Free Press Journal
  • Admn removes ditch-bridge to stop illegal sand mining

    SEONI MALWA : The District Administration of Seoni Malwa and mining department removed a ditch-bridge with the help of JCB machine near Chapadevri village of Seoni Malwa tehsil to stop the spreading illegal sand mining in the region. The officials said that this bridge was being used to illegal sand transportation from Narmada River by the sand mining mafias.

  • Shoppers throng markets for Dhanteras shopping

    DEWAS : Sudden influx of customers at markets made businessmen and vendors happy on Dhanteras, throughout the area. Automobile and jewellery businesses were affected earlier. But the influx of the customers has provided massive relief to businesses running at regional markets.

  • People throng markets for shopping on Dhanteras

    Khargone : Dhanteras marked the first day of the five-day Diwali celebration that was celebrated with religious fervor across the district. As per the belief, buying gold is considered auspicious on this day. However, not only gold and silver, people bought other forms of wealth like property, new vehicles, electronics, and even utensils, as they are also considered symbolic and auspicious. Markets seemed flooded with the buyers and as per the traders,

  • Scrap traders advised not to do the purchase from children

    Dhar : District women empowerment officer Subhash Jain informed that the administration is conducting a drive for the welfare of scrap-picker children of the town, who collect the wastage polythene bags and other wastages from the roads.

  • Collector directs officers in review meeting

    BURHANPUR : For the successful implementation of beneficiary and employment oriented welfare schemes, a review meeting chaired by collector JP Irene Cynthia was organised, recently.

  • Cameron says Britain can survive outside EU

    London : Britain can survive outside the European Union, Prime Minister David Cameron said today as he denied he was planning to campaign for Britain to stay in the EU regardless of the outcome of reform talks.

  • 400,000 Syrian refugee kids not in school in Turkey: HRW

    Istanbul : Over 400,000 Syrian children living in Turkey are not in school, largely because of financial hardship, a plight which could push more refugees into making a desperate journey to Europe or even returning to their war-torn homeland, Human Rights Watch said in a report today.

  • Lanka min resigns over armoury scandal

    Colombo: In a setback to Sri Lanka’s ruling coalition, an influential minister today resigned from the cabinet for allegedly shielding a private security firm which is under probe for gun running and money laundering.

  • Two booked for helping Babbu escape

    Indore : Police have charged two persons for providing shelter and assistance to Shahzad Lala murder case prime accused Babbu, who was arrested from Sendhwa on Saturday night.

  • CO2 levels hit record highs in ’14: UN agency

    Stockholm: Levels of carbon dioxide and methane, the two most important greenhouse gases, reached record highs last year, continuing the warming effect on the world’s climate, the UN weather agency said today.

  • The Kattupalli Port is located adjacent to Ennore Port, where APSEZ, part of the $10 billion Adani Group, is developing the Ennore container terminal

    Adani Ports inks pact to buy L&T’s Kattupalli Port in TN

    New Delhi : Country’s largest port developer and operator APSEZ has entered into a pact with Larsen & Toubro for acquiring its Kattupalli Port in Tamil Nadu, a deal that may cost the company Rs 2,500 crore.

  • Boeing, Tata tie up for aerospace JV in India

    The joint venture will create a manufacturing centre of excellence to produce aerostructures for AH-64 Apache helicopter and compete for additional manufacturing work packages across Boeing platforms (more…)

  • Adani’s mega project in OZ faces fresh legal hurdles

    Melbourne : Indian mining giant Adani’s 16.5 billion dollar controversy-hit coal mine project in Australia today faced a fresh legal challenge from an environmental group which sought cancellation of a new government approval, saying it would harm the fragile Great Barrier Reef and add to climate change, reports PTI.

  • Maggi relaunched; up for grabs through Snapdeal ‘flash sale’

    New Delhi : After mobile phones, now Nestle’s Maggi is being sold via unique “flash sale model” on e-commerce platform Snapdeal, with the online retailer seeking pre-registrations of buyers for the instant noodles brand that made a comeback on Monday after a gap of five months. Maggi was banned after it was allegedly found to have lead content beyond permissible limits.

  • City markets glitter on Dhanteras

    Indore : Dhanreras, the first day of 5-day-long Diwali festival, witnessed brisk buying in the city, on Monday. Heavy rush was witnessed at Sarafa, Bartan Bazaar and auto showrooms.

  • Bihar defeat won’t impact investor sentiment: Jaitley

    New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said the defeat of the coalition NDA in Bihar will not have any impact on investor sentiment and the economic reforms will continue.