Free Press Journal
  • When Shahid earned praises

    It’s known that actor Shahid Kapur underwent a huge change between his last outing ‘R…Rajkumar’ for his upcoming, on-screen persona ‘Haider’. In fact the actor, who is playing the lead role in Vishal Bhardwaj’s ‘Haider’ which is an adaptation of Hamlet, has been getting appreciation already from the industry.

  • You have to be silly to buy chilli

    Navi Mumbai :  Though incessant rains since July 27 have given a respite to residents of Navi Mumbai, the rising vegetable prices have given them sleepless nights. Prices of all essential vegetables are going beyond consumers’ buying capacity.

  • Beating England will be a huge achievement: Mithali

    Mumbai :  Offered a chance to play a four-day Test after eight years, Indian women’s cricket captain Mithali Raj welcomed it and said the younger lot in the squad, who are embarking on a 23-day tour of England tonight, would benefit a lot from playing the longer version of the game.

  • NDA will talk to oppn over Insurance Bill

    New Delhi : In its quest to get the first economic reform measure past Parliament, the NDA government has offered to holds talk with the opposition parties. Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister M Venkaiah Naidu has indicated that alongwith Finance Minister Arun Jaitley he is expected to hold consultations with leaders of Congress and other opposition parties.

  • Over 100 held during night-long police Op

    Indore :  Police men from various police stations conducted patrolling and combing operation within their respective jurisdictions to search and arrest history-sheeters.

  • Sleep

    Why some people can cope with short sleep

    New York : Most people require seven to nine hours of sleep to have proper daytime functioning, but some people can function normally on less than six hours of sleep per night owing to a gene mutation, says a study, reports IANS.

  • DGH rejects ONGC’s three KG gas finds

    New Delhi :  After rejecting Reliance Industries’ gas finds, upstream regulator DGH has refused to recognise three gas discoveries of state-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) for not doing its prescribed conformity tests.

  • Man stabbed by four, critical

    Indore :  A man was stabbed repeatedly by four masked criminals, on Sunday morning. The victim has been admitted to MY Hospital where his condition is stated to be critical.

  • Kailash Kher

    Actors singing in films refreshing: Kailash Kher

    With Alia Bhatt, Shradhha Kapoor, Tabu, Priyanka Chopra and Akshay Kumar singing in their films, actors lending their voice for films have become a trend now. But singer-composer Kailash Kher feels that it is a good change in Bollywood as it enhances the popularity of a movie. And no, he does not feel threatened by this trend either!

  • 3-day GIS: Over100 business houses invited

    Indore : In order to attract investors to the State, the State Government will organise Global Investors’ Summit here from October 8 to 10. This is the fourth time that such a summit will be held in the city.

  • Software engineer dies under mysterious circumstances

    Indore :  A software engineer, died under mysterious circumstances on late Saturday night. The police have registered the case and are investigating the matter.

  • Bail plea of riot accused rejected

    MUZAFFARNAGAR: A local court has rejected the bail plea of a man accused of murdering a villager during the riots in the district last year. Additional District and Sessions Judge Jitender Kumar on Saturday rejected the bail plea of the accused Kala alias Vijai in the murder case in Kharad village of the district. According to prosecution, the accused allegedly killed a villager Sagir Ahmad and torched several

  • Sunni insurgents seize towns in Iraq

    Irbil : Militants with the Islamic State extremist group on Sunday seized two small towns in northern Iraq after driving out Kurdish security forces, further expanding the territories under their control, officials and residents said, reports AP.

  • 2-year BEd course to be under semester system

    Indore :  If National Council of Teachers Education (NCTE) turned one-year teachers training programmes viz BEd and MEd into two-year duration, as recommended by the Poonam Batra committee, then these programmes would come under semester system in the State.

  • Insurer asked to pay Rs 1L compensation to client

    Thane :  Accusing an insurance company of deficiency in service, the Thane District Consumer Redressel Forum has directed the firm and a claim settler to pay Rs one lakh compensation to a complainant.

  • Monetary Policy: RBI likely to keep interest rate unchanged

    New Delhi :  Amid fears of poor monsoon impacting food inflation, the Reserve Bank may opt for status quo on interest rate in its bi-monthly monetary policy review to be unveiled on Tuesday.

  • Budget 2014: Treatment of Capital Gains

    There were myriad litigations caused due to faulty construction of language used in Sec. 54 and Sec. 54F which offer exemption on LTCG arising out of certain specified assets if the assessee purchases or constructs ‘a’ residential house within specified time frame. The debate hovered around two aspects —

  • Anti-graft activist held for extortion

    Bhayandar :  The Navghar police have arrested two men including a 42-year-old self proclaimed ‘Anti-Corruption Crusader’ on charges of demanding extortion from a local businessman in Bhayandar.

  • Natwar’s shabby bid to dent Brand Sonia

    In this season of autobiographies, our politicians could learn a few lessons from Bollywood stars when it comes to handling their past with dignity and grace. Just compare the excellent work that has been done by the great legend Yusuf Khan, alias Dilip Kumar, and look at the shabby attempt by Natwar Singh, who was actually a career diplomat before he joined politics. It would be an understatement to say Dilipsaab has