Free Press Journal
  • Army jawans’ retirement age may go up

    New Delhi : The government is mulling over a new regime for the retirement of the Army jawans that will drastically increase their tenure and help in tackling the shortage and high cost in training new recruits. A circular has been sent out by the Adjutant General’s branch to all Army commanders to give their opinion on allow the ranks to serve longer by changing the retirement criteria from

  • The Right Target

    India may be well on the way to self-sufficiency in foodgrains but the problem of feeding the people seems to remain as acute as ever.

  • Aditya Narayan teams up with 20 artistEs

    News is that Bollywood playback singer Udit Narayan’s son, singer Aditya Narayan has teamed up with 20 other artists to celebrate World Music Day, this Saturday. Aditya would be working along with musicians including rapper Blaaze, Jimmy Khan from Pakistan and Vasudha Sharma of Aasma fame to come out with a cheery rendition of ‘Don’t Worry Be Happy’, originally sung by American vocalist Bobby McFerrin.

  • An Awkward Situation

    WHY do you feel awkward?  How do you get out of it?

  • Another witness examined, Preity statement on Sunday

    Mumbai : Bollywood actress Preity Zinta, who has accused her former boyfriend and industrialist Ness Wadia of abuse and molestation, is likely to record her supplementary statement in connection with the case on Sunday, police said.

  • Seeking anti-trust immunity: Etihad

    Mumbai: Gulf carrier Etihad Airways, which is under lens from Singapore’s fair trade watchdog on its 24% stake purchase in the Naresh Goyal-promoted Jet Airways, today said it has already applied for anti-trust immunity in various jurisdictions, including in Singapore. Etihad’s clarification comes a day after media reports said the Competition Commission of Singapore had begun a scrutiny of the deal to probe any possible violation of its competition law.

  • Avoidable controversy

    A highly avoidable controversy has been raked up over the most innocuously worded circulars issued by the central government on the use of Hindi in official work. Ideally, these should not have been issued, while those who wanted to use Hindi in official work ought to have done so without creating any fuss. Even the circular regarding the use of Hindi on social media was unnecessary. Use Hindi

  • Your Day By Nilikash P. Pradhan

    Aries: – It will be rewarding day for you. In business, Politics your growth is going to touch the sky. Give time to your loved ones. Have insurance while handling large projects. Your entrepreneurial skills will win you many more admirers.

  • Not opposed to Maratha quota: Bhujbal

    Mumbai: PWD Minister Chhagan Bhujbal on Frday said that he is not opposed to Maratha reservation and the decision would be announced after examining its legal aspects. According to a statement of NCP, interacting with surfers on party’s Facebook page today, Bhujbal said the Maratha reservation should be provided without hurting the rights of the OBCs’, who account for 54 per cent of the population in the country and the state. During

  • Heat in Kerala House as babus brawl

    V S Achuthanandan walks out of the House after Speaker G Karthikeyan turns down Oppn plea to discuss the administrative impasse caused by the infighting among IAS officers (more…)

  • CHEF: Delectable comedy

    Film: Chef
    Cast: Jon Favreau, John Leguizamo, Dustin Hoffman, Scarlett Johansson, Robert Downey Jr., Sofia Vergara, Oliver Platt,
    Bobby Cannavale,
    Emjay Anthony
    Director: Jon Favreau (more…)