Free Press Journal
  • Kingfisher Airlines collapsed due to faulty Pratt & Whitney engines: Vijay Mallya

    New Delhi: Liquor baron Vijay Mallya on Friday, while appreciating the enquiry initiated by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) into Pratt & Whitney aircraft engines, said the Kingfisher Airlines collapsed due to faulty engines which were procurred from the latter.

  • Mumbai: HSC Marathi exam paper leaked via WhatsApp

    Mumbai: Third time in row Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) examination was hit with a paper leak. The Marathi paper, scheduled for Thursday at 11 am, was leaked on WhatsApp barely 15 minutes before it began. Counting incidents from the past two years, this becomes the third such instance of a paper leak in the HSC exam. The previous paper leaks have been in 2015 and 2016, book-keeping and accountancy papers had been

  • I take back my ‘harsh’ words on Sehwag, says Javed Akhtar

    Mumbai: Noted lyricist Javed Akhtar, who had hit out at Virender Sehwag for his comments on Delhi University student Gurmehar Kaur, has said that he takes back his “harsh” words as the cricketer has already clarified his statements.

  • Shushmita Sen shares hot pictures on Instagram

    Former Miss Universe and Bollywood beauty queen Sushmita Sen nowadays is more active on social media. She is a timeless beauty queen. Her looks and charming wins a millions heart of her fans.

  • India to participate in Permanent Indus Commission meet in Lahore

    New Delhi : India is set to participate in the meeting of Permanent Indus Commission, scheduled to be held in Lahore in March. Pakistan forwarded the invitation to India to resolve the Indus Water Treaty (IWT), sources say.

  • RSS man announces bounty on Kerala CM’s head, gets panned

    Ujjain/New Delhi/Kochi: An RSS functionary on Thursday sparked an uproar when he announced a Rs one crore bounty for beheading Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, drawing condemnation from the Sangh fountainhead, CPI(M) and Congress.

  • Bhopal: Let CM say his kin caught in illegal mining will be jailed said Ajay Singh

    BHOPAL: Leader of opposition in Vidhan Sabha, Ajay Singh, participating in the discussion on the motion of thanks to Governor’s address in the House here on Thursday, launched a scathing attack on the state government. He said illegal mining was being patronised by the BJP leaders. “When the CM is repeatedly asserting that action would be taken against illegal miners, how are they going about their business without any hindrance?” he asked.

  • Bhopal: Tehsildar, team attacked by sand mafia during checking

    BHOPAL: Sand mafia attacked Piparia tehsildar and her team when they tried to intercept sand-laden tractor-trolleys at Mohari villager under Piparia police station in Hoshangabad district on Thursday. Three persons, including the driver of the tehsildar, were injured in the attack. They were admitted to the hospital. The attackers managed to flee with the sand-laden tractor trolleys.

  • Bhopal: Minister, MLA clash over facilities to gas victims

    BHOPAL: Minister for gas relief Vishwas Sarang and MLA Arif Aqueel were locked in a bitter war of words over facilities to gas victims, in Vidhan Sabha, on Wednesday. Answering to a question regarding reservations for gas victims in recruitment to Rail Coach Factory at Bhopal, the minister said the railways had scrapped the reservations in 1995. Sarang said his department was corresponding with the railways on the issue. He said Aqueel

  • Bhopal: 4-day Vigyan Mela begins today

    BHOPAL: CEO of Brahmos Missile project Sudhir Mishra will deliver the introductory lecture in the 6th Vigyan Mela here starting Friday. The four-day fair, to be held at Dusshara Maidan, BHEL will end on March 6.

  • Bhopal: Prasad may be Karera SDM again

    SHIVPURI: Though there is no official word on it, CB Prasad, who was removed from the post of SDM, Karera may again be brought back. Prasad is a sensitive and honest officer and the people of the area are yet to overcome the shock over his sudden removal. He was attached to the collector’s office, sending a wave of resentment among the people.

  • Bhopal: Show-cause notice to five health dept officers

    NARSINGPUR: Collector RR Bhonsle has issued show-cause notice to five medical officers for not showing seriousness in implementation of national health programmes and not meeting the targets in the family planning camps. They have been asked to reply within three days.

  • Bhopal: AAP protests against power tariff hike proposal

    BHOPAL: Aam Admi party staged demonstration in front of Electricity Regularity Commission, on Thursday protesting against distribution companies demanding 12 per cent hike in power tariff.

  • Bhopal: Kishore Swasthya helpline merged with 104

    BHOPAL: Kishore helpline services started functioning under 104 from March 1. The service which has been named Health Helpline 104 will not only provide counselling to students but also provide services like ambulance, Janani Express, Deen Dayal mobile hospital etc. Consultation will be available from 8 am to 8 pm.

  • Bhopal: HR panel summons power dept supervisor over farmer’s plaint

    BHOPAL: Madhya Pradesh human rights commission on Thursday asked electricity supply board supervisor to be present on March 4 to explain in person about board’s failure to shift transfer from appellant’s agricultural land.

  • Bhopal: 27 caught cheating in HS exam

    MORENA: High school examination was conducted at 81 examination centres in the district on Thursday. According to district education officer RN Neekhra, of the 36,240 candidates, 1,924 did not take the exam. The flying squad of the department caught 27 students red-handed while cheating. In Jaura, an impersonator was caught. According to information, one case of cheating was registered in Porsa, 10 in Ambah, seven in Morena, seven in Jaura and two

  • Bhopal: Every citizen will have a roof over his head said CM

    UMARIA: Chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said all widows in the state will now get pension. He said every person born in the state would have a roof over his head. He also said no brilliant student would now be deprived of higher education for want of money. He said the government had allocated Rs 500 crore for paying the fees of students of poor families pursuing expensive courses like engineering