Free Press Journal
  • Air India cancels Ravindra Gaikwad’s booking yet again

    New Delhi: Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad today again tried to book tickets on Air India flights, but the airline rejected the booking. This is the seventh attempt on the part of the Sena MP to book a flight on Air India, which barred him from flying after he assaulted the airline’s staffer.

  • Sachin Tendulkar’s daughter Sara’s selfie with Ranveer goes viral on the internet

    Sara Tendulkar is one of the rare celebrities who stays off the radar. Being ‘God of Cricket’s daughter, Sara has always being under the spotlight. During matches too, all eyes were glued to the wide screen in the screen in the stadium just to get a glimpse of this pretty teenager! For some times now there have been endless rumours about her joining the Bollywood bandwagon. However, Sachin said that there was no truth

  • Australia cricketer O’Keefe fined for drunken remarks

    Sydney:Australian Test star Stephen O’Keefe has been fined Aus $20,000 (USD15,000) for making “highly inappropriate” comments while drunk during a cricket function and ordered to undergo counselling, authorities said today.

  • Gaikwad poses threat to flight safety: Air India Cabin Crew

    New Delhi: The Air India Cabin Crew Association has said Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad must not be allowed to fly until he tenders an “unconditional apology” for beating up a 60-year-old staffer, and asserted that he poses a risk to flight safety.

  • Goa: Dainik Jagran, Mindshare bag two golds each at Abby Awards 2017

    Goa: As a gesture of repaying the honour and due credit to the media and advertising industry, the Abby Awards considered as the Oscars of the Indian Advertising and Marketing industry was hosted on Thursday at the Goafest 2017. In the publisher category, the Dainik Jagran brand emerged victorious with two gold while in the media category Mindshare, the media and marketing services company, topped the list by winning two gold.
    These awards target the creativity

  • JNPT’s FY17 net jumps to Rs 866.02 crore

    Mumbai: JNPT reported a 20 per cent increase in its net surplus after tax for financial year 2016-17 at Rs 866.02 crore and announced investments of Rs 16,000 crore over next few years. “Our net surplus after tax grew because of expenditure management measures. We were also able to post a 19.45 per cent growth in the net surplus before tax at Rs 1,303.89 crore,” its chairman Anil Diggikar told reporters. The port, which

  • JNPT to decide on revision of rates within 10-15 days

    Country’s largest container port Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) reported a 20 per cent increase in its net surplus after tax for financial year 2016-17 at Rs 866.02 crore. Over the next few years, the port plans to utilise these surplus funds on various upcoming projects. However to maintain the cash flow, it has plans of revising port charges as well.  JNPT’s Deputy chairman Neeraj Bansal speaks to Jescilia Karayamparambil about the

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    World Health Day: Depression, its symptoms and how to deal with it

    To mark the anniversary of the founding of the World Health Organisation (WHO), April 7 is celebrated as the ‘World Health Day’. Every year the organisation comes up with a unique theme around a specific health topic that affects people around the globe. This year, in 2017, the theme of World health Day campaign is ‘Depression – Let’s Talk’.

  • Vinod Khanna health update: Actor stable, responding positively to treatment, says hospital

    Mumbai: Veteran Bollywood actor Vinod Khanna, who was hospitalised last week due to severe dehydration, has responded positively to treatment and is stable, doctors treating him said on Thursday. The actor “was admitted to Sir H.N. Reliance Foundation Hospital on Friday with severe dehydration. He is under the care of our doctors and has responded positively to the treatment and is now stable,” the hospital spokesperson said.

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    Your Day By Nilikash P Pradhan

    ARIES: There may be fair amount of conflict and even confrontations over property and possession. You need to be clear and open-minded to maintain peace and not let your ego dictate your actions.

  • India cannot be pushed around by China

    India must stand up to the Chinese threat that Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama’s visit to Arunachal Pradesh could “severely damage peace and stability in the region” and hurt ties between the two countries. This is evidently Beijing’s way of browbeating India and this country must send out a stern message to it that who we allow to visit our territory should not be China’s business. The Chinese have been coveting the region, describing

  • Panel sees nepotism, excesses by AAP government

    The three-member V.K. Shunglu committee (headed by a former Comptroller and Auditor-General of India) appointed last year by the then Lt Governor of Delhi Najeeb Jung, has not unravelled much that was not known in regard to “gross abuse of power” by Delhi’s Arvind Kejriwal government. The report observes that the genesis of the conflict between the then LG and Kejriwal lay in an April 2015 order issued by the Aam Aadmi Party supremo

  • Shrinking Opposition space worrisome

    BJP’S sonic growth capturing almost all key states and regions within a span of three years may have brought about some political stability for Modi government, but the surreptitious mixing of, what some analysts call “religious jihad”, with politics and the tactics to undermine opposition parties, do not bode well for parliamentary democracy.

  • A question mark on rate cut

    IN the context of growth outlook, one important missing link in the MPC observation is the persistence of revenue deficit in the Union budget which will be a stumbling block as revenue deficit reflects negative savings of the government. This also acts as a pressure point for higher borrowings by the government, resulting in a higher interest rate scenario and thereby has adverse implication of crowding out of private investment.

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    Youngsters are more prone to depression: WHO

    Mumbai: According to the latest report by the World Health Organisation (WHO), about 7.5 per cent of Indians suffer from depression that requires expert intervention.