Free Press Journal
  • ‘Desi Bofors’ ready with Indore parts

    Indore : Though the ‘Bofors’ scandal is yet to die down, India has successfully manufactured its indigenous howitzer gun at GCF, Jabalpur with some help from city-based SMEs. These city units not only supplied components for desi avtaar of Bofors, but also proved their worth at the time of testing in Pokharan desert. It is a feather in the cap of two SME units, who supplied components when big companies backtracked for

  • ‘I climbed Mt Everest to raise my confidence’

    Indore : “If you change your weakness to strength— the world will be at your feet” said, Arunima Sinha, who conquered Mount Everest despite being handicapped with one leg.

  • Chemical factory gutted in fire

    Indore : A major fire broke out in a chemical factory early on Saturday morning. Due to highly inflammable nature of chemicals, the fire engulfed the factory soon and fire-fighters had a tough time to control the fire. Though the factory was completely gutted, the extent of loss due to the fire is yet to be ascertained. According to Fire Brigade, the fire broke out in MP Dye Chemicals located in Sanwer

  • Sanwer police nab 3 accused

    Indore : Two years after a farmer was shot dead by two persons, the Sanwer police arrested three persons, including a woman in this connection.The fourth accused is currently lodged in the jail for some other crime and he is being charged as per the provisions of the law.The murder was result of dispute over illicit liquor trade. It may be recalled that Narendra Singh Rajput was shot dead by two persons

  • City zoo awaits a new dawn

    Indore : In an attempt to increase population of white tigers, the zoo authorities are concentrating on their remaining big beasts.In the same sequence, Royal Bengal tiger, B1 was shifted to the enclosure of female tigress— Shivani and Sita and B1 easily mingled with Shivani. The B1 was seen near Sita as well.A few months ago, after successful mating of B1 and Shivani, four cubs were born, out of which only one

  • Joint team rescues 11 child beggars

    Indore : Two startling facts came to light when two child beggars shared their views before a joint team, which rescued them. One of the duo said he was earning big bucks through begging and was depositing a handsome amount in the bank while another said that he was begging to continue his study.The team of Women and Child Welfare Department, Child Line, Child Protection Officer and Special Juvenile Unit rescued at

  • This government school sets the bar high

    Seoni :  MalwaThis school situated in Gazanpur village, of Seoni Malwa district has raised the bar of the government schools, courtesy the efforts put in by asst teacher Nishant Pathak, who through public participation activities and through the assistance of other teachers has changed the way in which the school used to work. He has proved that good facilities like better education, thinking process, other facilities which are generally witnessed in private

  • Canals are a farmer’s backbone: Sartaj Singh

    Seoni Malwa : PWD Minister Sartaj Singh today performed a special Nahar-Pooja on the occasion of Basant Panchami and said that the canals play an important part in planting of crops, and therefore these canals are one of the main reasons because of which agricultural produce boosts. But he also pointed out at some of the farmers, who love to use the water from the canals, but find it very hard to

  • Dave inspects Nadi Mahotsava preparations

    Hoshangabad : Rajya Sabha member Anil Madhav Dave inspected the confluence of river Narmada and Tawa on Saturday. District Collector Sanket Bhondwe, SDM HS Meena, SDM Ritu Chauhan, CMO of Nagar Palika Pawan Kumar Singh, Tehsildar Atul Singh, SDOP WD Shailendra Kurav and departmental heads of various departments were present on the occasion. Dave took stock of the preparations for Nadi Mahotsava, which will be celebrated in February and deputed different works

  • Woman found hanging in well with kids

    Alirajpur : In a shocking incident, a woman was found hanging in a well along with her two kids in a remote village. It could not be known whether she committed suicide or was hanged after murder. There was sensation in the Walpur village under Sondwa police station on Friday night after villagers came to know that a woman and her two kids were hanging dead in a well of their farm.

  • Tension as miscreants fire indiscriminately

    Sendhwa : Tension gripped a communally sensitive locality of the town after some miscreants opened fire indiscriminately at a youth from minority community. Police have registered a case of rioting against 7 persons. The residents of Moti Baug and Sant Vinoba Marg feared some untoward incident when they heard bullets shots around Friday midnight by some armed miscreants. The indiscriminate firing took place opposite Relief Medical and Jai Hind Chauk near Imambada.

  • Murder mystery solved, 3 held

    Manasa : With the arrest of three accused, police claimed to have solved mystery behind a blind murder case occurred a fortnight ago. Police arrested three persons including Ratanlal, Rahul Meena and Akash Khatik, all residents of Parhda village. The accused admitted their involvement in the murder of 65 years old Amarlal of the same village. Flash back of the incidentPolice had recovered body of Amarlal from a well of Govind Tamboli

  • Youth steals cash bag from car

    Indore :Unidentified miscreant stole a bag containing cash, cheque book and other important documents from a car. According to the police, Akshya Kumar Joshi, who runs MD Star Associate Company, was on his way to Ujjain in his car. Joshi had stopped his car in Scheme No 54 leaving his driver at the spot. When he returned, a youth approached the car and told him that oil was leaking from the car

  • Gaur meets constable admitted to Cancer hospital

    BHOPAL: Home and Jail Minister Babulal Gaur has said that police personnel remain deployed in people’s security.   It is the responsibility of government to ensure prompt welfare police personnel. He enquired about treatment of Devesh from doctors and assured of every possible assistance. Gaur visited Jawaharlal Nehru Cancer Hospital here today and enquired about health of Devesh Dube, a constable posted in Tikamgarh district police. ADG Pradeep Runwal and SP Arvind Saxena

  • Mystery shrouds youth’s death

    Indore : After death of a 32-year-old youth under mysterious circumstances in a city hospital, his relatives said that he was badly thrashed by some people leading to his death. Hira Nagar police registered a case into the matter and initiated detailed investigations. As per S-I RVS Parihar of the police station, the deceased, identified as Mahesh Yadav, was of Mangal Nagar. On Saturday, following complain of some medical complications, Mahesh was

  • Bale nets winner as Ronaldo sent off, Barcelona hit six

    Madrid : Gareth Bale scored a late winner from the penalty spot after Cristiano Ronaldo had been sent off for the ninth time in his career as Real Madrid came from behind to beat Cordoba 2-1. Barcelona remain just a point behind the European champions having played a game more as Neymar and Lionel Messi both scored twice in a 6-0 win at 10-man Elche on Saturday.

  • Building from scratch – Career in Entrepreneurship

    With start-ups enjoying their fair share of the limelight in the current scenario, entrepreneurship is a path that many students think about, says Reena Jhaveri

  • Woman found hanging in well with kids

    Alirajpur : : In a shocking incident, a woman was found hanging in a well along with her two kids in a remote village. It could not be known whether she committed suicide or was hanged after murder.

  • Business-like Sharapova, Nadal, Murray march on

    Melbourne : Maria Sharapova was all business Sunday as she set up a glamour Australian Open quarter-final with Eugenie Bouchard as Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray continued their unrelenting Grand Slam march.