Free Press Journal
  • Pre-monsoon rain disrupts normal life in city

    BHOPAL : Though the government keeps patting itself over turning the state capital into a smart city however the spell of pre-monsoon rain exposed the preparedness of the civic administration and the power distribution company in dealing with situations arising out of sudden changes in weather.

  • Cheque given by Yogi to UP board topper bounces

    “I was very happy to receive the cheque from the chief minister…but came to know that it had bounced two days after it was deposited…it led to some disappointment,” Alok, a student of Young Stream Inter College, said.

  • Tewari likens Pranab’s morphed RSS images with Nazi propaganda

     New Delhi : Continuing his criticism of Pranab Mukherjee’s visit to an RSS event, Congress leader Manish Tewari on Saturday likened with Nazi propaganda the former President’s morphed picture showing him raising his hand in salutation like RSS cadres do.

  • Trump and Kim lookalikes hold ‘summit’ in Singapore

    Singapore : While access to the historic summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will be tightly restricted, hundreds of Singaporeans got the next best thing on Saturday when two lookalikes showed up at a downtown mall.

  • MYH postpones patients’ discharge for two days

    Indore : Maharaja Yashwantrao Hospital administration on Saturday postponed discharging the patients who underwent maiden paediatric bone-marrow transplant at MP’s largest government hospital.

  • Anu Kumar claims 800m gold for India

    Gifu (Japan) : Middle distance runner Anu Kumar claimed a gold in the men’s 800m and Arpandeep Kaur Bajwa grabbed a bronze in the women’s discus throw as India added three more medals to its tally on the third day of the Junior Asian Athletics Championships.

  • PM to stay in MP for 6 hrs on June 23

    Indore : Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be on 6-hour visit to state on June 23. He will address public meeting in Rajgarh and Indore. In the city, he will present award to Indore Municipal Corporation for being declared India’s cleanest city for second consecutive year.

  • Maldives suffers diplomatic defeat in UNSC election

     United Nations : Hobbled by internal unrest and accusations of human rights violations, Maldives has lost its bid for Asia’s Security Council seat, which Indonesia won by a huge margin.

  • Woman held  in Gujarat for IPL betting

    Indore : A 24-year-old woman, who is allegedly a member of an international betting syndicate, has been arrested from Ahmedabad airport in Gujarat by the cyber wing of Madhya Pradesh police, an official said on Saturday.

  • Too many intrusions by China in April

     New Delhi : The Home Ministry has submitted a dossier to Prime Minister Modi on an increased number of 16 transgressions by the Chinese troops along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) despite the confidence building measures supposed to be implemented by both sides.

  • India’s bid to choke Nirav Modi’s funds

    New Delhi : Indian investigators have tried to choke funds of the absconding celebrity diamantaire Nirav Modi to scuttle his legal fight in the British courts and at the Interpol, learning a lesson from how fugitive former MP Vijay Mallya and former IPL boss Lalit Modi used money to power their long legal battle.

  • Activists educate people on honking, pollution

    Indore : A private healthcare organisation conducted a public awareness drive to encourage commuters and traffic police for reducing air pollution to keep environment clean, healthy and green at Palasia square’s traffic signal on Saturday.

  • Trump trades easy banter with allies but differences persist

    La Malbaie (Canada) : President Donald Trump charged into the Group of Seven summit at odds with key allies over US tariffs, then set out to defuse tension with friendly banter and offered vague claims of progress in trade talks.

  • Marshall, Elworthy added to Queen’s Birthday Honours list

     Dubai : Alex Marshall, ICC General Manager – Anti Corruption, and ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Managing Director, Steve Elworthy were recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list on Saturday.

  • Pranab’s message to RSS: Will the hotheads listen?

    It was an evening of pious homilies at the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) headquarters in Nagpur where former President and now citizen Pranab Mukherjee was the guest of honour at a valedictory function.

  • Vatican orders ex-envoy to face child sex abuse trial

    Vatican City : A monsignor who was a former advisor at the Vatican’s US embassy in Washington will face charges of possessing and exchanging child pornography, the Holy See announced on Saturday.

  • Chhetri’s India seeks crowning glory, Kenya stands in way

    Mumbai : India will for the umpteenth time look up to the talismanic Sunil Chhetri and a stadium packed to the brim with emotionally-charged fans for inspiration as they face Kenya in the summit showdown of the Intercontinental Cup here on Sunday.

  • Two lynched over suspicion of child-lifting

    Guwahati : In a shocking incident, two youths from Guwahati were beaten to death by an agitated mob at a location in Karbi Anglong district on suspicion of being child lifters.