Free Press Journal
  • Barrier Breaker

    Rio de Janeiro: Pioneer Saudi sportswoman Sarah al-Attar has already raced at the Olympics, but now her campaign will become a marathon as she uses the Rio Games to break down barriers in the conservative kingdom.

  • International Olympic Committee Slams World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA)

    Rio De Janeiro : International Olympic Committee chief Thomas Bach on Tuesday demanded a sweeping overhaul of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) on Tuesday as Russian appeals against bans mounted just three days from the opening of the Rio Games.

  • Fulfill the dreams of Modi, CM: Minister Meena

    HOSHANGABAD : District in-charge and horticulture minister Surya Prakash Meena performed the bhoomi pujan of the building of a government primary school at Balaganj in Hoshangabad on Tuesday. The in-charge minister also planted saplings on the premises of the school.

  • NTPC hands over ITI building to UP govt

    BHOPAL : Director, vocational education and skill development of U.P. government Rajendra Prasad inaugurated the ITI in Nakatoo village constructed by NTPC Rihand in the presence of Manmohan Chaudhari, special secretary, vocational training and K. Shreedhar, GGM Rihand. The building has been constructed by NTPC Rihand with the modern lab and workshop facilities for four trades: Fitter, Electrician, Welder and Computer Programming. About 120 Students shall be enrolled this year but other

  • Couple injured as ceiling caves in

    Ujjain : A couple was seriously injured after the ceiling of their house in Pandyakhedi area collapsed on Tuesday morning. Neighbours rushed the couple to the district hospital where their condition is stated to be out of danger.

  • Two electrocuted l OUR STAFF REPORTER

    BHOPAL : Two persons were electrocuted in two different incidents in the city in Kolar and Bilkhiriya area last 24 hours.

  • Mayor directs to expedite construction of BSUP houses

    Ujjain : Mayor Meena Jonwal on Tuesday made inspection of the houses being built under Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission at Panwasa area and asked the concerned officials to expedite construction of BSUP houses to hand them over to the beneficiaries at the earliest.

  • Mallaiya, wife file defamation case against KK Mishra

    BHOPAL : The finance minister Jayant Mallaiya and his BJP leader wife Sudha Mallaiya told a press conference at their residence here on Tuesday that they have filed a defamation case against Congress chief spokesperson KK Mishra in the court of the chief judicial magistrate of Bhopal.

  • Stages sit-in during Jan Sunwai

    Indore : Social activist Kishore Kodwani on Tuesday staged a dharna at the Indore Municipal Corporation office to push for his one-point demand of allowing passenger buses to operate from Navlakha area once again.

  • One-man action plan

    BCCI appoints Markandey Katju to interact with Lodha Panel

  • Cabinet approves solar pump to farmers, subsidy to power consumers

    BHOPAL : The farmers, under ‘CM Solar Pump Scheme, will be provided electricity in the areas lacking arrangement of giving permanent electricity pump connection or infrastructure for electricity has not been developed. The Scheme was given approval in a cabinet meeting here on Tuesday. The cabinet also decided to give subsidy to consumers on power tariffs applicable on 2016-17 by Electricity Regulatory Board. The state government would provide Rs 7,900 crore to

  • Coop society to share 20% bonus to its members

    Ujjain : ‘Saraswati Sakh Sahakari Sanstha’—a credit cooperative society of employees of the school education department, has resolved to distribute 20 per cent bonus to its 600 members and also to raise the loan limit from Rs 1 lakh to Rs 1.50 lakh.

  • CM congratulates Shukla on birthday

    BHOPAL: Industries minister Rajendra Shukla has been congratulated by chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, cabinet members, MLAs, people’s representatives and several well wishers on his birthday on Wednesday. They have greeted Shukla and have prayed for his long and healthy life. (FPNS)

  • Govt twists policy to benefit Baba Ramdev

    BHOPAL  : The cabinet committee on investment promotion (CCIP) gave its approval to allotment of 40-acre land to Patanjali Sansthan of Yoga Guru Baba Ramdev, for the setting up of food processing unit in Peethampur of Indore district. To give concession to Baba Ramdev, changes were also made in food processing policy, in anticipation of cabinet approval. Government is giving land to the trust at subsidized rate of Rs 25 lakh per

  • Gupta elected as KVP prez

    Ujjain : Youth leader and city’s prominent social worker Dharmendra Gupta was on Tuesday elected unopposed as the president of Khandelwal Vaish Panchayat (KVP), Ujjain. All the 11 board directors during the first meeting at Khandelwal Vaish Panchayat Bhavan, Budhwaria elected Gupta as their president. Likewise, Brajendra Samaria was elected as patron, Shyam S Jhalani as secretary, Anil Gupta as vice president and Sanjay Shahra as joint secretary. Chief election officer Gopal

  • Pakistan seek batting boost

    “There are credible losses, and there are losses when you lie down and are steamrollered … Old Trafford was clearly that. I told the guys I thought we were warriors at Lord’s. We were completely the opposite at Old Trafford.” Mickey Arthur, Pakistan coach.