Free Press Journal
  • Woman hangs self in Sukhliya

    Indore : A woman committed suicide in Sukhliya late on Sunday night by hanging herself from the ceiling. Her body was discovered on Monday morning. Police sent the body for autopsy.

  • No transactions in 55L Jan-Dhan accounts in state

    BHOPAL :  The state government might have won appreciation for being the leader in opening bank accounts under the Prime Minister’s Jan-Dhan scheme but most of these accounts are inactive, thus defeating the very purpose of the scheme.

  • Gobar Ganesha’s to be exhibited soon in Simhastha fair area

    Ujjain : Most of us knew about idols of gods and goddess made up of Plaster of Paris (POP), clay or any other material, but soon devotees thronging the mela area will get a chance to witness an exhibition featuring idols made up of cow dung. This form of art is known as ‘Gobart’ which stands for art with Gobar (cow dung).

  • Subsidised bank loans may help SMEs survive

    Indore :  “Everyone is talking about revival Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) but no one is serious about them. It is up to the government to provide us subsidized bank loans which will help survival of the SMEs,” said senior industrialist Amrit Dev while talking to this correspondent.

  • CBI to quiz STF officials on Mahindia hard disk

    BHOPAL : The Central Bureau of Investigations (CBI), probing the Vyapam scam, is gearing up to quiz STF officials. The quizzing would be centered on the computer hard disk seized from the office of former system analyst Nitin Mahindra. Indore crime branch had seized the hard-disc from Vyapam. The hard disc was handed over to STF and the probe is proceeding on the basis of it.

  • DAVV extends date to apply for 171 teaching posts

    Indore :  Citing fresh norms laid down by University Grants Commission (UGC) for candidates pursuing PhD course, Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV) has extended the last date to apply for as many as 171 teaching posts lying vacant at its teaching departments till May 23.

  • Ganja worth Rs 3.5L seized from four Odisha smugglers

    BHOPAL :  Bhopal Police crime branch, as part of its campaign against Ganja smugglers, seized 34 kilograms of Ganja and arrested four smugglers from various parts of the city on Monday. The value of the seized contraband is estimated to be Rs 3.50 lakh. These smugglers used to bring Ganja from Odisha and sell it in Bhopal and adjoining areas.

  • GRP rescues 12 child labourers from Bihar

    BHOPAL : The Government Railway Police (GRP) rescued a dozen child labourers, below 10 years of age, working in a lac bangle factory from Bhopal Railway station on Monday.

  • Seized illegal sand to be sold to highest bidder

    BHOPAL : Mineral resources department has prescribed process to dispose of seized illegal sand storages in districts. In the tehasils where sand mines are unorganized and illegal sand storages are seized, they would be allotted to highest bidder in e-auction. It would be handed over to him after realising lump sum amount at per cubic metre rate prescribed for nearest contractor. Allottee contractor will be able to sell the sand for which

  • Appeal against HC decision: State law officer in Delhi

    BHOPAL  : The state government’s officer-in-charge (OIC) KK Katia has reached Delhi to file an appeal against the judgment of the Jabalpur High Court setting aside reservations in promotions for SCs and STs.

  • I enjoy playing ‘Garba’ with devotees: Sadhvi Mandakini

    Ujjain :  Majestic ‘Vaishno Dham’ pandaal has been grabbing thousands of eyeballs daily and devotees swarming at Mangalnath zone do not move out of the zone without visiting the temple of Vaishno Devi made on the top of huge hill tableau, here at Vaishno Dham.

  • It’s a very special feeling: Axar Patel

    A  day before their game against table-toppers Gujarat Lions, Kings XI Punjab head coach Sanjay Bangar had asked for individual brilliance from his players. Axar Patel was not part of the press conference, but he followed his coach’s order to perfection with an impressive spell (4/21) that earned KXIP their second win of the season.

  • Thane score over Dhule in Inter-District Senior Women’s Football Championship -2016

    Mumbai :  Namrata Thakur’s final hat-trick was highlight of Thane’s authoritative 4-0 win against Dhule in a Group-D league match, of the LIC-Maharashtra State Inter-District Senior Women’s Football Championship -2016, organized by MDFA and played at Karnatak Sporting Association grounds, Cross Maidan, on Monday. The dashing striker Namrata scored the opening goal as the Thane side enjoyed a slender 1-0 half time lead.

  • Counselling for admissions to med PG courses begins

    BHOPAL :  On the first day of counseling for admissions to PG courses in medical colleges of the state, 22 admissions were made. The counselling was held at the Gandhi Medical College from 10.30 am to 5.30 pm.

  • Kathavachak Faruk Khan: Muslim who recites Ramkatha at ease

    Ujjain :  Many saints, seers and sages have been hosting recital programmes of epic scriptures such as Ramayana and Bhagwat Geeta during the month long Simhastha Mahaparva. Among these religious and spiritual luminaries “Kathavachak” is grabbing the eyeballs of devotees and pilgrims for some different reasons.

  • Lord Ram’s ardent disciple draws deities’ portraits

    Ujjain : He is a 50-year-old man with an outstanding talent of drawing the portraits of Indian Gods and Goddesses by carving name of Lord Ram on the canvas. Great devout of Lord Ram, Vinod Kumar Mishra has been drawing the names and portraits of deities for last 14 years. The beautiful creations have brought fame to the man.

  • CM lays foundation of arch-bridge on Lower Lake

    BHOPAL : Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that Rani Kamlapati Palace will be renovated and beautified. A statue of Rani Kamlapati will be installed in Bhopal.

  • Royal bath to commence two hours before – Bath to begin at 4 am

    Ujjain : A meeting was convened at Mahanirvani Akhara here on Monday under the chairmanship of Akhil Bharatiya Akhara Parishad (ABAP) chief Narendra Giri Maharaj pertaining to the revised timing of second royal bath, order of bathing of various Akharas and various other arrangements during the second royal bath to be hosted on May 9.

  • Rea stretches fancied Kamal

    Mumbai : Junior Rea Banka tried her best and grabbed the first set against fancied Nida Kamal before going down 7-5, 2-6, 0-6 in the first round of the Chembur Gymkhana-All India Women’s Tennis Tournament, hosted by Chembur Gymkhana here on Monday. In other close ties, Haryana’s Neeru Rapria won against Karnataka’s Sansriti Ranjan  7-5, 7-6 (4). Top seeded Arthi Muniyan made short work of Mahrashtra’s Riyaa Vardhaan 6-1, 6-3.