Free Press Journal
  • Jio eyes 100 mn users within 1 year, services launched for employees

    Mumbai :  After a star-studded launch, billionaire Mukesh Ambani will begin the commercial roll out of the telecom venture Reliance Jio in the coming weeks. Reliance Industries had announced the launch of 4G service for its employees under the Jio brand name. At the event, which brought Ambani’s twin children Akash and Isha to the centre stage for the first time, he said “Jio is not about technical brute force but to

  • BPCL commissions Rs 1,419 cr crude distillation unit

    Mumbai : State-run oil refiner and marketer Bharat Petroleum Corp (BPCL) commissioned a new 6-million tonne crude distillation unit (CDU) at its Mumbai refinery, which will take the capacity of its oldest facility to 12 million tonne per

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    Terminology used in Congress write-ups from RSS dictionary

    Mumbai: City unit Congress chief Sanjay Nirupam today came under intense criticism from his party over articles in a Congress mouthpiece slamming Jawaharlal Nehru and Sonia Gandhi’s father, with a senior leader claiming that terminology used in the write-ups was borrowed from the “RSS dictionary”.

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    Congress Darshan’ goof-up: Content editor sacked

    Mumbai: Hours after Mumbai Congress chief Sanjay Nirupam apologised for certain objectionable remarks on Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru and party president Sonia Gandhi in party publication ‘Congress Darshan’, the party sacked content editor Sudhir Joshi here on Monday.

  • Soham, Manushree win national sub-junior TT titles

    Kolkata: Gujarat’s Manush Shah beat state mate Soham Pandya 4-0 and Maharashtra’s Manushree Patil defeated North Bengal’s Nikita Sarkar 4-3 to clinch the sub-hunior boys’ and girls’ singles titles respectively at the 77th Cadet and Sub-Junior National Table Tennis Championships here on Monday.

  • Gold eases on lacklustre buying, silver tumbles

    Mumbai: Gold prices declined modestly at the domestic bullion market here today due to reduced offtake from jewellery stockists and retailers on weak global cues. Silver also fell sharply following heavy speculative
    unwinding.

  • Earning over Rs 10L/yr, forget subsidised LPG

    New Delhi: Tax payers with annual income of more than Rs 10 lakh will not get subsidised cooking gas (LPG) from next month as the government today decided to limit supply of under-priced fuel to cut subsidies. At present, all households are entitled to get 12 cylinders of 14.2-kg each at subsidised rate of Rs 419.26, while the market price is Rs 608.

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    I’ve tried marijuana: Nimrat Kaur 

    Mumbai: Bollywood actress Nimrat Kaur says she has tried marijuana once in her life, but never thought of making it a daily habit.

  • RBI’s concerns on banking and economic stability 

    The RBI recently released two reports on the condition of banking and allied sectors in the India. The first is on trends and progress of banking sector in India 2014-15 (RTP) and the second is the financial stability report (FSR). Both offer interesting insights on the Indian economy.

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    Congress organ questions Nehru’s China policy

    Mumbai: Articles in a Congress mouthpiece questioning Jawaharlal Nehru’s China policy and calling Sonia Gandhi’s father a “fascist soldier” today left the party squirming in embarrassment, forcing its editor Sanjay Nirupam to apologize and sack its editorial content in-charge.

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    Somdev gains three places, Yuki static at 93

    New Delhi: Somdev Devvarman marginally improved his ranking as he gained three places to be 177th on the latest ATP ranking chart while Yuki Bhambri continued to be India’s number one singles player at number 93.

  • Osama Bin Laden’s former bodyguard dead

    Cairo: Osama Bin Laden’s former bodyguard Nasser al-Bahri has died in Yemen after a long illness, according to a media report. Bahri, a Yemeni national, passed away on Saturday in a hospital in the southern city of Mukalla, the BBC reported, quoting medical sources in Yemen as saying.

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    Lahore gangrape: PML-N leader held, sent to 3-day remand

    Lahore: A top leader of Pakistan’s ruling PML-N party, who surrendered before authorities for allegedly gangraping a 15-year-old girl along with his accomplices at a hotel here, was today sent to three-day police remand.

  • Injured Mohit Sharma hopes to return to bowling in a month

    New Delhi: Injured pacer Mohit Sharma is disappointed at missing India’s limited-overs tour of Australia ahead of the more significant World T20 and says he will take at least a month to recover from a stress on his left ankle. The selectors did not consider Mohit for the five ODIs and three T20 Internationals against Australia starting January 12. “It is obviously disappointing but it (injury) is very much part of an athlete’s

  • S Korea, Japan strike deal on ‘comfort women’

    Seoul: South Korea and Japan reached agreement today on their dispute over wartime sex slaves that has soured relations for decades, as Tokyo’s leader hailed a “new era” in ties with Seoul.

  • Malaysian Airlines plane fly in wrong direction over sea

    Kuala Lumpur: Beleaguered Malaysian Airlines has launched a probe after one of its planes flew in the wrong direction towards Melbourne rather than Kuala Lumpur for eight minutes during a Christmas Day flight from New Zealand.

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    Blocking fat-transporting protein may slow ageing

    Washington: A naturally occurring protein that transports fats around the body also hinders essential functions in cells that increase life span, scientists have found, suggesting that blocking the protein in humans may prevent age-related diseases.

  • 32 people killed in Syria bombings 

    Damascus: At least 32 people were killed and 90 others were injured as twin bombings rocked Syria’s Al-Zahra’ district of Homs city, said the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a UK-based watchdog.