Free Press Journal
  • Indore: CET either on June 24 or 28: V-C

    Indore:  Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV) V-C Narendra Dhakad on Friday said they had decided not to hold its common entrance test (CET) on June 18, as was decided initially. “On June 18, common proficiency test (CPT) is also scheduled. So we have decided to change date of our entrance test. We will conduct CET either on June 24 or June 28. A final decision on the date will be made

  • NDA well poised, but miles to go

    It is as much a manifestation of the steady public faith in the Narendra Modi government as an index of the failure of the country’s Opposition parties to inspire confidence that three years after the BJP-led government swept to power, its stock continues to be high. There is no better reason for it than the undiminished charisma of Prime Minister Modi himself. There indeed are many factors that have contributed to the

  • Three killed, 29 injured as bus overturns in Ratnagiri

    Mumbai: At least three persons, including a 10-year-old boy, died and 29 others injured after a luxury bus turned turtle at a village in Ratnagiri district in Konkan region early this morning, police said. Two of the injured persons are in a critical state, police said.

  • Thapar to fill key US judicial post

    Washington DC : The US Senate on Thursday confirmed President Donald Trump’s first appellate court nominee, Indian-American Judge Amul Thapar, overcoming opposition from Democrats.

  • Trump son-in-law Kushner comes under FBI scrutiny

    Washington : The activities of President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior aide Jared Kushner have come under FBI scrutiny as part of the probe of Russian interference in last year’s presidential election, US media has reported.

  • A solid foundation has been laid for ‘Mahan Bharat’: Shah

    New Delhi: BJP chief AMIT Shah on Friday said that the NDA government under Narendra Modi’s prime ministership had made an all round progress and no sector was left untouched in the last three years of his rule. He said with growing confidence of people in the BJP-led government’s working, Narendra Modi had become the most popular leader in the history of the independent nation.

  • Bhopal: Simple science to counter heat, the MHT way

    Bhopal: The scorching summers are more tormenting in tin-sheds of slum areas and to give relief, Mahila Housing Trust (MHT) is working on developing affordable science among households.

  • Indore: CBSE again asks schools not to indulge in commercial activities

    Indore: Deputy secretary (affiliation) at Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) K Srinivasan has issued a circular that advises schools not to indulge in commercial activities by way of selling books, stationery , uniforms etc and to adhere to the provisions of affiliation bye-laws of the board. The circular quoted, ‘The board, time and again has issued advisories to all its affiliated schools not to indulge in commercial activities by

  • Turkish panel: US-based cleric was behind failed coup

    ANKARA: The head of a Turkish parliamentary committee says there is no doubt that US-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen was behind last year’s failed military coup. Resat Petek made the statement on Friday while presenting the report of a committee charged with investigating the attempt. Gulen, a former ally-turned-foe of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, has denied he was involved.       -AP

  • NEETI Exam: A step in the right direction

    At present there exists a huge variation in standards of technical colleges in the country, majority of them churn out graduates who are not employable. To buck this trend, the ministry of human resource development is planning a major revamp of India’s technical education. The strategy involves rolling out the single National Entrance Examination for Technical Institutions from January 2018. The proposed NEETI Exam for admission to engineering programmes will be the

  • US-led Syria raid kills 80 relatives of IS militants

    Beirut : A US-led coalition air strike on the eastern Syrian town of Mayadeen early on Friday killed at least 80 relatives of Islamic State group fighters, a monitoring group said.

  • Bhopal: Majority favour ban on poly bags

    Bhopal: On Wednesday, the State Government imposed a complete ban on polythene bags in the state. But that does not seem to have changed much at the ground level. On the third day of ban on Friday, roadside vendors, shopkeepers and buyers were openly using poly bags. It’s not that they were unaware of it. They even knew that a tough penalty awaits them if they are found “buying, selling, storing or

  • Indore: Unsystematic parking poses problems for commuters at Chhappan Dukan

    Indore: One of city’s busiest areas at Chhappan Dukan, the unsystematic parking of vehicles is pose immense problems for commuters. People visiting the area have been parking their vehicles on the open space in front of the shops of the market. This make-shift parking has been creating a lot of trouble for thousands of two-wheelers as well as light and medium vehicles that ply on the busy road, which witnesses

  • Ready to help in Sukhoi crash case: China

    Beijing : China said it is ready to help India if it asks for assistance in the search for the missing Sukhoi-30 fighter jet and two pilots, even as the wreckage was found on Friday.

  • Bodies of Everest climbers brought to Base Camp II

    Kathmandu : Rescuers have brought down the bodies of two Indian climbers who died on Mt Everest last year to Base Camp II, from where they can be airlifted to Kathmandu. The bodies were brought down as efforts were underway to retrieve the body of another Indian climber who died last week.

  • Bhopal: CM inaugurates Raja Bhoj Setu

    Bhopal: The newly built cable-stay bridge named Raja Bhoj Setu near Kamla Park was inaugurated amidst much fanfare by Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Friday evening. On the occasion, Mayor Alok Sharma, Member of Parliament from Bhopal Alok Sanjar, BMC commissioner Chhavi Bhardwaj, state BJP president, Nandkumar Singh Chauhan and other dignitaries were present. The 300-meter-long Setu has been built at a cost of Rs 30 crore. Its construction