Free Press Journal
  • Metro-7 contractors slapped with notices from MMRDA

    The planning authority pointed out lapses in the project and has issued the notice for the second time to the three contractors – J Kumar Infraprojects,  Simplex Infrastructure Ltd and NCC Ltd.

  • Jain community holds renunciation procession

    Ujjain : A huge procession of 8 disciples of the Jain religion was held on Saturday from Jinalaya at Namakmandi. The procession was held before offering ‘deeksha’ (preparation for a religious ceremony) to assimilate detachment from the materialistic world.

  • Woman faints in Bhayandar after her hair is chopped

    Bhayandar : Close on the heels of incidents of women’s hair being chopped off in Bhiwandi, a similar case has now been reported from Bhayandar on Saturday morning, triggering a state of fear and panic amongst local residents in the region, especially women who are now scared to step out of their homes alone.

  • IEEE conference concludes on a bright note

    Indore : The valedictory function of three-day IEEE international conference, organised by departments of Electronics Engineering and Electrical Engineering in Medi-Caps University, Indore, was held here on Saturday.


    Life has come a full circle for Indian captain Virat Kohli, playing his first of the ODI matches vs Sri Lanka on Sunday. It is the same ground (The Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium) where Kohli made his debut on August 18, 2008. Virat opened the innings in that match and scored just 12 runs. India managed to score 146 runs and lost the match.

  • Hundreds participate in ‘run for compassion’

    Ujjain : Janjagran Manch held an event ‘run for compassion’ on Saturday as a tribute to the late Prime Minister Rajeev Gandhi on his birthday. Hundreds of school children, NCC cadets, scout guide and NSS volunteers along with various social organisations ran from Shaheed Park, disseminating the message of compassion and unity.

  • Ghodbunder Road will be shut for construction work

    Thane : The 2-km stretch on Ghodbundar Road is about to be revamped and will be closed for traffic, from Saturday night to Sunday morning, declared the traffic department of Thane.

  • All arts council members step down in protest

    Washington: The entire President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities, that includes Indian-Americans Jhumpa Lahiri and Kal Penn, has resigned over President Donald Trump’s controversial remarks after the racist violence in Virginia.

  • Mobile thieves targeting Mahakaleshwar sawaris nabbed, 30 mobiles recovered

    Ujjain : Anti social elements were active throughout the month of Shravan especially on Mondays when thousands gathered to attend the ‘sawaris’ of  Lord Mahakal. Many incidents were reported at the Mahakal police station during the month, forcing police to take strict action against offenders.

  • 8 hurt in Russia knife attack

    MOSCOW: At least eight people were injured in a knife attack in the Russian city of Surgut on Saturday, officials said.

  • Scuffle in Aurangabad civic body over Vande Mataram

    The scuffle broke out after two members of All  India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen, a  Hyderabad-based party led by Lok Sabha MP Asaduddin Owaisi,  for not standing up when the  national song was being played

  • Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to take 2-month paternity leave

    San Francisco : Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg plans to take two months of paternity leave when his second daughter is born. Zuckerberg announced his leave in a Facebook post late Friday, saying he had also taken two months leave when his first daughter, Max, was born in 2015.