Free Press Journal
  • SGSITS to secure place among country’s top 100 engineering institutes: Minister

    Indore : Shri Govindram Saksaria Institute of Technology and Science (SGSITS) is just falling short in fulfilling its ambition of becoming a deemed university due to lack of required land with the institute, rued  technical education and skill development minister (independent) and chairman of governing body of the institute, Deepak Joshi. However, he at the same breath clarified that the institute would be made feature-complete to place it among the top 100

  • MANS drive to expedite Dr Narendra Dabholkar murder case

    Pune : On the occasion of the fourth death anniversary of the murder of Dr Narendra Dabholkar, Maharashtra Andhashradha Nirmulan Samiti (MANS) will ask MPs, MLAs and MLCs why the accused mentioned in the charge-sheet of Dabholkar murder case have not been arrested yet under the drive ‘Javab Do’ to be held from July 20 to August 20.

  • Federer on verge of Wimbledon immortality

    London : Five years after his last Wimbledon triumph, Roger Federer can capture a record eighth All England Club title today and become the tournament’s oldest men’s champion of the modern era.

  • St Paul HSS felicitates meritorious students

    Indore : Meritorious class 12 students of St Paul Higher Secondary School, who scored more than 90 per cent in CBSE board examination, were felicitated at school premises on Saturday.

  • Datia to get air connectivity with capital

    BHOPAL : Datia may soon emerge on the air map of the country, courtesy the efforts of beleaguered minister for public relations Narottam Mishra. The test flight of an eight-seater plane of Prabhatam Aviation Company was conducted from Indore to Datia on Saturday. Citizens welcomed the flight at Datia. Officers of the aviation company and the pilot had a darshan of Maa Pitambra. Members of the flight crew were also honoured on

  • Cremer’s strikes rattle Sri Lanka

    Colombo : Zimbabwe skipper Graeme Cremer claimed three wickets to dent Sri Lanka’s first innings reply on the second day of the one-off Test here.

  • Honking is ‘mother-tongue’ of Railways

    Mumbai : Ever thought why a motorman honks in a different pattern at a station, other than a single whistle which is blown like a ritual before the train chugs out of the platform.

  • Form anand club and start spreading happiness

    Shajapur : District collector Alka Shrivastava urged people of the district to start spreading happiness in society to maintain balance and joy in life.

  • Only slums under PMAY to be taxed

    Bhayandar : Citing huge revenue losses, the BJP-ruled Mira Bhayandar Municipal Corporation (MBMC) had decided to resume the process of including slum-dwellers in the property tax ambit.

  • Fake job racket: Ex-army man in police net

    BHOPAL : The state cyber cell arrested a 42-year-old ex-army man from Delhi for his alleged involvement in a gang accused of duping people on pretext of offering them jobs. The accused used to contact job-seekers by pretending to be calling from job website Shine.com. The arrested accused used to operate at least six bank accounts opened with forged documents to deposit the money received by the gang after duping the victims,

  • Police face stone pelting by Kanjars, lob teargas shells

    BHOPAL : A police party on Friday night faced stone pelting from members of Kanjar tribe while they had gone to their locality to question one of their community members regarding a case in Itwara area of Talaiya. The situation came under control after the party called more police force and lobbed teargas shells to disperse the crowd. The police, however, denied lobbing teargas shells and said the situation came under control

  • MBMC polls on August 20

    Bhayandar : Elections to the 95-member Mira Bhayandar Municipal Corporation (MBMC) will be held on August 20. As per the schedule announced by state election commissioner JS Saharia, nominations can be filed between July 26 to August 2 (except July 30 which is a Sunday).

  • Congress workers stop film promo in Pune

    Pune : Congress workers did not allow Bollywood director Madhur Bhandarkar to hold a press conference to promote his film Indu Sarkar in Pune on Saturday. Three of the director’s programs had to be cancelled as Pune Congress Party workers reached the venue of the program before the director could begin.

  • Hamilton storms to British GP pole

    Silverstone : Hamilton storms to British GP pole Lewis Hamilton stormed to a provisional fifth Silverstone pole of his career after a dazzling performance during a rain-affected qualifying session today for the British Grand Prix.

  • City hosp’s poor infrastructure may spread diseases

    Mumbai : The weather changes have yet again taken a toll on citizens. Cases of various diseases have been on the rise in the city due to which hospitals are getting a large number of patients for treatment. But, patients admitted in civic-run hospitals are facing several problems due to the careless attitude of the hospital administration.

  • ‘Workers have power to convert sick unit into a profit-making one’ – Girish Patwardhan

    Indore : “Nowadays managing workers in a company has become very sensitive issue and the workers have power to convert a sick unit into profit-making and a profit-making unit into a sick unit. Listening to their grievances and problems patiently and taking them to a win-win situation is a challenge for every welfare officer and HR manager,” said senior law consultant advocate Girish Patwardhan while addressing a one-day workshop for corporate people