Free Press Journal
  • Ujjain: NHFDC distributes toolkits to over 100 ‘divyang’ persons

    Ujjain: More than 100 ‘divyang’ (specially-abled) persons were provided toolkits and certificates on the completion of the first phase of training conducted by National Handicap Finance and Development Corporation (NHFDC).

  • Ujjain: Foundation laid for jubilee tower, new hostel complex

    Ujjain: Union minister for social justice and empowerment Thawar Chand Gehlot, energy minister Paras Jain and minister of state for technical education (independent charge) Deepak Joshi laid the foundation stone for the construction of a new hostel complex and golden jubilee tower at the cost of Rs two crore to mark the formal beginning of the two-day golden jubilee celebrations of Ujjain Engineering College (UEC), here on Friday. About 500 former students

  • Ujjain: Prize Distribution programme held at ‘LOTI’

    Ujjain: A programme of prize distribution of Lokmanya Tilak Vidya Vihar Higher Secondary School (LOTI) was organised on Friday on the premises of the school at Shaeed Rajabhau Mahakal hall.

  • Housebreak theft in Navi Mumbai, Rs 2 lakh missing

    Mumbai: In yet another incident of theft, the Rabale police station has registered a case of housebreak theft in Navi Mumbai on Friday. Gold jewellery including gold chains, necklaces and bangles worth Rs.2 lakhs was stolen. The incident occurred on Friday at Sector number 21 at Laxmi Nivas at Ghansoli.

  • Scripted to execute `8L cr scam, thunders Kejriwal

    Jaipur : AAP national convener Arvind Kejriwal on Friday again attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying his decision to demonetise Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes was scripted to “execute a mammoth scam of Rs 8 lakh crore”.

  • ED conducts inquiries against co-op banks, jewellers in Bengal

    Kolkata : The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Friday conducted multiple inquiry operations at cooperative banks in three districts of West Bengal and detected alleged irregularities in deposits worth crores.

  • Soon, use Aadhaar no. to pay to merchants

    New Delhi : Your Aadhaar number will soon be enough to pay to merchants using a mobile application the government promised to release by Wednesday to facilitate digital payments. No need to have a debit or credit card for such payments.

  • Two held for depositing `34 crore in fake accounts

    New Delhi : Two persons have been arrested by Crime Branch of Delhi Police for depositing black money worth Rs 34 crore in the fake accounts opened by them in the Naya Bazar branch of a private bank here.

  • 600 Jan Dhan accounts in Bihar, Jharkhand under I-T scanner

    Patna : Income Tax officials are probing 600 Jan Dhan accounts in Bihar and Jharkhand for their suspected naxal connection after they showed a total deposit of over Rs 10.8 crore following demonetisation.

  • `1 crore deposited in many MP, Chhattisgarh accounts

    Bhopal : A large number of account holders in Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh have deposited Rs 1 crore or more since the November 8 demonetisation of high-value currency notes, an Incomes-Tax Department official said on Friday.

  • Ex-IPL chief Amin among 260 held for boozing in Guj

    Gandhinagar : Former chairman of the Indian Premier League (IPL) and industrialist Chirayu Amin was among 260 elites of Vadodara who were arrested following a raid on a high-profile booze party in prohibition-bound Gujarat on Thursday night.

  • External Affairs Ministry launches new Twitter Seva

    New Delhi : The External Affairs Ministry’s extensive use of social media to reach out to citizens got a further boost on Friday with the launch of a new service called Twitter Seva that will enable timely, transparent and large-scale response to citizens’ tweets in real time.

  • Mumbai: 11 arrested in note seizure case, including NCP leader

    Mumbai: Fake currency notes worth Rs 1.35 lakh was confiscated by police in a top secret operation in Adgaon area of Nashik City. A trap was laid on Thursday evening when the currency was being brought to Nashik from Dhule.

  • Jung Walks Out : Lt Guv wanted to quit earlier but Modi stopped him

    New Delhi : A day after he resigned, the central government looked for a successor to Delhi Lt Governor Najeeb Jung who on Friday said he had offered to quit twice earlier but was told to carry on until Prime Minister Narendra Modi finally gave him the “go ahead” two days ago.

  • Cong alleges deal between BJP-AAP

    New Delhi : A day after Delhi’s Lt. Governor Najeeb Jung resigned, the Delhi Congress on Friday alleged that a deal was struck between the BJP and the AAP not to make the Shunglu Committee report public, which led to his resignation.

  • Rijiju meets Manipur CM over economic blockade

    Imphal : Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju on Friday met Manipur Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh over the economic blockade by Naga groups, and said the Centre will extend all assistance to restore normalcy in the state.

  • Political blame game erupts over Kannada’s exclusion from NEET

    Bengaluru : A political blame game has erupted between ruling Congress and opposition BJP in Karnataka over non-inclusion of Kannada among the languages for holding the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test for admission in medical colleges for the academic year 2017-18.