Free Press Journal
  • RCF cruise to easy victories

    Mumbai: Top seed Rashtriya Chemicals & Fertilizers (RCF) had a great day, winning both their first round matches in the Sunteck 4th Corporate Badminton Challenge 2014, jointly organised by the Maharashtra Badminton Association and Evolution Sport, and hosted by the NSCI.

  • Nepal landslide kills eight, blocks river

    Kathmandu: A landslide on Saturday killed eight people in Nepal with mud and rocks crashing down and blocking the Sun Koshi river, reports IANS.  A small village has also been buried with at least 150 people reported missing.  Following the landslide that occurred at about 2 a.m. Saturday morning, the river has formed a large lake in Sindhupalchowk district, about 60 km from here.  It is feared that

  • Do read The New York Times

    Each week we will get you some of the top stories that international papers and websites reported. Just in case you have been busy. (more…)

  • Advantage England with Anderson escaping ban: Harmison

    Manchester: Former fast bowler Steve Harmison feels the advantage rests with hosts England in the remaining two Tests with James Anderson managing to escape without a ban for his Level 3 charge in the Trent Bridge incident.

  • Pregnant Women, Jail

    Confusion with pregnancy

    Career or relationship

    I come from a very well known, affluent family. I am soon going to be signing a film too. I am 22 years old and my whole family has been in the film industry since several years. Recently I have got involved with a girl who is from a very simple background and she studying to be a dentist. I don’t think she is ready for me entering

  • Veggie indulgences

    A hearty veg meal at Banana Leaf does well for the body and soul, writes GITA HARI. (more…)

  • Discovering a vibrant India in Pakistan – via a book

    Colourful photographs of people celebrating Holi; women wearing vermillion, saris and bindis as they wait for the moon rise so they can break their Karva Chauth fast; firecrackers creating a kaleidoscopic canvas in the sky during Diwali – all this seems normal till one spies a Pakistani flag fluttering in the background.

  • A foundation for neurological disorders

    Two years back, while honeymooning in Sri Lanka, Sonalee Shyamsunder came across children with cerebral palsy and mental retardation. Talking to the parents in Bentota and Kandi, she found their reactions rather surprising. They thought their children, who might be dependent on them for the rest of their lives, to be an opportunity to do some good in the world. Children with neurological disorders, in these cases, were received as blessings, not

  • The Bicycle Diaries

    A large number of Mumbaikars regularly cycle to work. NIDHI JAMWAL catches up with some enthusiast ‘corporate’ cyclists for whom cycling to office is not a part of life- it’s a way of life.

  • If I were dictator, I would introduce Gita in Std I: SC judge

    Ahmedabad : Supreme Court judge Justice A R Dave on Saturday said that Indians should revert to their ancient traditions, and texts such as Mahabharata and Bhagwad Gita should be introduced to children at an early age.

  • Yet another chit fund scam comes to fore in Aurangabad, couple held

    Aurangabad : In yet another revelation of a chit fund scam thousands of investors have been taken for ride for over Rs 500 crore during last three years. The prime accused, a Nasik-based couple, has been arrested in this connection.

  • Shah Rukh is ‘king’ of Bollywood: Salman

    Superstar Salman Khan, who has been delivering hit films back-to-back, feels his arch rival Shah Rukh Khan is the ‘King of Bollywood’. Salman has become the first Bollywood actor to give seven Rs 100 crore hit films in a row, including his recent release ‘Kick’. “You can say whatever you want. But there is a king (hinting at Shah Rukh) anyways. You have problem with him being the King? I don’t have

  • Again a brand Ambassador?

    V GANGADHAR discovers that the controversy over Sania Mirza being the Brand Ambassador for Telengana is justified as she is already a BA. (more…)

  • On the roof of the world, at the foot of Himalayas

    It is a land of clean air, fresh winds, picturesque mountains, lush green landscapes and a thousand rivers plunging through mountain passes, bringing natural mineral water across the valleys. Bridges here are made of wood and iron chain and straddle the rivers, roads- winding across rock faces and through dense forests of giant rhododendrons, wild orchids and exotic birds making it a paradise in the heart of Himalayas.

  • Much ado over naming of UK couple’s baby!

    London : A British Hindu couple has won the right to appeal against a court ruling that ordered their five-month-old baby to be taken into social care over their decision not to give him a name, reports PTI.

  • Future Point 3 – 9 Aug 2014

    Aries : There will be complications as you struggle to solve problems at work place and home. Strong moves in politics and social sector might damage your image. There is possibility of gains from speculative activities.

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