Free Press Journal
  • BMC receives 24 RG/PG plots

    Mumbai : The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has received all 24 RG/PG plots which were part of the second round of notices sent out by the civic body on February 3. February 10 was the last date for returning the plots to the civic body. S S Shinde, Deputy Municipal Commissioner in-charge RG/PG, said, “We received all plots by Wednesday evening without any hassles. None of the caretaker organisations resisted or approached the

  • Resident doctors’ body alleges malpractices by physicians body

    Mumbai : Maharashtra Association of Resident Doctors (MARD) has written a letter to the Education Minister Vinod Tawde demanding that a high-level enquiry committee be set up into the illegal practices carried out by College of Physicians and Surgeons (CPS). MARD claims that they have evidence against the CPS for malpractices ranging from giving admission to students in CPS by charging large sum of money and not on the basis of merit.

  • Mother of PR dy director passes away

    BHOPAL: Pushpa Shrivastava, mother of Pralay Shrivastava, Deputy Director, Public Relations passed away on Wednesday. Her funeral was performed at Bhadbhada Vishram Ghat. MP Alok Sanjar, former MP Kailash Sarang, Mayor Alok Sharma, former MLA Ramesh Sharma, Corporator Guddu Chauhan, public representatives, Commissioner, Public Relations, Anupam Rajan, Director Anil Mathur, Additional Director, Suresh Gupta and other officials were present in the funeral.

  • Iran to purchase Sukhoi-30 fighter jets from Russia

    Tehran : Iran will sign a contract with Russia for the purchase of Sukhoi-30 fighter jets, Iran’s defense minister said. General Hossein Dehghan did not specify how many fighter planes Iran will buy, or give a timeline for the signing of the deal.

  • BMC ropes in street artist to promote ‘Make in India’ week

    Mumbai : In view of the ‘Make in India’ week to be held in Mumbai from February 13, the BMC has roped in graphic designer by profession and street artist at heart, Ranjit Dahiya, to create the right feel for the upcoming event. He will be painting strategic locations in South Mumbai with taglines and illustrations that promote the ‘Make in India’ theme.

  • Another accused arrested in Shamli firing incident

    Muzaffarnagar : Another person was arrested on Wednesday in connection with the death of an eight-year-old boy in Shamli district during celebratory firing by SP workers even as 200 unidentified persons were booked in the case.

  • Mogaveera break down Union SC to make final

    Mumbai : Mogaveera Sports Club registered a hard-fought 2-0 win against Union Sports Club in a keenly fought play-off match of the 20th Late Shri Ramanath Payyade Memorial Football League 2015-2016, organised by the Karnatak Sporting Association (KSA) and played at the KSA ground, Cross Maidan. Hitesh Karkera and Ravel Kunder, were both on target scoring a goal each to help Mogaveera snatch a decisive victory and a passage to the title round.

  • Anti-encroachment drive continues in Chowk

    BHOPAL :  Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC)’s anti-encroachment cell continued it drive in Chowk Bazar on Wednesday removing illegal constructions, hoardings, banners, extension counters, tables and chairs. The drive was mounted amidst heavy police presence. However, despite deployment of heavy police force, BMC team faced intense protest from traders, hawkers, vendors and businessmen.

  • UP govt trying to ‘cover up’ minor’s death, alleges BJP

    New Delhi : BJP on Wednesday accused Akhilesh Yadav government in Uttar Pradesh of doing a “cover up” of Shamli incident in which a young boy was shot dead and asked why the state police was unable to catch the culprits when they act with alacrity to find lost buffaloes of a state Minister. “Four days have gone by and no concrete action has been taken against the accused. The Akhilesh Yadav government

  • Sikh teen pens book on bullying of community kids in US

    New York : A Sikh-American teenager has penned a book about bullying of children from the community in the US based on his experiences and that of others to raise awareness on the issue.

  • Congress demands judicial probe in youth’s murder case

    Dewas: On Wednesday Congress general secretary Sajjan Singh Verma informed the media that since last month the section 144 was in force in District during which the district administration allowed the organisations to take out processions.

  • Army Public School, Mhow bids adieu to class XII

    Mhow :  Class XII students were given a fabulous send off by the class XI students. The students of class XI put up a mesmerizing programme that included games, songs and dances. The head boy Bobbin Singh, the head girl Shagun Arya, along with the Principal Tiwari, Vice-Principal SK Choudhary, Jamil, Shailendra S and M Alex commenced the pragramme by cutting the cake.

  • JNPT extends DPD facility, reduces importers’ 1/3 costs

    Mumbai : In a step forward to ‘ease of doing business’, the Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) has expedited delivery of consignments from 10 days to 3 days by extending its Direct Port Delivery (DPD) facility benefiting all its 143 Accredited Client Programmers (ACP) irrespective of the import volume. This will also reduce the 1/3rd cost borne by the importers at the Container Freight Stations (CFS).

  • Panthers seal FCL football title

    Mumbai : Mohammed Khatib played the lead role by scoring five goals as Black Panthers outplayed Flying Eagles 8-0 in a concluding boys’ under-12 league match of the Ajmera FCL (Football Champions League) junior football tournament for kids, which was hosted and conducted by TSG (The Sports Gurukul) in association with Argentine club, Boca Juniors Football School.

  • Six girls taken ill after administering De-worm tablets

    Mhow :  A team of district health department had gone to Government Middle School, of Shiv Nagar village of Mhow development block near here on Wednesday to administer the De-worm tablets to the school students on the occasion of National De-Worming Day.

  • Strains ease ahead of Nepal PM Oli’s maiden visit to India

    Kathmandu : An unexpected lifting of the nearly six month-long border blockade with India and back-to- back high-level visits by Indian and Nepalese officials have cleared the decks for the much-awaited visit of Nepalese Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli to India beginning February 19.

  • Delhi HC reserves order on management quota issue

    New Delhi : The Delhi High Court on Wednesday reserved its order on the AAP government’s appeal against a single-bench order that restored the management quota in nursery admissions in private unaided schools.

  • MBMC safai workers go on indefinite stir

    Bhayandar : Sweeping of roads and garbage lifting came to a grinding halt in the twin-city of Mira Bhayandar as over 1,500 contractual conservancy workers affiliated to the Vivek Pandit led Shramjeevi Kamgar Sanghatana (SKS) went on an indefinite strike on Wednesday.