Free Press Journal
  • Mumbai: Railway wallet holders can now save time with new ATVM

    Mumbai: The railway commuters who use a railway wallet to book a train ticket will now be able to get the printouts of their tickets by directly scanning their ticket code through a new machine. This initiative has been taken by Centre for Railway Information Systems (CRIS) for the convenience of the commuters by reducing the time involved in getting a train ticket.

  • Indore: Mind Your Language Metaphors and idioms make speech more appealing: Expert

    Indore: “Use of metaphors and idioms makes your speech more appealing while you are addressing others. A figure of speech is a word or phrase that has a meaning other than the literal meaning. It can be a metaphor or simile that’s designed to further explain a concept. Or it can be the repetition of alliteration or exaggeration of hyperbole to give further emphasis or effect,” said Abha Anad, renowned corporate trainer.

  • Around 140 people feared buried in China landslide: state media

    Beijing: Over 140 people were feared buried today after a massive landslide smashed into their homes in southwest China’s Sichuan Province after which rescuers frantically scoured through the rubble for survivors. The landslide from a high part of a mountain in Tibetan and Qiang Autonomous Prefecture of Aba hit Xinmo Village in Maoxian County at about 6 AM, blocking a 2 km section of a river and burying 1,600 metres of road.

  • Indore: Traders can clear their doubts about GST tax rates from ARA: CA

    Indore: “Traders having any doubts about implications of GST rate on supply of goods can approach Advance Ruling Authority to get their queries addressed. Ruling of the authority will be binding for both traders and the assessing officer,” said CA Govind Agrawal while addressing the first day of the three-day seminar on GST organised by CA Indore Branch.

  • Bhopal’s Anuj Gupta notches 13th rank in NEET

    Bhopal: Keeping away from social media and break-free studies paid for Anuj Gupta, who came 13th in the CBSE- NEET (National Eligibility Entrance Test), the results of which were declared on Friday.

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    Mumbai: BMC’s waste management team on a study tour to Sweden

    Mumbai: The Solid Waste Management (SWM) department of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) is on a study tour in Sweden to study the global norms of the waste segregation. A senior civic officer from BMC confirmed the news and said, “A team of officers from the SWM department is in Sweden to study global norms regarding the waste management.”

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    Indore: Was any step taken after similar tragedy in May 2016: Mahajan

    Indore: Deeply anguished over the suspicious death of 17 patients in just 24 hours in MY Hospital on Thursday Lok Sabha speaker and local MP Sumitra Mahajan demanded a detailed investigation of the incident on Friday. While fixing the accountability, curative measures should be taken to avoid such kind of accidents in the future, she said.

  • Mini fire tenders find it hard to get space in Mumbai

    Mumbai: The new 17 well-equipped mini fire engines which have been parked at Byculla. Fire Brigade headquarters waiting for inauguration for the last two weeks.

  • PM Narendra Modi leaves for three-nation tour

    New Delhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday left for Portugal, the first-leg of his three-nation tour that will also take him to the US and Netherlands. “PM @narendramodi emplaned for Portugal, after which he shall visit USA and Netherlands for important bilateral visits,” the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) wrote on Twitter.

  • Indore: When life becomes a canvas to find its meaning

    Indore: Everyone is born with a special talent that has the power to revive him or her from any situation. While everyone discovers their special talent at different point in life, it is through rocky ways that their talent becomes a skill worthy of affection.

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    Mumbai: Mayor Vishwanath Mahadeshwar threatens official over action against stalls

    Mumbai: Mumbai Mayor Vishwanath Mahadeshwar allegedly threatened a civic official with suspension for taking action against illegal roadside stalls in suburban Bandra. A clip purportedly containing audio of the Shiv Sena Corporator threatening to suspend the official has gone viral.

  • Indore: Minting money through fictitious ‘development fee’

    Indore: Exploitation in school education business seems to have no end, as before the issues like excessive school fees and lack of special educators in schools are addressed, schools have now come up with a new way of extracting money from parents.

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    Mumbai: Details of blood collection to be uploaded on websites

    Mumbai: In a bid to bring an utmost transparency in the collection and utilisation of blood, the State Information Commission has ordered the State Blood Transfusion Council (SBTC) to upload the data of 326 blood banks on its website by August 15. The order came against the query of Right to Information (RTI) filed by the activist Chetan Kothari seeking details on 326 blood banks out of which 33 belong to Public

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    Mumbai: BMC gives 4-point agenda to Bandra stalls

    Mumbai: A day after 18 stalls were razed by Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) at the Bandra-Khar Linking Road, the stall owners have approached the city civil court. The civic body gave these licensed stall owners a four-point agenda and demolished their stalls on Thursday saying they are illegal and have encroached upon the area.

  • Mumbai: CBSE NEET results for medical and dental courses declared

    Mumbai: Results for the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET), an all-India examination for admissions to medical and dental colleges, conducted by Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) were declared on Friday. Over 10 lakh 90 thousand students appeared for this examination out of which more than 6 lakh 11 thousand have qualified who will be participating in the counselling process for admissions to medical and dental seats.

  • Farcical trial of Jadhav gets more murky

    The farcical trial of former Indian naval officer Kulbhushan Jadhav in a military court in Pakistan continues to mock the criminal justice system in that country where military courts dispense justice at will without the civil courts being allowed to intervene.

  • Mumbai: Large number of minority quota applications makes it tough for open category

    Mumbai: Tough competition due to high scores has compelled students to opt for the minority quota for admissions. Parents and students are irked because though the entire FYJC (First Year Junior College) admission process is online they have to go to different colleges for securing admissions in the minority quota. The college authorities are worried about accommodating these large number of minority quota applications and the lack of seats for the open category.