Free Press Journal
  • Syndicate Bank posts 2% rise in net profit

    State-owned Syndicate Bank reported 2 per cent growth in net profit to Rs 417 crore, during the fourth quarter ended March 31, 2014-15, on higher provisioning for bad loans. Bank’s net profit in the corresponding January-March quarter of previous fiscal stood at Rs 409 crore. Total income of the bank during the quarter is Rs 6,599.13 crore, against Rs 5,357.4 crore in the year-ago period.

  • He died the way he wished: covered in Tricolour

    Mumbai :  “I salute my husband. He died the death he had always wished for; covered in the Tricolour and saluted by his fellow men,” said Mansi Desai, wife of Station Master Mangesh Desai, who lost his life while trying to douse the fire that broke out in Gokul Nivas at Kalbadevi on Saturday.

  • Rahul Gandhi

    Focus only on issues: Rahul tip for juniors

    New Delhi :  Speculation was rife that one of the reasons that sent Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi into that sudden sabbatical which ultimately lasted 56 days was his ‘differences with the seniors’. The tussle between the old guard and the generation next was a favourite theme. With their grievances against the seniors, the junior secretaries also hogged media limelight on this issue.

  • PNB Q4 net profit at Rs 306.5 cr

    Country’s second largest public sector lender PNB reported 62 per cent decline in net profit to Rs 306.5 crore for the fourth quarter ended March 31 on account of higher provisioning for bad loans. Punjab National Bank had logged in a profit of Rs 806.3 crore in the January-March quarter of the previous fiscal.

  • Parmanand Singh appointed national VP

    Ujjain : Parmanand Singh was appointed national vice- president of Akhil Bharatiya Kshatriya Khangar Samaj by National president Uday Singh Pidari. Ramdayal Singh Thakur, Shyamlal Rai, Bhagirath Singh Thakur, Amrit Singh Thakur, Satish Thakur, Rajesh Thakur, Narayan Singh Verma and others greeted Singh on his achievement.

  • Municipal employees to get promotion

    Ujjain : After a long period of time, Ujjain Municipal Corporation (UMC) employees will get benefit of promotion. With the optimistic approach of Municipal Commissioner Avinash Lavania, the orders have been issued in the interest of employees.

  • Five slain in Swiss village

    Geneva :  A 36-year-old policeman went on a shooting rampage in a placid Swiss town killing four people, including his in-laws, before turning the gun on himself, authorities said, sending shockwaves in the peaceful country.

  • Woman murdered by step son

    Ujjain : City police claimed to have cracked the murder case took place on May 7, 2015 at Bhairavgarh area. Police arrested three accused including a minor for murdering a woman involving in a conspiracy. Deceased was killed by her stepson over some property issue.

  • Tolerance is the ornament of mother: Muni Bhupendra

    Ujjain : Mother’s Day was celebrated at Suraj Nagar under the aegis of Muni Bhupendra Kumar disciple of Acharya Mahashraman, here on Sunday. The programme began with the chant of Navkar Mantra by the seer.

  • DAVV to meet industry requirements through community college

    Indore : To meet requirement of workforce by industries, Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV) has proposed to setup a community college wherein courses would be run in collaboration with local industries.

  • Cell phone saves natl player from gunshot

    Indore : Keeping a mobile phone in the trouser pocket saved life of a national handball player during a murderous assault over some dispute in MG Road area. The victim is a son of a jail sentry.

  • Ragini’s troupe steals the show

    Indore : If you have not visited Malwa Utsav at sprawling Lalbagh Palace yet than act now and don’t miss the traditional colors and cultures of not only Malwa but also of other parts of the nation as Monday is the last day of the fair.

  • No city student figures in BEd entrance merit list

    Indore : Students from the city failed to secure a place in the merit list of BEd entrance test, results of which were announced by the MP Professional Examination Board (MPPEB), on Sunday.

  • Girls shine again but pass percentage drops

    Indore : The Madhya Pradesh Board of School Education announced Class XII results, on Sunday and the 59.43 percent students tasted success in the Indore district. Surprisingly, the pass percentage this year plummeted to 59.43% which is over 20% drop from 2014.

  • A different Mother’s Day in city zoo

    Indore : The City Zoo was one of the sought after place to visit on the Mother’s Day. On the occasion, one can find zoo inmates are being adopted and nourished by other species. Some of the animals were rescued by the District Forest Department while others were born in the zoo itself.

  • 20 tola gold jewellery stolen from marriage function

    Indore : Thieves struck at a marriage function in South Tukoganj area and made off with gold jewellery weighing 20 tolas. Police said that thieves entered rooms of dharamshala in Tukoganj, where the marriage function was underway, and took away the jewellery worth lakhs.

  • Shah takes feedback on govt functioning from RSS

    BHOPAL : Bharatiya Janata Party National President Amit Shah, during his city visit on Sunday, held a discussion with the RSS leaders on the working of the government and party organisation in the state.

  • Modi got rid of corruption: Shah

    BHOPAL : Bharatiya Janata Party National President Amit Shah, concluding the national executive body meeting of Mahila Morcha, said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s term has freed Central government from corruption. Shah said even the Congress has no allegation against Central government related to corruption.

  • Evening turns pleasant with light rain after scorching heat in noon

    BHOPAL : It was just the same like previous day on Sunday when people could get relief from scorching heat that prevailed throughout the day as clouds hovering in the sky poured down and gusty winds blew across the city in the evening. The weather turned pleasant in the evening and light showers with heavy dusty winds were witnessed in many parts of the city.