Free Press Journal
  • Afghanistan: 1 student killed in twin bomb attack near girls’ school

    Jalalabad: A boy was killed and four others wounded in a double bombing outside a girls’ school in restive eastern Afghanistan on Tuesday, officials and witnesses said, in the latest violence to hit the country. The first explosion happened in front of Malika Omaira girls’ school in Jalalabad, the capital of Nangarhar province, at around 8:30…

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  • Ganesh immersion ponds

    Mumbai: After four years, MBMC wakes up to artificial ponds for idol immersion

    Here’s some encouraging news for nature lovers and environmentalists. After mysteriously scrapping the project of creating eco-friendly ponds for four consecutive years, the Mira Bhayandar Municipal Corporation (MBMC)  has finally woken up to the need of checking the unabated pollution of water bodies in the twin-city while immersing idols during the Ganesh festival. MBMC chief…

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  • Take that boat ride across a river to connect with nature

    In an era of connectivity, it is the bridges and roads, optical fiber cables, modems, Wi-Fi, Hot-Spot and so on. Since one year, every time I visited my hometown I personally felt a strong disconnect within this connect. And I have my personal experiences to support this ‘Slice of Life’. However, well garnished with the…

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    Mumbai: Ratan Tata shares stage with RSS chief Bhagwat

    Mumbai: The chairman emeritus of Tata Trusts, Ratan Tata on Friday shared dais with the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) Chief Mohan Bhagwat at a function in Mumbai on Friday. The event was to mark the concluding ceremony of the golden jubilee year of Nana Palkar Smriti Samiti – the RSS affiliated social service institution which…

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  • There is action in inaction and inaction in action

    Are you really not doing anything when you are not doing anything? No, there’s no misprint here, you read it correctly. I repeat; think and answer – Are you really not doing anything when you are not doing anything? This question often pops up in my mind when I see a lot of people wasting their…

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  • Krishna Verma: Taking the baton of Malvi folk art forms forward

    Ujjain: Given the present times, being connected with roots is next to Godliness as it is gifted to us by our predecessors. It is paramount, more so when people are blissfully oblivious to our rich and age-old traditions and customs. However, a woman, Krishna Verma, has been working steadfastly for past 40 to 45 years…

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  • Book nostalgia! Recollecting the childhood joys of borrowed books

    These days during school vacations, the season of joy for children, you find them going crazy over mobile games, computer games and TV programmes. Time was when these things did not exist. All you had for entertainment was Doordarshan, which began its telecast at six in the evening, with a show on agriculture or some…

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  • PM Modi’s autograph turns 19-Year-Old Bengali girl celebrity, gets 2 marriage proposals

    Rita Mudi a 19-year-old gets two marriage proposals at her doorstep after she got an autograph from PM Narendra Modi and  soon after that she became a celebrity in her Salgera village in Bankura’s Ranibandh , which is 230km outside Kolkata. Rita is a second year student at the Bankura Christian College. In an interview with leading daily over phone,…

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  • Value building – A key Differentiator for Management students

    The real essence of management education lies in the approach and the application of the management concepts through effective teaching – learning techniques and opportunities to apply the knowledge in practical real time situations Management institutes are trying to incorporate new techniques of teaching and enhancing the overall learning experience. Dr V.N. Bedekar Institute of…

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  • Talent capital is still Mumbai: Sam Balsara, Chairman and MD, Madison World

    Sam Balsara, Chairman and Managing Director of Madison World, is the senior-most media professional in the country. He has seen the industry evolve and blossom and understands its nuances like no one else. We had a short but insightful conversation with him on what makes Mumbai stand apart. Excerpts: How has life in advertising changed…

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