Free Press Journal
  • Rlys to increase the halt time

    Mumbai : In the light of recent molestation of a 22-year old MBA student in an unguarded moving train, railway officials are considering to increase the halt timings of trains at each station to make it convenient for a commuter to switch compartment and avoid travelling in an empty coach. During the night hours between 10 pm and 6 am the stoppages at each station will be increased from 15 seconds to

  • ‘Bangabandhu had ignored RAW alert ahead of bloody 1975 coup’

    Dhaka : As Bangladesh prepares to mourn the 40th anniversary of the assassination of its founder Sheikh Mujibur Rahman tomorrow, fresh media review suggests he had twice ignored India’s alert against the bloody putsch, saying the plotters were his “own children” who will not harm him.  Over seven months before the ‘Bangabandhu’ was assassinated along with most of his family members in the August 15, 1975 carnage, a former top Research and

  • Tatas to hike AirAsia India stake to 41%

    New Delhi : In a significant move, Tata Sons will hike its stake to 41.06% in low cost carrier AirAsia India, reports PTI.

  • Rlys mull ways to increase revenue

    Mumbai : Following the uproar against the railway fare hike, officials are now trying to find an out of the box solution for generating revenue for sustaining the suburban system.

  • Sebi notifies start-up listing; makes fund-raising easier

    Mumbai : Making it easier for start-ups to raise funds, regulator Sebi notified a new set of listing norms for such entities, including e-commerce ventures, on a separate platform of domestic stock exchanges, reports PTI.

  • Philippines to open base near disputed sea even without US

    Subic (Philippines) : The Philippine air force and navy will go ahead with a plan to open camps in a bustling freeport facing the disputed South China Sea even if a proposed American military presence doesn’t happen, the defense secretary said, reports AP.

  • Youth kills brother for cuss words

    Mumbai : In a fit of rage, a 22-year-old youth killed his brother after a late night fight in western suburb of Kandivali. The incident occurred on Thursday night, when deceased Vijay Thakur, 27, returned home in a drunken state and started knocking the door of the house and abusing.

  • Karnatak Sporting Association score fighting win over Union Bank

    Mumbai : Karnatak Sporting Association (KSA) struck once in each half to record a hard-earned 2-1 win against Union Bank of India in a first round match of the Independence Cup 2015 football tournament organised by MDFA and played at the St. Xavier’s ground, Parel on Friday.

  • WilKat protest paparazzi harassment of kids

    London :  Prince William and wife Kate Middleton have objected to the harassment of their two-year- old son Prince George and new-born Princess Charlotte by paparazzi, who are using dangerous tactics to snap images of the popular British royal family. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge authorised an open letter to be issued to the world media by Kensington Palace urging restraint from publishing unauthorised pictures of the little prince and princess.

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    Go slow on fast food, instead go healthy

    NDA Government has taken strict action against multinational food giant Nestle for selling Maggi noodles containing harmful amounts of lead and other chemicals. It has recently followed this up by filing a “class action” suit before the National Consumer Redressal Forum on behalf of millions of customers who have been served harmful food over the years. This step is welcome. However, there is an even greater need to address the much bigger