Free Press Journal
  • Pawar likely to file nomination for RS polls

    Mumbai : Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar, who has ruled himself out of electoral politics, is likely to file his nomination for the biennial Rajya Sabha election.

  • Firms told to strictly comply with ‘trading window’ rules

    Mumbai :  With Sebi tightening the norms for timely disclosure of key information by listed firms, stock exchanges have asked companies to strictly adhere to prohibition on trading by ‘insiders’ during restricted periods.

  • Humans burn only half the calories daily

    New York : In a discovery that can lead to new understanding about human health and longevity, researchers have found that humans and other primates burn 50 percent fewer calories each day than other mammals.

  • NIRBHAYA CASE Two claim innocence, deny being inside bus

    New Delhi : Two of the four death row convicts in the December 16 gangrape case have told the Delhi HC that they were wrongly convicted by the trial court as they were not inside the moving bus in which the girl was allegedly raped by six persons, reports PTI.

  • events BRING OUT THE MONKEY IN YOU!

    Nothing like a freestyle workout to make exercising fun for everyone! The good news is that Dino Morea’s open-air fitness station at Worli which was launched by Akshay Kumar and Aditya Thackeray, will be followed by similar ventures across the city. A brilliant concept to get fit outdoors, using some simple effective equipment.
    Bring it on!

  • DedhIshqiya’ 1.30 a.m show running housefull in Pakistan: Distributor

    New Delhi : A gripping storyline, strong cast and dialogues laced with Urdu seem to have worked in favour of “DedhIshqiya” in Pakistan. Distributor RehmatFazli of Geo TV said the film is doing well despite a “haphazard release” and added that late night shows are running housefull too.

  • BJP raising funds in Modi’s name

    NEW DELHI : The Bhartiya Janata Party on Tuesday launched a new online and mobile donation campaign called “Modi4PM Fund.”

  • Media: No more a bystander

    Time was when the objectivity and the neutrality of the media as an institution and mediapersons as professionals were considered a given on the political landscape. In those bygone days, the media was merely a bystander that reported events, more or less a whole day after they had happened. But with the advent and spread of 24×7 electronic TV channels in the last few years, and their concurrent proliferation, cutting across language

  • Dr Batra sings to bring joy into the lives of aged widows

    Following the success of his last three musical concerts for a charitable cause, renowned homeopath and Padma Shri recipient Dr Mukesh Batra is all geared-up yet again to enthral the hearts of Mumbaikars, and the aged widows of The Shepherds Widow Home, with his melodious voice in his annual live concert ‘Yaadon Ki Bahaar 4’.

  • City roundup

    Contraband ‘Khair’ timber worth Rs 15 Lakh seized
    Forest Department officials in Palghar claim to have unearthed a major racket involving smuggling of Khair timber that has not only been causing huge revenue losses to the state exchequer, but also posing a threat to environment by blatant violation of the Indian Forest Act and Bombay Forest Rules. Following specific information, Forest Officials stepped up vigil on the highway and intercepted a truck which

  • NHAI tax free bonds is worth investing

    We are witnessing spat of Tax Free bonds offer that evoked mixed response from investors. The last offer was from IRFCL that opened for subscription on January 06, 2014 and is still going on with lukewarm response. We have yet another offer from NHAI that opens today.

  • Perk up school lunches with healthy USA Pears

    Packing school lunches is easy and guilt-free with the addition of healthy, sweet and juicy USA Pears. A kid-friendly fruit, pears add natural sweetness to snacks, salads, and sandwiches.

  • CERC asks IEX to explain its link with Jignesh Shah

    New Delhi : Electricity regulator CERC has asked Indian Energy Exchange for information on the action being taken with regard to FTIL and its promoter Jignesh Shah who were found not “fit and proper” to run any bourse by commodities market watchdog FMC.

  • your day By Nilikash P. Pradhan

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    Gemini:- Money matters are handled with flair and

  • ‘Indian chefs are as good as expat chefs’

    Chennai : Expat executive chefs no more make much of a difference at India’s star hotels. Their Indian counterparts are adept in whipping out dishes of various geographies, said a top chef at Taj Coromandel.

  • Suchitra Sen not out of danger yet, on oxygen therapy

    Described as “critically ill”, legendary Bengali actress Suchitra Sen, who is suffering from serious respiratory problems, remains on oxygen therapy, a medical bulletin said Tuesday.
    Her oxygen saturation level is satisfactory and cardiac status remains stable.
    “She is conscious and slowly communicating. Her feeding continues through feeding tube. Although still critically ill, her condition has not deteriorated over last 24 hours,” claimed

  • Letters to the editor

    Judiciary in turmoil
    India’s executive and the legislature have been shrouded with scams and scandals, but now it is extremely unfortunate that the integrity of the judiciary, the third, very vital arm of the constitutional framework, has also come to the fore. After A K Ganguly, yet another former Supreme Court judge, Swatantra Kumar, has now been embroiled in allegations of sexual misconduct by one of his former law interns.
    It may be recalled

  • Subbarao says asserting RBI’s autonomy a challenge

    NEW DELHI : Former Reserve Bank of India Governor D. Subbarao admitted that asserting autonomy in formulating monetary policy was a challenge at times during his tenure at the helm of the central bank.