Free Press Journal
  • Indore: First LSG plea arrives, DAVV scurries for fee structure

    Indore: The scurry was not out of any excitement or out of fear that some service now would have to be provided in prescribed limit, but over the fee which was to be charged from the applicant. University employee sitting at the window to accept applications refused to take application from builder Ajay Chordia as the former did not know what amount has to be charged as fee for LSG application. But, Chordia

  • Kulbhushan Jadhav

    ICJ’s Jadhav order a thumbs up for India

    There is cause for deep satisfaction for India over the order of the International Court of Justice in the Kulbhushan Jadhav case.  The court, based in The Hague in the Netherlands, has ruled that Jadhav, a retired naval officer turned businessman, who was sentenced to death by an army court in Pakistan on what India strongly believes were trumped up charges of spying and terrorism, cannot be executed until the ICJ decides on the

  • Muslims can’t afford to miss the bus

    Islam – as I understand it – is a religion of strict scriptural canons contained in the Quran, unlike say Hinduism which is for most of us an article of faith – a way of life without any fixed dogma or creed.

  • Indore: Absence of parking lot creates mess

    Indore: After bagging No 1 ranking in Swachh survey, attempts are on to make Indore a ‘Smart City’. But, absence of proper parking lots and haphazard parking may hit the city administration hard. In the absence of proper parking spaces and apathetic attitude of both the police and administration officials, people park their vehicles wherever they like. Their haphazard parking also poses problems for smooth flow of traffic and commuters. This can

  • Birthday special: Nawazuddin Siddhiqui’s journey assures you that Mumbai is a City of Dreams

    Actor Nawazuddin Siddhiqui celebrates 43 today. The most talented actor was born in small town Budhana in Muzzaffarnagar district. He was a eldest of his eight siblings. After graduating with a Bachelor in science from Haridwar University, Nawaz worked for a while as a watchman. He had a stint as a chemist in a petrochemical firm. In a search of new job he leave to Delhi. There he was instantly drawn into

  • Anna and the curious case of Lokpal Bill

    DESPITE the nation-wide outcry against corruption and Hazare’s campaign for appointment of Lokpal, corruption continues to thrive. Anna said recently that he still receives complaints from citizens across the country on corruption.

  • Indore: College aspirants waiting for online counselling to start

    Indore: Nearly a week has passed since declaration of MPBSE Class XII results but the  Department of Higher Education (DHE) has not begun centralised online counselling for admission in undergraduate and post-graduate courses offered by government and private colleges in the state. “Forget starting the counselling, even the date on which it would start has not been disclosed as yet,” said Class XII pass out student Amit Soni. Generally, the DHE declares admission guidelines

  • Indore: Advocates to decide their president today

    Indore: Voting for annual District Bar Association elections would be held on Friday with advocates electing their new president and other office-bearers along with members of the executive body. Those in the fray for the president’s post are: Dinesh Pandey, Roshan Sonkar, Awadesh Sharma, and Mahesh Kumar Dixit.

  • Kulbhushan Jadhav verdict: Pakistan cannot hang Jadhav till final hearing, says ICJ

    The Hague (Netherlands): The International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Thursday ordered Pakistan not to execute Kulbhushan Jadhav, a former Indian Navy officer convicted of alleged espionage and terrorism, till it gives a final decision on New Delhi’s petition to annul his death sentence.

  • Indore: ‘We have to feel pain of trees for our future’

    Indore: “In our daily business, we don’t have time to think about the cost which we are paying for our own growth. We are cutting trees, ruining greenery and never think about the pain of the trees, which we have categorised as living beings,” Amita Parekh, head of Heal Project’s Indore chapter, said. On Thursday, artists and members of the chapter bandaged at least 13 trees with clinical gauze at city zoo

  • Ujjain: Organic farming is the order of the day, farmers told

    Ujjain: The department of horticulture organised a division level workshop to educate farmers on increasing output and the importance of organic farming at the Simhastha fair authority office, on Thursday. The workshop was attended by director of department of horticulture, Bhopal, Satyananda, additional director, Anil Khare, divisional officer, SL Nagar along with district officers of Ujjain division, field officers, and around 150 progressive farmers from across the division.  Farmers were enlightened on

  • Ujjain: Police nail thieves involved in spate of thefts in city

    Ujjain: Two burglars, including a woman, who were involved in various thefts in the city recently, were arrested by the police on Thursday.  In view of the increasing rate of thefts in the city, Madhav Nagar police station region, SP MS Verma had directed ASP (urban) Neeraj Pandey, ASP (crime) Rajesh Sahay and CSP Satish Samadhiya to formulate an action plan to arrest the thieves. Under the observation of these officials, a team

  • Ujjain: Anil Dave, a man who mattered

    Ujjain: Anil Madhav Dave—a true son of Ujjain, will remain etched in memory and the glorious annals of the city’s history for years to come. Dave, the man who discharged his duties towards the land, family and society throughout his life. An Ujjainite at heart, but nothing could beat his zeal to serve nation and that is just what he did, right from 1989, up to his last day and breath on

  • Mumbai: Truck rams into BEST bus, no casulty

    Mumbai: A truck driver rammed into a Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport (BEST) bus at Mulund (W) on Thursday morning. The accident occurred on Mahatma Gandhi Road near Janta grains store at 6 am.

  • Molestation case

    Mumbai: Two KEM Hospital staff held for sexual assault

    Mumbai: Two staffers of King Edward Memorial (KEM) Hospital were booked for molesting their 28-year- old sister- in-law and threatening to throw acid on her at Thane.

  • Film on Sachin made tax free

    Mumbai: “Sachin: A Billion Dreams”, a film based on the life of cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar, has been declared tax-free in Kerala and Chhattisgarh.

  • Bhopal: IGRMS celebrates International Museum Day

    Bhopal: Various activities including ‘Khajane Ki Khoj’, guiding talk and lecture were organised at Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya (IGRMS) on Thursday.  It was organised by IGRMS to observe International Museum Day which falls on May 18 every year. The programme began with competition ‘Khajane Ki Khoj’. As many as 130 people participated in the competition by making 65 teams. Each team had two members to whom a three set of question,