Free Press Journal
  • Demonetisation: Banks put other operations on hold in Bhopal

    BHOPAL: “I was very tense for the last couple of days. My practical exam is on November 18 and my college was not accepting old currency notes. For exchanging old notes, I had to wait in long queues and I make trips to the bank for three days just to collect Rs 1440 needed for the fee,” says 17-year-old Ruby Sharma, a BA Part-I student of Nutan College.

  • Youth attacked by habitual criminal in Bhopal

    BHOPAL: A 21-year-old youth was attacked by a habitual criminal after the former refused to give him money for drinking liquor near Babul Marriage Hall under Hanumanganj  police on Thursday.

  • Garbage Management: IMC has a long way to go

    Indore: With increasing number of vehicles and pressing more than 5500 sanitation workers in the task of lifting garbage, Indore Municipal Corporation (IMC) has claimed that it was doing whatever possible to create a good solid waste management system but the fact remains that it still has a long way to go to contain the menace in the city.

  • Bhopal: Mayor Alok Sharma blows whistle to stop people from open defecation

    BHOPAL: Mayor Alok Sharma, kick-starting the ‘Roko-Toko’ campaign under Swachh Bharat Mission, stopped people from defecating in open at Railway track on Thursday in morning by blowing whistle. Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC) chairman Surjit Singh Chouhan also accompanied him in the mission. The mayor said that he would continue the campaign under “Mera Prann, Bhopal Number-One’ in Swachta survey-2017”

  • Bhopal: Servant of retired IAS killed by son over dispute on Rs 1,500

    BHOPAL: Retired IAS PV Dharmadhikari’s servant was killed by his son on Thursday while his wife sustained severe injuries in an attack. The reason behind the incident is believed to be a family dispute over a petty amount of Rs 1,500.

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    Mumbai: Tata LitFest kicks off in city, stars galore

    Mumbai: “If the British Prime Minister could sink to her knees today and express an apology for the Jallianwala Bagh massacre, it will be a respectful gesture,” Shashi Tharoor

  • Demonetisation: Indelible ink mark; thinner crowds in banks in Bhopal

    BHOPAL: The crowd for getting invalidated currency notes exchanged reduced drastically on Thursday after the banks introduced the system of applying indelible ink to the finger of the persons exchanging notes, In almost all the banks, the queues were substantially shorter.

  • MP traffic cop offers his kidney to Sushma Swaraj

    Bhopal: A day after External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj tweeted about her kidney failure, a traffic constable of Madhya Pradesh Police on Thursday offered to donate one of his kidneys to her. “I wish to donate one of my kidneys to Sushmaji,” 26-year-old Constable Gaurav Singh Dangi told PTI.

  • Bhopal: Raids at 581 places 332 held as security beefed up

    BHOPAL: Intensive checking of the vehicles and persons is being done on 57 check posts under Shahdol Lok Sabha and Nepanagar Assembly constituencies following by-polls. The borders of the state with neighbouring states like Chattisgarh, Maharashtra and 8 districts have been sealed.

  • Mumbai: Suicide note discovered in clothes during autopsy

    Mumbai: The autopsy surgeon at the Rajawadi Post Mortem Centre while conducting the examination on the body of a 17-year-old suicide victim on Wednesday, was surprised to recover a piece of paper from her clothes. A suicide note that the investigating officials had failed to recover.

  • Mumbai: Woman accuses cops of delaying rape probe

    Mumbai: The Mumbai police have refused to further investigate a rape case for which a zero First Information Report (FIR) was registered last month by VP Road police.

  • Four workshops themed on ‘Safe Blood’ held in Bhopal

    BHOPAL: A series of workshops was conducted on Thursday at Bhopal Memorial Hospital and Research Center and Hotel Jehannuma Palace on the theme of “Safe blood, Healthy India with each life-providing drop.