Free Press Journal
  • Demonetisation: Tardy processing in banks leaves people impatient

    BHOPAL: The long queues at banks have vanished with various restrictions put by the government like setting  upper limit up to Rs 2,000 for getting the in-valid currencies exchanged, putting indelible ink for one time exchange and withdrawal of only Rs 2,000 at a time from ATMs.

  • Bhopal: Election Commission orders probe into allegations against Vivek Agarwal

    BHOPAL: The Election Commission has directed principal secretary, Labour, BR Naidu to probe the charge that Vivek Agarwal, secretary in the chief minister’s office was mounting pressure on government officers posted in Shahdol Lok Sabha constituency to swing votes in favour of the BJP candidate. Polling is scheduled in Shahdol in November 19.

  • Republican Party needs to be inclusive: Nikki Haley

    Washington: Amid reports that she was a contender for a spot in Donald Trump’s cabinet, Indian-American South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley has asserted that the Republican Party needs to be inclusive and cannot afford to forget immigrants or people of colour.

  • Bhopal: Air India security officer posted at airport suspended

    Bhopal: Air India’s (AI) security officer Anand Sharma, posted at the Raja Bhoj International Airport, was placed under suspension on Friday. He has been replaced by Narendra Prasad from New Delhi.

  • Bhopal: Ensure one mega convention in every division, says Shivraj Singh Chouhan

    BHOPAL: Chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, in a meeting here at Mantralaya, discussed with officials on the outline of ‘Gyarah Varsha Jankalyan Ke’ campaign on Friday. Chouhan asked officials to conduct programme based on theme during the campaign. Efforts should be made to ensure that one big convention should be conducted in every division of the state.

  • Bhopal: Wife of slain servant dies in hospital

    BHOPAL: The accused of murdering his father, a servant of retired IAS PV Dharmadhikari, is still at large while the cops are clueless about his whereabouts. Meanwhile, the wife of the deceased also succumbed to her head injuries on Friday.

  • Bhopal: Farmer scales mobile tower, demands compensation

    BHOPAL: A farmer, resident of Bichhua village (Raisen district), climbed a mobile tower at Polytechnic Square near the CM House on Friday in protest against non-payment of compensation after his 5 bigha land came under submergence in Semri Dam. Later, he came down after assurance by district administration and police for compensation.

  • Mandis to accept crossed cheques from traders in Bhopal

    BHOPAL: State Agriculture Marketing Board, managing director, Rakesh Shrivastava, has directed all Mandi presidents, secretaries and regional offices of the Board that crossed cheques can be accepted as Mandi fee from licensed businessmen in Mandis. It would be the responsibility of Mandi secretary to get their declaration form filled up and encashment of cheques.

  • Bhopal: Films on IAF, BSF screened at Shaurya Smarak

    BHOPAL: A short film titled ‘Any Task, Any Time and Any Where’ was screened in the open air theatre at ‘Shaurya Smarak’ here on Friday. The film shows how the men of border security force protect the borders of the country. The film is produced by the Films Division of government of India. Scripted by MN Qureshi, the film is directed by MN Ghate.

  • NIA raids underway on 10 premises of Zakir Naik-run IRF

    Mumbai: Teams of the National Investigation Agency (NIA), along with the Mumbai Police, on Saturday morning launched raids on 10 premises of Islamic Research Foundation (IRF) run by controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik.

  • Global Citizen India to apply for tax exemption

    Mumbai: The Global Citizen founder Hugh Evans has accepted that they would apply for tax exemption for their cultural event to be held on Saturday. They said it would be the Maharashtra government’s call to consider the same or not.

  • Bhopal: ‘Humans are natural vegetarian’

    BHOPAL: An awareness session, ‘Mansahaar Nishedh Diwas’, on health and diet was organised at Mithi Gobindram Public School on Friday for the students of classes 9 th 12.