Free Press Journal
  • Lady consumes poison, ends life

    Indore : A woman committed suicide by consuming poison, on Wednesday because her neighbour was trying to force himself on her by using threats. The woman has named her neighbour in her dying statement to the police and the police are investigating the matter.

  • Two held for selling pirated movies on pen drives

    Indore : Two persons were arrested for allegedly selling pirated movies on pen drives in Ambedkar Nagar on Wednesday. The accused, Aman Jain of Old Palasia and Sohail Khan of Khajrana, operated from the former’s shop - Universal Movie Zone, MIG police station In-Charge MA Syed said.

  • City mega yoga show at Dussehra Maidan

    Indore : To mark the International Yoga Day, a mega yoga programme would be organised at Dussehra Maidan in the city on June 21. “Thousands of people from all walks of life are expected to participate in the programme,” Urban Administration and Environment Development minister Kailash Vijayvargiya told reporters on Wednesday.

  • Mantralaya Tricolour not to fly for 4 months!

    BHOPAL : The national flag unfurled by the Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan at the Mantralaya Park a fortnight ago has become a pain in the neck for the government. Chauhan had hoisted the national flag on a 235-foot mast, said to be the second highest in the country and termed it as the “pride of state”.

  • Clouds rain relief

    BHOPAL : The hot and humid Wednesday ended with a much awaited welcome rain in the evening. The residents of the city felt comfort in the evening after they got relief in the humidity when speedy dusty winds swept across the city streets at 30-35 km per hour.

  • Slum dwellers cane charged

    BHOPAL: Congress party workers took out march towards Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan’s residence in protest against increase in margin money to be paid by slum-dwellers for pucca houses under JNNURM project. They were cane-charged by police.

  • CM turns down Tiwari rehab proposal

    BHOPAL : Principal Secretary Arun Tiwari, who delayed in issuance of formal orders to execute Chief Minister’s announcements regarding relief to farmers could not get a new posting in the transfer list of bureaucrats, released on Tuesday. Tiwari was removed from Revenue Department on May 18 by the Chief Minister.

  • Five held for snatching chains, stealing vehicles

    BHOPAL : The city crime branch, on Wednesday, arrested five persons involved in various crimes including chain snatching, bag lifting and stealing vehicles. Three of the arrested accused worked collectively as a team while the two others operated individually.

  • Rajyavardhan-Singh-Rathore

    Pakistan seethes as Rathore shoots from the hip

    New Delhi :  India has got a bad name in diplomatic circles for giving wide publicity to the Army’s surgical strike inside Myanmar territory to flush out insurgents.

  • Have no fear, complain about ragging: Commissioner to students

    BHOPAL: Divisional Commissioner SB Singh, addressing a meeting of Anti-Ragging Committee here on Wednesday, said office-bearers of Technical Colleges should work pro-actively in cases of harassment of students in the coming academic session.

  • Woman molested in Misrod village

    BHOPAL: A widow was raped by her neighbour in village Rapadia within the limit of Misrod police station on Tuesday night. The victim reached the police station and filed a complaint against the accused following which the police registered a case against him on charges of rape and arrested him. TI Kuvar Singh Mukati talking to Free Press said that the husband of the victim woman, 33, resident of Rapadia village, died

  • Girl raped by married youth on promise of marriage

    BHOPAL : A 21-year-old girl was lured, abducted and raped by a 24-year old married youth on the pretext of marriage. The youth lured the girl and eloped with her on Friday following which a missing person’s case was lodged at the Chunabhatti police station by the victim’s father. The girl somehow managed to get rid from the clutches of the youth and later along with her father reached the police station

  • Strike was over in 40 minutes in Myanmar

    New Delhi :  A crack team of about 70 commandos from 21 Para of the Indian Army carried out the surgical strike inside Myanmar in the thick of the night.

  • Yoga Day must for babus, Ministers

    New Delhi :  Prime Minister Narendra Modi has made it mandatory for all his ministers to practice Yoga and organise mass Yoga camps at their respective locations on June 21 to promote the International Yoga Day.

  • 32 Starbucks products under scanner

    Mumbai :  After cracking the whip on Maggi noodles, the food regulatory body, the Food Safety and Standards Authority, has withdrawn approval of 500 products.

  • Garoth bye-polls: nominations close, 11 file papers

    BHOPAL: Eleven candidates filed nominations till closing of nominations for Garoth bye-polls. Voting in the constituency is scheduled for June 27. Election Commission has deputed Uttar Pradesh cadre IAS officer Shashi Bhushan Lal Susheel as general observer for the bypoll. Joint chief electoral officer SS Bansal reached Garoth on Wednesday. Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan accompanied BJP candidate Chandar Singh when the latter went to file his nomination. Three-time MLA Subhash Sojatia,

  • Rs 1.94L stolen from gas agency; insider suspected

    BHOPAL : Unidentified burglars broke into the office of Priyanka Gas Agency at Nayapura Lalghati on Tuesday night and stole Rs 1.94 Lakh kept in the office table drawer for distribution of the salary of the staff on Tuesday night. The office staff came to know about the incident on Wednesday morning.

  • 4-day teachers’ awakening camp begins

    Ujjain : A four-day teachers’ awakening camp was inaugurated at the Bharatiya Gyanpeeth Vidyalaya, here on Wednesday. Inaugurating the camp, Vikram University’s Ambedkar Peeth director Prof Shailendra Parashar said that a teacher could prove to be a better medium to make the student aware and confident about resolving the typical problems of the society.