Free Press Journal
  • Tsarnaev gets death for Boston bombings

    Boston :  Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, a college student who along with his brother planted twin bombs near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, was on Saturday sentenced to death for his role in the 2013 attacks, the worst terrorist assault on American soil since September 11. It took the jury 14 hours to reach the decision.

  • Rajasthan Royals

    Rajasthan Royals beat Kolkata Knight Riders to enter IPL play-offs

    Mumbai : A blistering century by opener Shane Watson and some quality bowling helped Rajasthan Royals secure a place in the Indian Premier league play-offs with a nine-run victory here on Saturday over defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders whose chances now seem very slim.

  • Narendra Modi

    Mongolia new bright light of world’s democracies: Narendra Modi

    Ulan Baator: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday described Mongolia as the new bright light among the world’s democracies. “Mongolia is the new bright light of democracy in our world,” Modi said while addressing Mongolian parliament which was specially opened for his visit, the first by an Indian prime minister. He described India-Mongolia ties as timeless in spirit and described the two nations as “spiritual neighbours”. “Bonds of heart and minds have

  • Mamata Banerjee

    Raised BJP workers’ beating with Mamata? Roopa to Supriyo

    Kolkata : The apparent closeness between the BJP’s central leadership and Mamata Banerjee has irked West Bengal BJP leader Roopa Ganguly, who on Saturday wondered whether singer-turned-union minister Babul Supriyo has asked the chief minister why his party workers are facing repeated attacks.

  • Manohar Parrikar

    50 percent improvement since CAG’s war preparedness report: Manohar Parrikar

    Panaji : Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Saturday said there has been nearly 50 percent improvement in India’s war preparedness as far as armaments were concerned since the CAG expressed concern over the issue in 2013. The Comptroller and Auditor General’s (CAG) observation, made in March 2013, was highlighted in media last week.

  • Narendra Modi

    Narendra Modi reaches Mongolia in first-ever visit by an Indian PM

    Ulan Bator : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday landed here in the Mongolian capital in the first-ever visit by an Indian prime minister. Modi arrived here from Shanghai in the second leg of his three-nation visit. He concluded a three-day visit to China on Saturday that also took him to Beijing and Xi’an. He was received at the airport by Mongolian Foreign Minister L. Purevsuren.

  • Arvind Kejriwal

    AAP government, LG confrontation intensifies with fresh transfer

    New Delhi :  The confrontation between the AAP government and Lt. Governor Najeeb Jung escalated on Saturday over a fresh transfer while Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal accused Jung of seeking to “render the democratically-elected government ineffective” over his order for posting the acting chief secretary.

  • Make agriculture a business of profit: Collector

    Ujjain : Farmers should change their mentality to earn profits from farming. They should make agriculture a business of profit. They should not afraid of using advance agriculture technology. Farmers should yield more harvest from less seeds.

  • Business woman threatened of acid attack at behest of alleged molestor

    Indore : An unidentified miscreant stopped a 33-year-old woman entrepreneur and threatened to deface her with acid. The woman alleged that the miscreant was coercing her to withdraw an attempted molestation complaint against her former business associate. Palasia police took the written complaint from the woman and sent her on her way without considering the seriousness of the matter.

  • Press Club elections today

    Ujjain: Elections for the new office bearers of Society for Press Club Ujjain will be organised from 11 am to 5 pm at Tarantaal premises here on Sunday. Chief Election Officer Advocate Pranav Garg informed that all the requisite preparations have been done for the polling. CCTV cameras have been installed at outer and inner rooms of the polling booth. Five booths have been created for quick polling. Senior and woman members

  • City railway station gets 20 KW solar power plant

    Indore : A state of the art all new solar power plant of 20 KW was inaugurated on Sunday at local railway station. It has a solar energy-driven grid connected power plant. It will save 100 units of the traditional electrical power. The solar power plant was inaugurated by Chairman and Managing Director of Container Corporation of India Ltd. (CONCOR) Amit Kumar Gupta and DRM of Ratlam division Lalitha Venkataraman. According to

  • City ladies donate water bowls for birds

    Ujjain: Ladies wing of Kshipra Slimming Center took resolution to donate water bowls for quench the thirst of feathered friends, here on Saturday. Wing members will donate water bowls at the places where birds resides. Director Nandini Joshi, Tanuja Goyal, Anju Surana, Parul Shah, Snehlata Chodhary, Shraddha Sharma, Jayshree Das, Sangita Agrawal, Vedika Joshi, Kanchi Acharya, Divya Goyal, Santosh Mawawala, Rajkumari Jain and others were present.

  • 2 chain snatchers arrested with 10 chains, 2 bikes

    Ujjain : City police claimed to have arrested two members of chain snatcher Irani Gang, here on Saturday. Police have recovered 10 gold chains and 2 motorbikes from the arrested accused. City police thoroughly investigated into recent chain snatching incidents and went through the CCTV footages obtained from the spots. It was found that the appearance of chain snatchers who committed the crime at Hira Nagar in Indore on May 5 was

  • Delhi ‘Jung’ gets messy

    New Delhi :  A full-blown war erupted today between Delhi Lt Governor Najeeb Jung and Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal with both challenging each other’s authority over the administration following a bitter confrontation on the appointment of an acting Chief Secretary for 10 days.

  • St Paul’s School files clarification

    Ujjain : St Paul’s Convent School Management filed its clarification before Child Welfare Committee (CWC) in a case of ousting three students from the school. CWC will take further action on behalf of the clarification. Parents have filed a complaint before CWC after their children were given Transfer Certificates ousting them from the school. CWC had issued notice to the school management seeking a clarification.

  • Cops recover 79 wireless sets from espionage suspect

    BHOPAL : The SIT cops investigating the case of private security agency director Waqar Khan, who was held a week ago for possessing wireless sets tuned to prohibited frequencies of Army and police, seized around 79 more wireless sets, one repeater and two static sets from him.

  • Rising petrol, diesel prices fuel demand for VAT slash

    BHOPAL : With the hike in rates of petrol and diesel for the second time within less than a month, the demand for reduction in VAT on petroleum products in Madhya Pradesh is growing louder At present, the state government levies 31 per cent VAT on petrol and 27 per cent on diesel and these are highest in the country.

  • Modi’s Madison moment

    Shanghai :  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday took potshots at the opposition for attacking him over his foreign visits, and said he was attempting to do in a year of his government what has been left undone for the past 30 years. He also said he was being attacked for “tireless” work and asserted that if it was a “crime” he would continue to do it.

  • Collector assures MLA of allotting patta to affected families of Kalapani

    BHOPAL : After an anti-encroachment drive at Kalapani left their houses levelled to the ground, the affected families left at the mercy of elements spent entire night and day under the open sky in intense heat. They are on their own managing everything themselves after the district administration swooped down on the illegally constructed houses.

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