Free Press Journal
  • Got clues about Gauri Lankesh murder case: Min

    Bengaluru : Karnataka Home Minister Ramalinga Reddy on Monday claimed the Special Investigation Team probing the killing of senior Kannada journalist Gauri Lankesh has got clues and is in the process of gathering evidence, reports PTI. Gauri Lankesh, known to be an anti-establishment voice with strident anti-right wing views, was shot dead at close range…

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  • Making travel exciting and pressure-free

    Poorva Tamhane takes you on a dreamy ride which can both ease the pressure of commutation and add to the excitement of travel How would you feel if you could move at airplane speed and reach from Mumbai to Delhi in just over an hour without leaving the ground? Sounds like something out of a…

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  • Mulayam holds meet to find MP for Rajya Sabha

    Lucknow: Samajwadi Party Parliamentary Board, the highest decision making body of the faction-ridden ruling party, met here on Sunday under the presidentship of SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav to discuss a gamut of issues ahead of the upcoming Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh. Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and his uncle and state party chief Shivpal…

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  • Amitabh Bachchan cinematic journey: From Saat Hindustani to Pink

    “I look at my roles as great challenges, challenges that provoke the artist in me and I hope that there is sufficient left in me to be able to do justice to the roles that I am being offered.” –Amitabh Bachchan. Also Read: ‘Important to educate women’ says Amitabh Bachchan On October 11, Amitabh Bachchan…

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  • NO-Smoking

    Banks in J&K ban smoking in premises, ATMs

    Srinagar: With the Jammu and Kashmir government giving directions for strict enforcement of the Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Act, banks in the state today banned smoking in all their workplaces and ATMs. The state’s J-K Bank, issued a circular to all its offices and branches asking officials to ensure strict ban on smoking, besides seeking…

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  • 130 years after launch, India’s first seed company goes digital

    Mumbai : Namdeo Umaji, the first seed company in India, was set up in 1885 in a small shop of Mumbai’s Byculla vegetable market. Now in 2015, the company has decided to go digital in an attempt to multiply its reach. For the last 130 years, Namdeo Umaji Agritech (India) Pvt. Ltd. worked from its offices,…

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  • India’s October production growth falls to 22-month low: PMI

    Mumbai: India’s manufacturing sector growth waned further and touched a 22-month low in October largely due to a slower increase in new orders, a leading international business survey showed on Monday. Revealing the weakest purchasing activity since December 2013, the Nikkei India Manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) recorded an eight-month low in October at 50.7, down…

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  • Indian Hotel and Restaurant Association president Adarsh Shetty.

    ‘Keep one window for hotel licence applications’

    A fire broke out recently in Hotel City Kinara at Kurla, in which five engineering students were killed. After the incident, the civic body immediately woke up to this danger and started taking action against errant hotels across the city. Whereas notices have been served to more than 200 hotels in the city, there are…

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  • Police security at NCPA on Monday. PTI

    First show of Agnes of God staged peacefully at NCPA

    Mumbai : After state minority affairs minister Eknath Khadse refused to ban the play Agnes of God, the first show of the controversial play was staged without any hurdle at the National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA) at Nariman Point on Monday. The director agreed to remove the word ‘Immaculate Conception’ from the advertisements of…

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