Free Press Journal
  • KALIDAS SAMAROH – Preparatory meeting witnesses verbal duel between Govt officers, non-govt members

    Ujjain : Noisy scenes coupled with verbal duels dominated the proceedings of the local Akhil Bharatiya Kalidas Samaroh organising committee meeting here on Saturday afternoon. Non-government members appeared peeved over their neglect, while principal secretary (PS), culture, Manoj Shrivastava, looked highly concerned over the thin audience, during the 7-day function which has maintained its  international repute since its inception, leading to a verbal confrontation. The meeting which lasted for about 100 minutes

  • Indo-Oz rivalry resumes

    Chennai  : On a roll after decimating Sri Lanka, Virat Kohli’s Indian team will be aiming for another comprehensive show against a depleted Australia when the two sides square off in the opening encounter of the five-match series, today.

  • Crores spent on ‘swachhta he sewa’ campaign despite gross neglect of wards by UMC

    Ujjain : Ujjain Municipal Corporation which aims to reach number one spot in the cleanliness survey-2018, ‘swachhta he sewa’ recently, will spend Rs 3 crores in the execution of the campaign. However, ground reality seems to be in stark contrast, as was proved during a visit to ward 17, by the mayor, where residents openly slammed her for the gross neglect and untidiness there.

  • All eyes in Pakistan on today’s by-elections in Lahore’s NA-120

    Lahore : All eyes in Pakistan are on Sunday’s by-election in Lahore’s NA-120 where the ailing wife of ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif is contesting to provide a narrative to the ruling PML-N that the people have rejected the Supreme Court’s decision to send its leader home.

  • ‘Lost’ precious stones of temple found

    Thiruvananthapuram : As many as 12 diamonds, worth crores of rupees, which went missing from the famed Sree Padmanabha Swamy Temple here, have been recovered from the shrine premises itself by a special investigation team.

  • Indian priest says Yemeni captors never harmed him physically

    Vatican City : A Catholic priest from India who was freed after being held 18 months in Yemen said on Saturday that he was never physically harmed, even if his captors feigned hitting him on videos released during his captivity.

  • Bangladesh to build 14,000 shelters for Rohingya refugees

    Cox’s Bazar : Bangladesh will build 14,000 new shelters to house the hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslim refugees camping on roadsides, in fields and on hills, an official said on Saturday.

  • Call centre executive jumps to death from fifth floor of office building

    Indore : An employee of a call centre allegedly jumped to death from the fifth floor of his office building under Tukoganj area on Saturday. The reason of his taking such an extreme step could not be established yet as no suicide note was found from him.

  • North Korea leader says he will complete nuclear program

    Seoul : North Korea leader Kim Jong Un said the country is nearing its goal of “equilibrium” in military force with the United States, as the United Nations Security Council strongly condemned the North’s “highly provocative” ballistic missile test.

  • US options on North Korea , overwhelming, says Trump

    Washington : A day after North Korea fired an intermediate range ballistic missile over Japan, President Donald Trump said he is confident that the US’ options towards North Korea are “effective and overwhelming.”

  • Youth held for creating lady news anchor’s fake FB profile

    Indore : A 24-year-old youth was nabbed by the state cyber cell officials for allegedly creating fake facebook profile of lady news anchor of the city on Saturday. The accused was a classmate of the victim in shool and he wanted to befriend her.

  • ‘KL Rahul can win games for India’

    Chennai : KL Rahul might have had his share of struggles in the limited overs format of late but skipper Virat Kohli is confident that the talented right- hander will come good at his new No 4 slot.