Free Press Journal
  • Ton-up Duminy lifts South Africa

    Galle :  Jean-Paul Duminy hit a superb unbeaten century to put South Africa in a position of strength on Day Two of the first Test against Sri Lanka on Thursday.

  • Ganguly to be elected as CAB’s next joint secretary

    Kolkata :  Former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly’s much-awaited entry into cricket administration will happen on July 27 when he will be elected Cricket Association of Bengal joint secretary in its 83rd Annual General Meeting (AGM).

  • Who is No. 2 after PM Modi?

    New Delhi :  Even as it awaits the Lok Sabha speaker Sumitra Mahajan’s decision on its demand that the party’s leader in the house be accorded the status of the leader of opposition, the Congress has raised a procedural matter related to the official number two in the government’s hierarchy after Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

  • minor raped

    IT City parents livid over 6-yr-old’s rape

    Bangalore :  In another horrible and despicable incident, a six-year-old student of a prestigious school here was allegedly raped by two staff members. Though the incident took place last week, the management of the high profile Vibgyor School tried to hush up the incident.

  • Rane threatens to quit cabinet again

    Mumbai :  Konkan strongman and Maharashtra Industries Minister Narayan Rane said, for the second time in two months, that he plans to quit the cabinet. “I shall resign as cabinet minister on Monday.

  • 295 passengers shot out of the sky

    Russian separatists and Ukraine blame each other for downing the Malaysian aircraft

  • Interstate vehicle thieves gang busted, two held

    Ujjain : With the arrest of two persons, the Ujjain police on Thursday claimed to have busted an inter-state gang of vehicle lifters. Three Bolero and one Tavera vehicles have also been recovered from their possession. SP Anurag Kumar said, acting on a tip-off, police nabbed two gang members from Subhash Nagar Square on Sanwer Road.

  • IMC ward reservation, Heartbreak for some, hope for others

    Indore :  The reservation of IMC wards was carried out on Thursday and leaders of both the mainline parties— BJP and Congress were present.  Out of total 85 wards, 48 are reserved for General Category, 21 for OBC, 15 for SC and 03 for ST Category.

  • Collector reviews Simahastha constructions

    Ujjain :  Collector BM Sharma on Thursday reviewed various construction and fabrication works going in major temples around the city.

  • Shops, boundary wall of ashram, temple removed for road widening

    Ujjain :  The Ujjain Municipal Corporation (UMC) demolition gang, accompanied by policemen, demolished the extended portions of seven shops near the Harsiddhi Temple, here on Thursday, for widening the road.

  • NCC cadets bring laurels to the city

    Ujjain :  The National Cadet Corps (NCC) cadets have brought laurels to the city by excelling in events organised at National Integration Camps at Hyderabad.

  • Eye check-up camp organised

    Ujjain :  A free of cost eye check-up camp was organised here on Thursday by Gurunanak Swasthya Sewa Samiti. The camp was organised at Friganj Gurudwara premises. Free eye check-up, consultation for cataract and artificial lens plantation, medicine and spectacles were provided to needy patients. Renowned eye specialist Dr AS Tomar was felicitated by the Samiti and Chikitsa Sansar for his continued services. Surendra Singh Arora, Garib Pardesi, Prof BS Makkad, Ashok

  • Bank staff to observe bank nationalisation day

    Ujjain :  United Forum of Bank Unions (UFBU) will observe banks nationalisation day on July 19 as a day to defend bank nationalisation and protest privatisation of public sector banks. A discussion programme is also arranged on the occasion where Prof Gopal Sharma and Prof Shailendra Parashar will take part.

  • Suicide turned out to be murder

    Ujjain :  A common villager became prey to the illicit relationship between his wife and his employer at Ratariya village near Bhairavgarh.

  • Shejwar advocates CBI probe into issues raised by Rawat!

    BHOPAL :  Forest minister Gaurishankar Shejwar, during discussion on cut motion on demands for grants of energy, mining and public relations department on Thursday, said the issues raised by Congress MLA Ramnivas Rawat related to scams should be probed by CBI.

  • This Pakistani girl can’t do MBA in State!

    Indore :  While Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) is encouraging students from abroad to pursue courses of higher learning in India, the Madhya Pradesh Government has denied admissions to foreign nationals in MBA and engineering programmes.

  • Child dies of starvation

    Ujjain :  There is enough food for everyone, but not everyone has enough food and this was proved after a four-year-old child died due to starvation here at the railway station on Thursday.

  • Mahakaal Temple Act to be recast on lines of Shirdi, Tirupati

    BHOPAL :  Urban Administration minister Kailash Vijayvargiya announced in the House on Thursday that Mahakaal Temple Act would be remodelled  on the lines of the Acts of Tirupati Balaji Temple and Shirdi Temples.

  • Love affair proves costly, Gwl SP Verma shifted to PHQ

    BHOPAL :  The love affair of Gwalior SP Pramod Verma with his colleague proved dear to him. The state government has transferred Verma to Police headquarters. Verma has been posted as AIG, Police headquarters. DIG Santosh Singh has been transferred from Police headquarters and posted as DIG, Gwalior.

  • Will benefit BJP

    Indore :  The reservation of Indore Municipal Corporation (IMC) wards seems to benefit ruling BJP more than the Congress. Most of the wards in Assembly segment 2 and 4 are BJP strongholds and change in category is not likely to make any difference. The Congress may have slight edge though not much in Assembly segments 5, 6 and 3.