Free Press Journal
  • Yuletide spirit grips city, various events underway to mark the holiday

    Ujjain : Its Christmas time and the city markets are flooded with artificial pine trees, stars, hangings, lightings, miniature Santa Claus and cards. The celebration will begin at the midnight when clock strike the bell and Jesus will be born. The padres will organise a ceremony and prayer will be held which will be followed by a prayer.

  • City temp dips to 7o Celsius

    Indore : There was no respite from the cold-wave in the city on Thursday, and this affected normal life. With the drop in temperature, city witnessed the coldest day and night of the season yet. Experts believe that the temperature will drop further in the next coming days and may break the record of years till new year approaches.

  • 2 neighbours clash over petty issue

    Indore : Two neighbours clashed over a petty issue of piling up bricks in front of the house and not moving them. The police have registered cases against both parties on complaints against each other.

  • State’s first Kangaroo Mother Care unit at Chacha Nehru Hospital

    Indore : Concerning over alarming rise in infant mortality, the State Government has decided to develop maiden Kangaroo Mother Care (KMC) unit in Chacha Nehru Hospital through which premature babies will get natural care.

  • CEDMAP issue to be put up before cabinet to cover up irregularities

    BHOPAL : In order to save their skin following the Lokayukta raids on CEDMAP’s former Executive Director Jitendra Tiwari, the Industries Department mandarins are trying to get a proposal cleared by the cabinet, allowing the department to award contracts to CEDMAP without inviting tenders.

  • Maruti Van catches fire

    BHOPAL : A Maruti Van caught fire at RRL Trisection under Bagsewania police station on Thursday. There were no casualties, though there was long traffic jam after the incident.

  • Absent teachers, locked schools, irregularities in incentives

    BHOPAL : The number of complaints received in CM Helpline related to the Rajya Shiksha Kendra has crossed the 1000 mark. Additional Mission Director Sheela Dahima has written letters to all district collectors in this context.

  • Despite exceptional position, Dutt Akhada waits for its ‘facelift’

    Ujjain :Despite having significant glorious position, Ujjain’s highly ancient Dutt Akhada has been almost sidelined from equipping it with all the dimensions of the Simhastha-2016. Not only during the month-long world’s biggest religious congregation, but during the routine occasions also the Akhada and its surroundings are used for various public facilitations, yet it has been left on the mercy of the god for its facelift.

  • Five including woman booked for abetting builder’s suicide

    BHOPAL : The Habibganj police on Thursday registered a case of abetment to suicide against all the five people including a woman whose names have been mentioned in a suicide note left by builder Rishabh Dev Tripathi who had committed suicide on Wednesday blaming the five accused of pressurising him to repay money more than he owed even after he had returned all the loan with interest.

  • Dr Avdhesh Puri inspects Ashrams

    Ujjain: Saint Avadhesh Puri made inspection of around a dozen Ashrams located around the city on Thursday. He sought information about the mandatory requirements of the Ashram. He found that there was an urgent requirement of toilets, water supply and permanent shade. Dr Puri told that he would bring all these requirements in the notice of the administration. Shyam Baba, Kamlesh Brahmchari, Swami Mukund Puri, Swami Ranwand, Mehant Sukhdev Das, Swami Hareharanand

  • ARYS to submit memo to CM Chauhan for implementation of reservation

    Ujjain : Functionaries of Ambedkar Raashtriya Yuva Sangh (ARYS) is all prepared to submit memorandum to the Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan in favour of their demand to implement State-wide reservation system in the recruitment of Government Polytechnic College at the place of institutional reservation system.

  • I am victim of Brahmanical conspiracy: Thete

    BHOPAL : IAS officer Ramesh Thete, reacting to the Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan granting Lokayukta Special Police Establishment the permission to prosecute him, said that he was being targetted as he was a Dalit.

  • Railway station without approach road, platforms!

    BHOPAL : Have you ever seen a railway station which has neither platforms nor approach road? If not, visit the Powarkheda station on the Bhopal-Itarsi section of West-Central Railways, barely 9 km from Itarsi.

  • BJP: Race for state presidentship hots up

    BHOPAL : As the appointment of state BJP president is coming near, politics is getting intensified in BJP. Tribal leader of party Faggan Singh Kulaste has staked claim to be state chief.

  • DRM Sharma lashes out on media for covering discrepancies

    Ujjain : Manoj Sharma, Divisional Railway Manager (DRM), who was on inspection visit to the city railway station, lashed out on media persons for covering discrepancies, here Thursday.

  • YC covers bore wells at Karohan

    Ujjain : Youth Congress (YC) workers covered the open bore wells at Karohan village while conducting a public awareness drive, on Wednesday. YC came into action after an innocent kid was died after falling into an open bore well. YC leaders submitted a memorandum before Joint Collector Jayant Joshi demanding action against the accused. Sarpanch Arjun Singh Rathore along with YC vice-president Chandrabhan Singh Chandel covered two bore wells at the village.

  • Kalaparv of Kalavart trust starts today

    Ujjain : 20th international Kalaparv, the annual event of Kalavart trust will be inaugurated on Friday at the Anand Mangal Parisar located here. Convener Dr Paridhi Kaale informed that more than 150 national and international artists, critics and aficionados will participate in the 4 day long festival. Former vice chancellor of Panini Sanskrit University Dr Mohan Gupt and painter Surendra Patel from Ahmadabad will inaugurate the function. An award ceremony will also

  • Newly married woman dies in mysterious circumstances

    Ujjain : A -26- year old newly married lady died in mysterious circumstances in her maternal home on Thursday. Father of the deceased, Virendra Thakur informed that on December 13 his daughter Sudha Thakur had come to the home and had expressed her wish to live here only in her maternal home. On Wednesday afternoon Sudha complained of severe stomach ache and she was admitted to Civil Hospital by her family members.

  • From Russia With LoveE: Chopper And N-plants

    MAKE-IN-INDIA: The agreements between Modi and Putin will increase Indian companies’ content in manufacture of military helicopters and nuclear reactors, among other things.

  • Cong padyatra to protest ‘re-development’ plan

    BHOPAL: The Congress will take out a ‘Padyatra’ from December 28 from Parul Hospital to protest the plan for ‘re-development’ of Shivaji Nagar and Tulsi Nagar under Smart City plan. It will pass through Shivaji Nagar, Tulsi Nagar, 2nd Bus Stop and Mata Mandir.