Free Press Journal
  • Virtual peer pressure can spark competition, boost performance

    New York: Virtual peer pressure generated by a computer simulation can boost individual effort and may be as motivating as actually seeing a friend or colleague succeed at a task, a new study has found, says PTI.

  • World Peace Event

    Removing inequality, check on weapon use need for world peace

    Mumbai: World peace can be achieved by working in four areas – right to happiness, removing social and economic inequality, need to focus on ‘dialogue and compassion’ and reducing stock of arms and nuclear weapons worldwide, is the summary of what the experts said at the peace symposium.

  • Mother Mary’s grand Velankanni feast begins today

    Bhayandar : Devotees from all faith, creed, and colour have started reaching the Velankanni pilgrimage shrine located at the majestic shores of Bhatte Bunder in Uttan near Bhayandar as the Mother Mary feast begins on Monday (August 29).

  • Seer for ‘plebiscite’ on both sides of Kashmir   

    Mathura (UP): Goverdhan Peethadhishwar Shankaracharya Adhokshjanand Devtirth on Sunday favoured ‘plebiscite’ on both sides of the Kashmir for a “permanent solution” of the problem. “A plebiscite under the supervision of United Nations representative and guarded by forces of United Nations should be held in both sides of the Kashmir,” he said while talking to reporters in his Ashram here. The Shankaracharya said while “referendum is a time consuming process”, there should be

  • In US, Parrikar to seek armed drones tech

    New Delhi : India will aim to get armed drones technology from the United States during Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar’s visit to the United States.

  • Govt readies Rs 2,000 cr package for PoK refugees

    New Delhi : Amid Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s overtures to people of PoK and Gilgit-Baltistan region of Pakistan, the government is all set to announce a Rs 2,000 crore package for displaced people of Pakistan occupied Kashmir living in the country. The Home Ministry is expected to place the details of the package before the Union Cabinet for approval soon, a senior official said.

  • ‘China will get involved if India disrupts Baloch corridor’

    Beijing : China will have “to get involved” if any Indian “plot” disrupts the $46 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) in restive Balochistan, an influential Chinese think tank has warned India.

  • Sukhbir Badal writes to Rajnath Singh seeking probe into AAP funding

    Chandigarh: Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Sunday requested Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh to initiate a probe into the funding of AAP allegedly by “extremist elements abroad” which aims to destabilise the state ahead of assembly elections next year. Sukhbir, in a letter to Singh, requested him to launch an immediate investigation into the “huge amount of money” being received by AAP from “radical elements residing in North America,

  • Mid-air horror as engine torn apart, US flight diverted

    New York : Over 100 people on board US’ Southwest Airlines flight had a lucky escape when a part of the plane’s engine was ripped off thousands of feet above the Gulf of Mexico with the passengers experiencing anxious moments before the jet managed to make an emergency landing.

  • Mohan Bhagwat

    Now, Bhagwat defines Hinduism : Says it is all about love, faith and intimacy with everyone

    Lucknow : RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Sunday said the ideology of Hinduism is not against anyone and it is all about love, faith and intimacy with all. “The ideology of Hinduism is not against anyone. Hindutava is not about malice or opposition, but love, faith and intimacy with all,” Bhagwat said while addressing swayamsewaks at Saraswati Shishu Mandir here.

  • Govt may advance Parl session to get GST laws approved

    New Delhi : Eager to meet the April 1 target to roll out the landmark Goods and Services Tax (GST), the government may advance Winter Session of Parliament by a fortnight to get supporting legislations passed, leaving sufficient time for implementation of the new indirect tax regime.

  • Ramdev plans world class varsity in India

    Houston : Yoga Guru Ramdev has said he plans to start a world class university in India in the next five years to educate around one lakh students in different streams, mentioning that a 1,500-acre land has already been acquired for it.

  • Inking Modi, Chouhan costs youth Army job

    Tikamgarh (MP) : Over-enthusiasm by a youth to show his admiration for Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, dashed his hopes of joining the Army. The class X pass youth, Sourabh Bilgaiyan (22), of Jeron village in the district, wanted to serve as a soldier in the armed forces. However, a tattoo on his chest reading: “Jab tak suraj chaand rahega, Shivraj Mama aur Narendra Modi ka

  • Sharmila shifted to Yoga & Naturopathy Health centre at Langol

    Imphal: Rights activist Irom Sharmila has shifted to the Yoga and Naturopathy Health Spa Centre at Langol in Manipur’s Imphal West district for recuperation. She left the security ward of the Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Medical Sciences Hospital on Saturday, where she had been staying since she broke her 16-year fast on August 9. Sharmila told reporters on Sunday she had already started her work to fight the Manipur Assembly election slated