Free Press Journal
  • ‘ST status to new Assam communities will destroy existing tribes’

    New Delhi : The central government’s proposal to grant Scheduled Tribe (ST) status to six advanced and populous communities in Assam will destroy the existing tribes, the Coordination Committee of the Tribal Organisations of Assam (CCTOA) said on Friday.

  • Paytm aims 400 crore worth retail transactions by year-end on demonetisation

    New Delhi : Mobile payments and commerce platform Paytm has recorded an unprecedented surge in transactions at offline retail stores across the country, reports ANI. Owing to the recent demonetization of Rs. 500 and Rs. 1000 notes, the company has registered over 300 percent growth in offline store transactions in the last six days.Within a year of launching its Online-to-Offline (O2O) payment solution, Paytm has emerged as the fastest growing QR Code-based POS

  • Mumbai: 200 teachers denied pension

    Mumbai: Harshavardhan Singh (60), who retired nearly two years ago, is yet to receive pension since the education department of Municipal corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) is yet to extend the recognition of Gyanodaya Vidya Mandir School, Malad, where he worked for 28 years. “I have been living on the money given by my relatives and friends,” said Singh. Singh has not got his pension after his retirement in April last year.