Free Press Journal
  • Eight Indians injured in Thailand escalator mishap

    Bangkok: The New Year revelry turned sour for eight Indian tourists, including five women, when they fell down from an escalator and sustained minor injuries at a skytrain station here today.

  • Missing student’s body

    Gorakhpur(UP): Body of missing 16-year-old boy has been found in an under construction house in Chargawan area here, police said today.

  • Myanmar refugee to meet her children after five years

    Kolkata: Myanmar citizen Jahura Begum’s dream of reuniting with her seven children is coming true after a five-year agonising wait in India which she entered along with her children illegally in 2009.

  • Politics over cremation of rape victim’s body

    Kolkata: Left parties and Kolkata Police were today involved in a tussle over the cremation of the body of a 16-year-old gangrape victim, who died in a city hospital after attempting suicide.

  • Musharraf fails to appear before court

    Islamabad: Embattled former Pakistani dictator Pervez Musharraf today failed to appear before a special court, with his legal team seeking that the hearing in the high treason case be adjourned for five weeks.

  • Congress, BJP should support AAP over public issues: Binny

    Ghaziabad: Ahead of the vote of confidence in Delhi Assembly tomorrow, Aam Aadmi Party legislator Vinod Kumar Binny today said the BJP and Congress should support the government over issues pertaining to the people.

  • Myanmar lifts curfew in riot-hit Meikhtila

    Yangon: The Myanmar authorities lifted curfew in riot-hit Meikhtila on  New Year’s Eve as order has been restored there, the local media reported Wednesday quoting the authorities.

  • BJP’s corruption allegations against me malicious: Virbhadra Singh

    New Delhi: Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh is expected to meet and have discussions with Congress president Sonia Gandhi and other senior party leaders today in connection with the corruption allegations levelled against him by the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

  • Kolkata gangrape case: Civil society members to meet Governor Narayanan

    Kolkata: With Kolkata Police refusing to hand over the body of a 16-year-old rape victim to her father for cremation, protesting civil society members have decided to approach West Bengal Governor M.K.Narayanan to seek his intervention in the matter.

  • Shutdown in Telangana district over change in minister’s portfolio

    Hyderabad: Karimnagar district of Telangana region is observing a shutdown Wednesday to protest Chief Minister N. Kiran Kumar Reddy’s move in taking away the legislative affairs portfolio from Civil Supplies Minister D. Sridhar Babu.

  • Higher Education loan given to 46 students

    INDORE: Higher Education loan to the tune of Rs 1.25 crore was approved for 46 students in a special camp organized at the Collectorate on  Tuesday.Under one roof, 15 banks approved loans to students in the camp. District collectorate assured families of students that state government and district administration would extend every possible support to give a boost to the students seeking education.

  • Over 200 applications received in Jan Sunwai

    INDORE: The last day of 2013 witnessed the final Jan Sunwai camp for the year at collectorate on Tuesday. About 200 applications were received, and women too came forward for seeking support from government and administration on the day. District collector Aakash Tripathi himself received several applications from applicants and addressed possible issues. Monetary help was rendered at the disposal of several applicants from Arogya Nidhi and Redcross Fund right away.

  • SADA to develop villages between Bypass and Mhow

    INDORE: There is good news for villages that lie between Indore Municipal Corporation jurisdiction area and Mhow. A proposal by District  Collector Aakash Tripathi was sent to the state government’s Housing and Environment department for development of these villages on the line of cities. Special Area Development Authority ( SADA) would be established which would take care of development in these villages. This authority would have rights for town and country investment

  • Cases of blind murder doubled in 2013

    Indore: On the eve of New ear, the city police claimed to have tasted success in solving some major cases in 2013 but they failed to resolve several other blind murder cases. They even handed over the cases to the Crime Branch but in vain. As per the police records till December 31, the number of blind murder cases has been increasing alarmingly and the highest

  • City to celebrate New ear today

    Ujjain: City of temples will celebrate the New ear- 2014 with full fervour and enthusiasm on Wednesday. People will bid adieu to outgoing year by hosting grand celebrations on the night of Tuesday.Several religious programmes will be organised to mark the New ear.Collector and Chairman Mahakaleshwar Temple Management Committee, B M Sharma, SP Anurag Kumar, ADM Avadhesh Sharma, MTMC administrator Jayant Joshi and other officials conducted inspection for Bhasmaarti management