Free Press Journal
  • PHED cautioned for delay in sewer line work at CH

    Ujjain : The Engineers of Public Health Engineering Department (PHED) got to face music from School Education Minister Paras Jain and Collector Kavindra Kiyawat, who were on a surprise visit of the Civil Hospital on Friday.

  • Civil Hospital without water and amenities, new lines lying defunct

    Ujjain : With the new water supply pipelines and water tank constructed with cost of Rs 45 lakhs lying defunct due to apathy of the Public Health Engineering Department (PHED), the divisional level Civil Hospital is now continuing without the proper water facilities.

  • 2 home guard officials arrested taking bribe

    Indore: A Burhanpur district home guard commandant and a platoon commander were arrested here on Friday for allegedly accepting bribe from another officer here, police said.

  • Lawyers strike work, oppose circuit bench

    Ujjain : City lawyers went on a token strike on Friday opposing the opening of a circuit bench of high court in Bhopal. The lawyers were up in arms against their colleagues for the creation of a new bench of high court or a circuit bench. The Bar Association members have submitted that the decision would affect the lawyers practicing at the district headquarters, besides putting extra financial burden on litigants. The

  • Police catch dirty dozen in Chhatripura after CM’s rebuke

    Indore : The effect of rebuke by the chief minister was evident on Friday as police arrested as many as 12 habitual offenders, including one with 33 cases pending against him, under only one police station in the western part of the city.

  • Villagers should come ahead to build ideal village: MP Malviya

    Ujjain : Member of Parliament (MP) Chintamani Malviya chaired a review meeting at village Bichhrod Khalsa, which has been selected for MP Ideal Village Scheme, on Friday. Malviya sought support and cooperation from the villagers to develop the village as an ideal one.

  • Block printing training begins

    Ujjain: Three month Block Printing training was inaugurated at Rifah Skill Development Center to mark the occasion of Labour Day here on Friday. The training programme is sponsored by Sangeet Natak Academy, New Delhi. Life Time Achievement awardee Rahim Gutti will impart the training. President Anwar Ul-Haq informed that the center is operated by Noble Foundation for Pupils at Begam Bagh colony. Around 250 trainees will get training for fashion designing, stitching,

  • Banks will help bottom rung of society to join mainstream: Lodha

    Indore : Executive Director of Central Bank of India, Dr RC Lodha, believes that banks will play a major role in the uplift of the people falling in the bottom rung of the society. He said that indulging in the banking system will nurture those untouched people to join the main stream.

  • School boy robbed of valuables worth Rs 80K

    Ujjain: Manas Makhija (16), a resident of Rishi Nagar, was robbed of his valuable by his acquaintances near the Ujjain Engineering College late on Thursday. Allegedly the victim had gone in the area after the accused called him and asked him to meet at the place. When Manas reached the decided place, the accused Yuvraj Kushwah, Mohit, Nitin and Mohit Chouhan started arguing with him over old issue and then manhandled him.

  • Indian talents getting popularity on global stage: Sohoney

    Ujjain : Indian talents are emerging on global stage and number of optimistic people has increased too. It seems that the nation is to witness a drastic change in ten years. It is to be thought by every individual that how they can contribute in this change.

  • One die after truck hits two-wheeler

    Betma: One killed in an accident after a truck driver hit a two-wheeler on Mhow –Neemuch road on Thursday. Sunil S/O Raghu Rao Maratha age 30 a resident of Narayankpura Chauki Digthan was riding his vehicle MP 11 M 5414 when the truck no MP 16 H 2865 hit him killing him on the spot.

  • Car rams into divider, driver hurt

    Narsinghpur : A speeding car rammed into a road divider at Subhash Park Chowk here on Thursday due to that the car damaged and the driver received serious injuries in his head. According to sources, the car driver was a contractor and in inebriated condition.

  • Ayurveda is important part of Indian culture: DM

    Narsinghpur : A new work-plan 2015 is implemented to control the diseases under the AAYUSH department. As per this work-plan, the treatment and tests of patients of various diseases will be done on the same day. the treatment and test facility by Ayurvedic doctors will be done and this facility is inaugurated at the AYUSH wing of District Hospital. District Collector Naresh Pal inaugurated this new facility at the District Hospital here

  • Summer camp kicks off to boost sports spirit

    Hoshangabad : District Sports and Youth Welfare Department Hoshangabad has organised a summer training camp for students which would run from May 1 to May 31. Participants from 9 to 19 years can take part in the camp. The training timings would be from 5.30 to 7.30pm in the evening.

  • Govt opens account to collect aid for quake-hit Nepal

    BHOPAL : The state government has taken an initiative to help earthquake victims in Nepal. For providing financial aid to earthquake victims, a separate bank account titled ‘Chief Minister Relief Fund (Nepal Earthquake) Account No. 900710110009394, IFSC Code-BKID-0009007 at Bank of India, Arera Hills, Bhopal has been opened. All departmental heads, Collectors and Commissioners have been directed to motivate officers and employees along with public to deposit amount as per their wish

  • RPF efforts yield results for railways

    Ratlam: During the year 2014-15 by taking various measures the RPF has yielded revenue to the tune of Rs.7.81 lakh for the railways in Ratlam rail division. According to information, RPF registered 455 cases in Ratlam rail division from which a sum of Rs.44650 was recovered by way of penalty. 4371 cases were registered against those who travelled in the disabled coach meant for disabled people only and a sum of Rs.5,10,900

  • Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) to initiate signature campaign to support de-addiction

    Seoni Malwa : AAP would initiate a signature campaign to support de-addiction drive in the city and to stop illegal sale of liquor. Convenor of Aam Aadmi Party Deepak Bathav informed that the party has started the campaign from today to stop illegal supply of liquor of the district. Bathav said that liquor has been supplied to each and every village with the help of four wheeler vehicles, because of which the

  • Low-floor buses to operate normally from today

    BHOPAL : The strike of low-floor bus drivers and conductors of Prasanna Purple Mobility and Solution Pvt. Ltd (PPMSPL) ended on Friday. The negotiations between the management and workers were successful and some buses started running from Friday afternoon itself. All the buses would become operational from Saturday.

  • Short circuit causes fire in transformer

    Mandsaur: The transformer located near the divider of Nutan Stadium, caught fire due to short circuit, on Thursday noon. The nearby shopkeepers tried to settle down the fire with fire extinguisher, but the fire went out of control. Few seconds after the short circuit, the transformer caught fire. Due to the fire, a lot of smoke started curling up. The sudden fire resulted into traffic congestion. The burning down of transformer resulted