Free Press Journal
  • Coal

    Coal workers call off strike following safety assurances

    New Delhi: Coal workers have called off their nationwide strike last night following government assurances that the state-run Coal India Limited will not be privatised and that the employees’ interest will be protected.

  • CBSE boards to begin from March 2

    New Delhi: The class X and class XII examination of CBSE board will begin from March 2. The Central Board of Secondary Education declared the date of commencement of class X and class XII examination in a statement released tonight.

  • rupee against dollar

    Rupee up 9 paise against dollar in early trade

    Mumbai : The rupee strengthened by 9 paise to 63.08 against the dollar in early trade today at the Interbank Foreign Exchange on increased selling of the US currency amid a higher opening in domestic equity market.

  • 17 girl students taken ill after eating stale food

    Dhar / Dahi : Nearly 17 girl students, residing in government girls’ hostel, fell ill with the symptoms of food poisoning after eating stale meal. The students complained of vomiting, stomach pain and nausea a few hours after taking lunch in their school hostel and they were taken to a nearby hospital.

  • Cops tried to frame me: Tharoor

    New Delhi: A Special Investigation Team has begun its probe into the mysterious death of Sunanda Pushkar, even as it is learnt that her husband Shashi Tharoor had accused the Delhi Police in November last year of “repeatedly physically assaulting” and intimidating his domestic help into “confessing” that they both had murdered her.

  • New RMC Speaker assumes charge

    Ratlam : The new speaker of Ratlam Municipal Corporation (RMC) Ashok Porwal of BJP took over the charge on Wednesday. On this occasion, MP Dilip Singh Bhuria, MLA Chetanya Kashyap, Mayor Dr Sunita Yarde, former Mayors Asha Maurya, Sheilendra Daga, BJP district unit president Bajrang Purohit were also present. BJP workers garlanded the new speaker Ashok Porwal on the occasion. Meanwhile, RMC distributed blankets to the persons residing in the Ren Basera

  • Three shops burgled at Indore gate market

    Ujjain : Just a day after the robbery of Rs 25,000 from Sandipani Nagar, another theft in a prominent commercial area at Indore gate took place here on Wednesday, regardless of increased police vigil and patrolling in the city. The miscreants broke open the shutters of three shops and decamped with cash and goods worth thousands.

  • AISECT organises job fair

    Khandwa : Rojgar Mela, a job fair that seeks to provide the unemployed and skilled workforce an opportunity to secure a job, is being organized by AISECT and NSDC on Wednesday.

  • With malice towards all, especially Islam

    Paris: Satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo loved to offend sensibilities. It frequently took provocative potshots at popes, heads of state and Islam. But, in the name of freedom of expression, it often over-reached itself, especially when it came to lampooning the Prophet Mohammed, Islam’s holiest figure. Slain chief editor Stephane Charbonnier, who published his works under the pen name ‘Charb’, told a wire agency in 2012. “I live under French law. I don’t

  • Minister Arya raises Sendhwa-Khatiya road construction issue

    Sendhwa : In the cabinet meeting of the state government, the minority welfare minister Antar Singh Arya raised the issue of slow pace work of Sendhwa-Khetia road. He expressed his discontent with work of the road that has been delayed for many years.

  • Ghattiya BMO caught accepting Rs 3000 bribe

    Ujjain : The Lok Ayukta police trapped a Class-I officer, a BMO, and his servant while they were accepting a bribe of Rs 3,000 from his colleague at Ghattiya tehsil here on Wednesday.

  • Sumit wins silver medal in Taekwondo competition

    Sendhwa : A student, of the Government Post graduation college, sumit chaudhary has won silver medal in divisional level Inter-college Taekwondo competition. The competition was held at Vaishnav Management College Indore. As many as 18 colleges’ students participated in the competition.

  • DEATH OF THE SATIRE

    Paris: At least 12 people were killed when suspected Islamic gunmen armed with Kalashnikovs and a rocket-launcher opened fire in the offices of a French satirical weekly in Paris on Wednesday. The magazine, Charlie Hebdo, was known to be notoriously anti-Islamist.

  • Surya-Namaskar in educational institutes on January 12

    Dhar : ‘Surya-Namaskar’ programme is scheduled to be held on January 12 in all schools, college, and panchayats from 11 am to 12:30 pm. The programme was commenced in 2007.

  • 3 pickpockets arrested from Ramghat

    Ujjain: The Mahakal police on Wednesday arrested three miscreants for engaging in pick pocketing at Ramghat area.