Free Press Journal
  • In distant relationship? Apps bridge gap

    New Delhi : It’s no secret that long distance relationships aren’t easy to maintain, but youngsters vouch for mobile applications, in short apps, that help them bridge the gap and keep them happy without burning a hole in their pockets.

  • ‘Use social media to pick up frauds’

    Mumbai : With instances of online financial frauds on the rise, Reserve Bank Governor Raghuram Rajan today mooted the idea of using the social media by the regulator as a tool to pick-up wrongdoings.

  • OVL raises $2.5 bn in foreign loans for Mozambique buy

    New Delhi :  ONGC Videsh Ltd, the overseas arm of state-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC), has raised USD 2.5 billion in foreign loans to fund its acquisition of 10 per cent stake in a giant Mozambique gas field.

  • Arjun borrowing from Salman

    We all know how much love and respect Arjun Kapoor has for his mentor Salman Khan. It was Salman who noticed the actor in Arjun much before Arjun discovered it himself, when Arjun was much heavier and heftier than what he is today. Salman trained the boy to look the star that he looks today.

  • Saying ‘I love you’ 10 times a week secret behind happy marriages

    London: A recent study has revealed that kissing and telling your partner “I love you” ten times a week is the secret to a happy marriage, says ANI. The study, conducted by, has found that 92 per cent of Americans considered themselves to be happily married, going on three dates a month, with three romantic surprises and ten deep conversations will also lead to a happy relationship, the Daily Express reported.

  • Now dial 1916 for ambulance

    MUMBAI : Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has decided to change its disaster control room number from 108 to 1916.

  • Outgoing Madras HC Chief Justice is pained

    Chennai : Farewells are usually occasions for camaraderie and taking a memorable trip down the past. However, on Wednesday the farewell for outgoing Madras High Court Chief Justice R K Agrawal, who has been elevated to the Supreme Court, turned unusually “heavy” with the judge sharing his anguish over the conduct of a colleague in the judiciary and a section of the Bar.

  • NMDC Oct-Dec PAT up 21% on year; meets Street view

    NEW DELHI :  Better realisations from iron ore over the last few months helped NMDC Ltd post a 21% on year increase in net profit to 15.67 bln rupees for Oct-Dec, in line with expectations. The company’s net sales grew 38% on year to 28.22 bln rupees during the quarter.

  • Rail budget only a poll gimmick:BJP

    New Delhi :  The Bhartiya Janata Party on Wednesday dismissed the interim railway budget as not more than an election gimmick and stunt since its proposals cannot be implemented by the UPA government as the model code of conduct for elections will override them in the next 15 days.

  • HC asks parties to settle Gurgaon toll plaza row

    New Delhi :  The Delhi High Court granted last opportunity to NHAI and Delhi-Gurgaon Super Connectivity Ltd (DGSCL) to settle their dispute over toll plazas at Delhi-Gurgaon Expressway by Monday.

  • BPCL Q3 loss at Rs 1,089 cr

    Mumbai :  State-run oil refiner and marketing company Bharat Petroleum (BPCL) reported a net loss of Rs 1,088.94 crore in the third quarter of the current fiscal, largely on account of under recoveries.

  • Gold worth Rs 97 lakh seized at Intl airport

    Mumbai : The Air Intelligence Unit of the Customs on Wednesday recovered undeclared gold worth Rs 97 lakh from two Indian passengers in separate cases at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport here on Wednesday, officials said, reports PTI.

  • Alia Bhat

    Alia has a new idol!

    Alia Bhatt has been a self proclaimed Kareena Kapoor Khan fan and on many occasions she was heard saying that she admires her and loves everything that is there about our Bebo darling.

  • So it’s ‘Chalo America’ for Modi

    Influenced by public perception in India where the Congress stands exposed as a party with little future in the foreseeable future, the Obama administration had no qualms in cosying up to Modi (more…)

  • Sadhavi urges HC for bail in Malegaon blast case; NIA opposes

    Mumbai : Sadhavi Pragya Thakur, the prime accused in 2008 Malegaon bomb blasts, today sought bail in the Bombay HC on the ground that she was sick and had spent more than five years behind the bars but the prosecution opposed the relief to her saying there was evidence against her.

  • CIL Q3 net down 11% to Rs 3,894 cr

    Kolkata:  Coal India reported a decline of 11.4 per cent in consolidated net profit to Rs 3,894.09 crore in the quarter ended December 31 on lower e-auction realisation and quantity.  The city-headquartered PSU had clocked a profit of Rs 4,395.11 crore in the corresponding quarter of the previous financial year.

  • OIL Oct-qtr net up 4 %

    New Delhi : State-owned Oil India Ltd (OIL) reported a 4 per cent drop in the December quarter profit after output fell and fuel subsidy outgo surged.     Net profit in October-December fell to Rs 902.96 crore, or Rs 15.03 per share, from Rs 940.29 crore, or Rs 15.64 a share, the company said in a statement.