Free Press Journal
  • MBMC peon nabbed for fleecing hawkers

    Bhayandar  : A peon attached to the Mira Bhayandar Municipal Corporation (MBMC) was caught red handed by the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) on Sunday while extracting disproportionate amounts of money from hawkers as daily licence fees.

  • Placebo can ease pain

    Washington : Even a placebo with no medical value can ease pain in research participants, finds a study, reports IANS.

  • Force India suffer double whammy

    Budapest : Nico Hulkenberg sufferd a terrible crash while Sergio Perez also retired mid-way into his race as Sahara Force India returned empty-handed from the dramatic Hungarian Grand Prix.

  • IOB posts Rs 14.76 cr net profit in Q1

    New Delhi :  Indian Overseas Bank (IOB) reported 94.56 % decline in net profit at Rs 14.76 crore for the quarter ended June 30, 2015, compared to the same period last year, on sharp increase in provisioning for bad loans.

  • Your Day By Nilikash P. Pradhan

    Aries:- Recent events have turned you into new person. Earlier, your behavior was often boorish and aggressive, often bordering on selfishness. Awards and rewards pour in due to your sustained efforts at work place.

  • CROONING FOR A CAUSE: Ghazal singer Pankaj Udhas performs during 'Khazana' the Festival of Ghazals, to raise funds for the Parents’ Association Thalassemic Unit Trust and Cancer Patients Aid Association in Mumbai

    Bayside Banter

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

  • AI Bagdogra flight lands at Kolkata

    Kolkata  : A Bagdogra-bound Air India flight from Delhi with 115 passengers on board made a safe ‘precautionary landing’ here due to ‘technical snag’. “The Delhi-Bagdogra flight (AI-879) made a precautionary landing at the NSC Bose International Airport here safely with all 115 passengers on board on Sunday,” an AI spokesman said here. “Because of a suspected technical snag, the plane was diverted to the city airport and made ‘precautionary landing’ at

  • Body

    THE body is mortal, while the soul is eternal. What is the importance of having a body?

  • Corporates carry clout, but Sebi stands firm: Sinha

    Mumbai  : Often at the receiving end of the companies for its penal actions and ‘tough’ regulations, markets watchdog Sebi has said the corporates carry a lot of clout and keep testing its resolve, but the regulator has always been firm on its ground.

  • Flowing ice on Pluto a sign of past life?

    Washington : After spotting stunning mountain ranges on Pluto, NASA’s New Horizons mission has now found evidence of exotic ice flowing across Pluto’s surface and a surprising extended haze – a phenomenon only seen on active worlds like Earth and Mars, reports IANS.

  • The inevitable end

    The future of the tripartite Government of Kerala appears to be bleak more than somewhat. Aside from the internal strains caused by the interplay of three distinctly different forces constituting the Government, the real and therefore the greater danger lies in the reported threat of the organisational wing of the Pradesh congress to withdraw its support. Considering that the State congress party as a whole is the main prop of the Pattom