Free Press Journal
  • Ex-judge sent to jail in graft case

    Indore : Nearly three months after he was caught accepting bribe, sacked civil judge Pritam Singh Mann was sent to jail by a special court here, on Tuesday.

  • Architect of Agni missiles booted out

    NEW DELHI: The NDA government on Tuesday removed the chief of the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) Avinash Chander, 15 months before his contract was to end. The termination of contract was approved by the Appointments Committee of Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi effect from January 31.

  • Refresher training prog at DIET

    Indore : The one-day refresher training programme will be held at District Institute of Education Training (DIET) on January 18 for teachers under Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan. Around 200 teachers of the Indore district will attend this training session. Joint-Director, School Education Dr Kaushal Kishore Pandey said that the training programme would help increase in quality of education and it is compulsory for teachers to attend the programme. The teachers, who took

  • ‘All is forgiven’ says cover of Charlie

    Paris: Cocking a snook at Islamic fundamentalists, a defiant Charlie Hebdo released its first cover since terrorists burst into its offices in Paris and executed 12 people. Its centerpiece is an image of the Prophet Muhammad, who is shedding a single tear and holding a sign which proclaims: ‘Je Suis Charlie’. Above the figure, which is drawn in comic style and is wearing a turban, the text declares: ‘Tout est pardonné (All

  • 16 OLA cabs seized by RTO

    Indore : Giving a jolt to city’s premier cab company, OLA Cab, the Road Transport officials on Tuesday seized 16 cabs, running sans any official permission. These cabs were plying without GPS system.

  • DAVV suspects inside hand in letter case

    Indore : A day after his e-mail was allegedly hacked and a letter seeking votes for Congress candidate for Indore mayor’s post – Archana Jaiswal – was sent through it to college principals, Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV) suspected an inside hand in the incident.

  • New MY proposal for Cardiac Centre ready

    Indore : After getting its proposal rejected for three times, the MY Hospital administration is once again preparing a fresh proposal to establish a Cardiac Centre over Casualty and Trauma Centre.

  • City all set to celebrate Makar Sankranti

    Ujjain : Denizens are all set to celebrate Makar Snakranti the festival of kites in city with full enthusiasm on Wednesday. The festival brought hustle bustle of kite flyers in the city as markets were flooded with kite stalls and people were seen busy negotiating with shopkeepers for kites and threads.

  • Narmada water reaches Ramghat

    Ujjain : The water of holy Narmada River has once again reached the bank of pious Kshipra, according to sources, Narmada water was made contact at the Ramghat on Tuesday evening. The timing made by the engineers and authorities is remarkable as it is Makar-Sankranti on Wednesday and Kshipra banks will see a large outcome of devotees for Sankranti Snana.

  • Residents block road demanding water at MR-5

    Ujjain : The residents of various colonies at MR-5 Road near St Paul School resorted to a road blockade with empty vessels here on Tuesday morning to protest against the erratic supply of water by the Ujjain Municipal Corporation.

  • Election symbol goof-up cancels polls in Gandhwani

    Gandhwani : Despite complaints of election symbol allotted to the candidates for Panchayat polls, the blunder was not rectified resulting in the cancelation of election at a village in Gandhwani tehsil on Tuesday.

  • Kalidas Samaroh to be held from Jan 24 to 30

    Ujjain : Akhil Bharatiya Kalidas Samaroh will be celebrated from January 24 to 30 in the city. A handicraft fair will also be organised at Kalidas Sanskrit Academy from January 24.

  • Two more succumb to injuries

    Ratlam: Two seriously injured victims of a road mishap also succumbed during treatment and the total number of people killed has become five now. In a tragic mishap on Monday evening at the Garkhankhai Mataji Ghat, three persons including a minor boy were killed while 14 others had sustained fatal injuries after a truck rammed into a Metador and three motorcycles.

  • Country wants all to march with PM: Dave

    Ujjain : Rajya Sabha member and senior BJP leader Anil Madhav Dave has said that there is a need to accompany the Prime Minister in making India as a super power. “We have to march our country against poverty, low productivity of grains and in this course we should have to avoid the witticism,” he added.

  • Journalists protest attack on lensman

    Jhabua: Irked over the attack on photographer Ajay Damor, the local journalists submitted a memorandum addressed to the superintendent of police and demanded strict action against the accused.Memorandum stated that the hostel superintendent, of the school of excellence, not only thrashed press photographer Ajay Damor but also locked him in the room. The journalists also alleged that when they complaint about the incident at the police station, the station in-charge asked them

  • First Phase of Panchayat Polls by and large peaceful

    Dhar : The first phase of Panchayat general election 2015 concluded peacefully in the four Janpad’s of the district viz Nalcha, Dharmpuri, Manwar and Gandhwani on Tuesday. Out of these Janpad’s the highest voting percentage was recorded in Nalcha i.e. 83.30, followed by Manawar (80), Dharmpuri (73.65) and Gandhwani (64.71).

  • Civic body begins water supply to railways

    Ratlam : Ratlam rail division should become ideal and best performing division in the Western Railway for which better rail facilities will have to be provided to the passengers, Member of Parliament and BJP leader Dilip Singh Bhuria said.

  • Umri Maa Mariyam fest celebrated

    Jhabua: The Umri Maa Mariyam fest was celebrated with joy and religious fervor at the Catholic Church located 32 kilometers away from Jhabua. The main cerebral of the function was Fther Peter Kharadi of Catholic Diesis of Jhabua. The chief speaker of the event was Father Rafael Vasuniya.

  • Shivraj dedicates irrigation plant to public

    Bhikangaon / Khargone : Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan dedicated the first phase of an irrigation plant to the public on Tuesday after worshipping Maa Narmada. This plant would be beneficial for the farmers. The plant would be constructed in three phases with an amount of Rs 550.89 crores and would benefit 152 villages of four districts.

  • Shashi Tharoor

    Tharoor, Swamy slug it out over ‘killer’

    New Delhi: The shadow boxing between Congress leader Shashi Tharoor and Bharatiya Janata Party leader Subramanian Swamy is out in the open, taking the shape of an ugly public spat.