Free Press Journal
  • First Green Corridor in Bhopal fails to take off

    BHOPAL : First ‘Green Corridor’ of state capital, for which initiative was taken by few premium hospitals of the city and district administration, could not take off due to technical lapses on both the sides.

  • A lacklustre budget

    The finance minister admitted, in his budget speech, that he had received two conflicting suggestions regarding fiscal deficit. One set of experts suggested that he stay on course in controlling the fiscal deficit. Another set of experts suggested some loosening in the same. The finance minister decided to follow the former advice and kept on track to attain reduction in the fiscal deficit to 3.5 percent of GDP. I agree with the

  • BJP to conduct survey of MLAs

    BHOPAL: The BJP is going to conduct a survey of its MLAs on completion of more than two years in powers while the CM has instructed his party MLAs to fan out all over the state and tell people about the pro-people and growth oriented Union budget. The CM  was addressing the meeting of BJP legislature party here on Tuesday evening. Shivraj Singh Chauhan also asked the MLAs to learn about the government run

  • Cricket betting gang busted, 3 nabbed

    Indore : Aerodrome police raided a flat and nabbed three persons involved in betting racket on the ongoing T-20 series. The police also seized one TV, laptop and 24 mobile phones from their possession.

  • Telecom PSUs to invest Rs 16,815 cr in 2016-17

    New Delhi: Telecom PSUs such as BSNL have earmarked an investment of Rs 16,815 crore for the next fiscal in a host of projects, including setting up of Wi-Fi hotspots, enhancing network quality and expanding broadband coverage.

  • Computer Baba takes U turn, draws flak

    Ujjain : Computer Baba, who failed to show is his face in the city after ending his Delhi protest after appeasement of State government, drew flak from the media.

  • Small mutual fund distributors exempted from service tax

    New DELHI:  In a big relief to small mutual fund distributors, the government has proposed to exempt service tax levied on agents earning less than Rs 10 lakh commission annually.

  • Send the proposals that need approval: ACS Singh

    Ujjain : The proposals for the works to be done in the final phase of Simhastha Fair should be sent immediately to Bhopal for the approval. All the proposals would be approved quickly.

  • Car sales in slow lane in Feb, Jat quota stir hits dispatches

    New Delhi : Domestic car sales saw a muted growth last month with market leader Maruti Suzuki taking a hit due to the Jat quota stir in Haryana even as Hyundai Motor India and Mahindra saw increase in purchases during the month.

  • Intelligentsia blames DAVV EC for delay in VC’s appointment

    Indore : Not only former vice chancellors of the Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV) and senior academicians but the intelligentsia of the city is also concerned over the ongoing controversies on VC search panel and delay in appointment of vice chancellor at the university.

  • Bangla challenge awaits Pakistan

    Mirpur: Having registered resounding back-to-back victories, hosts Bangladesh are expected to put up a tough fight against Pakistan despite the absence of their main strike bowler Mustafizur Rahaman in an Asia Cup round robin league encounter, here today.

  • Stunned into silence by the Budget

    The Budget has left the Opposition speechless. The general reaction that it was a `bijli-sadak-gas cylinder’ budget has made the prepared reactions of the Opposition netas that the budget was anti-poor, pro-capitalists redundant.

  • MIT Group fetes actor Ashutosh Rana

    Ujjain : MIT Group of Institutes felicitated film actor Ashutosh Rana during a programme. Rana also addressed the students selected in campus placement and meritorious ones. Collector Kavindra Kiyawat was chief guest of the programme. Chairman Praveen Vasishtha, Vice-chairman Rajendra Vasishtha, Alok Vasishtha and Aditya Vasishtha felicitated Rana. Rana in his address told students to face the challenges of life. There is an artist in every man and he has to be kept

  • Hearing on petition challenging extension to acting VC today

    Indore : The Indore bench of Madhya Pradesh High Court would take up a petition requesting to quash an extension given to the Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV) acting vice-chancellor Ashutosh Mishra, on Wednesday.

  • City’s 300th Foundation Day to be celebrated on Thursday

    Indore : The 300th Foundation Day of Indore will be celebrated with pomp and gaiety on Thursday. The Indore Foundation Day Celebration Committee has chalked out various programmes for the day. Shrikant Zamindar, family member of Roa Raja Rao Nandlal Mandoi, who laid the foundation of the city and patron of the committee, said that on March 3 a Swaranjali programme and felicitation of teachers of all the religions will be organised at Bada