Free Press Journal
  • Bhopal: Students turn to self-study, music; avoid social media

    Bhopal: Most students taking board examination this year have turned to self-study and taking help from NCERT books for all subjects. Free Press talked to a section of such students to know how are they preparing for exams. Excerpts:

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    Bhopal: Traders on indefinite strike, veggie prices likely to shoot up

    Bhopal: Be ready to pay extra for onions, carrot and peas as the prices of vegetables are likely to soar in the state capital over week supply. Traders at Pt Laxminarayan Krishi Upaj Mandi, Karond went on indefinite strike on Thursday protesting the mandi committee move to reintroduce paid parking system in the wholesale market.

  • Bhopal: UGC mulls change in promotion policy

    Bhopal: University Grants Commission has proposed to change the promotion policy for faculty teaching in degree colleges and universities across the country. The commission also proposed new regulations for categorisation of degree colleges. In a new draft issued on February 9, the UGC proposed to include attendance of faculty in classes, results of students, copy checking and class inspection as a measure to promote faculty. After 2020, faculty would not require an

  • Bhopal: MP achiever Poonam’s father approach women commission

    Bhopal: Father of Poonam Shroti – one among the 100 women achievers feted by President-has approached Women Commission seeking action against senior officials of government oil company accusing them of mentally harassing his daughter.

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    Bhopal: Union Carbide gas leak survivors to campaign against BJP

    Bhopal: The survivors of union carbide gas leak will campaign against BJP in the by-polls at Mungaoali and Kolaras later this month.  The leaders, interacting with media on Thursday, said that they will focus on the false promises made by BJP leaders on the issue of compensation to Bhopal gas victims in impending by-polls.

  • Bhopal: Schools help students to remain stress-free

    Bhopal: Schools in the city have organised orientation programmes and one-to-one counselling sessions for students and their parents to make them stress-free before board examinations begin next month.  Principal of Bal Bhawan School, Rajesh Kumar Sharma, told Free Press that the school had organised orientation programme from

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    Bhopal: Differently-abled players win 17 medals in natl judo championship

    Bhopal: Poonam Sharma won a silver medal in 6th senior national judo championship for differently-abled people held at Lucknow from February 1to 5. Poonam trained under coach Bittu Sharma, who is DSP (research cell trainer). Poonam who is 100 percent blind participated in first championship with only 40 days of training and won the medal. The championship was organised by National Deaf and Dumb Judo Federation.

  • Bhopal: Construction of arch bridge at lower lake embroiled in controversy

    Bhopal: The under construction arch bridge at Lower Lake area scheduled to be open from this May has again stuck in a controversy. The residents who are to be relocated have now refused to shift elsewhere. Case pertaining to ownership over land on which the BMC is constructing the bridge is pending with Waqf Tribunal. The 300-meter longs arch-bridge is being constructed between Ginnori Kamlapati ghat and Kilol park dhobi ghat at

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    Bhopal: Danger looms large in murky alleys of city

    Bhopal: Three months down the line, administration’s promise to install street lights on dark stretches of streets in the wake of gang-rape incident remains just that – a promise.

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    Bhopal: Satyavrat again harps on demand for projecting Scindia as CM

    Bhopal: After a brief lull, the issue of projecting Congress’ chief ministerial face in the impending assembly polls has taken centre stage again. Rajya Sabha member Satyavrat Chaturvedi told newspersons at Mungaoli on Wednesday that the Congress should project MP Jyotiraditya Scindia as its chief ministerial candidate. “There is no tradition in the party that bars projecting any leader as the chief ministerial face”, he said.