Free Press Journal
  • Bhopal: Archeological survey of India begins conservation of Bhojpur temple

    Bhopal: Archeological survey of India (ASI) has initiated the process of restoring the lost glory of famous Bhojpur temple. Situated 28 km away from state capital in Raisen district, the temple stands next to a deep gorge through which river Betwa flows.

  • Bhopal: Congress submits list of twenty thousand fake voters

    Bhopal: The president of state Congress election management committee has submitted the list of 20,000 fake voters to the chief electoral officer, here on Thursday. The president and the former minister Suresh Pachouri told CEO Salina Singh that the list contains the names of many voters who have died; voters who are registered in many booths and many ineligible voters.

  • Bhopal: Man booked for abetting woman’s suicide

    Bhopal: Misrod police have booked a man on charges of abetment to suicide of his fiancée, who had ended her life on March 12 over dowry demand. The deceased Kavita was found hanging at her home near 11 Mile square. Their marriage was to be solemnised on April 18.

  • Bhopal: Experts advise parents to make children feel special after exam results

    Bhopal: For children, the pressure to shine in exams comes almost from all quarters. Students wait with bated breath for results; for many it could be a happy end to months of hard labour, but for some a time of despair. It is not surprising that reports of student suicide cases hit headlines with the announcement of results.

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    Palghar by-poll: Using PM Modi strategy, CM Devendra Fadnavis interacts with intellectuals

    Mumbai: Public rallies and road show are commonly used during any poll. However, Bharatiya Janata Party has opted to interact with intellectuals as the same strategy used by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Devendra Fadnavis, chief minister is the star campaigner of the party who addressed four rallies interacted with around 200 intellectuals from various sect of society in Palghar city on Tuesday and replied to each and

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    SGA rethinking over Morgan Freeman’s lifetime achievement honour

    New York: Following the allegations of sexual misconduct against Oscar winning actor Morgan Freeman, the Screen Actors Guild is reviewing the Lifetime Achievement Award they gave to the former. “These are compelling and devastating allegations which are absolutely contrary to all the steps that we are taking to insure (sic) a safe work environment for the professionals in this industry,” the union said in a statement via a SAG-AFTRA spokesperson, as quoted

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    Mumbai: MMRDA plans to deploy emergency response team at Metro construction sites

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Metropolitan Regional Development Authority (MMRDA) plans to deploy an Emergency Response Team consisting of 50 labourers and five utility vehicles to combat waterlogging during monsoon at the Metro construction sites. This arrangement is a part of monsoon preparedness plan and is being implemented for Metro corridor 7 connecting Dahisar (east) to Andheri (east) and Metro 2A corridor connecting Dahisar to D N Nagar, which is under construction at present.

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    Maharashtra: Beed woman cop to undergo sex-change surgery today

    Mumbai: A 29-year-old woman police constable from Beed district will undergo a sex change surgery at St George’s Hospital in south Mumbai today, a doctor treating her said on Thursday. The constable Lalita Salve, who prefers to be called Lalit, had met Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis in March and sought the state government’s permission to undergo the surgery. The government recently gave its nod for it. Salve received a letter from the

  • Kerala Health dept on alert after 'Nipah' virus outbreak

    Himachal Pradesh’s health ministry issues advisory on Nipah virus scare

    Himachal Pradesh: In the wake of the of Nipah Virus scare in Kerala, which claimed the lives of 11 people so far, Himachal Pradesh health ministry issued an advisory on Thursday. According to the advisory, consumers of fruits that are bitten by bats, farmers who come in contact with bats, people consuming and working with pigs and people who are in contact with people affected by the virus, are

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    Mumbai: Former NCP MLA Niranjan Davkhare joins BJP

    Mumbai: Many people are in line to join the BJP in near future and their names would be revealed soon, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said on Thursday, as he welcomed former NCP MLC Niranjan Davkhare in the saffron fold. Davkhare had on Wednesday submitted his resignation as a member of the Maharashtra Legislative Council, quit the NCP, and said he was going to join the BJP. Fadnavis on Thursday welcomed him into

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    Mumbai: Congress and MNS hit the streets against soaring fuel prices

    Mumbai: Opposition Congress, NCP and MNS on Thursday hit out at the Centre and Maharashtra government over the fuel price hike and questioned the silence of those who had attacked the previous UPA-led dispensation over the issue. Mumbai Congress president Sanjay Nirupam led a protest against fuel price hike at Kalina in suburban Mumbai. The Western Express Highway witnessed traffic jams during the peak hours as a result.

  • Jammu and Kashmir: 2 policemen, one civilian injured in grenade attack at bus stand

    Jammu & Kashmir (India): Two policemen and a civilian were injured in a grenade attack at a bus stand on Jammu’s BC road on Thursday night. Speaking on the same, Vivek Gupta, SSP Jammu said, “Sound of the blast was heard during patrolling. Subsequently, we came to know that two police personnel have been injured. Both of them are undergoing treatment. We are analysing and investigating the case.”

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    Harvey Weinstein likely to surrender to New York police on Friday following sexual misconduct case

    New York: Disgraced ex-Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein is expected to surrender to authorities in New York on Friday following a months-long investigation into allegations of sexual assault, US media reported. The New York Times said Weinstein was expected to surrender on Friday morning, citing unnamed law enforcement officials. Weinstein’s defense attorney, contacted by AFP, declined to comment Thursday.

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    IAF jet, IndiGo flight avert mid-air collision over Chennai

    Mumbai: A mid-air disaster was averted on May 21 when an IndiGo plane which was on a collision course with an Indian Air Force (IAF) in Chennai airspace steered away to safety following an auto-generated warning, a source said.