Free Press Journal
  • Centre to infuse `8,586 cr funds into 10 weak banks

    SBI Caps will draw a bank wise action plan based on which a tripartite agreement between the government, bank management and employee unions will be signed committing themselves towards certain milestones
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  • ‘Fire caused by loose wires, not crackers’

    Mumbai : Contrary to media reports that have blamed the pyrotechnics used on edge of the stage for Sunday’s fire at Girgaum Chowpatty at the ‘Make in India’ event, sources in the BMC said the fire ‘definitely started’ under the stage and spread upward. Sources also confirmed that no fire crackers were responsible for igniting the fire and that they were not stored under the stage.

  • Central files unlikely to contradict Netaji’s death, says historian

    Kolkata : Reiterating his claim that Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose died in a plane crash in 1945, historian Leonard Gordon on Friday asserted that the declassification of central government files will not throw up any evidence to the contrary.

  • Let’s talk about sex, says Pakistani daily after condom ad is banned

    Islamabad : The idea of sex itself is taboo in Pakistan, a daily said Wednesday, adding: “We need to talk about why it is so”. An editorial ‘Uncomfortable Truths’ in The Nation said that the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) recently banned an advertisement of a contraceptive brand, calling it ‘immoral’ and contrary to religious norms, according to IANS.