Free Press Journal
  • Indian Bank Q3 net profit at Rs 264 cr

    Chennai :  State-run lender Indian Bank reported 19.9 per cent decline in net profit to Rs 264.50 crore for the third quarter ended December 31, 2013, due to provisioning mainly for pension funds.

  • Much ado over nothing

    The objective behind the RBI decision to withdraw from circulation all currency notes issued before 2005 seems unclear. It certainly cannot be its case that it will help tackle the huge problem of a parallel economy. If at all, it will only marginally lessen the circulation of black money into the economy. Maybe because the objective is vague, the central bank itself has taken care not to pitch the move as anything

  • K.C. College hosts Fifth Symposium on NAC-V

     K.C. College in association with BARC, IAEA, IANCAS and DAE-BRNS has organised the Fifth Symposium in Nuclear Analytical Chemistry on 22nd January, 2014 at K.C. College. A large number of delegates from both India and abroad are participating in this symposium covering a variety of topics in the area of Analytical Chemistry in Nuclear Science and Technology.

  • Cairn India posts Rs 2,884 cr net profit in December qtr

    New Delhi :  Cairn India reported a 14 per cent drop in its December quarter net profit after record revenue from highest ever production was negated by a foreign-exchange loss.

  • Monica’s dad assured of help by Rly minister, in person

    Mumbai : Accident victim Monica More’s father Ashok More was assured of help by none other than Railway Minister Mallikarjun Kharge himself on Thursday. More along with former MP Kirit Somaiya met the Railway Minister in connection with the tragic accident of Monica. Demands for better medical facilities and 24-hour ambulance service were also raised by Somiya.

  • Shah Rukh’s injured, shooting cancelled

    Mumbai: Shah Rukh Khan’s injury, which his…ahem…colleague Salman Khan has described as “ok” is not so okay. According to an eyewitness, Shah Rukh was not just injured but also badly shaken by the accident.


    Deepika Padukone is rising and shining these days. After the spectacular 2013 that she has had, we won’t be surprised at all if she is the recipient of all the awards this awards season. Giving consecutive hits like RACE 2, YEH JAWANI HAI DEEWANI, CHENNAI EXPRESS and GOLIYON KI RASLEELA RAM-LEELA, this girl has surely climbed the ladder of success


    Ranveer Singh and Arjun Kapoor, who are extremely fond of each other, will be seen together in their forthcoming film, GUNDAY which is up for release this Valentine’s day. While the trailers of the film look fantastic and both the lads look their parts completely, this crazy duo apparently wanted to do each other’s roles initially! Ranveer plays Bikram who

  • Why people lose hearing as they age

    Washington : Researchers from Johns Hopkins and the National Institute on Aging have found that as the brain becomes smaller with age, the shrinkage seems to be fast-tracked in older adults with hearing loss.

  • Turn Ideas Into Action And Results

    SOMETIMES, you feel that you are swimming against the current. The ‘Decca Hisla’ (a variety of fish) is more tasty because it swims against the current. Athletes practise running against the wind to overcome resistance and create the required stamina. The politician fights the election against odds, adverse conditions and swings in the voting pattern. The policeman deals with crime and law and order with tremendous uncertainties, ominous endings and unfavourable outcomes.

  • City roundup

    GRP nabs 2 for smuggling expensive mobiles
    Mumbai: Mumbai Central GRP on Thursday arrested an attendant of Rajdhani Express for smuggling cell phones. The accused Pinto Sarkar (25) was detained by the police after the GRP came across 10 iphones in his possession.
    On questioning Pinto, the police arrested another Wasim Shaikh from Apeksha Lodge in Mumbai central and recovered 25 phones from his possession and a slip of a shop in Mumbai. Senior