Free Press Journal
  • Indore: Cops gear up for social media-fuelled shutdown call

    Indore: The state police department on Friday issued an appeal to people to maintain peace following a call given by social media and WhatsApp groups for Bharat Bandh on April 10. The call has been given by people opposed to caste-based reservations in jobs and education.

  • Indore: 9 held with banned sedative pills worth 21 lakh

    Indore: Police on Friday arrested nine persons in connection with supplying banned sedative pills and recovered pills worth Rs 21 lakh from them. The accused were involved in supplying banned pills to youths and students in the city. DIG Harinarayanachari Mishra said that following the information about supplying of alprazolam pills by some persons in Chandan Nagar area, a team led by Chandan Nagar police station in-charge Yogesh Singh Tomar was constituted

  • Indore: DAVV comes up with two new MBA courses

    Indore: With the growing demand of students for sector-based courses, Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV), a National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) accredited university, has announced plans to launch MBA programmes in two new subjects– Rural Development, and Public Administration & Policy. Both the programmes would be introduced from session 2018-19 and offered from School of Social Sciences, an entity of DAVV.

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    Indore: Governor directs DAVV to carry out study on govt schemes

    Indore: Governor and chancellor of state universities Anandiben Patel on Friday directed Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV) and other universities in the state to conduct study on government schemes to assess whether they were serving their purpose.

  • Indore: I-T focuses on salary break-up to trace tax evasion

    Indore: The income tax department has made it mandatory for salaried class people to mention salary break-up in their income tax returns. The exercise is aimed to know whether allowances and perquisites are taxable and whether the tax has been paid if they are taxable. Similarly, businessmen will be required to furnish the information in ITR-3 and 4.

  • Indore: A miracle occurs in Asrawad Bujurg  

    Indore: In the village of Asrawad Bujurg near Indore, one onion weighs upto 300 grams at a farm of Rajendra Singh. This has been made possible because of organic farming. “We can also grow large-sized ladyfingers, brinjals in our porch or on terrace with the help of Jiva Amrit,” Singh said.

  • Ujjain: Congress demands compensation, govt job for victims of Bharat Bandh

    Ujjain: The District Congress Committee (DCC), handed over a memorandum addressed to the Governor to SDM Kshitij Sharma, on Thursday under the leadership of DCC senior vice president Om Prakash Lot. The DCC demanded a compensation of Rs 10 lakh each and a government job to be given to family members of the eight men who died during the Bharat bandh on April 2.

  • Bhopal: ‘To give justice to Priti from every part of state nyay yatra will be taken out: Singh

    Bhopal: The flame of Priti Raghuvanshi suicide will burn the misgovernance of the15-year BJP government of the state, said leader of opposition Ajay Singh while addressing the nyay yatra in Udaipura, on Thursday. Congress party has launched the two-day nyay yatra (justice rally) from the native place of deceased Priti Raghuvanshi.

  • Ujjain: Core committee discusses outline of Vikram Amrutotsav-2018

    Ujjain: A meeting of the organising committee for the preparation of the proposed two-day Vikram Amrutotsav-2018 in Ujjain, was held on Thursday. It was informed that before the big event in August, a science model preparation competition depicting the astronomical significance of Ujjain, will also be organised at the higher secondary school and college level.

  • Ujjain: Online updating of electoral rolls makes brisk progress

    Ujjain: The online process of registering names of families in the district on to the electoral roll is almost half way through, while a total of 17896 voters have been removed from the seven assembly constituencies in the district.

  • Ujjain: Private schools demand payment of compensatory fee

    Ujjain: Non Government School Representatives’ Organization (NGSRO) demanded releasing payment of compensatory fee from the government for the academic session 2016-17 and 2017-18, for the students admitted under Child Education Right Act.

  • Ujjain: Prize distribution ceremony of state level painting competition

    Ujjain: The prize distribution ceremony of the 29 th State level painting competition organised by Lokmanya Tilak Sanskritik Nyas in the memory of Padmshri Dr Vishnu Shridhar Vakankar, was held on Wednesday at Shahid Rajabhau Mahakal auditorim in the school campus.

  • Bhopal: GAD minister takes one-yr to sign file to recognise SPAKS

    Bhopal: The movement of file for recognition of ‘Samanya Pichda Varg Adhikari Karmchari Sangathan’ (SPAKS) has sped up with the state assembly elections approaching near. Minister of state (MoS) for General Administration Department (GAD), Lal Singh Arya has finally signed the file which was pending for one year and it has been sent back to the department. The minister signing the file on recognition to SPAKS is considered to be another election

  • Bhopal: Three cops suspended after an accused escape their custody

    Bhopal: Three policemen including SHO of Misrod police station have been suspended by the Bhopal deputy inspector general (DIG) Dharmendra Chowdhary for alleged negligence in discharge of their duty. The trio were suspended after a bootlegger escaped from their custody on Wednesday night. The accused also manhandled the two policemen who were accompanying him at the time of incident before fleeing.

  • Bhopal: Shocked Salman Khan Fans, activists share their views on his sentence

    Bhopal: We are extremely shocked to hear that Salman Khan has been handed punishment but we can’t go against the court order, said die-hard fans of Salman Khan in the city while reacting on the verdict of the Jodhpur court which has sentenced the Bollywood the superstar to five-year jail term and fined Rs 10,000 on Thursday in the 1998 blackbuck poaching case. The actor will have to spend the night in Jodhpur

  • Bhopal: 141 FIRs registered, 361 accused arrested for Monday’s violence

    Bhopal: In the Monday rampage 141 FIRs and 361 accused have been arrested till Thursday from the state and the counting is still on, informed IG intelligence Makrand Deouskar while talking to media, here on Thursday. The IG informed that no new case of violence was reported on Thursday.

  • Bhopal: Two accused arrested in two seperate incidents of crime against women

    Bhopal: A 38-year-old man has been booked by the Chola Mandir police for outraging modesty of his own daughter for the past three years. The girl had lost her mother few years back and she had nobody to tell her plight. Police said that the accused Ratiram Ahirwar, a resident of locality used to sexually assault his daughter who is a class X student.

  • Bhopal: 108 ambulance services employees case hearing on April 11

    Bhopal: The ball regarding settlement of dispute of 108 ambulance services with employees is in the court of labour commissioner who will take final decision on April 11. The 108 ambulance service operator Ziqitza Healthcare Limited (ZHL) and its employees put forth their arguments.

  • Indore: IMA, tobacco victims welcome warnings by govt

    Indore: Indian Medical Association (IMA) and Voice of Tobacco Victims (VoTV) on Thursday welcomed the centre’s directive issued to manufacturers of tobacco products to print toll free ‘Quitline’ number on their packets. The government has also directed to replace pictorial warnings on packets with new pictorial series it has issued. The directive will come into force from September 1, 2018.

  • Indore: Meeting called by CMHO may affect health services

    Indore: Health services in government hospitals, health centres and dispensaries may be affected on Friday as most health officers and doctors will be busy in a meeting called by the Chief Medical and Health Officer at 11 am. Many health officials have also requested the CMHO to change the timings of the meeting.