Free Press Journal
  • Bhopal: From bonfires to rangoli to holy dip in rivers

    BHOPAL: City folks of different communities are all set to celebrate ‘Makar Sankranti’, the festival of harvest. It is noteworthy here that the festival is celebrated by different communities with different names like Lohri, Pongal, Bihu et al but the sprit is the same.

  • Modernisation ahead; tread slowly

    The policeman who looks the other way when a girl is molested or the politician who blames the girl for being molested come from the same socio-economic background as the molester himself. Both probably claim the same level of education. The women who have broken out of that mould deserve to succeed in their campaign for equality but they must choose a more persuasive idiom that the rest of the country understands.

  • Bhopal: Kasturba Nursing College gets new hall

    BHOPAL: A.M. V. Yugandhar, executive director BHEL, Bhopal, on Friday, inaugurated the newly-constructed multipurpose hall at Kasturba College of Nursing, Habibganj. Built by the BHEL under corporate social responsibility, the  4,4800 sq ft hall with a seating capacity of 360 will be used for educational purposes. On this occasion, Manoj K Varma, general manager (HR, CMG, PMG & EC), all general managers and M Halder, president, BHEL Shiksha Mandal and other officials

  • Bhopal: US doctors to perform urological surgeries at Sewa Sadan

    BHOPAL: A free urology and general surgery camp will be organised at Sewa Sadan Eye Hospital at Sant Hirdaram Nagar on February 16. Eight American surgeons along with 18 trained paramedical staff will perform urological and other general surgeries in the camp. Dr. Brandon Duglous will operate the patients of Prostate enlargement and stones in urethra. Dr. Jill Arganbright will operate the patients of Thyroid, Goitre, lumps on face and neck etc.

  • Bhopal: Reliance Jewels launches new collection

    BHOPAL: Reliance Jewels launched an exquisite collection ‘Miliani’ designed by Garima Maheshwari at DB Mall on Saturday. The collection has been inspired by swings and the very beautiful Kadamba flowers. The name of the collection Miliani means “caressed by the wind”, which is the most enjoyable feeling on a swing.

  • Bhopal: BSSS students interact with US counterparts

    BHOPAL: The Humanities Department of Bhopal School of Social Sciences organised an inter-cultural exchange programme on Saturday for students of the college. The college students had an interactive session with their counterparts from South West Baptist University, USA. The foreign students were told about the Indian culture and its history, art, architecture, attire, food etc.

  • Bhopal: ‘Open Day’ at Alliance Fraincaise today

    BHOPAL: Alliance Française de Bhopal is organising an “Open Day” on 14 January from 12 noon to 7 pm to give an opportunity to everyone interested to take a tour of Alliance Française de Bhopal, the only internationally recognised French language institute in Bhopal and to know more about its activities. The event will take place on the new premises of Alliance Française de Bhopal at B-75, Shahpura, next to Amaltas Complex.  

  • Indore: Incident of thefts still haunts people

    Indore: Thefts were common in Sarvasampanna Nagar and Manavta Nagar, fall under Kanadia police jurisdiction. Vehicle thefts were high in the area but of late residents have seen sharp drop in incidents of larceny and vehicle thefts. Some residents, however, said police still need to increase patrolling as the area is quite near to Bypass Road giving a plenty opportunities to criminals to flee after crime.

  • Indore: 39 child labourers rescued from manufacturing unit

    Indore: During search operations, the district administration team rescued as many as 94 labourers including 39 children from working in inhospitable condition, on Friday. The child labourers, brought from Bihar, were working in a bag and purse manufacturing unit.

  • Indore: Narendra Modi replacing Mahatma Gandhi angers people

    In a move that has not gone down well with many, portrait of Mahatma Gandhi while spinning was removed from diaries and calendars of Khadi Village Industries Commission (KVIC) and replaced by that of Prime Minister Narendra Modi posing with a charkha. PRACHEE SHARMA and EKTA SINGH talk to people to gauge the reactions on this issue.

  • David Guetta’s Mumbai concert postponed

    Mumbai: After Bengaluru, the Grammy award-winning French DJ David Guetta’s concert here was postponed at the last moment with the Mumbai Police saying the organisers did not complete the “mandatory requirements and legal formalities”. The Mumbai concert was first supposed to take place at Mahalaxmi Racecourse but the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) denied permission. It was then shifted to Reliance Jio Garden but there too it was rejected.

  • If peace not reciprocated, surgical strike can’t be ruled out: Army chief

    New Delhi: Army chief Gen Bipin Rawat today made it clear that more surgical strikes cannot be ruled out as India has the “right to retaliate” if Pakistan does not react positively to offers of peace. Gen Rawat also said India needs to “wait and watch” the Pakistani response in Jammu and Kashmir.

  • Indore: CMAT centres setup in Indore, three other cities in MP

    Indore: All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) has setup centres for common management admission test (CMAT), a gateway to B-schools in the country, at four cities in the state.  These cities are:  Indore, Bhopal, Gwalior and Jabalpur.

  • No law to bar Centre from advancing budget: Supreme Court

    New Delhi : Even before the Election Commission rules on the Opposition’s demand to postpone the Union Budget presentation until end of the current Assembly elections, the Supreme Court on Friday said nothing in the law bars the government to bring the budget early.

  • Indore: 45 out of 80 marks of MBA paper out of syllabus

    Indore: Students of MBA first semester on Monday lodged a complaint with Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya claiming that one of their exam papers contained out of syllabus questions of 45 marks. The paper was of 85 marks.

  • SP feud: Mulayam, Akhilesh argue case on symbol, EC reserves order

    New Delhi: The Election Commission reserved its order on allotment of the Samajwadi Party’s “cycle” symbol after a 4-hour long closed-door hearing given to the rival factions led by father and son, assuring to pronounce the decision at the earliest. The ruling may come as early as on Monday, according to a lawyer involved in the hearing.

  • Indore: Aided colleges up the ante against Old GDC on salary issue

    Indore: Aided colleges in the city have opened a front against Government Old Girls Degree College over delay in disbursement of salaries and sought intervention of Indore Division additional director RS Verma into the matter.