Free Press Journal
  • Flyers have to declare over Rs 25,000 in new customs form

    New Delhi : Passengers entering India will now have to declare Indian currency exceeding Rs 25,000 and LCD, LED or Plasma televisions being brought by them in the new customs declaration forms. According to the new rules, the duty free allowance on cigarettes, cigars and tobacco has been by 50 per cent.

  • Kerala bar bribery scam: fresh evidence nails Mani

    Thiruvananthapuram : The bar bribery scam that rocked Kerala last year has taken a new twist with evidence supporting the allegation that Finance Minister K M Mani had received bribe from bar owners for renewing their licenses surfacing in the media.

  • Prasad wants DoP to become vehicle of financial inclusion

    New Delhi :  Armed with a payments bank licence now, the postal department should gear up to become a vehicle of financial inclusion in the country, Communications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said. The minister said that the postal department should prepare itself properly and effectively for this opportunity.

  • ‘Indian, Chinese women abort female foetuses in Oz’

    Melbourne : The news ‘it is a girl’ is still unwelcome in many Indian and Chinese homes in Australia as members of the two communities account for nearly 1,400 female foetus abortions in 10 years, according to an international gender expert.

  • NCP to stir against toll on Mumbai-Goa road

    Mumbai : NCP state unit president Sunil Tatkare has said that his party would strike an agitation of the government decides to collect toll tax on the Mumbai-Goa national highway (NH17).

  • Government to sell 5% stake in Dredging Corporation on Aug 21

    New Delhi :  The government will sell 5 per cent of its stake in the country’s largest dredging company, Dredging Corporation of India (DCI), a move that will fetch up to Rs 57 crore to its kitty, reports PTI.

  • Modi, Nitish

    Narendra Modi flogs a dead ‘Bimaru’ horse in Bihar

    The announcement by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday on the hefty development package for Bihar,  in the heat of the campaign for the assembly elections, might have given some boost to the  morale of BJP cadres, but it may not finally bring enough dividends for the BJP led alliance in the crucial poll in October this year. Nitish Kumar has already won the battle of the Bihari minds against the PM

  • Relationship status drives women’s contraception choice

    New York : A woman’s choice of contraception is more often driven by current relationship status and frequency of sexual intercourse than by long-term pregnancy intentions, new research has found, reports IANS.

  • Your Day By Nilikash P. Pradhan

    Aries:- Beyond career, luck and the general progress could explode.  This would be a good idea to reinforce the capacities for the times to come. Travel plans can be made.

  • Louis Berger case: Assam CM ready to face investigation

    Guwahati  : Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Wednesday said he was ready for any inquiry into his role in the Louis Berger kickbacks scam. In a statement, he dared union Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports Sarbananda Sonowal to find out from the home ministry who received kickbacks from the Louis Berger company in the Guwahati water supply project.

  • Economic In-equality: A Real Concern

    There is all the difference in the world between treating people equally and attempting to make them equal …. Friedrich Hayek