Free Press Journal
  • Market conditions to decide fate of divestment in 10 PSUs: Govt

    New Delhi : Even as it plans to sell stake in 10 PSUs, including NTPC, Oil India and NALCO, within three years, the government has informed merchant bankers that the completion of the entire process would actually depend on market conditions.

  • Imprisoned Tibetan lama died of cardiac arrest: Beijing

    Beijing : The cause of death of a Tibetan lama who was serving a life sentence in a Chinese prison was cardiac arrest, according to state media. Tenzin Delek Rinpoche died 13 years into a sentence on charges of financing and supporting a series of terrorist bombings and secession activities.

  • Children playing cricket in the fort premises

    Revival plan of Ghodbunder Fort gathers dust

    Bhayandar  : A year after much hyped announcements of launching an elaborate project to revive the historic Ghodbunder Fort and to beautify its vast surroundings, the proposal continues its existence in the dusty files of the district administration.

  • Beer helps UK granny reach 100 yrs

    London :  A 100-year-old grandmother in the UK has unveiled the secret of a long life – a pint of Guinness beer for breakfast everyday.  Gladys Fielden has been gulping the black stuff every day for 70 years and feels all the better for it.

  • Gurunath Meiyappan, Raj Kundra

    His Lordships disappoint cricket puritans

    The Board for Control of Cricket in India is in a tizzy. For the first time, a committee of three former Supreme Court judges appointed by the Supreme Court has thrown out two minor officials — Gurunath Meiyappan and Raj Kundra — for life. Mind you they are not cricketers. They are merely associated with two private teams — Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals. Also the teams have not been thrown

  • Past scams have led to negative presumptions: Ninad Kelkar, Company Secretary,3i Infotech

    Corporate Governance must not just remain a requirement under law. It should become an organisation’s culture, says Ninad Kelkar, Company Secretary of 3i Infotech Limited. In a freewheeling chat with Dipta Joshi, he elaborates on how Company Secretaries can help in developing a corporate governance culture

  • Stuffed toy saves life of 5-yr-old girl

    New York : A stuffed “Minion” toy helped save the life of a 5-year-old girl in US after it cushioned her fall when she accidentally fell out of a third-story window. The girl was playing in her bedroom at an apartment in Colorado Springs when she fell backward out of the window. She dropped about three stories to the ground. Luckily, her plunge was cushioned by the “Minion” stuffed toy she was

  • RIL to relinquish two gas finds off east coast

    New Delhi :  Reliance Industries (RIL) has decided to relinquish two gas discoveries off the east coast and opted to carry out government prescribed confirmation tests to retain three other finds, reports PTI.

  • Polaris at Wilson College

    The Wilson College annual fiesta Polaris, organised by the BMM department has been pushing creative limits since the last 15 years. This year, to be held on July 20, 21 and 22, the theme is Asia-Media Monomania. Every year, Polaris attracts over 3,500 students across 35 colleges in Mumbai.

  • Mathematrix 2015 to be held from July 24

    The wide spread perception regarding Mathematics is set to broken on 24th and 25th July 2015 at Mathematrix 2015, an inter-collegiate and inter-school mathematical fest organized by the Maths Association of Podar of R.A.Podar College of Commerce & Economics, Matunga.

  • Now, tool to help identify healthy food

    New York : If you think that your favourite eating joint is making you fat, do not worry. New results identify an effective tool for measuring how well a restaurant is at helping diners make healthy choices, reports IANS.

  • BRICS Bank

    ­Bric-a-brac: The new growth drivers

    China’s stock market crash and a fast slowing economy have triggered fears that the dragon will trigger the next global recession. These are interesting times for the world economy as growth projections are being regularly revised lower. The sharpest downward revisions are for emerging economies like Russia and Brazil. Global trade volumes are shrinking, forcing leading export-led economies to resort to 1930s-style beggar-thy-neighbour policies like the competitive weakening of their currencies. Against

  • Syngene IPO opens on July 27

    Subsidiary of Biocon Ltd- Syngene International Ltd (SIL) is coming out with its maiden IPO via book building process offer for sale from existing stakeholders. It is offering 22000000 equity share of Rs. 10 each in a price band of Rs. 240-250 and thus mulls mobilizing Rs. 528-550 crore on at the basis of lower and upper price band.

  • Bayside Banter

    A kaleidoscope of men, matters & moments that make the madness & magic of Mumbai (more…)