Free Press Journal
  • International Ozone Day – The deo you wear may widen ozone hole

    BHOPAL : The Regional Museum of Natural History, Bhopal staged two street plays on the occasion of International Ozone Day on Saturday to make the people aware of the importance of ozone layer, ozone depleting substances and the harmful effects of ozone hole. The street play on “Save Ozone Layer” were performed  in front of Top ‘N Town, New Market at and DB Mall by child artists of Jawahar Bal Bhawan, Bhopal

  • Arjan Singh – an epitome of military leadership

    New Delhi : India’s oldest serving soldier Marshal Arjan Singh, who died in hospital after a massive heart attack on Saturday, was hardly 44 when he took over as the chief of a young Indian Air Force (IAF) in 1964, a year before leading the fledgling Indian air power in the 1965 war with Pakistan.

  • Kohli drops Pepsi, skin creams

    Kohli has decided that he would lend his name only to brands which he himself uses and believes in, people in the know of his endorsement deals have said

  • Goa Congress MLA, wife booked for disproportionate assets

    Panaji : Leader of Opposition in the Goa Assembly and Congress MLA Chandrakant Kavlekar and his wife Savitri, also a Congress leader, were on Saturday booked in connection with a 2013 disproportionate assets case. The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) sleuths also raided the residence and office premises of the couple.

  • Mamata warns VHP, Bajrang Dal, RSS against disturbing peace during puja

    Kolkata : West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday issued a stern warning to right wing organisations including the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP), Bajrang Dal and RSS against disturbing peace in the state during the upcoming Durga puja festival, asking them not to “play with fire”, reports IANS.

  • To help decode Kuldeep’s mystery, Oz rope in Chinaman Jiyas

    Chennai : Australia’s troubles against spin aren’t a relic of a medieval past, given their parched run in the sub-continent. They haven’t won a series in India, UAE (Pakistan’s adopted home), Sri Lanka or Bangladesh since 2011.

  • SC pulls up govt over decision to reduce eco-sensitive zone radius

    New Delhi : The Supreme Court has expressed surprise over the Centre’s decision to reduce the radius of eco-sensitive zones from 10 kilometres to 100 metres, saying it appeared to be a “complete arbitrary exercise of powers” capable of destroying national parks and wildlife sanctuaries, reports PTI.

  • Bhopal – Bicycle tracks cleaned by volunteers

    BHOPAL : On the second day of workshop on “Volunteering for Humanity” organised by Gandhi Smriti Evum Darshan Samiti along with Arushi, the participants undertook a cleanliness drive. Around 100 participants in all cleaned the cycle tracks on Hoshangabad Road. SA Jamal from the Samiti also joined in. The team comprised of students from Mittal Institute of Technology, Excellence College, People’s Medical College and children with disabilities studying in Arushi, teachers, volunteers

  • Workshop on gender sensitivity held at NHPS

    BHOPAL : A workshop on gender sensitivity was organised at the Navnidh Hassomal Public School (NHPS) here on Saturday as part of the ongoing “Capacity Building Programme” presently underway at the school.

  • Her portraits speak volumes about lust for life

    BHOPAL : For the past three months, Suchita A Manale, a 32-year-old painter from city, is immersed in creating a series of works on acid attack victims. She has been working so hard just to complete her works on varied mediums, including water colour, pen and ink on paper and zinc by the end of this month and put them for exhibition in October.

  • Bureaucracy hurting BJP interests: Sahasrabuddhe

    BHOPAL : BJP national general secretary in charge for Madhya Pradesh Vinay Sahasrabuddhe has said that bureaucracy or rather the perception of the workers about it, was hurting the party’s interests in Madhya Pradesh.

  • Kids have lucky escape as tree falls on bus

    Bhayandar : Fifty-four students and a couple of staffers of a Thane-based private school had a narrow escape after a huge tree keeled over and fell on the bus in which they were travelling for a picnic to EsselWorld on Saturday.

  • Cabinet sub-panel on Maratha reservation a timepass: Sena

    Mumbai : The Shiv Sena on Saturday dubbed a cabinet sub-committee formed by the Maharashtra government to look into the issue of Maratha reservation as a “timepass” and sought to know why justice has not been meted out to the community despite several road shows in the state.

  • Ryan trustees move Punjab and Haryana HC for anticipatory bail

    Chandigarh: The trustees of Ryan International Schools on Saturday moved the Punjab and Haryana High Court seeking anticipatory bail in the case related to the murder of seven-year-old Pradhuman at the Ryan International School in Gurugram last week, reports IANS. The trustees – Augustine F. Pinto, his wife Grace and their son Ryan, approached the high court here after the Bombay High Court rejected their bail plea citing jurisdiction issues.

  • Dewas – 12 anti-socials nabbed

    Dewas : Bank Note Press police arrested 12 persons after they attempted to create tension here in the town on Saturday afternoon.

  • Teams from 16 divisions participate in yoga contest

    BHOPAL : The 48th National Yoga Competition was held at Kendriya Vidyalaya no. 3 on Saturday. It was organised under the aegis of sports competition. Teams from 16 divisions across the country, including Banglore, Delhi, Kolkata, Silchar, Lucknow, Chandigarh, Raipur, Mumbai, Jaipur, Gurugram, Guwahati, Bhopal and Jabalpur participated in the competition and showcased different yog asan.  The team of nine divisions will perform on Sunday. Principals and sports teachers of 25 divisions

  • Wankhede scuffle case: Clean chit to Shah Rukh Khan opposed

    Mumbai : An activist has opposed the closure report of the Mumbai Police where it has given a clean chit to Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, who was accused of abusing a security personnel at the Wankhede stadium in 2012 during an IPL match. The activist has claimed that the police filed the closure report, only to “favour” Khan.