Free Press Journal
  • Manohar Parrikar

    Manohar Parrikar hits back, says former PMs compromised security

    Mumbai:  Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar has again seemingly put his foot in the mouth by claiming that some former Prime Ministers had compromised the country’s “deep assets” on national security.

  • LS polls

    Delhi polls: 230 nominations rejected; 693 candidates in fray after scrutiny

    New Delhi: The Office of the Chief Electoral Officer, Delhi, which is responsible for the conduct of the February 7 assembly polls in the national capital has rejected the nominations of 230 candidates and approved the nomination papers of 693 after scrutiny.

  • Chanu Sharmila

    Rights Activist Irom Sharmila released from prison

    Imphal :  Human Rights Activist Irom Chanu Sharmila was released on Thursday evening after a local court rejected her charges of attempt to suicide and ordered her immediate release form custody.

  • Dayanidhi Maran

    Maran sees RSS hand in CBI bid to fix him

    Chennai: Rattled by the late night arrest of his aide and two employees of the Sun TV in the illegal telephone exchange case, former Union Telecom Minister Dayanidhi Maran on Thursday went on the offensive accusing the CBI of trying to fix him to please an “RSS ideologue”.

  • SpiceJet

    Revival plan of SpiceJet gets DGCA’s okay

    New Delhi: In a major relief to the budget carrier SpiceJet, the DGCA on Thursday allowed the airline to accept advance bookings beyond March 31, even as the government gave initial nod to its revival plan, which has now been referred to market regulator Sebi. The regulator will examine whether the funding by the new promoters requires an open offer.

  • Under fire, Dwivedi runs for cover

    New Delhi : Congress general secretary Janardan Dwivedi — who had ready access to Sonia Gandhi’s 10 Janpath residence — had a rough day on Thursday.

  • N. Srinivasan, Gurunath Meiyappan, IPL Spot Fixing

    Game Changer

    New Delhi: Global cricketing czar N Srinivasan has been barred from contesting elections to the Board for Control of Cricket in India as a consequence of the Supreme Court’s decision to strike down a rule that allows board officials to have commercial interests in the IPL and the Champions League T20.

  • Security for I day

    Four terror groups are on the prowl

    Mumbai: The city has been put on high alert after the Intelligence Bureau sounded the police in four states — Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and Odisha – of terror strikes before January 28. In Mumbai, Siddhivinayak temple could be the target of the terror attack on any Tuesday.

  • Hafiz-saeed

    Obama R-Day gift: Pak bans Haqqanis, JuD

    Islamabad: Yielding to intense international pressure, Pakistan has banned Hafiz Saeed-led Jamaat-ud-Dawa and the dreaded Haqqani Network along with other terror outfits and slapped foreign travel restrictions on the 2008 Mumbai attack mastermind.

  • Goddess Garhkalika invoked to mark Kalidas Samaroh

    Ujjain : Ahead of the beginning of Akhil Bharatiya Kalidas Samaroh, Goddess Garhkalika was invoked here on Thursday. Vagarchan programme was held at ancient Garhkalika temple under the joint aegis of Yug Nirman Samiti and St Sundar Das Seva Sansthan.

  • Divisional workshop on child health organized

    Ujjain : A work shop on The Integrated Divisional Action Plan for the Prevention and Control of Pneumonia and Diarrhoea was organised here on Thursday. Divisional commissioner Dr Ravindra Pastor presided over the workshop.

  • Effort on to make Obama visit more than a photo-op

    New Delhi : Dispelling the impression that US president Barak Obama, now in the last leg of his second term, is coming on a three-day visit to India just to be the ceremonial chief guest at the Republic Day parade and pay a tourist like visit to Agra with First Lady Michelle, officials in the ministry of external affairs outlined the scope of his engagements and the depth of preparatory work being

  • Workshop on ‘Challenges and Career in Technical Education’ on Jan 24

    Ujjain: Alpine Institute of Technology and Ujjain Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences are going to host a daylong workshop on ‘Challenges and Career in Technical Education’ under the aegis of School Education Department (MP) and Directorate of Technical Education and Skill Development department, Bhopal, here on January 24.

  • Youth suffering of leprosy commits suicide

    Ujjain : A youth troubled with disease committed suicide hear at village Neelkanth on Thursday. The youth suffered from leprosy. Deceased was identified as Dharmendra (24) son of Hajarilal.

  • UMC zones to conduct community halls maintenance

    Ujjain : Commissioner of Municipal Corporation (CMC) Avinash Lavania on Thursday chaired a TL review meeting and directed Ujjain Municipal Corporation (UMC) zones to conduct maintenance of community halls.

  • Are EE, AE competent to accomplish allotted work?

    Ujjain : Collector Kavindra Kiyawat during the review of Simhastha development works on Wednesday asked Water Resources department to assess whether executive engineer and assistant engineers are competent enough to accomplish allotted tasks. Kiyawat reviewed the progress of works and tracking system in the presence of PWD and Water Resource department officials. The progress of the said work will not be considered unless the photograph of the work is uploaded on website

  • Keep Rs 250 before littering public place!

    Indore : Now, litter in public places at your own risk. You may need to pay a fine of Rs 250. The new instruction has been issued by the divisional commissioner and administrator of the IMC Sanjay Dubey on Thursday. Also, employees of the IMC are now authorised to collect the fine.

  • ‘Bangladeshis are behind increase in Muslim population’

    Indore : “The illegal migrants from Bangladesh and other neighbour countries are the main reason for increase in the population of Muslims mainly in Assam and other northern states. Crores of illegal migrants are living in our country and affecting the economical conditions,” said state BJP president Nand Kumar Chauhan.

  • Simhastha to hit semester exams, career of students

    Indore : Simhastha-2016 to be held in Ujjain would hit semester exams for session 2015-16 as government has directed the Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV) not to organise exams at the peak time of preparations for and during the religious gathering.