Free Press Journal
  • Turn up the music to feel powerful

    Be it your first date, a job interview or a big game at college, listen to your favourite tune before plunging into action as music truly makes you feel powerful, reports IANS.

  • The buzz on twitter

    Ratan Tata may be suffering from delusion: Amit Mitra

  • Man hurls boot at minister, arrested

    Aurangabad : The agitation by the Dhangar community in Parbhani took an ugly turn on Tuesday when one of the members hurled a boot at the convoy of the district guardian minister Suresh Dhas while others tried to block the car of the deputy chief minister, Ajit Pawar.

  • Rakhis are now better bought and sent online

    New Delhi : For years, girls and women went to the market to buy rakhis ahead of the festival of Raksha Bandhan. Now, in the age of booming e-commerce, a slew of websites have launched attractive offers that makes rakhi-buying a simple online experience.

  • Egypt’s Tahrir Square sexual assaulters get life term

    Cairo : The Cairo Criminal Court on Thursday handed down life sentences to two of the three defendants charged with sexually assaulting a group of women at Tahrir Square during the inauguration of President Abdel Fattah El Sisi, state-run MENA news agency said, according to IANS.

  • Anderson should continue sledging India: Vaughan

    Manchester: Former England skipper Michael Vaughan has not only defended pacer James Anderson in the Ravindra Jadeja incident but also suggested that the pace spearhead carry on with his sledging at Old Trafford without giving India any chance to report him again.

  • Raymond Bickson quits Indian Hotels

    New Delhi: Tata group hospitality major Indian Hotels Company (IHCL) said its Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer Raymond Bickson has resigned and will step down from the post on August 31, after serving for over a decade. Bickson will be replaced by Rakesh K Sarna, who was the Executive Vice President, Group President – Americas, of Hyatt Hotels Corporation.

  • WIFA to conduct classes for referees

    Mumbai: The WIFA will conduct classes for fresh referees at the Cooperage ground, on Saturday, August 9 and Sunday, August 10. The classes on both days will be held from 9.00 am to 5.00 pm.  The classes are open for candidates between the age of 18 to 25 years and with a minimum qualification of SSC. All those interested in attending the classes are requested to contact, convenor Mr. Dhanraj More on

  • Man held for abducting, raping minor

    Bhayandar : The Mira Road police have arrested a 25-year-old man on charges of kidnapping and raping a 15-year-old girl who was finally rescued from Lucknow recently.


     THE body is the servant of the mind. It obeys the operations of the mind, whether they be deliberately chosen or automatically expressed. At the bidding of unlawful thoughts the body sinks rapidly into disease and decay; at the command of glad and beautiful thoughts it becomes clothed with youthfulness and beauty.

  • Your Day By Nilikash P. Pradhan

    Aries: – If today at work place there are some important issues which have to discuss with your seniors for further proceedings then try to discuss it before evening. Storm in cup of tea with partner is likely.

  • Will Amar Singh make a comeback?

    Lucknow : Is Amar Singh returning to Uttar Pradesh’s ruling Samajwadi Party? If the rumour mills are anything to go by, it is true.

  • Compassion Not Enough

    President Rajendra Prasad made an eloquent plea for leprosy relief work when he told the annual general meeting of the Indian Leprosy Association that “little cases of compassionate work here and there which are at best a reflection of the spirit of exceptional dedication” were not enough. There is no more heartrending a sight than that of hopeless men and women squatting for endless hours on the kerbside

  • Tagore’s art remembered in distant Slovenia

    Ljubljana : The anniversary of the passing away of Indian Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore will be remembered in Slovenia from Aug 7, his death anniversary, to Sep 4, with a unique exhibition of prints of selected paintings by Tagore and his contemporaries — provided by the National Gallery of Modern Art in New Delhi, reports IANS.

  • Akshay, Entertainment: Canine bonding

    Being a dog lover, Akshay Kumkar enjoyed working with dogs in his upcoming film ‘Entertainment’ and the actor is confident that the film will find love from the audience because of its unique concept.       “The film show’s the relationship between a man and a dog. It is after a long time that this genre has been explored in Hindi cinema. Nobody makes films now with animals because people think it is

  • ‘FDI not allowed in railway operations’

    New Delhi: A day after the government gave clearance for fully opening up the railway infrastructure segment to foreign investment, Railway Minister D V Sadananda Gowda on Thursday made it clear that FDI will not be allowed in the operations sector of the national transporter. “As far as the operating portion of the railways is concerned, certainly we are not allowing FDI. (It is) only in infrastructure and other areas,” he told