Free Press Journal
  • ‘He came to the rescue like an angel’

    Khandwa : At a time when long queues to withdraw money have become the order of the day across the country, a bank manager here went to hospital and personally handed over cash to an ailing customer who needed it urgently.

  • UMC gears up to clinch cleanest city title

    Ujjain : Ujjain Municipal Corporation (UMC) does not want to keep any stone unturned to bag top position in Clean Survey-2017. Mayor Meena Jonwal urged the corporators to contribute actively in the mission cleanliness addressing a meeting on Saturday.

  • Militants ambush army convoy, 3 soldiers killed

    New Delhi/Guwahati : At least three soldiers were killed when militants fired at an army convoy in Assam’s Tinsukia district early on Saturday morning.

  • Day of bold ideas at Tata LitFest

    Mumbai : Blaming the Left parties for being unpatriotic, historian Ramchandra Guha today said there is a need to redefine patriotism that goes beyond being deferential to the government of the day and should also criticise the army objectively.

  • Seminar on ‘Image Compression’ held

    Ujjain : A seminar on ‘Image Compression’ was organised in Mahakal Group of Institute on Saturday under the aegis of Computer Science and CSI chapter. Chief guest of the programme was Vipin Tyagi. Dr Trimurti, prof Nayak, RK Vyas, vice chairman Adiya Vashishtha and director Dr Vivek Bansod were present. Deepali Kelkar and prof Sandeep Gangane proposed the vote of thanks.

  • No cash refunds for cancelled tickets of Rs 5,000 and above

    RATLAM : With unusual increase in ticket bookings over the counter since demonetisation by government on November 8 midnight, Indian Railways has revised cancellation and refund policy of tickets worth Rs 5,000 and above and no cash refunds will be provided to passengers.

  • Learnt my earliest political lessons from Indiraji: Sonia Gandhi

    New Delhi : In her welcome address at the Indira Gandhi centenary Lecture at Vigyan Bhavan, Congress chief Sonia Gandhi on Saturday appreciated the efforts of the former Prime Minister and said that she learnt about the culture of India and political lessons from her.  “It is from her that I learnt about India, about its culture, about its values. It is from her that I imbibed my earliest political lessons,” Sonia

  • Now, Pakistan says it has downed Indian drone

    Islamabad : The Pakistan Army on Saturday claimed to have shot down an Indian drone which it alleged had “intruded” into Pakistani territory across the heavily-guarded LoC. “Indian quadcopter has been shot down by Pakistani troops at 1645 (hrs), fell in Pak territory & taken over by Pak troops,” army spokesman Lt Gen Asim Saleem Bajwa tweeted.

  • AAP submits memo over demonitisation

    Ujjain: The city unit of Aam Adami Party on Saturday handed over a memorandum to the collector which was addressed to the President of India. According to the party the decision of demonetisation should be rolled back by the central government. The party further insisted on the problems faced by common men while queuing up in the banks and post offices. The party expressed its concerns over shut ATMs and shortage of

  • 9000 rural students to get free bicycles

    Ujjain : Block-level free bicycle distribution programme was organised at Government School of Excellence, Madhav Nagar on Saturday. 1400 bicycles will be distributed to the students across the block while 9000 in the whole district.

  • MTMC staff sacked

    Ujjain: An employee of Mahakal Temple Management Committee, CP Sharma was sacked by collector Sanket Bhondve on Friday evening. Video of Sharma stealing donation money from while counting went viral in social media earlier. An FIR has also been lodged in this regard in Mahakal police station.

  • Young musicians in Bollywood to look out for in 2017 

    Bollywood’s young talented singers have made an outstanding mark with their presence this year. The generations next have created their own success story through their hard work, passion, dedication and love for singing. Be it Bollywood dance number or a soulful music or romantic numbers, young singers have generated a major fan following with just one or two hits songs in the industry. Below are the highlights of the most promising singers who are