Free Press Journal
  • Posting of TIs, transfers on cards after Ijtima

    BHOPAL: More than a dozen police stations in the city may get new TIs after Ijtima. The police stations in which the posts of TI were lying vacant for the past some time and the stations from where TIs were promoted and made DSP in the recently released list by the Police Head Quarters would get new inspectors. Apart from these, TIs of some police stations might be transferred to other stations

  • Police file challan after 2 yrs; forget to submit original CD

    BHOPAL : The Police have not submitted the original Compact Disc (CD) with the challan against former Finance Minister Raghavji and his two male aides Sher Singh and Suresh Singh Chauhan in the sodomy case registered against him on July 5, 2013 at Habibganj police station on the basis of the affidavit of his another male aide Raj Kumar Dangi. However, the forensic report of the original CD has been submitted with

  • Polytechnic HoD bites professor!

    BHOPAL: In the Pharmacy Department of SV Polytechnic in the city, two learned professors fought like little kids. It so happened that Professor JK Jain reached the college late on Friday and missed his period. HoD HN Rai objected and slapped Prof. Jain in a room. The professor caught hold of the HOD’s hand and in a bit to free himself, the latter bit the professor by his teeth. When the matter

  • Cloudy weather leads to sharp temp decline in state capital

    BHOPAL : The daytime temperature reduced drastically all over the state on Saturday. In Bhopal, over 4° Celsius drop in the temperature was registered. The atmosphere was quite chilly even during the daytime. However, no further reduction is likely for the next couple of days as clouds have again started hovering over the state.

  • Aamir Khan, wife not wrong: Diggi

    BHOPAL :AICC general Digvijay Singh, while interacting with media here on Saturday said, “In view of the atmosphere prevailing in the country and the words and language being used like ‘leave the country’ and ‘go to Pakistan’, Bollywood actor Aamir Khan and his wife’s views were not wrong.”

  • PCB Regional Office to go for car pooling

    BHOPAL : The Regional Office of the Madhya Pradesh Pollution Control Board (PCB) is planning to launch car pooling for its officers and employees. To begin with, it may be implemented on two Saturdays every month.

  • Neglect of river replenishment sources led to the consequence

    Ujjain : One of the most famous Jyotirlingam-the Mahakaleshwar and a Shaktipeeth-the Harsiddhi temple are prominently in tourist brochures of the holy city. And the Kshipra flows some distance away from these two religious structures. Scholars say it is the river that has given charm and purpose to these temples, but what has left of the river, is a shame to the public and government. Do the tourists and pilgrims come to

  • 100 expired saline bottles seized

    Ujjain: 100 saline bottles which got expired were seized from pediatric ward of the district hospital on Saturday. 3-member investigation committee has been constituted to probe into the matter. Civil Surgeon Dr DPS Gaharwar came to know about the stock of antibiotic 100 saline bottles at store room of the pediatric ward. Dr Gaharwar found that ciprofloxin bottles each of 200 ml were stored there and they had got expired. The liquid

  • Symposium on Vikramaditya & Kalidas held

    Ujjain : Commentaries should be studied to understand the relations between Vikramaditya and Kalidas. Great ancient critic Vallabhdev had mentioned about them before 7th century. A commentary on Bhoj Patra for Meghdoot has been found in which Vikram Samvat 69 is mentioned. The state of illusion has occurred after English people have translated the fundamental manuscripts of India and presented them differently.

  • ‘Selfie’ time for PM again

    New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi kept his date with the national media for Diwali Milan on Saturday by meeting a huge gathering of journalists, media house owners and photographers. The event took place at BJP headquarters on Ashok Road in almost the same manner as it was started in 2014 after Modi assumed charge in Raisina Hills. Besides greeting and interacting informally with the journalists, Modi conveyed the message of equality

  • He got in, held on for dear life and then fell

    Another youth falls tragically off a rush hour local train at Dombivli, bringing to light the unsafe travelling conditions in Mumbai’s packed locals .

  • Pakistan pitches weight behind war against IS

    Birgu (Malta): Pakistan regards the Islamic State militant group as a terrorist organisation and supports international efforts to counter the threats posed by it, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting here, media reported on Sunday.

  • Arundhati gives brave, new spin to ‘intolerance’

    Pune : Amid the debate on rising intolerance in the country, author Arundhati Roy has said “intolerance” is an inadequate word to describe the “fears” under which minorities are living in present times. “Killing people, burning them alive and the other goings… ‘intolerance’ is not sufficient. We have to coin a new word to describe all this,” Roy said at a function in Pune on Saturday.

  • Ban on Rushdie book was wrong, rues P Chidambaram

    New Delhi : Twenty-seven years after the then Rajiv Gandhi government banned Salman Rushdie’s controversial novel ‘The Satanic Verses’, former finance minister P Chidambaram said it was “wrong.” Chidambaram, who was a Minister of State for Home Affairs under Rajiv Gandhi from 1986-89, also said Indira Gandhi had in 1980 admitted imposing Emergency was a mistake. “I have no hesitation in saying that the ban on Salman Rushdie’s book was wrong,” Chidambaram, who

  • Bikers flagged-off, Mayor welcome them

    Ujjain : A troupe of bikers reached in the city from Bhopal on Saturday. The bikers are making publicity of Simhastha.

  • Over 18 injured in various road mishaps across the city

    Ujjain : A man was killed and at least dozen other passengers were injured as a bus fell into 15 feet-deep ditch, meant for crossover of a lake let near village Ghosla here on Friday.

  • Zero discharge toilets displayed at Kartik Fair

    Ujjain : Zero discharge toilets were displayed at Kartik Fair to spread awareness under the joint venture of International Firm WaterAaid, IIT Kanpur and Indian Rural Woman Union, Indore, here on Saturday.

  • Cold waves sweep city

    Ujjain : Cold waves swept the city causing steep fall in the temperature on Saturday. The freezing cold was felt by the citizens after the cold breezes started blowing across the region.