Free Press Journal
  • Aus recognises gender neutral

    Sydney : Australia’s highest court today ruled that a person can be legally recognised as gender neutral as opposed to male or female, ending a long legal battle by a sexual equality campaigner, reports AFP. “The High Court… recognises that a person may be neither male nor female, and so permits the registration of a person’s sex as ‘non-specific’,” it said in a unanimous judgement, dismissing a New South Wales state appeal

  • A ‘good’ budget will allow rate cut: RBI Governor

    Mumbai : If the disinflationary process continues at a faster-than-anticipated pace, the Reserve Bank can go in for a cut in interest rates, Governor Raghuram Rajan  said as he hoped the post-election Budget will push ahead with fiscal consolidation and boost investments.

  • Another debt-ridden farmer commits suicide

    Nashik (Maha): A 63-year-old farmer from Pingalwadi in Satana tehsil of the district allegedly committed suicide by jumping into a pond owing to mounting debts after the recent hailstorm wiped out his agriculture crop, police said on Wednesday.

  • Indian scientist develops non-insulin diabetes drug

    New York : A young Indian scientist has developed a potential non-insulin drug candidate for diabetic patients that can help eliminate the risk of low-blood glucose shock in case of an insulin overdose, reports PTI.

  • The Great Human Paradox

    We were taught this in our early childhood that we would reap what we sow, then why is it that the good ones turn bad and the bad ones turn worse?

  • BJP focus on 114 swing seats, including Varanasi

    NEW DELHI : The Bharatiya Janata Party will carry out a door-to-door campaign on Sunday in 114 swing seats identified by the party strategists as those where the winning margin was less than 3 per cent in the last 2009 elections and these decisive swing seats happen to also include Varanasi from where the party’s PM candidate Narendra Modi is trying to make his debut in the Lok Sabha.

  • Alia-Arjun: The saga continues…

    You can run, you can hide but eventually in the world of tinsel town, the paparazzi is going to track you down and get the truth out of you. So this young and vibrant couple Arjun Kapoor and Alia Bhatt have been together and displaying their affection to all and sundry, it is rather amusing to hear them go

  • Corporate Briefs

    RBI’s Rajan hints at gradual easing of gold import curbs

  • Japanese mobsters launch own website

    Tokyo : Japan’s biggest organised crime syndicate has launched its own website, complete with a corporate song and a strong anti-drugs message, as the yakuza looks to turn around its outdated image and falling membership, according to AFP.

  • your day By Nilikash P. Pradhan

    Aries:- You have managed to put your affairs in order in a very big way in terms of both money matters and domestic issues. Your personality behaviour certainly has an aura, magnetism.

  • Pornography should not be for the sake of it: ‘Mastram’ director

    New Delhi : Akhilesh Jaiswal has embarked on a filmmaking journey with “Mastram”, a fictional biography of the well-known Hindi erotica writer. The director, who has tried to strike the right balance with adult content and aesthetics, hopes the censor clears his directorial debut with A-certificate without any cuts.

  • CWC gag on Congressmen

    The Congress Working Committee has promulgated a directive to Congressmen, which is a gag on their freedom of opinion in whatever sphere of activity.