Free Press Journal
  • Nurani Miyan’s discourses on Oct 4

    Ujjain: About 10, 000 Muslims from districts neighbouring Ujjain, are expected to attend a special discourse programme by noted cleric Nurani Miyan Ashrafi of Kichoch Sharif (Uttar Pradesh. The programme is being organised under the banner of Paigam-e-Shohda-e-Karbala on October 4 from 9 pm at Qumari Marg to mark the occasion of the 13th day of Muharram festival. According to Maulana Mugisuddin Mouz Foundation chief, Fahim Sikander, a warm welcome will be

  • 112-km rally marks RSS foundation day

    Indore : “Awakened and active society can only bring positive changes in society and youths can play a vital role in bringing this change,” said senior RSS leader Vimal Gupta, while addressing a rally of RSS volunteers organised on its foundation day here on Saturday.

  • Iran urges Europe to defy Trump on sanctions

    London : Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has warned that the only way to stop its nuclear deal from collapsing is for Europe to defy any US reimposition of sanctions.

  • Trouble in Himachal Cong, CM, party chief signal revolt

    New Delhi : A crisis is brewing in the Congress in Himachal Pradesh which is heading for the Assembly polls in less than three months because of a running feud between Chief Minister Raja Virbhadra Singh and State Congress chief Sukhwinder Singh Sukhu.

  • ‘Varghoda’ of woman disciple held

    Ujjain : The ‘Varghoda’ (procession) of the Shwetambar Jain community disciple, Premlata Maheshchandra Jain, who was fasting and survived only on hot water for 32 days, was held on Saturday. The procession, which was attended by a large number of community members, began from her Begumpura residence and concluded at Rishabhdev Chhagniram Pedhi Mandir, Kharakuan, where a religious meeting was also arranged. The ‘tapasvi’ rode an elephant during the procession. Acharya Devesh

  • LOOPHOLES: Builders of under-construction houses without sanctioned plans don’t have to register their projects

    Mumbai : With the onset of Real Estate Regulatory Authority (RERA) this year which aims to bring transperancy and stop fradulent activities in the real estate sector, buyers who were defrauded have been approaching the authority seeking justice. Even potential buyers are considering RERA before booking a new flat since the developer will be restricted by RERA.

  • Nawaz may regain PML-N’s leadership next week

    Islamabad : Pakistan’s ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif is set to regain the leadership of his ruling PML-N party on October 3 under a proposed new law that will allow a disqualified legislator to head a political party.

  • Will pull out, Sena threatens again

    Mumbai : In yet another veiled barb, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray threatened to pull out from the BJP government in the state. In his 45-minute speech during the Dussehra rally at Shiv Tirth, Dadar, Thackeray taunted Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the BJP government.

  • Thane police detain Juhu builder

    Mumbai : A builder from Juhu has been detained by the Thane Crime Branch for partnering Iqbal Kaskar, the fugitive gangster, in running the extortion ring.

  • Air strikes kill 28 civilians in Syria safe zone: Monitor

    Beirut : At least 28 civilians were killed in air strikes on northwestern Syria where a planned safe zone has been overshadowed by a bombing campaign against jihadists, a monitor said today. Four children were among the dead in the overnight strikes on the town of Amanaz, in Idlib province near the Turkish border, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.    The Britain-based watchdog had earlier reported 12 dead in the

  • Neighbours assault and rob senior citizen; cops ignore complaint

    The victim in her complaint claimed that under the pretext of shifting her stray cats, the neighbours tresspassed her house and forcibly took away furniture and valuables. Though the incident occurred on January 4,  no action has been taken by Bhoiwada police till date.

  • Rohingyas are a security threat: Mohan Bhagwat

    Mumbai : On Vijayadashmi, the Rash-triya Swayam Sevak Sangha (RSS) Sarasanghachalak (chief) Mohan Bhagwat came out strongly against the Rohingyas, saying they are “a threat to national security.” He also condemned the campaign against cow protection and stated that the issue needs to be seen beyond religion.

  • Schools get corporate facelift, students get meditation lessons

    Grappling with discouraging enrollments and drop out problems, the civic administration in the twin city has rolled up its sleeves to turn the educational institutions into  ‘model schools’ and bring them on par with private ones in the field of primary education.

  • Hafiz Saeed slaps Rs 100-mn defamation notice on Pak FM for ‘darling of US’ remark

    Lahore : Mumbai terror attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed has slapped a Rs 100-million defamation notice on Pakistan Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif for calling him the “darling of the United States”. Asif, while speaking at the Asia Society forum in New York on Tuesday, acknowledged that Saeed, the Haqqanis and the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) are “liabilities” for the country but it does not have the required “assets” to get rid of them.