Free Press Journal
  • Memo to be submitted against soaring Namkeen prices

    Ujjain : Swarnim Bharat Manch will submit a memorandum before district Collector demanding to control soaring namkeen prices in the city, on Monday.Convener Dinesh Shrivastava informed that common man is unable to buy namkeen. Namkeen prices haveincreased to Rs 20-30 per kg in the city. District administration has failed to control the prices of eatables in the city. Namkeen sellers are hiking prices as per their interest causing trouble to common man.

  • Are free driving licences for women a distant dream?

    Indore : When Software Engineer Anjali Jain reached the Regional Transport Office (RTO) on Saturday to avail Centre’s scheme of issuing free licences to women, she was disappointed. The officials turned her away, with some taking about why should one go for free licences. The Union Government had announced in the budget that the licenses of the women will be made free from April 1 and the step was taken to empower

  • Mediation Awareness camp held

    Ujjain : Mediation Awareness Camp was organised at Bar Association’s auditorium under the aegis of District Legal Service Authority, here on Saturday. District and Sessions Judge JP Gupta was chief guest while Chief Justice Family Court Durga Dabar, Bar Association president Yogesh Vyas, secretary Manish Manana and government advocate KG Verma were present.

  • 3 judges shot dead hrs after Morsi sentencing

    Cairo :  Three judges were shot dead on Saturday in Egypt’s North Sinai, hours after a court sentenced former Islamist president Mohammed Morsi to death over jailbreak charges.

  • Notorious criminal rapes Dalit woman

    BHOPAL: A 35-year-old Dalit woman was raped by a history-sheeter criminal in Parsora Village, within the limits of Nazeerabad police station on Friday evening. The accused threatened the victim of dire consequences if she would reveal the incident to anyone. The victim mustered courage and registered a case at Nazeerabad police station on Saturday evening. Police following her complaint registered a case and sent her for medical examinations. Station House Officer, Nazeerabad

  • Dr VS Bhatia is ICAR-DSR Director

    Indore: Internationally-acclaimed agro-scientist Dr VS Bhatia has been appointed as Director of Indore based popular R&D institute Indian Council of Agricultural Researches (ICAR) Directorate of Soybean Research.     He joined this post on April 27, 2015. Dr Bhatia was earlier working at the same institute as Principal Scientist and Head, Crop Production Section. Dr Bhatia’s earlier research work especially on impact of climatic variation on legume crops as well as seed physiology has

  • Stones pelted at power department collection staff

    Indore : Two persons beat up an assistant engineer of power department and pelted stones at his team in Rajendra Nagar area, when he had gone to collect outstanding dues on Saturday. The police have registered cases against the two accused. According to Pradeep Bakshi, TI, Rajendra Nagar Police Station, Mohmad Shafiq Khan, an Assistant Engineer with MPEB’s Rajendra Nagar Zone, there are some consumers in Rajesh Nagar against whom outstanding dues

  • English version of Rajwada’s sound, light show by June

    Indore : Though, the Sound and Light show could not be launched on Saturday, which in the Hindi voice of mega Star Amitabh Bachhan, but the its English version is quite imminent and it may be rolled out by next month. Primary preparation for the English version of the show is ready.

  • ‘Complete ROB projects’

    Indore : Collector P Narahari, on Saturday reviewed the projects being implemented by the Indore Development Authority (IDA). He visited the IDA office and reviewed various development projects and laid stress on two ROB projects, one of which is Kesarbagh ROB, which is embroiled in controversies.

  • English version of Rajwada’s Sound & Light Show by June

    Indore : Though, the Sound and Light show could not be launched on Saturday, which in the Hindi voice of mega Star Amitabh Bachhan, but the its English version is quite imminent and it may be rolled out by next month. Primary preparation for the English version of the show is ready.

  • Heavy rain, hail in Satna-Rewa destroy vegetable crops

    BHOPAL : Hailstorm coupled with heavy rain lashed Satna on Saturday. Satna recorded 6cm rainfall. The rain damaged vegetable crops in the districts. Besides, isolated rain lashed various palaces in the state. As weatherman has called the rain as pre-monsoon so it may occur any where all over state.

  • Try 5E & 3D to taste success, Satyarthi to DAVV students

    Indore : Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi on Saturday said one must follow 5E and 3D formulas to taste success in one’s life.
    While addressing a gathering at DAVV auditorium here, he shared his experiences while saving child labourers in a number of countries.  He advised people to think how their success can contribute to the development of the country.

  • Bike-borne looters deprive woman of gold chain, flee

    BHOPAL: Two unidentified bike-borne youths snatched a gold chain of a 53-year-old woman worth Rs 30,000 near Vaishali Tiraha within the limits of Kamla Nagar police station area on Friday evening. According to the police, Elizabeth Mathews, 53, wife of Mohan Mathews, resident of Kolar Road works as a staffer in Katju hospital. In her complaint she stated that the incident took place at around 6pm when she was returning from hospital.

  • ‘Gujarat, Rajasthan police smarter than our cops’

    BHOPAL : “The Gujarat and Rajasthan police are technologically more advanced than the police of Madhya Pradesh. They have developed many mobile apps to simplify their work. The Rajasthan police have given smart phones to their investigation officers so that most of the formalities like taking photo of the crime scene can be   handled by them with ease. The Chhattisgarh police have done commendable work vis-a-vis Daily Situation Reports and Budgeting. The

  • After Marathi films, it’s Marathi menu in hotels

    Mumbai :  Republican Party of India (A) leader Ramdas Athawale has now started pitching for ‘Marathi’ menu in restaurants across Maharashtra. Vice president of the RPI Vivek Pandit has written a letter to the hotel and restaurant owners’ association in this regard.

  • Two end life; one falls to death from tree

    BHOPAL : Two men committed suicide in the city on Saturday while a man died of falling from a tree. In the first case the body of an unidentified man was found hanging by a tree behind ‘The Mark Hotel’. The passer by informed the Bairagarh police after which cops reached the spot. According to Bairagarh police the age of the man might be between 40-45 years. No suicide note or identity

  • Don’t encourage factionalism: Menon to dist organisational secretaries

    BHOPAL: The wrath of state leadership of Bharatiya Janata Party may fall on organisational secretaries of the districts, who are RSS volunteers on deputation to the party . State Organisational General Secretary Arvind Menon, in a meeting of Organisational Secretaries on Saturday, warned the Organisational Secretaries who are not doing proper work. Menon told them that they should focus on work rather than on promoting factionalism in their respective districts. Menon asked

  • Anju Agrawal wins Grihini Number-1 title

    Ujjain : Anju Agrawal won the title of Grihini Number-1 during the show organized by Zee Anmol channel at Brahmin Gali, here on Saturday. Around 200 women participated in the game show.

  • Ajit Pawar

    Ajitdada to face inquiry in State co-op bank scam

    Mumbai : Former Deputy Chief Minister and NCP leader Ajit Pawar might have to face inquiry in the Rs 1500 crore scam in the Maharashtra State Cooperative Bank (MSCB). Pawar may have to appear in front of the inquiry commission on May 21, sources have said.

  • Stop, consume this energy drinks at your risk!

    New Delhi : The government”s food safety regulator has woken up after years of proliferation of energy drinks to ban nine such drinks produced by three firms of Mumbai, Pune and Gurgaon. Many such drinks of other companies are still under scrutiny.