Free Press Journal
  • CS reviews preparations for Global Investors’ meet

    BHOPAL: In the series of department-wise review, Chief Secretary Anthony de Sa reviewed preparations for Global Investors’ Summit being made by Tourism and Renewable energy departments at a meeting here     on Thursday.

  • Randomise counting officials: EC

    BHOPAL: Election Commission has issued directives to district election officers regarding randomisation of counting officers for counting of votes for 29 Lok Sabha constituencies in Madhya Pradesh, to be held on May 16.

  • Workshop on design to cost at BHEL

    BHOPAL: A two-day workshop on ‘Design to Cost’ began on Thursday at Human Resource Development Centre BHEL, Bhopal in association with HRDC and Productivity Department. SR Prasad, Executive Director BHEL, Bhopal was present as the chief guest on this occasion.

  • Shooter Varsha Verma meets CM

    BHOPAL: International shooter Varsha Verma called on CM Shivraj Singh Chauhan here on Thursday. Varsha has been selected in the national shooting team for Asian Games 2014 and Commonwealth Games. Sports and youth welfare minister Yashodhara Raje Scindia was also present on the occasion. Chauhan wished Varsha for better performance. Varsha had represented India at international level in year 2012 and 2013.

  • 12-yr-old strangled by swing rope

    BHOPAL: A 12-year-old was accidentally strangulated to death from the rope of a swing in his house located at Khajuri Kalan under Piplani police station on Thursday afternoon.The incident came to light as one of the family members spotted the kid following which the kin took him to nearby Anant Shree hospital where doctors declared him ‘brought dead’ and informed the police.

  • Groom mysteriously disappears from ‘Bidai’ ceremony in morning, returns in the evening

    Indore: A bridegroom disappeared at the time of ‘Bidai’ (farewell) ceremony of the bride in Pawan Nagar on Thursday morning. This caused commotion in the marriage function. The family members of the groom became so worried that they approached the police. However, the groom returned to the venue late in the evening.

  • Christian cemetery being defiled by dumping trash

    BEGUMGANJ: The only cemetery of the Christians which is situated behind the FCI warehouse is still neglected of basic amenities. It is surrounded by debris of waste from all sides due to which the community is enraged.

  • STF official at DAVV goes through answer sheets of medical students

    Indore: In wake of Vyapam scam, an official of STF visited DAVV on Thursday and went through the answer sheets of medical students.STF representative JD Bhosle visited the DAVV campus and submitted a list of medical students who alleged secured admission through corrupt practices and sought to know their progress during studies.

  • Panini’s Scouts, Guides cadets distribute water at Rly station

    HOSHANGABAD: The Scouts, Guides cadets of Panini Gyanpeeth Higher Secondary School have launched a water distribution service during scorching heat in summer months for passengers of different trains during their halt at Hoshangabad railway station.

  • Hubby, in-laws booked for dowry harassment

    Indore: The city police have registered cases under Dowry Act against the in-laws of a woman residing in Mumbai. The woman alleged that she was being harassed for dowry of Rs 20 lakh by her in-laws and forced her to live with her parents in the city.According to sub inspector Madhu Pagare, in-charge of women’s police station, following a complaint from the 33-year old woman, a resident of Pagnis Paga, cases were

  • Municipality, IGS launches cleanliness campaign

    SEONI MALWA: A cleanliness campaign was launched under the auspices of Indian Gramin Services(IGS) and municipality in the town. The IGS activists go door to door to convey message to make the town container free and are busy in rubbish management.

  • Labourer ‘Romeo’ nabbed for harassing woman security guard

    Indore: We Care For You Cell have nabbed a ‘Romeo’ for harassing a woman security guard employed at a local mall. The accused has been handed over to Tejaji Nagar police for further action.  According to the cell incharge officer, the 32-year old woman, a resident of Tejaji Nagar, had lodged a complaint with the cell on April 26, alleging harassment by a youth. Initially the woman told her husband about the

  • Patient’s kin thrashed at dist hospital, handed over to cops

    NARSINGHPUR: The health staff posted at the district hospital severely bashed a man in the early hours of Wednesday when he asked them for treatment of his sick sister-in-law. Later they handed him over to the cops and filed a complaint against him.

  • Molasses to be used for making lifesaving drugs

    BETUL: For the first time, molasses prepared from sugarcane juice in the district will be used for manufacturing lifesaving medicines. The raw material for drug manufacturing will be supplied from Betul to Uttarakhand through the wagons of train. The 2,850 metric tons of molasses will be supplied through 49 wagons of trains.

  • One died another injured in mishap near Kshipra

    Indore: A man was killed and another was severely injured when a speeding mini truck rammed into their bike from behind on Thursday. The incident took place under Kshipra police station area.

  • BoB customers being ripped off as ATM spews soiled currency notes

    KHURAI: A resident of Nanak ward in the city Puja Tamrakar, wife of Girish, found a number of currency notes, given out by a Bank of Baroda ATM, to be soiled recently. There was a currency note of Rs 500 denomination the torn pieces of which were repaired with cello tape.

  • Property dispute leads to woman jumping before train with kids

    NARSINGHPUR: A 28-year-old married woman along with her two twin children committed suicide by jumping before a running train at Jhumri village mere 7 km away from tehsil headquarters Kareli on Wednesday evening. The woman was allegedly being harassed regularly by her sister-in-law who used to threaten framing her in a false case due to which she took the extreme step.

  • Tagore’s ‘Chitrangada’ staged at Bharat Bhawan

    BHOPAL: Rabindranath Tagore’s short stories ‘Chitrangada’ rendered into dance-drama, was presented by Bharatnatyam exponent Lata Singh Munshi with her troupe at Antarang hall of Bharat Bhawan on Thursday.

  • Anti-nuke play at Shaheed Bhavan

    BHOPAL: A play ‘Big Bang’ which deals with the consequences of the use of nuclear weapons was staged at Shaheed Bhavan auditorium on Thursday. Scripted and directed by Manoj Nair, the play was presented by Shadow Theatre Group of the city.