Free Press Journal
  • Ujjain: 12 famous painters honoured with different awards on the first day

    Ujjain: About a dozen well-known painters of the country were given awards to mark the beginning of 4-day international arts festival, which was kicked-off at Anand Mangal Parisar, Udayan Marg, here on Wednesday evening under the aegis of Kalavart Nyas.

  • Ujjain: School boy commits suicide

    Ujjain: A 14-yr-old boy committed suicide on Tuesday. The boy was a student of Class 8 of a government school.  Identified Priyanshu, son of Dilip Kuwal, the boy hanged himself on Tuesday afternoon when he was alone at home. His brother works at a petrol pump in the city while father Dilip and his grandfather were at work. The motive of the suicide was not clear as no suicide note was found. Chimaganj Mandi

  • B’desh New Year terror attack foiled; 5 JMB militants arrested

    Dhaka : A major terror attack in Bangladesh on the New Year’s eve has been foiled with the arrest of five operatives of the banned terror group JMB along with guns and 30 kgs of explosives, said police.

  • Ratan Tata meets RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat in Nagpur

    Mumbai: This is one backdoor meeting that caused quite a stir on Wednesday after Ratan Tata, the interim chairman of Tata Sons, met with Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat at the RSS headquarters in Nagpur. The RSS downplayed the meeting by calling it a courtesy visit, something which Tata has not done till now.

  • Mulayam announces candidates for 325 seats; SP to go solo

    Lucknow : In a clear snub to Akhilesh Yadav, SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav today announced candidates for 325 of the 403 Uttar Pradesh Assembly seats, ignoring his son’s objections to certain names, and ruled out an alliance with any party for the upcoming polls.

  • Congress demands white paper, BJP points to UPA scams

    New Delhi: Rahul Gandhi stepped up his campaign on demonetisation seeking a white paper on the issue and placing a charter of demands including lifting of all restrictions on cash withdrawal and compensation to farmers, traders and the poor who have “suffered” due to the note ban.

  • Ordinance will make possession of old Rs 500, 1000 notes criminal offence

    New Delhi: Two days before the deadline for depositing old 500 and 1,000 rupee notes expires, the Cabinet on Wednesday approved promulgation of an Ordinance to make possession of a large number of scrapped banknotes a penal offence that will attract monetary fine.

  • Kalmadi declines IOA post, Ministry showcauses body

    New Delhi: The Indian Olympic Association’s (IOA) decision to appoint scam-tainted Suresh Kalmadi and Abhay Singh Chautala as honorary Life Presidents created a storm on Wednesday with the Sports Ministry threatening to sever ties with the IOA and Chautala threatening legal action.

  • Mumbai Airport

    Passenger held at Mumbai airport with Rs 25 lakh

    Mumbai: Customs officials arrested one passenger with Rs 25 lakh in Rs 2000 notes at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai (CSIA) on the intervening night of Tuesday and Wednesday. The passenger, Arif Koyante, who holds an Indian passport, was departing to Dubai by Spicejet flight SG 013.

  • Mumbai: Not just on highways, you can’t drink off them too!

    Mumbai: After the Supreme Court’s stringent verdict on not to permit liquor bars and permit rooms along the highways, the state excise department has taken another decision for December 30. They will not allow people to drink in banquet halls and lawns of resorts or hotels located off the highways. This will dash the hopes of many groups that have planned New Year parties, many who have even got the one day drinking permit.

  • Mumbai: Campaign to hold National Eligibity cum Entrance Test in Urdu on

    Mumbai: The Students Islamic Organisation of India (SIO), a  students’ wing of Jamaat-e-Islami Hind – an Islamic organisation has started an online petition on change.org demanding that the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) 2017 meant for admissions to medical and dental courses be held in Urdu language also.

  • Mumbai: Youth’s body found a week after fire in Byculla

    Mumbai: A dead body of a 22-year-old boy was found in the toilet area of a structure which was gutted into the fire that broke out week ago in Badalpura Madanpura chawl, Byculla. Though the body has been identified by the local residents in the area are alarmed at the inept attitude of the fire officials for not being able to trace the body in a week long search operation.

  • Mumbai: Construction activity at Aarey Colony stopped

    Mumbai: Despite the December 19 order of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) to prevent any construction activity at Aarey Colony in the western suburbs, some construction activity has been carried out even on Wednesday. The activists in the area spotted the work and stopped it immediately.

  • Maharashtra witnesses decline in number of corruption cases

    Mumbai: In what can be a said as a good news, Maharashtra has witnessed a decline in number of corruption cases in the year 2016 in comparison to the cases registered in 2015. The news becomes better for Mumbaikars with Mumbai city registers lowest number cases in 2016.

  • Rajyogi Brahmakumar Nikunj Ji

    Let’s Bring Heaven Back

    Looking at the situation of world that we live in today, one factor that can be considered as the  biggest cause of our downfall from an exalted stage of a divine being, is violence in all its forms.