Free Press Journal
  • Commonwealth Games 2018: India’s schedule on Saturday

    As the Commonwealth Games 2018 enters the third day, the tournament is finally gathering momentum and India’s 220-member strong contingent has been off to a good start. India’s all four medals have come in weightlifting and Saturday promises to be another highly charged event for the Indian athletes. On Saturday, there’s a chance for that number going to five when Sathish Kumar Sivalingam steps up to the mat in 77kg weightlifting.

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    Videocon-ICICI loan case: CBI continues to question Chanda Kochhar’s brother-in-law Rajiv Kochhar

    Mumbai: Rajiv Kochhar, the brother-in-law of Chanda Kochhar, the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of ICICI bank was questioned again by the Central Bureau of Investigation on Friday again in the alleged irregularities for amassing wrongful personal gains after ICICI bank sanctioned loans worth Rs.3,250 crore to the Videocon Industries Limited.

  • Indore: DAVV comes up with two new MBA courses

    Indore: With the growing demand of students for sector-based courses, Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV), a National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) accredited university, has announced plans to launch MBA programmes in two new subjects– Rural Development, and Public Administration & Policy. Both the programmes would be introduced from session 2018-19 and offered from School of Social Sciences, an entity of DAVV.

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    Indore: Governor directs DAVV to carry out study on govt schemes

    Indore: Governor and chancellor of state universities Anandiben Patel on Friday directed Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV) and other universities in the state to conduct study on government schemes to assess whether they were serving their purpose.

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    Mumbai: BMC plans to extend Andheri Station subway

    Mumbai: The Andheri west subway is serving no purpose as majority of the people cross the SV road instead of taking the subway. Therefore, the Andheri west civic ward has given a proposal to bridges department to extend the existing subway up to the railway station entry point.

  • Indore: I-T focuses on salary break-up to trace tax evasion

    Indore: The income tax department has made it mandatory for salaried class people to mention salary break-up in their income tax returns. The exercise is aimed to know whether allowances and perquisites are taxable and whether the tax has been paid if they are taxable. Similarly, businessmen will be required to furnish the information in ITR-3 and 4.

  • Indore: A miracle occurs in Asrawad Bujurg  

    Indore: In the village of Asrawad Bujurg near Indore, one onion weighs upto 300 grams at a farm of Rajendra Singh. This has been made possible because of organic farming. “We can also grow large-sized ladyfingers, brinjals in our porch or on terrace with the help of Jiva Amrit,” Singh said.

  • Nepalese prime minister Khadga Prasad Sharma Oli to India an opportunity to mend fences

    The visit of the newly-elected Nepalese prime minister Khadga Prasad Sharma Oli to India is an opportunity for both countries to mend fences. New Delhi needs to realise that Nepal is no longer the weakling that used to allow India to boss over it and be browbeaten. Having flexed its muscles in the wake of the purported economic blockade by India in 2015 and moved closer to China, it is now flush

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    IPL 2018: Does MCA need special water supply for IPL, asks Bombay High Court

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Friday asked the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) to clarify its stand as to if it proposes to request for more water for the upcoming season of the Indian Premier League (IPL). The HC has also sought a similar clarification from the BMC.

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    Blackbuck poaching case: Salman Khan’s conviction polarised society in two streams pro and anti

    The conviction of Bollywood star Salman Khan on Thursday in the case of killing blackbucks, a rare and protected antelope, has predictably polarised society in two streams — pro and anti. With the electronic channels indulging in overkill, focusing all attention on this case to the virtual exclusion of all other news, it seemed as though Salman’s five-year jail term was the only thing that mattered in a country that is flush

  • Run! Run! Run! The Robots are coming!

    Large numbers of jobs such as the manufacture of cars on the assembly line are increasingly being done by robots. About one-half of the present day jobs may be under threat from robots. White collar jobs like those of legal research are under threat from Artificial Intelligence (AI). We cannot stop this thunderous entry of these job-eating technologies. We must focus on the positives of these technologies just as we appreciate the

  • High-rises near Mumbai airport aren’t yet safe from demolitions

    Mumbai: There is no respite for the high rise structures situated around city’s airport. The sword of “demolition” still continues to hang except the fact that now their fate is likely to be decided soon but not by the Bombay High Court. Instead, an Appellate Authority constituted under the Height Restrictions (For Safeguarding of Aircraft Operations) Rules, 2015, would now deal with these structures.

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    Mumbai university students complain over abrupt fee hike for submission of dissertations

    Mumbai: Students studying in PG courses of Mumbai University have complained over the abrupt fee hike for submission of dissertations. It is claimed that the fee has jumped from Rs 2,000 to Rs 5,000 and that too without any prior notice. Dissertation involves submission of a research project, fieldwork and practical study undertaken by students during their entire 2-year course.

  • A special obligation to the youth

    There are few signs of excitement or even anticipation here in London about the Commonwealth heads of government meeting which will be held here later this month because its original venue, the South Pacific island of Vanuatu, was devastated by Cyclone Pam. No one seems interested enough even to echo the old complaint of “no common wealth in the Commonwealth” that radical publications like the old Blitz in Bombay used to scream.

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    Mumbai: ED attaches properties worth Rs 462 cr for irregularities by Pyramid Developers in SRA deal

    Mumbai: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) attached properties worth Rs 462 crores in connection with a money laundering case related to alleged irregularities in a slum rehabilitation project at Bandra by Pyramid Developers. The developers in connivance with Baba Siddique, a former Member of Legislative Assembly had submitted fake documents for availing extra Floor Space Index (FSI) for the project.

  • Uttar Pradesh: Man waits for ambulance while carrying mother’s oxygen cylinders on shoulder

    Runakta (Uttar Pradesh): A man was allegedly made to wait for an ambulance at Uttar Pradesh’s Agra Medical College, while carrying oxygen cylinder attached to his ailing mother, on his shoulder. picture of the medical apathy went viral where the woman was seen standing in the premises with her oxygen mask on, while her son was standing next to her holding her oxygen tank.

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    Mumbai: 7 housing societies from Chembur fined Rs 15,000 for defaulting on bulk waste

    Mumbai: The Chembur Metropolitan court has imposed fine of Rs 15,000 on seven residential housing societies named RCF Colony, Saras cooperative housing society, Nilkanth Tower, Runwal, Nityanand baug,Tolaram nagar and MSEB Colony for unable to manage their own waste. The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) Chembur civic ward issued notices to 32 housing societies under bulk waste generator notification who generate 100 kilogram and above of garbage everyday.