Free Press Journal
  • Konkan Rly offers more facilities

    Mumbai: Passengers travelling on the Konkan Railway can now get information updates of its services at the click of a button. All they need is send an SMS at 9004470700 for info or to get their grievances addressed. The messages will be monitored by the central control in the corporate office at Belapur, Navi Mumbai. The railway has also started public reservation system at Mangaon station for long distance trains. With this,

  • Malwa Queen Cruise Restaurant to be inaugurated today

    Indore: Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan will inaugurate the Malwa Queen Cruise Restaurant at Atal Bihari Vajpayee Regional Park at 5 pm today. State Urban Development Minister Kailash Vijayvargiya, Mayor Krishna Murari Moghe, State Minister, Tourism and Culture, Surendra Patwa, IDA president Shankar Lalwani, MLA Jeetu Patwari will also be present.

  • Immune cell discovery could help halt spread of cancer

    Melbourne : Highly specialised immune cells, called natural killer cells, can play a critical role in killing melanoma cells that have spread to the lungs, a new study has found, reports PTI.

  • Pawar extends support to Dhangar agitation

    Mumbai : Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) Chief Sharad Pawar, at a press conference in Pune, extended support to the agitation started by the Dhangar community over the ST status.

  • Shah has to immerse 11 cr people to make India Cong-free: Ahmed

    New Delhi: “Amit Shah will have to immerse 11 crore people in the Indian ocean if he has to make the country Congress-free”,  AICC General Secretary Shakeel Ahmed said on Saturday taking a dig at the BJP chief’s call of freeing India of Congress.

  • At peace with yourself

    We should develop a more and more “centred” and “integrated” personality so that you are always cheerful and stress-free, says RUBY LILAOWALA. (more…)

  • Depression takes toll on Chinese workforce: Survey

    Beijing : Depression is taking a toll on Chinese workforce as 70 per cent of employees diagnosed with the illness took time off from work and more than half of the depressed staff reported impaired work performance, a new survey showed, reports PTI.

  • Anurag Kashyap against electricity theft

    Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap is now promoting a film on a social issue. ‘Katiyabaaz’, co-produced by Anurag’s Phantom films, is a documentary which deals with the issue of electricity theft in small cities. Talking at a promotional event the filmmaker said that he could relate with the problem and the film as power-crisis was a part of his growing up years in UP.

  • It’s raining ‘Selfie’

    Last week, a selfie taken by a black macaque on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi  has become a tug of war between Wikipedia and the photographer who claims he is the owner of the selfie. Roshani Shinde takes a look at the Selfie culture which has become more       contagious than the Ebola virus. (more…)

  • How to calculate the number for family protection plan

    As we saw earlier, a Term Insurance Plan protects the dependents of a householder against the financial distress that may be caused upon the death (or critical illness) of the householder, due to the loss of a source of income to sustain them. Therefore it is very important to decide upon the right quantum and the right duration of the protection: the umbrella should be of the right size – neither too

  • Mercury Army Public School celebrates I-Day

    Mhow : The 68th Independence Day was celebrated at Mercury Army Primary School, MCTE, Mhow with lots of enthusiasm and patriotic fervor.  The school wore a festive look with tricolor balloons, festoons and streamers.

  • Chefs innovate to get fussy children to eat

    Feeding children with nutritious food has been a challenge that most mothers seem to be familiar with. Chefs and food experts, however suggest that simple alterations can make a regular meal more attractive to fussy eaters.

  • Out in the cold, BEST to approach tribunal over Tata move

    Mumbai :  The BEST after losing its monopoly over power distribution in the island city will now approach the Appellate Tribunal of Electricity (ATE). A day after Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Authority (MERC) gave its nod for the renewal of license of TATA Powers for 25 years, senior officials from BEST said they will now approach the tribunal for a second look on the licensing of the TATA powers.

  • Saradha chit fund probe Mumbai broker also roped in

    NEW DELHI : The Central Bureau of Investigation on Saturday raided office and residence of a Mumbai stock broker who had allegedly secured licences for the Saradha group of companies from SEBI and MCX as also the residence of one TV serial producer in the course of the probe into the multi-crore Saradha chit fund scam of Odisha.

  • Anti-govt protesters turn heat on Sharif

    Islamabad : Leaders of two anti-government rallies vowed not to back down till Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif resigns as thousands of their supporters converged on Pakistan’s capital, posing the biggest challenge to the 15-month-old civilian government, reports PTI.

  • Gaiety marks I-Day celebration at Army Public School, Mhow

    Mhow : The 68th Independence Day was celebrated with great merriment at Army Public School, Mhow. The Chief Guest Hon’ble Chairman Brig Abhay A Bhat, Arundhati Bhat and the Officers from different units graced the occasion with their auspicious presence. They were accorded a warm welcome by the School Principal, PK Tiwari & Vice Principal, SK Choudhary .

  • 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.