Free Press Journal
  • Tata Motors to launch new cars every year

    Greater Noida : After losing out to rivals in the Indian passenger vehicles market, Tata Motors is plotting a comeback with a sense of urgency and will bring a couple of new models every year, even as it admitted that lack of new products has hurt the company.

  • Sonakshi grateful to background dancers

    Actress Sonakshi Sinha, who has been delivering hit performances since her debut in 2010, is grateful to the background dancers who support her when she is dancing, says IANS. The actress took to Twitter to convey her feelings to the hard work put in by these dancers.

  • FinMin: CAD likely to fall to $45 bn in FY’14

    New Delhi : The Current Account Deficit is expected to fall by almost 50% to $45 billion in the current financial year following restrictions on gold imports and the narrowing of trade deficit.

  • Banking sector may create up to 20 lakh new jobs: Experts

    New Delhi :  The banking sector may create up to 20 lakh new jobs in the next 5-10 years, helped by issuance of new licenses and efforts being made by RBI and government to expand financial services to rural areas, according to experts.

  • Docu on effect of climate change bags Golden Conch

    Mumbai : Kamar Ahmad Simon’s 90-minute documentary, ‘Are You Listening’, has won the Golden Conch Award for the Best Documentary Film (above 60 minutes) at the Mumbai International Film Festival for Documentary, Short and Animation Films, MIFF 2014 which concluded on Sunday.

  • Believe it! Tumour removed from under a finger nail

    New York : Ever heard of a tumour under a fingernail? Even the man who has been diagnosed with one didn’t believe it. The man, in his 40s, noticed a dark line under his nail after an injury, which he assumed was a splinter, says IANS.

  • Motley crew of convenience

    Given the current political environment, leaders who have been sharing the emerging platform seem to have realised the need to stick together and make this coalition work (more…)

  • Dena Bank Q3 net profit at Rs 68 cr

    Mumbai : Public sector lender Dena Bank reported a 67 % decline in net profit at Rs 67.80 crore for the quarter ended December 31 on account of higher provisioning.

  • Anna lauds Mamata for wearing slippers

    New Delhi : Anna Hazare has lauded West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for her simplicity while taking a jibe at AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal, saying some people take bunglows despite promising not to do so.

  • Bangladesh war crimes accused Jammat leader dead at 87

    Dhaka : AKM Yusuf, one of the top leaders of the fundamentalist Jamaat-e-Islami who was charged with crimes against humanity committed during Bangladesh’s 1971 liberation war against Pakistan, died here on Sunday.

  • Honey Singh wants limited work now

    Unlike other singers who love to work on multiple songs at a stretch, Rapper and music composer Yo Yo Honey Singh wants to focus on quality over quantity. “I don’t want to work more. I want to do limited but good work,” Honey Singh said Honey Singh, reports IANS.

  • Apple’s iOS 7.1 update reportedly coming in March

    Washington : Apple’s next version of its latest iOS 7 is reportedly expected to be unveiled in March, reports ANI. The updated iOS 7.1 is said to include numerous bug fixes and slight tweaks to the user interface.

  • RBI’s finest hour is yet to come

    On January 28, 2014, Governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Raghuram Rajan, raised the repo rate (the lowest rate at which the RBI provides accommodation to banks against the collateral of government securities) from 7.75 per cent to 8.0 per cent. With the Consumer Price Index (CPI) for December 2013, year-on-year inflation rate of 9.9 per cent, the policy rate hike needed no explanation. Yet, considering the powerful

  • Unishire Urban Infra SME IPO to open today

    Unishire Urban Infra Ltd. (erstwhile known as Ratna Kamal Holdings Ltd.) is currently engaged in the business of real estate development and construction. The company is also engaged in equity shares trading and investing activities. The operations of the company spans in all aspects of real estate developments.

  • Why motor functions decline with age decoded

    New York : Research has found a clue why muscles weaken with age, says IANS. According to scientists from University of Texas’ health science center at San Antonio, ‘set points’ in the nervous system are not inalterably determined during development but instead can be reset with age.