Free Press Journal
  • Built at home, Tejas set to conquer skies

    Bengaluru: Thirty-two years after the project was initiated, the first indigenously-built Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) was handed over by Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar to the Indian Air Force on Saturday, a red letter day for Indian defence and aerospace sector.

  • Builder consumes poison, dies

    Indore : A builder of Annapurna area committed suicide by consuming poison. Prima facie, it appears that mounting debt and harassment by the lenders forced him to take the extreme step. Police have registered a case and are investigating further.

  • New rules will make WC exciting: Dravid

    New Delhi: Former India captain Rahul Dravid is expecting next month’s World Cup to be an aggressive affair as he feels the revamped ODI rules will push teams into selecting attacking bowlers over part-timers.

  • Three tested Swine flu positive in city

    Indore : With the decrease in temperature, the deadly swine flu has started spreading its tentacles in the city as three more patients tested positive, on Saturday. With this, the toll reached 5 including death of two patients so far, this year.

  • Ram Singh’s return may make it tough for Karan

    Mumbai: The return of seasoned distance runner and London Olympian Ram Singh Yadav has made it a real challenge for last year’s top Indian finisher among men, Karan Singh, to repeat his feat in today’s 12th Mumbai Marathon.

  • African athletes aim to clean sweep Mumbai

    Mumbai: African runners are once again expected to sweep the stakes in the USD 3,60,000 prize money 12th Mumbai Marathon with Kenyan men and Ethiopian women favoured to clinch the top honours.

  • Woman hacked to death by mother in-law, brother in-law

    Gandhwani : In macabre incident, a woman and her elder son chopped their daughter in-law into pieces, burnt the body parts and threw the body parts for scavengers at different locations in a nearby village. The accused have been taken into custody.

  • Kishore Bhagwate elected President

    Karhi : Under the instructions of president of Khargone district Journalist Union, Manoj Raghuwanshi, the elections of the press club were conducted, wherein Kishore Bhagwate was elected as the president of the club, Prabhu Patel as the Vice-President and Santosh Verma as secretary of the club. All the members of the press club congratulated the newly elected.

  • …Another Pak nuke factory starts ticking

    Washington: Pakistan’s fourth heavy water reactor at Khushab nuclear site which allows it to build a larger number of miniaturised plutonium-based nuclear weapons now appears to be operational, a US think-tank has said.

  • Man commits suicite over wife’s refusal

    Sendhwa: A truly tragic incident occurred recently wherein a man consumed poisonous substance after his wife rejected his proposal of coming back to his house.

  • First phase of Pulse Polio Campaign today

    Dhar : District vaccination officer Dr LDS Fukwall has recently said that in the first phase of the National Pulse Polio Campaign, children between 0-5 years of age will be provided with the anti-polio drops. All the booths will commence providing the medicines from 8 in the morning on January 18. He also said that as many as 3, 39,813 children have been marked for the medicine.

  • Save water to face future challenges

    Ratlam : If rationalize use of water is not adopted by every citizen, the future will pose challenges- speaking in a symposium organized on ‘Hamara Jal, Hamara Jeewan’, Collector Sanjay Goyal said. Every citizen will have to come forward for saving the drinking water and to adopt the attitude of rationale use of water.

  • It’s Jaitely versus Censor rebels now

    New Delhi: The Censor Board was rocked by more resignations on Saturday with 12 members quitting so far in protest against alleged government interference, a charge rejected by I&B minister Arun Jaitley who said it maintains an “arm’s length distance” in film certification matters.

  • Rallies taken out in support of Pulse Polio campaign

    Thikri : With the aim of making the Pulse polio Abhiyan successful, a grand rally was taken out by the students and the government officials on Saturday. Government school principal AC Sharma, chief medical officer of the development block Dr Surekha Jamre and BPM Dinesh Chauhan flagged off the rally. The rally passed through the main roads of the town amid shouting slogans. The first phase of the pulse polio campaign is

  • Road Safety Week concludes

    Ratlam : 26th Road safety week concluded on Saturday at the Control room where MLA Chetanya Kashyap said that traffic rules will have to be adopted like religious habits.

  • Vessel containing ashes of Mrinalini not original: Vadodara priest

    Dhar : After a priest working for erstwhile royal family of Vadodara claimed that the vessel containing ashes of erstwhile queen Mrinalini Raje Puar was fake, the members from Dhar’s royal family released a photograph showing the last rites in presence of the same priest.

  • Air India

    Pilot de-rostered for assaulting engineer

    Chennai: In an unusual incident, a pilot of an Air India flight was de-rostered for allegedly bashing up a flight engineer inside the aircraft’s cockpit at Chennai airport on Saturday morning following a disagreement over fixing a snag. The engineer Kannan sustained minor bleeding injuries on his nose and had to be taken to a hospital from the tarmac.

  • Intense contest on cards: Starc

    Melbourne: Squaring off with India once again after a fiercely fought Test series, left-arm Australian pacer Mitchell Starc predicted an intense contest against the same opponents in their tri-series match today.

  • Not worried about slow tracks, says Faulkner

    Melbourne: Australia all-rounder James Faulkner says his team is not worried about the slow nature of the pitches and the Indians using it to their advantage as he feels the hosts are in equally good form.

  • Commissioner Mathur suspends PHE Sub-Engineer

    Sagar : Divisional Commissioner of Sagar RK Mathur suspended a sub-engineer of Public Health and Engineering Department JP Laria with immediate effects on Saturday. The suspended S-E Laria is posted at Rahatgarh and was suspended on showing negligence towards his duties and indiscipline. During the suspension duration he will be posted at headquarter office of Superintending Engineer of PHE, Sagar Division and will be entitled to get livelihood allowance as per the