Free Press Journal
  • Ramesh Narayan yet again named chairman of AGC

    MUMBAI: Ad veteran Ramesh Narayan, founder of Canco Advertising for the second consecutive year is named as the chairman of the AGC. The Advertising Club and Advertising Agencies Association of India announced the Awards Governing Council for the Abby’s at Goafest 2017.

  • Mumbai: School buses to ply at least till November 24

    Mumbai: The School Bus Owners Association (SBOA) has called off their agitation to go off roads from Wednesday after the government extended time for petrol pumps to accept old notes from November 14 to November 24. The government’s relief by increasing the withdrawal limit for commercial purposes to Rs. 50,000 per week has also been helpful to postpone their plans.

  • Sushma Swaraj mum on hooliganism of Bajrangis in Vidisha

    BHOPAL: Union minister for external affairs Sushma Swaraj, who is known for her distinct image in the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), is silent on the hooliganism of the workers of the RSS-backed Bajrang Dal in Vidisha – her Lok Sabha constituency.

  • Bhopal: Prize distribution at Global School

    BHOPAL: Prize distribution ceremony was organised at GVN, The Global School, Bhopal on Monday. The winners of the painting competition themed on ‘Clean Bhopal, Green Bhopal’ were given prizes.   The programme was inaugurated by the School director Shalini Manoj and principal Dr Manohar Sharma. The students presented a musical programme on classic songs. The students of primary to secondary levels were given prizes.

  • Bhopal: Amway celebrates Children’s Day at Matrachaya

    BHOPAL: Amway Opportunity Foundation (AOF), the corporate social responsibility arm of Amway India, celebrated Children’s Day, in association with Matrachaya. A special day was organised for the under-privileged children of Matrachaya. The day’s celebration included fun activities like indoor sports and entertainment games, cartoon show etc.

  • Bhopal: State to begin charging toll tax from today

    BHOPAL: The central government may have extended free toll on national highways till November 18 but the toll check posts under public works department and road development corporation of the state government, have started charging toll tax across the state.

  • Bhopal: NTPC, Rihind wins CSR award

    BHOPAL: National Thermal Power Corporation, Super Thermal Power Station, Rihind was conferred ‘Swarna Shakti’ award for exemplary work in corporate social responsibility (CSR) for the year 2015-16.

  • Bhopal: Avoid junk food

    BHOPAL: World Diabetes Day was observed at JP Hospital on Monday by nursing students and doctors. Through street plays, various health hazards of diabetes were communicated to the students. CMHO Dr Veena Sinha inaugurated the programme and asked the audience present to increase their physical exercise and avoid junk food to lessen the chances of getting diabetic. The awareness programme was followed by an awareness walk from JP hospital to Link Road

  • Mumbai: Accept cheques for fees, CM tells educational institutions

    Mumbai: Maharashtra government today asked the education department to issue instructions to the universities and other educational institutes to accept examination and tuition fees through cheques and not insist on demand drafts or pay-orders.

  • Bizarre decision: Pvt hospitals can neither accept denotified notes nor refuse patient

    Indore: In a bizarre move, department of health and family welfare on Monday issued  a circular directing private hospitals and nursing homes not to accept demonetised notes as “only government hospitals have been permitted to accept them.” However, in the next sentence, the circular states, “No private hospital or nursing home can refuse treatment to a critical patient due to either lack of money or demonetised notes.”

  • Bhopal: From micro to microcosm

    A three-day group exhibition of painting and sculpture ‘Vyashti Se Samishti’ concluded on Sunday at Rangayan Art gallery, Shahpura.  As many as 30 works of city-based seven senior artists were on display and were appreciated by art lovers. These artists were Anand Tehenguria, Devendra Singh, Jitendra Vegad, Praveen Narad, Dr. Rekha Shrivastava, Dr. Shikha Anand and Santosh Raikwar. Most of artists painted beauty of nature and devotion on canvas by using mix