Free Press Journal
  • Syria army thrusts into IS bastion

    Beirut: Russian-backed Syrian troops pushed into the Islamic State group’s bastion province Raqa, threatening to catch the jihadists in a pincer movement as US-backed Kurdish-led fighters advance from the north.

  • Sarkar broke into wife’s home; took bus to UCLA

    Los Angeles: Mainak Sarkar, the Indian- American techie behind the UCLA murder-suicide, seems to have forced his entry into his estranged wife’s home before shooting her dead and boarded a bus to the varsity to kill his former college professor, authorities said.

  • German rock festival suspended after seventy injured in storm

    Berlin: A rock festival in Germany was suspended after scores of people were injured in a lightning storm overnight and forecasters predicted more severe weather. Police said more than 70 people were hospitalised when lightning struck the Rock am Ring festival at a former airfield near Mendig, 100 kilometers west of Frankfurt.

  • Hitler’s coding machine meets its nemesis

    London: The machine Hitler used to send coded messages to his generals met the supercomputer that revealed its secrets today, watched on by veteran operatives whose painstaking work helped bring World War II to an end.

  • Japanese man, 96, is world’s oldest college graduate

    Tokyo: A 96-year-old Japanese man is potty at the prospect of breaking more records after being recognised as the world’s oldest university graduate with his degree in ceramic arts.

  • 137 tigers relocated from Thai Temple

    Bangkok: The last batch of a total of 137 tigers from Thailand’s Tiger Temple were relocated on Saturday, ending the six-day-long relocation process.

  • BSP pledges support to Cong; Tankha victory assured

    BHOPAL : With the BSP pledging the support of its four MLAs to the Congress, the victory of   Vivek Tankha  in the elections to three Rajya Sabha seats from the state has become almost certain/

  • Indore boils at

    Indore : Indoreans experienced hottest day of the month on Saturday, two days after nautapa, when mercury touched 43 degrees Celsius. Most people find extremely hot weather and heat-waves uncomfortable.

  • Our Narmada is clean

    BHOPAL : There is some good news on this World Environment Day. Narmada, the lifeline of the state is clean – so much so that you can use its water without any treatment

  • Yogesh Sehgal plants over 200 saplings every season

    Indore :  Businessman Yogesh Sehgal, 38, plants trees on roadsides, in gardens and any possible place, where planting would not impede people and benefit environment.

  • Pre-monsoon showers lash city

    BHOPAL : Pre-monsoon showers coupled with dusty storm lashed state capital on Saturday.  Throughout the day, it was sunny weather but afternoon, dusty wind coupled with light rain lashed city increasing humidity in atmosphere.

  • Cyclothon, Tree Walk to mark World Environ Day today

    BHOPAL : CII Young Indians will organise a Cyclothon on the occasion of World Environment Day on Sunday to promote green mode of transportation and save environment. Collector Nishant Warvade, mayor Alok Sharma and former chief secretary Satyaprakash along with hundreds of cyclists will participate in the event.

  • Mayor, Bhopal Municipal Corporation commissioner clean roads on World Environment Day

    BHOPAL : Mayor Alok Sharma launched BMC’s campaign to clean up collect dry-polythene on Ayodhya Bypass Road on Saturday. BMC chairman Surjit Singh Chauhan, BMC commissioner Chhavi Bharadwaj, Mayor-in-Council (MiC) members including Surendra Badika, Manoj Chaubey, Krishna Mohan Soni, Mahesh Makwana  and others also joined the campaign.

  • Oxygen supply hit at Hamidia again

    BHOPAL: The oxygen supply at Hamidia hospital was again disrupted on Saturday due to leakage in the 1.5km long pipe line. There have been several reports in past about the disrupted supply of oxygen due to the same reason. It was reportedly for three times during the last month only. The pipeline connects 14 wards including intensive critical care unit, child care unit, burn unit, cardiac ward and medicine ward.

  • Mayank Mehta introduced Indore youths to Model United Nations

    Indore :  “I want to be like water; pour it in a glass, it’s a glass,” says Mayank Mehta, a dynamic, young mind of 23, who introduced Model United Nations (MUN) to Indore thereby creating a platform to give youth an opportunity to  develop qualities of leadership, team work, general awareness, diplomacy, debating and public speaking.