Free Press Journal
  • ‘Gopi Geet ki Katha’ recital held

    Ujjain :  Under the aegis of Narayan Seva Sansthan, a 2-day “Gopi Geet Ki Katha” recital programme was hosted at the camp site located at sector 5 on Mangalnath road here on Friday. Sansthan president Dr Prashant Agrawal informed that the Katha is being narrated by Brijnandan Maharaj.

  • BJP’S bid for alliance with SP in UP?

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party is understood to have opened talks with the Samajwadi Party for the Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh early next year, a reason why it put brakes on the ongoing negotiations with former union minister Ajit Singh of the Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) on Thursday.

  • Money laundering: PMLA court rejects Bhujbal’s bail plea

    Mumbai : Despite the several ‘chronic’ ailments cited by senior NCP leader Chhagan Bhujbal for seeking bail, the special Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) court on Friday rejected his bail application.

  • US journo literally eats his words on Don’s prez bid

    A US journalist has kept his promise of literally eating his words if Donald Trump clinches the Republican presidential nomination as the scribe consumed a nine-course meal featuring newsprint from his column.

  • Ibrahimovic announces departure from PSG

    Paris : Zlatan Ibrahimovic confirmed on Friday that, he will leave Paris Saint-Germain at the end of this season, but the French champions said the Swedish star will eventually return in a “management” role.

  • Realty crack-down: FIR against 33 developers in Nallasopara, Mumbai

    Palghar : In what is said to be a major crack down in the history of Vasai Taluka, cops from the Nallasopara police station have initiated process to register FIR on 33 developers who have allegedly used fake documents and fake CC’s (commencement certificate) to construct around 65 buildings that too on government land which falls under No Development Zone (NDZ).

  • Common electoral rolls for all polls

    The standing committee on law and personnel’s resurrection of an old Election Commission recommendation when the Atal Bihari Vajpayee government was in power that from panchayat elections to Lok Sabha polls, there should be a common electoral roll is indeed worth pursuing in all seriousness.

  • Edelweiss Q4 net rises 38% to Rs 122 cr

    New Delhi:  Edelweiss Financial Services reported a 38 % increase in consolidated net profit at Rs 122 crore for the March quarter. Revenue of the company rose by 27 % to Rs 1,538 crore, the company said in a regulatory filing. For full 2015-16 fiscal, the firm reported a rise of 26 % in its net profit at Rs 414 crore.  “FY16 saw market sentiment improving led by optimism around the gradual return

  • Vodafone has not paid ‘a single naya paisa’ of demand: RBI Governor

    London:  Wading into the Vodafone tax dispute debate, Reserve Bank Governor Raghuram Rajan said the British telecom giant has not paid “a single naya paisa” as yet on the demands made on it, but this case always comes in when India talks about creating a predictable tax regime.

  • Take proactive steps to ensure students don’t face pre-results jitters

    Indore :  Sharing reasons and proposing solutions for students who are dealing with pre-results jitters, student counsellors and teachers suggest to parents to take proactive steps in engaging their child. Pre-results jitters, if not handled properly may lead to depression, passive behaviour and in worst cases, suicides.

  • Kumble retained ICC Cricket Committee head, WALL made member

    Dubai : Former India captain Anil Kumble was on Friday re-appointed ICC Cricket Committee chairman for a second term of three years while his one-time team-mate and batting great Rahul Dravid was named member of the top panel.

  • Maha Jungle Raj in Bihar, says BJP

    New Delhi: With the killing of a journalist in Siwan in Bihar, BJP on Friday attacked Nitish Kumar for the deteriorating law and order situation in the state which it dubbed as “maha jungle raj”. BJP Spokesperson Shahnawaz Hussain said while the chief minister was visiting Benaras, the people of the state were migrating out from the state as criminals were “ruling the roost.”

  • Hezbollah commander killed in Syria

    Beirut : Lebanon’s Hezbollah announced that its top military commander had been killed in an attack in Syria where the Shiite militant group has deployed thousands of fighters backing the Damascus regime.

  • Dr Dhakad felicitated

    Indore : Newly appointed vice chancellor of DAVV Dr Narendra Dhakad was felicitated by members of the Bohra community here on Friday. Sheikh Jujar Bhai Sethjiwala, Mulla Bakir Kudrati, Mazhar Hussain Sethjiwala, Burhanuddin Shakruwala, Jamila Jaliwala and Firoz Cyclewala faclicited Dr. Dhakad by offering shalw and boucque. On this occasion newly appointed VC appreciated awareness of the community towards education.

  • Haryana govt holds exhibition in Kumbh

    Ujjain :  Government of Haryana has conducted an exhibition displaying the gallery of art and culture of the state at Simhastha Kumbh Mela.

  • Bank of Baroda : Worst is over for the bank

    Pulled down by heavy provisions for bad assets, state-run Bank of Baroda reported a loss of Rs 3,230.14 crore for the March quarter, the second highest quarterly loss in the Indian banking history.

  • Piramal buys 4 Pfizer brands for Rs 110 cr

    New Delhi: Ajay Piramal-led Piramal Enterprises has entered into an agreement to acquire four brands from Pfizer for a consideration of Rs 110 crore.

  • Train engine catches fire, driver injured

    BHOPAL :  The assistant loco pilot of Valsad-Puri Express (22909) Ravindra Pratap Singh sustained burns after the engine caught fire at Bhopal railway station on Friday.

  • Babita Kumari set to be pardoned

    New Delhi : The Wrestling Federation of India is likely to pardon temporarily suspended Babita Kumari for forfeiting her bout in a recent qualifying event and allow her to compete at the Rio Games, as she secured an Olympic berth after her rival failed a dope test.

  • Police official who assaulted Indian no longer faces criminal charges

    Washington: An American police officer, who brutally assaulted an Indian grandfather and left him partially paralysed, is no longer facing state criminal charges in Alabama, a case that had sparked outrage among the Indian community in the US, forcing the Governor to apologise.