Free Press Journal
  • BJYM to review membership drive today

    BHOPAL : A review meeting of Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha in connection with membership campaign would be organised at its state office on Saturday. BJP State President Nandkumar Singh Chauhan and State Organisation General Secretary Arvind Menon would review the progress of the campaign. The Morcha’s state president, Amardeep Maurya said district presidents and district level membership in-charges would take part in the meeting and they would present district-wise action plan of

  • Porwal elected Speaker in Ratlam Municipal Corporation

    RATLAM : Ashok Porwal of BJP was elected for the post of Speaker of Ratlam Muncipal Corporation. In the first sammelan of the elected corporators ,two candidates were in fray . The nominations of Ashok Porwal from BJP and Vijay Laxmi Rathore, an Independent, were filed. During election Porwal begged 33 votes and Rathore begged 5 votes while 11 votes were declared invalid. After counting, Collector announced the results and declared that

  • Airasia Crash: Some Still Belted In Seats

    Jakarta/Singapore : Rescuers found 30 bodies with five of them still strapped to their seats as multi- national teams equipped with sophisticated equipment narrowed the search to a 5 sq km area of the choppy Java Sea where some debris of the ill-fated AirAsia jet have emerged.

  • Three bootleggers arrested

    Nimuch : Taking action against sale of illicit liquor in the district, police conducted raids at different hideouts and arrested three accused involved in bootlegging in their respective areas.

  • Twice Successful

    Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff Greets Uruguayan President Jose Mujica At Planalto Palace During Her  Second Term Inauguration In Brasilia. The 67-Year-Old Left-Wing Former Urban Guerrilla Begins Her Second Term Aiming To Get Economic Growth Back On Track, And To Rebuild Government Credibility After A Major Kickbacks Scandal.  

  • Chinese Diplomat Sacked For Alleged Corruption

    Beijing : President Xi Jinping’s sweeping campaign against corruption reached the Chinese Foreign Ministry after a top diplomat was for the first time sacked and placed under investigation for suspected graft, reports PTI.

  • Driver, accomplices had burgled property dealer’s house

    BHOPAL : The Shahpura police, on Friday, arrested the driver of a property dealer and his two accomplices, who were involved in burglary of Rs 3.25 lakhs from him on the eve of New Year.

  • Pakistan Govt Seeks Early Hearing Of Lakhvi’s Case

    Islamabad  :Pakistan government sought the early hearing of LeT operations commander Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi’s case in the Supreme Court, a day after the 2008 Mumbai terror attack mastermind was remanded to 14-day judicial custody for the abduction of an Afghan national, reports PTI.

  • Elect Me, The Known Devil, Says Rajapaksa

    Colombo  :Sri Lanka’s beleaguered President Mahinda Rajapaksa appealed to the minority Tamils to back him, the “known devil”, in the January 8 presidential polls as he campaigned in the former LTTE bastion. “There is a saying that the known devil is better than the unknown angel”, Rajapaksa said in Sinhala, speaking through a translator at a rally in Jaffna, the erstwhile stronghold of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Ealam (LTTE).

  • Afghan Soldiers Behind Wedding Bombing?

    Kandahar : Afghan soldiers were responsible for firing mortars at a wedding party that killed 17 women and children, officials said today, in a mistaken strike that overshadowed the transfer of nationwide security from NATO forces.

  • Can Planes Be Made Disappearance-Proof?

    London :  The year that went by was particularly bad for the aviation industry with a plane disappearing in March, never to be found again and another going off the radar at the year-end, only to be discovered later as having crashed.

  • ‘It’s just harmless stuff’ – Mitchell Johnson

    Sydney :  The spats between Australian pacer Mitchell Johnson and India captain Virat Kohli have been in the spotlight through the Test series but the left-arm speedster is adamant that the on-field verball duels are harmless stuff and the match referees have been right in not making an issue out of it.

  • ‘PSU Bank Consolidation Not Only About M&As’

    Financial Services Secy Says That Talks With Public Sector Banks On Consolidation And Restructuring For Improving Their Capital And Governance Efficiency Was Not Limited To Mergers And Acquisitions

  • Kids losing childhood in rag-picking

    Sendhwa : Shyam, Puja and Ravi, all aged between 5-6 years, fend themselves by picking up rags at the sides of the ditches and drains. On being asked about the education, they replied that never in their lives have they entered a school.

  • Govt Comes Out With Roadmap For New Accounting Standards

    NEW DELHI  : The government said that companies with a networth of Rs 500 crore or more will have to mandatorily follow the new accounting norms that are converged with global standards from April 1, 2016, reports PTI.

  • Make Simhastha global religious forum: Chauhan

    BHOPAL : Chief minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan began the New Year with intensive review of Simhastha-2016 at Mantralaya in the city on Friday. Chauhan asked the officers concerned to make Simhastha-2016 a global religious forum for spreading spiritual messages among the global community on environment, value based life style, women empowerment and religious teachings of unity and harmony. He instructed the chief secretary to draw out a calendar of global events of

  • Elaborate arrangements for Eid Milad-un-Nabi

    Neemuch : People from various communities have always celebrated their respected festivals with peace and harmony. To ensure this in future, the district administration and police administration have made sure that all the security and safety measures have been taken. All the safety measures were discussed by collector GV Rashmi at the collectorate, in a Shanti Samiti meeting. As per the information received, the collector has instructed the chief officer of the

  • Virat is new king of world cricket – Dean Jones

    Sydney :  Former Australian batsman Dean Jones termed Kohli “new king of world cricket”, said the newly-appointed Test captain represents a new, young and vibrant India. “Being captain of the Indian Test team is possibly the biggest, toughest and most demanding position in world sport. India are the power brokers and financiers of world cricket, and I could not even imagine the pressures and responsibilities placed on people in this most prestigious