Free Press Journal
  • Was elevated rail proposal stuck because of FSI: HC asks State

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court today asked Maharashtra Government to explain why a proposal of elevated rail corridor on the city’s suburban network has been kept in limbo for the last six years. The information was sought by the High Court after counsel for Railways said that a proposal of elevated rail corridor had been sent to the State Government six years ago by Mumbai Rail Vikas Corporation but it was not considered

  • Salman, Katrina to come together for ‘Bigg Boss’ finale

    Mumbai: The ‘double trouble’ edition of “Bigg Boss” will come to an end with a double bonanza. Superstars Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif will be part of the “Bigg Boss Nau” grand finale, where four contestants will vie for the winner’s spot.

  • ‘Digitization to generate $100 tn in next decade’

    Davos: The “combined value” of digitisation to society and industry could reach $100 trillion over the next 10 years — but this transformation also brings with it risks, according to new research released by the World Economic Forum at its annual meeting here on Friday.

  • Reliance Communications net up 9.6 percent

    Mumbai: Anil Ambani-led Reliance Communications on Friday reported a 9.6 percent jump in its net profits for the third quarter ended December 31, 2015, over the previous quarter of the current financial year.

  • The Indian Republic & its virtues

    “India is the cradle of the human race, the birthplace of human speech, the mother of history, the grandmother of legend, and the great grandmother of tradition. Our most valuable and most instructive materials in the history of man are treasured up in India only.”

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    No terror link in cab driver’s murder: Himachal Police

    Shimla: The Himachal Pradesh Police on Friday ruled out the possibility of a terror angle to the murder of a car driver hired by three people for travel to Pathankot in Punjab. A police officer said there could be a drug angle to the crime.

  • The Fifth Wave movie Review

    Movie Review: The Fifth wave – Dystopian Nailbiter  

    Cast: Chloe Grace Moretz, Liev Schreiber, Maria Bello, Matthew Zuk, Gabriela Lopez, Bailey Anne Borders, Ron Livingston, Nick Robinson, Maggie Siff, Zackary Arthur, E. Roger Mitchell, Maika Monroe

  • jugni movie review

    Movie Review: Jugni – Folksy Lure

    Cast: Suganda Garg, Siddhant Behl, Sadhana Singh, Anuritta K Jha, Samir Sharma, Chandan S Gill

  • Imtiaz Ali

    Censorship in India needs to be holistic: Imtiaz Ali

    Kolkata:  Filmmaker Imtiaz Ali believes censorship in India needs to be holistic and should also consider restrictions on other mediums of communication via which viewers can access the censored content.

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    I was a bully and mischievous in school: Ranveer Singh

    Mumbai: Actor Ranveer Singh has revealed that he was a bully and a mischievous student in school. “I used to be a bully, I used to be fat, very mischievous. School used to be my life,” Ranveer said at the annual day function of his school Learner’s Academy here.

  • Rupee up

    Rupee recovers from 29-month low vs USD, up 39 paise

    Mumbai: Recovering from its 29-month lows, the rupee today regained 39 paise to 67.63 on fresh selling of dollars from banks and exporters on the back of recovery in equities despite higher greenback overseas. The domestic unit resumed higher at 67.80 per dollar as against yesterday’s 29-month closing level of 68.02 at the Interbank Foreign Exchange (Forex) market. Later, it strengthened further to 67.61 per dollar before ending at 67.63, showing a gain

  • Rohan Bopanna

    Bopanna advances, Bhupathi out of Australian Open

    Melbourne: India’s Rohan Bopanna earned an easy win to enter the men’s doubles third round on a rain-plagued Friday here at the Australian Open. But his compatriot and former partner Mahesh Bhupathi’s comeback trail to the circuit was cut short by the Bryan brothers.

  • ‘Cookery show’ by NCP activists to protest high tur prices

    Mumbai: NCP women’s wing today held a novel protest to highlight “high” prices of tur dal as they gathered at the party office in south Mumbai and held a ‘cookery show’ wherein they cooked tur dal on gas stoves. NCP women’s wing president Chitra Wagh said normal tur dal gets cooked after three whistles from the cooker, but the tur dal supplied by the BJP-led government takes five whistles to cook and is

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    Not mentally bogged down, would like to win next 4 games:Kohli

    Sydney: Unfazed despite four successive defeats, a defiant Virat Kohli today insisted that the Indian cricket team is “not mentally bogged down” and said it would like to win the next four matches, including tomorrow’s final ODI, to cap the tour of Australia on a positive note.