Free Press Journal
  • Twitter, Facebook causing break-ups, infidelity

    etc leadWashington : Being active on Twitter and Facebook can have detrimental effects on a relationship, as it can lead to emotional and physical cheating, breakup and even divorce, a new study has claimed, reports PTI.

  • Russia faces costs if it destabilises Ukraine: Kerry

    Washington : Any further Russian efforts to destabilise Ukraine will incur costs for Russia, US State Secretary John Kerry warned Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, reports IANS. Kerry told Lavrov in a phone call that the US is watching events over the past 24 hours in eastern Ukraine with “great concern” and noted that these “do not appear to be a spontaneous set of events,” Xinhua quoted State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki as

  • Oil regulator seeks consultants to set RIL marketing margin

    New Delhi :  Oil regulator PNGRB plans to hire consultants to advise it on fixing the margin that natural gas marketers, such as Reliance Industries and GAIL India can charge from urea manufacturers and LPG plants, reports PTI.

  • Under Modi, no scope for debate and dissent: CM

    Mumbai : Chief Minister Prithivraj Chavan, in a searing attack on Narendra Modi, today said BJP PM nominee’s style of functioning has left Corporate India

  • New Zealand’s Steel and Tube to acquire Tata Steel unit

    New Delhi :  New Zealand’s Steel & Tube Holdings Ltd will acquire a unit of Tata Steel based in the island nation for NZD 27.5 million (over Rs 140 crore). “Steel & Tube has agreed to acquire Tata Steel International (Australasia) Ltd for a cash consideration of NZD 27.5 million on April 14,” Tata Steel said in a statement on Tuesday.

  • Domestic banks well-positioned to cope with tapering: Moody’s

    The report says banks may face pockets of risks as tapering lifts their economies from a long period of low interest rates and speculative capital inflows into a new credit cycle characterised by slower economic and credit growth and higher cost of funds (more…)

  • NOW newcomers don’t need support: Akshay

    INDIA-ARTS-CINEMA-BOLLYWOODActor-producer Akshay Kumar, who joined Bollywood in the early 1990s, feels the current young generation of stars is so talented that they don’t need help from anyone in the film industry, says IANS.

  • Missing Malaysia flight MH370

    Ships fail to detect pulses; searchers race against time

    Perth : Search ships today failed to detect any more underwater pulses after signals possibly from the missing Malaysian jet were recorded over the weekend, even as investigators were racing against time to locate the black box of the ill-fated aircraft before its beacons fall silent.

  • Serious issues emerge with the onset of poll season!

    AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal is at the receiving end in the editorials of ‘Navshakti’ and ‘Saamana’ though the tenor of criticism in the two Marathi dailies is miles apart. ‘Saamana’ has attacked Kejriwal in rather strong language while ‘Navshakti’ has taken care that its writing is not at all abusive. Its edit has raised more issues and has shown how Kejriwal ran away from shouldering the responsibility entrusted to him

  • POLL Briefs

    2.6 lakh fake voters in Ghaziabad: V K Singh

  • City roundup 12

    Milind Deora campaigns in Khetwadi

  • Iran, world powers seek to narrow N-differences

    Vienna : Negotiators for Iran and six world powers on Tuesday focused for the first time on the concrete shape of a deal meant to result in long-term curbs on Tehran’s nuclear program, reports AP.

  • Watching movies synchronises viewers’ brains

    These similar kinds or  synchronised signals were found in brain areas that are connected with the early-stage processing of visual stimuli, detection of movement and persons, motor coordination and cognitive functions. (more…)

  • Mizo polls shifted to May 11

     New Delhi : The state is set for the second phase of the Lok Sabha polling for six seats in four states, 2 each in Andhra Pradesh and Meghalaya and one each in Manipur and Nagaland — on Wednesday even as the Election Commission deferred polls for the Mizoram seat and Hrangturzo Assembly by-election in Mizoram from Wednesday to Friday.