Free Press Journal
  • India rules out joining NPT as non-nuclear weapon state

    United Nations: India has ruled out the possibility of joining the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) as a non-nuclear weapon state but said it remains “committed” to a unilateral voluntary moratorium on nuclear explosive testing. “The question of India joining the NPT as non- nuclear weapon states (NNWS) does not arise,” Permanent Representative of India to the Conference on Disarmament Amandeep Singh Gill told the UN General Assembly on Thursday.

  • Bhopal: Police seize Rs 80 lakh meant for hawala trade

    Bhopal: Police have arrested two persons from Mangalwara area with a bag containing a sum of Rs 80 lakh, which they were taking to Mumbai for circulating in hawala trade. The police arrested them on the intervening night of Thursday and Friday.

  • Bhopal: RSS discusses Rohingya issue; happy with functioning of BJP govts

    Bhopal: On the second day of ongoing three-day meeting of Akhil Bharatiya Karyakari Mandal of RSS, the pracharaks from different states on Friday presented reports of their activities and the situation in their states. Representatives from BJP-ruled states expressed satisfaction over the working of their governments.

  • Public has no confidence in you, make efforts to alter perception: Bombay High Court to MMRC

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Friday voiced its concern over the increasing opposition to the Metro III project in the city. The court said that the project is facing public ire only because the Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation Limited (MMRCL) has failed to convince the citizens. It further said that Mumbaikars have no confidence in the authority and its project.

  • Bhopal: Benazir College students protest relocation

    Bhopal: The students of Benazir College on Friday staged demonstration to protest against relocation of college premises at Kolar Road. They staged protest in front of the college. The students also burned the effigy of area MLA Rameshwar Sharma.

  • Indore: Jheel Gaon A paradise in vicinity beyond Google’s knowledge

    Indore: With adventure and nature, Jheel Gaon is a place that is still unknown to even Google. However, its vast and untouched forests are a must visit sight for people, especially adventure seekers and nature lovers. From sitting by a calm brook to trekking in nearby areas, the place is ideal for explorers. Located near Gwalu Gaon and surrounded by deep forest, this L-shaped region has beautiful waterfalls, hills on

  • Bhopal: BJP protests Kerala murders

    Bhopal: The state BJP took out a “Janraksha” rally in the city on Friday to protest the alleged murders of RSS workers in Kerala and demanded dismissal of the Kerala government. Hundreds of party workers marched from Board Office Square to Raj Bhavan raising full-throated slogans of “Keral ke hatyayaron ko phansi do”. The rally was led by the state party chief Nandkumar Singh Chouhan.

  • Delhiites can burst firecrackers before ban, judges upset on communal twist given its order

    New Delhi: Delhiites can burst firecrackers purchased before the Supreme Court banned their sale on Monday, but there can be no sales in Delhi and the National Capital Region till October 31. Rejecting the traders’ plea to modify its order banning the sale of firecrackers, the 2-judge Bench lamented that a communal twist was being given to its order.

  • ABVP Ujjain Engineering College unit calls off indefinite strike

    Ujjain: The Ujjain Engineering College (UEC) unit of Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP), has called off its indefinite strike, following an assurance given by the Rajiv Gandhi Prodyogiki Vishwavidyalaya (RGPV) vice-chancellor to continue a choice based credit system (CBCS).

  • Myanmar, Rohingya, Presidential spokesman Joynal Abedin, Myanmars Home Minister Kyaw Swe, Abdul Hamid in Dhaka, Bangladeshi counterpart, Myanmars military launched a security crackdown, myanmar to take back rohingya

    Supreme Court restrains government from deporting Rohingya refugees until next hearing

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday restrained the Centre from deporting the Rohingya refugees until the next hearing on November 21, before proceeding on a week’s Diwali holiday. It observed that the national security cannot be secondary but at the same time human rights of the Rohingyas are to be kept in mind.

  • Ujjain: ‘Honest’ tax-payers seek protection in implementation of GST

    Ujjain: Customs, Central Excise and Service Tax department organised a workshop at Brahaspati Bhavan, here on Friday, on various issues pertaining to the goods and services tax (GST), tax deduction at source (TDS) and consumer awareness.

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    Mumbai: BMC aims to be on par with private schools

    Mumbai: With the changing trend, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) is taking several efforts to be on par with private schools. Right from increasing focus on English language to introducing technological resources the civic body has initiated various programmes to compete with the high-end learning and advanced facilities of other schools.

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    Taapsee wants women to celebrate their multi-tasking art

    New Delhi: Actress Taapsee Pannu has joined a social awareness initiative to celebrate the multi-tasking potential in women. Taapse has joined beauty retailer Nykaa’s #BreakTheHashtag campaign. In a video for it, Taapsee celebrates her many roles as a fighter, rebel, engineer and actor, breaking the stereotype that women are defined by a single role.

  • Ujjain: Major tragedy averted as CNG tanker goes up in flames at petrol pump

    Ujjain: A major mishap was averted when a CNG tanker carrying about three dozen CNG cylinders, suddenly caught fire at a petrol pump in the Rishi Nagar-Shri Vishala Kshetra area on Dewas Road, at about 8.30 am on Friday. The deadly fire which lasted for over two hours, could have devastated residential and commercial establishments within a one kilometre radius, had the tanker not been taken away from the spot

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    Bombay High Court allows woman to access ill hubby’s bank accounts

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Friday allowed a woman from Navi Mumbai to operate the bank accounts of her 63-year-old comatose husband after observing that she had already suffered a lot.  The woman had approached the high court earlier this week, seeking to be appointed as her husband’s guardian —in the absence of specific legal provisions to deal with the rights of such patients—so that she could operate his bank accounts