Free Press Journal
  • Ujjain college selected for Govt ‘startup yatra’ boot camp

    Ujjain : The State government organised a ‘startup yatra’ in collaboration with the Industrial policy and conservation department of the Central Government. The ‘yatra’ will pass through every district of the State and will organise a ‘boot camp’ there, in which startup trainers of the city will be provided training.

  • Anand Vihar College celebrates 19th foundation day

    Anand Vihar College for women celebrated its 19th foundation day on Thursday with dance on folk and Hindi film songs.  College students enchanted the audience with Vishnu stuti, Bihu and Punjabi dance.  They also presented dance on old bollywood songs like ‘ek din bik jayega…,’ ‘pyar hua ikrar hua…,’ ‘kare badra ja re ja…,’ which received a huge round of applause from audience. Chairperson of the college management committee Archana Bagchi, secretary,

  • Prog to commemorate upgradation of Chintaman Jawasiya High School

    Ujjain : A programme to mark the upgradation of Government Chintaman Jawasiya High School into higher secondary school was held on Saturday. From this academic session, four high schools including  Chintaman Jawasiya of Ujjain block have been upgraded by the government.

  • CBI chargesheets Pune ponzi firm directors for cheating 35 lakh people

    Pune : The CBI has filed a charge sheet against Directors of Pune-based Samruddha Jeevan Multi State Multi Purpose Co-operative Society Ltd, Mahesh Kisan Motewar and Prasad Kishor Paraswar, in over Rs 3,484 crore ponzi scam in Odisha collected from over 35 lakh people, officials said here on Saturday.

  • US call centre scam: Over 20 PIOs get jail

    New York : Over 20 Indian-origin persons have been sentenced up to 20 years in prison in the US for their involvement in a multimillion-dollar India-based call center scam which defrauded thousands of American citizens of hundreds of millions of dollars. The prison sentences for the 21 people convicted this week ranges from 4 to 20 years. “The stiff sentences imposed represent the culmination of the first-ever large scale, multi-jurisdiction prosecution targeting

  • PM shouldn’t talk ab out petty things,says ‘pained’ Naidu

    NEW DELHI: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Saturday objected to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s remarks, saying he was pained to hear Modi comparing him with “corrupt politicians” and talking about “petty things” during his reply to the TDPs no-confidence motion in Parliament.

  • Varsha Mangal-Mitra Milan Mahotsava to kick off today

    Ujjain : Sevadham Ashram will   hold a 10 day ‘Varsha Mangal Mitra Milan Mahotsava on Sunday. The national and international co-ordinator of the organisation, Monika ,andSevadham ashram founder Sudhirbhai Goyal informed that the programme would be inaugurated on 11 am with the Lions club holy city office bearers’ oath taking ceremony. Bhagwandas Airan will administer oath to officials. Dr Adil Chimthanawala and director Swami Narayan Mandir, Swami Anand Jeewandasji will be the

  • Eight injured as two-storey building collapses in Pune

    Pune : Eight persons, including four children, were injured after a two-storey residential building in Keshavnagar area in Mundhwa here collapsed around noon on Saturday, police said. While four of the victims are members of the building owners’ family, the others are members of two tenant families, police said.

  • You all take care of yourself, 16-yr-old texts dad before going missing

    Mumbai: The 16-year-old son of an income tax official has been reported missing since Thursday. Mihir Mishra, 16, is a student of Apeejay school at Nerul. According to police, he had sent a message to his father Upakaranad Mishra on Thursday evening that he would never return home, adding, “You all take care of yourself.” The Mishras reside at Antop Hill.

  • Sub jailor nabbed red handed by Lokayukt

    Ujjain : A sub-jailor of Tarana Jail was red- handed accepting bribe by Lokayukt on Saturday. Speaking to Free Press, Lokayukta Inspector Basant Shrivastava said plaintiff Ritesh Makodiya’s uncle Rajendra Makodiya and his two aides are currently serving a jail sentence in Tarana Jail.

  • Pole vaulter Rakesh Gond sets new youth national record

    Vadodara : Rakesh Gond set a youth national record in the pole vault competition to grab the spotlight on the opening day of the 15th National Youth Athletics Championships here on Saturday.

  • Tickets for Ganpati special trains sold online due to error

    A senior railway official said as per the procedure, at the time of feeding in the details of the trains the opening date entered in the system for eight trains was 20.7.2018. However, database staff erroneously entered the opening date for Train No. 09007 as 20.7.2017, instead of 20.7.2018.