Free Press Journal
  • Kangana on the prowl

    Aamir Khan might have confessed on national television that he finds Kangana Ranaut pretty hot, but men are pretty much the last thing on Kangana’s mind. The actress, who is gearing up for the release of her woman-centric film QUEEN, says she has no plans for marriage as of now as she is busy with other priorities in life.
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  • LIC’s new endowment plan launched

    Mumbai :  LIC launched another plan , “LIC’s New Endowment Plan”.  This is a profit non-linked plan which combines the features of savings and protection plans.

  • Nomura sees signs of recovery in capex cycle

    Mumbai : Brokerage Nomura said there are signs of economic recovery following stabilisation in the trend of falling new investments and underlined the need for capex increase by the private sector to restore normalcy in business activity, reports PTI. 

  • Holed up at Mumbai Central station since 2009!

    Mumbai : The Government Railway Police (GRP) of Mumbai Central along with Nallasopara police nabbed an absconding criminal sentenced to life imprisonment, on Friday. 

  • A damp squib

    It was an exercise in evasions, half-truths, obfuscations, and even plain lies. For seventy-five minutes in his only third meeting with the national press corps in New Delhi on Friday, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, true to type, said nothing of significance but took a long time in saying it. He said he would not be available for leading the UPA-III government. A majority of Congressmen would have reacted with an unconcealed glee;

  • Embryoscope – New technology in the field of IVF

    The Embryscope – a new technology in the field of In Vitro fertilization (IVF) has been slowly picking up momentum. Dr Hrishikesh Pai and Dr Nandita Palshetkar, Gynaecologists & Infertility Experts attached to Lilavati and D Y Patil Hospitals in Mumbai talk about Embryoscope as a technique, its multiple benefits and the way forward.

  • Kopran forays into FMCG category

    Kopran forays into FMCG category

     Kopran Ltd., a BSE  & NSE listed company of Parijat Group through its newly formed consumer division has forayed into the FMCG category with SPARKLE family  toothpaste, which is a quality product.

  • Phoney Thatcher-Reagan tape spooked British spies

    London : A fake tape of Ronald Reagan and Margaret Thatcher arguing over the Falklands War had the British secret services scrambling to identify the culprits, archive files released showed, reports AFP. The tape, supposedly a telephone recording of then US president Reagan and the British prime minister, was anonymously sent to several Dutch newspapers during

  • your day By Nilikash P. Pradhan

    Aries:- You have put in lot in terms of ideas, effort and commitment and this is the time for reaping the harvest. There is good chance that you will also be involved in trade and travel.
    Taurus:- Impression of your ability to fulfil objectives and commitments in politics will increase. Family matters will get solved. Assignments will be completed in time at work place.
    Gemini:- You may somewhat lose track of your priorities and

  • Kerala set to become first 100 % e-literate state

    Thiruvananthapuram : Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will on Saturday launch an ambitious programme that makes Kerala into India’s first state to achieve a 100 per cent e-literacy state despite having conceded its top position in literacy to Tripura last year.

  • Letters to the editor

    Make manifestos legally binding
    In the interest of the protection of consumers’ rights, there are ever so many NGOs and institutions existing in our country and there is also the law very well-supported by the government through the ‘ Jaago Grahak Jaago’ awareness drive. Now, if all political parties print manifestos, containing promises, projections, assurances and dreams to the voters during election time, once in five years, to which voters are attracted ,

  • Engrossing biopic of a fraudster

    Film: The Wolf of Wall Street
    Cast : Leonardo DiCaprio,, Matthew McConaughey, Jonah Hill, Margot Robbie, Kyle Chandler, Rob Reiner, Cristin Milioti, Jon Bernthal, P.J. Byrne, Jon Favreau, Spike Jonze

  • Will Bhansali pour all this angst into a film?

    We were expecting Sanjay Leela Bhansali to treat himself to a relaxing post-Ram-Leela vacation somewhere in exquisite Europe, at the very least. But whaddya know, the broody brilliant creator actually made his annual pilgrimage to his alma mater, FTII, Pune! Bhansali’s got some unfinished baggage there… Turns out back in the ’80s, he’d got his editing diploma certificate but

  • Corporate Briefs

    Audi India 2013 sales up 11%, crosses 10,000 units milestone
    New Delhi: German auto major Audi reported 11 % growth in its 2013 sales at 10,002 units in India, thus becoming the first luxury car maker to cross the 10,000 milestone in the country. The company had 9,003 units in 2012. Rival BMW, which occupied the top slot in the luxury car market in India after dethroning Mercedes-Benz since 2009, is yet

  • City roundup

    HC refuses to stay trial in Shakti Mills gangrape case
    MUMBAI: The Bombay High court on Friday refused to stay the trial of Shakti Mills gang rape case. The court was hearing a plea of three accused in the case seeking transfer of the proceedings to another court alleging that the trial judge was not recording the defence argument in the evidence.
    “We shall not stay the trial… let the proceedings go on in

  • You & Ownership

    MAN has a tendency to own things. When he owns something small his mind stays small, his life gets stifled and his whole consciousness is immersed in his house, car, spouse, children and such. A recluse leaves his home and goes far away. There also he starts owning his asana, rosary, books, concepts and his knowledge.
    Owning has