Free Press Journal
  • Mom’s language affects child’s social skills

    London : Language used by mothers to talk to their babies can help their children to learn to empathise with others, a new study has found, reports PTI.

  • On air! Career in Radio Broadcasting

    If you have the imagination and creativity to build images without the visual element, think of a career in radio broadcasting

  • Raghubar Das attacks Lalu, Nitish

    Patna: Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das on Sunday described RJD supremo Lalu Prasad and senior JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar as “arrogant leaders” and called for decimation of the JD(U) government in the coming Bihar Assembly polls to usher in development and good governance. “Both leaders – Lalu Prasad and Nitish Kumar – are arrogant and it is because of their collective arrogance, Bihar has slipped into a mess over the past 25

  • ISI chief warned Benazir of assassination

    Islamabad : Pakistan’s slain prime minister Benazir Bhutto was warned of an imminent assassination threat by ISI chief hours before a fatal attack in an election rally that resulted in her death in 2007.

  • Battling addiction? Get sober with this ‘social’ app

    New York : If you are struggling with alcoholism or other forms of addictions, here comes a smartphone app that aims to help by connecting you to a social network of sober people, reports IANS.

  • In art auctions, US outbidding China

    Paris: Boosted by record-breaking New York sales of a Picasso painting and a Giacometti sculpture, the United States has become the world’s leader in public art auctions, unseating China, says a report by Artprice. The US art auction market grew by 20 per cent in the first six months of the year, with sales totalling $ 2.8 billion (2.5 billion euros), a billion more than China with sales worth $ 1.9 billion.

  • Joshna Chinappa bags Victorian Open crown

    Melbourne :  Indian champion Joshna Chinappa kept her date with glory as she beat Line Hansen, the second seed from Denmark, 11-5, 11-4, 11-9, to bag the women’s title in the $15,000 Victorian Open squash tournament here on Sunday.

  • Arsiwala leads Blazzers to pre-quarters

    Mumbai :  Leading by example Zenul Arsiwala was instrumental in skippering Otters ‘Trail Blazzers’ to a tight 3-2 win against fancied BG ‘Champs’ in the round of 32 (knockout) match of the PJHG Global Ocean Group-Mumbai Snooker League (MSL) – 2015, being played at the Wilson Jones Billiards Hall at the P.J. Hindu Gymkhana, late on Saturday evening. The MSL is being conducted by the BSAM (Billiards and Snooker Association of Maharashtra).

  • RBI policy, earnings from Airtel, Tata Motors to chart market course

    New Delhi : Trading sentiment at the stock market this week would be dictated by RBI’s policy meet and quarterly earnings from blue-chips like Bharti Airtel and Tata Motors, say experts. Besides, progress of monsoon, investment trend by overseas investors and rupee movement would influence trading at the bourses.  Moreover, shares of automobile companies would be in focus on Monday amid monthly sales data announcement. RBI’s rate announcement is scheduled for August 4.

  • China puts strict restrictions on exporting drones

    Beijing : China has imposed strict restrictions on the exports of drones in the backdrop of the controversy over Pakistan’s claims of shooting down an “Indian spy drone” along the LoC, which was later found out to be a China-made UAV.

  • Angry BJP activists protest against Congress leader Gurudas Kamath’s residence in Mumbai.

    BJP protests against Kamat’s remarks on Smriti Irani

    Mumbai : BJP workers, including the women members on Sunday staged a protest outside the residence of Congress leader Gurudas Kamat over his alleged offensive remarks against HRD Minister Smriti Irani.

  • Terror attack in Gurdaspur

    No, terror is not returning to Punjab

    On the evening of the terror attack in Dina Nagar, Gurdaspur district, a Chandigarh-based Sikh lawyer was dispensing his expert views on the return of terror in the Punjab. “Forget the return of terror to Punjab. This time if anyone tries to play any mischief, the people are prepared to teach the culprits a lesson. That is the reason why the Punjab police did not allow the army to handle the operation.

  • Paswan demands Prez rule in Bihar for free & fair poll

    Patna : LJP supremo Ramvilas Paswan on Sunday charged the Nitish Kumar government with carrying large scale transfer of IAS and IPS officials with an eye on the coming Assembly elections and said he will urge the Centre to impose President’s Rule in Bihar for a free and fair poll.

  • Waterborne diseases see a sharp rise

    Mumbai : Street food, however hygienic it is, but when it gets mixed with the heavy rains, the same becomes a deadly combination for rise in waterborne diseases. This is part of a larger problem that the maximum city is experiencing right now. The civic body’s health report has stated that the city has witnessed eight cases of cholera and 1,755 cases of gastro in July alone.

  • PPF + Diversified Equity MF= Your child’s future

    Every parent knows raising children is not easy, providing them with a secure future, even more overwhelming. Investment products do not come with an “Adults Only” certificate. Which means that you can use precisely the same investments for your child that you use for yourself. Think PPF, NSC, RBI Bonds, Mutual Funds, Post Office Instruments and of course, pure equity.