Free Press Journal
  • Farmer deaths: Tomar not to celebrate b’day

    GWALIOR : Union minister for panchayats and rural development Gwalior MP Narendra Singh Tomar has asked his followers not to celebrate his birthday on June 12 due to deaths of farmers in the state. Although, Tomar generally does not celebrate his birthday, his followers were making preparations like hanging banners, hoardings and flexes at the main places of Gwalior city to congratulate him on his birthday.

  • 92 Nashik farmers move HC against Samruddhi corridor

    Mumbai : In a yet another setback for Chief Minister Devendra Fadanvis’s dream project – Samruddhi Corridor, nearly 92 farmers from Sinnar Tehsil, Nasik have approached the Bombay High Court against the project. The farmers have filed a PIL seeking directions to the government to drop the land acquisition.

  • Awareness programme on ‘Power Tax India Yojana’

    Ujjain : An awareness programme on ‘power tax India yojana’ of the textiles department of the central government, was organised at Udyogpuri here under the aegis of Atira Powerloom Service Centre, Indore.

  • Tuar growers in Burhanpur yet to get their dues: Raghuvanshi

    Burhanpur: District Congress president Ajay Singh Raghuvanshi targeting state BJP president and MP Nandkumar Singh Chouhan and state woman and child development minister Archana Chitnis said procurement centre in Burhanpur has stopped purchasing tuar crop since April 15.

  • Soumitra conferred Legion d’Honneur

    kolkata: Thespian Soumitra Chatterjee has been conferred with the highest French civlian honour – Legion d’Honneur.  “I am happy and it is a great honour. I got the letter from French Embassy on Friday and they said they will be coming over here to give me the award,” he said.

  • BJP holds election management meeting

    Ujjain : Bharatiya Janata Party on Saturday convened a divisional-level meeting on election management at the party office.

  • Portion of building collapses in Bhiwandi due to heavy rain

    Thane: A portion of a building housing a powerloom unit in Bhiwandi here crashed early Saturday morning following heavy downpour in the district, police said. No casualties were reported in the incident, they said. API Sopan H Vishwas of Bhiwandi taluka police station said that the ground plus one structure situated in Laxmi compound of Shelar village collapsed due to heavy showers all through the night. Local police and firemen have been

  • NIFT holds convocation ceremony

    National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) organised ‘Convocation- 2017’ on Friday at Jehan Numa Palace Hotel. In the ceremony 89 students of different departments including textile design, fashion and lifestyle accessories and fashion management studies were feted. Of these 89 students, 20 awards including five convocation awards, six NIFT meritorious awards and nine graduation project -2017 Awards were conferred. The students who won gold medals were M Sreeraghavi, Shefali Khiwani, Vaidehi Kanchan

  • Woman throws acid on ex-lover, arrested

    A 25-year-old woman, who threw acid at her former boyfriend in Mumbai’s Goregaon, was arrested by the police on Friday.

  • Singing, dancing, beauty contest auditions end

    Auditions for singing, dancing, beauty contest, war of rock bands concluded on Saturday. Orion International School and Extol College organised the auditions to showcase the hidden talents as well as provide a platform to youngsters.

  • Demand to waive off GST on powerloom industry

    The annual general meeting of Ujjain Powerloom Cloth Manufacturers Association passed a resolution seeking immediate rollback on the five percent goods and services tax (GST) imposed on powerloom. Association chief Rajesh Garg and joint secretary Pravin Jain said that powerloom industry has been exempted from the tax since Independence. “Our business will be ruined if five percent GST is imposed on the powerloom industry. In all, 18 percent GST is imposed on

  • Be ready for a political earthquake, warns Sanjay Raut

    Mumbai : Asserting that the question now concerns the party’s survival, Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut on Saturday said there will be a ‘political earthquake’ in Maharashtra next month.

  • MSRTC launches cheaper luxurious bus Shivashahi

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) have started operating two new luxurious air-conditioned Volvo buses named “Shivashahi” from Saturday. These buses which are equipped with facilities like on-board infotainment (display for movies and video songs) would be operating between Mumbai and Ratnagiri.

  • BoI CEO visits city

    BHOPAL : Dinabandhu Mohapatra, MD and CEO of Bank of India arrived here on a one-day visit the other day.

  • Citing health risk, MNS seeks closure of Dadar kabutarkhana

    Mumbai : Maharashtra Navnirman Sena has asked the Brihanmumbai Mumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) to shut famous Kabutarkhana (pigeon house) in Dadar in central Mumbai, terming it a “health hazard”.