Free Press Journal
  • Madhya Pradesh: Labourer dies, 7 injured in massive fire at Grasim plant

    Nagda: A contract labourer died and at least seven others sustained severe burns as massive fire broke out in the membrane cell plant of Grasim Chemical Division, here on Thursday. The injured were rushed to Grasim hospital for treatment.

  • Demonestisation: Depositing Rs 2.5 lakh-plus may spell trouble for you from April

    BHOPAL: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, while announcing demonetisation of Rs 500 and Rs 1000 currency notes, may have declared that no explanation would be sought for depositing up to Rs 2.5 lakh in savings accounts but the Income Tax department has asked banks to furnish information about customers depositing smaller amounts too.

  • Twenty hurt after man sets fire to Australia bank

    Melbourne: More than 20 people were hurt today, some seriously, after a man apparently set fire to a branch of the Commonwealth Bank in Australia, police said. Paramedics treated 21 people at the scene, an ambulance spokesman said. Most suffered breathing problems but five have serious burns.

  • Indore: PNB sets up camp to help soldiers with currency exchange

    Indore: Punjab National Bank’s (PNB) has set up public support camps to help soldiers and their kin with the formalities related to currency exchange. Army officers, soldiers and their relatives visited Mahu branch where the camp was set up to exchange notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1000. Colonel Neeraj Gupta marked his presence at the camp. Mahu branch’s senior manager Raju Makhijani acknowledged everyone and informed that the camp will also

  • Indore: LNCT organises science exhibition

    Indore: A one day science exhibition with the theme ‘science & technology for challenges in life’ was hosted by Lakshmi Narain College of Technology (LNCT) and Science Indore in collaboration with Pratibha Foundation Bhopal. The event saw young enthusiastic participants from different schools of Indore, Ujjain and Dewas districts putting up excellent exhibits comprising of innovative working models and investigation based projects.The programme was inaugurated by DIG Indore division Santosh Kumar Singh.

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    Paris climate pact irreversible, say 197 nations

    Marrakech: Nearly 200 nations on Friday reaffirmed their political commitment to a global climate deal that is ‘irreversible’ at the ongoing UN climate talks that were mostly overshadowed by US President-elect Donald Trump’s comments to cut off funding to climate change programmes.

  • Electoral reforms: The idea of simultaneous polls worth examining

    The need for electoral reforms, long felt and debated, has come to the fore again with the steps taken by the Union government to flush out black money from the economy. Prime Minister Narendra Modi who had in July last suggested a national debate on whether elections to Parliament, State assemblies, panchayats and urban local bodies should be held simultaneously, has now gone a step further and suggested the funding of elections by the

  • Demonetisation: Modi’s ‘India Shining’ moment?

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi can conjure up anything, like a consummate illusionist. For the last 30 months, he has been able to skilfully convert seemingly adverse political situations into positives. Despite widespread public umbrage against rationing of cash supply through banks and ATMs causing inconvenience to crores of citizens and even resulting in as many as 23 deaths in a week, Modi has managed to keep the public ire under control as he succeeded

  • IIM Indore students eye world record of condom mosaic

    Indore: Students of Indian Institute of Management are with IRIS, the institute’s annual management and cultural fest, which is considered as one of the biggest fests of Central India. The three-day fest would begin on Friday.

  • Demonetisation impact on elections: People’s patience may wear out soon

    It is well known that the Communist Party of India (Marxist) and Mamata Banerjee are political rivals, even sworn enemies in some ways. Banerjee was a thorn in the CPM’s side for years and not many have forgotten that she was at the receiving end of violence during the CPM’s rule. She eventually defeated them and misses no opportunity to attack them publicly.

  • Indore: Seminar on epilepsy organised

    Indore: Indore Epilepsy Specialist Association and Geeta Bhawan Trust organised a seminar on epilepsy to mark National Epilepsy Day at Jaal Auditorium on Thursday.

  • Demonetisation: Hospital refuses to give body; demands new currency

    BHOPAL: A private hospital, on Thursday, refused to hand over body of a patient to his kin when they offered to pay bill in old currency notes. Irate family members created a ruckus at Sarvottam Hospital, Airport Road, under Koh-e-Fiza police station.

  • Bhopal: City’s first ‘Green Corridor’ today

    BHOPAL: The capital city will witness its first ‘Green Corridor’ on Friday morning, when a liver transported from Indore will reach to Siddhanta hospital situated in Bhopal. Earlier the shifting of the organ was scheduled on Thursday evening, which was rescheduled on Friday morning.