Free Press Journal
  • Does Facebook, WhatsApp deal mean death of SMS?

    Washington : Facebook announced its WhatsApp acquisition plans for an eye popping 19 billion dollars and the market went dizzy with the initial sticker stock, however, the biggest question still remains whether mobile messaging eventually bring death to the traditional SMS text messaging, reports ANI.

  • Last Von Trapp of ‘Sound of Music’ fame dies at 99

    Los Angeles : Maria Von Trapp, the last of the singing children immortalised in the movie musical ‘The Sound of Music’, has died at her home in Vermon. She was 99. Trapp died of natural causes on Saturday, her half-brother

  • Our films misinform about cancer: Manisha Koirala

    Manisha Koirala, who hails from Nepal and emerged a star in Bollywood and then survived cancer, does not approve of the kind of portrayal that cancer patients get in Hindi films where they are invariably shown

  • Sebi: New MF pension plan to attract Rs 18k cr annual flow

    New Delhi : Drawing from hugely-popular 401k pension plans in the US, Sebi has proposed a new Mutual Fund Linked Retirement Plan (MFLR), which it expects to generate over Rs 18,000 crore annual inflows into capital markets.

  • Gloomy legacy of 15th Lok Sabha

    The 15th Lok Sabha, which has just completed its final session, will be remembered for its inglorious record of work, its scams and scandals, its plethora of disruptions and the final scramble to get some key, long-pending legislations through. That it squeaked through with the Lokpal Bill, the Telangana Bill and the Whistleblowers’ Bill, all of which had been in hibernation, was as much because of the Manmohan Singh government’s realisation that

  • Rebel Marxist Rezzak Mollah floats new outfit

    Kolkata : Deriding the “upper class hegemony” in governments and political parties, rebel CPI-M leader Abdur Rezzak Mollah on Sunday floated a pro-Dalit and minority outfit, resolving to install a Dalit chief minister in West Bengal, reports IANS.

  • You Are Born Original

    RALPH WALDO EMERSON once said: “My life is for itself and not for a spectator; what I must do is all that concerns me; not what other people think. What I think of myself is the crux of my existence. My thoughts are the flesh and blood of my performance.”

  • 75pc workers feel they can be better bosses

    Sydney : A new study shows that most workers feel they should be boss, as 75 percent of employees believe their workplace suffers from poor leadership and needs better management, according to ANI.

  • All work no play for B-town divas?

    Seems like all is not good in the B’hood these days. The stress of working so hard and staying at the top of the heap is so much that our leading ladies are falling apart these days. Recently Deepika Padukone was under the weather. Due to exhaustion, she fainted on the set as she was working non -stop without

  • your day By Nilikash P. Pradhan

    Aries:- You will focus more on work today. You want the pending assignments to be completed and colleagues will help you in it. Those in politics and social sector will do well.

  • Corporate Briefs

    Denmark’s Danfoss to set up  mfg and R&D hub at Chennai

  • Politicians should ensure infra devpt of sports: Pawar

    Bhayandar : As a politician, I have been an integral part of sports, not to dominate the game, but to ensure infrastructure development and create a platform for the promotion of sports and encouraging budding sportsperson,” said NCP supremo and Union Agriculture Minister, Sharad Pawar, during the inauguration ceremony of the Municipal Sports Complex in Bhayandar (East) on Sunday evening.

  • Pope gives new cardinals code of conduct

    Vatican City : Pope Francis on Sunday gave his new cardinals what amounted to a code of conduct : “no intrigue, gossip, power pacts, favoritism.” Francis also urged the 19 men he elevated to cardinal a day earlier to avoid behaving as if they were in a royal court, reports AP.