Free Press Journal
  • Student in China who raped and killed a woman executed

    Beijing : A college student in China who raped and killed a woman by stabbing her 160 times with a pair of scissors has been executed; media reported today, reports PTI.

  • Mindtree offers 1:1 bonus share

    New Delhi:  Mid-sized IT firm Mindtree posted a 7.2% rise in net profit at Rs 150.9 crore for  December quarter on strong growth across segments. Mindtree also announced the acquisition of Magnet 360 for USD 50 million in cash, a move aimed at addressing the fast-growing cloud-based services market. The Bengaluru-based company  has recommended an issue of bonus shares in the ratio of 1:1.

  • Dhruv Sitwala emerges champ

    Mumbai : Dhruv Sitwala of Hindu Gymkhana with some tremendous performances throughout the tournament and an even stronger and impressive display in the final, emerged champion of the Rs 2 lakh prize-money P.J. Hindu Gymkhana Invitation Billiards Tournament 2016.

  • Asian Paints reports Rs 463 cr net profit

    New Delhi: Asian Paints  reported a consolidated net profit of Rs 463.28 crore on net sales of Rs 4,102.95 crore for the third quarter ended December as benign raw material prices and good sales due tofestival season demand lifted margins. Consolidated net sales were up 13.9% on year.

  • No forcible land acquisition: Mamata

    Kenduli (WB) : West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday asserted that her government would not forcibly acquire land for industry as there was enough land in the land bank and industrial parks in the state for setting up of industries.

  • We have strong squad in HIL: Mumbai coach

    Mumbai : Hockey India League (HIL) franchise Dabang Mumbai Hockey Club’s newly-appointed head coach Jay Stacy said the side is keen to start their campaign with a win over Kalinga Lancers in Bhubaneswar later this week. The team would hope to revive their fortunes to make up for the disappointments of 2015 in the upcoming fourth edition of the six-team franchise-based tournament.

  • Bumrah to replace injured Shami in T20I squad

    Canberra : Gujarat medium-pacer Jasprit Bumrah was on Monday named as India’s replacement for the injured Mohammad Shami in the Twenty20 series against Australia starting January 26. The 22-year-old youngster has been in wicket-taking mould for Gujarat, bagging 14 scalps in nine Syed Mushtaq Ali games.

  • Wait atleast five months before saying ‘I love you’

    London : New relationships are marked by a series of milestones from the moment you lay eyes on new partner to first kiss, but a new study may have the answer to that all important question — when to utter those three words?

  • China launches 1st online database on authenticity of monks

    Beijing : For the first time, China today launched an online system to check the “authenticity” of top Tibetan Buddhist monks, amid growing incidents of fraud involving religious leaders.  The first list of 870 verified Tibetan monks, also known as ‘living buddhas’, was published on the official website of the State Administration for Religious Affairs. It is the first time information on the country’s religious leaders is accessible via the Internet. “As a

  • Hinglish threatens to corrupt Hindi in North!

    New Delhi : Onslaught of Hinglish in northern India threatens to shrink population of Hindi and bilingual Hindi-and-English speakers. Researchers say Hinglish, the hybrid version of Hindi peppered with English vocabulary, may soon outnumber speakers fluent in either one or two languages.

  • Chairman and MD Mukesh Ambani

    Ambani brothers sign pacts for spectrum trading, sharing

    New Delhi : Ahead of the commercial launch of the nation’s biggest 4G broadband network, the Ambani brothers signed telecom spectrum trading and sharing agreements to bolster Reliance Jio’s indoor coverage and seamless voice services. Anil Ambani’s Reliance Communication will trade CDMA grade spectrum in 800 MHz band in 9 service areas where Jio doesn’t have the radiowaves. In 17 circles, the two companies will share spectrum, both the firms said in press

  • The Nagas

    There is an element of nervous anxiety in the attitude of some highly placed officials towards the Nagas. Their impatience rests on two factors. One, that the Naga hostiles are active again; and the other, that the elections to the interim consultative council (which in turn will elect the Governor’s advisory board) are not going according to the predetermined schedule.

  • The Mother

    Illusion of Action and the Power of silence

    Agitation, haste, restlessness lead nowhere. It is foam on the sea; it is a great fuss that stops with itself. Men have a feeling that if they are not all the time running about and bursting into fits of feverish activity, they are doing nothing.

  • MBMC to take action against misuse of its unregistered logo

    Bhayandar : In a belated but much needed move, the Mira Bhayandar Municipal Corporation (MBMC) has finally decided to act against the blatant misuse of its logo on private vehicles including those belonging to aides of local politicians and civic contractors.