Free Press Journal
  • Rohit Shetty

    Rohit Shetty’s romantic dilemma

    Apparently that’s what director Rohit Shetty‘s idea of romantic films is! What’s more, the director adds that as a filmmaker his priority is to make a film that entertains the masses and recovers money too.

  • MCI asked to cancel registrations of medicos involved in scam

    BHOPAL : State medical education department has recently written to medical college deans and sent letters to medical council of India (MCI) to cancel registration of medicos involved in impersonation and taking admission thorough fraudulent means, following cancellation of their admissions.

  • Black teen was shot six times: Autopsy

    New York : An unarmed black teenager killed by a white officer in Missouri was shot at least six times, including twice in the head, a preliminary private autopsy has found. The New York Times reported that the autopsy by Dr. Michael Baden, a former New York City chief medical examiner, found that one of the bullets entered the top of Michael Brown’s skull, suggesting that his head was bent forward when he

  • CPM leader’s wife gang raped, found hanging

    Kolkata : The body of a local CPI(M) leader’s wife was found hanging inside her house on Monday morning after she was allegedly gang-raped in Contai in East Midnapore district.

  • FDI in automobile sector drops 85 pc in April-May this year

    NEW DELHI :  The Indian automobile sector, which faced major slowdown in demand in the last two years, witnessed about 85 per cent decline in foreign direct investment (FDI) to only $73 million during April-May this fiscal.

  • Chaos keeps hospitals’ hands full

    Mumbai : While Mumbaikars revelled in colourful Dahi Handi festivities across various places in the city, a less colourful side of the festival was seen at various city hospitals as a number of ‘govindas’ who were soaring into the sky on top of pyramids were restrained to hospital beds after suffering injuries.

  • 20 killed as train hits autorickshaw in Bihar

    Motihari (Bihar): Twenty people, including eight children, were killed on Monday when a speeding train rammed into a packed autorickshaw at a railway crossing between Semra and Sugauli stations in Bihar’s East Champaran district, the police said.  The mishap took place at a manned railway crossing at Chinauta village when Dehradun-bound Rapti Ganga Express hit the autorickshaw, SP Sudhir Kumar said. Two other passengers suffered serious injuries in

  • Cheti Chand Samiti rally re-scheduled

    Indore: The kid’s rally that was supposed to be taken out by August 20 by the Cheti Chand Utsav Samiti would now be taken out on August 21.

  • Welcome to longest FOB on Central Railway

    Mumbai : The longest ever Foot-Over Bridge (FOB) in the Indian Railways connecting suburban platform no. 1 from JJ flyover to platform no.18 of CST terminus was thrown open for commuters on Monday by South Mumbai MP Arvind Sawant.

  • Certain jobs cause more stress for working parents

    Washington : A new study has revealed that the reason behind intense psychological stress among working parents can be their certain jobs and it has nothing to do with the demand of time and energy from other people, reports ANI.

  • Gang raped, tied naked to tree

    Kannauj (UP): A 33-year-old woman was allegedly gangraped by three persons, one of them a school teacher, who later left her tied to a tree in naked condition, police said Monday. The incident took place in Umarda area here, on the intervening night of August 16-17 when three persons raped her and, then, left her tied naked to a tree before fleeing the spot, the FIR lodged by

  • My next film will be outside the YRF banner: Rani Mukerji

    Actress Rani Mukerji, who married Yash Raj Films (YRF) head honcho Aditya Chopra in a hush-hush destination wedding in Italy this year, says that her next will be outside her home banner. It’s noted that her forthcoming release which is also her first film post marriage, ‘Mardaani’, has been produced by YRF. So, when she was asked if she would only work in her home banner now Rani denied saying, “No, not

  • MNS ‘blueprint’ not yet ready, says Raj

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray made it clear at a function in Thane on Sunday that the much talked about ‘Blueprint of Development’ being prepared by the party is not yet ready. Some of the party functionaries had told media that a massive function to unfold the blueprint is expected to be organised soon and business tycoons like Tata and Ambani will inaugurate the blueprint.

  • Swollen rivers wreak havoc in UP

    New Delhi: Twenty more deaths were reported in flood-related incidents with several rivers flowing above the danger mark and posing a threat to more than 1,000 villages in the affected districts. Nine persons in Bahraich, eight in Shravasti and two in Balrampur died in flood-related cases in the past 24 hours while one casualty was reported in Lakhimpur. Floods have hit the districts of Bahraich, Shravasti, Balrampur, Gonda,

  • Tahir-ul-Qadri

    Sharif talks offer fails to enthuse Imran

    Islamabad : Opposition leader Imran Khan’s political party on Monday decided to withdraw its lawmakers from the National Assembly and all provincial assemblies except Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, piling pressure on beleaguered Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to quit, even as efforts by the ruling PML-N to reach out to anti-government protesters failed.

  • Police rescue abducted, youth

    Indore : Some miscreants abducted a youth and thrashed him in Chandan Nagar police station area here on Monday. Police rescued the abducted youth from the miscreants and are investigating in the matter.

  • YCMOU gets a new Vice-Chancellor

    Mumbai: The Governor of Maharashtra K. Sankaranarayanan has appointed Dr. Manikrao Salunkhe as the new Vice Chancellor of the Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University (YCMOU), Nashik. The appointment is for a term of five years. Dr. Salunkhe holds M.Sc. and Ph.D in Chemistry from the Shivaji University and has served as the Vice Chancellor of the Shivaji University, Kolhapur, founder Vice Chancellor of the Central University of Rajasthan,