Free Press Journal
  • Camera on Schumi’s ski helmet inspected

    Grenoble (France): A camera fixed to the ski helmet of Michael Schumacher is being inspected by investigators probing the accident that has left the German retired racing legend comatose in a French hospital with critical head injuries.A source close to French authorities handling the investigation disclosed the existence of the camera late Friday. The source said it had been taken to see if it can yield any clues as to

  • Federer survives scare to reach Brisbane final

    Brisbane: Swiss tennis legend Roger Federer survived a massive scare from Frenchman Jeremy Chardy to reach the final of the Brisbane International on Saturday. Federer was outplayed for large parts of the match but lifted when it mattered to beat the eighth seeded Chardy in three sets 6-3, 6-7 (3/7), 6-3.


    Ujjain: Some thieves targeted locked houses located in Jaysingpura locality on Friday night and made away with cash and jewellery. They burnt the door to enter a house located in Sudarshan colony and took away Rs 10,000 and other goods. House owner Durgesh adav and his wife Priya had

  • Obscene act: 8 girls, 6 boys arrested from cyber café

    Ujjain: Lady Police Control Room ( PCR) van raided a cyber café located at Freeganj and arrested eight girls and six boys in objectionable condition on Saturday. Police booked the cyber café owner and released boys and girls after warning them in front of their parents.

  • Antisocial elements deface Khade Hanuman idol

    Ujjain: Some antisocial elements tried to disturb the peace of the city by defacing the idol of Khade Hanuman with cow dung Friday late night. Agitated people lodged a complaint at police station against the miscreants. According to Central Kotwali police, some unidentified miscreants threw cow dung on the deity of Khade Hanuman at Sarafa market on Friday night.

  • Hindu organisations submit memo to SP

    Ujjain: Pro- Hindu organisation activists handed over a memorandum to SP Anurag Kumar on Saturday morning in protest against the activities of terror organisation members in the city. Shiv Sena activists also submitted a memorandum to the SP demanding strict police patrolling in the city to check antisocial elements. Pro- hindu organisation activists also raised slogans at the police control room.

  • Mercury rises after rain

    Ujjain: The city recorded one mm rainfall in the wee hours of Saturday morning. Day temperature rose to 26.2 degree Celsius while the minimum temperature was recorded at 16 degree Celsius on Friday night. Dense fog was prevailing in the city for the last two days. The weather took u- turn after the unseasonal


    Ujjain: Prakash Parv of Guru Gobind Singh will be celebrated at Gurudwara located at Dudh Talai on January 7. Various programmes will be organised on this occasion in the city. According to Surendra Singh Arora and president Sardar Gurdeep Singh Juneja, competitions will be organised for children on Sunday at 5 pm at Gurudwara. Prabhat pheris will be taken out on Sunday at 8 pm from Gurunanak Ghat located at Dutt Akhara.

  • CLP leader to be elected today

    BHOPAL: The leader of Congress legislature party ( CLP) would be chosen on the basis of MLAs’ choice. Two AICC observers Oscar Fernandez and CP Joshi are arriving in Bhopal on Sunday for the election.

  • STF collects records, arrests 3 BDS students

    BHOPAL: Special Task Force ( STF) of MP police took records of Dr Pankaj Trivedi and OSD to former minister Laxmikant Sharma, OP Shukla from Mantralaya and arrested three students in BDS scam. STF sleuths collected record related with deputation of Trivedi in Vyapam. He is a professor of higher education department.

  • STF appears averse to probe bureaucrats’ role

    BHOPAL: The special task force ( STF) of Madhya Pradesh Police investigating into the Vyapam scam has so far tightened its noose on politicians, officers and students but it seems to be sparing bureaucrats. The STF has so far neither interrogated any IAS officer nor issued any notice to them despite of the fact that many names of bureaucrats have surfaced in the scam.

  • Shramdan at Ramghat

    Ujjain: Several people joined the cleaning of Kshipra at Ramghat on Friday under the aegis of Maa Kshipra Tairak Dal. Social workers, non- government organisations and others participated in the ‘ shramdan’. Former vice- chairman of Jan Abhiyan Parishad Pradeep Pandey was the special guest. Himanshu Vyas, Varun Acharya, Mohan

  • Ministers to head Corporations, Boards

    BHOPAL: The state government has issued guidelines and directives to Additional Chief Secretaries/ Principal Secretaries/ Secretaries of all departments regarding administrative work of corporations, boards, authorities etc. till nomination/ appointment of their regular chairpersons.

  • BVP hosts talent felicitation prog

    Ujjain: Bharat Vikas Parishad ( BVP) hosted a talent felicitation programme at Milan Garden on Agar Road recently. Talented students and newly elected MLAs were felicitated on this occasion.Council president Ashok Garg chaired the programme.According to secretary Rajendra Majawdiya, Minister of School Education Paras Jain and MLA Mohan adav were felicitated on this occasion. Kishore Khandelwal was special guest. About 35 talented students were felicitated.Rakesh Bhargava conducted the programme while convener Pradeep

  • Reward good workers, punish shirkers: Health PS

    BHOPAL: Health and family welfare department, principal secretary Pravir Krishna, speaking in a review meeting on 100- day action plan and health guarantee service, said that the staff of health department needs to strive continuously for improved working. Krishna said that no hesitation should be shown in rewarding those who do good work and similarly, no reluctance should be shown in punishing those who do not work. He directed to take action

  • Girish Verma rape case: complainant records statement

    BHOPAL: Complainant Renu Rani Sharma appeared in the court of JMFC AK Chaparia on Saturday to get her statement recorded in the rape case which she had lodged against Girish Chandra Verma, Chancellor of Maharishi Mahesh ogi Vedic University and Maharishi University of Management and Technology.

  • ‘ Pehle Aap’ to be theme of Road Safety Week

    BHOPAL: Home and Jail Minister Babulal Gaur has directed that Traffic Police should hold Road Safety Programmes during Road Safety Week with public partnership.

  • Somdev enters into 2nd round of ATP Qualifiers

    Sydney: Somdev Devvarman recovered from his shock Chennai Open defeat against little-known compatriot Ramkumar Ramanathan to edge past Belgium’s Niel Desein in a tight opening round of the ATP Apia International Qualifiers, here on Saturday.India’s top singles player, ranked 90th in the world, overcame the challenge of his 199th-ranked opponent 6-2, 2-6, 6-4 in one hour and 43 minutes. His next rival is Germany’s Jan-Lennard Struff, who dumped top seed Mikhail Kukushkin

  • Light shower likely in city as mercury soars

    BHOPAL: There was a slight increase in temperature on Saturday. The days as well as night temperature are much above the normal.Bhopal recorded a maximum temperature of 27.9° C which was 4° C above normal while it recorded minimum temperature of 16.2° C which was 6° C above normal. Rain and thundershowers are likely in various districts of divisions like Gwalior, Chambal, Ujjain, Indore, Bhopal, Hoshangabad, Rewa and Sagar. Ujjain

  • Leaders lose red beacon; restless

    BHOPAL: The leaders, who had to surrender their red beacon cars after chief minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan cancelled all non- governmental appointments in boards and corporations across the state, are restless these days. According to sources, new political appointments will be made after Lok Sabha elections but those who had tasted the fruits of power are upset over being deprived of red beacon car.