Free Press Journal
  • Nautapa Day 3 Mercury remains above 41-degree Celsius

    Indore : The third day of ‘Nautapa’ too remained hot as the city reeled under heat waves and humid atmosphere making people uncomfortable. However, the met department sources said there was no remarkable rise in temperature on Saturday.

  • Fishing ban from June 1 by Fisheries Department

    Bhayandar : To facilitate breeding of fish during the spawning season, the fisheries department has geared up to impose the 2-month long annual monsoon fishing ban from June 1. A circular to this effect has been issued.

  • MBMC adds shopping power for students to buy school items

    Bhayandar : After introducing the direct-cash-transfer scheme, the Mira Bhayandar Municipal Corporation (MBMC) has now added shopping power for municipal school students to purchase educational material and uniforms from the outlets of their own choice.

  • FDA notice to pharmaceutical firm for using imported sweeteners

    Mumbai : After the seizure of chemicals worth Rs 42 lakh from a chemical company in Bhiwandi last week, the Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) of Maharashtra has now sent a notice to a major pharmaceutical company for using imported food sweeteners in medicines without license.

  • U-turns expose govt administrative ineptitude

    BHOPAL : Chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan does not tire of swearing by good governance and insisting that the state’s bureaucratic machinery is the best in the country. But the way the government had to rollback its four key decisions over the past one month indicates otherwise.

  • POLITICAL DIARY : Why did Kattapa kill Bahubali?

    The special session ratified Goods and Services Tax (GST) during three-day session last week. Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said it was a historic day. But the session will be remembered for the famous statement ‘Why Did Kattapa Kill Bahubali’, the famous suspense of movie ‘Bahubali’. People got answer of this question in sequel ‘Bahubali -2’. But when Eknath Khadse, former BJP minister asked the same question in Lower House, it had the

  • Cult leader still in jail, girls not going back to parents

    Mumbai : The Crime Branch of Mumbai Police probing the case of “cult leader” Sunil Kulkarni has told the victims (two young girls daughter of a complainant) to withdraw the domestic violence case registered with Malad police station.

  • Online assessment: Mumbai University system adequate?

    Mumbai : Changing with the digital transformation is essential but is it adaptable and practical? Both teachers and students have not welcomed the recent process of the Mumbai University of checking all the examination papers online. While teachers find this process straining and stressful the students fear that a minor technical glitch might just disrupt their fate.

  • Swine flu claims 221 in Maharashtra

    Mumbai: Swine flu has claimed as many as 221 lives in Maharashtra so far this year with Pune accounting for more than one-fourth of the fatalities, a government official said on Saturday.

  • Rhodes’s unique way to promote fitness in India

    Mangaluru : Former South Africa cricketer Jonty Rhodes, who was the chief guest at the second edition of the Indian Open of Surfing at the Sasithlu beach here on Sunday, displayed a unique style to promote fitness in India.

  • ‘MPRDC working towards govt dream of connecting every village with quality roads’

    BHOPAL : Chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and public works minister Rampal Singh want that every village of the state should be well-connected with quality roads and highways and other roads of the state should become a benchmark, said managing director of Madhya Pradesh Road Development Corporation (MPRDC) Manish Rastogi while talking to Free Press.

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    Bhujbal extends support to farmers from his cell in Arthur Road prison

    Mumbai : Once a political leader is sent to jail, it is said it cuts short his political career. However, few have been as active as Chhagan Bhujbal, the senior leader of Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) who has been writing at least one letter to different departments every month, including Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, pointing out the lacunae in his government. Even during the Assembly session, he has sent his questions to

  • One day workshop on IFMIS held

    Ujjain : District treasury department organised a 1-day workshop on Integrated Financial Management Information System (IFMIS) for drawing and disbursing officers, accountants and technical assistants on Friday at the Polytechnic College. Participants were taught various technical aspects like HR, MIS, payroll preparation, hierarchy and the various problems in the creation of pay records and their verification.

  • Mahakal priest suspended over embezzlement charges

    Ujjain : Mahakaleshwar Temple Management Committee (MTMC) has suspended priest Dinesh Sharma and his 2 official representatives, Raman Trivedi and Sandeep Sharma on charges of embezzlement. Dinesh Sharma was also caught breaching the temple act by appointing a personal representative illegally.

  • ‘Everything that I am is because of two women in my life’ – Dr RS Makhani

    Indore : Growing up with morals is often misunderstood as ‘restricted by rules’, but the life of 55-year-old paediatrician Dr RS Makhani is an example of freedom combined with deep seeded moral values. Despite numerous ups and downs, his creativity blossomed with endless love from his mother and support of his wife.