Free Press Journal
  • Ujjain: Administration spreads awareness for clean Burhanpur

    Burhanpur: In order to make Burhanpur healthy, beautiful and clean under the Clean India Campaign, mayor Anil Bhonsle and municipal commissioner Suresh Rawal are spreading awareness in the people to keep the city clean and free of open defecation. Bhonsle said for spreading awareness in people, various street plays and puppet shows were being organised at the ward squares under which 30 programmes had been organised in 18 wards till now. Also,

  • Ujjain: Artists from across the country participate in ‘Kalaparv’

    Ujjain: Four-day ‘Kalaparva’ (an international festival of fine arts) organised by Kalavart Trust at Anand Mangal Parisar, Udayan Marg here reached its acme on Thursday with well-known painters from the country painted their ideas and imaginations on the canvass.

  • Ujjain: Meeting of cable television regulatory network concludes

    MORENA: A meeting held at the collectorate conference room on Thursday in which joint collector Pankaj Sharma instructed to all the cable operators that “Don’t telecast anything which affect the country’s integrity and unity”.

  • Ujjain: Drains in biz area need to be cleaned regularly

    In a business area not everyone is happy with the cleanliness standards. Dirty and clogged up drains are a worry for many. Suggestions to provide a separate area for hawkers, who contributed majorly in littering, have been made by some while talking to MANASVINI VYAS.

  • Ujjain: Mahavir Swami’s Mastakabhishek to be held

    Ujjain: A meeting of the trust was held in the presence of Muni Pragyasagar Maharaj at Tapobhumi in regard to Mastakabhishek. According to proposals, Mastakbhishek of Mahavir Swami will be performed by 2,017 kg of required material on Sunday in the guidance of Pragyasagar Maharaj at Tapobhumi.  On this occasion thousands of balloons will be flown and five coloured flags will be unfurled. Mahamastakabhishek will be performed by 500 litres of milk,

  • Ujjain: Sporting girls to enjoy ‘Dangal’ with collector

    Ujjain: The city administration, in a bid to promote the feeling of safety and courage among girls, will organise a movie show at Treasure Mall on Sunday. On this occasion 300 girls who took part in various sports activities will watch ‘Dangal’ with collector Sanket Bhondve. In this regard a meeting will be organised on Friday at Brihaspati Bhawan at 4 pm with nodal officer, district sports officer and convener, deputy director

  • Ujjain: Sanitation workers beat up elderly man for open defecation

    Ujjain: In an inhuman incident, an elderly man was reportedly  beaten up by sanitation workers for open defecation. The sanitation workers also forced him to sanitise the place. The incident occoured on Wednesday afternoon in Sunharighat area. In-charge Mukesh Sarwan expressed regret at the incident.

  • Ujjain: Role of cops suspected in recovery of ‘black money’ from businessman

    Ujjain: A probe ordered into recovery of Rs 1 crore from an Indore-based trader by two senior police officials including an Indian Police Services (IPS) officer is likely to be finished within a couple of days. Amid all sorts of upheavals, pulls and pressures, the role of these officers appear to be suspect and the enquiry report may prove to be detrimental for their career.

  • Sasikala Natarajan appointed as AIADMK’s General Secretary

    Chennai: V K Sasikala, the close aide of late J Jayalalithaa, was today appointed as the AIADMK General Secretary, with the top decision making body of the party passing a unanimous resolution to this effect.

  • Mumbai: JNPT initiates direct port delivery system

    Mumbai: As part of ease of doing business, the Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) has taken several initiatives, including introduction of Direct Port Delivery (DPD) system, which are expected to increase India’s ranking in the global trade while also increasing profitability of the port.

  • Maharashtra state to implement Supreme Court order on liquor shops

    Mumbai: Considering the high number of deaths in national and State highways, the State has decided to implement Supreme Court’s verdict of December 15 to shut down liquor shops and vends within 500 metre radius of highways and service roads. Finance Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar said that state will bear loss of revenue and will focus on saving lives.

  • Mumbai: ‘Laxmi’ remark, FIR filed against Danve

    Mumbai: The Paithan Police in Aurangabad district has booked state Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Raosaheb Danve for violating the election code of conduct, under the directive of the State Election Commission. He has been booked under Indian Penal Code Section 171-B, and Section 20(I) of the Maharashtra Municipal Council, Nagar Panchayat and Industrial Township Act.

  • Mumbai crime: Mamta antics in beau’s drug cartel

    Mumbai: The 2000 crore-ephedrine drug haul case first in which Mamta Kulkarni, a former actress is allegedly a prime accused came to light when her name cropped up on June 18 this year. Vicky Goswami, Kulkarni’s beau is allegedly the mastermind of a drug cartel involving smuggling of drugs made in a factory near Mumbai supplied to USA and Kenya where the duo are based. The Thane police had earlier claimed that Goswami heads the

  • Mumbai city declared open defecation free

    Mumbai: As part of the Swachh Bharat campaign, civic chief Ajoy Mehta and Mayor Snehal Ambekar have written a letter to the Urban Development department and State Mission Directorate on Thursday declaring Mumbai to be open defecation free.