Free Press Journal
  • Curatorial talk on ethno-medicinal study, specimen collection at IGRMS today

    BHOPAL : Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya (IGRMS) is organising the next chapter of its popular series, Curatorial Talk Show on Friday. In this Curatorial Talk, Museum Assistant of Manav Sangrahalaya, Rajesh Gautam will speak on ‘ethno-medicinal study and specimen collection among the hill Korwa of Chhattisgarh’.

  • Smriti as the UP CM candidate?

    New Delhi: The combative intervention of Human Resources Minister Smriti Irani in the Lok Sabha debate on Wednesday on the JNU row and death of a Dalit scholar in Hyderabad has prompted BJP president Amit Shah to consider her for projection as the party’s chief ministerial face in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections in 2017. Her fierce fight with BSP supremo Mayawati in the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday also went in

  • Savarkar’s contribution to be remembered in three-day function

    BHOPAL :  A three-day programme ‘Savarkar Smaran’, centred on the his contribution is being organised by Marathi Sahitya Akademi in association with Swaraj Sansthan Sanchnalya to mark the 50th death anniversary of  well -known poet, writer, playwright, Vinayak Damodar Savarkar from Friday.

  • Manyata is my best half, not better half!

    Mumbai : “My father was very eager that the tag of terrorist be taken off my name. I wish he was here to finally see it happening,” said an emotional Sanjay Dutt, addressing the media at his Bandra residence after his release. The Bollywood actor famous for his roles in movies like Munnabhai MBBS, Vaastav, Khalnayak etc was released from Yerwada jail, Pune on Thursday.

  • Freight corridors, development of stations to boost realty: Industry

    New Delhi : Terming Railway Budget for 2016-17 as “growth-oriented”, India Inc has said the three new freight corridors envisaged by 2019 will help reduce transportation costs, even as it described the revenue generation target of Rs 1.84 lakh crore as a “strong challenge”.

  • ‘Hoshangabad will be added in rural employment mission’

    Hoshangabad : Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan took part in the Naari Milan ceremony of 14th annual convention of Narmada Mahila Sangh organised at village Sukhtawa of block Kesla.  Addressing the people, he said that eleven thousand four hundred women of the Narmada Mahila Sangh have done wonders by opening up a project of rupees three hundred crores. Seeing their work, Hoshangabad district will be added in rural development mission and a special woman

  • Commuters cry foul: ‘Daily issues ignored’

    Mumbai : While the Railway Budget has gone about talking on mega projects in the city such as the elevated rail corridors, regular commuters have said that the daily issues that they face while travelling have been totally ignored in the budget.

  • Woman commits suicide by consuming poison

    BHOPAL : A woman died after allegedly consuming poison on Thursday, while her parents have accused her husband for her death. The Gandhi Nagar police have registered a case and are investigating the cause of death.  According to police sources, 23-year-old Aruna Saini of Badwai village was admitted to a hospital by her husband on Wednesday night. Doctors had found that she had consumed poison. She was died on Thursday morning. On

  • No more watches for Karnataka CM

    Bengaluru : Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah has taken a vow never to wear a watch in his life. After facing flak for over two weeks and doing badly in local polls because of a watch, the Chief Minster woke up on Thursday to declare that the costly watch that he sports was a gift from a close friend.

  • DMO Piyush Baghel sent to jail

    Jabalpur : Marketing association DMO Piyush Baghel who was caught red-handed taking bribe of rupees three lakhs by Lokayukt police six days earlier has been sent to jail after being arrested in the murder case of Surendra Shakya. Baghel has been alleged of illegally selling paddy worth crores of rupees in the Logistics Corporation’s warehouse situated at Shahpura. Significantly, the paddy crop was purchased by the officers of MP Warehouse and Logistics Corporation

  • Idea of India under siege

    On February 21, addressing a farmers’ rally in Odisha, Prime Minister Narendra Modi lamented that the Opposition and some NGOs were conspiring to topple his government.  His statement has startled political observers. How can a government,  having a  brute majority in the Lok Sabha, be toppled by a handful of mutually  antagonistic Opposition parties, the largest of them having just 45 MPs, in the lower House? And do we have such powerful

  • Shahid Afridi’s reverse hit leaves Pakistan Board in a spin

    If he was not sure about retiring after the World T20 why announce this last year. No doubt he has given lot of service to Pakistan cricket but I think it is time for us to move on in all formats.”-Muhammad Yousuf.

  • AAP hands over memorandum to SDM

    Sironj : Aam Aadmi party workers carried out a procession with regarding to the irregularities and disorder being maintained at the Rajiv Gandhi memorial hospital and also handed over a memorandum to the SDM in the name of the health minister. In the procession, the AAP workers laid a patient on a Hath-Thela and symbolically kept a glucose bottle near him. They also pasted bandages on his face and arms.

  • ‘I am a proper batsman not a pinch-hitter’

    Mirpur : Whacking the ball hard and far is his natural style but fast-rising Indian all-rounder Hardik Pandya insists he is a proper batsman and not merely a pinch- hitter.

  • LeT listed Ishrat’s name in its martyr’s list: G K Pillai

    New Delhi : Former Home Secretary G K Pillai on Thursday said it was a matter of investigation whether Ishrat Jahan was a terrorist or not, but added that her name was mentioned in the martyr’s list of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT). Speaking exclusively to ANI, Pillai said it was a matter of investigation whether Ishrat was involved or an unwitting player.  “There was no direct evidence, except that LeT did put her name on

  • ‘Railway ignores accident victims’ plight’

    Mumbai : Railway accident victims are completely abandoned by the railway authorities who wash their hands off after the victim is admitted to the hospital. The authorities do not pay heed to the patients’ requirements and leave them on their own to bear the responsibility of the medical expenses. These issues were highlighted by the railway passenger unions who said that they have asked the railway officials to provide compensation and job to

  • Bhargava gives Deeksha in Upnayan ceremony

    Sagar: An Upnayan Sanskar ceremony was organised at Ganesh Sanskrit School in Garhakota in which 35 Batuk students underwent Mundan Upnayan and got Deeksha in the presence of Mahamandaleshwar Swami Shyamdas Ji Maharaj.

  • (File Photo) A pile of burnt motorcycles stands on a street in Rohtak after a weeklong agitation by Jats.

    After violence, Rohtak a bitterly divided town

    Rohtak (Haryana) : The arson and fury of Jat protests may be over but the orgy of violence has left behind deep scars that residents of Rohtak town say are unlikely to go away for a long, long time.

  • Green signal

    PCB chief confirms Pakistan’s participation in World Cup  T20