Free Press Journal
  • Ujjain: Temperature soars in first week of April

    Ujjain: The month of April has started on a hot note. Tuesday was a hot day in the city as the temperature rose to 39.4 degrees Celsius which was 2.4 degrees above normal. The minimum temperature was 20 degrees Celsius. According to Jiwajiganj Observatory in charge Deepak Gupta, humidity oscillated between 41 and 17 per cent. The maximum and minimum temperatures are expected to hover between 40 and 20 degrees Celsius, respectively.

  • Ujjain: Old and new city to get alternate day water supply from today

    Ujjain: Ujjain Municipal Corporation (UMC) commissioner Dr Vijay Kumar J along with water works committee in charge Kalawati Yadav, took a review meeting of works of PHED department for water supply during the summer. Executive engineer Dharmendra Verma and other officers were present in the meeting.

  • Ujjain: Cancer patient conned for Rs 12.5 lakh

    Ujjain: A cancer patient was conned for Rs 12.5 lakh by cheats from Haryana. Rajesh Chopra, a resident of Dussehra Maidan, is a cancer patient and regularly goes to Mumbai for treatment. There he met Shishir Sharma of Rohtak who claimed that he was an agent of OK Life Care Company and sold medicines which were effective in treating cancer.

  • Ujjain: Dalits attacked for playing ‘ghoomar’ song in baraat

    Ujjain: A marriage procession of a dalit man in Ghatiya police station area was attacked by more than a dozen men because the song ‘ghoomar’ from Padmavat film was being played by them on Monday night. Six men got injured in the attack as the assailants pelted stones on the procession. A complaint was registered at Ghatiya police station against the attackers and the procession proceeded to its destination under police protection.

  • Bhopal: Maya Singh blames cops for violence in Gwalior

    Bhopal: The late arrival of police at various places sparked violence in Gwalior, said urban development and housing minister Maya Singh at an informal discussion during Cabinet meeting on Tuesday. Singh, an MLA from Gwalior, is also in-charge of two other districts – Bhind and Morena –which witnessed violence on Monday.

  • Bhopal teen lands up in Mumbai to meet Salman

    Bhopal: A 16-year-old girl, who is a big fan of Bollywood star Salman Khan reached his bungalow in Mumbai after running away from home. The teenager was reported missing by her parents in Bhopal’s Bairasia police station few days back. The girl had left home stating that she is going to receive her scholarship from the school but reached Mumbai without telling anyone.

  • Bhopal: Ragging rears its ugly head at GMC, BU

    Bhopal: Two incidents of ragging cropped up at Gandhi Medical College and Barkatullah University on Tuesday, indicating that tough campus rules have failed to tame ‘ragging bulls’. A MBBS first year student of GMC complained against four second-year students of allegedly harassing and beating him in the first complaint while the UGC denied accepting the enquiry report of a dean of BU in other case of the ragging.

  • Bhopal: Govt decides constituting legal committee in every dept to avoid court cases

    Bhopal: The state government, intending to avoid court cases from officers and employees, has given approval to state litigation management policy. In a cabinet meeting, it was decided that a complaint redressal mechanism will be made by constituting committees in all departments at state and district levels.

  • Bhopal: Students take fair route to success, incidents of cheatings on decline

    Bhopal: The figure says it all. The students here in the state believe in clearing their exams by all fair means as the number of incidents of cheating during MP Board examinations has seen a significant decline in last four years. This year as many as 2085 students were caught copying in exams, which is half the number of children caught in the act in 2015 and 2016. In 2017, around 2254

  • Indore: MYH admin to go for building’s structural test

    Indore: Waking up after collapse of Hotel MS building near Sarvate bus stand on March 31, the administration of biggest government- run medical facility too feels the need for structural audit of hospital building. Talking to Free Press on Tuesday, Maharaja Yashwantrao Hospital superintendent Dr V S Pal said that the strength test and structural audit of the hospital building must be carried out by PWD as the building is more than

  • Indore: MCI inspects MGM Medical College, MYH for 10 MBBS seats

    Indore: A team from Medical Council of India (MCI) on Tuesday visited Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Medical College and Maharaja Yashwantrao Hospital to check whether MGM Medical College is well-equipped to continue with 10 additional MBBS seats. The MCI team inspected the facilities in this regard.

