Free Press Journal
  • Bhopal: ‘5 out of every 1,000 children are hearing impaired’

    BHOPAL: Director, information, education and communication (IEC) bureau Dr Masood Akhtar on Friday said that five out of every 1,000 children are hearing impaired. He was addressing a function organised to mark World Hearing Day Camp at JP Hospital.

  • Bhopal: Potato-growers, MLA protest low rate of crop

    BHOPAL: MLA Jeetu Patwari and farmers reached Vidhan Sabha on Friday carrying potato to protest farmers’ failure to get proper rate of their produce. The MLA alleged that the potato producers were unable to sell off their crop.

  • Bhopal: Class X student commits suicide

    BHOPAL: A boy, appearing in class X board exam committed suicide under the Asoka garden police station on Friday. The reason behind the extreme step was yet to be ascertained. No suicide note was found by the police.

  • Bhopal: Industry-state partnership must for industrial growth, says Shukla

    BHOPAL: Minister for commerce, industries, employment and mineral resources Rajendra Shukla has said that Madhya Pradesh is a rapidly progressing state in the Industrial sector. He urged the industrial organisations to become partners and make state’s presence felt on the industrial map of the country.

  • Mumbai: Two runaway MCOCA accused held in Thane

    Thane: Two MCOCA (Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act) accused, who have been on run since 2014, were arrested from suburban Kandivli in neighbouring Mumbai city, police said on Friday. Anjum Gulam Rasul Patel and Danish Mohammad Rafique Qureshi were wanted in a string of cases registered against them in Kashimira area, said the Additional Superintendent of Police (Rural) Prashant Kadam.

  • Charismatic Ibobi fights with his back to the wall

    As Manipur goes to polls to elect a new Assembly on Saturday and next Wednesday in a two-phase election, it is time to evaluate what shape politics is taking there. Okram Ibobi Singh, chief minister of Manipur, who has had a free run for 15 years running a Congress government, faces a challenge this time from the fledgling BJP which had a mere two legislators in the outgoing Assembly. Recently, one of

  • Saudi buy of Maldivian atoll dicey for India

    The Maldivian government’s plan to give control of an entire atoll in the country to Saudi Arabia has set alarm bells ringing in New Delhi power circles. This is understandable because it would pose a new security challenge to India in its neighbourhood. Maldivian president Abdulla Yameen has been on the wrong side of India right since the 2015 arrest and sham trial of Mohamed Nasheed, the country’s first democratically elected leader

  • Bhopal: DSP missing for last two years traced to lodge in Khargone

    BHOPAL: Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Mansingh Tekam, who had disappeared under mysterious circumstances about two years back, was traced to a lodge at Barwah in Khargone district. He was brought to Bhopal on Friday.

  • The challenge of the Internal Proletariat

    The Yamuna used to flow westward through the dry bed of the Chautang River previously. It started to flow eastward through its present course around 1500 BCE. The Western Yamuna dried up. Grand cities like Rakhigarhi and Kalibangan located on its banks no longer got the life sustaining waters and died. Those people met this challenge with alacrity. They gathered their tools and moved eastward to the Ganges Basin. They cut the

  • Bhopal: Three private bills tabled, withdrawn on ministers’ assurance

    BHOPAL: Members of Legislative Assembly tabled three private member bills in Vidhan Sabha on Friday and demanded that the bills be passed by the House and sent to the Central government. However, following a discussion, the MLAs withdrew their bills.