Free Press Journal
  • Bhopal: Minor girl commits suicide

    Bhopal: A 15-year-old girl allegedly committed suicide by hanging self from the ceiling fan of her house on Friday at Shahpura here. The police have so far not found any suicide note which could suggest the reason behind her extreme step.

  • High cut-off expected for FYJC admissions in Mumbai

    Mumbai: Before applying for admission to junior colleges which has begun, students who have just cleared their Class 10 need to study last year’s cut-off marks and expect it to be high for this academic session.

  • Bhopal: Over 600 dairy farms miss June 15 NGT deadline, hardly 200 shift to new sites

    Bhopal: The deadline set by central bench of National Green Tribunal (NGT) for shifting of all the dairy-farms operating in the residential colonies of the city passed on June 15, but it seems the dairy-farm operators are in no mood to follow the order of the tribunal as so far only 200 of 818 owners have moved out of the residential areas.

  • Mumbai: Promises galore in poll-bound Mira-Bhayandar

    Bhayandar: The much anticipated rain during the monsoon season is materializing in a slow pace across the state but in the twin cities, it is raining  promises, assurances and packages, courtesy upcoming polls to the Mira Bhayandar Municipal Corporation (MBMC) scheduled to be held in the first week of August.

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    Indore: Rendezvous by IMA Rakesh Biyani to address CEO meet today

    Indore: Joint managing director of Future Retails Limited, Rakesh Biyani will address the city businessmen at Brilliant Convention Centre in an event ‘A Rendezvous-CEO meet’ organised by Indore Management Association here on Saturday.

  • Bhopal: Best fodder for each species

    Bhopal: The management of Van Vihar National Park has come up with the idea of providing fodder to the animals which suits them the most.

  • Mumbai: Blood bank discards 766 litres of unused blood during 10-year period

    Mumbai: In the last 10 years, Ghatkopar-based Rajawadi hospital blood bank disposed of 765.8 litres of blood which crossed expiry dates. This was revealed after a query by a Right To Information (RTI) activist, Chetan Kothari, who enquired on the wastage of blood from 2006 to 2016.

  • Mumbai blast case index of appalling delays

    It is a sad commentary on the criminal justice system in the country that the second batch of convictions in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case which was based upon the city of Mumbai being rocked by 13 explosions in different parts of the city has come this Friday, 24 years after the horrific tragedy was perpetrated. The fact that the blasts resulted in 257 fatalities and injuries to over 700 (independent estimates quote higher

  • Youth robbed, stabbed in Indore

    Indore: Two bike-borne miscreants robbed a youth of his mobile phone and later stabbed him when he tries to catch them in Sanyogitaganj area on Friday.

  • Mumbai: MTNL services to resume by Monday after failure hit

    Mumbai: A major system failure hit the customer service centres of Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited’s (MTNL) for the last three days, following which new connections and bill payments were stopped. An MTNL official assured that the services will be resumed by Monday.

  • Happy Birthday Lisa Haydon: Her journey to motherhood in pictures 

    ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’ actress Lisa Haydon, who was seen in a hot avatar opposite Ranbir Kapoor, turns 31 today. This year Lisa has a double reason to celebrate her birthday. And the good news is Lisa became mom for the first time recently.

  • Indore: Daily pricing of petrol, diesel starts in city

    Indore: Daily pricing system of petrol and diesel started at petrol pumps in the city from 6 am on Friday morning. On Saturday, petrol would be sold by easing of 26 paisa to Rs 72.34 paisa.

  • Indore: Farmers stir meets tragic end, no future plan in sight

    Indore: The much-hyped call of blocking highways given by Rashtriya Kisan Majdoor Sangh to press for various demands of farmers emerged to be a complete flop show, as no farmers or sangh members came out on streets to enforce the blockade on Friday. With this, the sangh’s 16-day long agitation ended without any future plan of action instore.

  • Mumbai: Shiv Sena wants MS Swaminathan as President of India

    Mumbai: Virtually snubbed by the ruling National Democratic Alliance (NDA) over its candidate Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat for the post of President, the Shiv Sena on Friday threw up the name of agro-scientist M.S. Swaminathan for the top job. In the same breath, Sena President Uddhav Thackeray also said if the BJP president has a good candidate, his party (Sena) would give it a thought.  He expressed the party’s desire

  • Indore: A tormented life in poetry and song

    Indore: The extraordinary story is of an ordinary student, who rather derived strength from the taunts of his daunting teachers during his school life and went on to become a musician of his own kind. Fighting all the odds, the boy explored his artistic inspiration in Indore.

  • GST: Basic approach good, anomalies remain

    The Goods and Services Tax is to be implemented from July 1st this year. At present, manufacturers have to separately pay excise duty and VAT on the goods sold by them. The two taxes will be combined into one GST levy. This will make life easier for businesses. They will have to fill in only one return. Interstate trade will become easier. The requirements of obtaining forms for entry of goods into various states