Free Press Journal
  • Making singles more gratifying than film songs: Ayushmann

    Mumbai: Actor-singer Ayushmann Khurrana feels making music singles is more gratifying than composing film songs as it has more freedom. The 31-year-old actor has lent his voice to many popular songs like “Paani Da Rang” from “Vicky Donor” and “Saadi Galli Aaja” from “Nautanki Saala!”.

  • Tata Motors to hike passenger vehicle prices by up to Rs 20k

    New Delhi: Tata Motors today said it will hike price of its entire passenger vehicle model range by up to Rs 20,000 from January. “Due to the impact of various macro-economic factors, Tata Motors has decided to increase the prices of its passenger vehicles, with the maximum increase being upto Rs 20,000 on some models,” Tata Motors said in a statement.

  • Coast Guard DIG Loshali sacked

    Mumbai: Coast Guard DIG B K Loshali has been sacked after being indicted over his comments that contradicted the government’s stand on the sinking of a Pakistan fishing boat last year. “Procedure of General Court Martial Proceedings has been completed. He has being dismissed from service,” a senior Coast Guard official said.

  • Double murder case: 4th suspect detained in Varanasi

    Mumbai: Mumbai police today detained a key suspect from Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh in connection with the double murder case of well-known installation artist Hema Upadhyaya and her lawyer Harish Bhambhani on the basis of information provided by three already under detention since yesterday.

  • SRK with Kajol

    SRK-Kajol most loved onscreen couple: Karan Johar

    Mumbai: On the completion of 14 years of the 2001 drama film “Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham…”, filmmaker Karan Johar has recalled the “indelible memories” of the film, calling its lead pair Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol “the most loved onscreen couple”.

  • Working with SRK in ‘Bigg Boss’ a good start: Salman

    Mumbai: Working with Shah Rukh Khan on television screen for first time in upcoming episode of “Bigg Boss” is a “good start”, Bollywood superstar Salman Khan said here today. Shah Rukh will visit “Bigg Boss 9” to promote his most-talked-about film “Dilwale” this weekend.

  • Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

    Pro-ISIS slogan at rally: BJP hits out at Congress

    New Delhi: The BJP today accused Congress workers of “participating” in a rally where protesters shouted pro-ISIS slogans in Rajasthan and sought to corner the party over the issue as it referred to the debate on ‘intolerance’. Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said Congress had uttered no word on the controversy although he expected the opposition party to make “maximum noise” as it had been raising the issue of

  • Ravishing Rooftop restaurants in Mumbai

    Most of us keep circling around the concrete jungle of Mumbai trying to find the perfect getaway to escape into foodie mode. However if you feel there aren’t many places to fulfill your dining desires, then this circle can be broken by visiting some of the heavenly rooftop restaurants in Mumbai. Tucked amidst the air, offering delectable cuisine and a stunning view of the city, these are the places you dare not

  • Yeddyurappa

    SC asks HC to expeditiously decide pleas against Yeddyurappa

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today asked the Karnataka High Court to “expeditiously” decide pleas relating to registration of three FIRs by Lokayukta against former Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa in land-denotification cases in Bengaluru. “We request the Karnataka High Court to dispose of the petitions expeditiously,” a bench of justices J Chelameswar and A M Sapre said.

  • Jaitley evokes Nehru in blog, questions frequent Parliament disruptions

    New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday questioned the frequent disruptions in Parliament over several issues like the National Herald Case and the law and order situation in Punjab, etc and said the approved Constitutional Amendment Bill on the Goods and Service Tax (GST) is still waiting to be discussed.

  • Rajya Sabha ruckus

    Rajya Sabha disrupted repeatedly over Dalit atrocities

    New Delhi: The Rajya Sabha was disrupted repeatedly on Monday over what the Congress termed “atrocities” on Dalits in Punjab, as party leaders protested the gruesome chopping of limbs of two Dalit men in Abohar district. As the first half of the day was marred by disruptions, the government tried to take up the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Amendment Bill but that only fuelled the ruckus further.

  • More protests in Kerala assembly over solar scam

    Thiruvananthapuram: There was more ruckus in the Kerala assembly on Monday over the ‘solar scam’ with the Left opposition forcing an early adjournment of the house after laying siege to Speaker N. Sakthan’s podium.

  • 7th pay panel: 3 Service chiefs to take up concerns with def min

    New Delhi: The three Service chiefs will soon meet Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar to express the forces’ concerns over “shortcomings” in the recommendations of the 7th Pay Commission. The armed forces are of the view that if the Pay Commission is implemented in its present form, it will position them much below their civilian counterparts in terms of salaries, facilities and status.

  • Hepatitis C

    Natco, Hetero get DCGI nod to sell hepatitis C treatment drug

    New Delhi: Drug makers Natco Pharma and Hetero have got approval from the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) to sell generic version of Daclatasvir, used for treatment of chronic hepatitis C. In a BSE filing today, Natco Pharma said: “It is the first company in India to get approval for generic Daclatasvir Dihydrochloride (Daclatasvir) tablets, 30 mg & 60 mg, from the Drugs Controller General (India).”

  • India’s retail inflation also rises to touch 5.41 percent

    New Delhi: India’s retail inflation also firmed up in November to 5.41 percent from 5.0 percent in the month before, as in the case with the wholesale prices, ue largely to food items like pulses, official data showed on Monday.

  • Western arms makers see sales fall, Russia rises: SIPRI

    Stockholm: Arms manufacturers in North America and Western Europe dominated international arms sales in 2014, but their market share dropped while Russian and Asian companies saw theirs rise, the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) reported today.

  • Goa under pressure in ISL semis second leg against Dynamos

    Margao: FC Goa are keen to avoid another loss at the semi-finals as they prepare to overturn a 0-1 deficit against Delhi Dynamos in the second leg semi-final clash of the Indian Super League (ISL) here on Tuesday.

  • Percy is the man in my life, says Delnaaz Irani

    Panaji: Actress Delnaaz Irani, currently participating in the couple-based reality show “Power Couple” with her beau Percy Karkaria, says he is the man in her life.