Free Press Journal
  • RISK, LIES & LOGIC

    What is the greatest lie in any investment advice? Which is the greatest marketing façade used in any type of investment management? It is the concept of “risk” and questions related thereto. ‘What is the level of risk you are comfortable with?’ ‘What is your risk appetite?’

  • Beer research promises new medicines

    Scientists have figured out the exact configuration of the substances that give beer its distinctive flavour, and say the findings could lead to new pharmaceuticals. There is documentation that beer and its bittering acids, in moderation, have beneficial effects on diabetes, some forms of cancer, inflammation, and perhaps even weight loss. The new research shows how.

  • Insulin carries greater risks

    Doctors in India routinely put patients right on the onset of diabetes to insulin instead of prescribing tablets taken orally. A new research, however, warns that using insulin to control type 2 diabetes may come with a greater risk of health complications, including heart attack, stroke, and cancer.

  • Top Navi Mumbai builder shot dead

    Navi Mumbai : A top builder was shot dead outside his office in Vashi by two men disguised as security personnel on Saturday morning, police said.

  • SUV of Shinde’s son-in-law stolen, cops in overdrive

    Mumbai : Special police teams have been formed to trace the SUV belonging to the son-in-law of Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde, which was allegedly stolen by unidentified persons from Delisle Road area in central Mumbai.

  • Geetika’s mom nails Kanda in suicide note

    New Delhi : A day after Geetika Sharma’s mother committed suicide, Delhi Police on Saturday slapped charges of abetment of suicide against former Haryana Minister Gopal Kanda and his aide Aruna Chhadha after their names figured in her suicide note.

  • MONORAIL ON TRACK FROM AUG

    MMRDA chief Rahul Asthana and other senior officials conducted  a successful test run of the monorail rakes on the entire 8.3-km alignment from Wadala to Chembur in Mumbai on Saturday.

  • Who was cop snooping for?

    New Delhi : Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde was plagued by another controversy on Saturday over the alleged “unauthorised surveillance” on its leader Arun Jaitley even as an arrested constable said he collected the call details for personal reasons.

  • Italian court slams the door on India

    Bad news for Govt as Milan court refuses to share any details saying it was  “not possible to give a positive reply” to the Indian request.

  • ‘THE FAMILY’ under lens is S P Tyagi’s

    New Delhi : The Bharatiya Janata Party’’s attempt to bring Sonia Gandhi in the VVIP helicopter scam by asking if “the family” twice referred to in the Italian chargesheet were India’’s “first family” fell flat on Saturday with more details of the chargesheet becoming available to point out it refers to the family of former Air Chief Marshal S P Tyagi’s family.

  • KARUNA CUT UP WITH KHUSHBOO LINK

    A popular Tamil magazine has created ripples by hinting at a deeper relationship between the 40-plus actor and DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi who is inching towards 90 years.

  • BJP alleges massive cover-up

    New Delhi : The BJP today asked the government to come clean on the internal inquiry initiated by it in the VVIP chopper deal and alleged the involvement of a “big political leader” in the scam.

  • Forget PM chant, Rahul raps U’khand Congmen

    New Delhi : Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi has once again asserted that there is no question of his being projected as the prime ministerial candidate of the party for the 2014 general elections.

  • Kejriwal alleges water scam, but Delhi govt denies charge

    New Delhi : Delhi government, in connivance with private firms, has shown inflated figures of water being treated and wasted to increase tariff and implement a Rs-520 crore project to replace the water pipeline in the city, Aam Admi Party convenor Arvind Kejriwal alleged today. “There is a clear nexus between the company (which supplies treated water) and Sheila Dikshit government,” he told reporters.

  • 5 held for repeatedly raping Class IX girl

    Chennai : In a shocking case, four men and a juvenile allegedly raped a girl studying in class IX of a government school in Coimbatore in western Tamil Nadu over a period of ten months. One of the accused is the girl’s maternal uncle and another rapist is 72-years old. All five were arrested by the police on Saturday.

  • No urgent SC hearing for Veerappan’s aides

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today refused urgent hearing on the plea of four aides of sandalwood smuggler Veerappan seeking stay of execution of their death penalty reportedly fixed for tomorrow, saying there was no proof about it.

  • Indian mission chief draws flak for Nasheed impasse

    Male : Former Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed remained holed up in the Indian Mission here for the fourth day in a row even as the country’s judicial watchdog accused Indian High Commissioner D M Mullay of interfering in judicial process.

  • Maoists are strong where Cong is weak: Jairam

    Nuapada (Odisha) : A Rs 100 crore package for Odisha’s ultra-hit Nuapada district was today announced by Union Rural Development minister Jairam Ramesh who remarked that Maoists are strong in state’s where Congress is weak.

  • MAMATA’S BENGAL: ‘PARIBORTON’ FOR THE WORSE!

    Nowhere is the politician-criminal nexus more apparent at present than in West Bengal. As much was evident yet again from the nonchalant manner in which a hoodlum shot dead a police officer in a crowded place in Kolkata’s Garden Reach area in broad daylight during a spell of disturbances over a students union election.