Free Press Journal
  • Mumbai: New BEST buses have more leg space and cell charging points too!

    Mumbai: A fleet of 75 new, bright red, high-tech buses will traverse the length and breadth of Mumbai from Wednesday, making travel much more comfortable for commuters. These buses from the Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport (BEST) stable will have more leg-space and humidifiers in each vehicle to remove excess humidity. And the charging points installed will allow you to charge your mobile on the move.

  • Ujjain: Freedom fighter Mansingh Rahi remembered on his 33th death anniversary

    Ujjain: Tributes were paid to freedom fighter Mansingh Rahi on his 33th death anniversary at a programme on Tuesday. Former vice-chancellor, educationalist and chief guest Dr Ramrajesh Mishra said Rahi was a good writer and journalist whose thoughts and writing inspired the exploited people to fight against the system. Dr Mishra also called on the youth to follow his doctrines.

  • Ujjain: Two thefts in city

    Ujjain: Two incidents of theft were reported in the city on Monday. In the first incident, thieves sneaked into a vehicle financer’s house at Aradhana Parisar and took away jewellery and cash worth Rs 58,000. Victim Raj Thakur lodged a complaint with Neelganga police station, following which an FIR was registered in the incident. In another incident, thieves stole cash and other valuables from the house of Sher Singh in Daukhedi village

  • Akshaya Tritiya 2017: Shubh mahurat for wedding from April to July, watch here

    Akshaya Tritiya is considered as an auspicious day for the Hindu community. From the day of Akshay Tritiya within four months onwards around 40 such shubh mahurat would take place. In the month of May and June the whole month is dedicated for wedding mahurat to take place. So here is a list of subh mahurat that one can look at in case they are planning a wedding.

  • Ujjain Development Authority mulls green concept for future construction

    Ujjain: A review meeting of Ujjain Development Authority (UDA) was held on Tuesday. In his address, UDA chairman Jagdish Agrawal told UDA engineers that in future all houses constructed by the UDA must be based on the green concept to make them eco friendly. He also spoke on the use of solar energy in  newly developed colonies with attractive designs and good colour scheme.

  • CST

    Things to do in Mumbai today

    Heritage Walk in Colonial Bombay
    The heritage tour helps to raise awareness about the city’s architecture and heritage monuments. The tour highlights the architectural styles, planning factors and construction details. The history of the city is brought live with the help of fascinating stories to create a memorable experience for participants.

  • Ujjain: Pilgrims complete 118 km Panchkroshi yatra

    Ujjain: Pilgrims officially completed the 118 kilo meters long Panchkroshi (Panch Ishani) yatra on Tuesday.  Thousands of pilgrims reached Ujjain after their last halt at village Undasa.  Devotees thronged at Nagchandreshwar temple located at Patni Bazaar where they paid their obeisance and offered earthen horses to the deity.

  • Ujjain: Commissioner reviews arrangements at Mahakal temple

    Ujjain: Divisional commissioner MB Ojha, here on Tuesday asked Mahakaleshwar Temple Management Committee (MTMC) officials to arrange best possible facilities for devotees on the temple premises. Ojha was on a visit to review the arrangements and facilities provided to devotees in the temple. He also paid obeisance to lord Mahakal on the occasion.

  • Sukma Attack: Not only men, CRPF lost loads of big guns

    New Delhi: A huge assortment of 22 smart arms, including 13 AK series assault rifles and 5 INSAS rifles, 3,420 live rounds of various rifles, 75 magazines of AK rifles, 31 of INSAS, 67 live under-barrel grenade launcher (UBGL) rounds, 22 bullet proof jackets, two binoculars, five wireless sets and a deep search metal detector were looted from the dead soldiers after a patrol party of the CRPF came under heavy fire from Naxalites

  • Ujjain: Racketeers sought Rs 16 lakh from me to tamper two EVMs of ward 25 says Ravi Rai

    Ujjain: The recent Uttar Pradesh assembly and MCD (Municipal Corporation of Delhi) election earned the dubious reputation of being dominated by ‘Electronic frauds’ or tampering of electronic voting machines (EVMs). Several fingers were pointed and allegations made by major national political parties. Though it has not led the pack, the city of Ujjain too has had its share of allegations. It has been found that similar allegations of hacking of EVMs were

  • CBI files FIR against Ranjit Sinha in coal scam

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday has filed a case against its former director Ranjit Sinha who is accused of influencing the probe in coal block allocation during his tenure as director of the probe agency.

  • Sukma attack cold blooded, will review strategy, says Rajnath Singh

    New Delhi: The deadly attack that killed 25 paramilitary commandos in Sukma in Chhattisgarh was “a cold-blooded murder”, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Tuesday. “It is an act of desperation. We have accepted it as a challenge. We will review the strategy and if necessary we will revisit (it),” he added after paying tribute to the soldiers who were killed.

  • China bans dozens of Muslim baby names in Xinjiang province

    Beijing: China has banned dozens of Islamic names like ‘Saddam’ and ‘Jihad’ for babies belonging to the  restive Muslim-majority Xinjiang province, in a move that would prevent children from getting access to education and government benefits, a leading rights group said today.

  • Malegaon blast: Sadhvi Pragya gets bail, victims to move SC

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Tuesday granted bail to Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur, one of the prime accused in the 2008 Malegaon bomb blast case, nearly nine years after her arrest. However, the plea by her co-accused — former Army officer Lt. Col. Prasad Shrikant Purohit — was rejected by the High Court. Purohit had challenged a lower court’s rejection of his bail plea.

  • Mumbai: Two teenagers held for sodomising schoolmate

    Mumbai: In a shocking case, two teenagers were caught for sodomising their 8-year-old schoolmate for the last five months. Both have been taken into police custody and sent to a rehabilitation centre.

  • Mumbai: Students interested in politics yet intimidated by the system

    Mumbai: Students in the city are interested in politics but they neither like it nor wish to pursue it as a career. Although the youth wings and students’ politics have eme-rged in various universities across the city, the perspective of the youth towards politics hasn’t changed.

  • Mumbai: Western suburbs to get pumping station

    Mumbai: The Gazdar Bandh pumping station at Khar which can control water-logging and flooding of the western suburbs of the Mumbai city will start its operation during monsoons.