Free Press Journal
  • Bhopal mourns Sir Naipaul’s passing away

    Bhopal: The Mystic has just walked off the stage but the Masseur remains. The name of Sir V S Naipaul evokes nostalgia among Indians. They treat the Nobel laureate as their own. Much loved and much criticized. Naipaul created a world – a world – that connects his readers straight with the one of Dickens’s….

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  • Bhopal: Two-thirds of newborns in State deprived of ‘liquid gold’

    Bhopal: Around 66 per cent of the babies born in Madhya Pradesh are not breast-fed within one hour of their birth, thus depriving them of colostrum – the highly nutritive first milk produced by the mother after delivery – aptly called ‘liquid gold’ and the baby’s ‘first super food’ – which also boosts the newborn’s…

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  • Bhopal: Girls are safe with us, claim children home officials

    Bhopal: Officials of children’s homes in the city are anxious after the incidents of Deoria and Muzaffarpur and have become more concerned about the security of residents of such shelters. The fact came to light on Thursday when Free Press visited three such shelters in the state capital to check the security measures adopted by…

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  • Marked increase in tourist’s footfall at India’s 1st live tribal museum

    Bhopal: MP government has decided to observe the International Day of the World’s Indigenous People’s on August 9 as Tribal day. One of its initiative to showcase the culture of indigenous people of the state- first live Tribal Museum in India located in the state capital is drawing attention of the globe totters. Inaugurated by…

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  • Bhopal: World Breastfeeding Week: ‘Aanchal Kaksh’, a non-starter in Bhopal

    Bhopal: Even two years after announcement by state government to open a breastfeeding room ‘Aanchal Kaksh’ at all public places including bus stops and collectorates in the state, the facility is yet to be made available in the state capital. The scheme was initiated by the Integrated Child Development Service (ICDS) of the state government…

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  • Bhopal: Rich tributes paid to Kargil heroes

    Bhopal: There is no military solution to Kashmir issue, it can only be resolved politically said defence personnel during an event organised to pay tributes to the martyrs on the occasion of 19Th Kargil Vijay Diwas here on Thursday. “No military, police or security forces can solve Kashmir issue, it needs political solution,” said army…

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  • LGBT looks up to Supreme Court for securing their rights

    Bhopal: “We are confident that the decision of the Supreme Court will go in our favour. Once section 377 of the IPC is decriminalized, no one will be able to exploit us,” said people of LGBTQ community in the city in an interaction with Free Press.  The community members who came to take part in…

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  • FIFA World Cup: Bhopal restaurants gear up for screening final

    Bhopal: To ginger up the thrill the FIFA World Cup-2018 has already generated among people of all ages in the city, some restaurants, clubs and hotels have decided to screen the final match of the tournament on special LED setup on July 15. Since the world cup has caught the imagination of Bhopalites, the clubs…

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  • Bhopal: ‘Shakti Squad’ goes missing from educational institutions

    Bhopal: Even though the incidents of crime against women are increasing, no ‘Shakti Squad’ is seen on the premises of educational institutions in the city like schools, colleges, coaching centres. The squad was launched on January 22 this year into keep vigil on schools, coaching classes, hostels, markets, shopping malls and sensitive areas. Free Press…

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  • Bhopal: These local netizens use social media for good cause

      Bhopal: Most of us use social media for posting photographs to update daily activities, but there are some local youth are using the platform to raise awareness in society about environment, wildlife, heritage and stop child begging. On the eve of social Media Day which falls on June 30, these young netizens shared their…

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