Free Press Journal
  • Mumbai’s food joints in a budget!

    Have you been craving to dive into some amazing delicacies to calm that burn in your tummy, but your budget pulls u back? We bring to you the top eateries of Mumbai that you can relish without making extra holes in your pocket. These pocket friendly outlets offer great value for your taste buds at a mere rate.

  • China backs Pakistan on Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi’s bail

    New Delhi: Over a month after Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s much-hyped visit to China when the two sides agreed to cooperate in counter terrorism, India said it has taken up with China “at the highest political level” its concerns over Beijing backing Islamabad in the UN over the release of 26/11 mastermind Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi.

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    Army with Punjab, J-K police formulate joint security setup

    Jammu: In a major boost to security architecture, the Indian Army has chalked out a joint security strategy with Police forces of Punjab and Jammu and Kashmir to deal with any untoward situation along border districts of the two states. At a high level meeting here, Army along with J&K and Punjab police chalked out a well-knitted joint security strategy for dealing with situation in the border districts of the two states in

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    Hooch case: NHRC issues notice to Maha govt, Mumbai top cop

    Mumbai: The National Human Rights Commission has issued notices to Maharashtra government and the Mumbai police commissioner in connection with the Malwani hooch tragedy that has so far claimed 102 lives, and has asked them to submit factual reports within two weeks. Taking a suo motu cognisance, the NHRC has observed that if contents of media reports are true, it has raised a serious issue of the violation of human rights of the

  • FTII row: Nihalani accuses students of playing politics

    Mumbai: Defending the appointment of TV actor Gajendra Chauhan as chairman of Pune-based FTII’s governing council, Censor Board chief Pahlaj Nihalani has accused the striking students of indulging in politics and advised them to start attending the classes. The students of the Film & Television Institute of India have been opposing Chauhan’s appointment, alleging that he lacked the “credentials and vision” to head an institution such as FTII, which is supposed to give

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    Tom Holland is the new web-slinger in Spider-Man

    Los Angeles: British actor Tom Holland will play Peter Parker/Spider-Man in the next adventure of the web-casting superhero, to be directed by Jon Watts. The casting on the movie, set for a release on July 28, 2017, was announced by Marvel and Sony Pictures. Producers Kevin Feige and Amy Pascal conducted an extensive worldwide search for the actor and director before finalising Holland, 19 and the “Cop Car” director.

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    Sensex snaps 8-day rally, ends lower by 75 pts on Greece woes

    Mumbai: Logging its first fall in nine days, the benchmark BSE Sensex today slipped by 75 points to 27,729.67 as market sentiment took a hit in last half hour on news that the creditors have rejected Greece’s new proposal. Profit-booking ahead of tomorrow’s futures and options (F&O) June contract expiry also weighed to some extent.

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    Randeep Hooda to play Sarabjit in biopic

    Mumbai: Actor Randeep Hooda will play the titular role in “Sarabjit”, a biopic on the slain Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh and his sister’s struggle for his release. Co-starring Aishwarya Rai Bachchan as Sarabjit’s elder sister Dalbir Kaur, the film will be directed by “Mary Kom” helmer Omung Kumar. Sarabjit, an Indian national, was convicted of terrorism and spying by a Pakistani court and sentenced to death in 1991 but the government had stayed

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    Dwayne Johnson to star in film adaptation of Arcade game

    Los Angeles: WWE wrestler-turned-actor Dwayne Johnson will star in a live-action movie “Rampage”, based on an ’80s Midway Arcade game of the same name. The film will reunite him with New Line and producer Beau Flynn (‘San Andreas’). The scripting of the project is already completed and Johnson, 43, will start filming after he completes production on “Fast and Furious 8”, reported Deadline.

  • No dearth of funds in AYUSH sector for states: Naik

    Jaipur: Union Minister of State for AYUSH Shripad Y Naik today said there was no dearth of funds for states wanting to expand medical care facilities in this sector. AYUSH ministry had asked all states to submit their proposal, action plan, and funds requirement for AYUSH’s (Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy) expansion and medical care, Naik said at a function while inaugurating the state’s first Swasthya Kalayan Institute of Naturopathy

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    Michael Hussey to call time on BBL career with Thunder

    Sydney: Former Australian batsman Michael Hussey has revealed that he will draw curtains on his Twenty20 career with Sydney Thunders at the end of this summer’s Big Bash League.  Hussey, who played 79 Tests, 185 one-day internationals and 38 T20 internationals for Australia, will guide the Thunder for one more season before calling it quits. While explaining the reasons for extending his stay at the club, the 40-year-old said that the club was

  • Judicial magistrate testifies before Pak court in 26/11 case

    Islamabad: A judicial magistrate of an Islamabad court today testified before an anti-terrorism court, hearing the trial of 2008 Mumbai attack case, and said he had recorded the statements of two witnesses against seven accused, including 26/11 mastermind Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi.

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    Steffi Graf is Kerala’s Ayurveda brand ambassador

    Thiruvananthapuram: Tennis legend Steffi Graf was today appointed the Ayurveda brand ambassador of God’s Own Country Kerala. A decision in this regard was taken by the cabinet today, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said. The Kerala tourism department was given sanction to sign an agreement with Graf to become Ayurveda brand ambassador as part of the department’s ‘Visit Kerala Scheme’, Chandy said. The tourism department had already held discussions and reached an agreement with the German former

  • Hernandez could have been in Mexico’s Copa team: Miguel Herrera

    Orlando: Mexico coach Miguel Herrera revealed their leading striker Javier “Chicharito” Hernandez could have played at ongoing Copa America football tournament. Mexico are alos scheduled to compete at the Gold Cup shortly, the 47-year-old opted to omit the forward from the Copa America, along with other high-profile names like Carlos Vela and Andres Guardado. Mexico were eliminated from the Copa after picking up only two points from Group A, but Herrera has

  • Mashrafe Mortaza invites India to bat in 3rd ODI

    Mirpur: Bangladesh skipper Mashrafe Mortaza won the toss and elected to bowl against India in the third and final cricket One-day International, here today. India have left out Ravindra Jadeja and Bhuvneshwar Kumar and brought in Stuart Binny and Umesh Yadav. Bangladesh have replaced Taskin Ahmed, who has a side strain, with Arafat Sunny. The hosts are leading the series 2-0.

  • HC warns of action for non-implementation of noise pollution rules

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court today asked the Maharashtra government Chief Secretary to identify officers responsible for not implementing noise pollution rules so that contempt action could be taken against them. A bench headed by Justice Abhay Oka rapped the state for not following its previous orders regarding implementation of noise pollution rules and removing illegal ‘pandals’ (temporary structures) in public places and on roads and footpaths during festivals.

  • NDRF, IAF called in Amreli as incessant rains lash Saurashtra

    Ahmedabad: The Saurashtra region was lashed by incessant rains following a deep depression over the Arabian Sea which crossed the state’s coast and moved further inside, even as Amreli district administration sought help from NDRF and IAF to rescue people from 12 marooned villages. Two teams of National Disaster Response Force (NDR ) and two helicopters of Indian Air Force have been called in to rescue people from the villages where water levels

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    Indian coaches hail FIFA’s Elite course

    New Delhi: Indian football coaches, including top names such as Armando Colaco, Derrick Pereira and Sanjoy Sen, have hailed FIFA’s Elite course, calling it a “platform” to evolve. In their quest to evolve, 31 club coaches including Colaco, Pereira, Sen, Thangboi Singto, Santosh Kashyap and Savio Medeira – ranging from the I-League to the second division participated in the course which was held in Margao, Goa from June 18 to 22.