Free Press Journal
  • Bhopal: New Year bashes, top hotels charging up to Rs 6K per person

    BHOPAL: Despite demonetisation and currency crunch, the top hotels of the city are all set to accord a grand welcome to 2017. Couples, single persons and children can join the New Year bashes, arranged in various posh hotels. The charges, of course are steep. Payments are being accepted through credit and debit cards, besides cheques.

  • Indore: Proper traffic management needed

    Indore: Traffic at Gorakund Square, one of the busiest in the city, is also a victim of mismanagement. The road leading towards Sitalamata bazaar is one-way but drivers disregarding the system drive through the road leading to heavy traffic jams. Vehicles get into each other’s way due to jam. Both the residents and traders are fed up with the problem.

  • Bhopal: BJP wants to monopolise corruption says Mohan Prakash

    BHOPAL: AICC general secretary state in-charge Mohan Prakash, speaking at a press conference here on Friday, said that the BJP wants monopoly over corruption. He said the Congress will demonstrate against demonetisation and launch a padyatra on January 6. Prakash said BJP wants its monopoly on corruption. He claimed that BJP is terming demonetisation as an act against corruption but it is weakening the institutions working against corruption.

  • Bhopal: Seema Sharma given additional charge of PS, GAD

    BHOPAL: The state government has assigned principal secretary, home, Seema Sharma, additional charge of general administration department (GAD) from January 1. Similarly, TRIFAC, managing director, DP Ahuja has been given additional charge of Laghu Udhyog Nigam (LUN). PS, GAD, MK Varshneya and LUN, managing director, SB Singh are retiring on December 31.

  • 2008 malegaon blast case, NIA, National Investigation Agency , framing charges, hindu right wing

    Get to the root of Malegaon ATS ‘killings’

    The controversial Malegaon blasts case dating back to December 2008 has taken a strange turn with a former officer of Maharashtra’s anti-terrorism squad (ATS) claiming that two key accused in the case were not missing but had, in fact, been killed by the ATS on the sly on December 26, 2008. The officer in question, police inspector Mehboob Mujawar who was placed under suspension three years ago, claims that Ramchandra Kalsangre and Sandeep Dange,

  • Bhopal: College students doing mushroom farming

    HOSHANGABAD: Mushroom production has started in Government Home science PG College. The College principal Dr Kamini Jain said that daily 10 to 15 kg of mushroom is being produced. She said that Swami Vivekananda Career Guidance Cell provided training in mushroom production to the students. Fresh, dry mushrooms and mushroom powder are available for sale in the college. The students are participating enthusiastically in the project.

  • Bhopal: Commissioner arranges for free treatment of 500 kids

    HOSHANGABAD: On the initiative of Narmadapuram divisional commissioner Umakant Umrao, the operation and treatment of children who suffering from heart problems in the Hoshangabad, Harda and Betul districts of the division will be done in the district hospitals.

  • Bhopal: Take benefits of government schemes

    SHIVPURI: SDM Rupesh Upadhyay addressed the villagers and said that there are various schemes being run by the government for the welfare of the poor people. Information camps are being organised for giving the information regarding these schemes. The villagers should attend the camps and should take the benefits of the schemes. He expressed the views in the information camp which was organised by Public Relation office in gram panchayat bhawan of

  • BJP, BSP set to reap benefits of SP battle

    The battle-royale within the Samajwadi Party in Uttar Pradesh between party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav and his brother Shivpal Singh Yadav on the one hand and Mulayam Singh’s son Akhilesh has climaxed with the expulsion of Akhilesh from the party for six years. Along with him, central party general secretary Ram Gopal Yadav who has been an unabashed supporter of Akhilesh in New Delhi has also been expelled by the Mulayam-Shivpal duo. The two

  • Bhopal: Nagar Kirtan on New Year Day

    SAGAR: A mass Nagar Kirtan will be organised on Sunday to mark the 350th Prakash Parva of Sikh Guru Govind Singh, who was a spiritual leader of the community. This Nagar Kirtan will begin from Bhagwanganj Gurudwara and passing through the major areas of the city including Sadar Bazar, Railway station, Gujarati Bazar, Teenbatti and Rahatgarh Bus stand will conclude at Gurudwara. A Langar will follow.

  • United States’ withdrawal from globalisation

    President-elect Donald Trump has won on the platform of anti-globalisation. He has attacked American companies for shipping jobs abroad. Many US companies have established call centres, research outfits or manufacturing facilities abroad, including in India. Trump wants to bring those facilities back to America. He also wants to make the H1B Visa regime stricter. Many skilled personnel from India migrate to the United States under this visa and work for American companies. They often

  • Bhopal: Ekta Yadav, Shaila Charles win Gold

    BHOPAL: The players of MP Water Sports Academy excelled in the Yachting Association of India (YAI) Senior Nationals Championship-2016 in Mumbai. The team of Ekta Yadav and Shaila Charles won gold medal in 49 ER FX category. Similarly, the team of Aman Vyas and Shubham Pillai won silver medal in 49 ER category.

  • Bhopal: Bagh print artist gets international recognition

    BHOPAL: Well-known young master Bagh print craftsman of the state Mohammed Bilal Khatri was felicitated with UNESCO Award of Excellence for Handicrafts – 2016. Khatri bagged the award for his unique Bagh printed stole and it was given away in Kuwait on December 22. It is noteworthy here that India got 23 awards out for 118 which is highest among all countries. Whereas some other countries including Iran, Jordon, Oman, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan,

  • Bhopal: Dreamers and doers, Women who did city proud in 2016

    BHOPAL:  The year 2016 saw some women of the city script success stories. Women from all walks of life and of all age-groups proved that if you are dedicated and empathetic towards others, nothing can come in your way. Interestingly, all these women are dedicated to bring a change in the society by contributing their part in helping the deprived.