Free Press Journal
  • Kids forced to study in ‘dangerous’ school in Mumbai

    Mumbai : The lives of 350 school children are at stake while the Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority (Mhada) and the court-appointed architects continue to blame each other for the delay in starting repair works on the building of Green Lawns School in Worli.

  • SKRPGS holds meeting to approve syllabus in Dewas

    Dewas: A public meeting was organised in Shri Krishnaji Rao Pawar Government School (SKRPGS) which has been initiated by Gayatriraje Pawar, MLA and president of public participation committee.

  • National Lok Adalat today in Dewas

    Dewas : National Lok Adalat will be organised on a large scale on Saturday on the instructions of National Legal Services Authority where matters related to civil, criminal, electricity act, check bounce, labor work, motor accident claim of village court etc. will be resolved.

  • Sandy Academy clinches volleyball title in Dewas

    Dewas : Chief Minister Cup and youth sports department organised a volleyball competition in Utkrasth School No. 2 on Wednesday in which Rajoda Government High School, Utkrasth School, CIA Sentham, Jupiter Academy, Guardian School, Gyansagar, Sandy Academy, Shanti Bal Niketan and other school teams participated.

  • Collector directs CMO to carry out cleanliness drive on large scale

    Pithampur/Mhow : Dhar district collector Shreeman Shukla held a review meeting with Pithampur chief municipal officer (CMO) Dr Madhu Saxena and other officials here on Friday and directed them to conduct cleanliness drive on large scale in the town.

  • Mumbai: ‘Will drag penguin contractor to HC’, opposition

    Mumbai : Leader of Opposition in the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM), Pravin Chedda has threatened to approach the Bombay High Court against the tainted contractor hired for looking after the eight Humboldt penguins at the Byculla Zoo.

  • Businessman commits suicide in Ujjain

    Ujjain : A businessman ended his life by consuming poison in Bhairavgarh area. His dead body was found on Unhel road on Thursday.  According to information Kamal son of Kailash Chandra Rajput (24), resident of village Jhirniya, Bhairavgarh, committed suicide on Thursday.

  • Govt quells salt shortage rumours

    New Delhi/Lucknow : Amid rumours of a salt shortage in different parts of Uttar Pradesh and the NCR region, the union government on Friday clarified that there is no such shortage.

  • AIS Science Exhibition: Air cooler made from trash steals the show

    Ujjain : Students of XI standard made an air cooler using scrap materials and exhibited in the science exhibition conducted at Akshat International School (AIS). Several other science models were presented by the students.

  • Elderly man injured as gate collapses in Ujjain

    Ujjain : Iron gate at Purushottam Sagar near Eidgaah, Indira Nagar collapsed here on Friday injuring an elderly man severely. Anil Kumar, resident of Indira Nagar, received wounds as the gate collapsed while he was on his way for a morning walk.

  • Modi holds key to H-1B visa muddle

    If democracies don’t go to war against each other, as Immanuel Kant claimed in his 18th century article “Perpetual Peace”, they are also famous for accommodating changes in government. Thus, India will have no problem working with Donald Trump, the new American president in the White House.

  • black money

    Maintaining consistency in providing good governance

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi must be congratulated for demonetising notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1000 in order to curb black money. However, it is equally important to take steps to curb the generation of black money. The present stock of black money in the country consists of bank notes that are genuine. Just as these “white” notes have become “black,” so also the new high-security notes of Rs 500 and Rs 2000 will

  • BJP had no prior info of demonetisation: Amit Shah

    New Delhi : BJP president Amit Shah on Friday refuted opposition allegations that the ruling party knew about the government’s move to demonetise Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 currency notes, saying the information was limited to some constitutional and administrative entities.

  • ATMs run into legal hurdle

    New Delhi : Banks may not be able to restart their automated teller machines (ATMs) any time soon because of a legal hurdle created by an American company withdrawing its software licence to a private Indian company servicing over 40,000 ATMs for more than 30 leading public and private banks across India and warning banks not to use its software.

  • Good move but relieve short-term woes

    The Narendra Modi government’s sudden freeze on Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 currency notes through demonetisation is in principle an exceptionally bold and worthy move, but the hardship that it is causing to people at large in the short run was at least partially avoidable. The motives behind the demonetisation are indeed unexceptionable—unearthing black money which has assumed menacing proportions, making the enormous amount of counterfeit currency that neighbour Pakistan has pumped into India