Free Press Journal
  • F 16 fighter jet

    Moroccan fighter jet goes missing in Yemen

    Rabat (Morocco): Morocco’s armed forces say one of its F-16 fighter jets taking part in the Saudi-led Sunni coalition air strikes against the Shiite Houthi rebels in Yemen has gone missing. The statement carried by the state news agency MAP said early today that the plane has been missing since 6 PM the previous day. The pilot of the second jet said he didn’t see pilot of the jet that went missing eject added the statement, which

  • India Sensex

    Sensex surges 218 pts in early trade on positive global cues

    Mumbai: The benchmark BSE Sensex gained over 218 points in early trade today on the back of buying by funds as well as retail investors, tracking positive global cues. The 30-share barometer advanced 218.20 points, or 0.80 per cent, to 27,323.59, with all sectoral indices led by realty, metal and auto trading up to 1.51 per cent higher.

  • rupee against dollar

    Rupee up 13 paise at 63.81 against dollar in early trade

    Mumbai: The rupee strengthened 13 paise at 63.81 against the US dollar in early trade today at the Interbank Foreign Exchange on continued selling of the American currency by exporters. Forex dealers said besides sustained selling of the American currency by banks as well, a higher opening in the domestic equity market supported the rupee, but dollar’s gains against the euro restricted the upside. The rupee had gained 29 paise to 63.94 on Friday, recovering from a 20-month low

  • Rajya Sabha

    GST Bill to be presented in Rajya Sabha today

    New Delhi : The government is set to bring the Goods and Services Tax, GST bill, before the Rajya Sabha today which aimed at reforming of India’s indirect tax regime.

  • Jayalalithaa

    Jayalalithaa assets case: Special prayers held in Coimbatore ahead of verdict

    Coimbatore : Special prayers were held in Coimbatore on Monday ahead of pronouncement of Karnataka High Court’s verdict on former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa’s appeal against her conviction in the disproportionate assets (DA) case that will have a bearing on her political future.

  • Test of nerves, numbers in Budget session’s last week

    New Delhi :  The next three days promise to be a tough test of nerves and numbers for both the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party and the opposition Congress in the last week of the budget session as Parliament takes up the crucial Land Acquisition, GST and the Black Money bills for passage. A lot of government prestige is also riding on these bills as partisan confrontation is building on these issues outside

  • Arvind Kejriwal

    BJP, Congress slam AAP circular

    New Delhi :  The Delhi government on Sunday drew strong criticism from the BJP and the Congress for issuing a circular to government officials, asking them to lodge a complaint if they feel that a news item – in print or broadcast — is damaging the reputation of the chief minister, ministers, or the government. The law department will examine the complaint and take legal action if there is sufficient ground, the

  • Mahakaleshwar’s Jaladhari, Nandi to be plated with gold before Simhastha

    Ujjain : Jaladhari of Lord Mahakal and Nandi will be plated with gold soon before the organization of Simhastha Fair-2016. The gold plating work of Jaladhari and Nandi located at the Mahakaleshwar Temple will be done by Nottam Das Maharaj of Swami Narayan Temple, Gujarat. Maharaj visited the deity of Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlingam six months back and took a resolution to offer financial aid for the gold plating of Jaladhari and Nandi. Rajesh

  • Garbage piles up, despite UMCs special cleaning drive

    Ujjain : Garbage piles are still a matter of concern for residents in the city as heaps these of these can still be seen lying at the various areas of the city.The interesting report is that a special sanitation drive focused on wards and zones is underway by the Ujjain Municipal Corporation (UMC).

  • Cong condemns PM social security chemes

    Ujjain : Congress leader Arun Verma alleged Prime Minister Narendra Modi for deceiving public in the name of insurance. He condemned the social security schemes launched by PM Modi. Verma said that public felt cheated as Modi government had failed to fulfill their promises made at the time of elections. The schemes launched in the name of insurance covers the insurance of a person aged till 50 years. The eligibility should be

  • Fire

    Structural audit of buildings ordered

    Mumbai :  The buildings alongside Gokul Nivas, which was gutted on Saturday after a fire, will be subjected to a structural audit before these are cleared for occupation. A building adjacent to Gokul Nivas was vacated on Saturday itself as a precautionary measure after a fire engulfed the five floors of the building. According to the BMC officials, the fire might have weakened the structures in the vicinity.

  • Mewada community’s convention held

    Ujjain : The first convention of social workers of Mewada Bhambi Community was organised at Narsing Ghat here on Sunday. Various issues including renovation of the temple were discussed at the meeting. President Dinesh Jodhawat informed that Congress leader Vivek Yadav, corporator Jahan Aara, Javed Khan, Nirmala Patel, Ratlam’s corporator and others were present on this occasion. Guests assured for providing financial aid in the renovation of community temple.

  • RAP expels its ‘controversial’ patron

    Ujjain : The Ramadal Akhada Parishad (RAP) has expelled its patron Swami Bhagwandas in wake of his alleged anti-organisational and anti-sect activities.

  • Cent percent result in Talod school

    Ujjain : Government Higher Secondary School Talod bagged cent percent result in Science faculty in MPBSE class XII examination, on Sunday. After the elevation of the school, the first batch achieved the mile stone. Sarpanch Shyamu Bai, Nathu Gujarati, Mohammad Arif Praveen Patel, Shagufta Khan, Radharani Jadhav and others greeted students on their achievement.

  • ASG celebrates mother’s day

    Ujjain: Arihant Social Group (ASG) celebrated Mother’s Day at the Mother Teresa Ashram where inmate mothers of the Ashram were felicitated to mark the day. President Gunwant Shah informed that, a special lunch was also organised for the women inmates of the Ashram. Prior to this the group members were involved in various fun activities. Patron Suganchand Jain on the occasion recited a poem in honour of the mothers. Sanjay Mehta, Sajanbai

  • One died, 5 injured in hit and run case near Datana

    Ujjain : A 25-year-old youth was killed, while five other were injured in a hit and run case that occurred near village Datana here on Sunday afternoon. The incident occurred around 3 pm near a culvert at Datana village on Dewas Road. The deceased was identified as Mahesh son of Govardhan a resident of Juna Somvariya area here in city. The injured were identified as Jitendra, Aman, Suganbai, Govardhan, and Gaurav, all

  • Respite from heat, max temp 40.5

    Ujjain : Strong winds blowing at the speed of 12 km/hr swept the area on Sunday, bringing a cool breeze and brought down the maximum temperature to 40.5 degree Celsius against 43 degree Celsius that was recorded three days ago.

  • Modi’s Atal moment arrives: Indo-Pak cricket needs his nod

    New Delhi :  The first NDA Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee had taken courage in both his hands and directed that Indo-Pak cricketing ties be restored. Nursing the wounds of betrayal inflicted in the Kargil invasion, Vajpayee reached out to the ordinary cricket loving Pakistani. This was more than a decade ago. So, in 2004, India played Pakistan on Pakistani soil. The rapturous reception the Indians got when they won a thrilling

  • Jayalalithaa

    D-Day for Jaya, all eyes on Karnataka High Court

    Chennai : AIADMK leader J Jayalalithaa’s fate and Tamil Nadu’s political course would be defined by the verdict to be delivered by Justice C R Kumaraswamy of the Karnataka High Court on Monday on the appeal petitions filed by her and the co-convicts in the multi-crore disproportionate assets case.