Free Press Journal
  • Jet-Etihad deal: Ministerial leak was at top level

    New Delhi :  The Central Bureau of Investigation was on Monday close to unmasking the corporate rivals that were behind the leak from the Finance Ministry of classified documents related to the Jet-Etihad equity deal in a bid to scuttle the agreement.

  • Betting market humming with buzz of big upset

    Mumbai :  Even though bookies have come out with a list of World Cup favourites, who are tipped to win the tournament, the betting market is abuzz with talk of one to two major upsets in the quarterfinals and/or semi finals.

  • UMC’s budget session likely to be a noisy affair

    Ujjain : The budget session of the Ujjain Municipal Corporation (UMC), slated for March 18, is expected to be a stormy affair with the opposition Congress already training its guns on the ruling party BJP over many issues and mainly over the expenses and earnings distribution map of the ruling team.

  • City lawyers observe strike

    Ujjain : The city lawyers under the banner of Ujjain Bar Association resorted to one-day strike following the call given by the Bar Council of India here on Monday. They took this step after an advocate was killed and another was seriously injured when a police sub-inspector opened fire in self-defense in the district court premises at Allahabad two days ago.

  • PHED employees strike work over manhandling of colleague

    Ujjain : The Employees of Public Health Engineering Department (PHED) on Monday staged protests and decided to go on strike over the alleged manhandling of their colleague by a Congress corporator in ward number 5 on Saturday.

  • Man duped of Rs 40,000

    Ujjain : Complaints of ATM frauds have once again returned to haunt city residents as the police increasingly getting complaints of such frauds. An elderly city resident has allegedly been defrauded of his hard earned money which was siphoned off from their private bank account without their knowledge. Till now the police are clueless on earlier similar cases.

  • Classical artistes to be feted on Vikramotsava

    Ujjain : Five-day Vikram Samwat-2072 Vikramotsava will be inaugurated at Pt Suryanarayan Vyas complex of Kalidas Sanskrit Academy at 6 pm here on Tuesday. Classical artists including dancer Ragini Makkar, flute player Surendra Swarnakar, classical singer Sadhna Jejurikar, Dr Ravindra Bharadjwaj, Dr Ramtirtha Sharma, Shrikrishna Shastri and Amit Jaiswal will be felicitated on this occasion.

  • Budget symposium at Kalidas Girls College

    Ujjain : Government Kalidas PG Girls College organised a symposium on Budget-2015, here on Monday. Dr Nikhil Joshi highlighted the various points of Budget-2015 at the symposium. He called the budget fulfilling the long term objectives. Club convener Dr Shailendra Bharal tagged the budget reflecting the dreams of Make in India. Students Bharti Khatri, Babita Namdev, Divyani Parihar and others also placed their views. Niharika Chouhan conducted the programme.

  • UDA to avail houses to homeless people

    Ujjain : Ujjain Development Authority (UDA) in its budget for the year 2015-16 proposed to build houses for homeless people. A meeting of UDA Board of Directors was chaired by Chairman-cum-Divisional Commissioner Ravindra Pastor, here on Monday.

  • Souvenir ‘Apna Simhastha’ released at senior Madhavians mega meet

    Ujjain : All India Senior Madhavians Forum organised its 6th Mega Meet at Moun Tirtha Gangaghat here on Sunday. Souvenir ‘Apna Simhastha’ edited by Ramesh Dikshit was released at the programme held at Pt Atmachandra Shastri.

  • Some institutions selling degrees: IIM-I ex-director

    Indore : Highlighting unethical practices in higher education, former director of Indian Institute of Management Indore Prof N Ravichandran here on Monday said that some institutes were even selling degrees in the country.

  • RIFD dose to faculty deficient med colleges

    Indore : Now, taking ‘temporary faculties’ during inspection of Medical Council of India (MCI) for recognition will be a tough task for the colleges as the apex regulatory body has come up with ‘RIFD’ presxription to deal with cases of attendance record manipulation being done by the medical colleges to mislead the MCI in particular and public in general.

  • Swine flu: 2 die

    Indore : With the death of two more patients on Monday, the toll of confirmed swine flu deaths reached 105 so far. About 805 samples were sent to lab till Monday and 458 of them have been tested positive. According to Joint Director, Health Dr Sharad Pandit, two more positive patients succumbed to the disease at MY Hospital, on Monday. “About 55 patients are still admitted in various hospitals of the city

  • MBA student hangs self

    Indore : A 22-year-old MBA student committed suicide by hanging himself in MIG police station area, on Monday. The reason for his extreme step is not known. Police sent the body for autopsy and started an investigation. According to the police, the deceased was identified as Aditya Baria, a resident of LIG Colony. At the time of incident he was alone at his residence. The incident came to the fore when one

  • MP PMT scam SIT arrests vet

    Indore : The Special Investigation Team (SIT) of Indore District Police, on Monday arrested a veterinary doctor employed as a field officer at an animal feed factory in Patna, in connection with a MP Pre Medical Test (MPPMT) scam.

  • Nearly 50% students quit School of Life Sciences

    Indore : In a setback to the Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV), students of School of Life Sciences are leaving the department one after another. So far, nearly 50% students have left this department which is known for its research work in the State.

  • Relief for residents, no rain expected

    Indore : Residents got the much needed relief on Monday after three days if sporadic rain and thunderstorm. Now, night temps will turn cold and the day temperature will be hotter.

  • NDA govt curtails allocation to state for central schemes

    BHOPAL : The state BJP government, from time to time, had charged the Centre’s UPA government with discriminating against the state. It was also alleged that the Central government was curtailing state’s allocation under various Centrally-sponsored schemes. However, figures tell a different story.

  • Diggi to brief Modi on Vyapam

    BHOPAL: Former Chief Minister Digvijay Singh, after handing over a memorandum to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Vyapam scam, would come to Bhopal on March 21 and 22. During his tour, Singh may once again make some information public on Vyapam scam.