Free Press Journal
  • Israel pounds Gaza despite global efforts for peace

    Gaza/Jerusalem : Israel on Tuesday bombed several mosques, a hospital and a stadium in the Hamas-ruled Gaza even as international efforts intensified to broker a ceasefire to end the 15-day conflict that has killed 604 Palestinians and 29 Israelis, reports PTI.

  • Indian scientists develop seedless mangoes

    Patna : First came seedless grapes. Now, Indian scientists have developed what could be the ultimate delicacy – a seedless mango which is finely textured and juicy, with a rich, sweet and distinctive flavour when mature.  “We have developed a seedless mango variety from hybrids of mango varieties Ratna and Alphonso,” V.B. Patel,chairman of the horticulture department at the Bihar Agriculture University(BAU) at Sabour in Bhagalpur district.

  • Demonstration to remove Janpad CEO

    Dewas : Demanding the suspension of Chief Executive Officer Kashiram Kanude, the employees under Janpad Panchayat Dewas hold demonstration on second day.

  • Ceat Q1 net dips 21% at Rs 52 cr

    NEW DELHI: Tyre maker Ceat on Tuesday reported 0.91 per cent decline in consolidated net profit at Rs 51.66 crore for the first quarter ended June 30, 2014-15. The company had posted net profit of Rs 65.32 crore in the April-June period of the 2013-14 fiscal. Net sales rose however to Rs 1,453.10 crore during Q1, 2014-15, as against Rs 1,316.91 crore in the year-ago period, Ceat Ltd said in a filing to the BSE. Ceat

  • Amitabh Bachchan

    SR Bachchan to thread on Twitter

    At 71, Amitabh Bachchan is quite tech savvy and full of life! What’s more, the veteran actor is also one of the most followed people on Twitter in India. He is known for his expressive tweets on the platform and has been constantly engaging with his colleagues, family and fans on Twitter.

  • Now, John to shed 17 Kg for a biopic

    Seems like actor-producer John Abraham is experimenting with his looks for his next film ‘1911’, which is a sports biopic on footballer Sibdas Bhaduri. The 41-year-old actor would be seen in a leaner avatar in the film.

  • The Buzz on Twitter

    On India regaining the glory at Lord’s after 28 long years

  • HC questions ban on visit to Afzal Khan’s tomb

    Mumbai : The Bombay High Court Tuesday asked Maharashtra government to inform by August 6 under what authority it had ordered a ban since 2007 on visit to the tomb of Afzal Khan, who had served the Adil Shahi dynasty of Bijapur as commander, at Pratapgarh fort in Satara district.

  • CBI fails to establish link between Tejinder and Tatra

    New Delhi: While the CBI has chargesheeted Lt Gen (retd) Tejinder Singh under section 12 of Prevention of Corruption Act (for bribing a government servant), the agency has not be able to find any link between him and the owners of Tatra truck manufacturers, official sources said. They said the charge sheet mentioned about a note written by former Army Chief, who is at present Minister of State for External Affairs and

  • COURAGE

    COURAGE is that quality which enables you to meet dangers without fear, to encounter opposition and difficulties with firmness and calmness. True courage is not brute force, but the firm resolve of virtue and reason. A courageous person is serene and resolute. Physical courage depends on bodily strength and intrepidity. Moral courage is of a higher order. It enables one to pursue a course deemed right through which one may incur contempt

  • Revolutionary antibiotics to tackle TB

    London : Why mycobacteria – a family that includes the microbe that causes tuberculosis (TB) – survive oxygen limitation has long been a mystery but not anymore. A discovery could lead to a revolutionary class of antibiotics to tackle TB, says IANS.

  • Judicial commission blames M. Geeta for deaths; govt says no

    BHOPAL : The State government did as was expected – giving clean chit to then district collector and senior IAS officer M Geeta in massive Ratangarh tragedy involving deaths of 47 innocent people, ignoring judicial commission’s recommendation against her.

  • Your Day By Nilikash P. Pradhan

    Aries: – Your projects, plans will be supported by friends. There will be increase in income. An affair of the heart will change life outlook. Worries must be kept aside.

  • Mischief afoot

    The United States Senate has given a free hand to the President and the Secretary of State who will represent the American Government at the Geneva talks.

  • ING Vysya net dips 18 pc on higher provisioning for bad assets

    Mumbai: Mid-sized private sector lender ING Vysya Bank on Tuesday reported an 18 per cent drop in net profit for June quarter at Rs 143.4 crore due to higher provisioning for bad assets. The Bangalore-headquartered lender had posted a net profit of Rs 175.1 crore in the same period last fiscal. The bank’s gross non-performing assets in the reporting quarter jumped to 2.39 per cent from 1.75 per

  • Sangli-Miraj riots: Plea for CBI probe quashed

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court Tuesday dismissed a petition seeking CBI probe into the 2009 communal riots in Sangli-Miraj area of western Maharashtra. The division bench of Justices V M Kanade and P D Kode dubbed the petition as politically motivated, and asked the petitioner Ashish Kori, vice president of MNS’ Sangli unit, to deposit Rs 10 lakh with the court to establish his bonafides. The judges also questioned the delay in

  • China seals McDonald’s, KFC supplies after scandal

    Beijing : Authorities in China have rushed to seal up suspicious meat products in fast food chains, including McDonald’s and KFC, after one of their suppliers was accused of selling stale meat.