Free Press Journal
  • Bhopal: Give chance to BDS students writes DCI to centre

    BHOPAL: The Dental Council of India has written a letter to the central government to take one time consideration regarding the 6,500 dental students studying in the dental colleges across the nation, given admission on merit basis without taking entrance test.

  • Trump’s ‘America first’ could work against India

    If there is one message from President Donald Trump’s inauguration address from Capitol Hill on Friday, it is that the US, which has always decried protectionism by other nations, is heading for strongly protectionist times under the new dispensation. His clarion call that from now on it would be ‘America first’ as a cornerstone of all his policies has sent shivers down the spine of immigrant communities, including Indians who are reputedly the most

  • Ssharad Malhotraa has no problem with getting intimate…onscreen!

    Ssharad Malhotraa, who was seen in TV shows like ‘Banoo Mein Teri Dulhan’, ‘Maharana Pratap’, is enjoying the response to his new show ‘Kasam Tere Pyar Ki’ on Colors. It was Ekta Kapoor who chose him for the show.

  • The seductive inward turn of protectionism

    In many ways, Trump’s election itself is validation of the instinct of protectionism spreading across the world. It won’t do for economists to cry from rooftops of how it will eventually hurt everybody. The advantage of free trade was first well-articulated by David Ricardo back in 1817. Nothing much has changed from his original hypothesis and insight. The advantages of free trade however do not accrue uniformly to all, and while most people are

  • Bhopal: Science teacher debunks claims of sadhus professing superpower

    BHOPAL: How a person remaining underground for hours survives and then comes out alive? How the babas take samadhi and still live? Sarika Gharu, a science teacher at a school in Hoshangabad and promoter of understanding of science behind the miracles, demonstrated how the Babas and Sadhus fake taking Samadhi or voluntary burial to prove professing their superpowers. Gharu was going to demonstrate the science behind the act at Chinar Park by

  • Let us laud RSS for clarity on quota

    The reservation issue would continue to haunt the BJP and the RSS all throughout the UP poll campaign and in the wider national debate. It is true that even the chief architect of the constitution Dr B R Ambedkar had hinted that there should be a time limit on reservations, but this was with the expectation that within that period the social inequalities would be addressed.

  • Bhopal: Wine shop at Tin Shade a thorn in flash for other traders

    BHOPAL: Women do not prefer to visit a commercial complex if there is a wine shop. It is a big problem for other traders. Businessmen have demanded immediate shifting of wine shop from Tin Shade, New Market as entire area which is in prime location and has a sprawling parking place, wears a look of night club and open pub in night.

  • Bhopal: Park turns into illegal parking space

    BHOPAL: A corner of the Shiv Park at Arera colony is now a parking space with a ceiling fan installed for the comfort of the guard. Encroaching one whole corner, the park of E5 Arera colony is has turned into an encroached parking. Besides, swings and slides installed for children are also lying completely damaged making Shiv Park obsolete for children to play on the swings.

  • Mumbai: Urdu poet, B-town lyricist Naqsh Lyallpuri is no more

    Mumbai: Renowned Urdu poet and lyricist Jaswant Rai Sharma, known to the world by his pen name Naqsh Lyallpuri, died here on Sunday, a family friend said. He was 89. He had been ailing for some time and breathed his last at around 11 am at his Andheri home.

  • Bhopal: PCC chief demands LS Speaker to take action against MP Patel

    BHOPAL: The state Congress president has written a letter to Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan complaining against MP Subash Patel for misbehaving with MLA Bala Bachchan grabbing him by collar and chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan remaining tight-lipped during a convention of the tribal communities at Badwani on Saturday.

  • Bhopal: Traders sell fake oil of branded firm, held

    BHOPAL: The city crime branch arrested five shopkeepers under the Copyright Act from Chhola Road under Hanumanganj police station for selling fake oil in the name of Castrol Oil Company.

  • Bhopal: Congress Jan Vedana Sammelan tomorrow

    BHOPAL: The Congress will organise ‘Jan Vedana Sammelan’ at Jawahar Bhawan on Tuesday to underscore problems faced by people across the nation due to unplanned implementation of the demonetisation. A national-level Jan Vedna Sammelan was conducted at New Delhi on January 11.

  • Supreme Court dismisses poll plea against Vilasrao Deshmukh’s son

    Mumbai: Upholding a Bombay High Court order, the Supreme Court has dismissed an election petition filed against Amit Deshmukh, Maharashtra MLA and son of former Maharashtra Chief Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh, alleging he had indulged in “corrupt practices”.

  • Bhopal: Special Task Force files FIR against chit fund firms

    BHOPAL: The Special Task Force of the Madhya Pradesh police have filed an FIR against the three chit fund companies for defrauding people.  The additional chief secretary, home, had decided to hand over the cases to the STF, in a meeting conducted in December last.

  • Time to revamp entire rly infrastructure, say experts

    The reports of ISI role have changed the outlook toward accidents. However, we should not forget that the rail infrastructure has degenerated in the last two years. —Former senior railway official (more…)

  • Bhopal: National Hospital holds endoscopy workshop

    BHOPAL: Noted gastroenterologists participated in a two day workshop on endoscopy at National Hospital on Sunday.  Those who attended include Dr Devendra Singh, Apollo, Bilaspur, Dr CC Chaubal, Dr Sandesh Sharma, Dr Arvind Namdev of Bhopal. Doctors of Gwalior, Hoshangabad, Sagar, Khargone, Piparia, Khurai, Agar, Chhindwara and other places also attend the workshop.

  • Bhopal: Aazadi ke Tarane, Kathak at Uttradhikar

    BHOPAL: Aazadi ke Tarane and  Kathak dance were presented  under the series programme ‘Uttradhikar’ at Tribal Museum on Sunday.  The programme began with recital of artists of Harmony Group.  They presented some patriotic songs in ‘Aazadi ke Tarane’ under the direction of Umesh Venus. Notably, some of the songs were composed in jail.  These songs were ‘sir bandeh kafanwa, shaheedon ki toil nikali, dhara dhasak bhudhar phutenge, gore ke chhakke chhutenge, mere

  • It was horrific: Survivors

    Rayagada (Odisha) : Survivors of the Hirakhand Express mishap on Sunday recounted their horrific experience when the trains nine bogies and the engine jumped off the track near Kuneru in Andhra Pradesh.