Free Press Journal
  • Martyr Day observed to mark Gandhi’s death anniv

    Ujjain: An all religion prayer meeting was organized at Catholic Church on the occasion of death anniversary of Father of Nation Mahatma Gandhi on Thursday. Religious heads imparted message of maintaining peace in the world during the prayer meeting. A two minutes silence was kept by people while paying floral tribute on the portrait of Gandhi. Ujjain Diocese Bishop Dr Sebastian Vedekkal recited the message of peace of Saint Pope

  • Youth dies in road accident

    Ujjain: A youth was killed in road accident near Matana village on Wednesday night. Deceased youth had gone to leave her mother to Indore. According to police, Dinkar son of Lakshman Rao, resident of DRP Lines went to leave her mother to Indore at her sister’s place. He was returning back to Ujjain via Dewas riding his motorbike. He met with an accident near Matana village on Dewas Road at

  • Dr Gupt appointed member of 2nd Sanskrit Commission

    Ujjain: Renowned Sanskrit scholar and former Principal Secretary of Government of Madhya Pradesh, Dr Mohan Gupt was appointed member of Sanskrit Commission.

  • Shah chairs Public Distribution System and Procurement meeting

    Ujjain: Food and Civil Supply Minister Vijay Shah chaired a divisional level meeting of Public Distribution System and Procurement meeting at Brahaspathi Bhavan on Thursday. Minister Shah directed concerned officials to get the weighing machine checked by farmers at procurement centre before purchasing the crops.

  • MIM celebrates Conclave- 2014

    Ujjain: Mahakal Institute of Management ( MIM) organized annual day celebration titled ‘ Conclave- 2014’ on Thursday.Former Vice- chancellor of Vikram University Prof Ram Rajesh Mishra inaugurated the programme.Misha in his addressed inspire students through his motivational thoughts.Director Dr Rishi Dubey introduced the guest while Dr Namita Soni Sugandhi proposed the vote of thanks.

  • China- made threads take life of feathered friends at Mahakal temple

    Ujjain: China- made threads which were used in abundance by citizens to fly kites on the occasion of Makar Sankranti few days back have started taking life of innocent feathered friends at Mahakaleshwar Temple premises. More than 200 birds including parrots, pigeons and crows were killed after they got tangled in the China- made thread in last few days.

  • Gold and gems plated Ganesha idol worth Rs 5 lakh recovered from suspects

    Ujjain: Police recovered an antique gold and gems plated idol of Ganesha worth Rs 5 lakh from two suspects in the city on Thursday. The suspects were trying to sell the idol in Patni Bazaar and Mahakal area. Police arrested suspects Sagir Ali son of Ramjan Ali, 30, resident of Abdalpura and

  • Nathan wants Kiwis to go full throttle against India

    Wellington: Elated after managing to “surprise” India with consistent performances, New Zealand all-rounder Nathan McCullum said his team will aim for a 4-0 result in the ongoing ODI series by going full throttle in the inconsequential fifth and final match today.

  • Satish century helps K’taka take control against Maha

    Hyderabad: Ganesh Satish slammed an unbeaten 117 and shared 216 runs with opener Lokesh Rahul (94 not out) as Karnataka took control of their Ranji Trophy summit clash against Maharashtra on the Day Two on Thursday.

  • It was my day, says Ganesh

    Hyderabad: Karnataka’s Ganesh Satish expressed happiness after slamming an unbeaten 117 on day two of the Ranji final against Maharashtra and said he sought to make the most of the opportunity that came his way. “Obviously, I was a little disappointed when I was left out. So, I made up my mind that when I get the opportunity I will make full use of it,” said Satish.

  • Uncapped players to feature in IPL auction for first time

    New Delhi: Some of India’s up and coming talents, including Unmukt Chand and Rishi Dhawan, are expected to feature in the IPL auction for the first time as they feature in the 651-strong list of uncapped players to be put under the hammer on February 12 and 13 in Bangalore.

  • Jayalalithaa

    SC clears decks for Jaya’s prosecution

    New Delhi :  In a setback to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, the Supreme Court on Thursday cleared the decks for her prosecution for not filing income tax returns in 1993-94 and asked a lower court to wrap up the trial in four months.

  • AP House rejects Bill but T-state no hurdle

    New Delhi :  Undeterred by the opposition from its own chief minister in Andhra Pradesh, the Congress party is going ahead with its plan to table the separate statehood bill for Telangana in the next session of Parliament.

  • woman assaulted

    Gas delivery boys rape housewife

    Mumbai :  It is an urban nightmare: an innocuous gas deliveryman raping a housewife.  The shocking incident was reported on Thursday: a 24-year-old newly married woman was raped by two Bharat Gas cylinder delivery boys, Mohammad Sheikh (28) and Chandan Jaiswal (30), at MIDC on Tuesday afternoon.

  • Zail Singh secy further stokes ’84 riots embers

    New Delhi : The Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi seems to have re-ignited the three-decade old controversy surrounding the post Indira Gandhi assassination 1984 anti-Sikh riots with Tarlochan Singh, the then press secretary to president Giani Zail Singh, making fresh accusations against the then prime minister Rajiv Gandhi.

  • Rajan frowns at new LPG cap

    New Delhi :  In yet another case of the Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi proposes and the UPA cabinet disposes, the Union cabinet has increased the cap on subsidized LPG cylinders per family per year from 9 to 12.

  • Mono rail: An awesome tree-top view of city

    Mumbai :  If the eastern freeway is `nirvana’ for the motorist, the monorail ride entails the same for the local train commuter. After enduring filth inside and outside the train for a lifetime, the air-conditioned compartments, the squeaky clean scrubbed platforms and the stunning tree-top view of the city in the monorail is awesome.

  • Somdev wary of tricky opponents

    Indore: Somdev Devavarman said the equation has certainly changed in the Asia/Oceania Group I tie with Chinese Taipei not having their top two players, but insisted that they won’t take the visitors lightly since possibility of upsets is more in Davis Cup matches.

  • SC binds State hands on demolitions

    New Delhi :  The Supreme Court on Thursday held that the State cannot be allowed to demolish massive constructions undertaken over the years by declaring the disputed land as a “private forest” after a long and inordinate delay.