Free Press Journal
  • Bhopal: Government to insure drivers, conductors of public vehicles

    BHOPAL: The insurance of driver and conductor will now be sponsored by the government. Transport department has launched Motor vehicle Driver-Conductor Welfare Scheme with the objective to aid drivers and conductors in the fields of education, health, employment and social security.

  • Bhopal: Foresters catch 9 blue bulls to save crops

    BHOPAL: A team of forests department, using BOMA technique, safely caught 9 blue bulls in Era village of Mandsaur district and released them in the forests of Gandhi Sagar. the catching of blue bulls and releasing them in forests will give great relief to the farmers.

  • Bhopal: Block level Antyoday fair concludes at Kolaras

    SHIVPURI: A block level Antyoday fair was organised on Friday under the lead of collector Omprakash Shrivastav at Government Excellence HS School situated at janpad panchayat headquarters, Kolaras. In this fair 74 thousand 552 beneficiaries got the help of more than Rs 5 crore 57 lakhs 58 thousand amount, this amount has been provided to the beneficiaries under different schemes of the government. They were PM crop insurance scheme, kisan credit card,

  • Cong to blame for Winter Session washout: Govt

    New Delhi : Even as the curtain was down on the month-long winter session of Parliament without doing any serious business, the government on Friday put full blame on the “confused” Congress for adopting disjointed strategies in leading the Opposition parties in the two Houses.

  • Mumbai: Doppler radar location finalised after BMC nod

    A Doppler radar is a specialised radar that uses the Doppler effect to produce velocity data about objects at a distance. It does this by bouncing a microwave signal off a desired target and analysing how the object’s motion has altered the frequency of the returned signal. The BMC is setting up this radar to help accurately predict the weather forecast, especially when it comes to monsoon.

  • Oppn calls on Prez to ‘save’ democracy

    New Delhi : Fifteen opposition parties joined the Congress in approaching President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday to save the parliamentary democracy being destroyed by the Modi government by preventing debate on demonetisation.

  • Bhopal: Narmada Yatra is not religious says Gauri Shankar Shejwar

    HOSHANGABAD: Namami Devi sewa yatra  is the thought and meaningful initiative of CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan, the purpose of Narmada sewa yatra is to make the river water pollution free. Narmada River is a life line of public, each and every group of people should involve in this campaign and give their contribution to make ma Narmada pollution free.  An awareness campaign is also very essential for the passengers of the bus

  • Andhra worker finds `1.26 crore in bank account

    Vijayawada: A daily wage worker in Andhra Pradesh overnight became a millionaire — albeit on paper. Nazir was shocked to find over Rs.1.26 crore balance in his bank account. This happened in Amileypalli village of Chittoor district. He had opened his account in Andhra Bank two months ago and had a balance of just Rs 192. He deposited Rs 250 on Wednesday. Nazir later received a message on his mobile phone that

  • JD-U moves I-T against BJP land deals

    Patna : With the expiry of its ultimatum to BJP to answer questions on large-scale purchase of land ahead of demonetisation, JD-U on Friday lodged a complaint with the Income Tax (I-T) department seeking lawful action. JD-U has sought action under Income Tax Act, 1961, party spokesman Niraj Kumar said.

  • Trade bodies stage protest against note ban

    Ludhiana: Over 200 businessmen from different trade bodies on Friday staged a sit-in against the Centre’s demonetisation move here, saying the industry has been hit hard after high-value currency notes were scrapped. The protest was also joined by senior Congress leader Sunil Jakhar and Lok Insaf Party leader Simarjeet Singh Bains. The protesters also blocked traffic for about an hour and raised slogans against the Narendra Modi-led government. Local industry representatives claimed

  • Amit Shah calls SP, BSP, Cong poisonous snakes

    Etah (UP) : Likening SP, BSP and Congress to “poisonous snakes”, BJP President Amit Shah on Friday said they were “stalling” development of Uttar Pradesh forcing its youths to migrate to other states for menial jobs.

  • Technology at its best at IIT-Bombay Techfest

    Mumbai: The Indian Institute of Technology – Bombay’s  (IIT-B) Techfest 2016-17 stood up to its reputation of being Asia’s largest science and technology festival on the first day itself.

  • Bhopal: Meet on enggineering research concludes

    BHOPAL: A two-day international conference on ‘Advances in Engineering Research and Applications’ concluded at the Oriental College of Technology Bhopal on Friday.  A total of 151 papers were presented in four technical sessions in the two-day meet.

  • Nitish: SC order vindicates Bihar liquor ban decision

    Madhepura (Bihar) : Hailing the Supreme Court order to ban all liquor shops on national and state highways across the country, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Friday said it vindicated prohibition decision in the state.

  • Bhopal: HEMA school annual function themed on humanity

    BHOPAL: HEMA Higher Secondary School celebrated its 43th annual day with zeal here on Friday. Suryakant Babu Redekar, quality assurance officer was the chief guest on the occasion. G. Thulasidharan president, HEMA Education Society presided over the function.  G. J. Pillai, vice-president, S.K. Nair, secretary, Vinod Nair, treasurer and other governing committee members of HEMA Education Society were also present on the occasion.

  • Fog disrupts rail, road traffic in Punjab, Haryana

    Chandigarh : A thick blanket of fog on Friday engulfed most of parts of Punjab and Haryana, affecting rail and road traffic, even as minimum temperatures remained few notches below normal in some areas of the region.