Free Press Journal
  • Police shoot dead man near Asia security summit venue in S’pore

    Singapore : A high-profile Asia-Pacific security summit being attended by top leaders and officials from the region was briefly put on lockdown today after police shot dead a man near the venue as he tried to flee a checkpoint in a car which was later found to contain drugs. Shangri-La Dialogue, attended by Minister of State for Defence Rao Inderjit Singh and US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter along with counterparts from around the

  • The West Zone team after winning their opening match against South Zone.

    West, East dominate T20

     Mumbai : West Zone and East Zone got the J K Bose Twenty20 cricket tournament off to a smashing start as they registered convincing victories in their respective league matches at the Sports Journalists’ Federation of India’s 38th Annual Convention, in Ahmedabad, on Sunday.

  • Here’s why you spend spare time on Facebook

    New York : Can’t help skimming through your Facebook timeline even as you take a break from work? You may just be wired to do so as the brain prepares us to be socially connected to other people even when we get some rest, says a new research, according to IANS.

  • Mediclaim explained

    Mediclaim guards you against any heavy expenditure that may have to be incurred on medical treatment, in hospitals or at home. Without the cover, when you come face to face with such situations, you have to fall back on your income, which may not be sufficient and therefore, you might be forced to eat into your capital. In most cases, even that may not suffice.

  • Dhokla, khakhra soon on govt canteen menu

    New Delhi : Traditional Gujarati snacks like dhokla and khakhra may soon become part of the menu at central government departmental canteens, which generally serve north and south Indian cuisine.

  • Chen Long overpower Axelson

    Sydney : China’s world No.1 shuttler Chen Long defeated Viktor Axelsen of Denmark 21-12, 14-21, 21-18 for the men’s singles title at the Australian Open Superseries here on Sunday.

  • Aanand L Rai scores a hattrick

    Director-producer Aanand L Rai’s ‘Tanu Weds Manu Returns’ has plenty of reasons to celebrate. His film is soon to become the quickest Rs.100 crore earner this year.

  • Hit and run tactics of Sangh Parivar

    In the week when the Modi Sarkar was celebrating its first anniversary in office, there was no need for the RSS to insist that a stern action like imposing a ban should be taken against the Ambedkar-Periyar Study Circle at the Indian Institute Technology of Madras for an offence that can be described at its worst like wrong parking. A ban is the equivalent of cancelling the driving licence, and no one

  • Coast Guard rescues crew

    Mumbai: The Indian Coast Guard on Sunday rescued 28 crew members from a supply vessel which reported a major fire. Coast Guard officials said that the fire is under control and the vessel has been towed to safer place. On Sunday evening, supply vessel Vestfonn sent a distress alert as a major fire broke into its engine room which is considered as ‘dangerous and unpredictable fire’ because of proximity of fuel tanks

  • Awakening The Nature of Mind

    WHEN all the clouds disappear, then you see the clear sky. You see the clear sky internally when all the thoughts are dissolved and clear consciousness arises. When one recognizes that clear consciousness which is beyond all boundaries and conditions, then that is the beginning of awakening to the nature of mind.

  • Trick to reduce absenteeism: Pay living wages

    London : Employers who pay the Living Wage — payment required to meaningfully participate in society — help to create a ‘feel good factor’ in the workplace resulting in increased productivity, says new research, says IANS.

  • “Nineties’ songs are evergreen too”

    Her plaintive voice trills out her caller tune, ‘Saanson ko saanson mein…’ and it’s clear that the high notes still endure for Nineties’ Nightingale ALKA YAGNIK says NICHOLA PAIS (more…)

  • ‘Make in India’ will create lakhs of jobs, says Minister

    Hyderabad : Union Minister Bandaru Dattatreya on Sunday said the ‘Make in India’ initiative of BJP-led NDA government would create job opportunities for lakhs of youths. “‘Make in India’ campaign would create lakhs of jobs and give impetus to the growth of the economy,” Union Minister of State for Labour and Employment Bandaru Dattatreya said here.

  • RIYA scare for SAI

    Mumbai : Seventh seed Sai Bhoyar of Nagpur survived a late challenge before progressing to the girls’ pre-quarter-finals, in the Matunga Gymkhana Under-12 State Level Talent Series Tennis Tournament, organized by Grand Slam Tennis Academy, on Sunday.

  • Common concerns: Monetary, Exchange and Gold Policies

    All eyes are on Governor Raghuram G.Rajan’s second monetary policy review for 2015-16 on June 2, 2015. With the agreement between Government and the Reserve Bank of India ( RBI) of February 22, 2015 on flexible inflation targeting, an erroneous  view is being articulated that monetary policy has been simplified in that as inflation falls, the RBI policy repo rate ( i.e. the repo rate at which the RBI lends to banks