Free Press Journal
  • Fight over free time Cab driver drags airport parking staff

    Indore : Fight between cab/car drivers and staff of parking contractor at city airport is a common incident. However, on Saturday morning, a cab driver dragged a parking employee some distance from the parking charge levy point following a heated exchange of words over free pick up/drop time.

  • CBI files disproportionate assets case against IT dept officer

    Mumbai : The CBI has registered a case against an additional commissioner  of income tax department., Mumbai; his wife; a chartered accountant; an MD of a private firm and a director of private firm under Section 109 of IPC and Section 13(2) along with 13(1)(e) of PC Act 1988.

  • How long will cricket board’s case drag on?

    The Board is seen as the best run sports body in the country and that, perhaps, gives its officials the arrogance to thumb their nose even at the country’s apex court, much to the annoyance of a vast majority of cricket fans.

  • Tehran to carry on missile plan

    TEHRAN: Iran on Saturday condemned new sanctions passed by the US Congress against its missile programme, which President Donald Trump is set to sign into law, and vowed to continue it.

  • BENGALI CLUB REMEMBERS TAGORE

    As the first non-European to win a Nobel Prize in literature, Rabindranath Tagore is one of the pioneering figures in English literature. To commemorate his works in the artistic field, Bengali Club organised a Tagore dedicated night at Jaal Sabhagraha on Saturday. His famous works of poetry including those from the literary acclaimed Gitanjali and  his musical compositions influenced by the thumri style of Hindustani music were presented and discussed at the

  • Padmashree Sumitra Guha presents bhajans

    BHOPAL : Recital of singers Sumitra Guha and Mohammed Rahimuddin were presented on Saturday — second day of three-day ‘Santvani’ at Bharat Bahwan. Centred on saints, the programme began with the performance of Mohammed Rahimuddin. He began with bhojpuri song ‘jatwa se Ganga bahe…,’.   It was followed by bhajan of sants Kabirdas and Surdas. These songs were ‘kaun dhagwa nagariya lutan…,’ ‘pinjara se ram ek din…,’ nirgun jon din  jaye…,’ ‘ho prabhuji

  • Man held for sending obscene videos to separated wife

    Indore: A man was nabbed by ‘We Care For You’ cell of the city police on Saturday for allegedly harassing his wife by sending obscene videos and SMSes over her mobile phone.  The victim, residing in MG Road area had lodged a complaint with ASP (crime) Amarendra Singh, stating that she got married with Anil Yadav of Baigram in 2001 and was separated from him few years after their marriage, due to

  • CAG slams IAF for using Russian aircraft well past its expiry date

    New Delhi : The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) has slammed the government for risking human lives by allowing the Indian Air Force (IAF) to fly the vintage Russian IL fleet bought in the 80s well past the expiry of their prescribed technical life, more so due to delay in their servicing and repairs.

  • Life beyond bars: Prisoners of Arthur Road jail get new skillsets

    Mumbai : In a bid to increase prospects of their social reintegration after prison terms, the Arthur Road jail authority conducted daylong workshop last week for inmates with the help of a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) Yuva Parivartan (Kherwadi Social Welfare Association).

  • Cent Bank offers cheap gold loans

    BHOPAL : Central Bank of India is providing loans against gold ornaments to farmers and others under its Gold Loan Scheme. Under the Gold Loan Scheme, loan up to Rs 20 lakh is provided for meeting medical, education and marriage expenses. The ornaments are mortgaged by the bank.

  • After weeks of peace, violence in Darjeeling again

    Darjeeling : After weeks of relative peace, violence erupted in the Darjeeling Hills as pro- Gorkhaland supporters clashed with police near Sukna area today while their indefinite strike entered the 45th day.

  • IIP EXHIBITS PHOTOGRAPHS AT ‘UMANG’

    Indian Institute of Photography (IIP) organised a photograph exhibition called ‘Umang’ that featured 69 photographs captured by 19 photographers of the city. Three-day exhibition that commenced on July 28 is organised by Balvant Singh Chouhan at Pritamlal Dua art gallery. These pictures capture the harsh realities of life as well as picturesque photographs from across the country. Avi Jain and many other photographers showcased their love for nature by participating in the

  • Arihant College students learn to make rakhis

    Arihant college’s students of BEd and BCom courses made a 15 feet rakhi for lord Ganesha at the historic temple of Khajrana. The creativity channeled by students to make it is evident from the looks of this decorative and beautiful rakhi. These students expressed their dedication to the lord through this creation and will present the same to him on the auspicious day of rakhi. BEd faculty, especially Dr Deepti Das, Dr

  • US imposes new ballistic missile sanctions on Iran

    New York : The United States on Friday imposed new sanctions on six Iranian companies, which it said are central to the Islamic Republic’s ballistic missile program, a day after Iran successfully launched a rocket-borne satellite into space.

  • Drug menace polluting Indian sports, Former athlete writes to PM Modi

    New Delhi : Former track and field star Ashwini Nachappa, who is also president of Clean Sports of India (CSI), has written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking a special investigation into the increasing drug abuse in sports in the country.

  • 15-year-old dies as truck rams into bicycle

    Ujjain : A 15-year-old boy was killed when a speeding truck rammed into his bicycle in industrial area, Maksi Road on Friday.