Free Press Journal
  • Bhopal: Three arms suppliers trapped by Nishatpura police

    BHOPAL: Nishatpura police trapped three arms suppliers on Sunday. On March 7, the police had arrested Yogesh Sharma and Laxman Singh Jadon of Morena with arms. During interrogation, the accused told the police that they purchased the pistols from Gohad based Devendra Jadon. A police team went to Gohad to swoop down upon Devendra but he was not there. But the police came to know that Devendra with his two other friends

  • Bhopal: Ajay Singh takes a dig at BJP’s bid to form govt in Goa

    BHOPAL: Leader of Opposition in Assembly, Ajay Singh raised the issue against the claim made by the Bharatiya Janata Party of forming government in Goa. Ajay Singh alleged the BJP was claiming to form government in Goa, despite being only the second highest party in the recent election.

  • Indore: Government proposes, health department disposes

    BHOPAL: The health department needs to be sensitised to utilise the allocated funds so that health services improve in the state. The government is allocating around 3.5 per cent of the total budget for the health department, but the department is not utilising the allocated budget.

  • Indore: Farmer alleges police pressure, attempts suicide

    Badnawar: Fed-up of police pressure, a farmer from Kodakala village attempted to end his life consuming insecticide inside a police station here at Kanwan village of Badnawar tehsil in Dhar district. The incident occurred on Sunday afternoon and the farmer was identified as 30-year-old Manoj Patidar.

  • Indore: Forest committees prepare organic gulal by Tesu, Semal flowers

    Mhow: With Holi at doorsteps, rural forest committees comprising hundreds of villagers are busy preparing organic gulal from yellow flowers of Tesu and Semal here at Choral and Badgonda forest region. But, lack of marketing bars forest committees to make any profit from the business.

  • Bhopal: National workshop on anthropology concludes at IGRMS

    BHOPAL: Professors of Anthropology from various North-East universities spoke at the national workshop on ‘Anthropology and Museums’ at Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya (IGRMS) in the concluding ceremony on Sunday. Director, Allahabad Museum, Rajesh Purohit, who was chief guest,  said, “Introspect the subject you are teaching, try to emulate whatever experience you have gained here and inculcate in your teaching.”

  • Bhopal: Temperatures drop all over state

    BHOPAL:  Sharp drop in day as well night temperatures was recorded all over the state on Sunday. Ujjain recorded 8°C which was lowest in the state. Night temperature considerably reduced  in Bhopal, Ujjain, and Indore divisions while Rewa, Shahdol, Sagar, Hoshangabad, Gwalior divisions recorded sharp drop in day as well as night temperatures.

  • Indore: Shooting of Akshay Kumar’s film starts in town

    Mandleshwar: The shooting of Akshay Kumar’s film ‘Padman’ has started in Mandleshwar town from Sunday. Main artistes of movie are Sonam Kapur, Radhika Apte and brother-in-law of chief minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan, Sanjay Singh. The movie is being directed by R Balki.

  • Indore: Police recover 40 missing mobile phones

    Ratlam: In a major breakthrough related to stolen mobile phone business in the town, Ratlam police succeeded in recovering 40 mobiles phones which had reportedly gone missing or stolen from different places.

  • Indore: Bhagoriya concludes on last market day

    Khandwa: Annual Bhagoriya festival, which signifies folk-life, folk-dance and folk songs of tribal culture, concluded on Sunday. The last Bhagoriya of this region was celebrated during weekly market day in Borgaon village of Khandwa district.

  • Indore: Ancient Shiv temple turns garbage dump

    Dharampuri: Reckless attitude of local administration and lack of maintenance work is taking a toll on several ancient temples in the town.

  • Ujjain: Umakantji Maharaj encourages cashless marriage, 4 couples tie the knot

    Ujjain: The Jaidevguru ashram is conducting a 3-day spiritual festival on the occasion of Holi. Jaidevgurus spiritual successor, Umakantji Maharaj, conducted cashless marriage of 4 couples at his ashram on Sunday in order to educate youngsters to discourage the system of dowry.

  • Ujjain: Shwetambar Jain community participates in ‘hawan’ ceremony

    Ujjain: Members of the Shwetambar Jain community participated in a ‘hawan’ ceremony conducted at Manakgadhi temple on March 12. Vishwaratna Sagarji who was a present during the ceremony, blessed the attendees. The function, which is in its 109th year was organised by Yakshendra Manibhadra Siddhvat Dham Trust. Santosh Chhajed said devotees from Mumbai, Gujarat and all over Madhya Pradesh attended the 3 hour long ceremony during which which 109 offerings were made

  • Ujjain: Ashok Jain elected president of Digambar Jain committee

    Ujjain: Ashok Jain chaiwala has been elected as president of the social parliament of the Digambar Jain community. He was elected with 534 votes and will continue his tenure as president for 3 years. His supporters oraganised a celebration party and applied dry colours on each other after the announcement of results. A victory procession was also held from Parsvanath Digambar Jain temple. Elections were held on Sunday, in which 1577 community

  • Ujjain: Sindhi community’s cultural festival on April 12

    Ujjain: Sindhu Jagrit Samaj will be organizing a cultural festival on the occasion of Chetichand festival at Dushhera ground on April 2. Artists from Mumbai will stage a play during the festival. Stalls of authentic Sindhi food will be set up, where chefs from Pakistan, Bhuj and the United States of America will make authentic Sindhi food.

  • Ujjain: Marriage of minor girls called off

    Ujjain: A marriage ceremony of minor girls at village Delchi was cancelled by parents on the advice of Women Empowerment Officials. A marriage function of the daughters of Sitaram, resident of Suvagaon, was to be organized on March 10. The Child Marriage prevention squad intervened in the matter, on a tip off and found the girls to be minors. The parents of girls cancelled the marriage function. They were apprised of the

  • Ujjain: Spate in chain snatching incidents continues to baffle police

    Ujjain: Chain snatchers in the city are having a field day, putting the local police in a fix with no clue available and no arrests being made. Women in the city are feeling largely unsafe and although FIRs have been lodged, the police have made no breakthrough in the spate of incidents that have occurred over the past week.

  • Ujjain: Youth carrying 34.5 gram smack booked

    Ujjain: A youth, Dinesh, resident of Paniya Road, Badnawar  was arrested on Saturday by Barnagar police officials  at Badnawar, Barnagar Tiraha for possession of  34.5 grams of smack worth Rs 5100 illegally. The team was lead by Vikram Kanodia of Badnawar police station. The police has filed a case under Section 8/21 of NCPC Act and started investigations.