Free Press Journal
  • Stuck to my strengths and listened to myself: Rohit Sharma

    Kolkata : Written off after four losses on the trot to start with in the IPL, Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma said their revival and the subsequent title triumph was triggered by the belief that every game was his team’s final.

  • No city student in first seven toppers

    Mumbai : The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) declared results of XII examinations which took place from March 2, 2015 to April 2015 on Monday. Not a single student from the city or state was in the list of first top seven students who shared the first three ranks across the country. M Gayatri, student of New Green Field New Delhi is a national topper with 99.20 per cent scoring 496 marks

  • First year in office: Governance in progress

    SANJAY KUMAR, a Professor and Director at Centre for the Study of Developing Societies, and PRANAV GUPTA, a Researcher with Lokniti – CSDS, write that between action and promise there falls a shadow, which is lengthening by the day.

  • Bank unions, IBA ink wage pact; OK 15% hike, 2nd and 4th Sat holiday

    Mumbai : Around 10 lakh employees of 43 banks, including public sector banks, will get a 15% hike in salaries, with the Indian Banks Association signing a wage agreement with employee unions and officers’ associations, reports PTI.

  • Redesigned antibodies can help manage HIV

    Washington : Thanks to some redesigning, an antibody now has more power and can neutralize more strains of HIV virus, than any other recognised natural antibody, reports ANI.

  • Oklahoma, Texas, floods kill 3, several missing

    San Marcos(Texas) : Record rainfall wreaked havoc across a swath of the central US, causing flash floods in normally dry riverbeds, spawning tornadoes and forcing at least 2,000 people in Texas from their homes.

  • GMR arm buys 10% more stake in Delhi Intl Airport for $80 mn

    New Delhi :  GMR Airports, a subsidiary of GMR infrastructure, has acquired 10 per cent additional stake from Malaysia Airports (Mauritius) Private Limited for a consideration of $80 million, raising its stake to 64 per cent in Delhi International Airport Limited, reports PTI.

  • China clamps down on 181 terror groups

    Beijing : China has busted 181 terror groups in Muslim-majority Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, authorities said on Monday, a year after the controversial anti-terror campaign was launched in the province bordering countries like Pakistan and Afghanistan.

  • It’s party time for Juhi

    Choreographer Shabina was in for a surprise when Juhi decided to celebrate her birthday on the sets of ‘Chalk N Duster’.

  • Google patents creepy internet toys for homes

    London : Google has filed a patent for internet-connected creepy-looking teddy bears and bunny rabbits which could keep a watchful eye on children, eavesdrop on anything we say and control smart home appliances, reports PTI.

  • Paswan wakes up to lead in Maggi

    Mumbai : Union minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Ram Vilas Paswan assured a probe and remedial action regarding the excess levels of lead and monosodium glutamate in samples of Maggi noddles of a 2014 batch.

  • Future Group to buy Grasim’s consumer product business

    New Delhi :  Grasim Industries, an Aditya Birla Group company, will sell its consumer products business to Kishore Biyani-led Future Consumer Enterprise Ltd on a slump sale basis.

  • Majboor farmers need to be made majboot

    BHAVDIP KANG, a senior journalist and columnist, feels there have been too many false steps on the farm sector

  • Amitabh, Swachch Bharat

    Action is needed on domestic front, too

    ASHOK TANDON, the former media advisor to Atal Bihari Vajpayee, wants Modi to galvanise all layers of government, not just the PMO

  • Blind boy scores 91.4 pc in CBSE

    New Delhi : He cannot see the world around him but that did not deter 18-year-old Tapas Bhardwaj from chasing his dreams as he aced CBSE 12th Board exams scoring 91.4 per cent marks and topping his school where he studied with normal children.

  • No decision on Sourav’s appointment yet: Anurag Thakur

    Kolkata : Amidst heavy speculation that Sourav Ganguly is being considered for a coaching role with the Indian cricket team, BCCI secretary Anurag Thakur today said the Board is yet to take a decision on the matter.

  • A pro-poor tilt in first year

    Despite the incessant propaganda by a section of the Opposition, there is no evidence to suggest that the Modi Government in its first year in power has been business-friendly. In fact, it is utter nonsense to allege that it has promoted crony capitalism. The charge is mouthed parrot-like by Rahul Gandhi and others in the Congress Party only in the hope that it would burnish their pro-poor image. Whether this crude and