Free Press Journal
  • Bhopal: Manasi Baweja of DPS tops in Spellathon

    BHOPAL: On Friday, Spellathon and Spin-a-Yarn contests were held at Swami Vivekananda Library. The Spellathon was conducted by Devanshi Kshterpal, a grade 12 student of St. Joseph’s Convent School.

  • Sri Lanka could be next pivot to Asia

    Sri Lanka has always been a small country in search of a global role. History recalls how Jawaharlal Nehru rushed up to Sir John Kotelawala, prime minister of what was then Ceylon, after he had gone against the fashionable trend and made an anti-China speech at the Bandung conference. “Why didn’t you show me your speech, Sir John?” Nehru exclaimed. The latter retorted, “Why should I? Do you show me yours?”

  • Bhopal: Indira Sagar Project bags award

    BHOPAL: NHDC Limited, a joint venture of NHPC Limited and Government of Madhya Pradesh has been conferred Enertia ‘Prakashmay Trophy’ for power generation in Hydropower sector. The reward has gone to 1000 Megawatt Indira Sagar Power Station.

  • Bhopal: Players should stay away from drugs

    BHOPAL: A workshop on doping and its side effects was organised at TT Stadium. National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA), project officer Dr Ankush Gupta spoke on doping. Dr Gupta said doping means direct cheating and the players need to stay away from it. He said doping can prove to be a big impediment in future of a player as it may harm his career. He also threw light on various drugs.

  • Mumbai: Now, ‘miBEST’ for paying your electric bills

    Mumbai: The Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport (BEST) has introduced a new mobile application for its electricity consumers for bill payments. This new application will facilitate the consumers to pay their electricity bill without entering their consumer number.

  • Mumbai: Shiv Sena decries I-T searches on homes of temple priests

    Mumbai: Commenting on the Income Tax searches at offices and homes of two priests in Trimbakeshwar in Nashik earlier this week,  Shiv Sena on Friday sought to know if the authorities will show the same courage when it comes to places of worship other than Hindu temples.

  • Indore: Swachh drive, 1 lakh balloons to be unleashed today

    Indore: As part of its Swachh drive, the Indore Municipal Corporation (IMC) would attempt a world record on Saturday by unleashing one lakh balloons with a call to its residents for keeping the city clean.

  • Indore: Career of Government Law College students in jeopardy

    Indore: In a blatant violation of admission norms, Government Law College here enrolled more students than the permissible number, putting career of many pupils in jeopardy. More surprisingly, admissions had been granted without obtaining recognition from the Bar Council of India (BCI), a regulatory body for law courses in the country.

  • Indore: Woman kidnapper held, girl rescued

    Indore: A woman, who kidnapped children and sold them, was arrested by the police on Friday. The police also rescued a 4-year old girl from her.

  • Indore: Demonetisation affected only the poor, big shots are safe

    INDORE: Demonetisation caused a sudden breakdown in India’s commercial ecosystem. More than 86 per cent of the money in circulation wiped out. The situation is especially difficult for citizens who need hard cash and don’t have net-banking, smart phones or even debit cards. Industrial areas around the city, which normally hire daily wagers, are in trouble. Daily wagers have lost their job and industries are unable to function with ease. Discussing the

  • Mumbai: Body mix-up averted during post-mortem

    Mumbai: A staffer’s presence of mind at the Rajawadi Post-Mortem Centre at Ghatkopar was crucial in preventing a mix up of bodies when the family of the victim of a railway accident almost took away another body.

  • Indore: New Year all set to bring smiles on people’s faces

    Indore: Leaving behind horrible shadows of notebandi, New Year 2017 is all set to shower gifts for all. People of Indore and Ujjain divisions particularly Indoreans would get new services and facilities from railways, airways and others in 2017.

  • Entire currency in circulation today is legitimate: FM

    New Delhi : Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said that from Saturday onwards, the entire currency in circulation will be legitimate, Friday being the last day to deposit the demonetised Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes in banks.

  • Note ban move made in haste, says Amartya

    Santiniketan (WB) :  Nobel laureate Amartya Sen on Friday said he felt the demonetisation decision was taken hurriedly without thinking about its consequence.

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    Apologise for note ban blunder: Kejri

    Amritsar : Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to tender an apology to the people during his address to the nation on New Year’s Eve on what he said was a “blunder of demonetisation”.

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    Mumbai: Seat-sharing, CM Devendra Fadnavis will take final call on pact with Sena

    Mumbai: With BMC elections round the corner, haggling over share of seats has begun. While the final round of talks will be held between allies, BJP and Shiv Sena, their party cadre are preparing to fight it out alone.  However, BJP city president Ashish Shelar has made it clear that the final decision regarding alliance with Sena will eventually be taken only by Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and Sena president Uddhav Thackeray.