Free Press Journal
  • EID MUBARAK: Children look forward to feast, fun and get-togethers

    Indore: Excitement grips city as holy month of Ramzan is about to end and Eid will be celebrated with vigour. While everyone bought new clothes, perfume, ingredients for ‘sheer khurma’, henna and presents, children prepared surprise gifts for their elders and eagerly wait for their ‘eidi’. Eidi is a gift, generally money, given to children by elders as part of the celebration. Talking to Free Press, children shared their views about the

  • Saif Ali Khan Interpol controversy: Bulgarian authorities question the missing 10,000 Euros that were to be paid to the company?

    Just a week ago, we had reported that Saif Ali Khan got trapped in another hunting case, this time in Romania. The Interpol authorities sent a notice to the actor in regard to the 2013 wild boar hunting case after an agent organizing the Big Hunting Game came under scrutiny. Furthermore, recent reports claim that out of the 24,000 Euros that the actor was supposed to pay

  • Indore: Property dealer involved in tortoise trafficking arrested

    Indore: The joint team of city crime branch police and forest department on Friday arrested a local resident who was involved in selling tortoises illegally in the city. Two tortoises of rare species were recovered from his residence few days back.

  • Indore: Maharaja Yashwantrao Hospital discharges first patient of bone marrow transplant

    Indore: Maharaja Yashwantrao Hospital on Friday discharged one of the two patients who underwent pediatric bone marrow transplant surgery. Another patient, 18-monthold Viraj Choudhary, will be discharged on Saturday. The 8-year-old Nadir Hasan was the first patient of thalassemia who underwent bone marrow transplant at MY hospital, which was the first government hospital in MP to perform such a surgery and too for free.

  • President Ram Nath Kovind to embark on 3-nation tour today

    New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind will leave for a three-nation visit to Greece, Suriname and Cuba on Saturday. He will be accompanied by various Members of Parliament and Minister of State for Steel Vishnu Deo Sai. As part of the nine-day tour, President Kovind will first visit Athens, where he will meet Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos and other senior members of the Government.

  • Can’t say if Ramzan ceasefire along LoC was a success or failure: Lt Gen (retd) Hooda

    Chandigarh: Lieutenant General (retd) DS Hooda on Friday said that it was not possible to comment on whether the Ramzan ceasefire along the Line of Control was an absolute success or failure. He said, “We can’t say if the ceasefire is success or failure in black or white terms. There were major challenges. Militants haven’t agreed to the ceasefire, attacks on security forces haven’t gone down. Pakistan’s carrying out infiltration and ceasefire violations

  • Bankruptcy law will be learning experience for at least 2-3 years: Bahram Vakil, founding partner, AZB & Partners

    Bahram Vakil, the founding partner of leading law firm AZB & Partners, is reckoned among the country’s foremost infrastructure and project finance attorneys. He has worked on several committees that introduced major policy changes in the country. Among them are the U K Sinha Committee— working group on foreign investment in India; SEBI sub-group on regulatory guidelines for redeemable non – convertible preference shares, and the Viswanathan Committee on bankruptcy law reform. 

  • US President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort sent to jail

    Washington DC: United States President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort was sent to jail by a federal judge who alleged that the former attempted to tamper with witnesses. US District Judge Amy Berman Jackson in Washington D.C. revoked Manafort’s bail which had permitted him to live in his Alexandria, Virginia, apartment under house arrest, reported CNN.

  • Bhopal: Identify black spots for road safety, says SRSEC

    Bhopal: In first phase of road safety audit meeting of state road safety execution committee (SRSEC), under the chairmanship of principal secretary home Malay Shrivastava, in Bhopal on Friday, it was decided that black spots where rate of accidents is high must be identified.

  • Bhopal: BJP flays Digvijay Singh for raking Hindu terror issue

    Bhopal: BJP spokesman Rajnish Agrawal said that Congress will continue to rake up issues like alleged Hindu terrorism, safronisation and Sanghi-terrorism until and unless it is reduced from 44 seats to 4 in state Assembly.  Congress leader Digvijay Singh seems to be front runner in bringing party to its lowest seat tally in the state, said the BJP leader while interacting with media here on Friday.

  • Sanju: Did you know Sanjay Dutt was caught with a girl in boarding school and was beaten up by a teacher?

    Sanjay Dutt- the actor, the superstar, the lawbreaker- everything comes with him. The actor carries a lot of baggage from his past which is one of the many reasons he has a biopic made on him. Rajkumar Hirani is gearing up for the release of Sanju and many aspects of Sanjay Dutt’s life will be shown on the big screen with Ranbir Kapoor in the lead.

  • Bhopal turns into spring of love, friendship and joy on Eid

    Bhopal: Eid means joy; it is time for get-together where one gets an opportunity to know the cultural richness of other’s religion.  Besides, the occasion helps one realise that the maze of religions is but the roads which diverged as human beings journey to comprehend and reach out the God; it gives the message of love, humanity and peace. These are some of the salient reflections which the people from various communities

  • Bhopal: Congress believes in constitution and works for oppressed, says Kalam Nath

    Bhopal: “There is lot of difference between the DNA of Congress and that of BJP, the BJP is known for its mouthing but Congress believes in upholding the constitution and welfare of the oppressed class,” said state Congress president Kalam Nath at the conclusion of satta badlo sambidhan bacho yatra, in Bhopal on Friday. The 40 day yatra, lead by the member of Parliament Rajmani Patel covered all the 51 districts of

  • Eid and Bhopal’s history, some reflections

    My father always maintains that Eid is the day of thanksgiving and happiness. However while collecting my thoughts to pen down this piece I realised that it would be better if the Eid’s connect with the history of Bhopal could be revisited even if in glimpses-here is an attempt.

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    Mumbai Fire: For these security guards, duty comes first

    Mumbai: The security team of the Prabhadevi high-rise, Beaumonde Towers, where a Level-III fire broke out on Wednesday around 2 pm, had managed to tackle the blaze for nearly twenty minutes on its own, before the arrival of firemen. Despite some guards observing roza, they worked relentlessly to rescue over 90 residents, climbing 31 floors several times, without a sip of water.