Free Press Journal
  • India’s External Sector: A pointer to ‘Dutch disease’

    The Balance of Payments (BoP) data released by the Reserve Bank of India on December 13, 2016 for the first half of 2016-17 points to many interesting developments relating to the external sector. The current account deficit, or CAD, which is the difference between the value of exports and imports (goods, investment income and services), was placed lower at 0.3 per cent of GDP for the April-September of 2016 compared to 1.5

  • Bhopal: Director of path lab held for printing fake notes

    BHOPAL: Police on Sunday arrest two people including the director of a pathology laboratory in Shahdol for printing fake Rs 2000 new currency notes by scanning the original note. The cops have seized also Printer and scanner.

  • UP polls: Congress-SP alliance likely

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s desire to have simultaneous elections to the Lok Sabha and the Vidhan Sabhas is quite understandable. As a person who virtually rules like a US president, he is surely irritated by these frequent tests of democracy in different states. For instance, the loss for the BJP in Bihar state assembly elections did undermine his prime ministerial authority to some extent.

  • Mumbai: Winter travel witnesses 34 percent growth compared to last year

    Mumbai: With pleasant weather coinciding with school holidays, winter tourism is picking up in the country as travel plans for Christmas this year have seen a 34 per cent growth during Christmas and New Year as compared to last year, according to a report. “Over 34 per cent more customers are travelling this time during Christmas and New Year compared to last year,” revealed a ‘New Year and Christmas Travel Trends’ report

  • Mumbai: Students urged to unite under Chhatra Bharati

    Nashik: Senior socialist leader Prof Subhash Ware called upon students to unite under Chhatra Bharati, which was going to stage a struggle against those ‘who sing songs about their own patriotism.’Chhatra Bharati is a sudents’ organisation.

  • Mumbai, Foreigner, Foreign National, suicide, death, Nariman Point, Maker Chambers V, South Bombay

    2 men commit suicide in Bhopal

    BHOPAL: Two men committed suicide in the city on Sunday. First case was reported from Bag Sewania while another case was reported from Shahpura.

  • Mumbai: Woman from Maharashtra gang raped in Vadodara

    Vadodara: A 25 year-old woman from Maharashtra was allegedly gangraped by two auto drivers near the railway station area here in the early hours of today, police said. According to the complaint, two unidentified auto drivers took her to a building located near the station area and allegedly raped her.

  • Bhopal: Guest lecturers call off agitation

    BHOPAL: The guest lecturers took to road to after they were denied permission for holding a demonstration for regularisation on Sunday.

  • Mumbai: MBMC peon, his wife booked for assets more than known income

    Mumbai: A peon attached to the Mira Bhayandar Municipal Corporation (MBMC) and his wife have been booked by the Palghar unit of the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) on charges of amassing wealth much more than his known sources of income.

  • Bhopal: Shehnai Samaroh concludes with evening dedicated to Bismillah Khan

    BHOPAL: Based on musical instrument, a three-day Shehnai Samaroh concluded  with  mesmerising recital of shehnai players of New Delhi, Kolkata, Varanasi and Chennai at Bharat Bhavan on Sunday. To mark the centenary of legendary music maestro Bismillah Khan, the rare concert was organised for the first time at the Bhavan.

  • Suresh Prabhu

    Mumbai: Suresh Prabhu fulfils demand, flags off Bandra-Gorakhpur train

    Mumbai: Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu today flagged off a weekly train for Gorakhpur from the Bandra terminus here today and inaugurated Wi-Fi services at nine suburban stations. “In our country situation is such that people from villages have to leave their families and go to cities in search of livelihood as these places (cities) offer more opportunities. There was a long standing demand for a train to eastern UP and today we

  • Bhopal: 40-year-old man attacked over enmity

    BHOPAL: Three persons were booked by Gunga police for attacking a 40-year-old man at Kati Ghati under Gunga police station area.

  • Bhopal: Man ends life as sister refuses to cook non-veg

    BHOPAL: A 45-year-old man allegedly committed suicide by consuming poisonous substance after his sister refused to cook non-veg for him at TT Nagar area on Sunday. The family members immediately rushed him to Hamiaia hospital where doctors declared him brought dead and informed the police.

  • Mumbai: SEC urged to issue notice to BJP on Raosaheb Danve’s laxmi remark

    Mumbai: Social activists have written to State Election Commission (SEC) of Maharashtra urging it to “issue a show-cause notice to BJP”, after its leader Raosaheb Danve courted a controversy with his remark asking voters to accept “Laxmi”, the goddess of wealth, during the polls.

  • Bhopal: Live concert at Tribal museum enthrals audience

    BHOPAL: Bhopalites witnessed for the first time a live concert of Mumbai based playback singer Samir Date at Tribal Museum on Sunday. Presenting some popular old and new film songs along with his wife Deepali Samir, Date delighted the music lovers.