Free Press Journal
  • Bhopal: Gayatri Pariwar, Lions Club to celebrate holi with natural ingredients

    Burhanpur: Members of Gayatri Pariwar and Lions Club will celebrate Holi this year using natural ingredients like turmeric, sandal power, multani soil and rose water. Gayatri Pariwar’s Sachin Patil said Holi, a festival of colours marks the end of winter season. Use of natural ingredients helps to remove dirt from skin and re-energizes it for summer season. Patil said during the organising committee meeting held here at Seva Sadan College. The meeting

  • Bhopal: Sanskar Valley celebrates faag mahotsav

    Garoth: Sanskar Valley School celebrated faag mahotsav, the festival of colours, for seeking forgiveness from anyone they had knowingly or unknowingly offended.

  • Bhopal: Holi milan samaroh at Soni Dharmshala

    Nagda: Soni community’s president Kanhaiya Lal Soni wishing all the community members informed that Holi milan ceremony for the community will be organised on Monday at 9 am and citizens of the community along with officials of youth body and its members will be present at Soni Dharmshala followed by holi procession which will commence from the same place. Community members will visit houses of the mourning families offering comfort and try

  • Bhopal: Holi celebration at Lanxess unit

    Nagda: Lanxess India Pvt Ltd organised a Holi celebration on Saturday afternoon here at Lanxess Industries Complex in Birlagram.

  • Bhopal: Farmer alleges police pressure, attempts suicide

    Badnawar: Fed-up of police pressure, a farmer from Kodakala village attempted to end his life consuming insecticide inside a police station here at Kanwan village of Badnawar tehsil in Dhar district.

  • Bhopal: Government proposes, health department disposes

    BHOPAL: The health department needs to be sensitised to utilise the allocated funds so that health services improve in the state. The government is allocating around 3.5 per cent of the total budget for the health department, but the department is not utilising the allocated budget.

  • Bhopal: Shakti Nagar park needs urgent attention

    BHOPAL: Shakti Nagar park needs immediate facelift.  There is no fencing in the park and stray animals keep on roaming all over it. There is enough sprawling space for the development of the park but due to laxity of Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC), it has not been developed.

  • Bhopal: Truck driver, helper robbed, thrashed

    BHOPAL: A truck driver and his helper were robbed of Rs 18,000 and a mobile phone and beaten up brutally near Ramgarh under Berasia police station late on Saturday night when they were going to Jaipur from Guna via Bhopal. The two were attacked by over half a dozen miscreants after the truck had a flat tyre.

  • Bhopal: Youngsters prefer staying indoors than going out alone on Holi

    BHOPAL: Holi brings fun, frolic, enthusiasm and sometimes trouble too. With the festivals of colours comes the fear of not going out alone, splash of colours, mud, balloon and other things being thrown at you on roads. Free Press talked to girls and boys about the things they faced during Holi and what they did in tough situations, and they came up with an easy solution to all the problems — stay

  • Bhopal: Ten songwriters, composers gather to discuss nuances of the arts

    BHOPAL: About 10 songwriters gathered together and shared their creations on Sunday at ‘Dylogg,  co-working space’, where first gathering of songwriters and musicians who compose original tracks was held. The event celebrated songwriting and artists’ inspirations, their stories and what drives them. One of a kind event for Bhopal, it saw huge diversity in age, experience, genres and tastes.

  • Indore: Yongsters call for eco-friendly Holi

    Indore: In a noble move to reduce water consumption during Holi celebrations, people took an oath to play dry Holi with natural herbal colours instead of permanent hard synthetic colours. Making their oath public prior to the celebrations, many youngsters encouraged their friends to opt for eco-friendly Holi this year before Holika Dahan.

  • Indore: Obtaining top grade from NAAC to get tougher

    Indore: Obtaining top accreditation from National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) is going to be tougher for institution of higher learning in the country.

  • Indore: Here is chance to study at RRCAT, apply by March 31

    Indore: Here is good news for students of science or engineering background, Raja Ramanna Raja Ramanna Centre for Advanced Technology (RRCAT), a Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) facility in Indore, as part of its public outreach programme has invited application from budding scientists and engineers for a certificate course titled “Advanced Orientation Course on Accelerators, Lasers and Related Science and Technologies (OCAL)’.

  • Indore: WhatsApp upgrade fails to cheer up users

    Indore: The latest upgrade of the widely used chatting application ‘WhatsApp’ has improved its facilities, but failed to impress people as it cut down one of the most loved status feature. While people are struggling to adapt themselves to the new setting, they are hoping that the company will come out with an update on bringing back their most-loved features and improve ease of access.

  • Indore: Demonetisation fails to pull down production in Pithampur SEZ

    Indore: Demonetisation has no impact on production in Pithampur SEZ. If the figures of exports and power consumption by 61 Industrial units in Pithampur SEZ during November, December and January are to be believed, then there is no impact of demonetisation on industries. The SEZ has registered an export growth of 100% while the power consumption is up by 40% during the three months.

  • Indore: Saturday night was coldest night of month

    Indore: Indoreans on Saturday experienced coldest night of the month as minimum temperature settled at 9.6 degrees Celsius, six notches below the season’s average. According to the MeT department, the maximum temperature on Sunday was recorded at 27.5 degrees Celsius, which was seven notches below the normal.

  • Indore: Play safe Holi, colours can cause glaucoma

    Indore: Amid celebration of Holi, city experts have raised concern over the use of chemical colours while celebrating the festival as it leads to glaucoma.

  • Indore: Police solve murder mystery of married woman

    Indore: Police claimed to have solved the murder mystery of a girl, whose decomposed body was found in a dilapidated building at Pakiza Colony recently, with the arrest of deceased’s step-father. The decomposed body of the girl was found on Thursday night.

  • Bhopal: Fire chars timber worth Rs 30 lakh

    BHOPAL: Inferno gutted stock of timbers worth Rs 30 lakh at Mubark Timber in old city late on Saturday night. Nearly two score fire brigades were pressed into service to douse the fire even as it could have turned into a major mishap with a   petrol pump just hard by.