Free Press Journal
  • Indore: Reckless minor’s carnama kills 2

    In a tragic incident, a 16-year-old car cleaner mowed down two pedestrians, including a woman in Badi Gwaloti area of Palasia police station area on Monday.  The accused had taken a doctor’s car keys on the pretext of cleaning the vehicle but decided to go on top gear. His reckless attitude killed two while injuring two others.  The recklessly driven car stopped only after it rammed a house, located opposite Tilak Nagar

  • Indore: Passive smoking is a matter of major concern

    “Everybody knows that smoking kills but still people smoke and put their as well as other’s lives at stake,” chest physician Dr Milind Baldi said.Addressing media on the eve of second World Lung Day, to be observed on September 25, Dr Baldi said, “Smoking is one of the major reasons of all deaths in the world as it is responsible for equal number of deaths as cardiovascular diseases.”

  • Indore: City to get sixth train for Delhi, second for Dehradun

    The sixth train for New Delhi and second for Dehradun will begin from the city soon. The railway board is all set to grant approval for extension of Dehradun-New Delhi Nandadevi Express up to city.  Despite having four daily trains for New Delhi, the number of passengers heading to country’s capital is on rise. Lok Sabha Speaker and Indore MP Sumitra Mahajan had placed the demand to extend the train up to

  • Indore: Dhoom machale with costly Bikes

    Remember Yash Raj films’ Dhoom! Yes, the urge to get wheel power, the mean machines and then vroom with the same. This trend is being witnessed here in the city. City bikers are no less than Bollywood hunk John Abraham and Team India’s Dhoni when it comes to their stable of bikes. These mean machines may range anything from Rs 1.5 lakh to Rs 6 lakh! These bike connoiseurs don’t mind the

  • Indore: IMC goes hyper on e-payments

    While the city petrol pumps have already started giving additional discount of .75 per cent for purchases made using debit/credit or e-wallet, Indore Municipal Corporation (IMC) has taken a series of initiatives to give a further push to digital payments.  “The Digital India programme is a flagship programme of Smart City Indore with a dream to change the city into a digitally endowed society and awareness economy. For achieving our goal, we

  • Indore: Stage set for GLOCAL garba! Classes being organised in full swing

    ‘Goliyon Ki Rasleela Ram-Leela’ and ‘Dholi Taro Dhol Bhaje’ will soon rent the air here in Indore as the Garba season starts… but to honour the feminine form with the vibrant and colourful dance sequence, garba workshops are attracting men and women from different age-groups. Inculcating both traditional style and latest trends, many classes are being organised in every nook and corner of the city. Some classes have already begun, while others

  • Indore: Jawahar Marg bridge ‘bandh’ for 6 months

    Jawahar Marg bridge – which was damaged due to heavy rains on Friday — was officially sealed for six months on Sunday, traffic police faced hard time in managing traffic on this busy road which connects the eastern part of the city to the western regions.
    The vehicular movement generally remains very less on Sundays but jams still took place on roads which connected Jawahar Marg as a bridge on it was closed.

  • Indore: Ayushman bharat scheme launch on Sunday, without proper infrastructure and planning

    Ayushman Bharat, the Centre’s flagship scheme also known as Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY), was launched in Indore district on Sunday without proper infrastructure and planning. The scheme was inaugurated by union minister of state for external affairs MJ Akbar at Government PC Sethi Hospital. Scheme’s effective implementation would be a tough task for health department, which lacks required infrastructure in government hospitals. Worse, private hospitals have not shown interest in

  • Indore: It was Sun-Day on Bappa immersion day

    The 10-day Ganeshotsav celebrations concluded leaving many devotees in tears during immersion day in the city on Sunday. Being a holiday, community members and families gathered at various pandals to bid goodbye to Ganpati Bappa. Motivating themselves with hope to see the Lord next year (and soon), people danced on the street with drums and DJ music. Chants of ‘Ganpati bappa morya, agle baras tu jaldi aa!’ filled the air throughout the

  • Indore: 1 more rickety block at Raphael school

    Nearly a month after the corridor of one building on St Raphael’s School campus collapsed, Shri Govindram Seksaria Institute of Technology and Science (SGSITS) engineers tested strength of two building blocks on the school premises and found both of them feeble.  “We tested stability of two building blocks and found both of them week. In our report, we have suggested to demolish them and construct newer ones on their places,” said an

  • Indore: Doctor sleeps as thieves steal Rs 10 Lakhs valuables from room

    Thieves targeted a house of a doctor and took away cash and valuables worth Rs 10 lakh from his bedroom where he and his wife were asleep. The couple came to know of theft when they woke in morning.  Bhanwarkuan police station in-charge Sanjay Shukla said the incident took place at residence of Dr Rajesh Gupta in Indrapuri Colony between 2 am and 7 am. The incident was discovered when Dr Gupta

  • Indore: Irate patient’s attendant thrashes lady doctors

    Relatives of a patient beat up a junior doctor of Maharaja Yashwantrao Hospital in the hospital’s gynecology department on Sunday evening. The lady junior doctor was allegedly slapped and manhandled by a female attendant of a pregnant woman near labour room of the hospital for apparently not attending her patient first.  Later, MY Hospital administration has dashed off a letter to the police for lodging an FIR against the accused.