Free Press Journal
  • Congress belies the claims of nullahs not mixing with Kshipra

    Ujjain : Congress party after a recent tour of the city’s water supply system has belied the claims of civic body and district officials that, ‘not a single nullah is mixing with Kshipra river’.

  • Rajiv Gandhi assassination case convict seeks parole

    Chennai : A G Perarivalan, one of the seven convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case has sought parole for a month on the ground of his father’s ill health. “I have recently given a petition to prison authorities, the Chief Minister’s cell and Perarivalan too has given a petition to jail officials seeking parole for a month,” mother of Perarivalan, Arputhammal told PTI. Perarivalan has been in prison since 1991 soon after

  • Dr Garg speaks at cardiology conference

    Ujjain : Dr Vijay Garg, local cardiologist participated in the national cardiology conference held at Chennai from February 10 to 13.

  • SS Hospital celebrates 30th foundation day today

    Ujjain : SS Hospital is celebrating its 30th Foundation Day on Tuesday. Founder Dr Sushil Gupta founded the 10-bedded hospital and Research Center on February 16, 1986. Senior doctor of Indore, Prof Dr GS Sipaha inaugurated the hospital.

  • Troops have not entered Syria yet, denies Turkey

    Ankara : Turkish Defence Minister Ismet Yilmaz has denied Syria’s claim that about 100 Turkish troops had entered Syria, the media reported on Monday.

  • The Revenant rules at Baftas

    London : Survival drama ‘The Revenant’ won top awards including the best film at the Bafta 2016 while its leading star Leonardo DiCaprio picked up the best actor trophy, cementing his chances at the Oscars later this month.

  • Barred from exam, Pak teenage girl commits suicide

    Karachi: A 17-year-old girl in Pakistan’s southwest, who led a protest against suspension of classes at her college owing to a shortage of female teachers, has committed suicide alleging that the college principal refused to send her examination form to the board.

  • Olmert first Israel ex-PM to begin jail term finally

    Jerusalem : Disgraced former Israeli prime minister Ehud Olmert on Monday began serving a 19-month jail term for bribery and obstruction of justice in a major corruption case, becoming the first premier in the Jewish state’s history to be imprisoned.

  • UMC gang removes under construction complex on park

    Ujjain : Ujjain Municipal Corporation (UMC) on Monday removed encroachment of under construction shopping complex from the park at Sneh Nagar near Muni Nagar pond. Ganesh Housing Society had occupied the land and had sold it to a builder. Builder was building a shopping complex on the land.

  • Sebi tweaks OFS norms on retail participation

    Boost for govt’s ambitious disinvestment programme as regulator cuts advance notice period for Offer For Sale to one day and allows retail investors to place their bids a day later for such share sales (more…)

  • 11 Kundiya Yajna begins with Rudra chanting

    Ujjain : With an objective of world peace and for the successful hosting of Simhastha Fair, 11 Kundiya Yajna was started near Gumandev Hanuman temple, on Monday. Acharya Mahamandleshwar Avadheshanand Giri will join the Yajna on Tuesday.

  • USFDA finds data manipulation, norm violations at 3 Ipca plants

    New Delhi : The US health watchdog FDA in its observation has found major anomalies — including systemic data manipulation and manufacturing norm violations — at the three plants of Ipca Laboratories, reports PTI.

  • Sensex rebounds 568 pts to jump most since Jan 2015

    Mumbai : In a major bounce back, the market benchmark Sensex today zoomed by 568 points to 23,554.12 — its biggest single-day gain in more than a year — as domestic investors heavily bought into recently battered banking stocks amid sharp recovery in Asian indexes.

  • RBI asks tax assessees to pay dues in advance

    Mumbai: The Reserve Bank appealed to the income tax assessees to pay dues in advance of the due date as well as use alternate channels of authorised banks to avoid the rush during March-end. “The rush for remitting Income–Tax dues through the RBI has been far too heavy towards the end of March every year and it becomes difficult for the RBI to cope with the pressure of issuing receipts although additional

  • RBI Governor not in favour of stretching NPA norms

    Thiruvananthapuram : RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan said he was not in favour of stretching norms for non-performing assets (NPAs) or bad loans as investors will not get the true state of balance sheets.

  • Drones spot looting of ancient tombs at Jordan site

    New York : Not just delivering pizzas or attacking enemies in the battlefield, drones are now being used to document and monitor a ravaged landscape on the Dead Sea Plain in Jordan, reports IANS.