Free Press Journal
  • DISCOM once again fails to win denizens’ hearts

    Ujjain : The power distribution company ‘Essel’ which had a golden chance to win the hearts of denizen on the occasion of Eid and Rathyatra once again disappointed the residents with intermittent power cuts in the city on Saturday.

  • Former mayor to move SC over Watch Tower issue

    Ujjain : Former Ujjain Municipal Corporation mayor Soni Mehar has expressed her commitment to fight the issue of construction of the Simhastha Watch Tower at the Narsing Ghat of the river Kshipra in the Supreme Court (SC), as well. In a statement, Mehar said that she had filed a writ petition (219/2015) in the Indore bench of High Court against the construction of 100 ft high and three-storied Simhastha Watch Tower, on

  • Rainfall fails to deter Signature Campaign

    Ujjain : Rainfall has failed to discourage citizens to support the Signature Campaign launched by Swarnim Bharat Manch, here on Saturday. The campaign was organized at Tarantaal Square where people participated by putting their signatures. Campaign will be conducted at ISKCON temple here on Sunday.

  • Footpaths serve as platforms for roadside vendors

    Ujjain : Pathways built alongside the major roads of the city are serving as platforms for the roadside vendors. Repeated claims of action against the vendors and encroachers by the Ujjain Municipal Corporation (UMC) officials are proving fruitless.

  • Mass prayers, exchange of gifts mark Eid

    Ujjain : Eid-ul-Fitr was celebrated with gaiety in the city on Saturday. The devout that had been observing a month-long fasting ritual offered prayers at Idgah and other mosques of the city on Eid. City Quazi Khalliqurrehman in his message appealed for harmony and prosperous rains in the city.

  • Girl drowns in well

    Ujjain : A juvenile girl drowned in the well at village Bhorkheda Bhalla here under the Bhairavgarh police circle. The Bhairavgarh police informed that deceased girl Sonu went to perform pujan at the well where she drowned. The well is located in the farm of Mayaram resident of the same village. Villagers informed that few years ago grandfather of Sonu was also drowned at the same well. Bhairavgarh police have registered the

  • New DRM visits city, hears pleas

    Ujjain : City unit of the Western Railway Employees Union (WREU) felicitated newly appointed Divisional Railway Manager (DRM) of Ratlam Division, Manoj Sharma on his maiden visit to the city on Saturday.

  • 42-mm rain brings cheers all around

    Ujjain : Light but continuous showers brought cheers to the people in the region that started on Saturday morning continued till night giving respite from the sweltering humidity and heat.

  • Train cable breaks down, affects traffic

    INDORE: The breakdown of Over Head Electric Cable (OHEC) of the Indore-Maksi train caused the delay of the train traffic at the city railway station from Saturday morning. According to officials, the incident happened at 6am. Subsequently, the movement of the up and down trains was affected badly. The Indore-Maksi Express arrived with 5.30 hours delay, Gandhi Nagar-Indore Shanti Express 50 minutes, Indore-Jodhpur 3 hours, Indore-Habibganj 2.15 hours, Indore-Udaipur 1.45 hour, Dehradun-Indore

  • The Orphanage For Words

    Poetic and haunting, these stories sum up the fleeting nature of emotions, about how deep they run for the time they do.

  • Sania, Paes have perfected the art of winning

    As suspected, the Justice Rajendra Mal Lodha Committee report punishing two franchises and their officials for their notoriety in the Indian Premier League (IPL) had been the lead stories on front pages of the newspapers and also the main topic of discussion on television, leaving behind the great on-court achievements of Leander Paes and Sania Mirza over the last weekend at Wimbledon.

  • Earphones, internet radio & more…

    Earphones extra

    If you’re buying a smart phone for a few thousand rupees, should you spend about a thousand more on a decent pair of earphones?

  • Nectar rain ensures survival of dying crops

    Indore : A spell of light rains started from Saturday morning is proving to be a nectar rain for the dying lakhs of hector crop of the entire Malwa and Nimar region. The chances of survival of the dying crops have ensured through the most awaited rains. Out of the total sowing of over 21 lakh hector in Indore Division (Malwa-Nimar), the 23 days long spell of dry have mitigated the crop

  • Minority community wants the SDM removed

    Begumganj : Eid was for the first time celebrated by wearing black bands. The minority section was seen angry because of the policies implemented by SDM DK Singh. Whole of the muslim community registered its protest against Singh by wearing black bands around their arms and gave a memorandum addressed to the CM and to the chief secretary demanding the removal of the SDM.

  • Tractor trolley over turns, 4 dead

    BETUL: Four labourers were killed and two others were injured as a tractor trolley laden with iron rods etc over turned in Chichauli area.

  • Scaling New Horizons with Daring Dives

    Archana Sardana talks about overcoming her fears, surmounting challenges in pursuing BASE jumping and balancing her home and her new-found passion

  • MLA reviews development works

    Shahdol : Former minister and MLA of Jaitpur Jaysingh Marawi attended a review meeting of development and construction works at Budhar. Jaysingh asked the officials to extend the benefits of government schemes to the general public on a priority basis.

  • Team India look to complete clean sweep

    Harare :  After a 3-0 ODI whitewash and a win in the first T20, India would be looking to continue their dominance and complete the clean sweep when they take on a hapless Zimbabwe in the second and final T20 match today.

  • Rock phosphate business in losses because of department’s apathy

    Meghnagar : The MP State Mining State Corporation Limited has been driving the rock phosphate to losses. In case the mines allocated to the Kelkuan section remain closed for some more time, then two factories would be forced to shut down.

  • We are not a second-string team: Uthappa

    Harare :  India might have played five debutants in the first T20 against Zimbabwe, but Robin Uthappa felt that the players’ extensive experience in the Indian Premier League helped them immensely.