Free Press Journal
  • Hizb honcho who blasted J-K telecom towers killed

    Srinagar :  In a major setback to the Hizbul Mujahideen terror outfit, security forces on Tuesday killed one of its top commanders who was wanted for last year’s attacks on communication towers in Jammu and Kashmir and many other terror-related cases, officials said. The killing triggered violent protests in Sopore, to which he belonged. Police said Sameer Wani was shot dead after security forces surrounded a house in Nagri village in Kupwara district,

  • Agrasen sq to Navlakha sq: Absence of parking lots, lack of awareness creating problems

    Indore : Parking on the road leading from Agrasen square to Navlakha square is a huge problem. Similar problem exists on the road leading from Agrasen Square to Sapna Sangeeta road. Most of the commercial buildings on these roads do not have parking lots as the space is used to erect shops. This forces the shopkeepers to park their vehicles on the road creating problems for residents.

  • New law on the way; shops to be open 365 days

    New Delhi: The Union Cabinet will consider on Wednesday a model law that seeks to allow shops, malls and other establishments to operate throughout the year with flexibility to open and shut at their convenience.

  • Narayan Patel Bawdi: Filled with garbage, but water still used for cooking

    Indore : Narayan Patel ki Bawdi is one of the oldest bawdis that is located near Anaj Mandi at Agrasen square. Local residents believe that it was established during the tenure of Tukojirao Holkar’s rule, about 150-200 years ago. It was used to serve water to the farms and gardens maintained there for supplying fruits and vegetables to the rulers.

  • India among 5 nations that will see high under-5 deaths: UN

    United Nations : India, Nigeria, Pakistan, Congo and Angola will account for more than half of global under-five deaths by 2030, according to a UN report which said 69 million children below five will die in the next 14 years unless disadvantaged children are cared for.

  • 28 stolen vehicles worth Rs 16L seized from thieves

    BHOPAL : Police arrested three vehicle-lifters and four buyers of the stolen vehicles. The cops recovered 28 two-wheelers worth Rs 16 lakh from their possession.

  • ‘Beating England life-changing’

    Nice : Iceland’s co-coach Heimir Hallgrimsson toasted a potentially life-changing win for his team after the small nation stunned England at Euro 2016 here.

  • Goods worth Rs 50 lakh gutted in fire incident

    Ujjain : Goods worth around Rs 50 lakh were gutted when a major fire was broke out at a plastic factory at the Maxi Road Industrial Area here on Tuesday.

  • Roy Hodgson quits

    Nice : Roy Hodgson resigned as England manager following his side’s humiliating 2-1 defeat by tiny Iceland in the Euro 2016 last 16 here. Hodgson’s contract was due to expire after the tournament and following the match in Nice, he read a pre-prepared statement at his post-game press conference in which he said that he would not be seeking to continue.

  • State govt conspiring to end reservations : Congress

    BHOPAL : Madhya Pradesh Congress Committee on Monday alleged that the state government has hatched a well planned conspiracy to end reservation system and MP Public Service Commission (MPPSC) is applying the agenda of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS).

  • Teachers to be awarded for being tech savvy

    Indore : Shift from the traditional methods of teaching on blackboard to smart board and technological labs, teachers had to now upgrade their skills and relearn the art of teaching using creativity on computers. Recognising their efforts and encouraging the use of Information Communication Technology (ICT) in teaching methodology, Central Board of Secondary Education has introduced ICT award, which will be awarded to teachers who have imparted technological knowledge along with the

  • Girl, mother held for abetting man’s suicide

    Indore : A Class XI student pressurized her neihbouring married man to divorce his wife and marry her. The harassment reached to the point when the youth committed suicide leaving behind his grieving family and one-month-old bride. Police have arrested the girl and her mother.

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    English may be dropped after Britain’s exit from EU

    London : The English language may be one of the casualties of Brexit as it emerged that no state other than the UK has registered it as a primary language among the 28 countries within the European Union. English has been the top choice for European Union (EU) institutions but Britain’s vote to leave the union last week could trigger a ban on its use.

  • Italy were vastly underrated in Euro 2016: Gianluigi Buffon

    Paris : Italy’s legendary goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon said he is proud of his team’s form in the ongoing Euro football championship after being vastly underrated by critics ahead of the start of the competition.