Free Press Journal
  • Pharma meet–2015 held

    Indore : The Indian Pharmaceutical Association organised a Pharma meet–2015 at Anand Mohan Auditorium. According to Sanjay Jain, media chairman of the association, UAD Minister Kailash Vijayvargiya inaugurated the meet by lighting the traditional lamp on Sunday.

  • 12 killed in rain-related mishaps 

    JAIPUR:  Rains and hailstorms lashed the state of Rajasthan killing 12 people and damaging Rabi crops in the last 24 hours, officials said on Sunday.  12 people were also injured in separate rain-related incidents besides scores of cattle perishing in the thunderstorms, they said. Six people were killed in Bundi district, two each in Rajsamand and Sawaimadhopur districts, and one each in Bikaner and Ajmer districts, police said. Two women, working in

  • Police crack murder mystery in 36 hrs

    Indore : Bhawarkuan police tasted success in cracking the murder case of a loading vehicle driver in just 36-hours and arrested four persons including deceased’s wife and mother-in-law.

  • Higher Eduation forum_tech transformation

    6th Higher Education Forum: Tech transformations

    Post lunch, the responsibility of keeping the audience engaged fell on the panellists of the second discussion, themed around ‘Technology as an Enabler’. Dr. G. S. Singh, Hon Professor, Guru Nanak Dev University spoke of inculcating technology skills at a young age for them to become tools for solutions, while presiding over the session.

  • I get quite embarrassed on my birthday, says Aamir

    Bollywood’s very own perfectionist Aamir Khan turned 50 over the weekend. But in a recent media interaction the actor revealed that personally, he feels quite embarrassed about all the attention on turning a year older!

  • CBI judge not judging Manmohan Singh kindly

    As a CBI special court judge Bharat Parashar decided to ignore the premier investigating agency’s conclusion that there is no prosecutable evidence against the former prime minister Manmohan Singh, it became evident that he was not going to judge the ‘spotlessly clean” economist doctor kindly. Judge Parashar issued summons to the man whose reputation for ‘integrity, honesty and probity’ goes beyond India’s shores. The man who ushered in the era of economic

  • Brokers face Sebi ire for short-changing investors

    New Delhi : Amid a large number of investor complaints being received by the NSE for non-receipt of funds and securities against some member brokers, regulator Sebi plans to soon take strict penal action against the wrong-doers after a thorough probe into the matter.

  • Flu vaccines to get more power

    New York : A flu vaccine that includes four strains of inactivated influenza could be more protective than a similar flu vaccine containing only three strains, confirms a research, reports IANS.

  • Two arrested as Ferguson protests move to St Louis

    St Louis : Police arrested at least two people on Sunday as nightly protests in the racially troubled US suburb of Ferguson over the police killing of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown shifted into the heart of St Louis.

  • Bird flu alert sounded in Amethi

    AMETHI (UTTAR PRADESH): The threat of a bird flu outbreak looms large on Amethi  as birds have been dying mysteriously in the district for almost two weeks now. A team of the district veterinary department was dispatched to the village after a frantic call from a villager who collected samples from various villages which were then sent to Bhopal. The samples tested positive for bird flu. However, District Veterinary Officer, Doctor Vinod

  • Man finds gold nugget worth $141,000 in dig

    Melbourne : In a once-in-a-lifetime discovery, a man in Australia has unearthed a 2.7 kg gold nugget which could be worth a whopping 141,000 dollars.     Mick Brown, a gold prospector from Kerang in Victoria, went prospecting near Wedderburn, Victoria, in an area he had been before. He started moving across with his detector when the machine went off loudly over a particular spot. Only 15 cm beneath the surface, Brown hit

  • IIT-I annual techno-cultural fest from April 3-5

    Indore : Fluxus, the annual techno-cultural festival of Indian Institute of Technology Indore would be held on a grander scale from April 3-5 this year. The 3-day fest, which would see back to back competitions, promises to transcend all the thresholds of science and entertainment.

  • Ton up Sarfraz steers Pakistan to World Cup Qfs, Ireland out

    Adelaide : Sarfraz Ahmed struck his maiden ODI hundred as Pakistan advanced to the cricket World Cup quarterfinals, knocking Ireland out with a seven-wicket triumph over the European giant-slayers in their final pool B match here on Sunday.

  • Math lovers, Scientists celebrate Pi Day

    Washington : If you like numbers, you will love March 14, 2015. When written as a date, it reads as 3/14/15 and corresponds to the first five digits of pi (3.1415) – a once-in-a-century coincidence, reports IANS

  • JP Morgan likely to sell India mutual fund business

    New Delhi : Foreign fund house JP Morgan Asset Management is believed to be mulling over sale of its India mutual fund business, which manages assets worth over Rs 14,000 crore.

  • EstateMint to ease home buying search

    Pune : City based Estatemint Private Limited, a firm engaged in real estate sales and marketing since two and half years is now foraying into consulting domain with a fresh new approach of effectively helping home buyers find their dream home. The company has launched a property portal www.estatemint.com. This was announced by Rushank Kshirsagar, Founder – Director of Estatemint Private Limited. Rushank said, “Our service is not merely an online search of

  • What makes SRK lose his cool?

    He has earned epithets like “Bollywood Badshah” and “King Of Romance” after spending over two decades in Hindi filmdom. And superstar Shah Rukh Khan is irked by people telling him about the art of filmmaking.

  • Yuvraj Hygiene plans major expansion

    MumbAi: BSE listed, Yuvraaj Hygiene Products Limited,  is engaged in the manufacturing and marketing of “HIC” brand cleaning products which includes Scrub pads, Toilet Brushes, Floor wiper, Floor mops, Scrubbers, Tile brushes, cleaning brushes, plungers etc. The company is planning to aggressively increase its product base to capitalize the booming urban and rural demand in India

  • Stringing up our own ‘Sagar Mala’

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to  forcefully underscores the importance of the Indian Ocean for the country’s interests. India is making a determined bid to secure its sphere of influence to counter the growing role of China. A “strong grouping around the Indian Ocean” is an idea whose time has come. Plans have been firmed up to develop strategic infrastructural assets in Mauritius and Seychelles. This may not match the Chinese maritime