Free Press Journal
  • Meeting on DAVV regional centres today

    Indore: The Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya ( DAVV) will hold a meeting to discuss over its proposed regional centres which could not be setup despite instructions of the State Government three years ago.

  • 2 robbed of cash, cell phones; 3 held

    Indore: Three miscreants looted cash and mobile phones from two youths, on Saturday under Malharganj police station. Police have registered a case and arrested three persons in this connection. According to Head Constable Surendra Chaudhary, the incident took place when the victims— Sunil Rawat and Jitendra Rawat— of Gulab Bai Colony were returning to

  • Scooterist killed in road mishap

    Indore: A scooterist was killed in a road mishap at Buddh Nagar Square under Rajendra Nagar police station. The accident occurred when a speeding mobike rammed into his scooter, on Friday night. Police have registered a case.

  • Two injured as jeep hits them

    Indore: A speeding jeep hit two teenagers under Khudel police station, on Saturday and fled the spot. Both the victims were taken to a hospital and one of them is stated to be critical.

  • Boy accidentally hangs self while plying

    Indore: A 10- year- old boy accidentally hanged himself while enacting something he had seen in a movie. He was playing with his 5- year- old niece at his residence in Scheme No 78, on Saturday when the incident occurred.

  • Hundreds run for greener IIT campus

    Indore: About 1000 people participated in the marathon organised by students of Indian Institute of Technology, Indore. This year’s theme was ‘ ou run, We plant’. School and college students, civilians, army personnel, and employees of several companies and members of various NGOs participated in the marathon.

  • Guard attacked for opposing eve- teasers

    Indore: A chaos like situation prevailed for sometime in Tukoganj area when some students of SGITS hostel allegedly thrashed a watchman of a building when he opposed them for teasing a girl in the lift, on Sunday night. The accused also pelted stones on the building when the residents were going to lodge a complaint to the police. The police registered a case against the accused and started an investigation.

  • Man arrested for raping 22- year- old married woman

    Ujjain: A man was arrested for allegedly raping a 22- year- old married woman in the city on Sunday. Accused was on the run while police were searching for him. According to Neelganga police, rape victim who is a resident of nearby village lodged the FIR against accused Manoj Jaat, resident of Ingoria village on Sunday.

  • Grand Kalash atra to be taken out today

    Ujjain: A grand Kalash atra will be taken out in the city on Monday ahead of the inauguration of Akhil Bharatiya Kalidas Samaroh which would kick off on Tuesday. Beautiful tableaux prepared by city Saraswati Shishu Mandir schools reflecting the creations of Mahakavi Kalidas will accompany the procession.

  • 14th mass marriage of adav community tomorrow

    Ujjain: The 14th Free mass marriage ceremony will be organised on the occasion of Basant Panchmi under the joint aegis of adav Panchayati Trust and Shrikrishna Parmarthik Seva here on Tuesday. According to president Narayan adav and secretary Kailash adav, about 30 couples will tie in nuptial knot during the mass marriage ceremony at Nazar Ali Mill compound.

  • Prof Naveen’s anthology ‘ Mhari Lugai’ to be released today

    Ujjain: An anthology on Malwi poetry titled ‘ Mhari Lugai’ written by Prof Naveen Dabral will be released at Kaveri Research Institute at 4.30 pm on Monday in the august presence of chief guest Baba Dabral. Dr Prabhat Kumar Bhattacharya will chair the occasion. Dr Shiv Chaurisia will introduce the subject of the anthology while Dr Shailendra Sharma will review the book. Dr Rajendra Vyas will be present on this occasion.

  • Music director Rajesh Roshan & comedian Rajeev Nigam feted

    Ujjain: Malwa Rangmanch Samiti organised the 28th Kala Samman Samaroh at Kalidas Sanskrit Academy in the city on Saturday.Renowned music director Rajesh Roshan and comedian Rajeev Nigam were conferred with the Malwa Sangeet Samman and Malwa Kala Samman on this occasion. Singer Suhasini Joshi was conferred with Pradesh Gourav Samman.

  • YC stages sit- in to protest hike in price of LPG cylinders

    Ujjain: Youth Congress ( – C) workers of Ujjain town on Sunday organised a sit- in at Shahid Park in protest of expensive LPG gas cylinders being sold in the State by Shivraj led BJP government.

  • Nandi prog on the eve of Kalidas Samaroh

    Classical singer from Pune, Aarti Angalikar will perform devotional music performance during Nandi programme on the eve of Akhil Bharatiya Kalidas Samaroh here on Monday evening. Aarti Angalikar was born in famous Indian classical music clan. She received early education from senior musician Vasantrao Kulkarni of Agra and Gwalior music clans. She also became

  • 23 gamblers held with Rs 98,690, 3 mobikes & 6 mobiles

    Ujjain: The Ujjain police arrested 23 gamblers in two separate operations and seized Rs 98,690 from them here on Sunday. The Mahakal police during a special drive arrested six gamblers indulged in gambling at the field of Rajendra Baldia of village Jawasiya here on Sunday.

  • Forest dept organises bird watching to mark World Wetland Day

    Ujjain: District Forest Department organised a bird watching programme at Vishnu Sagar Lake to mark World Wetland Day here on Sunday. Bird expert Shaikat Chanda quenched the curiosities of school students. Municipal Speaker Sonu Gehlot, Deputy Ranger Udayraj Panwar and Umashankar Shrivastava of Forest Department were present on this occasion.

  • Cairns justifies on-field hostility against India

    Wellington: Former all-rounder Chris Cairns feels New Zealand must remain hostile to the touring Indian cricket team by preparing seaming tracks for the coming Test series but has backed the off-field support that the Kiwi Board has offered to the BCCI in a controversial ICC revamp plan.