Free Press Journal
  • Bhopal: ‘Shri Ramlila Utsav’ an experience to remember

    Bhopal: Dramatic re-enactment of the life of Lord Rama has won hearts of millions for years and Bhopalites are no different. A large number of people here are heading to Ravindra Bhavan to watch ‘Shri Ramlila Utsav’ being presented by Luv Kuskh Committee from Delhi.

  • Bhopal: Festive chaos at Azad Market, authorities turn a blind eye

    Bhopal: Azad market, one of the busiest and most crowded markets in city is seeing hundreds of footfalls as people throng to make their last minute purchases as the festival of lights-Diwali is just around the corner.

  • Bhopal: Parking woes at New Market leave shoppers high and dry

    Bhopal: Going to New market for Diwali shopping? Well there is an advice for you, leave your vehicle and take a public transport as getting a space at parking lot –which is almost impossible- will leave u frustrated.

  • Bhopal: Strategic road diversion in place to avoid Diwali traffic chaos

    Bhopal: Considering the usual heavy rush during festivals of Dhanteras and Diwali in city, traffic police issued road diversions and also, changed some parking spots in major markets to avoid traffic chaos. The vehicles coming from depot square, Jawahar square and Banganga to Rangmahal will be parked at magic stand near Rainbow Hospital.

  • Bhopal: Firecrackers sales lose spark, may slump by 50%

    Bhopal: For some, Diwali, the festival of lights is incomplete if not accompanied with the sounds of crackers. However, following growing awareness towards environment and the anti-cracker campaign, people are now going green are opting for noiseless Diwali. This, however, does not augur well for traders as the sales of firecrackers have come down drastically. This year too, the festival of light will witness fewer fireworks. Already feeling the heat,

  • Bhopal: Officials sit on grants, students left in lurch

    Bhopal: Mukhyamantri Medhavi Vidyarthi Yojana (MMVY), launched amid fanfare has proved to be a nightmare to beneficiaries. Among 6,816 students selected under the scheme only 350 have so far received the scholarship amount. The rest are still waiting even though the first academic trimester is over in most educational institutions.

  • Indore: Jheel Gaon A paradise in vicinity beyond Google’s knowledge

    Indore: With adventure and nature, Jheel Gaon is a place that is still unknown to even Google. However, its vast and untouched forests are a must visit sight for people, especially adventure seekers and nature lovers. From sitting by a calm brook to trekking in nearby areas, the place is ideal for explorers. Located near Gwalu Gaon and surrounded by deep forest, this L-shaped region has beautiful waterfalls, hills on

  • ABVP Ujjain Engineering College unit calls off indefinite strike

    Ujjain: The Ujjain Engineering College (UEC) unit of Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP), has called off its indefinite strike, following an assurance given by the Rajiv Gandhi Prodyogiki Vishwavidyalaya (RGPV) vice-chancellor to continue a choice based credit system (CBCS).

  • Ujjain: ‘Honest’ tax-payers seek protection in implementation of GST

    Ujjain: Customs, Central Excise and Service Tax department organised a workshop at Brahaspati Bhavan, here on Friday, on various issues pertaining to the goods and services tax (GST), tax deduction at source (TDS) and consumer awareness.

  • Ujjain: Major tragedy averted as CNG tanker goes up in flames at petrol pump

    Ujjain: A major mishap was averted when a CNG tanker carrying about three dozen CNG cylinders, suddenly caught fire at a petrol pump in the Rishi Nagar-Shri Vishala Kshetra area on Dewas Road, at about 8.30 am on Friday. The deadly fire which lasted for over two hours, could have devastated residential and commercial establishments within a one kilometre radius, had the tanker not been taken away from the spot

  • Indore: Cancer may not directly influence fertility, but usage of drugs, says Expert

    Indore: Reema (name changed), a 28-year-old woman, noticed a lump on the side of her left breast, and medical tests confirmed breast cancer. A partial mastectomy was done, and the oncologists advised chemotherapy and hormonal therapy for the next two years. However, she failed in conceiving after the cancer treatment initially, but succeeded after going through fertility treatment.

  • Indore: 3 get new lease of life, 7 to reap benefits in future & hope for many

    Indore: Giving a new lease of life to three people along with possibility of saving seven burnt patients in future, Bashani family donated organs of their 30-year-old member Arvind Bashani, on Friday. With the help of Muskan group, which has been facilitating organ donation, multiple ‘Green Corridors’ were formed in the city for 27th time in last 24 months.

  • Indore: IIM students win study challenge at US university

    Indore: Bringing laurels to their alma mater, students of Executive Post Graduate Programme (EPGP) of Indian Institute of Management Indore (current 2017-18 batch) won first prize in IIM Indore/UT Austin Social Media Analytics Challenge 2017 during their international study visit to Red McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas, Austin– a top ranked University at USA.

  • Indore: Developing personality with knowledge

    Indore: The two-day workshop at Daly College Business School concluded on a high note, with students submitting their reviews on lessons learnt, on Friday.

  • Indore: Fuel Price Cut Little cheers and some air to breathe for GST-hit common man

    Indore: After all the traumas and tantrums of demonetisation, GST, its compliance, price rise and other economic woes, common man got some reason to cheer ahead of Diwali, as prices of petrol and diesel was cut down by Rs 1.62 and Rs 3.94 per litre respectively on Friday. Though people have welcomed the move, they found the reduction was too little. The Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, however, said that

  • Bhopal: Leopard cub in OT; authorities says it’s a challenge to save it

    Bhopal: It’s a challenge for the Van Vihar National Park authorities to save ‘Saheb’, the 22-days-old leopard cub which was rescued from Bhojpur temple vicinity a week ago. Though the health of the cub is improving, the authorities, however, have shifted it to from the leopard enclosure to the Operation Theatre (OT) of the park to keep it away from any infection.

  • Ujjain: SIC seeks action against former UDA CEO for breaking RTI laws

    Ujjain: The State Information Commission (SIC) has strongly condemned the fact that senior officers of Ujjain Development Authority (UDA), have failed to ensure the faith of people in the provisions of Right to Information (RTI), Act. The SIC has also notified and taken action against two UDA officials, including the erstwhile chief executive officer (CEO), Shivendra Singh, for intentionally hiding facts and causing delay in furnishing information.