Free Press Journal
  • Pak Hindu family detained near Gujarat border

    Ahmedabad : The BSF on Tuesday detained a Pakistani Hindu family from inside the Indian territory near Rapar town in the desert district of Kutch in Gujarat, officials said. Official sources in the Border Security Force said they detained a Pakistani man identified as Heera Lal, his wife and seven children while they were trying to cross the India-Pakistan border through Kutch.

  • Chidambaram takes a dig at Modi on FDI

    New Delhi : Taking a dig at the BJP, former Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Tuesday said that the party which had opposed FDI in retail was now relaxing the rules.

  • Galonda say ‘no’ to open defecation

    Indore : Golonda becomes the 30th village to get the tag of ‘Open Defecation Free’ (ODF) village. Out of total 312 villages, identified to be brought under ODF, 30 such villages of the district have managed to get rid of the social curse.

  • Madhukar Pawar assumes charge as Asst Director, PIB

    Indore : Madhukar Pawar assumed charge as Assistant Director of PIB, on Tuesday. Earlier, Pawar was working in Regional Field Publicity Directorate, Indore. He also worked in the PIB Indore from 1996 to 2012 as media and communication officer.

  • Delay your morning walk to stay fit: Experts

    Indore : The Festival of Lights brings happiness and prosperity to people but it also poses problems for the morning walkers especially for those suffering from asthma or other pulmonary diseases.

  • Eve teasing: Two youths attacked

    Indore : A girl, going with her brother to the market, was subjected to eve-teasing. When the brother objected, the accused retreated but returned later armed with knives and fell upon him and his friend. They were taken to a hospital.

  • Bihar’s 162 new MLAs are crorepatis

    New Delhi : Of the 243 newly-elected Bihar legislative assembly members, 162 are crorepatis or multi-millionaires, an analysis said on Tuesday.

  • Dhanwantari Jayanti celebrated

    Ujjain :Dhanwantari Jayanti was celebrated at the Madhav Nagar Civil Hospital by the MP Jan Swasthya Rakshak Sangathan.

  • Flouting ban, Chinese crackers being sold openly in city

    BHOPAL : Despite the ban on Chinese crackers, they are being sold openly in the city markets.  The district collector has appealed to the people to inform on a helpline number (0755-2540494) if they find Chinese crackers being sold anywhere. Local police has been instructed to take action against retailers who violate rules Licenses have been issued to around 850 traders to sell firecrackers this year.

  • No visas to foreigners wanting to visit India

    New Delhi : Clamping down on the ‘rent-a-womb’ practice by foreigners and overseas Indians, the government on Tuesday directed all its missions not to issue visas to those intending to visit India for commissioning surrogacy.

  • Bhagwat in Gujarat for RSS workshop

    Bhuj, (Guj):  Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat arrived here on Tuesday to attend a five-day workshop of Sangh pracharaks to be held in Mandvi taluka of Kutch starting Wednesday.

  • BJP fails to find candidates for Gujarat local polls

    Ahmedabad : In an embarrassing situation for the ruling BJP in Gujarat, less than a fortnight to the two-phase local government polls, the party has not been able to zero in on candidates to contest elections to the Unjha municipality in its own pocketborough in the Patel-dominated Mehsana district.

  • India least generous in S Asia, Myanmar tops list: poll

    London : India is the least generous country among eight South Asian nations and ranks a dismal 106th in a global report of people who help strangers, donate money or volunteer their time for a good cause.

  • Tantric accused of raping woman held by police

    Ujjain: The Neelganga police arrested a tantric for raping a married woman and duping the couple with Rs 10, lakhs on pretext of doubling their money. The accused tantric has been identified as Ramgopal, a resident of Ratlam located industrial area.

  • Record power supply on Dhanteras

    BHOPAL: There was a rise of 17 per cent in the supply of electricity on the festival of Dhanteras as compared to last year. There has also been a rise of 20 per cent in the demand of electricity as compared to last year. Managing director, MP Power Management Company Ltd, Sanjay Kumar Shukla said on the first day of festival of lights ie Dhanteras, uninterrupted, adequate and qualitative supply of electricity