Free Press Journal
  • ‘There exists a flip side to inflation targeting’

    It arises from an incongruency of govt’s actions and behavior with the proposed monetary policy regime; and market and global developments, which may render such targeting ineffective (more…)


    We had never really guessed just what a romantic Farhan Akhtar is truly at heart… Busy promoting his upcoming film SHAADI KE SIDE EFFECTS, his revelations are surprisingly sentimental while still being excellent advice to follow for marital happiness! For one, the much-married Farhan believes that marriages don’t really have any kind of side effects and one should always remember

  • Dabur net up 16% at Rs 244 cr

    New Delhi :  FMCG firm Dabur posted 15.7% increase in consolidated net profit at Rs 243.6 crore for the third quarter ended December, 2013-14 fiscal, on account of robust sales across various business verticals.

  • Jharkhand seeks Rs 25k cr from CIL for mining coal

    New Delhi :  The Jharkhand government has sought Rs 25,000 crore as ‘preliminary’ amount from Coal India Ltd for excavating coal in the state without paying any compensation to it, a move that could hit the company hard.

  • Kashimira cops nab bike thief who escaped from custody

    Bhayandar : Less than 24 hours after a notorious bike thief gave a slip to the Kashimira police, he was arrested from his native village in Saphale near Palghar late on Tuesday night. 

  • Free Scotland augurs ill for Britain

    One of the most ridiculous stories published in recent times has made many wonder what on earth is happening in the United Kingdom that is Great Britain. Can one believe it: At least some people in Scotland want to separate from the main body to form a separate independent state. A more stupid, even criminal, concept can hardly be imagined. According to the media, a referendum to the effect is to take

  • Divine Solitaires wins award

    Jignesh Mehta, Managing Director-Divine Solitaires (extreme right) is seen receiving the award for “Best Solitaire Brand of India” of Gem & Jewellery Trade Council of India (GJTCI) Excellence Awards in Ahmedabad.


    So one more pretty girl gets hitched! Actor Sameera Reddy, who was dating businessman Akshai Varde, the co-owner of Vardenchi motorcycles for almost two years now, has tied the knot in a grand ceremony in Mumbai. The two had got engaged in a private ceremony in December last year.
    The groom’s love for bikes did not desert Akshai at his

  • 3 dead in Kiev clashes

    Kiev : Three protesters have died in clashes with police in the Ukrainian capital on Wednesday, according to medics on the site, a grim escalation of the country’s two-month-long political crisis. 


    Sohail Khan, who has tried his hand at acting, directing and producing, has found his forte. According to him, direction is what he wanted to do for a long time and acting was just a way of learning the process of filmmaking.
    “I started my career directing. Then, I got involved with production. Acting was just me learning

  • Lions Club Juhu once again strives to bring change

    After successfully completing 175 projects since July 2013 in the areas of Education, Health/Medicare, Community Welfare and Rural Development and thus benefitting thousands of underprivileged people, Lions Club of Juhu brings to you ‘Hero Cyclathon ~ Pedal for Passion to Serve!’  This is not just another race, it is a movement created by Lions Club Juhu to spread awareness about healthy lifestyle in Mumbai where professional Cyclists and Cycling Enthusiasts will participate

  • IMF: Emerging markets need to guard against asset bubbles

    Davos :  Policymakers in emerging markets, which are facing new policy challenges, should be wary of financial excess and guard against possible asset bubbles, IMF Chief Christine Lagarde said on Wednesday.

  • Padmashree Dr Keiki Mehta shares tips on eye care

    Padmashree Dr Keiki Mehta shares tips on “Eye care for Smart Phone users”.  Dr Keiki Mehta is Director and surgical head with Mehta International Eye Institue and Colaba Eye Hospital. The problem with smart phones is that the user needs to hold them very close to the eye. And that is where the problems arise.

  • Delhi power discoms challenge CAG brief

    New Delhi : The three power discoms in the capital Wednesday filed a plea in the high court challenging the CAG’s authority to audit their finances.

  • Free-spirited discussions at controversy-free lit fest

    Jaipur : After being in the news for all the wrong reasons for two consecutive years, the Jaipur Literature Festival 2014 traversed geopolitical borders, overcame language barriers and discussed political, social and women’s issues to exchange ideas without attracting any unwanted controversy.

  • Deadly delay

    The Supreme Court has directed the government to settle the mercy petitions of prisoners on death row in a time-bound manner. In an order on Tuesday, the Apex Court virtually ticked off the government, which tended to sit on mercy pleas for decades on end. The court said that ‘delay is a ground for commuting death penalty to life sentence.’ So arguing, it set aside the death sentence of 15 convicts. “…

  • Airtel may sell cell towers in Nigeria for about $550 mn

    New Delhi :  Telecom major Bharti Airtel is expected to sell-off mobile towers in Nigeria, biggest revenue generating market for the company in Africa, for USD 500-550 million by April, industry sources told PTI.

  • What impressed Salman about Sana…

    Salman Khan is known to introduce new talent in the industry and when we got to know about Sana Khan, who was Salman’s favourite in ‘Bigg Boss’ Season 6, being roped in for JAI HO, we weren’t surprised at all. Sources reveal that it was apparently not Salman’s favouritism towards Sana that was the reason for her being