Free Press Journal
  • Tharoor may be quizzed again

    New Delhi : Congress MP Shashi Tharoor is likely to be questioned again next week in connection with his wife Sunanda Pushkar’s mysterious death as police looks to join the pieces in the case.

  • Goyal promises ‘no favour, no fear’ business regime

    Davos : Promising to make doing business much more attractive, Union Minister Piyush Goyal has assured investors that they can work in India without fear or favour.  “This government has demonstrated to the world that India is a great place to work in,” the Minister for Power, Coal and Renewable Energy said. Goyal, who was here to attend the World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting, told PTI in an interview that India is

  • Bhopal gas leak survivors seek justice from US Prez

    New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi should raise the issue of Bhopal gas disaster with the US President Barack Obama during the ongoing three-day visit, said NGOs working for the rights of survivors of the 1984 tragedy.

  • Infra ministries to give details of projects of Rs 150 cr online

    New Delhi : Amid concerns from the PMO over time and cost overrun in completion of big-ticket investment projects, the infrastructure ministries, including coal, have been asked to upload details of every project costing over Rs 150 crore on the Online Computerised Monitoring System (OCMS).

  • Alia Bhatt

    “Alia Bhatt is born to be a star”

    Noted celebrity photographer Rohan Shreshtha is one of the best fashion photographers in the B-town. But who is the one whom he loved shooting last year? Also with each New Year, comes new challenges; so what’s new in the space of celebrity photography for him in 2015? Nichola Pais asks him all…

  • Murthy: Private sector must run business without govt interference

    Jaipur : The country would see more economic progress if the private sector was left to run business without government interference, Infosys founder N R Narayana Murthy has said at the Jaipur Literature Festival. “Any good government has to have a good regulatory agency but it is best if business of business is left to private sector. Rules much be such that 90% of people can conduct their businesses swiftly and without interference

  • India will soon see surge in FDI inflows: Sinha

    New Delhi: India will soon see a surge in foreign direct investment, including from the US, as the country strengthens manufacturing sector under the ‘Make in India’ programme, Minister of State for Finance Jayant Sinha said.

  • Maoists attack resort in Kerala, write slogans against Obama’s visit

    Tirunelli (Kerala) : Suspected Maoists attacked a state-run tourist resort in Wayanad in north Kerala on Saturday and escaped into forests after vandalising the premises and writing slogans against US President Barack Obama’s visit to the country.

  • Jaipur Litfest makes history with record number of visitors

    Prakash Bhandari/ Jaipur : The eighth edition of the Jaipur Literature Festival, the world’s largest free literary festival, ended on a high on Sunday as the festival announced 2,45,000 recorded footfalls over the five days – a record number for the Festival, which is  free and open to all.

  • Experts: E-commerce biz may need to hire 1 lakh people in next 6 months

    Mumbai : The $12 billion plus rising Indian e-commerce business market is witnessing a rush of hiring and may need one lakh people over the next six months, industry experts have said.    “Support service sectors such as recruitment consulting firms are witnessing a rush of hiring in the e-commerce space. The country’s e-commerce space is estimated to hire one lakh people in the next six moths period,” global head-hunting firm InHelm Leadership

  • Mika’s first track in 2015

    Looks like singing star Mika Singh has begun his 2015 on a high note! News is that singer has recorded a thumping track for the forthcoming film ‘Badmashiyaan’. Ever the thorough professional, Mika recorded a special Haryanvi rap song recently, and he did it at the wee hours of 3am in the morning!

  • Centre plans to set up petro region in Mangaluru: Min

    Mangaluru : The Centre is keen on setting up a Petroleum, Chemicals and Petrochemicals Investment Region here, Union Minister for Chemicals and Fertilisers Ananth Kumar has said.

  • CM to invite participants to Simhastha

    Bhopal: The state government is creating Global Talent Pool to rope in cooperation of NRIs and well wishers of Madhya Pradesh living in different countries and outside Madhya Pradesh. For this, Friends of MP Conclave will be held in New York on February 1. At the conclave, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan will urge Friends of Madhya Pradesh after extensive discussions on Madhya Pradesh’s potentials, policies and programmes pertaining to development. The

  • Wish I had met Dhanush earlier, says R Balki

    Calling Dhanush one of the most “intelligent actors” of the country, filmmaker R. Balakrishnan aka Balki, who has directed the actor in “Shamitabh”, wishes he had met him earlier in his life.

  • Saif-Kareena

    How does humble pie taste, Saif?

    Gosh, how time changes things… Time was when Saif Ali Khan would be seen trying to improve his wife’s Bollywoodised mind, encouraging her to read fine books, to appreciate world cinema, etc. etc. A flurry of flops later, Saif is finding himself dangerously at sea as far as his career is concerned. And now the upper-crust, Winchester college-educated royal is apparently consulting with Bebo on how to pick potential box office winners!

  • State government’s schemes create atmosphere in favour of girls 

    Bhopal: Under leadership of Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan during last 9 years, a number of schemes and programmes for girl child have been implemented in Madhya Pradesh to create positive atmosphere in favour of them. These schemes and programmes have not only yielded impressive result, but have also been replicated throughout the country. Beti Bachao Abhiyan was launched in 2011 to create sense of respect towards girls in society. Chief Minister

  • SGPC to set up ‘censor board’ for films, books

    Chandigarh: Films and books on Sikh religion may soon have to pass the test of the Shiromani Gurudwara Prabhandak Committee (SGPC), which is planning to set up a ‘censor board’ for “moral policing” of the scripts.

  • Wires For Breakfast!

    We sympathise wholeheartedly with our Prime Minister who is perhaps the only individual in this country who starts his day with a breakfast of bad tidings. No doubt in the course of the day he shares the news with his colleagues and with eager parliamentarians, but still to find a lot of nasty telegrams on one’s breakfast table is not exactly conducive to a good appetite. It is no wonder that Shri Nehru periodically