Free Press Journal
  • VU Leadership training NSS camp concludes

    Ujjain: University level NSS leadership training camp was concluded at village Hamukhedi recently. About 445 volunteers attended the camp and performed several works during the week- long camp. According to programme coordinator Dr Prashant Puranik; special guest Simhastha Fair Authority Chairman Diwakar Natu, chief guest MLA Mohan adav and State Relations Officer Dr R K Vijay were present on this occasion. In- charge Registrar Dr Uttam Singh Chauhan presided over the programme.

  • Mist envelopes city sky as unseasonal rain arrives

    Ujjain: Unseasonal rainfall that occurred on Monday night created mist in the environment here on Tuesday. Dense fog enveloped the city sky as cold waves gripped the city causing citizens to shiver. About 11 mm rainfall was recorded during the night.After the unseasonal rain took place in the city and outskirts on

  • Man dies after getting hit by moving train

    Ujjain: A man died after he was hit by a moving train near Maksi Road over bridge on Tuesday morning. Madhav Nagar police received information about the mishap and reached at the spot. The body was identified as Mahesh, 35, son of Dhulji, resident of Bichhdod under Ghattia police station. Deceased went to his relative’s house in Pandyakhedi. While he was going for toilet, train hit him, causing his death.

  • Eve teasing victim seeks justice from SP during Jan Sunwai

    Ujjain: An eve teasing victim appeared before SP Anurag Kumar during weekly Jan Sunwai here on Tuesday. Victim sought for justice from SP after she was eve teased by a miscreant in Nagda. SP directed Birlagram police station to register an FIR against accused. Eve teasing victim Puja, daughter of Chandrashekhar Jadon, along with her mother appeared during Jan Sunwai of SP Anurag at his office on Tuesday.

  • Twist to AC coach fire: TTE missing

    Bangalore :  The Bangalore-Nanded Express that went up in flames on Saturday killing 26 people has thrown up a mystery. The train ticket examiner (TTE) of the AC coach, which caught fire, has gone missing. The South Central Railway says B N Mohan, the TTE, is alive, but he has not turned up so far to give evidence.

  • Surveillance doctor at Nair dies of dengue

    Mumbai :  After TB, dengue is taking a toll of doctors in public hospitals. Sumedh Pazare, a 24-year old resident doctor from Nair Hospital, succumbed to dengue early Monday morning. Ironically, he was from the department of preventive and social medicine, which deals with epidemics. “He was in the department that carries out dengue surveillance,” said a colleague.

  • Yuvraj dropped; Ishwar, Binny get nod for New Zealand tour

    Mumbai: All-rounder Yuvraj Singh was on Tuesday axed from India’s ODI squad owing to his poor performance in South Africa even as rookies such as Ishwar Pandey and Stuart Binny got their maiden call-ups for India’s tour of New Zealand starting with a One-Day series from January 19.
    Yuvraj got out to a second-ball duck the only time he came out to bat in the lost three-match

  • ODI team to leave on January 12

    Mumbai: India One-day squad is all set to leave for the tour of New Zealand, where it will play a five-match series against the hosts from January 19, a week in advance in order to get acclimatised to the weather and pitch conditions there. The first ODI is scheduled at the McLean Park, Napier on January 19 followed by matches on January 22 (Seddon Park, Hamilton), January 25 (Eden Park, Auckland), January

  • Retired life isn’t so bad, Tendulkar tells Kallis

    New Delhi: Indian cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar on Tuesday paid tribute to just-retired South African all-rounder Jacques Kallis, calling him a “true champion” who always played the game in the right spirit. “@jacqueskallis75 Congratulations on a fabulous career. You have played the game in the right spirit….It’s been a joy to have played against you. Jacques you are a true Champion. Retired life isn’t so bad :-)),” Tendulkar, who called

  • My call-up has come at the right time: Stuart

    New Delhi: He was a part of the victorious U-19 World Cup squad in 2000 which had the likes of Yuvraj Singh, Mohammed Kaif who had made their international debut within a few months, but it took close to 13 years for Stuart Binny to break into the Indian team when he is nearing 30. Ironically, he replaced Yuvraj Singh in the New Zealand-bound ODI squad but the 29-year-old Karnataka

  • ‘More pacers in team because of conditions’

    Mumbai: India have included an extra pacer in the Test squad for New Zealand as the conditions there would be more favourable for the fast bowlers, said Indian Cricket Board’s secretary Sanjay Patel.“There are always different experiments going on. With that thing in mind, as well as the requirement of the team and place, more pace bowlers have been selected,” said Patel after the selectors chose a 17-member squad for

  • Schumacher improving but ‘not out of danger’

    Grenoble (France): Doctors treating Michael Schumacher stated on Tuesday that the Formula One legend has undergone a second operation following his life-threatening ski accident but warned he is ‘not out of danger’.Surgeons said there had been a ‘slight improvement’ in his condition and that they had ‘gained some time’ by performing a successful second operation on the seven times world champion on Monday night.

  • Sachin’s legacy fills vacuum in team India

    New Delhi: A legend walking into sunset after an illustrious career, a bunch of bravehearts asserting India’s supremacy in the limited overs format and a phenomenally talented cricketer choosing the path of self destruction by indulging in spot-fixing, were the highlights of Indian cricket in the eventful 2013.

  • 50% power tariff cut, forget the economics

    New Delhi :  Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal seems to be in a tearing hurry to implement his pre-poll promises, almost as if he has a premonition that his Aam Aadmi Party government won’t last for long.

  • US blows hot and cold

    New Delhi :  Ignoring assertions by unnamed US officials that the case against senior diplomat Devyani Khobragade will not be withdrawn, India on Tuesday said it would continue to seriously pursue any misuse of diplomatic privileges by the US diplomats in India.

  • Another year of Vettel power, India axed from 2014 season

    New Delhi: Sebastian Vettel earned himself the title of a modern great in the year 2013, which will be remembered for the young German’s sheer domination on the Formula One tracks even as India, where his historic fourth crowning took place, was chopped off the next calender year. From the Belgium Grand Prix in August to the season-ending Brazilian race in November, Vettel won nine races on the trot and

  • Fiscal position worsens

    New Delhi :  India’s fiscal deficit has touched Rs 5,09,557 crore in April-November, or 93.9 per cent of the annual Budget target, the Controller General of Accounts said on Tuesday.

  • NY resolutions – the unbreakable kind

    Mumbai :  All of us make New Year resolutions — some of us 365 in a year and break one each day. An international news magazine, too, has come up with its set of resolutions — but of the unbreakable kind.