Free Press Journal
  • Three smartphone satellites working well in orbit: NASA

    Washington : The three smartphone satellites sent into space on Sunday by the maiden flight of Orbital Science Corp.’s Antares rocket are operating normally in orbit, the US space agency NASA said, according to IANS.

  • He will discuss NGO report on Cong position

    BHOPAL: All India Congress Committee vice- president Rahul Gandhi will be on a two- day state tour from Wednesday. The visit of Rahul is considered significant as assembly elections will be held in November this year.

  • Promises short, long- term measures to check atrocities on women

    BHOPAL: Chief minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan, in a highlevel meeting on checking crimes against women here on Tuesday said that every incident of crime against woman should be taken with utmost seriousness. Immediate measures will be taken and a long- term strategy will be made for checking such crimes.

  • Gen-next monster icons to hit Indian toy market

    Mumbai : Cleo de Nile, Clawdeen Wolf and Lagoona Blue along with their friends attend Monster High, a school where they face their teenage battles and fulfil their dreams. Their other friends are Draculara and Frankie Stein. Sounds familiar?

  • Meditations on Rama Navami Radhanath Swami

    Valmiki,the original author of the Ramayana was a cruel hunter by profession.Narada muni,a pure devotee of the Lord felt compassion for him and helped him mend ways and take shelter of the Lord.Valmiki was so sinful that he couldn’t even chant the names of Lord Rama in Treta yuga,a time period of great virtue and piety when people were naturally religious and spiritually inclined.Narada then suggested Valmiki chant the name in reverse

  • People taking to streets only help offenders: DGP

    BHOPAL: Director- general of police, Nandan Dubey, in an informal conversation with ‘ Free Press’ said that people getting agitated over rape incidents was justified but they must also understand that demonstrations on roads only helps offenders.

  • Google may soon provide ‘personalised’ homepage

    Melbourne: Internet search giant Google may soon revamp its iconic homepage, personalising it for each user by adding relevant information about weather, traffic conditions and even your favourite stocks, according to PTI.

  • Job or passion? Enjoy both as career opportunities open up

    New Delhi : There was a time when work and passion were two different things. However, with advances in the digital and electronic world and change in business practices, that demarcation line is getting blurred and new careers are emerging.

  • Fire in Kanha Kunj slum claims two lives

    BHOPAL: Two sisters were burnt alive while three others including their parents sustained injuries as fire broke out followed by a blast in slums at Kanha Kunj Phase- 2 under Kolar police station in the wee hours of Tuesday.

  • RAIL ROGUES ROUNDED UP IN BANDRA

    These kids leave home on the pretext of going to Siddhivinayak temple but get cheap thrills from vandalising railway stations and hitting unsuspecting commuters on the platforms with belts and sticks.  Cops were waiting for them between Khar and Bandra.

  • Poll- bound state govt wants to act fast

    Bhopal: The state government seems to be in a hurry to execute interest subsidy scheme launched for providing selfemployment to youths, as it asked district collectors to ensure loan to at least 100 unemployed youths in each district.

  • Your Day By Nilikash P. Pradhan

    Aries:- You may be disturb by the moves of your colleagues in recent project without considering your opinion. There may be difficulties in business today and you may find delays in renewing new contracts today.

  • Senator: Indian firms abusing H-1B visas

    Washington : Amidst debate on comprehensive immigration reform, a top US Senator has accused big Indian IT companies – TCS, Infosys and Wipro – of abusing the H-1B visa system.  “There are some specific abuses of H-1B,” Senator Richard Durbin, said during a Congressional hearing on immigration reform by the powerful Senate Judiciary Committee on Monday during which lawmakers discussed threadbare H-1B visa issues,  reports PTI.

  • Exports set to grow by 10%

    New Delhi : The Prime Minister Economic Advisory Council (PMEAC) report projected about 10% rise in India’s exports to $329.7 billion during the current fiscal in view of some improvement in the global growth situation. In 2012-13 fiscal, merchandise exports stood at $ 301 billion.

  • FDI likely to rise

    New Delhi : The PM’s Economic Advisory panel expects foreign direct investment (FDI) in India to increase to $36 billion this fiscal on the back of supportive policies.  The outbound FDI is also expected to increase, resulting in net FDI inflow of $24 billion, it said. During the first nine months of 2012-13 fiscal, India received foreign inflows worth $21 billion, lower than the $29 billion in the corresponding period of 2011-12.

  • Farm growth seen at 3.5% in FY’14 on normal monsoon

    New Delhi : Agriculture and allied sector is expected to grow at a faster rate of 3.5 % in 2013-14 fiscal if the country receives normal monsoon this year, the PM’s economic advisory panel said. The sector’s growth pegged for this year is higher than 1.8 % estimated for 2012-13 fiscal by the Central Statistical Organisation (CSO).

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