Free Press Journal
  • James Mattis allows transgenders to serve in US military

    Washington: Defence Secretary James Mattis has signed a memorandum that allows transgender troops to serve in the military while he studies an order by President Donald Trump banning them from US forces.

  • Rains in Mumbai likely to be lesser today: SDMA

    Mumbai: The State Disaster Management Authority (SDMA) has said rains in the megapolis, which came to a standstill following incessant downpour, are likely to be lesser today.

  • OMG! Shraddha Kapoor’s Haseena Parkar postponed again?

    The release woes just don’t seem to end for Haseena Parkar. The film, starring Shraddha Kapoor, and based on fugitive don Dawood Ibrahim’s deceased sister, was to originally release on July 14. But the film was postponed to September 22, to avoid a clash with the Ranbir Kapoor-Katrina Kaif biggie Jagga Jasoos.

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    Kerala actress abduction case: Kerala HC denies bail to actor Dileep for the third time

    Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala High Court on Tuesday denied bail to superstar Dileep in a case relating to the assault and abduction of a Malayalam actress. This was the third time his bail plea has been rejected by the court. A trial court at Angamaly had earlier denied Dileep’s first bail plea. The actor then approached the high court, which also turned down his plea.

  • Cute Baby! Karan Johar posts an adorable picture of his twins Roohi and Yash

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Karan Johar, who become a father last February, has recently shared yet another adorable picture of his twins Roohi and Yash on his Instagram account. KJo shared a collage picture of his cute twins on which captioned, “My world 2.0”.

  • Mumbai Rains: Pregnant journalist braves 12-hour train journey

    Mumbai: When 33-year-old Urmila Dethe boarded a Mumbai-bound suburban train at Dombivli in the adjoining Thane district last morning, little did she know that her journey, which normally takes just over an hour, will stretch for almost 12 hours.

  • Mumbai Rains updates: Train resume services; schools, colleges closed today; Navy opens community kitchens

    Mumbai: Heavy rains yesterday pummelled Mumbai and adjoining areas, disrupting rail, road and air services and threw normal life out of gear. Besides the metropolis, adjoining Navi Mumbai and Thane regions were also lashed by incessant downpour since last night, delaying suburban train services and leaving vehicles crawling through waterlogged roads in low-lying areas. While traffic has resumed on the Sea Link, schools and colleges will remain closed today.

  • Mumbai braces for another day of hardship after rain fury

    Mumbai: After incessant downpour threw life out of gear, disrupting road, rail and air traffic, Mumbai braced for another day of hardships even as let up in rains last night is expected to bring some relief today.

  • Ujjain: State’s biggest high-rise admin building to be inaugurated today

    Ujjain: Agriculture minister Gaurishankar Bisen will dedicate Madhya Pradesh’s biggest high-rise administrative building, lodging the Chimanganj Krishi Upaj Mandi Samiti to the public today at 11 am. Mandi Committee president, Bahadur Singh Bormundla informed that a ‘krishak sammelan’ will also be organised on the same day, at the same venue in which guests will present cheques under various welfare schemes to beneficiaries. The ‘kisan neki deewar’ will also be inaugurated. Energy minister Paras

  • Ujjain: Events held to mark birth anniversary of hockey legend Dhyanchand

    Ujjain: Hockey Ujjain and Jaal Sports Club celebrated sports day on Tuesday. This day celebrated every year on the birth anniversary of hockey legend Major Dhyanchand. The main event was conducted at Jaal Sewa Niketan higher secondary school in the presence of chief guest, Member of Parliament Chintamani Malviya, corporator Rajshri Joshi, Sunil Pitre and Arvind Joshi.

  • Ujjain: Ambitious sewerage project far from perfect says opposition leader

    Ujjain: Leader of opposition Rajendra Vashishtha held a meeting with the divisional commissioner to express his unhappiness over Ujjain’s ambitious sewerage project and pointed out shortcomings of the project to the commissioner, on Tuesday.

  • Ujjain: Meeting of state executives of MP Shikshak Sangh held

    Ujjain: A meeting of state executives of Madhya Pradesh Shikshak Sangh was held in Bhopal on Tuesday. Ujjain district head Praveen Bhati and district secretary Jagdish Singh Kelwa, informed that the meeting was conducted in two sessions. During the first session, organizing secretary Lakshminarayan Agrawal, threw light on the history of the sangh and said it worked for the betterment of the nation, education, students and teachers. State president, Lachhiram Ingle stated that

  • Ujjain: Demands of unions will be considered says Mayor

    Ujjain: Mayor Meena Jonwal held a meeting with leaders of various employees’ unions of the Ujjain Municipal Corporation (UMC) on Tuesday. She responded to various demands posed by unions on a positive note. She said a plan is underway regarding medical checkups of UMC employees and soon a decision would be taken. Daily allowances will be revised as per Government guidelines. Promotions will be given to eligible candidates. She insisted that all employees

  • Ujjain: Body of missing woman found in river

    Ujjain: The body of woman who was reported to be missing four days ago by her family members, was found floating in the river on Monday night. Bhairavgarh police informed that Geetabai (60), wife of Tejram Solanki had gone missing on Tuesday morning after she left home without informing anyone. Family members filed a ‘missing’ complaint when they did not see her at home as usual. On Monday night a body was found near

  • Mumbai rains: B-town urges people to ‘stay safe’

    New Delhi: As the incessant rains hit the financial capital of our country, flooding vast areas of the city and throwing life out of gear; Bollywood celebrities urged the people of Mumbai to stay indoors and safe. The special weather forecast bulletin said that the active monsoon condition is likely to see Maharashtra experiencing a heavy spell of rain in the next three days.

  • Ujjain: Road safety committee meet cracks down on public transport vehicles, dumpers

    Ujjain: Collector Sanket Bhondve presided over a meeting of the road safety committee at the Simhastha fair authority office on Tuesday. At the meeting, the committee decided to take significant measures against unregistered dumpers, other heavy vehicles and public means of transport like auto rickshaws, e-rickshaws and ‘magics’ operating in the city.

  • Indore: Work to make eight more roads smarter on anvil

    Indore: While work on three major roads under Smart City project is currently underway, Indore Municipal Corporation (IMC) has announced plans to soon commence updgradation work of eight more roads as ‘Smart Roads’ at an outlay of Rs 105 crore.