Free Press Journal
  • Now ride motorcycle cabs in state

    BHOPAL : Now motorcycles will be available on rent like cabs in the state. Minister for home and transport Bhupendra Singh informed that in order to provide convenient transport to citizens and tourists, arrangement to provide motorcycles on rent will be made. Singh said this experiment was successful in Ujjain during Simhastha -2016.

  • MBMC lacks a full-time Fire chief

     Mira-Bhayandar : Even though the population of the twin-city has crossed the 14-lakh mark (8.09 Lakh as per 2011 census) and high-rises are coming up everywhere, the state government seems least concerned with enhancing the existing firefighting mechanism of the Mira-Bhayandar Municipal Corporation (MBMC). This can be gauged from the fact that the fire brigade has remained headless with no full-time Chief Fire Officer (CFO) since Classo Fernandes (who was qualified for

  • Preparations discussed at disaster mgmt workshop

    Ujjain : A workshop to deal with disaster was organised jointly by State Disaster Management Institution and district administration on Saturday.

  • Kerala man arrested with fake passport at CSIA

    Mumbai : The Sahar police arrested a 38-year-old man in connection with the passport forgery case. The man Moosakutty Cheruvara was arrested when he reached the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (CSIA), Mumbai from Muscat on Friday after midnight.

  • Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal put on trial in criminal defamation case

    New Delhi : In a major jolt to Arvind Kejriwal and other Aam Admi Party (AAP) leaders, a Delhi court on Saturday put the Delhi chief minister and some of his senior party colleagues on trial in a criminal defamation case filed by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in the Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) matter. The notice was framed by chief metropolitan magist-rate Sumit Dass and trial will begin on

  • Sriram Colony park turns into a dumping ground

    BHOPAL : The park at Sriram Colony has been left abandoned and now it is being used as a dumping site. The entire park has been ruined and it has lost its charm and utility.

  • HC mocks cooling period, rejects plea of 2 advocates

    The autopsy report discloses that a dead foetus of 20 to 22 weeks was found in the victim’s body. There is enough evidence to show that there was continuous harassment.

  • ‘Bhojpuri film industry now far better than earlier’

    BHOPAL : “Bhojpuri film industry is far better than earlier. It now stands parallel to Hindi Cinema. Movies are being made and getting released across the country on a large scale and investors are investing money in it and getting profit,” said Ravi Sinha, Bhojpuri film director and producer here on Saturday. He added, “There was a time when a Bhojpuri actor used to get limited remuneration but now they are demanding

  • Villagers dig pond on MP Malviya’s birthday

    Ujjain : Residents of Rupakhedi village in Tarana block, completed the construction of 1 lakh square feet pond in one day on the birthday of MP Chintamani Malviya on Saturday.

  • INIFD students shine in London event

    Inter National Institute of Fashion Design (INIFD) celebrated a success party on Friday at Sayaji hotel.  It is noteworthy that two students of the institute Anmol Yadav and Cheena Panchwani got selected for fashion scout during London Fashion Week 2017 and they presented their work under the Week. The 21-yr-olds are perusing bachelor’s degree in design from the institute and their work was based on theme ‘Mola tribal art’ and ‘Mughal coin

  • Thane duo booked for stalking lady doc

    The doctor who runs a private Ayurvedic clinic in Vakola found the duo clicking photographs of  her clinic.

  • Person found with stolen article, can be presumed thief: HC

    Mumbai : The Bombay High Court has observed that a person can be presumed to be a thief or receiver of a stolen property, if s/he is found in possession of a stolen article. This observation comes after a convict totally denied committing the theft.

  • Commuter’s death: Passenger body wants 4 L compensation

    Mumbai : During the fifth day of the doctors’ strike in Mumbai, a train accident patient Sheetal Baviskar (26), a resident of Ulhasnagar died because she did not get life-saving treatment in time at King Edward Memorial hospital due to the unavailability of doctors.

  • Media fraternity demands protection law

    Ujjain : A vehicle rally was taken out on Saturday for enactment of a law to provide protection to journalists. The rally was jointly organised by National Media Foundation Delhi and Society for Press Club.

  • Various progs commemorate Earth Hour

    BHOPAL : Earth Hour was celebrated with varied range of initiatives at different places of the city with street plays on energy conservation and global warming at New Market, Boat Club, 10 No. Market and with the performance of all girls’ band at DB Mall along with a flash mob of RGPV students and individual performances.

  • AMBIS set to modernise Maha police crime-fighting apparatus

    Mumbai : Maharashtra government has decided to introduce Automated Multimodal Biometric Identification System (AMBIS) as part of its plans to modernise the state police department and improve crime detection.