Free Press Journal
  • The secularism mantra

    So, the Congress Party couldn’t resist playing the secular card as a last-ditch effort to try and prevent its rout in the coming parliamentary poll. The feeble appeal to the so-called secularist forces by the party president, Sonia Gandhi, not to split the secular vote was a clear attempt to inject the virus of religion into the electoral process. For, to this day, there is no clear definition of secularism. If, by

  • Vaccination may alter body odour

    New York : Do you know that a simple vaccination at your nearby clinic can trigger a distinct change in your body odour? Research has documented the first demonstration of a bodily odour change due to immune activation, says IANS.

  • Plane: Search stepped up as black box fast losing power

    Perth : Multinational teams searching for the missing Malaysian plane in the Indian Ocean on Thursday injected fresh momentum into their efforts to locate the jet, as its black box’s battery was left with just three days of power, reports

  • Unable to pay Rs 10k cr for Roy’s release: Sahara to SC

    New Delhi : The Sahara Group expressed its inability before the Supreme Court to immediately pay Rs 10,000 crore for securing bail of its chief Subrata Roy and its two directors, who have been in jail since March 4.                 The group told a bench of justices K S Radhakrishnan and J S Khehar that it can pay Rs 2,500 crore immediately and rest Rs 2,500 crore in cash within three weeks

  • MCX defers preferential allotment

    Mumbai :  Jignesh Shah-promoted Multi Commodity Exchange (MCX) decided to defer its controversial preferential allotment issue. A statement by MCX here did not give any reason for the decision.

  • ‘Yellow’: Riteish makes it very special

    Actor Riteish Deshmukh is a very successful producer for Marathi films and his recent venture ‘Yellow’ talks about children with special needs. The actor believes that such concepts have a better audience and acceptance in Marathi Cinema rather than in Hindi Cinema.

  • ‘Eklavya’ Sidhu yet to campaign for ‘Dronacharya’ Jaitley

    Amritsar : With less than a month left for campaigning to end here, BJP’s candidate Arun Jaitley is still facing one question in almost all his interactions with media – Will sitting MP Navjot Singh Sidhu canvass for him? The Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha who is taking on Amarinder Singh of Congress, however, never gives a categorical ‘yes’

  • Bowl of rice

    An old Malayan proverb reminds us, and the reminder is necessary, that a well-filled bowl of rice is the key to most of the world’s problems.

  • 40-year-old ‘monster’ uncle jailed for raping 5-yr-old

    Bhayandar : The Sessions Court, Vasai, on Thursday sentenced a 40-year-old man to 7-year-rigorous imprisonment (RI) on charges of raping his five-year-old niece at his residence in Virar (East) in May, 2012.

  • Saqib is quite the pro…

    After playing the boy next door characters in films like ‘Mujhse Fraandship Karogay’ and ‘Mere Dad Ki Maruti’, Saqib Saleem would be seen in Amol Gupte’s ‘Hawaa Hawaai’ as a motivational skating coach to the National Award-winning child actor, Partho Gupte.

  • Bathe in morning sunlight to control weight

    Chicago : Take morning sunlight not just to spruce up your vitamin D levels but manage weight too, research reveals, reports IANS.

  • Accept God’s Timings

    COLUMNIST Ann Landers defines success as follows: “If you have a good reputation; if you are right more often than you are wrong; if your children respect you, if your grandchildren are glad to see you; if your friends can rely on you and you can count on them in times of trouble; if you can face God and say I have done my best, then you are a success. If you

  • your day By Nilikash P. Pradhan

    Aries:- Work life will be filled with challenges, ego clashes and power plays. On the work front avoid scheduling appointments, meeting and important talks. Check statements carefully and pay bills early.

  • Left-handed people have better sex

    London : Are you a lefty? This news would get you off your feet as according to a latest global sex survey, left-handed people are 86 percent more satisfied in bed than right-handed people, says IANS.