Free Press Journal
  • Gas pollution adverse across four cities in Maharashtra

    In a news that should worry every right thinking citizen regarding the state of environment, Thane and Navi Mumbai are among the four cities of Maharashtra that figure in the top-10 hot-spot list for Nitrogen Oxide (NO2) gas pollution, according to a recent report by the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), India, which was released in Delhi on Wednesday. The other cities that are making the cut are Pune and Pimpri

  • Isabelle Kaif joins Kareena, Shraddha as face of Lakmé

    Mumbai: Isabelle Kaif, sister of actress Katrina Kaif, has been announced as the new face of cosmetic brand Lakmé. The brand is already endorsed by actresses Kareena Kapoor Khan and Shraddha Kapoor.

  • Ashes 2017-18: Steve Smith immovable as Australia edge closer to draw at Melbourne

    Melbourne: Steve Smith and Mitchell Marsh stonewalled England’s attempts at a breakthrough wicket in the becalmed fourth Ashes Test on Saturday’s final day. The pair batted through the middle session adding just 47 runs to edge closer to a Test draw but holding only a 61-run lead. At tea, Smith was advancing on his 23rd Test century on 87 in 361 minutes with Marsh not out 10 in Australia’s 225 for four.

  • Theft at Hema Malini's godown, police suspect servant

    Hema Malini blames ‘high population’ for Kamala Mills fire

    New Delhi: In a bizarre suggestion, BJP MP Hema Malini on Friday said a limit should be fixed on how many people could live in a city to avoid tragedies like the one that struck a Mumbai pub where 14 people were killed in a fire that erupted during a birthday bash.

  • Ashes 2017-18: England hit back with Warner, Marsh wickets on final day

    Melbourne: England hit back with two key wickets as they chased victory in the fourth Ashes Test on the final day in Melbourne on Saturday. After two painstaking hours of slow scoring, the tourists grabbed the wickets of David Warner and Shaun Marsh in the final half-hour to dramatically improve their chances of pulling off their first win in an already-decided series. At lunch, Australia were 178 for four and leading by

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    Ujjain: Mayor honours meritorious students – Institutions awarded for cleanliness on campus

    Ujjain: Mahapor Pratibha Samman Samaroh was organised by Ujjain Municipal Corporation (UMC) on Friday at Grand Hotel. Girls of government schools who secured highest marks in 10th and 12th board exams were given active scooty, laptop and computer system. While students were receiving honour, their parents basked in glory of their achievement. Hotel managers, hospital managers, owners of business establishments and principals of various schools were also honoured on this occasion for

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    Ujjain: Meeting discusses ways and means to make ‘shobha yatra’ successful

    Ujjain: In the congregation of twelve Jyotirlingas in Shaiv Mahotsav a grand shobha yatra will be taken out from Mahakaleshwar temple on January 5 on the main roads of the city. This shobha yatra will be the centre of attraction and will include replicas of twelve Jyotirlingas as well as other dignitaries, saints and bhajan groups. Attempts are being made to drop flowers from the helicopter on the shobha yatra.

  • Child playing with stove caused New York apartment blaze

    New York: The fire that ripped through an apartment building here, killing 12 people, appears to have been caused by a youngster who was playing with a stove, New York’s mayor has said.

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    Ujjain: In charge collector inspects Kshipra belt

    Ujjain: In charge collector Vijay Kumar J carried out a comprehensive inspection of Kshipra belt on Friday. The inspection team left from Qumari Marg. Instructions for cementing the drain near mosque at KD Chauraha were given by the collector in charge. Apart from this, garbage near Juna Somvariya was asked to be cleaned immediately.

  • Eight MLAs of Congress government resign from Meghalaya Assembly to join BJP ally

    Shillong (Meghalaya): In a major blow to the ruling Congress government in Meghalaya led by Mukul Sangma, five of its MLAs including former deputy chief minister Rowell Lyngdoh, resigned from the state Assembly to join the National People’s Party (NPP), an ally of the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA).

  • New Year 2018: Hosting house party? Try these tips

    Thinking of organising a party this New Year at home? Create a small creative selfie wall, prepare healthy snacks and more to pull off a great party at home without burning a hole in your pocket, say experts.

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    Ujjain: City youths win prizes in divisional body building championship

    Ujjain: Divisional level body building championship was organised in Shajapur. Ujjain’s Udit Goodwin won best muscular man and Wasim Khan won best poser awards. They were awarded Rs 11000 cash prize and other attractive prizes. Ujjain’s Vikas Verma was given cash prize of Rs 21,000 for giving an excellent performance on music.

  • Bhopal: Don’t approve new engineering colleges, Govt tells AICTE

    Bhopal: The department of technical education in the state has written to All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) not to issue permission to open new engineering colleges in the state from the next session. The department has also suggested that the number of seats of colleges should not be increased and permission to run new courses should not be given.