Free Press Journal
  • NGT expands ambit of its illegal mining order

    BHOPAL: The National Green Tribunal, on Monday, asked the state government to follow its order dated September 21 regarding illegal mining in all districts of the state.

  • Illicit liquor worth over Rs 14 lakh seized, 2 held

    Dhar : Kanwan police led by district police superintendent Rajesh Hingankar have seized illicit liquor worth over Rs 14 lakhs and arrested two persons near here on Monday night.

  • Head constable dies in road accident

    Mhow: A truck hit a bike-borne head constable of Dhar, killing him on the spot at Mhow-Neemuch highway near Indorama in sector no-3 of Pithampur on Thursday. According to information, head constable Nanuram Solanki was going towards Dhar on his bike when a speeding truck hit him and fled the scene.

  • CM briefs Chinese business captains on advantage MP

    BHOPAL : The chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that the innovative Make In India drive launched by the prime minister Narendra Modi has made business and trading easier. It is beginning of a new economic era in the country. Addressing a business seminar on Invest in Madhya Pradesh at Beijing the chief minister highlighted the key advantages of investing in Madhya Pradesh. He also elaborated investment avenues in priority sectors.

  • One sapling for each year of happiness

    IT professional Prabal Rawal planted 53 saplings in Dhar with his mother Jyoti, who turned 58, on Sunday.

  • CM distributes Van Adhikar Patra to 44 SC/ST farmers

    Dhar : Chief minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan on Sunday distributed Van Adhikar Patra to 44 farmers belonging to Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribes category during the district-level Antyodaya Mela at Koteshwar near here on the occasion of Shabari Mata Jayanti.

  • ASI caught accepting Rs 20K bribe, dismissed

    Indore : An assistant sub-inspector was on Friday dismissed after he was caught red-handed by Indore Lok Ayukta police while accepting an amount of Rs 20000 as bribe.

  • Looters gang busted, 2 held at Dhar

    DHAR :  Dhar police here on Thursday busted a gang of looters who would loot people on Lebad –Jaora four-lane road by puncturing tyres of their victims’ vehicles. With the arrest of two members, police claimed to have unearthed the gang.

  • Security ramped up at Bhojshala

    While Hindu right wing sticks to its demand of dawn-to-dusk access in Bhojshala to worship Goddess Saraswati; Muslim wants their community be allowed to offer namaz at premises on the day.

  • Bhojshala Dispute – Tension mounting in Dhar as organisers stage ‘Satyagrah’

    DHAR :  Tension is mounting in Dhar town ahead of Vasant Panchami, to be celebrated on Friday, as the president of Bhoj Ustav Samiti Vijay Singh Rathore along with thousands of his supporters staged a two-hour ‘Satyagrah’ in front of the disputed monument to oppose the administrative move of erecting barricades around entire area.

  • Muslims urge Gaur to ensure peace during Namaz at Dhar

    BHOPAL :  A delegation of Muslim clerics led by Congress leader Arif Masood called on home minister Babulal Gaur and asked him to ensure for peaceful Namaz at Bhojshala, Dhar on February 12. Gaur assured the Muslims clerics that he would direct the DGP to make arrangement for offering Namaz at Bhojshala.

  • Re-visit the dynamic history of Dhar

    Madhya Pradesh has a lot of tales to tell through its history. To go further in this journey in order to experience the timeless beauty here, we have added another place, the heart of India, has to offer. Once a prominent region, ruled by several dynasties is the district of Dhar. A popular tourist destination now, which used to be the capital of Malwa until Mandu became a prime center.

  • Monsoon to take a breather till July 26

    BHOPAL : Heavy rains are unlikely to lash the capital for the next two or three days. After July 26, another system is expected to be formed over Madhya Pradesh, which may bring heavy rains to Jhabua, Alirajpur, Dhar, Hoshangabad, Khandwa districts.

  • Maya Singh Narolia asks officers to bring state out of malnutrition

    Dhar :  Maya Singh Narolia, State’s Women and Child Development Minister, visited Dhar where she took a meet of Indore Division officers of her department where she emphasized that the Women and Child Development Department should work to bring the state out of malnutrition.

  • ‘School Chale Hum Abhiyan 2015’ begins

    Dhar :  With an aim of enrolling all the children between 6 to 14 years of age in schools, the government has started a School Chale Campaign, which would run in four phases.

  • EB to play matches in empty stadium

    Kolkata : Local football giants East Bengal on Monday decided to play two of their I-League home matches and an Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Cup encounter without the support of fans inside the Salt Lake stadium due to the unavailability of required police personnel.

  • Enrolment in Old GDC highest in city

    Indore : Though the biggest government college in the state is Indorebased Atal Behari Vajpayee Arts and Commerce College also known as GACC, the Government Old Girls Degree College witnessed highest admissions in session 2013- 14 in the city.

  • Untested drugs worth Rs 28cr bought for govt hospitals: CAG

    BHOPAL : Even as the row continues over low quality and sub-standard medicines being provided to patients in government hospitals, the CAG unearthed financial irregularities in the purchase of these medicines.