Free Press Journal
  • 9 mortuary workers suspended

    Mumbai :  Nine workers attached to various post mortem centres in the city were suspended by the State government recently for coming together as a union and asking for protective material needed for carrying out post mortems.

  • Nullah desilting: BMC’s efforts fail to book contractors

    Mumbai :  The BMC’s efforts to book the 22 contractors accused of corruption in the nullah desilting scam have hit yet another roadblock. After the civic body served fresh notices to the contractors in January, giving them 15 days to submit a reply, the contractors have asked for an extension.

  • Expressway:‘Zero fatality hard target’

    Mumbai :  Although the Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation (MSRDC) has announced that in 3 to 4 years the Mumbai-Pune Expressway (MPEW) will be converted into a ‘Zero Fatality Corridor’ in order to lessen the accidental deaths of the expressway, the Traffic Police (Highway) department doubts the completion of the project within the estimated time.

  • Uddhav Thackeray’s son ‘discovers’ crab species

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray’s son Tejas has claimed to have discovered three new species of freshwater crabs, one of which was named after his surname.

  • JNU row: Ashutosh Kumar likely to be arrested

    New Delhi :  Ashutosh Kumar, a student facing sedition charges for allegedly raising “anti-India” slogans on the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) campus, is likely to be arrested, sources said on Saturday.

  • Have become eyesore for anti-graft crusade: PM

    Belagavi (Kar) :  For the second time this week, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said he has become an “eyesore” for those affected by his crusade to end blackmarketing and corruption, asserting this campaign has turned them against him.

  • Pollution Control Board officials witness more drains merging in Kshipra

    Ujjain :  On the second day of the inspection of the drains merging in the holy Kshipra, Pollution Control Board (PCB) officials witnessed the pitiable condition of the river as half a dozen drains were found merging in the river, on Saturday.

  • Akhil Bharatiya Akhara Parishad prez writes to mela officer for Chhavni arrangements

    Ujjain : President of Akhil Bharatiya Akhara Parishad Mahant Narendra Giri has written to mela officer demanding arrangements in Chhavnis of the 13 Akharas to be settled in Simhastha Mela. The letter demanded construction of kitchen halls, banquet hall, tin shed, and akhara office for the Simhastha mela.

  • Make management for 813 fire accidents: SP Verma

    Ujjain :  SP MS Verma addressed police officials, MPEB, zonal and power safety officials during a meeting held at police control room on Saturday. He asked officials to make arrangements to handle 813 fire breakout incidents during the Simhastha Fair.

  • Holy men irk over unlevelled land

    Ujjain :  Countdown for the Simhastha Fair has increased the pains of stakeholders. Now the holy men arrived in city are peeved over the officials as they are not able to start preparations of the camp construction due unlevelled plots allotted to them.

  • Nitish Kumar

    BJP’s patriotism is RSSism, says Nitish

    Patna :  BJP’s nationalism is about blindly following the ideology of its mentor Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and has nothing to do with the country’s interest and its people, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said on Saturday.

  • Togadia wants death rap for cow slaughter

    Mathura :  Vishva Hindu Parishad leader Pravin Togadia on Saturday demanded the central government pass laws providing for death penalty for cow slaughter and to build Ram Temple in Ayodhya.

  • Novel irrigation project to save Banana belt of Jalgaon

    Mumbai :  A novel irrigation scheme to replenish groundwater in six districts of Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh, is what the Banana growers of Jalgaon – World’s the seventh largest Banana producing belt – are looking forward to with great hope.

  • Bhopal is best BHEL unit

    BHOPAL : In a programme held at New Delhi, Atul Sobti, Chairman and Managing Director, BHEL the other day declared BHEL, Bhopal as the best “Productive unit of the year” across the corporation, honouring Bhopal unit with the CMD Rolling Trophy. On this occasion AMV Yugandhar, Executive Director BHEL, Bhopal received the trophy from the CMD. Bhopal unit’s job execution and productivity   received appreciation from all quarters and all Unit Heads, Board of

  • Twinkle-Twinkle tiny-tots captivate

    BHOPAL : Twinkle-Twinkle Foundation School celebrated its fifth Annual Day celebration here on Saturday at Ravindra Bhawan.  On the occasion, various cultural performances were presented by students of Pre Nursery and KG 1 and 2 mesmerised the audience.

  • Passing out parade at RAPTC

    Indore : Rustamji Armed Police Training College (RAPTC) organized a passing out parade for trainees at the college on Saturday. An oath was also administered to 110 platoon commanders on the occasion.  Director General of Police (DGP) Surendra Sinh was the chief guest on the occasion.