Free Press Journal
  • Illegal VoIP telephone exchanges busted in Latur, two arrested

    Mumbai: Illegal telephone exchanges routing calls via a computer network and allegedly used by Pakistani intelligence agencies to access sensitive military information have been busted in Maharashtra’s Latur district, the police said on Saturday.

  • Collector orders cases against managers of credit marketing bodies

    MORENA : Collector Vinod Sharma has ordered registration of criminal cases against the managers of seven credit co-operative marketing society for non-payment of amount to the farmers and for negligence in discharge of official duties. The collector has asked the CEO of the district co-operative central bank to seek explanations from them within 24 hours and if no explanation is forthcoming, take one-sided action. Ramniwas Shukla of Kailaras committee has not paid

  • Contaminated water supply continues

    Ujjain : Major concerns have risen over receding water levels at the Gambhir dam which supplies potable water to the entire city. The PHE is not only compelled to resort to supplies from the Gaughat filtration plant at Kshipra but also faced with the problem of supplying polluted water from the river.

  • Now, Shahid Afridi bats for bilateral series

    London : Former Pakistan skipper Shahid Afridi on Saturday urged the Indian government to “soften their stance” and resume bilateral cricket series with the neighbouring country.

  • Nepal Madhesis’ meeting with PM ends inconclusively

    Kathmandu : A meeting between Nepal Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba and a key Madhesi party over the current crisis on Saturday failed to yield any results as the minority party insisted on amending the Constitution before the local body polls on June 28.

  • 34-year-old gang-raped in moving car near Pune

    Pune : In a rerun of the horrific Delhi rape and murder, a 34-year-old was gang-raped by two youths in moving car on Friday night near Loni Kalbhor in Pune. The culprits are on the run and the police have launched a massive hunt for them.

  • Vasai mourns death of Michael Poshan Furtado

    Michael Poshan Furtado died of a brief illness on Saturday, June 17 in Vasai. He was chairman of the Basin catholic co-op bank in Papdi, Vasai. The funeral will take place on Sunday, June 18 at 6 pm at Krupamata Cathedral in Papdi, Vasai. The remembrance gathering will be on Saturday, June 24.

  • Accused in misappropriation case arrested

    Ujjain : Chimanganj mandi police arrested Jitendra Singh Rajput in connection with misappropriation of Rs 1.71 crore worth soybean hypothecated by RBL Bank.

  • CM to lead Yoga Day prog

    BHOPAL : Main programme of third International Yoga Day will be held in the presence of chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan at Lal Parade Ground Bhopal on June 21. School education secretary Dipti Gaud Mukherji reviewed preparations for the event on Saturday.

  • Govt mum on storage of excessive onion as monsoon approaches

    Ujjain : Learning a hard lesson from last year, the government will not store procured onions in warehouses this year, but rather sell them straightaway through public distribution shops at a price of Rs 2 per kg. A maximum of 50 kg onions can be purchased per family holding BPL ration cards.

  • Thousands to take part in Kisan Mahapanchayat today

    BHOPAL : Thousands of farmers and Congress party works are expected to take part in the Kisan Mahapanchayat to be held at Khalghat in Khargone district on Sunday. Top Congress party leaders are expected to take part in the Mahapanchayat.

  • After booze ban, music will elude orchestra bars

    Bhayandar : Already reeling under crisis following the blanket ban by the Apex Court on liquor vends within 500 meters of the State and National Highways, orchestra bar owners in Mira Bhayandar received yet  another jolt on Saturday when the district police slapped fresh notices mandating submission of renewed performance licenses.

  • Philippine troops pound IS as death toll crosses 300

    Marawi : Philippine troops pounded Islamist militants holding parts of southern Marawi city with air strikes and artillery on Saturday as more soldiers were deployed and the death toll rose to more than 300 after nearly a month of fighting.

  • Police arrest 3 people for online cheating

    Ujjain :Jiwajiganj police arrested 4 people for cheating a youth online. The police released a press note in this regard.

  • Several houses damaged in rain

    SEHORE : On the evening of Friday, heavy rains, accompanied by gusty winds lashed the district, disrupting normal life, uprooting trees and damaging homes. At least 50 trees came down crashing on the roads, blocking traffic. The tin roofs of many houses were blown away in the Choti-Badi Gwaltoli, Maharana Pratap Colony, Railway Station Road, Mandi, Nai Basti, Swadesh Nagar, Murdi, Ambedkarnagar and Freeganj areas in the city and in villages Chanderi,