Free Press Journal
  • 18 youth leaders to work for child rights

    BHOPAL : Knowledge helps us to learn and understand what is happening around us and how children get affected and what can we do to help them. As we gain more knowledge, we learn from it and help us to make a strong advocate of child rights, Manish Mathur, Officer in-charge UNICEF, Madhya Pradesh speaking at conclusion of youth meeting of change loomers in Harda on Thursday. This was a three-day meet

  • Trci director attends IGRMS meet

    BHOPAL : A team headed by Sunil Debbarma (director, Tribal Research and Cultural Institute, Tripura) attended a meeting with IGRMS regarding making e-Museum of Tripura institute.

  • Tribal crusader Mahasweta Devi dead

    Kolkata : Eminent writer and social activist Mahasweta Devi, a crusader for the rights of tribals and the oppressed, died at a city nursing home on Thursday following prolonged old-age complications. She was 90. The Ramon Magsaysay winner is survived by her daughter-in-law and grandchild. Mahasweta Devi’s son pre-deceased her two years back.

  • Mayor Meena Jonwal asks engineers to expedite development works

    Ujjain : Taking cognisance of the potential corrupt practices prevalent among the Ujjain Municipal Corporation engineers, mayor Meena Jonwal on Thursday asked the engineers to speed up the construction works under development projects. She also directed them to inspect the spot before preparing the estimates of the infrastructure.

  • Patidar community members demand removal of TI

    Dewas : A large number of Patidar community members, led by Patidar Samaj Sanghathan Jairaj Patidar, submitted a memorandum to SP Shashikant Shukla on Thursday. They demanded to remove Hatpipliya TI DP Ahirwar following his misbehaviour with a woman, who visited the police station to register a complaint.

  • Man posing as BJP prez Shah’s nephew dupes MLA’s PA of Rs 80,000

    Ujjain : In a shocking incident, a man posing as BJP national president Amit Shah’s nephew conned the PA of a BJP MLA of Rs 80, 000 in Ujjain. The accused Viraj Shah posed himself as the nephew of the influential leader and conned two BJP leaders in Ujjain and Rajasthan.

  • Wrestler Narsingh Yadav’s fate deferred

    New Delhi : The suspense over wrestler Narsingh Yadav’s Olympic participation was on Thursday prolonged further after the National Anti-Doping Agency deferred its final verdict on the doping scandal surrounding him to Saturday or Monday at the end of a two-day hearing here.

  • Indian on death row

    NEW DELHI: A man from Punjab is to be executed within hours, unless Indonesia changes its mind. Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj phoned his family on Thursday evening to reassure them that she is doing her best to save Gurdip Singh, 48, who belongs to Jalandhar.  Duped by an agent into paying for a work visa in New Zealand, Singh was allegedly abandoned mid-journey in Indonesia.  He was convicted of smuggling drugs in

  • Be careful on social media: ADG Varun Kapoor warns students

    ASHTA : “Precautions should be taken while on social media. Don’t give your personal details. Just as we all take precautions in our daily lives and are conscious while making transactions, the same type of care should be taken in cyber space. Security is of paramount importance when you are active on social media. Actually your information is the means of income of various portals and apps like Facebook, WhatsApp, Truecaller etc.

  • Truck flips onto car, 4 hurt

    Alot : A truck (RJ-27-GA-3627) overturned onto a car coming from the opposite direction on Alot-Jaora road injuring four people on Thursday evening.

  • SI gets 2-year RI in bribery case

    Ujjain : The special judge (anti-corruption) RL Yadav on Thursday awarded two years’ rigorous imprisonment (RI) to a police sub-inspector (SI) and also imposed a fine of Rs 3000 in connection with a bribery case. Lok Ayukta SP Dilip Soni informed that Mahakal police station SI Prakash Chandra Pal had demanded a bribery of Rs 5000 from the complainant Mohammed Shahid in exchange of favouring him in a police case. The sleuths

  • Dalit couple is slain over Rs. 15

    Lucknow : Bharat and Mamta, a Dalit couple, were allegedly murdered by a shopkeeper in a village in Mainpuri district on Thursday morning.

  • Indian atletes finally arrive for Olympic

    Rio de Janeiro : With little over a week left for the beginning of Rio Olympics, the Indian athletes have started arriving in batches here for the sporting extravaganza.

  • Infant’s body exhumed for autopsy

    Ujjain : Amid dramatic developments over the sudden death of a newborn baby in the government hospital, Central Kotwali police on Thursday exhumed the body of the baby from crematorium to conduct post-mortem and ascertain the exact cause of death. Sunita, wife of Jitendra Solanki, delivered the baby at the government Charak Hospital which died shortly after the delivery and was cremated at Kaccha Mashan near Chakrateerth Ghat. The parents of the