  • Indore: MN Hotel collapse: Deceased woman identified by daughter

    Indore: The woman, who died in the tragic collapse of Hotel MS building near Sarwate Bus Stand late on Saturday, was identified by her daughter and other family members on Tuesday. She had come to meet her daughter and was in the ill-fated hotel when the tragedy took place. Efforts to identify two more deceased are on.

  • Indore: MP is now No 1 in ragging

    Indore: The tall claims made by state government of making higher educational institution campuses free of ragging fell flat after Madhya Pradesh toppled Uttar Pradesh to become number one in ragging in the country. So far this year, as many as 39 complaints of ragging have been reported in the state according to the complaints registered with national anti-ragging helpline of University Grants Commission (UGC).

  • Indore: DAVV ranking drops due to non-performance

    Indore: Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV), a Grade A accredited university by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), has suffered a new low. It has slipped down from the ranking bracket of 101-150 to 151-200 in the rankings (university category) released by National Ranking Institution Framework (NIRF) on Tuesday.

  • Indore: Sorry state of affairs: No MP varsity in top 100 list

    Indore: Universities from Madhya Pradesh have failed to find a place in the list of India’s top 100 institutions whose rankings were released by National Institutions Ranking Framework (NIRF) on Tuesday. The state universities could not find place even in the ranking bracket of 101-150 (university category).

  • Ujjain: Asha workers take out rally, submit memorandum

    Ujjain: Asha workers of the district took out a rally to Kothi Palace and submitted a memorandum addressed to Chief Minister to a senior administrative officer. The Asha workers of the whole state have been protesting. In Ujjain, they have been protesting at Samajik Nyay Parisar for their demands of fix pay of Rs 18,000 per month, accident insurance for the workers, a status of government employee and getting the daily allowance

  • Ujjain: Brahmin community chalks out programme for Parshuram Jayanti

    Ujjain: A meeting of Brahmin community was held at Harsiddhi Garden for chalking out programmes to be organised on Parshuram Jayani and Jagadguru Shankaracharya Jayanti falling this month. The meeting was headed by Brahmin community president Pt Surendra Chaturvedi. During the meeting, the members mutually decided that the festival of Parshuram Jayanti would be celebrated for three days.

  • Ujjain: MIT holds pre-engineering-pharmacy talent search exam

    Ujjain: A pre-engineering-pharmacy talent search examination was organised by MIT group of institute in which over 600 students participated. MIT group spokesperson informed that after two hours of the examination the result was announced.

  • Ujjain: Vijay Mallya, Nirav Modi ran swachchta campaign in banks says Shiv Sharma

    Ujjain: The 48th edition of Akhil Bhartiya Tepa Sammelan was organised at Kalidas Academy on International Fools Day on Sunday. On this occasion, Tepa founder president Dr Shiv Sharma informed that this year’s theme of ‘Ghotala dot com’ was dedicated to the increasing bank scams in the country. He said that people like Vijay Mallya and Nirav Modi fled to foreign countries after taking loan of crores of rupees from Indian banks.

  • Ujjain: Dalits protest, force shops to close during Bharat bandh

    Ujjain: Bharat bandh against a ruling of Supreme Court pertaining to SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act was organised on Monday. Hundreds of Anusuchit Jati Jantjati Adhikari Karmchari Sangh (AJJAKS), Bheem Sena, BSP, Sant Ravidas Sangh and other dalit organizations stepped out on the streets to enforce the bandh. They forced people to get down from magic, auto rickshaws and other means of public transportation. Heavy police force was deployed in the city.