Free Press Journal
  • Bhopal: BMC heeds to Modi’s ‘Mann Ki Baat’

    Bhopal: Within less than a month, the Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC) has fulfilled Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s “Mann Ki Baat” by putting up separate dustbins (green and blue) for wet and dry waste in some commercial areas in the city. Though a part of the Bhopal Smart City project, the scheme has been linked with the Modi’s pet Swachh Bharat initiative.

  • Mumbai: Loan waiver not for those who didn’t pay up

    Mumbai: Swabhimani Shetkari Sanghatana (SSS), the ally of ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), has accused Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis of issuing a Government Resolution (GR), which is just an “eyewash.”

  • Indore: ‘Bank, NBFCs must come together to help out MSMEs’

    Indore: Smita Bhardwaj, MD of MP Financial Corporation said the corporation was working closely with MSMEs, especially with those having innovative ideas. She appealed to banks and non-banking financial companies (NBFCs) to come along together and build the nation by helping the MSMEs, so that they could grow with the help of required finance and solve their financial needs.

  • Army Chief to visit Sikkim today amid Chinese aggression

    New Delhi: Army Chief General Bipin Rawat will start his two-day northeast visit from Sikkim on Thursday. In Sikkim, the Army Chief will take stock of the situation that has become tense after Chinese army destroyed two India bunkers in the Lalten post in the Doka La general area in Sikkim in the first week of June. General Rawat will meet the formation commanders and take stock of the Indian preparedness, reports suggest.

  • Indore: South Tukoganj footpaths, road turn into parking lots

    Indore: Parking has always been one of the biggest problems in the city. The crowded area of South Tukoganj also faces similar fate every day. Drivers park their vehicles illegally on the footpath in a way that the rear tyres and the rear overhang jut out on the road, not only blocking the footpath but also hindering traffic on the road. Some drivers do not even hesitate in parking their

  • Indore: For these youngsters, happiness lies in passion for clicks

    Indore: With the advent of smart phones and good quality cameras, photography has been a trending interest among children, youngsters and seniors alike. Though we can click brilliant photos at a touch of the phone screen, there are many who value traditional cameras over phones.

  • Bhopal: 19-yr-old married woman commits suicide

    Bhopal: Newly married woman hanged self at her house after dispute with her husband under Bag Sewania police station on the intervening night of Tuesday and Wednesday.

  • Indore: Monsoon officially in, but rains nowhere to be seen

    Indore: All eyes are set on the sky, but there are no signs of relief for the citizens soon even if regional meteorological department warned of heavy rains two days back. Now, the chances of heavy rains are very less in next couple of days. The officials of met department expressed their helplessness in predicting rains very accurately, saying it depended a lot on sudden climatic changes.

  • Ujjain: 300 eco friendly clay idols will be displayed during Ganeshutsav

    Ujjain: This year, eco friendly clay idols of lord Ganesh will be displayed at around 300 public stalls during the Ganeshutsav, which begins from August 25. Lokmanya Tilak Ganeshutsav Samiti will make these idols which will be distributed in the city. Convener Anil Jain Kaluheda informed that this step was taken to extend the message of environment conservation. “Also worship of clay idols hold significance as per the Vedas. We

  • Indore: Registrations start for MBA, MCA courses

    Indore: Directorate of Technical Education (DTE) has opened online registration window for students to apply for admission to MBA and MCA programmes offered by colleges in the state. While admission in MCA course is based on the marks obtained by a student in qualifying exam, students would be enrolled in MBA courses on the basis of their performance in common management admission test (CMAT)-2017 conducted by AICTE in January.

  • Mumbai: BMC gives green signal to vertical gardens on flyovers

    Mumbai: The garden department, functioning under the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), has undertaken a vertical garden initiative. Under this project the department on an experimental basis is beautifying the pillars of three flyovers, namely Milan flyover of Santacruz, Nanalal Mehta flyover of Matunga and Bhandup Jogeshwari-Vikroli link road (JVLR) flyover.

  • Ujjain: Sanskrit scholars remembered at Vikram University

    Ujjain: In an event ‘mere jharokhe se’, organised jointly by Sahitya Academy and Vikram University at the Kalidas auditorium of Scindia prachyavidya shodh pratishthan on Wednesday, achievements and characters of two Sanskrit scholars Bacchulal Awasthi and Sriniwas Rath were discussed.

  • Indore: Online CET fails, exam cancelled at one centre

    Indore: Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV)’s move to hold common entrance test (CET)-2017 in online mode turned out to be a damp squib as at least 400 students could not take the exam due to technical glitches in the city on Wednesday.

  • Ujjain: Vidyasagar maharaj’s 50th diksha-samaroh begins

    Ujjain: The diksha samaroh of acharya Vidyasagar maharaj began with a display of 50 portraits of acharyaji on Wednesday. The rituals began early in the morning with abhishek and shantidhara performed at 6 am.

  • Ujjain: Protest against GST continue, traders call for bandh on Friday

    Ujjain: Protesting against the complexities in the structure of Goods and Service Tax (GST) and the many difficulties traders are to be faced with in operating their business, post introduction of GST, trader unions have called for a bandh on Friday. President of chamber of commerce, Manaklal Giriya said that representatives of around 25 trader unions of Ujjain conducted a meeting and unanimously rejected the introduction of GST with its