Free Press Journal
  • Djokovic crowns himself King of Melbourne Park

    Melbourne :  As Andy Murray smashed a return into the net late Sunday, Novak Djokovic wrote his name into the history books, becoming the first men’s tennis player to win five Australian Open titles in the Open era. It’s a record shared by three players at the US Open and just behind Roger Federer and Pete Sampras at Wimbledon.

  • ASI charged with murder, sent to judicial custody

    Indore : The police on Sunday arrested the ASI rank officer, a resident of Sikandrabad Colony, on the charges of murder of 11-year-old girl of the same locality. The girl had sustained serious burns three days ago and later died during treatment. The police action came after a video footage emerged in which the girl told her relatives that the ASI had set her on fire. The accused was produced in the

  • Nice to put up a good all-round show: Glenn

    Perth :  Having gone through a rough patch with the bat in recent times, Australia all-rounder Glenn Maxwell was happy to put up an all-round show in his team’s dominating performance against England in the tri-nation cricket tournament final, here today.

  • Procession taken out for Hindu Sangam

    Dhamnod : A procession was taken out on Sunday for the forthcoming Hindu Sangam scheduled on February 10. Over 1,400 two wheelers, 250 four wheelers and thousands of people participated in the procession. MP Savitri Thakur and MLA Kalusing Thakur also participated. The procession was begun from ITI premises and reached Ambika Devi passing through Maheshwar Road and Fate. The procession was ended at the Mandi premises where Vikram Raghuvanshi addressed the

  • Poly bags: City still wears plastic smile

    Indore : Despite many efforts to discourage use, plastic bags continue to dominate in the buyer’s market in the city as civic authorities are in a state of suspended animation over the crucial issue of discouraging their use.

  • Australia crush England by 112 runs to clinch tri-series

    Perth :  An all-round show by Glenn Maxwell and a devastating pace-bowling spell by Mitchell Johnson helped Australia crush England by 112 runs in a lopsided summit clash to clinch the cricket tri-series title here on Sunday.

  • Centre approves burn unit proposal, sanctions Rs 6 cr

    Indore : Getting success in its first step towards Super Speciality, MGM Medical College has got the nod from Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare for establishing an advanced burn unit at MY Hospital. The ministry has also sanctioned an amount of Rs 6 crore for this purpose.

  • Gurmit Panjabi appointed BJYM president

    Bakaner :   Gurmit Singh Panjabi has been appointed as the president of the Bhartiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) for the town by the block president Umarban Pathan Singh. The appointment was done on the recommendation of the district BJP president Ramesh Dhadiwal and the block BJP president Rajendra Mali.

  • Five houses destroyed as LPG cylinder bursts

    Indore: As many as five houses were destroyed in flames when a cooking gas cylinder developed a leak and burst. The incident occurred in village Banedia under Depalpur Block. The fire brigade reached at the spot and doused the fire with the villagers who were already making efforts to put out the fire.

  • Officials instructed for Panchayat Elections

    Dhar: District Election Office released a set of instructions for the officials to ensure smooth election process on the polling day. Administration has ordered the officials in concerned regions to check conditions of vehicles allotted to them and their respective routes. ICIL commissioning EVM machines have sent engineers to help officers, to ensure their commissioning on the proposed time. Administration has advised officers to ensure the best conditions and amenities for voting booths including

  • Seismic retrofitting of buildings guidelines to be in curriculum

    Indore : All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) has directed institutes of higher learning, including Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV), to incorporate guidelines on “Seismic Retrofitting of Deficient Buildings and Structures” in their curricula. National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) has formulated the guidelines after taking into account the earthquake zoning in the country, building typologies and considering the need to strengthen weak buildings and structures.

  • Gupta terminated from service over negligence

    Alirajpur : For the negligent attitude towards duty and disobeying the instructions of the higher officials, Sudha Gupta, posted on the samvida ANM post at the primary health center, has been terminated from the services. It may be noted that Gupta was transferred to Andharkanch after she was found guilty of negligence in a delivery case of Ranjana, resident of Faliya Umrali where Ranjana had died due to her carelessness. However, neglecting

  • Sewa Surbhi felicitates ‘Padma shri’ Janak Palta

    Indore : Noted social worker Dr Janak Palta McGilligan was on Sunday felicitated in a programme organised by Sewa Surbhi after being named for the prestigious Padma Shri award.

  • Disappointing to lose in this manner: Morgan

    Perth : English skipper Eoin Morgan on Sunday expressed disappointment in the manner his side surrendered in the cricket tri-series final to Australia by 112 runs here but said that they will come back stronger in the World Cup beginning on February 14.

  • Students get Rs 1L each for high score

    Nagda : Two students from Aditya Birla Public School receive Aditya Birla Group Award. Srujan Soni, a commerce student and Divyansh Shukla, a science student received a cash price of one lakh each for scoring 95.8 percent marks in the respective examinations.

  • Only one MEd college in State is recognised, says NCTE

    Indore : While the MEd colleges in Indore are claiming that their recognition got restored with Jabalpur bench of Madhya Pradesh High Court quashing the National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE)’s notification of de-recognition, the Council’s website lays the claim bare.

  • Haryana leads gold rush on Day One of National Games

    Thiruvananthapuram :  Five meet records were drowned in the swimming pool even as star wrestler Amit Kumar suffered a shocking upset and had to settle for a silver medal on an exciting opening day of competitions in the 35th National Games here on Sunday.

  • Pune pip Mumbai 3-2 in Maharashtra derby of I-league

    Pune :  Pune FC beat bottom-placed Mumbai FC 3-2 in an I-League football match here on Sunday to maintain their second position in the league table. For the winners Brazilian Luciano Sabrosa (7th minute), Montenegro striker Darko Nikac (30th min) and Japanese Ryuji Sueoka (84th min) found the back of the net while Mumbai FC got their goals through Brazilian striker Josimar Martins (11th min) and Kerala sriker Mohammed Rafi (89th min).

  • Bribery In Polls Could Be Cognisable Offence Soon

    New Delhi : In its bid to check corruption in the poll process, the NDA government is contemplating to amend the law to make bribery — both cash and kind — during elections a cognisable offence, empowering police to arrest the violators without a warrant and jail up to two years.

  • Avalanche Alert: Forces Put On High Alert In U’khand

    Dehradun: Forces deployed in the high altitude districts of Uttarakhand were put on high alert on Sunday in view of the possibility of avalanches in places located above 2,500 metres. “SDRF, ITBP and SSB deployed in the border districts of Uttarakhand hills have all been alerted to deal with any eventuality. However, there is no need to panick as all arrangements are in place,” Disaster Management and Mitigation Centre Executive Director Piyush Rautela told