Free Press Journal
  • Karachi, heatwave

    Pakistan heatwave toll rises to 782

    Islamabad: Over 780 people have died due to heatwave in Pakistan over the last three days, media reported on Wednesday.  Karachi city in Sindh province reported the highest 744 deaths, while 38 deaths were reported from other regions of the province, reported the Dawn.  Prolonged power cuts added to the woes of the people.  Sindh Health Secretary Saeed Ahmed Mangnejo said although heatstroke patients were still being admitted to hospitals in Karachi, their

  • Parliament

    Parliament committee should pay attention to canteen subsidies: Venkaiah Naidu

    New Delhi: Amid a debate over the whopping subsidy given to Parliament canteens serving MPs, government today said parliamentary committees involved with the issue should pay attention to the matter even as it insisted that it alone was not responsible for a decision. Parliamentary Affairs Minister M Venkaiah Naidu said a debate is “good” and some constructive solution will come out of it.

  • MERS South Korea

    South Korean hospitals suspend services as MERS outbreak spreads

    Seoul: Two major hospitals in South Korea’s capital suspended services to patients today in a bid to stop the spread of MERS after four new cases of the deadly virus were reported. The new cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome included two who were in the same hospital ward as other patients with the potentially deadly virus, Seoul’s health ministry said. The others were a nurse at Samsung Medical Centre in
    Seoul — one of the epicentres

  • Molestation case

    St Stephen’s molestation row: Accused resigns as Bursar

    New Delhi: St Stephen’s professor Satish Kumar, who is facing charges of molesting a PhD student working under his supervision, has resigned from the post of college Bursar following which the Governing Body today made a new appointment for the administrative position. Kumar, an Assistant professor in the Department of Chemistry, was yesterday denied anticipatory bail by a Delhi Court in connection with the case.

  • Doctors Strike

    Doctors call off strike as Delhi govt. invokes ESMA

    New Delhi : The resident doctors in the national capital has called off their two-day long strike last night, hours after Delhi government invoked Essential Services Maintenance Act (ESMA) against them. The Delhi Government had given a deadline of 11 a.m. (on Tuesday) to all the resident doctors on strike to resume work with immediate effect. When the doctors failed to do so, the city government imposed the Essential Services Maintenance Act (ESMA)

  • Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi

    India wants to fight terrorism tooth and nail: BJP

    New Delhi : After India conveyed its concerns to China over the blocking of its move in the UN for action against Pakistan over the release of Mumbai terror attacks mastermind Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi, the BJP on Wednesday said New Delhi intends to fight terrorism tooth and nail. “India’s intention was clear, and is clear. India’s intention is to fight terrorism tooth and nail. The move that the Chinese government has taken; the External

  • Vasundhara Raje

    Lalitgate: Congress to protest against Vasundhara Raje in Jaipur today

    New Delhi : The Congress party on Wednesday will hold a protest against Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhra Raje demanding her resignation over latter’s involvement in former IPL chief Lalit Modi row. Addressing the media yesterday, Congress leader Sachin Pilot had said that he will be a part of the protest lead by the party. “The Congress party will be in the streets tomorrow demanding Chief Minister Raje’s resignation. I too will be there. The

  • Uma Bharti

    Uma Bharti launches mobile app to aid Clean Ganga Mission

    New Delhi : Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti has launched the ‘Bhuvan Ganga Mobile Application’ to enable the public to collect and report information on various pollution sources that affect the water quality of the river. The pictures would help the concerned authorities in taking further action. The application and web portal were launched after the National Mission for Clean Ganga and the National Remote Sensing Centre, ISRO signed a MoU. The application would

  • Saori Ariyoshi, Mizuho Sakaguchi

    Mainz sign FC Basel midfielder Fabian Frei

    Berlin: Mainz have recruited Switzerland international midfielder Fabian Frei with immediate effect, the Bundesliga club confirmed on Wednesday. The “Nullfuenfer” reacted thus on the departure of youngster midfielder Johannes Geis, who joined Bundesliga rivals Schalke earlier Tuesday, as Frei and Mainz agreed on a four-year deal, until June 2019, Xinhua news agency reported. “Fabian Frei was a desired candidate in case something would change in our squad. We are pleased that we have

