Free Press Journal
  • Bhopal: One Year Of Demonetisation: MSMEs and traders have divergent views

    Bhopal: The businessmen running Micro, Small, Medium Enterprises (MSME) have said that demonetisation has changed the track of Indian economy for better. But traders are of the view that centre’s move has ruined their trade, which will affect GDP. Prime Minister Narendra Modi had introduced demonetisation on November 8 last year. Though MSMEs stated that…

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  • Bhopal: ‘Separate police wing to monitor crime against women’

    Bhopal: Director general of police Rishi Shukla has described the incident of rape near GRP police station as shameful. Stating that action has already been taken against policemen who were negligent, Shukla admitted that police were quite late in filing the FIR in the rape matter. “But we have also taken stern action and even…

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  • Bhopal: GMC has Dera Sacha Sauda connect, received bodies for study

    Bhopal: The Gandhi Medical College (GMC), Bhopal, is among those medical colleges in the country, which received bodies from Dera Sachha Sauda for medical studies. A former GMC professor confirmed that one body was received. Though the actual number of bodies sourced from the Sirsa-based ashram by GMC might be higher, the GMC authorities are…

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  • Bhopal: MP’s women support #Me Too campaign to fight sexual abuse

    Bhopal: Women holding responsible positions in their area of work have come out in open to fight against sexual harassment. They have expressed their views on social media platforms including #Me Too, a world-wide campaign against sexual abuse and harassment of women. Many celebrities have shared their experiences and views on # Me Too. The…

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  • Even with changing times, faith remains a great healer

    Man has always turned to the Supreme Being for strength to fight his strongest rivals – illness and death being amongst the most feared. Despite changing times and great strides in medicine, says Mallika Iyer, gods and goddesses continue to play a definitive role in the process of healing The purpose of religion and the…

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  • Bhopal: Winged guests prefer to skip City of Lakes

    Bhopal: Winged visitors have stopped descending in Bhopal, which is called the City of Lakes. Experts have blamed rise in pollution level and disruption of eco-system like wetland mismanagement near Upper Lake and other water bodies for the sharp drop in number of migratory birds coming to Bhopal. These migratory birds come from Siberia, South…

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  • Bhopal: Mobile service providers cry foul over different Aadhar linking rule

    Bhopal: The Central government allegedly treats banks and mobile service provider companies differently as far as Aadhar –link up is concerned. The mobile service providers are up against the discrimination as Aadhar linking is time consuming and customers’ physical presence is mandatory. However, mobile service companies have to follow directives of TRAI– Telecom Regulatory Authority…

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  • Bhopal: ‘Dying’ sweeper cadre in health dept poses probs for autopsy

    Bhopal: Postmortems (autopsies) have been badly affected in Madhya Pradesh. Health department is looking helpless as main hands which are used in performing postmortems are safai-kamgars (sanitation workers) and they are outsourced. And it is the sanitation workers whose main job is shifting bodies (sometimes old and decomposed) to mortuary where the bodies are cut…

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  • Bhopal: Ground covered with stones, This is Saket Nagar Park for you

    BHOPAL: The sprawling Saket Nagar Park is simply a fenced ground. It wears a deserted look, exposing the lethargic attitude of the Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC) as well as the local residents. The ground is covered with a layer of mid-sized stones, making jogging or walking difficult. Local residents, who live in plush bungalows worth…

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  • Bhopal: When everyone is responsible, no one is

    BHOPAL: The park of Tapti Apartment in the New Market wears a deserted look and does not at all meets the needs of the residents of the area as well as the businessmen having their establishments in the GTB Complex. Vendors burn their garbage in the Park and patches of burnt grass can be seen…

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  • Bhopal: Only plants do not make a park

    BHOPAL: For a casual visitor, it will be very difficult to guess whether fenced area in E-1, Arera Colony is a nursery or a park. There is no space for children to play in the sprawling park. There is enough greenery but a major portion of the park is covered with ornamental plants and trees….

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  • Bhopal: Business won’t pick up till more cash gets into circulation

    BHOPAL: While the businessmen are happy over the provisions in the union budget presented on Wednesday but they are disappointed that the government is yet to remove the Rs 24,000 weekly cap on withdrawals from ATMs. They say that unless enough cash is pumped into the economy, their businesses will not pick up. Rajni Chhabra…

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