Free Press Journal
  • Elections, Sri Lanka

    By- polls: Dozen of ministers to remain engaged, work to be affected

    BHOPAL: Most of the ministers of the state government would remain engaged in two by-polls in the state. Despite losing Ratlam-Jhabua parliamentary by-polls last year the Bharatiya Janata Party is sending the ministers in by-polls in a similar manner. The BJP organisation has made a special instruction to the ministers to be aware of not neglecting the local workers.

  • Shivraj Singh Chouhan

    Commissioners, collectors meet from today in Bhopal

    BHOPAL: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan will inaugurate the two-day commissioners-collectors-CEOs conference at Narmada Bhavan here on October 25 at 10.00 a.m. After the chief minister’s address, a detailed review of the status of implementation of various schemes will be made.

  • Company under CBI scanner takes over 108 services

    BHOPAL: Ziqitza Health Care Ltd, which is under CBI scanner, took over the charge of 108 ambulances from GVK EMRI on October 8. The 108 ambulance has been in the news for the last few months for not delivering services on time, due to which patients had to suffer. Naresh Jain, CEO and Manish Sacheti, CFO of Ziqitza Health Care claimed that they will try to change the face of the service.

  • Bhopal: Arun Yadav to meet Rahul; discuss by-polls nominees

    BHOPAL: The state Congress president Arun Yadav is on a visit to New Delhi to meet the AICC vice-president Rahul Gandhi. He will discuss the names of Congress candidates for Shahdol Lok Sabha and Nepanagar Vidhan Sabha bye-elections with the top leadership on Monday.

  • Chief Information Commissioner can transfer Commissioners: High Court

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court has held that the State Chief Information Commissioner has powers under Right to Information Act (RTI) to transfer State Information Commissioner from one region to another for the purpose of ensuring that the Commission functions in a smooth manner.

  • Canara Bank official caught red-handed accepting bribe in Bhopal

    BHOPAL: The Special Police Establishment caught red handed the field officer of the Canara Bank for taking bribe of Rs 10,000 on Monday evening. The SPE have also charged the Bank manager into the case. According to Lokayukta police, the applicant Rajendra Bhagel, resident of Berasia had filed a complaint with the police that the bank manager Yogesh Parwani was asking  fpr bribe to sanction loan. The manager has asked the bribe of

  • NGT expands ambit of its illegal mining order

    BHOPAL: The National Green Tribunal, on Monday, asked the state government to follow its order dated September 21 regarding illegal mining in all districts of the state.

  • Congress demands transfer of pro-BJP Anuppur collector

    BHOPAL: The spokesman of the state Congress JP Dhanopia on Monday sent a letter to the chief election commissioner regarding the by-polls scheduled to be held at Shahdol parliamentary constituency.

  • British Prime Minister to lead trade delegation to India

    London: British Prime Minister Theresa May today announced that she will be leading a trade delegation to India next month, as her government seeks new relationships after Britain leaves the European Union.

  • ‘Men behave differently when a pretty face is around’, says Sapna Sirakwar

    BHOPAL: Sapna Sirakwar visited the lake city on Monday for the promotion of her television serial ‘May I come in Madam?’ telecast on Life OK channel. Talking about her role in the show, she said, “This is my first big break. I love Kashmira (her character in the show) because of her sassy nature and I enjoy the part when her grandmother is possessive about her. The show has been a life changer

  • Pakistan will attend Heart of Asia conference in India

    Islamabad: Adviser to Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz has confirmed that Pakistan will be attending the upcoming Heart of Asia conference scheduled to be held in India.

  • 7 factories, godowns gutted, many buildings collapse in massive Kabadkhana fire

    BHOPAL: Seven buildings, including a plastic factory, workshop and godowns were gutted in a fire in Kabadkhana in Hanumanganj area of the city early on Monday morning. Property worth around Rs 4 to 5 crore was destroyed in the incident. The local residents alleged that the fire engines reached the place more than two hours after being informed.

  • Priyanka Chopra’s Ventilator gets a dramatic world premiere

    Mumbai: From furious movie buffs shouting against the organisers to the audience walking out of the hall after experiencing numerous emotions in 130 minutes, the world premiere of actress Priyanka Chopra’s debut Marathi production venture “Ventilator” here was a dramatic one.