Free Press Journal
  • Vivek Oberoi and ‘Grand Masti’ rejoice!

    The celebrations for ‘Grand Masti’ continue. Last year this boldest adult comedy film of Bollywood received an unexpectedly thundering and popular welcome from the viewers, taking it to the coveted 100 crore club! Now it has done the impossible again: Taking a place in cinema history by receiving the Hall Of Fame plaque at the recently held Star

  • Sebi to revisit policy on proprietary trading

    New Delhi :  To ring-fence small investors from any manipulation by brokers, market regulator Sebi is considering revisiting its policy on proprietary trades. Such trades are conducted by brokers for their own gains and not for the clients.

  • Voluntary surrendering of income does not mean immunity from penalties

    If there is voluntary surrender of income it does not mean that there is automatic immunity from penalty for concealment of income.  This has been so held by the Supreme Court of India in the case of Mak Data P. Ltd. v. CIT (2013) 358 ITR 593 (SC).   In this case, the assessee-company filed its return of income for the assessment year 2004-05 declaring an income of Rs. 16,17,040 with the tax

  • Globe Trotting

    UK teen becomes youngest person to trek to South Pole
    London: A 16-year-old boy from Bristol has set a new world record by becoming the youngest person to have trekked to the South Pole. Lewis Clarke spent 48 days at temperatures as low as -50C, winds of up to 120 mph and arrived at Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station at 18:00 GMT after completing the 702-mile journey from the Antarctic coast, the BBC

  • AAP’s overreach saga

    Political experiments are not unknown to our six decades of democratic functioning. There have been upset victories in elections and these have resulted in hitherto unknown entities forming governments. But then these experiments have not had a very long life. There was the Janata Party experiment of the post-Emergency era. There has been the AGP rule in Assam, and even in Andhra Pradesh there was the government formed by celluloid star N

  • Hackers use connected appliances to launch global cyberattack

    Washington : In the age of ‘Internet of Things’, connected appliances, including smart televisions and refrigerators, have reportedly helped in launching what is said to be a global cyberattack, a security firm has revealed, reports ANI.

  • Lalu justifies joining twitter, mocks Nitish

    Patna : Unfazed by Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s snide remark against him for joining twitter, RJD President Lalu Prasad on Sunday said change is the law of nature and one can ignore youth power at own peril, reports PTI.

  • India Inc sprints in Marathon spirit

    Braving the morning chill, representatives of corporate India were present in full force on the 11th Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon on Sunday. Thousands of people turned out on a cool morning to take part in the annual race in the Indian city.

  • Bipasha Basu

    Bengali wedding for Bipasha

    With ex-beau John Abraham having tied the knot with investment banker Priya Runchal, the entire media glare is focused on the gorgeous Bipasha Basu, with the hope that she will soon announce her wedding date with alleged beau Harman Baweja.
    Bipasha Basu, who recently made a public appearance at the launch of her third fitness DVD – ‘Unleash’, was questioned

  • Judges fight shy of heading snoopgate probe

    New Delhi : Nearly a month after it announced a probe into the snooping scandal allegedly involving Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi government, so far, has failed to name the retired judge who will head the Judicial Commission to go into the charges, reports PTI.

  • Old Ways Do Not Work

    CHARLIE CHAPLIN once said: “Being a funny person does an awful lot of things to you. You feel that you should not get serious. Others don’t expect it from you and they don’t want to see it. You are stereotyped as a clown.They only want you to make them laugh.” In movies, a villain remains a villain mostly; if he wants to become a hero, the audience won’t accept it. The late

  • Letters to the editor

    Low blow by Congress stalwart
    This is with reference to Mani Shankar Aiyar’s remark about Modi being a tea vendor and how he doesn’t want him to be PM of India. For a person of Aiyar’s learning, experience, and his position as the leader of a national party, it was a highly low grade remark. How low is this party going to go? Modi is an elected representative and the chief minister of

  • Corporate Briefs

    Know fund source for premium of Rs 1 lakh/yr: Irda to Birla Sun
    New Delhi: Insurance sector regulator IRDA has asked Birla Sun Life Insurance Company to adopt effective procedure to know source of funds by policyholders and not merely rely on documentation for premium payment of over Rs 1 lakh per annum. “The Authority … advises Birla Sun Life Insurance Company to lay adequate emphasis on effective procedures for strengthening the

  • Indian mother in Scotland charged with own son’s death

    London : In a case that has shaken up the UK, an Indian-origin mother has been charged with the death of her three-year-old son, who mysteriously disappeared from his home in Scotland last 

  • Pick-up lines that can leave you dateless

    Melbourne : If you have ever been turned down by a girl for saying the wrong thing, then you might be using the wrong pick-up lines, says ANI.

  • your day By Nilikash P. Pradhan

    Aries:- Those in business will be getting new projects and you have to work on it and get it finalized as fast as possible. Domestic issues will get reduced.
    Taurus:- You’ve been busy with all sorts of everyday activities, deeply involved in your work and routines. It’s time to balance your life with some down time–otherwise, you simply don’t feel whole.
    Gemini:- If you are involved in affair

  • ‘Bhaag Milkha Bhaag’ races ahead at awards

    The awards season has kick-started and while there are many contenders, the one film that’s s walking away with most awards is the Milkha Singh biopic, ‘Bhaag Milkha Bhaag’.