Free Press Journal
  • Wifi

    Demonitisation: Costly broadband, Wi-Fi forcing people to go without Internet

    BHOPAL: The cashless economy is dependent on internet and interestingly the demand of internet, specially Wi-Fi and broadband connections has reduced in the city as per the telecom service providers. For transactions to be made online, internet connectivity is the pivotal ingredient because unlike mobile banking, which is done with SMS, all other transactions are dependent on internet like unified payment interface (UPI), point of sale (POS), e-banking and e-wallets and Aadhar

  • Bhopal: ‘Third Front’ prepares to fill the opposition space

    BHOPAL: Though it is still two years to go for the state Assembly elections but political parties have intensified their activities. Though Bharatiya Janata Party has formed its government for three consecutive terms in the state but Congress is nowhere to be seen. The defeats in Shahdol Lok Sabha and Nepanagar Assembly bye-elections have hit the Congress hard.

  • Demonetisation: House disruption helps government bury note ban issue

    A serious political opposition in Parliament must allow a proper debate in Parliament on the demonetisation and its painful impact on the common man. It must debate on the forcible and futile attempts of the government to implement a ‘cashless’ economy and a smartphone-powered commerce. Possibly, not even many BJP or NDA members of Parliament would agree with the government action and they may directly or indirectly support the opposition on the note ban

  • Bhopal: National meeting of farmers’ producers organisations from December 15

    BHOPAL: The Asian Consortium of Farmers Producer Company Limited (ACFPCL) is going to organise a two-day national summit for Farmers Producer Organisations and Agri Startup in State Institute Of Agricultural Extension And Training on December 15 and 16.The summit will have participants from FPOs, Corporate uses, Financial Institutions, Govt. Department, Institutions of Central and State Governments like IISS, IIM (A), CIAE etc. and subject mater specialists.

  • Bhopal: University registrars transferred

    BHOPAL: The state government has transferred six registrars and sub registrar of the universities in the state on Monday.

  • Demonetisation: Going cashless is not that daunting

    With the demonetisation programme having been in operation for nearly five weeks, most Indians have arrived at some tentative conclusion over whether the huge shake-up was worth the inconvenience or not. Their final view will, of course, depend considerably on how well they — as individuals, families and communities — succeed in adjusting to a new India where cashless transactions may well become the new normal.

  • Bhopal: Woman knight spearheads crusade against child marriage, social evils

    BHOPAL: She is 26 year old and she has taken the responsibility of making her area Barkheda Pathani, BHEL a better place to live. Bhawna Sahu works against child marriage, domestic violence and other social issues. She also actively works for cleanliness in her area, education and counselling people about girl child, equality, women empowerment, helping and advising women on legal issues. Having support from 10 men and women of her area,

  • Ujjain: Milad-un-Nabi procession spreads festivity across city

    Ujjain: Muslim community of the city celebrated birth anniversary of prophet Mohammad on Monday as a large number of people, from 8 to 80s, walked together in a procession spreading festivity and friendship across the city.

  • Mumbai: KEM Hospital to start new haematology day-care ward

    Mumbai: Civic-run King Edward Memorial (KEM) Hospital at Parel will start a ‘haematology day-care ward’ by the end of next week. This ward will provide treatment to patients suffering from various blood disorders like thalassemia, haemophilia and sickle cell disease.

  • Ujjain: Cash, jewellery stolen from cop’s house

    Ujjain: Thieves broke into an isolated house in Shivansh Avenue on Dewas Road and decamped with gold jewelleries and Rs 50, 000 cash on Sunday night.

  • BMC’s legal department has a budget of 70 crore, but 70,000 cases still pending

    Mumbai: The legal department of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) was allotted a budget of Rs 70 crores for 2016 and has incurred an expense of Rs 65 crore till now this year. The civic body has over 70,000 pending cases with over 29,000 cases that were filed in 2016.

  • Ujjain: Prof Lakhani receives ‘Best Teacher’ award

    Ujjain: The International Science Community Association presented ‘International Best Teacher Award-2016’ to Prof Leena Lakhani, posted in the zoology departments at the Government Girls Post-graduate College here.

  • Ujjain: Budding engineer dies from stroke in Pune

    Ujjain: A young and prospective engineering student of the city died in Pune due to severe heart attack on Sunday.  Ankit (26), son of KK Shukla, resident of Alkapuri, died after a severe heart attack in Pune.

  • Committed to up quality of life: Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today said his government was committed to give a new face to the cities and improve quality of life of citizens in the state. He asserted that his 2-year-old government was “Aple Sarkar” in the truest sense.

  • Navy, Coast Guard, NDRF prepared for Vardah battle

    New Delhi : The Indian Navy, Coast Guard and NDRF are all geared up to undertake relief and rescue operations as cyclone Vardah made a landfall near Chennai in Tamil Nadu, official sources said on Monday.

  • Ujjain: From poems to qawali… kids at their best

    Ujjain: Children of up to three years age group of Future Kids Academy (FKA) presented poems, dance, song, qawali and other activities at the institute’s annual day function organised at Kalidas Sanskrit Academy Sankul. FKA principal Ravina David inaugurated the programme by offering floral prayers at the portrait of goddess Saraswati.

  • List of cyclones that have hit India in recent times

    New Delhi : As Cyclone Vardah has made an appearance and made a landfall in Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh, here are a list of previous cyclones that have struck India.