Free Press Journal
  • Gaur to form students police in Bhopal

    BHOPAL : Don’t be amused if a student stops your vehicle in the state capital and slaps a penalty challan in your name. Home minister of the state Babulal Gaur is planning to provide police training to school students.

  • ‘Sarpanch pati’ barred from Panchayat meetings

    BHOPAL : The state government has prohibited participation of Sarpanchs’ husbands in meetings of Panchayats as part of measures for further empowerment of elected women representatives and to strengthen their role in rural development. Panchayats and Rural Development Department has issued orders in this regard.

  • Speed governors made mandatory in school buses, doors to remain closed

    BHOPAL : Home minister Babulal Gaur has adopted a tough stand against the school bus operators flouting safety norms in the city after the school bus accident in which a ten year old student lost her life. Speaking on the safety measures in the school buses on Sunday he said that speed governors must be installed in school buses as per the Supreme Court guidelines.

  • BJP prays at Lord Mahakal to give wisdom to Diggy Raja

    Ujjain: The functionaries of BharatiyaJanata Party (BJP) on Saturday performed special consecration and pujan of Lord Mahakal for bestowing Congress leader Digvijaya Singh with wisdom. BJP leader and former State Haj Committee chairman Sanwar Patel expressing happiness over the victory of the party, said the all the attempts made by Singh till now recently have proven futile. Overwhelmed with joy the party leaders took out a victory rally in the city which

  • Police clueless on cop’s suicide

    Ujjain: The police are clueless over the suicide of one of their colleague at the Raghvi village here on Saturday. Police are now searching for the clues for the gun which Hemant Singh had used to gun himself down at his house. The pistol which he had used to shoot himself was not, the service pistol and was arranged from somewhere else. The Raghavi police said Hemant was posted with Jaora police

  • Follow teachings of Gita in life: Shukla

    BHOPAL : Energy and Public Relations Minister Rajendra Shukla has stressed the need to practice teachings of Gita in life for building an ideal society. He urged youths to keep reciting Gita to maintain India’s identity as world spiritual power. Shukla was addressing Gitafest-2015 at Lal Parade Ground here on Sunday. Keynote address on “Shrimad Bhagwat Gita and Students” was given by Pujya Maha Mandleshwar Harihar Nand Ji. Shukla said that heart,

  • Elderly man crushed to death

    Ujjain : A private passenger bus crushed an elderly man to death near the Chamunda Mata Square here on Sunday. The deceased, identified as Radhavallabh Joshi in his seventies was a resident of Shri Krishna Colony near Indira Nagar on Agar Road. The bus is owned by operator known as Golden Travels.

  • Jain imparts suggestions for quality education

    Ujjain : Minister of School Education, Paras Jain imparted suggestions to Union Minister of Human Resource Development (HRD), Smriti Irani for quality improvement in education. Irani laid foundation stone for Navodaya Vidyalaya at Buranabad of Nagda tehsil, on Sunday.

  • Mehant Sudamanand made prez; Dr Avadheshpuri is joint secy

    Ujjain : Local Akhara Parishad was constituted with the consensus of Mehants from all seven Shaiva Akharas, two Udasin Akharas, Nirmal Akhara and Naath Sampraday, here on Sunday. The Parishad was constituted under the chairmanship of president of Mahanirwani Akhara, Mehant Prakashpuri. Mehant Sudamanand and Dr Avadheshpuri were appointed president and general secretary of the Parishad.

  • Edgy people feel earth shaking beneath feet on second day too

    BHOPAL : The panic stricken people, who spent a sleepless night on Saturday as they could not recover from panic after earthquake tremors, felt more tremors in the sate capital on Sunday. The fright did not end for state capital people on Saturday and it haunted them for the second consecutive day on Sunday.

  • Youth jumps off Gangotri Complex, another drowns

    BHOPAL : Two suicide cases were reported in the city within three hours on Sunday evening. A 25-year-old youth committed suicide by jumping off the seven-storey Gangotri Complex building situated in downtown New Market Area on Sunday evening. He had slashed his wrist before jumping. The TT Nagar police reached the spot following the information. However the identity of the youth could not be ascertained. The police have registered a case and

  • Swarnim Bharat Manch pays tribute to quake victims

    Ujjain : Swarnim Bharat Manch paid homage to the earthquake victims, who lost their lives in Nepal and many parts of India, here on Sunday. Various social organizations lighted candles paying tribute to the earthquake victims, at Tower Chowk on Sunday evening.

  • Music prog held

    Ujjain: Ashkness Welfare Society organized an Atmik Sangeet Sabha at Messiah Mandir Church under the direction of Pratika Messiah recently. Ankit Des, Paster Ramesh, Bhai Yugal, Bhai Sonu and others were present.

  • Burglars tie up guard, his wife, whisk away with wheat in truck

    BHOPAL : In a strange case of burglary, thieves broke in the warehouse of a farmer at Mugaliya Kot village on Saturday night and stole around 50 quintals of wheat piled up after harvesting. The farmer had kept the wheat there for selling in market. The burglars came with a mini truck, tied the guard and his wife in their hutment near the warehouse and fled after loading the wheat in the

  • Guest teachers fail to meet chief minister

    BHOPAL: The guest lecturers who reached chief minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan’s residence with the hope to meet him with postcards written with their blood on their plight, returned empty handed. Chauhan did not meet them. Later in the evening, ADM BS Jamod reached their sit-in venue with assurance that he would arrange their meeting with CM on Monday morning. With a demand of regularisation, around 150 guest lecturers are staging sit-in at

  • National council for teacher education (NCTE) makes affiliating varsity NOC mandatory for new college

    BHOPAL : National council for teacher education (NCTE) asked affiliating universities to provide no objection certificate for educational colleges only then the statutory body will issue recognition to new institutes. In a meeting, western region committee of NCTE on Sunday had detailed discussion with registrars, vice-chancellors of affiliated universities of four states on new regulation being made effective for 2015-16 session.

  • Ekta Parishad launches hunger-strike for tribals, landless farmers

    BHOPAL : Ekta Parishad founder Rajgopal PV, addressing farmers at Neelam Park, said, “The state government is supporting industrialists instead of farmers. When we met Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan and asked him to first rehabilitate of all oustees then introduce new scheme, the CM said a Task Force will be constituted to look into land related problems and a Land Reform Commission will be formed. We are on hunger strike to

  • Irregularities rule VU PED

    Ujjain: Heavy irregularities are prevailed at Physical Education Department (PED) of Vikram University (VU). The department has been waiting for the permanent appointment of the director for last 22 years. The plight of PED is that posts of two trainers are lying vacant.

  • 2 killed as jeep rams into car

    Indore : Two persons were killed when a speeding jeep collided with a car while negotiating a turn on Sanwer Road late on Saturday night. Four others were also injured in the mishap.