Free Press Journal
  • Older adults excel in knowledge-based skills

    New York : Older adults possess important forms of skills as certain things take a long time to learn and therefore employing the elderly may be hugely beneficial to organisations, new research suggests.

  • State Govt justifies new Government Resolution of education department

    Mumbai : The State government justified the Government Resolution which was criticised by the private schools as ‘against teachers and schools’. Alleging misuse of previous ambiguous rules by the private educational institutes, State government had pressed for the fresh rules.

  • Hulk Hogan as Donald Trump’s running mate?

    Washington : Hulk Hogan, one of the world’s best known wrestlers, has said he wants to enter another ring altogether and be Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump’s running mate.

  • Allow us to cancel power deals: Kejriwal

    New Delhi  : Accusing private companies of supplying costly electricity, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to let the Delhi government scrap previous power agreements.

  • CAB announces WC organising committee

    Kolkata :  The Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) on Sunday announced its 15-member committee who will look after organizing the T20 World Cup matches here at Eden Gardens.

  • Uddhav performs bhoomipujan of first auditorium in Mira Road

    Bhayandar  : Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray performed the bhoomipujan of the twin-city’s first drama theater (auditorium) in Kashimira on Sunday afternoon,  one of the Mira Bhayandar Municipal Corporation’s (MBMC) most ambitious projects.

  • Pankaj Advani

    Pankaj Advani wins 6-Red Snooker title

    Chennai :  Pankaj Advani was a bundle of confidence and concentration as he got the better of a fighting Alok Kumar 7-6 in the final of the MCC-Kumbhat 6-RED invitation snooker tournament here on Sunday.

  • Exposure to abuse in childhood makes moms less confident

    New York : Mothers who experienced more types of abuse as children — sexual abuse, physical or emotional abuse, and physical or emotional neglect — as children are more critical of their ability to parent successfully, new research has found.

  • Ex-servicemen agitation for OROP

    OROP Crisis: Former servicemen should be reasonable

    It is wrong to claim, as the protesting ex-servicemen seem to do, that the protest for one-rank, one-pension is not about money. Shorn of the verbiage, the demand is only about money. Otherwise, the retired military personnel would have settled for a cumulative package amounting to over Rs.10,000 crores. But they are adamant on extracting more from a government which obviously feels morally-bound to address their long-standing grievance. Before the Lok Sabha

  • BJP will face poll rout worse than Delhi: Lalu

    Patna : On a day top leaders from the grand secular alliance assembled here to address ‘Swabhiman Rally’to counter the NDA, RJD president Lalu Prasad Yadav on Sunday attacked the BJP on social media saying it “will face a debacle worse than Delhi” in the upcoming Bihar Assembly elections.

  • Malaysians demand Najib’s resignation over financial scandal

    Kuala Lumpur : Big crowds of protesters returned to the streets of Kuala Lumpur on Sunday  to demand the resignation of Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak over a financial scandal, after the first day of the massive rally passed peacefully, reports AP.

  • Pak wants meaningful dialogue with India: Sharif tells Rice

    Islamabad : Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif told US National Security Advisor Susan Rice that Pakistan wants a “meaningful” and “objective” dialogue with India on all outstanding issues, amid reports that she is here on an “emergency visit” in the wake of Indo-Pak border tensions. In his meeting with Rice, Sharif, while talking about ties with India, informed the US delegation the reasons behind the cancellation of talks between NSAs of India and

  • Rajan says RBI still in an ‘accommodative’ phase

    NEW DELHI  : The Reserve Bank of India is still in an accommodative phase and will look at data to gauge the room for a cut in interest rates, Governor Raghuram Rajan said.

  • Togadia demands ‘two-child’ norm

    New Delhi : VHP cited the Census figure to allege that the “extinction” of Hindus could happen due to the “population jihad” of Muslims and demanded the implementation of two-child norm across the country.

  • Stern warning to the Left, from Trinamool

    Kolkata : Senior Trinamool Congress leader Subrata Mukherjee on Sunday said the CPI(M) will “cease to exist if it continued with goondaism” and the state government will help the people “foil” the September 2 strike called by Left trade unions.

  • WR to recycle water from its linen washing plant

    Mumbai  : At a time when low levels of water in the lakes have resulted in water cuts in Mumbai, Western Railway (WR) has taken an initiative to recycle 1.5 lakh litres of water each day. WR is all set to set up RO plant which will purify water coming out from the linen washing plant using reverse osmosis.

  • UK forces hunt for Jihadi John in ‘combat burqas’

    London : British special forces are reportedly using stealth clothing dubbed as “combat burqas” in their hunt for feared Islamic State executioner Jihadi John in Syria.