Free Press Journal
  • Model who committed suicide blames doctor

    Mumbai : Model turned actress, Shikha Joshi, who committed suicide on Saturday night by slitting her throat has named ‘Dr. Sharma and many other married men’ in the video for her death.

  • Dance classes may not provide children with ample exercise

    New York : Sending your kids to a dance class may not compensate for their daily exercise requirements as researchers have found that most youth dance classes provide only limited amounts of physical activity, says IANS.

  • Salman bats for Kashmir, wants Bollywood presence

    “Kashmir is a beautiful place. I am in love with this place. We are fools that we go to Switzerland for shooting our films when we have everything here. There are so many places to explore here on films,” – Salman Khan/ Actor (more…)

  • ‘Good preparation will keep MI in good stead’

    Hyderabad : Buoyed by the comprehensive win over Sunrisers Hyderabad, Mumbai Indians’ star bowler Mitchell McClenaghan said his side is fully prepared for the IPL play-off match against heavyweights Chennai Super Kings today.

  • Mumbai Devils ace raider Sayali Keripale attempts to strike a Nagar Challengers defender during a women's league match of the Maha Kabaddi League on Monday.

    Impressive Mumbai Devils tame Nagar Challengers

    Mumbai : Hosts Mumbai Devils produced a soild all-round performance to register an authoritative 40-21 victory over Nagar Challengers, Ahmednagar in a women’s league encounter of the The Maha Kabaddi League, a joint initiative by Max Godwit and the Maharashtra State Kabaddi Association, at the Bhartiya Krida Mandir, Wadala, on Monday.

  • Sensex jumps 363 pts on timely monsoon forecast

    Mumbai : The benchmark BSE Sensex rose for the second straight day on Monday by surging 363 points to close at over three-week high of 27,687.30 after government reported fiscal deficit at 4.0 per cent of GDP, while continuing rate cut hopes amid forecast of timely monsoon helped too. This is the best closing since April 23 when Sensex had closed at 27,735.02. The gauge has now gained 481.24 points in two sessions.

  • Pak clerics says suicide attacks are ‘un-Islamic’

    Lahore : At least 200 religious scholars in Pakistan have issued a fatwa terming suicide attacks as “un-Islamic” and said the Islamic governments are bound to crush rebel groups like the Taliban, ISIS and al-Qaeda.

  • Senior PI of traffic dies on way to work

    Mumbai : A 57-year-old senior police inspector of Goregaon police station died of a heart attack on his way to work on Monday. The deceased officers identified as BK Kumbhar suffered a stroke while he was leaving his home to reach the traffic police station at around 8:30 am.

  • Ramdev’s drug on son-blessing under scanner

    NEW DELHI : A 3-member panel headed by Uttarakhand Ayush drug controller has taken up investigation into the “putra-jeevak” (son blessing) medicine sold by Yoga guru Baba Ramdev’s Divya Yoga Pharmacy in Haridwar.

  • In China, Modi put core issues on back burner

    Narendra Modi’s visit to China has led to much excitement and speculation.  China and India are two of world’s oldest ancient civilizations and have co-existed peacefully for millennia. China was an integral part of Nehru’s vision of a resurgent Asia after the World War II.  In 1950, India was among the first countries that recognized the People’s Republic of China and championed for the admission of China as a permanent member of

  • LG rolls out latest smartphone

    Washington : LG has confirmed that it has started to roll out its latest flagship device, G4, for sale worldwide, starting with Hong Kong, reports ANI.

  • LUCKNOW TIMES shoots some kickass stunts

    Whoever said realistic cinema cannot be shockingly breath-taking, national award winner Usha Jadhav might make you rethink the whole thing! The girl has performed some rather death defying stunts in her next film ‘Lucknow Times’! The film is based on true events and is set in the midst of the Naxalite community, the film will see Usha in a prominent role. Known for her artistic skills, Usha is someone who always desires

  • Power Grid gets shareholders nod to raise Rs 13,000 crore

    New Delhi :  State-owned Power Grid Corporation has got shareholders’ approval to raise up to Rs 13,000 crore from domestic and external sources during the current fiscal. “The shareholders of the company has approved special resolution “to raise funds in Indian rupee or any other acceptable foreign currency as permitted by RBI up to Rs 13,000 crore from domestic/external sources,” the company said..

  • Thane Tigers roar

    Mumbai : Thane Tigers and Nagar Challengers, Ahmednagar were engaged in an engrossing and exciting battle for supremacy, before the former managed to  snatch a 72-53 victory in a men’s league encounter of the Maha Kabaddi League, a join initiative by Max Godwit and the Maharashtra State Kabaddi Association, at the Bhartiya Krida Mandir, Wadala, on Monday.

  • FB fire challenge comes under fire

    London : While the Ice Bucket Challenge drew its fair share of criticism in the past, now a ‘fire challenge’ is turning out a headache for parents, according to IANS.

  • Fans make Vivek pay

    Vivek Oberoi’s fans who were not allowed to meet him started throwing stones at his hotel and damaged the property. (more…)

  • Opinion

    Narendra Modi’s Mongolia trip: Was is needed?

    Eyebrows are being raised over Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s frequent overseas visits and while most of them are unquestionably beneficial and have helped break new ground, the same cannot be said about his Mongolia visit which was evidently avoidable.

  • RPI plans bullock march to protest ban on beef

    Mumbai: Failing to get a favourable response from Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, RPI(A) chief Ramdas Athawale on Monday said he would take out a procession of bullocks to the Collector’s office in suburban Bandra tomorrow to protest the ban on beef in Maharashtra. Athawale had earlier spoken to Fadnavis, opposing the ban. “What was the need of banning the sale and consumption of beef when the slaughter of cows has already been