Free Press Journal
  • Clueless SC seeks remedy from Sikh bodies

    New Delhi : Clueless how to stop jokes on the Sikhs, the Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the Sikh bodies to suggest a mechanism within six weeks that can be implemented. The court was hearing a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) filed by Delhi’s Sikh lawyer Harvinder Kaur Chowdhury in December. It decided to approach the Sikh bodies after she did not respond how a ban on the jokes can be ‘enforced judicially.’

  • Moghe is chairman of Housing Board

    BHOPAL : Former Mayor of Indore Krishna Murari Moghe was appointed Chairman of the MP Housing and Infrastructure Board on Tuesday. The appointment is said to be a compensation for Indore. In the recent cabinet expansion no MLA from Indore was given a place in the ministry.

  • 4 Dalit youth beaten up in Gujarat over cow beef

    Ahmedabad : Four Dalit youth were severely beaten up and dragged on the road for nearly a kilometre in Gir Somnath district of Gujarat for allegedly possessing cow beef. The crime came to light after a video of the assault went viral on social media.

  • Administration reclaims 3.08 hectare land of ‘Malwa Cotton Press’

    Ujjain : In its drive to reclaim the precious government lands from the clutches of land sharks, the local administration on Tuesday took the possession of about 3.08 hectare land located on the ‘Malwa Cotton Press’ area near Heera Mills Road. According to information, the land in question having survey number 1736, whose worth is about Rs 200 crore, was given in the year 1927 during the time of Scindia Estate for

  • Water supply to be regular in city from Thursday

    Ujjain : After the Gambhir reservoir has received enough intake of water, Ujjain Municipal Corporation has decided to dispense tap water on regular basis from Thursday. Mayor Meena Jonwal made inspection of the dam on Tuesday. Mayor Jonwal made inspection of Gambhir reservoir along with MiCmembers and after observing that the dam has received 928 mc ft water, she issued directives to municipal officials to supply tap water in the city regularly.

  • Retail inflation rises to 5.77% in June

    New Delhi : High food prices pushed up India’s annual retail inflation marginally to 5.77 per cent in May, even as the country’s factory output rose marginally by 1.2 per cent in June against a fall of 1.3 per cent in the month before, official data showed on Tuesday.

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    Zakir Naik: Lax on security, as usual

    Bangladesh banned the broadcast of Zakir Naik’s Peace TV channel on Monday.  A special meeting of the cabinet committee on law and order took the decision after it was found that his provocative speeches had inspired some of the terrorists who had carried out the recent attack at a café in the diplomatic enclave in Dhaka.

  • 1000 youths to be recruited

    Ujjain : District Employment Office and Zila Panchayat are jointly organising a Mega Job Fair here on Wednesday. The unemployed youths will get opportunities to get recruited by various firms from different States. Around 1000 youths will be recruited for different posts.

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    Mumbai Monsoon: Local Corporator steps into pothole

    Mumbai : Even as the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai is grappling with the pothole menace and trying to play down the hardship quotient, a local Congress Corporator from the ‘B’ ward (Pydhonie) fell into a pothole while she was conducting a survey of the ward.

  • Goa MP to head PAC on Defence

    NEW DELHI : Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee (PAC) Chairman Prof. K V Thomas has appointed Goa’s Congress MP Shantaram Naik as the convener of the PAC’s 5-member sub-committee on defence for the Year 2016-17.

  • S(H)Ame old story – WICB in controversy again, Ramdin dropped

    Basseterre :  Veteran wicketkeeper-batsman Denesh Ramdin was predictably dropped from the West Indies squad for the four-Test series against India while uncapped middle-order batsman Roston Chase earned his maiden call-up in the national side.