Free Press Journal
  • Onset of winter likely from Nov 15: Weatherman

    BHOPAL : The onset of winter is likely from the middle of November. However, temperature will start falling from November 5 and till than it will gradually increase. Night temperature is likely to be round 16 degree Celsius in the state capital.

  • Security of Civil Hospital in feeble hands

    Ujjain : Home Guard constables are appointed for the assistance of district police force for strengthening security of Civil Hospital which is also biggest hospital of the zone. But, appointed Home Guard constables themselves are in need of security.

  • Rs 4.45 lakh stolen from parked car

    BHOPAL : Unidentified miscreants stole Rs 4.45 lakh from the car of a contractor which he had parked near Sakshi Dhaba within the limits of Ratibad police station in broad daylight on Saturday afternoon. The contractor was going to make a demand draft from Oriental Bank of Commerce Sharda Vihar Colony Branch on Kerwa Dam Road.

  • D.Litt conferred on Somalian Prez at special convocation

    BHPAL : Governor Ram Naresh Yadav has said that the reforms in the higher education sector have given a new direction to the students and the youngsters. Yadav said that he was feeling proud in honouring the President of Somalia.

  • Pilot Baba and Radhe Maa ousted from Juna Akhada!

    Ujjain : Juna Akhada has ousted Pilot Baba and Radhe Maa and has stripped them of their title, told General Secretary of the Akhada, Swami Hari Giriji to Free Press on Saturday. He said, grievous charges were levelled against both of them in past years. The action was taken after a committee of Sadhus was formed to probe against them, and the committee found them culprit. Girii said we had ousted them

  • RPF arrests youth involved in black marketing of tickets

    Ujjain : Ujjain Railway Police Force (RPF) caught a youth of Bohra community involved in black marketing of the railway tickets from railway station on Saturday. RPF on the tip of an informer caught Ibrahim Akkadwala resident of Taiyabbi Bakhal, KD Gate area black marketing the railway tickets. When policemen frisked the accused, tickets worth Rs 10,000 of Narmada Express were recovered. In the interrogation accused revealed that he had started black

  • Mob thrashes driver, sets car ablaze for running over youth

    BHOPAL: Agitated mob set a car on fire after the car hit a youth who died on spot at Sultanpur in Raisen district on Saturday. Even the media persons who went for coverage were attacked and their cameras were damaged. The police rushed to the spot on getting information about the accident and agitation thereafter.

  • Don’t want MP to become another Punjab: Chauhan

    BHOPAL :  Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan, addressing ‘Krishi Manthan’ here on Saturday, said fertilisers were being used indiscriminately in the state and there is danger of conditions akin to Punjab developing in the state. He said in India, farmers have no other option and that is why, they are doing farming. Eliminating middlemen would go a long way in helping farmers get a fair price for their produce. Chauhan said although

  • Ton-up De Villiers rescues Proteas

    De Villiers scores classy century as South Africa-Board President’s XI practice game ends in draw on Day Two ,

  • One year in office CM pats self on good law & order in State

    Mumbai  : The installation of CCTVs in South Mumbai has already been completed and the first phase of 1,400 CCTVs will go live sometime next week, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said and also stated that the law and order situation across the state had improved, as he completed one year in office on Saturday. “We took several decisions that have helped improve law and order situation of the state. It has reflected

  • Mumbai pacer Shardul Thakur hopeful of India call-up

    Mumbai : Following his four-wicket haul against South Africans in the practice match here, Board President XI seamer Shardul Thakur on Saturday said he is hopeful of an India call-up if he continues to perform well. After restricting Board President XI to 296 in the first innings on the opening day, South Africa came back strongly after a sloppy start to score 302 in 69.2 overs in their first innings, thanks to a superb

  • South Africa coach backs struggling Hashim Amla

    Mumbai : South Africa coach Russell Domingo did not sound too worried about the indifferent form shown so far on the tour by Test captain Hashim Amla, even if the opening Test of the four-match contest is just round the corner. “Amla is a quality player. We know a big knock from him is round the corner. He’s batting well in the nets,” said Domingo Amla, who has scored 6770 runs in 84 Tests with

  • Minorities under fear, says N R Narayana Murthy

    New Delhi : Infosys founder N R Narayana Murthy on Saturday expressed concerns that there is considerable fear in the minds of minority in India and wanted governments should bring back the sense of confidence in them. “I am not a politician, I am not interested in politics, therefore, I don’t want to comment on that but the reality today is that there is considerable fear in the minds of minority in India,” he

  • Facing Steyn in Tests is a different ballgame: Lokesh Rahul

    New Delhi : Looking forward to the challenge of facing Dale Steyn in the upcoming four-match Test series against South Africa, Indian opener Lokesh Rahul has said playing the speedster in the longer format is a “different ballgame” as one has to counter the late movement he gets. “I thought I would find it easier to face him but I played him today and it was a whole different experience,” Rahul said. “Fielding or keeping

  • ‘Nationalist’ artists now to protest ‘Award Wapsi’

    New Delhi : After a scathing attack by RSS against artists, writers and intellectuals returning their awards, several artists and writers supportive of the Modi government are ready to fight it out on the streets. These artists are inspired by the likes of actor Anupam Kher and filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar who are continuously slamming the ‘award wapsi’ brigade. After the initial shock of the ‘award wapsi’ brigade hogging headlines both in the national and