Free Press Journal
  • Green way – Career in Horticulture

    Do you think you can spend hours tending to plants so that they bloom just right? Consider a career in horticulture

  • Some things don’t change with time

    Nana Patekar has always been someone who is extremely forthright about his opinions and mincing words has never been his style. In a recent interview Nana took on Big B, rather casually and it hardly surprised anyone!

  • ‘Builders trying to grab land in Thane’

    Thane: The deputy chairman of the Legislative Council and NCP leader Vasant Davkhare on Sunday demanded a probe by the Anti-Corruption Bureau into alleged attempt by builders to grab a plot of land reserved for ST depot.

  • Firming food prices may prompt RBI to maintain status quo

    New Delhi : The Reserve Bank is unlikely to lower the interest rates during its annual monetary policy review on Tuesday due to increased food prices after unseasonable rains in various parts of the country, bankers and experts said. However, RBI may indicate a rate cut in future after some improvement on the price front, they added.

  • Slain duo were SIMI cadres, claims DGP

    Hyderabad : Two armed gangsters, who were gunned down by police in an encounter in Nalgonda district of Telangana, were active members of banned SIMI and had been involved in a string of terror acts that included triggering of bomb blasts across the country, police said on Sunday.

  • Brokers under lens for moving investors’ money abroad

    New Delhi : At least five stock brokers have come under regulatory scanner for siphoning off securities and funds worth over Rs 500 crore from investor accounts for personal gains to foreign locations, including Switzerland and Singapore, as also for private ventures like running a spa.

  • Shruti Haasan

    Shruti on the brand wagon!

    Shruti Hassan has always given everyone the impression that she is clearly not interested in the rat race, given she is someone who is juggling careers in both Bollywood and the South Indian film industry, her fans really don’t get to see too much of her.

  • Khattar seeks separate HC for Haryana

    New Delhi : Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday demanded a separate high court for his state and central assistance to the tune of Rs 541 crore for augmenting judicial infrastructure.

  • Now check your yahoo, Outlook mails on Gmail

    New York :  No matter how many email addresses you have, a new Gmail app makes it possible to see all your mail accounts (even @yahoo and @outlook) on Gmail itself, says IANS.

  • Private colleges can also offer vocational courses

    Indore : Moved by an avalanche of requests, the University Grants Commission (UGC) has allowed private colleges also to offer skill development and vocational programmes and entrusted on universities the right to issue permissions for the same.

  • Jats put in OBC as per statutory mandate: Centre submits in SC

    New Delhi : The Government has said it has the powers under the Constitution to include Jats in the central list of Other Backward Classes (OBC) and sought a review of Supreme Court’s decision to scrap quota for the community.

  • Parsis prepare list of defunct Anjumans, other properties

    Mumbai : Soon after the demand for a ‘waqf-like’ board by Parsis to manage their properties members of the community have begun to prepare a list of properties that they want to be controlled by the Parsi Anjuman of India.

  • Giriraj, Gupta are mainstream, not fringe

    Whenever offensive statements have emanated from saffron leaders like Giriraj Singh, Shyama Charan Gupta, Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti, Yogi Adityanath and Sakshi Maharaj (all parliamentarians and hence carefully chosen by the party leadership for their elective merit, at least) or some other luminary, there is a tendency to dismiss these as representing the fringe element in the ruling dispensation.

  • Kenya varsity attack: Official’s son identified as gunman

    Garissa: The son of a Kenyan government official has been identified as one of the gunmen who attacked a Kenyan college where 148 people were killed, authorities said. Abdirahim Mohammed Abdullahi, one of the Islamic extremists who attacked Garissa University College, was the son of a government chief in Mandera County, Interior Ministry spokesman Mwenda Njoka told The Associated Press.

  • Taapsee Pannu doesn’t travel with mommy

    Actresses who are not from the film industry are often criticized for having their mothers on the sets. The over protective mother stereotype that we see in televisions and movies are apparently taken from real life instances wherein the mother of the actress actually threw more starry tantrums than the star herself, but the ‘Baby ke liye juice lao’ syndrome will never stand true for ‘Baby’ heroine, Taapsee Pannu. The girl has

  • Now, cricket league for villages

    Lucknow :  A new initiative, Indian Gramin Cricket League (IGCL), is being launched to bring forth hidden talent in rural and remote areas and the organisers are hopeful that one day BCCI would recognise it.

  • High alert for a possible suicide attack in Capital

    New Delhi : Delhi Police has been alerted about a possible ‘fidayeen’ suicide strike by banned Jaish-e- Mohammed (JeM) terror group after central security agencies had recovered a note from one of the militants killed in Samba attack in Jammu and Kashmir last month.

  • Last boxer to beat Mayweather roughs it out on $435 a month

    Sofia (Bulgaria) :  Floyd Mayweather — with a perfect 46-0 record — has never lost a professional bout. But he did lose to Bulgarian boxer Serafim Todorov — in the 1996 Atlanta Olympics semifinals.