Free Press Journal
  • National Lok Adalat on December 12

    KHANDWA : National Lok Adalat is going to be organised on December 12 and for that a preparation meeting was organised at the assembly hall of district bar association wherein all the magistrates posted at Khandwa branch, advocates, and journalists were present. As per available information, electricity theft matters will be heard in the National Lok Adalat, both at pending as well as pre-litigation stage. These are organised to reduce the pendency

  • Workshop organised on child laws

    UMARIA: A workshop on child laws was organized in girls’ hostel Pali and Kasturba Gandhi girls’ hostel in Ghunghuti with the help of women empowerment department on the eve of world children’s day. Information regarding juvenile justice act 2000 and sexual crime protection of children against sexual crime act 2012 was given by Mohammad Asif and member of child welfare society Santosh Kumar Dwivedi. The program was conducted block gender coordinator Manju

  • SC raps State on dance bar permits

    New Delhi : The Supreme Court on Thursday pulled up the Maharashtra government for not complying with its earlier order asking it to consider granting dance bars licenses to hoteliers and ordered it to now process such pleas within two weeks. A bench of justices Dipak Misra and P C Pant, while expressing unhappiness on non-implementation of its October 15 interim order, said the hoteliers will also have to comply with the rules. “We

  • President Erdogan denies buying oil from Islamic State

    Ankara : President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (in pic) said Turkey does not buy any oil from Islamic State, insisting that his country’s fight against the jihadist group is “undisputed”.

  • Coffers v/s coffins

    On 26/11, India-Pak series in Sri Lanka gets nod: BCCI wants to make moolah even as jawans are dying on LOC.

  • Nitish’s Bihar to ban alcohol

    Patna:  Alcohol will be banned in Bihar from April 1 next year, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar announced on Thursday, fulfilling a promise he had made to a group of angry women before the Assembly elections in the state. “In 1977-78 we tried to impose prohibition but it was not effective. But I feel women are suffering more than others because of alcohol abuse… I have instructed my officials to start working towards

  • Nagpur will be a hollow victory

    172 overs, 499 runs and 32 wickets on a pitch that was not intended to last more than 3 days.

  • Russian pilot was warned repeatedly:Turkey

    Ankara: Turkey released audio recordings of what it says are the Turkish military’s warnings to the pilot of the Russian plane that was shot down at the border with Syria. The recordings, made available to The Associated Press, indicate that the plane was warned several times that it was approaching Turkey’s airspace and asked to change course.  Turkey shot down the Russian Su-24 bomber on Tuesday. A surviving Russian pilot has denied

  • Constable dies in road mishap

    MORENA : Constable Atibal Singh Chouhan died in a road accident while chasing a truck which fled from a petrol pump without paying.

  • Cameron makes out case for UK anti-IS strikes on Syria

    London : Prime Minister David Cameron set out a 36-page plan for extending the UK’s campaign of air strikes from Iraq to Syria to target Islamic State (IS) bases in the country.  The British premier urged MPs in the House of Commons to back US-led strikes in the region, saying it was in the UK’s “national interest” and it cannot afford to stand aside and let other countries carry the burden. “If not

  • Preeti Dewaskar to read research paper

    HOSHANGABAD: The research paper of Preeti Dewaskar, principal of Panini Gyanpeeth, Hoshangabad has been selected for seventh international conference which is going to take place in Delhi. Preeti is one of the 32 Principals whose research paper has been selected for the excellence in education. The theme of the conference is based on the topic: academic leadership. She will present her paper on ‘school leadership: understanding the role of teachers’.

  • Hyacinth: the killer weed has been choking the river for years

    Ujjain : Although after this year’s above average rainfall which resulted in a deluge this monsoon, the water Hyacinth which has been killing the river was washed away and also helped the contractor appointed by the administration to remove the weed, pocketing crores without doing much.

  • Pope advises Christian, Muslim talks for peace

    Nairobi :  Pope Francis told Christian and Muslim leaders in Kenya that they have little choice but to engage in dialogue to guard against the “barbarous” Islamic extremist attacks that have struck Kenya recently, saying religious leaders must be “prophets of peace” in a world sown by hatred, reports AP.

  • Successful Simhastha is not possible without Mahakal’s blessings: CM

    Ujjain : Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan has said that though the State government is leaving no stone unturned for the successful and memorable hosting of the Simhastha Fair-2016, it could not be achieved without the blessings of Lord Mahakal.

  • Trump blasted for mocking reporter with disability

    Washington : Leading Republican presidential aspirant Donald Trump has triggered yet another controversy by mocking a journalist’s physical disability during a campaign rally, drawing rebuke from many.

  • Demonstrators protest the death of Laquan McDonald on November 25, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois.

    Protests invite arrests in US 

    Chicago : Multiple arrests were made overnight in Chicago and New York during protests over police shootings of two black males, US media reported. In Chicago, several people were arrested after protesters began taking lights off a Christmas tree in Millennium Park, local NBC affiliate WMAQ reported.

  • Japan plans to deploy troops near East China Sea islands

    Tokyo/Beijing : Japan’s deputy defence minister has met with the mayor of a southern island to seek his support for a planned deployment of hundreds of troops to bolster defence in the region including nearby disputed East China Sea islands, reports AP.

  • Ill dad weds in ICU, witnesses daughter’s marriage

    Chicago : A 49-year-old father, terminally ill from an incurable lung disease, has taken part in two marriages – his own and that of his daughter – from an intensive care hospital bed in the US state of North Carolina. Jubal Kirby (in pic), suffering from Pulmonary Fibrosis, an incurable lung disease, was admitted to the Carolinas Medical Center three weeks ago.

  • Singaporeans can now legally own and read ‘Fanny Hill’, but Playboy is still banned

    Singapore : Singapore has drastically cut its blacklist of banned books and publications, finally allowing citizens to read an erotic novel first published in the 18th century, but a host of adult magazines remain proscribed. It is no longer a crime to own a copy of the historic English text “Fanny Hill” or some anti-colonial and communist publications dating back to Singapore’s troubled early years as a republic in the 1960s.

  • Makhan Singh utters: Nobody is untouchable

    Ujjain : “I have no personal agenda and nobody is untouchable for me as well,” said Makhan Singh Chauhan, chairman of the Central Simhastha Fair Organising Commiittee (CSFOC).