Free Press Journal
  • Met dept warns of heavy rains for next 24 hours

    Ujjain: The state meteorological department has issued warning of heavy to very heavy rain at isolated places for next 24 hours till morning/afternoon of Tuesday for Ujjain district.

  • Water supply to remain hit in parts of city today

    Bhopal: The supply of water through Kolar project in various areas will be affected on Tuesday following damaged pipe line near Char Imli of the city.

  • US to cooperate with India in making roads safe: Gadkari

    Washington: The US will cooperate with India in making its roads safe by offering a range of innovative technology and software in intelligent traffic management to reduce road accidents in the country, Union Minister for Road and Surface Transportation Nitin Gadkari has said.

  • Health minister launches IDCF, population stabilisation month

    Bhopal: “Dedication is necessary to improve the health conditions is state”, said health minister Rustam Singh while inaugurating the Intensified Diarrhoea Control Fortnight and Population Stabilisation month at IEC bureau at JP Hospital on Monday.

  • Repair roads immediately: PWD minister tells engineers

    Bhopal: Minister for public works Rampal Singh, instructed officers posted in fields through video conferencing here on Monday to repair the roads damaged due to rains as soon as possible.

  • Constitutional bodies don’t want to be transparent: SIC

    Bhopal: Commenting that it was unfortunate that Constitutional, legislative and autonomous bodies do not want to be transparent and accountable in their functioning and try to wriggle out of the ambit of revolutionary legislations like the Right to Information Act, the state information commission has ruled that the Special Police Establishment (SPE) of the Lokayukta was covered by the RTI Act.

  • Constitutional bodies don’t want to be transparent: SIC

    Bhopal: Commenting that it was unfortunate that Constitutional, legislative and autonomous bodies do not want to be transparent and accountable in their functioning and try to wriggle out of the ambit of revolutionary legislations like the Right to Information Act, the state information commission has ruled that the Special Police Establishment (SPE) of the Lokayukta was covered by the RTI Act.

  • CBI files supplementary charge-sheets against 4

    Bhopal: The Central Bureau of Investigation has filed a supplementary charge-sheet in the Court of ADJ, Sagar against four accused persons including two impersonators and two candidates, in a PMT entrance test scam of 2013 conducted by Vyapam, on Monday. The allegations pertain to two separate instances of impersonation of candidates in the PMT, 2013 on 7 July 2013 at the same examination centre.

  • Don’t sign files without reading them: Ex-CS tells new ministers

    Bhopal: Former chief secretary and current state election commissioner R Parashuram, gave lessons to newly-appointed ministers on government functioning here on Monday. Parashuram advised the ministers not to sign any file, irrespective of who has brought it, without going through it.

  • Rain leads to shut down OTs of Hamidia, Katju Hospitals

    Two operation theatres, one in Hamidia Hospital and another in Katju Hospital, have been shut down due to rains on Sunday. The only operation theatre at Katju Hospital has been shut after water started sapping in from the roof. Dr Asha Chauhary, superintendent, said, “The renovation has started and as soon as it is completed, it will be operational again”. As of now, patients are being sent to Sultania Zanana Hospital and

  • Chouhan meets kin of Sahu who saved 20, lost his life

    Bhopal: Chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, interacting with family of Deepak Sahu, who lost his life rescuing people in Rajiv Nagar during excessive rains in the city, said that it is the duty of the state government to take care of the family of Deepak, who lost his life in saving lives of others.

  • Residents, civic body share blame for flooding of Mahamai Ka Bagh

    Bhopal: Choked drains, congested by-lanes and roads around the colony that kept on growing higher and higher every year with the laying of fresh layers of bitumen, led to the flooding of Mahamai Ka Bagh, a middle-class colony of about 400-500 houses in old Bhopal. Mahamai Ka Bagh was one of worst-hit localities of the city, when skies opened up on the night of July 8-9.

  • Bhopal Municipal Corp launches drive to make nullahs encroachment-free

    Bhopal: The district administration, on Monday, continued with the survey to identity the rain-hit families while Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC) launched a major anti-encroachment drive to remove encroachments on nullahs so as ensure that rainwater is drained out from residential areas as quickly as possible.

  • Met office warns of heavy rains in Bhopal, 13 other dists

    Bhopal: Bhopal, which has faced the brunt of excessive rain just a couple of days ago, may experience another spell of it as meteorological department on Monday issued warning of heavy rain for Bhopal and other districts including Vidisha, Guna, Ashok Nagar, Agar, Shajapur, Indore, Rajgarh, Burhanpur, Khargone, Badwani, Neemuch, Mandsaur, Shivpuri districts in the next 24 hours.

  • Kashmir an internal matter of India: US

    Washington: Describing Kashmir as an internal matter of India, the US has said it is concerned over the violence and asked all stakeholders to make efforts towards finding a peaceful resolution to the issue following the killing of Hizbul commander Burhan Wani in the Valley.