Free Press Journal
  • Establish separate ministry for translations; make Hindi UN language

    BHOPAL : Establishment of a separate ministry for translations and making Hindi one of the official languages of the UNO were among the key suggestions thrown up by the participants in the mega World Hindi Meet that began here on Thursday.

  • Panicky govt puts Cong leaders under house arrest

    BHOPAL : Congress leaders were put under house-arrest till PM Narendra Modi was in Bhopal on Thursday. Even invitation card which was delivered at Indore address for Congress spokesman KK Mishra was withdrawn the previous night. Heavy police was deployed at residence of Congress spokesman KK Mishra, Congress corporator Monu Saxena, Youth Congress state chief Manoj Shukla and they were not allowed to venture out from their residence till Modi was in

  • American Sikh brutally assaulted, dubbed bin Laden

    New York  : An elderly Sikh-American man was brutally assaulted and left with severe facial injuries by an assailant who yelled racial slurs like “terrorist” and “Bin Laden”, in an apparent hate crime just before the US commemorates the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.

  • Hindi teachers from abroad suggest to form international board like CBSE

    BHOPAL: Professor Janmejaya, speaking in the inaugural session of the Vishwa Hindi Sammelan on Thursday, said Hindi has developed its own country in the World and participation of 39 countries in the convention is a testimony to this fact. He said the issues like Hindi’s presence in the United Nations are gradually becoming trivial.

  • ‘50 spies say IS intelligence report cooked’

    Washington : Over 50 top intelligence analysts in the US have complained that their reports on ISIS and al-Qaeda’s branch in Syria were altered by senior officials to give an optimistic assessment of America’s war against the dreaded terror group.

  • Islamic State attacks in Saudi test security of Hajj

    Dubai (UAE) : The Islamic State group is extending its reach in Saudi Arabia, expanding the scope of its attacks and drawing in new recruits with its radical ideology, reports AP. Its determination to bring down the US-allied royal family has raised concerns it could threaten the annual Muslim hajj pilgrimage later this month. So far, the extremist group’s presence in the kingdom appears to be in a low-level stage, but it

  • Hillary, Trump clash over Iran nuke deal

    Washington : Hillary Clinton backed the Iran nuclear deal saying she would not hesitate to use force to keep Tehran from getting the bomb, but Donald Trump called both the deal and the Americans who negotiated it “incompetent.”

  • Health authorities fear delegates may bring Swine Flu to city

    BHOPAL : The medical dispensary at the World Hindi Convention received 21 patients of cough-cold, mild fever, body ache and headache on Thursday. Only one patient with diabetes was reported to be in need of medical treatment. He was treated at the dispensary using the multi-parameter monitor.

  • MOM success comes via lesson from others’ failures: Ex-ISRO chief

    Indore : Former chairman of Indian Space Research Organisation, Koppillil Radhakrishnan, during whose tenure India had made history by getting its low-cost spacecraft into Martian orbit, here on Thursday said that they achieved success in their very first attempt because they had learnt a lesson from the failures of others.

  • Chief of B’desh militant group arrested over bloggers killings

    Dhaka: The chief of an Al-Qaeda linked Islamist militant group in Bangladesh was arrested along with two other members of the outfit in connection with the brutal murder of two secular bloggers in the country that sparked global outrage.  The Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested Ansarullah Bangla Team’s (ABT) chief Abul Bashar and two other members suspecting their links with the killing of bloggers Avijit Roy and Ananta Bijoy Das.  The two

  • Large quantity of illegally mined sand seized

    Hoshangabad : The SDM Ritu Chauhan seized a large quantity of sand from village Raipur which was illegally mined. The estimated price of sand is said to be Rs 25 lakh. The raiding team included tehsildar Atul Singh.

  • Malaysian cargo ship with Indian crew goes missing, hijack feared

    Kuala Lumpur : A cargo ship missing for a week with 14 crew members, including Indians, is feared to have been hijacked in the piracy-prone South China Sea, prompting Malaysian maritime authorities to launch a search.

  • EOW files charge-sheet against assistant professor

    BHOPAL: Economic Offence Wing (EOW) submitted supplementary charge-sheet against Dr Pratima Singh, assistant professor, Sarojini Naidu College on Thursday in a special court for committing financial irregularities. Dr Singh, despite being a class-II gazetted officer, ran two NGOs namely Shiv Kalyan Evam Shikshan Samiti and Vishwas Kalyan Samiti. She received fund from the government for de-addiction programme and helping the handicapped but the same was used to benefit her family members. She

  • Holiday for school kids; Office-goers forced to skip work

    BHOPAL : The state capital came to a standstill for the five hours when PM Narendra Modi was in the city to inaugurate the Vishwa Hindi Sammelan” on Thursday. Traffic in old as well as New Bhopal was thrown haywire due to the traffic diversion which was enforced for five hours from 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM.

  • Sudden rise in theft cases in Kurwai

    Kurwai : There is sudden rise in theft cases in Kurwai of Vidisha district. Recently a theft took place in the house of Santosh Kumar Jain, very close to the police station. Another theft took place in Beg family’s house. About 4 to 6 tola gold and silver ornaments and cash Rs 1.25 lakh was said to be taken away by theives. This house is also very close to the police station.

  • Indian-American woman becomes first post master in California

    Los Angeles :  Jagdeep Grewal, a 57-year-old Indian-American has been elevated as the Postmaster in Sacramento in the US state of California, becoming the first woman to occupy the post in 166 years.

  • Villagers express displeasure over false case driven by political influence

    Shajapur: Villagers of Dupada reached collector office and submitted different applications to SDM Minakshi Singh and ASP Mahendra Tarenkar on Wednesday. They said that under political pressure, fake cases are being registered and demanded immediate withdrawal of the cases.

  • Myanmar’s Suu Kyi begins election bid with first rally

    Loikaw (Myanmar): Thousands thronged to see Aung San Suu Kyi’s first rally  as the Myanmar opposition leader launched her bid for historic November polls by touring a  eastern region seen as a stronghold of the ruling party.

  • Darwin’s letter on God up for grabs

    New York : A handwritten letter in which English naturalist Charles Darwin confesses that he does not believe in Bible as a divine revelation or Jesus Christ as the son of God is expected to fetch up to $ 90,000 at an auction here.