Free Press Journal
  • Messi under pressure to score goals: Aguero

    Concepcion (Chile) :  Argentina forward Sergio Aguero has lauded Lionel Messi’s goalscoring persistence as they bid to win the Copa America together.

  • New Age succession management is undergoing change

    New Delhi : Career and succession management is undergoing fundamental change largely due to skill shortage and also as young employees are valuing varied working experience to traditional linear career growth, a study says. According to Top Employers Institute, a global firm that identifies top performers in the field of human resources, it is no longer possible for HR managers to try and hold on to top performers, applying the traditional set of

  • Smriti Irani

    Smriti Irani again

    HRD Minister Smriti Irani  seems to have the knack of being at the centre of image-shattering public controversies. Though education has generally received low media attention, Irani, by her inexplicable actions, has ensured that the ministry remains embroiled in highly avoidable controversies. Her failure to carry the actual stake-holders with her may have further added to her problems. Even though her predecessors too were no less controversial, Irani seems to be trying

  • 2 women held in hooch case sent to judicial custody

    Mumbai : The Esplanade Court on Mon-day sent two accused, arrested in the Malwani hooch case, to judicial custody for 14 days. The accused – identified as Mamta Rathod (30) and Agnes Gracy (50) – were picked up from Malad on Sunday afternoon and were placed under arrest in the evening after question-ing. After spending eight days in police custody they were produced before the court that remanded to judicial custody. The court

  • Key witness fails to appear in court

    Jodhpur : A key witness in the blackbuck poaching case, allegedly involving Salman Khan, on Monday failed to appear in court for recording his statement, saying he is “mentally unfit” for this.

  • FB messenger goes solo, spells danger for WhatsApp

    London : The world’s leading social networking site, Facebook has announced that now social butterflies need not to have a Facebook account to use Facebook Messenger.

  • It’s confirmed: Cech signs for Arsenal

    London :  Petr Cech has agreed to join Arsenal from English Premier League champions Chelsea on a “long-term contract for an undisclosed fee”, the Gunners announced on their website on Monday.

  • RIL to shut crude unit for maintenance

    New Delhi: Reliance Industries will next month shut a crude oil processing unit at its only-for-exports refinery at Jamnagar in Gujarat for 10 days to carry out maintenance work.  “The SEZ unit of Jamnagar refinery of RIL is planning to shut down one crude distillation unit (CDU) for routine maintenance and inspection activities in the first half of July for about 10 days,” the company said in a statement.  RIL’s 29 million

  • Emergency’s real essence lost

    Watching clips from an old documentary on the Emergency, on the occasion of its  40th anniversary, my wife pointed to a rotund man with long sideburns standing next to the unmistakable figure of Raj Narain—the socialist troublemaker whose election petition triggered the landslide. “Who is he?” she asked.

  • Cats are predatory by nature

    London : You may be fond of cats but perhaps you may not be aware of the predatory nature of the felines and the number of animals a cat kills on an average — thus being harmful to local wildlife, reveals a new study.

  • Gaur at it again, says drinking a fundamental right!

    Bhopal : Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Babulal Gaur fuelled another controversy with his remarks that drinking liquor is a “fundamental right” and that it is a status symbol too.

  • HRD ministry may tweak IIM bill, dilute Centre powers

    New Delhi : Facing open criticism over the draft IIM bill that gives sweeping powers to the government in policy matters governing the prestigious B-schools, the HRD Ministry is considering doing away with some contentious clauses that may infringe on their autonomy.