Free Press Journal
  • Indore: No childhood memory is complete without comics

    Indore: Combing art with stories, comic books are essential part of a happy childhood story. From famous Chacha Chowdhary and Sabu to Doga comics, there are innumerable memories that still bring an innocent smile to everyone’s face. Celebrating ‘National Comic Book Day’ on Sept 24, people sit back and revive their childhood memories in comic books. Hearing the word comics, people from almost every age group can chat for hours about their

  • Indore: Swine flu claims three more lives, toll 24

    Indore: Swine flu continues to spread its tentacles in the city. On Sunday, it claimed three more lives taking the toll to 24. In fact, the H1N1 virus has rendered health department officials helpless. They blame delay in treatment for the rising number of deaths. Denying any lacunae in treatment, they said that patients are either arriving late in hospitals or suffering from multiple diseases.

  • Indore: Office-bearers of Indore orthopaedic Assn take charge

    Indore: New executive body of Indore Orthopaedic Association took over the charges on Sunday with an aim to provide cost effective and cheap treatment to poor patients. During the annual day and installation ceremony of the association, Dr Anil Mahajan and Dr DK Sharma took over the charges of president and secretary, respectively while Dr Manish Maheshwari became joint-secretary of the newly elected body.

  • Indore: Slow pace of GSTN portal hit state traders hard

    Indore: Breakdown of GSTN portal at the eleventh hour and apathetic attitude of the GST Council badly affected the state traders hard. It is said that over 50% traders could not file the GST returns on or before September 20. Now, they (traders) are asked to pay fine of Rs 200 per day, as they failed to file returns before the expiry date.

  • Indore: Mandatory self-sealing of export containers deferred to November 1

    Indore: The Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) has deferred by a month the mandatory self-sealing of export containers and use of radio-frequency identification (RFID) tags to November 1 as traders are facing difficulties in locating vendors of the tracking devices. The process had to come into force from October 1, but “considering the difficulties expressed by trade associations in locating vendors for RFID seals, the Board had decided that the

  • Indore: City celebrates as Team India maintains all win record

    Indore: As Team India maintained its all-win record at Holkar Stadium, the city broke into celebration as soon as Manish Pandey hit a boundary to secure a win and series on Sunday. Honking of horns, blaring music and busting of fire crackers left little to imagination. In fact soon after the start of Indian innings, all city roads seemed to lead to Rajwada. Those who could not make into the stadium,

  • Indore : Rocking floor with zumba garba

    Indore : While many believe that traditional activities provide enough workout for people to stay fit, a group of youngsters are combining zumba with garba and rocking the floor while clicking the sticks in various privately organised sessions at pubs and gardens.

  • Prem Trade Centre: Traffic mismanagement, illegal parking trouble traders and visitors

    Indore : Lack of management by traffic police officials and the scarcity of parking lot at the busiest Prem Trade Centre on Maharani Road create trouble for the commuters as well as for the traders. The road gets narrowed due to illegally parked vehicles by the drivers visiting shops in the vicinity usually ending up in a traffic jam which create a nightmare like situation for the commuters as well.

  • Want information, pay Rs 1.07 lakh first: Western Railway

    Indore : Cocking a snook on Prime Minister’s digital dream, the Western Railway insists on hard copy of chief information commissioner (CIC) for providing information sought through RTI by an applicant.

  • SGST dept seizes 13 cartons of cigarettes from rly parcel office

    Indore : Anti Evasion Bureau of State Goods and Service Tax (SGST) department has seized 13 cartons of cigarettes from city railway parcel office for suspected tax evasion. The parcel arrived from Jaipur by Link Express on Friday morning.

  • Indore : She dreams to develop her passion for art into a business – Fatema Bohra

    Indore : Rediscovering her passion and finding an outlet for her creativity, 25-year-old homemaker Fatema Bohra has a new dream to develop her art and mould it into business. While life has always been nice to her, her loneliness as a single child taught her many important lessons including staying away from depression.

  • Two held for printing, selling fake cricket tickets

    Indore : City crime branch on Saturday arrested two persons for allegedly printing fake tickets of India-Australia cricket match to be held on Sunday and selling them in the market. The accused had sold 31 such tickets in the market and were trying to sell other tickets but they were arrested. The accused are being questioned to know that where they have sold the tickets and persons involved in the act.