Free Press Journal
  • Two events to enthrall Mohammed Rafi fans in city today

    Ujjain : The fans of singing legend Mohammed Rafi would be having a feast of their favourite Rafi songs as two major programmes have been simultaneously organised here on Sunday to mark the 37th death anniversary of the famous singer.

  • Students’ council takes oath in Billabong investiture ceremony

    BHOPAL : The investiture ceremony for Billabong’s twelfth year marked another very important event in the school’s history. This red letter day that was witnessed by parents and signatories alike, was extremely significant for the student’s council and the students as well. In a dignified ceremony conducted on Saturday chief guest was ADG Dr SL Thaosen.

  • Man who duped BJP MLAs booked

    Ujjain : A conman, who had posed himself as the nephew of BJP national president Amit Shah few days back and conned BJP leaders including a city BJP MLA, was booked by Madhav Nagar police, on Saturday. He was booked under Section 420 of IPC after Naresh Sharma filed an FIR against the conman. Fraudster Viraj Shah had filed an FIR at GRP police station stating that his laptop, mobile phone and

  • 436 mm deficient rainfall in district

    Ujjain : Comparing to the previous year’s toll, the district has received 436 mm deficient rainfall in the current season. Total 1116 mm rainfall was recorded in the district till July 30 in the previous year while the district has received 469 mm rainfall till date. The average rainfall of the district is 906.2 mm. Maximum rainfall of 675 mm has been recorded in Tarana till now. Only 4 mm rainfall was

  • NTPC distributes bags, notebooks in 13 schools

    BHOPAL : National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) Rihand project, under its corporate social responsibility, distributed 1300 school bags and 6500 notebooks in 13 government primary schools of the state.

  • All 16 killed in Texas hot air balloon crash

    Houston : Sixteen people were killed on Saturday when a large hot air balloon caught fire and crashed in central Texas. The accident occurred shortly when the balloon crashed into a field near Lockhart, Lynn Luns-ford of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said in a statement. Debris at the crash site is directly below high-voltage power lines.

  • Students fight with words and reasons in APS inter-school debate competition

    Mhow : Army Public School (APS), Mhow, has hosted the inter-school English and Hindi debate competition on ‘Contemporary Career Options Cater to Versatile Abilities’ here on Saturday. School principal PK Tiwari  and the vice principal SK Choudhary accorded a cordial welcome to Col John Prince, executive officer APS, Mhow, professor  Dr Ananya Mishra, professor Urvashi Munjar and Suprabha Das, the judges for the debate in English. Dr Mala Thakur, Neeraj Verma and

  • Minor thief arrested; stolen phones, cash recovered

    Ujjain : A minor mobile thief who had stolen 17 mobile phones and eight chargers from a shop located at Mehidpur Naka in Tarana was arrested on Saturday. Unidentified thief was booked under Sections 457 and 380 of IPC at Tarana police station on June 12, 2016, after complainant Omprakash, a resident of Sumrakheda lodged an FIR in a theft incident. With the collective efforts put by SDOP Rajendra Sharma, TI Kulwant

  • Purohit representative Vyas suspended

    Ujjain : Purohit representative Rajesh Vyas was suspended with immediate effect after a devotee filed a complaint against him for demanding an emolument of Rs 700 per person, on Saturday. Complainant Hiralal, son of Harishchandra, a resident of Mathura Bazaar Balrampur filed a written complaint with evidence against Vyas, stating that he along with his companions had gone to visit Bhasmaarti at Mahakaleshwar Temple and as there was no booking available, Purohit

  • Accused Jorawar Pardi caught

    Ujjain : Repeated offender Jorawar Pardi was caught by the beat party of Madhav Nagar police. Accused along with his accomplices Jitu and Sushil Pardi of Guna targeted the house of complainant Lokesh Sisodia in Alkapuri. Accused Jorawar, a resident of village Bilakhedi of Dharnawada police station of Guna district was caught by the beat party and the residents when he along with his accomplices struck the house for theft on the

  • Lavania made in-charge collector

    Ujjain  : After collector Kavindra Kiyawat left for attending a 40-day election induction training workshop organised by the Lal Bahadur Shastri National Administrative Academy, Mussoorie, commissioner of municipal corporation Avinash Lavania took charge as in-charge collector, on Saturday. Lavania is a 2009 IAS officer and has been serving the responsibilities of Ujjain Municipal Corporation and Simhastha Fair officer. On Friday, zila panchayat CEO Ruchika Chouhan was handed over the charge of in-charge

  • Pahadia declared best cop of the week

    Ujjain : Traffic SI Khamraj Pahadia was declared the best cop of the week considering his remarkable work throughout the week.

  • Orientation programme held at NDPS

    Indore : A career orientation programme was organised in New Digambar Public School (NDPS) where KIC University chief mentor Ganesh Kohli informed students about various opportunities regarding higher education in America.