Free Press Journal
  • Bhopal: Days get hotter, nights sultry in State

    Bhopal: While there was no respite from the sweltering heat during the day, the residents in many parts of the state experienced hottest summer night.  The state capital recorded a minimum temperature (night) of 31.4 degree Celsius on intervening night on Sunday and Monday, the night temperature in Rajgarh touched 31.8 degree Celsius.

  • Bhopal: Water scarcity issue dominates Mayor Chaupal

    Bhopal: People in the state capital raised the issue of acute water scarcity in their localities in the Mayor Chaupal on Monday. People complained about the low pressure and erratic water supply and stated that they are at the mercy of private water tankers suppliers.

  • Bhopal: CM, BJP busy in tours; Congress content with in room meetings

    Bhopal: The appointment of Kamal Nath as Congress state president had come as a ray of hope for its leaders but in the past twenty days, the condition of the party has deteriorated further. On one hand, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and BJP newly-appointed state president Rakesh Singh are vigorously conducting tours across the state while on the other, Kamal Nath is busy with his room meetings.

  • Bhopal: Dwellers routine goes for a toss due to water scarcity issues

    Bhopal: Water crisis has affected our daily routine, because we are getting water only on alternate days,” said a woman who lives in a posh colony in the city. Women from the various localities of the city told Free Press that the situation has come to such a pass that some people in the city have sent their children to their relatives.

  • Bhopal: Cancer patients to get free chemotherapy at district hospitals

    Bhopal: A Cancer chemotherapy unit at each district hospital across the state has been set up. This has been done under Cancer Care Programme. The patients of Cancer will get free chemotherapy at district hospitals. A doctor and two staff nurses have been trained for the unit. Every district has a cancer expert doctor and medicines.

  • Bhopal: BJP sympathisers in Congress panels, allege young leaders

    Bhopal: The young leaders of Congress attending a training programme for spokespersons and panelists on Sunday, leveled allegations of the party obliging people, who are connected to the BJP. These people, handing memorandum to state in-charge Deepak Babaria, claimed that Abbas Hafiz Khan, Asha Jain and Avnish Bundela who have been appointed as panelists have affiliation to BJP.

  • 10-minute unique Roza Iftaar in Bhopal: ‘Saath-Saath Roza Iftaar’

    Bhopal: Nearly 2,000 people, belonging to different castes and religions, take part in a 10-minute roza Iftaar called ‘Saath-Saath Roza Iftaar’ at Iqbal Maidan in the city during the 30 days of the holy month of Ramzan. According to the organisers besides, Mecca and Madina, Bhopal is the only city in the world, to hold roza Iftaar in the open for 30 days.

  • Bhopal: 27 crore meant for flood affected families given to hailstorm affected

    Bhopal: An instance of careless handling of government funds has come to light where hailstorm-affected families were distributed compensation to the tune of 27 crores from the fund meant for flood affected families. Dewas district administration committed this blunder while distributing aid to the affected families in February.

  • Bhopal: Staff of Ziqitza Healthcare Limited strike work over salary cut; admin justifies deduction 

    Bhopal:Paralyzing health services in the state, employees of emergency response service provider Ziqitza Healthcare Limited (ZHL), operator of 108 ambulance service went on strike on Sunday in protest against alleged unreasonable deduction in salaries. A number of 108 ambulances were off the roads in various districts following the strike. ZHL is operating 108 ambulance services in 51 districts of the state.