Free Press Journal
  • Delimitation of municipal wards

    Garoth: According to the Madhya Pradesh Gazette, Bhopal, Municipal Council Garoth of district Mandsaur has been delimited. This delimitation will allow many development prospects in the out area.The last delimitation of Garoth was done a century back, in 1914. Many villages who lied out of the limits of the Garoth Municipal Council will now have access to its amenities like street lights, cleanliness, drinking water etc. MC President Rajesh Chaudhary was trying

  • Marco Reus ruled out for World Cup

    Berlin: Marco Reus will miss the upcoming World Cup due to an injury, the German Soccer Association (DFB) said in an official statement on Saturday.Germany’s worst fears came true as Reus suffered a ligament injury during the 6-1 victory over Armenia, the last friendly before the World Cup, in Mainz Friday night, reports Xinhua.

  • Anganwadi worker to be dismissed over birth of underweight babies

    Dhar: The case of utter negligence of ASHA and Anganwadi workers has come to fore in village Badiya under Gandhwani development block. A case where a woman delivered three extremely underweight babies recently came into light due to which collector CB Singh ordered the dismissal of Anganwadi and Asha workers. Appropriate action against the Anganwadi supervisor and ANM has also been ordered.


    The most reprehensible was the attempt a few weeks ago of Mulayam Singh Yadav to virtually exonerate rapists by saying that young men sometimes commit mistakes but they should not be given capital punishment for their offences (more…)

  • 2 minors’ body found near Tapti river

    Burhanpur: The bodies of two minors were found in Tapti river between Satiyara Ghat and Rajghat. The two boys, Sameer son of Asif Khan who was 13 and Shareef son of Hafiz Khan who was 11 years old were going back home on Wednesday after eating near Kishore Talkies. However, when the duo did not return home till late, the parents registered a ‘missing’ report in the city police station. The bodies

  • Houses damaged as tree falls on them

    Jhabua: The branches of a tree fell off on the roofs of two houses and smashed them up to a great extent. As per the received information, no human was harmed. The destruction is estimated to be of 2 lakhs. A storm that occurred a couple of days back broke one of the branches of the tree. A crack also arose in the center of the tree. The residents of the locality

  • Happy to play for Spain, but still a Brazilian: Diego Costa

    Madrid: Spain’s Brazilian born striker Diego Costa has defended his decision to play for his adopted home rather than his homeland in the forthcoming 2014 World Cup finals. Costa is eligible to play for Spain despite having represented Brazil in two friendly games, but the decision by Vicente del Bosque to select him for the national team has not been popular in his homeland Brazil, reports Xinhua.

  • Akhilesh writes to CJ, wants fast-track courts

    Lucknow : With incidents of rapes rising in Uttar Pradesh, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has requested the Allahabad High Court to give its consent for setting up a fast-track court in every district of the state.

  • Woman gang raped in UP, 6 cops suspended

    Muzaffarnagar (UP) : A woman was allegedly gangraped by five persons at Dulhera village in the district, sparking protests in the area, reports PTI.

  • ‘School Chale Hum’ campaign enters in second stage

    Rajpur: Under the second stage of the campaign ‘School Chale Hum’, a departmental meeting was organized in the Jan-Shiksha Center of Khajuri, by the Jan-Shikshak branch officer and all the public educators. A rally was organized to create awareness among the parents so that they send their children to school.  Before the rally, the former BEO and BRC organized a committee meeting at every school and discussed about the campaign and also

  • Yashwant Sinha remains in jail, along with others

    Hazaribagh (Jharkhand) : As jailed BJP leader Yashwant Sinha remained in judicial custody, the bail of two party supporters were rejected by a local court reports PTI.

  • Chinese FM to visit India to reach out to Modi govt

    Beijing : Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi will be visiting New Delhi on Sunday as a special envoy of President Xi Jinping to establish political contacts with the new Indian government amid hopes here of an upswing in bilateral ties due to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s familiarity with China, reports PTI.

  • Shillingford returns AS WINDIES EYE REVENGE

    The venomous spin-bowler who has claimed 65 wickets in 14 Tests will be back on the pitch as the Carribean side, who were beaten 2-0 in NZ look for vengeance in a three-Test series starting today

  • Misappropriation of ‘school maintenance and cycles’ purchase fund

    Show cause notice issued against DDO and hostel superintendent
    Jhabua: The state government is taking several steps to improve the infrastructure of education and for its extension of education in every village. There is provision of funds for maintenance of school buildings and the district office distributes funds to schools as per their needs.
    A major case of misappropriation of funds was surfaced in Kundanpur H.S. School of Ranapur development block. DDO (Drawing &

  • BJP ‘fanning communal hatred’ in Maha: Nirupam

    New Delhi : Drawing a parallel between the murder of a techie in Pune and Muzaffarnagar riots, a Congress leader from Maharashtra on Saturday accused BJP of “fanning communal hatred” in the state through its “pocket organisations” with an eye on Assembly polls.

  • I probably played two years too long: Ponting

    Melbourne: Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting, who retired in 2012, has said he delayed his international retirement by two years in his bid to help the team deal with a generational shift. Ponting, who played in 168 Test matches for Australia, said he stayed on because he wanted to help the next generation of Australian Test stars to come through. “I probably played two years longer than I should have done,” he

  • In Krishna’s land, ‘holy’ Yamuna is a sickly drain

    Mathura/Vrindavan/Agra : Every day, thousands of devout Vaishnavs from all over the world return disappointed and frustrated from the ghats in Braj mandal, the land of Sri Krishna-Radha, when they see the miserable condition of the Yamuna river, stinking and rotting with pollutants, dead fish and toxins flowing down from upstream industrial clusters in Delhi and Haryana.

  • No discussion on India’s Olympic bid yet: IOA chief

    Hyderabad: The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) President N Ramachandran categorically denied claims of Secretary General Rajeev Mehta that India would be bidding for the 2019 Asian Games following the withdrawal of original hosts Vietnam stating that matter was not discussed at all.