Free Press Journal
  • Third accused in Kolkata hit-and-run case nabbed

    Kolkata: A third accused in the hit-and-run case which claimed the life of an Air Force official, was arrested on Tuesday from Ekbalpore in the port area.

  • Cruz says Trump dismayed by his rise in polls

    Washington :  Texas Sen. Ted Cruz has accused his Republican presidential rival Donald Trump of exhibiting inconsistent conservatism and said the billionaire real estate mogul is becoming “rattled” and “dismayed” by his gains.

  • WhatsApp drops subscription fee

    New Delhi: World’s most popular messaging service application, WhatsApp, is likely to drop USD one fee, which is levied on some users as it experiments with making businesses pay to reach their customers, said Chief Executive Jan Koum in a statement, reports ANI.

  • State to repair Dauphin chopper, save Rs 100 cr

    Mumbai : The State Government has decided to repair and start reusing its old Dauphin helicopter. The decision would save over Rs 100 crore to the exchequer, officials have said.

  • Investors oppose NSE’s biz rejig plans

    New Delhi : A group of 9 investors, including Tiger Global and SAIF Partners, have opposed National Stock Exchange’s business restructuring plan saying the move would delay the bourse’s listing and result in loss in shareholders’ value.

  • Donald branded a buffoon by UK MPs

    London : US presidential hopeful Donald Trump has been branded a “buffoon” during a parliamentary debate on whether to ban him from entering Britain.

  • Making sound visible

    Mumbai : It will be a performance with a difference for Mumbaikars as the  world renowned Light Eurythmy Performing Group from Dornach, Switzerland, presents its distinctive art of movement at the Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan at Girgaum Chowpatty, Mumbai at 11 AM on January 24 (free entry for all).

  • Mathews records statement, wants cricket clean

    Colombo : Appearing before police to record his statement in connection with a match-fixing scandal, Sri Lankan cricket team captain Angelo Mathews today called for the game to be protected from vices like fixing.

  • Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu greets External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj.

    Sushma concludes her successful visit to Israel

    External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj concluded a two-day visit to Israel, three months after President Pranab Mukherjee’s visit to Jerusalem. During her visit, Swaraj met with top Israeli leadership and discussed various fields of cooperation between both the nations.

  • RPower net jumps 38% in Dec quarter  

    New Delhi:  Reliance Power posted a 38% jump in its consolidated net profit at Rs 351.81 crore for the December quarter, riding on a two-fold increase in electricity generation. Total gross generation from operating plants rose to 10,548 million units. The company’s facilities ran on a plant load factor of over 90% during October-December.RPower’s Sasan UMPP in Madhya Pradesh generated 8,158 million units operating at PLF of 93.3 per cent.

  • Your Day By Nilikash P. Pradhan

    Aries:- Support from your associates will help to finalize your assignments. Those in construction and real estate sector could be busy with funds/loans, negotiations or even a surge in responsibilities.

  • Ghulam Ali to make acting debut!

    New Delhi : Pakistan’s legendary ghazal singer Ghulam Ali, whose performances in India were marred last year by Shiv Sena threats, is now geared to make his acting debut with Hindi feature film “Ghar Wapsi”, directed by Suhaib Ilyasi. He has also composed and lent his voice to an Indian patriotic song for the movie.

  • Healing – the importance of Prana

    Healing refers to the ability of the body to restore or repair itself. Everyday unknown to us, millions of cells in our bodies die and get regenerated. The old dies and gives way to the new. This happens without any external intervention. In other words, the silent restorative process of healing is subconsciously at work.

  • Gandhi scion remains a greenhorn

    Like Narendra Modi misnaming the Mahatma as “Mohanlal”, Rahul Gandhi, too, revealed the gaps in his knowledge of pre-1947 Indian history when he told the students of a management college in Mumbai that Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi had ignored British protests against his walking into Parliament House in London in his dhoti.

  • Retail policy gets ‘in principle’ State nod

    Mumbai : The State Cabinet on Tuesday, gave its ‘in-principle’ nod to the retail trade policy, that aims at accelerating investment flow to the underdeveloped regions of the state and uphold the state’s leadership position in the retail trade within the country.

  • Nanotherapy may beat drug-resistant ‘superbugs’

    New York: A novel light-activated nanotherapy developed by researchers at the University of Colorado- Boulder may be an effective weapon against the drug-resistant bacteria, say researchers including one of Indian-origin, reports IANS.

  • Twitter suffers temporary outage across the globe

    Paris : Millions of Twitter users were blocked from their feeds today as the social networking site went down in several countries, suffering one of the worst outages in its 10-year history.