Free Press Journal
  • Bhopal: Bank opens on Sunday, witnesses huge rush of parents, wards

    Bank of Baroda’s (BoB) Malviya Nagar branch remained opened on Sunday to handle the huge rush of parents whose wards are aspiring for an admission in the Pt Deendayal Upadhyaya Shramodyaya (Residential) Viddhyalaya (PDUSV) (English and Hindi medium). Suresh Jain of Damoh said, “Opening of a bank account of students is mandatory as students will not be allowed to go out of the fully residential school campus.

  • Bhopal: Road mishaps can be averted with sensible driving, claim authorities

    Dial 100 data (see tables) shows that number of road accidents is on the rise in MP. The big question facing authorities and people is to identify the real problem in that if it is the good roads or the bad driving habits which leads to more accidents. ASP traffic Arvind Dubey said, “It is irrational to blame the good roads for the if students are versed in traffic rules and nuances

  • MP varsity plans ‘adarsh bahu’ certificate course

    Bhopal : Bhopal’s Barkatullah University (BU) is mulling a three-month certificate course based on “social and moral values” to “develop cohesive families”.

  • Bhopal: SIT finds clues that accused Khamra is not mastermind

    In a twist to the serial killer’s case, now the special investigation team (SIT) has found clues which reveal that the accused Adesh Khamra is not the mastermind of the murders but there is someone else who was orchestrating the crime. Khamra was involved in 33 murders and now the cops are suspecting that the kingpin is sitting somewhere else and is quite alert of the police action.

  • Bhopal: Congress party to gift cycle to CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan, cycle to CM

    The Congress party will gift a cycle to CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan to protest against the hike of petroleum products, on Saturday. In 2007, the CM and its cabinet rode on the cycle protesting the hike in petroleum products during the Congress’s regime. While addressing the press conference the treasurer of MP congress Govind Goyal informed that, the party will contribute the amount to purchase the cycle to be gifted to the

  • Bhopal: Jiang Jingkui honoured with Father Kamil Bulcke award

    Jiang Jingkui, a Hindi Professor in Peking University was in the city to attend to attend three-day event- Madhya Pradesh Sahityaotsav -2018 which began on Friday at Rabindra Bhawan. In the event, he was felicitated with Father Kamil Bulcke for his immense contribution in Hindi. He has written six books on History of Hindi literature and plays.  Besides, he translated dictionaries and Indians classics in China. He has presented more than 70

  • Bhopal: BJP, Congress come face-to-face over Lord Rama

    Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Congress have come face-to-face over Lord Rama. The BJP is preparing to give clarification on Congress announcing the construction of ‘Ramvangaman Path’. Revenue minister Umashankar Gupta, in a press conference on Friday, said several works done in connection with ‘Ramvangaman Path’ would be narrated in a book, to be published by the BJP.

  • Bhopal: Inmates narrate their horror at Ashram

    “Sai Viklang Ashram director MP Awasthi raped me when I was only eight, I want him to be hanged for his act,” said a speech and hearing impaired rape survivor here on Friday. Rani (name change), was one of the 40 students of Sai Viklang Ashram who have levelled serious allegations like sexual assault and murder on hostel director Awasthi. He is a satyr and never spare anyone, alleged the inmates while

  • Bhopal: Vector scare flies high in Saket Nagar, Arera Colony

    Teams conducting survey of dengue and malaria cases in colonies in the city have identified posh areas like Saket Nagar and Arera Colony as the worst affected. The teams have detected mosquito larva, responsible for vector-borne diseases like Dengue, Malaria, and Chikungunya in these posh localities. Accumulated water in coolers, earthen vessels, fountains and pits are providing perfect place for the mosquitoes to thrive.

