Free Press Journal
  • to conduct India’s first ever blogging conference

     India’s leading blogging community, is conducting India’s first ever blogging conference and on-ground blog awards, WIN ‘14 on February 09, 2014 at The Courtyard by Marriott in Mumbai. A day full of conversations, learning and interactions with the best is what they promise. WIN stands for Write, Inspire & Network; very efficiently conveying what bloggers stand for.

  • Palliative care helps cancer patients cope better

    New Delhi : Rajinder Singh, 17, was last year detected with acute lymphocytic leukaemia, a type of blood cancer at its terminal stage. On the advice of oncologists at AIIMS he started undergoing sessions of chemotherapy, which brought changes in his eating habits and also in his physical appearance.

  • Asin: Not so starry anymore?

    Asin hit Bollywood with the Aamir Khan-starrer ‘Ghajini’ and soon became an actress everyone wanted to work with. She worked with stars like Ajay Devgn, Salman Khan and Akshay Kumar very early in her career in films like ‘Ready’, ‘Housefull 2’, ‘Bol Bacchan’ and ‘Khiladi 786’.

  • Memories of Benares

    An exhibition of paintings titled ‘Memories of Benares’ by Upendra Nayak in oil on canvas. Upendra Nayak picked up painting for the first time as an assistant his father the famous Indian Landscape painter of the 60’s and 70’s, S.U. Nayak. Though he was a student of Architecture at the JJ school of arts then, he travelled with his father extensively within India to photograph and document scenes and life in India

  • Nurses go on strike over abusive superintendent

    Mumbai : Over sixty-five nurses from Cooper Hospital went on a strike on Tuesday morning after Dr. Seema Malik, the Chief Medical Superintendent of Mumbai’s peripheral hospitals, verbally abused one of them during an inspection on Monday.

  • High BP spreading quickly across the world

    London : It is important for governments and aid agencies to quickly understand the risks related to high blood pressure (hypertension) as the lifestyle disease is fast spreading across the globe like HIV/AIDS once spread, says research, reports IANS.

  • your day By Nilikash P. Pradhan

    Aries:- Career will be on the upswing and there is recognition at work. There could be visitors from far away who will bring in much needed excitement. Court matters may turn in your favour.

  • Letters to the editor

    Surfeit of bad manners
    The recent incident of assault on an Arunchal student in Delhi that resulted in his death has put the spotlight on our general behaviour in public. For whatever reasons, in our dealings with each other or while driving or riding on the road, we Indians are not courteous and polite to each other. We think nothing of making racist remarks.
    Incidents of rude and highhanded behavior in public life have

  • Dreams of family, food sustained Pacific castaway

    Majuro (Marshall Islands) : A castaway who says he survived 13 months adrift in the Pacific said Tuesday he thought about suicide but was sustained by dreams of eating his favourite food — tortillas — and reuniting with his family.

  • Does Bhakti Yoga counteract the influence of Time

    It is said in the Bhagvatam that with every rising and setting of the sun the life span of a person reduces, except when a devotee is performing Bhakti Yoga and hearing about the activities of Krishna. Could you kindly explain this? Radhanath Swami Answers: For one who is endeavoring to make this body a better place for selfish enjoyment, with every moment the duration of life is reducing; therefore, factually, death

  • DMK decries extension to TN DGP, moves EC

    Chennai :  DMK on Tuesday moved Election Commission of India seeking transfer of Tamil Nadu DGP K Ramanujam to ensure free and fair Lok Sabha elections.

  • The school of kick and punch!

    Akshay Kumar has been jumping off buildings and bouncing left right centre in almost all his films.He is one of the few actors who does each and every stunt in his films without a body double. After all, he is a black belt in Taekwondo, no less!

  • Sebi chief Sinha to get 2-yr extension

    New Delhi : Capital market regulator Sebi’s Chairman U K Sinha is set to get a two-year extension and a notification in this regard is expected in a “day or two.” Sinha’s current tenure as Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) is set to end this month.