Free Press Journal
  • Tata Motors launches its first locally made petrol engine

    The new Revotron 1.2 T petrol engine by Tata Motors (R) is seen as Tim Leverton, President and Head of Advanced and Product Engineering of Tata Motors, talks during the engine’s unveiling in Mumbai on Monday. The 1.2 liter Turbocharged Intercooled Multi-point Fuel Injected petrol engine is available in 3-and 4-
    cylinder models. (more…)

  • ‘Happy New Year’ makes Farah happy

    Farah Khan is really happy and satisfied with the title track of ‘Happy New Year’ these days.
    “So it’s 5 am and I have woken up because the ‘Happy New Year’ title track’s been playing in my head all night! Vishal Dadlani thanks,” tweeted director Farah Khan recently. One can only surmise how peppy it must be!
    ‘Happy New Year’ stars

  • Eternal Verses

    What: An exhibition of paintings by artist Ranadip Mukherjee. Ranadip Mukherjee’s love affair with one of the oldest cities in the world Benaras began way back in 1989. Benaras him is like a sensuous and a beautiful young girl, sometimes playful, sometimes somber, but always intense, and vividly colorful.

  • The French Twist – Desi Style

    What: The Drama School, Mumbai’s Tartuffe a Two Faced Comedy (A)
    When: Plays today, at 6:00 pm and 9:00 pm
    Where: Prithvi Theater, Juhu (more…)

  • Are You Alive Now?

    MAKING changes in our behaviour and personality is a gradual process giving gradual results. In order to identify why we are what we are, we have to do some investigation and get to the roots because we can’t have the fruits without the roots. Many of us remain the false self and not the authentic self, because we don’t ‘sell ourselves’. Many of us don’t believe in ourselves or are afraid that

  • Corporate Briefs

    Uniform norm for gold jewellery valuation as loan collateral
    Mumbai: The Reserve Bank came out with standardised norms for valuation of gold jewellery as collateral for loan from banks. “In order to standardise the valuation and make it more transparent to the borrower, it has been decided that gold jewellery accepted as security/collateral will have to be valued at the average of the closing price of 22 carat gold for the preceding

  • City roundup

    Injured bank executive is still serious
    MUMBAI: One of the two injured, who suffered cardiac arrest during Mumbai Marathon, continues to be critical and is still on ventilator. The other runner however is out of danger. “The condition of the executive from Standard Chartered Bank, aged 37, who suffered cardiac arrest just a few km before he touched the finish line of Half Marathon, is still serious, according to the doctors. However, the 38-year-old

  • MU reinstates Hatekar, finally

    Mumbai : Following criticism and protest from political parties, students and professors against the suspension of Mumbai University’s professor Neeraj Hatekar, the administration on Saturday night had to revoke its decision by reinstating him.

  • Nawaz goes commercial

    Nawazuddin Siddiqui, who was seen with Irrfan Khan in ‘The Lunch Box’ recently, would be seen in the Salman Khan-starrer ‘Kick’ soon. After garnering considerable appreciation, he is ready to set foot in the masala genre. When asked about his role in ‘Kick’, Nawaz was keen on emphasising that it would not be a blink and miss it role.

  • Letters to the editor

    Penchant for vandalism
    In the bathroom of Christ Church School, a reputed missionary school, in Dumdum in north suburban Kolkata, a student was found dead in the bathroom with the door bolted from outside. Subsequent investigation revealed that the student was constantly ragged and tormented by two senior students of the same school.
    The information was explosive enough and as is the present culture of West Bengal, the guardians started indulging in vandalism and

  • Japanese airline sorry over ‘racist’ commercial

    Tokyo : Japanese carrier All Nippon Airways (ANA) on Monday said it is apologising individually to customers who call to complain about racial stereotyping in a new TV commercial, but has not decided whether it should pull the ad.