Free Press Journal
  • Demonetisation: Closed banks, dry ATMs pile up misery

    • Long queues at few running ATMs  
    • Increased withdrawal limit remains a non starter
    • Foreigners too face trouble

    Indore: Bank holiday on Monday due to Guru Nanak Jayanti added to misery of cash-strapped people as most of the ATMs in the city ran out of cash. People spent the entire day running from one ATM to another.

  • Demonetisation: Black money is okay but tourists are in trouble

    Indore: Not only the citizens but many tourists too are facing the after affects of demonetisation. Many of them are running out of cash. United Kingdom’s Tony Ross had come to attend a marriage. Instead of enjoying the wedding, he spent several hours in a queue outside an ATM. He kept on inquiring about the maximum withdrawal limit as he had read about an increase in it from Monday.

  • Bhopal: Prakash Parva celebrated with gusto

    The city celebrated the 548th birth anniversary of Gurunanak with great devotion on Monday. Akhand paths, kirtans and langars were organised to mark the occasion. The 48-hour long non-stop recital of Guru Granth Sahib – the holy book of the Sikhs – was held in gurdwaras. Thousands of people joined the langar at Dussehra Maidan, Bittan Market.

  • Demonetisation of notes: Meeting daily needs becomes a struggle

    Indore: There is no respite for common man. Long queues outside banks and ATMs have become the norm. Six days after demonetisation of Rs 500 and Rs 1000 currency, middle class and the poor strata of the society is struggling to meet their daily needs in absence of ‘notified currency’.

  • Sarv Brahmin community holds introduction ceremony for marriageable boys and girls

     Mandleshwar: An introduction ceremony for Sarv Brahmin community boys and girls looking for life partners was organised at Narmadiya Brahman Samaj Dharamshala here on Sunday. The community members from Gujarat, Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh with their marriageable sons and daughters participated in the programme.

  • Free cycles, mobile phones distributed to students

    Gandhwani: An event of distribution of bicycles and smart mobile phones took place in Government school and college which commenced with worship of Goddess Saraswati.

  • Thawarchandra Gehlot performs bhoomi pujan of road construction works

    Nagda: Union minister Thawarchandra Gehlot performed bhoomi pujan of the 3.41 km road stretching from Mahidpur road to Delanpur Hanumanji road here on Sunday. The cost of constructing the road has been estimated at Rs 13 lakh, he said.

  • Mumbai Civic body fails to demolish illegal structures in Andheri

    Mumbai: The Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) has shown no will to demolish the illegal and dangerous structures constructed on the Chinai College (Andheri East) premises. This is not the first time that the MCGM has failed as the illegal structures have been allowed to thrive since the last 26 years.

  • Demonetisation Effect: Cash crunch in ATMs, banks leads to crisis

    Nagda: People have been facing severe problems here to meet their daily needs due to the demonetisation of Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes. Long queues of people wanting to deposit and exchange notes were seen at all the bank branches and ATMs for exchanging their notes since morning. However, most returned empty handed due to cash crunch in ATMs and banks. Congress has appealed the banks to facilitate exchange of old

  • Indore: Thefts, loots on rise in Kanadia

    Indore: Thefts and loots are on the rise in Kanadia area despite police patrolling. As many as three houses in Vaibhav Nagar on Kanadia Road were burgled two days ago and burglars managed to get away with goods worth lakhs. Though the police claim to have arrested several suspects and increased patrolling, all their claims seem to be hollow.

  • Demonetisation Effect: Long queues continue

    Hatod: The citizens here on Sunday thronged banks in long queues in search of cash. Several banks, including Bank of India, UCO Bank and Canara Bank witnessed a heavy crowd right since 9 am. Large queues were also seen outside ATMs but people returned disappointed due to unavailability of currency notes.

  • Four drown in Narmada at Hoshangabad

    Hoshangabad: Four devotees drowned in Narmada River at Sangakheda Khurd Ghat under Babai police station area of Hoshangabad district on Monday.

  • Demonetisation Effect: Rumours of I-T raid force shut local market

    Manawar: Following the scrapping of old high denomination (OHD) notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1000 by the Centre on November 8, 2016, and subsequent tizzy, social media is abuzz with several rumours, especially related to strict action to check black money.

  • IIM Indore marketing festival ends on high note

    Indore: Two-day Utsaha – the rural marketing festival of Indian Institute of Management Indore – concluded at Janapav Kutti village on Monday.

  • Maharashtra police finally issues circular on online FIRs

    Mumbai: Today is the deadline for all police in Maharashtra to comply with the guidelines issued by the Supreme Court to upload copies of First Information Reports (FIRs). In their effort to comply with this deadline, the Maharashtra Police has finally issued a circular directing all its officials to act in accordance with the apex court’s ruling. The State Police’s move comes a week after the Free Press Journal inquired about their preparation to comply

  • UGC to varsities: offer NCC as optional subject

    Indore: The University Grants Commission (UGC) has directed universities in the country to offer NCC as an optional subject to students.

  • Sheer mismanagement of panchayat mars Shankhodwar mela

    Garoth: Following the age-old tradition, a fair was organised at the ancient shrine of Shankhodwar on the banks of Chambal river here on Saturday on the occasion of Karthik Purnima.

  • Indore: Man loses Rs 25k to fraudster at ATM, case filed

    Indore: A fraudster withdrew Rs 25,000 from a man’s account through an ATM on October 15. The account holder came to know of ‘missing money’ only a couple of days ago and filed a complaint with the police.

  • Indore: One dead, another injured in road mishap

    Indore: A person was killed while another was injured when their motorcycle was hit by a speeding bus near Silicon City on Monday. The injured is undergoing treatment in a hospital. The bus driver has been booked for negligent driving.