Free Press Journal

    Lionel Messi guides Barcelona to their second Champions League crown in three years defeating Manchester United 3- 1at Wembley

  • Barca erupts as fans burst into celebration

    Barcelona Tens of thousands of fans burst into the streets of Barcelona chanting alt147 Champions! Champions!alt148 as Barca beat Manchester United 3- 1 to grab the Champions League crown. Some 35,000 people packed the streets, according to police figures, gripped by Sundayalt146s action in Londonalt146s Wembley Stadium displayed on a giant screen at cityalt146s Triumphal Arch.

  • Mayookha becomes first woman triple jumper to breach 14m mark

    Wujiang ( China) Triple jumper Mayookha Johny today became the first Indian woman to breach 14m mark while creating a new national record enroute to winning bronze in the third and final leg of the Asian Athletics Grand Prix here.

  • Preparing a Project Report: Part 1

    One of the most critical steps of project finance is preparation of the project report. This is because the project report serves as a means of communication to the outside world. The project report gives a description of various aspects of the project. It should contain details of the promoters, industry, financial details, marketing details etc. An entrepreneur should be able to convey the details of the project in precise details so

  • Ackermann against Anshu Jain as CEO of Deutsche Bank

    London India- born Anshu Jain may be a favourite of many shareholders in the search for the next CEO of Deutsche Bank but the incumbent Josef Ackermann does not seem to favour him, the Financial Times reported. Jain, head of Investment banking, which is the most profitable business of the German- based banking giant.

  • Sebi probes fake bidding in IPOs

    The probe would focus on issues where bids were withdrawn during the offer period or where shares plummeted sharply after listing

  • Wading through the volatile market

    Last evening on the drive back home, we must have seen some 45 ads of various bank fixed deposits.

  • Islamic Banking: What is in store for India?

    PRATHIMA RAJAN Islamic banking has become a major global industry, with growth of 10% to 15% per year over the last decade. Islamic Banking is particularly developed in the Middle East, and is catching up in t

  • Justice and vote- bank

    How long is too long for the Government to take a view on the mercy petitions of the prisoners on death row? Well, if it is the UPA Government, there is no specific or even approximate time limit. The decision may not come for nearly two decades, or, should the Government feel riled, it may fructify overnight.

  • High food prices erode purchasing power!

    International food prices remained largely stable through the first half of 2010 but they started surging during the second half of 2010 and have continued to rise in the current year. In January 2011, the benchmark index for food prices of the FAO ( Food and Agriculture Organisation) exceeded the steepest price level on record in 2008. In February 2011, global food prices recorded a rise of 30 per cent on year-


    The unilateral killing of Osama bin Laden by US Navy Seals followed by the disastrous attack on the Naval base in Karachi has led to intense anger within Pakistan, that is spilling through in the media, television discussions.

  • Taking a cue from Hazare, youth launch crusade against corruption

    FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT Nagpur Nagpurians seem to have been influenced by the clarion call given by Anna Hazare against corruption as they have decided to launch a crusade against corruption on sustained basis. People generally tend to enjoy their weekends either by hanging out with friends or catching up with the latest movies running in theatres. But some alert citizens of the city decided to utilize it in a novel way for

  • Thane district crosses Rs 100 crore revenue

    OUR CORRESPONDENT Thane Thane district crossed the mark of Rs100 crore revenue collection this year after the authorities adopted stringent measures.

  • Tracking the footprints of unsung freedom- fighters

    CHAITANYA MARPAKWAR Mumbai Most people ride bikes for speed and thrill, yet others do it for adventure, but this 35- year old ex- navy man has ridden over 5000 km to pay tribute to the unsung heroes of India.

  • I am not retiring scribes, thunders melody queen

    New Delhi A media report claiming that octogenerian Lata Mangeshkar is planning to retire has upset the singing legend who is surprised how a reputed newspaper could have published such an item, reports IANS. ” Today, I read a news in DNA newspaper that said that I am retiring. This is absolutely wrong. And I am surprised a reputed newspaper like DNA has published wrong and irresponsible information about me,” Lata Sunday

  • Dalit outfit to protest RPI truck with BJP- Shiv Sena

    Mumbai The activists of Prajasatak Bharat, a Dalit outfit, will embark on a week- long alt39 padyatraalt39 in the slum pockets of Mumbai as the Dalit population is against the partyalt39s proposed alliance with the Sh

  • Misfiring NATO exacts a heavy toll in Afghanistan

    Kandahar Afghan authorities said on Sunday that NATO has killed 52 people, mostly civilians, in air strikes against insurgents as violence picked up in recent weeks with the start of the fighting season, AFP reports.<

  • Pak, a N- power state sans food, clothes: AQ Khan

    Islamabad Pakistan is a nuclear- armed nation, but without food and clothes, disgraced Pakistani nuclear scientist Dr Abdul Qadeer Khan has said, ANI reports.