Free Press Journal
  • Thieves decamp with gold, cash in Bagh

    BAGH : The high increase in the stealing incident over a period of one month has become severe issue for the citizens. In a same nature of incident, unidentified miscreants struck at a vacant house situated near Baghni River and decamped with gold jwellery and cash on Wednesday night.

  • Agrawal is new GM of WR

    RATLAM : G C Agarwal, a senior officer of  Indian Railway Services of Mechanical Engineering, has taken over the charge of General Manager, Western Railway. Agarwal joined Indian Railways  in 1978 in Central Railway .

  • ADM Khatri transferred to Khargone as CEO

    Dhar: ADM Manoj Khatri has been transferred to Khargone district on the post of chief executive officer, district panchayat. On Wednesday, the officials and other employees of the collectorate bid adieu to Khatri and gave him best wishes. During this, collector Jayshree Kiyawat, CEO district panchayat Shreekant Banoth, SDM Neeraj Singh, newly appointed joint collector Jitendra Singh Chauhan, deputy collector Sudhir Tare, Abhay Ahoriya and several others were present.

  • Cooperative Society gheraoed by people

    BADNAWAR : Shree Veermadi Bhadra Saakh Cooperative Society was gheraoed for almost five hours. Manager of the Cooperative Union was also kept standing for a considerable time by angry mob who had invested in the cooperative bank.

  • University of Mumbai ranked 58

    Mumbai : University of Mumbai came in the top 100 education institutes in the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) countries. According to university officials, UoM ranked 58 top education institute in the four countries against last year its ranking was 68.

  • Catering firm employee stabbed to death, face crushed with stones

    Indore : Body of a catering service employee was found in a quarry located on the road near village Badiya Keema on Thursday morning. The body bore injury marks of stabbing and the face was disfigured to avoid identification of the victim, indicating at murder.

  • Best wants dedicated lanes for its buses

    Mumbai : With drivers of autorickshaws on strike, BEST buses generated revenue of Rs 5.8 crore against the daily revenue of 3.5 crore. The general manager of BEST Jagdish Patil attributes the increased revenue to the open roads available due to the strike which led to timely completion of routes by the buses which helped them in ferrying maximum commuters.

  • Says he is happy with the SC order for CBI probe and the stand taken by the Attorney General on behalf of MP government

    Vyapam probe was ‘trial by fire’: Chouhan

    New Delhi : Calling the Vyapam scam probe his ‘trial by fire’, Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Thursday said he was ‘grateful’ to the Supreme Court for accepting his request and ordering a CBI probe and urged the agency to begin investigation at the earliest to bring out the truth.

  • Auto-rickshaw driver defrauded of Rs 22K

    INDORE : Two bike-borne fraudsters made away with Rs 22,000 from a loading auto-rickshaw driver after creating a scene accusing the latter of causing an accident in Scheme Number 54 on Thursday.

  • Lyricist Bashar Nawaz of ‘Bazaar’ fame dies

    Mumbai : Renowned Urdu poet Bashar Nawaz, who penned the popular song ‘Karoge yaad to har baat yaad aayegi’ in the Hindi film ‘Bazaar’, died on Thursday in Aurangabad in Maharashtra after a brief illness. He was 79 and is survived by four sons and seven daughters.

  • Girl alleges kidnapping by lover

    INDORE: A girl on Wedneday lodged a complaint against her lover of kidnapping her. She claimed she escaped her clutches.  The incident occurred near Garibnawaz Nagar. The police have registered case against Karan resident of Rukmani Nagar on complaint from one Sapna Yadav. Sapna told the police that she married one Dheeraj resident of Nehru Nagar and has 10-year old son.

  • What about anti-corruption pledge, Rahul mocks PM

    New Delhi : Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday taunted Prime Minister Narendra Modi for forgetting his loud claim after assuming power last year that he will not allow any corruption, saying ‘Na khaoonga, na khane doonga’ (Won’t be corrupt, nor allow corruption by others).

  • MY hospital OPD to cost more by Rs 5

    Indore : MGM Medical College executive council on Thursday decided to hike OPD charges for MY Hospital by Rs 5. In the Executive Council Meeting of MGM Medical College, chaired by Principal Secretary of Medical Education Department Vinod Semwal on Thursday, the members have decided to hike the OPD charges in the hospital to Rs 10.

  • Gymnasts given awards

    Ujjain : The best gymnastic players were given away arards at the conclusion of Gymnastic Coaching Camp, here on Thursday. All the players were given away certificates and t-shirts.

  • Parrikar retorts Islamabad, says India can defend itself

    Lucknow : Ahead of the Narendra Modi-Nawaz Sharif meeting in Russia, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Thursday rejected his Pakistan counterpart Khawaja Asif’s warning on use of nuclear weapons asserting that India is ‘capable of defending itself’.