Free Press Journal
  • Bhopal: Rampal’s supporters raise slogans during Prez speech

    Bhopal: The supporters of self- styled, jailed god man Sant Rampal demanded his release at the function, which was addressed by President Ramnath Kovind at Lal Parade ground on Friday. The President was in city to address Kabir Prakatotsav function in which chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, governor O P Kohli, believers of Kabir ideology were present.

  • Bhopal: Locked schools, missing teachers make mockery of govt claims

    SEONI MALWA: The teachers in government schools are aggressive when it comes to demanding higher salary, more facilities and timescale promotions. But when it comes to discharging their duties, they are far from serious.  A reality check of three government schools in the tribal villages of the Seoni Malwa block provided ample proof that state government’s ‘Sarva Shikhsha Abhiyan” is a sham and its slogan of “Sab padhein, sab badhein” is hollow.

  • Car sales down 5.32%; passenger vehicles dip marginally in October

    New Delhi: Domestic passenger vehicle sales declined marginally to 2,79,837 units in October from 2,80,677units in the same month last year. Car sales were down 5.32 percent to 1,84,666 units last month as against 1,95,036 units in October last year, according to the data released by the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) today.

  • Bhopal: Hold camps to identify street hawkers, coiffeurs: Commissioner

    HOSHANGABAD: Narmadapuram divisional commissioner Umakant Umrao convened a meeting to review the progress of the implementation of the schemes administered by the urban development and labour departments. The commissioner directed the chief executive officers of all the urban civic bodies to hold special camps to identify street hawkers, hair dressers, rickshaw pullers, auto-rickshaw drivers and domestic workers. They should be told about the schemes launched by the government for their welfare and

  • Big GST relief: 6 facts you must know about new GST rates

    In the biggest GST rejig yet, tax rates on over 200 items, ranging from chewing gum to chocolates, to beauty products, wigs and wrist watches, were on Friday cut to provide relief to consumers and businesses amid economic slowdown. As many as 178 items of daily use were shifted from the top tax bracket of 28 per cent to 18 per cent, while a uniform 5 per cent tax was prescribed for all restaurants,

  • Bhopal: Director indulging in moral policing, making sexist comments, allege students

    Bhopal: In a raging protest that has continued from Thursday, students of NLIU on Friday demanded immediate resignation of the director, professor Dr SS Singh.  The students have decided to stage an indefinite sit-in to protest the alleged tyrannical practices and despotic regime perpetuated by the director. The academic activities at the college have come to a standstill following student body’s new age Satyagraha.

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    Bhopal: BJP begins preparing for assembly polls

    Bhopal: Though assembly elections in the state are still a year away, the state BJP has already shifted to the poll mode as chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan inaugurated the election management cell at party’s state headquarters here on Friday.

  • Bhopal: MPHC orders seizure of NRI quota documents

    Bhopal: The Jabalpur bench of Madhya Pradesh High Court on Friday ordered the Director of Medical Education (DME) to seize the documents pertaining to NRI quota and to present them at court within 10 days. Bhopal-based social activist Vinayak Parihar and aggrieved students from across MP had filed the petition in court alleging huge irregularities in admissions of NRI students in private medical colleges.

  • Bhopal: MP following Kabir’s teachings of inclusive development, says Kovind

    Bhopal: President Ram Nath Kovind lavished praises on state government for making endeavours for inclusive development in line with saint Kabir’s teachings and creating equal opportunities for suppressed and poor. The Prez, who arrived in the state capital on Friday on his maiden two-day visit to the state after assuming office, was addressing Sadguru Kabir Mahotsav at Lal Parade Ground here.

  • Mumbai Metro line 3 will be functional by 2021, says MMRC Managing Director Ashwini Bhide

    Mumbai: Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation Limited (MMRC) Managing Director Ashwini Bhide on Friday revealed that its phase 3 would be completely functional by the end of 2021. After her visit at the site of the tunnel boring for Siddhivinayak-Naya Nagar route, Bhide said that all the hurdles, including the Aarey car shed issue, have been resolved.

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    Daily Horoscope for Saturday, November 11, 2017

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  • Maharashtra government to tackle oral cancer, launches online tutorial

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra government and Tata Memorial Centre have come together to tackle the rise in number of oral cancer patients in the state. In associate with Indian Dental Association (IDA), the government on Friday launched an online tutorial on oral cancer.

  • Green panel castigates Delhi’s AAP govt

    It is hardly a surprise that the National Green Tribunal has come down hard on the Arvind Kejriwal-led Delhi government describing its plan to re-introduce its odd-even scheme (allowing vehicles with odd and even numbers to ply on roads on alternate days) a ‘farce.’ As the tribunal has said, it is an ill-thought-out measure to control the catastrophic air pollution levels in the national capital after the warning signs of last winter

  • Padmavati, Padmavati row, Padmavati postponed, Padmavati Protest, Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Deepika Padukone, Shri Rajput Karni Sena, BJP, Suraj Pal Amu

    ‘Padmavati’ row: Activists protest against Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s film, demand ban

    Thane: Activists of various organisations came together to protest against Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s upcoming film ‘Padmavati’ in the city. The organisations have warned that they will not let the film to be released in Thane. The organisations protested near the Collector’s office and submitted a list of demands to the Collector.

  • Slashing of GST rates, a boon for traders

    True to promise, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has pruned the Goods and Services Tax (GST) on several items and brought relief to large sections of people who were groaning under the weight of high GST.

  • P Chidambaram on GST rates cuts: Congress, I are vindicated

    New Delhi: Senior Congress leader P. Chidambaram on Friday said that he and his party are vindicated by the cuts in the Goods and Services Tax (GST) rates. “Congress is vindicated. I am vindicated. The merit of capping GST at 18% is now recognised,” Chidambaram tweeted.

  • In order to privatise public sector banks

    The Government has thankfully decided to privatise Air India. The same formula must be applied to the Public Sector Banks (PSBs). But first let us examine the arguments against privatisation of Air India. The first argument is that public assets are often sold to vested interests at throwaway prices. The lines of the British Railways, for example, had been sold for much less than their real value. The buyers, who bought these