Free Press Journal
  • Amla set for historic Test

    Galle: Hashim Amla will make history on Wednesday when he takes the field as South Africa’s first permanent non-white skipper, helming a team in transition after the retirements of Test greats Graeme Smith and Jacques Kallis.

  • Obsessing with secrecy

    From the time the Henderson Brooks inquiry report into India’s 1962 humiliation at the hands of the Chinese was submitted, there have been both sane and shrill voices seeking its publication. And no one has been more persistent in seeking its disclosure than the BJP or its precursor, the Jana Sangh. Successive Congress governments have, however, kept a tight lid over it, citing the vague `national interest.’ Lt.

  • SC raises query on top IPS man joining the CBI

    New Delhi : The Supreme Court on Monday raised questions on how senior IPS officer Archana Ramasundaram joined CBI as an Additional Director when she was allegedly not relieved by Tamil Nadu which is her parent cadre.

  • THE MOULDER OF CHARACTER

    EVERY action of ours might resemble a wave moving on the surface of a lake, which appears for a while and then disappears. But our thoughts and feelings and the actions that we do, produce impressions on the mind, which may seem to be erased after sometime, but really produce permanent marks in the deeper layers of the mind, which are called ‘samskaras’ (impressions) in Sanskrit. Hundreds of such samskaras formulate our

  • A Ticklish Problem

    While members of Parliament have been complaining that their abodes are being invaded by unwelcome monkeys, it has been reported from New Delhi that Government has imposed a total ban on the export of monkeys, even for purposes of research.

  • Budget modestly credit positive: Moody’s

    New Delhi: Rating agency Moody’s said the budget 2014-15 has outlined steps to support faster economic growth, but absence of detailed implementation plan makes it modestly credit positive for India. “Unless the budget is followed by a more specific implementation plan, as well as additional measures to address macroeconomic imbalances, its credit effect will be modest,” said Moody’s Investors Service Senior VP Atsi Sheth. “A smaller fiscal deficit would be credit positive

  • India uses cinema to tell its stories, we use TV: Pakistani actress

    New Delhi : Having immortalised strong women-oriented roles on TV screens across the border, young and multi-faceted Sanam Saeed, known to Indian audiences as Kashaf Murtaza of “Zindagi Gulzar Hai”, says that while India makes the most of its filmmaking capacity to tell stories, the medium in Pakistan is TV.

  • Your Day By Nilikash P. Pradhan

    Aries:- You appear up to date and fresh in any dress. Today is the time for entertainment and romance. You feel so energised nothing can hold you back you always make superhuman efforts at your workplace profession.

  • ‘Maneka not the last word on juvenile rape charge’

    New Delhi : Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi’s stand that juveniles who commit rape should be tried as adults has evoked mixed reaction, with women’s and political leaders stressing widespread consultations but child rights’ organisations completely opposed to the suggestion.