Free Press Journal
  • Political activities pick up with CM back home

    BHOPAL : With the return of Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan from a ten-day tour of Japan and South Korea on Thursday, those in the race for appointments in Boards and Corporations have become active.

  • 14 Indian families in Asia’s richest list; Ambanis 3rd

    Singapore : As many as 14 Indian families have made it to the inaugural list of Forbes’ 50 richest families in Asia, led by the Ambanis, who were ranked third on the list with a net worth of USD 21.5 billion. Indians hold 14 of the 50 spots, the most from any jurisdiction.

  • US in talks with Pak on limiting its nuclear weapons, says report

    Washington : Ahead of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s visit to the US later this month, the Obama Administration is in talks with Pakistan on a range of issues including limiting and controlling Islamabad’s weapons programme, according to a media report.

  • Sants, temple priests call off Dharna on CM’s assurance

    BHOPAL : Sants and temple priests, who had staged a dharna under the banner of Akhil Bharatiya Sant Samiti at Kamla Park in protest against auctioning of lands under possession of temples and religious places in Madhya Pradesh, called off their agitation after assurance from Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan.

  • Health dept reluctant to slap fines

    BHOPAL : The survey for dengue has been increased to a large extent and large numbers of houses are being surveyed for finding and destroying dengue larvae. At the inception of survey in mid August, 59 teams were formed to conduct survey and it was declared by CMHO Dr Veena Sinha that a maximum of Rs 500 will be imposed as fine on houses where larvae is found more than once. Only

  • Were Mantralaya, Assembly building, PHQ unsafe?

    BHOPAL : In a first in the state, three key buildings in the Capital – Mantralaya, Assembly Building and Police Headquarters have been declared ‘safe zones’ under State Security Act-1990.

  • Cong protest on farmers’ issues on Oct 12

    BHOPAL: The MP Cong will hold sit-ins and demonstrations at district headquarters on Oct 12 to protest the alleged anti-farmer policies of the state govt. District Collectors will be given memoranda, addressed to the Governor, State Cong Organisation in-charge General Secretary Chandrika Prasad Trivedi said in a press release here on Thursday. The memoranda will list the problems being faced by the farmers including shortage of fertilisers and seeds, damage to crops

  • Attempt to blast down Sarpanch’s house over enmity

    Ujjain : The flames of Petalwad blast had not cooled down and once again the laxity of local administration came to the fore when miscreants tried to kill Sarpanch and his family over enmity, by throwing a burning rod of explosive gelatine in house.

  • Jayaram, Gurusaidutt progress

    Almere (Netherlands) : Indian shuttlers Ajay Jayaram and R.M.V. Gurusaidutt advanced to the men’s singles quarterfinals with straight-game victories at the $50,000 Dutch Open GP on Thursday.

  • India go down to Turkmenistan

    Ashgabat (Turkmenistan) : Indian football team’s shameful performance continued as they slumped to their fourth straight defeat losing 1-2 to Turkmenistan in the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers on Thursday.

  • Cockroach found in Khichri of Shri Ganga eatery

    Ujjain :A wave of awe spread the Freeganj area when a regular customer at the city’s most famous eatery and sweet-meat shop found a cockroach in a ‘Fariyali Khichri’ he had ordered at the food joint.

  • Man cuts his tongue in police lock-up

    Ujjain : A middle aged man cut his tongue by pointed object and injured self after being tortured in the lock-up at Chimanganj Police Station on Thursday.

  • Fire accident averted

    Ujjain : Severe fire accident was averted when fire broke out due to short circuit at the oxygen cylinder room was timely doused off by the hospital staff at Pushpa Mission Hospital on Thursday. Fire was spotted by the staff when all of a sudden flames started coming out of the oxygen cylinder room around 1.30 pm. Staff quickly turned off the nozzle of oxygen cylinder and doused off the fire by

  • Cow slaughter MP HC orders release of 5 detainees under NSA

    Jabalpur/Raisen: The Madhya Pradesh High Court here has directed immediately release of five persons detained under National Security Act (NSA) on charges of alleged cow slaughter and beef consumption on the ground that they were not informed about their right to appeal against imposition of NSA to the central government.

  • Mayor inspects Simhastha development projects

    Ujjain : Mayor Meena Jonwal, Municipal Speaker Sonu Gehlot and the members of Mayor in Council (MIC) inspected ongoing Simhastha development works on Thursday. People’s representatives along with the officials of Ujjain Municipal Corporation (UMC) inspected development works of Ranoji Ki Chhatri, Rudrasagar, Dewasgate bus stand, Neelganga Padav and Nana Kheda bus stand. Mayor directed to expedite development work and to complete it within time limit. After inspection UMC Commissioner, Avinash Lavaniya

  • SAI coach arrested for sexual assault

    Cuttack: The police arrested Sports Authority of India (SAI) coach Susant Roy (45) on charges of sexually assaulting a female trainee athlete of the local SAI hostel on Thursday.

  • Man dies in fatal accident

    Ujjain: A speeding container rammed into a tractor trolley near village Jethal at Ujjainiya turn, Agar Road on Wednesday night. One man died on the spot while three others were severely injured in the fatal accident. Deceased has been identified as Vikram Chaudhary resident of village while Sonal Singh, Sanjay Singh and Mayaram sustained severe injuries. Police informed that Container (MP 09 HG 4140) rammed into the Tractor Trolley which was coming

  • Medal haul for Shivanand

    Mumbai : Indian athlete Shivanand Shetty did the country proud in the ongoing Australia Masters Games 2015 in Adelaide. Hailing from Mumbai, Shivanand clinched first place in the 5000 meters category in the track and field event finals with a time of 18 minutes, 33 seconds. He also managed to bag a podium place in the 100 meters race finishing third with a time of 13.6 seconds. The Australian Masters Games is a biennial

  • Bike set on fire at Jaisingpura

    Ujjain : Unknown miscreants set a bike on fire in Jaisingpura area on Wednesday night. Love Solanki, resident of Kumawat Gali, registered the complaint at Neelganga Police Station and informed that some unknown miscreants set his bike on fire which was standing outside his home at night. Bike got completely destroyed in the fire. Neelganga police have taken the matter under investigation and launched the hunt of unknown miscreants.