Free Press Journal
  • Banks told to upgrade ATMs to boost security

    Mumbai : Taking a serious note of slow progress by banks in addressing security issues, the Reserve Bank of India on Thursday gave them strict timelines to upgrade their ATMs or else face action.

  • PM showmanship at its best to prove no farmers in distress

    New Delhi : Known for his marketing expertise that even Congress President Rahul Gandhi acknowledged, Prime Minister Modi had a national televised “interactions” with the farmers on Wednesday through video conferencing that turned out to be a rehearsed affairs to use the farmers as props of the government’s programmes, with not a slightest hint of distress.

  • Saeed’s son, son-in-law among 265 JuD candidates in Pak polls

    Lahore : Mumbai-terror attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed’s son and his son-in-law are among 265 candidates fielded by the Jamaat-ud -Dawah for national and provincial assembly seats across Pakistan in the July 25 general election, with the banned group’s political wing vowing to make the country a “citadel of Islam.”

  • Musharraf fears arrest on returning to Pakistan

    Islamabad : Pakistan’s former president General Pervez Musharraf said that he is giving a second thought to his plan of returning to the country from the United Arab Emirates.

  • Koko, the gorilla who knew sign language, dies at 46

    Woodside (California) : Koko, the gorilla who mastered sign language, has died. The Gorilla Foundation says the 46-year-old western lowland gorilla died in its sleep at the foundation’s preserve in California’s Santa Cruz mountains on Tuesday.  Koko was born at the San Francisco Zoo, and Dr Francine Patterson began teaching the gorilla sign language that became part of a Stanford University project in 1974.  The foundation says Koko’s capacity for language and

  • MSF aid workers in Africa used prostitutes: BBC

    London : Aid workers for charity Medecins Sans Frontiers (MSF) used prostitutes in Africa, a BBC report said today citing anonymous whistleblowers who also reported boasts of trading medicine for sex.