Free Press Journal
  • SBI not to sell insurance plans of other companies

    Mumbai : Even though Irda has allowed banks to tie-up with three insurers from each segment of life, non-life and health to sell their products, State Bank of India has said it will only market schemes of its subsidiaries. However, it has not been made mandatory for banks to go for such partnerships. SBI has tied up with Insurance Australia Group (IAG) for its general insurance venture and with Cardif for life

  • Your Day By Nilikash P. Pradhan

    Aries:- Your judgement will turn right and you might get compliments from higher authorities. Those in political or social sector have to start forming a good base for future elections.

  • South Africa are top side but we won’t take any backward step: Ravi Shastri

    Bengaluru :  Indian Team Director Ravi Shastri on Thursday said that South Africa are still a formidable side despite the retirement of some big players recently but his side will continue their aggressive brand of cricket in the upcoming series beginning on October 2.

  • Be careful against Imran Tahir, Sachin’s advice to boys

    Mumbai :  Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar on Thursday advised the Indian players to be wary of South African leg-spinner Imran Tahir in the upcoming home series against the Proteas.

  • Leadership logjam continues in BCCI

    New Delhi :  Hectic parleys and backroom manoeuvring continued among BCCI bigwigs but there was still no breakthrough in the leadership logjam to find a consensus candidate for the President’s post left vacant by the demise of Jagmohan Dalmiya.

  • Navy cruise to win over Central Railway in MDFA League 2015

    Mumbai :  A charged up Indian Navy enjoyed smooth sailing as they cruised to an emphatic 5-0 win against a listless Central Railway in an Elite Division match of the MDFA (Mumbai District Football Association) League 2015-2016, and played at the Cooperage football ground, on Friday evening.

  • Carlos Brathwaite readying for Windies’ tough Lanka tour

    Bridgetown :  West Indies all-rounder Carlos Brathwaite expects a challenging tour of Sri Lanka and wants to be prepared both physically and mentally if he gets his first call-up to the Test side.

  • Raghuram-Rajan

    Time to cut bank rate

    Markets expect RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan to cut interest rate by at least 25 basis points next week when he unveils the next instalment of the monetary policy. Indeed, some expect him to cut it by 50 basis points. A number of economists too have added their reasoned voice to the demand for a rate cut. And that demand has become stronger after the US Fed stayed its hand in view of

  • I.C. United, Falcons register victories

    Mumbai: I.C. United and Falcons FC, both recorded identical 1-0 win in their respective Second Division matches of the MDFA League – 2014-15, played at the St. Xavier’s ground, Parel on Friday.

  • Syrian Refugees

    Refugees must blend into national matrix

    The pressure on Europe to take in thousands of displaced Asians and Africans is a reminder of the almost permanent refugee problem nearer home involving Hindus from Pakistan and Bangladesh, Sri Lankan Tamils and Tibetans. The European crisis also reminds us that the refugee situation everywhere can be solved harmoniously only if it adjusts to a national context.

  • Ego

    Just as your car runs out of fuel and you have to refill it again and again, so your dedication and commitment run out over the course of time. They need constant renewal. You have to dedicate and rededicate again and again. Often people take their dedication for granted, and then the mind starts demanding or complaining. When dedication is not complete, it leads to grumbling and complaints. Total dedication brings enormous enthusiasm, zeal,

  • Farmer,

    Entrapping farmers in insurance bureaucracy

    The Modi Government has implemented a scheme for providing an increased subsidy to the farmer to help him pay premium of crop insurance. Farmers taking huge loans and being unable to pay back these in an event of the crops getting damaged due to a drought or hailstorm, commit suicides. Crop insurance will protect them from such an eventuality. The insurance company will pay compensation for the loss of crop and the