Free Press Journal
  • UDF promises liquor-free Kerala in 10 yrs

     Thiruvananthapuram : Kerala’s Congress-led United Democratic Front has sought to cash in on the ambiguity in the opposition stand on the phased prohibition now in force in the state by promising a ”liquor-free Kerala” in 10 years.

  • Hajis can take female relatives along

    BHOPAL: Pilgrims selected for Haj-2016 can take close female relative with them including paternal and maternal grandmother, wife, daughter, granddaughters. For this, Ministry of External Affairs has allotted 200 seats to Haj Committee of India.

  • ICC meet to discuss structure, scheduling of bilateral series Dubai

    The ICC could discuss the possibility of a points-based structure for international cricket at its forthcoming board meeting besides touching upon, among others, key subjects such as participation in Olympic and Commonwealth Games, anti-corruption and anti-doping.

  • Power firm tells consumers – Set temp of AC between 21°C to 25°C to curtail bills

    BHOPAL :  Central Region Electricity Distribution Company has suggested effective measures to curtail expenses of electricity bill in summer season. It has prescribed measures to people using air-conditioners (ACs), coolers, fans and refrigerators, which would help them in reducing their electricity bills.

  • Six bookies nabbed while betting on IPL matches

    BHOPAL: Six bookies were arrested by the Jehanirabad Police on charges of betting during the IPL cricket matches in a house located at Yadavpura on Wednesday.

  • Sindhi comedy plays on April 24

    BHOPAL: Two Sindhi comedies including ‘Sah Te Kahidon Bharoso’ and ‘Piu Pyado Poot Sahjadon’ would be staged on April 24 at the Ravindra Bhawan auditorium.  Directed by city-based noted theatre director Ashok Bulani, the plays would be staged by Rangsamooh,Bhopal.

  • Accused sent to jail without identification

    Hoshangabad :  Four people who were accused of attacking a media person were sent to jail without any proper identification.

  • Six dumpers filled with sand seized

    Ashta :  Six dumpers filled with sand were seized by additional Tehsildar Mahesh Agrawal on the Kilerama-Bhopal Naka.

  • Man beats wife to death; arrested

    BHOPAL: A 40-year-old man was arrested for beating his wife to death at Banjari under Kolar police station on Wednesday. The accused Kailash Kushwah, 40, was heavily inebriated at the time of the incident.

  • Jaitley accuses Congress of compromising national security

    New York : Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday launched a sharp attack on Congress over the Ishrat Jahan case, accusing it of “seriously compromising” national security for “overt political reasons”. Jaitley, who is here on a seven-day official tour, however did not say if a fresh probe may be ordered in the case but remarked that he was “not in touch with what is happening at home.”

  • Boy strangulated over minor dispute

    Thandla :  A minor boy Dinesh son of Basu Wasunia, resident of village Etawa has been killed by another minor by over a minor dispute of bringing water for a bull from a government hand pump. The mishap was occurred at about 12 kilometer away from here on Tuesday, when the deceased Dinesh had gone with his bull and sister in-law to bring drinking water for his bull.

  • ‘Strict action against illegal mining’

    Hoshangabad :  Collector Sanket Bhondve has given strict instruction to sub-divisional magistrates, additional SP Shashank Garg and district mining officer Shashank Shukla that the inceident which happened with the media person should not be repeated at any cost.

  • Former women counselor presented at court

    Mhow/Pithampur :  Sector 3 police arrested former women counselor, Jamila Khan on Tuesday for illegal recovery from the underprivileged families.

  • BSW classes inspected by Jafri

    Katni :  Divisional convener of Madhya Pradesh Jan Abhiyan Parishad Syed Sakir Ali Jafri suddenly inspected the BSW classes which are being operated under CMCLDP in the Excellency School.

  • Clean chit to Lt Col Purohit in Samjhauta Express blast

    NEW DELHI : The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has given a clean chit to Lt Col Prasad Srikant Purohit of the military intelligence (MI) in the 2007 Samjhauta Express blast that killed over 65 people as it could find no evidence to make him an accused in the case.