Free Press Journal
  • CM arrives in city today

    Indore : Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan will arrive here on Saturday. The CM will arrive by the state aircraft at 10 am and leave for village Zazarva in Jhabua district at 10.05 am. He will also participate in different programmers in Jhabua, Ratlam and Alirajpur. He will return to the city airport at 8 pm and leave for Bhopal a few minutes after.

  • Goa Rajdhani to be flagged off on Sunday

    New Delhi : Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu will flag off Goa Rajdhani on November 15 from Madgaon, fulfilling a long standing demand from the state.

  • SP Verma suspends SI on reaching late on duty

    Ujjain : Sub inspector of Chimanganj police station has been suspended by SP Manohar Singh Verma on reaching four hours late on duty at the checking point located at Agar Road on the eve of Diwali. SP Verma suspended SI Manish Dubey on his lackadaisical attitude in special checking drive. Suspended SI had also used foul language over phone from Head Mourya of the station. On strict orders of DGP, special vehicle

  • Kedarnath, Yamunotri portals shut for winter

    Dehradun:  Hundreds of devotees thronged Kedarnath and Yamunotri on Friday  as portals of the two famous Himalayan shrines in Uttarakhand were ceremoniously closed for the winter on Friday amid chanting of vedic hymns and elaborate rituals. Kedarnath in Rudraprayag district was closed for devotees at 8 AM in the morning while Yamunotri in Uttarkashi district was closed at 1:15 PM.

  • More arrests in Udhampur terror attack case: NIA

    New Delhi : Two more persons have been arrested in connection with the terror attack on a BSF convoy in Udhampur in August, taking to five the number of those held in the case being probed by the NIA.

  • Thieves strike at legal officer’s house

    Ujjain : Unknown thieves struck at the house of a legal aid officer, resident of Rajswa Colony here on Thursday. The house owner Virendra Singh Chadar, who is the assistant legal aid officer here in city, was at his native place in Tikamgarh, district when the theft occurred. The theft was revealed when one of Virendra’s brother in law who visited the house on Friday morning, witnessed the house helter-skelter and informed

  • Civil Hospital receives corpse fridges

    Ujjain : Civil Hospital on Friday received two deep freezers for keeping corpses in the mortuary. The deep freezers will help the hospital for keeping the corpses for more than 24 hours. These freezers were long pending demand for the hospital, as the hospital witnesses’ large number of dead bodies for post mortem from all across the division. Earlier in absence of doctors or staff the bodies were kept in open and

  • Pt Vyas road dedicated

    Ujjain : Former corporator Late Pt Viswanath Vyas road built between Mahakaleshwar Dharamshala and Rudrasagar was dedicated to public during a programme, on Friday.

  • Killing Jihadi John was an act of self defence: Cameron

    London/Washington : British Prime Minister David Cameron on Friday welcomed reports of the killing of “Jihadi John” in a US drone strike and called the attack an “act of self defence”, the media reported. Cameron stopped short of confirming the death of Mohammed Emwazi — who he branded a “barbaric murderer” — but said the targeted strike was “the right thing to do”, a Daily Mail report said.

  • Mayor travels on public transports; meets sisters on Bhai Dooj

    Ujjain : Mayor Meena Jonwal made surprise inspection of city public transport services to ensure the directives issued by her to provide free ride in the city buses on the occasion of Bhai Doj, on Friday. Mayor had directed City Transport Services to provide free ride to city ladies on the occasion of Bhai Doj. MiC members Kalawati Yadav and Durga Chaudhary were also present. They greeted ladies by presenting roses. Citizens

  • US flies B-52 bombers near disputed islands in SCS

    Washington : Two US B-52 bombers flew close to disputed islands in the South China Sea claimed by Beijing and were given verbal warnings from a Chinese air traffic controller, the Pentagon has said.

  • ‘God’s own country’ unfolds in Bhopal

    BHOPAL : A three-day ‘Kerala festival’ at Bhopal Haat was inaugurated by Home Minister, Babulal Gaur here on Friday at Bhopal Haat.

  • Man gets killed while trying to save brother

    Indore : In an attempt to save his younger brother, a man lost his life. Apparently his younger brother along with his friends in a drunken state clashed with another group on Diwali night and the other group attacked them in retaliation. The attack also left three persons injured who were rushed to a hospital.

  • Migrants and refugees cross the Greek-Macedonian border near Gevgelija.

    Austria plans border fence to manage migrant flow

    Vienna : In a new blow to the EU’s cherished open-border Schengen accord, Austria announced today it would erect a 3.7-kilometre metal fence along its border with Slovenia to better manage a record influx of migrants and refugees, reports AFP.

  • Chhath symbolises dignity, harmony, spirituality

    BHOPAL : Bhojpuri Ekta Manch organised a symposium on ‘Chhath Mahaparv-Suryopasana’ here on Friday at the meeting hall of Swaraj Bhawan.

  • Kurd leader announces liberation of Sinjar

    Sinjar (Iraq) : Iraqi Kurdish regional president Massud Barzani today announced the “liberation” of the town of Sinjar in a major operation against the Islamic State jihadist group. “I am here to announce the liberation of Sinjar,” Barzani told a news conference near the northern town. Speaking in Tunisia around the same time, US Secretary of State John Kerry said he was “absolutely confident” the town would be freed in the operation by