Free Press Journal
  • ‘Provide online booking of movie tickets sans convenience fee’

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court today directed the Maharashtra government to issue a circular asking all movie theatres and multiplexes to set up their own websites and provide online tickets booking facility without levying convenience charge.

  • UPA govt weakened country’s defence, says Jaya

    Chennai:  Continuing her diatribe against the Congress-led UPA government, AIADMK supremo and Chief Minister Jayalalithaa today accused it of failing to modernise the Indian armed forces and turning the Defence sector a ‘defenceless’ one.

  • Shiv Sena warns BJP against links with MNS, NCP

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena Tuesday said its “grand alliance” with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) could collapse if the BJP continued to hobnob with the NCP or Raj Thackeray’s MNS.

  • Patna hospital probing treatment-denied HIV+ man’s death

    Patna: A probe began Tuesday into the death of a HIV positive man at the Patna Medical College and Hospital after he was allegedly refused dialysis treatment by some doctors last week, an official said.

  • Film ‘Rahasya’ not based on Aarushi case: CBFC tells HC

    Mumbai: The Censor Board today told the Bombay High Court that the movie ‘Rahasya’ is based on fiction and bears no resemblance to the case of dentist couple Nupur and Rajesh Talwar who were convicted for the murder of their teenage daughter Aarushi and the domestic help in 2008.

  • HC adjourns hearing on Tejpal’s bail plea till March 7

    Panaji: The Bombay High Court today deferred till Friday the hearing on bail petition of Tehelka founder editor Tarun Tejpal, accused of sexually assaulting a woman colleague here, after listening to the arguments in-camera.

  • Arunachal Assembly condemns Nido Tania’s death

    Itanagar: Cutting across political lines, all members of the Arunachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly today condemned the death of Nido Tania in New Delhi and unanimously resolved to impress upon the Centre to pass a strong Anti-Racial Act in Parliament.

  • Govt starts working on mobile phone standards

    New Delhi: The government has started working on framing standards for mobile phones sold in India with a view to protect customer interest by assuring quality through certification.

  • UP doctors stir intensifies, 200 more resign

    Kanpur/Agra: The doctors’ stir that has hit health services in several parts of Uttar Pradesh today intensified with 200 medicos in Agra joining the resignation spree to protest the attack on their colleagues in Kanpur.

  • Kanda gets bail in air hostess suicide case

    New Delhi: A court here Tuesday granted bail to former Haryana minister Gopal Goyal Kanda, accused of abetting the suicide of a former air hostess.

  • Rupee up 19 p Vs $ to end at 61.85 as Ukraine tension recedes

    Mumbai: Tracking local stocks, rupee today regained 19 paise to end at 61.85 against dollar as reports of easing geopolitical tension between Russia and Ukraine helped emerging market currencies script a smart recovery.

  • Centre approves de-reservation of Deopani Reserve Forest land

    Itanagar: The Union Ministry of Environment and Forests has granted approval for de-reservation of 134.20 sq km (13419.29 hectares) area of the Deopani Reserve Forest to regularise the pre-1980 encroachment in Lower Dibang valley district of Arunachal Pradesh.