Free Press Journal
  • Afghan Taliban announces 3-day Eid Ceasefire

    Kabul: The Taliban announced today a three-day ceasefire with Afghan security forces for Eid, the holiday that caps off Ramadan, though it said operations against “foreign occupiers” would continue. But the group warned its fighters would “strongly defend” themselves if attacked, according to a statement sent to the media two days after the Afghan government announced a week-long ceasefire.

  • Rahul Gandhi condoles death of former Union minister L P Shahi

    New Delhi: Senior Congress leader and former Union Minister L.P. Shahi died on Saturday at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here. He was 98. Congress President Rahul Gandhi condoled Shahi’s death and said his loss will be felt by all party leaders.

  • Patna: Fire breaks out in godown of LPG cylinders

    Deedarganj: A fire broke out at a godown containing Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) cylinders, here on Saturday. The fire allegedly broke out as a result of a cylinder blast in the premises. Six fire tenders and a team of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) reached the spot and doused the flame.

  • Ujjain: Collector Manish Singh reviews second special revision of electoral rolls

    Ujjain: Second special revision of electoral rolls has to be completed within fixed time frame and an accurate electoral roll has to be prepared. For this, collector Manish Singh convened a meeting at Simhastha Mela Office on Friday evening and warned officials of revenue department and other departments engaged in the election-related work against carelessness. The task should be completed with full dedication within a week, he ordered.

  • Ujjain: Mayor and municipal commissioner inspect project sites

    Ujjain: Mayor Meena Jonwal and municipal commissioner Pratibha Pall on Friday visited Jogipura, Shankarpur, Telkeshwar and Bapu Nagar and took stock of buildings under construction and other ongoing work under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana, they had also discussion with beneficiaries. Zone head Vinita Sharma, corporator Premlata Gehlot, Rajesh Rathi, superintending engineer Hanskumar Jain, executive engineer Arun Jain and sub engineer Manoj Rajwani were also present there.

  • Ujjain: Girl burnt alive under mysterious circumstances

    Ujjain: A girl was reportedly charred to death in Hiramill Ki Chawl area on Friday afternoon. The incident came to fore when a few neighbours saw smoke belching out of windows. As the door was locked from inside, they informed the police and fire station.

  • After Sonam Kapoor, Preity Zinta takes her husband’s name after 2 years of marriage

    Sonam K Ahuja has of late been in news, post her much talked about wedding, for taking on her husband’s name. In turn, her businessman-husband Anand Ahuja too has taken on Sonam’s name and refers to himself as Anand S Ahuja. While initially Sonam was trolled for taking her husband’s name with trolls calling her anti-feminist, the actress seem to have set a trend amongst other married

  • Ujjain: Women complain about lack of safe water in village, get beaten up

    Ujjain: Women and a few villagers were thrashed by miscreants on Thursday night. According to reports, a few women of Lekoda village reached sarpanch’s house to complain about non-availability of drinking water in the village. However, the sarpanch asked them to visit police station.

  • Indore: DAVV offers course for Defence personnel

    Indore: Accepting a long standing demand of defence personnel, Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV) has introduced a certificate course called ‘Defence Economics’ for them. The six-month will be offered by School of Economics from this year.

  • Indore: Registrations for admission in undergraduate courses end today

    Indore: Students wishing to pursue traditional undergraduate courses from colleges in the state but have not registered for first round of online admission counselling should act as June 9 is the last date to register for admission in UG courses at colleges.

  • Happy Birthday Sonam Kapoor: Here are 10 unseen childhood pictures of the the Veere Di Wedding star

    Sonam Kapoor is on a high and we hope and pray that it stays that way. Her latest release Veere Di Wedding is doing amaze business at the box office and is one of the top movies of this year to have raked awesome moolah. This sure is a path breaking feature because the film has been produced by two women and has all an all women star cast, including

  • Indore: CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan instructs DAVV to improve marksheet delivery system

    Indore: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has instructed Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV) to improve its marksheet delivery system after he learnt that the technology used by the university to prepare it is two-decade old. “There is need to use latest technology in the university system,” he told vice-chancellor Dr Narendra Dhakad when told about 20-year old software used by DAVV to prepare marksheets.

  • Indore: Man, paramour held for killing youth

    Indore: The police on Thursday arrested a man and his paramour in connection with killing woman’s brother-in-law (husband’s brother) in Manpur area. The accused had killed the man as he knew about their illicit relationship. According to the police, Manpur resident Amit Mukati was found murdered in his farm on May 29.

  • Indore: Youth shot at over land dispute

    Indore: A 34-year-old youth was shot at in Sanwer area on Friday over old dispute. The police have identified five people and started a search for them. According to police, the injured person identified as Khalid alias Pillu, resident of Sanwer, was returning home on his bike when he was stopped by some youths and one of them opened fire on him following an argument between them. After firing a bullet, the

  • Indore: BJP takes out ‘Kisan Ratra’ in city

    Indore: Days after Congress president held a farmers’ convention at Mandusar, BJP general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya during ‘Kisan Yatra’ taken out in the city attacked Rahul Gandhi saying that he is man who eats pizzas and talks about farmers.

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    Maharashtra government informs Bombay High Court: Special task force formed to oversee plastic ban in state

    Mumbai: Now, a Special Task Force (STF) will look into the issues cropping up post the ban on use of plastic in Maharashtra. The STF consisting of experts and government officials will also work to come up with a solution to ensure there is zero use of plastic in the State. This comes on an affidavit filed by government in the Bombay HCon Friday.

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    Thane’s ‘out-of-the-box’ school students distinguish themselves

    Thane: In an age when one hears of students securing 100 per cent marks in their SSC board examinations, when a school rejoices because two of its students secured 76% and 64%, one wonders what makes this so special. Mohan Kale and Dashrath Yuvraj Pawar from Thane’s Signal School are the students in question and their achievement is astounding because they were both former school dropouts who were inspired to go back