Free Press Journal
  • Indore: Crime Round Up: Fake bank officers cheat two over phone

    Indore: A man was duped of Rs 50,000 by fake bank officers in Krishnabagh area on Wednesday. According to police, complainant Nilesh Rajak, a resident of Krishnabagh alleged that he received a phone call from some unidentified person, who claimed to be a bank manager from Mumbai and enquired about his account and ATM details. After the convinced complainant provided details, the accused withdrew Rs 13,000 from his account and later, made

  • Indore: Major financial bungling unearthed in Holkar college, efforts on to punish guilty

    Indore: In a major financial bungling, custodians of Government Holkar Science College allegedly inflicted heavy loss on government by putting an amount of Rs 35 crore in fixed deposit on merely an interest of 4.75 per cent. For past many years, this amount has been lying in bank on low income rate causing a yearly loss of Rs 70 lakh to the exchequer.

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    Indore: Text Neck Syndrome Dark side of smartphone romance

    Indore: Smartphones and other hand held devices are indeed making our lives easier and simpler by enabling us get connected and stay updated; but as we know, every coin has two sides.  The darker side of being plugged with the electronic gadgets is a disease called Text Neck Syndrome, which is silently but swiftly increasing among people in city and especially the young ones. After all, staring at the screen for hours

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    Indore: Free Press Cycling Initiative Preserving self as well as nature

    Indore: Pedalling to boost their metabolism and encourage cycling as preferred mode of transport, a group of cyclists participated in various BRMs (Brevet des Randonneurs Mondiaux, commonly known as Brevets, which are long-distance, free-paced cycling events) held this year.

  • Indore: Work on IET library begins, bhoomi pujan for hostel soon

    Indore: While construction of Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET)’s library has started at the outlay of Rs 7 crore, Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV) has announced plans to lay foundation stone of 200-bed hostel on the institute campus shortly.  “We are undertaking two major construction projects on IET campus. While construction on library has begun, the bhoomi pujan for hostel will start shortly,” said incharge registrar Ajay Verma.

  • Indore: Happy Diwali Lights in the hearts, celebration in the air

    Indore: Residents broke into joyous mood as they lit crackers, exchanged greetings and sweets on Diwali, which was celebrated with traditional vigour and zest in the city on Thursday. Traders decorated markets with glittering lights, earthen lamps, garlands and flowers that added to city’s festive look. Shopkeepers, especially kiosk and stall owners and roadside vendors remained busy whole day selling earthen lamps, candles, decoration pieces, images of gods and goddesses and flowers

  • Indore: Crime Round Up: Tantrik rapes woman on pretext of curing disease, arrested

    Indore: A 35-year-old woman was allegedly raped by a fraud Tantrik Baba under Dwarkapuri police station on Tuesday. According to police, the victim alleged that she was raped by 40-year-old Jeetlal of Sai Baba Nagar. The victim and her family hails from Rajgarh and work as labourers. She told the police, that a few days ago, her son fell ill. She visited the accused, who claimed to possess supernatural powers, for treatment.

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    Indore: Ensure stress-free environment for your pets this Diwali

    Indore: Crackers, increased pollution are side-effects of the festival of light that brightens nights and brings family together. While most people with asthma lock themselves inside and take extra care to avert getting an attack, the most tragic situation is for pets. Traumatised by loud unpredictable sounds and flashing lights, pet dog feel jittery, wanting to escape the boisterous situation. Sadly, as there is no escape, they have fearful responses such as

  • Indore: Frequent fluctuation in temp makes H1N1 virus active

    Indore: The weather has become favourable for H1N1 virus again with frequent fluctuation of day-night temperatures. Three patients have been tested positive for the deadly dengue on Wednesday. With this, the number of positive patients with swine flu and dengue reached to 127 and 60, respectively. Till date 474 samples have been sent to Jabalpur laboratory for confirmation of swine flu and the death toll from the deadly disease in city reached

  • Indore: Ill-effects of fireworks to be taught at DAVV

    Indore: On the occasion of Diwali, Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV) has announced plans to launch an elective on fireworks so as to sensitise students on ill-effects of firecrackers. The announcement comes following an order issued by University Grants Commission directing universities across the country to teach ill-effects of fireworks to students.