Free Press Journal
  • Diwali celebrated with fervour

    Nagda: Diwali was celebrated on Sunday across the Malwa and Nimar region with great religious fervour and enthusiasm. People offered special prayers to goddess Laxmi seeking prosperity and well-being, while women and girls made beautiful rangolis in front of their houses and lit clay lamps to welcome the goddess home to give blessings on the occasion. People also exchanged sweets and gifts as children burst crackers to enjoy the festival.

  • Choithram School promotes joy for the underprivileged

    Indore: Choithram School, Manik Bagh students visited homes of the underprivileged to empower them with the resources needed for better living. “Students donated conga drums to visually impaired children of the Blind School as it is believed that music therapy creates a soothing effect and also help to develop self-esteem,” mentioned Choithram in a press release.

  • Colour, Lights and sparkle: city celebrates Diwali

    Diwali is one festival when fireworks play a significant role in increasing its charm among all age-groups. Whether they are kids, youngsters, or older people, everybody enjoy the fireworks like twinkling anars, furious rockets, vibrant sparklers, cyclonic ground discs (phirki), and so. Diwali is associated with lights, sweets, and liveliness; especially lights. The first impression that flashes through our minds is of multicolored and impressive fireworks, sprinkling various sorts of bright colored lights in

  • Youth thrashed over old dispute

    Indore: A youth was thrashed and left near a nullah. Prima facie it appears that an old dispute was the cause of the beating and police have registered the case and are investigating the matter.

  • DAVV seeks data from depts for national rankings by Nov 5

    Indore: Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV), which is going to participate in national rankings this year, has sought data from five departments by November 5 so that the same could be forwarded to Ministry of Human Resource Development which is to award rankings to institutions of higher education across the country.

  • 2-day Diwali celebration for children

    Indore: Social organisation ‘Drishti’ organised a two-day Shubh Diwali Mahotsav at Shraddhanand Anathalaya here on Sunday.

  • Rajnath Singh asks for detail report from MP govt on SIMI terrorists fleeing

    New Delhi: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday spoke to Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and sought for a detail report after eight terrorists of the banned group Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) escaped late on Sunday night from the Bhopal Central Jail.

  • Illegal arms dealer nabbed

    Indore: A gun runner was nabbed by the city police and a number of country-made pistols and cartridges were seized from him. The police were also able to apprehend customers who were purchasing the illegal arms.

  • 2 youths injured after being hit by car

    Indore: Two youths sustained injuries when a car hit the motorcycle they were on near White Church. The youths were returning from wholesale market when the accident occurred.

  • School set on fire in Kashmir 

    Srinagar: Unknown arsonists on Sunday set ablaze a school building in a south Kashmir village, pushing the number of educational institutes gutted in mysterious fires to 25 during the ongoing unrest.  The police said the residents detected the fire in the central government-run Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya in Aishmuqam of Anantnag district. The fire was extinguished quickly and a major damage to the building was prevented. During the ongoing unrest in the Kashmir Valley, 25

  • In a first, UN bldg lights up for Diwali

    The UN headquarters lit up and greeted the people on the occasion of Diwali for the first time in New York on Saturday.

  • Pakistan violates truce along IB in Jammu

    Jammu: Pakistani Rangers on Sunday pounded BSF posts and civilian areas using small arms and mortars shells in continuous ceasefire violations along the International Border (IB) in Samba, Kathua and Jammu districts, prompting BSF to retaliate. “Unprovoked” firings resumed along the International Border (IB) in R S Pura sector of Jammu district on Sunday evening, after shelling stopped in the morning. “At 2000 hours, Pakistan Rangers started firing with automatic weapons at two places in

  • Jams are a daily occurrence at Patrakar Square

    Indore: Jams occur every day at Patrakar Square. The road is one of the busiest and has movements of city buses, school buses and mini loading vehicles besides autos, two-wheelers and cars. The situation becomes critical in the evenings and absence of cops and traffic lights do not help matters.