Free Press Journal
  • Bhai Dooj

    Bhai Dooj 2017: Wishes and greetings to share on SMS, Facebook, WhatsApp

    Bhai Dooj is a festival that celebrates the bond between brothers and sisters. The festival is celebrated on the fifth day of Diwali, it is the day when sisters greet their brothers apply tilak on their forehead and perform aarti and in return brothers reward their sisters with gifts and blessings. The day symbolises a brother’s responsibilities towards his sister and sister’s blessings for her brother. The festival is similar to Raksha

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    Daily Horoscope for Friday, October 20, 2017

    Aries:- Today you won’t face any difficulty in communicating with key people. Get ready to make the best of all the opportunities that come your way. A good day for journalists and businessman.

  • Women directors sweep top awards at 19th Jio MAMI film festival awards

    Mumbai: Women ruled the roost at the 19th Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival. Rima Das’s ‘Village Rockstars’ won the Golden Gateway award in the India Gold Category and Carla Simon’s ‘Summer 1993’ won the honour in the International category.

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    Ujjain: New currency note shortage dejects people

    Mhow: Hundreds of bank customers were left dejected after they failed to get new currency notes from banks during Diwali festival. Ahead of Diwali, the demand for new currency notes was high as many people keep new currency notes in puja, believing that it will bring good luck.

  • Ujjain: Cloth merchants stabbed after failed loot attempt, accused on the run

    Ujjain: Despite resentment in the Sindhi community, the Neelganga police authorities are yet to arrest anti social elements, who on late Wednesday, stabbed two persons, since they failed in their attempt to loot them of cash. The incident occurred when Narendra Bijwani (50) along with his nephew Bharat (25), both residents of Goverdhandham colony were intercepted by two people as they were returning home on an Activa scooter, from their cloth shop

  • Tillerson blasts China, leans towards India

    The US policy on China is gradually becoming clearer with the strategic inputs that the administration receives and digests. The Trump administration on Wednesday bluntly proposed that Washington and New Delhi work together in the Indo-Pacific region to counter the disruptive force that China has become. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, soon to visit the sub-continent, reflected a new level of plain-speaking as he sought to woo Delhi to counter Beijing’s growing assertiveness in

  • Ujjain: Narmada-Kshipra Link Project-II likely to solve Malwa’s water problem

    Ujjain: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, approved the second phase of the Narmada-Kshipra link for a permanent solution of the water scarcity being faced in the Malwa region. Presiding over the 58th meeting of the Narmada control board recently, Chouhan approved the construction of the Rs 2, 215 crore project. Execution of the project is likely to address the irrigation, potable water and industrial needs of Malwa region, in general, and Ujjain

  • ‘Ayurveda revolution’ can transform health

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s pitch for affordable and accessible healthcare through the system of ayurveda to usher in an ‘ayurveda revolution’ makes eminent sense especially because of the magnitude of healthcare challenges in the country and the inadequacy of allopathy to meet those adequately. There can be little doubt that the corporate sector needs to invest substantially in boosting ayurveda. The need for more extensive research into ayurvedic practices and medicines is the need

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    Indore: Crime Round Up: Fake bank officers cheat two over phone

    Indore: A man was duped of Rs 50,000 by fake bank officers in Krishnabagh area on Wednesday. According to police, complainant Nilesh Rajak, a resident of Krishnabagh alleged that he received a phone call from some unidentified person, who claimed to be a bank manager from Mumbai and enquired about his account and ATM details. After the convinced complainant provided details, the accused withdrew Rs 13,000 from his account and later, made

  • Mumbai: Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis to finally inaugurate Bhayandar subway

    Bhayandar: Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis will finally be inaugurating the much-awaited Jesal Park sub-way on Friday evening. After missing multiple deadlines for more than a decade, the subway which will link the east and west side of Bhayandar, has been completed over a month back and awaiting an inauguration ceremony.

  • Indore: Major financial bungling unearthed in Holkar college, efforts on to punish guilty

    Indore: In a major financial bungling, custodians of Government Holkar Science College allegedly inflicted heavy loss on government by putting an amount of Rs 35 crore in fixed deposit on merely an interest of 4.75 per cent. For past many years, this amount has been lying in bank on low income rate causing a yearly loss of Rs 70 lakh to the exchequer.

  • Muslim women

    Reinterpreting the right to bleed

    Last fortnight leading seminary Darul Uloom Deoband issued an edict prohibiting Muslim women against dressing their eyebrows or cutting their hair to look beautiful. “Dressing the eyebrow to look beautiful is against the tenets of Islam,” Maulana Mufti Arshad Faruqui, head of the Darul Ifta, the fatwa department of the seminary, told reporters in Saharanpur (Uttar Pradesh).