Free Press Journal
  • ELSS scores over PPF

    Last week we wrote about investing in ELSS (tax saving) funds and how these prove to be akin to saving tax and getting paid for it. The response that we received to this piece was tremendous – and has also prompted us to write a rejoinder to last week’s piece. Most readers wrote in arguing that while ELSS in and of themselves were good investments, however, how could one ignore PPF –

  • The car ‘connect’…

    With ‘connected’ vehicles being the new buzzword, is India ready to embrace this new technology? Experts analyse  (more…)

  • Good night sleep is equal to winning a jackpot

    New Delhi : Working on getting a better night’s sleep can lead to optimal physical and mental well-being over time-but quality of sleep is more important than quantity. For a new study, researchers analysed the sleep patterns of more than 30,500 people in UK households over four years and discovered that better sleep leads to levels of mental and physical health comparable to those of somebody who’s won a jackpot of around £200,000.

  • Sleep apnea may disturb your kids mental skills

    New York : Children with chronically disrupted sleep are likely to have defects in their brain cells that are associated with mental skills, mood and behaviour, researchers have warned. Obstructive sleep apnea is a common sleep disturbance which affects up to five per cent of all children.

  • Is Pluto really a planet or not?

    New York : Is Pluto a planet or not? Giving this debate a fresh angle, Johns Hopkins University scientist Kirby Runyon wants to make one thing clear: Regardless of what people say, Pluto is a planet. So, Runyon says, is Europa – commonly known as a moon of Jupiter – and so is the Earth’s Moon and so are more than 100 other celestial bodies in our solar system that are denied this

  • Skilled employees make more errors

    Washington : Which organisation does not want a highly skilled professional at workplace? But ‘to err is human’ suggests a new study as faster things happen, the worse we remember them, thereby increasing the risk factor for making errors when interrupted.

  • Pradhan unveils implementation of CGD project in Bhubaneswar and Cuttack

    Bhubaneswar : Ushering in a new era of economic development and convenience in Odisha fueled by environment-friendly Natural Gas, Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Petroleum & Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan launched the implementation of City Gas Distribution (CGD) project in Bhubaneswar and Cuttack in the presence of Member of Parliament (Bhubaneswar) Dr Prasanna Kumar Patasani, Member of Parliament (Cuttack) Bhartruhari Mahtab and other dignitaries.

  • Casual sex may land you in trouble

    London : Does a one-night stand or romping without any commitment or emotional involvement sound interesting to you? If yes, please beware. Researchers have found that a liking for casual sex may land you in trouble.

  • What causes obsessive compulsive disorder?

    Berlin : Absence of a protein may trigger the obsessive-compulsive disorder that can lead to repetitive ritualised behaviour such as washing hands or body time and again, a new study has found. An overactive molecular signal pathway in the brain region of the amygdala can lead to obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), researchers from University of Wurzburg in Germany said.

  • horoscope

    Your Day By Nilikash P. Pradhan

    Aries :- Becoming financially stable has been the cornerstone of almost all your efforts. You have persisted and persevered in planning and executing financial matters with good results.

  • Will Team India knock out Oz today?

    The match has undoubtedly been set up by Pujara’s (202) marathon vigil which lasted for more than 11 hours (672 minutes). He faced 525 deliveries — most by any Indian batsman in an innings surpassing Rahul Dravid’s Indian record of 495 balls against Pakistan at Rawalpindi back in 2004.

  • It’s my best Test knock so far: Wriddhiman Saha

    Saha said his 316-run unconquered stand with Pujara in the Irani Trophy final inspired the two of them to bat well. They had rattled up that stand in the second innings, which eventually shaped Rest Of India’s six-wicket win for over Gujarat.

  • ‘Must apply Dubai lessons to save Test’

    “We’ve got to cope with it as best we can and come up with a plan, and we’ve done a lot of practice in those conditions so I’m really confident they can do the job and see how they go. Be a great challenge for them,” Lehmann told reporters at the end of the fourth day’s play. (more…)

  • Dhoni’s ‘missing’ mobile phones recovered

    Dhoni had filed a complaint alleging that his three mobile phones were stolen during the fire incident at Welcome Hotel in Dwarka on March 17. In his complaint, the cricketer alleged that he had left his phones in the hotel room when he had gone for breakfast downstairs. Later, when his staff went to pack his things, the mobile phones were missing from the room, the complaint said. A case in this

  • Mumbai lose permanent status, all NE states become BCCI voters

    New Delhi : Indian cricket’s one-time power centre Mumbai has lost its permanent voting status as per the new constitution of the Indian Cricket Board finalized by the Committee of Administrators (COA) appointed by the Supreme Court of India.

  • TN start favourites against Bengal

    New Delhi : A confident Tamil Nadu with a host of experienced limited overs specialists will start as favourites against a youthful Bengal side led by their inspirational skipper Manoj Tiwary in the final of Vijay Hazare Trophy, here today.

  • Federer, Wawrinka to clash in all-Swiss final

    Indian Wells : Roger Federer and Stan Wawrinka set up an all-Swiss final at the Indian Wells Masters with straight-sets semi-final victories.

  • Alaves, Betis win in La Liga

    Madrid : Deyverson’s 44th-minute goal gave Alaves a 1-0 win in the Basque football derby at home against Real Sociedad, while Real Betis beat Osasuna 2-0 in La Liga.