Free Press Journal
  • Indian Imam fined, to be deported from Singapore

    Singapore : A Singapore court has fined an Indian Imam 4,000 Singapore dollars ($2,860) and he will be deported to India for making offensive remarks against Jews and Christians.

  • Indore: Bhoomi pujan for Sanwer Road fire station today

    Indore: The long term demand of a fire brigade station in Sanwer Road industrial area has come to its logical and as the bhoomi pujan of the station is schedule on Wednesday. The station would be built with an estimated cost of Rs 96 lakh under the supervision of AKVN  Indore. Secretary of Association of Industries of MP, Yogesh Mehta informed that the bhoomi pujan would be performed by mayor Malini Gaud,

  • Returning IS fighters to regroup in Philippines, say Experts

    Singapore : Battle-hardened Southeast Asian Islamic State (IS) fighters returning from the Middle East following the group’s setbacks are expected to rebase in the southern Philippines, a security conference heard on Tuesday.

  • Russian investigators confirm bomber

    Moscow : Russia’s Investigative Committee on Tuesday named the attacker behind Saint Petersburg metro blast as Akbarjon Djalilov, adding that he had also planted a second bomb that was defused by the authorities. “The investigation identified the man who set off the bomb in the carriage of the Saint Petersburg metro. It was Akbarjon Djalilov,” a statement by the committee said, adding that Djalilov’s “genetic trace” was also found on a bag with

  • Outcry in Sweden as Muslim school segregates boys and girls

    Stockholm : A Muslim elementary school in Sweden, which separated boys and girls on a bus and during sports lessons, sparked controversy with the prime minister condemning it as “despicable”.

  • Bhopal: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan under fire from BJP leaders

    BHOPAL: The controversy over CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan’s comments on the Scindia family had barely died down when, on Tuesday, two BJP leaders launched an acerbic attack on him. Hitesh Bajpai, chairperson of MP State Civil Supplies Corporation came out with a statement saying that Chouhan had helped Jyotiraditya Scindia win the MP Cricket Association (MPCA) elections.

  • British PM wades into Easter egg row

    London : British Prime Minister Theresa May waded into a row on Tuesday over the commercialisation of Easter, after the Church of England accused a major charity of “airbrushing faith” from its chocolate egg hunts. May said it was “absolutely ridiculous” that the National Trust, which runs parks and stately homes across Britain, had allowed sponsor Cadbury to promote its chocolate egg hunts at their sites without reference to the Christian festival.

  • Saudi-led NATO-like coalition not against any country: Pak

    Islamabad : Pakistan on Tuesday defended the appointment of its former army chief Gen Raheel Sharif as the head of a Saudi-led multi-national military coalition against terrorism, saying the alliance is not against any country, a day after Iran raised its concern on the issue.

  • Iran cleric says bad driving a sin as 700 die over new year

    Tehran : Some 700 people were killed over the Persian new year on roads in Iran, which are among the deadliest in the world despite Islamic leaders declaring bad driving a sin.  The two-week break for Nowruz that ended at the weekend actually saw a 12-per cent improvement on last year’s death toll, police chief Taghi Mehri said on Tuesday.

  • Bhopal: Munna Bhai in Vyapam exam nabbed

    BHOPAL: One more Munna Bhai is under police scanner. Identified Ravi Pratap Singh of Bhind district, the accused failed in the first exam of police recruitment conducted by Vyapam, but prepared a fake passing certificate and appeared for medical examination, where he was traced by the selection committee.

  • US to end funding for UN Population Fund over abortion

    Washington : The US government plans to stop funding the United Nations Population Fund because of the organisation’s “coercive” family planning practices, including providing abortions, officials in Washington have said. According to a State Department official, President Donald Trump has instructed Secretary of State Rex Tillerson “to take all necessary actions, to the extent permitted by law, to ensure that US taxpayer dollars do not fund organisations or programmes that support or participate

  • Bhopal: EVMs being used in MP by-polls were not used in UP says ECI

    BHOPAL: Following the controversy surrounding the EVM and VVPAT in Bhind, the Election Commission of India (ECI) clarified its stand on the issue, on Tuesday. The investigation against the complaint regarding the specific party slip coming out of VVPAT is under investigation. The PS revenue removed two officers from Bhind on Tuesday.

  • May defends UK ties with Saudi Arabia

    London : British Prime Minister Theresa May has defended her trip to Saudi Arabia, saying its ties with the UK are important for security and prosperity, a media report said on Tuesday.

  • Pilots’ poor English risks ‘air disaster’ in UK skies: Report

    London : A poor standard of English among foreign pilots operating in the skies above the UK is increasing the risk of an air disaster, a report commissioned by the country’s civil aviation regulator has found. The investigation carried out on behalf of the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) found there were hundreds of incidents of miscommunication involving commercial aircraft in the UK airspace over an 18-month period, Sky News reported.

  • Bhopal: Engineering students held for supplying charas

    BHOPAL: Police arrested two final year engineering students accused of supplying charas on Monday evening at Gandhi Nagar here. The police while nabbing them confiscated about 768 grams of charas from their possession having a market value of Rs 1.78 lakh.

  • Bhopal: Over 2 lakh complaints addressed by Dial-100 in 17 months of inception

    BHOPAL: In last 17 months, the Dial-100 service has received 23,828 complaints of eve teasing. The first Fast Recovery Vehicle (FRV) was rolled out in November 2015 in the state. SP Amit Saxena said Dial-100 programme had inspired confidence, especially in women and till March 2017, around 2,07,635 complaints had been addressed by Dial-100.

  • Indore: Gelatin sticks, detonators recovered from abandoned house

    Dewas: Dewas police recovered as many 190 gelatin sticks and eight detonators from abandoned house at deserted place under Pipliyarao police station limit on intervening night of Sunday – Monday, police said.

  • Indore: Congress protest against electricity department

    Dewas: Scores of Congress party workers leading city president M Aslam Sheikh and Youth Congress general secretary Mujamil Mirza staged gherao of electricity board office and submitted memorandum to superintendent engineer. Party workers staged demonstration against stiff power bill hike.