Free Press Journal
  • Bhopal: Anand Utsav in state from January 14-21

    BHOPAL: ‘Anand Utsav’ will be celebrated across the state from January 14 to 21. The celebrations would be organised in 10,000 Panchayats and each Panchayat would be allotted a fund of Rs 15,000 for the purpose by the department of panchayats and rural development.

  • Bhopal: 450 docs to be shifted from medical colleges to hospitals

    BHOPAL: The doctors of health department, who are posted on deputation in various medical colleges across the state, will be posted in their parent department soon. A decision in this regard was taken in a meeting, presided over by health minister Rustam Singh here on Tuesday. The decision would help in removing shortage of doctors in state hospitals.

  • Bhopal: State to switch to NCERT books from next session

    BHOPAL: Books published by the National Council for Educational Research and Training (NCERT) will be taught in the schools of the state from the next academic session.

  • Your Day By Nilikash P Pradhan

    ARIES:- Some misunderstandings in between you and your associates might take place. Due to a lack of mental peace and concentration, you might experience some obstacles and hindrances at office.

  • All small cars, including tourist vehicles, will be exempted from paying toll in highways across the state.

    Bhopal: Heavy vehicles to pay toll in mining areas

    BHOPAL: A formal resolution on charging toll tax from vehicles moving in mining areas across the state will be brought soon. A consensus has been reached on this move. Light vehicles will not be charged toll tax in such areas. A proposal was put up before the cabinet about construction of road from Ghonga to Bilaua in Gwalior district. It came to fore that roads get damaged due to movement of trucks

  • How happy are ministers?

    BHOPAL: The additional chief secretary, happiness Iqbal Singh Bains on Tuesday, during cabinet meeting, gave a presentation on plans and projects of his department. A questionnaire was also handed over to the chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and ministers after the presentation. The questionnaire is based on a test developed by Professor Ed Danner, who is known as Dr. Happiness across the world.

  • Elite of this area indifferent to scattered garbage

    BHOPAL: Civil Lines, Shamla Hills is one of the posh residential localities of the city, housing ministers and Lokayukta among others. But scattered garbage is a common scene in the area.

  • From Russia with Love: Borzoi dog is pride of this pet lover

    BHOPAL: The Borzoi Russian wolfhound is a rarity in India. Known for its silky texture, which, mercifully, is resistant to dirt and mud, the dog is the prized possession of a city resident.

  • Six held for murder of parking contractor in Bhopal

    BHOPAL: The police, on Tuesday, arrested six accused in connection with the murder of a 28- year-old parking contractor, whose body was recovered on bypass road in Kanhasaiya village under Bilkhiriya police station on October 17.

  • Mumbai: Decomposed body of elderly found in flat near Kandivali

    Mumbai: Growing metropolises often throw up new challenges and problems, especially for those living single in large cities – with no one to care for, or look upon in their old age. In one such case, police have recovered the body of a 65-year-old man from an apartment at Thakur complex in Kandivali (East) in an advanced stage of decomposition after neighbours complained of foul smell emanating from his apartment.

  • Bhopal government to launch 11-year development plan for state

    BHOPAL: Chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, during Samadhan Online here on Tuesday, directed to suspend six officers and employees for showing carelessness. They include three officers of public works department (PWD), one sub-divisional officer (SDO), revenue department and two clerks.

  • Mumbai: Journos hold silent protest against Tatas

    Mumbai: Around 250 journalists and photographers from various news organisations and associations walked in a silent protest from Hutatma Chowk to Bombay House, the head quarters of Tata Sons on Tuesday afternoon. This peaceful march was undertaken to express the displeasure of media fraternity against the inaction on part of Tata Group of Companies to cancel the contract with TOPS Guard security agency, whose personnel had assaulted photographers on the same road

  • Supreme Court defers hearing on reservation in promotions to November 23

    BHOPAL: The Supreme Court, on Tuesday, deferred hearing on petitions regarding reservation in promotions to November 23.  The state government had sought time to submit its reply from the bench of Justices Chelameshwar and Abhay Manohar Sapre.

  • Bhopal: Adarsh Katiyar is new OSD to CM

    BHOPAL: State government transferred 10 IPS officers on Tuesday. Eight probationary officers were promoted while two IGs were transferred on Tuesday.

  • Indian equity markets stumble on domestic, global cues

    Mumbai, Indian equity markets plummeted during the early morning trade session on Wednesday after the major economic decision by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to de-monetise Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 currency notes and Republican candidate Donald Trump leading the tight battle in the US presidential election.

  • JICA getting MTDC assistance in Phase-II of Ajanta-Ellora project

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC) on Tuesday said it is assisting the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) team on phase-II of the Ajanta Ellora conservation and Tourism Development Project.