Free Press Journal
  • MMRCL celebrates after SC refuses to stay felling of trees

    Mumbai : In a shocking case, soon after the Supreme Court refused to stay the cutting of trees for the Metro 3 project, Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation Limited (MMRCL) officials celebrated the decision by distributing sweets in their offices.

  • GST Council clears rules, states agree to July 1 rollout

    New Delhi : All states have agreed to a July 1 rollout of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime as the GST Council on Saturday cleared the pending rules, including transition provisions and returns. “Everybody has agreed for July 1 rollout,” Kerala finance minister Thomas Isaac told reporters.

  • 16-yr-old girl drowns in Kaliasot dam

    BHOPAL : A 16-year-old girl student of Class 6, died after allegedly drowning in Kaliasot dam in Kamla Nagar locality here. The girl had reportedly gone to take bath in the dam along with her two friends when she drowned after going in deep waters.

  • NIA conducts raids in Kashmir, Delhi over terror funding

    Srinagar/New Delhi : In a pre-dawn swoop, the National Investigation Agency  on Saturday raided 23 locations in Kashmir, Haryana and Delhi in connection with a case of alleged funding received by separatist groups for carrying out subversive activities in the Valley.

  • Guv calls for using tech to preserve Sindhi language’

    Mumbai: Maharashtra governor C Vidyasagar Rao on Saturday called for harnessing technology to reach out to the new generation and preserve Sindhi as well as other regional languages.

  • Karuna’s 94th birthday brings together non-NDA players

    Chennai : As DMK president M Karunanidhi celebrated his 94th birthday at his Gopalapuram house where he has been confined to a politically inactive life since December last year due to age related ailments, his son and political heir M K Stalin on Saturday brought together an array of non-BJP, non-NDA leaders on a common platform.

  • Transport co releases Green Index ahead of Environment Day

     Mumbai : Uber, the transportation company, released a Green Index on the occasion of World Environment Day. The launch of uberPOOL in the city has helped to save 5,30,000 litres of fuel and 11,270,000 kilometres travelled, there by curbing 1,247,000 kilograms of CO2 emissions in Mumbai, Shailesh Sawlani, General Manager of Uber Mumbai, said.

  • Transfer racket: Lt Col sent to CBI custody

    New Delhi  : A special court has sent a Lt Colonel and a ‘middleman’ to CBI custody for three days in connection with a transfer racket at Army headquarters in which officers allegedly paid lakhs of rupees to manipulate their postings.

  • TTE attacked by unauthorised vendor on Patna–Pune Exp

    Khandwa : A Train Ticket Examiner (TTE) of Patna–Pune Express was manhandled by an unauthorised vendor on train after officer went to examine reason behind chain pulling in the train.

  • Rs 400cr mission for perfect weather info

    Agartala : Weather forecast systems under the National Monsoon Mission (NMM) will be extended up to the block level across the country by 2019, Union Science and Technology and Earth Sciences Minister Harsh Vardhan said.

  • RERA chairman to address workshop in city

    Indore : Chairman of Real Estate Regulation Authority, Anthony J Dessa on his maiden visit to the city after assuming office will address a workshop here on Tuesday.