Free Press Journal
  • Is Uttarakhand awaiting Nepal-like quake?

    Bangalore: The geologists who warned about “a great earthquake” that devastated Nepal on April 25 have indicated that Uttarakhand has the capability of hosting one.

  • A Nepalese earthquake survivor receives medical attention for an infected broken leg as his wife sits alongside in Chautara, about 80 kms from Kathmandu in the central Sindhupalchok district. (RIGHT) Nepalese children pinch their nose as they walk over debris covering a dead body on the outskirts of Chautara, about 80 kms from Kathmandu in the central Sindhupalchok district.

    NGOs should participate in Nepal’s rehabilitation process: FM

    New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said non-government organisations (NGOs) should participate in the rehabilitation process of earthquake-hit Nepal. “After relief, rehabilitation process in Nepal should start and NGO’s should participate in the process,” Jaitley said while flagging off a consignment of relief material to Nepal here today.

  • Mufti Mohammad Sayeed

    Darbar Move: J&K offices to reopen in Srinagar on May 5

    Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir government is all set to start functioning from here on Tuesday for the next six months after shifting from winter capital Jammu as part of the pre-independence biannual ‘Darbar Move’ practice. The Raj Bhavan, Civil Secretariat and other offices closed in Jammu on April 24 and are scheduled to re-open here on Tuesday as per the ‘Darbar Move’ – a century-old practice under which the government functions six

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    10 coaches of Duronto derailed in Goa

    Panaji: Ten rear coaches of a Duronto Express, going from Mumbai to Ernakulam, derailed in a tunnel near Balli railway station in Goa on Sunday morning, a railway official said. No casualties were reported.

  • The Phases of Prosperity

    Just as a product or an industry prospers and declines, so does an economy, writes TENSING RODRIGUES.

  • Colour me right

    Do you feel low and out while surrounded by a particular colour but feel uplifted by the cheerful yellow? Why does white denote peace and black oppression and evil? Colours have deeper meanings than just being a part of the décor or apparel, AnjuMunshi discovers.

  • Birmingham Beckons!

    Birmingham is a perfect amalgamation of traditional and contemporary at its best, writes KAVITA SHYAM.

  • Book Review: Madras, Chennai and the Self

    Tulsi Badrinath creates a layered image of Chennai by sifting through her memories, and by narrating the stories of those who call it home – the current Prince of Arcot, Dalit writer and activist P Sivakami, superstar Vikram and karate-expert K Seshadri, among others.

  • What’s On The Menu? Feel-Good Foods To Stay Healthy

    In this excerpt from ‘No One Has To know: Smart Anti-Ageing For Indian Skin’ well-known dermatologist Dr Jamuna Pai elaborates how eating right can slow down ageing and guarantee good health. Whereas all the foods that taste oh-so-good are, in fact, oh-so-bad for the system, a diet that is all about moderation is the right way to feel good and more energetic.

  • Dig into healthy food for perfect nails

    New Delhi: The strength of nails is largely determined by one’s genes. However, a healthy and balanced diet is necessary for overall health and the general well being of the nails as well, says an expert.

  • Cricket-festival’ of India

    Like it or damn it, IPL continues to draw big crowds in stadiums as well as high viewership on TV.   A. L. I. CHOUGULE analyses why the festival like T20 cricket extravaganza, appropriately described as ‘India’s biggest reality show’, continues to grow bigger with each season.

  • Rahul Gandhi

    Rahul takes on Modi for ‘pro-builder’ Bill

    New Delhi :  In a clear attempt to connect with the urban middle class, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday took on the Modi government for being ‘pro-builder’ to harm their interests.