Free Press Journal
  • Indore: Cash, valuables worth Rs 4.2 lakh stolen from trader’s house

    Indore: Thieves struck at a ready-made garment trader’s house in broad daylight on Wednesday and took away cash and valuables worth lakhs of rupees in Khajrana. The incident came to light when trader’s wife returned home in afternoon. According to police, Sanjay Jain is a ready-made garment trader in Priti Nagar. In his complaint, Jain said that he owns a shop at Priti Nagar main road.

  • Ramzan: Opportunity to connect with Allah

    Indore: Followers of Islam all over the world celebrate Ramzan as they develop inner strength and evolve spiritually while keeping fast during the holy month. Ramzan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, which is observed to commemorate the first revelation of Quran to Prophet Muhammad. This annual observance is regarded as one of the Five Pillars of Islam.

  • Congress failed to lure Indore district farmers, says Kailash Vijayvargiya

    Indore: Bhartiya Janata Party on Wednesday said 20,000 farmers will take part in the rally to show support for Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on June 8. The BJP has named the rally as ‘Kisan Yatra’ in which farmers from Indore district will express support for government and its policies on farmers’ welfare.

  • Indore: Six city students selected for summer projects at RRCAT

    Indore: Science and engineering background students from Madhya Pradesh have once again outshone their counterparts from other states in terms of selections for labs of Raja Ramanna Centre for Advanced Technology (RRCAT), a facility of Department of Atomic Energy in Indore.

  • Indore: City takes up fight to beat plastic pollution on World Environment Day

    Indore: Social-cultural organisations, business and industries associations, individuals planted saplings, organised debates, launched cleanliness drive to mark World Environment Day on Tuesday. Free Press brings you glimpses of activities launched across the city on the occasion.

  • Indore: Three including husband arrested for killing woman

    Indore: City police on Tuesday arrested a man and his two friends for killing his wife following the argument over extra marital affairs in Lasudiya area. The accused were trying to flee from the city when they were arrested by police.

  • Indore: Company driver held for killing caretaker, stealing 45 nitrogen cylinders

    Indore: A man was arrested on Tuesday for killing a caretaker employed at a chemical factory. He later dumped his body in the nullah in Banganga area. The accused along with three other accomplices were stealing gas cylinder and caretaker had seen them after which they killed him. A search is on for three of his accomplices. ASP Prashant Choubey said a resident of MR-4 near Bhagirathpura had informed about the body

  • Indore: Rains bring relief from itchy weather

    Indore: Pre-monsoon rains lashed the city again on Tuesday evening. This is the second spell of pre-monsoon rains, which first occurred on last Saturday. Light rains accompanied by gusty winds provided much-needed relief from intense heat and humidity to local residents.

  • Indore: Flyover to end traffic chaos at Bengali Square

    Indore: A flyover will be constructed at congested Bengali Square thus offering much-needed relief from traffic snarls to residents of Kanadiya Road.  It will be the second flyover on Eastern Ring Road after Pipliyahana Square flyover. The tender of the project will be opened on June 30.

  • Indore: Uproar over CET evaluation, no irregularity found

    Indore: The activists of NSUI and ABVP on Monday staged protests against irregularities in evaluation of answer sheets of common entrance test (CET) though Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV) said no irregularity was found in any answer sheet. The complaints suspecting manipulation in score sheets were made before DAVV,  Raj Bhavan and Special Task Force (STF) but no substantial proof was produced by activists.

  • Indore: UGC pushes for improving graduates’ employability by 2020

    Indore: University Grants Commission (UGC) has issued guidelines for improving quality of higher educational institutions (HEIs) by 2020 with focus on employability of students, better student-society/industry linkages, filling vacancies of teaching staff and obtaining accreditation from National Council for Assessment and Accreditation (NAAC).

  • Indore: 19-year-old girl stabbed to death

    Indore: A 19-year-old girl was stabbed to death by unidentified people in Niranjanpur Basti of Lasudia police station area on Monday noon. Her body, lying in a pool of blood, was found in her house and she had multiple wounds of stabbing.

  • Vadodara airport authorities seek nod to operate round-the-clock

    Vadodara: The Vadodara airport authorities have sought permission from the Airports Authority of India (AAI) for operating the facility round-the-clock. At present, the airport, located in the city’s Harni area, operates from 6 am to 9.45 pm. It operates around 22 commercial flights per day.

  • Indore: Building rises high over lokayukta’s inaction

    Indore: Lokayukta police have been dragging their feet for last two years on a complaint pertaining to irregularities by a builder who has erected a highrise building in the city in gross violation of norms. When the complaint was filed about the irregularities, the building was under-construction but inaction by the Lokayukta police and other agencies concerned facilitated completion of the structure.

  • Indore: DAVV invites CET candidates to review answer sheet

    Indore: Two days after declaring results of common entrance test (CET)-2018, Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya on Sunday invited candidates to visit the university to review their answer books as many of them suspected manipulation in score sheets.

  • Indore: Vegetable supply falls by 80%, rates by 50%

    Indore: The impact of 10-day strike launched by farmers on Friday did not have any impact on the supply of milk and its rates in the city. However, the supply of vegetables reduced by 80%. Strangely, the rates of vegetables fell by 50% as they were stocked in large quantities by the vendors a day before the strike.

  • Indore: Ex-BCCI secretary Sanjay Jagdale stresses on plastic-free IPL matches

    Indore: Former secretary of Board Of Control For Cricket In India (BCCI) Sanjay Jagdale on Friday laid stress on reducing the use of plastics at sport events. He was speaking at the function, ‘Environmental Discourse Week: Beat Plastic Pollution’ organised at Jimmy McGilligan centre of Sustainable Development.