Free Press Journal
  • Sinha discusses bankruptcy law, FRBM Act with MF cos

    Mumbai:  Minister of State for Finance Jayant Sinha met mutual fund players and discussed issues like regulation, bankruptcy law and various government initiatives.  The minister also talked about bank consolidation on the back of SBI proposing merger of five associate banks with itself, sources told PTI.    The minister also said he will help facilitate a dialogue with Sebi on major issues concerning the industry. Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management (FRBM) Act

  • Sadhvi Pragya breaks fast after being allowed to visit kumbh

    Ujjain : Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur, who last week got a clean chit in the 2008 Malegaon blast case, on Wednesday broke her two-day-long hunger strike by drinking a glass of juice offered by a child at Vande Mataram Ashram of Vishwa Hindu Parishad here.

  • Food should not be disrespected: Nandu Bhaiya

    Ujjain : Bhajan singer Nandkishore Sharma ‘Nandu Bhaiya’ has been performing on the stage at Khatu Shyam camp for a month disseminating the social messages among the pilgrims through a social revolution. He urges devotees not to disrespect food by throwing the leftovers to waste.

  • Raid at gambling den, 126 arrested

    Mumbai : The Social Service Branch of Mumbai police conducted a raid at a gambling den and handed over as many as 126 people to NM Joshi Marg police station on Tuesday night. Acting on a tip off the SSB officials led by ACP Rupwate carried out 12-hour-long raid on Tuesday evening and detained 126 people including six managers of the club, three cashiers, 36 jockeys and 81 players from the gambling den.

  • Nokia returns to mobile mkt with brand-licensing deal

    Helsinki : Finnish telecom equipment maker Nokia said it plans a global comeback into its former goldmine of handsets and tablets, by licensing its brand to a newly-created Finnish company.

  • Par panel makes a pitch for dicsussing sub judice matters

    New Delhi : A Parliamentary panel has made a strong pitch for discussing even sub judice matters in the House except cases of individual culpability and also favoured delaying real time live telecast of proceedings by few minutes to check telecast of any unparliamentary language.

  • Nearly 200 feared buried in Lanka floods

    Colombo : Over 200 people were feared buried in massive landslides in Sri Lanka following three days of torrential rains that have triggered landslips and floods, killing nearly 40 people, with rescuers running against time to find survivors under mounds of mud.

  • 72 illegal water lines snapped

    Bhayander : The Mira Bhayandar Municipal Corporation’s (MBMC) claims to have snapped 72 illegal water connections till now in the twin-city. However it took almost six months and a couple of show cause notices for a team of 36 civic personnel including meter readers and plumbers to weed out the illegalities.

  • Varsity bans throwing of graduation hats

    London : A British university has banned students from throwing their graduation hats, or mortar boards, up in the air over health and safety concerns, but in a “bargain” offered to add digital shots of the much-loved tradition afterwards for a price, reports PTI.

  • PNB posts record loss of Rs 5,367 cr on NPAs

    New Delhi: The tightened norms for recognising non-performing assets singed Punjab National Bank’s Jan-Mar earnings with the state-owned lender declaring one of the worst results ever. One of India’s largest lenders posted a massive net loss of Rs 5,367 crore during the quarter.

  • Your Day By Nilikash P. Pradhan

    Aries:- Try not to get an inflated ego as everything is working out the way you wanted it and it will be difficult not to get over-confident. Try instead to keep a humble and low profile as it will benefit you in the long run.

  • Flavour and taste in Kashmir’s medieval feast

    To beat the deadline before the fasting month of Ramadan begins, marriage season has hit the peak in Kashmir as the traditional local cuisine, the ‘wazwan’, beckons guests to ‘baraats’ and receptions.