Free Press Journal
  • Ujjain: Sizzling summer hits routine life

    Ujjain: The city sizzled as mercury hovered above 43 degrees Celsius. Tuesday was the hottest day of the season at 43.8 degrees Celsius, while on Wednesday the highest temperature recorded was 43.5 degree Celsius. Routine life was disturbed due to the scorching heat. The weather made people stay indoors, but the working class had to…

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  • Ujjain: Massive fire breaks out in Gondiya trenching ground

    Ujjain: Solid waste of the city dumped in the trenching ground in Gondiya village near Chintaman Jawasiya caught fire on Tuesday evening. Speaking to Free Press, fire officer Ajaysingh Rajput said the fire spread across a 1 km area, and about 80 to 90 water lorries consisting of 4 to 5 lakh liters of water…

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  • Ujjain: Congress workers take to streets to protest hike in price of petroleum products

    Ujjain: City Congress committee and its block units organised a dharna at different places here on Wednesday in protest against steep hike in the rates of petrol and diesel. Despite strict police ‘bandobast’, the party workers somehow managed to burn the effigy of Prime Minister Narendra Modi as a mark of their protest. Daulatganj-Sarafa block…

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  • Ujjain: Girl abducted, raped at knife point in broad day light

    Ujjain: A 21-year-old girl was reportedly abducted and raped at knife point in a secluded place in broad day light on Tuesday, in Jiwajiganj police station area. According to the victim, Alfaz and Vikey, residents of Bilotipura near Juna Somwariya area forcefully abducted her on their bike from Hare Madhav Dairy, to an isolated place…

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  • Ujjain: Pratibha Pal takes over as commissioner of UMC

    Ujjain: Indian Administrative Services (IAS) officer, Pratibha Pal took over as the first woman commissioner of the Ujjain Municipal Corporation, on Wednesday. Before joining office, she visited Mahakaleshwar Temple to pay obeisance to the presiding deity. After an introductory procedure with the employees, she inspected the Chhatrapati Shivaji Bhavan headquarters of the municipal corporation. In…

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  • Maharashtra, State streamlines norms, sale of flats, maharashtra government, real estate

    Home buyers can now get their money back in failed development projects through bankruptcy ordinance

    New Delhi: The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved a proposal to classify home buyers as “financial creditors” at par with lenders to help them quickly get refunds from companies that have gone bankrupt. Homebuyers, who largely belong to the middle income group, now have a hope of recovering some, if not all, of their investment…

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  • Ujjain: Collector, mayor inspect construction work of new swimming pool

    Ujjain: Collector Manish Singh and mayor Meena Jonwal inspected the construction work of a new swimming pool behind the administrative building of Ujjain Municipal Corporation (UMC) office, on Tuesday. The collector took stock of the project and budget allotted for it, suggesting customisation of priorities. He said there might be some changes in the lay…

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  • Ujjain: Experts shed light on significance of bio-diversity during day-long workshop

    Ujjain: A one-day workshop on conservation and promotion of local forest species was jointly organised by the MP Biodiversity Board at the Simhastha Fair office to mark the occasion of International Biodiversity Day, on Tuesday. During the programme, chief forest conservator (research and extension), Khandwa circle, Anil Nagar gave a power point presentation on biodiversity,…

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  • Ujjain: Bharat Vikas Parishad’s office-bearers oath taking ceremony held

    Ujjain: Oath taking ceremony of Bharat Vikas Parishad (BVP)’s Harsiddhi branch was held at Maharaja Agrasen Bhawan. President Lata Agrawal, secretary Monika Chittoda, vice-president Bindu Bhargava, five office-bearers and nine executive members assumed office during the ceremony and international award achievers were also felicitated. Gynaecologist Dr Jaya Mishra presided over the programme, while BVP national…

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  • Ujjain: All construction work must end ahead of rains, says Mayor Meena Jonwal

    Ujjain: A meeting of Ujjain Municipal Corporation (UMC) officials and contractors was convened  by mayor Meena Jonwal on Monday. During the meeting, the mayor instructed officials to complete all construction works before the rains. The mayor inspected a land in Mirza Neem Baug marg area, allotted for multilevel parking where she gave orders to the…

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  • Ujjain: Samvad Kranti reveals true face of ‘corrupt’ higher educational system

    Ujjain: Members of Samvad Kranti Yatra on Monday visited Vikram University and other government colleges of Ujjain division and held a conversation with faculties and students over corruption in the higher education system. The members raised question as to why the government patronized corrupt elements. Samvad Kranti magazines were distributed to the teachers and students….

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