Free Press Journal
  • Indore: Car collides with dumper, five of family injured

    Indore: At least five members of a family were injured when their car rammed into a dumper at Tejaji Nagar on Tuesday night. According to information, the victims were going to attend a marriage function. The injured have been identified as Rajkumar (46), son of Kamtaprasad; Parvati (40), wife of Rajkumar; Sushma (11), daughter; Umesh (15), son and Sandhya (16), daughter of Rajkumar.

  • Monsoon to hit five days ahead, so expect rains by end-May

    Mumbai/Pune: Here’s some good news: the humid sultry days and nights may soon come to an end. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Wednesday heralded the arrival of the much-awaited monsoon ahead of its schedule: weathermen said that rains are likely to hit Andaman and Nicobar Islands by May 15 and then move inwards towards Kerala and beyond.

  • Infosys plans to fire techies for non-performance

    Bengaluru : Infosys plans to soon “fire” an unspecified number of its techies for “non-performance”, over a week after announcing on May 2 that it would hire 10,000 Americans in the US, said the global software major on Wednesday.

  • IPL 2017: Shreyas Iyer stars in Delhi’s 2-wicket win over Gujarat

    Kanpur, Young Shreyas Iyer missed a magnificent century by four runs but that was enough for Delhi Daredevils to edge past Gujarat Lions by two wickets in an inconsequential Indian Premier League (IPL) clash at the Green Park Stadium here on Wednesday.

  • Chris Gayle turns investor

    Bengaluru : Taking a cue from the likes of Yuvraj Singh and Saina Nehwal, Royal Challenger Bangalore’s star batsman Chris Gayle has turned investor making investments in various business ventures including real estate. Gayle said he has invested in restaurant and real estate trade and wants to make more investments.

  • Good to have pressure as it brings out the best: Mohit

    “I think it is important to have pressure on you. If there is no pressure, then there is a problem somewhere. Pressure is important when you are playing because it can bring out the best,” Mohit said at the post-match press conference. (more…)

  • Ujjain: Farmers donate land for social cause

    Ujjain: A farmer Shankarlal Bagadiya, and his brother, residents of Jaithal Tek, Agar road have donated two acres of land worth Rs 25 lakh, for social and religious events. A temple dedicated to saint Ravidas has also been constructed on the land.

  • Yuvraj aiming to make meaningful contribution in Champions Trophy

    “We are in a tough group, but at the same time we are a form side following a highly successful domestic season. We will target to carry forward the winning momentum into the ICC Champions Trophy so that we can become the second side after Australia to win back to back titles,” said Yuvraj, who has played 296 matches for the country.
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  • Ujjain: Seminar held on Buddha jayanti

    Ujjain: A seminar was conducted on the occasion of Buddha jayanti at the Kalidas hostel of Ambedkar peeth, Vikram University. The seminar was inaugurated with the traditional lighting of lamp by guests. Retired professor of the department of Jain-Buddha philosophy, Banaras Hindu University, Surya Prakash Vyas was the key speaker. He threw light on the teachings and principles of Gautam Buddha. He explained the division of society according to ‘varna’ and status

  • ‘Cant expect miracles with new combination’

    Mohali : Kolkata Knight Riders batsman Chris Lynn says miracles should not be expected from his team’s relatively new batting line-up even though he and Sunil Narine have done well in the opening slot.

  • Ujjain: It’s non-cooperation now for traders, residents

    Ujjain: Retaliating against political hindrance in the anti-encroachment drive by Ujjain Municipal Corporation (UMC), traders and residents of Freeganj area, have launched a non-cooperation movement on Thursday.  As part of their protest, they have called on residents of Ujjain to refrain from buying anything from illegally placed hawkers and kiosk owners of cut squares. The decision was made after MLA Mohan Yadav intervened in the removal of encroachments from cut squares on

  • Sam Billings to try out Dravid’s lessons

    Kolkata : England wicketkeeper-batsman Sam Billings is looking forward to trying out the off-field lessons he has picked up from Delhi Daredevils coach and Indian cricket legend Rahul Dravid to make an impression in the upcoming Champions Trophy.

  • Ashes cricket Test to stay at WACA

    Melbourne : Cricket Australia on Wednesday said that the third Ashes Test between England and Australia, beginning on December 14, will be played at the traditional Perth test venue of the WACA Ground because a new Perth stadium will not be ready in time.

  • Cops on hunt, but where’s Justice Karnan?

    Kolkata/Chennai: Police forces across cities scrambled on Wednesday to find and arrest Calcutta High Court judge C.S. Karnan, a day after he was sentenced to six months in prison by the Supreme Court for contempt.

  • MS Dhoni gets luxury apartment 

    New Delhi : Real estate developer Elan Group on Wednesday said it has gifted a luxury serviced apartment to cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni in its project in Gurugram. “His unparallelled service and contribution towards Indian cricket is commendable. May he keep on inspiring the young generation for years to come,” said Rakesh Kapoor, chairman of Elan Group. Group’s Director Ravish Kapoor said the company has gifted the apartment to Dhoni in Elan Miracle.

  • Single window system soon at Ujjain Development Authority

    Ujjain: Ujjain Development Authority (UDA) will soon start a single window system in its office. With this, UDA beneficiaries will get all information at one window after a gap of nearly 10 years. The single window system which was available at the office a decade ago was discontinued in the year 2006.

  • Ujjain Municipal Corporation favoured Crisil Risk, officials playing dirty in AMRUT scheme, says Congress leader

    Ujjain: Top officials of the UMC have been charged with corruption in the execution of development works under the Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) scheme. Congress leader Ravi Rai, accused UMC of favouring Crisil Risk and Infrastructure Solutions for a tender valued double the quote offered by Tata Consulting Engineering Limited, a decision that would account for a loss of around Rs 40 lakh every year.