Free Press Journal
  • A day after Rs 1000, Rs 500 notes ban, people scurry for small change

    Mumbai/New Delhi: People faced hardships today in procuring essential items and using public transport as they scurried for small change while petrol pumps were flooded with harried consumers and toll plazas saw long queues, a day after high denomination notes in the country were withdrawn.

  • Rahul Gandhi questions government’s demonetization move

    New Delhi: Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday questioned the government’s demonetization move to battle black money, asking how replacing 1,000 rupee notes with 2,000 notes was going to help fight black money.

  • Women do remember more than men

    New York: In the battle of the sexes, ladies outperform men when it comes to remembering things, although memory declines as women enter postmenopause, a new study has found.

  • Investors’ find safe haven in gold as Trump wins election

    New Delhi: As equity markets became jittery with Republican Donald Trump being elected the 45th President of the US on Wednesday, investors found safe haven in gold, triggering a spike in prices.

  • Lab-grown mini lungs to help study respiratory diseases

    New York: Offering a potential new tool to study respiratory diseases, researchers have transplanted lab-grown mini lungs into immunosuppressed mice where the structures were able to survive, grow and mature.

  • Donald Trump victory provokes global shock and angst

    Kuala Lumpur: Donald Trump’s improbable victory in the US presidential election provoked global shock and angst today over the implications for everything from trade to human rights and climate change.

  • AIAI welcomes surprise win of Donald Trump, good for India

    We congratulate Mr. Donald Trump, President Elect on his spectacular victory as the 45th President of the United States. The initial reaction on the election of Trump as President of USA may be a knee jerk to trade and industry but with time will stabilize opines Mr. Vijay Kalantri, President, All India Association of Industries (AIAI).

  • Demonetisation effect hits Bollywood: Rock On 2 release deferred?

    Yesterday night Prime Minister Narendra Modi shook the nation with the decision to demonetize Rs. 500 and Rs. 1000 notes from the Indian currency. Adding to the woes is the fact that all ATM will not be functional for the next two days.

  • The Congress party’s RaGa Saga

    As the clamouring amongst the members of the Congress Party reaches a new high, the ascending of Rahul Gandhi to the throne of the party seems almost inevitable. And if everything goes in the favour of the Congress Vice President, Rahul might take the reins of the party from his mother, Sonia Gandhi, who hasn’t been able to give her best to the party owing to ill health for the past few

  • Maharashtra Chief Devendra Fadnavis asks people to not panic

    Mumbai: Describing the Centre’s decision to demonetise Rs 1,000 and Rs 500 denomination currency as “historic”, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis appealed to the people to not “panic”.

  • Indian equities stage major recovery after early crash

    Mumbai: After crashing 1,688 points, or 6.12 per cent, in early trade on Wednesday, a key Indian equity index, the 30-share sensitive index (Sensex) of the BSE, regained a large part of the losses to trade around 383 points, or 1.39 per cent, lower over the previous close.