Free Press Journal
  • Man commits suicide by hanging self

    Ujjain: A 50-year-old man committed suicide by hanging himself from a branch of a tree near his house in Talai village near Panwasa under Chimanganj Mandi police circle here on Wednesday. The deceased has been identified as Rajaram, a resident of same villag. Sanjeev, who worked as loader, is survived by his wife and two children. The incident came to the light in the wee hours, his wife, who went to attend

  • Two dead peacocks found

    Sendhwa : Two dead peacocks were reportedly found dead at the rural area of village Navalpura. As soon as the information was received by the forest department, the officers rushed to the spot and collected the bodies.

  • Rare saplings planted at Maharishi Sandipani Rashtriya Veda Vidya Pratishthan

    Ujjain : Minister of School Education Paras Jain planted rare saplings at Maharishi Sandipani Rashtriya Veda Vidya Pratishthan located at Chintaman Ganesh Road, here on Thursday. Pratishthan organised a Hindi essay writing competition on ‘Role of Writers and Poets in Development of Hindi’. Minister gave away certificates to winners of essay contest.

  • Journalists stage dharna to protest attack on lensman

    Jhabua : Enraged over the attack on photographer and misbehavior of police officials, journalists on Thursday afternoon staged a dharna and shouted slogans against the police officials. Journalists from near by areas also came and joined the protest and took out a rally.

  • Traders’ union distributes free sweaters

    Nagda: Nagda Traders’ Union, under the leadership of president Dinesh Agrawal, distributed sweaters to the students of government Primary School. During this, chief guest city police superintendent Santosh Singh Bhadoria, along with school principal Subhash Chandra Vyas, ward corporator Narendra Kothari and Vijay Patel were present. Guests also distributed sweets among the children.

  • Girl Child Day on Jan 24

    Khandwa: January 24, is going to be celebrated as the National Girl Child Day in the district wherein women empowerment department has organized many competitions like essay competition on Girls’ feticide, drawing competition, and slogan competitions. The school students who want to participate in the competition could submit their applications till January 19 at Women Empowerment office. The detailed information regarding this could be received from the office. Students would also be

  • Coronation ceremony of Hemendra Singh Puar conducted

    Dhar : The citizens of the erstwhile kingdom watched the coronation ceremony of new heir on Thursday. All the preparations for the gala event were completed and Hemendra Singh Puar is the new heir of the erstwhile kingdom who has taken charge during the ceremony in presence of Jitendra Singh cousin of late Mrinalini Raje Puar. Jitendra Singh Gaikwad, cousin brother of Mrinalini said about coronation ceremony that it is a dynastic

  • Minister Gehlot praises works of Manav Samiti

    Ratlam : Full support will be extended to the social organization which is engaged to the service of mankind. While visiting the Manav Sewa Samiti run blood bank here the Union minister Thawarchand Gehlot said that organisatons like Manav Sewa Samiti are rendering significant services to the society and needy are getting benefitted.

  • Annual function of St Paul held

    Jaora : The annual function of the St Paul convent school was concluded with fervor amid various cultural performances and prize distribution ceremony. The programme started after worshiping the idol of goddess Saraswati followed by the address of the principal Devendra Munot.

  • Bussiness Register to be prepared

    Ratlam : Business Register (BR) of the district will be prepared by the District Planning and Statistical Department with the objective to project the economic scenario of the district. Informing about the same, the District Statistical Officer B K Patidar said that the BR will contain all the information about the people engaged in the commercial, industrial and economic activities in the district. He said that all the traders, industries and persons

  • Makar Sankranti celebrated with religious fervor

    Khargone / Garoth / Nagda : Makar Sankranti celebrated across the districts with great devotion, fervor and gaiety. As per the rituals, devotees thronged at the temples and seek blessings of the God by donating the eatables and other things. People seemed all excited throughout the day as they flew kites and played Gilli Danda and many other games. Women also prepared variety of dishes and special sweets like tilpatti, laddoo and

  • Saffron Party Is Anti-Dalit, Fumes Maya

    Says The Centre, Instead Of Working For The Welfare Of The Common Man, Is More Keen On Implementing The Hindutva Agenda Of RSS

  • Politics Has No Role In Sunanda Murder Investigation: Rajnath

    New Delhi : Refuting allegations of political pressure in Sunanda Pushkar death probe, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Thursday that Delhi Police was conducting an impartial investigation, PTI reports.

  • Controversial Sonia Book Out In India

    New Delhi : A fictionalised account of Sonia Gandhi’s life by Spanish author Javier Moro which could not be published in India after Congress objected to its contents a few years ago has finally hit book stores in the country, PTI reports.

  • Muslims Closer To Modi Than BJP, Says PM Aide

    Hyderabad : Narendra Modi is a reassuring figure for Indian Muslims but not the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) yet, says Zafar Sareshwala, the most high-profile Muslim aide of the prime minister.

  • Gadkari Poster Kicks Up Row

    Raigadh (Chhattisgarh) : A traffic police poster courted a controversy when it featured an alleged caricature of Union Minister Nitin Gadkari after which its copies were recalled.

  • Govt May Bifurcate Top Post In DRDO

    New Delhi : The government is thinking of dividing the portfolio of DRDO chief as well as scientific advisor to the Defence Minister, which at present rests with a single person. The move, if cleared, would see the appointment of two people one as new Secretary Department of Defence R&D and another as Scientific Advisor to the Defence Minister. Currently, both the positions are held by Avinash Chander whose contract as the

  • HC Refuses To Interfere With Raj Law On Poll Eve

    Jaipur : Rajasthan High Court on Thursday refused to immediately interfere with a state government ordinance fixing educational qualifications for candidates in local bodies elections, saying the poll process is already on and the petitioners will have to wait for the final order, PTI reports.

  • Indians fail to make the cut for Oscars

    Los Angeles : India will be a no-show at the 87th Academy Awards as none of its probable contenders, including Oscar winner A.R. Rahman, have made it to the final nomination list, which was announced on Friday, IANS reports.