Free Press Journal
  • Bhopal: Glimpses of individual collector’s passion, collection

    Bhopal: On the International Museum Day which falls on May 18, Free Press spoke of some people in the city who have collection fossils, ancient potteries, stones tools, bricks, 200-years-old hand-written Panchang and utensils, 70-years-old walnut tray at their homes making ‘Mini Museum’. They also have foreign currencies, postal stamps, coins, books and photographs. Some…

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  • Ravivar Ki Baat: Makhanlal varsity students engage youth in social, political issues

    Bhopal: A group of 15 students from Makhanlal University have made YouTube channel ‘Ravivar Ki Baat’ to make youths aware about social and political issues across the world. Launched in October 2017, the channel has made 48 videos on current social and political issues including Padmaavat, Pakuda, naxalism, terrorism, Ronhingya, education, employment, teen talaq, death…

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  • Bhopal: Keeping nerves with hobbies after exams

    Bhopal: After writing their board exams the students are busy pursuing their hobbies to recondition themselves from the stress. Being edgy is quite natural, a lot depends on the their results marks. Good marks will earn them an admission in good colleges and scholarship for further studies. Swimming, football has come up as their favourite…

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  • Bhopal: No Nobel Prize for literature this year

    Bhopal: Littérateur and academicians in the city ripped into the Swedish Academy’s decision not to give Nobel Prize in literature this year. The Academy’s decision came in the wake of infighting and resignations after allegations of sexual misconduct, financial malpractices and repeated leaks that recently came to light. The intellectuals termed it as ‘funny and wrong…

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  • Rabindranath Tagore a social reformer par excellence

    Bhopal: There are so much reams of writing and there will be much more in the years to come about Rabindranath Tagore as a bard, novelist, essayist, storywriter, composer and painter. So, an additional effort to do that will be in vain. But an author in Tagore has put into shadow his contribution to social…

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  • Bhopal: Summer sun, dust protection sunglasses galore

    Bhopal: The sun is out! Dust and heat wave are here and to stay! If you a wayfarer, biker or owner of a four-wheeler- it is time to reach for your trusted sunglasses. Be it brand, style, colour or price the city dwellers are spoilt with choices with sunglasses in the market. The outlets offers brand…

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  • Bhopal: With Asaram’s fall, sale of ashram products drops

    Bhopal: Despite conviction, Asaram Bapu’s name still sells. Around 15 general stores named after him are continuing with the business as always. However, the sale of his Ashram products has dipped after the tainted saint was jailed for life for teen rape. The main general store on the premises of jailed Asaram’s Gandhinagar Ashram offers…

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  • Bhopal: Logistic issues, technical snag hit ‘Kadaknath’ supply

    Bhopal: ‘MP Kadaknath’ mobile app has evoked tremendous response, but due to the logistical problems and technical snags, poultry firm owners have failed to honour the pouring orders. The MP government launched the mobile app on March 28 to market rare chicken breed – the “Kadaknath”- whose black meat is in high demand for its nutritious…

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  • Bhopal: Smita Nagdev weaves magic with sitar in Paris Town Hall

    Bhopal: Smita Nagdev, a city-based sitar player, enthralled the audience at ‘Du Gange Au Mekong 2018’, a concert of Asian Community, at Hotel De Ville -Town Hall Paris- on Saturday. The concert began with the sitar recital of Smita, who was the only artist from MP to give solo performance in such a prestigious event at…

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