Free Press Journal
  • Hundreds of Suru trees uprooted on Vasai beaches

    Palghar : Casuarina trees or commonly known as Suru trees dotting the Bhuigaon beach in Vasai Taluka have been severely damaged and almost uprooted by the severe tidal waves that hit them countless times during high tide.

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    BoI signs MoU with insurance companies for roll out social security schemes

    Bank of India (BOI) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the New India Assurance Co. Ltd & Star Union Dai-ichi Life Insurance Company for roll out of social security Insurance (Non-life & life &) schemes;   viz., “Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojna (PMSBY)” & “Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojna (PMJJBY)” respectively to its customers.

  • Brick by brick – Career in Construction Management

    Without housing and other infrastructure, the functioning of a country is not possible. That’s why, construction management seems to be picking up as a career choice

  • Sonu Sood inspires…

    Actor Sonu Sood is known to have inspired a lot of people including Shah Rukh Khan and the whole crew of Happy New Year. The latest one to be inspired by him is actress Shama Sikander’s brother Rizwan. Recently Sonu Sood shocked everyone with his Human Flag Act, and has inspired Rizwan Sikander.

  • Boxing: Sarjubala, Pinki strike gold in President Cup

    New Delhi: Rounding off a reasonably successful campaign for India, Shamjetsabam Sarjubala (48kg) and Pinki Jangra (51kg) clinched god medals at the 22nd President’s Cup Open International Boxing Tournament at Palembang, South Sumatra, Indonesia. Pinki, a Commonwealth Games bronze-medallist, defeated Mongolia’s Nandintsetseg 2-1 to notch up the yellow metal. World Championships silver-medallist Sarjubala, on the other hand, got the better of Russian pugilist Iseva Joya in the final as India ended with

  • WTO verdict on India’s solar dispute with US soon

    New Delhi :  The WTO ruling on the US’ stand-off with India over the latter’s solar power programme is expected soon as the dispute settlement panel of multilateral trade body will have its final meeting next week. “This will be the final meeting of the panel. After that, its ruling will come,” an official said adding “we have kept our fingers crossed on the ruling”. In February last year, the US had

  • Obama pokes fun at US presidential aspirants, Israel prez

    Washington : President Barack Obama took a dig at himself, joked about Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and US presidential aspirant Hillary Clinton as he spoke at the annual White House Correspondents dinner with some stand-up comedy.

  • Digvijay to question SIT findings

    This finding of the SIT endorsed by HC actually confirms the charge that the so-called probe by the STF is a farce and is just a cover-up exercise to protect and shield the main wrong-doer, says a team member
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  • Your Day 27th April 2015

    Aries:- You will get bored with your routine life. Something new to do is in your mind but today is not the right day to start with, Misunderstanding in business and politics is likely.

  • Hindujas displaced from top spot of UK’s rich list

    London :  NRI industrialists Hinduja brothers have been displaced as Britain’s wealthiest family on a rich list released here today which was topped by Ukrainian music baron Len Blavatnik.

  • BCCI to set up advisory panel of prominent cricketers

    Kolkata : The BCCI on Sunday decided to set up a cricket advisory committee comprising prominent players for the overall conduct and development of the game, according to its secretary Anurag Thakur.

  • Golf: Khalin Joshi best Indian at Tied 15th in Jakarta

    Jakarta:  Khalin Joshi finished tied 15th and was the best among the five Indians, who made the cut at the CIMB Niaga Indonesian Masters presented by Enjoy Jakarta Golf title on Sunday. Joshi, who was sixth overnight, slipped in the early part of the day as he was three-over with two holes to play. He then birdied the last two holes to climb up the leaderboard. Most of the other Indians also

  • Foreign Portfolio Investors inflows hit $2.3 bn in Apr; reaches $15 bn this yr

    New delhi   : Overseas investors have poured in over $2.3 bn in the Indian capital markets this month so far, taking total inflows to $15 bn since January.  Foreign Portfolio Investors (FPIs) have bought shares worth $2.6 bn (Rs 16,316 crore) till April 24, while they pulled out $261 mn (Rs.1,643 cr) from the debt markets, taking their net investment to $2.33 bn (Rs.14,673 cr), as per data compiled by Central Depository

  • KKR honour Keshri as 16th man, offers Rs.10 lakh

    Kolkata: KKR, acting on a request from Cricket Association of Bengal, named late Bengal cricketer Ankit Keshri as the 16th squad member during their IPL match against Rajasthan Royals on Sunday. KKR and CAB also announced to donate Rs.10 lakh each to Ankit’s family during the match. “KKR have honoured CAB’s request to include Ankit as the 16th member in their squad against #RR #RIPAnkitKeshri,” a tweet from IPL’s official Twitter handle

  • Diana is people’s choice for a baby princess

    London :  Diana has emerged as the most popular name among Britons if Prince William and wife Kate Middleton have a girl, according to a new poll, reports PTI.

  • Shaurya Chakra for foiling Kabul terror bid to ITBP man

    New Delhi : President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday awarded the ‘Shaurya Chakra’ gallantry medal to ITBP Inspector Manjeet Singh who led his commandos in repulsing an audacious terrorist attack on the Indian Consulate in Afghanistan’s Herat province last year.