Free Press Journal
  • Sri Lanka-born American to be released from UAE prison

    Washington: A Sri-Lanka born American, who has been held in a jail in the United Arab Emirates for nine months for posting a comedy video on YouTube, was expected to be released soon, according to a top US official.

  • Two die as car falls into pond due to fog

    Muzaffarnagar: Two persons were killed and one was injured when the car they were traveling in fell into a pond on the Delhi-Saharanpur highway in Shamli district due to fog, police said today.

  • RDO inquiry into ‘accidental’ firing by police officer

    Chennai: The Revenue Divisional Officer would conduct an inquiry into the “accidental” firing incident in a police station which left a 16-year-old boy, an accused in a theft case, seriously injured.

  • Indian-American doctor to pay USD 400K to resolve fraud case

    New York: An Indian-American physician will pay USD 400,000 to resolve allegations that he and his clinics violated federal laws by billing a government insurance programme for vein injections and physician office visits performed by unqualified personnel.

  • Nine burnt alive as fire breaks out in Bandra-Dehradun train

    Mumbai:  Nine persons were charred to death in their sleep when a fire broke out in three coaches of the Bandra-Dehradun Express in neighbouring Thane district in the wee hours today, the second fire mishap on a train within a fortnight.

  • Sec 144 clamped in City

    Police resort to lathi- charge on protesters Senior administrative, police officers review law and order situation

  • Varghoda procession marks Sant Surishwar Jayanti

    Ujjain: Guru Saptami festival was celebrated in the city on Tuesday to mark the 187th birth anniversary of Seer Vijay Rajendra Surishwar. A Varghoda procession was taken out on this occasion. Jain community members in large numbers were present in the procession.The procession was taken out from Gyanmandir located at Nayapura under the aegis of Jain Seers Sanyamratnavijay and Bhuvanratnavijay.

  • State- level Masters Athletics contest concludes

    Ujjain : The 16th State- level Masters Athletics Contest concluded at Sports Arena located at Mahananda Nagar on Tuesday. About 200 participants of 35 to 75 years of age participated in the contest. They exhibited their talents in running, jumping and throwing. Corporator Maya Trivedi was the chief guest. She gave away

  • Govt may backtrack on decision on IMFL sale

    BHOPAL: The state government may re- consider its decision of permitting sale of foreign liquor from country- made liquor shops situated in areas having a population of 5000 or more. According to sources close to highlyplaced officials, the amendment in the excise policy may be withdrawn.Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan had declared that no new liquor shop would be opened in the

  • Pandey assumes office of UDA Chairman

    Ujjain: Divisional Commissioner ( DC) AK Pandey assumed the office of Ujjain Development Authority ( UDA) chairman on Tuesday following the orders by MP Housing and Environment Department, Bhopal on January 6. MP Housing and Environment Department issued orders ( F- 11- 29/ 2013/ 1/ 9) on December 23 cancelling the appointment of chairman, vice- chairman, director and members of corporations, authorities, committees and councils with immediate effect.

  • Temp drops by 6° C in two day Ministries

    BHOPAL: The state capital shivered as temperature continued to plummet on the second consecutive day on Tuesday. The maximum as well as minimum temperatures reeled below normal. There was a sharp drop of 6° C in the minimum temperature over the last two days. Umaria recorded the minimum temperature of 4° C which was lowest in the state.

  • Temporary stoppage of 18 train to continue till June 30

    Indore: The Western Railway has extended the temporary stoppages of 18 trains at Indore station till June 30. Accordingly, Indore- Patna- Indore at Shujalpur; Indore- Trivandrum- Indore Ahilyanagari Express at Shujalpur; Indore- Bhopal- Indore fast passenger at Jabdi; Indore- Mumbai- Indore Avantika Express at Thandla Road, Bamnia; Indore- Habibgang Inter- city Express at Shujalpur and Sehore; Indore- Pune- Indore at Dahod and Meghnagar; Indore- Udaipur- Indore at Jaora; Train No 11471/ 72