Free Press Journal
  • Bhopal: Youth refuses to marry pregnant live-in partner, booked for rape

    Bhopal: A girl has filed a rape complaint against his live-in partner who got her pregnant but later refused to marry her. Ratibad police on the complaint of eight-month pregnant girl have booked the 20-year-old youth and arrested him. Police have also booked his mother who allegedly tried to force abortion on her.

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    Mumbai: 500 bottle crushers BMC promised nowhere in sight

    Mumbai: With the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) cracking the whip on the use of plastic across the city June 23 onwards, it is ironic that the civic body’s plan to install 500 plastic bottle crushers machines is hanging fire.  “Installing plastic bottle crushers at present does not seem to be the priority with the higher-ups. We do have plans to set up the crushing machines, however, these plans are currently on hold,”

  • Exam result 2018

    SSC CHSL Tier I exam results 2018 declared, check result at

    The Staff Service Commission (SSC) has declared the result of Combined Higher Secondary Level (CHSL) Tier I examination 2018 on June 15. Candidates can check the results at the official website of the Commission- The exam was conducted from March 8-28. The exams was computer-based and the answer keys for the same were also uploaded earlier. There are a total of 3,259 vacancies available and the pay scale will range from Rs

  • Mumbai: 200 civic officials to keep an eye on plastic ban offenders post-deadline

    Mumbai: 200 civic officials to keep an eye on plastic ban offenders post-deadline

    Mumbai: The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has assigned as many as 200 officials across the city licensed to take action against the plastic ban offenders. The move is to enable the plastic ban which will be enforced from June 23 after which the civic body will start taking punitive action.

  • Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo are from another planet, so I’m world’s best, says Neymar

    Rio de Janeiro: razilian striker Neymar has said that he is the “world’s best player,” given that Argentina’s Lionel Messi and Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo are “from another planet.” “Modesty aside, I think that I am the world’s best player,” Neymar quipped in an exchange with the hosts of Desimpedidos, a Brazilian YouTube channel. “Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are from another planet, so I’m No. 1.”

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    BMC tells officials: Use Marathi for official work or be penalised 

    Mumbai: The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) Improvement Committee has issued a press note stating that officials who do not adhere to using Marathi as official language in all administrative work and communication could be held for indiscipline and penalised.

  • Commuters fume as Western Railway cancels Chuchgate-Virar AC locals without notice

    MUMBAI: Commuters travelling on AC locals on western line were angry after WR cancelled the AC local train services without informing its commuters. Most of the passengers complained that they were not informed in advance about the cancellation due to which they had to face problem while travelling on non-AC locals as co-passengers did not let them to board the train.

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    FPJ IMPACT: BMC fixes glitch of 24×7 complaint app

    Mumbai: Citizens can now lodge their grievances on the MCGM 24×7 app, which can be downloaded on cellphones. A day after The Free Press Journal published a story on the technical glitch that affected the MCGM 24×7 app, the technology department of Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) fixed it on Friday.

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    Maharashtra: Opposition fumbles over caste issue, slams minister for putting pressure on victims

    Mumbai: The controversy over two Scheduled Caste (SC) children being paraded nude in Jalgaon district has now become a huge embarrassment for the opposition, which had turned it into a caste conflict on Thursday. The First Information Report (FIR) registered by Jalgaon Police and the caste certificate of accused, Ishwar Balwant Joshi, accessed by The Free Press Journal shows that he is from Nomadic Tribe (NT) and not from an upper caste,

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    Central Railway stations to get hi-tech platform indicators

    Mumbai:The central railway (CR) has now planned to replace the old platform indicators with the hi-tech ones which will be connected via optical fibre. A senior railway official said one such platform indicator has been set up at Dombivli station on trial basis, which has been operational from June 10.

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    MSRTC bus fare hike comes into effect from today, June 15

    Mumbai: An 18 per cent hike in bus fares of the Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) will come into effect from Saturday. Earlier, MSRTC had said the hike would be effective from June 15, but a delay in getting the State Transport Authority (STA)’s approval, resulted in the fare hike being postponed by a day.