Free Press Journal
  • Curriculum matters

    What you study has a great impact on the future. Reena Jhaveri looks at the career options in curriculum design

  • Students to be appointed as campus ambassadors

    BHOPAL : Students will be appointed as campus ambassadors under voter awareness campaign SENSE for Madhya Pradesh urban body and 3-tier Panchayat elections 2014-15. Only students of colleges and universities will be appointed as campus ambassadors.    Secretary State Election Commission G.K. Shrivastava informed that (more…)

  • When Ayushmann was rejected on TV

    Actor Ayushmann Khurana, who rose to fame from his 2012 hit ‘Vicky Donor’, revealed that he was once rejected in the show ‘Cine Star Ki Khoj’. Interestingly the actor shared this during the same show’s press conference where he would now be present as a mentor along with Parineeti Chopra!

  • How we recognize food by smell alone

    London : A new study has revealed how people recognize foodstuffs like strawberries, coffee or barbecued meat by just with its aroma, reports ANI.

  • ACCP Pro IT aspirants

    The Aptech Certified Computer Professional (ACCP Pro) is aimed at training students in the latest programming skills for .NET or JAVA technologies. The programme leads to latest certifications from Microsoft and Oracle and is suited for undergraduate students looking to make a career in IT.  The highlights are Mobile App Development – Windows/ Android, Big Data, Cloud Computing, Oracle 11g, Java SE7 and Visual Studio 2013. The course is accessible on OnlineVarsity

  • RBI says India to implement US foreign tax compliance act

    Mumbai: The RBI has said India and the US have agreed to implement a foreign tax compliance law and asked banks and financial institutions to register by this year-end to report accounts and assets held by US citizens. India and the US have agreed to implement Foreign Accounts Tax Compliance Act (FATCA), a US law that targets tax non-compliance by US taxpayers with foreign accounts. The Inter-Governmental Agreement (IGA) on FATCA, which

  • Michael Jackson documentary triggers lawsuit

    Los Angeles : Craig Williams, the director of ‘Michael Jackson: The Last Photo Shoot’, has filed a lawsuit against the executors of the late King of Pop’s estate. Williams seeks to confirm valid rights on unseen footage from Jackson’s 2007 photo shoot which will be used in the documentary, Ace Showbiz reports, according to PTI.

  • Virar builder attacked over business rivalry

    Virar : Business rivalry took an ugly turn in Virar (E) when 10 men tried to attack a developer, by attempting to break into his bungalow at 3.30 am on Sunday. While the attack was taking place, the developer was asleep with his family that includes his wife and two children aged 11 yrs and 5 yrs. The men banged and kicked the door and hurled abuses at the

  • Gurgaon rape accused held in Maharashtra

    Gurgaon: A former administrator of a multinational company accused in a rape case has been arrested from Maharashtra, police said on Sunday. Rohan Jagdale, 35, was arrested by a Special Investigation Team (SIT) from Pune two-and-half months after a case was registered against him. A police team headed by officer Sandeep Kumar camped near Pune for nearly a month. Jagdale was arrested on information provided by his friend

  • Srini can head ICC, Gopal can’t be SC judge

    It is a clearly unfair world. The same Supreme Court that includes the chairman of the Board for Control of Cricket in India N Srinivasan within the ambit of an enquiry by Justice Mukul Mudgal in the charges of corruption, betting and match fixing, does not prohibit him from becoming the chief of the International Cricket Council.  Ironically it debars him from being the BCCI chief, and allows

  • Sebi warns against fraudulent calls

     New Delhi: Capital market regulator Sebi cautioned investors and the public against fraudulent calls being made in the name of regulatory officials to sell financial products and make promotional offers. Sebi caution has come amid several instances of fraudsters posing as the regulator’s officials to lure investors into their investment schemes. Investors have been asked to immediately lodge a police complaint on receiving such unsolicited calls.

  • Saudi king slams religious extremists

    Riyadh: Saudi King Abdullah on Sunday sharply criticised religious extremists, vowing not to let “a handful of terrorists… terrify Muslims”, in a speech marking the start of the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramzan, reports AFP.

  • Now, spine function test for back pain treatment

    New Delhi : With most people suffering from back pain at some point of time in their lives, researchers have now developed a digital test to measure the functioning of the spine, reports IANS.

  • Stock markets may see pre-Budget rally on reform hopes

    New Delhi : Stock market will most likely see bullish trends this week in the run up to Union Budget as investors pin hopes on strong reform measures to rev up the economy, say experts.

  • Three pilgrims die on way to Amarnath cave

    srinagar: Three Amarnath pilgrims have died due to various reasons on way to the cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas since the annual yatra began yesterday, police said on Sunday. Two pilgrims died when they were hit by shooting stones rolling down the mountains en route the 3,880-metre-high cave shrine this morning, a police spokesman said. He said the deceased have been identified as Suresh Yadav (35) from Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh