Free Press Journal
  • Indore: ‘MP has to disclose investment prospects to world’

    Indore: Madhya Pradesh has everything in its control to attract large-scale investment but it has to demonstrate its strengths to the world particularly to business leaders, said Chairman Indo-American Business Chamber Dr Ajay Prakash Mishra while talking to this correspondent. He said the Indo-American Business Chamber is a ‘bridge’ between industrialists of both the countries—India and US.

  • Indore: Ex-CEO, accountant of Khategaon janpad panchayat booked for embezzlement of government funds

    Dewas: Acting on a complaint filed by the chief executive officer (CEO) of Khategaon janpad panchayat, Manisha Chaturvedi, police registered a case against the former CEO of the panchayat, Nathuram Ahirwar and accountant Rupesh Julania for misappropriating government funds to the tune of Rs 26,75,118. According to police, both the accused had fraudulently withdrawn the amount meant for Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Guarantee Scheme (MNREGA) from different head on separate dates.

  • Indore: Chief Minister hands over first house under PMAY to beneficiary

    Mhow: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan handed over the first house made under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY) to Udayraj, a resident of Gavli Palasia village near Mhow and also attended the ‘griha pravesh’ ceremony (inauguration) of the house. Udayraj’s joy knew no bounds to have the CM as his guest on one of his most precious moments, especially when Chouhan sat for ‘havan’ during the ceremony. Earlier, the Chief Minister garlanded

  • 2 from Mumbai, 3 from Goa die in highway mishap

    Mumbai: At least five people were killed and several injured after a Maruti SX 4 car met with an accident on National Highway 4 on the afternoon of Monday. The car was speeding along NH 4 from Mumbai and two of the dead are believed to be from the city. The other three are from Goa.

  • Indore: Over half-a-dozen Sanjeevani ambulances out of order due to lack of maintenance

    Dewas: Over half-a-dozen 108 Sanjeevani ambulances in the district were found out of service in absence of proper maintenance. Adding more to the woes, no one knows when they will be operational again. Total 12 Sanjeevani ambulances were allotted to the district, out of which six vehicles are damaged. Due to delay in repairing work, critical patients have been the worst hit, as they do not get any other emergency services for

  • Bhopal: ‘Action soon against 100 illegal meat shops in city’

    BHOPAL: Mayor Alok Sharma has said that Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC) has identified more than 100 illegal meat shops in various parts of the city and action would soon be taken against them under relevant rules and regulations. He was interacting with media persons after his second public hearing ‘Bhopal ki Choupal’ at his residence on Monday.

  • Ujjain: Marriages of two minor girls prevented

    Ujjain: Marriages of two minor girls were reportedly prevented after intervention of women empowerment department at Gonsa village on Monday.  On being informed the department stopped the marriages of two daughters of Vikram Parmar.   Anti minor marriage team instructed by women empowerment officer Sabir Ahmed Siddiqui reached the marriage venue.  The parents of the girls agreed to cancel the marriage on being advised by the team led by Amrita Soni.

  • Ujjain: Social organisations hold various summer camps for sports

    Ujjain: A number of summer training camps are being organised in the city by various organisations for different sports. A football and cricket summer training camp was inaugurated at Shastri Nagar ground under the aegis of New Shastri Sports on Monday in the presence of mayor Meena Jonwal, corporator Rinku Belani and Premlata Bandwal. According to convener Sonu Shivas, 50 boys and girls will be trained in football and more than 25

  • Ujjain: ‘Jansamparkshri’ award conferred to Pankaj Mittal in Rajasthan

    Ujjain: Public Relations Society of Rajasthan organised an award ceremony to honour media personalities who have made exceptional contributions in their field of work. In the ceremony held in Jaipur on Saturday, deputy director of public relations, Ujjain, Pankaj Mittal was felicitated with ‘Jansamparkshri’ award. Former joint director of information and public relations department of Rajasthan, Bal Mukund Jha was conferred with life time achievement award.

  • Ujjain: Students stage dharna at vice chancellor’s office

    Ujjain: More than 20 students of MBA staged a dharna at the office of vice-chancellor of Vikram University on Monday. The students were annoyed with the results of IIIrd semester of MBA in which over 20 students failed in project report after obtaining zero. The students wanted to meet vice-chancellor Prof SS Pandey, who refused. Miffed students staged the dharna and raised slogans.

  • Ujjain: 17 farmers booked for burning narvai in fields

    Ujjain: In all 17 farmers in Ujjain district were booked for burning narvai, crop remains, which is declared a punishable offence under Section 144 of Cr PC as it spreads air pollution. To check such practices municipal commissioner and collector in charge Ashish Singh instructed to take stern action against such farmers.   According to information from ADMs and tehsildars, FIRs against two farmers in Ujjain tehsil, against two farmers in Tarana

  • Ujjain: Husband brutally kills wife

    Ujjain: A 35-year-old woman was allegedly killed by her husband on Sunday. The woman was muffled and brutally hammered by a rock.

  • Ujjain: Collector structures action plan for natural disasters

    Ujjain: Collector convened a meeting of administrative officers of the district to structure an action plan to tackle any natural disaster that hits the district. The meeting was held at Simhastha Fair Authority office in which preparations were discussed regarding flood and other natural disasters.

  • Ujjain: Man crushed to death under vehicle

    Ujjain: The cleaner of a JCB machine was crushed to death on Sunday at 11 pm. According to details available, Sunil Prajapat, resident of Kheda village in Shivpuri district, was sleeping at the work site when a dumper, which was reversing, ran over him. The victim died on the spot. On being informed, Nanakheda police reached the spot and filed an FIR under Section 304-A against driver Pappu, who fled from the

  • What’s Spirituality?

    Several years ago after I presented a workshop entitled “Spirituality at Work: Because You Can’t Leave Home without You” I got a phone call from someone who went on to ask, “How can I implement spirituality in our organization?” My response was simple. “You can’t. Spirituality isn’t something you implement; it’s something you are.”
    Let’s be clear. Spirituality is not religion. Spirituality is an inner search for deeper meaning-a personal private journey. Or as Peter

  • Mumbai: Surgery helps ill girl to gain 20 kg

    Mumbai: The 25-year old Shweta Sharma (name changed) was just 30 kilograms, and was diagnosed with the ‘Pericardial Tuberculosis’. But a surgery helped her to gain weight and now leading a normal life.