Free Press Journal
  • Pastas & more at Ci Gusta

    GITA HARI is thrilled with her visit to the newly opened “Ci Gusta!” which means “We like it!” in Italian.

  • Rockets of desire

    When something seemingly negative or disagreeable occurs to us, our initial tendency is to resist it. But behind such events, we also undergo some powerful positive shifts. Let me share several examples since it’s easier to understand this via personal illustrations. (more…)

  • Lacking Confidence

    Rash behaviour 

    Hi. I am 27 years old. I have been making many decisions in my life which later I think I shouldn’t have. But at that time, I just cannot help it. I just get so carried so away. And it can a very little thing to a very important decision. Like the worst I have done is drive when I was two drinks down. I know it was just plain

  • Finding Peace

    A figure of peace and harmony, Master Goenka is renowned for his 10-day meditation course that each year sees over one-lakh practitioners from about 90 countries across the world, says RUBY LILAOWALA. (more…)

  • Your Retirement Fund

    ANKIT AGARWAL says small cash in your home can be used wisely to add income After the stock market crash of 1929 a lot of people decided that the best thing to do with their money would be to stash it under their mattresses. (more…)

  • Meditation makes you liberal

    People start harbouring liberal views about life and other such things. After a spiritual exercise like meditation, people endorse more liberal views, new research shows. “There’s great overlap between religious beliefs and political orientations,” says one of the study authors, Jordan Peterson of University of Toronto’s department of psychology. “We found that religious individuals tend to be more conservative and spiritual people tend to be more liberal. Inducing a spiritual experience through a

  • SHIKHAR THE ONE

    Mohali : An awe-inspiring Shikhar Dhawan made the day his own by bludgeoning his way to an unbeaten 168-ball 185 – the fastest-ever Test century by a debutant in cricket’s history, as a dominant India left Australia bruised and battered in the third match of the series here today.

  • Stung banks launch independent audits

    New Delhi : Days after a sting operation purportedly showed bank officials helping launder money, HDFC Bank today said it has hired an independent audit firm for conducting a forensic inquiry while Axis Bank initiated a probe into the matter.

  • Meat consumption can weaken one’s bones

    Most meat lovers just can’t do without meat. They have to have their share of meat every now and then. While there is nothing bad about consuming meat, the quantity of meat one consumes should be monitored, especially among women. Those who consume meat are at a higher risk of developing osteoporosis than those who don’t. And, since women are generally at a higher risk of getting osteoporosis than men, consuming meat puts

  • ‘Tied and paraded in school’ for making mischief!

    Mumbai : A case has been registered against a teacher and the headmistress of Dadar-based Antonio D’Silva High School for harassing and humiliating a 6-year-old Class 1 student.

  • Dangerous trend that may hit tourism

    People’s reps demand ‘ Tourist people’ . Why can’t foreign tourists hire private security, ask others

  • BU may call off levy on morning walkers

    Bhopal: The Barkatullah University is reconsidering its decision to impose fee on morning walkers after wide protests from senior citizen and people of different walks of life along with executive council members, officials said. As a measure to strengthen its security in campus and to put check on entry, the university administration had decided to levy Rs 500 per year charge from people coming to the campus for morning or evening walk,

  • CM, HM should quit over Datia tourist rape incident: Bhuria

    BHOPAL: Reacting to rape of a tourist in Datia, PCC president Kantilal Bhuria said chief minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan and home minister Umashankar Gupta should step down. Earlier, a tourist was raped in Bandhavgarh. Also, leader of opposition Ajay Singh termed the gang rape of Swiss woman in Datia district as a blot on the BJP government and demanded ouster of home minister Umashankar Gupta, local MLA and minister Narottam

  • Hailstorm wreaks havoc on state

    BHOPAL: After a gap of one month, another spell of hailstorm coupled with rain and storm wreaked havoc on various parts of state on Saturday, damaging crops. Besides  harvested crops, the squall also caused heavy damage to livestock, as several heads of cattle lost their lives. Also, the squall brought normal life to a grinding halt all over the state and rendered many people roofless in rural areas

  • Strong winds, rain lash city

    Indore: Strong winds followed by thunder showers hit the city, on Saturday evening. Though the shower brought relief to the citizens from humid condition, it also hit the commuters, who left stranded on the city junctions. The Meteorological Department sources said that the change in weather was result of a low- pressure created in the western part of the state, on Friday.

  • Three more tested swine flu positive

    Indore: The deadly swine flu is spreading its tentacles in the city despite rise in temperature. On Saturday, three more patients were tested H1N1 positive making the toll this season to 25. According to Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme in- charge Dr GL Sodhi, the two patients, tested positive, have been admitted in

  • Jet’s flight diverted to Ahmedabad

    Indore: Due to bad weather, a Mumbai- Indore flight of the Jet Airways had to land in Ahmedabad. Earlier, it was announced that the flight has been delayed. According to sources, the flight was scheduled to arrive at 8: 30 pm but it was announced at 10: 30 pm that it had to be diverted to Ahmedabad due to bad weather.

  • Indore rly station to get four escalators

    Indore: Escalators will soon be installed at Indore railway station. The Union Railways ministry approved the project for Indore. The project will cost between Rs 14- 15 crore and the amount will be released in three installments. As per the ministry’s proposal, the Indore railway station will have four escalators, Ratlam will

  • Unseasonal rain, hailstorm damage crops 57 VILLAGES OF DIST AFFECTED

    Ujjain: The unseasonal rainfall along with hailstorm lashed the city causing deluge like situation in low- lying areas here on Saturday evening. The hailstorm with the size of a small marble stone destroyed the wheat and gram crops in 57 villages of the district. More than one inch rainfall was recorded within three hours and it was raining till the time of reporting.

  • Police clueless in paper leak case

    Ujjain: The Madhav Nagar police did not get any clue during the interrogation of a teacher in the case of Chemistry paper leak happened at Saraswati Shishu Mandir, Rishi Nagar on Saturday. Police brought teacher Hemant Ojha from Indore for interrogation in Chemistry paper leak case. He said that he gave the important questions