Free Press Journal
  • Show CRZ and other green clearances for Metro III: Bombay HC

    Mumbai: In what can spell more trouble for the Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation (MMRCL), the Bombay High Court on Friday asked the authorities to place on record the documents pertaining to the permission granted by the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) for construction of Metro III stations in South Mumbai.

  • Bhopal: Mastermind had tested bomb in Lucknow in 2016

    BHOPAL: A retired principal had lost his life in a ‘guts test’ of Atif Muzafar, in Kanpur, in October 2016. Before that an IED explosion test was conducted in Ramleela Maidan in Lucknow. Atif Muzafar, mastermind of the Bhopal Ujjain train blast, had killed one retired principal Ramesh Shukla in Kanpur.

  • ISIS using messenger app to avoid detection

    Islamabad : Islamic State militants in Pakistan are dodging authorities by using a messenger app to communicate instead of calling each other to avoid detection, media reported on Friday.

  • Indian-American running for key civil rights post

    A prominent Sikh-American woman lawyer is in the running for leading the civil rights division of the US Department of Justice, a media report has said, amid a recent spurt in hate crimes against Indians in the country.

  • Bhopal: Walkout over costly petrol, diesel & Sagar land scam

    BHOPAL: The main opposition Congress staged a walkout twice during the Question Hour in Vidhan Sabha on Friday over the state government imposing the highest VAT on petroleum products and the irregularities in registration of the controversial piece of land in Sagar in the name of real estate firm.

  • Hair-growth drugs may cause erectile dysfunction

    Washington : Men who take drugs to treat hair loss or an enlarged prostate may experience erectile dysfunction, and the problem can persist long  after they stop taking medication, says a study.

  • Agencies are trying to get Mallya back, says Jaitley

    New Delhi:  Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Friday that relevant agencies are trying to get liquor baron Vijay Mallya back in India and the issue was discussed during his recent visit to London.  “Relevant agencies are trying to get him back through extradition or deportation.

  • SC issues arrest order against sitting Calcutta High Court judge

    New Delhi/Kolkata: The Supreme Court on Friday issued a bailable warrant against sitting Calcutta High Court Justice C.S. Karnan, an unprecedented order in a bitter confrontation between the judge and the top court.

  • Bhopal: CBSE schools asked to introduce only board recommended books

    BHOPAL: The district administration has instructed the managements of CBSE schools to follow only CBSE guidelines as far as books are concerned. They have been told to introduce only CBSE recommended books as these books were better than books of private publishers.

  • IIP bounces back in Jan, expands by 2.7 per cent

    New Delhi : Industrial production bounced back in January expanding by 2.7 per cent year-on-year mainly due to better performance by the capital goods segment, a barometer of investment activities.

  • Rel Jio, Paytm apologise for using PM’s photo in Ads

    New Delhi : Reliance Jio and Paytm have apologised for their “inadvertent mistake” in using Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s photograph in their advertisements without permission, the government on Friday informed Parliament.

  • Bhopal: Decks cleared for WB loan to Rewa solar project

    BHOPAL: The negotiations for obtaining a loan of 100 million US dollars from the World Bank for the development of solar parks in the country ended at New Delhi on Thursday. Rewa Ultra Mega Solar Power project of the state is presently the only project in the country which will be getting the benefit of this loan.

  • Cairn liable to pay `10,247 cr capital gains tax: ITAT

    New Delhi : Tax tribunal ITAT as upheld levy of Rs 10,247 crore capital gains tax on UK’s Cairn Energy Plc but has held that interest cannot be charged on it as the demand was raised using retrospective tax legislation.

  • Tata Motors ties up with Volkswagen

    New Delhi :  Automobile major Tata Motors on Friday entered into a Memorandum of understanding (MoU) for a long-term partnership with Volkswagen Group to explore strategic alliance opportunity for joint development of products.