Free Press Journal
  • Bhopal: Medical College seats will be 2000 in coming year, says ACS

    Bhopal: ACS RS Julania said, “Medical Council of India (MCI) has permitted state government to run the newly developed medical colleges on the basis of the arrangements that we have made there. Seats have increased been from 700 to 1200. It will go up to 2000 next year.” With only 20 per cent of basic…

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  • Bhopal: Prevalent child labour deprive many of childhood

    Bhopal: Government claims to provide all facilities to ensure children should go to schools. But it remains an uncomfortable reality that many children are deprived of their childhood as they are forced to take up odd jobs just to support the financial needs of their families. Free Press came across such an instance where an…

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  • Bhopal: Property disputes of royal families become talk of the town

    Bhopal: After reports that wife of ex-CM Arjun Singh has staked claim on Kerwa Kothi by filing suit in the District and Sessions court of Bhopal- the properties disputes of many royal families and well known families have become talk of the town. Bhopal Nawab’s property dispute is not new for the people of Bhopal. …

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  • Bhopal: Joint efforts needed to check crimes against girls

    Bhopal: Minors particularly schoolgirls seem to be the prime victims of sexual assaults. One can find them roaming in Chinar Park and Mayur Park and other such areas. They bunk classes and visit these deserted locations, which is quite alarming. It is time for the school administration as well as parents to wake up and…

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  • Bhopal: Can’t accommodate all 150 students in RKDF Medical College, DME tells Supreme Court 

    Bhopal: Citing a list issued by Medical Council of India, State’s Directorate of Medical Education (DME) has informed Supreme Court that it cannot accommodate more than 36 students of derecognised RKDF Medical College. The Supreme Court, however, has asked the State’s Directorate of Medical Education (DME) to initiate process for accommodating medical students of the…

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  • Bhopal: Rs 2,000 note vanishing fast; CM smells rat in looming crisis

    Bhopal: The recent reports of severe lack of Rs 2,000 currency notes in markets across the country suggest in the name of tracking black money, Union government is squeezing production of the bigger currency denomination like virtual currencies leading to a crisis. Market experts have their views on the crisis. Even Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister…

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  • Bhopal: Docs’ shortage, contractual employees’ agitation likely to figure in meeting

    Bhopal: In the state as many as 34,347 MBBS doctors are registered with Medical Council of India but government hospitals and medical facilities, particularly in rural belt, continues to face shortage of medical practitioners. There are 1171 Primary Health Centres (PHCs) in the state of which 393 are running without doctors. A number of the…

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  • Bhopal: 21 diseases to be treated as disability

    Bhopal: Dwarfism, acid attack, leprosy, neurological disorder and blood disorder will also be treated as a disability. Earlier, there were seven diseases in the list of disabilities. They included mental retardation, mental illness, blindness, visual impairment, deaf, dumb, and cerebral palsy. Special Need Education Home (SNEH) head Dr Naina Christian said, “Earlier, only 7 disorders…

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  • Bhopal: 3-phase Tiger census starts today

    Bhopal: Three-phase All India Tiger Estimation 2018 is all set to start from Monday in the State. In 2014 survey, Karnataka recorded presence of 406 tigers, followed by Uttarakhand with 340 and while Madhya Pradesh stood third with 308 big cats. The survey is conducted every four years in all forest areas in the country…

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  • Bhopal: Mini-hospital at Bhopal rly station soon

    Bhopal: Soon the train passengers coming to Bhopal station will be able to avail medical assistance as the Railways is soon to come up with a mini-hospital here. Within the next few days, the medical unit will start operating at Platform no-1 of Bhopal Railway station ensuring round the clock medical services to needy passengers….

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