Free Press Journal
  • Joule at K.C. College

    Joule 3.0, an inter-collegiate festival of K.C. College paid a tribute to The City of Dreams, Mumbai, with its theme ‘Retro to Metro: A city’s tale of transition’ on August 22 and 23. With 25 colleges participating from all over Mumbai, Jai Hind College (Contingent Gangster) was adjudged the winner of the festival with N.M. College (Contingent Special 26) and Mithibai College (Contingent Bajrangi Bhaijaan) being runners-up respectively.

  • IASAP Mumbai’s 15th Secretaries & Administrative Professional of the Year Contest held

    The finale of the 15th Indian Association of Secretaries and Administrative Professional of the year Contest – SAPC- Mumbai was held with great festivity at ITC Grand Central, Parel. Compere, Zarine Commissariat-Past President, All-India greeted the audience, followed by the welcome address delivered by President, All-India – Yvonne Alphonso.

  • NES student wins award

    Nishad Damle, grade 12 student at NES International School has been conferred with the ‘Superior Academic Achievement Award’ at the hands of the Founder & Chairman – The National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS), Atlanta, USA, Claes Nobel. Nobel belongs to the family which established the Nobel Prize, selecting him as a member of the said NSHSS, USA. This award also includes scholarship for Damle’s lifelong studies in the USA. He

  • FM reiterates cost of capital must come down to boost growth

    New Delhi  : Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has reiterated the demand for lowering of interest rates, saying that the cost of capital needs to come down for the economy to grow above 8%. “From the 6-8% bracket, if you have to jump to 8-9% or 8-10% growth bracket, then money has to become cheaper. Cost of capital must come down,” the finance minister said addressing the Diamond Jubilee celebrations of Faculty of

  • Your Day By Nilikash P. Pradhan

    Aries:- You will get new opportunity to grow your business in new direction. This is a good day to initiate action on personal projects. Spend some moment with your partner. Political issues may get resolved.

  • Shanghai sneezes, Mumbai catches a cold

    Fear and panic gripped markets around the world following the meltdown in Shanghai’s stock exchange on Black Monday. Earlier, the devaluation of the Chinese yuan triggered a weakening of emerging economy currencies from Vietnam to Kazakhstan. The fiery dragon’s economy is also slowing down and threatens a full-blown global recession. As India is more open to global influences than before, when Shanghai sneezes, Mumbai is bound to catch a cold! Not surprisingly,

  • How PV nearly went to Brunei Sultan for help!

    New Delhi  : At one stage in the early days of his Prime Ministership, P V Narasimha Rao was convinced by ‘godman’ Chandraswami that India could easily tide over its immediate financial crisis because Sultan of Brunei had agreed to extend a line of credit, claims a book by former Union Minister Jairam Ramesh.

  • ‘We must be the change we wish to see in the world’

    IN Buddhist traditions, the Noble Truths have much to teach us about how we interact and how we deal with change. The first says pain is inevitable and suffering is optional. Therefore, if you suffer, you choose to suffer. The second goes on to say that clinging causes suffering. So, if something isn’t going the way you would like it to and you continue to dislike the situation, you are clinging to

  • Bayside Banter

    A kaleidoscope of men, matters & moments that make the madness & magic of Mumbai (more…)

  • Stronger-than-steel socks could spell end of shoes

    London : A Swiss company claims to have created socks that are 15 times stronger than steel and could make shoes obsolete. The waterproof FreeYourFeet (FYF) sock is built to “fit like a glove” and gives the wearer a feeling of being barefoot, while protecting the feet from injuries, according to a report by PTI.

  • RBI

    RBI annual report: Govt needs to front-load divestment plans

    Mumbai : A comprehensive and well-articulated analysis and assessment of Indian Economy has been released in the RBI’s Annual Report, 2014-15. A welcome change in  the Report – in fact, for the first time in its recent history – is an introduction of  a new chapter called “ Governor’s Overview”, suggesting a more corporate touch (Think the Chairman’s Statement in a Corporate Annual Report).