Free Press Journal
  • Chinese crackers find no takers in state capital on this Diwali

    BHOPAL : As a result of events after India’s surgical strike on terrorist camps in Pakistan occupied Kashmir and China’s proximity with India’s belligerent neighbour, being protested vociferously across the country, people in the state capital are not purchasing Chinese crackers on this Diwali. Consequently, crackers market did not pick up this time. This was the condition even on the eve of Diwali. As per the cracker wholesale market at Halalpur, the

  • Bengalis performs Kali puja with 100% ‘bangaliana’

    Indore : Warding off the evil spirit and bringing peace to their life, Bengali community organised collective Kali Puja at various temples and pandals in the city. People from all nearby areas like Vijay Nagar, Mahalaxmi and Shukliya attended the puja organised at Bapat square.

  • Pvt med colleges will have to make fee structure public

    BHOPAL : The MP Private University Regulatory Commission is going to make it mandatory for all private medical colleges to make every single piece of information of any relevance to the students and their parents, public.

  • Youth dies after being hit by train

    Indore : A 25-year-old youth was killed after hit by a train on the track near the railway station here on Saturday.

  • Cops broker peace between families of lovebirds

    BHOPAL : A newly-married girl on Saturday told police that if her love-marriage was threatened, she would commit suicide. She married her boyfriend against the wish of her parents. The couple called on ADG Aruna Mohan Rao in this matter. It was a high voltage drama of parents of the girl who eloped with her boyfriend and tied nuptial knot on October 23.  The venue was Mahila Thana.

  • Last-minute shopping frenzy

    Bhopal :  Diwali is traditionally the time when people temporarily suspend their urge to save money. With the festival of lights only a day away, the city markets witnessed frenzied shopping on Saturday. The markets were overflowing with men, women and children looking for sweets, decorative items, crackers and what not.  In New Market, makeshift stalls selling idols of Laxmi and decorative items, especially garlands and bouquets of plastic flowers, drew a

  • Employees XI, Mayank Academy make easy win in cricket tourney

    BHOPAL : The teams of Employees Eleven and Mayank Academy entered the next round of the Late NK Rai Memorial Cricket Tournament played under the aegis of Hamidia Sports Cultural and Welfare Society on Saturday.

  • Pakistan target historic 9-0 rout of West Indies

    Johannesburg : Having already won the three-match Test series, Pakistan would aim to complete a historic 9-0 rout of the West Indies when the two teams meet in the final match in Sharjah starting from Sunday.

  • Programmes across state to mark MP Foundation Day

    BHOPAL : Various programmes will be organised at state, district, block and municipality/Nagar Panchayat level on November 1, on account of Madhya Pradesh Foundation Day.

  • Marathi, Hindi songs in Swar Deepanjali

    BHOPAL : A programme titled ‘Swar Deepanjali’ under ‘Diwali Pahat’ was organised at Shri Datt Mandir, Arera Colony on Saturday, under the aegis of Marathi Sahitya Academy.

  • Bangladesh ahead in topsy-turvy Test

    Dhaka : Left-arm spinner Zafar Ansari dismissed Mahmudullah Riyad off the final ball of the day to bring England back into the contest in the second Test after Bangladesh surged ahead with 152-3 at stumps on the second day.

  • Fourth spy arrested, is aide to Rajya Sabha MP Munavvar Saleem

    New Delhi: Samajwadi Party’s Rajya Sabha MP Munavvar Saleem’s personal assistant Farhat Khan, who was arrested on Saturday in connection with the espionage racket, was in touch with Pakistani intelligence operatives for the last 18 years and was leaking sensitive documents and information, police said. “Farhat Khan was in touch with Pakistani intelligence operatives for the last 18 years. He used to be paid Rs 20,000 for the information and documents he

  • You can park your bike, but can’t take it out

    BHOPAL : Multi-row parking of two-wheelers in New Market has become a headache for the visitors to this busiest retail business hub of the city on the eve of Diwali.  The parking attendants only collect money from the bike owners and then perform a disappearing act. And it is hell of a job for the bike owners to extricate their vehicles from the parking lots.

  • Body of missing man found in jungle

    Indore : Body of a 50-year-old man, who was missing for two days, was recovered by the police from the jungles of Khudel police station area on Friday. No injury marks were found on his body and the reason for his death could not be established yet. Police have sent the body for autopsy and started an investigation into the matter.
    According to the police, the deceased has been identified as Meharban Singh