Free Press Journal
  • Nadella: Windows 10 to usher in new era of more personal computing

    Orlando : Underscoring three bold ambitions for Microsoft, the tech giant’s India-born CEO Satya Nadella  said the company will focus on personal computing, reinvention of productivity and business process and building an intelligent cloud platform.

  • Sun TV case: SC ask ED not to precipitate matter till heard

    New Delhi :  Sun TV Network’s plea seeking a stay on attachment of its assets worth Rs 742 crore by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) would be taken up by the special bench hearing the 2G spectrum scam, the Supreme Court said. The special 2G bench would hear the matter on July 23.

  • Narendra Modi

    Keep diplomacy within closed doors

    The oft-repeated charge that Prime Minister Narendra Modi likes nothing better than a foreign jaunt, which, alas, he does not like sharing with an accompanying media contingent, may not be heard in TV discussions over the coming week. This isn’t because the antipathy of the content providers has diminished in any meaningful way, or that the obsessive over-dissection of Lalit Modi and Vyapam has contributed to a bout of over-exhaustion of the

  • Road rage: 2 cops thrashed for fining traffic violator

    New Delhi:  Two Delhi traffic policemen were on Monday thrashed by a group of men after they stopped and issued a challan to a minor boy who was riding a bike at Yamuna Vihar traffic intersection in Gokulpuri area of northeast Delhi. According to police, head constable Jai Bhagawan and constable Manoj Kumar had stopped the boy at around 9 am and were issuing him a challan when he called up his

  • Suburbs to get LED lights despite Marine Drive fiasco

    Mumbai : Despite the chaos that has ensued in the Brihanmumbai Municipal corporation (BMC) over installation of LED lights at Marine Drive, the civic body is all set to give the eastern and western suburbs LED lights too. BMC has given a contract to Reliance Infrastructure Ltd to change all the sodium vapour lights in the suburbs into LED lights, which are aid to save electricity and are cost saving.

  • Nashik ready for Simhastha Kumbh Mela

    Nashik : Nashik is all set to host the ‘Simhastha Kumbh Mela 2015’ — after a gap of 12 years — from Tuesday. The traditional flag hoisting by priests will be held close to the Godavari river, city’s deputy mayor Gurmeet Bagga told IANS.

  • Circumcision has no impact on sexual lives, reveals study

    Washington: As far as sexual life is concerned, people are highly satisfied with their partner’s circumcision status and do not not wish for anything different to enhance their sex lives, a study says.

  • Shotgun bats for Paswan, Manjhi as likely CMs

    Patna : Senior BJP leader Shatrughan Sinha on Monday said leaders from allies, like Ramvilas Paswan and Jitan Ram Manjhi, should be considered being named as NDA’s chief ministerial candidate for Bihar polls even though his party is yet to decide whether it wants to project anyone for the post.

  • Sensex cheers Greece debt deal

    Mumbai : Benchmark indices gave the Greece debt deal a big thumbs-up with the S&P BSE Sensex rising 300 points to 27961.19 driven by across-the-board buying activity and tracking upbeat global stocks. Intra-day, the gauge had scaled the 28,000-level for the first time since July 8.

  • Siddhanth Lohia wins rapid chess title

    London :  City boy Siddhanth Lohia, the reigning world schools bronze medalist and the former Maharashtra state champion gave yet another reason for the city to be proud of by winning the prestigious Under-1600 rapid Chess title in the third edition of the chess festival conducted by the reputed Kings place organisation of London.

  • Mamata, Leon excel

    Mumbai :  Prabodhan (Goregaon)’s Mamata Hulke and Trackblazers’ Leon Poorekhorsandi in sprints and SAI’s Shivam Yadav and collegian Vishal Gupta likewise in throws and jumps were the outstanding performers on the concluding day of the Mumbai Suurban Athletic Selection meet, held at Sports Authority of India Sports Centre, Kandivali on Monday.

  • I Am …

    DID you know that the words I am … are very

  • hands-writer

    The lost tribe of cricket writers

    Memory can be a blessing or a curse for those who read a lot (newspapers, magazines, books) though most of it could be rubbish. I vaguely remember reading details about England’s cricket tour of Australia immediately after World War II. The Dak edition of ‘The Hindu’ was delivered around 9 am and I was the first one to get it. The local coverage of sports was excellent but my focus was on

  • When Pancham composed a song in mid-air!

    New Delhi : Genius ideas often strike at random times and this held true for Rahul Dev Burman who seemed to have a penchant for composing some evergreen classics of the Hindi film music while travelling.

  • There’s no royal air about this medical ambulance pilot!

    New York : Britain’s Prince William on Monday began his new job as an air ambulance pilot with some of the same ‘nerves’ as anyone on day one. The Duke of Cambridge completed a civilian pilot course in September last year before taking dedicated 999 emergency response training in order to take up the role with the East Anglian Air Ambulance (EAAA).