Free Press Journal
  • Goa’s Congress unit to administer oath of tolerance

    Panaji: Accusing the BJP-led central and Goa governments of fostering intolerance, the Congress will next week administer an oath of tolerance here in protest, its state president Luizinho Faleiro said on Friday.

  • Mohan Bhagwat

    Ratlam bypoll: Cong rakes up quota issue, BJP trashes it

    Jhabua (MP): The reservation issue raised by RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat, which generated much heat during the Bihar Assembly elections campaign, is now being made a major poll plank by Congress in the upcoming by-polls to Ratlam Lok Sabha (reserved) constituency here against the BJP. The by-election is caused by the death of BJP’s Dilip Singh Bhuria who won the seat in the last Lok Sabha polls. While the ruling BJP is on

  • Ravichandran Ashwin’s 5/51 skittles South Africa out for 184

    Mohali: Off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin picked up five wickets to help India take a 17-run lead over South Africa, bowling out the visitors for 184 runs in their first innings on the second day of the first Test here on Friday. Ashwin picked up 5-51, while fellow spinners Ravindra Jadeja (3-55) and Amit Mishra (2-55) helped usefully at the Punjab Cricket Association Stadium here. AB de Villiers (63) was the top scorer for the

  • ATM

    Maha postal circle to install 75 ATMs by November-end:official

    Mumbai: Maharashtra postal circle aims to install 75 automated teller machines (ATM) by the end of this month, including two more in Mumbai region, a senior official said today. Out of 75 ATMs which have been decided to be installed at different locations of the circle, 17 would be installed in Mumbai region, 17 in Aurangabad, 14 in Goa, 16 in Nagpur and 11 in Pune.

  • Move to hand over Chhota Rajan cases to CBI kicks up row

    Mumbai,: The government’s decision to hand over all cases related to arrested mafia don Rajendra Nikhalje alias Chhota Rajan to the CBI assumed political overtones, with two opposition parties saying it would demoralise the Mumbai police.

  • Jodhpur

    Be a jubilant voyager at Jodhpur

    Do you remember the scene from Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight Rises, where Bruce Wayne was held captive by bane in an underground prison? Well that entire collection of scenes was shot at Jodhpur in the state of Rajsthan, India. If epic films like these can find their way here, so can you.

  • Tax

    New performance appraisal proforma for I-T officials on cards

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said the I-T department will introduce a system of online scrutiny of returns and modify the performance appraisal proforma of officials with a view to motivating them to pass correct orders and also check corruption. Stating that the government is taking several steps to serve honest tax-payers, Modi said this year, 91 per cent of electronic returns were processed within 90 days as compared to 46

  • Arun Jaitley

    Higher growth best antidote to poverty: Arun Jaitley

    New Delhi: Making a case for stepping up growth momentum, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said the country is pushing for higher growth, which is the best antidote to poverty. Observing that the global economy is under stress, Jaitley said although India can take some satisfaction from its own high growth, it has potential to grow at a higher pace.

  • Highflying Atletico aim to go up vs NorthEast

    Kolkata: Buoyed by their thumping win in Mumbai, defending champions Atletico de Kolkata will look to climb up the ladder when they face bottom-placed NorthEast United FC in an Indian Super League football match here tomorrow.

  • Yasir Shah says Shane Warne’s advice helped him rattle England

    Karachi : Pakistan leg-spinner Yasir Shah has revealed that spin legend Shane Warne’s useful tips helped him dismantle England batting line-up and clinched the three-match Test series 2-0 in the United Arab Emirates. The 29-year-old, who was adjudged as the Man-of-the-Series, said that former Australian spinner gave him some really useful tips regarding the run-up and using the crease, the Dawn reported. Ahead of the third Test in Sharjah, Warne had visited and held

  • Jayant Sinha

    Govt open to out-of-court settlement in Vodafone case: Jayant Sinha

    New Delhi: Government today said it is open to out-of-court settlement with Vodafone and Cairn on tax cases, where the arbitration process has been initiated. “As far as out of court settlement for Vodafone is concerned we have always said that we are prepared to discuss with friends and colleagues in Vodafone in good faith as to whether it might be possible to get to negotiated settlement we are always open to those

  • Deepika finds Ranveer’s look in ‘Bajirao Mastani’ ‘hot’

    Mumbai: Actress Deepika Padukone has openly called her “Bajirao Mastani” co-star Ranveer Singh “hot” on micro-blogging site Twitter. Deepika, 29, who has always been tight-lipped about her alleged romace with Ranveer, finally reciprocated the fondness as she tweeted the actor’s solo poster along with heart-eyed emoticons. “Hello Hotness! #BajiraoMastani @RanveerOfficial,” she captioned the pic.

  • Salman Khan

    I like to get bigger, better with each film: Salman Khan 

    New Delhi: Salman Khan is known for portraying myriad shades on the cinematic canvas – be it his iconic ‘Prem’ avatar, zany police officer of “Dabangg” or a simpleton in “Bajrangi Bhaijaan”. The superstar, who now awaits the release of the grand family drama “Prem Ratan Dhan Payo”, is eyeing greater success in showbiz as he believes in getting “bigger and better” with each film.

  • Sonam Kapoor

    Sonam on ‘biggest’ high with ‘Prem Ratan Dhan Payo’

    New Delhi: Actress Sonam Kapoor, who is romantically paired with Bollywood’s “Dabangg” star Salman Khan for the first time in “Prem Ratan Dhan Payo”, says the forthcoming family drama is the “biggest film of her career”.

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    ‘Chauthi Koot’, Nawazuddin’s ‘Haraamkhor’ win big at MAMI

    Mumbai: Gurvinder Singh’s “Chauthi Koot”, India’s official entry at Cannes this year, bagged the best film award, while actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui-starrer teacher-student love story “Haraamkhor” won the runners up trophy at the closing ceremony of Jio MAMI 17th Mumbai Film Festival.

  • Facebook, Trending Stories

    Now, enjoy short song clips in Facebook News Feed

    New York: Social media giant Facebook has just started rolling out a new music feature that will let you sample the music shared into your feed. A new post format called “Music Stories” will let users preview 30-second clips of songs shared to Facebook from Spotify, Apple Music, and iTunes, The Verge reported.