Free Press Journal
  • Daredevil thieves rob moving truck

    Ujjain : A gang of local thieves has taken multi-tasking to an all-time high. The thieves are said to have developed a method of unloading goods from trucks while on the move. A truck driver from Uttar Pradesh was robbed of four tires worth Rs 40000, which were loaded on his truck in a dare devil robbery. A case was registered at Chimaganj Mandi police station by driver Gabbu Ali on Friday.

  • Miscreants try to deface Hindu idol at Dewasgate

    Ujjain : Unknown miscreants tried to deface the deity of a Hanuman Temple at Dewasgate bus stand complex on Saturday. Tension prevailed in the area following the incident. Praveen Trivedi, temple priest who found the defaced idols, informed police and police force was deployed around the temple. Senior police officials visited the spot and beefed up the security, citing possible untoward incidents. The incident occurred at the Veer Hanuman Anjani temple near

  • Natu bereaved

    Ujjain: Sulbha Natu, a well known science teacher of Ujjain, passed away here on Saturday evening. Her funeral procession will be taken out on Sunday from Aadarsh Nagar, Dewas Road at 10 am. She was wife of veteran educationist Divakar Natu.

  • Beneficiary gets Rs 4 lakh accident claim

    Ujjain : Vikramaditya Cooperative Bank Pvt Ltd gave away a cheque of Rs 4 lakh for accidental insurance to beneficiary Sunny Mehta on Saturday. The Cooperative Bank had taken a group insurance policy for its members from National Insurance Company to avail benefit of accidental death to its members. Meanwhile bank member Gyanchand Mehta died in an accident. Bank did the procedure for the claim and got a cheque of claim and

  • MP can be our future trade destination: Chen

    Indore : ‘Madhya Pradesh and Indore can be business destinations for Taiwan companies and Taiwan can provide cooperation in the field of technology transfer, joint-venture and investment. Taiwan is also looking new investment destinations for next 10 years, because at present our companies have made investment only in China.’

  • Ailing youth found and handed over to parents

    Ratlam : A boy named Vinod Berawa, resident of Bahwani Mandi, was found unconscious at Sejawata road. Surabhi Kakani and Manish Ved informed the corporator, Govind Kakani and the youth was brought to the district hospital and was admitted in the isolation ward. After  five days he gained his memory and informed that his name is  Vinod Berawa and he is a resident of Ekta Nagar, Bhawani Mandi. He was separated from

  • Rs 6.65 cr surrendered by four I-T dodgers

    Indore : The Income Tax Department succeeded in trapping four tax dodgers, who surrendered a whopping Rs 6.65 crore, on Saturday.

  • Lineman demanded bribe to change DP

    Alirajpur : On one hand, the government is making efforts to make agriculture a profitable business so that farmers could become economically stable but the biggest hurdle in their way is the government’s arrangements and procedures. The similar case of apathy of the government system has come to fore in the village Tambiamba where a lineman demanded bribe from the farmers to change the DP.

  • Drug officers unaware of regd medical stores

    Indore : The city drug officers expressed their ignorance over the Madhya Pradesh High Court order asking the Food and Drug Administration Department of Khandwa to act against medical shops running without pharmacists. They said the HC order is not clear and it is impractical to follow the order as multi-national companies recruit pharmacists to run their stores.

  • Jain Shrisangh decides to boycott voting polls

    Ratlam : The Jain Shrisangh has decided to boycott the ensuing civic body elections as the religious place, which they visit every day in Porwaro Kavas is facing serious cleanliness problem due to failure of the drainage system. Water starts flowing on the roads making movement impossible. In the religious meeting held on Saturday the Jain Sadhvi said that she is surprised to see the vulnerable situation of cleanliness. When cleanliness is

  • Illegal sand mining: Poclain machine and truck seized

    Alirajpur : Collector NP Dehriya was on his way to Chandpur when he found a truck and poclain machine near a nullah through which mining was being performed. He immediately informed the mineral officer about the same

  • Shah Rukh, Hrithik salute ‘real hero’ Nitin Ivalekar

    Mumbai :  Bollywood heroes Shah Rukh Khan and Hrithik Roshan have paid tribute to fireman Nitin Yevlekar who lost his life when the top two floors of a 22-storeyed building here went up in flames.

  • CRS to conduct inspection in next month

    Ratlam : The Commission Railway Safety is likely to reach for the inspection of the broad gauge section between Fatehabad, Indore on August 7, the work of which is almost at the final stage and trains may run in August month or thereafter.

  • Congress demo on July 22 at Collectorate office

    Indore : The City Congress Committee is holding a demonstration at the Office of District Collector on July 22. The demonstration is in respect of ration cards, pension and others related to poor.

  • VVMC’s guard of honour for Nitin

    Virar :  Shubhangi with her younger daughter Suha (2 years) lighted the funeral pyre of martyr Nitin Yevlekar at Virat Nagar crematorium in Virar (west). Vasai-Virar fire brigade personnel also offered guard of honor to the brave fireman.

  • Collector Mishra inspects food and civil supply office

    Mandsaur : Collector Shashank Mishra inspected the district food and civil supply office on Saturday situated at Collectorate premises. During this, he instructed to regularly inspect the petrol pumps and gas agencies to keep an eye on their functioning. He also said that a special campaign regarding this should be started from Mandsaur.

  • Trees being sliced down by municipality

    Khargone : The administration of the city, that is seen raising slogans of keeping the city green, has now turned into the destroyer of the greenery of the city. It may be noted that on Saturday, a contractor was cutting down a giant Neem tree, in broad daylight at Balajipuram. When the local residents informed about the issue to the media persons, they arrived on the spot and asked the contractor about

  • Maha-Abhishek performed by 16 couples

    Barwani : ‘Maha-Abhishek’ was performed on Thursday in the presence of Sureshanand Saraswati Maharaj, Guru-Mata Surekha, Pahad Singh Maharaj and Vijay Trivedi. A large number of people from Vanwasi community and Shiv devotees were present. Chief of the Dharma-Jagaran department, Ranchod Patel informed that the Maha-Abhishek was organised by 16 couples.

  • Dr. Praveen Togadia,VHP

    Togadia warns Muslims, condemns attack on pilgrims

    Indore : In a press conference organized by Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP), party president Dr Praveen Togadia spoke his mind on various national issues and reiterated his VHP’s intent to serve the Hindus.

  • Kothari receives grand welcome

    Ratlam : A grand welcome was accorded to the senior BJP leader Himmat Kothari as he returned in the city after taking over charge as the chairman of the Finance Commission of India. His supporters also took out a rally and expressed their happiness over Kothari’s post. Kothari reached at the Mhow road where a large number of BJP workers and Kothari supporters assembled to welcome him. Later in the city at