Free Press Journal
  • Ujjain News – Offside mock drill on Vadinar-Bina pipeline

    Ujjain : An offside mock drill was organised by Bharat Oman Refineries Ltd in Kaluheda village in Ghatiya tehsil. The drill was organised as part of the Vadinar-Bina highly inflammable crude oil pipeline testing.

  • Kamala Mills fire Three held

    Mumbai : The NM Joshi Marg police have arrested three more persons on Saturday in the Kamala Mills fire incident, in which 14 people were killed and 55 injured.

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    In a first, students from civic schools participate in Int’l Finance Olympiad

    Mumbai : For the first time, over 31 students of Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) schools have been qualified at the regional level for the International Finance Olympiad (IFO) examination. More than 120 students of civic-run schools are also competing in English, Mathematics and Science Olympiad examination and will represent India at the international level.

  • Juniors bid farewell to class XII student in Carmel Convent School Ujjain

    Ujjain : A farewell was organised in the Carmel Convent Senior Secondary School for outgoing students of class XII. The programme was hosted by class XI in the presence of principal Sister Pavithra, vice-principal Sister Josmin, teachers and students.

  • Doctors advise runners to take extra care

    Mumbai : Marathon runners on Sunday would wake up to a colder morning as the temperature is likely to drop by two degrees Celsius. On Saturday, the minimum temperature went down to 20.2 degrees Celsius. Doctors asked people to take precautions and protect themselves from cold winds.

  • Rangoli competition to be organised today by Lions’ Club Ujjain Kshipra

    Ujjain : Lions’ Club Ujjain Kshipra, will organise a rangoli competition at Tower Chowk near Chhota Gopal Mandir, on Sunday, as part of the smart city campaign.  The competition has been categorized into two age groups, 5 to 15 years and 16 to 40 years.

  • To boost development, south Mumbai needs a separate budget provision

    Mumbai : The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) is all set to present the budget for the new fiscal year — 2018-19 — by February. South Mumbai, which comprises six civic wards and receives highest footfall, in reality falls short of budgetary allocations for development work.

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    PIL in sc to stop SC/ST quota benefits to ‘creamy layer’

    New Delhi : In what may become a significant litigation creating a social turmoil in the country, some persons belonging to Scheduled Castes (SCs) and Scheduled Tribes (STs) have moved the Supreme Court to exclude the creamy layer from availing benefits accorded to the SCs and STs in government jobs and higher education, dubbing those in the upper ladder as “neo-exploiter group.”

  • Student shoots dead principal in Haryana

    Yamunanagar : Livid at being reprimanded, a class 12 student on Saturday allegedly pumped four bullets into his school principal here with his father’s licenced .32 bore revolver, police said. Critically injured, 47-year-old Ritu Chhabra, principal of Swami Vivekanand school, was rushed to a hospital where she succumbed to her injuries, they said. The four bullets hit her in the chest, stomach and shoulder, Yamunanagar Superintendent of Police Rajesh Kalia told PTI over the

  • Exploring the ground reality of Zilla Parishad schools across Maharashtra

    Mumbai : Amidst the early morning cool breeze, with sweaters and scarfs tightly woven around their heads, thousands of children from distant villages of Maharashtra walk up to various Zilla Parishad (ZP) schools. Emerging from low caste communities, economically weak backgrounds and unstable domestic environments, these children fight odds everyday just for one agenda ‘to learn, to study and get educated’.

  • IIT students stage demo again, Substandard food triggered  protest

    Indore : Students of Indian Institute of Technology, Indore (IIT-I) staged a demonstration again in the institute over substandard food served by the caterer, on Saturday. The protest intensified further when the security guards of institute didn’t allow them to go out of the campus to take food from outside.

  • Politicos unite in support of Bhujbal, to protest during  the budget session

    Mumbai: Politicians from various parties, who are ‘supporters of Bhujbal’, will come to Mumbai in the budget session of the legislative assembly. The supporters have accused the government of political vendetta and said, “Bhujbal has been sent to jail out of political vindictiveness.” This decision was made by Bhujbal’s  supporters, who held a meeting in Nashik.

  • Pak rakes up Jadhav case in UNSC 

    United Nations : Pakistan raked up the issue of Indian death-row prisoner Kulbhushan Jadhav in the UN Security Council after it was accused by India, the US and Afghanistan, for providing safe havens to terrorists. Permanent Representative of Pakistan to the UN Maleeha Lodhi was responding to Indian Ambassador to the UN Syed Akbaruddin who said Pakistan needs to change its “mindset” of differentiating between good and bad terrorists. India urged the

  • Property dealer’s house burgled, lakhs stolen

    Indore : Thieves targeted locked house of a property dealer in Lasudiya police station area and decamped with cash and other valuables worth lakhs. Police investigated the spot and registered a case on Saturday.

  • Assembly budget session from Feb 26

    BHOPAL : The budget session of the state assembly will be held from February 26 to March 28. The government was waiting for Election Commission to announce the dates for Mungaoli and Kolaras by-elections before fixing the schedule of the session.