Free Press Journal
  • Muslim community celebrates Eid in city with fervor

    Ujjain :The Muslim community in Ujjain celebrated Eid on Saturday. The Eid namaz was offered in many mosques across the city with a wish of peace, camaraderie and good rain.

  • Man walks from Odisha to Delhi to remind PM of his promises

    Uttar Pradesh : In an unimaginable zeal, a 30-year-old man from Odisha’s Rourkela has walked a distance of 1350 km to meet his PM and remind him of a promise he had once made. Muktikant, an idol-maker by profession, carried a national flag and set on the journey from Odisha on foot for the people in his village, who are still waiting for better medical and infrastructure facilities.

  • Five held with eight stolen mobile phones, two-wheeler

    Indore  : The police on Saturday arrested five people in connection with stealing mobile phones and two-wheeler in Annapurna area. One of the accused had bought goods from the accused.

  • China slaps more tariffs on $50 bn worth of US goods

    Tariffs for 545 items worth about $ 34 billion, including agricultural products, vehicles, etc will be effective from July 6, 2018, China’s Customs Tariffs commission said.

  • Municipal commissioner chalks out priorities at her first time line meeting

    Ujjain : Municipal commissioner Pratibha Pal convened her first time limit meeting and addressed officials on Saturday.  She apprised them of her priorities as officials as administrative head of Ujjain Municipal Corporation. Tightening the noose on officials, she candidly said, as an administrative head she would not tolerate any disobedience and lethargy in completion of any assigned task. She made it clear that arbitrary decisions would not be taken by any official

  • CR’s cleanliness drive to create awareness

    Mumbai : In an encouraging move, Central Railway officials carried out a clean-up drive in and around the Kasara, Badlapur and Kurla stations on Saturday.

  • Centre is mum on its plan to amend RTI Act

    New Delhi : Even as the central government has confirmed that the matter regarding amendment in the Right to Information (RTI) Act is under consideration, the Department of Personnel and Training refused to provide details of the proposed amendment bill.

  • 17 dead in Caracas club stampede

     Caracas : Seventeen people, including eight minors, were killed at a crowded Caracas club early today when a tear gas canister was detonated, setting off a stampede, Venezuelan officials said.The deaths occurred after a brawl broke out during a middle school graduation party and someone detonated the tear gas, sending more than 500 people rushing for the exits, said Interior and Justice Minister Nestor Reverol.In comments aired on state VTV television, Reverol

  • Direct flight for Lucknow soon

    Indore : After starting direct flights to Allahabad from Saturday, the direct flight for Lucknow may start soon. Sources said Jet Airways is planning to launch direct flight to Uttar Pradesh capital from next month. At present, the city has flight for Lucknow via Jaipur. A large number of people from UP work in the city and the flight will help them to reach their home town on same day.  Earlier in

  • Mega farmer tractor rally on June 18

    Ujjain : BJP divisional organising secretary Pradeep Joshi and city chief Iqbal Singh Gandhi along with Kisan Morcha president Chandra Vijay Singh Chouhan held a meeting at Lok Shakti office on Saturday to formulate a strategy to counter Congress propaganda.

  • Two illegal structures in Bandra, Khar razed

    Mumbai : The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation on Friday demolished illegal structures of two restaurants in Bandra and Khar. The move comes after the owners ignored notices to remove the encroachment. The H/West ward office pulled down a monsoon shed belonging to a popular hookah joint, Hotel Sheesha, at Hill Road. The restaurant had put up an awning without civic body permissions. The ward had issued them with a notice on Wednesday.

  • Trump attacks Comey after release of watchdog report

    Washington : US President Donald Trump has launched fierce attacks on former FBI Director James Comey, a day after the release of a watchdog report that concludes there were errors, not political bias in the agency’s handling of its investigation of Hillary Clinton’s use of private email server.

  • Srija and Anna score easy wins

    Mumbai : Indian WIM Srija Seshadri (ELO 2207) maintained her winning run of form as she outwitted compatriot WFM Divya Deshmukh (ELO 2138), scoring her third consecutive win, at the end of the sixth round of the SBI Life-AICF Women Grandmaster Chess Championship, jointly organized by the Indian Chess School & South Mumbai Chess Academy under the auspices of All India Chess Federation (AICF) and played at The Acres Club, Chembur.

  • India proposes retaliatory tariffs on 30 US products

    New Delhi : India has decided to suspend concessions on 30 products originating from the United States. Customs duty on motorcycles with engine capacity over 800 cc will be raised up to 50 percent, almonds 20 percent, walnuts 20 percent and apples 25 percent.

  • 32nd Green Corridor created to transport kidney

    Indore : Another ‘Green Corridor’ was created in the city on Saturday to transport kidney of 39-year-old man. The city created a record as it became the only city in central India to create 32nd green corridor in last 32 months. The corridor was created at 9.05 pm between CHL Hospital and Choithram Hospital.