Free Press Journal
  • National Science Day celebration begins at RRCAT

    Indore : Two-day celebration of National Science Day commenced at Raja Ramanna Centre for Advanced Technology (RRCAT) on Saturday by holding an open house for school students, teachers, and general public.

  • Tiger found dead, starvation suspected

    Sehore (MP) : A male tiger was found dead in the Sehore district of Madhya Pradesh two days ago, a forest department official said here on Saturday .

  • Cong office rented out to fund PCC expenses

    BHOPAL : The Pradesh Congress Committee, grappling with the cash crunch, has rented out two stories of  the DCC office at Jawahar Bhavan at Roshanpura square to Shubham Enterprises of Raipur for Rs 12 lakh per month.

  • Help pours in for obese cop teased by De

    Neemuch (MP) : A staffer of Mumbai-based Centre for Obesity and Digestive Surgery on Saturday met Madhya Pradesh Police Inspector Daulatram Jogewat, at whom columnist Shobhaa De had poked fun over his obese physical condition in a tweet early this week.

  • Pakistan, Turkey sign 10 agreements to enhance bilateral ties

    Islamabad : Pakistan has signed 10 agreements with Turkey to enhance bilateral cooperation in various fields, including exchange of financial intelligence relating to money laundering, hydrocarbon and defence cooperation.

  • Suspect in Kim Jong Nam attack says she got $90 for a prank

    KUALA LUMPUR : The Indonesian woman who is one of the suspects in the killing of North Korean ruler Kim Jong Un’s half brother said she was paid $90 for what she believed was a prank, an Indonesian official said Saturday.

  • UK Labour Party to extend support for Lankan Tamils: Report

    Colombo : UK’s main opposition Labour Party will reaffirm its strongest possible support for the Sri Lankan Tamils to express their solidarity with the minority community in both the countries, a media report said on Saturday.

  • Pakistan to host regional ECO summit on March 1

    Islamabad : Pakistan will host a multi-nation regional economic summit on March 1 aimed at increasing cooperation in areas such as trade, energy, tourism and economic growth, the country’s top diplomat said on Saturday.

  • Libya govt secures ceasefire after Tripoli clashes

    Tripoli : A ceasefire went into force early on Saturday in the Libyan capital after two days of fighting between rival gunmen injured nine people and forced residents to cower indoors, the government said.

  • As xenophobic racist kills Indian in US, city residents worried for their kin

    BHOPAL : Friday night came as shock for the family of the engineer Shrinivas Kuchibhotla, who was killed by a navy veteran in America. The killer mistook the victim as a middle easterner and shot him dead, grievously injuring another. After the news circulated people who have family and friends in US are now concerned over the security threat which has been posed with mistaken identity like this. They think that since

  • Lock, stock and barrel

    Pune : Unheralded left-arm spinner Steve O’Keefe on Saturday grabbed a sensational match-haul of 12 wickets as a sloppy India slumped to a humiliating 333-run defeat inside three days in the first cricket Test against Australia here.

  • Congress in focus as deadlock continues

    BMC PUZZLE With the Shiv Sena and the BJP fighting over Mayor’s post, other parties are busy weighing their options.

  • ‘Won’t succumb to media pressure’

    Censor board chief Pahlaj Nihalani said that while he supports women empowerment, he doesn’t believe that the film is taking the right approach.

  • CM may gift cable-stayed bridge to city on his b’day

    BHOPAL : The cable-stayed bridge on the Upper Lake near Kamla Park is likely to be dedicated to the public on March 5 – the birthday of CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan. BMC commissioner Chhavi Bharadwaj has instructed to complete the work on the bridge within the next couple of days. The finishing work is being carried on at a war footing. The commissioner inspected the ongoing work of painting, light testing and

  • Commercial tax collection spikes despite demonetisation

    BHOPAL : The collection of commercial tax has registered a growth in the state despite the demonetisation. An amount of Rs 2,000 crore has been collected more in the month of February than the last year. The collection during the February last year was Rs 20,000 crore while in the same corresponding period more than Rs 22,000 crore have been recovered.