Free Press Journal
  • Mild tremors felt in city

    Ujjain : Tremors of the massive earthquake, which had its epicenter at Lamjung, in Nepal also shook many parts of the city damaging houses and buildings and creating panic among people.

  • Chief Minister dubs NBA anti-development; hints at crackdown on Jal Satyagrah

    BHOPAL : Terming Narmada Bachao Andolan (NBA) activists as ‘anti-development’, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan on Saturday said, the activists had been invited for talks. If they continue their Jal Satyagrah in Khandwa district, the government would deal with them as the situation demands.

  • Police team sent to Mandsaur

    Ujjain : A team of Chimanganj Mandi police officials has been sent to Mandsaur to search the whereabouts of a BJP leader who on Friday tried to abduct a doctor on gun point.

  • Cops nab outlaw with guns, Charas worth Rs 3 lakh

    BHOPAL : The Teela Jamalpura police arrested an accused wanted for his involvement in the illegal drugs and weapons trade on Friday evening. The police seized around 1.05 kg Charas and four country made guns along with three live cartridges from his possession. He was evading his arrest for the last one year. The police have registered a case against him under Arms Act and NDPS Act.

  • Sehore and Seoni Malwa also ‘shaken’

    Sehore: Sehore too felt the tremors of the earthquake on Saturday morning, which was felt by hundreds of people. A state of panic was created when the people realised that they were Earthquake tremors. Their doubts were confirmed very soon when the Earthquake in Nepal and many other parts of Northern India were reported in the afternoon. The quake currents were reported at the district headquarters in Sehore, and people soon realised

  • Nepal Relief

    India rushes to help as Nepal battles tragedy

    New Delhi :  India rose to the occasion by rushing to help its Himalayan neighbour as tragedy struck Nepal around noon on Saturday. While whole of eastern, northern and north-eastern India shook with repeated tremors, Nepal faced the worst of the massive earthquake. Prime Minister Narendra Modi led his govt in harnessing the resources of the external affairs, defence, home and health ministries. By late afternoon, the first airplane had already flown

  • Bikes torched by miscreants

    Ujjain : A marriage band drummer was thrashed and his bike was torched by unknown miscreants here on late Friday. The victim Rajesh was returning from village Daudkhedi on motorcycle after performing in a marriage function, where Ganesh, Manu, Dinesh and Sitaram stopped him midway near Chandkhedi. All four miscreants demanded money to drink liquor from Rajesh, Rajesh refused the demand and called his brother Rakesh and father Kishanlal over phone. As

  • Stray cow injures woman

    Ujjain : The tall claims made by the authorities regarding the resolution of the stray cattle menace appears to have fallen flat with a woman being seriously injured by rampaging cow near Tripti Avenue, Agar Road here on Saturday. Ujjain Municipal Corporation (UMC) once again failed to keep its citizen safe and sound as a middle aged woman was attacked by a stray cow here on Saturday. The woman was identified as

  • Tremors felt in Madya Pradesh districts too!

    Hoshangabad : Hoshangabad witnessed 30 second tremors of earth quake, an aftereffect of the massive earthquake witnessed in Nepal. The tremors forced many people to come out of their respective homes, but none of citizen have been injured.

  • Digvijay Singh should stop dirty politics: Thakur

    Sagar : The recent verdict of High Court against the former Chief Minister Digvijay Singh regarding the VYAPAM scams had instilled a sense of confidence against the BJP leaders. Transport minister Bhupendra Singh Thakur stated Digvijay’s play as dirty politics, while addressing a press conference here on Saturday.

  • Foundation laid for high-tech water tank

    Ujjain : Foundation was laid for the high-tech overhead water tank at Garhkalika area for Simhastha-2016 here on Saturday. The water tank will be built with the cost of Rs 75 lakh and will be able to contain 250 kilo liter water. Minister Paras Jain, State Planning Commissionvice-chairman Babulal Jain, Mayor Rameshwar Akhand, Municipal Speaker SonuGehlot and Simhastha Fair Authority chairman Diwakar Natu were present on this occasion. Construction of the tank

  • Crop arrival slows down in Mandis

    Ujjain : Crop arrival at the Chimanganj Mandi has slowed down in past week and this is not good news for the consumers as the prices of top cash crops will rise amidst the top season. It was revealed that the wheat arrival was too slow as compared to the same period of time during the last year. The current period is apex time for arrival of wheat and gram in the

  • Kumar Vishwas visits Ghogalgaon on day 15

    Khandwa : AAP leader Kumar Vishwas took to Ghogalgaon via Indore, and went through towns such as Barwaha, Sanawad, Mortakka and Karoli. While BJP workers present over there showed black flags and also threw stones at his cavalcade, people present at Ghogalgaon showed their support for the AAP leader.

  • consecration ceremony held at new Jain temple

    Ujjain : The divine deity of Parswanath was presided at the newJain temple at HasampuraJain Tirtha consecration ceremony here on Saturday. Idols of the deities were presided as the clock struck 12.03 pm in the auspicious moment. Seer Harshtilak Vijay chanted the mantra during the consecration ceremony. Thousands of devotees witnessed the divine ceremony.

  • Cop guns down himself

    Ujjain : A 28 year old police constable killed himself at his home situated at Raghavi near here on Saturday. The deceased was identified as Hemant son of Prem Singh a resident of village Raghavi, under Raghavi police circle. Hemant shot himself in his temporal area from point blank range. The pistol which he had used to shoot himself was not, the service pistol and was arranged from somewhere else. The Raghavi

  • Jan AbhiyanParishad’s work in division reviewed

    Ujjain : Executive director of MP Jan AbhiyanParishad, Umesh Sharma reviewed the works of Parishad in Ujjain division at a meeting held at MP Institute of Social Science Research on Saturday. Sharma reviewed the annual progress of all the districts as per the work plan of financial year 2014-15. Divisional, district and block coordinators were present. Directives were issued for the works under the approved work plan for financial year 2015-16. Coordinators

  • Encroachment removed from land worth crores

    Umaria : 3Collector KG Tiwari has instructed the officials to initiate regular anti encroachment drives. In the same series encroachments from various areas of the city was removed from various areas of the city.

  • The day the earth shook, devastated my country

    Kathmandu :  It was a morning like any other. There were a 100 things on my mind, when the awnings of the shops began to shake violently. It took me a while to realise that it was an earthquake.

  • Mild tremors send panic wave

    Indore : Mild tremors were experienced in the City on Saturday afternoon forcing people to move out of buildings, malls and schools to usher kids on to the playgrounds. No loss to life or property was reported. Official sources claimed that tremors were of 2.5 intensity on the Richter Scale.