Free Press Journal
  • Facebook addiction is connected with genes

    London: Are you anxious that your kid is hooked to social networking sites or busy playing video games throughout the night? You now have another reason to blame for the growing addiction: Genes.

  • Akali Dal releases manifesto, promises 20 lakh jobs

    Ludhiana: Punjab’s ruling Shiromani Akali Dal on Tuesday released its poll manifesto, promising 20 lakh jobs and free tubewell connections to all farmers among other things.

  • Tripura: Railway Minister inaugurates new rail line

    Agartala: Asserting that the northeast is a priority area for the central government which proposed to make the region a most developed area, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Tuesday inaugurated a new rail line beyond Agartala up to Udaipur.

  • Watch: Irada new trailer starring Naseeruddin Shah and Arshad Warsi

    Irada the new movie which has stars like Naseeruddin Shah and Arshad Warsi in lead has come out with its new trailer. Naseeruddin Shah and Arshad Warsi have given us movies like Ishqiya along with the sequel Dedh Ishqiya.

  • Cabinet defers proposal on NRIs’ voting rights

    New Delhi: The Union Cabinet is learnt to have today deferred a proposal to extend the facility of voting by electronic means and proxy to overseas Indians by amending electoral laws.

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    History of India: Why do we celebrate Republic Day on January 26?

    January 26 is celebrated as the Republic Day of India. It was the day the Constitution of India, prepared by drafting committee headed by BR Ambedkar, came into force and replaced the existing Government of India Act,1935. The Constitution was formed taking into consideration the ethnic communities, multiple religions and regional tribes. Thus, completing the journey of becoming a soverign democratic republic.

  • Govt approves 3 interest subsidy on homes loans upto Rs 2L

    New Delhi: In a bid to ease EMI burden by ensuring cheap home loans in rural areas, the Centre today approved 3 per cent interest subsidy on loans of upto Rs 2 lakh for all households which are not covered under Pradhan Mantri Aawas Yojana (Grameen).

  • Cabinet clears pension scheme for seniors with 8 percent return

    New Delhi: Cabinet today approved a pension scheme for senior citizens under which insurance behemoth LIC will provide a guaranteed return of 8 per cent for 10 years, as part of government’s social security and financial inclusion programme.The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave its post-facto approval for launching of Varishtha Pension Bima Yojana 2017 (VPBY 2017), an official statement said.

  • Controversial! AMAR SINGH said Amitabh Bachchan and Jaya Bachchan live separately

    Aamar Singh, and, Amitabh Bachchan one time were close friends but few years ago there was some rift between them. But Singh has made shocking revelation about the Bachchan family. While talking to media Amar Singh said that Jaya Bachchan and Amitabh Bchchan are living separately.

  • Post 14% fall, Ajanta Pharma denies alert from USFDA, says supply is on

    Shares of Ajanta Pharma fell to 14.36 per cent in early trade on Tuesday after media reports said that company has got import alert from the USFDA. Drug firm Ajanta Pharma today said that there is no import alert by the USFDA on the company’s manufacturing unit in Aurangabad and it continues to supply to the US market. USFDA notified the import alert on its website on January 20.

  • Government waives Rs 660.50 cr interest on crop loans for Nov-Dec

    New Delhi: In relief to farmers who reeled under cash crunch on account of demonetisation, the government today decided to waive Rs 660.50 crore interest on short-term crop loan for November-December 2016 and grant Rs 400 crore to Nabard to bear refinancing cost of co-operative banks.

  • New Yamaha FZ25 launched at Rs 1.19 Lakh

    Yamaha has finally launched its mysterious naked sport motorcycle, the FZ25, at a price of Rs 1,19,500 (ex-showroom, Delhi). It is a very important product for the Japanese manufacturer as it comes in one of the fastest growing motorcycle segments in the Indian two-wheeler space and carries the popular ‘FZ’ brand name forward. Moreover, the all-new bike is the most powerful Yamaha to be manufactured in India and adds another performance bike