Free Press Journal
  • Meet the 5 richest eligible bachelors of India

    They are young, talented, handsome, rich and ‘bachelors’. They are straight out of the Mills & Boons novel. They are no less than a prince. They are born with a silver spoon. They fly their own helicopter. They live in their own castle. They have all the luxuries in their life. They are the sons of India’s rich businessmen. Most of these ‘Princes’ have carried forward their father’s million dollar businesses. Most

  • environment

    World Environment Day 2018: 10 things you didn’t know you were doing that harms the environment

    Our choices define our lifestyle. Even our smallest choices set a long chain of events that directly or indirectly affects everything and everyone around us. The universe has always been kind to us and has provided for our survival, comfort, and nourishment. But we humans have adapted habits that continue to harm the environment.  It’s high time we undertake initiatives and make choices that will have less impact on the environment. Even

  • Mumbai: First monsoon weekend claims 13 lives

    Mumbai: At least 13 persons have perished in different incidents, mostly by drowning, in the first monsoon weekend in the past 72 hours. Five persons, including four of a family, from the Immaculate Conception Colony in Borivali drowned at a beach picnic in Ratnagiri on Sunday afternoon.

  • Pakistan Election Commission to accept nomination papers today

    Islamabad: Ahead of the July 25 elections, the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has started accepting the nomination papers on Monday after the Supreme Court announced its verdict rejecting amendments in the forms. The Lahore High Court ruled on June 1 that the nomination papers do not necessarily seek information regarding candidates’ educational background, criminal record, and dual citizenship.

  • Supreme Court refuses urgent hearing in Sterlite Row

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday refused to grant an urgent hearing into a plea filed by families of those killed in the police firing during the anti-Sterlite protests in Tamil Nadu’s Thoothukudi. The apex court did not specify a date for the next hearing and said it would hear the matter after the vacations. The appeal filed by the relatives sought a grant to allow a doctor of their choice to be

  • death penalty rape, POCSO Act, rape penalty,

    Patna: Man gets 10 years imprisonment for abducting, raping minor girl

    Patna: A court here today sentenced a man to 10 years imprisonment for abducting and raping a minor girl in 2013. Special Judge of a POCSO court Ravindra Nath Tripathi convicted Ranjit Yadav under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act for abduction and rape of a minor girl.

  • Sushil Modi clears air on rift in BJP- JD(U) alliance

    New Delhi: Amid reports of a rift between Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Janata Dal (United) over seat sharing, Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Modi on Monday clarified that there is no such dispute between the National Democratic Alliance partners.

  • Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik orders judicial probe into missing Ratna Bhandar keys

    Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday ordered a judicial probe into the circumstances leading to non-availability of the keys of Ratna Bhandar (treasury) of Jagannath temple in Puri. The inquiry will be conducted by a retired judge of the Orissa High Court and be completed within three months, said a statement from the Chief Minister’s Office.

  • ICICI Bank begins search for new chairman

    New Delhi: Private sector ICICI Bank has initiated the process of appointment of non-executive chairman as the term of incumbent M K Sharma is coming to an end on June 30. The process has started and the board has to take a call if the appointment has to be made from the existing pool of independent directors or by inviting an outsider to take up the position, sources said. As the term of the current