Free Press Journal
  • Bhopal: Citizens will also become smart with the extension of smart facilities says Maya Singh

    Bhopal: On the second day of the Shikhar Sammelan of the country’s Smart chief executive officers, the urban development and housing minister Maya Singh said that citizens will also become smart with the extension of smart facilities. She said that works worth nearly Rs 2.5 crore have been approved for extension of facilities in seven smart cities in Madhya Pradesh and works worth more than Rs 2 thousand crores are in progress.

  • Ujjain: Congress resolve to make ‘Janakrosh Rally’ big successful

    Ujjain: A meeting of the Congress workers was held at the District Congress Committee office at Rajiv Gandhi Bhavan, Kshir Sagar on Tuesday noon, to take on record various preparations of the ‘Janakrosh Rally’ slated for May 11. In the meeting held in presence of former Member of Parliament Premchand Guddu and presided over by the city Congress Committee president, Anantanarayana Meena, congressmen took a pledge to make the rally successful and

  • Indore: MGM dean backtracks after surgeon’s suicide threat, deputation cancelled

    Indore: The senior surgeon’s threat to commit suicide worked well as the deputation orders of nine doctors were cancelled on Tuesday. In the orders released by Khandwa Medical College dean on Tuesday, the doctors who were sent on deputation on April 21 were relieved from their duties in Khandwa and were sent back to join MGM Medical College, Indore.

  • Indore: Deaf students present cultural programme in Pakistan

    Indore: The deaf students of Muk-Badhir Sangathana led by All India Deaf Art Culture Society visited Pakistan to take part in cultural programme. The 21-member delegation stayed in neighbouring country from May 1-6.

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    Indore: Students told not to take admission in unaffiliated colleges

    Indore: Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya vice chancellor Dr Narendra Dhakad has advised students not to take admission in colleges lacking affiliation. “If students took admission in colleges sans affiliation from the DAVV, the university will not be responsible for denial of exams to them,” said vice chancellor Dr Narendra Dhakad.

  • Bhopal: C&A Foundation join hands with government to improve the lot of organic cotton farmers

    Bhopal: Cotton Trailblazers, an event highlighting the Madhya Pradesh’s global leadership in organic cotton production and the role of organic cotton cultivation in improving the livelihood of farmers in the state was held here on Tuesday. C&A Foundation, the corporate foundation of global retailer C&A, jointly hosted the event with Madhya Pradesh government at Swarna  Jayanti Sabhagar, RCPV Norohna Academy of Administration  here.

  • Bhopal: In a first, MP launches country’s cloud-based ‘Integrated Control and Command Centre’ for smart cities

    Bhopal: In a major step towards realising the Centre’s smart city mission (SCM), the Madhya Pradesh government on Tuesday launched the country’s first cloud-based Integrated Control and Command Centre (ICCC) for all seven smart cities of the state in Bhopal. Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and union minister for housing and urban affairs Hardeep Singh Puri inaugurated the centre of the Bhopal Smart City Development Corporation Limited (BSCDCL).

  • Bhopal: Temperature dips nominally but city sizzles

    Bhopal: Meteorological department has issued “amber-coloured” alert for many places in MP, signifying severe weather. Temperature in the city dipped nominally but it offered little respite to the people from the hot weather on Tuesday. Thunderstorm and gusty winds is likely at many places in Madhya Pradesh including Guna, Ashoknagar, Tikamgarh, Chhattarpur, Ratlam, Neemuch, Mandsaur, Ujjain, Shajapur, Rajgarh, Shivpuri, Sheopurkalan, Morena, Bhind, Gwalior, and Datia.

  • Bhopal: Fire at Itarsi junction halts train traffic for few hours, property worth lakhs damaged   

    Bhopal: Movements of the trains were disrupted for a few hours following fire at Itarsi Railway junction.  Fire broke out at canteen kitchen situated on Platform no-1 and soon spread to other areas. The fire gutted canteen, deputy office, operating office and other wings in old building. No casualty was reported, but property loss has been estimated at Rs 50 lakh to Rs 1 crore.

  • Bhopal: Students struggle with hassles at Atal Bihari Vajpayee Hindi University  

    Bhopal: The students of Atal Bihari Vajpayee Hindi University find hassles at every step starting from admission to reference books to issuance of marksheets. The university has not issued identity cards to the students. Some of the students who requested anonymity said that rely on a photocopy of the bank challan of the fees to prove their association with the university.

  • BJP convenes executive on May 17 for correctives

    New Delhi : The BJP has convened a one-day national executive in the national capital on May 17, two days after the Karnataka election results are out, as a stock-taking exercise for the party’s preparedness for the Assembly elections in three states in November and the Lok Sabha elections in April-May next year.

  • Bhopal: Despite rape threat by BJP leader & friends, no FIR lodged says Ex-CM’s daughter in-law

    Bhopal: Former CM Shyama Charan Shukla’s daughter-in-law Dr Rachna Shukla, posted in Victoria Hospital, Jabalpur, has tendered her resignation to the administration. For past few days she has been a subject of the lethargic attitude of the local administration. Local BJP leader Titu Sonkar and his friends have threatened her with rape yet the local administration has failed to register an FIR despite her numerous complaints.

  • Bhopal: AAP demands power tariff to be cut by half

    Bhopal: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), state unit has demanded the state government to immediately reduce the power tariff by half and also to cancel the contracts of purchasing power from all private companies. AAP’s state convener Alok Agarwal, in support of the demands, is also sitting on indefinite fast from May 26. The party is also demanding loan waiver to the farmers.

  • Madhya Pradesh: ‘Can’t share details of corruption complaints’, says CM’s office

    Bhopal: The details of complaints of alleged corruption received through ‘complaint boxes’ installed on the premises of Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan’s office, cannot be shared as it may not serve larger public interest, the state government has said in reply to an RTI query.

  • Ujjain: Collector conducts surprise inspection at Krishi Upaj Mandi

    Ujjain: Collector Manish Singh conducted a surprise visit at Chimanganj Krishi Upaj Mandi on Friday and issued instructions to officials concerned to provide ease to the farmers. Persuading officials the collector said that purchase of wheat, gram, mustard and masoor is being conducted on government support price (GSP) at various purchase centres with an aim to provide reasonable rate to farmers of their crops.

  • Indore: Railways block 6600 PNRs illegally issued to passengers

    Indore: The railway department has blocked 6600 PNRs, which were illegally issued to passengers by travel agents in Mumbai who used special software for the purpose. This was done without seeking consent from railway department. The PNRs are mentioned on railway tickets. Of the total PNRs blocked, 470 PNRs pertain to railway tickets issued to passengers of trains passing through Ratlam division. The total cost of tickets is Rs 1.60 crore.