Free Press Journal
  • Nestle to restart sale of Maggi this month

    New Delhi : Nestle India said it will restart the sale of its popular Maggi noodles later this month as government-approved laboratories have found the freshly manufactured batches of the product safe for consumption, reports PTI.

  • Farmers’ financial crunch affects regional markets ahead of Diwali

    KHANDWA : Regional markets have been affected this Diwali due to the dwindling purchasing powers of farmers who were severely affected due to the recent errant weather conditions, statewide and online shops have further added to the woes of the regional markets. Automobile, jewellery, electronics, readymade garments shops etc are witnessing diminishing footfalls throughout the state this Diwali.

  • CVC summons Wal-Mart India head over graft charges

    New Delhi: The US-based world’s biggest retailer Wal-Mart has come under the scanner of anti- corruption watchdog Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) which has summoned its India’s head amid allegations that the company gave bribes to government officials to get customs clearances and obtain permits to set up stores in India, reports PTI.

  • Study: Cos planning to slash gifting budget this Diwali

    Hyderabad : Companies may cut their corporate gifting budgets by up to 20% in view of the uncertain recovery in economic growth and spiralling prices of essential commodities, an ASSOCHAM study says. “A depreciating rupee, weak consumer demand showing up in sluggish sales, muted wage growth, impact of turbulence in global markets are certain key factors forcing corporates to slash their Diwali gift budgets significantly,” the survey said.  On the other hand,

  • Bata Q2 net up 39% at Rs 54 cr

    New Delhi:  Footwear major Bata India reported a 38.74 % rise in net profit at Rs 54.11 crore for the second quarter ended September 30.  The company had posted a net profit of Rs 39 crore during the same period of previous fiscal.

  • Fortis Healthcare Q2 net profit at Rs 34 cr

    New Delhi : Fortis Healthcare today reported a consolidated net profit of Rs 33.98 crore for the second quarter ended September. Consolidated total income from operations stood at Rs 1,097.05 crore for the quarter.

  • TBZ Q2 net loss at Rs 12.10 cr

    Mumbai: Jewellery retailer Tribhovandas Bhimji Zaveri (TBZ) posted a net loss of Rs 12.10 crore during the second quarter of this fiscal. “We are positive on the future business outlook and hope to see an improved demand in the upcoming festival and wedding season.

  • GAIL posts turnover of Rs 14,088 cr in Q2

    New Delhi:  GAIL (India) Limited registered a turnover (net of Excise Duty) of Rs 14,088 crore in the second quarter of Financial Year 2015-16, as against Rs 14,063 crore in the same period of previous year.

  • Global warming can ruin our sex lives

    London : You should start taking global warming seriously as it’s probably impacting your life in more ways than you can imagine, reports ANI.

  • Being moody can help you adapt better to change

    London : Being moody may do some bad things to others but it can actually help you quickly adapt to changes in life whether positive or negative, a new research shows, reports IANS.

  • Revealed: Why hangovers get worse as we grow older

    New Delhi : The next time a hangover hits you hard the morning after a late-night party, look in the mirror to see if your hair is turning white or your hairline is receding. Yes, age is a major factor in the way drinking affects you.

  • ‘Chemsex’ puts users at high HIV, STDs risk

    London : The growing popularity of “chemsex” – sex under the influence of illegal drugs – may be putting users at risk of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections as well as serious mental health problems through drug dependence, researchers warn, reports IANS.

  • Moody’s report termed opinion of junior analyst

    New Delhi : The government on Wednesday dismissed a recent report attributed to Moody’s Analytics which had said that that Prime Minister Narendra Modi must keep BJP members in check or risk ‘losing domestic and global credibility’. The government shrugged off the report saying that it was the personal opinion of a junior analyst which was passed off as a commentary on India by a rating agency. This was later lapped ‘by the media to buttress the

  • Your Day By Nilikash P. Pradhan

    Aries:- Relationships with authority bosses will be good. Writers will get new scripts and ideas. You are likely to be in happy and optimistic mood. Those in transport business can look forward to a rise in income.

  • Clean The Mind- Green The Earth

    Recent devastating earthquake that shattered Himalayan country of Nepal has once again brought back the focus on global warming along with a huge concern by environmentalists over glacial melting on polar caps and the Himalayas. The Himalayas as we all know are called the water tower of asia as they contain the largest body of ice outside the polar regions and provide long-term water storage for critical dry season. India, that is

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    Bihar Assembly Polls: A bitter campaign comes to an end

    Bihar will vote in the fifth and final phase of the Assembly poll on Thursday. The campaign for the five-phase poll was rather too long and arduous. It should have been compressed. It is incomprehensible why the Election Commission could not hold a single phase, or, at the most, a two-phase poll spread over, say, a week in a state which has been by and large free from any sort of violence

  • AAP, Arvind Kejriwal

    Arvind Kejriwal: Positioning himself in Punjab

    After having charmed the people of Delhi with promises that swept them off their feet last February eventually for them to feel betrayed and cheated, Arvind Kejriwal, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) supremo has turned his attention to Punjab which is slated to go to polls in two years.

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    A year of rope walk for Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis

    A year is not too short a period to assess the performance of a coalition government. As the Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis led Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-Shiv Sena (SS) government completes one year in office, it is busy defining the top priorities for future development of the state.It has been a roller coaster ride since day one and given the skewed political scenario in the state, a few more twists and turns

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    Can evidence be kept alive indefinitely?

    This is a true story about a couple in Singapore, where the wife is an entrepreneur. Each year, just before festival time, she asks her extended family in India to send to her samples of the most exotic things that shops have begun to sell here. Along with those, they also send her the relevant price and expected delivery schedule.