Free Press Journal
  • MGNREGA missed target, admits Union minister

    Indore : Union steel minister Chaudhary Birendra Singh talked about various steps taken for developing skills and admitted that these steps have failed to achieve targets till now and hence not brought any visible changes in the country. He was addressing a press conference on the inaugural day of two-day international conference organised by Prestige Institute of Management and Research (PIMR) on their premises on Saturday.

  • In absence of cops, drivers ignore rotary at Phooti Kothi

    Indore : Phooti Kothi intersection is considered to be one of the accident prone areas of the city. Though there is a rotary there, the absence of traffic signals and traffic police lead to jam like situation as vehicle getting into each others’ way. Majority of people opined that installing traffic signals may improve the situation here.

  • IRS officer Punam Rai reinstated

    BHOPAL : Suspended deputy commissioner Income Tax Punam Rai was reinstated on Saturday but she has been shifted from the MP-Chhattisgarh cadre to Rajasthan cadre.

  • Maha govt clueless about Sadhvi Pragya transfer to Mumbai

    Mumbai : Even after being acquitted from the Sunil Joshi murder case, the process to transfer the Hindu right wing terrorist Sadhvi Pragya to Mumbai for the pending trial of 2008 Malegaon blast case, is yet to begin.

  • CMHO, civil surgeon hold each other responsible for closure

    BHOPAL : On World Cancer Day, an awareness camp was organised to make people aware about cancer and patients were also consulted for further check-up and treatment. About 25 patients were checked in the camp for different types of cancer and were counselled for regular check-up.

  • Toastmasters meeting today

    Indore : Indore Toastmasters chapter meeting would be held on Sunday at Anand Mohan Mathur Sabhagruh, Vijay Nagar, near Bapat chowraha. Spokesperson of the chapter said that the meeting on Sunday is planned to bring about awareness in the city of how current generation of leaders can be empowered with different techniques of communication so that they can grow to be effective and cognitive individuals through Toastmasters.

  • parental support helps her become best basketball player

    Indore : Teaching the art of balance, 16-year-old Apoorvi Khandelwal has won several trophies in basketball tournament and achieved high ranks in academic olympiads. While she is a motivator for lot of students and professionals, she has shown sportsmanship that stands her apart from other students.

  • Crime round-up

    Man tries to molest 11-yr-old girl

  • People are looking for a change: Shiv Sena

    Failed promises and demonetisation will have an impact on the poll outcome in the five states, warns the sena mouth-piece.

  • SIMI judicial panel chief resigns, catches auto to bus stand

    Bhopal : Retired high court judge SK Pandey, heading the single-member judicial commission to probe SIMI jailbreak and encounter cases, put in his papers and left the city on Saturday. The resignation has created a sensation in the government circles.

  • Kala Ghoda’s new mural installation is a selfie spot!

    Mumbai : There’s something mysteriously gorgeous about spotting paintings on the most astonishing canvases. If you drop in the Rhythm House lane in Kala Ghoda area, you will be greeted with an incredible mural art. The giant mural that covers most of the artisan’s gallery exterior is created by illustrator and visual artist Sameer Kulavoor and the Bombay Duck Studio’s team.

  • Green lung of the city losing its charm

    Mumbai : Housing and the film city has turned the green lung of the city Goregaon, also known as mini Kashmir, into a huge business centre with several media offices coming up in its pockets. On the other hand, the area is filled with majority of the slums that are lacking basic civic amenities. Residents say that their areas are being neglected by the ward officials as their issues are rarely addressed.