Free Press Journal
  • Dutt to make paper bags, earn Rs 25 a day

    Pune : Jailed Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt will be trained to make paper bags at the Yerawada Central Jail, official sources said on Saturday. He is likely to be paid Rs 25 a day, reports IANS.

  • Bandra stn. acid attack victim dies

    Mumbai : Acid attack victim Preeti Rathi, who was struggling for life almost for a month now, died in Bombay Hospital on Saturday afternoon.

  • Murthy pads up for 2nd innings

    Bangalore : Co-founder of India’’s IT bellwether Infosys Ltd N.R. Narayana Murthy on Saturday returned as executive chairman for a second innings to steer the company’’s fortunes in challenging times.

  • Exit route is ready, but Srini sets terms

    New Delhi : N Srinivasan’’s exit as BCCI chief appears imminent. Senior Board members have virtually forced him to convene the Working Committee meeting in Chennai on Sunday in which he is likely to step down. Backroom negotiations were, however, on to find an honourable exit for the 68-year-old cricket administrator.

  • Shukla quits as IPL chief

    New Delhi : IPL chairman Rajeev Shukla on Saturday resigned from his high-profile position, in an ostensible attempt to mount pressure on N Srinivasan to follow suit.

  • Jaipur jewellers Played host to many players

    Jaipur : The Chhabra brothers of Jaipur — Sandeep and Pawan — who are suspected to be collaborators of Vindoo Dara Singh in spot fixing of IPL matches had invited some leading cricketers to their showroom, Motison Jewellers, during the IPL matches. The visits were organised by Vindoo.

  • Monsoon arrives in Kerala

    New Delhi : The southwest monsoon arrived in Kerala on Saturday with showers reported from across the state.

  • Advani ‘prefers’ Chouhan to Modi

    Gwalior : BJP leader L K Advani on Saturday voiced his preference for a ‘humble’ Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan over Narendra Modi as BJP’’s Prime Ministerial face in next Lok Sabha elections.

  • City bus service to go off road from June 5

    Ujjain: Once again the city bus service is set to go off- road from June 5 due to irregularities prevailed in its operation. Earth Connect managing director has written to Awantika Public Transport Service Limited and Ujjain Municipal Corporation ( UMC) to cancel the agreement of city bus service. As the UMC is not fulfilling the terms and conditions of the agreement, the company is set to shutdown the service

  • High humidity leaves city sweating

    Ujjain: As Navtapa ( nine days of extreme heat) comes to an end on Sunday, city experienced severe hot and high humidity. While the maximum temperature was reported as 41.5 degree Celsius, the minimum temperature was 29 degree Celsius causing inconvenience to citizens. However, cool breeze brought respite to citizens in the evening after clouds covered the sky.

  • Sahaja oga holbs awareness prog

    Ujjain: A public awareness programme by Sahaja oga was started at Government Madhav College premises here on Saturday evening under the aegis of founder Late Shri Mataji Nirmala Devi. A musical programme, bhajan sandhya, was organised to mark the programme. The programme was organised to make people aware of Kundalini awakening and self realisation.

  • Training for booth level officers till June 4

    Ujjain: Election Commission of India ( ECI) has started special review of electoral photo identity card ( EPIC) from May 27 and will be continued till June 4. Training of booth- level officials will begin from the same date. As per the directives of ECI, Divisional Commissioner AK Pandey has appointed six observers for the training.

  • Contractual health workers end indefinite strike

    Ujjain: Contractual Health Workers called off their indefinite strike here on Saturday after their demands were accepted by senior health officials of State government. Five out of eight demands were accepted by the government.

  • Hunger strike during Prez visit

    Ujjain: Convener of Malaw Raksha Anushthan and advocate Satyanarayan Purohit will stage a hunger strike on June 7 and 8 during the visit of President Pranab Mukherjee. Advocate Purohit is protesting against the non- action over his letter sent to President on January 27 describing about irregularities in the administration.

  • IG’s secretary Dr Soni accorded warm farewell

    Ujjain: Personal Secretary ( PS) of IG Dr SS Soni was given warm farewell during a programme organised at Hotel Surana Palace on Friday. Head Constable Shankar Singh Rathore was also felicitated on his retirement.

  • Two commit suicide in separate incidents

    Ujjain: Two men committed suicide due to unknown reasons in separate incidents here on Saturday. In the first incidence, a man committed suicide by hanging himself from a tree at his farm located in Chandesara village on Saturday.

  • Spot-fixing: Hotelier Vikram to be made witness

    Mumbai: The Chennai-based hotelier, Vikram Agarwal, was questioned by the Mumbai Crime Branch officials for the second consecutive day on Saturday.  A highly placed source in the Crime Branch stated said that he will not be arrested by the cops, however he will be made witness in the betting case probe by the Mumbai police.

  • MCA insists on proper procedure to be followed at BCCI meet

    Mumbai: While supporting the increasing clamour from members for the resignation of under-fire BCCI president N Srinivasan, Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) wants a proper procedure to be followed in achieving this objective. MCA today insisted that everything should be done as per the BCCI’s constitution at the crucial Working Committee meeting in Chennai today.

  • Shukla’s resignation doesn’t absolve him of IPL mess: Modi

    New Delhi: Lalit Modi has held Rajiv Shukla responsible for the entire ‘mess’ in India Premier League and said by merely resigning from the position of the IPL chairman doesn’t absolve the politician-cum-cricket administrator from his ‘wrongdoings’.

  • I’m not going to come back to BCCI fold, says Jagdale

    Indore: A day after resigning from the post of Cricket Board secretary in the wake of IPL spot-fixing and betting scandal, Sanjay Jagdale on Saturday ruled out the possibility of making a comeback into the BCCI fold in future.
    “I am not even looking at the possibility of coming back into the BCCI fold. I think I am done with my innings,” Jagdale told reporters here.