Free Press Journal
  • Public outcry gets shriller as RTO dither on action

    Illegal use of hooters by bureaucrats, No rule gives permission to hooter on any vehicle except in emergency service vehicles and vehicles of judges of Supreme Court and High Courts.

  • Children flock to 15-day theatre, music workshop

    BHOPAL : Children are being trained in different art forms of theatre including dance, song composing, scripting, painting, singing, music and others in a 15-day acting workshop at Araghya Auditorium, Gandhi Bhawan under the direction of city-based noted theatre actor and choreographer Vaishali Gupta.

  • 3 held for operating cricket betting racket

    Indore : City crime branch arrested three persons and claimed to have busted an IPL cricket betting racket under Kanadiya police station area on Saturday night. They were booked under relevant section and handed over to Kanadiya police for further action.

  • PF defaulter arrested, released after payment of dues

    Indore : Narmada Nagar police on Saturday arrested a contractor for provident fund dues on the director of PF Commissioner. However, he was released later following payment of dues.

  • Uniforms another money minting scheme for schools

    Indore : Originally initiated to bring equality among students in schools, uniforms have now become major differentiators for schools and status symbols as well. Raising the issue of commercialisation of uniforms, parents objected to excessive branding of schools and fixing sellers.

  • Hindi play ‘Dohri Zindagi’ staged

    BHOPAL : A  Hindi play ‘Dohri Zindagi’ was staged on Monday- the second day of four-day 27th Iftekhar Smriti Natya Evam Samman Samaraoh ‘Yaadein’ at Bharat Bhawan. Based on a folk tale of Rajasthan, the play highlights the dual life of a person. Scripted by Vijaydan Detha, directed by Neha Singh, the play was presented by Play On Production, Mumbai.  It is the saga of two friends who live in two different

  • City sizzles at 42.5, health department advises caution

    BHOPAL : After a slight respite from the scorching heat on Friday evening, the hot weather again came back in full fury on Saturday. Though the maximum temperature during the day was 42.5, searing loo-like winds swept through the city throughout the day. The health department has also issued warning for people to stay safe from the hot winds and the extreme heat.

  • Painting, sculpture exhibition at Rabindra Bhawan

    A three-day-long group painting and sculpture exhibition ‘Rang Sahita’ was inaugurated on Friday at Swaraj Vithika, on the premises of Rabindra Bhawan. Based on various themes and issues, as many as seventy-five experimental and creative works of thirty artists of Bhopal, Indore and Mumbai are on display here, attracting art lovers. They painted their works in mix media including oil, acrylic, pastel and charcoal on canvas. Besides paintings, some other art works

  • Miscreants attack cops in Pardeshipura

    Indore : Two miscreants attacked a police constable when he tried to catch them under Pardeshipura area late on Friday night. Police have registered a case and a search is on for the accused.

  • 18-yr-old girl commits suicide

    BHOPAL : An 18-year-old girl student of Class 12, allegedly committed suicide by hanging self from the ceiling fan of her house in Govindpura Industrial area on  Saturday at Ashoka Garden locality here. The police have found no suicide note.

  • ED to summon Saraogi aids soon

    Indore : Enforcement directorate is all set to tighten noose around main accused in Rs 500 crore Katni Hawala case Satish Saraogi.

  • 29-yr-old dies after falling off moving train

    BHOPAL : A 29-year-old man died after allegedly falling off a running train near Barkhedi railway crossing on Friday in Aishbag locality here. Identified Ajay Shinde, he had boarded the train for Maharashtra from Bhopal railway station to attend a family function, the police said.

  • Anti-encroachment drive begins in city, UMC still avoiding cut squares

    Ujjain : Ujjain Municipal Corporation (UMC) has finally buckled under mounting pressure from all sections to remove hawkers encroaching on cut chowks from Freeganj. It kicked off its much anticipated mission on Saturday and demolished around 10 illegal shops and seized 19 hand carts.

  • City railway facilities get boost in last FY

     Over 40-km gauge conversion done , 22-km Indore-Mhow electrification completed,  Rs 85 crore allocated for construction work utilised.