Free Press Journal
  • Modi dominates Hindi meet publicity blitzkrieg; Sushma bows out

    BHOPAL : Union Minister for Foreign Affairs has said no to display of her photographs on billboards publicising World Hindi Convention to be held in the city. The committee members, looking after the branding of the Convention, suggested displaying photographs of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on billboards.

  • Body found on Railway Tracks

    BHOPAL: The body of a 35-40 year-old man was found lying on the Railway Tracks near Subhash Railway Crossing on Thursday night around 11.30 pm. The MP Nagar police reached the spot following the information registered a case and sent the body for post-mortem examinations. TI MP Nagar Rajkumar Saraf said that the identity of the deceased could not be ascertained. It was yet not clear whether the deceased had fallen off

  • Kanjar Panchayat turns violent

    BHOPAL : A clash took place between the members of Kuchbandia (Kanjar) community while a Panchayat of the community was ongoing at the Bhadbhada area within the limits of Ratibad police station on Friday afternoon. Arms and sticks were used by both the parties against each other during the clash and even shots were fired but police later denied it.

  • Gang that attacked police patrol vehicles identified

    BHOPAL : The Ratibad police have got some important clues about the slingshot gang that attacked the police patrol vehicles on Wednesday night by blocking a stretch of road with stones in front of Sanskar Valley School near Kaliasot dam.

  • Vehicle laden with fake Bajaj pumps seized

    BHOPAL: The Piplani police on Thursday registered a case under the Copyrights Act against three persons including an Electrical goods shop owner and his staffers while transporting locally-manufactured submersible pumps labelled in the name of Bajaj company pumps for selling. TI Piplani Manish Mishra said that during vehicle inspection in the Hathaikhera area when a freight vehicle was stopped it was found to be loaded with submersible pumps. When the police asked

  • JP spic-span for NHM inspection tomorrow

    BHOPAL : Hectic preparations are on in the JP Hospital for the inspection of NHM team on Monday for the ‘Kayakalp Project’ for upgrading state’s district hospitals. JP hospital was given three days time to remove the flaws that were noticed during the first inspection on last Monday. The hospital was given 58 per cent marks in the earlier assessment whereas the hospital management gave itself 91 per cent marks in self-assessment.

  • IGRMS wins award for Rajbhasha implementation

    BHOPAL : Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya has been selected for third prize for best implementation of official language Hindi in the year 2014-15 in the category of autonomous institutions of Rajbhasha Kirti Puraskar. The award presentation ceremony will take place at Plenary Hall, Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi on September 14.

  • Narendra Modi

    Revealed: ‘Sartorial’ Modi has no fashion designer!

    New Delhi :  Prime Minister Narendra Modi, whose dressing style and dapper appearance have often drawn attention, said he does not have a fashion designer for his outfits, including the signature short-sleeved kurta.

  • Fresh sedition norms draw flak from oppn

    Mumbai :  People trying to bring change in the government through legal means will not face sedition charge in Maharashtra, but those attempting to bring into “hatred or contempt, dissatisfaction and provoking violence” against the Central or State Government will be slapped with sedition charges.

  • Workshop on RTI

    BHOPAL : A one-day workshop on Right to Information Act was organised at Institute for Excellence in Higher Education, Bhopal on Friday. The workshop was inaugurated by Sudhir Kumar, Pramod Chaturvedi, Dr Chitralekha Chauhan and Dr ML Nath by lighting the lamp.

  • Saplings planted at Helping Hands

    BHOPAL : BHEL Ladies Club organised a plantation drive at the technical centre of Helping Hands. Club’s Chairperson A. Aruna Yugandhar, Anita Chauragare, Pratima Thakur, Kiran Gupta, Saroj Singh, Vijay Laxmi Gopal Krishnan, Mamta Saraswat, Shashi Singh, Kusum Jain and Annapurna Kumar did plantation. As many as 51 saplings of various species were planted.

  • IIT graduate who stole Harley bike nabbed in City

    Hyderabad :  In an incident straight out of a Bollywood potboiler, a man who allegedly stole a Harley Davidson bike on the pretext of a test drive from a showroom in Banjara Hills here, was arrested in Mumbai on Friday. Surprise of surprises, the thief is an IIT-Chennai graduate, police said.

  • Teacher’s Day at AISECT

    BHOPAL : Teacher’s Day was celebrated with enthusiasm at AISECT University. University Vice-chancellor VK Verma, Pro Vice-chancellor Amitabh Saxena and Registrar Dr Vijay Singh lighted the lamp.

  • MANIT turns 55

    BHOPAL : MANIT celebrated its 55th Foundation Day on Friday. The celebration commenced with hosting of the institute flag which was followed by an appraisal of the achievements of the institute by the Director Dr.Appu Kuttan K K. The guests for the evening were Prof. NV Raghuram, an international yoga guru and GC Pandey, chief general manager BSNL.

  • More books in Sapre Museum

    BHOPAL : The books of Chiranjeev Library of Agra will be presented to Sapre Sanghrahalaya on September 6. Dr Sitasharan Sharma, State Assembly Speaker would be the chief guest. Dr Kamal Kishore Goenka would preside over the programme. Vijaydutt Paliwal would be felicitated. Dr Goenka would also be feted for his research contribution on literature of Premchand.

  • Meera Bhajans on Janmasthami eve

    BHOPAL : Some popular filmy Bhajans of Krishna and Meera were presented by city-based singers which delighted the music lovers in a concert ‘Bhajan Sandhya’ here on Friday at Gandhi Bhawan. It was organised under the aegis of Bhopal Utsav Mela Samiti and RK Creations on the eve of Janmasthami.

  • Guru-Shishya Parampara keeps three-century old art form alive

    BHOPAL : Miniature art has always held a place of pride in the rich cultural heritage of India. Every region of our country has its own variant of miniature art and along with it, has borne talented and dedicated artists – some of whose descendants practice this complex art form even today.

  • Tendulkar’s play bares cold-blooded political intrigue of Peshwai rule

    BHOPAL : A four-day programme ‘Aadranjali’ concluded with the staging of an epic play ‘Ghasiram Kotwal’ here on Friday at Bharat Bhawan. The theatre fest was organised in the memory of celebrated theatre personality BV Karanth. Based on very popular Marathi play of Vijay Tendulkar published in the year 1978, the play was directed by Rajendra Nath.

  • Where is the money? EoW to join probe in Sheena case

    Mumbai:  For Police Commissioner Rakesh Maria, the challenges initially faced had been like solving a jigsaw puzzle. Ten days since the arrest of prime accused Indrani Mukerjea in the Sheena Bora murder case, Maria, whose role as the city’s police commissioner is due to be over on September 30, now has a different set of challenges facing him. After a web of lies, he now has to unravel a web of companies

  • Imphal leads in Wushu champ

    BHOPAL : The players of SAI, Sonepat dominated on the second day of the ongoing all-India SAI Inter-Region Wushu Championship at SAI, Central Region Centre, Bhopal on Friday.