Free Press Journal
  • Women lead everywhere as companies focus on skill rather than gender

    New Delhi: As workplaces become more focused on skill and capability rather than being gender-biased, it’s women leading everywhere, feels the fair sex in the corporate world. Rati Shetty, Chief Product Officer and Co-founder, BankBazaar.com, said that close to 40 percent of her company’s employees are female, and this has been completely organic — not deliberate.

  • India far behind US, China in parity for women entrepreneurs; Re

    New Delhi: India is ranked 52, much lower than the US and China, in the list of 57 countries surveyed to ascertain parity for women entrepreneurs as cultural bias, lack of access to financial services and poor social acceptance remained roadblocks here for them, says a report.

  • Ayodhya dispute: Day after Sri Sri Ravi Shankar pitches for out of court settlement, AIMPLB says only court order acceptable

    Lucknow: A day after spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar pitched for an out of court settlement of the Ayodhya issue, the All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) said today that only a court order on the matter was acceptable to it. The board also took exception to a recent reported statement made by the Art of Living founder on the Ayodhya issue.

  • Markets tank on global trade war jitters

    Mumbai: Benchmark indices reeled for the sixth straight session today, reflecting losses in overseas markets after the exit of a key White House economic adviser sparked fears of a global trade war.

  • 5 women who became social media celebrities overnight

    5 Indian women who became social media celebrities overnight!

    As kids, we always wanted to become famous. We dreamt of photographers running behind us for a glimpse or sharing the same frame with celebrities. But little did we know the internet era would make this happen and fulfil several of those dreams (if not everyone’s!). These faces soon became wallpapers and memes. Most people get famous because of their talent, hard work and artistic skills, there are people who got famous

  • Illegal Shivaji statue removed in Goa

    Valpoi (Goa): Valpoi Municipal Council has removed a statue of Chhatrapati Shivaji as it was installed on the Council’s property without its permission.

  • “He tortured me”, says Hasin Jahan, wife of Mohammed Shami after his clarification

    Hasin Jahan, wife of Team India pacer Mohammed Shami, has accused her husband of torture and having extra-marital affairs. And after Mohammed Shami issued clarification, now his wife has quoted to media. Hasin Jahan quoted to ANI, “I’ve done everything he wanted me to do. He has tortured me & hasn’t treated me like his wife. He’s a big flirt. I’m not going to divorce him till my last

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    Shiv Sena’s stand on Rane is “loud and clear”: Rajya Sabha candidate

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena candidate for Rajya Sabha Anil Desai today said his party’s stand on Narayan Rane hasn’t changed. Desai was speaking to reporters after filing his nomination for the March 23 Rajya Sabha election from Maharashtra. “Our stand on him is loud and clear. We have voiced it openly several times,” Desai said, when asked if Sena members would vote for Rane if its ally, BJP, were to field him.

  • India-China bilateral trade hits historic high of USD 84.44 bln in 2017

    Beijing: The India-China bilateral trade has reached USD 84.44 billion last year, an historic high notwithstanding bilateral tensions over a host of issues including the Doklam standoff. A rare novelty of the bilateral trade otherwise dominated by the Chinese exports was about 40 per cent increase of Indian exports to China in 2017 totalling to USD 16.34 billion, data of the Chinese General Administration of Customs accessed by PTI here showed.

  • Amazon founder Jeff Bezos tops Forbes’s ‘World Billionaires’ list with $122 billion, Mukesh Ambani India’s richest

    New York: Amazon founder Jeff Bezos tops this year’s Forbes World’s Billionaires list with a record fortune of $122 billion. Bezos’ fortune increased by $39.2 billion in 2017 – the largest up move in anyone’s net worth recorded by Forbes last year – dethroning philanthropist and Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, whose net worth is calculated at $90 billion, Efe reported.

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    International Women’s Day: 15 quotes stated by some extraordinary women for women that you need to read!

    It’s March! The Women’s history month. Being a woman is hard. There is so much to do from taking care of families to excelling at jobs to breaking stereotypes. Each woman is powerful in her own right, encouraging others to move towards success. On the occasion of International Women’s Day, we bring to you 15 motivational quotes by women – from actresses to athletes, designers to leaders – all women, these are

  • Pakistan: Gunmen kills policeman guarding Shias

    Karachi: Gunmen riding on motorcycles shot dead a policeman and injured another while they were guarding some vegetable sellers belonging to minority Hazara Shia community in Pakistan’s southwestern city of Quetta.

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    Aadhaar not mandatory to appear for enrolment in NEET, other all-Indian exams, says Supreme Court

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed CBSE not to make Aadhaar number mandatory for enrolment of students appearing in NEET 2018 and other all-India examinations. The top court said that CBSE can take other identity proofs like passport number, driving licence, bank statement, voter card or ration card from the students for enrolling them for appearing in the examinations.