Free Press Journal
  • Poonia finishes second in USA’s discus event

    New Delhi :  Ace Indian discus thrower Krishna Poonia warmed up to her defence of Commonwealth Games gold medal as she finished second in a meet in Chicago, United States.

  • Turkish delight

    Over tall glasses of lemonade, Aditi Rao Hydari tells PRATISHTHA MALHOTRA about her memorable  holidays across the globe, including those incorrigible  Turkish men! (more…)

  • Inter district carrom C’ship from 23rd

    Mumbai: As part of silver jubilee year celebration Vasai Taluka Kala Krida Vikas Mandal will be organising the prestigious  Aamdar Kshitij Thakur Chashak  50th Maharashtra State & Inter District Carrom Championship 2014  under the auspices of Thane District Carrom Association & Maharashtra Carrom Association between 23rd July to 27th July.

  • CBDT launches new tax calculator

    New Delhi:  CBDT has launched a new online ‘tax calculator’ for computing annual I-T liability which can now be emailed to personal inboxes of taxpayers before returns are filed by the end of this month.  The ‘tax calculator’ is a computer based programme hosted on the web-based platform of the I-T department and is meant for the aid of the taxpayer before they file their final Income Tax

  • Lanka to coach banned spinner Senanayake

    Colombo :  Sri Lanka’s cricket authorities decided Sunday to send off-spinner Sachithra Senanayake for intense coaching after the International Cricket Council (ICC) ruled his bowling action illegal and banned him from international matches.

  • Record entries for Gautam Thakkar badminton

    Mumbai: A record number of over 1000 entries have been received for the 3rd Gautam Thakkar Memorial All India Junior Badminton Tournament 2014, hosted by the GTMBA and hosted by Bombay Gymkhana and to be played at their courts from July 14 to 20, 2014.

  • Putin signs nuclear energy deal with Argentina

    Buenos Aires : Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed agreements on nuclear energy generation with Argentina as part of a Latin American tour aimed at building Russia’s influence in the region, reports AP.

  • Book explores life and times of Bal Thackeray

    New Delhi : There were never any half measures about late Bal Thackeray – it was either all or nothing for the man who always knew what he wanted, says a new book which explores the life and times of the enigmatic Shiv Sena founder.

  • Your Day By Nilikash P. Pradhan

    Aries:- Both your working life and private space will be demanding, but not worrisome. It will just be pulls and influences in two completely different, and opposite directions.

  • Save Them!

    ….Perhaps, the present plight of India’s vast middle class population is partly due to its inability to adapt itself to changing conditions.  This class has been reluctant to abandon the cloak of super-respectability and to move with the times, in the realisation that work in the fields and factories is just as dignified as working at a desk……Another severe defect with the life of the middle classes is

  • SGPC row: Badal set to lead Sikh delegation to Prez

    Chandigarh :  SAD president Sukhbir Singh Badal on Sunday said thathe would lead a Sikh delegation to President Pranab Mukherjee to “unmask the conspiracy” allegedly hatched by Congress party to divide the Sikhs by trying to create a separate SGPC in Haryana.

  • MMI India announces new Acting CEOs

    Mumbai: MMI India Pvt. Ltd, the wholly owned subsidiary of Messe München GmbH, announced the new Acting CEOs. The Management Board of Messe München GmbH has decided to establish a joint management responsibility for the time being. Katharina Schlegel as COO and Deputy CEO and Bhupinder Singh as CMO and Deputy CEO of MMI India will lead the company as “Acting CEO” jointly with each other. They are jointly fully in charge


    A retired soldier was walking on the road, carrying a load of grocery on his head. A mischievous boy had seen him walk on the road several times. One day when the soldier was walking absent-mindedly along the road by the side of a ditch, the boy shouted aloud: “Attention!” The moment the retired soldier heard the word ‘attention’ he dropped his arms, which were until then supporting a bundle, stood erect