Free Press Journal
  • Big achievement for Ryan International Group of Institutions

    India’s largest privately owned education focused group – Ryan International Group of Institutions won another prestigious award from the World Consulting & Research Corporation (WCRC). At the recently held WCRC Leaders Asian Education Excellence Summit & Awards, The Ryan International Group of Institutions was named as one of Asia’s fastest growing Private Institutions in K12.

  • Pope warns future cardinals to avoid partying

    Vatican city: Pope Francis has written to the cardinals he is preparing to appoint next month, warning them to steer clear of “worldliness” and “celebrations” and telling them they should retain “a simple and humble heart”, reports AFP.
    Francis has repeatedly warned clerics against being ambitious and has curtailed the use of honorific “monsignor” titles as part of his plans to revamp the Vatican’s scandal-tainted bureaucracy and finances. “The post of cardinal is

  • FM: Need to add to data base, technical ability of FSDC

    Five years later, the dust has just settled and that all seems easy what we did in 2008. But that is not easy. Those of us who lived through that period, we know that we were really tested” P. Chidambaram  Finance Minister (more…)

  • Sony may soon roll out own Windows phone

    London : Sony is reportedly in talks with software giant Microsoft to roll out a Windows Phone as it seeks to move away from being a single OS manufacturer, reports ANI.

  • IOC to call off Haldia Petro stake buy from Bengal govt

    KOLKATA : Indian Oil Corp Ltd has decided to call off the 17-bln-rupee acquisition of West Bengal government’s 39.99% stake in Haldia Petrochemicals Ltd and intends to send a formal notice of termination, sources said.

  • FIPB clears GSK’s Rs 6k cr FDI plea

    New Delhi : The FIPB cleared Rs 6,400 crore FDI proposal of GlaxoSmithKline to acquire additional 24.33% stake in its India arm. It also said the government has approved five proposals of foreign direct investment (FDI) amounting to Rs 1,133.41 crore. 

  • AAP must rise above tokenism

    Whether the Aam Aadmi Party is a transient phenomenon or it has come to stay may still be an imponderable, but even its critics recognise that it has captured the imagination of the middle class and the working class in many cities and towns. For the first time, there is a feeling of empowerment among the youth, many of whom now believe unlike how they did earlier that it is not money

  • Maya to kick off campaign for LS with rally on her b’day

    Lucknow : Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati will kick off her party’s campaign for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections with a massive rally here on her birthday on January 15. “Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati will not celebrate her birthday like previous years because of the Muzaffarnagar riots. She will instead address the ‘Savdhan Vishal Maha Rally’ at the Ramabai Ambedkar Maidan,” party’s national general secretary Satish Misra said

  • Expressions

    What: ‘Expressions’ solo show of recent art work by artist Nawal Kishore. Nawal Kishore in his latest series of works, deals with the microcosm of a womanly world. Using colour with great sophistication and bringing out the essential character of his subject, he transform the works into vibrant statements through his strong colour perception.

  • Kalashnikov repents for deaths caused by AK-47s!

    Moscow : Mikhail Kalashnikov, the designer of the iconic AK-47 assault rifle, wrote to the Russian Orthodox Church before his death, repenting he was personally guilty for huge casualties caused by the deadly weapon he created, reports PTI.

  • 21st Century City of land grabbers

    Adivashi has been pointing out the systematic land grab that has been happening in Navi Mumbai. Now the unauthorized construction has become so rampant that CIDCO issued notices to 37 builders around Panvel and advised home buyers to be alert and check bonafides properties that they buy.
    The prevailing high cost of properties in planned areas of Navi Mumbai actually makes the innocent buyers to fall into the trap of unscrupulous builders who

  • Voda’s proposal referred to CCEA

    New Delhi : The Finance Ministry said the Rs 10,141-crore proposal of Vodafone to buyout minority stake in its Indian arm has been referred to the Prime Minister headed Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) for approval.

  • Letters to the editor

    It’s their work that will count
    The mad rush which ruined the Janata Durbar of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal indicates that the Aam Aadmi Party(AAP) should tread carefully on certain issues. Its good intentions should be backed by adequate groundwork. Meticulous planning can help the AAP save its image. There are plenty of honest officers still left in the administration and Kejriwal should use their expertise to good measure.
    In its eagerness to

  • Ranbir Kapoor — The family man!

    Ranbir Kapoor has a newly acquired image – the boy who doesn’t kiss and tell! Good, given it leaves that philandering image of his only to media to speculate but that’s about all he is tight-lipped about. Remember, how in the past, to coincide with his film’s release, he went all out talking about the trauma he’d suffered being

  • Orchestra of ideas and voices at Jaipur Literature Festival

    Jaipur : In a few days, the grounds and chambers of the heritage 17th-century Diggi Palace will ring with informed debate and profound observations as writers and intellectuals from India and all over the world gather for the Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF), one of the largest such literary gatherings in the world, beginning January 17.

  • Go ahead and make your day

    SOCRATES said: “The unexamined life is not worth living.” Life is a grand class, beginning at birth and ending in death. None of us know how long our class will last. So, we must each resolve to learn as much as we can before the final bell rings. Many waste their lives in pursuit of things of no importance and consequence. Apart from school teachers, we get instructions and lessons from older

  • your day By Nilikash P. Pradhan

    Aries:- You need to save money for your future. Home based businesses, written work assignments, messages and fast financial information will offer new rewards.
    Taurus:- Today you may go out to watch movies with your family. Keep in mind that good romance and good foreplay always want and wish spouse. Be bold and you will solve all issue today.
    Gemini:- You and your loved one may experience misunderstandings

  • Globe Trotting

    2 Indians, US citizen arrested at Nepal airport