Free Press Journal
  • Ujjain: 53rd All-India Kabaddi Championship concludes

    Ujjain: The final kabaddi matches in men’s and women’s categories were played at Kshirsagar ground here on Tuesday to mark the conclusion of the 53rd All-India Kabaddi Championship.

  • President lauds note ban, surgical strikes; favours joint polls

    New Delhi : Lauding the demonetisation decision and the surgical strikes across Line of Control (LoC) as “bold” decisions in the interest of the country, President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday favoured a constructive debate on simultaneous elections to Lok Sabha and Assemblies and funding of polls to eradicate money power.  The Government, he said, is committed to combating the “grave challenge” of terrorism and to ensure that perpetrators of such acts are brought to

  • Ujjain: Collector presses for prompt action on Jan Sunwai issues

    Ujjain: Collector Sanket Bhondve has prompted the officials concerned to immediately address the issues raised during the Jan Sunwai on Tuesday. He answered to all the 80 applications submitted in the public hearing.

  • Ujjain: All-religion prayer meet held on Shahid Diwas

    Ujjain: An all-religion prayer meet was organised at Bhartiya Gyanpeeth to commemorate the death anniversary of Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi, also known as Shahid Diwas. Many prominent personalities of the city attended the event.

  • Economic Survey Predicts Growth Of 6.75-7.5%

    New Delhi : The Economic Survey tabled in Parliament by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday paints a rosy picture of the Indian economy overcoming “transitional” adverse impact of demonetisation on the GDP (gross domestic product) growth and promises the economy to recover back to 6 ¾ to 7 ½ % in 2017-18. It also talks of the tax cuts to reduce the pain of the demonetisation.

  • Ujjain: District BJP to take out ‘Namami Devi Narmade Upyatra’

    Ujjain: District Bharatiya Jananta Party held a meeting in regard with Namami Devi Narmade Upyatra. It was presided over by state general secretary Vishnudutta Sharma at the party office located at Lokshakti Bhawan on Tuesday.

  • Ujjain: Man beheads wife over suspicion

    Ujjain: In a horrifying incident a person slashed his wife in Sarsana village near Ingoriya town located at Barnagar Road on Tuesday.

  • Union Budget 2017: ‘Universal basic income’ is an idea whose time has come

    New Delhi : The most important idea thrown up in the Economic Survey tabled by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in the Lok Sabha on the opening day of Parliament’s budget session on Tuesday is the revolutionary concept of the Universal Basic Income (UBI) to put a fixed amount of money in the hands of every poor, withdrawing all 950 and odd social welfare schemes.

  • Ujjain: Captain Roop Singh national hockey tourney starts today

    Ujjain: The prestigious Captain Roop Singh Hockey Gold Cup Tournament will begin from Wednesday in which over 12 hockey teams from across the country will participate. The tournament, to be held at Kshirsagar Ground, will last a week.

  • H-1B reform bill introduced in US House of Representatives

    Washington: A legislation has been introduced in the US House of Representatives which among other things calls for more than doubling the minimum salary of H-1B visa holders to USD 130,000, making it difficult for firms to use the programme to replace American employees with foreign workers, including from India.

  • Now, Aadhaar card made a requirement for NEET 2017

    Mumbai : While the Supreme Court has ordered that Aadhar card is purely voluntary and cannot be made mandatory for any services, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has made the Aadhaar number a requirement for applying for the medical and dental entrance test NEET 2017.

  • Latur mill tragedy: 4 arrested, toll mounts

    Mumbai : Four persons were arrested in connection with the mishap at an oil mill in Maharashtra’s Latur district even as the death toll climbed to nine with two more bodies being recovered from a tank in the factory.

  • Mumbai: Sumit Mallick will be the next chief secretary

    Mumbai : Chief Secretary Swadheen Kshatriya has been given a one-month extension and he will serve till February 28. As per seniority, Sumit Mallick, a 1982 batch civil administrative officer will be next chief secretary of the state. Mallick is additional chief secretary of General Administration department (Protocol).