Free Press Journal
  • Lata releases first Sufi album, credits nephew

    At 84, singing legend Lata Mangeshkar has released her first Sufi songs album and has credited her nephew nephew Baijnath, who has composed the numbers and sung a duet in “Ya Rabba” with her, for trying out the genre.

  • Gang-raped Indonesian widow faces public caning

    Banda Aceh (Indonesia) : An official says an Indonesian woman who was gang- raped by men who accused her of having extramarital sex now faces possible public caning for violating Islamic law, reports AP.

  • IT dept seeks prosecution of distiller, CMD

    Mumbai : The Income Tax (IT) department has approached the local magistrate’s court seeking prosecution against Tilaknagar Industries, a major player in the liquor industry, and it’s CMD for alleged evasion of taxes during assessment year 2011-12.

  • Hyundai launches new variant of Eon for Rs 3.83 lakh

    Hyundai Motor India rolled out a new variant of its entry level car Eon, priced at Rs 3.83 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). The new variant, which comes with 1 litre Kappa engine, will be available along with the current 0.8 litre variants of Eon, Hyundai Motor India Ltd (HMIL) said in a statement. “Hyundai consistently innovates to meet and exceed the demands of the customer and the 1.0 litre Kappa engine now offered

  • Swiss, India, 45 others agree on info exchange

    Paris/New Delhi : In another step towards shedding banking secrecy practices, 47 nations including Switzerland and India, have agreed upon automatic exchange of information on tax matters, reports PTI.

  • Cong leader writes to Modi offering to take care of his mother

    New Delhi : “Distressed” by Narendra Modi’s mother travelling in an auto rickshaw and living in a small room, a Congress leader on Wednesday wrote to the BJP PM candidate volunteering to look after her as Modi had not provided her a “comfortable” life despite his “wealth” and success, reports PTI.

  • Crossover travel flourishes between India & Pakistan

    Poonch (Jammu and Kashmir) : To strengthen ties between India and Pakistan, the authorities of Pakistan have cleared the transit permits of 32 Indians to travel by the bus service to Pakistan, says ANI.

  • Dog saves farmer from bears’ attack

    Aurangabad : Dogs are often and aptly called ‘friends of farmers’ and proving this age old belief true an 8-year-old dog successfully saved his master from the attack of three wild bears and forced the animals back in the jungle.

  • Your Day By Nilikash P. Pradhan

    Aries:- Your proposal will get accepted today. New ideas will come in mind. Writers will have a good day. Romance is in the air. Projects can be brought to completion.

  • Welfare Politics

    Since time immemorial we have been brought up to believe that money guarantees influence, position, happiness and regard from others. But now we need to bring a change in such a thinking, because nothing external can create the internal well-being which is really lacking in our society.

  • When Rajkummar Rao got drunk

    Acting is a tough job and sometimes getting into the skin of the character makes you do things that you wouldn’t in real life! Rajkummar Rao had a similar experience while shooting for Hansal Mehta’s‘City Lights’.

  • High turnout in Seemandhra amid clashes

    Hyderabad : Braving the scorching heat, voters of Seemandhra turned out in large numbers to exercise the franchise for Lok Sabha and Assembly elections on Wednesday, even as sporadic violence and clashes between YSR Congress and TDP-BJP workers were reported from some areas especially Kadapa, reports IANS.

  • Obama daughters stalked, White House locked down

    Washington : In a major security scare, the White House was temporarily locked down on Wednesday after an unauthorised car followed an official motorcade carrying the daughters of US President Barack Obama, reports PTI.

  • Agitation

    The agitation against the fifty per cent increase in the prices of rationed food-grains is gaining ground.