Free Press Journal
  • Bhopal: Nothing rosy about the ‘Pink Parking’ lot at New Market

    Bhopal: Setting up of the Pink Parking lot only for female drivers at Ganesh Chowk has lost its very purpose as the male commuters are seen using the area to park their vehicles. Besides, the park attendants are taking Rs 5 as parking fee even when the authorities had decided against charging anything and had designated the space as free parking for woman commuters.

  • Bhopal: Kolar named as Shyama Prasad Mukherji Nagar

    Bhopal: Chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Monday said that Kolar area will now be known as Shyama Prasad Mukherji Nagar. The area will be developed as an ultra modern township, he said. CM was addressing a function organised to inaugurate development works worth Rs 157 crore in Kolar area.

  • Bhopal: Niti Ayog member Dr Chandra meets CM

    Bhopal: NITI Aayog member Dr Ramesh Chandra met chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Monday. During the meeting, he praised the state government’s price deficit scheme.

  • Bhopal: MP needs to focus on other sectors, says Dr Chandra

    Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh needs to concentrate on sectors other than agriculture because the state is lagging behind in them. Niti Ayog member Dr Ramesh Chandra told newspersons on Monday that state’s agriculture growth rate of 14 percent is appreciable but Madhya Pradesh needs to improve its performance in other sectors also.

  • Bhopal: Aadhaar now mandatory at AYUSH hospitals

    Bhopal: Come October 1 and the patients coming to AYUSH hospitals for treatment will have to carry their Aadhaar cards. The government has made it mandatory for all patients coming to the Ayush hospital to get their unique identification number linked to avail any kind of medical services. The order will come into effect from October 1.

  • Bhopal: College sans approach road inaugurated, CM graces the occasion

    Bhopal: What made the chief minister to inaugurate the college which even lacks a proper approach road, is what everybody is talking about. Shivraj Singh Chouhan’s cavalcade had to drive on unmotorable road on Monday when he came visiting the college for the inauguration. The college management without ensuring that basic facilities were in place organised the event and invited dignitaries from all across the city to become part of the grand

  • Bhopal: Use net with caution, says DCIM expert

    Bhopal: Digital citizenship and Internet Maturity (DCIM) are critical life skills for the 21st century. These set of skills are becoming relatively necessary in today’s scenario. DCIM are basically a set of skills which helps an individual makes best use of Internet in his or her profession while ensuring safety from online threats and dangers.  Digital citizenship and Internet Maturity (DCIM) are critical life skills for the 21st century. These set of

  • Bhopal: Minister digs pit at Uike’s household for toilet to mark PM’s birthday

    Bhopal: On Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s birthday on Sunday, revenue minister Uma Shankar Gupta launched construction of toilet at Kamal Singh Uike’s house in Sevania-Gaud under ward no 26. During visit to the state capital on August 20, BJP national president Amit Shah had visited Uike’s house along with chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and state party president Nandkumar Chauhan and had enjoyed daal-baati, baigan bharta, Kadi-chaval and sweets in lunch. It

  • Bhopal: Steno/typist exam 2013 cancelled, appointments annulled

    Bhopal: Directorate of Public Instructions (DPI) has cancelled result of steno typing exam conducted in 2013. Special Task Force is already investigating irregularities in the exam. The DPI had conducted the steno /typing exam in 2013. Around 2,947 candidates had qualified it.
    Later, a complaint was lodged with the DPI accusing a few examination centres and DPI officials of managing the result.

  • Bhopal: Ministers fail to perform, CM left to manage show

    Bhopal: Working and performance of several ministers came under scanner during recent coordination meeting of BJP. Party’s state in-charge Vinay Sahasrabudde and party organizational general secretary Suhas Bhagat also raised questions over ministers’ working style in the meeting.
    A number of ministers have failed to deliver in their respective departments. A majority of them were inducted in Cabinet last year. They have failed to prove their mettle in a year. Ministers who have

  • Bhopal: Centre must pressurize Myanmar to protect Rohingyas

    Bhopal: Muslims have urged public representatives of the state to pressurize Myanmar government into normalizing situation in favour of Rohingya Muslims. Coordination Committee of Indian Muslims has also sought Central Government’s support for Rohingyas. The coordination committee comprises All India Muslims Personal law Board, Jammat-e-Islami Hind, Jammat-ul-Ulema-e-Hind, Indian Union Muslim League, All India Milli Council and others.

  • Bhopal: No police firing in Shajapur, says IG

    Bhopal: The police did not open fire on agitators in Shajapur on Saturday. The message that went viral in this regard on social was completely fake. This was stated by IG, intelligence, Makrand Deouskar on Sunday. Talking to reporters, he said that Muslims in Shajapur wanted to bury body of their relative on land owned by another community. The administration swung into action and talked the Muslims into burying the body

  • Bhopal: Mobile service providers cry foul over different Aadhar linking rule

    Bhopal: The Central government allegedly treats banks and mobile service provider companies differently as far as Aadhar –link up is concerned. The mobile service providers are up against the discrimination as Aadhar linking is time consuming and customers’ physical presence is mandatory.

  • Bhopal: Demonetisation, GST hit idol making business hard

    Bhopal: Unlike Ganesha idols, the Bengali artists in the city have been making eco-friendly idols of Goddess Durga for the past 30 years. It is their tradition. They bring soil from Kumartuli in Kolkata every year. However, the idol makers say this year their business is down by 40 per cent due to demonetisation and the GST.

  • Bhopal: Heavy rains likely in Bhopal, Indore divisions in next 24 hrs

    Bhopal: Warning for heavy rains has been issued in Bhopal and Indore divisions in the next 24 hours. Besides them, heavy rainfall is also expected in some isolated places of Hoshangabad division. Earlier, rains continued to lash the state capital providing much needed relief from humidity, which has reached an unbearable level.

  • Bhopal: CM’s desire to handover work to SHGs hits roadblock

    Bhopal: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan’s attempt to completely overhaul the system of supply of supplementary nutritious food to aaganwadis has hit the roadblock. The CM wanted to handover the work to SHGs. It was after Chouhan made his intention public that an SHG moved the Indore bench of the Madhya High Pradesh High Court and obtained a stay on allotting the contracts for the fiscal year 2017-18 under the prvailing system.

  • Bhopal: JUDA calls off strike

    Bhopal: The Junior Doctors Association (JUDA) called off its strike after meeting with Gandhi Medical College (GMC) Dean Dr MC Sonagara, who assured them to fulfill their demands. The JUDA mainly demanded proper supply of medicines, equipment and other facilities for patients and the doctors said that they have to face the ire of patients and their kin in the absence of above facilities.

  • Bhopal: Police bust human trafficking racket

    Bhopal: The Dindori police busted a human trafficking racket operating in the district on Friday. The accused used to send minor tribal girls for flesh trade.

  • Bhopal: Rain brings much need relief from humidity in city

    Bhopal: A spell of moderate rain lashed the state capital giving much needed relief from humidity on Thursday. It has been witnessing heavy rains from the past three to four days. Bhopal, Indore, Hoshangabad and Ujjain witnessed moderate to heavy rains in the past few days.

  • Bhopal: Strike at the roots instead of hacking the leaves

    Bhopal: In the wake of the Ryan International School horror, government authorities of different levels – ranging from the DIG of Bhopal Range to minister for school education – have issued a slew of instructions to schools and colleges. They include installation of more CCTV cameras, compulsory police verification of drivers and conductors of school buses and ensuring that each bus has a female attendant.