Free Press Journal
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    MQM chief’s bail extended in money laundering case

    Islamabad: The London Metropolitan Police have extended Altaf Hussain’s bail, the chief of Pakistan’s Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) party, by three months in a money laundering probe. MQM leaders in London and Karachi said no charge was filed against Hussain, who appeared before investigators at a London police station on Tuesday, the Dawn reported on Wednesday.

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    US presidential race: Hillary Clinton Vs the rest

    Washington: In her second bid to break the glass ceiling and return to the White House, the former first lady chose a low key video message on social media to announce her run before heading to Iowa, the state which traditionally kicks off the primaries.

  • Bretton Woods twins bet on India, not China

    Washington:  The World Bank and the International Monetary Fund, also called the Bretton Woods twins, have forecast India’s growth to speed up to 7.5-8 percent next fiscal, outpacing China, thanks to the reforms focus of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government.

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    Law ministry averse to an anti-conversion Bill

    New Delhi:  In a move, which may come as a setback to the Sangh Parivar, the Union Law and Justice Ministry has advised against the idea of bringing an anti-conversion law at the central level.

  • Netaji’s kin meets PM, hopes veil will be lifted

    Berlin :  Amid a raging row over claims of snooping on Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose’s family decades back, his grand nephew met Prime Minister Narendra Modi here and claimed to have got an assurance that his demand for declassification of all secret files related to the freedom fighter would be looked into.

  • Sonia or Rahul: Pot continues to simmer

    New Delhi :  One of the reasons offered for Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi’s sabbatical was his ”discomfort” with the seniors who were believed to be suggesting that the time is not ripe for him to take over the party’s presidentship from his mother Sonia.

  • When is it Cheryl’s birthday? Maths problem goes viral

    Singapore :  A maths problem that first appeared in a test for Singapore’s elite high school students has baffled Internet users around the world after it went viral, prompting a rush of attempts to solve it.

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    Tamil Nadu din over Karnataka CJ’s transfer

    Chennai :  The transfer of the Karnataka High Court Chief Justice Dhirendra Hiralal Waghela to the Odisha High Court on Monday has created a political uproar in Tamil Nadu with key opposition leaders attributing ulterior motives to the move in the context of the court hearing an appeal by AIADMK leader J Jayalalithaa challenging her conviction in a corruption case.

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    Flipkart to stay away from Airtel

    New Delhi :  The ‘net neutrality’ campaign got a major boost on Tuesday with a growing outrage forcing e-commerce giant Flipkart to walk out of ‘Airtel Zero’– one of the services that is seen as sabotaging equal internet access for all– even as the telecom giant continued to defend its stand.

  • 10 injured in bee attack at Mangalnath temple

    Ujjain : At least 10 pilgrims, including two women from Mumbai, sustained injuries when a swarm of bees attacked them near the Mangalnath temple here on Tuesday morning.

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    Silly row on Secularism v/s Sanskrit

    Berlin : Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his visit to Berlin stirred up a silly controversy by blaming false notions of “secularism” for neglecting the use of Sanskrit in India.

  • DISCOM announces partial maintenance shutdown

    Ujjain : The DISCOM Essel Distribution Company has announced maintenance shut down in two areas of the city on April 16. PRO Saurabh Shastri said two feeders of the Naliyabakhal and Triveni Vihar area will be under shut down from 9 am to 1 pm on April 16, Thursday. The affected areas in Naliyabakhal area include, Doodh Talai School, Bhuri Ka Adda, Doulatganj, Ghee Mandi, Nagori Mohalla, Naliya Bakhal, Sakhipura, Rangbawdi, Suraj

  • Appointments made on applications addressed to ‘Raja Sahab’, ‘Hukum’

    BHOPAL : After former Chief Minister Digvijay Singh alleging Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan’s direct involvement in Vyapam scam, the state government machinery has got cracking collecting evidence of wrong-doing on part of Digvijay Singh during his chief ministership. Investigations are on to into the appointments made on recommendations of Digvijay Singh.

  • People remember Dr Ambedkar on his birth anniv

    Ujjain : The 124th birth anniversary of Bharat Ratna Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar, the architect of Constitution of India and crusader of the exploited and down trodden, took off on an enthusiastic note and the celebrations marked by jubilation and revelry here on Tuesday.

  • Two arrested for selling illicit liquor

    Ujjain : Two persons were arrested for selling illicit liquor near the Kaal Bhairav temple here on Tuesday. The accused have been identified as Nirbhay Singh of Mojamkhedi and Arun Kayasth of Bhairavgarh. The Bhairavgarh police said they have been getting repeated complaints of illicit liquor selling at the holy items shop near the Kaal Bhairav temple and these vendors were forcing the pilgrims to buy the liquor which is offered to

  • Jump rope training camp begins

    Ujjain: Madhya Pradesh Jump Rope has organised three-day jump rope training camp at Akshat International School, on Tuesday. The camp was inaugurated in the presence of State Planning Board Vice-chairman Babulal Jain and Simhastha Fair Authority Chairman Diwakar Natu. MP Jump Rope president Sanjay Gyani, chairman Anand Pandya, Hemant Durgesh Yadav, Pramila Yadav, Mukund Jhala, Vaibhav Malviya and others were present. Children gave presentations of jump rope, which was praised by the

  • Duet Rafi musical prog held

    Ujjain: Mohammad Rafi Social Research Institute organised a musical night ‘Duet Rafi’ at Complex Hall of Kalidas Sanskrit Academy recently. Artists sang the duet songs, which Rafi sang along with famous singers Shamshad Begam, Noorjahan, Surraiya, Mubarak Begam, Gita Dutt, Lata Mangeshkar, Asha Bhonsle, Suman Kalyanpur, Sharda, Krishna Kalle and others. Harish Tiwari began the programme with a devotional song. Dr Tejkumar Malviya and Anita Solanki sang ‘Meri Hasraton ki Duniya…’ paying

  • SIC serves notice on Med Edn for denying info on PMT fraudsters

    BHOPAL : State medical education department that sat on the records of suspected impersonators and medical students who got admission through rackets in medical colleges between 2008 and 2011 has been served a show-cause by the State Information Commission.

  • One booked for fraud

    Ujjain : The Mahidpur police have booked one Upendra Singh for finance fraud; the accused was arrested by police on Monday.

  • Vehicle lifter takes away car parked out side home

    BHOPAL: An unidentified vehicle lifter stole a Maruti car from Khajuri locality in the city on Tuesday. The owner of the car, Shantilal Mewada, a resident of Khajuri Sadak area has lodged the complaint with police in this regard. He told the cops that his Maruti MP 04 BC 0767 which was parked outside his residence has been stolen by the unidentified person. Police have registered a case of theft against unidentified