Free Press Journal
  • PM says 2017 special, urges creation of New India

    New Delhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday termed 2017 a special year and urged to take the country ahead with determination to create a “New India”.

  • Bhopal: Martyr’s family may have to wait for Rs 1cr

    Bhopal: The family of Jagram Singh Tomar of the Indian army, who was martyred in firing by Pakistani troops on the Indo-Pak border, may have to wait for long for the Rs one crore announced by the chief minister. And that is because, the government is yet to issue formal orders in pursuance of the chief minister’s announcement in this regard.

  • Bhopal: ‘No vote, no tax if demands not met’

    Bhopal: In a bid to make government and the civic authorities to take immediate notice of their demands, residents of colonies situated on Hoshangabad road have come up with a unique idea of campaign against authorities. These people have pasted pamphlets on their houses vowing no tax, no vote until their demands were met.

  • Modi mourns children’s deaths in Gorakhpur

    New Delhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday mourned the deaths of children in a Gorakhpur hospital in Uttar Pradesh as he spoke about the challenges of natural calamities.

  • Aurangabad: Police asked to sell tickets for Amruta Fadnavis’s live concert

    Mumbai: After cutting an album, Amruta Devendra Fadnavis will be the Goodwill Ambassador for ‘Police Rajani’– an entertainment programme organised by Aurangabad Police to be held on August 16. The cost of each ticket is Rs 51,000 and limited 400 tickets. The people who will attend the programme will get an opportunity to have refreshment with Amruta and other artistes.

  • Bhopal: Come well dressed to function: Govt to ‘medhavi’ students

    Bhopal: The government, which was looking for a justification to parade the beneficiaries of its “Medhavi Chhatra Yojana” before the BJP chief Amit Shah, has found one. The function has been christened “Shulk Sweekriti Patra Vitaran Samaroh” (Function for distributing fee sanction letters). A communication sent by the chief secretary to the collectors said that the programme was being organised to handover sanction letters to the students.

  • Bhopal: MLA makes surprise visit at Mayor’s Choupal

    Bhopal: The fortnightly choupal of Mayor this time had an unusual guest; while a number of residents were there seeking redressal to their problems, MLA Huzur Rameshwar Sharma too made a surprise visit. However, the MLA was not there with some complaint, on the contrary he was full of praises for the civic authorities.

  • Mumbai: Government Railway Police nab gang of train robbers

    Mumbai: The crime branch of Government Railway Police (GRP) on Monday have busted a gang of four robbers who targeted commuters and skillfully stole the valuables from a victim at Malad station in July. The gang operated in a group and used a modus called ‘Jaadu’ in which the members of the gang skilfully stole the valuable and passed on to their accomplice without the knowledge of the victim.

  • Bhopal: IGPs Ramlal Prajapati, Vivek Sharma in list

    Bhopal: Twenty officers and men from the Madhya Pradesh police figure in the list of the awardees of President’s Police Medals for distinguished and meritorious service. The medals will be presented to them at the Independence Day function in 2018. The DGP Rishi Kumar Shukla has congratulated the awardees. The list was announced in New Delhi on Monday.

  • Mumbai cops bust fake job racket in Delhi, five arrested

    Mumbai: The Vile Parle Police have arrested five youth from New Delhi and busted job racket on Monday. The youth were running a call centre to trap job aspirants. Mumbai police swung into action after a GVK employee Dhaval Patel (24) registered a complaint at Vile Parle police station on July 17 after he was duped by over Rs. 3 lakh by the gang on eight instalments.

  • Elaborate security cover around Red Fort, other parts of Delhi

    New Delhi, About 70,000 Delhi Police personnel kept a tight vigil over the national capital, especially around the Red Fort where Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the nation on the 71st Independence Day today. The city has been put under an unprecedented ground-to- air security cover in view of the twin occasions of the Independence Day and Janmashtami festival, a senior police officer said.

  • Bollywood’s Forgotten Stars: 10 things to know about Salman Khan’s first co-star Bhagyashree

    There must be hardly anyone who doesn’t know Salman Khan’s first super hit film Maine Pyaar Kiya. The film has given a superstar of Bollywood. However, there is one more star who came in the limelight from the film. And it is none other than, Suman aka Bhagyashree. The actress had also become an overnight star after the film got a humongous success at the box office.

  • Bhopal: BSNL ‘Freedom Offer’ for prepaid mobile customers

    Bhopal: The state-owned telco Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has introduced BSNL ‘Freedom Offer’ on the 71st Independence Day for prepaid mobile customers. This offer provides double data on STVs and combo vouchers. All existing and popular STVs will get double data i.e. existing STV-78, STV-197, STV-291, STV-561 etc.

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    Five held for child trafficking in Thane

    Bhayandar: The Thane (rural) police busted an organized child trafficking gang in Mira Road. While two minor girls including a toddler were rescued, five people including two women have been arrested and booked under the relevant sections of the IPC and Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act.

  • Maharashtra: Union cabinet reshuffle likely in September

    Mumbai: Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis is likely to reshuffle his cabinet after the Union cabinet jig which is expected around August 23. The state reshuffle is expected in the first week of September. According to sources, few ministers of BJP including Madand Yerawar will be elevated, while Vinod Tawade and Jaykumar Rawal may be shuffled.

  • Mumbai: 5,000 CCTVs, 3 drones to monitor Dahi Handi

    Mumbai: About 35,000 Mumbai police personnel will be on the streets for the safety and security of the citizens for the Independence Day and Janmashtami celebrations on Tuesday.

  • Game of Thrones: Four arrested in Star India for Episode 4 leak case

    Mumbai: Almost 10 days after the unreleased Episode 4 of “Game of Thrones” (GoT) Season 7 was leaked, Maharashtra Police on Monday arrested four people who were involved in the dissemination of the material regarding the HBO’s marquee show. All accused were produced before the court and sent into police custody for a week.

  • PM greets nation on Independence Day, Janmashtami

    New Delhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday greeted the nation on India’s Independence Day as well as Janmashtami. “Independence Day greetings to my fellow Indians. Jai Hind,” Modi tweeted. “Greetings on Janmashtami,” he added.

  • Sanjay Dutt to recite Shlokas in `Bhoomi`

    New Delhi: Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt has given his fans yet another reason to get excited for his comeback film ‘Bhoomi’. The ‘Munna Bhai M.B.B.S’ star will be heard reciting a few Sanskrit shlokas in the Omung Kumar-directorial.