Free Press Journal
  • Yakub’s last minutes

    Mumbai : The 1993 Mumbai serial blast convict Yakub Memon was executed on Thursday at 7 am at the Nagpur Central Jail. However, till two hours prior to the execution, jail authorities were glued to the television sets to find out if they really had to do the job as a group of lawyers had gathered at the residence of the Chief Justice of India and were demanding that he should hear a

  • Unfair to blame operators for call drops: ASSOCHAM

    Expressing concern over steadily deteriorating situation with regard to call drops in mobile networks, ASSOCHAM pointed out it is unfair to put the blame on the operators only since many of the critical factors causing the problem are not within the control of the telecom industry.  Explaining the technical aspects of the paper, T V Ramachandran, Chairman of ASSOCHAM Telecom Council stated that fundamentally, once a cellular network has been set up

  • Sikh Singapore Ambassador for Denmark

    Singapore : Singapore has appointed an 81-year-old Indian-origin businessman as the country’s Non-Resident Ambassador to Denmark.

  • Sonia backs Amarinder as face of Punjab Congress

    New Delhi: Former Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh is back in the reckoning after Congress President Sonia Gandhi reportedly advised party vice-president Rahul Gandhi not to dump the veterans in his attempt to groom the young leadership.

  • Indians receiving extortion calls in New Zealand

    Melbourne : Indian nationals living in New Zealand are being targeted by callers posing as immigration officials demanding money, prompting authorities to warn Indians not to fall into their  trap.

  • Prostate cancer of five different types

    London:  British researchers have for the first time identified five distinct types of prostate cancer, each with a characteristic genetic fingerprint, reports IANS.

  • Passengers push rail-bus on track to help it restart

    Mathura  : A scene perhaps has never been seen before in the history of railways in India when on Thursday, dozens of passengers of a rail bus had to push the two-coach train for almost two kilometres as it developed technical snag near Masani.

  • Six new swine flu cases surface in city

    Mumbai : The city reported six new swine flu cases on Thursday, taking the number of infected persons to 184 in July alone. The influenza virus has claimed 27 lives so far this year, of which sixteen deaths were reported in July. Meanwhile, the civic body has collected Leptospirosis samples from each ward to study the strain of the bacterium.

  • The other summit

    The brief communiqué issued in Moscow at the end of the secret, prolonged session of the Communist Summit does not throw any light on the actual outcome of the conference behind shuttered doors during the last three weeks. Representatives of communist parties from 81 nations participated in the conference. It was expected that certain ideological differences of a fundamental nature between Moscow and Peking would be resolved. While the communiqué recognizes the

  • Twitter storm follows Yakub Memon hanging

    New Delhi  : Twitterati took to the micro-blogging site to express their individual views about the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts accused Yakub Memon’s execution on Thursday. While some of the tweets supported the decision, there were a fair amount of people who expressed their unhappiness with the hanging. #Yakubhanged, a hashtag used by twitterati to share their views about Memon’s hanging, was a top trend on Twitter during the day. At least

  • Abode Of The Beloved- Kabir

    Oh Companion, that abode is unmatched, Where my complete beloved is.

  • Church building to pave way for gurdwara in US

    Chicago :  The Sikh community in a major city in the US state of Illinois will have their first Gurudwara soon by converting a 30,000 square feet foreclosed building that earlier served as a Baptist church.

  • Marine Drive gym: High Court seeks reply from MCGM

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Thursday directed Municipal Corporation of Gre-ater Mumbai (MCGM) to file an affidavit in reply to a pub-lic interest litigation challenging the permission granted to an open-air gym on the Marine Drive promenade in south Mumbai. The petitioner Vijay Yadav claims that the area and particularly the promenade where the gym stands is a declared heritage precinct and no construction is permissible there. Also, the footpath is

  • Your Day By Nilikash P. Pradhan

    Aries: – Unexpected gains in stock market are possible. Chance of romance is likely. In job you will get chance to show your creativity and it can surprise others.