Free Press Journal
  • US withdrawal from Iranian nuclear deal ‘big mistake’

    New York, It will be a “very big mistake” for the US to withdraw from the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran, a former official under the Barack Obama administration has said. “That would be a very big mistake to withdraw from the pact because there’s no evidence that Iran is violating the agreement, the JCPOA (Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action),” said Robert Hormats, former Under Secretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment,

  • MMRDA appoints consultant for Metro 4 corridor in Mumbai

    Mumbai: The Executive Committee of the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) on Sunday appointed DB Engineering and Consulting with Hill International and Louis Berger Consulting as consultants for the Wadala-Ghatkopar-Mulund-Thane-Kasarvadavali metro-4 corridor.

  • Bhopal: Utsav samitis, BMC work in unison to maintain cleanliness during Ganesh Utsav

    Bhopal: Most Ganesh Utsav Samitis as well as people in the city have installed eco-friendly Ganesha idols this year. They are also paying more attention to cleanliness. But there are some old samitis incluing Shree Dholgyaras Samaroh Samiti, Peepal Chowk and Shree Navyuvak Ganesh Utsav Samiti, Jehangirabad who have been installing eco-friendly idol for past 71 and 55 years respectively. Some samitis also focus on the height of idol. Not only samitis

  • Maharashtra: Class 10 SSC supplementary results soon

    New Delhi: Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (MSBSHSE) will publish the class 10 or SSC Supplementary exam results on Tuesday. The students who are eagerly awaiting the SSC or class 10 supplementary exam result may log on to the official results website and check their results from mahresult.nic.in. An official from Maharashtra board had told NDTV that the board is working furtively to release the class 10 or

  • Bhopal: Keen to give fair chance to aspirants, IAF extends job rally

    Bhopal: As chaos reigned in Indian Air Force recruitment rally here on Sunday following the failure of the state government to provide basic facilities in organizing the rally, IAF decided to continue with its drive on Monday too as it wanted to give all youths who had come from all across the state, a fair chance to join the forces.

  • Pune: Nine killed in bus, truck accident near Narayangaon

    Pune: In a horrible accident, nine people including seven passengers of state transport bus died on the spot when the bus they were travelling in rammed into a truck parked on a road near Narayangaon near Pune at 1.30 am on Monday. The state transport bus was coming to Pune from Nashik when it met with an accident.

  • Bhopal: Drain water floods library, hundreds of rare books lost

    Bhopal: Hundreds of precious and rare books housed in Iqbal library were lost to water overflowing from drainage chamber. The library was inundated after chamber passing below it exploded on Saturday leading to overflow of sewage water inside the library. Hundreds of books turned into pulp as water entered into the library. The overflow of the sewage chamber was a fault of civic body but it is the book lovers across the

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    Engineering student kills himself in Mumbai, motive unclear

    Mumbai: A 20-year-old engineering student allegedly committed suicide at his residence in Borivali, police said on Monday. Yash Salaskar, a second year engineering student took the extreme step by hanging himself from a fan on August 26, said Satish Raorane, senior police inspector of Kasturba Marg police station.

  • Mumbai: SRA issues eviction notices to ineligible beneficiaries

    Mumbai: In a major respite to over 160 residents who were denied permanent residency, the Slum Rehabilitation Authority has directed its officials to take strict action against ineligible beneficiaries of one of its projects. The authority has issued notices to the 115 ineligible beneficiaries to vacate their flats within a week.

  • Bhopal: Shah effect: Ministers make a beeline to Mantralaya

    Bhopal: What CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan could not achieve in 12 years, BJP chief Amit Shah managed just by visiting the city once. The CM has been exhorting the ministers to devote time for meeting the BJP workers and leaders for long, but with little effect. During his recent visit to the capital, Amit Shah cracked the whip on the ministers. He sternly directed them to be available at mantralaya or their

  • Mumbai: GRP nabs a gang of four robbers from Jharkhand

    Mumbai: The Government Railway Police (GRP) unit of Mumbai Central busted a gang of four robbers from Jharkhand on Saturday. These robbers targeted crowded places like railway stations to commit crimes. This gang who arrived in the city on the first day of Ganesh festival robbed mobile phones and pick-pocketed railway commuters on the platform.

  • Mumbai: Dimple Mehta MBMC’s fifth woman mayor

    Bhayandar: BJP’s two-time corporator Dimple Vinod Mehta was elected as the mayor of the Mira Bhayandar Municipal Corporation (MBMC) on Monday. Sister-in-law of BJP legislator Narendra Mehta Dimple received 61 votes to defeat Shiv Sena candidate Anita Patil with a margin 0f 27 votes.

  • Bhopal: Sex racket in garb of spa busted, 15 held

    Bhopal: A sex racket operating in a Spa centre was busted by Bairagarh police and crime branch on Monday evening. Acting on a tip off, a team of police, raided Roseberry Spa, located near Krishna Complex on the main road, Bairagarh. The spa is owned by Neelam Khemani who runs three centres in Bhopal including one at Jawahar Square and amother at Kolar Road. The police also seized a list from the

  • Maharashtra: Women’s panel sees rise in pending cases

    Mumbai: The number of cases pending with the Maharashtra State Commission for Women (MSCW) has been increasing over the years and there has also been a steady rise in the count of complaints related to harassment of women at workplace received by the panel, an RTI reply has revealed.

  • Mumbai: 26-year-old youth held for stalking Colaba girl

    Mumbai: Colaba police have arrested a 26-year-old youth for stalking a girl of south Mumbai. The accused Sumit Sangle had been stalking 25-year-old victim, resident of Colaba, since August 21. The victim in her complaint has said that she noticed Sangle first on August 21 when she was in a private taxi and going to office in Nariman point from home.

  • Mumbai: 20 Udipi chefs feed devotees at a Wadala Ganpati pandal

    Mumbai: The aroma of coconut oil and chants of mantra were experienced by devotees in the GSB Ganpati pandal of Wadala Ram mandir. The uniqueness of this mandal is that lord Ganesha sits in the verandah (open place) of Ram Mandir during annual 11 days Ganesh festival, wherein lakhs of devotees visit the place for worship.

  • Ujjain: Lok Sabha Speaker releases ‘Hasyamev Jayate’

    Ujjain: A book ‘Hasyamev Jayate’ compiling memories of late poet and satirist Pt Om Vyas Om was released in the presence of Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan and Padma Shree award winner poet, Ashok Chakradhar in an event held at Pt Suryanarayan auditorium, Kalidas Sanskrit Academy, on Monday.

  • Bhopal: Suggestions and complaints pour in as CM chats with SHG members

    Bhopal: Assuring all possible help to the self-help group entrepreneurs, the chief minister said that the government will look into all issues pertaining to banking, production and sale. Addressing the state level SHG, training and orientation programme at CM house here on Monday, Shivraj Singh Chouhan asked them speak about their problems and also told them to come up with suggestions to enable government to design a robust policy for them.

  • Indore: Human Dynamo Little rider on the storm

    Indore: Leadership is an art that most people learn through years of practice and management education. But, to one’s wonder, now eight-year-old Sanskar had gained expertise in the skill too early in his life to be believed. Yes; he has been leading an animal 10 times larger than him, a horse, since he was just two-and-half-years old. And not only that, he has even won national competitions and bagged five