Free Press Journal
  • Deepa, Sreejesh receive Padma Shri

    New Delhi : Indian cricket skipper Virat Kohli, Paralympian Deepa Malik and hockey captain P.R. Sreejesh were honoured with the Padma Shri by President Pranab Mukherjee at a civil investiture ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan here on Thursday.

  • Piramal & V. Polo to clash in final

    Mumbai : Piramal Polo Team and V. Polo Team will clash in the final of the Dena Bank-Southern Command Polo Cup (10 Goals) Tournament, organized by the Amateur Riders’ Club (ARC) as part of the 70th Annual Horse Show & Polo Tournaments – 2017, and played the ARC polo grounds, Mahalaxmi Race Course, Mumbai on Friday.

  • Mourinho ‘totally against’ int’l friendly matches

    London : Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho says he is “totally against” international friendlies following injuries to key central defenders Chris Smalling and Phil Jones on England duty.

  • India not scared of playing Pakistan: Misbah, Afridi

    Karachi : Test captain Misbah-ul-Haq and senior player Shahid Afridi on Thursday contradicted limited-overs skipper Sarfaraz Ahmad’s claims that the Indian team was scared of playing against Pakistan and that was why the Indo-Pak bilateral series was not happening.

  • City girl Suhaani hopes to do country proud

    Mumbai : Suhaani Lohia, Mumbai’s new young chess queen, is upbeat and high on confidence as she sets off to Tashkent, Uzbekistan to participate in the Asian Youth Chess Championship starting from Saturday, April 1 to April 9. She will be representing India in the Under-8 category and will compete in a strong field of over 40 contenders.

  • Indore: Writer Nirmala Taranekar bereaved

    Indore: Nirmala Taranekar, 69, mother of writer and film critic Sanjay Taranekar and wife of Murlidhar Taranekar, who retired from Sanskrit College, passed away here. The last rites were performed at Rambagh Muktidham. Large number of people attended the funeral procession and paid tributes to her.

  • Indore: Youth held with 5 kg ganja

    Indore: On the directives of senior police officials, city crime branch on Thursday nabbed a youth for allegedly smuggling ganja into the city. ASP (crime) Amarendra Singh said that crime branch was keeping surveillance on persons involved drug trafficking earlier. Police received a tip-off that a youth coming to city from Barwah with ganja.

  • Indore: Over 6000 ‘illegal’ review results legalised

    Indore: In an unprecedented move, Executive Council of Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV) on Thursday quashed a notification dated April 27, 2016 pertaining to review of answer books and invoked Department of Higher Education (DHE)’s guidelines-2012 thereby giving a major relief to nearly 6000 student who were said to be allegedly ‘benefited’ by the university administration.

  • Indore: Kala Ashram’s art & craft exhibition from today

    Indore: A three-day art and craft exhibition, art by heart, and three live demos have been organised on the theme of women empowerment by Saket-based art and craft institute, Kala Ashram, from Friday at Pritamlal Dua auditorium.

  • Indore: CTW MCTE retains Triangular Trophy

    Mhow: Cadets of Cadets Training Wing (CTW), Military College of Telecommunication Engineering (MCTE), Mhow retained the inter-CTW Triangular Championship second consecutive year. Not only trophy, but the MCTE team emerged as the over-all champion for the first time.

  • Indore: Cricket tourney concludes at Ratanpur village

    Dewas: The night tennis ball cricket tournament organised by the block Congress committee, Bagli concluded on Wednesday night here at Ratanpur village. In the final match, Maa Sitavan Cricket Club Pipri scored five-wicket victory over team from Barwah. Winners of the tournament got cash prize of Rs 15,000 which was presented by tribal leader Vishram Singh Mandloi. Village sarpanch Nirmala Bhagwan Singh Barfa presented runners-up prize of Rs 4,000 to the runners-up.

  • Ujjain: Deendayal Rasoi Yojana to offer low cost meals from April 6

    Ujjain: Low priced meals will now be available at four places in the city from April 6 under Deendayal Rasoi Yojana.  Poor People and labourers will largely benefit from these meals costing just Rs 5. These low cost meals will be available at district hospital premises, Siddhawat, Nanakheda bus stand and Chimanganj Krishi Upaj Mandi premises between 11 am to 3 pm. Collector Sanket Bhodve held meeting in this connection and chalked

  • Ujjain Municipal Corporation seizes building for non-payment of property tax

    Ujjain: Ujjain Municipal Corporation (UMC) seized a building located at Nazarali Mill Road on Thursday for non-payment of property tax to the tune of Rs 28, 30, 407. Officials said tax evaders will be henceforth be treated strictly and this action of the UMC will continue in future. The building belonged Nandkishore, Bholendra and Vijay Kumar son of Nandkishore, residents of 59, Nazarali Mill road. A team of UMC led by deputy-commissioner

  • Ujjain: Youth Congress to stage protest against ‘Bhasmarti’ charges

    Ujjain: The youth congress will start stage a protest against the imposition of a fee for the ‘Bhasmarti’ ritual held at Mahakaleshwar temple. A signature campaign will also be held along with a rally on Monday. The Loksabha Vice President of the Youth Congress, Chandrabhan Singh Chandel, stated that imposing charges for attending the ‘Bhasmarti’ might hurt devotee sentiments. They will also gherao the Collector’s office on the same day. Arun Verma,

  • Ujjain: Bulls wallop newspaper vendor at Kandhar Mohalla

    Ujjain: A newspaper vendor was hit by bulls at Kandhar Mohalla on Thursday morning. Kailash Meena, a resident of Rajeevpura received injuries to his head and leg when the two bulls attacked him. On Tuesday, an employee of the Ujjain Municipal Corporation (UMC) was also hit by a bull while discharging his duty. Residents of the area complained that stray cattle continued to be menace in spite of the UMC drive. They

  • Ujjain: Merciless summer in as mercury touches 41 degree Celsius

    Ujjain: Temperatures in the city soared and touched 41 degree celsius on Thursday.  The minimum temperature recorded was 19 degree Celsius. With a sizzling summer in, markets in the city wore a deserted look as people preferred to remain indoors. Fans and coolers remained ineffective while only air conditioners gave some respite from the scorching heat.