Free Press Journal
  • NSEL scam: Former CEO Sinha among five named in charge sheet

    Mumbai :  Mumbai Police, probing the Rs 5,600- crore National Spot Exchange Ltd (NSEL) payment crisis, filed a 9,100-page charge sheet against five arrested accused, including the spot exchange’s former CEO Anjani Sinha, reports PTI.

  • Is Priya Runchal-Abraham pregnant?

    John Abraham’s marriage has had a mixed response from a lot of people. Not like the hunky actor was waiting with bated breath for a verdict, but the deed was done. However, there are now rumours that the quick wedding was less of an impulse and more of a compulsion with the eager stork coming to visit.
    It cannot really

  • IBA: Bank staff unions reject 5% wage hike offer

    MUMBAI :  The United Forum of Bank Unions has rejected the Indian Banks’ Association’s offer of a 5% hike on payslip but further negotiations are scheduled on Jan 29, IBA Chief Executive M.V. Tanksale said.

  • AAP:Challenge and opportunity

    The surprise success of the Aam Aadmi Party in last month’s Delhi Assembly election has, without doubt, caused the older political parties to sit up and take note. Simplicity and honesty seem to have become the new buzzwords in Indian politics. The entire grammar of politics is sought to be rewritten by keeping the aam aadmi at its centre. The

  • A smart bracelet to save you from the sun

    Washington : A new bracelet, the June, has been developed that keeps track of excessive sun exposure and lets you know when you’ve had enough, reports ANI. The bracelet is known for its personal weather station monitors and is the first to measure the sun’s impact. 

  • City builder arrested for cheating and forgery

    Mumbai: A south Mumbai-based builder has been arrested by the V P Road police officials in a cheating and forgery case. The case was registered after a rationing officer complained about the builder, police said. The accused, Bhupesh Jain, was arrested on Saturday and is currently in judicial custody. According to the police, Janardhan Shedke, the rationing officer, found that Jain had submitted a forged ration card at the rationing office during

  • Globe Trotting

    Aussie in ‘Birthday Suit’ embarassment
    Melbourne : A man Australia was left embarrassed after he got stuck in a washing machine where he was hiding naked to surprise his girlfriend. Police greased him with olive oil before rescuing him from his self inflicted predicament.

  • Jaya hits out at Centre’s new crop insurance policy

    Chennai : Strongly criticising the Centre’s newly-introduced National Crop Insurance Programme (NCIP) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Monday said that the policy has come as a shock as it was introduced in a hasty manner without consulting stakeholders, including State Governments. 

  • SC to hear PILs against price hike

    The Supreme Court, on March 4, will hear the plea by Communist lawmaker Gurudas Dasgupta and NGO Common Cause seeking review of the government decision to hike the natural gas price from $4.2 to $8.4 million British thermal unit (mmBtu) from April 2014 . Common Cause has sought a court monitored probe by a special investigation team or the Central Bureau of Investigation into increasing gas prices, giving retrospective tax benefits and

  • Kangana Back to school!

    Actress Kangana Ranaut always expressed her desire to do something more than acting and finally the girl has made a New Year’s resolution to learn something new. She recently left for New York to pursue her new found interest – writing.
    The actress, who was studying Science, had dropped out of college in order to pursue her acting dreams, but

  • Road safety begins with cops

    Road safety, like charity, must begin at home. The police have been keeping a strict vigil on two-wheeler riders without helmets and those motorists jumping signals and violating parking rules. At the same time, the men and women in uniform have also been caught on camera driving without helmet and talking on the mobile several times. Adivashi appealed to the police commissioner last week to instruct his people to observe the law

  • First Monday of 2014 most depressing day

    New York : Researchers have named this year’s Monday as the most depressing day of the year, says ANI. Researchers analysed two million tweets that were posted in the last three Januarys, and found that it was a day when people break their new year’s resolutions, the New York Daily News reported.

  • Salman not interested in getting married

    Superstar Salman Khan says he is not interested in getting married and is happy being single.
    “I am not interested in getting married or having a girlfriend. I am loving my single status. In 30 years I must have been single…I am loving it. I am absolutely having a blast…you have no idea how I am feeling,” Salman said in
    an interview,

  • Letters to the editor

    Declare your assets
    Presently, wealth declarations are furnished with nomination papers for election under the Representation of People Act. Unless these are authenticated by revenue authorities, the correctness of the declaration is open to doubt. In the interests of clean elections, if it is made mandatory for the candidates to submit assessed IT and wealth declarations for the past two-three years with their nomination papers, it may go a long way to secure

  • your day By Nilikash P. Pradhan

    Aries:- You may suffer disappointment in love during your lifetime you attract influential friends. Students are going to perform well today. Today is the time to reap the success. Stay in the good books of bosses.
    Taurus:- Your importance at your work place is going to increase. If any important decision, work, cases has to be settled out today only. Travelling is on the cards for business.
    Gemini:- You have a capacity to intuitively

  • The Secret of your Personality

    Harry Emerson Fosdick wrote: “We possess by nature the factors out of which personality can be made. To organize them into effective personal life is every man’s primary responsibility.” Why do many say that Amitabh Bachchan is great, can act well and is maturing more and more with age? It is the inherent talent in him to project himself, project his personality in a favourable light. Maculae once said: “Popularity is power”

  • Corporate Briefs

    Oil Secy: No proposal to raise subsidised LPG cylinder quota
    New Delhi: The government has no proposal before it to raise the quota of subsidised LPG cylinders to 12 per household in a year from current limit of nine, Oil Secretary Vivek Rae said on the sidelines of an industry event here. Finance Minister P Chidambaram had last week stated that there were demands from “several chief ministers” for raising the quota of

  • Kerala to have new all-women police stations

    Thiruvananthapuram : Kerala Home Minister Ramesh Chennithala, in his first meeting with police top brass, vowed to make the state a “Nirbhaya Kerala,” one where women have nothing to fear. Six new all-women police stations would be set up, he said, reports IANS.