Free Press Journal
  • Football tips for ‘Babus’

    New Delhi :  With the Narendra Modi government in the saddle, an effort has begun to reorient the work culture of bureaucrats who were given a pep talk on Monday by two ministers and a renowned author on how to act as “truly public servants” and change the image of “babu log (babudom)”.

  • 20 tola gold burgled from scooter within 5 minutes

    Indore: Gold jewellery weighing 20-tola was burgled from the dickey of a medicine dealer’s scooter, on Sapna-Sangeeta Road, on Monday afternoon. This big loss to the trader occurred within five minutes, while he went to a pan shop leaving the key in the ignition-lock of the scooter, parking it at a little distance.

  • Grade ‘B’ for DAVV in research, consultancy

    Indore: That research and consultancy are weak areas of Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV) is a known fact.  The National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) has now confirmed this. In its report on the DAVV, the NAAC, a statutory body of the University Grants Commission (UGC) that accredits institutions of higher learning, has awarded 2.60 marks on the scale of 4 to the university for “research, consultancy and extension”.

  • AICTSL to ply 24 AC Volvo buses soon

    • Buses would start running from Indore to Mumbai, Jaipur, Nagpur and Shirdi from next month.
    • AC Volvo buses will start operating for Ujjain

    Indore: City-based AICTSL is all set to start inter-state operation, soon. It will ply AC Volvo buses for Mumbai, Jaipur, Nagpur, Shirdi from July. It will also start bus operation for Ujjain, Dhar, Jhabua, Khandwa and Burhanpur.  These decisions were taken during the Board meeting of the AICTSL, headed

  • DAVV sets new world record

    Indore: The Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV)’s name has figured in the Golden Book of World Records for the highest number for registration for eye donation in a day. The record was achieved on April 29.  Thousands of students and teachers had filled registration forms pledging to donate their eyes after death at the camps organised at about 150 colleges in and outside the city.

  • ‘Lack of skilled manpower & logistic support denting the growth’

    • State Government should come out to provide efficient manpower to units
    • Indore-Dahod new rail line must be completed at the earliest for speedy cargo movement

    Indore: ‘Indore has great potential to sell engineering tools and machines in the country and abroad. But lack of skilled manpower and logistic support is affecting the growth of this industry badly. The industry which was once registering high growth rate is now falling behind the target.

  • Promising marriage, college security officer rapes woman

    Indore: A 30-year-old woman alleged that she was sexually exploited by a security officer of a college. MIG police have filed her complaint and started investigations.Investigating Officer Kaushalya Chauhan, S-I, said that the complainant was earlier living in Harda. Six years ago, she came in contact with accused Pradip Sharma in a coaching class of Harda. Sharma was too living in Harda at that time.

  • IMC busy in tax recovery

    Indore: In a major crack down, the IMC, on Monday took possession of property of as many as 75 defaulters, who had debts over Rs 1 lakh. The IMC officials said that these properties would be auctioned if the defaulter failed to pay the tax amount within the given time.

  • Theft of lakhs from contractor’s house

    Indore: Unknown thieves struck a locked house of contractor in Tukoganj area and stole goods worth lakhs including cash and jewellery, on Sunday night. Police filed a case, inspected the spot and began investigations.  According to the investigating officer, ASI Suresh Kumar, the incident occurred in Vallabh Nagar, in the house of a government contractor Gyanchand Mantri. Few days ago, he went to his ancestral house in Sanawad, with his wife. His

  • RRCAT selects 33 City students for its projects

    Indore: As many as 33 students from the City are among 92 selected by Raja Rammana Centre for Advanced Technology (RRCAT) for its project work this summer. These students would work on different projects under the supervision of senior scientists of the RRCAT. After completion of the project, the students would be conferred certificates by RRCAT.

  • CBSE opens notice of revaluation for Class XII Board marks

    Indore: The Central Board of Secondary Education has issued a notice for all the students who wish to get their answer book of Class XII Board revaluated in addition to the provisions of Verification of Marks and Obtaining of Photocopy of evaluated answer book(s).

  • Youth ends life by consuming poison

    Indore: A 35-year old youth ended his life by consuming poison in Chandan Nagar area, on Monday. The reason of his suicide is not known.According to police, the deceased was identified as Ramesh Chaudhari, a resident of Sirpur Kankad. On Monday morning, his family members brought him to a hospital for treatment. But, the doctors declared him dead. Since he had consumed some poisonous substance, the case was referred to the police.

  • Collector reprimands IMC official

    Indore: Collector Akash Tripathi reprimand IMC Additional Commissioner Davendra Singh for not completing verification of forms of CM Social Security Schemes. The Collector took this matter during the Time Limit Meeting held at the Collector’s office, on Monday. He received complaints over not completing the verification of forms. Tripathi warned Singh to complete the verification work as soon as possible. He also instructed all SDMs to identify about the irregularities held in