Free Press Journal
  • UMC to undertake cleaning of Chimanganj Krishi Upaj Mandi

    Ujjain : An agreement has been reached between Ujjain Municipal Corporation (UMC) and Chimanaganj krishi upaj mandi committee following which cleaning of the mandi premises will be done by UMC. A fixed amount for the work will be provided to the UMC by the mandi administration. After the contract, the UMC staff began cleaning work in the mandi campus from Saturday.

  • Cannabis supplier on parole nabbed in city

    Indore : The city crime branch on Saturday arrested an inter-state cannabis supplier, who was in the central jail in Raipur. He was jailed for supplying cannabis in two states. He had granted a parole of 15 days but he did not reach the jail and was on run for six months.

  • Despite less rains, maximum kharif crop production last year: Fadnavis

    “Last year, there was 30 per cent less rain but we had maximum production like in 2012-13. This is because of effective water conservation schemes like Jalyukt Shivar which helped to improve soil moisture and also provide irrigation,” Fadnavis said

  • KXIP, RR look to break winless run

    Indore : Mid-table side Kings XI Punjab will look to get their campaign back on track after a couple of defeats when they lock horns with bottom-placed Rajasthan Royals in the Indian Premier League here today.

  • PM throws another Jumla, Rahul says ‘you talk a lot’

    “After May 15 (when poll results will be declared), Indian National Congress will be reduced to ‘PPP Congress’ – P for Punjab, P for Puducherry, and P for Parivar (family),” said Modi.

  • Need to rewrite history, says education minister

    BHOPAL : School education minister Vijay Shah wants Indian history to be rewritten. Inaugurating a 100-bed hostel in Government Subhash Excellence School, the minister said, “Those who have never shed blood even from their little finger have become martyrs, while those who blew themselves up for freedom have been conveniently forgotten.”

  • ATMs go dry in Northeast states

    Agartala: The cash drought in most of the ATMs of the northeastern states has caused a lot of inconvenience for the people in the past few days.

  • Kashmir violence Three militants among 7 killed

    Srinagar : Three militants, three civilians and a policeman were killed in fresh violence in the Kashmir Valley on Saturday as authorities imposed strict restrictions and snapped mobile phone Internet services following protests near a gunfight site in an old Srinagar neighbourhood.

  • Performers explore fusion of ghoomar, zumba to stay fit

    Indore : Students from different age groups learned the finer aspects if ghoomar dance during the concluding function of three-day ghoomar workshop organised by Shri Maheshwari Didwana Mahila Mandal at RK Daga School. More than 100 members from the group participated in the workshop.

  • Drunkards attack youth, damage parked vehicle

    Ujjain: Some drunkards attacked youths in Kanchanpura, when they were stopped from consuming alcohol near their home on Friday night. According to details received, Rinku alias Ritu and Shubham, residents of Kanchanpura angrily warned habitual drunkards Govinda, Rohit and Kanha residents of Ganeshpura from consuming alcohol near their home.

  • Soon, a freeway from Airoli to Kalyan

    Mumbai : The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) has proposed to construct a freeway from Airoli (near Thane) to Katai Naka (near Kalyan). This freeway is set to benefit commuters coming from Mumbai and heading to Kalyan and Badlapur industrial estate.

  • To count or not to count? State forest dept mulls discontinuing waterhole census

    Mumbai : While the Maharashtra Forest Department mulls over discontinuing keeping track of waterhole census, the Sanjay Gandhi National Park (SGNP), along with volunteers and particpants, conducted the census on Buddha Purnima. Waterhole census is a widely used method to get a rough idea of the animal population in an area. At SGNP, the count is being carried out every year on the night of Buddha Purnima, when the full moon’s light

  • Fake TTE recovering fines from passengers arrested

    Ujjain : A team of the Railway Protection Force (RPF) arrested a fake TTE and handed her over to Government Railway Police (GRP) for further course of action, to be taken against her on Friday.

  • ‘Charitable organisations not exempted under GST’

    Indore : The organisations that undertake charitable work are not fully exempted from Goods and Services Tax. Therefore, it is necessary for them to understand the provisions made for them under the new indirect tax regime.

  • To clear backlog, Bombay HC judge hears cases till 3:30 am

    Mumbai : In the history of the nearly 150-years-old Bombay High Court, this was a rare occasion that a court was still functioning 10 hours after other courtrooms had closed for the day. The iconic HC building which seldom witnesses courtrooms functioning past 5 pm, received footfall of hundreds of people as a single-judge bench of Justice Shahrukh Jimi Kathawalla continued hearing matters till 3:30 am on early  Saturday  morning.