Free Press Journal
  • Jammu and Kashmir: Massive forest fire breaks out in Rajouri

    Rajouri (Jammu & Kashmir): A massive fire broke out in a forest in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri on Friday. Locals said that the situation was out of control as the fire was spreading rapidly, adding that even the officials were finding it difficult to contain the fire.

  • Indore: Aam Aadmi Party holds funeral of 2-wheelers to protest against fuel price rise

    Indore: Like Congress party, Aam Admi Party also staged protest against the constant rise in fuel prices. The party activists on Friday took out funeral procession of a two-wheeler, which started from Krishnapura Chhatri and concluded at commissioner’s office. The party workers submitted a memorandum addressed to President at the commissioner’s office.

  • Indore: Man arrested for raping daughter, accuses wife of frame-up

    Indore: A man was arrested in Mundi in Madhya Pradesh’s Khandwa district for allegedly raping his 12-year-old daughter, a police official said on Friday. On the complaint of the victim, the accused was arrested on Thursday night and has been charged with rape under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code and the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, said Assistant Sub Inspector Parinita Belekar.

  • Katni hawala case: Property attachment of Saraogi brothers gets nod

    Indore: In a jolt to three kingpins of Rs 500-crore Katni hawala case, Enforcement Directorate’s adjudicating authority has cleared attachment of land worth Rs 2.65 crore in Katni and Raipur. The trio had amassed property though money-laundering during demonetisation.

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    ‘People want to see Tanaaz, Delnaaz’s ‘magic’ on stage’

    Mumbai: Actress Delnaaz Irani, who is working with her sister-in law and actress Tanaaz Irani after 18 years, says people are looking forward to seeing the magic that they will create when their play “Wrong Number” gets staged on June 3 here. “Wrong Number” is a play about juggling with time and space to present the lives and loves, passion and panic of three married couples.

  • Green Indore after Clean Indore: Lakhs of sapling to be planted

    Indore: With the objective of making the city clean and green, a massive sapling plantation drive will be organised before onset of monsoon. Lakhs of saplings will be planted in the season. Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan will inaugurate the sapling plantation drive on June 4 at 10 am at Khajraana intersection.

  • Jodhpur court grants interim bail to 3 in Bhanwari Devi case

    Jodhpur: A Jodhpur court has granted interim bail for three days to the three main accused in the 2011 abduction and murder case of Bhanwari Devi in Rajasthan. The trial court granted bail to Malkhan Singh Bishnoi, Parasram Bishnoi and their sister Indira Bishnoi to allow them to attend a condolence meeting of their aunt at their ancestral Tilwasni village near Jodhpur.

  • Indore: LLB 3rd semester exams extended to June 11

    Indore: Citing company secretary exams, the Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV) has extended LLB III semester exams scheduled to start from May 30 to June 11. “The LLB exams were clashing with company secretary (CS) exams so the university extended dates of its exams,” said vice chancellor Dr Narendra Dhakad.

  • Indore: Students’ wait for bilingual degrees continues

    Indore: Thousands of students have put off their plan for obtaining degrees after Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV)’s executive council gave approval for granting bilingual degree three months back. The students want to obtain the degree in new format. After two years of announcement, the university finally approved the proposal in February stating that the bilingual degrees will be issued from April 1. However, announcement remains on paper though more than two months

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    Sikkim government issues advisory on Nipah virus

    Gangtok: The Sikkim health department has issued an advisory urging the people of the state to take precaution against Nipah virus. “Though there is minimal possibility of Nipah virus in Sikkim, but the people need to take precaution,” it said in an advisory yesterday in the wake of Nipah outbreak in Kerala.

  • Ujjain: Congressmen gear-up for Rahul Gandhi’s Mandsaur visit

    Ujjain: The Congress party workers of the district have been preparing to make the proposed Mandsaur tour of All India Congress Committee (AICC) president, Rahul Gandhi on June 6 extremely successful. Gandhi is scheduled to address a farmers’ convention there, to mark the first death anniversary of 6 farmers, who were allegedly shot dead by the policemen during a protest.

  • Ujjain: Mercury touches 43.5 degrees Celsius with onset of ‘Navtapa’

    Ujjain: ‘Navtapa’ also known as the ‘Rohini nakshatra,’ marked its onset, as per the Hindu calendar, with temperatures soaring to an all time high. It is believed that summer touches its peak during ‘navtapa’, a time when devotees offer sandal to Lord Vishnu to keep Him cool. A large number of devotees were seen thronging to Vaishnav and other temples, to uphold this religious practice.

  • Ujjain: Bandhan Bank employees robbed in broad daylight

    Ujjain: Thieves robbed employees of Bandhan (private) Bank, who were carrying a bag containing Rs 1.14 lakh at Rajaswa Colony at around 2 pm on Friday. The incident created panic and annoyance amongst residents of the colony.

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    Western Railway sets up a biogas plant at Mumbai Central station

    Mumbai: The Western Railway (WR) has installed a biogas plant at Mumbai Central station that will convert organic waste into gas, which will then be used for cooking, a senior official has said. It is the first of its kind exercise by the Western Railway, the official said. “It is a matter of pride that we have set up a solid waste disposal and management system (biogas) at Mumbai Central outside the