Free Press Journal
  • Mixed response to Cong bandh call, passengers suffer

    Ujjain : The bandh called by the Congress party to protest against the failure to arrest those responsible for the attack on Congress leaders by BJP functionaries at the Zila Panchayat (ZP) evoked mixed response in city on Friday.

  • UMC swimming pool opens

    Ujjain : Swimming sessions have started in swimming pool of the city. On Friday, the municipal corporation swimming pool at Dewas Road was opened for the general public to beat the heat.

  • CM to give away e-governance awards on April 13

    BHOPAL : Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan will give away e-Governance Excellence Awards for promoting e-Governance projects in the state and adopting innovations for it on April 13.

  • State export promotion advisory council formed

    BHOPAL: MP State Export Promotion Advisory Council has been constituted to double the exports from the state by year 2019. Chief minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan will head the council. Ministers for commerce and industries, farmers welfare and agriculture development, cottage and Gramodyog and tourism will be its members. Its members will also include principal secretaries of commerce and industries, farmers welfare and agriculture development, cottage and Gramodyog and tourism departments. Besides, 5

  • Patwari, aide caught taking `1L bribe

    MHOW/INDORE : Lok Ayukta sleuths on Friday caught a Patwari and his assistant red-handed accepting a bribe of Rs 1 lakh from a farmer for taking measurements of a piece of farmland in Mhow tehsil.

  • Bansal college teacher thrashes two students

    BHOPAL: Scores of students of Bansal College reached AFRC office to complain against a faculty member who beat up two students during sports meet. The students demanded suspension of Vijay Kumar Baghel. The incident happened in the afternoon on Friday. Along with ABVP workers, the students submitted a complaint to AFRC OSD Dr Sunil Kumar who called college Principal Dr KM Jain for explanation. Students said they would wait till Monday for

  • IIM-I’s after-school course attracts 19 transgenders

    Indore : Nineteen transgenders have shown a resolve to apply for IIM-Indore’s prestigious Integrated Programme in Management (IPM), which has attracted the highest number of applications this year.

  • HRC for computerisation of daily police diary to stop victimisation of innocents

    BHOPAL : Madhya Pradesh Human Rights Commission (MPHRC), disposing of a case, has recommended to state government that daily police diary (Rojnamcha) at police stations should also be computerised. It has also asked the state government and Director General of Police to issue directives in this regard soon.

  • GMC MD student ends life; foul smell leads to discovery of body

    BHOPAL : Dr Krishna Kant Dubey, 32, pursuing Doctor of Medicine (MD) course in Gandhi Medical College, committed suicide at his residence at Abhinav Homes, Phase-4 under Ayodhya Nagar police station on Friday. His examinations were scheduled to start within a month and the GMC professors said that he must be under exam stress.

  • Three of seven beneficiaries found under-aged

    Indore : Out of seven registered beneficiaries under ‘Mukhyamantri Kanyadan Yojana’, who came for their age verification through X-ray at District Hospital, three were found under-aged on Friday.

  • PCC Chief Yadav blames officials for incident

    Ujjain : PCC chief Arun Yadav, who also took part in the Bandh rally, interacting with media persons said the presiding officer additional collector Kailash Bundela is responsible for the whole incident.

  • Paras visits Manpur silo plant

    Ujjain : Minister of School Education Paras Jain visited the steel silo plant located at Manpur village, near here on Friday. Wheat procurement is being done across the district on support price. The wheat procured from procurement centers is stored at the silo plant.

  • Delimitation of wards to be completed soon

    Ujjain : The total number of wards will be 60 for the coming elections of Ujjain Municipal Corporation. A notification in this regard had been issued earlier, but the Divisional Commissioner Dr Ravindra Pastor is yet to give his approval over the issue.

  • April 21 to be observed as ‘Civil Service Day’

    Indore : State government has issued instructions to the district administration to observe April 21 as ‘Civil Service Day’. This will be the first time that the day will be devoted to the civil servants and marked by various activities including sports. ADM Dilip Kumar told Free Press that the instructions to observe the Civil Service Day were received from Suresh, Principal Secretary General Administration Department.

  • Vyapam scam: Candidate, property dealer arrested, taken on PR

    BHOPAL : Property dealer Santosh Singh Tomar alias Raja Tomar, a resident of Jawahar Chowk, who was arrested on Thursday in connection with Vyapam scam, was sent on police remand till April 15 on Friday. He was produced in the court of ADJ Ram Kumar Chaubey in connection with forest guards’ recruitment fraud.

  • Dept heads accept ‘employer’ status after VC intervenes

    Indore : Heads of Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya teaching departments, who were locking horns with registrar RD Musalgaonkar over the issue self-finance daily-wage employees, accepted the onus of being their employer after vice chancellor DP Singh stepped in.

  • Thieves decamp with goods worth `4L

    Indore : Thieves broke into the house of a retired government officer and decamped with booty worth Rs 4 lakh in Rajendra Nagar area on Friday.

  • Govt should lessen interference in education: UGC Chairman

    Indore : Targeting governments in a softer tone for their ‘over interference in higher education, University Grants Commission (UGC) Chairman Ved Prakash here on Friday said that universities should be allowed to decide on admissions and curriculum.

  • City finds place in global green building map with 25 projects

    Indore : The awareness about the Green building Concept among people is growing up gradually. Resultantly, Indoreans are showing the great inclination towards the environment-friendly concept of building a house, experts said here on Friday.