Free Press Journal
  • Bank licence norms not discriminatory towards large cos: Birla

    Mumbai: A day after applying for a bank licence, Aditya Birla Group chairman Kumar Mangalam Birla today said the new bank licence norms announced by the Reserve Bank are not discriminatory towards large corporate houses.

  • Salary package depends on the B-school you are from: Survey

    New Delhi: The name of the college can affect the pay packet as companies are preferring premier B-schools while hiring for human resource domain and are ready to offer a salary that is twice than what is given to any normal business school graduate, says a survey.

  • Paswan asks Nitish to expose BJP leaders

    Patna: LJP President Ramvilas Paswan today challenged Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to carry out his threat to expose BJP leaders and sought to know whether Kumar would have jeopardised the 17 year long alliance if he had less than 100 JD(U) MLAs in the assembly.

  • U’khand relief ops: Army launches website

    New Delhi: Seeking to provide help to the families of people stranded in Uttarakhand, Army’s Central Command today launched a website to give updates on location-wise data of people stranded at various places, helpline numbers and the list of rescued persons in the state.

  • Uttarakhand tragedy could have been prevented: Bedi

    Bangalore: Social activist and former IPS officer Kiran Bedi today said if only successive governments had taken environment warrior Sunderlal Bahuguna seriously, they could have prevented the Uttarakhand tragedy.

  • Open MSEB electricity cable electrocutes schoolgirl

    Thane: A 12-year-old girl was electrocuted this afternoon in Mumbra while her sister received a severe shock and has been admitted to a local hospital, the police said today.

  • Babies know when a cuddle is coming

    London: Babies as young as two months know when they are about to be picked up and change their body posture in preparation, a new study led by an Indian-origin scientist has found.

  • US asks Russia to expel Snowden without delay

    Washington: The Obama administration has asked Russia to “expel” fugitive National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden “without delay”, even as it agreed with the Russian President Vladimir Putin that the two countries should avoid a diplomatic showdown over the issue.

  • Energy remains a top civilian assistance priority for Pak: US

    Washington: Energy remains one of the top civilian assistance priority when it comes to Pakistan for the Obama administration, an US official said, as Nawaz Sharif-led Government in Islamabad gave final shape to the new energy policy for the country.

  • Obama discusses Taliban peace talks with Karzai

    Washington: US President Barack Obama and his Afghan counterpart Hamid Karzai has reaffirmed their commitment to the Afghan-led reconciliation process with the Taliban to “end violence” and “ensure lasting stability” in the region.

  • Two Malegaon blasts accused seek discharge from case

    Mumbai: Two accused of the 2006 Malegaon blasts case today filed an application before the special National Investigation Agency court here, seeking discharge on the ground that there is no evidence against them.

  • Suraj Pancholi seeks bail from High Court

    Mumbai: Bollywood actor Aditya Pancholi’ son Suraj, arrested on the charge of abetting the suicide of actress Jiah Khan, today moved Bombay High Court for bail.

  • HC frowns over Centre’s inactivity on convict’s representation

    Mumbai: Irked with Union government’s failure to decide on a representation made by a person convicted for drug possession by a Mauritius court seeking relief under Indian law, the Bombay High Court today imposed cost of Rs 25,000 on the Centre.