Free Press Journal
  • Kerry: US will support Iraq, but without troops

    Jerusalem :  US Secretary of State John Kerry said that America would support Iraq as it combats al-Qaeda-linked militants who have seized cities in the country’s west, but said the US wouldn’t send troops, calling the battle “their fight.”

  • On-duty constable stabbed in Govandi by history-sheeters

    Mumbai  :  History-sheeter Mustafa Shaikh and his brother Feroz knifed a 35- year- old police constable in a bid to escape after being spotted by the police constable who was patrolling in Govandi. The cop was given preliminary treatment at Shatabdi hospital and is now out of danger.

  • Instagram reveals popular locations of 2013

    London : The list of the most Instagrammed locations has been revealed, reports ANI. The Siam Paragon shopping mall in Bangkok topped the list compiled by Instagram for 2013, followed by Times Square in New York and Disneyland in California, the Daily Star reported. Other locations on the list are Bellagio Fountains in Las Vegas, Staples Center in Los Angeles and New York’s Central Park. 

  • Third Front ahead of LS polls is an illusion: BJP

    Bhubaneswar :  Dubbing hopes of forming a Third Front ahead of 2014 elections as an “illusion”, BJP on Sunday said the party would dethrone “scam tainted” Congress government at the Centre and the BJD in Odisha, reports PTI.

  • Vidyut, Kangana named hottest vegetarians

    Bollywood heartthrob Vidyut Jamwal and diva Kangana Ranaut have been named PETA India’s hottest vegetarian celebrities of 2013, according to PTI. After garnering thousand’s of votes, Jamwal, 33, and Ranaut, 26, bagged the top spot to be named the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India’s hottest star.
    They faced a strong competition from Amitabh Bachchan, R Madhavan, Kareena

  • High BP more dangerous in women than men

    New York : Doctors may need to treat high blood pressure in women more fiercely than they do in men. In a study, the researchers for the first time found significant differences in the mechanisms that cause high blood pressure in women as compared to men, reports IANS.

  • How a hunch led to stunning claim on Buddha birth date

    How a hunch led to stunning claim on Buddha birth date

    Kathmandu :  The two archaeologists had a hunch that the Buddha’s birthplace in southern Nepal held secrets that could transform how the world understood the emergence and spread of Buddhism.

  • Bank a/c number helps police crack murder case

    Bhayandar :  The fatal hit-and-run case, as claimed by the Kashimira police earlier on January 2, has turned out to be a well-planned murder executed by none other than the maternal cousin of the deceased.

  • Kejri, Modi to fight in Indore skies

    Indore :  Lok Sabha elections may be four months away, but Narendra Modi and Arvind Kejriwal would be fighting it out in the Indore skies much before that, reports PTI.

  • R N Lakhotia

    Tax treatment on expenses pertaining to repairs or replacement of equipment

    Estimated expenditure for shortfall in quality or defective equipment requiring repairs or replacement based on relevant data held to be deductible as business expenditure by the Madras High Court in the case of FL. Smidth Minerals P. Ltd. v. DCIT (2013) 358 ITR 353.  The assessee-company was engaged in the business of designing, engineering, supply and installation of plant and equipment used in mining and mineral processing industry.  The assessee-company was subsidiary

  • A li’l soul-searching wouldn’t hurt, eh, immie?

    Imran Khan has been making hurt sounds about how “if a film fails, everyone has to think about it – be it the writer or director. Everyone needs to analyse the problem area.” But dahlings, considering he’s been hit by yet another flop called GORI TERE PYAR MEIN, here’s hoping he really will analyse his own problem areas as well

  • The law of abundance

    William Shakespeare wrote: “It is the mind that makes the body rich.” In the process of enriching the mind, abundance starts. The way to demonstrate abundance is to hold it constantly in the mind, and constantly say to the self, “The Lord is my master. All that he has is mine and I shall not want anything.” The fundamental principle involved in abundance is our inseparable connection with the universe. It is

  • Enter ancient cities, via Google Earth

    New York : Digitally mapping and visualising the ancient cities of Mohenjo-Daro and Harappa right on your tab or mobile is now a step closer – via Google Earth.

  • your day By Nilikash P. Pradhan

    Aries:- You are quick in your actions but before you act you must be committed intellectually. The day is particularly good for students. The members of the opposite sex will appreciate your care and foreplay.
    Taurus:- You will be arranging some funds for your investment and you might get success in that. You embark on new career plans and get a chance to spruce up your image.
    Gemini:- There are events at home that