Free Press Journal
  • Bhopal: Agrawal feted with ‘Shanghai Youth Leaders Award’

    BHOPAL: Tanmay Agrawal, a resident of the city has been honored with the prestigious ‘Shanghai Youth Leader Award’ at the World Youth Conference-2016 for his extra-ordinary contributions and efforts in various fields like fighting for the legal rights of the underprivileged, helping them to get legal aid and also for engaging youth in social works in Bhopal. This international conference was recently held at ‘VigyanBhawan’ in New Delhi. This conference with theme

  • Bhopal: Zazir from J&K is exhibit of the month at IGRMS

    BHOPAL: The ‘Exhibit of the Month’ at Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya for December is “Zazir”, a paper messy replica of traditional smoking pipe from Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir. It is on display in Veethi Sankul. The ‘exhibit of the month’ was inaugurated by DS Rao, (head of the office, IGRMS).

  • Bhopal: Doctors take out rally on World AIDS Day

    BHOPAL: A rally was taken out from Gandhi Medical College to raise public awareness on community medicine and HIV on International HIV-AIDS Day on Thursday.

  • Bhopal: Meeting on arrangements for Narmada Yatra

    NARSINGHPUR: The chairman of Gau Samvardhan Board of MP and in-charge of Namami Devi Narmade Narmada Sewa Yatra 2016, Akhileshwaranand Maharaj took a review meeting at circuit house for preparations of the yatra. On this occasion, collector Dr R.R. Bhonsle, Pratibha Pal, CEO district panchayat, SDM Narsinghpur, Gotegaon, Tendukheda and Gadarwara, tehsildar, district coordinator of MP jan abhiyan parishad were present. Akhileshwaranand took the information regarding journey route, place of programme, night

  • Mumbai: Marathi cinema veteran Shriram Gojamgunde dies

    Mumbai: Noted Marathi film maker and actor Shriram Gojamgunde passed away after a brief illness. He was 71. Gojamgunde, who was ailing for some time, passed awayat a private hospital in Latur yesterday, family sources said.

  • Mumbai: Governor directs state universities to go cashless

    Mumbai: The Governor of Maharashtra and Chancellor of Universities in the State CH Vidyasagar Rao on Thursday asked all universities in the state to shift to electronic transfers while accepting various fees from students or dealing with various stakeholders.

  • Bhopal: Sagar declared ‘smoke free’

    SAGAR: Based on a study of Indore School of Social Work, collector Vikas Narwal declared the district smoke free on Tuesday. MP Voluntary Health Association got the survey done through the school. On Thursday additional collector Dinesh Shrivastava feted the officials who did excellent job in tobacco control. They were Dr Dinesh Kaushal chief medical and health officer and Rajkumar Jadiya, deputy media officer and nodal officer, tobacco control.

  • Mumbai: Gokuldas Tejpal hospital gets new cancer ward

    Mumbai: The state-run Gokuldas Tejpal (GT) Hospital is starting a new cancer ward that will treat the increasing number of cases of head and neck cancer that are caused due to chewing of gutka and tobacco.

  • Maharashtra gets first ‘cashless village’

    Mumbai: Amid the Centre’s push for digital transaction, Dhasai village in Thane district has become the first “cashless village” in Maharashtra, state Finance Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar said today.

  • Bhopal: Mining supervisor killed during blasting

    UMARIA: Mining supervisor Brajesh Pratap Singh, 57 died during blasting in Pali project coal mines. The mines fall  under Johila coal mines area of SECL. It is worth mentioning that managements of the mines ignore the safety rules in the race to earn more and more profits due to which two persons were killed in as many days in two different coal mines. A day back, a labourer had died in Vindhya

  • Bhopal: School teachers, principals trained in computers

    HOSHANGABAD: A ten-day training programme concluded at E-Daksh centre under ICT school scheme in which the teachers, headmasters and principal of different government school participated. The training was given from 21 November to 1 December. On this occasion, district education officer AK Chorgadhe collected the experiences of the teachers and principal about the training and also saw the Power Point presentation which was prepared by the trainers of E-Daksh centre. The training 

  • Mumbai: GRP, RPF form human chains to emphasise railway safety

    Mumbai: In an attempt to reach out to the general public on averting deaths on railways tracks across the city, the Government Railway Police (GRP) has initiated a series of drives as part of its Railway Safety Week campaign. On Thursday a team of railway police and volunteers stood in a human chain at the Elphinstone Road station announcing slogans “Be safe, be alert, don’t cross the tracks”, which attracted the commuters

  • Bhopal: Longest race to cover 21 km, shortest 5 km

    BHOPAL: The route for ‘Run Bhopal Run’ event has been fixed. The event will begin on December 4 from Motilal Nehru Stadium and conclude at TT Stadium. The participants of first race (21 km) will start from Motilal Nehru Stadium at 6.30am and go to Police control room, Gandhi Park trisection, KL Pradhan trisection, Polytechnic Square, Kilok Park trisection, Retghat, Karbala Pump House, where they would take U-turn and come to TT

  • Bhopal: Where is the need to wear patriotism on our sleeves, ask residents

    BHOPAL: On Wednesday, the Supreme Court, in an interim order, said that all cinema halls across the country should play the national anthem before and after the movie and that those present “must stand up in respect” to “in still a feeling within one a sense of committed patriotism and nationalism”.

  • Bhopal: Six panchayats become ODF

    HOSHANGABAD: The local Janpad panchayat is trying to make all village panchayats under its jurisdiction ODF. The vice-chairman of Janpad Panchayat Atul Gaur has appealed to the people to keep the environment clean and maintain proper sanitation. Nodal officer DS Dangi, CEO Uday Pratap Singh and block coordinator Ramkumar Gaur visited Ganora village and told the residents about the importance of building and using toilets. Six village panchayats have already become ODF.

  • Bhopal: Awards announced on two absconding accused

    BHOPAL: Special Task Force (STF) of Madhya Pradesh has announced cash rewards on the arrest of two accused, who are absconding in various criminal cases.

  • Bhopal: AIDS doesn’t spread by touch says Health Minister

    MORENA: An awareness rally was taken out on the World AIDS day on Thursday. Health minister Rustam Singh flagged off the rally, which started from the premises of Government Excellence School. Collector Vinod Sharma and officials of Health department were present on the occasion.