Free Press Journal
  • Neither A Hawk Nor A Dove – Book Review

    In this book, he provides the ultimate insider’s account of Pakistan’s foreign policy, especially the peace process with India including the Kashmir framework solution, hailed at the time as the most promising-ever dialogue between Pakistan and India since Independence.

  • Chunky Bollywood 

    Bollywood songs with jewels and ornaments used in the lyrics have enriched the melody and the rhythm of the films. TWF correspondent Shoma A. Chatterji probes into the Hindi film song with women’s jewellery as the subject and explores its significance.

  • Easy Money

    The second book in the Easy Money trilogy discusses how the global financial system evolved in the aftermath of the First World War and how that finally led to the dot-com crash in the United States.

  • Symptoms of low level of Pitta and its treatment

    When the level of Pitta falls in the body, there is a corresponding reduction in the digestive power, low body temperature, color and luster in the skin, and also an increased sensitivity to cold. There is a slowing down of the body processes controlled by Pitta.

  • Nobel for Ravichandran Ashwin 

    Exhibiting rare all round brilliance Indian spinner Ashwin has every right to claim he is a great scientist and be rewarded by the government and even the Nobel Science Prize, says V GANGADHAR.

  • Seychelles: A paradise for nature lovers

    Greenery, pristine beaches, coral reef, deep sea fishing, giant tortoise, unrivalled bird-watching, garden of Eden etc. Seychelles truly is a paradise for nature lovers says Chandragupta Amritkar after his second visit to this wonderful country.

  • Gay pride should be national pride

    Lavanya Regunathan Fischer & Devadatt Kamat say that it is about time that India validates its claims to tolerance and inclusion; a claim that seemed to ring hollow especially after the court judged homosexuality still illegal as per section 377.

  • Physician heal thyself: DG set in NGT building unauthorized

    BHOPAL :The Diesel Generator Set installed in the building housing the National Green Tribunal (NGT) office in the state capital is running without the mandatory permission of the Pollution Control Board (PCB).

  • BMC to ‘redevelop’ Shivaji Nagar, Tulsi Nagar

    BHOPAL : The BMC has chosen the already well-developed, well laid-out and green Shivaji Nagar and Tulsi Nagar areas for ‘redevelopment’ under the ‘Smart City Project’

  • Implementation of scholarship scheme unsatisfactory

    BHOPAL : The principals of nodal schools have been issued show-cause notices for unsatisfactory implementation of ‘Samekit Chatravratti Yojana’ for the year 2015-16.

  • Denied loan, man abducts nephew’s son

    BHOPAL : A man allegedly abducted the four-year-old son of his nephew in order to settle scores after his nephew refused to lend money to him in Malikhedi Village within the limits of Chhola Mandir police station on Friday. Later, the Chhola police registered a case on charges of abduction against the accused uncle and launched a manhunt to nab him.

  • Shun ‘Sala mein to sahab ban gaya’ attitude: CM to Babus

    BHOPAL : Counselling the officers to be sensitive and sympathetic towards the people, the Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan said here on Saturday that the powers they enjoy should not make them arrogant but humble. “Sala mein to sahab ban gaya” is not a proper attitude, he said.

  • Can’t be sure about anyone’s conviction: Uma

    BHOPAL : Union Minister for Water Resources Uma Bharati has said that after the acquittal of film actor Salman Khan, she cannot say with any degree of certainty that anyone would be convicted.

  • Delay in farmers’ relief: 24 Collectors asked to show cause

    BHOPAL: Chief Secretary Antony de Sa served notices on 24 collectors over poor performance in distribution of relief to drought-hit farmers.As per the notices, action will be taken in case relief will not be distributed within three days.

  • Two youth shot at over old rivalry

    BHOPAL : Two bike-borne youth waylaid and fired shots at three other bike-borne youth near Fish Aquarium within the limits of Jehangirabad police station on Saturday evening around 7 pm. Two youth sustained gunshot injuries in the incident and were rushed to Chirayu and LBS Hospital where their condition was reported to be critical.

  • ADJ settles 1,300 cases at one go

    BHOPAL : The district and sessions court of Bhopal settled 1m300 cases of a NGO – Public Legal Forum – at one go in National Lok Adalat on Saturday. ADJ Kashianth Singh settled all the 1300 cases filed by the NGO at one go.

  • 2 booked for abetment to suicide

    BHOPAL : Ashoka Garden police have registered a case of abetment to suicide against husband of a 30-year-old woman who committed suicide by hanging self in her house at Shubhash Colony on Dec 2. According to information, the victim Chand Bi (30), wife of Afsar Qureshi, a resident of Shubhash Colony hanged self in the night on December 2 following dispute with her husband. However Afsar who was asleep suddenly spotted her

  • MPPSC: 60,000 seek copies of evaluated OMR sheets

    Indore : Curiosity killed the cat. Nearly 60,000 curious candidates of total 2.45 lakh registered for state civil service preliminary examination-2015 have applied for seeing their evaluated optical mark reading (OMR) sheet.

  • Barwani CMHO in deep waters

    Indore : Days after more than 60 patients were hospitalized following botched cataract surgeries at a free eye camp in Barwani district, Chief Medical and Health Officer (CMHO) of the district is in deep waters as the health department has begun investigation into quality and standard of local purchase of medicines made by the officer.

  • ‘Crime Watch’ helps city cops in busting gambling gangs

    Indore : ‘Crime Watch’, a service launched by the City police a fortnight ago to curb crimes with the help of citizens, has helped the police bust gamblers and betting gangs the most. Although number of other crimes is negligible, the number of gamblers and betters nabbed are encouraging.