Free Press Journal
  • Music is pure mathematics: Gundecha brothers

    BHOPAL : The three-day ‘Ganitotsav-2015’ concluded with a lecture and cultural performances including puppet show, dhrupad recital, Bharatnatyam and Odissi dances here on Tuesday at the Ravindra Bhawan Auditorium.

  • RBI Governor goes with external advisors on rate status quo

    Mumbai : Four of the five external members of RBI’s Technical Advisory Committee had favoured status quo in interest rate and Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan went along with them while deciding the bi-monthly policy earlier this month, reports PTI.

  • Wages of unbridled ambition

    BHOPAL : ‘Shadow of Macbeth’, sending out the message that unrestrained ambition only leads to sorrow was staged here on Tuesday at the Antrang Hall of Bharat Bhavan. The Hindi play, an adaptation of William Shakespeare’s classic tragedy ‘Macbeth’, was directed by Manoj Nair and presented by the Shadow theatre group, Bhopal.

  • Chhagan Bhujbal

    Bhujbal assets worth ` 110 crore attached

    Mumbai : Two properties linked to senior Nationalist Congress Party leader and former deputy chief minister Chhagan Bhujbal were attached by the Enforcement Directorate on Tuesday. Located in the plush Bandra and Santacruz suburbs of western Mumbai, they are worth Rs 110 crore. Both properties are in the name of Pravesh Constructions, a firm allegedly run by the Bhujbals, an ED statement said. “The order for attachment of the assets has been issued under the

  • Avdheshanand to deliver discourse on Dec 25

    Indore : Noted Saint Swami Avdheshanand will be in the city on December 25 to deliver discourse on theme ‘Learn By Fun- Ek Vision and Mission’.

  • US places Indian lion in endangered species list

    Washington : The US will place a breed of lion found in India and Africa in the endangered species list in a bid to curb the dramatic decline of their population. The US Fish and Wildlife Service said it will list Panthera leo leo (a subspecies of lion) located in India and western and central Africa as endangered, and Panthera leo melanochaita, located in eastern and southern Africa, will be listed as threatened.

  • Scientist to grow potatoes on Earth under Mars conditions

    Washington : Scientists plan to grow potatoes in Mars-like conditions simulated on Earth, in a major step towards building a controlled dome on the red planet capable of farming the invaluable crop. The experiment, led by the International Potato Centre (CIP) in Peru and NASA in US, demonstrates that potato crops can be grown in the most inhospitable environments to save millions of lives.

  • Canara Bank helps tea vendor Karate champ

    BHOPAL: Canara Bank Officers Organisation (CBOA) under its ‘CANPAL scheme’ has extended monetary aid to Karate Champion Vandana Suryavanshi. Vandana is running a tea stall at Bhopal Collectorate. CBOA General Secretary GV Maniraman took the initiative and extended a monetary help of Rs 21,000 to her.

  • ‘Brainy Bear’ now in Kolar, Koh-e-Fiza

    BHOPAL: Brainy Bear Pre-School & Activity Club, the primary education initiative of the AISECT Group, launched two new centres in Bhopal on Tuesday. Deepak Joshi, Minister of State for School education inaugurated the Kolar center. Mukta Sharma, Principal DPS, Neelbad and Santosh Choubey Chancellor AISECT University were present as special guests. Joshi said children should be made aware of India’s traditional knowledge and values. Alok Sharma, Mayor, Bhopal Municipal Corporation was the

  • Detachment needed for ‘Moksha’

    BHOPAL: ‘Geeta Jayanti Mahotsava-2015’ was organised at Maharishi Vaidik Swasthya Kendra, MCEE Premises at Lambakheda on Tuesday. Maharishi School Group President Bramhmachari Girish said that Lord Shrikrishna’s sermons to Arjun as contained in Geeta were meant for world’s welfare.

  • Brains of compulsive video gamers wired differently

    New York : The brains of compulsive video game players are wired differently, says a new study that found that chronic video game play is associated with hyper connectivity between several pairs of brain networks.

  • St Paul Alumni Association sets ‘human currency’ world record

    Indore : St Paul Alumni Association achieved the ‘largest human depiction of currency symbol’ world record in the Golden Book of World Records on Tuesday. 800 students of St Paul HS School came together in the school campus to create the world record.

  • You can’t be ‘fat but fit’ human

    London :  Dismissing the concept of ‘fat but fit’, a new study has found that the protective effects of high fitness against early death are reduced in obese men. Men of a normal weight, regardless of their fitness level, are at lower risk of death compared to obese individuals in the highest quarter of aerobic fitness, the findings showed.

  • Cent Bank celebrates 105th Foundation Day

    BHOPAL : The 105th Establishment Day of Central Bank of India was celebrated with enthusiasm in a programme held at Manas Bhawan, Shamla Hills. Several customers of the bank were present on the occasion.

  • How sea spray affects cloud formation

    New York : Beyond the poetry of crashing ocean waves, salt- and carbon-rich sea spray has a dramatic effect on the formation and duration of clouds which cover 60 percent of the Earth’s surface at any given time, says a study.

  • Queens’ College Inter State Students Exchange Programme

    Indore : India is a land of diversity with rich and prosperous tradition and culture. Under the student exchange programme, the main motive of Queens’ was to make our students aware of India’s incredibility. Queens’ College, Indore participated in Inter State Student Exchange Programme under the aegis of AFS (American Field Services). Ten students were sent from Queens’ College to Rajmata Krishna Kumari Girls Public School, Jodhpur from December 13 to December

  • Night shift workers at high risk of car crashes: study

    Washington : Night shifts not only damage health, but also put those who drive home after their shift at significantly high risk of car crashes, a US study said. In the study, 16 night shift workers completed a pair of two-hour driving sessions on a closed driving track.