Free Press Journal
  • Refused money to buy liquor, youth kicks father to death

    Palghar (Maharashtra): An 18-year-old youth allegedly killed his father after the latter refused to give him money to buy liquor at a village here, police said today. The accused, Kiran Vinayak Pawar, a resident of Jamsar village in Jawhar taluka of Palghar district, was arrested late last night following a complaint by the victim’s wife. Kiran was a habitual drinker and used to often demand money from his parents for liquor which led to frequent quarrels between them, assistant police

  • Oil prices up

    Oil up in Asia, but oversupply, weak demand weigh

    Singapore: Oil prices rebounded in Asia today but analysts said they remain weighed by a crude oversupply and fresh worries about the world economy after the Federal Reserve decided last week against raising interest rates.

  • Rupee Down

    Rupee slips from 1-month high, falls 21 paise against US dollar

    Mumbai: The rupee slipped from a one-month high by depreciating 21 paise to 65.88 against the US dollar at the Interbank Foreign Exchange in early trade today on foreign funds outflows amid fresh demand for the American currency from importers. Forex dealers said a lower opening of the domestic equity market also weighed, but dollar’s weakness against other currencies capped the losses. The rupee had surged 79 paise — its biggest single-day gain so

  • Sensex

    Sensex plunges 178 points in early session

    Mumbai: A benchmark index of Indian equities markets, the 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex), on Monday plunged 178.53 points, or 0.68 percent, during the morning session. The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) also plummeted 56.10 points or 0.70 percent and was trading at 7,925.80 points. The Sensex of the S&P Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), which opened at 26,107.98 points, was trading at 26,040.38 points (at 9.19 a.m.) in the early

  • Arun Jaitley

    LIC big market player, not only to bailout divestment: Arun Jaitley

    Hong Kong: Confident of meeting the “ambitious” disinvestment target of Rs 69,000 crore this fiscal, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said the government has moved fast so far and all routes are open on this front, including strategic sale of hotels.

  • Arun Jaitley confident of GST rollout next year

    Hong Kong: Promising a simple and globally competitive tax regime, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said the government is confident of the new GST regime to roll out from the next fiscal and expressed confidence about an early resolution of pending disputes on direct taxes front.

  • Arun Jaitley

    Strengthening PSBs top priority, merger can happen later: Arun Jaitley

    Hong Kong: Stressing on an urgent need to strengthen public sector banks, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said the government’s top priority is to bring down levels of their bad loans, and steps like issuance of fresh capital and merger of weaker banks would take place after strengthening them.

  • Only one out of 5 graduates gets good jobs: Narahari

    Indore : “Having a degree alone doesn’t count till you have some specific vocational training. Only one out of five graduates get good jobs due to lack of skills,” said District Collector P Narahari while addressing “The Indore Youth Speak Forum”, an event organised jointly by Indian Institute of Management Indore and AIESEC, Indore Chapter, on Sunday.

  • Two women commit suicide

    Ujjain : Two women committed suicide by hanging self possibly under depression at their home on Sunday. Deceased woman was identified as Pratibha wife of Mangilal resident of Mahidpur hanged self from ceiling fan under depression. Husband of deceased woman is employed at Ludhiyana in Indian Army. In similar incident, Puja wife of Rakesh resident of Jharda committed suicide by hanging self. Deceased woman was reeling under heavy pressure is possible reason

  • Murder of elderly man, son among 4 arrested

    Indore : Solving the murder mystery of 65-year-old man in his house on Saturday morning, the police have arrested four persons, including his son in connection with the murder.

  • VU all set, NAAC starts its inspection today

    Ujjain :Vikram University (VU) is all geared up with its academic and administrative preparations, to present itself for the inspection of National Assessment and Accreditation Council’s (NAAC) peer team, which will start its inspection from Monday.

  • IRIS: IIM-I students start auditions of Voice of Indore

    Indore : Students of Indian Institute of Management-Indore have started auditions for ‘Voice of Indore’, which is one of the flagship events of their annual management and cultural festival ‘IRIS’.

  • Dave feted

    Ujjain : Sahastra Audichya Brahmin Samaj organized felicitation programme during a programme held at Abdalpura dharamshala, on Sunday. Former MLA Mahavirprasad Vasishtha was chief guest. Former IAS Hiralal Trivedi presided over the programme. Former MLA Shivnarayan Jagirdar was special guest. Late Nandkishore Vyas Memorial Stage Art and Cultural Honour, was conferred upon stage artist Satish Dave. He was presented a shawl, coconut, cash prize and a memento. Community president Suresh Upadhyay, secretary

  • SDM along with revenue officials raids city pub

    Indore : Scantily dressed and inebriated young girls were seen dancing to the tunes being churned out by the DJ at Level 3 pub after midnight.

  • Action likely against illegal storing, sale of crackers

    Indore : A meeting of police officers and revenue department officials was held on Sunday under the chair of DIG Santosh Kumar Singh to discuss security arrangements and work plan for checks on firecrackers.

  • CM visits Nasik Kumbha; invites Akhada chiefs to Simhastha-2016

    Ujjain : Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan along with his wife met chiefs of various Akhadas at Nasik Kumbh on Sunday and invited them to Ujjain Simhastha Fair to be held in April 2016. The Chief Minister also met and invited Shankaracharya Swami Swaroopanand Saraswati and invited him to Simhashta.

  • Admn officials misguiding people, govt: MPMOA

    Indore : Administrative officials in the Health Department are misguiding people and the government by not accepting the fact that there is genuine shortage of doctors.

  • Decision likely to be taken on cabinet expansion tomorrow

    BHOPAL : The decision is likely to be taken on September 22 on the much awaited cabinet expansion in Madhya Pradesh. BJP state in-charge Vinay Sahastrabuddhe is arriving in the state capital on Tuesday and he will have a meeting with CM Shivraj Singh Chauhan over cabinet expansion before leaving for Sagar to attend a programme.