Free Press Journal
  • Mandi to open today; farmers to receive payments through cheques, RTGS

    Ujjain: Krishi Upaj Mandi will be opened at 11 am on Wednesday and payments will be done through cheques and RTGS to the farmers. This was decided in the meeting held at mandi office in the presence of collector Sanket Bhondve, mandi president, board and traders union, on Tuesday evening.

  • Missing boy seeks help from GRP to find family

    Ujjain: An 11-year-old boy, Shivkumar, got separated from his father in the crowd during Kartik Purnima celebrations. Shivkumar, a resident of Kolhepur, under Jigna police station in the district of Mirzapur (Uttar Pradesh), was separated from his father Kunwar Bahadur on Monday. Both father and son had come to Ujjain to take a holy dip in river Kshipra during the holy Hindu month of Kartik.

  • Ujjain: 9 officials took charge at Mahakaleshwar Temple

    Ujjain: Nine officials took charge at Mahakaleshwar Temple on Tuesday. Collector Sanket Bhondve had released an order appointing 11 officials at the temple to ensure smooth functioning of the temple. Administrator Rajnish Kasera told that deputy collector Avadhesh Sharma, PRO Santosh Ujjania, land records assistant Satish Vyas, additional public prosecutor Manoj Pathak, assistant engineer Sitaram Soni, deputy engineer AK Dubey, assistant treasurer Bahadur Singh Ranawat, Map IT Sumant Sunnigrahi and food officer

  • Ujjain: Opposition stages demo, demands benefits of PMHS for ‘real poor’

    Ujjain: A massive protest was launched by the opposition seeking benefits of the Prime Minister Housing Scheme for ‘real poor’ people, on Tuesday. The poor and deprived people who have been living at Morukhedi, Panwasa, Shankarpur and Madhopur localities, ward-40 for over 20 years, led by the leader of opposition in the Ujjain Municipal Corporation (UMC) Rajendra Vasishtha staged a demonstration at Kothi Palace and demanded benefits of the government projects.

  • Ujjain City sports grounds to witness massive overhaul

    Ujjain: Member of Parliament Chintamani Malviya reviewed activities carried out by district sports department during a meeting here on Tuesday, in which it was decided that the city sports grounds and arenas will be equipped with the basic amenities.

  • Ujjain: No respite from demonetisation woes

    Ujjain: Markets in the city continued to maintain a slow pace for the seventh consecutive day on Tuesday since the scrapping of big currency notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1000.

  • PM Modi running government of 15 industrialists: Rahul Gandhi

    Mumbai: Raising suspicion on the BJP-led NDA regime’s commitment to combat the menace of black money in wake of the demonetisation move, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is running the government of 15 industrialists.

  • “Let us discuss and fight this black money menace”: Ananth Kumar tells Opposition

    New Delhi: Reminding the opposition parties of their cooperation in the passage of the Constitution Amendment Bill on the Goods and Services Tax (GST), Union Minister for Chemicals and Fertilizers Ananth Kumar urged all to come on board in the fight against corruption, black money and cross border terrorism.

  • Bhopal: NTPC CMD visits Gadarwara unit

    BHOPAL: Gurdeep Singh, CMD of NTPC, accompanied by Director (Projects) S.C. Pandey and ED P.K. Mahapatra and senior officers visited NTPC, Gadarwara on Tuesday.

  • Muskan Club gives away blankets

    BHOPAL: In a programme, organised under the aegis of Muskan Club, blankets were distributed to as many as 200 poor families at Jhulelal temple, situated at Sant Hirdaram Nagar on Tuesday. Former union minister Suresh Pachauri and BMC, former president, Kailash Mishra were present as chief guests. Club’s Nanak Chandnani presided over the programme.

  • Tata Xenon facelift launch likely in January 2017

    The Tata Xenon has been long-overdue for an update. With the arrival of the Isuzu D-Max V-Cross, the lifestyle pickup segment now has a very formidable contender, making life all the more difficult for Tata’s pickup. Fortunately, the face-lifted Xenon is on its way and sources tell us the model could be introduced in January 2017.

  • Childrens Day: Animation film, lecture at IGRMS

    BHOPAL: Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya, Bhopal screened a film and organised a lecture to mark the Children’s Day. An animation film “We make Paintings” was followed by a lecture on ‘An evening with rooster’ by Prof. Nina Sabnani of Industrial Design Centre, IIT Bombay.

  • Bhopal: Women and their ‘me time’

    BHOPAL: What women do in their ‘me time’ and how they get away from the hustle bustle of home and work is what the new show of &TV ‘Queen Hai Hum’ is about. The five friends will tell you what women want and how they deal with their problems, issues and workload.

  • VW launches Vento preferred edition

    Volkswagen India has been known to launch several special editions of its popular offerings – the Polo and the Vento. Continuing the tradition, the automaker has launched another edition of the Vento – the Vento Preferred edition. It is based on the mid-variant of the sedan – Comfortline – and comes with additional features over the standard ones available in the trim. The company claims in its official release that the Vento

  • Bhopal: Teachers run stalls; kids enjoy delicacies

    BHOPAL: Children’s Day was celebrated at Campion School on Tuesday.The programme began with the lighting of the lamp and garlanding of a  photograph of Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru by Principal Fr. Athnas Lakra. A prayer service followed. This year, to celebrate Children’s Day with a difference, the school organised a ‘Baal Mela’ for the students. There was an array of stalls with mouth-watering food items and exciting games, put up by the teachers.