Free Press Journal
  • Ex-BJP corporator, 3 others awarded life imprisonment

    BHOPAL : BJP ex-corporator P Ganesh of Kolar and three others have been awarded life imprisonment after they were convicted for murder on Wednesday. They were found guilty of murdering driver Pankaj Yadav for stealing diesel.

  • Farmer duped of Rs 9.5L

    BHOPAL: A gang of miscreants defrauded more than Rs 9.50 lakh from a farmer of Gunga area in the name of Green House project. Police have registered a case on Tuesday night after the instruction of Court.  According to Gunga police, Indra Bhan Patel is a farmer of village Chanderi. He met Swadesh Ahirwar  May 16, 2012. After the meeting, Swadesh offered Patel to make a Green House on his land.  He

  • MSRDC to create ’zero fatality corridor’ on Expressway

    Mumbai : With a view to reduce the high number of accidental deaths on the Mumbai-Pune Expressway, the Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation (MSRDC) on Tuesday signed a MoU with auto major Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd and road safety NGO Save Life Foundation. The collaboration will attempt to transform the expressway into a ‘zero fatality corridor” over the next 3-4 years.

  • Don’t make us sit for long hours: Cong to Speaker

    BHOPAL: Congress MLAs, at the meeting of Business Advisory Committee suggested that the sittings of the House should not be extended beyong 5 pm during debate on demands for grants of various departments. Deputy Leader of Opposition Bala Bachan said instead, it should be ensured that all the 23 scheduled sittings are held. Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan too agreed with the demand and said that the government wants that the demands

  • ‘Time Is Right’

    Christchurch : New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum insisted the time was right to quit international cricket despite hitting one of his best innings just days earlier. It was not the way the 34-year-old wanted to retire, as Australia completed a 2-0 series sweep.

  • Centre sitting on Rs 2350 cr meant for schools in State

    BHOPAL : Ministry of Human Resources Development (HRD) has not released a sum of Rs 2350 crore to the School Education Department of the state. The amount was allocated in the annual plan of the Central government for the FY 2015-16 but the government was not unwilling to release it.

  • Mumbai FC sign Miranda & Nandy

    Mumbai : With the aim of adding more depth to the team, Mumbai FC has completed the signings of vastly experienced players Clifford Miranda and Sandip Nandy for the remainder of the I-League season 2015-2016. Both the former Indian stars, Miranda and Nandy have the joined the Mumbai club on loan from ISL outfits Atletico de Kolkata and Kerala Blasters respectively.

  • Lionel Messi magic leaves Gooners spellbound

    London : Lionel Messi left Arsenal spellbound as the Barcelona striker’s clinical double sealed a 2-0 last 16, first leg victory that put the Champions League holders firmly on course for the quarter-finals.

  • Janpad CEO lived in Rs 2.20cr house

    GWALIOR : A team of Lokayukta Special Police Establishment raided the residence of suspended Janpad Panchayat Chief Executive officer (CEO) Shivkumar Shrivastava on Wednesday morning and discovered that he was the owner of movable and immovable properties worth Rs 3.40 crores. Shrivastava was not present in his residence at the time of the raid.

  • Chandy expresses unhappiness over LDF disruption of session

    Thiruvananthapuram : The final session of the 13th Kerala assembly ended on a stormy note on Wednesday with CPI(M)- led LDF opposition members boycotting proceedings over solar and bar scams even as Chief Minister Oommen Chandy termed the session as one he would not like to remember.

  • Air quality remains poor for the 2nd day

    Mumbai : For second consecutive day, fluctuations in the city’s pollution levels continued wherein the air quality index (AQI) for the city jumped to 304 on Wednesday as compared to 236 on Tuesday. System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting and Research (SAFAR) has predicted that the air quality levels will go up to 307 on Thursday which is above the AQI of ‘0-100’ considered