Free Press Journal
  • Ujjain: Deadly fire at Udyan Marg destroys house, charred body of woman found

    Ujjain: Fire reportedly spread in a house in Udyan Marg at Wagheshwari Colony near Wagheshwari Mata Temple on Friday morning, destroying everything in the house.  The charred body of a woman was also found in the house. The cause of fire eruption is still not clear.

  • Ujjain: Collector Manish Singh holds meeting of management heads, temple priests

    Ujjain: Collector Manish Singh called a meeting of priests and members of management bodies of prominent temples of Ujjain and Ghatiya tehsils on Friday, over temple maintenance. The collector instructed management heads and priests to appoint housekeeping agencies on contract, for maintenance of these temples. The collector also directed management bodies to provide maximum facilities to devotees.

  • Ujjain: Architect threatens UMC engineer

    Ujjain: An Ujjain Municipal Corporation woman sub engineer was reportedly threatened and forced by an architect over obtaining clearance for a building layout. Sub engineer Soumya Chaturvedi posted in the town planning branch in zone number 1, was allegedly threatened by architect Khalid Qureshi over granting clearance for a layout of a building.

  • Ujjain: Congress workers take to streets over Karnataka Governor’s decision

    Ujjain: Dozens of Congress workers staged a demonstration here on Thursday in protest against the Kanataka Governor’s decision to invite BJP to form a government in the state. Youth Congress State general secretary Ajit Borasi slammed the Bharatiya Janata Party for forming a government in Karnataka.

  • Ujjain: Kinkini Kirtan National Nrityotsav concludes

    Ujjain: The Kinkini Kirtan National Nrityotsav organised by Pratibha Sangeet Kala Sansthan, concluded on Wednesday at the Kalidas Academy. The programme was a competition based on Kathak and semi-classical dances, in which artists from Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Khairagarh, Haridwar, Nagpur and other cities of the country participated. Noted dancer Dr Shashi Sankhla was honoured with the Pt Kundanlal Gangani memorial Kathak nritya alankaran-2018 during the programme.

  • Ujjain: Divisional commissioner MB Ojha gets ‘emotional’ over Kshipra purification, calls it state’s moral responsibility

    Ujjain: Divisional commissioner MB Ojha held a meeting in view of the preparatory work for the Kshipra purification campaign on Thursday. An emotional Ojha, stated that no stone would be left unturned to purify the river fully. “Not a drop of dirty water will be allowed to contaminate the holy river and no one will be allowed to make the water muddy”, he said.

  • Ujjain: Women ITI building inaugurated, Bhoomi pujan for civil works organised

    Ujjain: The inauguration of the new women’s ITI building as well as boys’ hostel of the ITI (industrial training institute) was done by minister of home and transport Bhupendra Singh, on Wednesday. The boys’ hostel has been constructed at a cost of Rs 1.17 crore and the construction of women’s ITI building at Rs 4 crore.

  • Ujjain: Devotees take dip in Kshipra on Shani Jayanti

    Ujjain: Hundreds of devotees thronged Shani temple located on Indore Road and took a dip in river Kshipra on the occasion of Shani Jayanti coupled with ‘amavasya’ while married women performed ‘vatsavitri pujan’ on Tuesday. Devotees complained about stinky and muddy water of river Kshipra while taking a dip on Ramghat, Triveni, Mangalnath ghat and Siddhnath ghat.

  • Ujjain: MPPCB organises symposium for preservation of Kshipra river

    Ujjain: MP Pollution Control Board (MPPCB) organised a symposium for preservation of river Kshipra at Ramghat. MPPCB regional official PK Trivedi informed that the symposium was organised to reduce pollution in the river. On this occasion Mahamandleshwar Shaileshanandgiri, Shrikshetra panda samiti head Guptgiri, Raghav Pandit, Purushottam Dubey and district administration officials and civic body officials were present.