Free Press Journal
  • Less than a quarter of cancer patients get proper surgery

    London: Over 80 percent of the 15 million people diagnosed with cancer worldwide in 2015 will need surgery, but less than a quarter will have access to proper, affordable surgical care when they need it, according to a study released on Monday by the King’s College London, reports IANS.

  • Are you positive about life? Thank your brain first

    London : If you are generally positive about life and inspires others too to lead a happy life, chances are that you harbour a special set of brain connections not found in people with negative thoughts, researchers report, reports PTI.

  • Your Day By Nilikash P. Pradhan

    Aries:- You will be successful with settling your litigation with your previous clients. Growth in business is on the cards. If thinking of changing your profession/business this is the right time.

  • Four Purusharthas

    Purusharthas are those for which a person strives for. They imply our goals of life.

  • Raghuram Rajan

    RBI focus shifts to government and industry

    The RBI has pleasantly surprised everyone with a 50 basis points cut in the benchmark repo rate. Until it happened, not many were willing to wager a paise on such a hefty cut, with most anticipating only a 25 basis point cut, if at all. Having already cut the repo rate thrice this year, each time by 25 basis points, the RBI has played its part in boosting growth. With consumer inflation

  • UN Security Council

    United Nations: Piggy back ride on G-4

    For years now, India has staked its claim for a seat on the UN high table – a permanent seat at the UN Security Council. But resistance to reform, both by an international pecking order that reflects the global power realities of the last century as well as the opposition of the usual set of spoilers has blocked not just India’s entry as a permanent member of the UNSC but also any

  • Devendra Fadnavis

    Still waiting for Acche Din

    The next BMC elections are likely to be the turning point in the relations between the saffron partners- who are not just allies but also rivals of the same votebank. The outcome of the polls will not only decide the fate of the saffron allies but also the fate of the Sena, possibly ushering in new political alignments in state politics.  (more…)

  • A new new deal?

    There has been a natural tendency in India to see in every move of President-elect Kennedy an encouraging prospect for ourselves. This has been strengthened by Mr. Kennedy’s top appointments. Mr. Dean Rusk, having been head of the aid- dispensing Rockefeller Foundation, has thus become a popular Secretary of the State. Mr. Chester Bowles, the new Under- Secretary of State, is of course closest to India’s heart and his appointment will continue

  • Alibaba, Ant Financial pick up stake in Paytm

    New Delhi :  One97 Communications, the parent company of Indian mobile payment and commerce platform Paytm, today said it has received funding from Chinese giant Alibaba Group Holding and its Ant Financial Services Group.              However, the investment details were not disclosed. In February this year, Ant Financial had picked up stake in One97 Communications.

  • Telenor India offers 6-month paid maternity leave

    New Delhi: In a move aimed at attracting and retaining more women professionals at work place, rebranded Telenor Group has announced to offer six months of paid maternity leave that will also enable the company fill the leadership positions.