Free Press Journal
  • UMC hands over land for Prime Minister Housing Project

    Ujjain: Ujjain Municipal Corporation (UMC) on Friday handed over the government land located near Manchhaman colony to the district administration for the Prime Minister’s Housing Project. Houses here will be built for the poor and deprived.

  • Commercial tax dept unearths irregularities at Titan showroom

    Ujjain: The department of commercial tax launched a survey at the Titan showroom located at Priyadarshini Square, Freeganj on Friday during which they unearthed a plethora of financial irregularities.

  • Police nab thief Mumbai, seize 480gm gold

    Mumbai: The Navi Mumbai crime branch unit-1 arrested a history-sheeter for house-breaking thefts.  The accused has been identified as Jaspal Singh Gopalsingh Koranga alias Jaggu (31) was wanted by the Navi Mumbai police in 21 offences of house-breaks and thefts. According to Dilip Sawant, Deputy Commissioner of Police (crime), “We have seized gold chains, mangalsutras and other jewellery weighing 480 grams worth Rs.13,80,000.” Police had received a tip that the accused was going to

  • Bangladesh terror suspect arrested in Thane

    Thane: A Bangladeshi national, who was allegedly involved in terror activities, including bomb blasts, in his home country, was today arrested from here, police said.

  • Two arrested for murder over parking space brawl in Mumbai

    Mumbai: The Antop hill police arrested two persons for murder of a labourer over parking space.  The accused have been identified as Ramzan Ali alias Ramju Langda (38) and Saddam Irfan Shaikh (28). The deceased has been identified as Saeed Rashid Shaikh alias Saidu Bengali (29).

  • Independent directors of Indian Hotels back Mistry

    Mumbai : Amid chaos and skirmishes between the security guards and the media outside Bombay House here, Indian Hotels held its board meet with Cyrus Mistry in the chair — the first for a Tata Sons firm after the 49-year-old industrialist was ousted as the group chairman, reports IANS.

  • Cornea transplant camp held in Indore

    Indore:  A drive to carry out cornea transplants to ensure that patients can see again was conducted at Sri Aurobindo Hospital and Medical College.

  • PhD entrance test in December in Indore

    Indore: Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya has decided to hold doctoral research degree entrance test in December, nearly 15 months after the last exam was conducted.

  • Jurisdiction issue can derail GST rollout

    New Delhi: For the second time in as many weeks, the Centre and states on Friday failed to reach a consensus on who will control which set of assessees under the Goods and Services Tax (GST), a disagreement that threatens to derail the April 1 target for rollout of the new indirect tax regime.

  • Photographers from three publications assaulted outside Mumbai’s Bombay House

    Mumbai: In a shocking incident, the private body guards of Cyrus Mistry, the recently ousted chairman of Tata Sons, kicked and assaulted photographers of three leading dailies. Atul Kamble (Midday), Airjit Sen (Hindustan Times) and SL Shanth Kumar (Times of India) were part of the media group that had gone to Bombay House in Fort to cover the board meeting of Indian Hotels Company Ltd.

  • Pathankot terror attack: ‘Emergency-like’ ban on NDTV sparks uproar

    New Delhi: Journalists and major opposition politicians on Friday strongly condemned and asked the government to immediately rescind its Emergency-like decision to ban Hindi news channel NDTV India for a day for airing “strategically sensitive details” during the Pathankot terror attack.

  • Mumbai Penguin probe: Judge will visit zoo to check facilities

    Mumbai: Taking forward the probe initiated by Justice ML Tahaliyani, the Lokayukta of Maharashtra, in the death of a female Humboldt penguin in Byculla zoo, he informed the parties during the hearing on Friday that he will visit the zoo in the coming week to check the facilities and arrangements made by officials.

  • Narendra Modi betrayed soldiers on OROP, says Rahul Gandhi

    New Delhi: The political slugfest on the suicide of Subedar Ram Kishen Grewal (70) continued for the third day on Friday, with Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi meeting ex-servicemen, who have been protesting at Jantar Mantar here for months now, and then accusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi of cheating them and lying on implementation of the One-Rank-One-Pension (OROP) scheme.

  • Mumbai: New rules speed bumps: Uber

    Mumbai: Online cab aggregator Uber on Friday said certain clauses in the draft Maharashtra City Taxi Rules will serve as speed bumps in its attempt to make life better for riders as well as drivers in the financial capital.

  • Mahatma Gandhiji’s grandson Kanu Ramdas Gandhi battles death in Surat

    Surat: Remember that energetic little boy who led his grandfather Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi – revered as Mahatma Gandhi worldwide – holding his stick on the beaches of Gujarat’s Dandi village during the historic Salt Satyagraha of March-April 1930?