Free Press Journal
  • Bhopal: Annual Sports Day at Maharshi Vidya Mandir

    BHOPAL: Maharshi Vidya Mandir celebrated its annual sports day on Wednesday. The chief guest was M.K. Kaushik, Arjun and Dronacharya awardee and coach of Indian men’s hockey team and the guest of honour was Dr. Akhilesh Sharma, Director, Physical Education Department, Barkatullah University.

  • What moved IOA to appoint scam-tainted Kalmadi?

    In a move whose logic from the point of view of service to Indian sports is inscrutable, the Indian Olympic Association suddenly appointed Suresh Kalmadi as its life president. A key 2010 Commonwealth Games scam accused, Kalmadi served as IOA president from 1996 to 2011 and was jailed for 10 months for his involvement in the Delhi Commonwealth Games corruption scandal. Sports minister Vijay Goel was apparently oblivious of the conspiracy to appoint Kalmadi

  • Bhopal: Personal banking cell opens at Arera Allahabad Bank

    BHOPAL: Allahabad Bank, Arera Colony branch, personal banking cell was inaugurated by Bank’s executive director NK Sahu. Regional general manager, NN Saha, zonal chief, Bhopal Sujay Malik, AGM, AP Singh and other officers were present on the occasion.

  • Bhopal: State shooter to compete in World Cup

    BHOPAL: Manisha Keer, a player of MP State Shooting Academy, has been selected to participate in the World Cup. She has been selected in senior woman trap event. The selection trials for the event were held at Patiala. Manisha stood first in this Championship. Sanjay Singh, Pragati Dubey, Pooja Vishwakarma and Anam Basit also stood amongst India Top-12 players.  Sports minister Yashodhara Raje Scindia has congratulated Keer on her selection.

  • Bhopal: Workshop on dealing with stress for school teachers

    BHOPAL: A workshop on stress management titled ‘Embrace of Life and Joy’ was organised for school teachers at AISECT University on Wednesday. City-based psychologist Dr Vinay Mishra and Rajiv Agarwal were the mentors. They gave tips to teachers on how to develop strong bonding with students. A presentation on self-control and dealing with stress was also given. They were also given detailed information on PTSD, physical abuse and sexual abuse.  Rajiv Agarwal

  • Strategic ties: India-China tussle

    The ding dong battle for strategic dominance between India and China in the region has taken on various forms, some of which cannot but be unpalatable for India. But it would be wrong to think that it is a one-sided game. The outgoing year has seen more than its share of twists and turns.

  • Indore: Junior medicos beat up senior at Index College

    Indore: In a second case of alleged “ragging and thrashing” at Index Medical College and Research Centre in last 20 days, three junior medicos bashed up one of their seniors as the latter threatened to file a complaint against them with their department head.

  • Indore: Complete UG syllabi by March end tells DAVV to colleges

    Indore: Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV) has planned to complete summer season semester exams of under-graduate courses by mid May and subsequently declare results by June following an announcement by higher education minister Jaibhan Singh Pawaiya that from academic session the state would go back to annual pattern of exam.

  • Indore: Gurmeet Narang serving people with life-changing stories

    Indore: Bringing happiness to people’s life through storytelling and encouraging people to engage in serving others, 50-year-old businessman Gurmeet Narang runs Tavleen Foundation for uplifting people through his various campaigns. To generate funds for helping orphans in the villages, Narang recently launched his second book ’My Happiness’, which is available in exchange of donations.

  • Manoj Bajpayee

    Manoj Bajpayee reveals his New Year plans

    Talented actor Manoj Bajpayee had a busy and eventful year of 2016. From receiving several international and national recognition for his outstanding performance in Aligarh, to delivering fine performances in critical acclaimed films Budhia Singh: Born to Run, Traffic and Saat Uchakkey, this year has given Manoj many reasons to celebrate. Amidst his busy shooting schedules, the fine actor has managed to remove some time for his family and will be flying

  • Sarvann cashes in on ‘Dangal’

    Priyanka Chopra’s Marathi venture was a hit, Ventilator, and now she has ensured that her second regional venture also becomes the talk of the town. In a rather clever move, Priyanka Chopra and Vashu Bhagnani have attached their film ‘Sarvann’ to ‘Dangal’.

  • Mumbai model murder case: Police oppose cosmetic surgeon’s bail plea

    Mumbai: The Khar-based cosmetic surgeon, Dr. Vijay Chandraprakash Sharma appeared before the Sessions Court Dindoshi on Wednesday in connection with abetment of the suicide case of model-turned actress Shikha Joshi, whose body was found in May 2015, at her friend’s house in Lokhandwala, Andheri (West).

  • Quickest Bollywood film sets a new record

    We are not talking about a short film, we are talking about a full-fledged film. A proper 70 mm venture we was shot – hold your breath – in 16 days flat.

  • Mumbai: Not a single Victoria has licence to operate

    Mumbai: The licences issued to the 130 horse-drawn carriages in 2011 and 2012 have expired in 2013 itself while no new licences have been issues thereafter. This information was obtained by People for Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) from the office of the Joint Commissioner of Police (Traffic) through an application requesting information shows that not even a single Victoria has a licence to ply.