Free Press Journal
  • 11-year-old boy murdered in Ulhasnagar

    Mumbai: An-11-year old boy was found murdered in Ulhasnagar on Monday. Police said the deceased resided at Manere village, Ulhasnagar. On Monday, when his parents returned from work, they found their son missing. They searched the locality but could not find him. Then they rushed to a room near their workplace, where the boy liked to play and found him lying in a pool of blood with his neck slashed.

  • Bhopal: Fire breaks out at Balaji Tower, three offices gutted

    Bhopal: A fire broke out on the third floor of Balaji tower in MP Nagar Zone 1 on Tuesday morning. Office furniture, documents, electronic devises and other gadgets of at least three commercial establishments were gutted in the blaze. No human casualty was reported in the incident as all offices and coaching centres at the commercial complex were closed when fire broke out around 7.50 am. The cause of the fire is

  • Milk Strike: Pune may suffer milk shortage today

    PUNE: Milk supply to Pune city is likely to be affected today due to on-going stir by dairy farmers, according to a supplier. “The total need of the Pune city is around 25 lakh litres per day and with no collection at our centres on Tuesday, we will not be able to supply milk to the city today,” said Indranil Chitale, one of the partners at Chitale Bandhu Mithaiwale. Chitale Bandhu is a

  • Bhopal: Professors continue their non-cooperation movement in colleges

    Bhopal: Pendency of verification process of the documents submitted by the students is mounting. Many view it as a side effect of non-cooperation movement by the professors of government colleges across the state. Since last 15 days Professors of government colleges across the state had been observing non-cooperation movement and have been organising an hour long protest every day.

  • Bhopal: Startup India Madhya Pradesh Yatra flagged off

    Bhopal: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, while flagging off ‘Startup India Madhya Pradesh Yatra’ at CM House on Tuesday, exhorted the youths to tread the new path of Startups for creation and innovation. Chief Minister also assured to that they would also be given capital support for their Startups. Chouhan urged them to make Madhya Pradesh the best and prosperous state in the World.

  • Bhopal: Professors in MP get seventh pay scale

    Bhopal: Finance department has given a nod for extending the benefits of seventh pay scale to the agitating professors of government colleges. Finance minister Jayant Malaiya told Free Press that finance department has approved of the seventh pay scale for the higher education department.

  • Bhopal: Heavy rains affect everyday life in state capital

    Bhopal: Complaints poured into the call centre of Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC) as many localities including the premises of Bhopal district and sessions court of Arera Hills suffered from waterlogging after the spell of heavy rains in the state capital on Tuesday.

  • Bhopal: Objectionable video posted on the social media

    Bhopal: Five days have passed since a Waqar H Bhatti uploaded an objectionable video on the social media on July 9 but the team of Gwalior police is still clueless about the accused. ASP Satyendra Singh Tomar told Free Press, “We’re investigating the case and a team is being sent to Jammu for further probe.”

  • Bhopal: Ex-municipal CEO, contractor booked for forgery

    Bhopal: Economic Offence Wing has registered a case against former CEO of Nagar Palika of Vidisha and a contractor in connection with a forgery case. EOW, Bhopal booked the then CEO RK Kartiyan, contractor Brijendra Verma and others on charges of forgery.

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    Section 377: Will it be against the order of nature if sex is performed differently, asks Justice Nariman

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has reserved its verdict on a clutch of pleas challenging the constitutional validity of section 377 of the Indian Penal Code which criminalises consensual gay sex. During the concluding arguments before a five-judge constitution bench on Tuesday, Justice Rohinton Nariman observed that if the Supreme Court is satisfied that Section 377 is unconstitutional, revoking it would be the court’s duty.

  • Mumbai: Dairy farmers continue stir; 2 held for blocking milk tankers

    Mumbai: Two people were arrested on Tuesday in Satara district of Maharashtra for trying to stop vehicles carrying milk as the protest by dairy farmers to demand a hike in procurement price entered the second day. Dairy farmers are staging protests in several parts of the state since Monday, demanding a higher purchase price and a subsidy of Rs 5 per litre for milk. As part of

  • Maharashtra Milk Protest! WR train to bring in 12 containers of milk from Gujarat to Mumbai

    Mumbai: Western Railways (WR) will run an Ahmedabad-Mumbai Central passenger train with milk tankers in tow to ensure Mumbai does not have to go without milk due to the ongoing agitation by dairy farmers. The train will chug in 12 containers of milk from Gujarat to Mumbai for the next few days, with each container having a capacity of 44,000 litres.

  • ICC opens public ballot for Cricket World Cup 2019

    Dubai: The International Cricket Council (ICC) has opened the public ballot from August 1, ahead of the Cricket World Cup next year. The Ballot will be open till August 29 and fans will be able to apply to each of the 48 fixtures, with tickets in each price band at every game available.

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    Check Mumbai University hall ticket, results, time-table on new android app

    Mumbai: The University of Mumbai is planning to come up with new reforms for exams of winter 2018; that are soon going to be introduced to the students like the customisation of answer booklet to avoid wrong bubbling, launch of Android application which will enable under graduate and post graduate students to check their hall ticket, results and time table, the photocopy/revaluation process flow automated with online payment, etc.

  • India to impose Safeguard duty on steel imports

    NEW DELHI: India is planning to impose “safeguards” on steel imports if the volumes coming into the country increase beyond a certain level, a government source said on Tuesday. India, which was a net exporter of steel until March 2018, saw a rise in imports since the beginning of fiscal year 2018/19, making it a net importer for the first two months of the fiscal year, according to government figures.

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    Finance Ministry approves Rs 11,336 crore capital infusion in 5 PSU Banks

    New Delhi: The finance ministry today approved infusion of Rs 11,336 crore in five state-owned lenders including PNB, Corporation Bank and Andhra Bank to help them meet regulatory capital requirement, sources said. This is the first ever capital infusion in the current fiscal and the remaining amount of Rs 53,664 crore would be disbursed during the course of the year. As per the plan, the sources said, Punjab National Bank (PNB), hit