Free Press Journal
  • Rupee trims initial losses, still down by 3 paise

    Mumbai: The rupee trimmed its initial losses against the US dollar but was still quoted lower by 3 paise to 61.97 on month-end demand for the American currency from importers.

  • Forest dept opens Ayurvedic medicine centre at Mahakaleshwar temple

    Ujjain: Forest department opened a Sanjivani Ayurvedic medicine centre at Mahakaleshwar temple on the occasion of Mahashivratri festival here on Tuesday. The department, in association with Vidhyan Herbal, opened a Sanjivani Ayurvedic medicine centre on Tuesday.

  • SIMI activists produced in court amidst tight security

    Ujjain : Gujarat police brought three SIMI activists to produce them in the district court on Tuesday. Safdar Nagori, Qamaruddin Nagori and Shafi Mohammad were produced in the court amidst tight security arrangements at Kothi premises.

  • Sandeep Dixit NGO delays HDR, govt suffers in silence

    BHOPAL: The soft attitude of the BJP state government towards Congress MP Sandeep Dixit has delayed the preparation of Human Development Report of the state. An NGO named ‘ Sanket’, run by Dixit, was assigned the work of preparing Human Development Report with a deadline of 2011. It was also decided that the government would pay Rs 25 lakh to the NGO for this work.

  • Day turns pitch dark; it pours in city

    People caught unwares; life thrown out of gear; districts of the western region like Bhopal, Indore, Hoshangabad, Ujjain were worst affected because of upper air cyclonic system which lied over Gujarat and western part of Madhya Pradesh

  • Disburse compensation for damaged crops: Minister

    BHOPAL: Revenue and Rehabilitation Minister Rampal Singh has instructed collectors to ensure assessment of farmers’ hailstormhit crops. They should form a team comprising sub- divisional officer ( Revenue), Tehsildar, Revenue Inspector and Patwari for spot inspection of loss due to untimely rain, fix the compensation under Revenue Book Circular 6- 4 and ensure payment.

  • Govt to mollify Katare with new Tata Safari

    BHOPAL: Legislative assembly will purchase a new SUV for leader of opposition Satyadev Katare, who returned his official vehicle as a mark protest for not providing him the facilities behoving his status of cabinet rank minister.

  • Tiger cub located in Panna Reserve, count goes up to 25

    Bhopal: A tiger cub has been located with tigress Panna- 213 and tiger 111 at Panna Tiger Reserve, taking the total count of the big game in the park to 25. The three were found at Amanganj buffer zone of the park.

  • ECI diktat: 22 dy collectors, 7 DSPs to be shifted

    Proposal has been sent to four major departments -home, revenue, tribal welfare and panchayat and rural development departments -to transfer their staff posted in home district or for three years in adistrict

  • Stamp duty on luxury flats to go up

    BHOPAL: Collector Nishant Warbade instructed officials to increase the stamp duties for the luxury flats for which market rates are higher while collector guidelines had proposed lower rates. He was addressing the meeting held to discuss the claims and objections over collector guidelines on Tuesday.


    Indore: A local court, on Tuesday dismissed the application filed against Asaram Bapu’s son Narayan Sai for hurting sentiments of the Sikh community by donning a turban to pose as a Sikh. The court dismissed the application saying that there’s no legal basis to launch any trial against the accused.

  • Warrant works, lady cop finally appears in court

    Indore: Eventually, Inspector Manju adav on Tuesday appeared before a local court and recorded her statement in a rape case after the court issued a bailable warrant against her. She is a prime witness in the case pertaining to rape of a minor girl by goonturned- contractor Sunil Karosiya. The victim girl seeking justice from the court but had to wait as key witness including adav and others do not turn up

  • Ratlam and Fatehabad BG to open for traffic soon

    Indore: Commissioner of Railway Safety ( CRS) Padam Singh Baghel gave his approval to ply trains with speed of 90 kmph on the newly converted Ratlam- Fatehabad broad gauge ( BG) Section. Baghel conducted speed test trial between on the new track between Ratlam and Fatehabad on Tuesday.

  • Heavy rains cripple normal life

    Indore: At a time when residents are finding it hard to cope with the dipping temperature and heavy rains lashed the City again on Tuesday. The rains accompanied with hailstones threw normal life out of gear. It is noteworthy that sudden rainfall had surprised the citizens on Monday as well. People brought out their raincoats and umbrellas following rainfall.