Free Press Journal
  • 1.25-inch rainfall in city changes MiC decision

    Ujjain : The only 1.25 inch rainfall held in the city averted the decision of alternate water supply in the city during an important meeting of Mayor-in-Council (MiC) held on Saturday. Looking to the coming urban body elections, the decision was not taken.

  • Admin gears up to fight with possible water crisis

    Ujjain : Divisional Commissioner Ravindra Pastore chaired a meeting to prepare a firm workplan to deal with possible water crisis in the district, at Brahaspathi Bhavan on Saturday. Pastore asked officials to mark all water bodies for enough water supply to citizens.

  • Collector, SP inspect arrangements being made for ‘Chhabina’ procession

    Dhar : Collector Jayshree Kiyawat and police superintendent BS Chauhan inspected the arrangements being made for the ‘Chabina’ procession, going to be organised tomorrow. They inspected various routes from where the procession would be passed and directed the administrative officials to make proper arrangements and especially focus on traffic.

  • IG reviews security arrangements for Shahi Sawari

    Ujjain : IG V Madhukumar chaired a review meeting for security arrangements to be made during Mahakaleshwar Shahi Sawari on Monday, at police control room on Saturday.

  • Newly-appointed collector conducts meeting with officers

    Alirajpur : In his first meeting with the district officers, the newly appointed collector, Shekhar Verma, presented his thoughts and vision regarding the future of the town. In the meeting, he said that beneficiary based schemes, regarding education, health, employment and development are the need of the hour in the district. As per the collector, education does not only mean tribal development department, but it also includes ‘Sarv Shiksha Abhiyan’, health and

  • Div Comm Pastore asks officials to go high-tech, use IT solutions

    Ujjain : Divisional Commissioner Ravindra Pastore directed district officials to go high-tech the planning during coming Simhastha Fair-2016. Pastore asked officials to bring personal laptops to bring uniformity and movement in monitoring of Simhastha works.

  • Slaughterhouse and mutton shops to remain closed

    Ratlam : During the Paryushan Parva of Jain community from August 22 to August 30, all the slaughterhouses and shops have been ordered to remain closed in the city. A delegation of the Sakal Jain Navyuvak Mandal met the Ratlam MLA Chetanya Kashyap, who in turn talked to Commissioner RMC and decision was taken on the issue and orders for closing the slaughterhouses and mutton shops in the city during the religious

  • Woman’s gold chain snatched

    Ujjain : Two unidentified motorcycle-borne youths snatched a gold chain of a woman from Bharatpuri area near the ISKCON temple here on Saturday. The incident took place when the victim, Kirti Bairathi of Mahakal Vanijya Colony, was returning to her house after getting results of her children.

  • A shower of relief from sultry weather

    Ujjain : Light rains brought some respite from sultry weather conditions in city on Saturday afternoon even as humidity level touched a high of 88 per cent. According to the Government Jiwajirao Observatory, the maximum temperature was recorded at 33 degree Celsius, while the minimum temperature was recorded at 22.2 degree Celsius. The city also received 34.6 mm rainfall on Saturday till 5 pm. Humidity level in the city oscillated between 88

  • Lineman demands bribe for survey report from former contractor

    Nagda: Another case of corruption  has been brought to light. Former BJP corporator and Elderman Gangaram Gurjar wanted a power connection on his wife’s name. Applicant’s son Shailendra Gurjar has submitted a  written application to the chief engineer of the electricity distribution company. In the dispatched application, Shailendra mentioned that he had asked a lineman to conduct a survey so that they could get a connection. However, the lineman was finding reasons

  • Ward division leads to claim for candidatures

    Meghnagar : The Nagar Panchayat election will be held in the form of the city council. The administration has passed a Gazette Notification regarding the issue along with completion of other necessities. The city has been divided into wards. This has boosted up political parties and common public representatives.

  • Development of city, my first priority says Sethi

    Khachrod : A Cement-Concrete road was inaugurated by Municipality President Vijay Sethi in ward no 2 in the presence of Corporator representative Rajesh Meena, BJP members and ward residents. Addressing the programme the municipality president said that he vowed for the all round development in the city and he is trying to complete the task gradually. All wards, lanes, colonies’ basic problems solution and making the city problem free are his first

  • VU VC forms a committee to inspect cases of teachers regularization

    Ujjain : Vikram University (VU) Vice-chancellor Prof JL Kaul was authorized to form a three-member committee to investigate into the cases of regularization of university teachers. Several decisions were taken during a meeting of VU executive council held on Saturday.


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    Bihar minister’s son was ragged in hostel: Police

    Gwalior : Police Saturday said Adarsh Kumar, son of Bihar Cooperatives Minister Jai Kumar Singh, apparently tried to kill himself following alleged harassment by three senior boys at the prestigious Scindia School.

  • Ganapati Bappa, Morya!

    Meera S. Sashital Ganesh Chaturthi is one of the most popular festivals of the Hindus and is observed throughout India as well as by devoted Hindus all over the world. It is the birthday of Lord Ganesha or  Ganapati, the elephant headed, pot-bellied God of Knowledge and Success.

  • Ensure justice for Lankan Tamils: Modi

    New Delhi: In a clear sign that India has not washed its hands off Sri Lankan affairs, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday urged Colombo to ensure ‘justice and self-respect’ to its Tamil minority.