Free Press Journal
  • 2 new Ebola deaths confirmed in West Africa

    Conakry (Guinea): Two new deaths from the deadly Ebola disease were today announced by health authorities in Guinea and Sierra Leone, raising fears that the first outbreak in West Africa is not yet under control. The new fatalities are far from where the outbreak began.

  • Girl’s death raises Colombia bus fire toll to 33

    Bogota: The death toll from a Colombian bus fire rose to 33 children after a girl hospitalized with severe burns succumbed to her injuries, authorities have said.

  • Modi keeps precedence of giving rep to Ujjain

    Ujjain: With the induction of Rajya Sabha member Thawar Chand Gehlot as a Cabinet minister on Monday, the BJP government at the Centre has kept the precedence of giving representation to Ujjain. Though, newly-elected MP Prof Chintamani Malviya or Union former minister and Rajya Sabha member Dr Satya Narayan Jatiya could also be made the minister if representation of Ujjain was the sole criteria, Prime Minister Narendra Modi preferred 66-year-old Gehlot owing

  • Protest against installation of mobile towers escalates

    Ujjain: Reliance 4G mobile network plans ran into trouble before its start after a stiff resistance by corporators around the city. Ujjain Municipal Corporation (UMC) seized the instruments being used for installation of mobile towers.The UMC and Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd (RJIL), the telecom wing of Reliance Industries, are now engaged in an exchange of letters over the allocation of licence for installing 4G telecommunication towers in the city.

  • UMC swimming pool inaugurated

    Ujjain: Summer season seems to be over as pre-monsoon activities have started in the region. Ujjain Municipal Corporation woke up and opened its swimming pool for public. Mayor Rameshwar Akhand inaugurated UMC’s swimming pool here on Monday evening.

  • Narendra Modi


    Picks Jaitley for both Finance and Defence; ‘No 2’ Rajnath headed for Home; Sushma for MEA; and RSS blue-eyed boy Nitin Gadkari tipped to head integrated Transport & Shipping ministry

  • No out-of-the-box surprises

    New Delhi :  Apart from the decision of not appointing a full-time Defence Minister, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has not sprung any surprise while putting in place a 45-member three-tier team.

  • Balmanch organises summer camp

    Ujjain: The Balmanch Parishkrati in association with various other cultural orgainisations has been organising a summer camp from May 15 to June 16. Giving the information Shubham Satyapremi of Balmanch said children are being introduced with lot of cultural and co-curricular acivities. It is being organised with an aim to hone their life skills and provide them a platform to showcase their hidden talents.

  • Camp on ‘moral values’ begins at Tapo Bhumi

    Ujjain: A week-long camp for learning moral values was begun at Mahavir Tapo Bhumi here on Monday under the aegis of Seer Pragyasagar. The camp is only for children who will be taught importance of moral values by the Seer. Media in-charge Sachin Kasliwal informed that children from Ujjain, Indore, Bharuch, Damoh, Gujarat and other places have been taking part in the residential camp.

  • At dusk, dawns Modi era

    New Delhi :  In a setting befitting a king’s coronation, 63-year old Narendra Damodardas Modi was on Monday sworn-in as the 15th prime minister of India. President Pranab Mukherjee administered the oath of office and secrecy on the forecourts of the Rashtrapati Bhawan as thousands of dignitaries witnessed the spectacle in twilight hours. The moment described as “Godhuli bela”– the hour when the cows come home in rural India and raise a

  • Citizens disappointed on day 1

    Children with their parents were decking up in line on the gates of Municipal Corporation’s Kothi road situated swimming pool, with full preparation. However, denizens have to return to their houses due to the delay in formal opening of swimming pool on Monday morning. Alleging UMC officials said, everything has been set due to some last minute preparations and inspection of municipal commisioner the opening has cancelled, but we are trying to


    Jaipur :  Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on Monday threw a tantrum at her state not finding a berth in the Union Cabinet. She immediately took up the matter and forced Prime Minister Narendra Modi to make amends. Modi relented and accommodated one representative from her state but ultimately all that Vasundhra got was a junior post of minister of state for Nihal Chand Meghwal, who has been elected for the fourth


    New Delhi :  Narendra Modi has changed the rules of the game: backed by the RSS, he has denied any ministerial berth to those “above 75.” This automatically eliminated patriarch Lal Krishna Advani, Dr Murli Manohar Joshi (80) and former finance minister Yashwant Sinha (76).

  • Sharif says he will pick up threads of Atal’s rule

    New Delhi :  Arriving here with a “message of peace”, Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Monday said that he intends to pick up the threads with Narendra Modi from where he and then Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee left off in 1999.

  • Muslim mothers of girls feted

    Ujjain: The Creative Social Foundation (CSF) group hosted IOC Shahida Naim Khan in the felicitation ceremony as its guest of honour under the slogan ‘Save Girl Child’. The CSF held an event with Rubina Sarfaraj Qureshi as keynote speaker. Giving the information Shaquib Qureshi of foundation said that Qureshi in her address said killing of girl child is a horrible crime and must be stopped.

  • Nitin Gadkari

    Gadkari: RSS’ blue-eyed boy is back with vigour

    Mumbai :  Nitin Gadkari, who was on Monday inducted as a cabinet minister in the Narendra Modi government, is an entrepreneur and a political activist who as party president steadied the BJP after its defeat in the 2009 Lok Sabha elections.


    Seven women on Monday took oath as ministers in the Narendra Modi government, and one of them, Sushma Swaraj, is set to be a member of the all powerful Cabinet Committee on Security in her capacity as the external affairs minister. Najma Heptulla (74), a Rajya Sabha member since 1980, will be the eldest woman minister while actress-turned-politician Smriti Irani (38) will be the youngest in the cabinet.

  • Anti-human trafficking cell helps to analyse crime with women, kids

    Ujjain: Anti-human trafficking cell is very helpful in investigating the crime occurs with women and kids. Woman and child development, health department, labour department and NGO play vital role in the cell. This was informed by Cell incharge ASP rural Pankaj Srivastava during a meeting of human trafficking held at Awantika Auditorium here on Monday.