Free Press Journal
  • School students visit eco tourism park

    Ujjain : Students of Alok International School were taken to Navlakhi Eco-tourism Park at Undasa village for bird watching on January 6. Various types of birds have migrated in this park.

  • Barca must pay more to get Mina sooner, says Palmeiras

    Rio de Janeiro : FC Barcelona will have to pay more than $10.8 million for defender Yerry Mina if they want him to join the Spanish football side in January, Brazil’s Palmeiras said.

  • HC raps govt over delay in serving warrants

    Mumbai : The Bombay High Court has directed the Maharashtra government to form a policy, or amend existing laws to ensure that warrants and summons are served expeditiously to accused and witnesses.

  • Congress seeks rejection of Rajya Sabha nominee, AAP calls objections frivolous

    New Delhi : The Congress on Saturday demanded that the candidature of AAP nominee N.D. Gupta for the the Rajya Sabha election from Delhi be rejected on the ground he holds an office of profit. The AAP said its candidate had already resigned from the post before filing his nomination.

  • Ghufran, Kajal Kumari emerge Champions

    Mumbai : Kajal Kumari and Mohd. Ghufran, both representing Petroleum Sports Promotion Board (PSPB), registered contrasting wins to bag the women’s singles and men’s singles crowns respectively in the LIC of India sponsored 24th Federation Cup All India Carrom Championship, organized by the All India Carrom Federation andhosted by the Maharashtra Carrom Association, at the Halari Visa Oswal Samaj Hall, Dadar (East).

  • Radia tapes: Delhi HC paves way for proceedings in defamation case by scribe

    New Delhi : The Delhi High Court has paved the way for holding proceedings in a trial court in a defamation case filed by a journalist against a media house for publishing controversial taped conversations of former lobbyist Niira Radia with politicians, corporates and scribes in connection with the alleged 2G spectrum allocation scam.

  • Payment certificates distributed to beneficiaries

    Ujjain : Farmers are getting payments for the sale of produce directly to their bank accounts under the Bhavantar scheme of the state government. In November payment of Rs 36,53,72,566 has been transferred to the accounts of the farmers and certificates of payments were distributed to farmers by energy minister Paras Jain during a convention held at Chimanganj Krishi Upaj Mandi on Saturday.

  • Akshay to promote ‘Swachh Survekshan 2018’ for civic body

    Mumbai : To improve the ranking of Mumbai city on the clean cities matrix of the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan survey which is being done by the centre between January 4 to March 10, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) is trying hard to reach on top most position of clean cities matrix. Therefore they have now approached Bollywood start Akshay Kumar to help the municipal body to create awareness among the citizens and

  • Kashmir: 4 policemen killed in IED blast

    Srinagar : Four policemen on patrol duty were killed on Saturday in an improvised explosive device blast by militants in a market in Sopore township, the first IED attack in Kashmir since 2015.

  • BJP govt failed to protect defence personnel: Cong

    New Delhi: On a day an IED blast claimed the lives of four policemen in Jammu and Kashmir, the Congress questioned the recent covert meeting of the NSAs of India and Pakistan and alleged that the BJP-led Centre has “singularly failed” to protect the country’s defence personnel.

  • Cong, BSP stay away from SP meet against EVMs

    Lucknow : A meet called by Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav to bring together opposition parties on the issue of using ballot papers instead of EVMs in elections on Saturday saw ally Congress and Mayawati’s BSP staying away.

  • Daytona 24 Hours will be test run for possible Le Mans bid: Alonso

    Daytona Beach (Florida) : Spanish two-time Formula One drivers’ champion Fernando Alonso said he would use his maiden appearance at the Daytona 24 Hours to assess his enjoyment of endurance racing and decide whether he wants to try to compete in the 24 Hours of Le Mans.

  • 90% decline in prevalence of HIV in pregnant women, claims study

    The study conducted by the department of paediatrics, obstetrics, gynaecologists and perinatal HIV clinic of Bai Jerbai Wadia hospital showed that the prevalence rate which was 2.37 per cent during 1993 to 1998 has fall1en down constantly since 2004 bringing it down to 0.6 per cent in 2008.

  • Imran Khan marries for third time?

     Islamabad: Pakistan’s opposition leader and cricketer-turned politician Imran Khan is believed to have tied the knot for the third time with a woman he used to visit for spiritual guidance, a Pakistani daily claimed on Saturday. The leaders of his party have, however, rejected the report.

  • Over 1000 students take cleanliness pledge

    Ujjain : More than a thousand students of various schools of city pledged to make Ujjain number one in Swachchta survey under Swachch Bharat Mission in presence of mayor Meena Jonwal.

  • Monorail loses steam after fire

    According to a MMRDA official, following the protocol in case of serious failures, MMRDA will have to recommission the system again. They are currently conducting assessment. A safety clearance would pave the way for restarting the services, but the time frame can’t be decided at the moment for restarting the services.