Free Press Journal
  • Kashmiri pandits open to satellite townships

    Jammu : Newly-elected MLC from the BJP quota in Jammu and Kashmir Council Surinder Ambardar on Friday claimed that Kashmiri pandits may consider satellite townships in the outskirts of the Kashmir Valley.

  • The jewel in Karan’s crown

    Is there any pie the gifted, busy-as-bee Karan Johar doesn’t have his fingers in?! The ace filmmaker is versatile down to his shiny polished shoes. A style icon himself, he has successfully explored different interests and talents, making a splash as an anchor, a producer, director and a designer. His dapper appearance and cutting edge sense of fashion have always won him brownie points.

  • Apple urged to set up R&D facility in India

    New Delhi :  Communications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad asked tech giant Apple to consider opening an R&D facility in India as the country offers great business opportunities.

  • India women take on China

    New Delhi : Buoyed by their victory in Hockey World League Round 2, the Indian women’s team is geared up for the opening match against China in the Hawke’s Bay Cup beginning in New Zealand today.

  • Rajan aide who ‘fixed’ J Dey dies of liver failure

    Mumbai : Underworld don Chhota Rajan’s aide and financier, builder, bookie, and co-accused in journalist J Dey’s murder Vinod Asrani alias Chembur died at Global hospital in Parel of a prolonged illness on Friday at 8.30 am. Asrani was 55 and had been admitted to the hospital on March 25.

  • Opinion

    Make in India, for India first

    Signs of an impending global recession grow by the day. Growth has been negative in Japan in the recent past, while it is declining in Europe with Greece, Italy and Ireland nearing crisis. China too is faltering. The United States is on a high growth path, but that only underscores the problems in the rest of the developed world.

  • IDFC gets shareholders nod; banking unit from Oct

    Chennai :  With IDFC getting shareholders approval for its demerger scheme to set up a wholly-owned subsidiary IDFC Bank, the stage is set for the new bank to be operational from October this year. The demerger scheme was earlier approved by the Reserve Bank and board of directors of IDFC.

  • RCB take on defending champs KKR

    Kolkata : Royal Challengers Bangalore may have the most star-studded batting line-up but will find themselves under tremendous pressure when they take on defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders in an IPL match today.

  • Invader scare as Hamilton flexes muscles

    Shanghai : Lewis Hamilton put Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel in his place before the Chinese Grand Prix by dominating Friday’s free practice for Mercedes, as a track invader gave organisers a major fright.

  • IFCI Ltd now a Govt Company

    New Delhi: Government of India has paved the way for IFCI Ltd., the country’s oldest Financial Institution, to become a Government Company with effect from 7th April, 2015 by acquiring 6 Crore Preference Shares of Rs. 10 each of IFCI from certain Public Sector Banks.

  • Don’t take a rupee from paintings sale: Mamata

    Kolkata : West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday countered allegations about her Trinamool Congress’ funding patterns, including proceeds from sale of her paintings, asserting she doesn’t take a penny from the earnings and her party files tax returns.

  • Fear haunts man who ‘shot’ black man shooting!

    Washington : Amidst nationwide outrage over a white cop in South Carolina shooting dead an unarmed black man running away, the man who took the video of the horrific incident says he is now afraid.

  • Easier to captain IPL team: Virat

    You see we have De Villiers and Gayle who have been captains of national teams. It makes the job a lot easier, and it is fun leading such a side Virat Kohli RCB skipper (more…)

  • NTPC starts website for names of traders

    A website was started by NTPC to list the names of contractors as well as traders from all across the country.  The website www.vendor.ntpc.co.in will store names of all the contractors and traders and works to be performed by them. The website will also have information about the material purchased under various projects. In the vendor enlistment section of the website, the company will have to register its technical and financial information.

  • FEAR Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

    Because fear is love standing upside down, everything that can be interpreted with love can also be interpreted with fear. A child clinging to its mother can be understood in both ways – the child clings out of love, or out of fear. This primal instinct of fear can be totally transformed through awareness of Divine love.