Free Press Journal
  • Charred body of man identified

    Ujjain : The charred body of a man which was found in a farm near Badbai village on Friday, was identified by the police on Saturday. Bhairavgarh police started the identification process based on an ‘aadhar’ card found on the body. 4 people have been taken into custody for questioning. The upper body and face of the deceased man was completely burnt. Police suspected that it was done deliberately to hide the

  • Exams of 250 students nullified for malpractice

    Indore : In a stern action, Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV) punished nearly 250 students found to be guilty of using unfair means during semester exams held between July and December last year.

  • Modi behind AIADMK merger: Panneerselvam

    Chennai : In a dramatic disclosure that confirmed the role of the BJP in the coming together of the two major AIADMK factions in August last year, Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam has said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was instrumental in his faction’s merger with the group led by Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami.

  • Activist to challenge clean chit to Mayor

    Bhayandar : In a much needed respite for Mira Bhayandar Municipal Corporation (MBMC) Mayor Dimple Mehta, the  District Caste Committee ( Mumbai) has given a clean chit in a case challenging the validity of her caste certificate based on which she was crowned the first citizen of the twin-city in August 2017.

  • Theft accused held with goods worth lakhs

    Indore : Crime branch on Saturday arrested a person in connection with chain snatching, theft and bike lifting cases and recovered stolen goods worth lakhs of rupees. A search is on for one of his accomplices.

  • IIM students excel in SRCC Business Conclave

    Indore : Brining laurels to their alma mater, a team of students from after-school course of Indian Institute of Management Indore (IIM-I) performed exceptionally well in SRCC Business Conclave.

  • Sex ratio at birth dips in 17 of 21  states, Guj records 53 points fall

    New Delhi : The sex ratio at birth (SRB) saw a decline in 17 out of 21 large states of the country, with Gujarat recording an alarming dip of 53 points, a report released by the Niti Aayog stated and stressed on the need to check sex-selective abortion.

  • ‘Panchmukharvind shringar‘ of Lord Mahakal draws huge crowd

    Ujjain : Lord Mahakal adorned the ‘Panchmukharvind’ shringar on Saturday, on the occasion of ‘chandra darshan’ at the Mahakaleshwar Temple, during which the deity was decorated in five forms. This happens only once a year when Lord Mahakal adorns five looks all at once. This decoration is done two days after the festival of Mahashivaratri. This year Shivnavratri began on February 5 and ended on February 13 with the celebration of Mahashivratri.

  • Tiwary wins it for Bengal, helps Delhi too!

    Dharamsala : Delhi on Saturday got a fresh lease of life as they qualified for the Vijay Hazare Trophy quarter-finals after Manoj Tiwary’s unbeaten 104 helped Bengal beat Himachal Pradesh by six wickets in a Group B encounter here.

  • City boy shines in National Art Olympiad

    Indore : City student Shantanu Banerjee got selected in the National Art Olympiad which was jointly organised by Small Hand Big Art, Sir JJ Institute of Applied Art of Mumbai, Rhode Island School of Design of US and Mojarto. The winners will be awarded a merit certificate, cash award of Rs 2000 and an invitation to participate in their winners mentorship programme which would provide an opportunity for the students to take

  • Mayor and commissioner inspect Bima Square area

    Ujjain: Mayor Meena Jonwal and municipal commissioner Dr Vijay Kumar J inspected Bima Square at Agar road with a view to shifting the ‘Gadi Adda’ and loading vehicle parking to another spot. The duo also inspected Bima Hospital premises, fruit Mandi and trenching ground.

  • Plot for widow 18 years after soldier’s death

    Chandigarh : The Haryana government on Saturday decided to gift a residential plot to the widow of a soldier who was killed in an anti-militancy operation in Jammu and Kashmir nearly 18 years ago.

  • Cong Plenary again in Delhi from March 16-18

    New Delhi : The much delayed 84th plenary session of the All India Congress Committee (AICC) will be held here from March 16 to 18 to formally ratify election of Rahul Gandhi as the party president, three months ahead of his turning 48.

  • Siachen Pioneers evacuate pregnant woman in Ladakh

     (Jammu and Kashmir) : The Siachen Pioneers undertook an evacuation of a three-month-old pregnant woman, suffering from eyesight loss and dysphagia (blockage of throat causing inability to swallow), from a remote village called Kurgiak located in a valley of Shinkun La pass beyond Padam in Ladakh on Friday.