Free Press Journal
  • Mumbai City sign up Norde

    Mumbai : Mumbai City FC have retained Czech defender Pavel Cmovs and signed up Haitian striker Sony Norde for the Indian Super League (ISL) Football Season 2.

  • Videocon offers free access to GoI sites; 1GB data for women subscribers

    BHOPAL : Taking the Prime Minister’s vision of Digital India forward, Videocon Telecom, announced 1 GB free Data for all its female subscribers coming aboard. Under this initiative, the Telco talked about women empowerment and declared 1GB free data that will be extended as 100MB per month for 10 months for all female subscribers. This benefit will be over and above any other data benefit provided to subscribers at the time of


    Sao Paulo : Former Brazil star Rivaldo and his son both scored in the same match in the Brazilian league’s second division on Tuesday. The 43-year-old Rivaldo scored once and his 20-year-old son, Rivaldo Jr., netted twice in Mogi Mirim’s 3-1 win over Macae.

  • Mumbai girl makes ITTF World Cadet Challenge

    New Delhi : Twelve-year-old Diya Parag Chitale from Mumbai has been selected for the 2015 ITTF World Cadet Challenge to be held at Egyptian resort of Sharm El-Sheikh from October 23 to 31.

  • Produce accused in court, police told

    Indore : Acting on a petition of 6-year-old boy Himanshu, submitted through his grandmother, a local court on Wednesday directed MIG police to register a case against his mother and four others for offering his blood to perform black magic.

  • Kushal stuns Mulye

    Mumbai : Unseeded Kushal Patel of Mumbai Suburban stunned fourth seed Neil Mulye of Pune to storm into the midget boys’ quarter-finals, in the JVPG 1st Maharashtra State Ranking Table Tennis Tournament, at the Juhu Vile Parle Gymkhana on Wednesday.

  • Rawat, Patel shine in Phantoms’ win

    Mumbai : Laxman Rawat and seasoned Nalin Patel, both struck prime form in leading BG ‘Phantoms’ to identical 3-0 wins, in the home and away ties, against defending champions CCI ‘Super Kings’ in Section-A during the second week (ending July 12), in the PJHG Global Ocean Group-Mumbai Snooker League (MSL) – 2015. The League is being conducted by the BSAM (Billiards and Snooker Association of Maharashtra).

  • Rs one lakh award to meritorious student

    BHOPAL: A talent felicitation programme was organised at Government Girls School, Sant Hirdaram Nagar on Wednesday, in which the students securing merit positions in class XII examinations were felicitated. Deepika Sen, who secured fifth position in the merit in class XII, was given a cheque of Rs 1 lakh by Jeev Seva Sansthan.

  • Congress takes out rally to mark today’s bandh

    Ujjain : Congressmen on Wednesday took out rallies at every nook and corner of the city seeking support for their bandh call against the VYAPAM scam. Hundreds of Congress functionaries got out in various parts of city and requested the traders and merchants to keep their shops closed in support of the bandh call.

  • Burglars strike at Dhancha Bhawan house

    Ujjain : Burglars targeted the two houses of Dhancha Bhawan area and looted the valuables worth Rupees 1 Lakh on Tuesday night. According to Chimanganj police, Rajkumar Panchal with family is out of town on a visit to the Vaishnav Devi temple from last four days. Burglars captured this opportunity, barged in the house, and stole the valuables. Incident came in light when the neighbors saw lock of the Panchal’s home broken

  • ‘IGRMS doing exemplary work in showcasing tribal art’

    BHOPAL: Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya has mounted an exhibition of tribal and folk paintings by traditional, amateur and budding artists in the security hold area of Raja Bhoj International Airport. The exhibition was inaugurated by Alok Sanjar MP and Rameshwar Sharma and Vishnu Khatri, MLAs along with K. Gunashekharan, Director, Bhopal Airport and Prof. Sarit K. Choudhuri, Director, Manav Sangrahalaya on Wednesday. Speaking on the occasion, Sanjar said, “The contribution of

  • AISECT to create awareness about PMKVY

    BHOPAL: AISECT plans mobilisation drives across several locations in MP, Rajasthan, UP, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat and other states, in association with Nehru Yuva Kendras for connecting youth with Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojna. As part of this mobilisation drive, youth in the targeted regions will be updated about the various initiatives under PMKVY and they will be encouraged to enroll for the programme. AISECT will also conduct awareness generation drives in partnership with

  • Seminar on sensitization of poor class held

    Ujjain : Police department organised a divisional level seminar to sensitize the people from poor class of the society, at police control room here on Wednesday. Around 30 police officials of Ujjain zone participated in the seminar. SP MS Verma inaugurated the seminar. District Prosecution Officer Vimal Kumar Chhajed, Assistant Ashok Soni, retired DPO AJK Siddique Khan and Assistant District Convener Sunil Pathak spoke on the carefulness to be practiced while filing

  • Disciplinary action against absentee officials

    Ujjain: Divisional Commissioner Dr Ravindra Pastor has directed all the divisional officials to ensure their presence during his visit to the districts. It has been seen that officials remain absent at the time of the visit by Dr Pastor. It is very difficult to resolve the issues in their absence. He expressed discontentment towards the divisional officials. All the officials were directed not to repeat such practices in the days to come.

  • Meet on women in Science tomorrow

    BHOPAL: A one-day convention on Women Empowerment, Leadership and Development in the fields of Science and Technology will be organised at Vigyan Bhavan, Nehru Nagar on July 17 under the aegis of Madhya Pradesh Council for Science and Technology (MAPCOST). Dr Kinkini Dasgupta will be the chief guest while Mukesh Sharma would be the special guest. MAPCOST Director General Pramod Kumar Verma would preside over the convention.

  • UBI launches ‘Tabulus Banking’

    BHOPAL: Union Bank of India launched its facility of ‘Tabulus Banking’ under Digital India Campaign in a programme at Union Bhawan, Arera Hills on Wednesday. Additional Chief Secretary, Panchayat and Rural Development Department Aruna Sharma inaugurated the facility. Sharma in her address said the facility of ‘Tabulus Banking’ is specially useful to customers who could not avail the benefits of banking services by coming to bank branches and who need immediate services.

  • 84 Mahadev Yatra of BJP organized

    Ujjain : In the auspicious month of Adhik Maas, the leaders of Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) organised 84 Mahadev Darshan Yatra for the prosperous rainfall here, which completed on Wednesday.

  • 151 pilgrims leave for journey to South India

    Ujjain : 151 pilgrims left for the visit of pilgrimages located in South India, here on Wednesday. Pilgrims led by Jain Social Group (JSG) Awantika Ujjain former president Santosh Chhajed under the joint aegis of JSG and Shri Yakshendra Manibhadra Siddhawat-dham Manakgari Bherugarh. Pilgrims were felicitated by National president Abhay Sethia, region chairman Manish Kothari and the members.

  • UBI launches Tabulous Banking under ‘Digital India Campaign’

    Indore : Union Bank of India (UBI) has launched the Tabulous Banking under the ‘Digital India Campaign’. The ‘Tabulous Banking’ dedicated to public by MLA Mahendra Hardia in a function held at the Main Branch of the Bank at Indore on Wednesday. On the occasion, Bank’s Zonal Manager DC Chauhan, General Manager of Bank CS Gautam, Freedom Fighter Krishnadas Mittal, Shailesh Sahu, Yatika Patodi, daughter of Rahul Patodi and various other leading