Free Press Journal
  • MITM CSI chapter holds seminar under

    Ujjain: The CSI chapter of Mahakal Institute of Technology and Management ( MITM) hosted a seminar under the aegis of computer science department here on Saturday. Prof Atique Khan delivered a lecture on swarm particle optimisation technique and Prof Bharat Chede delivered lecture on neuro fuzzy application technique. MITS director Dr APC Shukla chaired the seminar. CSI chapter president Dr Mukesh Shukla, Dr JN Vyas, Dr Vivek Bansod, Prof AK

  • Record 35K quintal wheat arrived at Krishi Upaj Mandi

    Ujjain: About 35,000 quintals of wheat arrived at Krishi Upaj Mandi here on Saturday. It was the busiest day of the season at Mandi. Despite of heavy damage caused by heavy rains and hailstorm, bumper harvest of wheat crop arrived at Mandi for sale. About 20 percent of wheat crop were damaged due to the hailstorm and heavy rains that lashed the Malwa region recently.

  • Seers submit memo to CM; demand Simhastha fair on Kshipra’s banks

    Ujjain: Seers on Saturday submitted a memorandum addressed to Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan to city magistrate Jayant Joshi demanding for hosting Simhastha fair on the banks of Kshipra. Dharmacharya Parishad MP general secretary Dr Avadheshdas Paramhans led the seers.

  • Woman stabbed to death in a moving Virar local

    Vasai :  In a shocking daylight crime, a 55-year-old woman vegetable vendor was brutally stabbed to death by an unidentified person inside the luggage compartment of a Churchgate-bound local train early on Saturday morning.

  • BJP nets MJ Akbar to end ‘politics of fear’

    New Delhi :  Noted journalist Mobashar Javed ‘MJ’ Akbar (63) and bureaucrat-turned Janata Dal (U) MP N K Singh (73) on Saturday joined the Bharatiya Janata Party to line up with half a dozen other prominent politicos flocking to it since the Lok Sabha election process was set into motion. Former Delhi Bar Council chairman and senior advocate R S Goswami also joined the party.

  • 7 burnt alive as oil tanker overturns, bursts on highway

    Charoti Naka (Dahanu) :  In a bizarre road mishap on the Mumbai-Ahmedabad National Highway, seven people were charred to death and 16 others sustained severe burn injuries, when an over-speeding tanker carrying highly inflammable petroleum product overturned, leading to an explosion.

  • New satellite image revives search hopes

    The location of the suspicious object is along the southern corridor the missing plane might have taken and about 120 km south by west from the location of a suspicious object Australia found.

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    Sushma protests denial of Barmer ticket to party veteran Jaswant Singh, makes it clear that the decision was ‘not taken’ by the party’s Central Election Committee and she was ‘pained’ at the step.

  • In a first, live webcast of polling in ‘critical’ booths!

    New Delhi :  For the first time, the Election Commission will be live-streaming on the web the day-long polling in the “critical” polling booths in the Lok Sabha and four states” Assembly elections for imparting transparency.

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    LK aide loses out to Paresh Rawal

    Harin Pathak, a keen loyalist of the BJP patriarch, has been axed from the Ahmedabad seat

  • Jet transcript throws up fresh revelations

    Sleuths claim that the final 54 minutes of conversation between pilots and ATC began from a point when the flight was already sabotaged, but there are certain oddities in the conversation which raises eyebrows.

  • Egypt mass trial of Islamists opens, adjourns

    Cairo :  A court in Egypt adjourned the mass trial of more than 1,200 supporters of deposed Islamist president Mohamed Morsi after a brief hearing on Saturday, state media reported, reports AFP. The country’s biggest trial since the army removed Morsi last July after a turbulent single year in office was adjourned until Monday.

  • Germany accuses Russia of trying to break Europe

    Kiev :  Germany on Saturday accused Russia of trying to splinter Europe as a Cold War-style struggle over the future of ex-Soviet Ukraine ratched up following the Kremlin’s defiant annexation of Crimea, reports AFP. The haunting warning from a nation whose friendship Russian President Vladimir Putin had nurtured over his 14 years in power came amid Western efforts to shore up backing for the besieged interim leaders in Kiev who toppled a

  • Ukrainian base in Crimea stormed by pro-Russians

    Belbek Air Base (Crimea) :  Pro-Russian forces stormed a Ukrainian air force base in Crimea, firing shots and smashing through concrete walls with armored personnel carriers. At least one person was wounded, the base commander said, reports AP.

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    Modi still not exonerated, says Sibal

    NEW DELHI :  On the heels of Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi denying clean chit to Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi for his “legal accountability” in the post-Godhra riots in 2002, Law Minister Kapil Sibal on Saturday rejected the report of the Special Investigation Team (SIT) that had no powers to search, arrest or probe like CBI except to record statements of witnesses.

  • Corruption being blown out of proportion: Pitroda

    Bangalore :  Chairman of National Innovation Council Sam Pitroda feels that corruption has become a way of life in Indian society and it was being blown out of proportion, reports PTI.

  • Bhatkal’s aide assaulted by inmate in Tihar jail

    New Delhi :  Indian Mujahideen (IM) co-founder Yasin Bhatkal’s aide Fasih Mahmood, deported from Saudi Arabia in 2012 for his alleged involvement in terror acts here, has been allegedly assaulted by a jail inmate inside the high security Tihar jail, reports PTI.

  • Rahul is right alternative to ‘divisive’ Modi: Tharoor

    New Delhi: Union minister Shashi Tharoor has backed Rahul Gandhi for prime minister, saying people with lesser credentials than the Congress vice president have in the past turned out to be good leaders and Gandhi was the “right alternative” to a “divisive force like Modi”, reports IANS.