Free Press Journal
  • Bhopal: Telcom firms asked to provide caller location to Dial-100

    BHOPAL: A meeting was conducted with the telecom companies to provide the live location of the caller to Dial-100. The companies are not providing the live location of the caller, which is creating problem to execute the Dial-100 programme properly.

  • Will Affordable Housing Boost Real-Estate Market?

    Post demonetization, the real-estate market is buzzing with speculations. There are divided viewpoints with respect to the impact of demonetization on the realty market. While some suggest that home prices will decline, others opine that the disbandment of old currency notes has little to no impact on the property market. For an average home buyer or investor, the current scenario is very confusing. Therefore, the premise of this article is

  • Bhopal: One-third girls get married before 18

    UMARIA: According to the National Family Health Survey Report-2015-16 of the Government of India, 37.3 per cent girls in Umaria district get married before their 18th birthday. The district is at the 13th position in the state in this respect. Due to child marriage, 8.2 per cent women become pregnant when they are between 15 and 19 years of age. Over 72 per cent of the pregnant women are anaemic. The poor

  • Government was committed from day one on Mallya’s arrest: BJP

    New Delhi: Asserting that the government of India left no stone unturned in trying to arrest liquor baron Vijay Mallya, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday said it was committed from day one in the matter.

  • Bhopal: After Reddy, Centre may send 2 more IAS officers packing

    BHOPAL: The Government of India’s decision to prematurely repatriate Gopal Reddy, additional secretary, home to his parent cadre has sent shock waves among the bureaucratic circles of the state. Reddy is an MP cadre IAS officer of the 1985 batch.

  • Bhopal: NHPC awarded for excellence in CSR

    BHOPAL: NHPC Limited, India’s premier hydropower company and a ‘Mini Ratna’ Category-I Enterprise of Government of India has been awarded Excellence in CSR/Environment Protection and Conservation at the 8th India Pride Awards 2016-17. The award was received by KM Singh, CMD, NHPC and Balraj Joshi, director (technical), NHPC from Manoj Sinha, Union minister of state (independent charge), ministry of communications and Union minister of state, ministry of railways, at a glittering function

  • Bhopal: NHPC pays Rs 1,400 cr dividend to government

    BHOPAL: NHPC Limited, India’s premier hydro power company and a ‘Mini Ratna’ Category-I Enterprise of the Government of India has paid an interim dividend of Rs 1,402.21 crore to Government of India for the financial year 2016-17.

  • Inexcusable that women don’t feel secure in India: President

    New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday said it is inexcusable that women in India do not feel as secure and safe as they should. In his address at the presentation of the Nari Shakti Puruskar for the year 2016 at Rashtrapati Bhavan, he said the government is concerned about the rising rate of violent crimes against women.

  • Indore: National symposium at Ambedkar University

    Mhow: Dr BR Ambedkar University of Social Sciences, Dr Ambedkar Nagar organised a national symposium sponsored by social justice and empowerment ministry, Government of India, here on Tuesday.

  • SIMI chief, 10 others get life sentence in sedition case

    Indore: Students’ Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) chief Safdar Hussain Nagori and 10 other activists of the banned group were today awarded life imprisonment in a 2008 sedition case by a special court here.

  • Bhopal: ‘Surayamitra’ training at CRISP

    BHOPAL: A three-month-long, employment-oriented skill development programme under ‘Suryamitra’ scheme of ministry of new and renewable energy, Government of India, sponsored by National Institute of Solar Energy concluded at CRISP on Wednesday. This programme was supported by Madhya Pradesh Urja Vikas Nigam. Thirty-one persons from different parts of the state were trained under the fully residential programme.

  • Ujjain: Over 20 divyangs get motorised tricycles

    Ujjain: Member of Parliament (MP), Chintamani Malviya handed over electronic motorised tricycles to 22 specially-abled at a function at his residence on Monday. The equipment was distributed under the MP fund and ADIP scheme run by the Government of India.  Divyang persons with more than 80 per cent disability were eligible to receive the advantage of the scheme.

  • Bhopal: Many factors blocking 100% voting; compulsion no solution

    BHOPAL: To encourage more and more young voters to take part in the electoral process, the Government of India has decided to celebrate January 25 every year as ‘National Voters Day’. On the eve of this Day, The Free Press Journal spoke to city folks who have been casting their votes continuously since the age of 18 to know why voting is not 100 per cent in India, which is

  • Government to replace 43 central labour laws with five codes

    BHOPAL: The government of India has decided to compile 43 Central Labour Laws into four codes. A Bill to this effect will be tabled in the upcoming session of Parliament, said Union minister of state for Labour and Employment Bandaru Dattareya while addressing a press conference here on Tuesday.

  • Bhopal: Seoni Malwa is open defecation free

    SEONI-MALWA: Government of India has declared Seoni-Malwa municipality ODF under Swacch Bharat campaign, QCI team of Delhi which is appointed by the government visited the nine selected place in which slum, residential, industrial, school, lakes, Kandeli river were included. The team has taken the information from the residents about toilets, hygiene, public toilet etc and sent all the information online.

  • Bhopal: Digi Dhan Mela, participants collect gifts, use free Wi-Fi, walk away

    BHOPAL: The Government of India-sponsored Digi Dhan Mela, meant to educate people in the use of cashless transactions, held here on Thursday, was virtually a farce. This was the first Mela and more such events will be organised in the districts in the coming months.

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