Free Press Journal
  • Youth nabbed for harassing girl over mobile phone

    Indore: A team from ‘We Care For You’ cell on Thursday nabbed a youth for allegedly harassing a college student girl over mobile phone. The accused also stalked her on way to her college.

  • Gajak is the favourite treat for Sadhus this winter

    Ujjain : Winter may have lost its sheen now days, but ‘Gajak’ has not. And now it has become a favourite treat for the Sadhu and Sanyasis of various akharas who are settling in the holy city, for Simhastha mela.

  • Absconding accused arrested

    Indore : A team of Crime Branch arrested an absconding accused in a fraud case of a land on Thursday. The accused was staying in Sagar district since last one year after committing the crime and had come to the city for some work when he was apprehended.

  • Medical store owner arrested for selling banned drug

    Indore : In a joint operation, Crime Branch and Lasudiya police team arrested a medical store owner for allegedly selling banned drugs after receiving an information over city police’s initiative ‘Crime Watch’ on Thursday. The team also seized banned drugs from his possession and started investigation after registering a case against the accused.

  • Scientist thrashed by three people

    Indore: A scientist from Center for Advanced Technology (CAT) was reportedly thrashed by three persons over a petty issue in Rajendra Nagar area here on Thursday.

  • Guest teachers’ sit-in continues on fifth day

    Thandla : The sit-in protest of guest teachers of Thandla continued on fifth day also on Thursday. The teachers staged sit-in at Tehsil office here.

  • Trade-industry delegation to meet railway minister

    Indore : Disappointed over the apathetic attitude of top railway officials, a delegation from trade and industry bodies of the city and nearby areas will meet the railway minister and the railway board officials soon. The delegation will reveal that the railway officials are not taking interest in projects already approved for which budget allocations are made.

  • Woman delivers baby in ambulance on MYH campus

    Indore : A woman delivered a baby in the ambulance on MY Hospital campus here on Thursday, thanks to the callous behaviour of the staff which refused to admit the patient in gynaecology department showing the scarcity of stretchers. However, the stretcher was kept near the casualty ward. Avantika Bai, a resident of Kampel, reached MY Hospital in 108 Ambulance for delivery. She was suffering from severe pain but hospital staff was

  • SMTMC leading in humanitarian works

    Ujjain : Along with providing excellent facilities to the devotees thronging to Mahakaleshwar temple, Shri Mahakaleshwar Temple Management Committee (SMTMC) also provides several other facilities free of cost to the devotees and denizens of the city. Temple committee runs free mobile medical campaign time to time to keep under privileged of the city healthy and fit, Moksha Vahan (hearse), ambulance service, Gaushala (cowshed), Anna Kshetra and several other facilities are provided free

  • FS-Talks Hinge On Pakistan Action

    New Delhi : India on Thursday lobbed the ball in Pakistan’s court on the fate of the scheduled foreign secretary-level talks in Islamabad on January 15, asking it to fulfill its premier Nawaz Sharif’s assurance of “prompt and decisive” action on the actionable intelligence, including links of perpetrators, provided on the Pathankot terror attack last weekend. Foreign Ministry spokes-man Vikas Swarup refused to commit if the talks are off, saying “we are still eight

  • Machines to be installed to dispose ‘Nirmalya’

    Ujjain: Shri Mahakaleshwar Temple Management Committee (SMTMC) will install the machine which will convert the Nirmalya that is waste flowers, Bilva Patra, raw vegetable and other Pujan material into the manure. Assistant temple administrator, Priti Chauhan informed that tenders have been called for the same by the temple committee. This manure converting machine will help temple committee to get rid of the waste flowers and committee is also planning to sell the

  • Masood Azhar back

    New Delhi : Indian intelligence agencies have identified Pakistan-based terror outfit Jaish-e-Mohammad chief Maulana Masood Azhar and his brother Abdul Rauf Asghar, the mastermind of the IC-814 hijack, among the main ‘handlers’ of the Pathankot attack.  (The Jaish-e-Mohammed was founded by Masood Azhar after he was released by India in 1999 in exchange for passengers of Indian Airlines flight IC-814).. NSA Ajit Doval has given to his Pakistani counterpart names of those who had

  • SIMI activist’s brother freed

    Ujjain : Police has left free brother of SIMI activist Sharafat, Mehmood after taking his statement on Tuesday. Anti Terrorist Squad (ATS) had arrested accused of Malegaon bomb blast and the operative of banned organisation SIMI on January 1 from his residence at Unhel. Since the arrest of Sharafat, police had been searching for his brother Mehmood.

  • China’s 29 minutes of plain chaos

    Mumbai : Panic selling triggered by the Chinese markets’ rout dragged the barometer 30-scrip sensitive index of the Bombay Stock Exchange to a new 52-week low during intra-day trade. All the 30 shares which make up the Sensex basket and the 50 scrips that constitute the NSE Nifty closed in the red. During the last four sessions, the Sensex has plunged by 1,309.51 points, while NSE Nifty has dwindled by 395.35 points. The rout was triggered by

  • J-K CM Mufti Mohammad Sayeed no more

    New Delhi : 79-year-old Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, respectfully known as Muftisaab across the political spectrum, passed away on Thursday morning at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences. He had been suffering from respiratory illness and was on the ventilator for the past few days. With his tragic demise, the baton of the leadership of his People’s Democratic Party, which runs a coalition government with the BJP, passes into

  • ‘Bardhan evolved leadership traits in women in Left Wing’

    BHOPAL : The Communist Party of India (CPI), District Council, Bhopal organised a programme at local Shakir Sadan to pay tributes to Communist leader late AB Bardhan. A large number of leaders of CPI, CPM, SUIC (Communist) and representatives of various labour and cultural organisations paid tributes to the departed leader. CPI, District Council, Secretary, Shailendra Kumar Shailly conducted the programme.

  • Mehbooba Mufti

    Baton passes to Mehbooba

    With all the 28 PDP MLAs backing her, Mehbooba’s transition as chief minister is expected to be a smooth affair. The BJP would also back her. For long, she has been the face of the PDP, and has strenuously built-it up as an alternative to the National Conference of the Abdullahs. Like her father who was a Congressman to begin with, Mehbooba, a law graduate and single mother to two young daughters, contested

  • Candle march taken out by Congress activists

    Seoni Malwa : To pay the tribute to the soldiers of Indian army who were martyred in Pathankot, a candle march was organised by the members of block Congress committee from Gandhi Chowk to Jaistambh Chowk and also kept a two minute silence. On the occasion, Sushil Khatri, NP Chandrayan, Durgaprasad Modi, Pramod Nageshwar, Nabab Ali, Sonu Raghuwanshi and others were present.

  • Liquor contractor getting supply without paying licence fee!

    Ujjain : Pawan Kumar Jaiswal, liquor contractor is managing the regular supply even after failing to submit the license fee for months. And has been able to run the shop for months now, according to sources Jaiswal is yet to submit a license fee of around Rs 4.5 crore. The contractor has got the license for running shops of country and foreign made liquor.