Free Press Journal
  • SPAKAS pays tribute to victims of Bharat Bandh

    Ujjain : The local unit of SPAKAS paid tribute to Shaheed Park victims killed during the Bharat Bandh. Led by SPAKAS mentor and retired IAS officer, Hiralal Trivedi, candles were lit for the peace of departed souls. Akhil Bhartiya Brahmin society president Surendra Chaturvedi, scribe Anilsingh Chandel, Jiyalal Sharma and Hardayal Thakur were present with many members of the organisation. Divisional coordinator SPAKAS, Ashok Dube informed that SPAKAS organised such programmes in

  • Indrani Mukerjea at JJ Hospital

    Indrani collapses in jail, shifted to CCU, now stable

    Mumbai : Former INX Media chief Indrani Mukerjea underwent a brain MRI scan and other tests after she was rushed to Sir JJ Hospital due to an alleged drug overdose. A senior doctor said her health is stable and that she is responding well to medications.

  • DAVV: Aspirants will be allowed to take question papers

    Indore : Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV) on Saturday postponed the examination of doctoral entrance test (DET) by almost a month and now the examination will be held on May 13. University postponed the dates of the exam due to strike by non-teaching employees association, which was called off few days back.

  • Manu in focus, Heena and Kumars also in fray

    Brisbane : The focus is firmly trained on teen sensation Manu Bhaker as the fancied Indian shooting team eyes a head start at the 21st Commonwealth Games and continuation of its recent dominance of the discipline in the quadrennial extravaganza.

  • 10 killed as speeding truck collides head on with 2 autos

    Bhopal : Ten persons were killed in a head-on collision between a speeding truck and two auto-rickshaws in Manjhgawan village, at NH-78 under Badwara police station in Katni on Saturday.

  • I didn’t recognise my team, says disappointed Marijne

    Gold Coast : India hockey coach Sjoerd Marijne said he found it hard to recognise the team he has been coaching while watching it squander lead and settle for a frustrating 2-2 draw against a lackadaisacal Pakistan in the Commonwealth Games.

  • Molestation cases on rise in city

    Ujjain : Atleast three incidents of rape were registered at two police stations of the city on Saturday. A 17 year old girl was raped by Jitendra, a resident ofShastri Nagar, in the first incident.Jitendra was a tenant in the same house in which the girl lived. The girl was with her younger brother and sister in the house when the incident happened. On being tipped off,Neelganga police staff arrested the accused

  • Show ‘sensitivity’ to rape victims: Concerned HC tells lower courts

    “Victim of such offence of rape is not merely an injured witness but she stands on higher pedestal than the injured witness, the reason being apart from physical harm, she  also suffers psychological trauma,” Justice Badar observed.

  • Bhargava Sabha holds fitness programme

    Indore : Indore Bhargava Sabha observed World Health Day with a walk, pranayam and exercise on Saturday morning. More than 50 members of Bhargava Sabha participated in the programme, which started with two-kilometre walk.

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    Organ donation made a part of school syllabus in Maharashtra

    Mumbai: Secondary school students in Maharashtra will now be educated on organ donation. A chapter on this issue has been incorporated in the new science book of Class 10 from the next academic year with an aim to create awareness about organ and cadaver donation.

  • Youth stabbed to death near Mahakal

    Ujjain : A youth was stabbed to death in the Mahakal police station jurisdiction limit, late night on Friday by some anti social elements over a rift that took place in the recent past. The youth was a florist by profession. The florists of Shri Mahakaleshwar temple area shut shop as a mark of  protest over the incident.

  • KKR start afresh against RCB in post-Gambhir era

    Kolkata : Kolkata Knight Riders would look to usher in a fresh era under new captain Dinesh Karthik with a victory when they open their Indian Premier League campaign against heavyweights Royal Challengers Bangalore, here today. However, Rain could play spoilsport in this game at the Eden Gardens.

  • Shri Kayastha Mahasabha holds cultural event

    Indore: A cultural programme and felicitation of women members were recently organised by Shri Kayastha Mahasabha at Santosh Sabhagrah located at YN Road. Mahasabha general secretary Rajesh Saxena said 11 community members were given Kayasthanetri Award. The chief guests of the programme were former judge Avinash Khare and Suresh Ranadive. Guests were welcomed by Mahasabha president Rakesh Shrivastav, Dilip Kanungo, Jagdish Nigam and others. Kavita Argal presented dance recital. Meera Nigam presented

  • Indian men, women enter semis

    Gold Coast : India thrashed Malaysia 3-0 in the men’s team table tennis quarter-finals at the 21st Commonwealth Games here on Saturday.

  • Antibiotics use in India has risen by 65% in last 15 years

    According to researchers, the increasing consumption of antibiotics could mean drug-resistant superbugs spiralling out of control and calls for new policies to control and oversee usage of these drugs. Antibiotic use in India went up from 3.2 billion defined daily doses (DDD) in 2000 to 6.5 billion in 2015, the study said, reflecting increasing economic growth and more access to antibiotics in both the public and private sectors.