Free Press Journal
  • IIT Indore campus turns into virtual fortress

    One of the main entrances has been sealed with tin sheets barring students to get the slightest view of outside world. Parents of protesting students are regularly summoned to listen to allegations against their wards and face threats of consequences

  • Indore: In a first, UGC rejects ARC probe report, says compromise in ragging unacceptable

    Indore: In a stern move, University Grants Commission (UGC) on Sunday out-rightly rejected the inquiry report of PMB Gujarati Commerce College’s anti-ragging committee (ARC) which found an alleged ragging case a mere ‘brawl’ between two students. Perhaps, this is the first time when the UGC disapproved any ARC probe report of a college.

  • Cambodia arrests foreigners for ‘pornographic singing and dancing’

    Phnom Penh: Cambodia has arrested 10 foreigners for “singing and dancing pornographically”, police said today, as the kingdom cracks down on racy behaviour at popular tourist sites. The group, which could face up to a year in prison on pornography charges, was due in court this morning after police made the arrests on Thursday at a villa in Siem Reap ,the town connected to Cambodia’s famed ancient ruins of AngkorWat.

  • Indore Republic Day Fervour: Emerald Heights recognises sporting talents

    Indore: Emerald Heights International School celebrated 69th Republic Day with a grand programme which saw an impressive march past, enthralling cultural performances and felicitation of the winners of sports meet among other events on Friday. The celebration held on the school premises, commenced with unfurling of the national flag followed by the national anthem and a perfect parade by the school students belonging to NCC and Air Wing. Further, a colourful cultural

  • Indore Human Dynamo: Dancing to the end of live

    Indore: Pursuing her mother’s dream, 12-year-old dancer daughter Muskan Sharma created a kind of history in her family as she made it to the top seven at national dancing show ‘Super Dancer 2’ bringing laurels to the city.

  • Indore: 80% of targeted kids receive two drops of life

    • Among 5,60,000  children below 5-yr age in district 4,08,247 administered vaccine at 3,900 booths
    • Health activists to reach every doorstep to administer drops to those who missed first phase for next two days

    Indore: Aimed at immunising kids from polio and thus eradicating the disease from country, first phase of the year’s pulse polio campaign was launched across district on Sunday.

  • Union Budget 2018: Can the Budget be both populist and pragmatic?

    New Delhi: The Narendra Modi government is going to present its last full Budget on February 1 in the run-up to the general elections in 2019. So, a degree of populism – stemming from electoral considerations – in inevitable. (The government will present a vote-on-account next year, instead of a full Budget.)

  • Indore: Doctor’s son stabbed to death, 3 nabbed within 16 hours

    Indore: With the arrest of three persons, police claimed to have busted the murder case of a doctor’s son in Kanadiya area within 16 hours of the crime on Sunday. The accused had an argument with the deceased after which they stabbed him to death.

  • Indore: Thieves decamp with donation box from Jain temple

    Indore: Thieves targeted a Jain temple in Rajendra Nagar and took away donation box and other valuables from there in the wee hours of Sunday. The CCTVs footage of the incident is being examined by police to identify the thieves.

  • Sensex, Nifty scale new peaks as February series turns bullish

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex today soared about307 points to scale a new peak of 36,356.99 points in the opening session as participants widened their bets following the beginning of the February series in the derivatives segment. The broader NSE Nifty also soared to a new high of11,146.55 by surging 76.90 points or 0.69 per cent.

  • Indore: Passenger bus cleaner, friend molest minor girl

    Indore: A minor girl, who hails from Manavar, was allegedly molested by a passenger bus cleaner and his friend in Chhoti Gwaltoli area. Police have booked the unidentified accused under POCSO Act and other relevant sections of the IPC on Saturday.

  • Australian Open champion Roger Federer has ‘no idea’ how long he will go on

    Melbourne: Age-defying Roger Federer says after winning his third Grand Slam title in a year he has no idea how long he will continue playing.
    The 36-year-old Swiss marvel continues to defy the years and attrition rate, reaching his 30th Grand Slam decider and claiming his sixth Australian crown and 20th Grand Slam title. The world No.2 won back-to-back Australian Opens by beating Marin Cilic 6-2, 6-7 (5/7), 6-3, 3-6, 6-1 on Sunday,

  • Indore: SICA 78 bids adieu to class XII students

    Indore: SICA 78 organised a farewell for the outgoing batch of class XII students on Saturday. The programme commenced with Saraswati Vandana followed by mesmerising performances of class XI students. Seniors were felicitated with titles and mementos. Head girl and head boy expressed gratitude towards teachers.

  • Indore: Republic Day celebrated at Millennium School

    Indore: Understanding the meaning of Republic, students of Millennium School emphasised upon importance of respect for women, safety and role in shaping the country during Republic Day celebrations on Friday. Quoting the importance of women, student Tanya Singh said “Women are empowered forces that determine how we think, act and function at large”. She elaborated that as a mother women guide future generations.