Free Press Journal
  • Sikander Kher to play pivotal role in Sense 8

    Sikander Kher, who was last seen in the Bollywood film Tere Bin Laden 2 recently made news when he was roped in to feature in season 2 of Anil Kapoor’s TV show 24. Now we hear that Sikandar Kher has also been roped in for the American show Sense 8.

  • Mystery shrouds youth’s abduction

    Ujjain: Panic gripped the locals of ‘busy’ Tower Chowk, here on Friday evening, as some persons in a Tavera car forcefully took away a youth with them. Onlookers said that two youths were eating some eatables at the Tower Chowpati at about 7.30 to 8 pm, when some people in a Tavera car (MP 42 BC 0286) approached them enquiring for something.

  • New Mahamandleshwar suspended after found shopping in jeans & shirt

    Ujjain: Newly-inducted Mahamandleshwar of Shri Panchdashnaam Juna Akhara—Shaileshanand Giri—was on Friday ‘suspended’ from the Akhara for visiting a shopping mall dressed in jeans trousers and shirt instead of traditional bhagwa (saffron) attire.

  • Pakistan Cricket Board pays tribute to ‘martyr’ Burhan Wani

    New Delhi: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Saturday paid tribute to slain Hizbul Mujahideen Commander Burhan Muzaffar Wani, who was killed in a gunfight with the Indian Armed Forces in Jammu and Kashmir.

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    I’ll be back at Wimbledon, vows beaten Federer

    London: Roger Federer insists he will be back at Wimbledon in 2017, when he will be pushing 36, despite his heartbreaking loss to Milos Raonic in the semi-finals.

  • Population stability month to be observed

    Ujjain: District administration will observe Population Stability Month from July 11 to August 11. Energy Minister Paras Jain will join a public awareness rally on Sunday. Extensive Diarrhea Control fortnight will also be observed from Monday.

  • Pt Vyas remembered on 7th death anniv

    Ujjain:  Late Pt Om Vyas Om was remembered on his seventh death anniversary, on Friday. A tribute was paid to the poet who was a great satirist cracking laughter punches. Poets recited satires during the programme attended by municipal speaker Sonu Gehlot, zone president Buddhiprakash Soni and Rajendra Vyas.

  • Admin all set to deal flood like situation in low lying areas

    Ujjain: District administration has geared up to deal with the flood like situations in the low lying towns of the district and localities of the city. The move came in force as rain has created havoc in Satna, Rewa and other districts of the state recently.

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    N Korea test-fires submarine-launched missile: Seoul

    Seoul: North Korea today appeared to have test-fired a submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM), Seoul’s defence ministry said, a day after the US and South Korea decided to deploy an advanced missile defence system in the South.

  • Haat Bazaar not for political, religious events

    Ujjain: During a meeting of Ujjain Haat Bazaar Committee board of directors presided over by collector Kavindra Kiyawat on Friday, it was decided that the Haat Bazaar located near Hariphatak over bridge will be not be given on rent for political and religious activities.

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    Salman Khan unruffled by Sultans rousing opening

    Salman Khan’s latest Eid offering Sultan, threatens to shatter all previous records. But the wonder-star, who has so far delivered 9 blockbusters for Eid in 9 years, remains untouched by his latest success.

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    France face Portugal’s Ronaldo in poignant Euro 2016 final

    Paris: Cristiano Ronaldo’s battle-hardened Portugal stand between hosts France and a cathartic victory in tomorrow’s Euro 2016 final at Stade de France. The stadium was targeted by suicide bombers during France’s friendly against Germany last November in attacks across Paris that left 130 people dead.

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    Trump slams Clinton for talking email on Dallas shooting day

    Washington: Donald Trump has slammed Hillary Clinton for talking about the email controversy surrounding her US presidential bid when five police officers were killed in a shootout by at least one sniper in Dallas, saying she was answering “softball questions” on a day of national tragedy.

  • Marathon to spread message of ‘A Man-A Sapling’ on Sunday

    Ujjain: District administration is going to host a marathon of school students on Sunday aimed at spreading awareness about the significance of plantation. Children will disseminate the message of ‘A Man-A Sapling’ among citizens through the event. The initiative is being taken in view of Green Kshipra Project under which extensive plantation will be done on either side of Kshipra river in coming years to ensure its pure and perennial flow by

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    Usain Bolt on Jamaican list for Rio: report

    Kingston: Reigning Olympic and world sprint champion Usain Bolt, who suffered a torn hamstring at the Jamaican Olympic trials, will be named to Jamaica’s team for the Rio Olympics on Monday, the Gleaner newspaper reported.

  • Govt school teachers refuse to use Siksha Mitra Mobile App

    Bagli: Over 500 government school teachers of Bagli block have flayed the mobile app ‘M-Shiksha Mitra Yojna’ launched by school education department of the state government and refused to use the app.

  • Army spearheads yet another greening initiative

    Mhow: An initiative to enhance ecology and create green cover in the Field Firing Ranges of Hema and Berchha has been undertaken by the Infantry School. This project will be undertaken in phases and completed over a period of two planting seasons. In first phase, a total of 5000 trees will be planted and the process is will be completed over the next two weeks.

  • Platforms at Indore city railway station for trains fixed

    Indore: The railways administration has fixed platforms for trains at City railway station. The new schedule will come into effective from July 11.  With this, at least 28 trains will reach platform no 1.