Free Press Journal
  • Injured mom, daughter duo under watch

    Mumbai : The mother-daughter duo injured in a mishap during a roller-coaster ride at Adlabs Imagica amusement park near here are under observation and receiving all required medical attention, the park officials said on day.

  • If we are urban naxals, BJP is mentally bankrupt: AAP

    New Delhi : The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Thursday lashed at senior BJP leader Arun Jaitely for calling the party “urban Naxalism”, saying that some BJP leaders were “mentally bankrupt” and need to be reminded of their own history.

  • Central Bank Q3 net profit at Rs 62 cr

    Mumbai :  Central Bank of India reported a 65.8 per cent slump in net profit at Rs 61.53 crore for the third quarter ended December 31, 2013-14. It had reported net profit of Rs 179.94 crore in the October-December quarter 2012-13.

  • Sadanand to chair committee monitoring Kala Ghoda Festival

    Mumbai : The Bombay High Court on Thursday was informed by the state that the committee has been set up to monitor the noise pollution norms of ongoing Kala Ghoda Festival. On Wednesday the High Court was irked by the government delay in nominating members to a committee to monitor the festival.

  • ACC posts 9.7% rise in net profit

    New Delhi :  Cement maker ACC Ltd’s consolidated net profit for October-December quarter rose by 9.7 per cent to Rs 275.71 crore. The consolidated profit in 2013 remained almost flat at 1,094.67 crore as a result of lower realisations amid sluggishness in the domestic market, ACC said in a release.

  • Ambuja Cements Oct-Dec net rises 49% to Rs 316 cr

    New Delhi :  Ambuja Cements’ standalone net profit for the October-December quarter rose by 49 per cent to Rs 316.50 crore on lower sales because of poor demand.

  • Rafale deal is deferred, no money left: Antony

    New Delhi : India has deferred until the next financial year its plan to finalise a deal for purchase of 126 Rafale combat aircraft from France since there is “no money left” for this now, Defence Minister A K Antony said on Thursday.

  • Will Priyanka get her groove back?

    Priyanka ‘Exotic’ Chopra would be seen in Ali Abbas Zafar’s ‘Gunday’ and she has managed to woo her director completely. He is hands down her fan and believes that Priyanka is like water, who can dilute everything she is given inside.

  • Eating yogurt may reduce diabetes risk

    London : Love yogurt? Have it in plenty as higher consumption of low-fat fermented dairy products can reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, says IANS.

  • BJP’s suspended MLAs praise Nitish

    Patna: The BJP on Thursday suspended two party MLAs in Bihar Awanish Kumar Singh and Rana Gangeshwar Singh for alleged anti-party activities. The duo, in response, praised Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.

  • UN chief denounces attacks on gay people

    Sochi : UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon condemned attacks and discrimination against homosexuals, touching on the gay rights issue in Russia that has overshadowed preparations for the Sochi Olympics.

  • AAP promised a rose garden, they believed

    The intense yearning for change among the urban and educated young in India and abroad enabled Arvind Kejriwal and his party to take millions for a ride with their promises of miracles. Their promises were alluring — cheap supply of two life essentials – water and power They also promised the impossible — a corruption-free India. They offered nothing more, not even a fully evolved idea of the change. But

  • KEM doctors ‘rock’ patients’ peace

    Mumbai : Medical students at King Edward Memorial (KEM) Hospital on Thursday were seen enjoying a rock festival, where the musicians performed in the loudest possible music within the premises of the hospital.

  • HCL Corp forays into healthcare; to invest Rs 1k cr

    New Delhi : Shiv Nadar-led HCL Corporation on Thursday announced Rs 1,000 crore investment to foray into the healthcare and wellness business and said it is aiming to cover 20 million people by 2020, reports PTI.

  • City roundup

     Signal failure disrupts CR services

  • Two-day bank strike from Mon

    New Delhi: Employees of public sector banks will go on a two-day nation-wide strike from February 10 as unions and management failed to reach a consensus on wage hike. General Secretary of National Organisation of Bank Workers, Ashwini Rana, said the offer made by the bank management is not in line with rising inflation.

  • Indian head of global firms have strikingly similar bio-datas

    Most of them obtained their Bachelor’s in India and Master’s in Business Administration from premier institutes in the country or the US; Microsoft CEO-designate Satya Nadella is the latest to join the trend 

  • New York concert defies Putin on the eve of Sochi games

    New York : Feted by Madonna and cheered by thousands, Russian punk protest group Pussy Riot defied President Vladimir Putin on the eve of the Sochi Olympics at a star-studded New York concert, reports AFP.

  • Nargis-Ileana: Girlie Bonding

    Nargis Fakhri entered B-Town with Imtiaz Ali’s ‘Rockstar’ starring Ranbir Kapoor and has been lost since then. She has provided the gossip mongers ample fodder with her alleged relationship with Uday Chopra, but she was clearly not making a buzz for the right reasons. Finally, after being away from films for the longest time, she will be seen in

  • Swiss Food Festival

    What: Come and experience the unique Swiss culture and cuisine at Out of the Blue’s Swiss Food Festival. Indulge in the best of Swiss dishes like fondues, Swiss breakfast, sizzling Swiss skillet, rostis, racklet, soup, pasta and desserts, sitting in the alluring décor that reflects Swiss influence and lends a cultural touch to the culinary festival.