Free Press Journal
  • Albus Atrum 2014 organised by BVSoP

    Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University’s Bharati Vidyapeeth School of Photography (BVSoP) announced ‘ALBUS ATRUM – 14’, the second edition of photo exhibition by its second batch of students who passed out of the school’s Diploma Program in 2014.

  • 8 mines can be considered for power sector: CoalMin panel

    A Coal Ministry panel has recommended that eight regionally explored mines in states like Jharkhand, West Bengal and Odisha could be considered for allocation to power producers. The suggestion comes at a time when power plants across the country are facing acute fuel shortages.
    The coal blocks includes Pokharia Paharpur mine and Gosai -Pahari-Siulibani mines in Jharkhand), Kuraloi (A) North mine and Saradhpur (N) Sector-1 mines in Odisha, and Kapsdanga- Bharkata block in

  • Youth held with revolver

    Bhayandar: Yet another person found to be in possession of an illegal firearm landed into the custody of Thane (rural) police late on Monday night. Following a tip-off, a team from Navghar police station led by PSI S.S. Karande laid a trap in the Jesal Park area and arrested the accused identified as Saurabh Nimai Dhara (23). The accused was found to be carrying a country-made revolver. “We are trying to find

  • Jignesh Shah’s bail plea rejected

    Mumbai:  A Mumbai court rejected the bail application of MCX promoter Jignesh Shah arrested in connection with the Rs 5600 crore NSEL scam.  However, the designated Maharashtra Protection of Interest of Depositors (MPID) Act court judge D P Surana granted bail to Shah’s aide and former chief executive of MCX Shreekant Javalgekar.


    Director Mohit Suri says that his upcoming romance-thriller ‘Ek Villain’, is a story of forbidden love. The ‘Aashiqui 2’ filmmaker who was much appreciated for his film said in a press release on Monday, “Ek Villain speaks of a love that wasn’t meant to be. The sweet girl-next-door with fire in her heart and an angry young man hell-bent on setting the world on fire. This is an unconventional musical romance born

  • Duel with Chandrababu boomerangs on Jagan!

    Hyderabad : YSR Congress chief Y S Jaganmohan Reddy on Tuesday sought to target Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu over corruption issue during a discussion on black money in Andhra Pradesh Assembly, but was cornered when the ruling TDP launched a swift counter-attack on him. Playing the role of the Leader of Opposition for the first time on Tuesday, Jagan tried to attack Naidu on the issue of corruption, but his gamble appeared

  • Govt mulls relaxing Cos Act for private companies

    The proposed relaxations include certain provisions relating to prohibition on acceptance of public deposits, share capital, voting rights, further issuance of shares, appointment of auditor and director

  • Indian cueists book berth in knock-outs

    Sharm el-Sheikh (Egypt) :  In another successful day for Indian cueists, Sourav Kothari, Varun Madan and Faisal Khan almost assured their berth in the knock-out stage of the 6-Red Snooker and World Team 15-Red Snooker Championship.

  • Indian-American doctors create endowment for medical research

    Washington : The American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI), one of the most influential professional bodies in the US, has set up a fund to encourage young medical researchers of Indian origin with an endowment created by a Texas plastic surgeon, Dr. Rajaram Bala. The income from perpetual endowment will be used for research award for the best research presentation at the AAPI convention, in San

  • Girija Vyas to conduct Cong polls

    NEW DELHI : As part of revamping the party with elections at every level in deference to Congress VP Rahul Gandhi’s wish to put an end to the nomination culture, Congress President Sonia Gandhi has appointed former union minister Girija Vyas from Rajasthan as the one-member central election authority to oversee the membership drive and elections.

  • Michelle Obama bats for a woman president!

    Washington : The US should elect a woman as president “as soon as possible” and the country is ready for it, First Lady Michelle Obama has said. Her remarks come at a time when former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is being seen as a strong 2016 presidential candidate of the Democratic Party.


    I had a friend who used to make a list of things that needed to be done like visiting the doctor, purchasing essential commodities or paying the fees of the children at school or remitting the installment of a loan on the due date. Then he marked the priority item with a red pencil. Everyday, he started with items number one and worked on it until he completed it. Then he started

  • Welfare State?

    The Parliamentary debate on the Finance Ministry’s budgetary demands produced a chorus of protests against the taxation policy of the Government. The appeal of the day was: “Don’t make the rich richer, and the poor poorer.”

  • Your Day By Nilikash P. Pradhan

    Aries:- You certainly express yourself wonderfully and vocally in group activities, but not by being rigid, too stubborn to bend. You will be successful both in professional and domestic front today.

  • Even out of office, Manmohan Singh remains busy, and how!

    New Delhi/Chandigarh : Having occupied the country’s most important executive post for a decade, Manmohan Singh was without doubt a busy man. A month after he stepped down following his party’s election loss, the former prime minister is settling down to a busy routine of another kind.