Free Press Journal
  • Mungaoli, Kolaras by-polls peaceful, turnout 75%

    Bhopal/Shivpuri : Heavy polling was recorded in the by-polls for two assembly seats in the state on Saturday, while voter turnout in Mungaoli was 77. 25 per cent, around 72.82 per cent people exercised their franchise in Kolaras. Average voting for the two seats stood at 75 per cent. Polling passed off peacefully in the two constituencies and no major untoward incident was reported, said Madhya Pradesh Chief Electoral Officer Salina Singh.

  • ‘Encroachment free city must for development’

    BHOPAL : Town planners of three cities discussed ways to reducing monetary compensation in land acquisition for social development. The emphasis was on maximizing returns on investments by the town and country planning department.

  • Union minister Tomar visits Shahid Smarak Park

    MORENA : Union minister for rural development Narendra Singh Tomar visited  Shahid Smarak Park and inspected a monument built in the memory of martyrs of Chambal region. Tomar said the monument has been built to make the memories of martyrs of Chambal region permanent. Health minister Rustam Singh, MP Anup Mishra, Sumavali MLA Satyapal Singh Sikarwar, commissioner Dr MK Agarwal, collector Bhaskar Lakshakar and SP Aditya Pratap Singh were present.  Tomar said

  • Govt college annual function concludes

    MULTAI : Annual function of Government Maa Tapti College concluded on Saturday. The students were given smartphones by local MLA Chandrashekhar Deshmukh in the programme. Students who excelled in sports and cultural activities were also presented memento and appreciation letters.

  • Keep note of children’s interests: Minister tells parents

    GWALIOR : Minister for urban development and housing Maya Singh appealed to the guardians for focusing on interests of the children so that they became an ideal citizen of the country, during the joint annual function of school run by Gwalior Mahila Mandal. She also said the children are stock of talent only thing required is to channelize their energy and it should be done by teacher, parents, guardians of the children.

  • Procurement of Rabi crop reviewed

    HOSHANGABAD : A divisional-level review meeting on procurement of Rabi crop year 2018-19 was convened here on Saturday by principal secretary of food and civil supplies department, Neelam Shami Rao.

  • Contractual health staff take out mock funeral procession

    SEHORE : Contractual employees of health department took out a funeral procession as a mark of protest on Saturday. Male employees got their heads tonsured. Women employees too joined the procession and raised slogans. Contractual employees of health department are on an indefinite strike demanding equal work, equal pay and withdrawal of suspension. The strike has taken a toll on health services of the state. The employees are demanding written orders and

  • I-T dept holds street play

    MULTAI : A street play was organised at local Chauk by Income Tax department to provide information to taxpayers and motivate them into paying tax. The play was based on easy ways of paying taxes. A team of I-T officials urged tax payers to pay their taxes by March 31. They also asked taxpayers to contact the office in case of any problem.

  • Govt girls schools upgraded, will benefit hundreds of students

    BIAORA : Government Girls High School and Government High School, Mau of Suthalia area have been upgraded to higher secondary schools by the school education department. MLA Narayan Singh Pawar had been instrumental behind the upgradation of these schools. Earlier, chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan during his tour of the city, had announced of upgrading these schools, on the application of MLA Pawar.  sMLA Pawar said the girl students of Suthalia area

  • Bhopal: Anand Department prepares to spread happiness in schools

    Bhopal: The Anand Department of the Madhya Pradesh government, with the cooperation of METIV Center of Israel and Reiki Foundation of America, will expand its activities in the schools of Madhya Pradesh. Ten schools will be selected on a pilot basis to conduct happiness activities. These schools will include five each from Bhopal and Jabalpur. Training of the teachers will begin from July 2.

  • Bhopal: Hamidia Hospital psychiatrist made accused

    Bhopal: Psychiatrist at Hamidia Hospital Dr R N Sahu has been made accused in the case of murder conspiracy filed by Fr Anand Mutungal against Archbishop Leo Cornelio and others. The district and sessions court on Friday issued a warrant against Dr Sahu and asked him to appear in court on March 6 to submit his reply. (Free Press has a copy of warrant order).