Free Press Journal
  • Two extra-time goals put Germany into top eight at World Cup

    Porto Alegre (Brazil):  Germany met unexpected challenges from Algeria before two extra-time goals from Andre Schurrle and Mesut Ozil sent the three-time champions into a ninth successive FIFA World Cup quarterfinals here Monday.

  • Germany, France end Africa’s WC hopes; set up titanic QF clash

    Porto Alegre (Brazil):  Three-time champions Germany scored two goals in extra-time to eke out a narrow 2-1 win over a valiant Algeria while France defeated Nigeria 2-0 to end Africa’s World Cup hopes and set up a mouth-watering quarter-final showdown against each other.

  • Blame it on Iraq: Petrol, diesel up

    New Delhi/Mumbai :  The state of strife in Iraq is beginning to have an impact on oil prices in India: While petrol price has been hiked by a steep Rs 1.69 per litre, the price of diesel has been increased by 50 paise a litre.  The hike, effective midnight Monday, excludes local sales tax or VAT and the actual increase will be higher, varying from city to city.

  • Narendra Modi


    Prime Minister Narendra Modi — realizing that prospects of a weak summer monsoon and turmoil in Iraq — will make his task of grappling with inflation even more difficult, has called for a meeting of all state food ministers on Friday.

  • Narayanan quits after CBI grilling

    Kolkata :  West Bengal Governor M K Narayanan has resigned after being questioned by the CBI as a ‘witness’ in connection with the Rs 3,600 crore VVIP chopper deal with Italian company  AgustaWestland.

  • Infra growth slows to 2.3 percent in May, lowest in 4 months

    New Delhi : The growth rate of eight core sector industries decelerated to a four-month low of 2.3% in May due to a decline in crude oil, natural gas, refinery products and steel production. The infrastructure industries had registered a 5.9 per cent growth in May 2013.

  • Zinta not backing off, names fresh witnesses

    Mumbai :  Actress Preity Zinta on Monday visited the office of Commissioner of Police, Rakesh Maria, ostensibly to seek his permission to go abroad.

  • Monsoon not till week end

    Mumbai :  Favorable conditions for monsoon are not yet visible in Mumbai and it might take another week for the city to get drenched. Till then, Mumbai will receive scanty rainfall but the sky will remain deceptively cloudy, said Deputy Director General of IMD, K.S. Hosalikar. But even as the grim

  • Amjad Ali Khan loses his ‘beloved’ on British Airways flight

    New Delhi :  Ustad Amjad Ali Khan’s dearest sarod, which he has been strumming for the last 45 years, went missing on a British Airways flight while the iconic musician was returning to Delhi from London on Saturday night.

  • Bhavana Gurudasani arrested, released

    Ujjain : The Lok Ayukta sleuths arrested District Election Office superintendent Bhavana Gurudasani, here on Monday afternoon, in connection with a bribe case of Rs 1 lakh.

  • History-sheeter’s murder: Two arrested

    Ujjain : Narendra Pasi, a history-sheeter of Jabran Colony, Neelganga area was gruesomely murdered by over eight assailants near Muni Nagar pond on Sunday. The murder is suspected to be fallout of the rivalry between Rupesh Pasi and Narendra Pasi gangs. Previously Rupesh was murdered in similar manner. Neelganga police nabbed (more…)

  • Student shot by SBI guard

    Ujjain : A security guard of State Bank of India at Bhosari allegedly shot dead a high school student following a petty dispute on Sunday night. Police have arrested accused security guard Jitendra Malviya.

  • Khatarnak’s lover reaches at police station

    Ujjain : Rajkumari alias Kalu Don, lover of criminal Radheshyam Khatarnak of Jiwajiganj area, who was murdered by unknown assailants on Sunday at Namdarpura, reached at Neelganga police station and tried to clarify her position in the case. Rajkumari is the wife of Vikas Joshi, whom Radheshyam killed in 2009. She refused any (more…)

  • VU fetes retired employee

    Ujjain  Vikram University (VU) felicitated a retired employee on Monday. The meeting held on the VU campus was presided over by Prof Sanjay Ghosh. University registrar Dr BL Bunkar explained the objective of the meeting.  Retired employee AB Gaud, who was a senior auditor, recalled his long association with the varsity and the (more…)

  • ASHA workers’ convention concludes

    Ujjain : A district convention of Accredited Social Health Activists (ASHA) in city was held on June 30 that highlighted their demands for more facilities and monthly honorarium. Demanding regularisation of services with proper salary, State general secretary of the Accredited Social Health Activists (ASHA) Union Suman Dwivedi said (more…)

  • 2-day workshop on disaster management begins

    Ujjain : Home Guards Ujjain in collaboration with City police is organizing a two-day awareness workshop on “natural and man-made disasters, capacity building, emergency rescue operations and fire emergency medical first responder” at Vikram University campus here on Monday. (more…)

  • Lok Ayukta lets DDRO Pawan Jain scot-free

    Ujjain : The Lok Ayukta sleuths of Ujjain divisional office are appeared to be under pressure to save additional collector and deputy-district returning officer (DDRO) Pawan Jain, whose name is figured in a bribery case. Despite substantive evidence, Jain has been left scot-free, though two of his associates Shri Ram Malhotra (senior auditor) and Bhavana Gurudasani (election supervisor) have been made accused in Continue Reading ...-->

  • Workshop on computer programming

    Ujjain : Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, will conduct a two-week workshop on computer networking in Mahakal Institute of Technology from June 30 to July 13. According to workshop coordinator Abhishek Raghuwanshi and remote center incharge Abhishek Sharma, 90 names have been registered for the faculty (more…)

  • Form-49, barriers hindering business growth

    Indore : “It is known fact that Form-49 and C-T barriers are hot bed of corruption and they help anti-social elements to flourish. These are also hindering growth of business in the State and the State Government should take some immediate steps to remove these things.” (more…)