Free Press Journal
  • SC raps UP govt in Taj Mahal protection case

    New Delhi : The Supreme Court on Thursday directed the Uttar Pradesh government to place before it a vision document on protection and preservation of the Taj Mahal and asked why there was a “sudden flurry of activities” in the Taj Trapezium Zone (TTZ).

  • Valentine’s Day 2018: 5 most romantic Valentine holiday destinations

    The season of love is here and we know you have been looking forward to spending some quality time with the love of your life. So, this Valentine’s day don’t just sit at home and watch ‘Netflix and chill’ instead of that go and visit some exotic places in India with your love. This gift will be most romantic gift for that person as this one day holds phenomenal importance in every

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    Fully committed to sustainable development around Taj: UP to SC

    New Delhi : The Uttar Pradesh government on Tuesday told the Supreme Court that it was “fully committed” to protecting the environment and ensuring sustainable development in and around the iconic Taj Mahal and the Taj Trapezium Zone (TTZ).

  • PM Urja Ganga pipeline: Work in progress on project

    Delhi : GAIL, CMD, B C Tripathi met Uttar Pradesh Chief Secretary, Rajive Kumar for soliciting state government support for expeditious implementation of Piped Natural Gas (PNG) connectivity and Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) vehicular conversions at Lucknow, Kanpur, Agra, Ferozabad, Kosi Kalan, Noida, Ghaziabad, Meerut and Greater Noida where GAIL is operating City Gas Distribution (CGD) networks through its Subsidiary and Joint Venture companies.

  • Supreme Court stays its order to demolish car parking lot near Taj Mahal

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today stayed its order directing demolition of a multi-level car parking being constructed near the iconic Taj Mahal at Agra. The apex court asked the authorities to maintain status quo at the site, which is around one kilometre from the eastern gate of the 17th century monument, and said no further construction will be carried out there.

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    Supreme Court to hear plea on demolition of parking lot around Taj Mahal today

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday will hear the Uttar Pradesh Government’s plea seeking recall of its earlier order for the demolition of an under-construction multi-level parking lot near the historic Taj Mahal in Agra. The apex court on October 24, ordered demolition of the parking lot around Mughal mausoleum, Taj Mahal.

  • Akhilesh re-elected SP chief for next 5 years, Mulayam missed

    Agra (UP) : Mulayam Singh Yadav and his comrade-in-arms brother Shivpal Yadav on Thursday skipped the Samajwadi Party’s national executive where Akhilesh was re- elected as the party president.

  • Akhilesh Yadav re-elected Samajwadi Party national president for 5-years

    Agra: Akhilesh Yadav was today unanimously re-elected as the Samajwadi Party’s national president for a five-year term, further consolidating his grip over the party after sidelining his father Mulayam Singh Yadav and uncle Shivpal Yadav. His re-election was announced by senior SP leader Ram Gopal Yadav at the SP national convention here. The party’s constitution was amended to extend the tenure of the party chief to five years from the existing three

  • National Convention in Agra: Akhilesh Yadav likely to be re-elected as SP chief

    Agra: Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav is likely to be re-elected as the party’s national president for five years at the SP national convention here tomorrow. Ahead of the SP’s 10th national convention, party’s top brass assembled today for the national executive meeting which will set the tone for deliberations.

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    Five dead in Uttar Pradesh road accident

    Agra: Five persons were killed on Friday when two passenger buses coming from opposite direction collided in Uttar Pradesh’s Agra city, police said.

  • Bhopal: Fake Marksheet racket: Mishra accuses govt of sheltering accused

    Bhopal: PCC spokesman KK Mishra has accused the state government of sheltering those who tried to grab government job on basis of forged mark sheets. Mishra said that despite Allahabad High Court directions and letter of Additional Inspector General of Police(AIG) of SIT Mahendra Modi to Ashok Nagar collector BS Jamod, no FIR was registered against the accused.

  • Shirdi Sai Baba gets gold paduka plate from devotee

    Nashik : The three-day Guru Pournima Mahotsav began in the Shri Sai Baba Temple in Shirdi on Saturday with devotees thronging the temple for darshan and donating cash and artefacts including a ‘paduka’ (footprint) plate of 2 kg gold worth approximately Rs 50,00,000.

  • Indore: Shahjapur bypass hit by inordinate delays

    Shajapur: Delay in land acquisition is proving a stumbling block in expediting the Agra–Bombay NH 3 by-pass road project here in Shajapur, even as thousands of villagers in these areas are unhappy at the project speed. The project includes four-lane 30-metre wide CC road construction of 141 kilometres from Biaora to Dewas including Shajapur bypass for around Rs 4,000 crore. Initially, the work was done at Central-level but later the project was

  • Blind faith killing owls ahead of Diwali festival

    Agra : Owls are in high demand during tantrik and black magic rituals done on Diwali night. Experts say this is affecting the bird population.  An expert associated with the Wildlife SOS in Agra told IANS that countless owls face a cruel fate at the hands of poachers who cater to ignorance and misguided beliefs.  Revered in Indian mythology and culture, the owls are reportedly used as sacrificial offerings by some people indulging

  • 350 ‘missing’ Pakistanis send UP police into a tizzy

    Lucknow : The Line of Control (LoC) between Pakistan and India may be a good several hundred kilometres from here, but the escalation of hostilities between the two nations has sent the Uttar Pradesh Police into a tizzy – over 350 “missing” Pakistanis.

  • More than 8 lakh people affected by UP floods

    Lucknow: More than 8 lakh people in 28 districts of Uttar Pradesh have been affected by the flood even as fresh spell of rain lashed many parts of the state on Friday. Ghazipur received 10.2 mm rainfall, Ballia 5.2 mm and Bulandshahr 12.4 mm. “28 districts are still flood affected and relief and rescue operations are on,” Relief Commissioner’s office said.