Free Press Journal
  • Indian boy, 7, falls to death from 13th floor in Sharjah

    Dubai : In a tragic incident, a seven-year- old Indian boy has died after falling from a thirteenth-floor apartment in Sharjah and his parents have been taken into custody on suspicion of negligence. The Indian boy, identified as K.Gh.J., reportedly fell from the apartment’s balcony. Following the tragedy, the child’s parents have been taken into custody, police said. The parents are being questioned on suspicion of negligence because the child had been playing

  • Jet posts record loss; unveils stringent cost-cutting steps

    Mumbai :  Struggling under high expenses and adverse operating conditions, Jet Airways today posted its highest-ever annual loss of Rs 4,129 crore — forcing it to adopt tough measures to lower costs and achieve profitability with a three-year business plan.

  • Iran judge summons Facebook CEO to court

    Tehran : A judge in southern Iran has ordered Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg to appear in court to answer complaints by individuals who say Facebook-owned applications Instagram and Whatsapp violate their privacy, semiofficial news agency ISNA reported. It quoted Ruhollah Momen Nasab, an official with the paramilitary Basij force, as saying that the judge also ordered the two apps blocked. It is highly unlikely that Zuckerberg would appear in an Iranian

  • Amway India MD & CEO arrested; company says act ‘unwarranted’

    Kurnool/New Delhi : A district court in Andhra Pradesh sent Amway India MD and CEO William S Pinckney to 14-day judicial custody after he was arrested in connection with a criminal case registered against the direct-selling company.

  • Akali Dal to implement Nanavati report on 84 riots

    New Delhi : Punjab’s ruling Shiromani Akali Dal will get the Nanavati Commission report on the 1984 anti-Sikh riots implemented to bring those behind the riots before law, newly-appointed Food Processing Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal said Tuesday, reports IANS.

  • Jeweller asked to compensate for selling impure gold

    Mumbai : Holding the jeweller guilty under an unfair trade practice, a Mumbai district consumer forum has directed a Ghatkopar jewellry shop to pay Rs 44,000 as compensation to a city resident after she received a 19.4 carat gold bracelet instead of 23 carat gold, one she had paid for.


    CAN you remember the time when you were walking around with a smile on your face, a laugh in your belly, lightness in your heart, and a sense of exuberance at the sheer wonder of being alive? That was long ago. In this respect you are not alone. It is because we live in a heavy harsh world now. So much is happening weighing us down. Humour and fun are somehow missing

  • The Axe Boat Party scorches Goan waters

    AXE, the men’s styling brand, recently successfully launched its first Indian edition of the AXE Boat Party. Hosted atop the Deltin Royale, sailing along the Goan coast the party was attended by the likes of Evelyn Sharma, Malika Haydon, Surily Joseph, Ash Chandler, blogger Malini Agarwal of Miss Malini fame, a host of international models and more.

  • Starvation

    Two well-known social workers, Pandit Sunderlal and Shri J. C. Kumarappa have released a 2,000-word report on scarcity conditions in Gorakhpur district in Uttar Pradesh.

  • Your Day By Nilikash P. Pradhan

    Aries:- Today easier approach is necessary with opposite sex. Well begun is half done? This is the time of progress. As your muscles are likely to act up you will do well to exercise regularly.

  • Women who reveal too much on Facebook are lonely

    Washington: In examining the Facebook postings of 616 women, the researchers from Charles Sturt University in New South Wales, Australia, found that the more info that women put out there, the lonelier they actually were, CNET reported, sasy ANI. They said that the women, who were lonely, disclosed more about their relationship status, their address, literary and musical tastes.