Free Press Journal
  • IGRMS to open exhibit of the month ‘Didjeridu’ of Oz today

    BHOPAL: Indira Gandhi Manav Sangrahalaya in continuation to its popular series of ‘Exhibit of the Month’ exhibits one specific object on the dais. In the same series for the month of September, 2015 the ‘Exhibit of the Month’ is ‘Didjeridu’ from Australia. Didgeridoo is probably the world’s oldest musical instrument, originating among the aboriginal people of Australia. The exhibit of the month would be inaugurated on September 09 at 12 noon at

  • It is not Hindi but Modi Sammelan

    BHOPAL : Many authors and scholars of the city feel that the Vishwa Hindi Sammelan is more of a razzmatazz than a sincere effort to promote Hindi on the international arena. They are also disappointed that politicians – and not Hindi litterateurs – are holding centre-stage in the mega event. “I see it as an attempt to fulfill the agenda of a particular political conglomeration.

  • HC pulls up jail officials for failing to furnish info

    Indore : Pulling up Indore jail officials for not submitting phone call details and other documents pertaining to the murder of undertrial Ram Dayal at MY Hospital, Indore bench of Madhya Pradesh High Court on Tuesday said that if the details were not submitted by September 15, Director General (Jail) will be called to the court in person to explain reason for the delay.

  • RTO postpones testing of heavy vehicles through tablets

    Indore : The Regional Transport Office on Monday postponed its move to test fitness of heavy vehicles through tablets as it found problems in the batteries of Tabs. RTO MP Singh said that fitness test through tablets would be done later.

  • Much ado about nothing: ‘Gold’ idols turn out to be pure brass

    BHOPAL : Sensation prevailed on the Bhopal platform area on Tuesday morning when the information regarding the recovery of two gold idols of Lord Krishna from the AC compartment of Swarna Jayanti Express (12782) running from Hazrat Nizammuddint to Mysore. The idols were around 8-10 cm in length and were said to be worth around Rs 1 crore. However when the idols were minutely examined they were said to be made up

  • Murray ousted, Federer advances at US Open

    New York :  Andy Murray crashed out of the US Open in the fourth round, his earliest Grand Slam exit in five years, while 17-time major winner Roger Federer advanced to the quarter-finals. South African 15th seed Kevin Anderson stunned British third seed Murray 7-6 (7/5), 6-3, 6-7 (2/7), 7-6 (7/0) to end his run of 18 consecutive major quarter-finals since the 2010 US Open.

  • Halep, Kvitova enter maiden quarter-finals

    New York :  Second seed Simona Halep and two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova reached their first US Open quarter-finals while old-hands Victoria Azarenka and Flavia Pennetta also went through.

  • Yogeshwar out of World C’ships, major embarrassment for WFI

    New Delhi :  In a huge embarrassment, India’s spearhead Yogeshwar Dutt was forced to pull out of the Wrestling World Championships after being found unfit at the eleventh hour, leaving the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) red-faced.

  • Paes, Bopanna set to face off

    New York: In what seems to be a mouth-watering clash for Indian tennis fans, Rohan Bopanna has ensured a semi-final clash with veteran Leander Paes after the two won their respective mixed doubles matches on Day 8 of the US Open here.

  • Father, little son hit by mini-bus; die in hospital

    BHOPAL : A 27-year-old man and his 4-year-old son were run over by a speeding mini-bus in front of Vrindawan Garden on Hoshangabad Road within the limits of Misrod police station on Tuesday afternoon around 12 pm. The severely injured father son duo was rushed to a nearby private hospital where they both died within a few minutes while undergoing treatment.

  • Gaiety mark Janmashtmi celebrations

    Nasrullaganj : The Akhil Bharatiya Yuva Yadav Mahasabha with active support and supervision of the Radhakrishna Manch celebrated Janmashtmi with gaiety and great fervour. The Radhakrishna Manch was converted into an arena of mass religious celebrations where enthusiastic youth showcased their talent in dance and songs.

  • Cops recover suicide victim’s body from kin

    Indore : Family members of a deceased created ruckus in MY Hospital on Monday night and also fled with the body despite it being a medico-legal case.

  • Minister orders removal of encroachments from ponds

    Hoshangabad : The PWD minister Sartaj Singh has asked the officials to remove encroachments from ponds. While reviewing the development works, Sartaj Singh also asked the officials to construct Stop Dams and ponds where they are required in the district. Collector Sanket Bhondwe, District Panchayat CEO Abhijit Agarwal, Shambhu Singh Bhati, Samir Sharma and other officials were present in the review meeting.

  • Mokroniya Nagar Palika election holds peacefully

    Sagar : More then fifty three percent voters participated in newly constituted Mokroniya Nagar Palika elections, held on Tuesday. In few places fake voters tried to cast votes and in four polling stations very poor polling was witnessed.

  • Iran hammer India 3-0: FIFA World Cup qualifier

    Bengaluru :  Asian powerhouse Iran turned in a brilliant second-half performance to overwhelm India 3-0 in the second round of the FIFA World Cup qualifying competition here on Tuesday.

  • Shot in the arm for army soon with delivery of ‘desi Bofors’

    Jabalpur : In what would be a shot in the arm for a force that has not had a new 155mm artillery gun inducted since the Bofors scandal of 1987, the Indian Army is set to soon be handed over the indigenously-developed howitzer ‘Dhanush’, also known as ‘Desi Bofors’.

  • Jan Sunwai becoming a flop show at Narsinghpur

    Narsinghpur : The weekly Jan Sunwai is turning out to be a flop show here with no public participation in it. This Tuesday too, no applicants turned up at the district headquarter. Officials and departmental staff whiled away their time with no one to attend to.

  • 2 killed as well parapet collapse

    Singoli (Neemuch) : As many as two persons died and one sustained minor injuries after parapet of a well collapsed in village Haripura on Tuesday afternoon. Having received information, the administration and police reached to the spot and pulled the bodies out from under the rubble of the well parapet after a hard labour put to it. Autopsy on the bodies could not be performed due to nightfall.