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  • Bhopal: No Tension: MP’s Padwomen create awareness in tribals

    Bhopal: Priyanshi Educational, Cultural and Social Society (PECCS), Bhopal has been training women, specifically tribal women in manufacturing low-cost sanitary pads named, No Tension, since 2002. They are not only imparting training in MP but also in Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh and Arunachal Pradesh. Besides training, PECCS creates awareness about menstrual hygiene among women. They are made…

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  • Bhopal: MANIT students raise funds to make car

    Bhopal: A group of 25 students from mechanical engineering department of Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology (MANIT) is raising funds through social media to make formula one racing-car, Martini 2. The students plan to take part in an all-India car-racing competition ‘SUPRA SAE INDIA 2018’ with this car. The competition to be held from…

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  • Bhopal: We didn’t score well but we’re doing fine, say professionals

    Bhopal: Getting good marks in board examinations doesn’t guarantee success. There are many people in the city who have succeeded in life though they did not score well in board examinations. Free Press talked to a section of such residents. Excerpts Sindhu Dholpure, counsellor I did not score well in MA (psychology) as I was…

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    Bhopal: PadMan is bold and beautiful, say film’s local artistes

    Bhopal: Film PadMan starring Akshay Kumar, Radhika Apte and Sonam Kapoor has 10 artistes from the city who have acted in the film. Directed by R Balki and released on Friday, the movie is about menstrual hygiene. The artistes, who worked for the film, shared their experiences with Free Press. Excerpts: Shalini Gupta My role…

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  • Bhopal: FM promises moon, farmers refuse to buy it

    Bhopal: It seems that the finance minister Arun Jaitley has failed to please the farmers here even when main focus of his budget remained rural economy and agriculture. The union minister in his Budget 2018-19 speech on Thursday had outlined a slew of measures to boost agricultural production and rural economy. The announcement of setting…

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  • Bhopal: Lukewarm response leaves artisans high and dry

    Bhopal: It is 4.30 pm and Govind Ram from Rajasthan is still awaiting his first customer of the day at his stall at Lokrang – a signature five-day festival of state culture department organised every year on Republic Day. This is the 33rd edition of the event.   Govind who has brought a range of short…

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    Bhopal: Mercury tumbles but not ice cream sales

    Bhopal: We love ice cream all year round and what best way then to beat the cold weather blues with a scoop of your favourite delicious ice cream. The biting cold that has gripped the city has failed to deter the people from enjoying the ice-cream. Drop in mercury did not hit the ice cream…

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  • Bhopal: So, what keeps you fit in winter?

    Bhopal: What keeps you fit in winter? Opinions vary. Free Press talked a section of experts on what people should eat in winter season. Nutritionist and dietician Dr Sonali Malhotra said though people love to eat heavy and spicy food in winter season, it is necessary to exercise caution. “Include leafy vegetables and seasonal fruits…

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  • Bhopal: PM’s announcement is political stunt: Muslims

    Bhopal: Local Muslims have criticised Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s announcement in Maan Ki Baat broadcast on December 31 that a policy has been made wherein Muslim women above 45 years can go to Haj without their male guardians or Mahram. They said PM said nothing new because most women are already going for Haj without…

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