Free Press Journal
  • Ujjain: First sawari of Bhadra held with full devotion

    Ujjain: Thousands attended the sawari on the 1st Monday of Bhadra as Lord Mahakal appeared in six forms to visit his subjects. After the traditional worship at ‘sabha-mandap’ at the temple premises, the sawari set off to visit devotees waiting for hours, just to catch a glimpse of the Lord. Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia was also present along with administrative officers during worship.

  • Himachal landslide: UP begins process to get 12 bodies

    Lucknow, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has directed officials to ensure early return of the 12 bodies of Uttar Pradesh residents who perished in the Himachal land slide in Mandi district, an official said on Tuesday.

  • Ujjain: City awakens to 70th Independence Day

    Ujjain: People of the city and administration have geared up with unending zeal to celebrate the 70th anniversary of Independence.
    The main function will be held at Dussehra Maidan on Tuesday. Energy minister, Paras Jain will hoist the National flag at 9 am and receive the guard of honour.

  • Groping case: Jury rules in favour of Taylor Swift

    Washington DC: After six days in court, the jury in the Taylor Swift groping trial ruled in favour of the singer and determined that fired Denver DJ David Mueller assaulted the pop star by grabbing her backside during a backstage meet-and-greet.

  • Ujjain: Shrikrishna Janamashtami celebrated in city

    Ujjain: The festival of Janmashtami is being celebrated in the city with passion and dedication.  All temples of the Lord Krishna were decorated with beautiful lighting in the city. Gopal Mandir run by Scindia Trust celebrated the festival on Monday. The idol of Lord Krishna was bathed with ‘Panchamrit’, and after ‘shringar,’ the doors of the temple were opened at midnight 12. The doors were kept open till 1.30 am. Mathura made

  • Ujjain: BJP holds tiranga-rally on Independence Day’s eve

    Ujjain: Bharatiya Janata Party took out tiranga rally on the eve of Independence Day. Hundreds of party workers carrying the National flag led by city head, Iqbal Singh Gandhi participated in the vehicle rally, which was flagged off in presence of energy minister Paras Jain, MLA Mohan Yadav, Mayor Meena Jonwal and UDA chairman Jagdish Agrawal.

  • Indore: Thadri: Festival of food that finds its root in Mohenjo-daro

    Indore: Following the partition of India in 1947, many communities had to part with their land and people in Pakistan to call this country their home. Leaving their hearth and home, and above all river Sindhu, which gave them their name, Sindhis were one such community, which started its life from scratch in the new India.

  • Indore: MBA student dies in bike accident, friends injured

    Indore: A 24-year-old MBA student from Jawra Chowpati, Ratlam died and his friends were injured in an accident near Devguradia on Sunday. According to Khudail police, the deceased Aditya Chandrawat, a resident of Sanchar Nagar, along with his friends Rakhi and Nikita was on way to picnic on a two-wheeler, when a speeding bike rammed their vehicle, injuring them badly.

  • Nadal set to become World No. 1 as Federer pulls out of Cincinnati Masters

    Cincinnati: Swiss maestro Roger Federer has withdrawn from this week’s ATP Cincinnati Masters tournament, thus paving way for 15-time Grand Slam champion Rafael Nadal to climb to number one spot in ATP Rankings for the first time since July 2014.

  • Indore: Medical fraternity remembers ‘doctor didi’s dedication to poor

    Indore: Dr Bhakti Yadav, popularly known as ‘doctor didi, is no more. She left for her heavenly abode on Monday after a long battle with osteoporosis and other age-related ailments.  She is survived by two sons Chetan and Raman. She continued to serve the patients till breathed last.

  • Indore: MSMEs unhappy over cut in supply of contractual power demand

    Indore: Apex representative body of micro, small and medium units in state, Association of Industries of Madhya Pradesh (AIMP) on Monday expressed anguish over the government’s move of reducing supply limit of contractual power demand by five horse power.

  • Indore: People are determined to dethrone corrupt BJP govt: Scindia

    Indore: Congress leader and party chief whip in Lok Sabha Jyotiraditya Scindia on Monday trained gun on BJP government and termed it as a government of corruption and commission. “Not only the Congress, but people of the state are also determined to bring down this most corrupt government,” said the former Union minister.

  • Indore: Vacancies force DAVV to issue special admission list

    Indore: Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV) late on Monday night finalised a special list of students allocated admissions in different teaching departments after online common entrance test (CET) counselling failed to fill up vacant seats in the university. The special list will be released on August 16 morning and students whose names figured in the list will have to get the documents verified by the university by August 17. Their admission would be

  • Bhopal: A bunch of people can’t be arbitrators of Kashmiri aspirations: Kher

    Bhopal: Bollywood actor Anupam Kher minces no word when it comes to Article 370 that grants special status to Jammu & Kashmir.
    A strong advocate of its abrogation, Kher says, “A bunch of people cannot be the arbitrators of Kashmiri people’s future. They may have their own selfish motives. I firmly believe that Constitutional provisions that are creating problems should be amended,” he added.

  • Bhopal: ‘Unsung women freedom fighters should get place they deserve’

    Bhopal: Even as we celebrate 70th year of our Independence, the role women freedom fighters who earned us independence never got the due place they deserved. The names of brave-hearts women fighters that we see in history books are numbered, but there are many women who fought against the British standing side by side their male counterparts but their valour remained in shadow. The city intellectuals speak about it and the reason

  • Himachal governor cancels ‘At Home’ I-Day ceremony

    Shimla, Himachal Pradesh Governor Acharya Devvrat on Tuesday cancelled the “At Home” ceremony to mark Independence Day in the wake of a massive landslide that claimed the lives of 46 persons.

  • Bhopal: Swine flu scare: 28 are H1N1 positive in MP

    Bhopal: As many as 28 cases of swine flu have been detected swine flu positive in Madhya Pradesh so far. In all 140 were suspected of being affected with the viral infection, however 28 out of them were detected H1N1 positive. A total of five persons have succumbed to the influenza during the latest outbreak of the virus in the last couple of days. Health department has said that it is constantly