Free Press Journal
  • Bhopal: Shoppers frenzy hits walled city market before Eid

    Bhopal: A clear Sunday morning with good weather is what would delight shoppers and vendors and if the fervor for Eid is added then what we get is an exceptional tale that the walled city’s market especially Chowk Bazar and subsidiaries market like Lakherapura, Ibrahimpura, Marwari Road.

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    Mumbai Plastic ban: Despite business being affected, street vendors still support order

    Mumbai: The business of low scale vendors like vegetable and fruit sellers, coconut water retailers, street food joints, fishmongers and others are badly hit by plastic ban in Maharashtra but they have welcomed the initiative as 80% of waste are mixture of polythene bags which choke the city’s drains.

  • Mumbai: BMC to accommodate vendors with hawking spots

    Mumbai: In a news that would cheer up the vendors, around 89,000 hawkers out of the city’s 99,435 hawkers who were surveyed in 2014 by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) will get designated hawking spots in the city in the next couple of months.

  • Mumbai: Rains impact festival season business

    Mumbai: As the sun came out of the clouds (on Wednesday morning), so did the people of the city. Many businesses left behind losses caused by the lashing rains and went on to eye profits that will flow in due to on-going Ganpati festival and upcoming Bakr Eid ul-Adha.

  • Mumbai: Councillor demands rail bazaar in stations to avoid encroachment of footpaths

    Mumbai: The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) Councillor Anil Patankar of Chembur has written a letter to Mayor Vishwanath Mahadeshvar to take a combined meeting with Mumbai railway officials for rail bazaar on important railway stations so as to resolve the issue of vendors who usually encroach the BMC footpaths.

  • Bhopal: MLA creates ruckus the second day

    BHOPAL: The confrontation of BMC anti-encroachment squad with MLA Surendra Nath has ended with the settlement that kiosks and eateries which have been shifted from Habibganj Railway station will be allowed to put up on the other side of Railway station.

  • Vendors booked for stone pelting at BMC officials

    BHOPAL: Some of the BMC officials sustained injuries in an incident of stone pelting at ward no-4 (zone-1), Bairagarh on Wednesday. A case has been registered against five vendors for pelting stones. Stones were pelted at the BMC’s anti-encroachment team which had gone to remove the vendors at Bairagarh. The case was registered against five agitators on a complaint filed by Health officer Kiran Chaudhary.

  • Shoppers throng markets for Dhanteras shopping

    DEWAS : Sudden influx of customers at markets made businessmen and vendors happy on Dhanteras, throughout the area. Automobile and jewellery businesses were affected earlier. But the influx of the customers has provided massive relief to businesses running at regional markets.

  • iPhone 6 selling online at starting price of about Rs 56,000 in India

    New Delhi : Vendors through e-commerce have starting offering premium smartphone iPhone 6 at price starting from around Rs 56,000 for which official launch date and other details are yet to be announced by company, reports PTI.

  • Admin to space up for pushcart vendors

    Ujjain : The protest created by pushcart vendors of city at ministers home has resulted in cheers for them. Pushcart vendors from various areas were removed from various areas of city in previous month. Mainly vendors of Freeganj and Chattri Chowk areas were removed by Ujjain Municipal Corporation (UMC) for the encroachment they had created.