Free Press Journal
  • Some Pak-bashing in Dhaka

    Dhaka :  In a blunt attack on Pakistan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday accused it of creating “nuisance” and “constantly” troubling India by promoting terrorism.

  • Did Indian-origin MP ‘lobby’ for Lalit Modi?

    London :  Keith Vaz, one of Britain’s longest- serving Indian-origin MPs, could face an inquiry by the UK’s parliamentary watchdog over allegations of a conflict of interest by intervening in the immigration application of controversial IPL founder Lalit Modi.

  • IIT-Madras ban on dalit students body revoked

    Chennai :  More than a week after its decision to de-recognise the Ambedkar Periyar Study Circle (APSC) triggered a nationwide political outrage, the IIT Madras on Sunday sought to put an end to the issue by restoring the recognition to the students” body. “The APSC and the Dean of Students expressed satisfaction that the matter has been closed,” said a statement released by the IIT Madras on Sunday evening following a ”peace”

  • Man stabbed, relieved of cash, valuables

    Indore : A man, returning home late on Friday night after visiting his friend, was stabbed and robbed off cash and valuables by two unidentified men riding an Activa Scooter in Sangam Nagar. The victim spent the whole night quivering with fear in his home and reported the matter to the police on Saturday morning.

  • Cops arrest associate for killing scrap dealer

    Indore : The police have solved the murder of a scrap trader two months ago and arrested his business associate for the crime. The associate murdered his friend for money to pay off his own debts and buried the body under stones. The accused is being questioned by the police.

  • Trains delay continues for 3rd day

    Indore : The delayed movement of the trains continued for the third consecutive day, on Sunday. Though the situation improved little bit, the passenger remained helpless to face the problem caused by the rail administration. The problem of failure of the automatic signal system continued on Sunday. Railway sources said that 7 arriving and 3 departure trains were affected.

  • Car driver hits scooter, decamps with bag

    Indore: A car driver snatched a bag containing cash and valuables from transporter after dashing his vehicle against the rear of the victim’s scooter on Saturday night in Vijay Nagar area. The man fell of his Activa Scooter and sustained injuries and while he was trying to come to grips with the accident, a youth got out of the car and grabbed his bag, got into the car and fled the scene.

  • UGC issues caution to institutions offering courses in ODL mode

    Indore : Moved by an avalanche of complaints that many intuitions are offering programmes through Open and Distance Learning (ODL) without the requisite permission, University Grants Commission has issued a public notice asking students not to fall in the trap of rogue institutions.

  • ‘Cops close down tea kiosks, but allow liquor to flow’

    Indore : Soon after DIG SK Singh assumed charge of office, police officers of different localities have become active forcing shops and commercial establishments to close down before 11pm. The aim was to prevent criminals from loitering in the night under influence of sedatives/alcohol and commit crimes.

  • E-Registration likely to roll out by month end

    Indore : Aiming at rooting out forgery of documents, government is set to roll out E-Registration process for properties in the district by the end of the month.

  • MPTDC achieves 90% target

    Indore: MP Tourism Development Corporation’s regional office achieved the target by 90% in the year 2014-15 and 97% in the year 2013-14, from its business of 12 luxury hotels based in the region. MN Jamali, Regional Manager of MPTDC Indore Region said During the last 3 years MPTC increased the number of rooms too in its Maheshwar, Mandu and Ujjain based hotels. Explaining about the future plans he said that the construction

  • Selection of 700 more asst teachers to be carried out this year: Minister

    Indore : While Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission is yet to conduct exams for filling 1646 posts of assistant teachers, higher education minister Umashankar Gupta here on Sunday announced that the process for selection of 700 more assistant teachers for government colleges would be started this year.

  • DTE cancels Pakistani girl’s technical course admission mid-term

    Indore : Naina Chawla, a Pakistani national, was perplexed when she was informed that her admission to BPharma was cancelled by Directorate of Technical Education (DTE), one-and-half years after she started attending classes.

  • Youth dies in mysterious conditions after vomiting

    Indore : A youth, residing in Venkatesh Nagar, died under mysterious circumstances on Sunday morning. Golu Dixit, 27, of Venkatesh Nagar started vomiting in the morning and was rushed to the hospital where he was declared brought dead. The body has been sent for autopsy and the police are waiting for the report to proceed further in its investigation.

  • Private colleges played key role in Vyapam Scam: Whistleblower

    BHOPAL : A whistleblower in the admission fraud in involving private medical colleges, Dr Anand Rai has demanded filing of fresh FIRs against six private medical colleges in the wake of the revelations made by DMAT controller Yogesh Uprit. He said that the private colleges played a key role in the scam.

  • One-time password to view answer sheets online

    Indore : Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya is making arrangements to allow students view evaluated answer sheets online at their homes. On the lines on the online bill payment system, the DAVV has planned to make answer sheet review process online with providing one-time password to students to see their answer scripts. Students can also lodge complaints online regarding goof-ups, if any, in their answer sheets and the same would be addressed by the

  • Govt to move SC; seek right to fill up 85% seats in pvt med colleges

    BHOPAL : The State government will file a fresh plea in the Supreme Court to saying that 85 per cent seats in private medical colleges should be filled on the basis of AIPMT, following the statement of DMAT controller Yogesh Uprit that all seats were fixed in private medical colleges. Presently, the private medical colleges are allowed to fill up 50 per cent seats through DMAT.

  • Varsity clears pending dues of 101 teachers

    Indore : Giving in to the threats given by teachers of not evaluating answer sheets for Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya, the university authorities have readied cheques of as many as 101 teachers who remuneration was pending for 2013 and uploaded their names asking them to come and collect the cheques. Registrar RD Musalgaonkar said that all the pending remunerations would be cleared shortly.

  • 30 pucca structures razed at Pull Bogda to make way for new bridge

    BHOPAL : Eight pucca houses and 22 shops were razed amidst heavy police presence at Pull -Bogda Bridge in the city on Sunday. Some policemen were injured when people pelted stones. Two people have been arrested in connection with stone pelting.