Free Press Journal
  • No proof of Black Magic Act violation by Radhe Maa: Cops to HC

    Mumbai: The city police today informed the Bombay High Court that no evidence has been found disclosing violation of the Black Magic Act by self-styled godwoman Radhe Maa. “After recording of statements of the complainants, witnesses and the suspect and searches conducted at the house of Sukhwinder Kaur alias Radhe Maa, it does not disclose evidence of violation of provisions of the Maharashtra Prevention and Eradication of Human Sacrifice and other Inhuman, Evil

  • Priyanka Chopra

    BO clash of “Dilwale”, “Bajirao Mastani” unfortunate: Priyanka

    Mumbai: Actress Priyanka Chopra feels it is unfortunate that there is a clash between her upcoming film “Bajirao Mastani” and superstar Shah Rukh Khan’s “Dilwale”. Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s “Bajirao Mastani”, a love saga, features Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh and Priyanka in lead roles. While “Dilwale” is a comedy-action film, directed by Rohit Shetty. It stars Shah Rukh, Kajol, Varun Dhawan and Kriti Sanon.

  • GDP to exceed 7.5%, taxes to fall short of target: Finmin

    New Delhi: Government today said revenue collection will fall short by Rs 50,000 crore but expressed confidence that economic growth will exceed 7.5 per cent, with fiscal deficit remaining within the budgeted target. “Our macro-fundamentals remain strong. We are now better placed to handle unforeseen external shocks and to put India firmly on the path of economic recovery and inclusive prosperity,” Finance Secretary Ratan Watal said at a press conference along with other

  • Liverpool sack manager Brendan Rodgers

    Johannesburg: Liverpool have parted ways with manager Brendan Rodgers following their poor English Premier League performances that put the five-time European champions in tenth place. Confirming the news, a club statement said the search for their new manager is underway and they are looking forward to making the decision in a timely manner, Sport24 reported. The club added that it had been a difficult decision, but said that it would be better for their

  • Jet Airways cuts fares by up to 30% on overseas routes

    New Delhi: Wooing international flyers ahead of the festive season, private carrier Jet Airways today slashed its business and economy class fares by up to 30 per cent across its global destinations including those in the US and Europe for a limited period. Bookings under the six-day festive sale offer commence today for the travel from October 5 and onwards, Jet Airways said in a release.

  • Hockey, Men team

    Confident India set for New Zealand clash

    New Delhi: Having registered convincing wins in warm-up games against the A team, the Indian men’s hockey outfit will be high on confidence as it prepares to take on New Zealand at Nelson tomorrow.

  • Sensex regains

    Sensex zooms 583 points on low chances of a US rate hike

    Mumbai: Lessened chances of a US rate hike coupled with a strengthening rupee cheered investors and led a barometer index of the Indian equity markets to provisionally close over 583 points up on.

  • Salt and pepper: Bayern flavours Bundesliga top game with five goals

    Berlin: Bayern Munich’s 5-1 triumph over Borussia Dortmund gave an answer to an interesting question: What will happen if Pep Guardiola and Thomas Tuchel meet up in a restaurant and play their games with the salt and pepper shaker?

  • Sachin Tendulkar expected to pep up Kerala Blasters

    Kochi: For Kochi Blasters, the campaign in the second edition of the Indian Super League (ISL) starts on Tuesday when they take on North East United FC (NEFC), with the presence of cricket icon and co-owner Sachin Tendulkar in the stands expected to give the players and home fans some much needed adrenalin.

  • No Russian love, so Goa Tourism dials CIS, Europe, China for tourists

    Panaji: Anxious about a potential drop in Russian tourists, a mainstay for Goa’s travel and tourism industry, the authorities here are desperately wooing other European markets – and even China – in a bid to make up the numbers.

  • Nitin Gadkari

    Vested interests opposing road safety bill: Gadkari

    New Delhi: Vested interests opposed to transparency and computerisation in the transport sector are against the new road safety bill but government is committed to enacting the law, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said today. “Despite our best efforts the Bill (Road Transport and Safety Bill, 2015) which we made could not be introduced in Parliament. This is a difficult problem for us. The Act falls in the purview of concurrent list and both

  • RBI sets rupee reference rate at Rs 65.2905 against dollar

    Mumbai: The Reserve Bank of India today fixed the reference rate of the rupee at 65.2905 against the US dollar and 73.3931 for the euro. These rates were 65.5540 and 73.0796, respectively last Thursday. According to an RBI statement, the exchange rates for pound and yen against the rupee were quoted at 99.3134 and 54.39 per 100 yens, respectively, based on reference rates for the dollar and cross-currency quotes at noon. The SDR-rupee

  • Blackmoney disclosure: Govt revises amount higher at Rs 4147cr

    New Delhi: Government collected Rs 4,147 crore during the 90-day black money disclosure compliance window, which is higher than the previously announced amount of Rs 3,770 crore, Revenue Secretary Hasmukh Adhia said today. Adhia said while the total number of disclosures is 638 as stated last week, the total illegal foreign assets brought to book stands at Rs 4,147 crore.

  • ITC set to launch its first dairy product ‘Aashirvaad ghee’

    New Delhi: Aashirvaad ghee will make its debut this Diwali as ITC plans to enter into the dairy segment. Extending the product range of its biggest non-cigarette brand, the company is looking to replicate the success it achieved in the unorganised segment with the Aashirvaad brand.

  • Jose Mourinho, Chelsea

    Jose Mourinho says will leave Chelsea only if he loses players’ trust

    London : Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has revealed that the only thing which can make him step down from his post is losing his players’ trust. Mourinho said he will resign if the players say they don’t trust him. According to the Mirror, former footballer Jamie Redknapp claimed that the team is no longer listening to Mourinho. Reacting to the claims, the 52-year-old said that one should not go with the views of fake

  • Poverty

    India’s poverty rate lowest among nations with poor population

    Washington: India accounted for the largest number of poor people in any country in 2012, but its poverty rate was lowest among countries having large number of poor population, a latest World Bank report has said. According to the report, the number of people living in extreme poverty around the world is likely to fall to under 10 per cent of the global population in 2015.

  • Typhoon Goni

    7 killed in devastation caused by typhoon Mujigae in China

    Beijing: Seven persons were killed and 223 others injured in China’s southern Guangdong Province as typhoon Mujigae, the 22nd typhoon of the year, left behind a trail of death and devastation caused by heavy wind and rains.

  • India’s electronic financial sector has rooms for competition

    Singapore: There is enough room to create more competition in the electronic and digital segments of the financial markets in India, especially the cash-management through ATM-debit card use, a top MasterCard executive said. The potential of ATM-debit card transactions is huge in the cash-driven Indian economy comprising of some 58 million small and medium enterprises (SMEs), merchants and traders, said Ari Sarker, co-president for Asia Pacific at MasterCard. “Our interest in India is