Free Press Journal
  • Geelani’s passport issue: BJP Government has egg on face

    New Delhi :  Caught in cross-currents of coalition politics in the Kashmir Valley and almost wilting under pressure from its ally, the PDP, the Centre has egg on its face on the matter of Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani’s passport.

  • Std X student rapes minor girl

    Indore : A 17-year-odl boy raped a minor girl, took her obscene pictures and then began blackmailing her for sex in Kanadia police station area.

  • Sorry, Mr Khan, we need MBAs but do not want Muslims

    Mumbai : “We regret to inform you that we hire only Non-Muslim candidates’’ was the response that Zeshan Ali Khan (22), an MBA graduate, elicited within 20 minutes of sending his job application to Hari Krishna Export Pvt. Ltd.

  • Kabra sent to ED custody for ten days

    Indore : Sharad Kabra, the then Vice-President of Zoom Developers Pvt Ltd and accused in Rs 2500 crore money laundering case, was sent to Enforcement Directorate (ED) custody for 10 days on Thursday. ED arrested him on Wednesday night and produced him before the court of Special Designated Judge (Prevention of Money Laundering Act), who sent him to 10 days ED custody.

  • Students waiting for results allowed to apply for BPEd, MPEd

    Indore : The Department of Higher Education (DHE) allowed students awaiting their results of final semester exams of undergraduate courses to apply for admission in BPEd and MPEd programmes and extended the last date to register for the entrance tests of the programmes for the second time in last 20 days.

  • Students suffer as CET site goes offline on last day of registrations

    Indore : Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV)’s internet related woes seems to be unending. Over a month after its results’ server had crashed — which could not be fixed till date, the university’s common entrance test (CET) website went non-functional on the last date of registrations for the test.

  • Blanket ban on polythene from next year

    BHOPAL : Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan, at a review meeting of Departments of Urban Administration and Development and Environment here on Thursday, directed to ban polythene across the state from January 1. He directed that the ban on polythene should be strictly implemented in major tourists places and holy cities namely Ujjain, Amarkantak, Khajuraho, Pachmarhi, Maheshwar, Omkareshwar and Orchha from September 1. He said a comprehensive public awareness campaign should be

  • Multi-level parking to come up at MP, TT Ngr

    BHOPAL : Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan performed Bhumipujan for construction of multi-level parking at TT Nagar and MP Nagar here on Thursday.

  • Six Pvt medical colleges penalised Rs 13cr for unlawful admissions

    BHOPAL : After ten-month long hearing, appellate authority of admission and fee regulatory committee (AFRC), rejected the appeal of six private medical colleges forcing them to pay Rs 13.10 crore penalty for ‘unlawful’ admissions in MBBS under state quota seats in 2013-14.

  • LoP wants list of 1000 fraudsters who got jobs; Vyapam could find only 250

    BHOPAL : Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan’s candid admission that 1000 fraudulent recruitments in government departments and agencies were made through Vyapam has become a headache for officials of Vyapam and of other departments. Chauhan had made the admission in the Vidhan Sabha last year.

  • Woman Cong prez visits city

    Ujjain : State Woman Congress president Mandvi Chouhan during her two day visit to the city visited four blocks and addressed the ladies. Addressing to workers of district Woman Congress Committee, Chouhan said that they would show their strength in the coming Civil Polls.

  • St Paul’s School mgmt appears before CWC

    Ujjain : St Paul’s Convent School management appeared before Child Welfare Committee (CWC) to present their favour regarding a dispute brewed between parents and the school administration over ousting of children from the school, here on Thursday. CWC has listened to thefavourpresented by school Manager Mulla Mangalam and Principal Sr Archana and further action will be taken in this matter during a meeting on Monday. CWC member Sanjay Saxena told Free Press

  • MP says no to releasing water from Ban Sagar

    BHOPAL: Madhya Pradesh has decided to stick to its decision of not releasing water from Ban Sagar dam. The state has expressed its inability to release water to Uttar Pradesh from the dam. Madhya Pradesh made its stand clear at a meeting chaired by Union Minister of Water Resources Uma Bharti to resolve dispute over release of water from Ban Sagar dam in New Delhi on Thursday.

  • Bullet trains can wait, says Suresh Prabhu

    New Delhi :  Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Thursday ruled out bullet trains any time in the near future, pointing out that the much-hyped project needs more feasibility studies before the government decides to implement it.

  • Memo to Edu Committee to stop teachers’ counseling

    Ujjain : A memorandum was handed over to president of Education Committee Bharat Porwal demanding deferment of the counseling of excess teachers being held under the procedure of rationalization, on Thursday. MP Employees Congress president Man Singh Chouhan and president Teachers Association Shaikh Mohammad Hanif informed that education department is not following the rules in the counseling of teachers. They alleged District Education Officer Sanjay Goyal for not following the rules in

  • Burglars walk away with Rs-8L booty from industrialist’s house

    BHOPAL : Close on heels of the theft from the residence of a relative of Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan in posh Arera Colony, unidentified miscreants targetted an industrialist’s house in Arera Colony.

  • City continues to sizzle; butter milk best for protection, say docs

    BHOPAL : Intense heat continued to paralyse the normal life all over the state on Thursday. Many divisions are in grip of heat wave. Even Pachmarhi recorded a maximum temperature of 41.5°C which was 6°C above normal. Pachmarhi is in the Hoshangabad division, which is grip of severe heat wave. Khajuraho recorded 45.4°C which was highest in the state while many places recorded 45 degree Celsius in the state.

  • Lesson of non-violence imparted from the stage

    Ujjain : On the fifth day of Panch Kalyanak Mahotsava, the lesson of non-violence was imparted from the stage here on Thursday. Gyan Kalyanak ritual was performed at Shri Chandra Prabhu Jinalaya at Bhairavgarh on this occasion.

  • Rajdhani and August Kranti diverted to MP

    Mumbai :  Owing to the ongoing Gujjar protest in Rajasthan, thousands of Mumbai bound travellers faced much inconvenience on Thursday after several trains, including the premium Delhi-Mumbai Rajdhani, August Kranti Rajdhani and Paschim Express, had to be diverted and were running 5 to 6 hours late when reports last trickled in.

  • Forget selfie, this ‘elphie’ will floor you!

    Vancouver :  If you were left stunned by a black macaque’s selfie last year that became a tug of war between Wikipedia and the photographer about who owned the selfie, this awesome “elphie” is going to floor you completely.