Free Press Journal
  • Mumbai: Court records statements of Somali pirates

    Mumbai: In an interesting move on Friday, the Mumbai Sessions Court conducted and concluded recording the statements of 60 alleged Somalian pirates. Hearing of the case went throughout the day before the additional session judge JC Jagdale.

  • Standard of procedures will be followed: Union Health Minister and Family Welfare JP Nadda

    Mumbai: Emphasising the quality of healthcare services, Union Health Minister and Family Welfare JP Nadda said that the proper Standard of Procedures (SOP) should be follow in the healthcare sector. He was addressing a national conference during the diamond jubilee celebration of Family Welfare Training and Research centre (FWTRC).

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    Medicine prices to fall post GST

    Mumbai: As the Goods and Services Tax (GST) policy is around the corner, the chemists are avoiding storing of medicines and drugs beyond one week in anticipation of any unfavourable changes likely to occur after the introduction of GST Bill.

  • Novak Djokovic part ways with his entire coaching team

    Johannesburg: World number two Novak Djokovic has parted ways with his entire training team, including Marian Vajda, who has been with him through almost all his career.

  • IPL 2017: Brendon McCullum ruled out IPL 10 with hamstring strain

    Rajkot: Former New Zealand skipper Brendon McCullum, who plays for Gujarat Lions in the Indian Premier League (IPL) , will miss the last three matches of his team of the tournament after suffering a left hamstring strain against Delhi Daredevils on Thursday.

  • Mumbai: Call back ministers on foreign tour, says Prithviraj Chavan

    Mumbai: Former chief minister Prithviraj Chavan has requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to direct the Maharashtra Chief Minister, Devendra Fadnavis, to call back two ministers on foreign tour, saying they are directly responsible to tackle the tur (arhar) dal issue.

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    Mumbai: 26-year-old woman alleges placement fraud in Kandivali

    Mumbai: A 22-year-old girl has submitted a one-page complaint against a Kandivali-based job placement agency, Yash Manpower Solution, which dupes people of lakhs of rupees in the name of giving jobs.

  • Mumbai: Consumer body points out loopholes in real estate Act

    Mumbai: After revoking and objecting to several provisions in the Real Estate Regulation Act, members of the consumer body, Mumbai Grahak Panchayat, said that there are still some loopholes in the framed rules that need to be plugged.

  • Bhopal: Marriage anniversary brings good tidings for Shivraj Singh Chouhan

    BHOPAL: His marriage anniversary on Friday seems to have brought good tidings for chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan. And call it a coincidence if you will, two pieces of great news came back-to-back for Chouhan after his government gave the status of juridical person to ‘Narmada Maiya’ on Wednesday.

  • Bhopal: Telcom firms asked to provide caller location to Dial-100

    BHOPAL: A meeting was conducted with the telecom companies to provide the live location of the caller to Dial-100. The companies are not providing the live location of the caller, which is creating problem to execute the Dial-100 programme properly.

  • Bhopal: Vacations are only hobby class hopping for today’s kids

    BHOPAL: The examination season is up and the schools have closed for two months.  But a sea change has come about in last 10-15 years in the way kids spend their summer vacations. While earlier, vacations meant doing nothing or indulging in fulltime ‘masti’ with cousins at grandparents’ house, now, the carefree days have been replaced with frenzied hobby class hopping.

  • Bhopal: BSNL officer kills self in office

    BHOPAL: A 55-year-old employee of BSNL allegedly committed suicide by consuming sulphas tablets in his office at BSNL exchange located at Arera Hills area in Jahangirabad here on Thursday noon. No suicide note was found by the police and investigations are on to know the reasons behind the suicide, the police said.

  • Development Plan pleases builders not Mumbaikars, says Shiv Sena

    Mumbai: The draft Development Plan for Mumbai city till 2034 would be further delayed as the Shiv Sena and Congress corporators want another two months’ extension. They have demanded time to study the plan and propose changes.

  • Bhopal: Biker killed by speeding bus

    BHOPAL: A 32-year-old man died after being allegedly hit by a speeding bus at Koh-e-Fiza here on Friday morning. The accused unidentified driver left the bus at the spot after hitting the motorbike-borne and fled.

  • Bhopal: FCI MD visits wheat purchase centres

    HOSHANGABAD: Wheat is being purchased at 128 purchase centre in the district. The process will continue up to May 15. The MD of Food Corporation of India  Yogendra Tripathi and MD MP Civil Supplies Corporation Faiz Ahmed Kidwai inspected the purchase centre on Friday. They went to the Krishi Upaj Mandi, Hoshangabad, Vrindavan Warehouse, Babai, Bhagyashree Godown, Langha Bamori Semri.

  • Bhopal: ‘Housing society audit must’

    BHOPAL: “Every housing society has to conduct audit compulsorily. If it is needed, amendment will be done in Cooperative Societies Act,” said minister of state cooperative Vishwas Sarang on Friday.

  • Bhopal: UN Population Fund launches project for adolescent girls

    CHHATARPUR: The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and SBI Foundation, on Friday launched Samriddhi in the district. As part of UNFPA’s 12-nation Action for Adolescent Girl initiative, the first phase of the project will benefit over 3,500 adolescent girls across approximately 150 villages in Bijawar and Badamalhara blocks. In the subsequent phase, Samridhhi will be scaled up to cover several other blocks and districts in the state.