Free Press Journal
  • Banks should focus on recovering dues: Kotak

    New Delhi : Banks should focus on recovery rather than “going after borrowers”, eminent banker Uday Kotak said on Saturday, a day after embattled tycoon Vijay Mallya remarked that arresting him will not help banks recover any money.

  • Mamata minister denies making ‘mini Pak’ jibe

    Kolkata: West Bengal minister and Trinamool Congress heavyweight Firhad Hakim on Saturday denied having described the city’s Garden Reach as area “mini-Pakistan” to a correspondent of Pakistani daily.

  • In a first, Andhra achieves Swachh Bharat objective

    New Delhi : Andhra Pradesh could become the first state in the country to make all its urban areas ‘Open Defecation Free’ by October 2, marking two years of the launch of Swachh Bharat Mission, Union Urban Development Ministry said on Saturday.

  • Swamy gets the nod for Agusta debate on Wed

    NEW DELHI :  BJP nominated MP Subramanian Swamy is all set to kick up the AgustaWestland helicopter scam controversy once again in the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday.

  • When Pranab rubbed his nose with Maori chief!

    Auckland : President Pranab Mukherjee rubbed his nose with Maori chief and his wife as part of the traditional welcome accorded to him on his arrival here on his 3-day maiden visit to New Zealand.

  • FAB FIVE! Another Knockout for Vijender, beats Royer

    London :  Indian boxing star Vijender Singh’s power-packed punches went unchallenged yet again as he notched up his fifth successive knockout win by battering Frenchman Matiouze Royer on Saturday.

  • Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray felicitating Dr Neelam Gorhe with Navshakti Jeevan Gaurav Puraskar on Friday evening. Also seen in the picture (L to R) Navshakti Editor Prakash Kulkarni, Free Press Journal Group Director Abhishek Karnani, Mayor Snehal Ambekar.

    Sena chief gives away ‘Navshakti’ honours

    Mumbai : Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray criticised Vidarbha separatists and questioned their mentality while delivering his speech at the ‘Navshakti Sanman Sandhya’ here at Shivaji Park on Friday.

  • At a standstill

    I’ve been working in the same company with the same job title for the past 3 years. I’m currently at a standstill. I would like to get a promotion but am scared to approach my boss – I’m not a confrontational person. How do you think I should approach him when doing so?

  • Working in social sector

    I have wanted to take up a job in the social sector for a while but my hesitations are two-fold. One is the salary part of it. Neither do I want to ask them for an exorbitant salary (since I know that will take away from an already very restricted pocket) nor do I think any NGO will be able to support the salary I need. Second, I have come to find

  • A Mind-Boggling Disclosure

    Andhra Pradesh officer found to have Rs 800 crore   disproportionate assets, allegedly through corruption (more…)

  • Olympics-bound Luka wins gold medal

    New Delhi :  Rio-Olympics bound Tintu Luka grabbed the spotlight as she won the gold in women’s 800m race on an uneventful third and final day of the Federation Cup National Athletics Championships here on Saturday.

  • Cong opposes RSDP for being builder-friendly

    Mumbai: The Congress Party on Saturday opposed the revised Development Plan (DP). As per the party’s stand, the plan will only benefit the builders. As per the DP, builders have been authorised to construct on 10,000 acres of city’s no development zone. Sanjay Nirupam, city’s Congress chief, said, “If the BMC wants to build houses, they can build it on MHADA’s 2000 hectares of land or on 2500 hectares acquired by the

  • SC pushes diesel taxis out of Delhi

    New Delhi : It is the end of the road for diesel taxis including those run by aggregators like OLA and UBER in Delhi and National Capital Region (NCR) as the Supreme Court on Saturday refused to extend the April 30 deadline fixed for their conversion into less-polluting CNG mode.

  • All is well, says BCCI

    New Delhi :  Claiming to have resolved all outstanding issues, the BCCI has announced resumption of bilateral cricket ties with the West Indies starting with a four Test series in July-August.

  • Indian hockey eves travel to England

    New Delhi :  The Indian women’s hockey squad will leave for England on Sunday to face the hosts in a five-match series that will boost their Olympic preparations.