Free Press Journal
  • ‘Bank Karmachari Sena Mahasangh Submits ‘Charter of Demands’ for XI Biapartite settlement

     Mumbai : On Wednesday, the 31st May, 2017, ‘Bank Karmachari Sena Mahasangh’, the Federation of Shiv Sena Unions in various banks, has submitted it’s ‘Charter of Demands’ for XI th Biapartite Settlement with I.B.A. (Indian Bank’s Association). Demands pertain to wage Revision and service conditions. On behalf of ‘Bank Karmachari Sena Mahasangh’  ‘Charter of Demands’ as presented by Mahasangh Working President, Siv Sena Secretary, M.P.  Anil Desai to I.B.A Chief Executive  V.G.Kannan.

  • Whistleblower says AIIMS entrance paper leaked, institute orders probe

    New Delhi : Anand Rai, who exposed the Vyapam scam in Madhya Pradesh, has alleged that the question papers of this year’s entrance exam for MBBS course of the AIIMS were leaked following which the premier medical institute constituted a committee to probe the issue. Rai, in a series of tweets, posted images of question papers of the entrance examination which was held across the country on May 28. He said that

  • And the show begins…

    England and Bangladesh aim to banish batting blues

  • Kingfisher House auction fails for fifth time

    Mumbai  : Lenders’ attempt on Wednesday to auction Kingfisher House, the erstwhile headquarters of Vijay Mallya- owned, now defunct Kingfisher Airlines, proved to be a damp- squib for the fifth time, despite cut in the reserve price.

  • Narendra Modi leaves for Russia after ‘successful’ visit to Spain

    Madrid : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday left for Russia after concluding a “successful” visit to Spain where he paid a courtesy call to Spanish King Felipe VI and held wide-ranging talks with President Mariano Rajoy.

  • UN warns Trump against quitting Paris agreement

    Antonio Guterres remarks at New York University’s Stern School of Business came at a time when the world waits for Donald Trump to announce whether the country will continue to uphold the Paris deal, which nearly 200 countries signed as a commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

  • Vodafone in HC against telecom regulator TRAI’s Recommendation

    New Delhi : The Delhi High Court on Wednesday sought the government’s response on Vodafone’s plea against telecom regulator TRAI’s recommendation to impose a Rs 1,050 crore penalty on it for not providing interconnectivity to Reliance Jio.

  • IOC, partners in talks to buy stake in Russia’s Vankor field

    St Petersburg: State-owned Indian Oil Corp (IOC) and its partners are in talks to buy 49 per cent stake in Russia’s Vankor cluster oilfields to consolidate their presence in the energy-rich Arctic region.

  • Nepal postpones local polls for 3rd time

    Kathmandu :For the third time, Nepal’s government on Wednesday postponed the second phase of local elections after the country’s Muslim minority community voiced concern over clashing of the poll date with Ramzan, Cabinet sources said.

  • NPA resolution: Banks seek relaxation in S4A scheme

    Mumbai : Banks have sought a few relaxation from the RBI in the current Scheme for Sustainable Structuring of Stressed Assets (S4A), including waiver of promoters’ personal guarantee, for quick resolution of stressed assets.

  • Jadhav case: Pak AG to lead team to ICJ meet on June 8

    Islamabad : Pakistan’s Attorney-General Ashtar Ausaf Ali will lead a team to the International Court of Justice at The Hague on June 8 for a meeting of “agents” from India and Pakistan with the court’s president to discuss the future proceedings in the Kulbhushan Jadhav case.

  • Note ban hit GDP growth; RBI must cut rates, says India Inc

    New Delhi  : The government’s note ban move clearly had a debilitating impact on India’s economy, the industry said today, after GDP data showed growth declined to 6.1 per cent in the January-March quarter. India lost the tag of the world’s fastest growing major economy to China with a gross domestic product growth of 6.1 per cent in the fourth quarter. For the full 2016-17 fiscal, GDP growth stood at a three-year

  • Govt meets 3.5 pc fiscal deficit target in 2016-17

    New Delhi : The government on Wednesday said it has achieved the fiscal deficit target of 3.5 per cent of GDP in 2016-17.  “Fiscal deficit is 3.51 per cent of GDP or Rs 5.35 lakh.

  • Cabinet to take call on A-I privatisation soon

    New Delhi :  The Union Cabinet will soon take a call on privatisation of loss-making Air India with NITI Aayog suggesting that taxpayers’ money being pumped into the airline can instead be used on health and education.