Free Press Journal
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    Rajan sees red on bankers’ reluctance to pass on cheap money

    Mumbai: Continuing to vent his anger over bankers’ reluctance to pass on benefits of lower interest rates and easy liquidity positions to borrowers, outgoing RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan today said the central bank will soon revise the marginal cost of fund-based lending rate framework to help fasten up process of policy transmission.

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    ‘Texting million people in India improves diabetes prevention’

    Washington: One million people in India who received text messages twice a week advising them to exercise, eat less fat, and consume more fruits and vegetables increased these health behaviours which prevented diabetes, a new study has found. The effort by researchers from Northwestern University in the US and Arogya World, a global health non-profit organisation is the first to use the power and reach of mobile phones to change diabetes risk

  • PM Modi condoles death of Kalikho Pul

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today condoled the death of former Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Kalikho Pul, saying his services to the state will be remembered.

  • Zakir Naik’s aide, 3 others booked by Mumbai police

    Mumbai: A case has been registered by city police against an employee of controversial preacher Zakir Naik’s Islamic Research Foundation (IRF) and three others, including two arrested earlier by Kerala police in connection with alleged ISIS recruitment, a senior official said today.

  • My struggles are getting harder: John Abraham

    New Delhi: Actor John Abraham, who started out as a model before venturing into the Hindi film industry in 2003 with “Jism” and now even produces movies, says his struggles in showbiz have become harder with time as he has become tougher on himself.

  • ‘Texting million people in India improves diabetes prevention’

    Washington: One million people in India who received text messages twice a week advising them to exercise, eat less fat, and consume more fruits and vegetables increased these health behaviours which prevented diabetes, a new study has found.

  • Rio: I am at peace with my decision to retire, says Abhinav Bindra

    Rio de Janeiro: Abhinav Bindra’s body language belied any emotions whatsoever on what was the final day of an illustrious career as he made it clear that he was done with aiming bull’s eye and ready to move to the next phase of his life although he does not know what it is.

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    Indian-American’s Moon Express to take human remains to moon

    New York: A private firm co-founded by an Indian-American and licensed to launch a spacecraft and land on the moon plans to take human remains to the Earth’s satellite at USD 3 million per kilo, according to a media report. Moon Express, co-founded by Naveen Jain, was last week granted a license by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to launch a spacecraft and land on moon in 2017, becoming the first private company

  • Patrick-Kennedy

    ‘Calling Trump crazy demeans people with mental illness’

    Washington: A leading mental health advocate and former Democratic Congressman has asked Americans to stop calling Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump “crazy” as it demeans those who suffer from real mental health issues. “We can reject Trump without resorting to making baseless diagnoses of his mental health,” Patrick Kennedy, a member of the famous Kennedy family, wrote in an op-ed in The Washington Post.

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    ‘India at top of Wikipedia’s priorities’

    Chandigarh: India is expected to remain the “number one most strategic region” in the global plans of the Wikipedia, according to a top official of the free Internet encyclopaedia that allows its users to edit most of its content. “We’re working on our new global strategy. In 2010, we identified India as the number one most strategic region, and I expect India to continue to have pride of place,” Asaf Bartov, who