Free Press Journal
  • Amid key PSLV launch, Modi pitches for a SAARC satellite

    Sriharikota (AP) : In yet another milestone in space technology, India on Monday launched five foreign satellites on board an indigenous rocket, prompting Prime Minister Narendra Modi to ask Indian scientists to develop a SAARC satellite which can be dedicated as a ‘gift’ to the neighbours.

  • Bengal triple murder: Left backs CBI probe

    Kolkata : Claiming that there were attempts to shield the guilty, the Left Front on Monday supported the demand for a CBI probe into a 2010 triple murder in West Bengal’s Birbhum district in which a Trinamool Congress lawmaker is allegedly involved.

  • Another two years for 4G technology to take off in India

    New Delhi : It has been quite some time that the Indian telecom industry is talking about the fourth generation (4G) technology but is the market and the subscribers ready for it?  Experts feel it will take another couple of years for 4G to gain steam and become a mass product and the ecosystem around it to mature.

  • Jolt to Jinnah’s sister, 47 yrs after her death

    Karachi: Pakistani authorities here have sent a water bill amounting Rs 263,774 to Fatima Jinnah, the sister of the country’s founder Muhammad Ali Jinnah, 47 years after her death. The Karachi Water and Sewerage Board has sent the bill to Fatima Jinnah and she has been directed to pay the amount within 10 days of receipt of the notice, or the connection of water and sewerage could be disconnected, the News reported.

  • DU cut-offs; bar set as high as 98.75 pc!

    New Delhi : Setting the benchmark, Sri Ram College of Commerce and Ramjas College of Delhi University on Monday were among the first to announce their cut-offs for admission to courses under three-year format with the bar set as high as 98.75 per cent.

  • Your Day By Nilikash P. Pradhan

    Aries:- You may face various upheavals in achieving profits. Do not invest money in those areas where there’s a higher chance of loss otherwise it may become a source of your tensions.

  • Problems on deck

    There is an undercurrent of cruelty in the allegation made by the Chairman of the Deck Passengers’ Welfare Committee that many of the abuses of deck travel could be laid at the door of the passengers themselves.  Injury has been added to this by the report that in return for the benefits deck passengers will derive from proposed improvements, they will have to put up with increased fares.

  • RUBARU – A documentary on RANG DE BASANTI

    Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra’s ‘Rang De Basanti’ left a lasting impact on the youth and awakened them to their rights and capability of demanding change when it was released in 2006. And now after eight years, the makers of the film have come together to release ‘Rubaru’, a documentary on the making and impact of the Aamir Khan-starrer. The documentary was recently screened on Sunday at the third edition of Ladakh International Film

  • TRUST YOUR INTUITION

    FOR most of the part, we connect better with our intuition, when we shut out noise, places and people. People leave their homes during weekends and vacations, to shut the mind off for a few moments, so that some self-talk is possible. When the mind is crowded with thoughts, nothing coherent emerges. For some, when they face problems, the mind becomes clear, like the water in the lake churned and the sediment

  • Yamaha working on $500 bike for India

    New Delhi: Japanese two-wheeler maker Yamaha is working on a project to develop a small bike, which it aims to sell for around USD 500 (around Rs 30,000) in India, Yamaha Motor R&D India MD Toshikazu Kobayashi said. The company, which has launched upgraded variants under the FZ series – FZ Version 2.0 and FZ-S Version 2.0, did not confirm any timeframe for the launch.

  • Prince Harry to inherit Diana’s fortune!

    London : Prince Harry is already one of the most eligible bachelors in the world and come September when he turns 30, the British royal will be wealthier by over 10 million pounds that he will inherit from Princess Diana.

  • Telecom towers threaten sparrows!

    Morning walkers and joggers are in for a pleasant surprise at the joggers’ park created on an erstwhile garbage dumping ground near the Kopar Khairane mosque. One comes across interesting sign boards explaining the significance of the little bird sparrow apparently to make the people to think. In a unique step, NMMC, in association with New Delhi-based TERI (The Energy and Resources Institute), has launched the education campaign on birds with emphasis