Free Press Journal
  • How many chances?

    At many private institutes, faculty is forced to pass those who don’t deserve it, finds Vinita Bajari

  • Help is here

    Helplines across the city are gearing up for the busiest time of the year – the board exams!

  • Tyagi brothers under CBI scannar again

    New Delhi : CBI has started fresh questioning of the cousins of former IAF chief S P Tyagi in the VVIP helicopter deal in light of claims by alleged middleman Guido Haschke that he had paid money to them.

  • Google, Mozilla prone to mischievous attacks?

    New Delhi : Multiple vulnerabilities have been detected in popular web browsers Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox and cyber security sleuths have advised Internet users in the Indian cyberspace to guard against arbitrary activities on their systems.

  • A scholar’s advice

    Mayank Turakhia, who scored 93% in his class 10 exam last year, says: During the last leg of the exam, I was focused on final touches. I am sure that all the students have already studied every topic they want to by now and they are in revision phase. I asked my mother to back off and stop advising me about anything, and yet I asked her to be around in the

  • Introductory course in philosophy

    The K R Cama Oriental Institute presents a short course: ‘An Introduction to Indian Philosophy’. This short course aims at introducing the participants to the basics of Indian philosophical thought through eight sessions. While the main focus will be on the six systems of Indian philosophy – the Darsanas, the heterodox or non- theistic schools also will be explored – Charvaka, Jaina and Bauddha thought.  A session will also be devoted to

  • New rules for air passengers

    NEW DELHI: Passengers flying into India will have to declare Indian currency exceeding Rs. 10,000 being brought by them, according to new customs rules which will be implemented from next month. Besides, they will also be asked to declare the number of baggage, including hand baggage, while entering into the country, say new rules notified by the Finance Ministry.

  • Man hurls shoe at Haryana CM, arrested

    Chandigarh: A shoe was hurled by a man at Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda during a function at Dabwali town Sunday. The man was arrested. The shoe, however, fell well short of its target. It landed near the media enclosure at the venue of the “Rail Pull rally” in Dabwali in Sirsa district, 265 km from here. Haryana Police personnel immediately pounced on the attacker and took him away from the venue.

  • When Karan Singh suggested that Indira should quit!

    In Meetings with Remarkable Women the Congress leader offers a glimpse into the lives of extraordinary women including Indira Gandhi, Congress chief Sonia Gandhi, Edwina Mountbatten and others (more…)

  • E-Week 2014 at Atharva College

    Atharva College of Engineering, Malad (West) is super excited for E-Week’14 which will be celebrated starting today to February 23, 2014. The theme this year is ‘Innovating for India’, under the guidance of National Entrepreneurship Network (NEN). E-Week is a national level festival which imparts the spirit of entrepreneurship in the young minds of our country. If you think ‘E’ stands for ‘Eco-friendly’ then you are mistaken, because ‘E’ means ‘Entrepreneurship’.

  • Alternative therapy

    This traditional system of alternative medicine has stood test of time and gained popularity globally. What then, do you need to pursue a career in ayurveda? REENA JHAVERI finds out.

  • Khurshid in soup for ‘jurassic’ jibe on AAP

    In his scathing attack on AAP, Khurshid on January 15 dubbed it as “anarchist” with “Jurassic” ideas out to destroy the system and also with some of the “worst, stinking, third grade” people across the country (more…)

  • Congress veteran Parasram Maderna passes away

    Jaipur : Senior Congress leader and former Rajasthan Assembly Speaker Parasram Maderna died in a hospital here on Sunday morning at the age 88 following respiratory problem, reports PTI.

  • Even cold sores may increase memory decline risk: study

    Washington : An exposure to common infections like cold sores, mild pneumonia or stomach discomforts – even if the infections never made you ill – may increase risk of memory decline, shows new study, says IANS.

  • Thai crisis: govt, oppn head for a showdown

    Bangkok : Thailand’s political crisis deepened today after the main protest leader said the door for talks had “shut” even as the government threatened to use force to reclaim key state buildings besieged for months by opposition activists bent on toppling premier Yingluck Shinawatra.   

  • Jaswant to contest from Barmer, his home turf

    JAIPUR : Former Union minister Jaswant Singh, who is currently a member of the Lok Sabha from Darjeeling in West Bengal would contest from Barmer in the coming general election.

  • Breast cancer drug found in bodybuilding supplements

    London : Are you on dietary supplements to build a robust body? Get alarmed as a breast cancer drug is reportedly being sold in bodybuilding dietary supplements, according to IANS.