Free Press Journal
  • Indore: Missing boy found dead in water tank

    Indore:  Body of a one-and-half-year-old boy, who was missing since two days, found in a water tank in Green Park Colony area under Chandan Nagar area here on Wednesday. According to police, Zaid, son of Jawed, a resident of Sirpur went missing two days ago and his body was found in the water tank on Wednesday when the residents complained of foul odor from the tank.

  • Mumbai, Sleep deprivation, youth, weight issue,risk, obesity

    Obesity the main reason for kidney related disease

    Mumbai: On the occasion of the World Kidney Day, the city doctors had conducted a survey across the city and it was revealed that there is an increase in number of kidney related diseases and the reason for it is obesity and co-morbidity. As per a survey by the World Health Organisation (WHO), in 2014, more than 1.9 billion adults, 18 years and older, were overweight.

  • Indore: Rs 30 lakh baggage scanners rusting at railway station

    Indore: Security of city railway station is at the mercy of god. Recent terror-linked blasts at different railway stations failed to bring city railway authorities on its toes. Following the IS-backed terror blast in Bhopal-Ujjain passenger train on Tuesday, this correspondent took stock of security measures of the city railway station on Wednesday.

  • Indore: Elderly woman died under mysterious circumstances

    Indore: A 75-year-old woman found dead under mysterious circumstance at her residence in Sukhliya area under Heera Nagar police station on Tuesday. Deceased was identified as Shanti Devi, mother of two.

  • Indore: Five injured in LPG cylinder explosion

    Indore: Five persons, including a woman, injured after explosion of LPG cylinder at Choithram fruit market. According to Rajendra Nagar police, one of the injured is in a serious condition. Police informed that incident took place at around 2.30 pm when few fruit vendors from Andhra Pradesh were preparing meal near a restaurant owned by Sonu. The cylinder caught fire after it started leaking. Soon people present at the spot put water

  • Indore: Man’s blood-stained body found

    Indore: Body of a 40-year-old man was found near YN Road in Tukoganj police station area on Wednesday morning. Investigating officer Amarkas Toppo said that the deceased was identified as Vinod Jhameliram, of Chainsingh Ka Bagicha. Hailing from Bihar he worked as cook in a hotel in South Tukoganj. Vinod had gone for a walk after dinner and did not return. A sweeper saw his body and informed police. According to police,

  • Indore: Woman, son arrested for killing uncle

    Indore: A woman and her son were arrested in connection with a murder case under MIG police station. The accused had tried to perform last rites to hide their crime. They also tried to mislead police claiming that the man had died after falling from bed. However, post-mortem report spilled the beans.

  • Indore: Bar Association members pay tribute to advocate Sharma

    Dewas: Senior advocate Madanmoham Sharma, who passed away on Monday night, was cremated here on Tuesday afternoon. Large number of Bar Association members paid floral tribute to the depart soul during his funeral procession. District and session judge Sarita Singh, Bar Association president Ramprasad Suryavanshi, vice-president Deepak Choudhary, secretary Deepak Naik, joint secretary Lokendra Singh Jhala, treasurer Anurag Sharma, library secretary Shashikant Mishra and others prayed for the departed soul.

  • Indore: Namami Devi Narmade Seva Yatra enters Dewas district

    Dewas: On the 87th day of ongoing Narmada Seva Yatra, yatra entered Dewas district through Kanad village which is situated on the border of Dewas and Khargone district. Yatra was welcomed by residents.

  • Indore: Narmada water released in Kshipra river

    Dewas: In order to ensure sufficient water supply in Ujjain and its neigbouring areas, Dewas Municipal Corporation on Tuesday evening released Narmada water in Kshipra river here. Administration released water through dam constructed on Kshipra river here in Dewas district. Municipal corporation commissioner Himanshu Singh said, the water released in the river will help to ensure sufficient water supply during summer season. Singh added that administration will lift water from Narmada till

