Free Press Journal
  • Frédérique announces “CSR AWARD 2015”

    Mumbai:   Frédérique Constant, the renowned Geneva based Swiss luxury watchmaker recently announced the Frederique Constant CSR AWARD 2015.  “Frederique Constant has a single minded focus on the Indian corporate sector and what we found is that while there are numerous awards that recognise business achievements, there are none that recognise the passion of organisations that give back to society” said Arun D’Silva, India Representative of the brand. While

  • Neymar, Messi on collision course

    Rio de Janeiro: Three matches, four goals and one dream: Argentina star Lionel Messi and Brazilian idol Neymar remain on collision course, as the most entertaining World Cup in decades enters the knockout rounds on Saturday.

  • Ekta Jain’s birthday bash

    A surprise birthday party was planned for Gujrati actress Ekta Jain’s at J W Marriot. Seen during the celebration was music director Ravindra Jain, comedian Sunil Pal, singers Shabab Sabri and Sanchiti Sakat. Ekta was overwhelmed by the love she received and indeed surprised with the unexpected party. Also present were here family members.

  • Chinese boat sinks near disputed Islands

    Beijing : A number of Chinese fishermen are missing after a Chinese fishing boat on Friday sank to the north of the disputed Diaoyu Islands in the East China Sea, Chinese Navy officials said.

  • Shaun shocks Shah

    Mumbai: Unseeded Shaun Rebello shocked third seed Bhuvitavya Shah to storm into the junior boys’ quarter-finals, in the JVPG 4 Star Combined District Ranking Table Tennis Tournament, at the Juhu Vile Parle Gymkhana on Friday. Rebello, playing after a long hiatus, gave the competition an explosive start when he overcame the favourite 12-10, 8-11, 11-4, 11-9 in an exciting pre-quarter-final on the opening day. Rebello set the trend for more exciting matches,

  • Diego Maradona

    Maradona lambasts FIFA on Suarez ban

    Buenos Aires: Diego Maradona has blasted FIFA’s ban on Uruguay striker Luis Suarez as “criminal” and said world soccer’s governing body might as well handcuff the striker and lock him up in Guantanamo prison.

  • Iraq cleric sets deadline on PM

    Baghdad : Iraq’s top Shiite cleric on Friday called on political blocs to agree on the next prime minister before the newly elected parliament sits next week, stepping up pressure on political leaders to set aside their differences and form an inclusive government in the face of Sunni militants who have seized large swaths of territory, reports AP.

  • ‘CS is the backbone of any company’

    Hailing the role of ICSI, PK Malhotra, Secretary at Ministry of Law & Justice says the NDA govt will soon be launching a Service Delivery Act in which an officer will be held responsible if a particular task is not done in a stipulated time

  • Cops told not to leak info to media

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Friday asked the State Government to issue a circular restraining the police from disclosing the identity and the photograph of the accused as well as information gathered during investigations to the media. The order was given by Justices Abhay Oka and A S Chandurkar on a PIL filed by advocate Rahul Thakur seeking a restraint on “trial by the media” on the ground that it infringes

  • Anjuman Foundation: A Ray of Hope

    Zuber Qureshi the President of Anjuman Foundation (Kalyan)  celebrated his birthday by gifting trophies to student who scored 95% marks in 10th grade along with Azam Shaikh.

  • The buzz on twitter

    Harsh Vardhan clarifies ‘ban sex education in schools’

  • Cong questions Swamy’s status in Herald case

    New Delhi : Stung by the embarrassment that has been caused by the summons issued by a metropolitan magistrate Gomati Manocha on a private complaint filed by the BJP leader Subramaniam Swamy, the Congress party has described him as a ‘way farer interlocutor’ and a busybody, essentially questioning his locus standi ( status) in the National Herald case.

  • Shock Treatment

    Indian democracy, just seven years old, has come to grips with an inadequate bureaucracy.  It is indeed very fortunate that some in authority have been shocked into action….

  • Goyal: Anomalies in Rangarajan formula

    New Delhi: Days after the government put off natural gas prices hike by three months, Power & Coal Minister Piyush Goyal said there were anomalies in the proposed formula which needed to be fixed before revising rates. Goyal, who was part of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Finance that criticised the Rangarajan formula for pricing of domestic gas, said affordability of power and fertiliser sector – which consume two-third of all gas

  • What Makes a Real Holiday

    Rest and happiness make a real holiday.  Often people go on a holiday and they comeback tired and tanned, but needing a few more days to recuperate!  A real holiday is that which energizes you and does not wear you out.

  • Can INS Vikrant be a museum?

    Mumbai: The Union Tourism Ministry has been asked to examine the feasibility of converting former Indian Navy warship INS Vikrant into a maritime museum. According to a letter by Defence Secretary R K Mathur to Mumbai North East MP Kirit Somaiya, which was released to reporters here today, the Joint secretary to the Prime Minister in his June 18 letter requested the Union Ministry of Tourism to examine

  • Your Day By Nilikash P. Pradhan

    Aries:  You are generous, determined independent today. Your social quotient will peak. You are standing rock solid when everyone else is flapping. There will be a happy family life.

  • Arshad, Amit plan road trip to Leh

    New Delhi : Actors Amit Sadh and Arshad Warsi, who will be seen together in Shubhash Kapoor’s “Guddu Rangeela”, share a lot of similar interests including biking. And the duo are planning a road trip from here to Leh in August, says IANS.

  • New Zealand schoolboy wins hair-raising legal fight

    Wellington : A New Zealand schoolboy won the right to keep his long hair on Friday after the nation’s top court combed through the merits of an often tangled case and found in his favour, reports AFP. Lucan Battison, 16, called in the lawyers after he was suspended from St John’s College in Hastings last month for refusing to cut his mop of curly hair.