Free Press Journal
  • Bhopal: Parvovirus claims 2 tiger cubs, another serious

    BHOPAL: Two two-and-a-half months old tiger cubs died in the Bandhavgarh National Park on Sunday after getting infected with Parvovirus while their another sibling is critical. After the death their mother in Sanjay Gandhi Reserve, the cubs were shifted to Bandhavgarh.

  • Bhopal: Babus force Chief Minister to take U-turn on prohibition

    BHOPAL: Chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, who had announced prohibition would be imposed in the state in a ‘phased manner’ in his numerous speeches at different places during the Naramada Yatra, has hinted that the government has no plans of imposing prohibition in the state from the next year.

  • Bhopal: Shivraj Singh Chouhan tells other CMs how he would double farmers’ income

    BHOPAL: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, on Sunday, gave a presentation on the blueprint for doubling of farmers’ income in five years at the meeting of the Governing Council of NITI Ayog at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi. The meeting was chaired by PM Narendra Modi and was attended by the chief ministers of almost all the states.

  • Bhopal: Six held in 10 days for printing, circulating fake currency notes

    BHOPAL: The Bhopal crime branch police in the past 10 days have arrested at least six people for allegedly printing fake currency notes and trying to circulate in the markets, especially in the rural areas. The police have also seized about Rs 2 lakh worth fake currency notes mostly of 2,000 and 100 denominations. One of the major reasons which the police believe is behind the spurt in fake currency printing is

  • Bhopal: West Central Railway starts inquiry into coach factory fire

    BHOPAL: West Central Railway (WCR) has launched an enquiry into the fire accident in the scrap yard of Railway Coach factory in Nishatpura on Saturday. The fire which broke out on Saturday evening was doused at around midnight with the help of about 15 fire-tenders.

  • Bhopal: ‘Banning red beacon not going to end VIP culture’

    BHOPAL: Residents of the city feel that if someone believes that the ‘VIP Culture’ pervading our country would end with the banishing of red beacons from atop ministerial vehicles, he is living in a fool’s paradise.

  • Bhopal: Ancient dance forms come alive at ‘Nrityamanjari 2017’

    BHOPAL: Shreelayam Natyashree Kalasamti organised its 15th ‘Nrityamanjari 2017’ here on Sunday at Shaheed Bhawan. In the extravagant and colourful cultural programme, Bharatanatyam, Mohiniattam and Kuchipudi were the main attractions. It began with worshipping goddess Durga’s idol. The dance signified the ancient dance form of Kerala directed by Kavita Shaji in a devotional form followed by Ganesh Vandana, Shiva Stuti, Varnam and Tillana. Alok Sanjar, MP, was chief guest and special guest

  • Bhopal: Month-long workshop on Mayurbhanj Chhau concludes

    BHOPAL: A month-long workshop on ‘Mayurbhanj Chhau’ concluded with dance performances and dance drama ‘Garud Vahan’ on Sunday at Utkal Bhawan. The workshop was organised by Kriti Ballet and Performing Arts under the aegis of Chhau Nritya Akademi in association with Sangeet Natak Akademi.

  • Bhopal: 24-year-old man held with syringes, banned drugs

    Bhopal: The police on Saturday arrested a 24-year-old man accused of possessing about 150 injections of a banned drug under Narcotics Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act at Shahjahanabad here. The police have taken him into remand after presenting him before the court and investigations are on to find the source of the seized drugs.

  • Bhopal: Three held for lodging false loot plaint

    BHOPAL: The police arrested three men for conspiring and lodging a false complaint of loot of cash worth Rs 52,628 on Sunday at Govindpura here. The main accused who works a gas cylinder delivery boy, on Saturday had lodged a complaint of loot claiming that unknown men looted cash Rs 52,628 after blinding him and his colleague with chilly powder.

  • Bhopal: Every year in Tamil calendar has a different name

    BHOPAL: Bhopal Tamil Association (BTA) celebrated Tamil New Year in a festive atmosphere at Career College here on Sunday. People exchanged greetings with one another followed by lighting of the ceremonial lamp by chief guest S Munian, chairperson of janpad panchayat, Sanchi.