Free Press Journal
  • Gesu to wrestle in Delhi

    BHOPAL : Gesu Rahangdale of MP State Martial Arts Wrestling Academy has been selected to take part in Asian Cadet Wrestling Championship to be held at New Delhi from June 11 to 15. The players from around 38 countries would participate in this Championship. Sports Minister Yashodhara Raje Scindia and Sports Director Upendra Jain have congratulated Gesu on her selection.

  • Richi David bags gold in soft tennis championship

    BHOPAL : Richi David won a gold medal and a bronze medal in the 9th Sub-Junior Soft Tennis National Championship played at Ahmedabad. Richi won gold medal in team event and bronze medal in individual doubles category.

  • Gadkari to open Bamboo Investors’ Meet on June 20

    BHOPAL: Union Minister for Surface Transport, Shipping and National Highways Nitin Gadkari will inaugurate the first Bamboo Investors Meet of country at Academy of Administration on June 20 at 5 pm. Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan will preside over the function.

  • State to build land bank for defence units

    BHOPAL : Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan has directed that a land bank be developed for defence products manufacturing units in the state. He said that every possible assistance should be provided to investors in the state. Chauhan was reviewing investment proposals here on Wedneday. Chief Secretary Anthony de Sa was also present.

  • Americans to be free from phone-tapping

    Washington :  US President Barack Obama has signed into law landmark USA Freedom Act, forcing intelligence agencies to set up a system that will leave the telephone metadata with telecom companies rather than the government.

  • 150 saplings planted in BHEL

    BHOPAL: On the occasion of World Environment Day – celebrated every year on the 5th of June – BHEL, Bhopal organiSes a number of programmers aimed at environment conservation under the aegis of Environment Conservation Week. As a part of the ongoing Environment Conservation Week, a tree plantation programme under the leadership of AMV Yugandhar, Executive Director, BHEL, Bhopal and Aruna Yugandhar, President, BHEL Ladies Club was organised on Wednesday at N/6

  • Painting contest at Science Centre

    BHOPAL : More than 100 students participated in painting competition at Regional Science Centre on Wednesday. The competition was organised by Regional Science Centre to make the children aware of environmental issues.

  • DDiS 125 makes Celerio India’s most fuel efficient car @ 27.62 kmpl

    Kenichi Ayukawa, MD & R S Kalsi, ED M&S, Maruti Suzuki India pose next to the newly launched DDiS 125 diesel engine. Maruti Suzuki Celerio, the car that first brought the acclaimed Auto Gear Shift technology to India, now becomes the first car to offer a super compact diesel engine option to Indian car buyers. Celerio Diesel offers 27.62 Kmpl *, making it India’s most fuel efficient car.

  • Did Chinese ship sink in a minute?

    Beijing :  As rescuers struggled to save over 400 passengers from the capsized Chinese ship, claims of its captain that it sank in a minute after being hit by a rare tornado has come under intense scrutiny with questions being raised how a vessel of that size could overturn in a jiffy.

  • Day after fire officer’s death, BMC asked kin to vacate house

    Mumbai : A day after the death of Mumbai’s Chief Fire Officer Sunil Nesrikar, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) had approached his family asking them to vacate the government quarters they are currently residing in within a period of three months. Nesarikar is survived by his wife, son and his ailing mother.

  • India, US ink new pact on defence framework

    New Delhi : In a landmark development, India and United States on Wednesday entered into a strategically important 10-year defence framework agreement setting the stage for co-development and manufacture of defence equipment and technology besides holding joint exercises and greater intelligence sharing.

  • Hawking would consider assisted suicide if he was a burden

    London :  Famed physicist Stephen Hawking has said that he would consider assisted suicide – but only if he were in great pain, felt like a burden to loved ones or had nothing left to contribute to the world.

  • George W Bush more popular than Obama: Poll

    Washington :  Former US President George W Bush is now more popular than his successor Barack Obama, according to a CNN/ORC poll released on Wednesday.

  • Indelible ink mark on voter’s forefinger set to get bigger

    New Delhi: Now the proof that you have voted is set to get bigger and bolder. Amid complaints that the indelible or ‘voter’ ink is not being applied properly by poll officials, Election Commission has issued orders saying the ink should be applied using a brush specifically provided for the purpose.

  • Chinese Ganesha’s eyes narrower, says Manohar Parrikar

    New Delhi : With even Indian Gods being imported from China, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Wednesday narrated how idols of Lord Ganesha were coming into India from that country with eyes becoming narrower and narrower.