Free Press Journal
  • Police to approach RBI, banks to curb fraudulent transactions

    Mumbai : With the recent spree of Nigerian nationals using matrimonial websites to dupe people , the Mumbai Police is planning to write to the websites to put in place stringent rules. “There have been nine reported cases of Nigerian nationals acting as NRIs and duping people. All the cases have happened in the last few weeks,” said Atulchandra Kulkarni, joint commissioner of police (Law and Order). “We are going to investigate

  • Youth dies as tractor turns turtle

    BHOPAL : A youth died while two person sustained injuries after the tractor on which they were travelling overturned at Indore highway within the limits of Parwalia police station on late Thursday night.

  • Married woman attempts suicide

    BHOPAL : A newly married woman tried to end her life by immolating self in Shahpura C-sector within the limits of Chuna Bhatti police station on Thursday late evening. Later she was rushed to the burn ward of Hamidia hospital where her condition was reported critical.

  • One more writer returns Sahitya Akademi award

    Jaipur/New Delhi : Leading Rajasthani and Hindi writer Nand Bhardwaj on Thursday returned his Sahitya Akademi award to denounce “rising religious intolerance and attack on freedom of expression”, even as the CPI-M hailed the protesting writers for doing the country proud.

  • State Plan Panel discusses proposals for year 2016-17

    MANDSAUR : A crucial meeting of State Plan Panel was held at district head quarter here on Thursday in which various proposals of Mandsaur, Ratalm and Neemuch district were discussed. With little amendments, various proposals of these district were approved for the financial year of 2016-17.

  • Now, Maggi under top consumer court scanner

    New Delhi: The apex consumer court on Thursday for the first time ordered tests on 13 samples of Maggi noodles from nine batches to determine lead and “MSG stock glutamate” content.

  • US to ask Modi govt to work on tolerance

    Washington : A top American envoy on religious freedom has said the US will encourage the Modi government to turn the ideals of “tolerance and civility” into reality across the country, days after the Prime Minister called for communal harmony in the backdrop of the Dadri lynching incident.

  • Petty road issue turns into clash, farmer stabbed to death

    Indore : A sweetmeat shop owner and his aides stabbed a farmer to death and left another severely injured after attacking them with swords, knife and iron rods on a petty issue in Musakhedi area on Thursday night.

  • Angry farmers stop vehicle ferrying essential commodities

    KHANDWA  Agitating farmers stopped the supply of vegetables, milk and other daily use commodities over the alleged malpractice in the distribution of insurance and compensation amounts of crops on Tuesday. Police reached the spot after being informed that the farmers stopped the vehicle carrying milk and vegetables at Harsud barrier.

  • Lalu’s remarks violative of poll code, warns Election Commission

    New Delhi : The Election Commission today cautioned RJD chief Lalu Prasad for his reported castiest remarks, which it said were violative of the model code, and asked him to be “more careful” with public utterances during election campaigns in the future.

  • Opening of RTI convention faces boycott from activists

    New Delhi: Leading RTI activists including Aruna Roy will boycott the opening of annual CIC convention, celebrating the 10th anniversary of the transparency law, to be addressed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

  • Committee begins probe after 15 days of incident

    Indore : The probe committee, constituted by Divisional Commissioner Sanjay Dubey to investigate the death of a woman in one of the lifts of MY Hospital, started investigation on Thursday almost 20 days after the incident.

  • Workers gherao Mandi secretary for non-payment of wages

    DHAMNOD : Krishi Upaj Mandi administration is going through severe financial crunch. The salaries have not been paid for three months which has intensified the anger among workers. In a recent incident, the workers had also gheraoed the secretary of the Mandi.

  • Lioness Club distributes toys to children

    KHIRKIYA: Members of Lioness Club Jagruti distributed toys, chocolates and biscuits to children at Anganwadi in Ward No. 10 on Wednesday. The members also learnt the nutrition chart and diets of the children from anganwadi workers. Club president Shanti Bhadouria, secretary Ranu Patel, treasurer Bharti Hada, Kshama Thakur, Anita Barbar, Baljit Sachdeva, Radha Dhakaria and others were also present on the occasion.

  • Minister commits faux pas on Kalam

    Gangtok : Union Minister of State for Tourism and Culture Mahesh Sharma on Thursday referred to former president APJ Abdul Kalam as Abdul Kalam Azad — not once but twice.

  • Retirement letters return to colleges as teachers ‘go missing’

    Indore : Teachers of government aided colleges, who crossed the age of 62 and were retired on Thursday following the orders by Indore division additional director, were found “missing” when letters of retirement were sent to their respective houses.