Free Press Journal
  • Indore: Joyful Bag @ Ocean Park A fun-filled day for children and their moms

    Indore: Doing their bit in uplift of poor schoolchildren, kids too joined CREATE Stories initiative ‘Joyful Bag’ at Ocean Park township on Sunday, as the group had organised games and activities for children and their moms in the township. Starting the day with offering prayers to their favourite Ganesha and singing devotional songs, the event gave the participants ample opportunity to explore picturesque greenery and their photography skills. Children seemed more enthusiastic

  • Mumbai: Two mysterious bodies found, cops fear drowning

    Mumbai: Two unidentified bodies have been recovered in Mumbai within four days and both bodies are decomposed. On Sunday, the Sahu Nagar police received a call at 1pm regarding the body of a woman floating in a drain near Kinkar chowk.

  • Bhopal: CM inaugurates Weavers’ Park in Chanderi amid protests

    Bhopal: Caught in political slugfest, Weavers Park in Chanderi was inaugurated by chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan amidst huge protest from Congressmen on Sunday. Congress MLA Gopal Singh Chouhan and other party workers were stopped midway while they were heading to stage protests in front of Chouhan at the inaugural site.

  • Maharashtra government eyeing Shakti Mill land to fund its loan waiver

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra government is eyeing the Shakti Mill land —which was in the spotlight after a brutal gang rape in 2013— to fund loan waiver for farmers. The government estimates it can raise up to Rs 38,000 crore if it is able to sell the sprawling mill land, which is under litigation, located in Mahalaxmi, South Mumbai.

  • Bhopal: BMC turns a blind eye to encroachment

    Bhopal: Bhopal Municipal Corporation continues to turn a blind eye to encroachment menace. Haats and hawkers’ corners are mushrooming at every available space in the city. For the last several years, the land opposite post office, near press complex, has been illegally occupied by vegetable vendors. Dozens of illegal stalls have come up at the spot which are nuisance for passers by.

  • Mumbai: Alert GRP, RPF nab railway mobile thieves

    Mumbai: Swift action taken by both on-duty Railway Protection Force (RPF) and Government Railway Police (GRP) at Curry Road station led to the arrests of two mobile robbers on Friday. The railway police officials chased the two offenders after they heard cries of ‘chor chor’ from a commuter who alighted at Currey Road station.

  • Maharashtra: Eknath Khadse blames BJP of dumping old leaders

    Mumbai: Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and former revenue minister Eknath Khadse has made a sarcastic jibe at a party leader, saying that he has been reduced to the level of senior party leader L K Advani, only to guide incoming and new leaders in the party.

  • Bhopal: Ditched by state govt, claims IAF as chaos reigns in recruitment rally

    Bhopal: Despite tall claims of job initiatives, the state government was found wanting when Indian Air Force came calling for a recruitment rally in state capital. Water-proof tents and facilities were missing as thousands of youths from 15 districts of the state marched into Lal Parade ground for the rally on Sunday.

  • Bhopal: Rs 50,000 reward for brave cop who saved 400 children

    Bhopal: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan announced an award of Rs 50,000 for Sagar district’s head constable Abhishek Patel for saving the lives of 400 children and others. The cop had sprinted for almost a kilometre with a 10 kilogram-bomb on his shoulder to save the lives of children. Chouhan lauded Patel for his dexterity and courage.

  • India can set global agenda: Sushma Swaraj

    Mumbai: With the changing style of governance, India now has earned a capacity to set a global agenda, external affairs minister Sushama Swaraj said as she inaugurated Videsh Bhavan at Bandra-Kurla Complex (BKC) in Mumbai on Sunday.

  • Bhopal: Nand Kumar incurs RSS wrath, likely to be ousted

    Bhopal: Bhartiya Janta Party is all set to remove its state chief within two months. Party’s state president Nand Kumar Singh Chouhan is likely to be replaced either by party’s national general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya or minister of parliamentary affairs Narottam Mishra.Bhartiya Janta Party is all set to remove its state chief within two months. Party’s state president Nand Kumar Singh Chouhan is likely to be replaced either by party’s national general

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    Razing buildings near airport that violate height norms not a solution: Bombay High Court

    Mumbai: Voicing concern over violation of height norms around city airport, the Bombay High Court has said authorities will have to make a choice between “saving lives of air passengers and life savings” of those living in such buildings. However, it said that razing buildings violating height norms was not a solution.

  • Ujjain: Grand procession held on completion of 45 days meditation

    Ujjain: Shwetambar Jain community took out a grand procession on Sunday morning to commemorate the completion of ‘siddhitap tapasya’ or meditation carried out by 72 worshippers for 45 days. Procession included 25 buggies, four vintage cars, four music bands, three elephants, two silver chariots and 21 groups of women. Procession was led by artists who were making rangolis on road.

  • Lost all hopes in Mumbai University, wail students & parents

    Mumbai: The disastrous scenario that has made lakhs of students suffer after the prolonged delay in declaration of results has immensely discouraged and demotivated everyone. Students, parents, teachers, education experts and in fact university officials themselves have lost all hopes in Mumbai University. Till date, out of 477 examinations, results of 414 have been declared while 63 are still pending. Over 1.20 lakh answer sheets are yet to be assessed.

  • Ujjain: Mahakal admin bans sale of chemical-based worship material

    Ujjain: Mahakaleshwar Temple Management Committee (MTMC) took a tough stand on Sunday and decided to disallow taking of pictures or video of the garbh-griha (sanctum-sanctorum), sale of worship materials outside temple and to conduct examination of water of Kotiteerth Kund.

  • 1 hurt as old MHADA building collapses in South Mumbai

    Mumbai: A portion of a three-storeyed dilapidated building on Sunday collapsed at Dongri in South Mumbai, leaving one person injured, police said. The incident occurred this afternoon at Nishanpada road, a senior police official said. The building belongs to state-run Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority (MHADA) and was vacant for the past few months, the official said, adding the injured was admitted to a local hospital.