Free Press Journal
  • Bhopal: Experts, researchers discuss CST technologies, its viability

    Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh progressed a lot in in Solar Photovoltaic Technology and has already installed 1200 MW capacity of solar projects and work on 1100 MW is in progress, said new and renewal energy department principal secretary Manu Srivastava.

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    Mumbai: School kids pressing emergency switch halt Kandivali railway station’s escalators

    Mumbai: School children in north Mumbai suburb Kandivli are adding to the woes of railway commuters by frequently pressing the emergency switch on the escalators installed at the station, a railway official said on Friday. “On an average, there are 25 to 30 such incidents daily, where school children press the emergency switch, halting the escalators,” a railway staffer at the Kandivli station said. “We have been facing a barrage of complaints

  • Bhopal: MP raises retirement age for govt staff to 62 yrs

    Bhopal: In election year, chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan is on a dole offering spree. On Friday, it was the turn of government employees. He announced announced raising the retirement age of state government employees to 62 years from the current 60 years.

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    Bhayandar: Fleecing, overcharging in the name of Aadhaar under MBMC’s nose

    Bhayandar: To end overcharging and to ensure that all enrolments, even those by private agencies, come under direct supervision of the authorities, Aadhaar-issuing authority Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) had directed states to accommodate external sites to government or municipal premises. However, fleecing and overcharging enrollers continues with impunity right under the nose of the Mira Bhayandar Municipal Corporation (MBMC).

  • Indore: Smart India Hackathon-2018 begins at Oriental University

    Indore: Oriental University, Indore has been selected as the nodal center of Madhya Pradesh for the two-day mega computer coding championship ‘Smart India Hackathon-2018’ being held under the aegis of Ministry of Human Resource Department and All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) in association with Ministry of Women and Child Welfare. The event was inaugurated by Dr Vinay Sahasrabuddhe, Member of Parliament (Rajya Sabha), President of Indian Council for Cultural Relations

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    Bhayandar: 5 Bangladeshis held for their involvement in armed robbery

    Bhayandar: The Local Crime Branch (LCB) unit of the Thane (rural) police arrested five Bangladeshi nationals for their involvement in an armed robbery at a house near Chena bridge in Kashimira on March 22, 2018. The accused – identified as Mohd. Palash Ismail Hawaldar (32), Lukman Cheena Miya (23), Bappi Akubar Shaik (27), Mohd. Monir Latif Shaikh (31), Mohd. Akram Irfan Ali (28) – are natives of remote villages in Khulna district

  • Indore: Good Friday prayers offered at churches

    Indore: The members of Christian community from different parts of the city gathered at Red Church for Good Friday prayer service. Prayers were held from 2 pm to 6.30 pm. During his address, Bishop Chacko of Indore diocese said, “All Christians commemorate the passion, suffering and death of Jesus Christ on the cross on Good Friday. It is the obligatory day of fasting, prayer, repentance and meditation on sufferings of Jesus Christ,

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    Mumbai: MahaRERA dumps plaint of non-payment of rent

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra Real Estate Regulatory Authority (MahaRERA) dismissed a complaint of a promoter regarding non-payment of rent by another promoter who provided an alternative accommodation in a redevelopment project. The RERA bench dismissed the complaint after observing that the dispute was between two promoters and there was no agreement signed by the parties.

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    Mumbaikars to have cool travelling experience this summer

    Mumbai: The local train commuters can now look forward to a cooler summer as the railway ministry will introduce new air-conditioned (AC) coaches. Now, 70 local trains will have three AC compartments. A senior railway official said these coaches will be segregated into ladies and general compartments and will run on both Central and Western Railways in the year 2019. “We are planning to have 70 local trains which will be fitted

  • Indore: ‘Crayons form sweetest part of our life’

    Indore: From exploring, observing to creating and colouring their own designs, crayons colours are the first mode of expression for most people. With an opportunity to colour alphabets and animals, crayon colours become an essential part of childhood. Though pencil colours are easier to use, crayons used for the first time are never forgotten.

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    Mumbai: Good Friday brings back good memories among Catholics

    Mumbai: In a first, St Peter’s Church in Bandra displayed its collection of century-old statues of Jesus Christ and 12 apostles at the Last Supper from Maundy Thursday and it will be on display until Easter Sunday. Run by the Jesuits, a Roman Catholic order, the church had received the statues along with two other idols of Christ, one of which is a crucifixion effigy, as a gift from Germany in 1904,

  • Indore: Crime round up

    Indore: Three unidentified persons including a woman were booked by Bhanwarkuan police for stealing a bag containing cash and valuables from a marriage function here on Thursday. According to the police, Prakash Gilani of BK Sindhi Colony lodged a complaint that there was a marriage function in his family at Lake View Garden and Resort, Pipliyarao area on March 14 last when the bag containing cash and jewelry worth Rs 80,000 was

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    Mumbai: Shiv Sena MP Sawant conferred with Best MP Award

    Mumbai: Arvind Sawant, Member of Parliament from Mumbai South constituency won the best MP award in Delhi on Friday. Sawant is Shiv Sena leader. He had aggressively raised issues like foot over bridge at the Elphinstone railway station after stamped, change in Goods and Service Tax and on agrarian crises of farmers in Lok Sabha. He was criticised over alleged force faster Muslim staff to eat chapati at Maharashtra Sadan.

  • Indore: Six anti-evasion bureaus of SGST Deptartment carryout verification of EWB

    Indore: Following rolling out of GST from July 1 last year, one of its major components, E-Way Bill (EWB), for inter-state movement of goods is going to be implemented from Saturday midnight. The verification of EWB is given to MP State Goods and Service Department (SGST), which has constituted six anti-evasion bureaus, including two in the city.

  • Daily Horoscope for Saturday, March 31, 2018

    Want to know what’s in store today for you? Read our Daily Horoscope by Nilikash P. Pradhan, and find out what your Sun Sign says about the day that will be.

  • Indore: SEBI imposes penalty of Rs 3 crore on Sayaji Hotels promoters

    Indore/New Delhi: Securities and Exchange Board of India has imposed a total penalty of Rs 3.15 crore on 32 entities, including several present and ex-promoters of Sayaji Hotels, for violating capital market norms. This includes norms pertaining to disclosure requirements.

  • Meeting between Kim Jong-un and Chinese President Xi Jinping an exercise in geopolitics

    The landmark ‘secret’ meeting between North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un and Chinese President Xi Jinping earlier this week in Beijing — marking the first time Kim set foot outside North Korea since he took power in 2011, is a significant development, indeed. Taking place just weeks ahead of a possible summit between Kim and US president Donald Trump to negotiate a curb on North Korea’s nuclear and missile programme, it represents a subtle signal

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    Bombay High Court says, practice of ‘avoiding’ judges must be deprecated

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court recently expressed its concern over the ‘tactics’ adopted by litigants and their advocates to avoid certain judges from hearing their matters. The HC accordingly said such a practice must be deprecated. A division bench of Justice Kamalkishor Tated and Justice B P Colabawalla was irked over the conduct of a lady accusing her advocate and seeking permission to disallow him to argue on behalf of her. The

  • Democratic spirit hit as institutions are mauled

    Recent signals from Indian polity are disconcerting for the country’s governance and for the credibility of key institutions. The budget session of Parliament has been a virtual washout this time around with the Opposition staying away for much of the session on insubstantial grounds and the Government seemingly happy with not having to contend with obstructive adversaries. The manner in which the budget had to be passed without any discussion is a