Free Press Journal
  • Ismail’s interrogation may unravel jailbreak mystery

    BHOPAL: How the SIMI undertrials fled from the jail, what was their planning and their intentions may be disclosed during the quizzing of Ismail. Ismail could not escape along with eight SIMI undertrials. He would be interrogated after seeking permission from court. Sources said a team of criminal investigation department (CID), probing encounter, will interrogate Ismail, to know more.

  • US Presidential Race: Odds against Donald Trump in Rs 600-cr bet

    Mumbai: As the race for the penultimate moment of the United States’ 45th Presidential elections draws closer, along with South Bombay (SoBo) residents who are closely watching these developments, city’s bookies too have joined the American frenzy to predict the victor between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. Interestingly, till now, bets of over Rs 600 crore have already been placed, predicting a Clinton victory.

  • NDTV banned: Press must be free, but no freedom is absolute

    The Union government’s directive to Hindi news channel NDTV India to go off air for 24 hours starting midnight of November 9 for allegedly jeopardising national security while covering the terror attack on the Pathankot airbase in January last is unprecedented in India.

  • Bombay House assault on lensmen unwarranted

    Marshall McLuhan famously said, “The medium is the message”. In today’s India, a variant of this statement is increasingly true. It is that “the media is the news”. Whether it is on account of the shenanigans of celebrity anchors or the suspicions of embittered politicians, the fact is that journalists and news media organisations are often the topics of Twitter trends and living room discussions.

  • Police to celebrate Rutamji birth centenary in Bhopal

    BHOPAL: Madhya Pradesh Police have decided to celebrate the current year as birth centenary year of late KF Rustamji. Various programmes across the state will be organised to mark the occasion.

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, Chinese President Xi Jinping and South African President Jacob Zuma posing for a group photo before the BRICS meeting in Antalya, Turkey on Sunday.

    BRICS’ jerky record could spell doom

    Unlike the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation which appears to have run into a stone wall, the five-nation BRICS group seems to be flickering on. But too much need not be read into the current three-day meeting in Kochi of representatives from Brazil, Russia, China, South Africa and, of course, the host country India. The most that can be said of this second meeting connected with decentralisation to be held here

  • Bhopal: DGP, cops in Shahdol LS area placed under EC

    BHOPAL: The police officers deputed in concerned areas in Shahdol Lok Sabha by-polls and Nepanagar Assembly by-polls in the state will be considered on deputation to Election Commission of India. The state government has issued a notification in its gazette.

  • Liquor worth Rs 1.38L seized in Bhopal

    BHOPAL: Around 472 litres of liquor has been seized since October 26 in areas coming under Shahdol Lok Sabha and Nepanagar Assembly constituencies in the state. The estimated price of the seized liquor is said to be more than 1,38,000.

  • Setting the agenda for next reforms in India

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi said recently that “development” is the only solution to the problems being faced in the country. But we are simply not getting there. The report card of economic reforms initiated by Manmohan Singh and being implemented faithfully by the NDA Government is more like that of a student who passed the exams in the second division. There have been some great achievements. Our economy has become globally competitive

  • AISECT director at national meeting in Bhopal

    BHOPAL: Dr SR Awasthi, Director, AISECT University participated in the National PRE COP-22 Consultation held in Delhi.  Conference of Parties (COP) is the apex bodies of UNFCCC.  The 22nd meeting of Conference of Parties will be held during 7-18 Nov. 2016 at Marrakech, Morocco.  The main issue will be the implementation of various decisions taken in COP-21 held at Paris in November 2015. Anil Dave, Minister, MoEF was the chief guest and

  • Advocates’ Premier cricket tourney from today in Bhopal

    BHOPAL: Advocates Premier League (APL) will be organised at Old Campion School Ground from Saturday. There will be six teams including Blue, Black, Red, Yellow and GK-XI. The Bhopal Bar Association president TP Vishwakarma will inaugurate it.

  • Bhopal: 28-yr-old woman faints while riding; dies

    BHOPAL: A married woman died after falling off her scooty on Thursday. Married woman fainted at Kopal School under Kamla School. She was taken to hospital where attending doctors declared her brought dead. As per the police, Rachna Kushwah, 28, alias Durga was on her way to home in after noon on Friday by scooty. She fainted. People took her to hospital where attending doctors declared her brought dead.

  • NTPC stall in Chhattisgarh Rajyotsava expo in Bhopal

    BHOPAL: NTPC Limited has put up its stall at the Make-In-India dome at the exhibition ground at Naya Raipur as part of the 16th Rajyotsava celebrations of Chhattisgarh. RK Shrivastav, ED (WRII) welcomed the Prime Minister Narendra Modi while the latter passed through the stall during his visit on November 1.

  • Rajnath Singh to fete journalist Shridhar in Bhopal

    BHOPAL: Senior journalist Vijaydutt Shridhar will be conferred ‘Madhavrao Sapre Rashtriya Rachnatmakta Samman-2015’ at a programme at Raipur on November 5 by Union minister for home Rajnath Singh and Chhattisgarh chief minister Dr Raman Singh. Shridhar would be awarded a ‘Samman Nidhi’ of Rs 2,50,000 and citation.  Shridhar was conferred with Padmashree award in 2012.