Free Press Journal
  • Congress workers burn Sushma Swaraj’s effigy amid police interception

    Ujjain : Workers of the District Congress Committee headed by their president Anant Narayan Meena burnt an effigy of the External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj for allegedly aiding former IPL commissioner Lalit Modi here on Thursday.

  • Four thieves arrested

    Ujjain : The Nanakheda police have arrested three thieves who robbed the place where they were entrusted to work. Recently the owner of Shanti Palace Hotel had lodged a complaint with police regarding stolen construction material worth Rs 1.5 lakh. Those arrested were identified as Govind, Kanhaiyyalal, Gitabai and Latabai, all were labourers at the under construction site of the hotel. The police recovered stolen goods from them. The police have registered

  • Around 30% college teachers transferred in violation of norms

    BHOPAL : The transfers of a large number of college teachers – more than the permissible limit as per government transfer policy 2015-16 will affect collegiate education in remote areas as the number of teachers in some subjects has been slashed by half.

  • NSUI submits memo against pvt schools to DD

    Ujjain: NSUI functionaries on Thursday submitted a memorandum to the deputy-director education (DDE) against the capitation fees taken by the private schools. District vice president NSUI Ayush Shukla informed that the memorandum was submitted at the office of DDE. Every year the private schools siphon the city parents in name of capitation fees. There is no stopping in the increase of school fees, nor does the school have any guidelines for fees

  • Eighteen trains to remain cancelled today, tomorrow

    BHOPAL : Over one dozen trains will remain cancelled on June 19 and 20 due to the non-functional Route Relay Interlocking (RRI) at Itarsi Railway station which was gutted in a fire. Habibganj-Indore Double Decker (22183, 22184, 22185 and 22186) will remain cancelled on June 19. The names of other trains which have been cancelled for next couple of days are as follow.

  • Young journo Chandan Gupta passes away

    Ujjain : The death of young journalist Chandan Gupta was mourned by a large people as it was a big blow to the journalistic community, particularly of the holy city. Gupta passed away after a brief illness early this week. He had suffered a brain stroke on Monday during his work. He was rushed to a private hospital here. Later he was shifted to the CHL Hospital, Indore, where he was operated

  • PSC paper leak accused Akhilesh Pandey brought to Bhopal

    BHOPAL: STF brought kingpin of MP PSC paper leak case Akhilesh Pandey from Bihar to Bhopal from Bihar on Thursday. He was kept in custody at STF headquarters where STF ADG Sudhir Sahi and other officials interrogated him in evening. He will be produced in local court on Friday for remand. Pandey was arrested by Bihar police in Gaya two days ago following arrest warrant issued by STF. He leaked Ayurveda officers’

  • Snake rescued from Bhairavgarh Jail

    Ujjain : Snake charmer Harshad Ingle rescued a cobra from the women barrack of the Bhairavgarh Jail here on Thursday. Panic had gripped the Jail after the cobra was spotted inside the barrack.

  • Sonia has no time to meet CM; no response to April request

    BHOPAL : Congress President Sonia Gandhi has no time to meet the Chief Minister to hear complaints against her party leaders levelling false allegations. Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan had written a letter on April 28 to Sonia seeking time from her for a meeting.

  • Three RES engineers face action over delay in works

    Ujjain : Three engineers of Rural Engineering Services (RES) faced action of increment ceasing after on the spot visit of the works by Collector Kavindra Kiyawat here on Thursday.

  • Memories shared at the UMC’s final council meeting

    Ujjain : Memories were shared at the final meeting of the Ujjain Municipal Corporation (UMC) on Thursday, where the Speaker Sonu Gehlot presided over the meeting.

  • Woman stabs self to death after quarrel with husband

    BHOPAL: A woman, after a dispute with husband over cooking food, stabbed herself fatally with a broken glass bottle in Durga Nagar Kolar Colony within the limits of Chunabhatti police station around 2 am on the intervening night of Wednesday and Thursday. She was rushed to JP Hospital by her daughter and husband from where she was referred to Hamidia Hospital where she died while undergoing treatment.

  • Key accused of Rs-4.35 lakh Rachna Nagar loot held

    BHOPAL : The Nishatpura police, on Thursday, nabbed the main accused wanted in the case of loot that took place in Rachna Nagar within the limits of Govindpura police station on January 28, in which Rs 4.35 lakh was looted by four persons from a businessman Murli Mohan Agrawal in broad daylight after throwing Chilli powder into his eyes.

  • Traffic diversions for Yoga Day function

    BHOPAL: Traffic diversions and parking arrangements, for a programme on World Yoga Day on June 21 at Lal Parade ground, have been announced. As many as 300 buses and light vehicles, bringing students from various places, would reach the Ground. CM Shivraj Singh Chauhan, Ministers, distinguished guests and 15,000 students are going to take part in the function. The entry of heavy vehicles near the Ground will not allowed from 5 am

  • Govt colleges to have Aadhar-based biometric attendance system

    BHOPAL : The Department of higher education asked again college principals to purchase biometric machines for registering attendance of teaching and non-teaching staff, after thumb impression machines, purchased a decade ago, turned into scrap.

  • Syntel organises campus drive at MGI

    Ujjain :  Syntel, a leading company in IT sector concluded it online campus drive at the Mahakal Groups of Institute (MGI), on Thursday. Giving the information, director, TPO, Dr Vivek Bansod informed that 350 students from various branches including EC, CS, IT And MCA from all sister institutes including MIT, MITS, MITM, MIT Mandsaur of group participated in the drive. Ajit Kumar of the company conducted the online test. Students from Ujjain

  • Minor girl abducted, raped, accused held

    Ujjain: A 14-year-old girl was kidnapped from outside her shanty near Yadav Colony on Agar Road here on late Wednesday. On Wednesday night the girl was abducted allegedly by one Sahid Khan, one the neighbors, who was held by the Chimanganj Mandi police on Thursday morning.

  • “Anusaran” to track projects awaiting Central clearance

    BHOPAL: The State government launched a special software ‘Anusaran’ for follow-up on projects pending in different Ministries of the Union Government after chief minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan and Chief Secretary Anthony De Sa discovered that the list was a pretty long one.

  • Varad of city stands 15th in AIIMS entrance

    BHOPAL : Varad Puntambekar of Bhopal secured 15th All India rank (AIR) in AIIMS Entrance Examination. Results were declared on June 18. Eleven candidates from the city figure in the merit list.Mohammed Mustafa Nawaz secured 83rd AIR while Nikhil Agrawal bagged 264th position in merit list. Amartya Agrawal secured 426th position. The merit positions of other candidates were: Kritika Upadhyay (1015), Dakshaja Vaidya (1066), Yogshri Chaubey (1213), Swanil Chaudhary (1300), Lucky Patidar