Free Press Journal
  • Mumbai surgeon awarded Padma Bhushan

    Mumbai: It is a proud moment for the city when Dr Udwadia has been nominated for the Padma Bhushan award for his excellent service in the field of medicine. Dr Udwadia, who is an Emeritus professor of surgery in Grant Medical college and J.J Hospital, Mumbai, is 82 years old but is still active as a doctor and renders his services to a number of renowned hospitals in the city.

  • Bhopal: 4 held for stealing 10 wheeled truck

    BHOPAL: The crime branch of the city police has arrested four persons on the charge of stealing a 10-wheeled truck worth Rs 17 lakh from Gelantine Square, Mandideep. All the accused are of Mandideep. They were coming to Bhopal to sell the truck.

  • Bhopal: Youth is the biggest asset of Madhya Pradesh says Jaibhan Singh Pawaiya

    GWALIOR: Smart phone distribution programme was organised on Wednesday, Higher Education minister Jaibhan Singh Pawaiya said that youth power is the biggest asset of Madhya Pradesh. The government has taken effective steps so that talent of the state would not be helpless and frustrated due to lack of funds, in this direction the government has decided to give smart phones to college students. Urban development and housing minister Maya Singh did the

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    Mumbai: Minister’s bodyguard breaks glass at toll, employee injured

    Mumbai: Maharashtra PWD Minister Eknath Shinde’s bodyguard allegedly misbehaved with an employee of a toll plaza at Ghoti village on Mumbai-Agra national highway on Wednesday and broke a window pane there, in which the former suffered injuries, police said on Wednesday. The incident took place around 2 am, when the minister and his convoy was passing through Ghoti toll plaza, located around 20 kms from Nashik.

  • Bombay HC raps government, police over cops travelling in reserved coaches

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Wednesday directed Maharashtra state home department and Director General of Police to issue circular to every police station in the state, warning of disciplinary action against personnel who travel in coaches reserved for disabled persons in local trains.

  • Bhopal: Media boycott Republic Day coverage

    SHIVPURI: In charge collector Neha Marwaya reached to Polo Ground to review the preparations of Republic Day programme, media was doing coverage there, she saw the coverage and said to PRO Anoop Bhartiya that media personnel should do the republic coverage from their place and should not come in front of any VIP on 26 January. The clipping of this irrelevant statement becomes viral on social media.

  • Bhopal: National Voter’s day programme concludes

    HOSHANGABAD: Narmadapuram Division Additional Commissioner RK Mishra addressed the youth voters and officials in seventh district level National Voter’s day programme. He said that, when cabinet took a decision to caste the vote in age of 18 instead of 21, then it was the message for the youths that they are having an important place in democracy; youth of the country must caste the vote in election and make the democracy strong

  • Bhopal: State’s highest tri-colour to be hoisted today

    BURHANPUR: Celebrating the 68th Republic Day in town, the district will mark another achievement on the day as state’s highest flag of 72 metres will be hoisted at Marichika Garden near Station Road. State BJP president Nandkumar Singh Chauhan and minister of state Archana Chitnis will unfurl the tri-colour at 12 noon followed by Republic Day celebration. This was informed by mayor Anil Bhau Bhosle. The flag’s placement and place’s beautification has

  • Mumbai: Naval staff body, officers face off

    Mumbai: All does not seem to be well with the Indian Navy in Mumbai with a bout of infighting having broken out between its technical supervisory staff association and senior officers up to the rank of Admiral.

  • Bhopal: Town gears up for Republic Day celebrations

    Piplya: All the private and government institutions are preparing to celebrate Republic Day with full zeal today. Social worker Jaiprakash Jat said people in society needed to be aware of their rights. Businessman Bhavaniram Patidar said unlike other countries, India was a successful democratic nation, hence the people should be firm about their rights and opinions.

  • Bhopal: Funfair at Saraswati Shishu Mandir

    Manawar: Saraswati Shishu Mandir recently organised a funfair for kids amid joy and fun. State Bank of India branch manager Narendra Mehta and deputy manger Anil Puranik graced the occasion as guests.

  • ‘Will seek probe of voter fraud’

    Washington : President Donald Trump announced he would seek a probe into alleged voter fraud after claiming that several million people voted illegally in November’s election that brought him to power.

  • 28 killed in Shabaab attack on Somali hotel

    Mogadishu : Twenty-eight people were killed on Wednesday when Al-Shabaab fighters struck a popular Mogadishu hotel, setting off two car bombs and opening fire on security guards, according to the city’s main ambulance service, reports AFP.

  • Bhopal: Rally to mark sacrifices of national heroes

    Khachrod: In order to inform school kids about sacrifice of national heroes, school students of Priyanka Memorial Public School on Tuesday, carried out a rally in the town. The rally started from the school campus, travelled through various parts of the town as the participants were dressed up as  national heroes like Mahatma Gandhi, Chacha Nehru, Maharani Laxmibai, Chhatrapati Shivaji and Maharana Pratap.

  • Pope axes Knights chief in condoms row

    Vatican City : The head of an ancient Catholic order has resigned after a public row with Pope Francis over the ousting of a top official involved in a condom scandal, the media reported.

  • Michael Jackson was murdered, claims daughter

    Los Angeles : Paris Jackson has claimed her father and King of Pop Michael Jackson was murdered. The 18-year-old suggested Michael’s death was a “set-up” and “all arrows” back up her belief that he was murdered, reports independent.co.uk.

  • PIO in UAE pledges $1 mn to pay off expat debts

    Dubai: An Indian businessman in the UAE has pledged $1 million (Dh3.6 million) to pay off the debts of expatriates who are jailed here, a newspaper reported. Firoz Merchant, who operates a number of gold jewellery shops here, recently visited the Ajman Central Jail to help secure the release of the first batch of 132 prisoners whose combined borrowings worth $40,837 (Dh150,000) were settled,  according to IANS.