Free Press Journal
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    Your day by Nilikash P. Pradhan

    Aries:- Persistence work and dedication will help you to avoid or prevent any types of marital problems. The relationship between children and parents tend to be very good though social life may throw some challenges especially with co-workers.

  • IS operatives need to be tackled hard

    The assassination of the United Arab Emirates ambassador to Afghanistan, Juma Al Kaabi, the brutal attack by a suicide bomber in a crowded Sufi shrine in Pakistan’s Karachi province which killed over 70 pilgrims, and the busting of four terror cells of the IS (Islamic State) in Saudi Arabia all point to a new resurgence in the terror threat across the Muslim world of late. With intelligence reports indicating that the IS is working

  • Bhopal: Infant found dumped near urinal

    BHOPAL: Bagsewania police recovered one-and-a-half-month-old baby from Durga Nagar slums, RRL Square in morning on Friday. The baby has been admitted to JP Hospital and reported to be healthy.

  • Challenges galore for Palaniswami in TN

    With Edappadi K. Palaniswami appointed chief minister of Tamil Nadu and slated to prove his majority in the State Assembly on Saturday, which evidently will only be a formality, at least for now the curtains have come down on the unseemly succession war after J. Jayalalithaa’s demise. But the rancour that persists between the AIADMK’s two factions has only sharpened with Sasikala packed off to Bangalore jail, convicted for graft but having the satisfaction

  • Succour for farmers in the land of diversity

    THE developed countries are able to pay Rs 7,000 per day to their farm labourers because  they produce niche products that fetch high prices in the international market. India is blessed with an unprecedented diversity of climate. The government must take up an ambitious research programme to produce high value agriculture products. A Public Sector Undertaking to export these products should also be established.

  • The task of regaining one’s lost sheen

    Egypt recalls for me the claim by the distinguished lawyer, Nani A. Palkhivala, that it is very difficult, if not impossible, for a country that has once been great ever to regain that greatness. Palkhivala was speaking of India. But against the grandeur of Egypt’s past, its present is not only disappointingly modest but demeaning in its dependence on European and American tourists.

  • Bhopal: AAP will sweep Punjab, Akhilesh will rule UP said Ram Jethmalani

    BHOPAL: Prominent jurist and Rajya Sabha member Ram Jethmalani has said that the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) will make a clean sweep in the Punjab polls while Akhilesh Yadav will make it in Uttar Pradesh. “People won’t vote for crooks”, he said. However, he refused to predict the outcome of Goa polls saying he was not an astrologer.

  • Bhopal: Prahlad Patel’s Twitter attack continues; suggests CM to introspect

    BHOPAL: The attack through Twitter by Prahlad Patel on Vyapam scam, continued for the second day on Friday. This time Patel posted as many as five tweets indirectly targeting chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan. Patel wrote that it is necessary to introspect as to why the administrative set up, which failed in saving our future generations from loot, could not be checked by political vision.

  • Metro-III car depot plan at Aarey unlikely to be affected, says Metro Rail Corp

    Tree felling: AAP urges voters, parties to act

    Mumbai: The Aam Aadmi Party spokesperson Preeti Sharma Menon along with many activists criticised the Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis for making an insensitive remark regarding the tree felling in Aarey colony.

  • Bhopal: Chief Minister nephew’s truck seized for second time in 15 days

    BHOPAL: Two days after chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan sermonised MLAs to ensure that their businesses should be such that their public image is not affected, the truck of his nephew Pradhyumn Singh Chouhan was caught for overloading in the city.  Few days back a Sehore mining officer had seized four trucks owned by Pradhyumn involved in illegal mining.

  • Civic polls: Kirit accused of carrying freebies; given clean chit

    Mumbai: On Thursday midnight, Kirit Somaiya, BJP MP from Mumbai North-East constituency was accused of transporting cash and sarees in his car for allegedly distributing to the voters in Mulund colony at Mulund (W).

  • Bhopal: Gautam Nagar Park does not look like a park

    BHOPAL: The Gautam Nagar Park wears a deserted look and is even not fit for people to go for morning and evening walks. It lacks greenery and ornamental plants.

  • PM not a marketable face for Fadnavis now: Digvijaya

    Mumbai: Congress general secretary Digvijaya Singh, while addressing the media on Friday said that the ratio between the Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis is 20:80 which means even Fadnavis thinks that now even Modi is not a “marketable face” for the civic elections.

  • Bhopal: PEB to open new exam centres in 23 districts

    BHOPAL: The Professional Examination Board (PEB) is going to open 23 new examination centres in the state. Presently the PEB holds exams in only 14 districts.

  • Bhopal Municipal Corporation to auction MANIT immovable property

    BHOPAL: Immovable property of MANIT will be auctioned on March 21 for not clearing the overdue tax by the Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC) .BMC administration will go for auction of 4296 Square meter of immovable property of MANIT at zone 18 office, Gehukheda on March 21.

  • Bhopal: Nayak, Rawat front-runners; Bala Bachchan lags behind

    BHOPAL: Four months after the death of former leader of opposition Satyadev Katare, the meeting to elect leader of opposition in state Assembly prior to budget session will be held on February 20. Union minister Ajay Makan and state in-charge Mohan Prakash will be present in the meeting on behalf of the party high command.

  • Bhopal: Combating anaemia imperative said Phaggan Singh Kulaste

    BHOPAL: A two-day national workshop on anaemia during pregnancy was organised at Kanha (Mandla). Union health minister Phaggan Singh Kulaste in his address said there is need of special efforts to check anaemia in remote rural areas. Health minister Rustam Singh, principal secretary Gauri Singh and experts were present on the occasion. Union health minister Kulaste appreciated the works done in the state to check anaemia. He assured that the central government

  • Civic polls: RPI (A) sacks state unit chief

    Mumbai: The Republican Party of India (A) on Friday removed its state president Bhupesh Thulkar from his post for campaigning for a party worker who is contesting on BJP ticket in the Pune municipal corporation polls.

  • Bhopal: Agri board EE caught accepting Rs 25K bribe

    BHOPAL: The Lokayukta police have arrested executive engineer of agricultural marketing Board red handed taking the bribe of Rs 25,000 at his office, on Friday evening. SP Lokayukta Rajesh Mishra informed that the EE VC Banjhal was asking the bribe from the contractor Kailash Parmar to pass his pending bills. The contractor has submitted the bill of Rs 6.5 lakh. The EE was demanding 16 percent commission on the bill payment, earlier