Free Press Journal
  • Filipino troops stage raids on foreign and local militants

    Manila: Hundreds of Philippine troops launched an offensive to capture at least six foreign Islamic militants and their Abu Sayyaf rebel allies in their latest attempt to crush al-Qaida-linked extremists, a military commander said.

  • Youth shot at, injured

    Indore : A youth was shot at and injured on Sunday night near Holkar College. However, the police suspect that the shoot-out may have been staged and are investigating.

  • 75 kg sandal wood seized

    Ujjain : The Bhairvagarh police seized illegally stored 75 kilograms of sandal wood from a house located in village Banskhedi. The cost of the seized sandal wood was estimated around Rs 37,500.

  • Hefty amount looted from Mandi Campus

    Ujjain : In a broad daylight incident, some four masked robbers looted Rs 12, 24,000 cash from two accountants at Krashi Upaj Mandi, Chimanganj here on Monday. Victim accountants have been identified as Santosh Sahu (42) and Naveen Lodhwal (24). Accused also stabbed Santosh on his back. This incident of loot has exposed all the hollow claims of security arrangements of Mandi campus.

  • Teachers moulds the new generation: Sohoney

    Ujjain : RSS Sangh Chalak, Central India, Ashok Sohoney here on Monday said that with right aid of the teacher the lifestyle of a student can be guided to bright path. He said it is the responsibility of teachers to mould their students to become responsible citizens.

  • Freida Pinto, Dev Patel reunite for charity

    Los Angeles: “Slumdog Millionaire” co-stars and former couple Freida Pinto and Dev Patel reunited here to support a charitable organisation.

  • Residents create ruckus against encroachment

    Ujjain : Furious residents of Prakash Nagar tried to block the Teen Batti Square demanding removal of illegal encroachment in a street of the colony, made by former corporator of the locality, on Monday. However, after intervention of the Neelganga police illegal construction at the street was stopped and the angry mob was dispersed. Residents alleged that former corporator of Ward 37, Jayprakash Joonwal trying to capture the government land of street

  • CBI to probe increase in posts of transport constables too

    BHOPAL : The Central Bureau of Investigations (CBI), having filed FIRs in various scams of Vyapam, has intensified its probe into irregularities committed in the recruitment of transport constables. The CBI has taken the issue of increase in number of posts of transport constables under its ambit. Vyapam was directed to conduct recruitment process for 198 posts but it was raised to 317 without seeking consent of Finance Department and General Administration

  • Ashok Nagar collector removed

    Bhopal : State government on Monday night removed Ashok Nagar collector RB Prajapati and Additional collector SK Shevle. DS Health Arun Tomar has been posted as Ashok Nagar collector. Shewle has been posted as Deputy Commissioner Chambal division. During the video conference of Chief Minister, PS Food Ashok Varnwal complaint about the duo for not filing FIRs against three PDS shops despite PS letter.

  • Lokayukta nab banker while accepting Rs 50,000 as bribe

    BHOPAL : The Lokayukt police on Monday late evening nabbed an Assistant Manager Society posted at Cooperative Bank, New Market while accepting a bribe of Rs 50,000 as a part of Rs 3.5 lakh sum which he had demanded to invoke the attachment order against a property due to non payment of instalments.

  • CM stops CS, UAD commissioner from going on foreign tour

    BHOPAL : Chief minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan has stopped chief secretary Antony de Sa and urban administration department, commissioner, Vivek Agarwal from going on London tour. A delegation of officials of UAD, led by the CS was scheduled to leave for a week-long tour of London on Tuesday to study Smart City project. Chauhan has said no to de Sa and Agarwal for going on the tour.

  • Vladimir Putin

    Russian embassy ‘shelled’ amid Syria build-up fears

    Moscow: Russia has demanded action after a shell landed in its embassy compound in Damascus, as President Vladimir Putin tried to reassure Israel over an apparent military build-up in Syria that US officials now say includes combat aircraft.

  • Burkina army enters capital as coup leaders free president

    Ouagadougou: Burkina Faso army troops have entered the capital Ouagadougou without resistance and begun negotiating the surrender of coup leaders, police said early today as France’s ambassador tweeted that the interim president had been released.

  • Nurses stage demonstration

    BHOPAL : The nurses of the city and the members of the Health and Medical education employees association staged a demonstration to press their four demands at Vidhan Sabha on Monday. The association is demanding pending salary allowance, promotion of senior nurses, treatment allowance of Rs 300 per patient and employment under Brahma Swaroop Samiti (2006-10). President of the association SS Kaurav said that Health Minister Narottam Mishra has heard their demands

  • Teen Suicide

    Man commits suicide by hanging from tree

    Muzaffarnagar (UP): A 55-year-old man allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself from a tree at Shernagar village here. Shital allegedly hanged himself from a tree last evening, police said today. The body has been sent for postmortem, police said, adding, the reason behind the suicide was yet to be ascertained.

  • Engg student arrested for selling stolen bike to friend

    BHOPAL : The Bag Sewania police on Sunday evening nabbed an engineering student during vehicle inspection in front of Barkatullah University who was riding a Yamaha R15 bike that was bearing registration number of a different bike on the number plate.

  • Thieves strike at vacant house

    BHOPAL: Unidentified burglars sneaked into a locked apartment in posh E-7 Arera Colony locality within the limits of Habibganj police station in broad daylight on Monday morning between 9 am to 12 pm and escaped with booty worth more than Rs 1 lakh. According to Habibganj Police, Ranjeeta Verma, 35, wife of Aditya Tripathi, resident of Parks Villa, Shahpura in her complaint to the Habibganj police stated that her father lives at

  • Katare demands special session of state assembly on law and order

    BHOPAL : Leader of Opposition in state assembly Satyadev Katare has written to chief minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan, assembly Speaker Sitasharan Sharma and parliamentary affairs minister Narottam Mishra, demanding a special session of state assembly for debate on law and order situation. Katare has mentioned that the incidents of crime in the state have developed fear in the minds of people. He wrote it is necessary to debate on law and order

  • Venkaiah Naidu hits back on Rahul over land policy

    New Delhi: Hitting out at Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi over the land acquisition policy, Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu today said lakhs of acres of land were acquired during UPA regime without four-time compensation or any social impact study.