Free Press Journal
  • Abducted girl rescued

    BHOPAL: Govindpura police recovered a teenager girl from Dewas on Monday who was abducted by two kidnappers from her house; both the accused including a minor boy were taken into custody by the police and quizzing them at length. According to information, the victim 14-year-old girl, daughter of a policeman and student of class 10th was lured and abducted by arrested accused Arbaz and his aide who was minor. The accused snatched

  • Theatre workshop ends with ‘Poster’

    BHOPAL : A play ‘Poster’ highlighting immense strength in unity was staged here on Monday at Shaheed Bhawan on concluding day of month long production based workshop, organised by Smanantar Group Bhopal.

  • BJP urges EC not to ban telecast of PM’s rallies

    New Delhi : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday urged the Election Commission not to ban live telecast of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s rallies during polling in Bihar, as demanded by the Janata Dal (United)-Rashtriya Janata Dal-Congress alliance. “The EC assured us that the live telecast will not be banned,” senior BJP leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi told IANS after a meeting with Chief Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi.

  • 24 disqualified ahead of interviews

    Indore :The Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission (MPPSC), on Monday disqualified as many as 24 candidates, who had made it to the interview round of the selection process undertaken for filling ayurved medical officer posts.

  • In Samastipur’s ‘Moscow’, Left poses a challenge

    Bibhutipur (Bihar) : In an otherwise NDA-versus-Grand Alliance battle in Bihar, this is one area where the Left is a formidable force. No wonder, Bibhutipur is known as the ‘Moscow’ of Samastipur.

  • Vijayvergiya sorry for not providing tickets to partymen

    Indore : The infighting between office-bearers of Madhya Pradesh Cricket Association (MPCA) and BJP general secretary Kailash Vijayvergiya on Monday came to the fore after he apologised to his supporters as he failed to provide them tickets for the second ODI between India and South Africa here on October 14, reports PTI.

  • Newly-elected Nepalese Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli (L) is congratulated by supporters at his swearing-in ceremony in Kathmandu on Monday.

    Communist Oli sworn in as Nepal Prime Minister

    Kathmandu : Veteran Communist leader K P Sharma Oli was today sworn in as Nepal’s 38th Prime Minister, a day after he was elected in Parliament with support from smaller parties, even as the country is grappling with political unrest over the new Constitution.

  • China reacts sharply to Japan joining India-US naval drills

    Beijing: Reacting sharply to arch rival Japan joining the ‘Malabar’ naval exercises being held by the Indian and US navies in the Bay of Bengal, China today said it is not “that fragile” to be affected by the trilateral drills.

  • Scotland Yard stop guarding Assange embassy hideout

    London : Scotland Yard have stopped guarding the Ecuadorean embassy in central London where fugitive WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been holed up since 2012 but the UK police maintain they will still use “overt and covert tactics” to try and arrest him.

  • Indonesian terror suspect Koswara arrives for his trial at the West Jakarta court in Jakarta on Monday.

    Indonesia puts 7 on trial for propaganda about IS

    Jakarta : Indonesia began trials today of seven men on charges of conspiring with terrorists and recruiting for militant groups in the Mideast, including the Islamic State, which has an estimated hundreds of Indonesians as members.

  • Scot Angus Deaton wins Nobel Prize for Economics

    Stockholm: The 2015 Nobel Prize in Economics has been awarded to Scottish micro-economist Angus Deaton, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announced here on Monday.

  • A file picture taken on June 2, 2012, shows Alaa (R) and Gamal Mubarak, sons of ousted Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak, standing inside a cage in a courtroom during their verdict hearing in Cairo.

    Egyptian court orders release of 2 Mubarak sons from prison

    Cairo : The two sons of Egypt’s ousted dictator Hosni Mubarak will be released from jail after a court today ruled that they have completed their three-year sentences for corruption in a case dubbed the “presidential palaces” affair.

  • British troops among five killed in Kabul chopper crash

    Kabul: Two Britons were among five NATO troops killed in a helicopter crash in Kabul, a second blow for British forces after a Taliban suicide bomber targeted their convoy in the capital.

  • Dial 100 launch in Nov: Gaur reviews preparations

    BHOPAL : Home Minister Babulal Gaur on Monday took stock of the preparations made for the implementation of ‘Dial 100’ scheme at Wireless Office, Bhopal. The scheme would be launched from November.

  • Pak court sentences MQM chief to 81 yrs in jail

    Islamabad: Muttahida Qaumi Movement’s fugitive chief Altaf Hussain was today sentenced to 81 years in prison by an anti-terrorism court in Pakistan for making anti-state speeches and inciting violence.

  • Meet on energy conservation concludes

    BHOPAL: A three-day workshop on ‘Energy Conservation and Management’, organised at a local hotel here under the joint aegis of FICCI Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry and Madhya Pradesh Energy Development Corporation, concluded on Monday. The representatives of industries, energy auditors and energy managers took part in the workshop.

  • My Booker shortlist days are gone: Salman Rushdie

    London : For Booker Prize winning author Salman Rushdie, the chances of being shortlisted for the prestigious literary award are virtually over as young writers are now being preferred over “established names”.

  • Rare new picture surfaces of Taliban founder Mullah Omar

    Islamabad : The Afghan Taliban have released a striking new picture of late founder Mullah Omar from his days as a religious student, the only known image of the reclusive leader before he lost his right eye in battle.