Free Press Journal
  • China building runway in disputed South China Sea

    Beijing/Washington :  China is stealthily and rapidly building its first airstrip on an artificial island in the disputed South China Sea waters, which will be capable of landing large military aircraft, new satellite images show.

  • DAVV deserves Central university status: Tai

    Indore : Lok Sabha Speaker and Indore MP Sumitra Mahajan on Friday said that the Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV) deserves to become a Central University and she would push for it.

  • Faculty to be tracked using GPS

    Indore : Now, the faculties of MGM Medical College cannot leave the college before their official day is over, and go unnoticed. College has decided to install GPS tracker on their Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) cards that will be issued to register their attendance.

  • Bangalore cops asks RTO to suspend 4 City licences

    Indore : Bangalore police on Friday shot a letter to City’s Regional Transport Office (RTO) recommending suspension of driving licenses of four persons issued by the local authority.

  • Woman who consumed poison dies at MY

    Indore : The woman, who consumed poison after being tormented by money lenders, died in MY Hospital on Friday. It may be recalled that Jyoti Sharma, a resident of Vidur Nagar, consumed poison on Wednesday. She was taken to MY Hospital from where she was taken to a private hospital. However, Jyoti died during treatment on Friday before police could record her statement.

  • DAVV starts generating hard copies of results

    Indore : BA and BCom III semester students of colleges affiliated to Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV) remained on tenterhooks on Friday too as the server which crashed three days back could not be fixed.

  • Sumitra takes officials to task for non-performance

    Indore : BJP MP and Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Friday minced no words when she berated the various heads of government departments during a meeting at Residency Kothi.

  • MP Malviya alleges gross irregularities in JNNURM

    Ujjain : Member of Parliament (MP) Chintamani Malviyahas alleged the administration of Ujjain Municipal Corporation (UMC) for practicing heavy irregularities in Jawaharlal Nehru National Renewal Mission (JNNURM). UMC has installed one sign board with the cost of Rs 1.10 lakh under Mahakal Van Project.

  • Pilgrims rush spells traffic jam on roads

    Ujjain : Heavy traffic jam was witnessed at many major roads of the city on Friday on the concluding day of Panchkroshi Parikrama. The sudden influx of devotees spilled disorder on the city roads. Bumper-to-bumper traffic coupled with haphazard parking alongside congested roads in the old city areas made the situation more chaotic, with jams extending for hours. And if this was not enough, unplanned digging at several places for laying new

  • RTO seeks list of fake Voter IDs from admn

    Indore : Fearing that they could have prepared driving licences on the basis of fake voter ID cards, the RTO has sought the list of persons from the district administration.

  • IMC plans mobile app to manage city garbage

    Indore : While the Indore Municipal Corporation (IMC) will launch an android mobile phone-based application to deal with garbage problem of the city.

  • 1200 students get admissions in RTE second phase lottery

    Indore : Around 1200 students got placed in schools during the second phase of lotteries drawn under the Right to Education (RTE) Act conducted in Indore district on Friday. After the first phase of lotteries was over, 18,611 seats were left vacant.

  • Power Companies to be in the red despite tariff hike

    BHOPAL : Despite hike in power tariff by Electricity Regulatory Commission, the Electricity Distribution Companies would continue running in loss. The hike in power tariff would not help in making up the deficit of the three Electricity Companies supplying electricity in the state.

  • Prosperity meaningless without spiritual awakening: Sadguru Jaggi

    BHOPAL : Sadguru Jaggi Vasudev has said that material prosperity is meaningless without spiritual awakening. He said that Simhastha Mahakumbh-2016 will pave way for this. He said that world peace is not possible without peace of mind. He said that peace is not an imported thing; it dwells naturally in the hearts and minds of human beings.

  • Bus crushes scooty-riding woman

    BHOPAL : A woman was killed when a passenger bus hit the scooty she was riding near RBI office at Hoshangabad Road, under MP Nagar police station on Friday. Agitated mob ransacked the bus, smashing window glasses. The driver has been arrested. The deceased was wearing ear-phones while driving the scooty.

  • Haphazard parking, encroachment leads to traffic woes in old city

    Ujjain : The oldest part of the city which also contains the oldest market of the city, the Gopal Mandir, presently no longer stands by its name. Once known for its beauty and sprawling roads, now days it is difficult even to walk on the narrow roads of the Chattri Chowk and other nearby areas. Traffic congestion and encroachments are the major problems faced by the historic location.

  • Govt readies to deal with Dengue

    BHOPAL : “If a person is suffering from fever, cold or any flu-like symptoms, instead of doing self-medication, he or she should immediately visit the nearest government hospital and get proper medical treatment free of cost after consulting a doctor. Last year’s experience shows that in most of the serious cases of dengue, the patients opted for self-medication and consulted a doctor only when the condition worsened”, said Principal Secretary, Health Pravir

  • No headway in probe into ‘arson’ in Shivpuri village

    BHOPAL : The health condition of all the five injured in Shivpuri fire incident is still critical on the second day on Friday. Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL) and Madhya Pradesh Electricity Board (MPEB) teams collected evidences to establish reason behind the fire.

  • Rendering service in child marriage to cost dear to service providers

    BHOPAL: The Department of Woman Empowerment has issued directives to all districts of the state to ensure that service providers during marriage functions like printing press, caterers, religious leaders, community heads, music band members, transporters and owners of marriage gardens should cooperate with the government in checking child marriage. These service providers, prior to giving their service, would have to make sure that the age of bride should be 18 years while