Free Press Journal
  • Nirmohi ani saints meet with Narendra Giri, extend support

    Ujjain : In a signficiant development, the saints of Vaishnav Nirmohi Ani akhara met the Akhil Bharatiya Akhara Parishad (ABAP) president Narendra Giri and extended their support, here on Saturday.

  • 2 lakh MTs of unneeded Urea lying in godowns

    BHOPAL : It is ironical that Urea, which was in shortage last year, is going to go waste this year. Urea worth Rs 150 crore may go waste this year. This situation has developed because the Centre has made normal allocation while the demand has fallen because of the shrinkage in the area under cultivation. The state government has to ask the Centre not to send anymore Urea to the state.

  • Tribals will become Naxals: MLA to CM

    BHOPAL : Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan was told by MLA from Ghoradongari Sajjan Singh Uike that if the situation does not improve, Tribals in state may turn Naxals.

  • Rs 15-lakh brass lamp stand stolen from Ayyappa Temple

    BHOPAL : A four-quintal brass and copper Lamp Stand was stolen from Ayyappa Temple located in the Govindpura Area late on Friday night. According to the governing committee of the Temple, the Lamp Stand was valued at more than Rs 15 lakhs.

  • Winter chill to make a comeback in state soon

    BHOPAL : The spell of biting cold is likely to make a comeback in Madhya Pradesh in the next couple of days. There was sharp drop in day as well as night temperatures in the state capital as well as Chambal division on Saturday. The temperature remained much above normal during the last fortnight. Now the temperature has started reducing all over the state.

  • BMC razes Sai Temple: Hindu Brigade cries foul

    BHOPAL : The Hindu Brigade and the Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC) administration are at loggerheads over the demolition of Sai Temple at Bittan Market for the construction of a Biogas plant.

  • Dead bodies found in house, truck

    BHOPAL : Two dead bodies were found in different areas of the city. The cause of deaths is not known. According to Kolar police a dead body found from a house situated in A sector Sarvdharma colony located in Kolar area. Police identified it as that 55-year-old Sanjeev Saxena. Another dead body was finding from a Truck which was parked in Neerja Nagar located in Piplani area, identified as that of 40-year-old

  • Panel probing into Barwani eye camp seeks more time

    BHOPAL: A Committee headed by additional chief secretary AP Shrivastava has sought two week’s time to submit its probe report in the incident of botched eye surgery incident that took place in Barwani. The reason cited for extension of time is not getting laboratory report from Kolkatta. Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan during the winter session of state Assembly had announced probe in the incident by an officer from Bhopal. As many

  • Excited about playing against India, says Joel Paris

    Perth :  More excited than nervous at the prospect of squaring off against the likes of Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Australia’s uncapped pacer Joel Paris on Saturday said his team’s bowlers only need to focus on accuracy to tame India’s ‘world-class’ batters in the ODI series starting January 12.

  • Cash stolen from shop

    BHOPAL: Rs 60,000 was stolen from a shop by breaking shutters in Hanumanganj area on Friday night. According to the police, Sani Asudani has a shop in Hanumanganj near Kundan Namkeen. He locked his shop and went to his home in Sindhi colony at 10 on Friday night. When he came to the shop the next morning, he found the shutter broken and cash missing.

  • Ian Chappell

    Lack of all-rounders will hurt India: Ian Chappell

    Melbourne: Former Australia skipper Ian Chappell believes that India lack genuine all-rounders and are too dependent on their top four batsmen which might pose a real problem in the forthcoming limited-overs series against favourites Australia.

  • Injury forces Shami out, Bhuvneshwar called up

    Perth :  Pace spearhead Mohammed Shami was on Saturday ruled out of India’s limited overs tour of Australia due to an injury he picked up on Friday.

  • ‘Sran being left-armer is added advantage for us’

    Perth :  India’s bowling coach Bharat Arun today said rookie Barinder Sran, being a left-armer, gives the team ‘added advantage’, indicating that the youngster may be blooded into the side for opening ODI against Australia.

  • Fire consumes records of PHE Department

    BHOPAL : A major fire broke out in the office of Public Health Engineering Department located at Barah Daftar near Jawahar Chowk on Saturday. Six BMC fire engines were deployed to control the fire.

  • Union ministers to tour state, assess govt working

    BHOPAL : A schedule of Union Ministers touring Parliamentary seats across the state has been finalized. Union Ministers touring the state will meet the party workers and core committee, collect information about working of state government, attend a convention of Dalit workers, public programme, review working of government departments along with discussion with representatives of Bar Association, Chamber of Commerce, Chartered Accountants and other reputed institutions.

  • Paras outsmarts Deepak; will be Chief Commissioner, Scouts & Guides

    BHOPAL : Breaking a long tradition, the state BJP, on Saturday, decided to field Minister for School Education Paras Jain as its candidate in the prestigious elections to the post of State Chief Commissioner of Scouts & Guides. Generally, Minister of State for School Education occupies the post. But Deepak Joshi – the MoS – will now have to remain content with the post of vice-president.

  • MLA’s investment in liquor firm detected

    Indore : The search action by the Investigation Wing of the Income Tax department against liquor major Shivhare brothers and Harminder Singh Bhatia alias Pintu has revealed liquor mafia-politicians nexus. During the search, the I-T sleuths traced investments by a MLA in the business. The taxmen have also traced documents of showing systematic payments of bribes to officers in police department and excise department. The search action concluded on Friday evening.

  • Woman abducted, raped by youth

    Indore : Banganga police booked a youth allegedly abducting and raping a girl on Friday. The police have launched a manhunt for the accused and started an investigation into the matter.

  • Three held for molesting newly-married woman

    Indore :Three miscreants were arrested for alleged molesting a newly-married woman late on Friday night. The accused have been arrested and are being questioned by the Bandganga Police.

  • National Hospital organises healthy baby, mother competition

    Indore: A healthy baby and mother competition was held at National Hospital, Sadar Bazaar under the aegis of National Urban Health Mission in which the Mehsur Neelofar was adjudged first whereas Mahesh Ruksaar and Sana Rubina became second and third respectively