Free Press Journal
  • Four arrested in Muzaffarnagar with 3 kg charas

    Muzaffarnagar (UP) – Four persons were arrested and 3 kg charas was seized from their possession near Khampur village near here, police said today.

  • Arun Jaitley

    Global crisis now occur twice a day: Jaitley

    New Delhi – From a situation earlier when the global economy would face a crisis once a decade, now such crises almost “twice a day” have become normal occurrences, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Saturday.

  • Burkina Faso hotel siege

    At least 20 dead in ongoing Burkina Faso hotel siege

    Ouagadougou – Burkina Faso troops supported by French special forces were battling al-Qaeda linked gunmen in the early hours of today in a Ouagadougou hotel where at least 20 people have been killed.

  • Chris Crains

    Lalit Modi drops civil sit against Cairns

    Wellington – Former IPL Commissioner Lalit Modi has decided to drop a USD 3.3 million civil law suit against Chris Cairns in the match-fixing scandal, a major reprieve for the New Zealand all-rounder who was recently
    cleared of any wrongdoing in a perjury trial.

  • Varsities should become centres of excellence: Guv

    BHOPAL :Governor Ram Naresh Yadav, addressing a convention of vice-chancellors and a national seminar here on Friday, urged that all Universities should work as Centres of Excellence. High-tech laboratories, research centres and Universities should be set up so that the students of tribal, rural and backward areas can benefit from research and join development of the country. The programme was organised under the aegis of MP Bhoj Open University and All India

  • Hindus, Muslims fly kites enjoy Til Ladoos

    BHOPAL : Cutting across religious lines, people participated in “Patang Utsav” in Bhopal on Makar Sankranti. They distributed til-ladoos and greeted each other on this occasion. A kite-flying competition was organised at Mandakini ground on Kolar Road.

  • PF to be deposited only through Net Banking

    BHOPAL : The provident fund (PF) of employees would be deposited now only through internet banking. PF Commissioner, Ashwini Kumar Gupta, interacting with journalists here on Friday said several changes have been made to ensure PF members getting benefit of provident fund. The grace period of five days given by the department to deposit contribution has also been cancelled. The relaxation to institutions depositing less than 1 lakh Rupees per month to

  • Rs 8.97 crore undisclosed income detected in I-T raids

    Ratlam : In the Income tax surveys conducted by the Income Tax Department here at the three business concerns a total of Rs.8.97 crore undisclosed income was detected which will result in Income tax revenue to the Income Tax Department to the tune of Rs.2 7 crore and same will have to be deposited before the end of Financial year.

  • 3 die, 10 injured as tractor turns turtle

    Narsinghpur : Three persons including two children died while ten injured when a tractor-trailer filled with people overturned on their way to village Bamhni. The injured people are admitted at nearby hospital. According to the sources, residents of village Bamhni under Suatala police station were returning from Burman in the tractor of Ram Singh Bundela. As they reached Satdhara, the driver lost control over the tractor and it fell into a trench.

  • MP candidates at disadvantage due to non-conduct of SLET

    Indore : Much to the disappointment of candidates of Madhya Pradesh, the only criteria for them to take assistant professor’s exam scheduled to be held this year will be National Eligibility Test (NET).

  • EPFO warns employers to stop service if staffers’ UAN is not activated

    Indore : Ajay Mehra, Regional Commissioner of Employees Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has asked the employers to active Universal Account Number (UAN) of its employees before March 31 this year. He also warned the employers that the EPFO would not provide any service to those employers who do not activate their staffers’ UAN before March 31.

  • Youth saves snakebiten friend by sucking blood

    Indore: A youth was bitten by a poisonous snake and his friend sucked out the blood to prevent the poison from spreading in the bloodstream. Now both of them have been admitted to the hospital where their condition is said to be critical but out of danger.

  • Bhoomi-pujan of ‘Trident Colony’ performed

    Hoshangabad : The foundation stone of ‘Trident Colony’ was laid in the Trident complex by company’s vice-chairman DK Mittal along with DR Bhadwar, Tanuj Agarwal and other officials.

  • Tractor laden with illegal sand seized

    Morena : A tractor-trailer filled with illegal sand was seized by a team of forest department while transporting it. According to the sources, the team was passing by AB road when a tractor-trailer filled with sand crossed their way. They tried to stop it but the tractor driver started to increase the speed.

  • Medha Patkar visits village Bujbuja, Dokaria

    Katni : A team comprising of Medha Patkar, Dr. Sunilam, Adv. Aradhana Bhargava, Jasvinder Singh, Kamla Yadav, Ramashray Yadav, Raghvendra Singh, Ravindra Singh, and others met villagers of village Bujbuja Khurd where land is being acquired by Welspun company for thermal power plant.

  • Members boycott Zila Panchayat meet

    Jabalpur : Due to a duel going on between the Zila Panchayat President and CEO, the members of the Panchayat boycotted the general assembly meeting which was organised on Friday. After the incident, all the members gathered in the chamber of president and started to prepare a strategy for future. Remarkably, Zila Panchayat president Manorama Patel and CEO Neha Maravya are involved in a clash since long time. Patel also took this

  • Manawar violance: Complete bandh on 4th day

    Manawar : Manawar was complete ‘bandh’ on 4th day also after the communal clashes of January 12, while the Friday was the weekly market day for the town. On weekly market day, the rural residents of nearby villages use to come here to do weekly shopping. But, due to continued tension in the town, no any villager came in the town.