Free Press Journal
  • Parkash Singh Badal fails to rein in extremists

    Karl Marx had once said, “Religion is the opiate of the masses.” In the dying decades of the twentieth century, religion became the breeding ground of extremism and terrorism which, over the years, spread its tentacles to various parts of the world. India was one of its major victims.

  • Queen used to mimic Thatcher, mock her accent: Book

    London : Queen Elizabeth II used to do impersonations of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, mocked her accent and referred to her as “that woman” to Commonwealth leaders, a new book has claimed.

  • Treble for Hardikar

    Mumbai : Mandar Hardikar won a maiden triple crown and Ashlesha Trehan earned a double, in the 4-Star Vasant Chiplunkar Memorial Mumbai District Ranking Table Tennis Tournament, at the University Pavilion.

  • Cheers! Rainfall is above normal so far: Met Dept

    New Delhi : Good rainfall has so far been recorded over southern peninsula, central India and east and northeast India this summer with over 13 per cent above the normal limit, the MET department on Monday said. The country as a whole has received 69.6 mm of rainfall overall as compared to normal limit of 61.4 mm from June 1 till date. After a good spell of rain across the country, the

  • Adani Group to set up 10K MW solar park in Rajasthan

    New Delhi :  Adani Group entered into an agreement with Rajasthan Government to set up a joint venture solar power park of 10,000 MW, which is expected attract an investment of Rs 60,000 crore.

  • Sizzling Silva wins it for Spain

    Barysaw (Belarus) : A solitary first-half strike by David Silva was enough for reigning European champions Spain to win 1-0 in Belarus in Euro 2016 qualifying in coach Vicente del Bosque’s 100th game in charge.

  • Auto body warns of safety issues if BS V emission norms skipped

    New Delhi : Auto industry body SIAM cautioned that moving directly to Bharat Stage(BS) VI emission norms, skipping BS V, could lead to major safety compromises in vehicles that could put life of consumers at risk, amid speculation that the government is planning such a move, reports PTI.

  • SBI Q1 advance tax outgo rises 4% to Rs 1,290 cr

    Mumbai :  The country’s largest lender State Bank of India paid Rs 1,290 crore as the advance tax for the first quarter of the current fiscal, a rise of 4 per cent over the same period last year.

  • 10 dead in two blasts in NE Nigeria, say police

    Kano : Ten people were killed in twin suicide bombings in Potiskum, northeast Nigeria, a police source and a civilian vigilante assisting the military against Boko Haram said on Monday.

  • High Court poser to Centre, UPSC on 3rd gender

    New Delhi : The Delhi High Court on Monday sought response from the Centre and the UPSC on a plea seeking quashing of the UPSC notice for not including transgender as a gender option in the application form for the civil services preliminary examination.

  • Your Day By Nilikash P. Pradhan

    Aries:- Opposite sex people will get attracted. Singles may find their partner. Try to complete any pending tasks in business. A few short trips are on the cards.

  • Golden Rule

    EACH and every day, before taking an action towards another person, ask yourself, “Is this something that I would like someone else to do to me?” “Am I acting out of true, pure love for another person or do I have selfish motives?”

  • Armaan Gala wins gold in Italy

    Italy : Mumbai’s Armaan Gala continuing with his recent success in Europe added another title to his name winning a prestigious gold medal in the Under-16 category at the XXVI Annual Lucca  International Championships  which concluded at Palazzo Gunigi in Lucca, Italy on Sunday.

  • Snapdeal buys Letsgomo

    New Delhi : Adding muscle to its mobile commerce business, e-retailer Snapdeal announced acquisition of mobility solution company Letsgomo Labs for an undisclosed sum.

  • Technical Exodus

    It is rather odd that the Union Home Ministry should find it necessary to undertake the task of devising some checks against the haphazard flight of technical and scientific personnel for one public undertaking to another. One should have thought that it had enough problems of its own to keep it busy. However, the Union Home Ministry’s recent advice to central Ministry’s , circularized obviously in the greater interest of  the nation

  • Don’t ignore symptoms of mental illness, post trauma

    Kolkata : A Kolkata-based former techie confesses to living with the corpse of his sister and two dead dogs for the past six months. Call it macabre or bizarre but mental health experts have sounded the warning bell on tackling post-traumatic mental health issues in India with greater sensitivity, urgency and a solid community support system.