Free Press Journal
  • BJP to gain in Rajya Sabha biennial polls on March 23

    New Delhi : The Bhartiya Janata Party will gain at least a dozen seats in the Rajya Sabha biennial poll on March 23, raising its tally to 70, while the Congress will lose 12 to 14 from its present strength of 54.

  • Lahiri at tied 49 in tough conditions;  Woods at 14th

    Palm Beach Gardens (US) : Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri carded three bogeys in a span of four holes towards the end of his second round but eventually made the cut at the Honda Classic here.

  • Bang Sanskriti stages play ‘Azad Hind Ke Subhash’

    Play ‘Azad Hind Ke Subhash’ was staged under the aegis of Bang Sanskriti at Jal Auditorium recently. Directed and written by Tapan Mukherji, various incidents of Netaji’s life were presented. BN Bose and Anjushree Mukherji were the play hosts. Story was depicted through roles of Pratima Pal, Uttam Chand and Shishir Bose. The play marked centenary celebrations by organisation of Bengalis who have migrated and settled in Indore. Though people have adopted

  • Health checkup camp organized

    Ujjain : A free health checkup camp was organised on Saturday by CHL Hospital and Deep Jyoti health and education social welfare society jointly at Vidyapati Nagar in Sai Mandir. Over 300 patientssuffering from various diseases pertaining to bones, female and teeth were checked during the camp.

  • Governor stays away from BU convocation

    BHOPAL : Chancellor of Barkatullah University Governor Anandiben Patel didn’t attend convocation of university on Saturday.

  • 80-90% Ganga to be cleanED by March 2019: Nitin Gadkari

    New Delhi : Nitin Gadkari, Minister of Road Transport, Highways and Shipping, Government of India on Saturday promised 80-90% completion of the Clean Ganga project by March 2019 at the closing session of YES Bank and The Economic Times Global Business Summit 2018. Centred around the theme ‘New Economy, New Rules’, the summit saw a phalanx of top global leaders share their views on challenges and opportunities across their respective sectors.

  • City family buys 4 flats for Rs 240 cr in luxury tower

    MUMBAI: In the biggest residential transaction in recent times, a business family has concluded a bulk deal to buy four apartments in an upcoming residential tower at Nepeansea Road for Rs 240 crore. Real estate sources said the Taparia family’s flats bought from the Runwal Group are between the 28th and 31st floors of the luxury tower The Residence.

  • Axelsen pulls out of All England C’ship

    New Delhi : Recuperating from an ankle injury, World No. 1 Viktor Axelson has pulled out of the prestigious All England championship scheduled to be held at Birmingham from March 14-18.

  • US schools need offensive capability: Trump 

    Washington : President Donald Trump has reiterated the idea of arming teachers and sought offensive capabilities in schools to deter mass shootings.

  • ‘Sneh-sammelan’ at Govt Law College concludes

    Ujjain : The Annual ‘sneh sammelan’ of Government Law College concluded on Saturday.  State BJP minority front chairman Sanwar Patel was chief guest of the programme. Principal Dr SN Sharma presided over the concluding ceremony, and High court deputy solicitor general Pushyamitra Bhargava was the special guest. Government Madhav Arts and Commerce College principal Dr BS Makkad also addressed the students during the programme. The welcome speech was delivered by Dr Aruna

  • Water seepage from Bhatsa dam destroys crops in Thane

    Thane: Seepage of water from one of the canals of the Bhatsa dam on Saturday destroyed crops over a substantial area in Paleri village of Shahapur tehsil here, district officials said.

  • Ayesha Mohd, Kajal Kumari in quarters

    Mumbai : Defending champion Ayesha Mohd. and Kajal Kumari sailed into the women’s quarter-finals, in the Bombay YMCA 5th Mumbai District Ranking Carrom Tournament, at the Proctor YMCA, Agripada on Saturday.

  • Min’s Darwin comment: Students asked to prove logic loStudents

    Pune : The IISER, in an examination, asked what was wrong with Union minister Satyapal Singh’s  argument criticising Charles Darwin’s theory, with the dean of the institute saying that the question was ‘aimed at testing  logical thinking of the students’.

  • Activist seeks SIT or judicial inquiry into Judge Loya’s death

    Nagpur : Lawyer-activist Prashant Bhushan on Saturday demanded a judicial inquiry or a probe by a special investigation team into the death of judge B H Loya, who presided over the Sohrabuddin Shaikh ‘fake’ encounter case trial.