Free Press Journal
  • Ujjain: Mayor Meena Jonwal on inspection spree

    Ujjain: Mayor Meena Jonwal held two inspections and attended a bhoomi pujan ceremony on Thursday. She visited the ongoing ayurvedic camp organised to prevent malnutrition among children and the trenching ground in Gondiya village, which caught fire on Wednesday.

  • Centre releases Rs 19,000 crore for development

    New Delhi: The Centre has released an amount of Rs 19,000 crore out of the Rs 80,000 crore development package for Kashmir announced by the PM.

  • Ujjain: No proper arrangements during panchkroshi says Awadheshpuri

    Ujjain: Paramhans Awadheshpuri Maharaj has strongly criticised arrangements made by the administration during the ‘panchkroshi yatra’. In letters to the collector and commissioner Awadheshpuri Maharaj pointed out that over 40,000 people had no access to potable water during the yatra.  Bedding arrangements for devotees were pathetic and sleeping areas were unclean, he alleged.  Awadheshpuri Maharaj called on the collector to make preparations for such events well in advance failing which devotees would

  • Ujjain: Meeting of Sakal Digambar Jain Samaj held

    Ujjain: The first ‘samajik sansad’ meeting of Sakal Digambar Jain Samaj was held after an election on Thursday. The meeting was chaired by head of the organisation, Ashok Jain Chaiwala.

  • Ujjain: Congress corporators meet commissioner on water supply issue

    Ujjain: A group of corporators of Congress party met municipal commissioner Ashish Singh on Thursday and expressed their anxiousness over supply of contaminated drinking water. The group of corporators led by leader of opposition, Rajendra Vashishtha, asked the commissioner to ensure supply of pure and treated water as well as regular cleaning of water storage tanks.

  • Ujjain: Millennial birth anniversary of Ramanujacharya begins

    Ujjain: Five day millennial birthday celebration of Vaishnav Sant Ramanujacharya began on Thursday. A ‘kalash yatra’ under the aegis of Peethdheeshwar swami Rangnathcharya and Yuvraj swami was held by followers of Ramanujacharya. A sudharshan yagna was also performed.

  • Ujjain: Trading of vegetables to resume on Friday at Chimanganj mandi

    Ujjain: Trading of vegetables at Chimanganj Krishi Upaj Mandi came to a halt on Thursday following a dispute between farmers and labourers. According to Mandi president Bahadur Singh Bormundala, the matter has been sorted out and trading of vegetables will begin from Friday.

  • Ujjain: Dalit girl abducted and raped

    Ujjain: A dalit girl was reportedly abducted and raped by two youths in Kachanariya village of Tarana tehsil on April 12.

  • Ujjain: Oil warehouse catches fire

    Ujjain: Fire broke out in an oil warehouse located at Doodhtalai area near Gurudwara early morning on Thursday. The fire brigade was called in when smoke and flames were seen engulfing the warehouse. Two fire fighters and fire engines controlled the fire within an hour.

  • Kupwara: Three soldier, two ‘fidayeens’ die in Kashmir attack

    Srinagar: Three soldiers and two suicide attackers were killed on Thursday morning in yet another fidayeen attack on an army camp in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kupwara district. Seven other soldiers were injured in the assault.

  • Nagpur: Tiger that went missing died of electrocution, farmer held

    The farmer Mahadev Irpate admitted that the tiger died last week after it came in contact with electric fence he has put around his farm. He also told forest officials that when he found the tiger dead, he removed its collar and buried the carcass nearby Shree Bhagwan, forest official.

  • Mumbai: Mayor only a VIP post with no powers, Shiv Sena seeks cabinet rank

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Mayor, who is the first citizen of the city, does enjoy a prestigious position. However, the mayor has no executive powers such as policy making or transfers of clerks or even grade I officers. The mayor and the councillors are on a par with no different powers.

  • NGT reserves judgment on plea to lift ban on old diesel vehicles

    New Delhi : The National Green Tribunal on Thursday reserved judgement on a plea seeking lifting of its ban on 10-year-old diesel vehicles as the Central government told it that no only diesel but CNG and petrol also causes environmental degradation.

  • Vote for change as Himachal looking for honest era: Modi

    SHIMLA: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday asked the people of Himachal Pradesh to vote for change like in Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Delhi as the hill state was looking for an honest era. “Waqt badal chuka hai. Ab UP, Uttarakhand ki hawa Himachal mein aa rahi hai aur Delhi ki taza-taza hawa bhi to aa rahi hai (Times have changed. Now the winds of Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand are entering Himachal

  • High Court orders seizure of EVMs in Uttarakhand

    New Delhi : In the first judicial intervention on the opposition parties alleging tampering of the electronic voting machines (EVMs), the Uttarakhand High Court in Nainital on Thursday ordered seizure of the EVMs used in the Vikas Nagar constituency off Dehradun in the recent Assembly elections on the petition of a defeated Congress candidate.