Free Press Journal
  • Indore: ABVP force shuts Holkar College demanding action against accused

    Indore: A day after a group of hostellers attacked BJP student wing activists leaving nearly 10 of them injured, ABVP forced bandh in Government Holkar Science College and also staged a sit-in on the institute campus on Friday, demanding action against the accused hostel inmates by college administration.

  • Bandra fair: BMC auctions one stall for Rs 4.56 lakh near Mount Mary Church

    Mumbai: Like every year, this year too the BMC ward office of Bandra West has successfully managed to get the highest bidder for stalls set up around Mount Mary church for the annual Bandra fair which is to begin from Sunday. The licence department officials have auctioned one stall of the 20 stalls for Rs. 4.56 lakh to Carol Miranda and another for Rs. 2.23lakh to Richard Miranda.

  • Indore: ‘Quality of data delivery would define success of telecom operator’

    Indore: “In the present atmosphere of stiff competition with services being delivered mostly online, survival and success of telecom operator would depend on quality of data delivery service,” said managing director, of Pashchim Kshetra Vidyut Vitran Company, Akash Tripathi while delivering key note address at ‘Enterprise Business Meet’ of Bharat Sanchar Nigan Limited (BSNL) here at Sayaji Hotel on Friday.

  • Indore: Learning to love without expecting return

    Indore: Every human being has a share of solitude and loneliness in life, and perhaps one could get the strongest healing in loving animals. One such fascinating story is of 27-year-old civil service aspirant Rumanshi Khare, who recognised her inner self through love for her pets and changed to be a better person.

  • Curfew imposed in 4 police station areas of Jaipur

    Jaipur, Curfew has been in four police station areas of Jaipur after violence erupted, police said. “Curfew has been imposed till further orders in Manak Chowk, Subhash Chowk, Galta Gate and Ramganj police station areas of the city following violence in which a police station was attacked and vehicles burnt,” Commissioner of Police Sanjay Agarwal told IANS.

  • Indore: Fall in love with crazy musical instruments from past

    Indore: Presenting all kinds of classical music instruments for public view, Sangeet Gurukul inaugurated its three-day musical instrument exhibition ‘Goonj’ at Pritam Lal Dua auditorium on Friday. The exhibition, which will continue till Sunday, has modern as well as oldest instruments in display with brief history of their development to inspire viewers.

  • Mumbai: 20% ventilators out of use at JJ hospital

    Mumbai: One out of five ventilators at Sir Jamshedji Jeejeebhoy (JJ) Hospital, the largest government-run medical facility in the state, is not working or temporarily dysfunctional. Ventilators are life-saving machines because the machines provide mechanical breathing assistance to patients in critical conditions.

  • Indore: Navneet Tower Common sense has something to do with parking too

    Indore: Indore Municipal Corporation has done their bit by removing illegal fruit vendors and shops from Anant Bazaar Road to ease the traffic flow on the stretch, but traffic police on their part has failed to stop illegal parking on the area, taking the situation, especially near Navneet Tower in Palasia area, back to square one.

  • Mumbai: BEST to send officials for foreign tour to study single ticketing system

    Mumbai: The Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport (BEST) committee on Thursday gave its final approval to send its senior official to visit foreign countries where Integrated Ticketing System (ITS) are operational. This comes after Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) sent a proposal to the management of BEST to depute its official for a technical visit to understand the importance of single ticket system.

  • Indore: MP state ranks second in ragging, UP tops the list

    Indore: Despite strict laws and system in place, the menace of ragging raised enough in state to wreak havoc on its education system, as Madhya Pradesh has shamefully secured second position in the country in terms of number of reported cases. On Friday, the state, with 58 reported cases of ragging so far in this year, toppled West Bengal (57 cases), which had been leading ahead of state for past few months,

  • Mumbai University fiasco: 22,000 students apply for re-evaluation, after evaluators goof up

    Mumbai: Around 22,000 students have approached the Mumbai University (MU) for the re-evaluation process. These students have failed or have been given incorrect marks in their results. And these students do not include the students of the Commerce course which is the largest course of the MU with over 1.06 lakh students (including students of Institute of Distance and Open Learning- IDOL).

  • Monica Dogra turns vegan! Read why

    Mumbai: Singer-actress Monica Dogra has chosen to go vegan to be “more ethical and clean in our bodies”. “I’ve been vegetarian for a few years, but after a bunch of friends watched ‘What the Health’, we had some conversations about just wanting to be more ethical and clean in our bodies, and so we decided to go vegan together,” Monica said in a statement.

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    Unfair to politicise Gauri Lankesh murder

    It is most unfortunate how the murder of a Bengaluru-based journalist, Gauri Lankesh, is being politicized by vested political interests to suit their ends. The cold-blooded murder as she got down from her car and sought to enter her home on returning from her office is being used to sway potential voters in the Assembly elections slated in Karnataka in a few months. It was unseemly how Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi, CPI(M) chief Sitaram

  • Electric Cars

    Replacing petrol, diesel with power-run cars

    Nitin Gadkari is indeed riding high with the excellent rating that he has got for his work in the road transport ministry at the time of the Prime Minister’s Cabinet reshuffle and in general from experts and the media. He is believed to have shot down the plan to place him in charge of all forms of transport including the Railways, expressing a preference for concentrating all attention on road transport. His recent warning

  • Akshay Kumar treats fans with ‘Gold’ poster on his 50th birthday

    Mumbai: Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar, who is on a golden run in his film career, turned 50 on Saturday, and treated his fans to a poster of his upcoming film “Gold” on the occasion. “Every cloud has a silver lining but with your love, my clouds got a lining of gold. As my age turns gold, here’s the poster of a film close to my heart,” Akshay shared on Twitter along with

  • Mumbai: Activists blame CM Devendra Fadnavis for not condoning the Aarey land scam

    Mumbai: Activists and environmentalists have blamed the Chief Minister of Maharashtra Devendra Fadnavis for allowing the construction of the Metro III (Colaba-Bandra-SEEPZ) car-shed at Aarey Colony. The activists alleged that Fadnavis is condoning this scam by not initiating a probe despite repeated allegations.

  • The challenge of Ganga rejuvenation

    Mr Nitin Gadkari has a deep challenge staring in his face as he takes over the reins of the Ministry of Water Resources and Ganga Rejuvenation. The Ganga Action Plan was launched 30 years ago. Since then the strategy to clean the Ganga has been anchored on providing finances to the municipalities to set up Sewage Treatment Plants (STPs). A number of STPs have been built even though their capacity is mostly less than

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    The alarming Rohingya crisis

    What lends urgency to the Rohingya crisis – justifying this second exploration in two weeks – is the emergence of the militant Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army with suggestions of Pakistani, Saudi Arabian, Malaysian and Afghan links and funds from Australia. Pitted against the Myanmarese Buddhist 969 movement, it could plunge the region into the horrors of a Syrian-style civil war.