Free Press Journal
  • Bhopal: Fog relents, chill persists

    BHOPAL: Madhya Pradesh continued to shiver for the third consecutive day on Wednesday. Few places recorded night temperature below normal while at others day temperature reeled below normal.  Bhopal recorded a maximum temperature of 26.6°C, which was 6°C above normal while it recorded a minimum temperature of 9.2°C, which was 1°C below normal. Fog gave way to sunlight.

  • 2017—Looking back; looking ahead

    There can be no doubt about it. If there is anything that 2016 will be remembered for in India, it will be the ‘de-legalisation’ of Rs.500 and Rs.1,000 notes. Popularly referred to as demonetisation, this move sucked out overnight almost 86% of the currency in the markets.  Thus the economic contraction was inevitable.

  • Bhopal: NGT permits to open Kakada Rolling Mills for 60 days only

    BHOPAL: Considering the livelihood crisis face by 300 labourers, National Green Tribunal (NGT) has given permission, with riders, to Kakada Rolling Mills to start operation for 60 days. Mills was closed down on December 23, 2016.

  • An irony in Mulayam Singh Yadav hegemony

    IT is ironic indeed that after decades of Mulayam hegemony, the choice in the party is confined to that one family and that the new generation has a clear edge over the patriarch in these times when in principle youth triumphs over experience and leaders are judged by the company they keep.

  • Bhopal: Rustam Singh reaches JP hospital unannounced

    BHOPAL: Health minister Rustam Singh and PS health Gouri Singh visited the JP hospital for a surprise inspection on Wednesday. He visited both the old and new buildings of the hospital and also went to ICU, maternity ward, sonography room, women OPD Roshni, general OPD, operation theatre, injection room and store, X-ray room and also the cabins of doctors.

  • Bhopal: Man arrested for abetting wife’s suicide

    BHOPAL: A man was arrested on Wednesday on the charge of abetment to suicide of his wife. The Bairagarh police had registered a case after suicide of his 28-year-old wife, who committed suicide by hanging herself at her residence at 3 EME Centre under Bairagarh police station area on December 14. She committed suicide due to harassment of her husband.

  • Stalin is in for testing times in Tamil Nadu

    Though it was never in doubt, M.K. Stalin has finally been anointed DMK’s ‘working president’ by his nonagenarian father M. Karunanidhi who is in indifferent health and recuperating. If ever there was any doubt about Stalin being appointed party chief, it was set at rest in March 2014 when Stalin’s brother M.K. Azhagiri was expelled from the party for anti-party activities. Karunanidhi had indeed reiterated in a media interview last October that Stalin was

  • Bhopal: Movie ‘The Goal’ will screened today

    BHOPAL: The movie ‘The Goal’ would be  screened  at Tribal  Museum  on Thursday from 2 pm onwards Under ‘Ullas’. Ullas is weekly film screening programme of the Museum.  The eighty-five-minute-long movie is directed by Gulbahar Singh.

  • Mamata vs Modi: Who will blink first?

    The arrest of the Trinamool Congress leader in the Lok Sabha, Sudip Bandyopadhyay, by the CBI in connection with the Rs 1,700 crore Rose Valley Ponzi scam of 2013, has escalated the confrontation between West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee and Prime Minister Modi, which has been simmering for some time. Mamata’s outburst that the arrest first of actor-turned Trinamool MP Tapas Pal on Friday last and of Sudip Bandyopadhyay on the following Tuesday

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    Your day by Nilikash P. Pradhan

    Aries: Business projects have to certified norms otherwise problems may occur. Be cautious in legal matters. In job seniors will guide you. Your policies will get success in politics. Your leadership is going to give you fame.

  • Bhopal: Ten additional superintendent of police get new postings

    BHOPAL: The state government’s home department announced the postings of 10 police officers of additional superintendent of police (ASP) rank on Wednesday.  Rajendra Verma, ASP, Sidhi has been transferred to Bhind on the same post.  Amritlal Meena, ASP, Bhind has been posted as AIG, PHQ, Bhopal, Phool Singh Meena, deputy commandant, 26th battalion, SAF, Guna as deputy commandant, high court security, Indore, Vaishnav Sharma, SP, vehicle training school, Rewa as ASP, Anuppur

  • Mumbai: Shankar Mahadevan to teach music in BMC schools

    Mumbai : Students in three chosen Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) schools will get to hone their music skills soon. Music composer and playback singer Shankar Mahadevan’s academy will teach music to children in from civic schools.

  • Bhopal: Check stray animals around airport to prevent accidents says Shrivastava

    BHOPAL: Divisional commissioner Ajatshatru Shrivastava, in a meeting of Raja Bhoj Airport Environment Management Committee, held here on Wednesday, directed the officials to continuously monitor movements of stray animals around the Airport. Stray animals could be a reason of accident at the Airport. Collector Nishant Warwade, SP headquarters, IP Arjaria, flight lieutenant Akashdeep Mathur, Rakesh Bahri and other officials were present.

  • Bhopal: Youth hit by bus dies during treatment

    BHOPAL: A 24-year-old bike-borne youth, who was critically injured after being hit by a speeding bus in Chunna Bhatti area on Tuesday, succumbed to his injuries while undergoing treatment at Hamidia Hospital on Wednesday.

  • Bhopal: Free diabetic retinopathy camp from January 8

    BHOPAL: The Bhopal Division Ophthalmic Society is organising a free check up camp for diabetic retinopathy on January 8 from 10 am to 3 pm at Gayatri Shakti Peeth.

  • Mumbai: Renowned sitar player Abdul Halim Jaffer Khan dead

    Mumbai : Renowned sitar player Abdul Halim Jaffer Khan, – the last survivor of the ‘Sitar Trinity’ of India along with the late Pandit Ravi Shankar and Ustad Vilayat Khan – died here on Wednesday after a brief illness, a family member said. He was 88.

  • Bhopal: Julania-Bhargava tussle has hit rural livelihood says PCC chief

    BHOPAL: The State Congress president Arun Yadav has alleged that the tussle between principal secretary of the rural development department RS Julania and the departmental minister Gopal Bhargava is affecting the livelihood of villagers.

  • Bhopal: District Congress women’s wing gets new chief

    BHOPAL: The PCC state president of women’s wing had replaced the district women congress president Raisa Malik and had appointed the new president Santosh Kasana on Wednesday.

  • Mumbai: Devendra Fadnavis grants financial aid to Waqf board

    Mumbai : The chief minister of Maharashtra Devendra Fadnavis has extended his support and help to the Waqf board of the state on Tuesday. This move has come after the Muslim community launched a movement named ‘Tehreek e Awqaf’ in December to reclaim its properties and lands that belong to the Waqf board.