Free Press Journal
  • Bhopal: People, educational institutes in city raise funds, essential items for Kerala flood relief

    Bhopal: Free Press interacted with the people and educational institutions in the city that have decided to help the flood-hit in Kerala by donating money and other essential items. The item being sent in for Kerala flood relief by, trucks or trains, includes medicines, rice, pulses, sugar, salt, spices biscuits, milk powder, coffee powder, tea leaves, toothpaste, toothbrush, soap, washing powder, diapers, sanitary napkins, slippers, torch and batteries, shampoo, match box, candles,

  • Bhopal: Ola cabs remain off roads, commuters inconvenienced

    Bhopal: Commuters suffered as drivers of app-based taxi service providers Ola on Monday kept their cabs off the roads for two hours protesting against the management. The drivers were protesting the management move to induct new fleet of taxis, sidelining the old and experienced drivers. They also demanded the management to give them better incentives.

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    Mumbai: Fiancee held for abetting man’s suicide in Bhiwandi

    Bhiwandi: A 20-year old woman was arrested by Bhiwandi Bhoiwada Police on Sunday on the charge of abetment of suicide of her 24-year old fiance.  The woman has been identified as Samreen Ali Ahamad Ansari, a resident of Samrubaugh in Bhiwandi. The deceased has been identified as Arkam Shamsuddin Ansari, 24, who also resided in Bhiwandi.

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    Mumbai: Hotelier shoots self at his Mulund home

    Mumbai: A 54-year-old hotelier and owner of a security agency died on the spot after he shot himself with a licensed revolver at his residence in Mulund (W) on Monday night.  He was suffering from depression, which caused him to take the extreme step, police said. Satnam Singh Pyarasingh Boparai, 54, shot himself at his residence in Silver Birch society at Veena Nagar, Mulund, when he was alone at home late on

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    Sheena Bora Murder Case: Mikhail admits to abusing Indrani on email

    Mumbai: Mikhail Bora brother of Sheena Bora, who was allegedly murdered, in his cross-examination by Indrani Mukerjea’s counsel Advocate Sudeep Pasbola on Monday admitted to having abused his mother on email communication. He said he did it out of frustration because she had stopped his pocket money, however backed tracked this version.

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    Ganeshotsav 2018: For four days, Ganesh mandals get permission to use loudspeakers until midnight

    Mumbai: With Ganesh Chaturthi drawing close, mandals have glad tidings. The umbrella body of all Ganesh mandals has successfully acquired permission for devotees to use loudspeakers until midnight for four days. These four days will be September 14, September 17, September 22 and September 23. Ganeshotsav will be celebrated from September 13 to September 23.

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    Mumbai: Trombay man gets 7 years’ rigorous imprisonment under POCSO

    Mumbai: The special court designated to hear cases under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO) sentenced a 55-year-old-man, a resident of Trombay, to seven years’ rigorous imprisonment for sexually assaulting two minor girls.

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    Mumbai: Mulund, Airoli nakas to be toll-free for a month

    Mumbai: After citizens had complained about the Mulund and Airoli toll plaza operators not being in compliance with the government’s notice to charge toll for only one way, the Maharashtra government, on Monday, waived toll for light vehicles from August 21 to September 23 at the Mulund and Airoli toll plazas.

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    Mumbai’s waste segregation up by 12 per cent since 2017: BMC report

    Mumbai: More solid waste is being segregated in the city compared to last year, according to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation’s (BMC) annual Environment Status Report (ESR) for 2017-18. However, while waste segregation went up by 12 per cent, to 65 percent this year from 53 per cent in 2017, the amount of solid waste being disposed of remains 32 per cent.

  • Did Katrina Kaif reveal her look for Salman Khan’s ‘Bharat’? See pic

    New Delhi: Bollywood star Katrina Kaif has treated her fans with a picture from Malta, where she is shooting for her much-anticipated film ‘Bharat’. In the picture she shared on social media, the 35-year-old looks fresh as a daisy with her hair styled into glamorous beachy waves. She captioned the photo, “Malta”.

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    Mumbai: BMC to provide Rs 1.39 cr makeover for Mahim beach to attract visitor

    Mumbai: The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) will soon provide a Rs 1.39 crore facelift to Mahim beach, in a bid to attract visitors. According to Dr Sanjay Mukherjee, additional municipal commissioner (projects), the beach beautification work will be carried out in two phases. A 3-D video on the project will be shown to BMC councillors when the proposal will be tabled before them.

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    BSEB Class 12 compartment results postponed, check at

    The results for Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) Class 12th compartment exams 2018, scheduled to be released on Monday, has been postponed. “The result will not be released tomorrow (Monday), the board is expecting to release the result by the end of this month. The dates of the declaration of results will be announced soon,” an official from BSEB told Indian Express. The students who have appeared for the examination can their

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    Mumbai: Lifestyle choices can impact fertility, says study

    Mumbai: According to recent estimates, 10 to 15 per cent of married couples in India face infertility issues. Infertility is neither an urban phenomenon nor confined only to women. However, studies have shown that in nearly 30 per cent of all infertility cases, the cause can be attributed to a problem in the man. Infertility evaluation should be undertaken for couples who have been unable to conceive even after 12 months of

  • New pictorial warning for tobacco products issued, to be used from September 1

    New Delhi: The Union Health Ministry issued on Monday enhanced pictorial warnings to be printed on packets of cigarette and other tobacco products, highlighting the ill-effects of tobacco consumption, according to an official statement. These new pictorial warnings will be used from September 1.

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    Mumbai: 3 years after man’s death, his son is born to surrogate mom

    Mumbai: Exactly three years after she lost her husband in a road accident, a woman clutched his new-born to her bosom in a Mumbai hospital, thanks to modern technology and her determination to become a parent.  The baby boy came into the world through a surrogate mother, after the woman couldn’t conceive despite undergoing multiple in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) cycles, said a doctor who treated her. The woman, who hailed from Bengaluru, had

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    Kerala Floods: ‘Operation Madad’ scales down as situation improves

    Mumbai: The Southern Naval Command started scaling down “Operation Madad” consequent to rains having reduced to a large extent and flood waters starting to recede from many waterlogged areas in Kerala.  As of 4.30 pm on August 20, the 11th day of “Operation Madad”, the total number of diving teams deployed had been reduced to 51, with 41 teams having returned after completing their rescue mission. A total of 350 people were

  • Google Doodle marks Indian author Ismat Chughtai’s 107th birthday

    New Delhi: Google Doodle on Tuesday celebrated what would have been the 107th birthday of Indian author Ismat Chughtai. Born in Budaun, Uttar Pradesh on August 21, 1911, Chughtai championed free speech, social liberation, and gender equality through her writing. Her best-known works, according to Google’s blog post, questioned double standards and encouraged liberation.

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    Mumbai: NCP asks Shiv Sena to stop supporting Sanatan Sanstha

    Mumbai: The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) has expressed shock over the support extended by Shiv Sena party to the extreme right-wing outfit, the Sanatan Sanstha. A fourth person, Shrikant Pangarkar, arrested by the Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) from Jalna on Sunday was a former corporator of the Sena. The NCP reminded Sena leaders of the involvement of this organisation in various bomb blasts. “At least now Sena leaders should stop backing such