Free Press Journal
  • Actor Mithun to return money received from Saradha chit fund

    Kolkata : Bollywood biggie – Mithun Chakraborty has agreed to return the money he received from Saradha – the infamous chit fund that robbed thousands off their hard earn money. The development comes after the actor was grilled by the Enforcement Directorate.

  • AAP govt insulting NE people: Rijiju

    New Delhi : The war of words over the appointment of Delhi’s acting Chief Secretary took a strange turn on Sunday with Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju accusing the AAP government of indulging in character assassination of a lady IAS officer from the Northeast and ‘disobeying’ the Constitution.

  • Jaya ready for bypoll, snap polls ruled out

    Chennai : With the euphoria over her acquittal in a corruption case waning following the opposition’s charge that the Karnataka High Court judge had erroneously calculated her disproportionate assets, AIADMK general secretary J Jayalalithaa appears to have decided against going in for snap polls to the Tamil Nadu Assembly.

  • Delhi Police withdraw Vyapam whistleblower’s security cover

    New Delhi : “I fear for my life”, says Prashant Pandey, who hogged headlines after becoming the whistleblower who exposed the ‘Vyapam scam’, involving alleged irregularities in government job recruitments in Madhya Pradesh.

  • Quake phobia leading to medical disorders: Docs

    Patna : First quake shocks, then aftershocks and now medical disorder – Nepal’s recent natural calamity has made a deep impact on the mindset of people living in Nepal and Bihar.

  • Sonia, Priyanka on private visit to Shimla

    Shimla : Congress president Sonia Gandhi and her daughter Priyanka Gandhi Vadra arrived in Shimla on a three-day private visit.


    Bihar Assembly polls are likely in Sept-Oct: CEC

    “Abuse of money is a big problem in Bihar. Therefore, this time we are going in for more systematic efforts. Certain legal amendments are yet to come from the Law Ministry. But within our powers, we have launched expenditure monitoring,” -Nasim Zaidi /Chief Election Commissioner (more…)

  • Pappu Yadav forms Jan Kranti Morcha as third option in Bihar

    Patna : Former Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader and Madhepura MP Rajesh Ranjan alias Pappu Yadav on Sunday  announced the formation of Jan Karanti Adhikar Morcha aimed at providing a “strong third option” to Bihar voters.

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    Self-medication can harm patients with hypertension

    New Delhi : Ignorance can never be bliss and this is what proved fatal for 50-year-old Amit Gupta, who kept ignoring the urgency to visit a doctor despite suffering from severe high blood pressure – also known as hypertension.

  • Want to make our city a better place to live in, says Sonawane

    Education, Housing and Environment form the core areas where Sudhakar Sonawane, the new Mayor of Navi Mumbai wishes to take new initiatives. He spoke of his life experiences, values and the things that influence his life in making him, what he loves to call, the first citizen of the city out of the last citizen, during an interview with Abhijit Mulye. Excerpts… Continue Reading ...-->

  • Rly board wary of door closing system in trains

    Mumbai : After the successful trials of the first train with automatic door closing system, the going has got tough for railway officials who had written to the Railway Board (RB) seeking their permission for changing all the trains with the similar function of door closing technology.

  • Vaccination

    Scientists unlock clue to lifelong flu vaccine

    Sydney : Recent research from an Australian university has unveiled that flu-killing immunity cells memorise different virus strains, a clue which could help develop a unique vaccine for lifetime protection against the flu, press reported, says IANS/EFE.

  • ED approaches UAE, UK for help in probe

    New Delhi : The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has approached over six countries, including UAE and the UK as part of its probe into suspected terror funding and hawala operations of late Iqbal Mirchi, a longtime associate of fugitive Pakistan-based don Dawood Ibrahim.

  • Plain Janes conquer!

    Earlier, actresses would never been seen doing de-glamorous roles in films. They absolutely refused to show their natural look as they felt it would not be accepted by the audience. But now things have changed. Each time an actress has moved away from the conventional method and tried something absolutely different, audiences have enthusiastically appreciated their efforts. Here is a list of some top actresses of Bollywood who have gone natural for