Free Press Journal
  • Barack Obama makes final Thanksgiving turkey pardon

    Washington: President Barack Obama today officially pardoned two turkeys as part of a Thanksgiving ritual but this time his nephews stood in place of his daughters who he said “still believe in bad puns”.

  • Demonetisation: PM Modi to attend Rajya Sabha today as opposition ups the ante

    New Delhi: As the government attempts to find a truce with a united opposition, which has disrupted both the Houses of Parliament since the beginning of the Winter Session, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend the Rajya Sabha and is likely to participate in the discussion on demonetisation.

  • You Day By Nilikash P Pradhan

    ARIES:- Not to stop till you success. Relationship with authority bosses will be good you will take wise decisions today. Business and family problems will be solved.

  • Remembering Uma Devi… alias Tun Tun the singer, first female comedian

    Remembering Uma Devi on death anniversary. She was well known as Tun Tun, the name given by legendary Bollywood actor Dilip Kumar on screen. She was a famous comedian and a talented singer. In fact, Uma Devi was a first Indian female comedian in Bollywood.

  • Bhopal: Homoeo college students create ruckus

    BHOPAL: Students of Shivang Homoeopathic Medical College and Hospital created chaos accusing the college of charging more fees for exam form.

  • Bhopal: Youth hangs self from high tension line pole

    BHOPAL: A mentally depressed man committed suicide by hanging self from High Tension Line pole on Wednesday at Railway Over Bridge at new by-pass under Sukhi Sewania police station.

  • Demonetisation: Anxious Opposition in Parliament vs firefighting government

    Boycotts of Parliament and walkouts have become so common that it is surprising when a session passes without a boycott. The current winter session is no exception. After the first day of debate on demonetisation announcement by the government, ruckus started over Congress leader in the Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad drawing a parallel between the deaths of those awaiting their turn for cash withdrawal in banks and the martyrdom of Indian

  • Bhopal railway station

    Bhopal: 67 trains not to halt at Bhopal railway station for 40 days

    BHOPAL: Railway platform number 1 at Bhopal railway station, under Bhopal division of West Central Rail, will remain closed for a period of 40 days for the movement of trains, following construction work of washable apron. Platform number 1 will remain inoperative between December 1 and January 9, 2017. All up trains going towards Itarsi station via Bhopal station platform number 1, will not stop there during the construction period and would

  • Post-demonetisation: Three steps that the government should take

    The die has been cast. Currency notes of Rs. 500 and Rs.1,000 denominations have been rendered illegal since the midnight of November 8, 2016. The government carefully avoided the term ‘demonetisation’ because that would require the stamp of parliamentary approval. But demonetisation it was, nonetheless. Nothing less.

  • Machil encounter: Raheel’s anti-India legacy may continue

    The latest escalation in border violation from Pakistan including the beheading of one of the three Indian soldiers killed in the Machil sector of Jammu and Kashmir reflects the last hurrah of the Pakistan Army chief, General Raheel Sharif, who is all set to retire later this month. This would be the first time in two decades that an Army chief would retire after completing one term without seeking another.

  • Bhopal: ATMs wiped clean by afternoon

    BHOPAL: Most of the ATMs in the city run out of cash by afternoon, forcing the people to rush from one ATM to another.

  • Bhopal: These old warhorses helped banks cope with deluge of customers

    BHOPAL: Many retired employees of banks lent a helping hand to their old institutions in dealing with the unprecedented crowds at banks, post-demonetisation. Whether it was the work of checking identify proofs of customers, filling forms, counting old notes and bundling them or maintaining informal accounts of cash inflow and outflow, exchanging and withdrawing money, everything which the ex-staffers were assigned to do was done sincerely with the same effort and energy with which

  • Bhopal: This ace hockey goalkeeper can neither hear nor speak

    BHOPAL: Abdul Samad cannot hear or speak but this is not what distinguishes him from others. His love for hockey and cricket is what makes him special. The 27-year-old goal keeper from Madhya Pradesh Hockey Academy, plays hockey since he was 10.

  • Bhopal: Fr Agnel School celebrates annual day

    BHOPAL: Fr Agnel Co-Ed School celebrated its grand annual day on Wednesday. It was presided over by chief guest Rt Rev Dr Theodore Mascarenhas SFX, the general secretary of CBCI and the guest of honour Rev Fr Franklin Rodriguez SFX, an ace missionary in Bhopal.

  • Bhopal: CM starts working for Ater, Bandhavgarh by-polls

    BHOPAL : With BJP registering victory in Shahdol and Nepanagar by-polls, the preparations for Ater and Bandhavgarh by-polls have begun. Ater assembly seats has got vacant with the death of Satyadev Katare while Bandhavgarh Assembly seat will get vacated once Gyan Singh resigns from the assembly following his victory in Lok Sabha elections.

  • Bhopal: Administrative officers pivotal to change in system, says Arya

    BHOPAL: Minister of state for general administration Lal Singh Arya, speaking at a programme at Samanvaya Bhawan in the city on Wednesday, said students need to know their potential. Theoretical knowledge and practical knowledge are both necessary to take competitive examinations. The programme was organised on the second anniversary of Kautilya Academy, Bhopal branch.

  • Bhopal: Allahabad Bank holds cleanliness drive

    BHOPAL: Allahabad Bank, under its cleanliness fortnight drive, conducted various programmes. The staff of the Bank cleaned Gautam Nagar Park on Wednesday as part of the drive. Zonal chief, Sujay Malik, in his address said cleanliness influences mind and health. We should keep our homes, office and surroundings clean.