Free Press Journal
  • Bhopal: Manipur’s Kom tribals renovate traditional house at IGRMS

    Bhopal: Members of Kom tribal community of Manipur are renovating the traditional ‘Kom’ House in Indira Gandhi Manav Sangrahalaya (IGRMS) using the thatching grass they planted last year on the museum campus. On this Environment Day, this has come up as a perfect example of self-sustainability.

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    Mumbai: Cops join campaign to clean Versova beach

    Mumbai: Just a day ahead of World Environment Day, Mumbai police joined United Nations Environment Programme or UNEP India’s campaign for a clean Versova beach and supported Bombay High Court lawyer Afroz Shah, who is leading the campaign to clean the beach.

  • Bhopal: Nature lovers enjoy photowalk organised by IG

    Bhopal: ‘Connecting People to Nature’, the theme of World Environment Day was to bring people close to nature and connect them with it so that they could feel it and preserve it. With the same aim, IG Bhopal organised a Nature Walk and Instameet on Sunday with 30 participants at Ekant Park.

  • FPJ special: FDA asked to take action over OTC non-prescribed white ink

    Mumbai: A letter has been issued to Harshdeep Kamble, commissioner of food and drugs administration, & food safety commissioner, Maharashtra state to ban over the counter sale of non-prescribed white ink. Despite a statutory warning being issued on white ink bottles and pens that it is not be sold to children below 18 years, it is freely available across the state and is being misused by children as a drug.

  • Bhopal: Vrikshamitra: The man who has planted over 1.6L saplings

    Bhopal: Death was knocking at his door but he defied it and plunged into action to save environment by planting saplings. Here is ‘Vrikshamitra’ Sunil Dubey, 59, who was down with brain tumour and doctors had given up hope on his survival. So, before entering the operation theatre, the doctors had asked him “If you survive what you will do?” Dubey’s curt reply was “I will plant saplings my whole life.” Nine years

  • Bhopal: Readers’ Park to be re-launched from today

    Bhopal: The park opposite Swami Vivekananda Library, which was once known as Readers’ Park, turned into a garbage dump, a place where drunkards gathered to drink as time passed by. People coming to the library preferred reading inside to save from the stench emanating from the garbage. Bhopal Runners, along with BMC and CPA took the charge of redeveloping the park and bringing it back to its original charm and start the

  • Indore: Milk, vegetable supply remain hit

    Indore: Even though Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Sunday announced to meet some of the demands of protesting farmers, they continued their agitation hitting supply of essential commodities badly. People had to struggle for essential items like milk and vegetables which were barely available. Looking at Saturday’s violent agitation, police force was deployed at different mandis.

  • Mumbai: RERA to exclude projects below 500 square metres

    Mumbai: Property buyers seeking an investment in bungalows and row houses below 500 sq mt will now have to give a second thought to it. Even as RERA is expected to protect property buyers from developers’ wrongful act, it will not protect projects under 500 sq metre. This means houses under 5000 sq ft will not come under RERA committee scanner.

  • Bhopal: Man who made hoax calls arrested

    Bhopal: Crime branch of Bhopal police arrested a 25-year-old man accused of making hoax calls on Dial 100 emergency service and giving false information about bombs in railway stations and district and sessions court on Saturday at Shahpura here. The accused made the calls to trap one of his fellow villagers from whom he had borrowed money and didn’t want to return it.

  • Bhopal: Denied by best private schools, parents opt for govt schools

    Bhopal: Parents are not interested in getting their wards admitted to every private school under RTE. They want their children should get admitted only to the best schools. The date of admission under Right to Education (RTE) has been extended to June 6, from May 31.

  • Indore: Class IX fail dupes city doctor of Rs 60,000

    Indore: A Class IX failed reportedly duped a city based doctor of Rs 60000 in the name of selling six mobile phones through a mobile phone application. Cyber cell sleuths have arrested the accused on Sunday is being questioned for further details. Two of his aides are on the run.

  • Ujjain: Jain saint Shivmuni arrives in city

    Ujjain: Acharya Shivmuni arrived in city on Sunday from Udaypur on foot after a journey of 50 days. On his arrival Jain community organised a welcome event at Vikramaditya Cloth Market. A procession was organised to take Shivmuni Maharaj to Mahavir Bhawan, Namakmandi.

  • Bhopal: People take oath to maintain flow of Narmada

    Bhopal: Umakant Umrao, commissioner of Narmadapuram Division is visiting different areas in the riparian zone of Narmada under the campaign to restore the holy river, which is considered the state’s lifeline, to its former glory. On Saturday, the commissioner, accompanied by Santosh Verma, deputy commissioner, revenue, reached Babvri and Dimavar villages of Seoni Malwa development block.

  • Indore: Immortalise lost loved ones with green touch

    Indore: A social organisation has hit upon a novel green idea to keep memories of departed loved ones alive. They have launched a campaign Ansh Ropan to encourage people to immortalise loved ones by planting saplings with their mortal remains.

  • Bhopal: Case registered against woman for abetting husband’s suicide

    Bhopal: Police on Sunday registered a case of abetment to suicide against deceased 24-year-old man’s wife and father-in-law at Misrod here. The man had committed suicide on May 20 after his accused father-in-law allegedly slapped him and called him impotent while they both were involved in a heated argument, the police said.

  • Indore: CM’s thanksgiving programme today

    Indore: Cancelled thrice, a programme to thank residents for their contribution to Indore Municipal Corporation’s efforts to make Indore cleanest city in country would finally be held at Dussehra Maidan on Thursday, the World Environment Day.  Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan would extend his gratitude towards residents, organisations and NGOs who played vital roles in making the city cleanest in the country.

  • Bhopal: Sehore farmers turn violent, loot vehicles; 13 cops injured

    Bhopal: On the fourth day of their nation-wide agitation on Sunday, farmers turned violent in the district. Led by Congress MLA Shailendra Patel, they ran amok for over three hours on the Indore-Bhopal highway near Jatakheda and Sounda villages.