Free Press Journal
  • Bhopal: ‘Make New Market air-conditioned, smart market’

    BHOPAL: Revenue, science and technology minister Umashankar Gupta conducted bhumi-pujan for ‘pink parking’— a parking lot to be developed specifically for women — opposite SBI branch at Ganesh Chowk on Sunday.

  • Bhopal: Power employees to go on strike from today

    BHOPAL: The government has not responded on the demands made by the contractual employees of the five power companies. From Monday, around 25,000 employees of these companies will go on strike.

  • Bhopal: Easter Mahotsav at BSSS College

    BHOPAL: Easter Mahotsav was organised on Sunday at BSSS College ground. Nearly 3,000 people belonging to Christian, Hindu and other religious communities came together to celebrate the fest. On this occasion Archbishop Rev Leo Cornelio SVD said, “Easter is all about knowing, believing, loving and serving the Lord to serve and love people. All those who encountered the Resurrected Lord will become witness to all that he taught, did and proclaimed. Easter

  • Bhopal: Case against man for threatening IAS officer over phone

    BHOPAL: Police have registered a case against a man for allegedly threatening an IAS officer over phone on Saturday evening at Bairasia here. The complaint against the accused was lodged on March 26 last year pursued by an investigation by the police, which then registered a case on Saturday.

  • Email ID for black money info receives over 38,000 mails

    Mumbai: The email address launched by the finance ministry for getting tips about black money received over 38,000 emails, but only 16% of them were forwarded for further inquiry, CBDT said in a reply to an RTI query earlier this month. Jitendra Ghadge, a city-based RTI activist, had asked for information about response to the email address “blackmoneyinfo@income”, launched last December.

  • Bhopal: Coriander seeds worth Rs 4.6 lakh seized

    Garoth: Administrative team led by sub-divisional magistrate (SDM) Arpit Verma and Garoth Krishi Upaj Mandi secretary Sanjay Soni on Saturday seized 360 bags of coriander seeds from a truck here at Jodama village.

  • Bhopal: ‘Women becoming more independent and self-sufficient’

    Khetia: A general meeting of all the women self-help groups (SHGs) operating in the region was organised here at municipal council on Saturday. Registration certificates were distributed to presidents and secretaries of the groups during the meeting.

  • Mumbai: Parsis strive to preserve their culinary heritage

    Mumbai: Despite their dwindling population, the Parsis strive to preserve the legacy of their rich, robust and wholesome cuisine by even using social media to popularise it among food lovers around the world.

  • Bhopal: Chariot rolls to bring green revolution in state

    Gandhwani: Gandhwani MLA Umang Singhar flagged off Krishi Kranti Rath to mark the opening of ambitious Krishi Mahotsav here on Saturday. The grand agriculture fest will continue till May 2.

  • Bhopal: 3-day spiritual fair from today

    Shahpur (Burhanpur): Prajapita Brahmakumari’s Ishwariya University Shahpur is organising a three-day spiritual fair in which a 36 feet grand Shivling will be the centre of attraction. Self-realisation and divine experience via 3D show, science based spiritual painting exhibition, peace room, short drama on getting rid of addictions and value-based entertaining games will be organised under the fair. The event will be held from April 17 to April 19 from 6 pm to

  • PIL questions government policy on tobacco

    Mumbai: A PIL in Bombay High Court has questioned the Union government’s policy of allowing public sector insurance companies to invest in the tobacco industry, which, it said, contradicts the “anti-tobacco” stance taken by Centre.

  • Bhopal: School, college bus operators to observe strike today

    BHOPAL: The School and College Bus Owners’ Association would go on a single day strike against the district administration’s decision of mandatory installation of GPS-enabled tracking devices along with CCTV cameras in all school and college buses running in the district. According to the members of the association, about 2,500 buses across the district would not run on Monday.

  • Bhopal: Pushed from train, woman loses leg

    BHOPAL: A 27-year-old woman lost her leg after allegedly thrown off a running train by robbers near Itarsi. The incident happened on April 7, but came to light on Saturday after some staff members of Hamidia Hospital, where she is undergoing treatment, informed media persons.

  • Bhopal: Searing heat hits school going kids

    BHOPAL: The days are getting hotter and the entire city is in the grip of a severe heat wave. School students are some of the worst hit by the scorching heat as they return home from school in mid-noon when the heat peaks. Even BJP MLA Rameshwar Sharma is demanding to close schools from Monday due to the extreme heat.

  • Aayush Shah’s brush with Patriarchy

    Television actor Aayush Shah, previously worked in shows like Navya, Mahabharat, Surya Putra Karn, is now in the lead role in the film name Pankh. The story is based on “Beti Padhao and Beti Bachao” concept being promoted by Narendra Modi. But during the shooting for the movie Aayush experienced firsthand the regressive mindset that plagues our country. “While we were shooting in Haryana I saw that women were still oppressed, men

  • Bhopal: Sarangi recital, Punjabi folk dances mesmerise audience

    BHOPAL: Sarangi Jugalbandi, Punjabi folk songs and dances were presented under a weekly series programme ‘Uttaradhikar’ at Tribal Museum on Sunday. The concert began with duet performance of citybased sarangi players Ustad Munne Khan and Aabid Husain who belong to Gwalior gharana.