Free Press Journal
  • Vivek Murthy poised to become ‘America’s doctor’

    Washington: President Barack Obama’s pick for surgeon general, Indian American Vivek Murthy, is one step closer to becoming  “America’s doctor”, with a Senate panel approving his nomination despite opposition from the powerful gun lobby.

  • Anti-government protests continue in Venezuela

    Caracas: Scattered barricades blocked streets and protesters battled police in some Caracas neighborhoods even while life went on as usual in others as a political standoff persisted through the second day of national  holidays.

  • PM asked to talk to Myanmar over freedom movement sites

    Guwahati: With Manmohan Singh visiting Myanmar next week, the Assam branch of the All India Patriotic Forum has urged the prime minister to talk with authorities there regarding proper preservation of sites related to India’s freedom movement.

  • China’s manufacturing PMI drops

    Beijing: China’s purchasing managers’ index (PMI) for manufacturing sector dropped to 50.2 percent in February, down from 50.5 percent for January, official data showed Saturday.

  • National peace talks held in Venezuela to end protests

    Caracas: Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro opened another session of a national conference for peace Friday, seeking to put an end to the country’s weeks-long violent protests.

  • Madhuri Dixit: Sheer poetry

    Madhuri Dixit has been busy promoting ‘Gulaab Gang’, a film with the powerful message of women’s empowerment and she strongly feels about the cause too. To reach out to her audience with this message, the actor participated in a live video chat, wherein she and director Soumik Sen spoke about the cause via poems. The beautiful evening saw the

  • Aftermath of Teen Imli over- bridge collapse Three PWD engineers suspended

    Indore: A day after collapse of an under- construction over- bridge in Teen Imli area, the PWD suspended three engineers of its Bridge Cell, on Friday. In the mean time, a threemember probe panel took samples of material used in the collapsed bridge.

  • Organ donation website launched

    Indore: Organ donation is a brave act and a great service for humanity, said UAD Minister Kailash Vijayvargiya at the launching ceremony of a website to bridge the gap between organ donor and recipient held at Pritamlal Dua Sabhagrih on Friday.

  • Only 50 out of 360 clear exams, protest at DAVV

    Indore: BHMS I semester students of three colleges staged a demonstration on the RNT Marg campus of Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya alleging poor evaluation of answer sheets and seeking unconditional review of the entire results.

  • 2 charred to death

    Mishap occurred when they were cooking food

  • Cook hangs himself

    Indore: A 40- year- old cook committed suicide by hanging himself at his residence in Chitra Nagar under Khajrana police station, on Friday morning. Reason for the extreme step is not known. Police sent the body for autopsy. According to Investigating Officer S- I Anand Vasuniya, the incident took place on Friday morning when one Kshitij Nandi, a resident of Chitra Nagar, hanged himself. The officer said that according to

  • EMRC, ECON may get status of Centre for Excellence

    Indore: Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya has sent a proposal to the State Government seeking status of Centre for Excellence to two of its teaching departments. These two departments are— School of Economics ( ECON) and Educational Multimedia Research Centre ( EMRC).

  • Pharmacy student commits suicide

    Indore: A 21- year- old BPharma stuident committed suicide by hanging himself in his apartment at Sanyogitaganj on Friday. Reason for the extreme step is not known. Investigating Officer S- I Meena said that the deceased was identified as Rohit Jaat of Hatpipliya.

  • National Science Day celebrated at School for Excellence

    Ujjain: Government School for Excellence Madhav Nagar celebrated National Science Day under the aegis of Excellence Science Club on Friday. Principal Abhay Kumar Tomar chaired the programme while principal Government Higher Secondary School Madhavganj and Rajendra Purohit were special guests.

  • TCS holds student development prog

    Ujjain : Leading software company Tata Consultancy Services ( TCS) organised a student development programme for the selected students of 2014 batch at Mahakal Group of Institutes. TPO Prof Anurag Bhadoria informed that TCS associate Bharat Rathi gave a presentation to students about big headup technology and TCS ILP. About 70 students were present during the programme. Dr Vivek Bansod, Colonel MS Gupta and others were present on this occasion.

  • Judgment on Batham murder case deferred

    Ujjain: The District and Sessions Judge ( DJ) Virendra Singh on Friday acquitted all 8 accused of the sensational murder case of the then BJP joint- secretary Janakilal Batham.All eyes were set on the judicial outcome. Hundreds of people gathered there to know the DJ’s order in the case, but while referring his occupations Singh had on February 21 deferred the decision to February 28. Tight security arrangements were