Free Press Journal
  • MEMU likely to start soon from city station

    Indore : A Mainline Electric Multiple Unit (MEMU) train is likely to roll out from the city railway station to nearby cities soon. Railways Minister of State Manoj Sinha gave the assurance to MP and Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan in New Delhi on Tuesday.

  • Two held with `32.58 lakh

    Indore : Two young men were caught with Rs 32.58 lakh during a routine check by Juni Indore police on late on Monday night. The police suspect that the money may be connected to hawala trade and are questioning the two suspects closely. The police have informed the Income Tax Department about the recovery of the money.

  • Classmate posts vulgar photos of woman on FB

    BHOPAL : A newly-wed couple had to face major embarrassment when a former batch mate of the wife posted her morphed photographs on the Facebook. Not only this, he also made more than 25 calls on the woman’s mobile on her first night after marriage and when she did not take the calls, he texted her more than 200 times. The victim registered a complaint in this regards at the Ayodhya Nagar

  • Married woman abducted, raped for 15 days

    INDORE: A married woman was reportedly confined and raped for 15 days. Police have registered a case on the complaint of woman’s husband. In his complaint, the man, a resident of Azad Nagar, stated that one Sikandar also a resident of Azad Nagar had abducted his wife and their five-year old daughter on May 24 while they were returning home after visiting his in-laws. Sikandar confined her in a room in Chandan

  • Violence breaks out over car parking

    Indore : A minor dispute over parking space for a car snowballed into a brawl between two groups in Chhipa Bakhal area on Tuesday night. Members of both the groups pelted stones and ransacked furniture of a medical shop, before police arrived in strength and controlled the situation.

  • ‘Seva Sanakalp Samaroh’ to be organised today

    Ujjain : A rally will be taken out at 3.30 pm from the Mahakaleshwar Temple on Wednesday to mark the ‘Seva Sanakalp Samaroh’, which has been organised by the BJP from 4.30 pm at the premises of Kalidas Sanskrit Academy.

  • Indore CCIT region opens 3 new ITOs

    Indore : Environment and Forest Minister Prakash Javadekar here on Tuesday said that city forest would be developed on 36 hectare land near Devi Ahilyabai Holkar Airport.

  • Temple land not transferable

    Indore: District Collector P Narahari held a meeting of revenue officials on Tuesday. He directed the officials not to transfer lands given to temples. He also directed the officials to remove encroachments from government lands except from lands that are in dispute and are pending decision in courts. At present encroachments are present on Government land in Devendra Nagar, Sirpur Lake, City Park Green Belt, Radison Square, Choitram, Tejpur Gadbadi Green Belt, MY

  • Powai fire: Report is expected today

    Mumbai : A report stating the cause of fire in the Powai’s Lake Home Society is expected on Wednesday. The Chief Fire Officer (CFO) P S Rahangdale informed that after scrutinising the fire report and following lapses in the fire fighting facilities of the society, they will come to a concrete conclusion and accordingly actions will be taken by the authorities.

  • Cash-for-vote: TDP-TRS slug fest grows shriller

    Hyderabad : Amid the cash-for-vote scam triggering bitter wrangling between the ruling parties in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, Anti-Corruption Bureau officers on Tuesday searched the residences of TDP MLA Revanth Reddy and two others arrested in connection with the case.

  •  Student who failed SSC ends life on birthday

    Mumbai : A 17-year-old girl who failed in her SSC examination the results of which were declared on Monday committed suicide on her 17th birthday on Tuesday. The girl is identified as Rashmi Raghunathan (17), a student of Vikhroli school and resident of Tilak Nagar.

  • BMC lists 234 areas as flood-prone

    Mumbai : With the monsoon less than a week away, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) is gauging the monsoon preparedness and has listed 234 areas in the city under the category of flood-prone areas. However, civic officials claim that BMC is all set to handle the monsoon this season with over 250 de-watering pumps being set up in various parts of Mumbai, especially the flood-prone areas.

  • Apple attacks Windows, Android with new updates

    San Francisco/New Delhi : Apple’s CEO Tim Cook on Monday morning came on to the stage in San Francisco to reveal the technology giant’s music service, OS X update El Capitan, iOS 9 and its Watch OS 2, reports IANS.

  • Maha govt seeks HC nod for auto, taxi fare hike

    Mumbai : The State government on Tuesday sought the Bombay High Court’s approval for the proposed auto and taxi fare hike announced by the Mumbai Metropolitan Road Transport Authority (MMRTA).