Free Press Journal
  • Four held at airportfor gold smuggling

    Mumbai :  The Mumbai Airport Customs on Monday arrested four people in two separate cases of gold smuggling wherein both cases the gold was handed over by smugglers to someone else by offering monetary benefits.

  • Moga bandh evokes mixed response; Yogendra meets kin

    Moga : The day long bandh seeking registration of criminal case against owners of Orbit bus in which a teenage girl was allegedly molested and pushed to death, evoked a mixed response on Monday.

  • Cops nab staff who fled with diamonds in underwear

    Bhayandar : Less than 48 hours after he stole diamonds worth more than Rs 3 lakh from his workplace in Bhayandar, sleuths of the Navghar police have arrested a 31-year-old employee of the firm from his residence in Nallasopara late on Saturday night. A part of the stolen booty has been recovered.

  • Uber deemed to be illegal in Belgium

    Brussels: A Brussels court ruled on Monday that the controversial transport service Uber cannot be considered legal as it does not fulfill the regulations required to operate as a taxi service.

  • Mahayuti partners at brink, Raju Shetti criticises Modi for closeness with Pawar

    Mumbai :  The six-party Mahayuti (Grand Alliance) in Maharashtra appears to be on brinks. Within hours after the RPI leader Ramdas Athawale warned the State government over the anti-cow progeny slaughter policy, Swabhimani Shetkari Sanghatana (SSS) leader Raju Shetti of has criticised Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a veiled attack.

  • Sonam Kapoor feels humbled

    The much anticipated first look of Sonam Kapoor in the Ram Madhvani directed bio-pic ‘Neerja’ is out. There is already considerable interest whipped up by Sonam playing the role of Neerja Bhanot, the daredevil flight attendant of PanAm, who lost her life trying to save the lives of passengers from terrorists on board the hijacked PanAm Flight 73 on September 5, 1986. Neerja posthumously became the youngest recipient of India’s highest civilian

  • Take it easy, Urvashi…

    Hot model/ actress Urvashi Rautela who made her debut in Anil Sharma’s ‘Singh Saab The Great’ had the time of her life, on her recent Goan holiday.

  • How your sexual activity affects partner’s health

    Sydney : Researchers have discovered an association between sexual activity and a disease that results in women’s painful periods, pelvic pain and difficulty in conceiving, reports IANS.

  • Sim Bhullar confident of getting new NBA contract

    Greater Noida : Sim Bhullar, who became the first Indian-origin hoopster to play in the National Basketball Association (NBA), said he is confident of getting a new contract in the next season at the United States-based cash-rich competition.

  • Nitish prays at Mahabodhi temple for quake victims

    Gaya : Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday took part in a special prayer in the world famous Mahabodhi Temple in Bodh Gaya for the people killed in the devastating earthquake which hit Nepal and the state as well recently.

  • Learnt from watching Sachin, Dravid play: Lendl Simmons

    Mumbai : MI batsman Lendl Simmons on Monday said he learned a lot watching cricket greats Sachin Tendulkar and Rahul Dravid play in Indian conditions, and added he tries to emulate some of their skills in IPL.

  • Arun Shourie: A case of sour grapes, really

    Those jumping with joy at Arun Shourie’s no-holds-barred criticism of the Modi Government clearly do not know the man well enough. Nor do they seem to appreciate the huge difficulties and rebuffs when a government seeks to prod a lumbering giant to speed up. Governments are gargantuan behemoths moving ever so slowly, if at all. Change comes invariably at a glacial pace. Yes, Modi had aroused huge hopes before he moved to

  • Gold imports up 19.5% in FY15

    New Delhi : Gold imports surged 19.5 per cent to reach USD 34.32 billion in 2014-15 due to declining prices and easing of restrictions by the Reserve Bank. Imports of the metal were USD 28.7 billion the previous fiscal, 2013-14.           Increase in gold imports impacts the country’s trade deficit, which has reached USD 137 billion in 2014-15, and the current account deficit (CAD).

  • Rijiju advises LG, Kejriwal to work as per Constitution

    New Delhi : The Centre on Monday advised Delhi Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung and Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to work as per the Constitution while discharging their respective responsibilities.

  • Gogoi slams Modi for excluding Assam from land swap deal

    Guwahati : Continuing his tirade against the Centre, Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Monday charged Prime Minister Narendra Modi of practising “double standards for narrow political gain” by proposing to exclude the state from the purview of the land swap deal with Bangladesh.