Free Press Journal
  • Ujjain: Two die as bike rams stationary truck

    Ujjain: A speeding bike rammed into a stationary truck on Saturday night near Vijayganj Mandi, killing two on the spot. Kamal (26), son of Vishnuprasad Tiwari and Anjani(18), son of Kripashankar Sharma, residents of Yogipura died when their bike collided with truck  number MP 09 6862, around 11.15 pm. The bike was completely destroyed in the accident.The bodies were handed over to family members by the police, after post mortem.

  • Ujjain: Rashtra Sevika Samiti holds grooming camp for women

    Ujjain: A camp for the physical, mental and intellectual grooming of women was organised by the Rashtra Sevika Samiti, Sarasvati Shishu Mandir at Rishi Nagar. Over fifty women participated in the camp primarily aimed at empowering women for the benefit of society.  A functionary of the Rashtra Sevika Samiti, Sushila Sharma said the camp would last till April 28. On this occasion Deepa Pande, Pinky Arya, Anupama Choudhary, Rekha Bhalerao and Deepa

  • Ujjain: Northern winds bring mercury down in city

    Ujjain: Rain and snowfall in northern areas of the country with winds blowing at a speed of 10 kilometers per hour, brought down temperatures in several parts of the country including Ujjain, giving people a respite from the scorching summer.

  • Ujjain: BJS girl’s empowerment workshop concludes

    Ujjain: A workshop for girls’ empowerment organised by Bhartiya Jain Sangthan (BJS) concluded on Sunday. Assistant director, public education, Rama Nahate was the chief guest.  State vice-president of Bhartiya Jain Sangthan Om Jain said master trainer, Amita Jain, Sasha Jain, Manish Surana, Vipul Jain, Abhay Jain, Sunil Chaplod, Raj Choudhary and Vinay Data attended the programme. Pramila Knkrecha and Manish Ora welcomed the guests. The programme was conducted by Amit Katariya.

  • Ujjain: ACS participates in gram sansad at village Narwar

    Ujjain: A Gram Sansad was organised under the campaign ‘Gram Uday se Bharat Uday’ at village Narwar, at Dewas Road on Sunday. On this occasion, Additional Chief Secretary (ACS) Radheshyam Julaniya instructed officials to delete the names of capable and rich persons from the BPL list and include names of genuinely eligible people so that the actual poor people may avail government schemes.

  • Ujjain: ‘Kshipra action’ to strengthen green drive

    Ujjain: ‘Kshipra action’, a group with a cause, formed by youngsters from Ujjain have taken upon themselves the task to strengthen the green initiative by vowing to preserve thousands of saplings planted after Simhastha-2016 on banks of the river Kshipra. Environmentalist Rajiv Pahwa who joined the group, motivated youngsters to join the cause.

  • Ujjain: Rawat conducts surprise inspection

    Joint collector and administrator of Mahakaleshwar Temple Management Committee (MTMC), SS Rawat carried out an unannounced inspection at the kitchen and dining area of the temple. Devotees are provided free food by the MTMC at its dining hall. Rawat closely observed the procedure and asked for feedback on the quality of food from devotees. Later, he instructed the staff to maintain hygiene and quality of the food being served. Rawat received a

  • Ujjain: ‘Bhasmaarti’ now free for offline booking

    Ujjain: Following wide-spread criticism, the Mahakaleshwar Temple Management Committee on Saturday evening decided not to charge Rs 10 for devotees seeking offline ‘bhasmaarti’ permission.

  • Butcheries, liquor shops have no place in holy Ujjain: Swarnim Bharat Manch

    Ujjain: The Swarnim Bharat Manch made a strong demand to shut slaughter houses and liquor shops in the city near holy places. The Manch prepared a questionnaire for the Home and Transport Minister and Minister in-charge of the district, Bhupendra Singh in this connection. According to the Manch, for a there should be no butcheries and liquor shops in a holy city like Ujjain.

  • Ujjain: Admin apathy turns traders into crusaders against encroachment

    Ujjain: Traders in Freeganj area are all out to ensure that the problem of encroachment is dealt with and have vowed not to stop until they get a substantial assurance from administration.  A 10-point agenda was presented at the traders’ association meeting conducted on Sunday. Members unanimously elected Mahesh Kandi at the meeting, as president of the committee campaigning against the illegal practice of encroachment on government land.

  • Thieves target train passengers, rob three

    Ujjain : Unknown thieves snatched mangalsutra of a woman in Jabalpur Somnath Express train at Berchha station. Government Railway Police (GRP) registered an FIR and stated that the thieves snatched the mangalsutra worth Rs 50000 of Chandraprabha, 45, wife of PD Bharti, resident of Patan Road at Berchha station.