  • Benfica eye Brazilian right-back

    Rio de Janeiro: Benfica are considering to sign highly-rated Brazilian right-back Mayke, according to media reports. The 22-year-old has impressed the Portuguese club while playing for Cruzeiro, winners of the past two Brazilian Serie A titles, reported Xinhua news agency. According to Brazilian football news portal Sambafoot, Benfica are also interested in CSKA Moscow and Brazil international defender Mario Fernandes.  Mayke has played 102 matches for Cruzeiro since joining the club from feeder

  • CM blows poll bugle ahead of municipal elections

    Ujjain : Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on his marathon visit in the city of temples blew the poll bugle ahead of civic body polls, here on Tuesday. Before the model code of conduct comes into effect CM dedicates many of the development works done under Simhastha Fair-2016. He also announced lucrative prizes in different programmes attended by him.

  • Chouhan pleased over students’ performance; announces prizes

    Ujjain : Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan attended many events in the city of temples on his marathon visit, here on Tuesday. CM attended Praveshotsava programme under School Chalein Abhiyan at Kshir Sagar ground and dedicated Saint Shree Balinath Community Building, development works of Sandipani Ashram and river over bridge built near Mangalnath temple to public. He also visited the under construction 450 bedded hospital.

  • Simhastha dev works dedicated to public

    Ujjain : Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan dedicated many development works to public on his visit to the city on Tuesday. CM Chouhan dedicated Maharishi Saint Balinath community hall built at Kishanpura during his visit. It cost Rs 1.99 lakh in construction of the first phase of the hall and Rs 1.67 lakh in the second phase. Addressing on this occasion CM said Cabinet had given green signal to develop Dr BR

  • CM aids Rs 2 lakh to kin of deceased journo Gupta

    Ujjain : Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan handed over a cheque of Rs 2 lakh to the father of deceased journalist Chandan Gupta, here on Tuesday. Chouhan reached at Press Club building and gave away a cheque of Rs 2 lakh to Chandraprakash Gupta father of deceased journalist Chandan Gupta.

  • Final publication made

    Ujjain: The local administration on Monday made final publication of the electoral rolls including photos in view of the elections to the Ujjain Municipal Corporation-2015. An official release stated that the final publication had been made after carrying out all corrections, amendments and deletions. The electoral rolls can be inspected during the office hours at the Vikramaditya (Kothi) Palace located office of the District Returning Officer.

  • Woman gang-raped by relatives over land dispute

    Ujjain : A woman was allegedly gang-raped by some persons over a land dispute in village Jharda of Mahidpur, police said on Tuesday. Victim’s husband, a resident of Jharda village, was involved in a dispute with his brothers and cousins over a land piece of around 150 bighas. Rival group members following an intense argument over the issue yesterday beat up his wife. His wife, who came to her rescue, was forcibly

  • Light and particle exhibition inaugurated at VU

    Ujjain : Vice-Chancellor Vikram University (VU) Prof SS Pandey on Tuesday inaugurated the Light and Particle Science Exhibition at the Swarn Jayanti meeting hall of the Vikaram University.

  • ‘Serve saints and seers to have grace of God’

    Ujjain : God never appears on this earth. He always makes somebody a medium to grace his blessings. People should serve saints and seers to get the grace of god.

  • Man dies after falling from tree

    Ujjain : A 26-year-old man fell to his death while plucking fruits from a tree in village Ghuradiya under Ghattiya tehsil early on Mondays, police said. Rajaram Singh, who was a farmer, fell of a tree in his village while plucking fruits. Singh’s colleagues found him lying under the tree, injured seriously. His pelvic bone had been crushed to pieces. He was rushed to the local dispensary from where he was referred

  • Junior docs thrashed again

    Indore : Chaos prevailed in MY Hospital on Tuesday when a mob of 40-50 people created ruckus and thrashed the duty doctors and staff after the death of a patient.