Free Press Journal
  • Your Day By Nilikash P Pradhan

    ARIES: You may have to use your tact and charm to solve difficult problems at work place. Health will be troublesome. Love affairs may bloom but relations with partners should be taken care off.

  • Bhopal: India may face unrest, frustration if youths are jobless says President

    Chhindwara: President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday said there may be “unrest and frustration” in the country if youth remains unemployed, while stressing on the need to equip them with skills. Mukherjee said with jobs the young workforce can be an asset. Most graduates produced by colleges and universities are “unemployable”, he said.

  • Virat Kohli’s ‘aggression’ proves to be his trump card

    Indian cricketers were always blamed for lacking the ‘killer instinct’ and the lion’s share of the blame rested on the shoulders of the captains. Now, however, there are noticeable winds of change as Test captain Virat Kohli has injected a strong ‘play to win’ attitude in the team. His demeanour against foreign teams, initially misunderstood as being too aggressive, is now being better appreciated in the light of how other teams behave. It is

  • Bhopal: Bankers take out rallies, hand over memo to RBI

    BHOPAL: The demonstrations and rallies were held in the city on Wednesday, under the aegis of MP Bank Employees Association and All India Bank Officers Association, by banking personnel demanding redressal of problems caused due to demonetization. A memorandum in support of demands was also handed over to regional director of Reserve Bank of India.

  • Bhatkal conviction a shot in the arm for National Investigation Agency

    In a much-needed morale-boosting win in the country’s war against terror, the special National Investigation Agency (NIA) court has found five members of the outlawed Indian Mujahideen, a jihadi outfit that rained terror across India, guilty of triggering twin blasts in Dilsukhnagar area of Hyderabad in 2013. This is the first major conviction of IM terrorists in the country. The convicted include IM co-founder Mohammed Ahmed Siddibapa, alias Yasin Bhatkal. The first accused, key

  • Bhopal: Central jail inmates on hunger strike for bidis & tobacco

    BHOPAL: The jail administration partially accepted the demand of the under-trials and convicts lodged in the central jail, who went on hunger strike on Wednesday demanding that bidis and tobacco be provided to them as earlier.

  • Bhopal: Bomb hoax creates panic

    BHOPAL: The chaos prevailed in area around Hakim Hotel near Board Office Square on Wednesday after a briefcase suspecting bomb was found deserted. Businessman Mahendra Gupta had lost his briefcase. Someone left it at Hakim Hotel near Board Office Square. Someone phoned the MP Nagar police about the briefcase suspecting bomb. MP Nagar police swung into action and bomb disposal squad was pressed into job. Later on brief case was opened but

  • GST, government corruption two ticking time bombs

    There’s a story about a man who decided to buy some furniture in the week following the announcement of demonetisation. He went to the local shop. He identified what he wanted, and then negotiated a price that both the seller and purchaser were happy with. He then asked the shopkeeper if he could pay by cheque. The shopkeeper agreed, but smilingly added, that the price would get upped by 13.5%.  But why? Because a

  • Bhopal: Flies covering cars, filth all around, heavy vehicles on roadsides

    BHOPAL: Businessmen of Car Street, on Maida Mill Road are fed up with problem of flies. So they have demanded immediate initiative from Bhopal municipal Corporation for face lifting of the entire area under “Mera Pran: Bhopal No-1” campaign before washing the roads and markets in night. Flies permanently remain on cars due to scattered garbage so no customers want to even touch the cars. So businessmen said that BMC should place a covered

  • Bhopal: Cashless-ness will strengthen economy: Finance minister

    BHOPAL: Finance minister Jayant Malaiya, speaking in a meeting of Task Force Committee constituted for cashless transaction, here in the city on Wednesday, said that cashless system is necessary for making Indian economy strong. Efforts to make it popular will be made at village panchayat level.

  • Bhopal: Every citizen will get health facilities

    BHOPAL: Minister for public health and family welfare, Rustam Singh, addressing in a workshop on the occasion of International Human Rights Day here on Wednesday, said that each right related to health of public will be protected and conserved. He said health is a wide and comprehensive issue but the state government is committed to protect health of every citizen.

  • Bhopal: Patel is chief of state BJP minority cell

    BHOPAL: The Bharatiya Janata Party state unit has announced state presidents of its four Morchas. The state presidents of Alpsankhyak Morcha, Kisan Morcha, Pichhada Varg Morcha and Anusuchit Morcha have been announced.