Free Press Journal
  • Snapshot: Tanishaa with her best friend

    This Friendship Day, Tanishaa Mukerji of ‘Bigg Boss’-fame revealed some secrets about her relationship with her first and best friend, her elder sister Kajol. Tanishaa believes that Kajol has been instrumental in every aspect of her life. Like all siblings, the sisters have a love-hate relationship but they adore each other to bits. “When I was 11 years old, I celebrated my first friendship day with Kajol. I remember using my pocket

  • Dena Bank offers higher FCNR rates

    Mumbai: Dena Bank now offers a higher rate of interest on FCNR (B)/RFC term deposit with effective from August 1. For FCNR (B) deposits of 3 years to less than 4 years, in US Dollar terms, the revised interest rates are 4.21% as compared to 4.01% previous rates effective from August 1, 2014. For FCNR (B) deposits of 4 years to less than 5 years, in US Dollar terms, the revised interest

  • Councillor held for remarks against Jaya

    COIMBATORE: A DMDK municipal councillor in nearby Mettuapalayam town was arrested on Monday for allegedly
    posting derogatory remarks against Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on a social networking site, police said. Malli alias Subramaniam, DMDK Mettupalayam Town Secretary and a councillor, was arrested on a complaint by AIADMK’s Vanmathi, also a councillor of the municipality.

  • Interest rate zero: Farmers are now hero

    Raipur:  In the state that leads in the field of paddy production, the hardworking farmers have become real heroes of agriculture, for now they have the facility of zero per cent interest on agricultural loans from this financial year 2014-15  as per the budget announcement of Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh.

  • Marico Apr-Jun consol PAT up 17%

    New Delhi :  Marico Ltd reported a 17.5% on-year rise in consolidated net profit to 1.85 bln rupees for quarter ended Jun 30 on the back of a 5% growth in sales volumes. Consolidated net sales of the fast moving consumer goods major increased 17.36% on-year to 16.19 bln rupees.

  • Minor boy abducted and killed for ransom

    RANGIA (ASSAM): A 12-year old boy was abducted and killed for ransom by a man at Changsari in Kamrup (Rural) district, police said. Nipen Nath, a class six student of Changsari High School, was missing since Sunday afternoon. At 10 pm, his abductor Deepjyoti Kalita demanded Rs 10 lakh from the boy’s father for his release. Tracing his mobile tower, Deepjyoti was arrested on Monday. After confessing the crime, he led the

  • Gear up for Galaxy Note 4 in September

    Seoul: Samsung Electronics will unveil the Galaxy Note 4 in Berlin Sep 3,  the Korea Times said, according to IANS.

  • BoM Apr-Jun PAT at Rs 1.18 bn

    MUMBAI :  A fall in other income coupled with deteriorating asset quality dragged Bank of Maharashtra’s net profit down 56% on-year to 1.18 bln rupees for quarter ended Jun 30.

  • Cheeky-chunk umbrellas launched

    mUMBAI: Cheeky-chunk Dresigner Umbrellas -unique and first of its kind in India with vivid designs and design specifically to the lovers of Bombay Rains which have “Bambaiiyaa” dialogues written on it and try giving a flavour to the city have been launched in Mumbai. According to Pratik Doshi, Director, Cheeky-chunk umbrellas are getting excellent response and are sold online on the website to benefit the consumers eliminating the middle man and huge

  • The buzz on twitter

    UPSC exam row: Centre says English marks should not be included

  • And now, India gets a Billiards Premier League

    Mumbai :  The inaugural Videocon Billiards Premier League, organised by the Billiards & Snooker Association of Maharashtra, will be held in Mumbai from August 16 to 24.



  • The Two-Penny Idea

    If you have two pennies left; with one buy a bread, with the other a flower; the bread will give you life, the flower a reason for living.”

  • Your Day By Nilikash P. Pradhan

    Aries: – Shed away your inactiveness and follow some workout patterns. Maintain proper diet habits to keep yourself healthy. You will get some good investment opportunities.

  • Kalamboli Iron & Steel Mkt Yard in crisis

    Mumbai: Kalamboli Iron & Steel Market Yard is considered as worse than a grave yard without any basic amenities. There is steep scarcity of basic amenities, such as pathetic conditions of internal roads, street lights, uneven supply of potable waters, drainage etc. In the monsoon season, the situation becomes bad to worse due to severe water logging in the market yard.
    The monthly trading turnover of this market is around Rs. 1,000 crore

  • Vox Populi

    BEST could run mini buses from LTT

  • Goa govt bid to gag theatre artistes draws criticism!

     Panaji : Legislators of Goa’s ruling BJP as well as the opposition on Monday hit out at the state art and culture ministry for trying to stifle Konkani theatre-artists by stopping them from criticising “government, ministers, MLAs, VIPS’ during public performances.