Free Press Journal
  • Bag with Rs 4 lakh stolen from marriage garden, rag- pickers suspected

    Indore: From a marriage garden on Kanadiya Road, a bag containing Rs 4 lakh was stolen, on Friday. Police suspect role of rag- picker girls. At present, police are trying to identify suspects on the basis of CCTV footage.

  • Toll tax: HC relief for Mhow residents

    Indore: In a major relief to residents of Mhow and its nearby areas, Indore bench of High Court in its interim order on Friday exempted them from paying toll tax at Umaria booth. The residents of Mhow and adjoining places had to pay toll tax at Umaria from February 4 for commuting between Indore and Mhow.

  • Judgment on Batham murder case deferred

    Ujjain: District and Sessions Judge ( DJ) Virendra Singh on Friday deferred pronouncing his judgment on the sensational murder case of the then BJP joint- secretary Janakilal Batham. All eyes were set on the judicial outcome. Hundreds of people gathered there to know the DJ’s order in the case, but while referring to his occupations Singh deferred the decision to February 28. Tight security arrangements were made at the judicial

  • Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlingam adorned with Ghatatop replica

    Ujjain: Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlingam was adorned with the replica of Ghatatop incarnation on the third day of Shivnavratri at Mahakaleshwar temple here on Friday. Jyotirlingam was offered crown of Sheshnaag.

  • Timescale pay demanded for polytechnic colleges

    Ujjain: Despite orders for timescale pay to all employees of Government of Madhya Pradesh issued on September 24, 2008, the same is not given to the employees of polytechnic colleges. As per the provisions of timescale pay, employees are given higher pay scale after completing service of 8- 10 years.

  • Shri Mataji’s anniv celebrated

    Ujjain: The 136th birth anniversary of Shri Mataji, founder of Shri Aurobindo Ashram, Puducherry was celebrated at Shri Aurbindo oga Shaktipeeth on Indore Road here on Friday. Swami Asanganand Maharaj, who was the key speaker of the function, enlightened the audience by expressing views on the subject, ‘ The grace of the

  • Handicraft fair inaugurated

    Ujjain: A week- long handicraft fair and divisional Haat Bazaar was inaugurated at Neelganga area under the aegis of Divisional Haat Bazaar Committee in the presence of chief guest Paras Jain here on Friday. Several stalls of handicraft accessories and eatables have been set up at the fair.

  • Decomposed body found

    Ujjain: Bhairavgarh police found a decomposed body of a 35- year- old man from the bank of Kshipra. The naked body was packed inside a gunny bag. Bhairavgarh police station incharge Shiva Ninama informed the decomposed body of a man was found inside water at the ghat located at Panchkroshi route near Sodan village. The body is said to be 8- 10 days old. It is yet to be identified.

  • Newly- wed woman ends life

    Ujjain: A newly married woman committed suicide by hanging herself at her parental house here on Friday. According to Neelganga police, Surabhi ( 25) took this extreme step at Muni Nagar at about 3.30 pm. Her father Mohanlal Sharma is driver of Addition Commissioner ( revenue), here.

  • No discussion with Flower: Sanjay Patel

    Mumbai: The Cricket Board rubbished a report that it had held discussions with former England coach Andy Flower about taking over as the chief coach of the Indian team in place of incumbent Duncan Fletcher following the country’s dismal show in South Africa and New Zealand.

  • India in talks with other boards over possible IPL venue: Biswal

    New Delhi: The Board of Control for Cricket (BCCI) has started talking to cricket boards of other countries for possible venues of the cash-rich tournament after the government made it clear that it will not be able to provide adequate security for IPL 7, tournament chairman Ranjib Biswal said on Friday.

  • Tons, wickets put Oz under pressure

    Port Elizabeth: AB de Villiers and JP Duminy hit centuries and Wayne Parnell took two wickets with his first three balls as South Africa put Australia under pressure on the second day of the second Test at St George’s Park on Friday.

  • Venus sends Caroline packing, Serena ousted

    The elder sister sealed her place in final but Cornet dashed hopes of the first all-Williams title clash in 4 years by beating Serena with solid serves

  • Nadal rolls into Rio quarters

    Rio de Janeiro: World number one Rafael Nadal breezed into the quarter-finals of the $1.3 million ATP Rio Open but admitted afterwards that he was still feeling the effects of a back injury.Nadal, in his first event since losing last month’s Australian Open final, on Thursday needed only 74 minutes to rout Spanish compatriot Albert Montanes 6-1, 6-2 and book a date against Portugal’s 48th-ranked Joao Sousa, who eliminated 87th-rated Spaniard Albert