Free Press Journal
  • Home Decor store acquihires Crude Area

    Mumbai: Online home decor store has acquihired graphic-arts marketplace Crude Area. With this move will expand its private label offerings and strengthen its focus on content, community and e-commerce, the company said in a statement.

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    Madhur Bhandarkar Does it Differently

    Madhur Bhandarkar and producer Sangeeta Ahir’s CALENDAR GIRLS has revealed the look of the five models who play the lead in the film, which releases August 7. The National Award-winning director had taken to Twitter to share the first teaser poster of the movie, adding, “Five new faces.

  • Fawad Khan

    Fawad Khan to show comic avatar in new TV show

    Mumbai: Pakistani actor Fawad Khan, who has impressed Indian audiences with his intense performance in TV shows like “Zindagi Gulzar Hai”, “Humsafar” and “Waqt Ne Kiya Kya Haseen Sitam”, will next be seen in a humorous avatar in upcoming show “Aaja Sajna Miliye Juliye”.

  • Inflation Down

    Industry seeks rate cut by RBI as inflation remains negative

    New Delhi: Declining inflation “should propel” the Reserve Bank to continue with its rate cut to support demand and boost industrial production, Indian industry bodies said today. Industry chamber CII said that the administrative measures taken by the government to rein in inflation provide hope that the rate of price rise would continue to remain range bound and within the specified RBI’s target.

  • Diabetes Screening camp

    Diabetes: The Epidemic That Indians Created

    Meerut’s Sharad Tripathi developed diabetes five years ago, at 33, “no thanks to the stressful life of a sales person that involves a lot of travel, eating out and irregular meal times, and no time for exercise.” Just when Tripathi learnt to manage his condition—with medication and lifestyle changes—his mother, in her mid-sixties, developed diabetes. Tripathi senior joined the club a year later, at age 70.

  • Airtel

    Airtel to start 4G trials in Delhi from June 18

    New Delhi: India’s largest telecom service provider Bharti Airtel will start trials of its 4G services in Delhi from June 18. According to sources, the company has set up the network and already informed the customers having 4G enabled handsets to get 4G sim cards.

  • Maggi Ban

    In the process of destroying Maggi worth Rs 320 cr: Nestle

    New Delhi: Nestle India is in the process of destroying Maggi instant noodles worth Rs 320 crore after it was banned by central food safety regulator FSSAI due to presence of lead and taste enhancer monosodium glutamate (MSG) beyond permissible limits.

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    India inks landmark motor pact with 3 SAARC nations

    New Delhi: India today signed a major motor vehicles pact with three SAARC nations — Bhutan, Bangladesh and Nepal — that will enable seamless transit of passenger and cargo vehicles among them. A similar pact is on the anvil among India, Myanmar and Thailand that will pave the way for greater economic cooperation in the Asian region.

  • Brazil, Zito

    Brazil football legend Zito dies

    Sao Paulo: Legendary Brazilian footballer, Jose Ely de Miranda, popularly known as Zito, has died.  Zito was a member of Brazil’s World Cup winning side in 1958 and 1962. He breathed his last here on Sunday. He was 82.  He played 52 times for Brazil, mostly as a defensive midfielder. He spent his entire club career with Sao Paulo-based club Santos FC, playing 733 games and scoring 57 goals.  He won the

  • Cairn India

    Cairn India climbs 4%, post $2.3-bn Vedanta deal

    Mumbai: Shares of Cairn India ended with nearly 4 per cent gains today following the decision to merge the oil firm with private miner Vedanta Ltd in a USD 2.3-billion deal.

  • Sunil Chhetri

    Sunil Chhetri back as captain as India aim for full points

    Hagatna (Guam): In keeping with coach Stephen Constantine’s new rotational captaincy policy, prolific striker Sunil Chhetri has been handed the armband as India aim for full points against a motivated Guam in the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers here tomorrow. While India went down 1-2 after a spirited fight to higher-ranked Oman in their previous preliminary joint qualification round 2, Guam created history with an upset solitary goal win over Turkmenistan.


    So while the rains arrive and Farhan Akhtar jibes, “Raindrops keep falling on my head.. Reminds me to buy a jacket with a hoodie next time!!!”, many B-town stars are far away in pleasanter climes and pretty lands. Akshay Kumar, for instance, has been tweeting about his holiday which has begun, and how he has been “loving driving around the picturesque Antibes in Nice, great view and even

  • Top 10 Monsoon Getaways in Maharashtra

    As the primary showers of monsoon have approached we look out for a break from the busy city life to enjoy the amazing weather in the arms of mother nature.There couldn’t be anything better than a weekend at the nearest monsoon attractions to rejuvenate your senses as we farewell summer.

  • Sushma Swaraj

    Nitish attacks centre vis-a-vis row over Sushma Swaraj helping Narendra Modi

    Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today accused the Centre of adopting double standard and questioned its commitment to rule of law going by the manner in which the NDA government, BJP and RSS have put up a united face to defend External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj in the Lalit Modi controversy.

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    Prisoners to be shifted to new Goa jail by next week: IGP

    Panaji:  Jail authorities in Goa will be shifting prisoners to the newly built facility at Colvale village by next week vacating the century-old Aguada prison, a senior official said here today. “The shifting of prisoners will begin next week. We will shift everyone at one time,” Inspector General of Prisons (IGP) Elvis Gomes told PTI.

  • No need to amend RTI Act: CIC

    New Delhi: There is no need to amend the Right to Information Act as the law is perfect, says new Chief Information Commissioner Vijai Sharma as he appealed to public authorities to set their internal machineries right so that more information is in public domain and there is no need for RTI pleas.

  • Scribe death: No sacking of ministers sans probe, says UP govt

    Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government today said it would not sack any of its ministers without probe, days after a cabinet minister was accused of orchestrating the murder of a journalist in the state. “Some issues have come up. So, I want to tell you that no minister will be sacked without probe,” Cabinet minister Shivpal Yadav told reporters when asked about minister Ram Murti Verma’s alleged involvement in murder of a journalist

  • Nitish Kumar

    Nitish again castigates BJP for seeking to publicise Yoga

    Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today once again flayed the BJP for launching publicity campaign to promote International Yoga Day on June 21 saying that the ancient exercise regime was not a thing to publicize, but to be done in privacy. “I have only one objection with the BJP launching an all out publicity campaign to promote yoga that it’s not a thing to be done in public for publicity, but it’s

  • Jose Pekerman

    Colombia coach Jose Peckerman regrets loss to Venezuela

    Santiago: Colombia’s football team coach Jose Pekerman said he regretted his team’s 0-1 defeat against Venezuela in a Copa America contest.  Pekerman, who looked low and sad on Sunday, analysed the Colombian defeat against Venezuela in their first match in this edition of Copa America, reports Xinhua.  “We regret the defeat and we congratulate Venezuela for being a great rival,” said Pekerman at the end of the game. He also referred to

  • Lalit Modi

    CPI(M) demands inquiry into Lalit Modi row

    New Delhi: Terming External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj’s assistance to Indian fugitive Lalit Modi in getting British travel documents as “completely unacceptable”, CPI(M) today demanded though enquiry into the matter. “The intervention by the Minister of External Affairs, in inappropriately facilitating the travel of a person with serious criminal charges connected with the IPL controversy, is completely unacceptable.