Free Press Journal
  • Amboli gang-rape: Cops ask civic body to demolish slum

    Mumbai: Just a day after a 28-year-old woman was gang-raped in Shyamnagar chawl in Jogeshwari West, Amboli police on Wednesday have written to the concerned department of Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) to demolish the illegal shanties constructed in the slum.

  • Campion ‘best school’ in talent test in Bhopal

    BHOPAL: Three students of Campion School, Arera Colony Bhopal Abhijeet Verma, Rachit Yadav and Sarthak Arora from senior classes bagged one gold, two silver and two bronze medals, along with trophy and certificates of excellence, by securing top three ranks in FITJEE Talent Reward Examination. Students from several schools participated in the competition. Mahendra Kothar, computer teacher of the school guided the students.

  • Three-day lecture series on environment protection begins

    Indore: The three-day lecture series on ‘environment protection,’ organised by Centre for Environment Protection and Research and Development (CEPRD), got underway here on Wednesday.

  • Rahul detention: Congress stages anti-Modi protest

    Mumbai: Congress in Mumbai on Wednesday burnt photos of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to protest the detention of party Vice-President Rahul Gandhi by Delhi Police, accusing him of functioning in an “autocratic” manner.

  • Ankur Academy enters finals of cricket tourney with 60-run win

    BHOPAL: Ankur Academy entered the finals of the Late NK Rai Cricket Tournament, being organised under the aegis of Hamidia Sports Cultural and Welfare Society, by defeating Mayank Academy. Ankur Academy won the toss and made a score of 156 runs in the stipulated overs. Mohnish Mishra and Varun Sharma scored 42 and 40 runs, respectively. Amongst bowlers of Mayank Academy, Shivam Shukla got 4 while Aditya Gaur clinched 2 wickets.

  • All Souls Day observed with special prayers in Bhopal

    BHOPAL: Archdiocese of Bhopal observed “All Souls Day” on Wednesday. The special mass and prayers were offered for the departed souls at Bhadbada Cemetery at 7.30am followed by Bairagarh Cemetery at 4.30pm.

  • Indore: Girl catches youth stealing her scooter

    Indore: A bold girl managed to catch a youth while he was stealing her scooter in Narmada Nagar area on Wednesday. The accused was handed over to Lasudiya police for further action. According to the police, one Namrata was about open her house after parking her scooter in front of the house. She suddenly noticed a youth taking away her scooter. She soon ran after him and pushed the scooter. He fell

  • 108, Janani Express not to be integrated, says Rustam Singh

    MORENA: The state Health and family welfare minister Rustam Singh feels that the 108 Ambulance service is far better than the Janani Express and therefore does not want to integrate the two.

  • Adivasis here celebrate Diwali too, but bit differently

    Thandla: As an age-old tradition, adivasis living in the rural belt of the state have been celebrating the festival of Gaay Gohri on the next day of Diwali. It could be bit shocking to find them doing some strange rituals in this modern age, but nevertheless, we as a society are yet to get rid of them irrespective to the religion, caste, culture or place we belong to.

  • Indore: Man stabs pregnant wife over 20 times after argument

    Indore: A man allegedly stabbed his pregnant wife more than 20 times in Vidur Nagar area of the city following an argument late on Tuesday night. The woman was found in pool of blood on the colony road and was rushed to a hospital by the passersby but she could not be saved. Police have arrested the accused and are questioning him.

  • Mhow-Manmad rail line: Final earth survey likely to begin in a month

    Indore: Final earth survey of 339 km Mhow-Manmad broad gauge rail line project may begin within a month and would be completed in six months. On the basis of this survey report, tenders would be floated for the project.

  • Fadnavis’ clean image is just a sham: Sanjay Nirupam

    Mumbai: With the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) elections a few months away, city Congress chief Sanjay Nirupam on Wednesday launched a scathing attack on Chief Minister DevendraFadnavis. Nirupam alleged that Fadnavis was encouraging corruption and that his clean image is a sham.

  • Indore: VABCD celebrates Diwali by serving injured animals

    Indore: Bringing lights to the life of animals, who are injured in cracker burnings during Diwali, a team of animal activists from a NGO ‘Vinayak Animal Bird and Civil Development (VABCD) Association’ started free ambulance service, which helped them in rescuing over 24 animals during the three-day Diwali festivities. While most people were lighting lamps in their houses and bringing each other presents, this team brought light for injured animals on the