Free Press Journal
  • Xi asks Panchen Lama to be Tibetan Buddhism’s patriotic leader

    Beijing :  The Panchen Lama, being groomed by China to emerge as a top Tibetan Buddhist monk to succeed the ageing Dalai Lama, was given a high political profile today by Chinese President Xi Jinping, who asked him to be a patriotic “leader” of Tibetan Buddhism and uphold traditions.

  • Rahatwal stretched

    Mumbai : Fancied Jignesh Rahatwal rallied to a 3-1 win in a junior boys third round, in the 4-Star PRO TT Combined Mumbai District Ranking Table Tennis Tournament, at the University Pavilion on Wednesday.

  • Govt agrees to contribute Rs 600 cr to nuclear pool

    Mumbai: The government would contribute Rs 600 crore to the proposed Rs 1,500-crore nuclear insurance pool that will be launched by Atomic Energy Commission chairman R K Sinha here on June 12, a senior official of GIC Re said on Wednesday.

  • EU says new Greek reform proposal insufficient

    Brussels :  The European Commission (EC) said on Wednesday that Greece’s new reform proposal was insufficient and “does not reflect” the result of discussions between EC President Jean-Claude Juncker and Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras during a meeting last week.

  • Myanmar denies attack on its side

    Yangon: Myanmar on Wednesday denied media reports that Indian forces had attacked militants inside its territory and said it would not tolerate rebel groups using its soil to attack neighbours.

  • Why Meditate?

    When there are thoughts, it is distraction: when there are no thoughts, it is meditation.….. Ramana Maharshi

  • It is all about knowing your market

    If you see how long the Khan trio have ruled the roost in B-town it is obvious that they have been doing something none of the others have managed to do, they have worked incessantly on their own strengths and let allowed the other enough and ample room to manoeuvre their own marketing and strategy. While their marketing expertise have been a matter of discussion on many a business school, we will

  • Multi-city IT raids at Chettinad group

    Chennai : Income Tax Department conducted raids against the Rs 10,000-crore business conglomerate Chettinad Group of Companies at its premises in three states. The group’s Chairman Emeritus M A M Ramaswamy had declared that he has disowned his son M A M R Muthiah whom he adopted in 1996.         A top Income Tax official said that raids were carried out in 37 places of the Chettinad Group in Tamil Nadu, two places

  • Spell out measures for Pandharpur festival: HC to state

    Mumbai : Considering the heavy influx of devotees in Pandharpur pilgrim town during ‘Ashadi Ekadashi’ in July-end, the Bombay High Court on Wednesday asked the Maharashtra government to submit an expert committee’s report on measures it proposes to take to manage huge crowds during the event.

  • Tool to predict death in one year

    New Delhi : A recently developed tool can accurately predict the risk of death for patients within 1 year after admission to hospital using routinely collected data, reports a study in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).

  • Brazil's football team pose for a phot on the eve of a friendly match against Honduras ahead of upcoming Copa America 2015.

    Brazil, Argentina eye redemption as Copa America kicks off

    Santiago : Argentina are favourites to end a 22-year trophy drought when the Copa America kicks off today as a resurgent Brazil chase redemption following their ill-fated campaign at last year’s World Cup.

  • Afghanistan Sikhs feel alienated, pressured to leave

    Kabul : Afghanistan’s once-thriving Sikh community is dwindling fast as many choose to leave the country of their birth to escape what they say is growing intolerance and discrimination, reports AP.

  • Your Day By Nilikash P. Pradhan

    Aries: – Your ideas and energy need to focuses into positive directions for best results. Some hindrances from authorities and peers are forecast for the natives.

  • BJP must be defeated in Bihar Assembly polls: CPI

    Bhubaneswar : Accusing NDA of ‘undermining’ Parliamentary democracy and concentrating all powers in the Prime Minister’s hands, the CPI today said BJP must be defeated in Bihar assembly polls. “Ever since BJP-led NDA came to power, Parliamentary democracy has been considerably undermined while all powers are concentrated with Prime Minister…this is dangerous,” CPI National Secretary D Raja told reporters here.