Free Press Journal
  • Indore: Web-GIS protal to prevent land frauds, Relief for farmers

    Web-GIS portal has been introduced in rural areas to prevent agricultural land frauds. With this facility, farmers can complete the process of mortgaging the land at banks in without making visits to tehsildar’s office. The Web-GIS portal has been adopted by the state government to streamline revue and land records.

  • Indore: Paryatan Parv from September 16-27, Schools organise education tours under tourism festival

    Schools affiliated to Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) have taken initiative to observe ‘Paryatan Parv’ (tourism festival) as advised by MP Tourism Board. The union tourism ministry in association with other central ministries, state government and stakeholders is organising different events under tourism festival in the country from September 16-27.

  • Indore: Heading Encroachments on Sanwer Road to be removed

    Collector Nishwant Warwade has assured that encroachments halting construction of the Exhibition Centre and from the alternate route of sector A of the Sanwer Road would be removed. He has also assured that the hurdles below the Banganga ROB will also be removed.  The collector assured this after inspecting Sector A of the Sanwer Road Industrial area and visiting the locations below the ROB on Thursday.

  • Indore: Senior citizen taking morning walk hit by garbage vehicle, dies

    An elderly person was killed after being hit by a recklessly driven garbage collection vehicle of Indore Municipal Corporation near Industry House trisection on Friday. The deceased was taking morning walk when vehicle hit him from back while taking reverse. The police have arrested errant driver and seized the vehicle on the spot. Investigating officer and sub inspector Nitin Patel said the deceased has been identified as Suraj Sisodiya, 65, a resident

  • Indore: Nigerian scholar molested on DAVV residential campus

    A foreign student who is here (Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya) for research was molested by a student while she was returning to her official residence on Thursday evening.  Terrified by the incident, the post-doctoral researcher expressed her willingmess to return to her country immediately even as the university authorities are counselling her.  “We have told her that she’s not alone. We all are with her,” said School of Biotechnology head Anil Kumar.

  • Indore: Narmada supply shutdown not to stretch beyond September 30

    Municipal commissioner Asheesh Singh on Saturday directed water works incharge Balram Verma to complete repair and maintenance of Narmada pipelines by September 30 denying any extension in the shutdown taken in July.  “September 30 will be deadline for completion of repair and maintenance work at pipelines under Narmada phase-I and II. No extension in shutdown will be granted,” he said during an inspection at Jalud, the pumping station set up by Indore

  • Indore: IIM Indore beats IIT, NIT to win national quiz

    A team of Indian Institute of Management Indore has won the NTPC Electron National Quiz-2018 in which 800 teams from leading institutes comprising 1500 students participated. The finals were conducted at PMI campus recently. IIT Kanpur and NIT Rourkela secured second and third position respectively. Samyak Ponangi and Shaurya Saxena from IIM Indore won the finals with a score of 131, Pradyumna Choudhury and Anshul Roy from IIT Kanpur stood second with

  • Indore: Minor boy killed as speeding SUV rams road divider

    A minor boy, who was driving a SUV, was killed after his vehicle rammed road divider and overturned on Dhar Road on Thursday. The vehicle was in high speed when it rammed the divider, witnesses said. Police are collecting details about the vehicle owner to know the circumstances under which he was allegedly speeding the vehicle. Chandan Nagar police station incharge Rahul Sharma said that the deceased has been identified as Jay

  • Indore: Ayushman Bharat scheme hits hurdle

    ‘Ayushman Bharat,’ the most ambitious health scheme of Modi government, which is scheduled to be launched on September 23, is facing a major hurdle as only seven local hospitals have agreed to be part of scheme.  Out of seven hospitals, which have shown interest to be empanelled for scheme, five are eye hospitals. Concerned over lack of interest shown by private hospitals for the scheme, district collector Nishant Warvade held a meeting

  • Indore: Dengue scare Beware, you’ll be fined if mosquitoes larvae are found on your premises

    Concerned over increasing number of vector borne diseases in city, the state health department has directed Indore Municipal Corporation (IMC) and district health officials to intensify anti-larvae drive and to impose fine on finding dengue mosquitoes larvae on any premises. As per the orders of principal secretary (health) Gauri Singh, the IMC has been directed to impose fine of finding larvae at hotels, malls, hostels, schools and other public and private premises.

  • Indore: School bus conductor arrested for negligence

    The bus conductor of Kids Home School was also arrested on Thursday on charges of negligence in the accident in which class 1 student Ali Haider was killed. After the incident, police had arrested the bus driver.  Investigating officer SI Ashraf Ali Ansari said that bus conductor Prakash Panchal, a resident of Sirpur was also arrested for negligence in the accident. Bus driver Mohammad Imran was caught by the local residents after

  • Indore: Rs 11K fine on doc for dumping medical waste

    Indore Municipal Corporation (IMC) on Monday slapped a fine of Rs 11,000 on a doctor for dumping medical waste in public. He was also warned not to repeat the mistake. Zone No 11 chief sanitary officer Mukesh Karosiya was on a round in Musakhedi area when he spotted heap medical waste lying alongside a road. He searched the medical waste and slips of Dr SC Malviya’s clinic located at Musakhedi.