Free Press Journal
  • Belgium delight for Argentina

    Brasilia :  Striker Gonzalo Higuain scored when it mattered as his opportunistic strike helped Argentina beat Belgium 1-0 to enter the World Cup semi-final after 24 long years ending their ‘quartefinal jinx’ that affected them during the last two editions.

  • 8 injured as bus rams into tree

    Ujjain : Eight person sustained injuries as a passengers bus they were travelling in, rammed into a tree on Ujjain-Shajapur (Maxi) Road in Tajpur village on early Saturday. The bus of Salman Travels was ferrying around 40 passengers from Ujjain to Shajapur when its driver lost control over the vehicle and rammed into a tree rooted alongside the road.

  • MIT students placed in Era group

    Ujjain : Four students of Mahakal Institute of Technology have been selected in Era group. Arun Jat, Gaurav Mishra, Ankit Soni and KK Bhargava of Mechanical branch of institute were selected in campus drive organized by company, giving the information deputy director TPO Anurag Bhadaniya told that, written exam and personal interviews were organized by the company. Praveen Vashishth, Chairman MIT, Dr Vivek Bansod, Director and Prof Navneet Tiwari congratulated students and

  • Dr Bhatnagar returns from Gorakpur

    Ujjain: City’s prominent orthopaedic surgeon Dr Jitendra Bhatnagar returned to the city after taking part in the three-day national workshop held at Gorakhpur recently. Addressing one of its session as a subject expert, he said that the benefit of the new inventions and techniques should be percolated up to rural level.  He also informed the participants about the precautions of hip disease and reconstruction of hips.

  • An evening to help disabled children

    Ujjain : In continuation of their humanitarian works launched by the Manovikas, a unit of Madhya Pradesh Viklang Sahayata Samiti (MPVSS) for making people aware of the rights of especially abled children and mentally disabled children, an awareness event will be organised at Tower Square on July 6 onwards 6.30 pm.

  • Indian workers were not paid for 3 months

    New Delhi :  A group of Indian workers who returned home from strife-torn Iraq by a special Air India flight on Saturday said they were glad to be alive even though they had not been paid their salaries for more than three months.

  • Budget session will be Modi’s first test

    New Delhi :  The issue of price rise is likely to generate heat in the Budget Session of Parliament beginning from Monday with Opposition members on Sunday making a strong pitch for a discussion over it in both Houses at an all-party meeting convened by Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan.

  • House burgled at Alkapuri

    Ujjain : Burglars gained entry into a house at Alkapuri and got away with cash and valuables on Friday night when the resident was away. One Jitendra Singh Thakur, in his complaint to the police, said that thieves had taken away Rs 50,000 and other valuables from his home. Madhav Nagar police have registered a case in this regard and have started the investigation.

  • Cong may move court

    New Delhi: The Congress is considering the option of going to court if its leader in the Lok Sabha is not recognised as leader of opposition in the House, party sources said.  “Knocking the court’s door is one of the options, but we will wait and watch for now,” said a Congress leader who did not wish to be named. The source, however, added that the issue was being discussed in the

  • Man dies after consuming poison

    Ujjain : A person died after consuming poison at village Dudhrasi of Narwar area, Friday night. The deceased has been identified as Dayaram Goyal according to the police. Goyal was admitted to civil hospital by his sons on accounts of severe vomiting and body cramps, it was diagnosed that Goyal had consumed poisonous substance, later he died during the treatment. Reason behind it has not been ascertained yet, but suspected that he

  • After France, UK ministers are coming on Monday

    New Delhi :  Two top British ministers – Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs William Hague and Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne – will arrive on a two-day visit to India from Monday to hold talks with new leadership here on key areas including trade and defence.

  • Mira Nair’s bags go missing

    Mumbai: After Indian classical musician Ustad Amjad Ali Khan’s sarod went missing on a British Airways flight, it is now filmmaker Mira Nair’s bags that have gone untraceable in its flight.

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    Daughter of raped woman to get mom’s caste tag!

    Chennai :  In a verdict that would infuse faith in rape survivors to lead a normal life, the Madras High Court has ruled against the convention of attributing only the father’s community to a child. Instead, the court has allowed a Dalit rape victim’s daughter to bear her mother’s caste tag and get a community certificate accordingly.

  • Collector suspends 9 teachers over negligence

    Ujjain : Collector BM Sharma during development block level Nodal officers meeting suspended 9 teachers for their continuous absence in school.

  • Third driest June in the decade, monsoon likely to hit this week

    Ujjain : With the monsoon arriving late and then stalling for long periods, this year’s June has ended up being the third driest on record, according to the data provided by Government Jiwajirao Observatory. The monsoon deficit for the month has been calculated at 14 inches less than of previous year till date.

  • Collector reviews Mahakal’s Shrawan Sawari prep

    Ujjain : Collector BM Sharma chaired a meeting of various department officials and chief’s to review the preparation for the Mahakal Sawari. The meeting also discussed maintaining law and order, maintenance of cleanliness during rainy season. Addressing the meeting collector instructed Mahakaleshwar Temple Management Committee (MTMC) officials to make sure no new stages could be erected for welcome of Sawari, only traditional stages are permitted.

  • CICCI opposes online filing of sale deals

    Ujjain : Central India Chambers Of Commerce and Industry Ujjain, on Saturday, opposed the recent notification by Commissioner for Commercial Taxes wherein it has been made mandatory for all traders having annual turnover of Rs 50 lakh to upload their sales transaction on the official website.

  • Neymar ruled out of WC as Brazil roar into semis

    Fortaleza (Brazil) :  Brazil lost superstar striker Neymar for the World Cup after he fractured a vertebrae during his side’s 2-1 World Cup quarter final win over Colombia.

  • Rodriguez blames referee for quarters exit

    Fortaleza (Brazil) : Colombian star James Rodriguez claimed Spanish referee Carlos Velasco Carballo had been a decisive influence as his country’s World Cup dreams ended with a 2-1 quarter-final defeat to Brazil. James extended his lead as the competition’s top scorer with a penalty 10 minutes from time to register his sixth goal in five games.