Free Press Journal
  • Ports expansion plan of Rs 90K cr on cards

    142 expansion projects worth Rs 90K cr have been identified for major ports and timely delivery  will give the much needed boost to economy, Union minister Nitin Gadkari said.

  • Indore: Minor thrashed for opposing eve-teasing

    Indore: A miscreant stopped a minor girl on the road and attempted to molest her. When the girl shouted, the accused fled from there after thrashing her.  According to MIG police, the incident took place on Tuesday at about 7.30 pm in Naya Basera locality. The 16-year-old victim reached the police station on Wednesday morning with her family members and lodged the complaint against accused Arun Malviya of Chhoti Khajrani. The victim

  • Bhopal: Religious bias behind lack of road to Ijtima venue

    BHOPAL: The road from Lambakheda to Eintkhedi was not built due to government’s apathy towards a particular community, said MLA Arif Aqueel at the meeting of district planning committee here on Tuesday.

  • Victim’s girlfriend, 3 others held in Carter Road stabbing

    Mumbai : The police made four more arrests in connection with the murder of a 22-year-old man, who was stabbed to death at Carter Road on Monday night, increasing the number of arrests to five. The girlfriend of the deceased has also been arrested.

  • China to align initiative with ASEAN’s strategies

    Beijing : Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has said his country was willing to align its “One Belt, One Road” initiative with the development strategies of the Asean member-nations.

  • Rain brings relief to Delhi, Kolkata

    New Delhi : Heavy rain lashed the national capital and its adjoining suburbs on Saturday, bringing relief to people from the sweltering heat but also hit road traffic and flight movement. Kolkata also saw pre-monsoon showers, while the south-west monsoon advanced further and covered the entire state of Karnataka.

  • Maha govt seeks HC nod for auto, taxi fare hike

    Mumbai : The State government on Tuesday sought the Bombay High Court’s approval for the proposed auto and taxi fare hike announced by the Mumbai Metropolitan Road Transport Authority (MMRTA).

  • Land acquisition a blessing in disguise for farmers: Gadkari

    Mumbai : Despite facing criticism over the land acquisition Bill, Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari termed the Bill as a “blessing in disguise” for the country on Wednesday, saying farmers are getting more than their expectation as compensation for their land.

  • Chakka jam staged against cow slaughter

    Ujjain : A chakka jam was staged by residents and RSS workers of village Jaithal here at Agar Road on Friday. Villagers and workers were protesting against the cow slaughter in their area. Alleging villagers told that cow slaughter is prevailing in their area and from past two days unknown miscreants are shedding slaughtered body parts of cows in the village. Villagers kept protesting for more than an hour over negligence and

  • Truck loaded with grocery overturns

    Ujjain : A truck loaded with grocery turned turtle at Agar Road near Koyla Fatak here late Wednesday night as the driver failed to see the divider on the road allegedly due to the absence of light reflectors at the place. The Agar road is a prominent route for transporting goods interstate and is being constructed from past 2 years.