Free Press Journal
  • City traders duped for lakhs, conman disappears overnight

    Neemuch: The frauds in the city are increasing day by day. In a new incident, a man set up a hoax firm through which he bought goods from city traders  in return of cheques. However, by the time these traders would encash the cheques, he disappeared.

  • Sarpanch son beats up asst engineer; memorandum submitted

    Garoth: The engineers of the Garot- Bhanpur area have come together and submitted a memorandum to experienced officer Arjun Singh Thakur with regard to the physical harassment of an on- duty engineer by the Sarpanch’s son. As per information, asst. engineer KK Joshi was on his daily rounds of the MNREGA road construction on 31st May when he was attacked by Chandraprakash Gurjar. He was hit by a lathi and has serious

  • 3 gamblers held with Rs 5070

    Ujjain: Ingoria police arrested three persons indulged in gambling in a farmland near village Narela of Ingoria and recovered Rs 5070 from them on Wednesday. SP Anurag Kumar informed that police arrested Bhanwar Singh, Satyanarayan Bagri and Mukesh Rajput of Aslavada village while they were playing gamble at the farm of Bhanwar Singh near Narela. ASI PS Yadav arrested them and recovered Rs 5070 from them. Accused gamblers were booked under Section 13

  • Squall causes destruction; Several homeless

    Manawar: The town was struck by a squall which caused major destruction to the crops, trees and electric poles. It is said that the farmers will have to bear heavy losses while the electricity supply will not be normalized for the coming four days. The high intensity storm blew away roofs of houses in minutes affecting many.

  • MNREGA fraud: No work given while money is manipulated

    Bhikangaon: In yet another MNREGA discrepancy case, 42 men and women met the SDM, KK Malveey to ask for guaranteed employment. Many women claimed that their job cards have been empty since they were made and they currently work in farms where they receive low and irregular wages. They also informed that the Sarpanch refuses to give work when asked.

  • Lord Adinath idol consecrated at new temple

    Badnawar: The idol of Bhoyrawala Adinath God was ceremoniously established in the newly built temple. The function was attended by many devotees making it as huge event. The historically important idol was established in the presence of Acharya Navratna. Cash auctions for opening the temple gates, idol inauguration etc were done which allowed many devotees to participate in holy events.

  • Colour voter IDs to new electorates

    Ujjain : On the directives issued by Election Commission of India, new electorates will get colour voter IDs from June 1. Deputy district election officer Pavan Jain informed that electorates who have completed their age of 18 years on January 2014 can fill form 6 with the medium of SDM, Tehsildar, BLO and Voters Help Centre. They can also file application online.

  • Asaram’s illegal ashram to be razed

    Ujjain : Disputed godman cum sage Asaram Bapu’s ashram located at Mangalnath road, is on the verge of demolition at any moment. As the stay order filed by Ashram, committe is vacated by court of additional commisioner. Previously ashram committee filed for stay on demolition of illegal construction, after vacation of stay the path for demoltion has cleared.

  • UDA CEO chairs review meeting

    Ujjain:Ujjain Development Authority (UDA) CEO Shivendra Singh chaired a review meeting of foundation, accountant, property, legal and construction branches of the department on Wednesday. Singh directed officials for finishing development works within their deadline. Directives were given for issuing advertisements for empty plots and houses of different schemes of UDA. Advertisements should be issued for 22 plots of Vasant Vihar, 7 of LP Bhargava Nagar, 28 LIG houses of Kshipra Vihar and

  • Sri Lanka clinch series amid Senanayake row

    The visitors beat England by six wickets in the fifth ODI which was marred by a controversial ‘Mankad’ run-out of Jos Buttler

  • India slip to 3rd but Kohli on top in ODI rankings

    Dubai: The Indian cricket team dropped a rung to third but Virat Kohli continued to top the batting chart in the latest ICC one-day rankings announced.India lost their second position to Sri Lanka, while Australia maintained their place at the top of the heap.

  • India stare at early exit

    Late goal woes have stopped them from earning points. However, it has not deterred the side which is determined to earn their first points against Spain

  • Petkovic, Halep reach French Open semifinals

    Paris: Andrea Petkovic and Simona Halep completed the French Open semifinal pairings with straight-set wins Wednesday, and one of them will be in a Grand Slam final for the first time.Petkovic, a 28th-seeded German, beat 2012 French Open runner-up Sara Errani of Italy 6-2, 6-2. The fourth-seeded Halep defeated 2009 champion Svetlana Kuznetsova, also 6-2, 6-2.

  • Where have toilets vanished in rape-hit badaun?

    New Delhi : The two teenage girls who were raped and hanged from the village mango tree in Uttar Pradesh’s Badaun district last week had gone to relieve themselves in the field, highlighting the sore lack of toilets in millions of homes across India.

  • Oz to import Indian-style pitches to tackle spinners

    Brisbane: With an eye to improve the national team’s dismal sub-continental record, Cricket Australia was mulling the idea of importing soil from India and install Asian-style practice pitches at the National Cricket Centre. Australia boasts of a woeful record in sub-continent, the latest being their 0-4 thrashing in India last year. Since their tour to Bangladesh in 2006, Australia have played 13 Tests in Asia out of which they won just one