Free Press Journal
  • Parineeti Chopra: Not insecure yet

    Parineeti Chopra is just four films old in the industry but she is already considered one of the top actors we have in contemporary times. This has everything to do with the fact that this bundle of talent has been proving her mettle as an actor in all her films right from ‘Ladies VS Ricky Bahl’, to ‘Ishaqzaade’, ‘Shuddh

  • Obama apologises to art history professor

    Washington : US President Barack Obama recently sent a handwritten letter to an art history professor at the University of Texas, apologizing for his comments on people holding a degree in art history, says ANI.

  • Govt willing to restart talks with Vodafone

    New Delhi : The government appears to be willing to restart conciliation talks with UK-based Vodafone if the telecom firm makes up its mind to settle the Rs 20,000 crore tax dispute.

  • PDP MLA slaps Marshal, J&K Assembly hit by ruckus

    Jammu:  An opposition Peoples Democratic Party MLA today slapped a marshal in the Jammu and Kashmir legislative assembly as proceedings were marred by unruly scenes.

  • Nath offers to extend session for women’s reservation bill

    New Delhi : Parliamentary Affairs Minister Kamal Nath on Wednesday offered to extend the last session of the Lok Sabha before polls to pass the long-pending women’s reservation bill for 33% seats to women in the Lok Sabha and the Assemblies, but with a rider that

  • Harman-Bipasha: Love, Actually!

    Recently in an interview, Harman Baweja had confessed to being in a relationship with the dusky beauty BipashaBasu. He confessed that there are a lot of attractive women in Bollywood but Bipasha is the most attractive woman for him.

  • Social gaming websites are effective weight loss tools

    Washington : A team of researchers has found that DietBet, a web-based commercial weight loss program that pairs financial incentives with social influence, delivers significant weight losses, reports ANI.

  • Thinking about future helps in making better food choices

    Washington : Emotional eating is something we’re all familiar with. Happy or sad, up or down, there’s a plethora of media in the world that tells us our moods often dictate the foods we choose to eat, reports ANI.

  • US nun, 84, gets prison for nuke plant protest

    Nashville (US) : An 84-year-old nun has been sentenced to nearly three years in prison for breaking into a US nuclear weapons complex and defacing a bunker holding bomb-grade uranium, a demonstration that exposed serious security flaws. Two other activists who broke into the facility with Megan Rice were sentenced to more than five years in prison. The facility

  • HC asks cops not to initiate action against ICICI officials

    MUMBAI : The Bombay High Court on has given top ICICI officials, including CEO and managing director Chanda Kochhar, protection from arrest in a case involving allegations of sexual harassment at the workplace.

  • Listed firms face heat for breaching disclosure norms

    New Delhi : In a major crackdown against listed firms not complying with regulatory disclosure norms, NSE and BSE have imposed fines or suspended trading in over 1,100 cases of non-compliance, involving nearly 600 companies.

  • Separate Chairman, CEO roles desirable but not must: Sebi

    New Delhi : Capital market watchdog Sebi wants listed companies to voluntarily consider separating the posts of Chairman and Managing Director as a good governance practice because making it mandatory may not be feasible yet.

  • JMM MLA’s property attached after SC questions CBI role

    Ranchi : JMM MLA Sita Soren’s property here was attached on Wednesday, three days after Supreme Court questioned CBI’s role in not arresting the legislator of the ruling party in Jharkhand in an alleged horse trading case related to 2012 Rajya Sabha polls in the state.             DySP of CBI A K Jha confirmed that Soren’s property had been attached.

  • Driven purely by poll impulses

    The Congress has the gumption to claim credit for legislation that should have been passed years ago, a procrastination which has proved very dear  (more…)

  • Jaslok Hospital nurses meet MNKS to seek hike in wages

    MUMBAI : Nurses at Jaslok Hospital went for a meeting with the Maharashtra Navnirman Kaamgaar Sena (MNKS) outside the Jaslok hospital on Wednesday. The meeting was undertaken against the rules of the hospital according to which political proceedings are not allowed in the hospital premises.

  • Maha leaders want separate Vidarbha state

    Mumbai : The passage of the contentious AP Reorganisation Bill in the Lok Sabha to create a separate state of Telangana has spurred parties in Maharashtra to renew the demand for statehood to Vidarbha.

  • ICICI Bank

    Chhattisgarh CM inaugurates ‘Branch on Wheels”

    Raipur :  Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh inaugurated the mobile branch of ICICI Bank named ‘Branch on Wheels’ services, in front of his residence, the second state after Maharashtra, where ICICI has started its mobile branch (‘Branch on Wheels’ services).

  • Watching activity video boosts brain power

    Washington : Watching video of simple tasks before carrying them out may boost the brain’s structure, or plasticity, and increase motor skills, according to a new study, reports PTI.

  • CoalMin to deallocate 28 blocks over delays

    New Delhi :  The Coal Ministry has decided to deallocate 28 coal blocks of companies, including JSPL, Areclor Mittal and Sterlite Energy, for delays in developing the mines alloted to them for captive use. The development follows the the recommendations of the inter-ministerial group (IMG) which suggested the deallocation of mines.