Free Press Journal
  • International yoga seminar concludes

    Ujjain: The two- day international yoga seminar organised at Mahakal Pravachan Hall by the Ujjain oga Life Society was concluded here on Sunday. Various programmes were organised on the second day. The day was begun with meditation session at 6.30 am.

  • Free medical services begins

    Ujjain : Free medical services will be provided at 1/ 7 Jawahar Nagar between 4 and 5.30 pm on every Saturday under the aegis of Agrasar Samajik and Jankalyankari Samiti. Dr Devendra Thakur will extend his services to the patients. Free medicines will also be distributed to the patients.

  • City records season’s coldest night

    Ujjain : Saturday night was the coldest night of the season for this temple town as mercury dipped to eight degree Celsius. The day’s temperature on Sunday was 21 degree Celsius as cold wind swept across the city. People were seen wrapped in woolen clothes and preferred to remain inside their houses. City roads remained quite on Sunday due to the biting cold.

  • Book fair concludes

    Ujjain : Mega book fair conducted by Gayatri Tirth Shantikunj Hairdwar Ujjain subzone was concluded on Sunday to mark the birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda. Municipal Speaker Sonu Gehlot was the chief guest. Paqnkaj Srivastava, Shubham, Ashutosh Choudhary and Anurag Srivastava from Dev Sanskrit University, Haridwar made people aware about oga and its relevance. Literary books worth Rs 8 lakh was sold in the fair.

  • Mayor trophy body building championship today

    Ujjain: The state- level mayor trophy body building championship will be organised at Tower Chowk on Monday evening under Atal Sports Fair in association with State Body Building Association and Healthy World Gymnasium. Cash prizes of Rs 1.51 lakh will be awarded to the winners. According to convener Kamlesh Bairwa and Jagdish Panchal, best body builder will be awarded Rs 21,000. School Education minister Paras Jain, Mayor Rameshwar Akhand, Municipal

  • Rank outsider rings danger bell in Amethi

    Lucknow :  Amethi, the bastion of the Nehru-Gandhi family, was witness to a new kind of political activity on Sunday (January 12) when a rank outsider, riding the wave of popularity and general anti-politician mood, opened an aggressive front against the first family of the Congress.

  • Loyalty test

    The mood in Amethi is one of curiosity since most people have seen Vishwas and other heroes of AAP only on TV. This was evident in the surge of people and their cheers. The presence of Sonam Kinnar — who earlier used to be present in Congress rallies — also ignited curiosity.

  • Moily confirms Natarajan has been eased out

    New Delhi :  A few weeks ago, when the then Union minister for environment Jayanthi Natarajan resigned from the Cabinet, there was some controversy as to whether she had resigned on her own, or had been eased out under pressure from business lobbies which were sore that she was a stumbling block in the clearance of projects.

  • Lacklustre India face uphill task against Germany today

    New Delhi: Spanked in their opening two games by their opponents, a lacklustre India face an uphill task to get their campaign back on track at the Hero Hockey World League Finals as they take on Olympic champions Germany in their last pool match in Delhi today.

  • Tomic confident of winning against Nadal

    Sydney: Australian tennis ace Bernard Tomic is reportedly confident of winning against world number one Rafael Nadal in their first-round Australian Open blockbuster at Melbourne Park.No time to mope after copping a 6-3 6-1 hiding from Juan Martin del Potro in the Sydney International final, Tomic has just three days to pick himself up for the world No. 1 at Melbourne Park.

  • Modi harps on ‘Jayanthi tax’

    New Delhi :  The BJP’s prime ministerial candidate, Narendra Modi, on Sunday also made a veiled reference to the removal of Jayanti Natarjan from the Environment Ministry. During his speech, Modi said that he had heard of “Jayanti tax during her” tenure. The allusion was to the swirling allegations during the former Union minister’s tenure that no files moved without payment of the customary levy.

  • England feel the ‘Finch’

    Melbourne: A superb century from opener Aaron Finch helped Australia to a comprehensive six-wicket win over England in the first one-day international at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Sunday.After being dropped by Gary Ballance when he was on just eight, Finch continued to blast 121 runs from 128 balls as Australia won with 4.2 overs to spare.

  • Sachin-less India still dominant in world cricket

    Wellington: The Indian squad to play New Zealand in a five-ODI, two-Test tour is as dominant a force in world cricket as at any stage when retired batting great Sachin Tendulkar donned the pads, according to a report.The absence of Tendulkar, who holds cricket records unlikely to ever be broken – 200 Test matches and 100 international hundreds, would cast a shadow on the touring squad, which would open their month-long visit

  • PM, Sonia target Modi again

    New Delhi :  Prime Minister Man-mohan Singh continues to target the BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi and this time he used the opportunity of the closing ceremony of the celebrations of the 150th birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda to accomplish this purpose.

  • China’s Liu wins World Tour TT title

    Dubai: Chinese World No.1 Liu Shiwen won the women’s singles title of the World Tour Grand Final of the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) by beating compatriot and World No.2 Ding Ning.The final, held in the Hamad Bin Rashid Hall of the Al Nasr Sports Club, began spectacularly in a fierce and tight fight but eventually turned in favour of Liu, who cashed in $104,000 with a 4-2 victory Saturday,

  • Youths emerge champions in National TT

    Patna: Young paddlers Sanil Shetty and Ankita Das made the Platinum Jubilee year Senior National Table Tennis Championships their own by winning the singles titles at the Patliputra Sports Complex here Sunday.  No.2 seed Shetty defeated his PSPB team mate Harmeet Desai 4-2 and No.4 Ankita Das, also of PSPB, drubbed AAI’s Krittwika Sinha Roy 4-0 to take home the winner’s purse of Rs.2.30 lakh and Rs.1.45 lakh, respectively.

  • Sri Lanka take vital 1-0 lead against Pak

    Dubai: Sri Lanka produced a professional performance to register their biggest victory over Pakistan by nine wickets in the second Test in Dubai, taking a 1-0 lead in the three-match series.Paceman Suranga Lakmal took all three wickets to fall on the fifth morning to finish with a career-best 4-78 to wrap up Pakistan’s second innings for 359 before Sri Lanka knocked off the meager 137-run target for one wicket.

  • ONGC, IOB make winning starts in Savio Cup

    Mumbai: Federation Cup champions ONGC, Uttarakhand and runners-up IOB, Tamil Nadu, both comfortably won their respective men’s Group-A round-robin league matches of the UPL-9th Savio Cup Basketball Tournament, sponsored by Tridhaatu Realty and Indian Oil and being organised by the Don Bosco Recreation Centre, at the floodlit Don Bosco High School courts, Matunga on Sunday.

  • AAP casual look: A carefully cultivated persona?

    New Delhi : The Aam Aadmi Party has not only brought about a se-change in politics but has also set a new sartorial trend for politicians and ministers.