Free Press Journal
  • Indore: HL Mehta appointed JSG innternational director

    Dewas: Jain Social Group International Federation has appointed HL Mehta as the new international director and vice president of the federation for the year 2017-18. Mehta has served the federation in various capacities, including senior founding member and president of Jain Social Group, Dewas (2000-04), founding secretary and chairman of MP Region (2004-06), secretary of Jain Social Group International (2006-08), general secretary (2008-10) and vice president (2010-12).

  • Indore: Plowden Rd becomes death trap for commuters

    Mhow : Vehicles have been facing a tough time negotiating the perilous Plowden Road and other roads near Bhaiyyaji ka Bungalow here, thanks to the negligence of Cantonment Board and Narmada Water Supply Project officials.
    Cantonment Board and Narmada Water Supply Project had earlier put up barriers to stop heavy vehicles entering these roads. However, following protests by local residents, the board though have removed the barriers, left the polls just in the

  • Indore: Lies effective weapon for politicians: Wankhede

    Indore : A politician who lies convincingly is considered to be right in today’s scenario, said notable political analyst Ashok Wankhede, while delivering a lecture here on Monday. He was speaking on ‘rajniti ka ye kaisa daur’ under the aegis of local Abhyas Mandal.
    Currently lies have become a very effective weapon for politicians and political parties whose sole object is to take over the reins of power anyhow. Principle and other such

  • Indore: 20-year-old married woman found murdered

    Indore : A 20-year-old married girl was found murdered at her place in Rajendra Nagar police station area on Monday. She was separated from her husband few months ago and was living alone.
    During preliminary investigation, police believed that the killer had also tried to burn the body after killing her.
    According to ASP Rupesh Dwivedi, the deceased was identified as Pooja Rahul, a resident of Anand Nagar. She was killed by some unidentified

  • Indore: Apna Sweets waiter booked for molesting minor girl

    Indore : Kishanganj Police have booked a waiter of Apna Sweets, located at Pigadamber, for molesting a minor girl on Sunday.
    According to police, a 12-year-old girl approached the police to lodge a complaint against Sunil Chauhan, employed as waiter at the restaurant.
    The accused molested the girl while she was riding on a toy cycle and was alone in the garden and fled from the scene when the girl raised an alarm. Police

  • Indore: Bhagat Singh’s pistol sent to Jalandhar Frontier HQ

    Indore : Revolutionary Bhagat Singh’s pistol, which he used to kill British officer John Saunders in 1928, was sent to the Frontier Headquarters at Jalandhar last week, over 47 years after it was shifted to the BSF’s Central School of Weapons and Tactics (CSWT) museum here from the Police Academy in Phillaur in Punjab.
    The historic semi-automatic .32-bore Colt-make pistol was transferred to BSF’s Frontier Headquarters at Jalandhar during last week, a senior

  • Indore: Fire breaks out in tent house

    Indore : Fire broke out in a tent house, located in Lasudiya police station area, in which goods worth lakhs were gutted on Monday morning.
    More than four tankers were used to douse the fire which was broke out at around 4 am. Officials of fire brigade are investigating the case and prima facie, the fire is caused by a short circuit.

  • Indore: DAVV affiliated colleges to go WiFi

    Indore : Students of all colleges affiliated to Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV) would soon be able to get free access to internet facility on their respective institute campuses.
    The university has taken up responsibility of making campuses of the colleges affiliated to it WiFi enabled. “We are going to tie-up with a company which will make college campuses WiFi enabled for free,” said vice chancellor Dr Narendra Dhakad.
    He said that providing students with

  • Indore: ‘Why houses were unnecessarily demolished in Ganeshganj’

    Indore : Reviewing the progress of smart city project here on Monday, Lok Sabha speaker Sumitra Mahajan expressed her deep concern over certain issues regarding elevated expressway project, stretching from Mhow Naka to airport.
    Mahajan reviewed the smart city project in a high level meeting held at AICTSL office as collector P Narahari and IMC commissioner Manish Singh briefed her the plan of expressway construction.
    After listening to the briefing, expressing her anguish over

  • Indore: Indian students should not worry about shift in US policies, says Robinette

    Indore : Indian students should not be worried about their studies and career in United States of America as the policies of Trump government do not affect them directly, said Col Steve Robinette, Associate Vice President, International Programs, of Missouri State University (MSU), USA.
    He said that the changes in policies are not new there and the present government is bringing some changes which were done by the previous governments as well.
    Steve was

  • Indore: 25 enthusiasts from city pedal to Bercha lake to encourage cycling

    Indore : Bringing awareness about cycling for saving the earth, more than 25 cyclists from Indore pedalled to Bercha lake, Mhow celebrating ‘Earth Day’ post annual celebration day on April 22. Promoting cycling for environment by quoting its benefits for health, the cyclists were able to gather attention of residents on the way.
    Accomplishing their objective of encouraging cycling, they also brought in light natural beauty of lakes, which needs to be conserved.

  • Indore: NFG students can complete degree from IGNOU

    Indore : Here is good news for students declared “Not Fit for Graduation” (NFG) for failing to complete their degree course within the maximum time period of five years. They can now complete their degree from Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU).
    “IGNOU has agreed to hold special exams for such students so that they can complete their graduation degree,” said DAVV vice chancellor Dr Narendra Dhakad.
    Moved by the plight of thousands of

  • Indore: Students debate rigorously at DCMUN

    Indore : With vigorous debating sessions and various moderated and unmoderated caucuses, students from various schools participated in DCMUN held at Daly College.
    Delegates debated on various topics with enthusiasm. Each committee reflected theme ‘Noise of the Neglected’ and had a rigorous day of debating, reacting to crises and preparing working papers.
    Committee agendas were: United Nations Security Council (UNSC), the Arctic Affair, United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC), Dealing with Abusive Powers of

  • Indore: Admin top brass inspects Ranipura accident site

    Indore : A high-level team of officials from district administration and police department inspected Ranipura fire incident site on Monday morning and instructed the investigating team to keep samples safe in police station. The visiting team did not find any basement there.
    ADMs Ajaydev Sharma and Shamim Uddin along with SP Awadesh Goswami on Monday visited the spot again. Uddin is heading the one-member magisterial probe committee. The visiting officials thoroughly inspected the

  • Indore: No medicine without prescription

    Indore : District administration has banned sale of medicines without doctor’s prescription. District magistrate P Narahari has issued an order to this effect on Monday for safety and peace of public under Section 144.
    If anyone is found violating the order, legal action will be taken against him/them under Section 188, the collected warned. The order issued following reports that criminals are doing crimes after consuming Schedule H drugs.

  • Indore: HC issues notice to state government

    Indore : Indore bench of Madhya Pradesh High Court on Monday issued show cause notice to state government on a public interest litigation (PIL) filed on Ranipura cracker shop fire incident that claimed eight lives.
    “Chief Justice Alok Verma granted three weeks to the government to file its reply on the petition,” said advocate Mohan Singh Chandel, who is representing petitioner Kushal Sharma in the court. The next hearing in the case has

  • Mufti has accepted Vajpayee was right, Modi is wrong: Congress

    Lucknow/Kolkata : The Congress on Tuesday questioned Jammu and Kashmir Mehbooba Mufti’s decision of allying with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), if she was not happy in the first place with the manner the party was functioning.