Free Press Journal
  • At 40.8°C, Bhopal breaks 11-year heat record

    BHOPAL: Thursday became the hottest-ever day in March in the history of the city with the maximum temperature touching the 40.8°C mark, which was 5°C above normal. At 21.7°C, the minimum temperature was 3°C above normal.

  • Bhopal: Two end life by hanging

    BHOPAL: Two persons committed suicide by hanging self in two separate incidents within 24 hours in the city on Thursday. In the first incident reported at Ashoka Garden police station, a 30-year-old man committed suicide by hanging self from the outer channel gate of his rented house located near police station. In another incident reported at Khajuri police station a 24-year-old man, brother of Sarpanch, committed suicide by hanging self at an

  • UP teachers who abet cheating in trouble

    Uttar Pradesh has for long been the hotbed of cheating in examinations for school students. Government after government have looked the other way while cheating in examination centres in board exams goes on without impediment and generations of students who have got through with unfair means move on in life.  That the Yogi Adityanath government has come down hard on this unfortunate phenomenon is a matter of some relief but there is need to

  • Bhopal: Aadhar Centre to observe World Autism Day

    BHOPAL: Aadhar Centre, a child welfare organisation will observe World Autism Awareness Day on April 2 at Amer Bakery Hut. Like every year, this year also, Aadhar is organising a number of events including cultural performances by differently-abled children of Aadhar and theatrical performance by Kaafila Theatre Group. The main objective of this event is to help increase knowledge about children with autism and also to convince people that autism should not

  • Supreme Court steadfast in enforcing emission norms

    The Supreme Court’s order banning sale and registration of vehicles that don’t meet at least the Bharat Stage-4 emission standards from April 1 is an uncharacteristically tough measure that may well cripple the automobile industry in the country. While the apex court can’t be faulted on the logic that the health of millions of citizens was more important than commercial interests of manufacturers, a little more notice could have been given to manufacturers considering

  • Bhopal: Murderous assault on contractor over business rivalry

    BHOPAL: A 32-year-old contractor was attacked by seven persons due to a business rivalry under Gunga Police Station area on Thursday. He has sustained grievous injuries. He was admitted to Narmada Hospital and the police have registered an attempt to murder case against all the seven assailants, named by the victim in his report.

  • Bhopal: Illicit relation led to double murder, reveal police

    BHOPAL: Illicit relationship resulted in the recent double murder in an under-construction building in the city. The police on Thursday disclosed the fact. A man and a woman were found dead in an under-construction Galaxy City project, under Avadhpuri police station on March 27.

  • Bhopal: Mahakaushal Express accident, MP intelligence on alert

    BHOPAL: Mahakaushal Express heading to Delhi from Jabalpur that derailed near Mahoba railway station (Uttar Pradesh), on Thursday morning, has created sensation in MP police. The intelligence and other security agencies are on high alert to check if there were any anti-national activities leading to the derailment.

  • Supreme Court collegium capitulates to the national security clause

    THERE is no doubt that the finalisation of the Memorandum of Procedure (MoP) for selection of judges is a big step towards filling vacancies and increasing the number of judges. The bitter wrangling between the Modi government and the judiciary began after a constitutional bench of the Supreme Court quashed the National Judicial Appointments Commission Act that gave the government a say in appointing judges.

  • Bhopal: Ajay Singh flays attack on media persons

    BHOPAL: Journalists and press photographers, on Thursday, mounted a protest at Jyoti Cinema Square against the misbehavior of an IPS probationer with photo journalists at Ayodhya Nagar police station of the city. Meanwhile, leader of opposition in Vidhan Sabha Ajay Singh has flayed the incident.

  • Bhopal: High Court puts a stay on Smart Road project at Arabian Garden

    BHOPAL: High Court, Jabalpur has put a stay on land acquisition for the ‘Smart Road’ project responding to a petition filed by the Arabian Garden representatives to save their property on Thursday. BMC will leave the portion and continue the drive in other sections through which the road will pass.

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    Stand up, Indians. This time for Africa

    THAT Indians can be terribly racist is well known. This attitude is not limited to India; even abroad, Indians display their racism towards Africans and African Americans quite openly. It is an echo of the superior attitude of Indians towards dark skin, never mind that Indians are hardly ‘white’ in the traditional sense.

  • Bhopal: Maheshwar project a hot cake for both Congress, BJP says AAP

    BHOPAL: “The Maheshwar project is a hot cake for both the Congress and the BJP. The state government wanted to provide financial benefits to the private power producer company at any cost,” alleged Aam Admi Party state coordinator Alok Agarwal while speaking to media persons here on Thursday.

  • Bhopal: Bhadoria is chief of Kshatriya Mahasabha

    SAGAR: Raghvendra Singh Bhadoria has been appointed the MP state president of Akhil Bharatiya Kshatriya Mahasabha. The appointment was made by the national president of the Mahsabha Amarsingh Bhadoria. Kaushalendra Bhadoria, Suraj Baghel, Arun Chaube, Kamlesh Patel and others have congratulated Bhadoria.

  • Bhopal: Transport department surpasses revenue target

    GWALIOR: The state transport department has achieved its revenue targets three days before the end of the financial year. It has, so far, clocked a revenue of Rs 2200 crore in the current fiscal, which was the target. And by March 31, it is expected to gross Rs 2,240 crore.

  • Bhopal: Literature research centre to come up in Hoshangabad

    HOSHANGABAD: A literary museum and research centre would be established in Hoshanganbad to commemorate Pt. Bhavani Prasad Mishra, Harishankar Parsai and other litteratuers of the district. This would help introduce the new generations to the life and works of these creative writers.

  • Bhopal: Craft expo attracts parents

    SAGAR: The results of the annual examination of Utkarsh Public School were announced on March 28. Trophies and certificates were distributed to the students obtaining high marks. The parents who attended all the PTMs were also awarded. On this occasion, a crafts exhibition was organised in which the chief attraction were items made of clay.

  • Bhopal: CRPF football tourney begins

    Neemuch: The three-day football tournament of Group Centres and Battalions of Central Reserved Police Forces situated under Madhya Pradesh Sector board region started here on Wednesday. The tournament will continue till Friday and six teams including Neemuch Group centre, Bhopal group centre, Gwalior, first battalion, 41 battalion and 123 battalion are being participating in the tournament.