Free Press Journal
  • Bhopal: CM rejects proposal to charge money from martyrs’ kin for plots

    Bhopal: In the cabinet meeting held here on Tuesday, chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan lost his temper on a proposal saying that fifty per cent of the price of plots of land allotted to families of army men killed in hostilities and police personnel martyred in encounters with naxalites should be realised from their families. He deferred decision on the proposal and directed that it should be presented again.

  • Bhopal: 12 other dist hospitals to become super specialty

    Bhopal: The government has decided to upgrade district hospitals of 13 districts as super specialty hospitals. This was decided at the cabinet meeting held here on Tuesday. The district hospitals of Ujjain, Ratlam, Dewas, Jabalpur, Chhindwara, Gwalior, Morena, Satna, Bhopal, Betul, Khandwa, Sagar and Datia will be upgraded. Members of families living above poverty line will get medical treatment at CGHS (Central Government Health Scheme) rates (below market rate) while it will be free

  • Mumbai: Councillor demands rail bazaar in stations to avoid encroachment of footpaths

    Mumbai: The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) Councillor Anil Patankar of Chembur has written a letter to Mayor Vishwanath Mahadeshvar to take a combined meeting with Mumbai railway officials for rail bazaar on important railway stations so as to resolve the issue of vendors who usually encroach the BMC footpaths.

  • Bhopal: ‘All should take part in plantation drive’

    Narsinghpur: On July 2, a massive plantation drive would be undertaken in the district under the Narmada Sewa Mission. The target is to plant 50 lakh saplings between 7 am and 7 pm on that day. A training camp was organised at the Government Higher Secondary School, Gotegaon on Tuesday for the block-level officers, sub-engineers, sarpanchas, panchayat secretaries, nodal officers, gram rozgar sahayaks and others in connection with the drive in which

  • Bhopal: By 2020 every one in state will have a house

    Hoshangabad: MP Rao Uday Pratap Singh has said that by 2020, no citizen of the state will be left without a roof over his head. He said that the benefits of the PM Awas Yojana would reach one and all. “Just have patience. All of you will get houses one by one”, he said.

  • Mumbai gymkhanas will now have to pay rent as per land area

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra government has revised a lease policy pertaining rents of those lands on which gymkhanas have been run by the private players in island Mumbai, suburb and across the state from the British period. The move will increase the revenue of the state but also resolve the dispute between the gymkhanas and the state over the lease rents.

  • OMG! This is what happens when Akshay Kumar and Twinkle are on the same boat!

    They say that a best couple is the one who argue over anything and agree over everything. One such couple is the Bollywood’s ‘it’ couple Akshay Kumar and Twinkle Khanna, who always ‘end up in the same boat if not always on the same page’, by Akshay Kumar’s own confession.

  • Watch: Kareena Kapoor Khan and Amrita Arora sweat it out at the gym

    Mumbai: Actor Kareena Kapoor Khan may have been the poster girl for size zero but the actress also broke several stereotypes during the pregnancy. The actress flaunted her baby bump and made some amazing style statements.

  • Bhopal: Scindia to lead 72-hr Cong Satyagrah

    Bhopal: Congress MP Jyotiraditya Scindia will lead 72-hour satyagrah at Dussehra Maidan, TT Nagar from Wednesday. Elaborate preparations are made for the satyagrah. Around 2000 farmers will join the three-day satyagrah besides the party supporters from all over the state. Their food arrangements are also made at the ground. To give ‘Desi touch’ the leader will to sit on a cot (khatia) along with other farmers and their leaders.

  • Mumbai: BMC says lack of pumping station responsible for water-logging during monsoon

    Mumbai: The Storm Water Department (SWD) of Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation ( BMC) comes under criticism every year especially in monsoon season for doing shoddy work. However, this time, the SWD officers defended themselves by stating that the regular flooding spots of Mumbai that is Hindmata, Dadar, Parel, Sion, and Gandhi Market faces water logging problem as these areas do not have a pumping station. Maul pumping station can fix the water log

  • Mumbai: BMC to produce organic manure at Byculla zoo

    Mumbai: The solid waste management department of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has set up a waste decomposition plant at Jijamata Udyan (Byculla zoo) to produce organic manure.

  • Bhopal: Violence confined to areas where BJP MLAs lacked influence: CM

    Bhopal: Urging his party’s MLAs to build rapport with the people and be in close touch with them, the chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said at the meeting of the BJP legislature party here on Tuesday that violence during the recent farmers’ protest took place mainly in those areas where the BJP MLAs concerned did not command influence. “Had they been in touch with the people, they would have to come to