Free Press Journal
  • Lokhandwala sex racket: Bombay High Court pulls up police, government

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Thursday pulled up the Maharashtra government for its failure to challenge the orders of a sessions court that granted bail to accused in an alleged sex racket being run in Mumbai’s Lokhandwala area.

  • Soon, a tent with solar energy for the homeless

    New York: A group of Hispanic students living in California is designing a camping tent that can use solar energy to meet the electricity needs of the homeless. “Our camping house is made with special materials, where we’re going to have solar panels, LED lights, so that the person can see inside when it’s dark,” Kenia Shi, a high school student, was quoted by Efe news agency.

  • MPCC Chief Ashok Chavan

    Adarsh case: No political motivation to prosecute Chavan, govt to Bombay HC

    Mumbai: The BJP–led state government on Thursday justified the sanction to prosecute former Chief Minister Ashok Chavan by Governor C Vidyasagar Rao in the Adarsh society scam. The government told Bombay High Court that the sanctioning granted by Governor was “legal” and was not motivated “politically.”

  • Porn addiction hampers relationships

    The findings also indicated that religious porn users were more likely to describe their habit as addictive, regardless of how often they used it

  • Harsh Meswani book launch: Bridging gap between music and music lovers

    Mumbai: A soft melodious music at the venue welcomed everyone to the launch of the voluminous book, ‘The Torchbearers’ by Harsh Meswani. The book features several young, as well as established, Indian Classical musicians. And what surprises one is not the number of musicians who occupy the book, but the age of the writer. Harsh Meswani is all of 18 years of age, and yet, what he has achieved with this book is unexplainable.

  • Your daily horoscope- 21 April by Nilikash P Pradhan

    Aries: – Work will be hectic and you may be overwhelmed with the thought of all the things that need to be accomplished. But your worries are baseless as you will be able to achieve your goals.

  • Bhopal: Red beacons go but illegal hooters still sit atop vehicles of CM, ministers

    BHOPAL: Chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan decided to get red beacons removed from his own vehicle as well as the vehicles of ministers and bureaucrats immediately after the Union cabinet took the decision to scrap, what had become a status symbol. He implemented the decision even before the receipt of formal orders. After Chouhan’s decision, politicians started vying with each other in getting the beacons removed from their vehicles.

  • The Torch of Attention— The Mother, Sri Aurobindo Ashram

    It is exactly as though you had what is called “a torchlight”, a small beacon-light in your head at the place of observation. Scientists who want to do a certain work turn the beacon in a particular way, they always put it there and the beacon remains thus: they turn it towards matter, towards the details of matter.

  • Uber moves Bombay High Court, seeks damages worth Rs 12 crore

    Mumbai: The Uber India service has approached Bombay High Court drawing its attention to the “losses” it has been facing since March this year as a result of attacks by some tourist vehicle groups in the garb of protests or strikes. The company has sought damages of nearly Rs 12 crore from these vehicle groups.

  • Bhopal Municipal Corporation acts tough against 34 ‘illegal’ abattoirs

    BHOPAL: Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Thursday took action against 34 meat shops which were accused of operating without a proper license in different parts of the city. While taking action against the shops the team comprising BMC officials, BMC’s anti-encroachment team and local police seized about two quintal meat including that of chicken, buffalo, goat and fish.

  • Mumbai: Threefold increase in cases of sticking illegal bills inside trains

    Mumbai: Railway Protection Force (RPF) of Central Railway has recorded a threefold rise in cases of sticking advertisement bills illegally inside local trains. These bills were found to be more related to provide promising jobs and private loans to people.

  • Bhopal: 7 members of inter-state gang of robbers nabbed

    BHOPAL: Government Railway Police (GRP) arrested seven members of an inter-state gang of robbers accused of being involved in the incident of throwing the wife of a CRPF constable off a speeding train near Itarsi on April 7. The victim lost one of her legs in the incident and is currently undergoing treatment at Hamidia Hospital.

  • Bhopal: Good Samaritans overall champs in Indian School Olympics

    HOSHANGABAD: The students of Good Samaritans School are bringing laurels for the district in the sports arena. The students of the school performed excellently in the Indian School Olympics held at Agra from April 14 to 16. It emerged as the overall champ in the tournament.

  • Bhopal: Good quality roads come as boon for villagers

    REWA: The good quality roads being constructed in the Rewa district have come as major relief for the residents and are provided connectivity to the rural areas. H.S. Thakur, the executive engineer of PWD Division No 1 of Rewa said that the construction of more than a dozen roads has been completed in the district and many more were under construction. He said that good quality roads would be constructed in keeping

  • Bhopal: Antima Samadhia selected for DSP’s post

    SHIVPURI: Antima Samadhia, of Shivshakri Nagar in the town, has been selected for the post of DSP in State Civil Service Examination – 2014, the results of which were announced on Thursday. She is the daughter of contractor Chandrakand Samadhia and is presently living in Bhopal and preparing for different competitive examinations. She had prepared for the PSC exam while living in Bhopal and has cleared it in her very first attempt.

  • Bhopal: Helmet made compulsory for pillion rider

    BHOPAL: Wearing helmet has been made compulsory for persons riding pillion on two-wheelers and those violating the rule will be counselled, a press note said. The police have launched a special helmet checking campaign which will continue till June 30. The objective of the campaign is to reduce casualties and fatalities in road accidents.

  • Bhopal: ‘Just think you are standing on other side of the table’

    CHHATAPUR: Speaking at a function organised in the auditorium of the collectorate on the eve of the Civil Services Day, SDM BB Gangele said here on Thursday that whenever any member of the public comes to an officer for getting his work done, the officer should step into his shoes. “You should just think that you are standing on the other side of the table and you will immediately realise what you