Free Press Journal
  • Maharashtra: Brace for veggie, milk crisis as 1.5 crore farmers go on strike

    Nashik/Mumbai: For the first time in Maharashtra, around 1.5 crore farmers will go on strike from Thursday, June 1, in protest against the government’s apathy towards their plight. Mumbai and other cities and towns will feel the impact of the agitation as the supply of vegetables, fruits and milk will dry up if the agitation gathers steam.

  • Reading to dogs may motivate kids to pick more books: study

    Boston:  Parents, take note! Reading aloud to dogs may encourage your child to read more books and develop a
    positive attitude towards academics, scientists say. “Our results suggest that reading to dogs in an academic setting has the potential to provide motivation, which will help inform future research into this animal-assisted intervention,” said Deborah Linder, research assistant professor at Tufts University in the US.

  • Wines

    What makes wine smell better?

    Berlin, A fungal infection in grapes known as ‘bunch rot’ improves the aroma of wine, providing it increased levels of fruity and vanilla notes, scientists say.

  • Highly charismatic leaders not most effective: study

    London: Exceptionally charismatic people may not make the best leaders, say scientists who found that those with moderate levels of charisma are more effective at managing an organisation.

  • Your daily horoscope- 1 June by Nilikash P. Pradhan

    Aries:- If you want to improve yourself, listen to what critics have to say. Happiness will prevail. You need to understand your life partner to ensure you have a peaceful life.

  • Indore: Life lessons from greatest teachers – Our parents

    Indore: Youngsters and seniors are all set to make their loved parents feel special with little gestures. Worldwide June 1 is celebrated as Day of Parents.  The day was proclaimed by the General Assembly in 2012 that honours parents throughout the world. The Global Day of Parents provides an opportunity to appreciate all parents for their selfless commitment to their offspring and their lifelong sacrifice towards nurturing the relationship. They guide their

  • Bhopal: Social media turns rife with spicy rumours

    Bhopal: Tuesday night became nightmare for a few, when they received messages about communal riots in Bhopal. People immediately called their family members to return home as soon as possible. By late night, WhatsApp and Facebook were flooded with posts about riots. Pictures of burnt cars, bleeding people, deployed police were all over social media. The forwarded messages included texts like Curfew wali Mata mandir being demolished, a boy’s throat

  • Indore: Department of Lifelong Learning organises Annual Exhibition

    Indore: Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya’s Department of Life Long Learning recently organised its annual exhibition in the department premises. It was an opportunity for fashion designing and fashion technology students to showcase their expertise at the work through a variety of art pieces. Around 8 groups of 150 students utilised junk items to create an all new piece of art. While tree branches were given the shape of a crocodile and a nest

  • Indore: Dewas chemists support nationwide strike

    Indore: Dewas Chemists’ and Druggist Association (DCDA) extended support to nationwide strike called by All India Organisation of Chemists and Druggists Association on Tuesday.

  • Ujjain: Garbh-kalyanak celebrated by Jain community

    Ujjain: Garbh-kalyanak, the first of 5 events under Panchkalyanak, of Majjinendra Adinath was celebrated under the guidance of Samtasagar Maharaj and Nishchaysagar Maharaj at the old ITI premises on Wednesday. The event began with manglashtak, abhishek shantidhara and garbh-kalyanak pooja. Later offerings for world peace were held with a havan.

  • Ujjain: Information Commission summons Ghattiya SDM , collector today

    Ujjain: The State Information Commission (SIC) has summoned Ghattiya SDM and Ujjain collector for a personal appearance in Bhopal on June 1. They have been summoned in connection with a petition filed by Jairaj Choubey, who sought various details related to the appointment of priests and employees at Mangalnath and Angareshwar temples. Both of the said authorities did not furnish, the same in stipulated time prompting him to knock the doors of

  • Ujjain: BJP chalks out upcoming prog, convenes meeting

    Ujjain: The district unit of Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) held a meeting on Wednesday morning at its office Lokshakti Bhawan. Upcoming programmes were chalked out at the meeting in the presence of party office bearers.

  • Ujjain: UMC endorses rainwater harvesting, to be launched in govt buildings soon

    Ujjain: Ujjain Municipal Corporation (UMC) is all set to endorse rainwater harvesting system amongst common people to prevent future water crisis in the city. The system will soon be installed on government and public buildings, sports grounds, gardens and parks as well as houses made under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana amongst others to motivate people to adopt adopt the system.