Free Press Journal
  • Mayawati’’s brother arrested for assault on nephew, police

    New Delhi : Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati’s younger brother Subhash Kumar was arrested by Delhi Police after he allegedly assaulted his nephew and his wife and also slapped an on-duty constable.

  • Foresee the temptation and be righteous in life

    New York : Be if office or home, thinking about the long-term consequences of misbehaving can help you do the right thing, says a new study, reports IANS.

  • Oh, man!

    He sent down showstoppers Shahid Kapur and Arjun Kapoor in heavy eye make-up and a man bun… Designer KUNAL RAWAL shares tips on male dressing as PRATISHTHA MALHOTRA takes notes.  (more…)

  • Despite ban, child labour rampant in bars, dhabas on highway

    Bhayandar : Although law prohibits engaging children as domestic helps and in establishments especially the hospitality sector, minor kids continue to be employed in restaurants, dhabas, hotels and eateries especially on the stretch of highway between Dahisar Check Naka to Virar.

  • Dhopade, Nitin score shock wins

    Mumbai : Indian challengers, Swapnil Dhopade and Nitin S., both International Masters recorded upset wins against GM Aleksandrov Aleksej of Belarus and GM Ziaur Rahman of Bangladesh respectively in the 8th round of the BMC & LIC sponsored 8th Mumbai Mayor’s International Chess Tournament, being played at the Goregaon Sports Club, here on Sunday.

  • FIFA email connects Blatter to USD 10 million, claims newspaper

    Cape Town : A 2007 email shows FIFA president Sepp Blatter and then-South African President Thabo Mbeki held ‘discussions’ over USD 10 million that ultimately went to allegedly corrupt soccer executives as payback for supporting the country’s World Cup bid, a newspaper claimed on Sunday.

  • Making it only in India?

    Make in India, the NDA government’s flagship programme, cannot succeed if it means different things to different people! Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched this effort to revive manufacturing that has  languished for several decades. To some, it is reminiscent of the old strategy of substituting imports by making everything domestically, including Ganesha idols! To others, it is an effort to replicate the success of China and East Asia. It has been pointed

  • 3 Indian students among 13 dead in Malaysia quake

    Singapore/Kuala Lumpur : At least three Indian-origin students are among the 13 people who were killed in Malaysia’s deadly earthquake while they were on an excursion at the country’s highest peak.

  • ONGC to invest Rs 41,678 cr

    New Delhi : State-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) will invest Rs 41,678 crore for bringing to production newer oil and gas fields and redeveloping ageing fields as it looks to boost output. The company, which produced 25.94 million tonnes of crude oil and 23.52 billion cubic meters of gas in 2014-15, is boosting investment to reverse the declining trend.

  • Tax Treatment of company-provided accommodation

    Employees, especially those who relocate to a different place for the employment are normally offered premises to live by the employer. Alternatively they have the option of choosing and renting the house on their own. Even those who haven’t relocated per se but are nonetheless provided accommodation by the company they work for would be interested in knowing the details of the tax impact of themselves renting accommodation as against opting for employer provided

  • Kaleem Pasha rides away

    Vasai : Rider Kaleem Pasha had a field day, with two victories and a third place finish, in the motorbikes competition of  the ‘Roaring Champions’, the country’s first nigh lit drag race, being conducted at Yashwant Smart City, a new layout of 55 acres in Vasai East. Roaring Champions is a FMSCI sanctioned event which is being jointly promoted by the Ameya Group of Companies and Elite Octane.

  • Senior ministers not happy with Narendra Modi’s style of functioning

    All is not well in BJP either. The over enthusiastic participation of the prime minister, Narendra Modi, in matters of foreign policy and related deals, have not gone down well among his ministerial colleagues including the RSS and Manohar Parrikkar. Upset with Modi, three cabinet ministers of the Modi government, Manohar Parrikkar, Nitin Gadkari and Rajnath Singh recently rushed to Nagpur to complain against Modi. Their grouse concerned Modi’s tours and deals

  • Bayside Banter

    A kaleidoscope of men, matters & moments that make the madness & magic of Mumbai (more…)

  • Asaram Bapu’s lookalike in the upcoming NAGRIK

    After casting Sachin Khedekar as late crime reporter J Dey and modeling Milind Soman’s character on MNS chief Raj Thackeray, it’s learnt that the film also has another interesting character based on the controversial spiritual leader Asaram Bapu.

  • "Virat is a match-winner. He is very competitive. Irrespective of who the opposition is, he wants to win, which is a great quality. Having him as a captain is a good thing. The intent is there to win the game and that's what Virat Kohli brings on the table." -Harbhajan SIngh

    ‘Ready to take up added responsibility as a coach’

    Kolkata : Indian cricket team’s director Ravi Shastri on Sunday said he is willing to take up added responsibility of being the head coach of the team but insisted that there was no need to have a coach for the Bangladesh tour.

  • Pak cold-shoulders Modi’s SAARC satellite project

    New Delhi : Pakistan’s ‘cold response’ to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ambitious SAARC satellite project has prompted India to go ahead with consultations with other member states of the regional grouping without Islamabad’s participation.

  • Big fat Indian weddings raking in moolah for US hotels

    Washington : With Indian-Americans splurging on big fat weddings, hotels in the US are actively wooing couples by doling out all sorts of attractions — from a designated path for grooms to arrive by horse to making their hospitality staff do a crash course in South Asian traditions, reports PTI.

  • Eating placenta doesn’t benefit health: study

    New York : US researchers have found no evidence to support the popular claims that eating the placenta after childbirth may protect new mothers against depression or boost their energy, says IANS.