Free Press Journal
  • Seven Pakistani Taliban militants arrested

    Islamabad: Seven Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) militants were arrested in Pakistan’s port city of Karachi, a media report said on Saturday. The militants were arrested on Friday from the city’s Maripur area, Dawn online reported.

  • Amarnath Yatra

    J-K: Amarnath Yatra temporarily halted due to bad weather

    Srinagar: The Amarnath Yatra has been temporarily halted from both south Kashmir’s Pahalgam and north Kashmir’s Baltal routes due to heavy rainfall around the cave shrine. Earlier on July 9, the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway was blocked due to a landslide propelled by a heavy downpour in the Ramban district of the state. The blockade had brought the Amarnath Yatra to a halt at Patnitop, a major tourist destination in the state.

  • Asaram Bapu

    Witness in Asaram molestation case shot in Shahjahanpur

    Shahjahanpur (Uttar Pradesh):The main witness in self-styled godman Asaram’s molestation case was shot by two unidentified men in Shahjahanpur last night. The witness, Ram Kripal, was shot while he was on his way home from the market.

  • income tax

    Indirect tax collections pace up, grow 37.5% in April-June

    New Delhi: Indirect tax revenues grew 37.5 per cent in the first quarter of current fiscal, which reflects a healthy growth in the economy, Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian said today. “In April-June over the comparable period last year, indirect tax revenue grew a robust 37.5 per cent,” he said, without giving out the actual collection numbers. Subramanian said this indirect tax collections reflect in part the effect of the additional measures taken by the central government, including an excise duty increase

  • Roger Federer

    Novak Djokovic in way of Roger Federer Wimbledon history bid

    London: Roger Federer can win a record eighth Wimbledon title and become the oldest champion of the modern era tomorrow if he can find a way past world number one Novak Djokovic. The 33-year-old Swiss has defied those who dared to write him off when he lost last year’s final to the Serb in five gruelling sets. His breathtaking demolition of Andy Murray in Friday’s semi-finals was a throwback to his years of Grand Slam dominance when he captured 16 of his

  • Omar Sharif of ‘Zhivago’ fame is dead

    Paris : Egyptian-born actor Omar Sharif, best known for his roles in David Lean’s “Law-rence of Arabia” and in the title role in “Doctor Zhivago”, died of cardiac arrest on Friday, media reports said. He was 83.

  • GRP arrest man with 10 pistols

    Ujjain : The Government Railway Police have arrested one Vinod Pawar, a resident of Dhar district, for allegedly possessing 10 country-made pistols here on Friday.

  • NSUI shuts down colleges against VYPAM scam

    Ujjain : All prominent colleges of the city were closed on Friday on the NSUI call for bandh to protest against the VYAPAM Scam. The colleges where ‘bandh’ was effective included Madhav Science College, Ujjain Engineering College, Polytechnic College, Madhav Arts and Commerce College and all the institutes of the Vikram University Teaching Department (VUTD). “We peacefully closed down the colleges. Only teaching was stopped in the colleges where exams were going

  • Woman pilgrim faints in Mahakaleshwar temple

    Ujjain: Manju wife of Radhavallabh Sharma, resident of Guna district, fainted in Darshan queues of the Mahakaleshwar Temple, here on Friday. Other pilgrims and her husband raised an alarm after her fall. Temple committee employees immediately took her to the ambulance, with which she was rushed to Civil Hospital and was admitted in ICU. Her condition is said to be stable now.

  • Garbage in Simhastha area; residents demand cleaning

    Ujjain : Residents of Dharambadla village staged a massive demonstration at Ujjain Municipal Corporation (UMC) demanding clearance of the garbage dumped in Simhastha Fair area, here on Friday. Residents also brought into the notice of UMC that the rainy water from the garbage is leaking in Gambhir reservoir causing threat for the citizens.

  • GDC girls shine in Digital India quiz

    Ujjain : Girls of Government Girls Degree College bagged top positions in the district level competitions held under Digital India week. Dr VK Gupta informed that competitions were organized in 5 different categories under the Digital India Week celebrations and the college girls bagged top positions all around. The winners are Priyanka Sharma and Purva Kothari in debate, Harshita Devda in speech, Urmila Chaudhary, Priya Soni in quiz, Laxmi Pawar in poster

  • Body found in step well near Bhukhi Mata temple

    Ujjain : Mystery shrouds the death of a man, whose body was found in a dried up step well near Bhukhi Mata temple here on Friday. The victim was identified as Pandharinath Tiwari, a resident of Bihar who had been missing from his house since past few days. A missing complaint was lodged with police by relatives of deceased. The Mahakal police station informed that action was initiated under the criminal procedure

  • Bhagwat in Bhopal, will hold meeting with RSS, BJP leaders

    BHOPAL : Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat arrived in the city late on Friday evening on a three-day visit. Bhagwat’s trip comes amidst the Vyapam scam kicking up a nation-wide row.

  • Maharashtra girl sold in Ujjain; police suspect involvement of racket

    Ujjain : Sugandha Umarkar (27), resident of Chikhaldara, Maharashtra was allegedly sold to one Rajesh, resident of Gondiya, by her female friend Varsha Chaudhary, who is also resident of Amravati, Maharashtra. Now the police are suspecting a racket who could be involved in human trafficking. Raids are being conducted to nab the main culprit Varsha, whose arrest will open further leads in the case.

  • 7K candidates to appear in PEB exam on Sunday

    Ujjain : More than 7000 candidates will appear in Peon, Watchman and Class IV recruitment test -2015 conducted by MP Professional Examination Board at 21 examination centers in the city on Sunday.

  • Kolar house burgled; cash, jewellery worth Rs 2L gone

    BHOPAL : Burglars struck at the locked house located at Lumbini Parisar under Kamla Nagar police station and escaped with cash and gold jewellery to the tune of Rs two lakh in broad daylight on Thursday.

  • Govt announces health, insurance schemes for mediapersons

    BHOPAL : The state government has sanctioned Madhya Pradesh media representatives’ health and accident group insurance scheme for journalists. Under the scheme, personal health insurance of Rs. 2 lakh and accident insurance Rs. 5 lakh would be provided. Media representatives from 21 to 70 years of age will be eligible for insurance.