Free Press Journal
  • Indore: Monsoon in last leg, city faces deficit rainfall

    As few weeks remain for monsoon to withdraw, Indore region has strong chance of getting red mark in meteorological department map for receiving deficit rain this year. At present, Indore district is facing 8 percent deficit rain. The condition of neighbouring Dhar and Alirajpur district is no better. Meteorological department officials said it is the last leg of monsoon in state and chances of rain, at least for a week, are bleak.

  • Bhopal: Weatherman sounds alert for Dhar, Khargone, Shahdol, Sidhi

    Bhopal: Even as monsoon is still to hit the state capital, sporadic shower continued throughout Tuesday at isolated places bringing temperature down by six notches. Monsoon is likely to arrive here within 48 hours. Weatherman has sounded alert for districts including Dhar, Khargone, Dewas, Ujjain, Indore, Shahdol, Sidhi, and Singrauli for next 24 hours.

  • Bhopal: Rains to arrive as Monsoon knocking the door

    Bhopal: Monsoon is likely to hit Madhya Pradesh any time between June 23 and 25. Malanjhkhand, Chhindwara, Betul, Khargone, Khandwa, Dhar, Ratlam and Ujjain would witness rainfall activity in next two days, said weatherman. Bhopal and Indore are also likely to witness rain. Many parts of Madhya Pradesh received light to moderate rains during the last 24 hours. Indore recorded 8.8mm rainfall on Friday while in the last 24 hours it recorded

  • Indore Sahakari Dugdh Sangh holds 34th AGM

    Indore: Indore Sahakari Dugdh Sangh organised 34th Annual General Meeting (AGM) at Indore University Sabhagrah recently. Sangh representatives of Indore, Dewas, Khargone, Khandwa, Badwani, Burhanpur, Dhar and Jhabua dugdh samitis participated in the meeting. Bonus and dividend amount of Rs 548L for the year 2014-15 was distributed. Nisarpur Dugdh Samiti under Barwani Dugdh Sheetkendra received the highest amount of Rs 7.15L, followed by Rs 5.79L received by Kudana Dugdh Samiti Indore. Rajpur

  • Indore: Patkar arrested en route Dhar, sent to jail

    Indore/ Dhar: Narmada Bachao Andolan (NBA) leader Medha Patkar was arrested on Wednesday when she was on her way to Dhar district of Madhya Pradesh to meet the Sardar Sarovar Project (SSP) oustees, police said.

  • Farmer Suicide

    Bhopal: Six debt-ridden farmers commit suicide in MP

    Bhopal: Six more distressed farmers committed suicide in different parts of state reportedly due to debt and other problems since Sunday evening, taking the total number of such farmer deaths to 33 since June 6.

  • Bhopal: NEET RESULTS: 16 tribal girls dream to make it big

    Dhar: For the last few days, Dhar district has been in the news for all the good reasons. First, seven students from the district successfully cracked JEE Advanced – 2017 and qualified for counseling round. Now 18 students from government schools, including 16 girls aspiring to become doctors has been making news after they cleared the coveted National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET).

  • Bhopal: Seven students from Dhar make it to IIT

    Dhar: Seven students from Dhar district cracked IIT examination and all belong to government schools. According to Brajesh Pandey, assistant commissioner, tribal development, Dhar this year 86 students qualified in the mains examination and seven have been selected in the advance examination. Yash Dilip Jaju who belongs to general category and is a student of Bagh Higher Secondary School got 2111 All India Rank.

  • Bhopal: Dhar girls beat KVS Bhopal by 19-0

    Dhar: Football lovers in Bhopal on Tuesday witnessed high a scoring contest in the tournament as Dhar-based District Football Association (DFA) team scored a massive 19-0 win against KVS Bhopal on the opening day of Pradhan Mantri Urja Trophy Under-19 football tournament.

  • Bhopal: New branch of Equitas Bank inaugurated

    Dhar: With an aim to provide easy banking services to the people at busy places, new branch of Equitas Bank was inaugurated here in Dhar on Tuesday. Dhar estate Maharaja Hemant Singh Pawar inaugurated the Equitas Small Finance branch.

  • Bhopal: IIT dream a step away for 83 city kids

    Dhar: They didn’t have money to afford state-of-the-art coaching and most probably their faculty members didn’t have multiple PhDs nor did they have resources like their private school counterparts, despite all of this, 83 tribal students from Dhar district successfully cleared JEE (Main) 2017.

  • Bhopal: ‘Shair-e-Malwa’ to poet Wahid Khan

    Dhar: Noted poet of Dhar, Wahid Khan (Pathan) was felicitated in a literary programme held at Pritamlal Dua auditorium in Indore recently.

  • Bhopal: Temperature rise across state

    BHOPAL: Day as well as night temperatures continued to sour in Madhya Pradesh and most of the places recorded 40°C on Friday. Rajgarh, Dhar, Gwalior, Hoshangabad recorded 40°C. The weatherman attributed the sudden rise to a cyclonic circulation. Bhopal recorded maximum temperature of 38.8°C which was 4°C above normal while the minimum was 20.9°C, 2°C above normal.

  • Bhopal: Communal virus spreads to new parts of state; police take notice

    BHOPAL: The state police have identified new communal hot spots in the state and are bracing to deal with the situation arising out of the communal riots being reported from otherwise peaceful regions of the state. The western parts of the state are prone to communal violence for long, especially Indore, Ujjain, Dhar, Dewas and Burhanpur districts.

  • Bhopal: Annual function of Govt HS School held

    Lebad: Government Higher Secondary School in Lebad, Dhar celebrated its annual function on Saturday, with TI YS Jadon gracing the occasion as chief guest.

  • Dhar man on cycle to Delhi for demonetisation

    Dhar (MP) : A 45-year-old tribal man from Madhya Pradesh has embarked on a 15-day cycle tour to Delhi in support of the Centre’s demonetisation move.

  • Ujjain: Juvenile home escape, 3 girls found in Dhar

    Ujjain: Three of the four girls who escaped from the Juvenile home located at Lalpur at Dewas Road were found in Dhar by the police.  One of them is still missing.  All four girls had escaped on November 24. A three member team had been formed on the instruction of collector Sanket Bhondve to find the girls. Investigation officer, Chandni Goud told Free Press that thethree girls alleged they had escaped following