  • Bhopal: Public transport would help reduce fuel use

    Despite abnormal rise in fuel price and protest bandh by various political outfits, there is no fall in sale of vehicles. Residents in the state capital still want to own cars and bikes. The total number of vehicles in the city jumped to 10.80 lakhs in 2015 from a mere 3.09 lakh in the year 2001. Similarly, the state figure also posted a record increase. The total number of 2-wheelers in the

  • Bhopal: Newborn found abandoned on bench

    Station house officer (SHO) of Hanumanganj poilce station Chain Singh Raghuvanshi told media that locals in Ghoda Nakhhas found an abandoned  newborn child, with deformity on its, wrapped in a piece of cloth on a bench near Shikha lodge, at around 7 am on Friday morning.  The police rushed the child to Kamla Nehru hospital where the team of childline and a NGO also reached on receiving information. The child is less

  • Bhopal: Ganeshotsav gets grandeur with each passing year

    From six to 18-foot tall idols of Lord Ganesha can be seen at major puja pandals in the city during the ten-day festival. Some of the idols have been installed on silver throne and a few others on Suryarath (Sun Chariot), moon and the universe. Besides the size of the idols, its ornamentation (Shringar) will be a major attraction. At several pandals, the ornaments will be changed daily while at some places

  • Bhopal: Congress to develop cultural religious tourism circuit

    Congress party is going to develop cultural religious tourism circuit in the state, said Congress state media president Sobha Oza. “The party wants to develop cultural and religious tourism circuit when it comes to power in the state, said Oza while talking to media here on Thursday. The tourism circuit will generate employment for local youths and also help in growth of business at local level, she said.

  • Bhopal: Ganpati Bappa Morya reverberates in air as Ganesha festival begins

    Ganesha Chaturthi was celebrated in the state capital with religious fervour on Thursday. Like others, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan, his cabinet colleagues and other politicians also got into the festive mood while welcoming Lord Ganesha at their respective homes. Chauhan with his wife Sadhna Singh went to market and purchased colourfully-crafted idol of Lord Ganesha. Every year, the CM installs Lord Ganesha at the CM House. Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Narottam

  • Bhopal: Digging of roads for pipelines hits road traffic in city

    Residents are facing difficulty these days due to digging of roads in the state capital.  It affects smooth flow of traffic and several areas witness jams during peak hours. The purpose of digging is to lay new pipelines to replace the old ones for supply of Kolar water. It is said that more such excavation works will be done in the coming days. Board Office Square behind MP Nagar police station and

  • Bhopal: Congress gearing for friendly contest with BSP on some seats

    Congress has changed its strategy on alliance with Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) seeing the resentment on amendment in SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act. Congress, instead of entering into alliance with the BSP, is now preparing for friendly contests on some seats. There are certain seats in Gwalior, Chambal and Vindhya regions where BJP wins elections because of caste equations of Congress and BSP candidates. Efforts are on not to let BSP candidates

  • Bhopal: Rahul Gandhi to focus on MP, Amit Shah on Rajasthan 

    Congress national president Rahul Gandhi would mainly focus on assembly polls in Madhya Pradesh than Chattisgarh and Rajasthan. BJP national president Amit Shah would give most of his time to Rajasthan. Congress is taking assembly polls in Madhya Pradesh more seriously than Chattisgarh and Rajasthan. Rahul Gandhi, who is arriving in state capital on September 17, will again come on two-day state tour on September 27. Rahul would tour Katni, Maihar and

  • Bhopal: No dengue and malaria inspection being conducted in person; surveyor filling data sheets

    Malaria team is only doing paper work in the name of survey of dengue and malaria cases in colonies in the state capital. Noting down mobile numbers of the residents and seeking the status of the air coolers and water containers is what the team engaged in survey is doing so far. They never take the pain to check whether the residents are telling the truth. The teams, in a bid to

  • Bhopal: ASI to restore old glory of Kamlapati Palace

    The archeological survey of India (ASI) will soon take up the conservation and restoration work of the historic Kamlapati palace which today lies in ruins. The conservation, scheduled to start from coming December, would begin from the rear portion of the structure located along the Lower Lake. The palace is the reminder of the glorious history of the first Gond king of Bhopal queen Kamlapati. The conservationists would employ traditional methods to

  • Bhopal: Organisations opposing SC/ST Act join hands

    The organisations opposing SC/ST (Prevention of atrocities) Act have joined hands and come under one umbrella Kala Kanoon Virodhi Morch. The Morcha has decided to continue their agitation against the law until it is withdrawn. In a press conference here on Wednesday, the front coordinator Raghunandan Sharam said that Morcha Sarv Bharamin, Akhil Bhartiya Bharamin Mahasabha, Kshatriya Mahasabha, Karni Sena, Rajput Samaj have joined hands to protest against the law.