Free Press Journal
  • First automatic fresh tea brewing machine

    Signalling, perhaps, the first ever touch of technology to the age old art of tea brewing, beverages major, D’lecta Café has announced the unveiling of the world’s first ever automatic tea brewing machine. The company has already filed the technology for patent and plans to make the machine available in the domestic market in the forthcoming week.

  • Vasundhara seeks nod for ministry expansion

    New Delhi : Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on Friday met BJP President Amit Shah, seeking permission for expansion of her ministry. Also present in the meeting was State BJP president Ashok Parnami. The chief minister also called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and briefed him on issues concerning development and the new projects launched by her government.

  • The buzz on twitter

    ‘Hindu Rashtra’ and Goa ministers

  • GAIL signs pact with Sumitomo Corp

    New Delhi :  State gas utility GAIL India Ltd said it has signed an agreement with Sumitomo Corp, Japan’s third-largest trading house, for cooperation in gas procurement and petrochemicals.

  • Don Bosco, Matunga romp to 3rd straight win

    Mumbai: Maintaining their superb winning form, defending champions Don Bosco ‘A’, Matunga notched up third win on the trot with a fluent 3-1 win against Don Bosco, Borivali in a boy’s under-16 Div-I-A league match of the Mumbai Schools Sports Association (MSSA) Inter-School Football Tournament – 2014 at the MSSA Schools Sports Centre, Azad Maidan on Friday morning.

  • SCLR carries 75,000 vehicles

    Mumbai: After being delayed for a decade, the newly inaugurated Santacruz-Chembur Link Road has proved to be a major relief for traffic movement on the Eastern Express Highway. Providing the crucial East-West connectivity SCLR is been used by more than 75,000 vehicles on a daily bases. With the SCLR being thrown open as an immediate effect the traffic on the Eastern Express Highway has been reduced substantially. Earlier, close to 1,25,000 PCUs

  • Sartorial Revolt?

    The apparel oft proclaims the man, sang Shakespeare. But, in India, the apparel just proclaims what a queer bunch of men we are. Please don’t get annoyed. I will tell you why.

  • Communism & Spirituality

    Communism has three goals: To check the greed of feudal and capitalistic societies; to halt the fanaticism and fundamentalism of religious communities; and to care for and share resources with the needy.

  • Solar storm could have plunged world into darkness in 2012

    Washington : Earth had a near miss with a solar flare from the most powerful storm on the Sun in over 150 years that could have caused widespread power blackouts, scientists say. On July 23, 2012, the Sun unleashed two massive clouds of plasma that barely missed a catastrophic encounter with the Earth’s atmosphere.

  • CBI delinks Chavan prosecution issue

    Mumbai: The CBI on Friday told the Bombay High Court that it was not within its purview to go into Maharashtra governor’s refusal to sanction prosecution of former Chief Minister Ashok Chavan in the Adarsh Housing society case. In an affidavit, CBI said the governor had refused to grant sanction to prosecute Chavan, but the issue was outside its purview. The affidavit came in response to a PIL filed by former journalist

  • Jet appoints new management team

    Mumbai: Jet Airways on Friday appointed Raj Sivakumar as its chief commercial officer with immediate effect. Sivakumar will be responsible for the overall development and implementation of sales strategy for driving the airline’s market share and maximising revenues. In a similar move, Rajeev Nambiar has joined the airline’s management team as vice president – sales (India). The airline also approved the appointment of Martin Drew as vice

  • Hacker who stole Microsoft keys

    New Delhi : The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday nabbed an alleged hacker who entered into systems of software giant Microsoft to steal product keys worth lakhs and is feared to have compromised some government websites as well in the process.

  • Tortoise keeps Neelu, Pooja busy on TV sets

    “Diya Aur Baati Hum” actors Neelu Vaghela and Pooja Singh are a tad distracted on the sets of the show these days, courtesy a new guest! They have been running in and out of shots while shooting for the daily soap, aired on Star Plus, reports IANS.