Free Press Journal
  • Chain snatcher caught by people

    Ujjain: A chain snatcher was chased  and caught by some people of the Madhav Nagar area on Tuesday when he was escaping with the gold chain of a woman. Cops suspect his involvement in other similar incidents in the area. According to Madhav Nagar police Radha (20) wife of Sanjay Parihar, a resident of Tarana and her mother- in-law was returning to after visit to doctor on Tuesday evening when a bike-borne thief

  • Man found dead at in-laws’ house, family cries foul

    Ujjain : A 23-year-old man was found dead at his in-laws house in Nanakheda area on Wednesday. Though in-laws of Vikram Bagri told police that he was seriously ill and died of sickness, his family has alleged that he was murdered. Vikram was taken to a private hospital in the area on Wednesday by his in-laws where he was declared dead. His father, Parvat Bagri, has alleged that his son’s sudden death

  • Musical prog in memory of Rafi today

    Ujjain: To mark 34th death anniversary of legendry singer Mohammad Rafi, Mohammad Rafi Social Research Institute will organise a musical programme at Kalidas Sanskrit Academy at 7 pm on Thursday. Singers Ashutosh Purohit, Suresj Kumar, Ali Hussain, Harpal Singh Chawla, Harish Tiwari, Jitendra Birthare and others will pay musical tribute to Rafi during the programme.

  • Chandel bereaved

    Ujjain : Rekha Chandel, wife of journalist Arjun Singh Chandel passed away on Wednesday at her residence at Ambar Colony. A funeral procession was taken out from her house, which was attended by many dignitaries and journalists fraternity. Her last rites were performed at the electric crematorium at Chakratirth Ghat on Wednesday afternoon. Mayor Rameshwar Akhand and Municipal Speaker Sonu Gehlot were also present. Collector BM Sharma also expressed his condolences to

  • UMC launches encroachment removal drive

    Ujjain : In view of the heavy rush in the city during festive season, the Ujjain Municipal Corporation (UMC) officials launched an encroachment removal drive here on Wednesday

  • 20-room guest house to be developed in city

    Ujjain : A 20-room guest-house will be built in the city before the Simhastha Fair while better public utility bus stands will also be developed in the towns of Ujjain district considering the upcoming Simhastha Fair which will be held in 2016. Urban Administration and Development Minister Kailash Vijayvergiya chaired a review meeting of Simhastha-2016 development works at Bhopal on Wednesday. Vijayvergiya issued directives to concerned officials for developing a model bus-stand

  • VU to bid farewell to Registrar Dr Bunkar today

    Ujjain : Vikram University (VU) will give a farewell to its Registrar Dr BL Bunkar on his retirement during a programme to be organised at Shalaka Deergha at 3.30 pm on Thursday. Vice Chancellor Prof JL Kaul will chair the programme.

  • Hospitals register increase in number of patients

    Indore : Monsoon might overall be good news, but it has its own woes in form of communicable diseases it brings along. Diseases such as viral fever, seasonal infections, malaria, cough and cold and infection in eyes (conjunctivitis) are on a rise, courtesy the damp season.

  • Bus–truck collision: 12 hurt

    Khargone : At-least 12 persons were injured in a road mishap took place at Khandwa – Badoda state highway number 26 when a bus and truck got collided, on Wednesday. Injured were rushed to the district hospital, condition of two injured including a child was critical.

  • Plant a sapling & get register state in Guinness Book of Records

    Barwani : On Thursday, a massive plantation campaign to plant 1 Crore trees under the guidance of appointed officers of Guinness book is getting held in the state. And the people of the district can also come together and help in getting the state’s name registered in the Guinness book. This massive plantation is going too held at allotted 36 locations from 9am-7pm.

  • VAT return filing date extended by one month

    Ratlam : The last date of filing of quarterly VAT returns for the registered dealers of Madhya Pradesh has been extended by one month. Meanwhile, in the first week of August a meeting will be held with the traders’ representatives with the Finance Minister to find the solution of the demand of withdrawal of the new format of the VAT return.

  • Lioness club holds blood sugar check-up camp

    Jaora : Lioness club organized a free blood sugar camp in the city on Tuesday. On the inaugural function of the camp, second vice district president Sudha Mehra praised the efforts of lioness club and appreciated them.

  • Press club organises plantation programme

    Dhar : On the occasion of the ‘Hariyali Mahotsav’, Dhar press club, organised a plantation programme at regional Lalbagh premise. The programme was presided over by the district police superintendent Bhagwat Singh Chauhan wherein along with the CEO district Panchayat Shreekant Banoth, district public relation officer Shravan Kumar Bhadoriya and press club president Gyanendra Tripathi were also present. During the programme, press club president administered oath to the journalists to plant at

  • Eid celebrated with festive fervor

    Eid is sacred to the Muslims since it marks the end of the holy month of Ramzan. This festival is celebrated with much joy after a period of fasting which extends up to a month. Millions of Muslims offering special prayers at mosques and idgahs, exchanging greetings and gifts along with warm embraces and taking part in feasts with friends and family.

  • DCC opposes privatisation of electricity

    Ujjain : District Congress Committee (DCC) has protested the privatisation of electricity in the city. Congress leaders accused the BJP-led State government of launching anti-public policy by handing over the contract of power distribution, maintenance and recovery to a private company. Electricity Regulatory Commission and Private Company are all set to exploit consumers on the direction of BJP government, the DCC said.

  • No action against corrupt officials

    Ujjain : Corrupt officials of the Agriculture Department of Ujjain division in collusion with Seed Certification officials have committed embezzlement worth crores of rupees, but no action is taken against them even after complaints were registered against them by Kalyani Kisan Utthan Samiti.

  • Indians push Silver up

    Grapplers win four white metal, one bronze at GWG

  • Indian eves crash out of race for semi-finals

    Glasgow :  India failed to qualify for the semifinals of the women’s hockey competition in the 20th Commonwealth Games after going down 2-3 to South Africa in a keenly-contested must-win group match, here on Wednesday.

  • Massive procession marks Bhagwat Katha

    Ujjain : A massive Kalash Yatra (urn procession) was taken out to mark the beginning of Bhagwat Katha in the city on Wednesday.

  • Sendhwa MLA demands Rs 1 cr for development of sports infrastructure

    Sendhwa : MLA of Sendhwa and cabinet minister Antar Singh Arya has requested the department of sports and youth welfare to grant Rs 1 crore for developing infrastructure for sports and entertainment, informed BJP spokesperson Sunil Agrawal on Wednesday.