Free Press Journal
  • UK mosques ask women to shun Facebook, trousers!

    London :  Many mosques in the UK propagate extremely strict rules of conduct for women, asking them to delete their Facebook accounts, not to leave their houses without their husbands’ permission, and to avoid wearing trousers, a research report released  said.

  • Chinese province bans religioN in schools

    Beijing :  A Chinese province with large population of Muslims has ordered kindergartens to enforce a ban on religious activity on campus after a video of a little girl reciting the Quran at a nursery school went viral, according to a media report.

  • Scorching heat dries sludge in Simhastha fair area

    Ujjain :  Thunderstorm has changed the complete face of Simhastha fair area on Thursday evening but Sadhus with their followers has again started building up the destroyed pandals and whole day of saints went in gathering of all essential commodities, here at the fair area on Friday.

  • Naga saints honoured at Dadda Dham

    Ujjain :  Following the ancient tradition of honouring the saints and seers, Dadda Dham on Friday hosted a felicitation programme to greet the Naga saints. Disciples of Pt Devprabhakar Shastri ‘Daddaji’ honoured the saints and served them prasadi.

  • CM Chouhan does a ‘Chaywala’ for pilgrims

    Ujjain :  At the dawn of the day, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan visited the city and met the injured pilgrims in district hospital, on Friday. The CM also paid a visit to the temporary encampment setup for the pilgrims at Krishi Upaj Mandi and served tea to the public.

  • Summer loses its sheen as temps reel below normal

    BHOPAL : After moderate rainfall for the last two days in the state capital, sun played hide-and-seek behind the cloud cover giving way to some sunshine in the sky during most part of the day on Friday.

  • Normalcy regained as services restored at Simhastha Mela

    Ujjain :  Normal life is back to the Simhastha Mela on Friday after a squall plundered few pandals leaving 7 dead and 107 injured. Services have been restored at the Mela with the integrated endeavours of the citizens and administration. 50 people injured during the disaster were discharged.

  • Mohit abduction: HM praises cops; announces Rs 51K award

    BHOPAL :  Minister for home and jails Babulal Gaur has praised the quick police action in the case of kidnapping for ransom of Mohit Meena, 13 of Barrai Katara Hills. He also announced an award of Rs. 51,000 for the police team that rescued the boy safely and nabbed the kidnappers on Thursday.

  • Jaag Machhandar Gorakh Aaya book released

    Ujjain :  Uttar Pradesh legendry poet Indra Prasad Akela authored book “Jaag Machhandar Gorakh Aaya” was unveiled by Gorakhpur MP and Gorakshpeeth president Yogi Aadityanath here at the camp of Bhartari Gufa Aashram located at Simhastha fair.

  • SIT formed to trace Naina

    BHOPAL : A special investigation team has been formed by additional superintendent of police (ASP) Rajesh Singh Bhadoria to trace out three-year-old Naina. Naina went missing from Bada Bagh area of Shahjahanabad area on Sunday night.

  • Manohar Parrikar

    Defence minister also hints at Pilatus probe

    New Delhi : Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Friday indicated a probe into the 2012 deal inked with the Swiss aircraft manufacturer Pilatus, but clarified the trainer aircraft from the firm already in service will not be grounded.

  • Parag Milk cuts issue price, extends IPO till May 11

    New Delhi:  Dairy firm Parag Milk Foods has extended its IPO for further three days to May 11 and revised its price band to Rs 215-227 per share, even as the public offer got oversubscribed on its third day today.

  • Siemens Q2 net profit rises 10% to Rs 177 crore

    New Delhi: Engineering and automation major Siemens Ltd reported a 9.6% rise in standalone net profit to Rs 177.42 crore for the second quarter ended March. Income from operations (net) rose to Rs 2,783.57 crore during the quarter.

  • Sewage plant to come up on Shahpura Lake

    BHOPAL : In a meeting of Mayor-in-Council (MiC) of Bhopal Municipal Corporation held on Friday, several proposals related to public conveniences and development were given approval. The meeting was presided over by mayor Alok Sharma.