Free Press Journal
  • Dowry death: Hubby, in-laws arrested

    Indore : Police booked husband and four in-laws of a woman in a case of dowry death late on Tuesday night. The accused were harassing her for Rs 2 lakh after which she committed suicide.

  • Husaband, in-laws booked for Rs 5-L dowry demand

    Indore : A 27-year-old housewife lodged a complaint of dowry harassment against her husband and three in-laws with Mahila police, on Tuesday last. It is said that the accused were harassing her for Rs 5 lakh for renovation of their house.

  • Conference on Mahseer conservation at DAVV from tomorrow

    Indore : A national conference on developing strategies and institutions for Mahseer conservation in India will be organised at School of Biotechnology, Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya, from September 9 to 11.

  • Mount Mary fair: Traffic restricted

    Mumbai : This year the Mount Mary Fair which begins from Sunday is expected to have a footfall of about 4 to 5 lakh devotees. In order to ensure smooth traffic movement, the traffic department has laid down certain restrictions.

  • Ganesha immersion: ‘Practice of artificial lakes working well’

    Mumbai : Many Mumbaikars have start-ed bidding a final goodbye to their favourite God, Ganesha. This year the number of Ganpati immersed on one-and-a-half day has gone up. According to the MCGM data, total 82,574 Ganesha idols were immersed in beaches and artificial lakes on Wednesday, an increase of 5653 idols as compared to the 76,921 idols immersed last year.

  • 2-storey bldg gutted at Mazgaon

    Mumbai : A massive fire broke out in a ground-plus-two storey residential building in Mazgaon on Wednesday afternoon. The fire at Bandukwala building at Mathar Pakhadi Road was reported around 12:30 pm. No casualties were reported.

  • Surya Namaskar: Samajwadi Party to approach High Court

    Mumbai: After strongly opposing the corporation’s decision to regularise ‘Surya Namaskar’ in civic schools, the Samajwadi Party on Wednesday announced to move to the Bombay High Court for relief.

  • Portugal beaten, France held

    Paris : With Cristiano Ronaldo still missing due to injury, European champions Portugal began their bid to qualify for the 2018 World Cup in Russia with a disappointing 2-0 defeat in Switzerland.

  • Neymar scores as Brazil march on, Uruguay go top

    Montevideo : Brazil’s march towards the 2018 World Cup gathered pace with a Neymar-inspired win over Colombia as Uruguay surged to the top of the South American qualification standings with a 4-0 rout of Paraguay.

  • Mumbai attacks – US keen to see more progress

    Washington : The US has sought more progress in the trial of 2008 Mumbai terror attacks being held in Pakistan and said it wants to see “accountability and justice” for the 166 people, including six Americans, killed in the incident.

  • Concerns over inclusion of flowerbed as usable area

    Mumbai : After the controversial notice of motion to regularise Yoga and Surya Namaskar in civic schools, the Shiv Sena-BJP government in the civic body now has raised concerns over the inclusion of flowerbed as usable area of approved plan earlier to fungible rule.

  • BJP protests against Azam’s dig at Bhim Rao Ambedkar

    Lucknow: BJP on Wednesday held protest here against controversial minister Azam Khan for his “objectionable” statement against Bhim Rao Ambedkar dubbing the Constitution maker as someone who grabs land.

  • Modi ‘sits pretty’ as people are in ‘distress’, says Rahul

    Gorakhpur/Khalilabad : Making a strong pitch for farm loan waiver on the second day of his yatra in Uttar Pradesh, Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday accused Narendra Modi of “sitting pretty” when people were in “distress” and attacked him for his frequent foreign tours, saying he needs to focus on Indians as he was their Prime Minister.

  • UMC takes back possession of community halls

    Ujjain: On the directives of Municipal Commissioner Ashish Singh, Ujjain Municipal Corporation (UMC) on Wednesday took back the possession of community halls and put up the locks. 41 community halls were repossessed while 14 community halls have anganbadis and renbaseras.