Free Press Journal
  • Producer held for cheating govt of Rs 10L

    Mumbai : Crime Branch officials have arrested a Marathi film producer on account of cheating the state government of Rs 10 lakh. The 62-year-old producer was arrested from his residence in Nashik.

  • Govt lends helping hand to traditional fishermen

    Mumbai : The state government has taken a pragmatic decision to place reservations in coastal areas in Maharashtra, stretching from Zai village in Palghar district to Banda town in Sindhadurg district, keeping in mind the deprivation of fishing stock. Also, in order to preserve the livelihood of traditional fishermen, the state government has issued directives that no new licences will be issued for purse seine net fishing.

  • No HC relief for Sanjay Dutt aide in ’93 blasts case

    Ibrahim Moosa Chauhan alias Baba Chauhan (in pic) pleaded that he was similarly placed like Dutt and had  displayed good behaviour in prison like the actor. He, therefore, should be given the same facility of remission on the lines of the remission granted to Dutt

  • Builder shot at

    Mumbai : A 30-year-old real estate developer was shot at by two burkha-clad unknown assailants inside his office in Chunnabhatti area near Sion. While he received two bullet wounds to his abdomen, his condition was said to be stable.

  • Labourer falls to death from terrace of his house

    BHOPAL : Three incidents of unnatural deaths were registered by the police on Friday. In an accident, a laborer, fell to his death from the terrace of his house on Thursday night. A woman who fell from a train also succumbed in a hospital.

  • Trader robbed at knifepoint

    BHOPAL : Three miscreants on a bike reached a shop and looted Rs 5,500 with ATM and credit cards from the shopkeeper at Koh-e-Fiza area on Thursday night.

  • Shani committee does not want Sri Sri Ravishankar to mediate in matter

    Mumbai : The Shaneshwar Devasthan Bachao Kruti Samiti has opposed the offer of mediation by spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravishankar to end the deadlock over the issue of allowing women entry into the sanctum sanctorum of lord Shani shrine at Shani Shingnapur in Ahmednagar.

  • Tourism to be taught in polytechnics, it is

    BHOPAL : New colleges will be opened in state with science, commerce and arts faculties. Tourism studies will be included in the curricula of ITIs and polytechnics.

  • Handicrafts artists felicitated

    Hoshangabad : Various social programmes are being carried out by the Trident group under the direction given by CSR manager Madhu Gupta in the nearby villages. In the row, a programme was organised at the Trident complex in which the female handicraft artists of village Mahukala and Talpura were felicitated. The programme was inaugurated by Director DK Mittal in which the women were felicitated by DR Badhwar, Tanuj Agrawal, Sunil Kataria, Manjeet

  • MARD to counsel cancer patients to counter depression

    Mumbai : Resident doctors in Mumbai will now be providing emotional support and counselling to cancer patients who often undergo clinical depression owing to treatment, which creates a negative impact on their psychological as well as physiological health. Further, doctors will be felicitating four cancer patients with a certificate and an amount of Rs 25,000. This initiative has been taken under the ‘We can, I can’ theme by the Maharashtra Association of Resident

  • ‘Ponds should be constructed in every Gram Panchayats’

    Sagar : Sagar collector Vikas Narwal held a meeting with Janpad CEOs and other officers with a motive of making a better work plan and maintaining administrative transparency. Narwal said that district Sagar has significance in the field of rural development.

  • Review meeting of ERPDC held

    Jabalpur : A monthly review meeting of East Region Power Distribution Company was organised at Shakti Bhawan which was called by managing director Mukesh Chand Gupta.

  • Nandkumar Singh Chouhan visits Gadarwara

    Narsinghpur : Bhartiya Janta Party state president Nandkumar Singh Chouhan visited district Gadarwara to give necessary instructions and guidance to the organisation regarding the preparations for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s programme which is going to be organised in Sehore.

  • Harbour line trains face delay

    Mumbai : Harbour line services were affected after a wagon of a ballast train derailed between Masjid and CST on Friday at 4.15 am. Following this, repair work was started and passengers were asked to travel through the main line. However, the services were resumed by 7.30 am but 70 services were cancelled during the period. Hence, the services were affected in the early morning and the commuters didn’t have to suffer to

  • District BJP meet on Feb 7

    Umaria : The district meeting of Bhartiya Janta Party will be organised on February 7 at Sindhi Dharmashala as told by BJP media in charge Shravan Kumar Tiwari. Former MLA Dhruv Pratap Singh will be guiding in the meeting in which MP, MLAs, presidents of various committees, Mandal members, former district presidents, Municipal Corporation presidents along with other officer-holders and party members will be present at the meeting.

  • NSUI burns VC’s effigy

    Seoni Malwa : As many as one hundred five out of one hundred nineteen students studying in the fifth semester of B. Com were failed in Kusum Government College. Protesting against the vice chancellor of Barkatullah University, NSUI members along with district president Prithviraj Raghuvanshi and college president Devendra Yadav closed the Kusum College and SDAM College, burnt the effigy of him.