Free Press Journal
  • Himadri Singh to be Congress candidate in Shahdol

    BHOPAL: The All India Congress Committee (AICC) announced its candidates for the Shahdol Lok Sabha and Nepanagar Vidhan Sabha by-elections on Tuesday.

  • Farewell invitations end speculations on de Sa extension

    BHOPAL: To put an end to the speculations regarding extension in service to chief secretary Antony de Sa, the state IAS Officers’ Association has distributed invitation cards for his farewell party. The Association is going to organise a party on October 31, Monday to bid farewell to de Sa and the invitations have been sent out to all IAS officers.

  • Arera Hills: Roadside parking before govt offices leaves no space for pedestrians 

    BHOPAL: There is hardly any difference between proclivity of the government employees and private commercial complex builders/developers as far as parking lots are concerned. Arera Hills, which houses a large number of government offices, is a glaring example as government offices are using roadside space as parking lots. The government offices are at least not supposed to follow the same pattern which private builders have set just for their own profit.

  • Bhopal: Nurses go on mass casual leave in protest

    BHOPAL: Nurses in hospitals of medical colleges of the state on Tuesday held a symbolic protest by taking mass leave to press their demands. Demanding salary appraisal and six other demands which included separate rules for appointment of nurses, grade-2 class for nurses, payment of salaries of leaves taken for protests in 2010 and 2011, CPF deduction and payment of Rs 4,500 to intern nurses as stipend.

  • Bhopal: Shishupal Yadav held for murdering brother Rajpal Yadav

    BHOPAL: The elder brother of a youth has been arrested in connection of his murder. The arrest was made after confirmation of murder in post-mortem report. The body was fished out from a well at Berasia. The dispute over 11-acre land has been the bone of contention in Yadav family.

  • Purse containing gold bangles stolen in Bhopal

    BHOPAL: The handbag of the woman record keeper of Kasturba Hospital containing gold bangles was stolen on Tuesday. She reported to Govindpura police that unidentified miscreants stole her purse containing gold bangles worth Rs 35,000. As per police sources, Rakhi Sarkar, record keeper at Kasturba Hospital, BHEL, lodged the complaint that she had left her purse on her table and went for lunch.

  • Six poachers held for killing Kanha tiger in Bhopal

    BHOPAL: A team of special task force (STF) of forests department on Tuesday nabbed six poachers, who allegedly hunted a tiger at Kanha Tiger Reserve on October 22. The hunters namely Devi Singh, Dheer Singh, Gyan Singh, Sunderlal, Dharm Singh and Chhotelal have been arrested. The electric wires, which were used to kill tiger, were also recovered from the house of one of the accused. The poachers have confessed to their crime.

  • Tough to interfere in poll outcome: US Intelligence Chief

    New York: Russia has a history of attempting to influence US elections, but the highly decentralised nature of America’s voting apparatus makes it “very hard” for anyone to affect the outcome of the polls, the country’s intelligence chief has said.

  • Krishi Upaj Mandi official consumes poison in Bhopal

    BHOPAL: The vice-chairman of Karond Krishi Upaj Mandi, Naresh Singh Thakur consumed some poisonous substance in the early hours of Tuesday. He has been admitted to Hamidia Hospital.

  • Bhopal, Raisen win hockey tourney in Sironj

    SIRONJ: Four teams participated in divisional hockey tournament, held at Chhatrawas Ground on Monday. In the boys’ finals, Bhopal beat Sehore 3-1 and in girls’ final Raisen beat Vidisha 2-0.

  • School kids take oath to prevent child marriage in Vidisha

    VIDISHA: Woman and child development department conducted a day-long workshop at Government High School, Karariya. The programme was inaugurated by town inspector Prakash Sharma. Lado Abhiyan in-charge Mukesh Tamrakar gave information about the Child Marriage Prevention Act.

  • 11 new vehicles join municipality fleet in Hoshangabad

    HOSHANGABAD: With 11 new vehicles joining the municipality fleet, the civic body now has 21 vehicles. The vehicles, which would be used for collecting garbage, would become operational within 15 days. That would considerably speed up the work of garbage collection and resolve complaints of the people.

  • ‘Zid Karo’ campaign for toilet construction in Hoshangabad

    HOSHANGABAD: Collector Avinash Lavania has instructed the municipality CEO Pawan Singh to organise grievance redressal camps in different municipal wards of the city so that the problems and complaints of the people can be resolved.

  • School teacher, sacked SI caught with leopard skin in Sehore

    SEHORE: A joint team of forest department Rehti and regional tiger strike force nabbed four persons in Salkanpur area while they were trying to sell leopard skin. Leopard skin, two bikes and one country made gun was recovered from them. The accused have been taken into custody and would be produced in court on Wednesday.