Free Press Journal
  • ACS inspects Chimanganj Krishi Upaj Mandi purchase

    Ujjain : Additional Chief Secretary (ACS) KK Singh inspected Chimanganj Krishi Upaj Mandi on Saturday and took stock of purchase of gram crops at the government minimum support price (MSP). He was accompanied with cooperative commissioner Renu Pant.

  • Will bulldoze corrupt road contractors, warns Nitin Gadkari

    Betul: Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari made controversial remarks on Friday when he warned road contractors of dire consequences if they indulged in corrupt practices.

  • Indian eves hold Korea 1-1 in Asian Championship

    Donghae City (Korea) : Young forward Lalremsiami’s equaliser earned defending champions India 1-1 draw against Korea in the last round robin match at the fifth Asian Champions Trophy women’s hockey tournament here on Saturday.

  • 24 Christians ‘disappear’ mysteriously in Pak

     Karachi : Leaders of the minority Christian community have alleged that 24 of their youths have been picked up by mysterious masked security officials since March 30 from a Christian neighbourhood in Karachi.

  • Gayatri Parmar: Woman of steel

    Ujjain : It is often said that perseverance and success go hand in hand. Bridging the chasm of inequality between man and woman, a sportswoman, Gayatri Parmar is creating ripples in our otherwise patriarchal society. She happens to be a national power-lifting and weight-lifting champion, having devoted over 3 decades of her life span to this form of sport. We spoke to her where she candidly gave us an insight into her

  • Maha opposition leaders hail ‘victory of democracy’ in K’taka

    Mumbai : After the resignation of BS Yeddyurappa as chief minister without facing the floor test, main opposition Congress and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) along with Shiv Sena, ally of ruling BJP in the state and at the Centre stated it was a victory of democracy. NCP expressed concern about role of Governor and said he must tender his resignation.

  • Halep retains top spot in WTA rankings

    Florida : Romanian tennis star Simona Halep has retained her numero-uno spot in the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) Rankings after booking her place in the semi-finals of the Rome Masters.

  • 31-yr-old man shoots self at Sion

    Mumbai : A 31-year-old man allegedly shot himself with a country-made revolver after hosting a booze party for his friends on Friday night.

  • Cong workers celebrate fall of Karnataka govt

    Ujjain: Several Congress workers assembled at the Shahid Park on Saturday evening in the aftermath of fall the of the BJP government in Karnataka as the CM BS Yeddyurappa resigned soon before the trust vote on the floor of assembly. The party workers celebrated the fall of the BJP government by bursting crackers and distributing sweets. Those present included Anantnarayan Meena, Bharat Porwal, Ajeet Thakur, Sanjay Thakur, Shobha Shrivastava & Deepak Mahere

  • MYH docs on strike after pregnant woman’s kin assault jr doctor

    Indore : The relatives of a patient beat a junior doctor of Maharaja Yashwantrao Hospital in the hospital’s gynecology department on Friday evening following which the enraged junior doctors struck work on Saturday as mark of protest. They protested against rising violent clashes between patient’s relatives and doctors.

  • Del Potro doubtful for French Open

    Paris : World number six Juan Martin del Potro could be a doubt for Roland Garros after sustaining a groin strain in Rome. The Argentinian, a former US Open winner and Olympic silver medallist, retired from his third-round match against David Goffin at the Italian Open on Thursday. “After the medical examinations today it has been determined that I suffered a groin strain (grade 1) in Rome,” Del Potro tweeted late Friday.

  • Devotee dies of heart attack

    Ujjain: An elderly devotee died of heart attack at the VIP gate of Shri Mahakaleshwar Temple on Saturday. According to Mahakal police authorities,  Ramesh (60) had come to the city to pay obeisance to Lord Mahakal with 13 friends. Ramesh got a massive heart attack while he was standing in the queue to worship. He was rushed to the hospital, where he was declared dead by the doctor. According to police, the

  • Two scribes arrested for extortion in Thane

     Mumbai : The Thane Anti-Extortion cell have arrested two journalists for extortion from a sectional engineer at Bhiwandi Punchayet Samiti.

  • Badminton federation swats down new scoring plan

    Bangkok : Badminton’s global governing body swatted down a plan on Saturday to adopt a new scoring system that favours faster matches after players and associations expressed angst over the proposed changes.

  • Bookies arrested

    Ujjain: Seven bookies were arrested on Friday night by the police after a raid on a hotel at Kotmohalla. According to Mahakal police authorities, Karan Vyas, resident of Singhpuri, Parishramsingh and Shubham residents of Kartik Chowk, Jaqir Bag, a resident of Kotmohalla, Yogesh, a resident of Jaisinghpura, Rakesh Sitaram and Harish Malan of Rajasthan were arrested with 7 mobile phones and cash Rs 40000. The accused were placing bets on e Indian