Free Press Journal
  • Human Dynamo: A boxer who has set eyes on Olympics

    Indore: Perhaps, you wouldn’t have heard about this sport much. Ask 26-year-old savate boxing champion Sumitra Chandravanshi who dreams of representing India in Olympics 2024 to be held in Paris, France. “Savate will be among contested sports in Olympics 2024 and hopefully I will be prepared to compete for India by then,” Sumitra told Free Press. Sharing her life-story, Sumitra said, “I lost my mother when I was three years old. But

  • Indore: Jayant Sinha inquires about international flights to start from city

    Indore: The minister of state for civil aviation Jayant Sinha on Friday inquired from city airport director about the airlines, which want to start international flights from Indore.  He said ministry will expedite the matter if any proposal has been received in this regard. The minister held a detailed discussion with airport director Aryama Sanyal on the subject.

  • Indore: DAVV puts EC members in different panels, illegally

    Indore: In gross violation of rules set up by coordination committee, the apex body of higher education in the state, Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV) executive council has placed its members in DAVV’s different committees while giving them financial benefits indirectly. “As per coordination committee’s 86th meeting decision, EC members can’t be members in any other committees of the university. Yet, the DAVV’s EC has been illegally placing them in different panels of

  • Indore: City records hottest day of season, hot winds to continue

    Indore: After a short relief from scorching heat, mercury soared over 42 degrees Celsius on Thursday, which made it the hottest day of the season. The hot winds blew across the city throughout the day, which caused discomfort. People avoided moving out in the hot afternoon.

  • Indore: MGM Medical college authorities seize dumper trucks of IMC

    Indore: While Indore Municipal Corporation was busy celebrating its achievement after centre declared Indore as India’s cleanest city, the MGM Medical College authorities seized two dumper trucks on Wednesday night. The dumper trucks hired by Indore Municipal Corporation had dumped garbage in the campus on Wednesday night.

  • Indore: Admission process begins for non-CET courses

    Indore: Days after registration window for common entrance test (CET) shut, Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV) on Thursday invited applications for admission in courses that are not done through CET. The applications could be submitted online in a prescribed format till June 15.

  • Indore: Canteens, medical stores given on rent will attract GST

    Indore: Giving building on rent to run canteens, medical stores will attract GST. Similarly, educational institutions that will give school ground on rent for holding camps, MPPSC, bank examinations will also attract GST. Chartered accountant Sunil Jain stated this while delivering keynote address on concluding day of four-day lecture serious on GST here on Thursday. The lecture series was organised by Tax Practitioners Association (TPA).

  • Indore: Youth stabbed to death in public view due to enmity

    Indore: A 23-year-old youth was stabbed to death in full public view by two persons in Pardeshipura area on Thursday. It was believed that the youth was killed over an old rivalry. The police have registered a case and started investigation.

  • Swachh Survekshan 2018: Indore bags numero uno status once again

    Indore: The city of Holakars, Indore, retains cleanest city tag by Swachh Survekshan-2018, once again. Thanks to changing behavior of citizens, who not only keep their residences clean but also their surroundings with active help from local civic body, IMC.

  • Indore: World Hypertension Day today, 50% rise of hypertension in young patients

    Indore: The doctors on Wednesday expressed concern over increase in number of patients of hypertension in the city as Indore registered 50 percent rise in the disease among youths in last one decade. They blamed inactive life style for the rise and said the disease is more prevalent among youths.

  • Indore: Vyapam scam kingpin Jagdish Sagar’s properties worth Rs. 9 crore seized

    Indore: Cracking its whip against kingpin of Vyapam scam Dr Jagdish Sagar, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Wednesday took possession of his four properties worth Rs 9 crore. They include two posh bungalows and plots. A team of ED officers reached his residence located at IDA Scheme No 94 on Wednesday afternoon along with five police personnel with the notice declaring that his properties are under ED’s possession.

  • Indore: DAVV to prepare MP Vision 2030 plan for sustainable development goals

    Indore: The state government has asked Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya to prepare Madhya Pradesh Vision 2030 document that focuses on sustainable development goals (SDGs). The Madhya Pradesh State Planning Commission Chair at DAVV will prepare the vision document on 17 sustainable development goals by May 31 this year after which it will be submitted to state government for implementation.