Free Press Journal

    Ujjain : Madhya Pradesh’s Governor-cum-Chancellor Ramnaresh Yadav and Higher Education Minister (HEM) Umashankar Gupta came face to face over the issue of uplifting the standards of higher education. On one hand, Gupta clearly said that the BJP government would not allow the education premises to turn into political arena and, thus, teachers and administrators should be ready to eat bitter pills. Yadav, on the other hand, advocated for the command of vice-chancellors

  • Inter-town city bus service kicked off

    Ujjain : As a part of the government’s efforts to connect the city with expanding suburban areas and nearby towns, Mayor Ujjain Municipal Corporation, Rameshwar Akhand and MLA Mohan Yadav flagged off the inter-town bus service to Dewas and Shajapur here on Friday. A function was organised at the Nanakheda bus stand. Six new buses were launched on two new routes by Ujjain City Transport Corporation Limited (UCTCL).

  • Pushcart vendors stage Dharna at Min’s home

    Ujjain : A group of pushcart vendors staged a dharna in front of the house of School Education Minister Paras Jain, here on Thursday night protesting against the misbeahviour by the traffic police and Ujjain Municipal Corporation employees.

  • School students swear to shun polythene

    Ujjain : In a drive to completely abolish the use of polyethylene in the city, an oath administering ceremony was organised at city schools here on Friday. The swearing ceremony was held under the aegis of Ujjain Municipal Corporation (UMC) at various government schools. More than six schools were visited by senior leaders who administered oath to school students and ask them to support the campaign.  Students were made aware of the

  • Consolation win for Cong in by-polls

    New Delhi :  The Congress party, which received a sound thrashing in the 2014 general elections touching its lowest ever tally of 44 seats, got a morale boosting consolation victory in the by-polls for three seats in the Uttarakhand state assembly.

  • India only BRICS nation to avoid a growth downgrade

    New Delhi :  India is the only country in the BRICS grouping that has avoided a growth downgrade by IMF. The other BRICS countries are Russia, India, China and South Africa. While Russia is expected to grow at 0.9 per cent, a downgrade by 1.1 per cent, for China it is 7.4 per cent, down by 0.2 per cent for 2014.

  • Two booked for fraud

    Indore : Two officials of a major garment and dress material showroom have been booked for defrauding unemployed Scheduled Tribe candidates as well as the government.

  • World Cup over, but some Argentines won’t go home

    Rio de Janeiro :  Lucas Bazan Pontoni rifled through his pockets for the 45-cent lunch fee as he stood in line at a downtown soup kitchen. When he came up short, an acquaintance sprang for the government-subsidized meal.

  • Police searching for couple who forced a girl into prostitution

    Indore : A couple who had purchased a girl from a woman and forced her into flesh trade fled the city when the police went after them. The girl hailed from Sahdol and so far the police are unable to trace either the couple or the woman who had sold the girl in the first place.

  • Mirza tweets on Shoaib-Tino fight

    New Delhi: Sania Mirza made no reservations in showing support for husband Shoaib Malik after the Pakistan cricketer had an ugly altercation with West Indian pacer Tino Best in the ongoing Caribbean Premier League.

  • Alumnus, a nuisance for JC Bose hostel

    Indore : An alumnus of Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV) has become a nuisance for inmates of JC Bose Hostel.

  • Spinners hold SA by scruff

    Skipper Amla leads the fight back after Sri Lanka rock Proteas on Day Two

  • Michael Clarke

    ‘Homework-gate’ toughest period of my captaincy: Clarke

    Melbourne :  Australian skipper Michael Clarke does not regret the infamous ‘Homework-gate’ scandal in India last year but does admit that the tour was the toughest period of his captaincy.

  • RFS justifies probe against MPCA

    Indore : In its reply to a notice issued by Indore bench of Madhya Pradesh High Court on a petition by Madhya Pradesh Cricket Association (MPCA), the Registrar, Firms & Societies (RFS) justified its inquiry against the MPCA and alleged it’s not cooperating with the inquiry.

  • Consumer Forum penalises co-op society for service deficiency

    Indore : In an ex parte judgment, the District Consumer Forum has penalised a co-operative society for not returning the savings account money of a senior citizen. The Forum has asked the directors of the society to return the entire amount within three months and compensate for physical and mental harassment and case expenditure.

  • Special Namaz on last Juma held

    Indore : Dawoodi Bohra Samaj performed ‘Namaz’ on the last ‘Juma’ of the Ramadan month and prayed for peace, prosperity and good monsoon.  They also prayed for health and long life of their spiritual leader Syedna Aali Qadr Mufaddal Maula.

  • Indian kabaddi captain sure of Asian Games gold

    Mumbai :  Skipper Rakesh Kumar is confident that India would clinch the gold medal in men’s kabaddi at the forthcoming Incheon Asian Games for the seventh time on the trot and feels the Pro Kabaddi League starting tomorrow will help the players ahead of the mega event.

  • 35 forest employees served show-cause notice

    Indore : A senior forest official allegedly served show-cause notices to subordinates for not completing the allotted tasks in time. Sources claimed that keeping in view the Hariyali Mahotsav scheduled on July 31, various tasks were allotted to the employees which are to be completed before the Mahotsav begins.

  • 14-year-old boy allegedly abducted

    Indore : Sunilsingh Thakur, a resident of Archana Nagar, has filed an FIR with Aerodrome police alleging abduction of his friend’s son. According to Thakur, Nageena alias Nadi (14), had come to his place from Vaishali, Bihar for a visit and was staying with him for about a week. One day, he went out and did not come back. Thakur has alleged the Nadi had been abducted by unknown miscreants and informed