Free Press Journal
  • Bhopal: Subhash Mahila Mandal holds rakhi workshop for slum kids

    Bhopal: With an aim to discouraging people from buying Chinese rakhis and promote Swadeshi items, Subhash Mahila Mandal of Seva Bharati is imparting training to girls to make eco-friendly rakhis under 10-day workshop in Annapurna Mandir near Subhash Phatak. They are using multani soil, papers, quilling and peeper wool, foam, silk thread, gota, pearl of garland and rudraksha et al for making the eco-friendly rakhi.

  • Bhopal: State shotgun tournament begins

    Bhopal: The two-day Madhya Pradesh State Shotgun Shooting Championship began in MP State Shooting Academy on Thursday. Mansher Singh, technical advisor of the academy inaugurated the championship in the presence of secretary of MP Rifle Association Rakesh Gupta, deputy director of sports directorate PS Bundela and others. Male and female participants from across the state are participating in the events including trap, double trap and skeet events.

  • Bhopal: Centre keeping close tab on Sardar Sarovar oustees’ issue

    Bhopal: The issue of the rehabilitation of oustees of Sardar Sarovar Project (SSP) is turning graver by the day. The Centre is keeping a close watch on the developments. As the issue is linked with Supreme Court and Gujarat, the state government has been asked to keep the PMO updated. With assembly elections in Gujarat round the corner, BJP chief Amit Shah is also keeping a keen watch on the

  • Bhopal: Open School Board launches ‘smallest’ app, eyes Guinness Book

    Bhopal: State Open School Board is eyeing entry into the Guinness Book of World Records for developing the world’s smallest (only 700 KB) mobile app, which was launched on Thursday. School education minister Kunwar Vijay Shah also launched the website of Maharishi Patanjali Sanskrit Institute on the day. Shah said the government would continue to make effective efforts for the development of Sanskrit language. He said work would also be continued

  • Bhopal: Potholes, slush make for a torturous monsoon time

    Bhopal: The rains of the season have struck the city and are giving a reason to the residents of several localities to worry. Residents of Phase 1, Kanha Kunj in Kolar area for instance are apprehensive about the situation they would be facing anytime as the roads have already been dilapidated in the four days of shower.

  • Bhopal: House of urban development department officer burgled

    Bhopal: Thieves targeted house of an officer of urban development department and fled with valuables including gold and silver ornaments worth Rs 6 lakh. According to Baghsewania police, the family of Suneel Soni lives in Amrawati South. Soni and his wife Anita had gone out of Bhopal for the admission of their son on Tuesday. After they returned on Thursday, the lock of the house was found broken as well

  • ‘Take steps to check malnutrition in Madhya Pradesh’: Kailash Satyarthi

    Bhopal: “The state government can at least fill the stomach of children so that they don’t become malnourished. The government can prepare plans for the cause,” said Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi while talking to media persons, here on Thursday. He said very shortly a movement against child trafficking, child slavery, sexual assault would be launched in the state. “I have met the CM and discussed about the movement. Importantly the movement will

  • Bhopal: After Demonetisation, investment hits GST wall in state

    Bhopal: It is now nine months since Global Investors’ Summit (GIS) was organised with great aplomb in the state. But since then, industrialists have shown little interest in investing in the state.

  • Bhopal: Agroha Club women enjoy ‘Sawan Celebration’

    Bhopal: Agroha Club organised ‘Sawan Celebration’ in Rajasthani style at Celestial Park Hotel on Tuesday. As many 50 women who were present in green and red attires, danced on Rajasthani folk songs such as ‘dholi taro dhol bajo dhol…,’ ‘morni baaga maa bole aadhi raat maa…,’ ‘mehndi rachan lagi…,’. They not only enjoyed Rajasthani dance and song but also its cuisines including daal baati, mangore, pulao, churma, gatte ki sabji

  • Bhopal: Exclusive autocross for scooters in city on September 10

    Bhopal: Gulf Oil Lubricants India Ltd is going to organise an autocross exclusively for scooters in association with Sportscraft in Bhopal on September 10. This is the first time that autocross only for scooters is being staged in the country. The event will be conducted over two days at Adventure Sports Ground, opposite Ayurvedic Hospital/College, J Nehru Nagar. On September 9 is scrutiny of vehicles and briefing for the riders,

  • Bhopal: Monsoon session ends amid tumult; Congress MLAs stage dharna outside jail

    Bhopal: The Congress kicked up a big row in the House on Wednesday on the issue of the rehabilitation of 23,000 families of the state, which have been displaced due to rise in the water level of Sardar Sarovar Dam reservoir in Gujarat. The party wanted discussion on the issue.