Free Press Journal
  • Ujjain: Sindhi community celebrates Chetichand with fervour

    Ujjain: On the occasion of Chetichand, members of Sindhi community conducted a vehicle rally from Sindhi colony square. The rally was called by the Sindhu Sewa Samiti, in which over 2000 youngsters participated wearing white clothes and religious caps carrying saffron flags in their hands. A giant statue of saint Jhulelal was the main attraction of the rally.

  • Ujjain: Training session on Juvenile Justice Bill held at Madhav College

    Ujjain: Department of women development, Ujjain, conducted a training session on the Juvenile Justice and care and protection of children bill. Over 250 students participated in the session held at Madhav Science College. Sabir Ahmad Siddiki of the department elaborated on the amendments in the bill done in 2016. He explained the requirements and significance of the amendments to the students. Principal of the college, Usha Shrivastava said that this information was

  • Meat goes off the menu in five states

    New Delhi: At least 300 meat shops in Gurgaon — now called Gurugram — near Delhi have been ordered by the Shiv Sena to close for the nine-day festival of Navratras, which began on Tuesday. The Sena is a member of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s national coalition.

  • Ujjain: Fire destroys 30 kiosks near Vakankar bridge, property worth Rs 50L gutted

    Ujjain: A massive fire broke out at Vakankar bridge, near the Vakankar river ridge gutting over 30 kiosks, in the early hours of Wednesday. Over 40 fire brigade vehicles struggled to control fire which was finally brought under control within 2 to 3 hours. An estimated loss of over Rs 50 lakh was reported as a result of the fire.

  • Ujjain: Chain snatching gang busted, 3 arrested

    Ujjain: The police have made a major breakthrough in unearthing a chain snatching racket which had been bothering city residents for long. At a press conference on Wednesday, SP Manohar Singh Verma stated that this breakthrough followed minute CCTV observations and detailed collection of information from various sources.

  • Ujjain: Thermal power plant workshop at UEC today

    Ujjain: Ujjain Engineering College (UEC) is conducting a 3-day workshop on ‘elementary concept of thermal power plant’ jointly with National Power training institute, New Delhi, from Thursday to Saturday. 6th and 8th semester students of Mechanical, Electrical and Electronics and Communication branches can participate in the workshop. Convener, Dr Apratul Chandra Shukla informed that Rajesh Shukla would be chief trainer at the workshop. The inauguration session will commence at the seminar hall

  • The Great Green leap: No new BS-III vehicles from 1 April

    New Delhi: Supreme Court on Wednesday banned the sale and registration of vehicles which are not compliant with BS-IV emission norms from April 1 across the country.

  • Mumbai: Woman selflessly helps cancer patients for 12 years

    Mumbai: Often they say metros are cruel cities, making people distant from each other. And then one hears of earnest efforts from individuals that dispel such fears. Such is a case of a woman who comes from Bengal and has made her life’s mission to help cancer patients.

  • Pratyusha’s beau registers complaint against Kamya

    Mumbai: The reality show contestant Kamya Punjabi is all set to launch a short film titled ‘Hum Kuchh Keh Na Sakey’ that features the late television actress Pratyusha Banerjee, who allegedly committed suicide on April 1 last year.

  • Green Warriors of Mumbai

    Mumbai: Thousands are flocking the gates of the Veermata Jeejabai Bhosale Udyanand Zoo at Byculla, popularly known as Rani Baug, to catch a glimpse of the Humboldt Penguins, the latest addition at the zoo. The last few days have been characterised by serpentine queues caused by the mad rush to see the penguins.

  • Thane: MBMC begins raiding orchestra bar hideouts

    Mira Bhayandar: After dragging their feet on the issue for the past several months, the Mira Bhayandar Municipal Corporation (MBMC) has finally started demolishing secret compartments in orchestra bars which were used to hide girls during police raids.

  • Rs 8,000 crore junked notes in co-op banks

    New Delhi: Around Rs 8,000 crore in junked Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes is piled up with 371 district central cooperative banks after RBI barred Currency Chest Banks from accepting them, NCP leader Sharad Pawar said.

  • IN SEARCH OF A GURU

    In the spiritual field, first the education is received through one’s parents in accordance with their faith and beliefs. As  one grows up, one finds that what one learnt does not agree with one’s own ideas. Certain dogmas accepted by one’s parents do not agree with one’s expanding mind trained on the basis of fresh knowledge acquired through modern science. There starts the conflict. No doubt, the parent’s beliefs have a significant

  • India exports power for first time

    New Delhi: India becomes a net exporter of electricity during the April-February FY 2017 for the first time.

  • RDEL likely to exit CDR by March 31

    New Delhi : Reliance Defence and Engineering (RDEL) expects to exit the corporate debt rejig package this week with the lenders agreeing to longer maturity period for loans worth about Rs 6,800 crore.

  • Chaos expected among dealers over BS III vehicles

    New Delhi : The Supreme Court verdict banning BS III vehicles from April will have to be respected but it is ‘frustrating’ that the existing law allowing sale of these vehicles was ignored, Automobile industry SIAM said.