Free Press Journal
  • Loot case of glass merchant: 4 held

    Indore : After nabbing one accused from the scene of crime, the Chhatripura police on Wednesday arrested the remaining four accused and also recovered cash which was robbed from the glass merchant two days ago.

  • It’s official now, BUMS revised results to be announced soon

    Indore : Precisely as it was expected, the Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV) has decided to disown the initial results of Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (BUMS) first year exams — which hit controversy following alleged irregularities in evaluation, and announce the revised results.

  • Thieves decamp with valuables

    Indore : Thieves struck a locked house of a retired bank employee and took away cash and other valuables worth lakhs on Tuesday night in Lasudia police station area.

  • ‘Assertiveness is our birth right’

    Indore : “Assertiveness is not only our moral, legal, professional and social right but also our birth right. Without being assertive in life a new born child can’t survive. We should enhance it further,” said Dr Vikrant Singh Tomar, National Trainer and Management Consultant, while addressing the workshop on Wednesday.

  • State-wise data on Dengue, Swine Flu makes CM loose temper

    BHOPAL : The Chief Minister gave a severe dressing down to Health Department officers at a meeting convened here on Tuesday to review the arrangements for treatment of Dengue and Swine Flu patients and for preventing the spread of the two potentially fatal diseases.

  • Garment trader drowns in water-logged ditch

    BHOPAL : The body of a youth was spotted lying in waterlogged ditch near Technology Park under Ayodhya Nagar police station on Wednesday afternoon. Acting swiftly on the information, police personnel rushed to the spot and later fished out deceased body and after preliminary investigation it was sent for the post-mortem. According to police, the deceased was identified as Bharat 27, son of Gopal, resident of LIG 99, G-Sector Ayodhya Nagar who

  • RTI activist says GMC neurologist threatened him

    BHOPAL : Gwalior-based Vyapam whistleblower and RTI activist Ashish Chaturvedi, on Wednesday morning, registered a case of criminal intimidation at Jhansi Road police station Gwalior against neurologist Dr ID Chaurasia posted as Assistant Professor in the Gandhi Medical College Bhopal. Chaturvedi alleged that Dr Chaurasia called him up on Wednesday morning and threatened him as he had filed an RTI against him at Directorate of Medical Education.

  • Cousin brother rapes minor girl

    BHOPAL : A 16-year-old girl was raped by a 20-year-old relative who was living with her family in her house located at Manjhi Nagar within the limits of Bairagarh police station for the past few months on the pretext of marriage. The incident came to light when the girl became pregnant and then narrated the matter to her mother following which a case was registered at the Bairagarh police station. The accused

  • New PCC: Katare joins the ranks of dissidents

    BHOPAL : The Leader of Opposition in the Vidhan Sabha, Satyadev Katare, while interacting with the media at his residence on Wednesday, said that he was not satisfied with the newly-constituted Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC). However, whenever new faces are given a chance and some leaders are dropped, they protest. The protest is nothing new and Congress will manage and handle it. It is Congress’ internal mater, Katare added.

  • No docs at AIIMS to run Any Time Medicine service

    BHOPAL : The ATM (Any Time Medicine) service at Betul has been successfully tested at AIIMS telemedicine centre and it is awaiting doctors to be appointed at the call centre for attending calls from Betul. The service was earlier delayed due to non-availability of network for maintaining uninterrupted calls. Now officials at AIIMS say that the state health department is responsible for the appointment of the doctors who would be attending patients

  • Hungary police fire tear gas at migrants at Serbia border

    Röszke/Sid : Hungarian police clashed with several hundred migrants furious at being blocked from crossing the border with Serbia, as desperate refugees opened up a new route into Croatia to get round Budapest’s razor-wire barrier. Authorities fired tear gas and deployed water cannon to quell what they said was an “aggressive” crowd of some 500 people, as police helicopters buzzed overhead.

  • Youth held with three stolen two-wheelers

    BHOPAL: Shahjehanabad police arrested a vehicle lifter from near Pari Park while he was riding a stolen Activa scooter on Tuesday evening. Later, on the information provided by him, cops recovered two more stolen bikes from his possession. According to Shahjehanabad police, the arrested accused was identified as Mohd Adil (19), son of Mohd Ilyas, a resident of Sundar Nagar. His arrest was made by the police following tip off from an

  • Some 26/11 attack accused trained at LeJ camp in Sindh:witness

    Islamabad: A former Pakistani magistrate testified in an anti-terrorism court hearing the 2008 Mumbai attack case that he had recorded the statement of an ‘important witness’ who said some of the seven accused had undergone training in a terror camp in Sindh province.

  • Australia launches air strike in Syria

    Melbourne : Australian fighter jets have carried out their first air strike against the dreaded Islamic State militant group in Syria and destroyed an armoured personnel carrier, defence minister Kevin Andrews said, reports PTI.

  • Former PSC chairman Vinay Dubey’s house burgled

    BHOPAL : Unidentified burglars targeted the house of Vinay Dube, former chairman of the Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission located at Bagmugaliya Extension within the limits of Bagsewania police station on the intervening night of Monday and Tuesday and decamped with booty worth more than Rs 8 lakh.

  • ‘Syria historical sites looted on industrial scale’

    Sofia : Archaeological sites in Syria are being looted “on an industrial scale” and the proceeds from the plunder are funding Islamic State extremists, the head of UNESCO warned.

  • China renews islands claim as US think-tank warns on airstrip

    Beijing : Beijing will never give up its claims to South China Sea islands, its foreign minister insisted ahead of a state visit to the US by President Xi Jinping, after a Washington think-tank said it may be building its third airstrip in the area.

  • RPF nabs eloped teen couple

    BHOPAL: A teenage boy and girl, who had eloped from their houses in Agra, Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday, were nabbed by RPF personnel at Bhopal Railway station in the early hours of Wednesday. RPF informed their parents following which a police team from Agra along with their kin reached Bhopal, where they were given custody of their wards.

  • Attacker of Sikh American charged with hate crime

    Toronto : A teenager, who hospitalised a Sikh-American in a racially motivated attack last week, has been charged with hate crime in addition to previous felony charges, a media report said.

  • Let’s talk about sex, says Pakistani daily after condom ad is banned

    Islamabad : The idea of sex itself is taboo in Pakistan, a daily said Wednesday, adding: “We need to talk about why it is so”. An editorial ‘Uncomfortable Truths’ in The Nation said that the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) recently banned an advertisement of a contraceptive brand, calling it ‘immoral’ and contrary to religious norms, according to IANS.