Free Press Journal
  • Former MQM worker to be hanged in Pakistan

    Karachi : A former worker of Pakistan’s Muttahida Qaumi Movement party, whose execution was postponed twice, will be hanged on Tuesday morning in the notorious Machh jail in Baluchistan province after being convicted for target killings.

  • Prabhu puts MoS in the driving seat to run rlys

    NEW DELHI : Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu (61) has relieved himself of handling the day-to-day works of the Indian Railways, putting his minister of state Manoj Sinha (55), BJP MP from Ghazipur in Uttar Pradesh, in the driving seat to run the railways in all respects.

  • US varsity offers course on culture of the selfies

    Washington: A new university course is delving into the study of selfies, self-portraits taken on cellphones, to analyse their cultural meaning and self-expression in the modern world, says IANS.

  • Sebi to Companies: Disclose securities held by promoters, directors

    Mumbai :  To check insider trading menace, market regulator Sebi asked listed companies to disclose details of securities held by promoters, directors, key management personnel and their relatives and other connected persons, before and after assuming such roles, reports PTI.

  • Car sales grow fastest in 30 months

    New Delhi : Car sales in India rose by 18.14 per cent in April, the fastest rate of growth in 30 months, as the auto industry continued its journey on the road to recovery riding on improved consumer sentiments, new models and favourable fuel prices.

  • Moms rely on older children to rear younger ones today

    Washington : Mothers in the past had one dependent offspring at a time and received no help from others while moms today often have multiple kids who help rear other children, scientists say, according to PTI.

  • Working with talented people brings improvement: Imran Khan

    Actor Imran Khan, who is working with National Award winner Kangana Ranaut in “Katti Batti”, says it’s important to work with talented people as it helps one improve his own craft, reports IANS.

  • Mudita — Spiritual Happiness

    PRACTISING santosha calms the mind, and when we calm the mind, there’s a good chance that the next level of happiness—mudita—will begin to sneak through. Mudita in its purest form is the joy that comes from out of nowhere, like a message from our deeper self, and that actually has the power to change our state in an instant. It gives rise to a whole host of feelings, such as gratitude, exaltation,

  • Tenacious Jaya will call the shots again

    The acquittal of J. Jayalalithaa and three of her associates in the disproportionate assets case in which the special court at Bengaluru had convicted her in September last marks a huge victory for this three-time chief minister of Tamil Nadu who is a virtual cult figure among the poor masses in the State.

  • Now, Naga battalions sought to take on Naxals

    Raipur : Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh has sought battalions of Nagaland armed police force personnel, experts in jungle warfare, from the Union Home Ministry to take on Naxals in his state.