Free Press Journal
  • Ramesh Ferris: From a polio victim to a crusader against it

    New Delhi:  From being a polio victim to dedicating his whole life to the cause of eradicating the crippling disease from India and organizing several initiatives for it, Ramesh Ferris has indeed come a long way.

  • Centre’s move to implement NCIP a rude shock to farmers:Jaya

    Chennai:Tamil Nadu government has said the Centre’s “abrupt decision” to implement National Crop Insurance Programme from Rabi season 2013-14 will make farmers pay an increased premium and suggested that Central and state governments bear the additional “burden premium” of two percent.

  • AP Assembly adjourned as TDP, YSRC MLAs remain unrelenting

    Hyderabad: Vociferously opposing the proposed bifurcation of the state, legislators from Telugu Desam and YSR Congress parties paralysed the proceedings in the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly today.

  • Death toll in Goa building collapse rises to 17

    Panaji: More bodies were retrieved from the debris of the collapsed building in Canacona town of Goa last night, taking the death toll to 17, while over a dozen more people are still feared trapped in the debris.

  • Ganguly yet to take a call on stepping down as WBHRC chief

    Kolkata:  Former Supreme Court Judge A K Ganguly, who faces charges of sexually harassing a law intern, today said he is yet to take a decision on resigning as chairman of West Bengal Human Rights Commission.

  • Hindu organisation activists protest FIR against leader

    Ujjain: City’s Hindu organisations on Sunday activists took out a rally in protest against the FIR registered against their leader. Mahakal police had registered an FIR against Hindu organisation leader Rupesh Thakur for making objectionable statement against minority community. The protesters handed over a memorandum to ASP Rajesh Vyas demanding withdrawal of the FIR. On Saturday night, agitated minority community members gheraoed Mahakal police station protesting against Thakur’s

  • Motorbike lifters active in city

    Ujjain: Motorbike lifters are active in the city these days. Motorbikes are stolen from the city frequently.On Saturday evening, three two- wheelers were lifted from three separate places. According to Madhav Nagar police, a Pulser motorbike of Shyam, son of Krishnaraj Bhawsar, a resident of Vidya Nagar was stolen from Sethi Nagar on Saturday. Another bike MP13 MH9400 of Govardhanlal, son of Satyanarayan Sharma, was also stolen. Motorbike registered with MP13 DR1786

  • Youth commits suicide

    Ujjain : A youth committed suicide by consuming poison on Saturday night. His family members rushed him to the District Hospital from where he was referred to a private hospital. However, he died at the private hospital during treatment. According to Chimanganj Mandi police, deceased Ajay, son of Jagdish Mali, a resident of Gayatri Nagar was an accountant at Krishi Upaj Mandi. He consumed poison while returned to house from

  • Mass Surya Namaskar on Jan 13

    Ujjain: A mass Surya Namaskar will be organised at government and private schools of Ujjain division at 11 am on January 13. A meeting was organized to discuss Surya Namaskar and academic development at St Mary’s Convent School on Sunday. The meeting was chaired by was chaired by Public Instruction Directorate director Dr AK Mishra. He directed the officials of Ujjain and Indore division to hold Surya Namaskar at all

  • Haphazard road work leaves commuters in trouble

    Ujjain: The haphazard construction of fourlane betweenNagziri and Teen Batti is causing immense trouble to the commuters. This stretch of Dewas Road is one of the busiest roads in the city and the contractor seems to be inexperienced from the way he is carrying out the work at Nagziri.

  • Procession marks Prakash Parv

    Ujjain: Members of the Sikh community took out Prabhat Pheris ( morning processions) to mark the Prakash Parv of 10th Sikh Guru Govind Singh on Sunday. Processions were taken out from Freeganj, Dudhtalai, Gita Colony and Patni Bazaar located Gurudwaras.

  • Gwalior kid found alone at rly station

    Ujjain : An eight- year- old kid from Gwalior was found walking alone on platform one of the city railway station on Sunday morning. GRP police handed him to the Child Line. According to GRP, Sunil, son of Ramsachawan Prajapat was crying at platform number one. Child Line authority was called to hand over the kid.

  • Teacher should bring transition in society: Kothari

    Ujjain: Newspapers are full of crime and corruption news. Present education system is unable to make human a virtuous personality. Personality development is impossible in the nation where value, character and tradition are not taught. Teacher should initiate a value- based teaching and should bring transition in the society.

  • Prize distribution ceremony held

    Ujjain: A district- level prize distribution ceremony of Bharatiya Sanskriti Gyan Pariksha- 2013 was organised at the Mega Book Fair being held at Dr Ambedkar Bhavan under the aegis of Vedmata Gayatri Trust Shantikunj Haridwar, Ujjain zone, on Sunday. Director Scindia Oriental Research Institute Dr BK Sharma was the chief guest while Principal of Lokmanya Tilak College Dr Govind Gandhe was the special guest on this occasion.

  • Crucial decisions in 3 meetings on city development today

    Indore: Important decisions on urban development and public transport are expected in three meetings convened by Divisional Commissioner Sanjay Dubey and Collector Aakash Tripathi, on Monday. The first meeting to be chaired by the Collector would begin at 11 am at the Collectorate which will take up issues such as Khan River revival project, undergoing projects of Indore Municipal Corporation ( IMC) and Indore Development Authority ( IDA) and encroachments on government

  • Girl rescued from woman abductors

    Indore: Abducted from Kolkata by two women, an orphan girl was forced into flesh trade and made to dance in the bars of Mumbai when he was only 13. When she escaped from the clutches of the operators after five years and reached Indore- based Neetu, whom she was familiar with, the accused women came to the city and ‘ forcefully’ tried to take her along.

  • Cong to stage demo on Jan 8

    Ujjain: District Congress Committee ( DCC) will stage a demonstration to protest against various issues related to the people of the city on January 8. The demonstration will be staged at Chamunda Mata square. A meeting was organised at the Congress office located at Kshir Sagar on Sunday under the chairmanship of