Free Press Journal
  • Djokovic ticks on as Tomic bombs

    Shanghai : Novak Djokovic eased into the Shanghai Masters semi-finals on Friday after a brilliant start by Bernard Tomic fizzled into one of the Australian’s trademark damp squibs.  Top-ranked Djokovic was pushed all the way in a thrilling opener but after he edged the tiebreak 8/6, it was plain sailing as Tomic capitulated 7-6 (8/6), 6-1.

  • Avantika is all set to restore glory of its King

    Ujjain : Authorities have set the ball rolling to restore the grandeur of the Avantika Nagari, under which a 25 feet long statue of King Vikramaditya along with 25feet long Prashasti Stambha will be installed at the Rudra Sagar before December this year.

  • Cong workers booked for rioting; Diggi spared

    BHOPAL : The Jehangirabad police, on Friday, registered a case of rioting against unidentified Congress workers who had created ruckus outside the police control room premises on Thursday while former Chief Minister and senior leader of the party Digvijay was recording his statements before CSP Saleem Khan. However the police didn’t register any case against the ex-CM in the case of manhandling the policeman while he was leaving the premises.

  • Tiger safaris are not zoos: clarifies govt

    BHOPAL : Forest Department is developing tiger safari buffer zones of Pench and Bandhavgarh so that tourists reaching there can enjoy sighting of tiger easily. The work is being done under the guidance of National Tiger Conservation Authority. NTCA had suggested to develop tiger safari in buffer zones in the tiger reserves witnessing excessive tourist pressure for sighting of tigers. Tiger safari proposal of Kanha tiger reserve has already been sanctioned in-principle.

  • Pele mesmerises fans, ends India visit

    New DelhiFootball legend Pele wound up his six-day visit to the country as a big crowd turned up at the Capital’s Ambedkar Stadium to have a glimpse of the Brazilian three-time World Cup winner who battled physical difficulties to give the fans an experience of a lifetime.

  • Tourism should be promoted in dist

    Ujjain : There is immense possibility for tourism in the district. The possibilities have increased manifold due to the organization of Simhastha. Tourism should be promoted in the district.

  • Arsenal manager Wenger hints at retirement after 2016-17 season

    London : After 19 years at the helm, Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has hinted that he may leave the club when his contract expires at the end of the 2016-17 season. After leading Arsenal to the sixth FA Cup and ninth major trophy of his managerial reign earlier this year, Wenger told shareholders at the club’s annual general meeting that the current team has the ability to win what would be their first

  • Proud of my team’s show, says Materazzi

    Mumbai : Chennaiyin FC manager Marco Materazzi praised his team for delivering their best and coming out victorious against home side Mumbai City FC in the Indian Super League (ISL) match at the D.Y. Patil Stadium here on Friday.

  • Elderly man attacked by son

    Ujjain : A 60-year old man was attacked by his son with heavy stone and injured him seriously over petty issue in his home at Patpala village on Friday.

  • Rs 40,000 pick pocketed from train

    Ujjain : Pick pocket stole Rs 40,000 cash of the passenger travelling in a general coach of Sabarmati Express on Friday. Plaintiff Ramsamujh Chauhan resident of Bharuch, Gujrat registered the complaint of theft at Ujjain GRP. Ramsamujh was travelling from Bharuch via Baroda to Ujjain from Sabarmati express. Police informed that incident took place when plaintiff got asleep at his seat near Nagda railway station. GRP have arrested Ajay alias Chintu resident

  • Mob fury in Musakhedi after youth’s murder

    Indore : Following the death of a youth in Musakhedi area on Thursday night, local residents created a ruckus, raised slogans and demanded death for the accused. Heavy police force was deployed to prevent any untoward incident.

  • Bid to steal money from ATM foiled

    Indore : Thieves made an abortive attempt to steal money from an ATM. They were forced to flee when the false ceiling of the kiosk came down while they were trying to disconnect the CCTV camera.

  • Goods worth thousands gutted

    Ujjain : In three separate incidents of fire, goods worth rupees thousands and a car were gutted on Friday. Fire was broke out in early hours of Friday in the Sagar Tailor Shop located at Bamanwada in Kshirsagar area.

  • Laxmibai Nagar-Ratlam route to get new train

    Indore : Very soon a new train will run between Laxmibai Nagar-Ratlam-Laxmibai Nagar. Railway has approved the proposal.

  • Cleaning drive of Home-guards

    Ujjain : The local unit of Home-guards organised a cleaning drive on Friday, where the jawans cleaned various areas. The areas where the cleaning drive was organised included Kothi Road, Collectorate, and Hanuman Temple located in the Kothi Palace. In the cleaning drive the Simhastha volunteers of Home-guards, Company Commander Minakshi Chouhan, Devi Singh Parte, HC Damade, Harendra Pandey and many other Jawans were present.

  • World’s largest solar power plant to come up in MP

    Indore : State Power and Mining Minister Rajendra Shukla has said Madhya Pradesh is going to take an important step by setting up world’s largest solar plant with a capacity of 750MW in Rewa.

  • Science exhibition concludes

    Ujjain: District level science exhibition concluded at the Government Maharajwada School with hustle bustle of the students displaying live models. Convener RK Swarnkar informed that 20 models, 12 projects, and science skit was the prime attraction of the exhibition. Principal Mahendra Khatri and Dr YK Kothari were the guests of the concluding ceremony. The winners of this exhibition will now participate in the zone level exhibition to be held from November 2.

  • Tanzanian delegation learns BC model in city

    Indore : A six-member delegation of Tanzania learned business correspondent model of banks in the city on Friday. They also took enquiry about the Kiosk model.