Free Press Journal
  • Nights turn hot again, chances of light rains

    Indore : After giving the feel of winters for a couple of days, the city temperature again increased on Sunday causing hot atmosphere, especially at night.

  • Share Your Clothes drive to help needy

    Indore : Sanyojan is an NGO that connects youngsters in an effort to make them contribute their time and share their skills with the needy. Looking at the upcoming winters, Sanyojan organised a clothes sharing drive on Sunday. Volunteers gathered at Lalbagh palace with posters and self-composed duets to urge people to contribute clothes. The group is requesting people to donate clothes and blankets for helping the needy.

  • Boy succumbs to injuries in MYH

    Indore : A boy died during treatment at a City hospital on Sunday morning. He was admitted in the hospital two days ago with serious injuries. Police are investigating the matter.

  • Art surpasses boundaries, says LN Tripathi

    Indore : “Commitment and will power has brought me to this renowned stage today. Whereas thousands of babies born eunuchs like me are killed,” Laxmi Narayan Tripathi said on the concluding ceremony of Indore Literature Festival (ILF) 2015.

  • Pak woman, claiming to be aunt of Ramzan, turns up at shelter home

    BHOPAL : Pakistani boy Mohammad Ramzan, who was recovered from the Bhopal railway station and was waiting eagerly to reunite with his family living in Karachi, was astonished on Sunday when a woman claiming herself as his aunt visited the Childline shelter home.

  • I am not inclined towards right wing: Ravi Shankar

    BHOPAL  : Art of Living Foundation founder Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, while interacting with media at Meet-the-Press on Sunday, said “I am not inclined towards the right wing. It may be public perception but not reality. It is true that during general elections I had given voice for the change. In Odisha, I worked with Biju Janta Dal. In Karnataka I worked to rejuvenate the river and in Kerala I worked with

  • Police nab youth for making murderous assault on father

    BHOPAL : The Kamla Nagar police on Sunday nabbed an accused from Indore, who had hired a contract killer for Rs 2 lakh to kill his own father last month. The accused attacked and seriously injured the old man on September 8 at his house near Vaishali Nagar within the limits of Kamla Nagar police station area and left him there to die. Former corporator from the ward Mukesh Rai informed the

  • AIMIM to launch booth-level membership campaign

    BHOPAL: Asaduddin Owaisi’s All India Majlis-e-Ittehad-ul-Musalameen (AIMIM) has made its entry in Madhya Pradesh after Bihar assembly polls.

  • 62.29% polling in Ratlam-Jhabua LS by-poll

    BHOPAL: Ratlam-Jhabua Parliamentary constituency recorded 62.29 per cent polling, according to the figures released late in the night. Nearly 65.26 male voters exercised their franchise while 60.50 per cent female voters cast their votes. Similarly, Dewas assembly segment recorded 62.03 per cent polling in by-poll. Polling took place on Saturday while counting of the votes will be held on November 24. Ratlam-Jhabua Parliamentary constituency consists of eight Vidhan Sabha constituencies -Thandla, Jhabua,

  • Union minister goes critic; minister of state comes in defense

    Ujjain : The 58th Akhil Bharatiya Kalidas Samaroh—an annual extravaganza of the cultural, literary and arts events—commenced with a dull note, on the occasion of Devprabodhini Ekadashi, here on Sunday. Pt Suryanarayan Vyas Memorial Cultural Complex—venue of the opening ceremony—was almost half-filled which prompted a Union Minister to say that everybody should think why the internationally-repute Samaroh is losing its dignity. Moreover, Minister of State for Culture had to defend by saying

  • Making artistic statements with classical tunes

    Ujjain : Kalidasa festival kicked-off with classical tunes of Bharata Natyam at the auditorium hall Kalidasa Academy on Sunday night. Enthralling performances of music, dance and drama marked the festival on day one.

  • 58th Akhil Bharatiya Kalidas Samaroh inaugurated

    Ujjain : 58th Akhil Bharatiya Kalidas Samaroh was inaugurated with full traditional fervour at Kalidas Sanskrit Academy, here on Sunday. The eight-day fest will shower the various hues of Indian classical art.

  • MLAs oppose CPA’s merger with PWD

    BHOPAL : A proposal of merger of Capital Project Administration (CPA) with the public works department (PWD), which was to be tabled in cabinet meeting, faced protests of MLAs. Bhopal MLAs opposed the proposal of merger of CPA with PWD which is expected to be put up in the cabinet meeting scheduled to be held on Monday.

  • Lifestyle based on Indian philosophy holds the key to climate change: Swaraj

    BHOPAL : Minister for External Affairs (MEA) Sushma Swaraj said, “There is no effective solution of climate change until we adopt lifestyle as per the Indian philosophy. So there is need to revitalize and rejuvenate the culture and tradition described by the wise men of ancient India which they penned in scriptures for the future generations for the nature’s conservation. Effective solution of climate change is in lifestyle. There is science in

  • Traditional route of Sawari blocked due to laxity in work SMTMC writes to UMC

    Ujjain : Second Sawari of Lord Mahakal of the auspicious Kartik month and the Sawari of Hari Har Milan will be taken out on Monday and Tuesday respectively. But the traditional route of the Sawari is still blocked at Mahakal Square as PHE department has not completed the laying work of new pipeline.

  • Police launch whatsapp helpline

    Ujjain : City police launched a whatsapp helpine service here on Sunday. The helpline was launched under the direction of SP MS Verma. Citizens can file information regarding crime, law and order related information, suggestions and complaints. The helpline number is 7587624914. SP office IT Cell will monitor over the message and will act accordingly. Information of the informant will be kept confidential.

  • Man commits suicide at Ghosla

    Ujjain : A sexagenarian man committed suicide by hanging himself from a well stone in village Ghosla here on Sunday. The deceased was identified as Ashraf Shah (61), who left his house by saying that; he is leaving for work at the fields. After reaching the field Ashraf hanged himself with the well stone in his own field. The body was noticed by other villagers who in turn informed the family. The

  • Bike-bone looters deprive woman of gold chain

    BHOPAL: While the Ayodhya Nagar police was groping in the dark in the incident of loot committed by three armed robbers at the home of deputy director of Madhya Pradesh AIDS Control Society, two bike-borne youth snatched gold chain of a 29-year-old woman while she was drawing ‘Rangoli’ outside her house in Bhawanidham Phase 1 on Sunday afternoon. The looted chain was said to be worth Rs 70,000. TI, Ayodhya Nagar police

  • Woman hangs self, girl consumes celphos

    BHOPAL: Distressed over chronic illness, a middle-aged married woman hanged herself in her house located at Sahara Estate within the limits of Misrod police station area on late Saturday night. The incident came to light when the husband of the deceased returned home and spotted his wife hanging from the ceiling fan in her room after which he informed police following which police personnel rushed to the spot and after preliminary investigation

  • Police crack theft case, minor accused

    Ujjain : The Neelganga police have claimed to crack a theft case, where 80 grams of gold was stolen from a house located at Subhash Nagar. A minor has been found to be the accused in the theft case, who was arrested by the police.