Free Press Journal
  • Bhopal: Strengthen people to people contact, says Swaraj

    Bhopal: Muslims in Indonesia make idols Lord Hanuman and believe it to be part of their culture said external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj while addressing the delegates at Indo-ASEAN Summit here emphasising on strengthening cooperation and communications among youths of the Asean nations.

  • Bhopal: Many ills ail cops’ hospital

    Bhopal: The radiologist at a hospital here entertains only 15 patients visiting him for X-rays and if another turns up he is sent back with the sound advice to come next day. And this happens at hospital of 7th battalion, situated not far from police headquarters.

  • Bhopal: ‘Navy fully prepared to tackle any situation’

    Bhopal: Chief of Navy Sunil Lanba said, “Indian Navy is fully prepared to take on any situation in connection with China’s increasing activity with Pakistan.” He was replying to questions from media persons on China which is making heavy investment in Pakistan in pretext of trade. He was chief guest at Raja Bhoj Multi Class Sailing Championship being held at Upper Lake.

  • Bhopal: Don’t accept black money as donation, says BJP chief

    Bhopal: BJP chief Amit Shah, here on Friday, warned the party organisation not to accept black money as donation. He said that the organisation should have sufficient funds, which should be used to run the party affairs. But, he warned, black money should be a strict no-no. “Please keep it in mind that only honestly-earned money should be accepted”, he said. He said that in one state only interest on the deposits

  • Bhopal: Except BJP, leftists, all other parties are family fiefdoms: Shah

    Bhopal: The BJP national president Amit Shah has said that only the BJP and the Communist parties have internal democracy. “The rest of the parties are family fiefdoms. I can easily tell you who will be head these parties over the next 50 years”, he said. He was speaking at the “Naya Bharat Manthan” programme here on Friday.

  • Bhopal: ‘Don’t bother with debit-credit; I am here to know the balance’

    Bhopal: The BJP national president Amit Shah’s no-nonsense attitude was visible on the very first day of his visit. A couple of minutes after the state party president Nandkumar Singh Chouhan began a long-winding speech welcoming Shah at the first meeting scheduled for the day at the BJP office, Shah interrupted him. “Bhaisaheb, I haven’t come here to listen to speeches. Don’t bother with debit-credit. I am here to know the balance”,

  • Bhopal: ‘Shivraj will be BJP’s face in next state polls’

    Bhopal: Putting an end to rumours about leadership change in state, BJP national president Amit Shah on Friday categorically declared that the next assembly elections would be fought under the leadership of Shivraj Singh Chouhan. Shah also denied that he was joining the Union ministry. In an informal discussion with media persons at the residence of minister Narottam Mishra, Shah said, “Note it down. I will work in the organisation”.

  • Mumbai: Campaign ends, MBMC gears up for peaceful polls

    Bhayandar: As campaigning came to a halt on Friday, more than 5.93 lakh voters in the twin-city will decide as to who will rule the Mira Bhayandar Municipal Corporation (MBMC) which goes to poll on Sunday (August 20). Counting will held on the following day.  Candidates from various political parties and independents numbering 509 will be contesting from 95 wards, for which 774 polling booths have been set up across the region.

  • Mumbai University starts re-evaluation process results on priority basis

    Mumbai: The re-evaluation process of the Mumbai University (MU) results started from Friday on immediate basis to avoid any hardships to the students. The results of those students whose assessment process is completed will be declared on a priority basis. The application of students opting for higher studies will also be considered and the registration dates of some are being postponed.

  • Ujjain: Pt Salil Bhatt to perform on Satwik Veena today

    Ujjain: A classical music performance will be rendered by renowned musician, Pt Salil Bhatt who is also credited with the invention of the Satwik Veena on Saturday. The Ujjain chapter of SPIC MACAY, will conduct the programme at 2 places. Pt Bhatt will perform at ‘manovikas vishesh vidyalaya’ at 11 am at Jawahar Nagar and at government polytechnic college at 2:30 pm.

  • Ujjain: ‘Shwetambar Jain community’s paryushan begins

    Ujjain: The Shwetambar Jain community began an 8 day worship to celebrate the ‘paryushan’ festival which began on Friday. People of the community thronged to Jain temples to mark the onset of the festival. Religious sermons were delivered during the occasion with traditional rituals.

  • Mumbai: Dancer rallies for organ donation, takes nation tour

    Mumbai: The 41-year-old Lourd Vijay, a professional dancer and Guinness World Record holder, who was diagnosed with chronic kidney disease (CKD) in 2013, underwent a kidney transplant in 2016. Since then he is on a mission to raise nationwide awareness on kidney disease and wants to inspire people to donate their organs and save lives.

  • Veteran entertainer Sir Bruce Forsyth dies at 89

    Washington D.C.: After a lengthy illness, TV entertainer and showbiz legend, Sir Bruce Forsyth has died at 89. His family confirmed that the veteran TV presenter – who fronted ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ from 2004-2014 – passed away on Friday, after being unwell for some time.

  • Ujjain: Shahi sawari arrangements gather momentum

    Ujjain: Crowd management during the ‘shahi sawari’on August 21, will be a challenge for the police and administration, as lakhs of devotees gather in the city to become part of a grand celebration of Lord Mahakal. The situation becomes more complex to handle as ‘somvati amavasya’ also falls on the same day as the ‘sawari’ which will increase the crowd further. The police and administration have been on their feet

  • Mumbai: Mumbra police to use Whatsapp to keep vigil on Ganesh festival

    Mumbai: The organisers of 26 Sarvajanik mandals and 5,063 private housing society mandals in Mumbra will be constantly in touch with the police over special WhatsApp groups. Anybody found violating the Noise Pollution rules and playing DJ music will be booked by the police.