Free Press Journal
  • Musharraf’s medical report handed to special court

    Islamabad: The report of a medical board set up by the special court hearing the high treason case of former military ruler Pervez Musharraf was today presented before it in a sealed cover.

  • Extremely disappointed at Army closing Pathribal case: Omar

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today expressed his extreme disappointment over Army’s decision to close the Pathribhal fake encounter case and said the state law authorities will be asked to examine options to address this “serious” matter.

  • Anti-abuse counselling programme proposed for school girls

    New Delhi: With a view to protecting girls from abuse, the North Delhi Municipal Corporation has proposed a counselling programme for school girls to help them differentiate between a “good” and “bad” touch.

  • Thackeray’s remark on Kejriwal is condemnable, should maintain some decency: Sabir Ali

    New Delhi: Reacting to Shivsena Party President Uddhav Thackeray’s remark on Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, in which he compared him with item girl Rakhi Sawant in a Saamna editorial, Janata Dal United (JD-U) leader Sabir Ali on Friday said that he condemned Thackeray’s comment, and added that there should be some decency maintained while giving opinion about others.

  • SC takes suo motu cognizance of WB gang rape

    New Delhi:  The Supreme Court Friday took suo motu cognizance of the  gang rape of a 19-year old girl in West Bengal’s Birbhum district and described it as “very disturbing”.

  • After Khobragade affair, US wants to move India ties forward

    Washington: Putting the Khobragade affair behind them, the United States hopes to move forward the “broad” and “strong” strategic partnership between “the oldest and the largest democracies in the world.”

  • US Defence Secretary orders review of nuclear force

    Washington: US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has ordered a wide-ranging review of America’s nuclear force structure following a worst cheating scandal in proficiency exam involving 34 officers at the inter-continental missile launch of the Global Strike Command.

  • AAI Chairman V P Agarwal removed; Sinha given addnl charge

    Mumbai: In a late night development, chairman of the state-run Airports Authority of India, V P Agarwal, was removed from his post apparently because of his “opposition” to privatisation of more airports in the country, sources said.

  • Man kills six members of his family

    Lucknow: A man slaughtered six members of his family in Bulandshahr in Uttar Pradesh over a property dispute, police said Friday.

  • Only one of 40 DHE Professors follows Minister’s order

    BHOPAL: Minister for higher and technical education Umashankar Gupta’s order was openly flouted by professors, associate professors and assistant professors who are on deputation as they did not return to parent department within the 24 hour deadline given by the minister.

  • City shivers as Mercury plunges by 5° C

    BHOPAL: The city shivered on Thursday as there was an over 5° C drop in maximum temperature while the minimum temperature fell by 1° C. Besides, the city experienced light showers in morning hours. Rain continued throughout the night infusing chilliness in the atmosphere.

  • Roof of overhead water tank collapses; no casualties

    BHOPAL: The roof of an overhead tank collapsed, triggering panic among the residents in Bharat Nagar in ward no- 62 in the city on Thursday. However, no one was injured in the incident.Water supply is likely to be remain disrupted for at least 15 days till Bhopal Municipal Corporation ( BMC) connects the water supply lines with Tank constructed under JNNURM project.Till then BMC has assured to provide water through tankers.

  • State BJP initiates ‘ Modi for PM’ campaign

    BHOPAL: Bharatiya Janata Party, state unit, on the birth anniversary of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, launched its ‘ Modi for PM Campaign’ on Thursday, in all its 55 organisational districts. The campaign would conclude on February 11.

  • Fake mark sheet gang busted, two arrested

    Indore: The Crime Branch claimed to have busted an inter- state fake mark sheet making gang, which was involved in making fake school and college mark sheets since many years, with the arrest of two of its members. Recently, the crime branch received information that some people in the city are engaged in making fake mark sheets of schools and colleges.

  • Cell users face difficulty as BSNL services hit

    Indore: Thousands of subscribers of the Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited ( BSNL) had to face difficulties as mobile phone services were affected in the district on Thursday. As a result, the subscribers could not make calls from their mobile phones in the evening.


    Indore: In its endeavor to improve quality of education, the State government has decided to promote 10 government and autonomous institutions with potential for collaboration with national and international institutes. The government has constituted a five- member committee that would identify the colleges from across the state and prepare a blueprint for tie- ups with elite intuitions.

  • Winter rains lash city

    Indore: At a time when denizens were finding it hard to cope up with the dropping temperature and cold wave, heavy rains lashed the city again on Thursday late evening and caused various problems to the people. It is noteworthy that close to an inch rainfall was recorded a day earlier as well.

  • Dist hosp staff stage demo protesting arrest of docs

    Ujjain: The district hospital doctors and staff members went on strike for an hour in protest of arrest of Lakhnadon, Siwni district hospital doctors after death of a patient, here on Thursday. An FIR was registered against both the doctors for unintentional murder.