Free Press Journal
  • Monorail rake output to resume in August

    Mumbai : After a series of technical glitches on the Monorail, the production of the rakes will restart from August. Alarmed by repeated technical glitches on its trains, the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority had asked manufacturer Scomi Engineering to put on hold production of five rakes.

  • Talks by business heads, contests mark finale of Colloquim 2015

    INDORE : Colloquium, the Annual Business Conclave of IIM Indore, concluded on Monday. The 3-day event brought a host of opportunities to students on campus in the form of guest lectures, panel discussions, workshops and competitions.
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  • A tree collapsed on some hutments near Vakola in Mumbai on Monday, killing four people and injuring five

    Vakola tree collapse kills 4 slum-dwellers

    Mumbai : In a devastating incident, four people were killed while another five were injured after a Gulmohar tree collapsed on a hutment in the wee hours of Monday at Vakola.

  • Gurudaspur terror strike: City police mounts vigil at Rly stations, bus stands

    BHOPAL : The Madhya Pradesh police on Monday sounded high alert in the wake of terror strike at Gurdaspur in Punjab. Following the alert issued by the State police the city police launched checking operations in the bus stands, railway stations and other busy areas of the city.

  • Couple consumes poison

    Ujjain: A Shri Krishna Colony resident couple consumed poison in their house here on Monday. They were spotted timely and were rushed to the hospital and are recovering. Couple identified as Dharmendra and his wife Ruby had allegedly consumed poison by mixing it in some kind of Ayurveda medicine. The Jiwajiganj Police informed that the investigations revealed that the couple had decided to take the step due to family altercations and debt

  • State gets NGT notice over use of amplifiers

    Mumbai : The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has sent a show cause notice to the Principal Secretary of the state government as the authorities have not complied with the directions issued by the NGT about the use of amplifiers during religious or cultural programmes and festivals in the state.

  • Political activist rapes woman for yrs, finally held

    Mumbai : A person attached to a political party has been arrested by Kasturba police on Sunday night, for allegedly raping a woman for several years by blackmailing her with her nude videos and photographs. Kasturba police is further investigating the matter.

  • Want peace with Pak but not at cost of national pride: Rajnath

    Neemuch : Home Minister Rajnath Singh has said that we do not want to strike first in any situation but fitting reply will be given if firing is made by Pakistan. Referring to Gurudaspur terror attack, Singh said that we want peace with Pakistan but on the price of national pride. He was addressing the officials and jawans of CRPF on the occasion of 76th Raising Day celebrations of country’s largest paramilitary

  • Proposal comes up for hike in commercial sugar rates

    As sugar factories in the state are in deep trouble, sugarcane farmers are facing the heat. The factories are not able to give appropriate price for the sugarcane. To overcome this problem Sena has proposed the hike rates of sugar for commercial use (more…)

  • 11% deaths of children are due to diarrhea in State: Kidwai

    Indore : More than 11 percent of all deaths of children in Madhya Pradesh take place only due to diarrhea. Madhya Pradesh is on second slot in terms of Infant Mortality Rate after Assam and the situation can be prevent only by preventing children from this easily curable disease.

  • Chambal flowing above danger level Rajghat Bridge closed for traffic

    Morena : Chambal river has swelled up due to release of water from Gandhi Sagar Dam. The river is flowing above danger level and all traffic has been stopped. The direct connection between Gwalior and Agra has been cut off. Alert has also been sounded in the villages in adjoining areas of the river. The situation is expected to remain so in next two days.

  • Social audit of city railway network reveals service gaps

    Mumbai : A social audit on the Mumbai suburban rail network found that the killer distance between railway station platforms and railway footboard continues to exist on 93 per cent of stations.

  • Big loss to India and science: ISRO chief

    Bengaluru : The sudden demise of former president A P J Abdul Kalam was a tremendous loss to the country, Indian space agency chief A S Krishna Kumar said on Monday.

  • I-T dept to probe

    INDORE : Two days after Meghna Pandey, wife of Vyapam whistleblower Prashant Pandey, was detained by local police and Rs 9.96 lakh was seized from her, income tax department on Monday declared its intentions to probe the matter. A letter from the City police was received by the income tax department in the evening informing the officials about the seizure from Meghna.

  • ACB arrests two for accepting bribes from vendors

    Thane: Two people including a peon with the taxation department of the Mira Bhayander Municipal Corporation who allegedly accepted bribes from vendors were arrested by the Thane Unit of the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) on Sunday, ACB sources said here on Monday.

  • There is no money in theatre, says NSD alumni

    BHOPAL : Budding actors are being groomed by leading theatre personality and alumni of National School of Drama Vandana Vashishth in the ongoing 15-day workshop Pahal’, being organised jointly by the “Rising Society of Art and Culture” (RISACH) and “Samyak Welfare society”.

  • Guru always paves true path: Shantiswarupanand

    Ujjain : Mahamandleshwar Swami Shantiswarupanand Giri Maharaj on the second day of Bhagwat Katha at Chardham Temple delivered the discourse and said that one who shows you a true path is the Guru. Disciples do not come to the Saints to learn the path of salvation, but to narrate their materialistic plight. A true saint shows his disciples the reflection of his soul. People live in bodily pride. Leaving mediation aside, they

  • Tattooing can make you vulnerable to Viral Hepatitis!

    BHOPAL : “Beware; getting a tattoo made on your arm to flaunt your fashion style can make you vulnerable to Viral Hepatitis disease. Viral hepatitis can spread through infected tattoo needle, piercing needles, razors, toothbrush or any surgical tool if used without properly sanitising – even by pedicure”, this information was shared by Dr Sanjay Kumar, senior gastroenterologist at Gastrocare Liver and Digestive Disease Centre Bhopal on the eve of World Hepatitis