Free Press Journal
  • Purchase scam: MPCC demands open inquiry

    Mumbai : MPCC spokesperson Sachin Sawant submitted the ‘documentary evidence’ of  misappropriations in purchases by the Women and Child Development ministry to the ACB here on Tuesday. He has demanded an open inquiry into the Anganwadi scam.

  • City docs express concern over rise in attacks

    Indore : On the eve of National Doctors’ Day, city doctors expressed their concern over increasing attacks on medicos in the hospitals and demanded adequate security arrangements for them. The City witnessed a series of strike on doctors in the state’s biggest government-run medical facility, MY Hospital in recent past.

  • IIT-I invites JEE toppers, parents to visit campus to see facilities

    Indore : Promoting itself as a destination for technical education and research, Indian Institute of Technology Indore has attempted to reach out to meritorious students who emerged with flying colours in Joint Entrance Test (advanced).

  • Sports dept lifts football trophy

    BHOPAL: The team of Department of Sports and Youth Welfare won District level Sports and Youth Welfare Football Trophy played at TT Stadium here on Tuesday by defeating Madan Maharaj Club by 1-0 in the finals. MP State Sports Academy’s Administrator PS Bundela gave away the prizes to the players. Sports officer Jose Chacko, Vikas Kharadkar, District Football Association, Working President Jaiprakash Singh, Secretary Rakesh Sharma and senior national player Jitendra Nigam

  • Clear pendency of Ladli Laxmi certificates by July 15: Maya Singh

    BHOPAL : Warning districts lagging behind in issuance of certificates following implementation of new format of Ladli Laxmi Yojana, Women and Child Development Minister Maya Singh has directed them to achieve targets by July 15. She said that if there is shortage of staff for generating certificates and posting them online, it should be done through outsourcing to meet the deadline.

  • Fate of the WR motorman lies in the timing

    Mumbai : The fate of the motorman piloting the Bhayander fast local which rammed into the buffers at Churchgate station now lies on the time at which he applied the emergency brake.  The train which entered the station at a speed of 36 kmph rammed into the buffers at a speed of 29 kmph which proves that the motorman tried to get the train in control but failed. Both the motorman and

  • Children play in rain water at Vijay Chowk lawn in New Delhi.

    Monsoon has weakened despite good rain in June

    New Delhi : Though the country received 16% more rainfall than normal in June, monsoon has slowed down in several parts which have recorded deficient rain, India Meteorological Department has said.

  • ‘Sadhu Gram’ built at Nashik for the Simhastha Kumbh

    ‘Admin grabbed land in Sadhu Gram’

    Nashik : Even as the mega religious festival of Simhastha Kumbh is just round the corner, some of the Akhadas have complained that the government is after grabbing their land and the agencies are not compensating enough to the farmers whose land has been temporarily acquired to build the ‘Sadhu Gram’.

  • Chinese U-boat docking in Pak no big deal: Navy

    Kolkata : Amidst reports that a Chinese submarine had crossed the Arabian Sea and entered Karachi port last month, the Indian Navy on Tuesday said it was not a matter of big concern but they were monitoring all such activities.

  • Pollution during Kumbh: High Court asks for river cleaning plans

    Mumbai : Expressing serious concern over pollution in Godavari river in view of the forthcoming Kumbh Mela in Nashik, the Bombay High Court on Tuesday asked the Maharashtra government to inform it within a week what contingency plans it had formulated to clean the river water.

  • NDA may cancel FCRA registration of Teesta’s NGOs

    Ghaziabad : Government plans to cancel the registration of two NGOs of social activist Teesta Setalvad for alleged violations of Foreign Currency Regulation Act. Sabarang Trust and Citizens for Justice and Peace (CJP), run by Teesta and her husband Javed Anand, were served the notice nearly a month ago following an on-site inspection of records and books of accounts of the two NGOs carried out by Home Ministry officials in April this year.

  • Dayanidhi gets bail in illegal telephone exchange case

    Chennai : Former Union Telecom Minister Dayanidhi Maran got a temporary breather on Tuesday with the Madras High Court granting him six weeks anticipatory bail in connection with the illegal telephone exchange case.

  • Core sector growth rises to 6-month high of 4.4% in May

    New Delhi : The output of eight infrastructure sectors expanded by 4.4 % in May, the highest growth rate in past six months, on the back of upsurge in production of coal and refinery products.

  • Constable tonsures head for Jaya

    Chennai : When it comes to displaying political loyalties, Jayalalithaa’s supporters are known to go to extreme levels.

  • Sugary drinks kill 2 lakh people a year globally

    Washington : Consumption of sugary drinks may lead to diabetes, heart disease, and cancers and an estimated 184,000 adult deaths each year worldwide, shows a study by a team of researchers led by an Indian American, reports IANS.