  • Ujjain: Smack worth Rs 4.50 lakh recovered

    Ujjain: Ghattiya police officials recovered smack worth Rs 4.50 lakh from bikers during a random checking operation at Bakaniya diversion on Ujjain Agar Road on Tuesday evening.  The police arrested Ayush, resident of Hirangar, Indore, Sourabh, resident of Ayodhya Nagar, Police Colony, Indore and Nitin, resident of Bhagirathpura, Indore. The trio also did not possess any legal documents related to the bike. The police seized smack as well as the bike and

  • Ujjain: Chain snatcher robs 70-year-old man

    Ujjain: In a chain snatching incident, a 70-year-old man was robbed of his gold chain weighing 50 grams, by a bike borne youth and his companion. Mohanlal Raikwar was sitting in the verandah of his home at Indira Nagar colony, when the youth approached him and snatched the chain on the pretext of speaking to him. He then fled the scene on a bike, with his companion.  Chimanganj Mandi police officials told

  • Ujjain: Social activist pulls up police department for use of word ‘police’ on private vehicles

    Ujjain: Social worker, Harsh Shukla has come out strongly against the usage of the term, ‘police’ on private vehicles owned by employees of the police department and their wards. Calling it a gross violation of the directives issued in a circular by the DGP on January 2015, he sought an immediate ban on such malpractices in an “hyper-sensitive” city like Ujjain.

  • Mumbai’s motorwoman Mumtaz Kazi receives Naari Shakti Award from President Mukherjee

    Mumbai: Mumtaz Kazi’s journey that began from Chatrapati Shivaji Terminus has taken her to the hallowed portals of the Rashtrapati Bhavan in Delhi. On Wednesday, on the occasion of International Women’s Day, President Pranab Mukherjee honoured this 46-year-old train driver with the Nari Shakti Puraskar.

  • Ujjain: Exam fever grips students as CBSE Board exams begin

    Ujjain: As students taking the CBSE 10th grade boards give final touches to all that they have revised throughout the year, The Free Press Journal spoke to Varun Gupta,  founder and director of VGA, Ujjain to share some tips to the students appearing in their 10th and 12th board exams. VGA is a specialised training centre for CBSE students.We also spoke to some students to know their exam time routine.

  • Ujjain: Home guards end hunger strike

    Ujjain: Home guards on a hunger strike seeking reinstatement, called off their strike on the 6th day, concluding it with a ‘jal satyagrah’ on Wednesday. Decrying the attitude of the State government, the Home guards entered the waters of the Kshipra river at Sunhari Ghat, early yesterday morning and raised anti-government slogans. They complained that no government official had bothered to meet them or discuss their demands. The police on the contrary

  • India vs Australia: ICC rules out any action against Steve Smith

    New Delhi/Melbourne: The Virat Kohli-Steve Smith clash on the controversial DRS call may have triggered a verbal war between the cricket boards of India and Australia but the ICC ruled out any action against the two captains.

  • Ujjain: Several programmes held on International Women’s day

    Ujjain: On the occasion of International Women’s day many programmes were held in the city on Wednesday. Ashkeez Welfare Society felicitated women in a function organised at Kalidas Academy. The society felicitated women who work as bus conductors, fuel fillers and security guards. On this occasion Sonu Gehlot , Dr Saluja, Anju Suran, head of the society, Kantilal Nagar and Pratika Maseeh were present. The programme was conducted by Jaya Singh and

  • Ujjain: 10-month-old murder case unearthed

    Ujjain: City police on Tuesday busted a murder case which had occurred on the night of May 7-8 last year. SP, MS Verma addressing a press conference said an elderly person was murdered at his residence at Rajeev Ratan colony, while his son and granddaughter were not at home. Bherulal (60), son of Mangilal Malviya, was found dead at his residence with wounds on his body.  As the Neelganga police officials could

  • Ujjain: Striking employees of VU meet MP Malviya

    Ujjain: Class-III and Class-IV employees of Vikram University who have been on an indefinite strike since Tuesday, met Member of Parliament Chintamani Malviya to discuss their demands. The employees of the university were observing a serial strike for their 21-point demands, and had decided to go on an indefinite strike. The offices of vice- chancellor and reader, which are usually opened by class IV employees, remained closed on account of the strike.