Free Press Journal
  • Indore: Adopt home composting or lose one month salary, says IMC to staff

    Indore Municipal Corporation (IMC) has made it compulsory for all its staffers to set up compost units at their houses for disposal of wet waste. “As part of 3Rs (Reduce, Reuse, Recycle) initiative, we are promoting home composting in the city. Disposal of wet waste at source is an important component of 3Rs concept. To encourage people to set up compost units at their houses, we have decided to lead by example,”

  • Indore: Start-up can fulfill vision of better society, says Governor Anandiben Patel

    Governor Anandiben Patel here on Monday said that start-ups are an engine of growth and development. “Startup will prove to be an effective way to fulfill the vision of a better and strong society. We need to encourage start-ups and innovation,” she said while addressing a function organised for inauguration of Atal Incubation Centre (AIC) setup at a private college here. Patel was chief guest of the function.

  • Indore: No relief from dengue, five more test positive

    Five more patients tested positive for dengue in city on Monday taking the total number of patients to 166 this year. About 42 patients have tested positive since September 1 including 15 patients identified in last seven days. Chief medical and health officer Dr HN Nayak on Monday asked senior department officials to intensify the awareness drive as number of cases is increasing due to mosquito breeding. The senior officials have sought

  • Indore: Accused’s one year Facebook messages recovered in Supriya Jain murder case

    Police have recovered facebook messages of last one year from Supriya Jain murder case accused Kamlesh Sahu’s account to know about his exact intention for killing the girl. So far investigation revealed that Sahu was sending messages to her but she was ignoring the same. It is also came to light during investigation that the accused had seen Supriya roaming with other youths after which he was quite angry. After getting a

  • Indore: A tale of two rivers & officers’ apathy

    Kahn and Saraswati, the two rivers which virtually turned into sewers over the years, run silently through middle of the city, as civic authorities pose a blind eye towards water bodies. “Stinking and polluted, these two rivers are an epitome of civic authorities’ apathy,” says social activist Kishore Kodwani who is doing his bit to prevent rivers from vanishing. He says that these rivers were nature’s gifts to city but its people

  • Indore: ‘Happy heart is healthy heart’

    Happy heart for healthy heart. Cardiologist Dr Bharat Rawat stated this while urging people to avoid negative emotions at a seminar organised for Khandelwal and Vaish community on Sunday. He asked them to concentrate on their breath for relaxation. Addressing the gathering, Rawat said most people talk about physical fitness whenever they talk about heart’s health but studies have shown that happiness plays a bigger role in heart’s health. He explained how

  • Indore: Two killed, four injured as car rams dumper truck

    Two persons were killed while four students were injured after their car rammed a moving dumper truck from behind on Rau-Khalghat four-lane road on Sunday evening. The injured people are undergoing treatment in a city’s private hospital. According to police, the incident took place near Panjariya village at 5.30 pm. The deceased have been identified as 28-year-old Pradeep Parmar, a resident of Ashtha and his relative Anil Rathore (29), a resident of

  • Indore: IMC mulling exemption of shrines from property tax

    Unable to do recovery from shrines, Indore Municipal Corporation (IMC) is planning to exempt temples, mosques and other religious places from property tax. “Most of the shrines in the city are making no or very less income, so tax recovery is not possible from them. We are planning to exempt them from property tax,” said IMC revenue department incharge Suraj Kero.

  • Indore: 30 sitting, ex-BJP MLAs want to contest on Congress ticket, says Kamal Nath

    Madhya Pradesh Congress Committee president Kamal Nath on Sunday said 30 sitting and former MLAs of BJP have expressed willingness to contest assembly elections on Congress ticket. “They are in my contact,” he said while addressing Meet the Press programme at Indore Press Club on Sunday.  “About 2300 people from across the state are willing to contest elections including sitting and former BJP MLAs,” he remarked.

  • Indore: 3 rapes, 1 molestation in 24 hrs, Revenue inspector booked for raping BSc student

    A revenue inspector posted in Dhar was booked by police for raping a BSc student at his friend’s place in the city. The accused raped her twice between 2016 and June 2018 on promise of marriage. The accused could not be arrested till Sunday night. Deputy Superintendent of Police Sandhya Rai said victim lodged a complaint on Saturday night that she was raped by Ashvini Mishra, a resident of Krishnabagh Colony.