Free Press Journal
  • President pays tributes to Babasaheb

    Mhow : President Ram Nath Kovind paid tributes to father of Indian Constitution Dr B R Ambedkar here Saturday on the occasion of his 127th birth anniversary. He paid tributes to the Dalit icon at his birthplace in the Kalipaltan area where the Madhya Pradesh government has built a memorial.

  • India Shining at CWG 8 gold medals claimed on bumper day

    Gold Coast : From the boxing ring to the shooting range to the athletics arena, it was India shining on the penultimate day of the 21st Commonwealth Games where the country claimed its biggest single-day haul of the ongoing edition, ensnaring eight gold medals across five disciplines.

  • Lake conservation drive to begin from Monday

    BHOPAL : De-silting drive for Upper Lake conservation will be kicked off from Monday as water level is fast receding in the lake which is a lifeline of Bhopal. Bhopal mayor Alok Sharma, on Saturday, has appealed Bhopal people for cooperation in it.  Upper Lake is a man-made lake which has 361 sqkm catchment area and 36 sqkm surface area.

  • Paediatricians hold camp on villagers’ health problems 

    Indore : Indore Academy of Paediatrics on Saturday organised a health check-up camp in Bagli village with the aim to provide better health facilities to women and children in rural areas.

  • AYUSH begins documentation of Ayurveda practitioners

    Mumbai : The ministry of Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy abbreviated as AYUSH began to documentation of Ayurvedic medicinal – an ancient indigenous Indian system of medicine from Vaidya (Ayurvedic practitioners). At present more than 200 Vaidyas from Kerala have recorded their knowledge with the union ministry.

  • Manika Batra wins historic TT gold

    Gold Coast : A marauding Manika Batra created history by becoming the first Indian woman table tennis player to win a singles gold at the Commonwealth Games while Sharath Kamal and G Sathiyan went down fighting in the men’s doubles to settle for silver.

  • Congress flays PM Modi for eroding Ambedkar’s legacy

    New Delhi : Congress MP and former union Minister Kumari Selja on Saturday flayed Prime Minister Modi for usurping and eroding the legacy of Dr B R Ambedkar by simply paying lip service to him.

  • Solar week to focus on sustainable development

    Indore : Jimmy McGilligan Centre for Sustainable Development will observe Solar Week at the centre from Sunday. Lectures will be organised on sustainable development.

  • CBI books UCO Bank ex-CMD in `621-cr fraud

    New Delhi : The CBI has booked former chairman-cum-managing director of UCO Bank Arun Kaul and others in connection with an alleged Rs 621-crore loan fraud which has caused a loss of over Rs 737 crore to the bank, officials said on Saturday. The agency carried out searches at 10 locations today, they said here.

  • Case against ex-bank staffer for comments on rape victim

    Kochi : A case was registered on Saturday against a former bank employee for allegedly justifying the “gangrape and killing” of an eight- year-old girl in Kathua of J&K, police said. Vishnu Nandakumar, who triggered a social media furore with his alleged Facebook comments against the Kathua rape victim was charged under Section 153A (Promoting enmity between different groups on grounds of religion, race, place of birth, residence, language etc, and doing

  • DJ party by INIFD

    Inter National Institute of Fashion Design (INIFD), Bhopal organised a DJ Party ‘Dance Dhamaal Masti’ at 11 Ten Café N Resto Bar , with pomp and show. Students of the institute  clad in modern outfits danced on latest bollywood songs like ‘Swag Se karenge Sabka Swagat…,’ ‘Abhi to Party Shuru Hui…,’ ‘Party All Night…,’ ‘Aaj Ki Party…,’ many more and  rocked the party.  They enjoyed the party and it provided them due

  • Woman police aspirant dies during practice run

    Mumbai : A 20-year-old woman preparing for police recruitment, died of a cardiac arrest during a practice run in Sangli in Western Maharashtra, police said on Saturday. The incident occurred at Balvant College in Vita in Sangli district on Friday evening, they said. “The victim, Komal Dattatray Pawar, collapsed while running on the ground and died on the spot,” a police official said. Her relative Satish Pawar (50), who was with her during

  • Singaporean athlete barred over doping

    Gold Coast : A Singaporean para-sprinter has been barred from the Commonwealth Games after failing a doping test, officials said on Saturday.

  • ‘Most serious threat’ to int’l peace, security, says Guterres

    United Nations : Syria represents the “most serious threat” to international peace and security, UN chief Antonio Guterres said on Saturday, urging all the member states to show restraint and avoid any acts that could escalate the situation and worsen suffering of the Syrian people.

  • 700 students to appear for CLAT

    Indore : The number of students opting for common law admission test (CLAT) has increased this year.  City based CLAT expert Ashutosh Kaushik said about 500 students from Indore had appeared for CLAT last year. This year, 700 students have already registered for the examination. CLAT will be conducted on May 13.

  • Dalit-speak of PM, BJP a sham, says Mayawati

    Lucknow : Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati on Saturday lashed out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi and said his words and the acts of BJP about Dalit welfare and respect for Dalit icon Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar is a sham.

  • Head of newborn found; witchcraft suspected

    BHOPAL : A severed mutilated head of a new born dumped near a store house was spotted by Rajkumar, a factory worker, in Chawani on Friday. The chilling incident has sent shockwaves among the locals as the body of the child could not be traced.

  • Bhopal Tattoo Festival off to a thumping start

    A two-day Bhopal Tattoo Festival began at Rainbow Treat, Shahpura on Saturday.  It is being organised by Skin Machine Tattoo Studio for the first time in Central India. Well known tattoo artists across country like Kunwar Amar, Aarisha Jain and Stebin Ben are participating in it. Some celebrities of Bollywood will also take part in it. On day one, a competition was held for categories including ‘Best Cover Up,’ ‘Best Lettering/ script/custom