Free Press Journal
  • USA gobbles up Indian ‘Lunchbox’

    Ritesh Batra’s directorial debut ‘The Lunchbox’, which received glowing reviews in India, is much-loved in the US of A! According to www.boxofficemojo.com the unconventional romantic film starring Irrfan Khan and Nimrat Kaur, has turned out to be a giant at the US box office and is in the list of top five highest grossing Indian movies of all time.

  • New law against illegal bldgs in offing, says CM

    Mumbai : A 14-member committee headed by BMC commissioner has been entrusted with the task of preparing a new comprehensive law to stop illegal structures from proliferating in urban areas, Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan told the Legislative Assembly here on Thursday.

  • Tatas: Vested interests trying to jeopardise AirAsia India

    New Delhi : Hours after AirAsia India launched its maiden flight, Tata Sons, a stakeholder in the carrier, accused “vested interests, inimical to free and fair competition” of “spreading canards to jeopardise the operations”.           The Tatas, a partner in the new low-cost carrier with Malaysia’s AirAsia and Arun Bhatia’s Telestra Tradeplace, came out with a strong reaction to BJP leader Subramanian Swamy’s charges against AirAsia India, terming them as “misleading”. “Vested interests,

  • 3 arrested for gang rape in Delhi

    NEW DELHI: Three cab drivers were arrested after a woman complained that she was raped in a car on Wednesday night, police said.Jitender, Jai Bhagwan and Ajay, all residents of Nangal Dehat in south Delhi area, were arrested. T
    he victim, a 25-year-old woman, is a resident of Ambedkar Nagar. She told police that one of the accused was known to her.
    The victim said Jitendra and Jai Bhagwan offered her a lift in their

  • Woman held in step-brother’s murder case

    Bhayandar : Sleuths of Wada police station arrested a 45-year-old woman for hiring three local goons to murder her step-brother. The murder is believed to be the fall out of superstition to gain prosperity. According to information, the deceased identified as Ladku Wartha (52) was murdered by three men on May 31. Investigations led to the arrest of his step-sister Shyamla (45) and her three accomplices. Now, police are probing the

  • No end to learning from Mr. Bachchan, says Pavail

    After facing rejections and finally landing a role as Amitabh Bachchan’s son in the megastar’s debut fiction TV series ‘Yudh’, Big B’s on-screen son Pavail Gulati’s joys have no bounds. In an interview, the young actor said that the megastar’s generosity and knowledge is a learning experience.

  • 10-yr-old Indian graduates high school in US

    Los Angeles : A home-schooled 10-year-old Indian-origin genius has surprised one and all by becoming one of the youngest ever in the US to graduate high school. Tanishq Abraham, a native of Sacramento, California, received his high school diploma at a private ceremony at California Auto Museum on Sunday.

  • Dam ownership row rattles Kerala Assembly

    Thiruvananthapuram : Kerala Assembly on Thursday witnessed noisy scenes over the allegation that the state government had conceded ownership of three dams in the state to the neighbouring Tamil Nadu.

  • your day By Nilikash P. Pradhan

    Aries:- Today you make resounding progress in whatever you do. Romantic relationships will be good. Go for honeymoon. Spend time with people who make you happy. Worries and anxieties must be kept aside.

  • Govt may appoint panel to devise simple gas pricing formula

    New Delhi : The BJP-led new government may appoint an expert panel to recommend a less-complex formula for pricing of natural gas to resolve the imbroglio that has been holding up investments.

  • FIFA Fever

    Wold cup offer at Vicinia

  • How infants’ immune system forgets to kill bacteria

    New York : Do you know why your infant gets infections every now and then? It has nothing to do with weak immunity but his/her immune system may have forgotten to act on time, reports IANS.

  • YOU ARE YOUR OWN LIBERATOR

    LIFE is not for perfect people. If, somehow we manage to become perfect, no one would play with us. What makes any game including life interesting is the process of discovery, the unexpected, the probabilities and possibilities. Perfection makes life static but still everyone tries to be perfect, maybe for one-upmanship. Remember, that flow is life. Otherwise, life would become stagnant and lead to decay and death. Man is made to grow,

  • Tax-Payers’ Right

    Dr John Mathai, former Finance Minister and Chairman of the Taxation Enquiry Committee, has called for adequate Parliamentary control over the working of public corporations. He was specially referring to the Road Transport industry, now being operated in many states by public corporations,but his advice may be extended to cover all governmental and semi-governmental ventures.