Free Press Journal
  • Leopard hide, nails worth lakhs seized; four held

    Thane: Police have seized a leopard hide and nails collectively worth Rs 7.73 lakh after arresting four suspected poachers near Dombivli railway station in the district.

  • Manish Paul

    I try to filter, control my humour, says Manish Paul

    Mumbai: Known for his quirkiness, actor Manish Paul says he tries to filter and control his humour and feels that the intention of comedians is never to insult anyone by their acts.

  • Rihanna goes topless on cover of new single ‘Work’

    Los Angeles: R&B star Rihanna has released her new single “Work” from her hotly-anticipated album Anti. The 27- year-old singer uploaded the link to her new song  featuring Drake – alongside the cover photo, which sees the star posing topless on her Twitter page.

  • Sheena Bora

    Sheena Bora murder case in Bengali film

    Kolkata: A Bengali film based on the sensational Sheena Bora murder case will hit the screens this February. “Dark Chocolate”, which stars Mahima Chaudhry in the role of Indrani Mukherjee and Riya Sen as Sheena Bora, is a fictional adaptation of the incident.

  • Human impact has created a ‘plastic planet’

    London: Earth’s surface is being noticeably altered by the production of long-lasting man-made materials, resulting in us entering an ‘age of plastic’, according to a new study.

  • Serena surges past Radwanska and into 26th Slam final

    Melbourne: World number one Serena Williams demolished Polish fourth seed Agnieszka Radwanska today to surge into her 26th Grand Slam final and zero in on a seventh Australian Open title.

  • Maha to conduct survey to ensure scheme benefits to villagers

    Mumbai: In order to upgrade the quality and standard of living in rural areas, Maharashtra government in collaboration with Tata Trusts, would conduct an extensive survey, collecting household data of villagers to ensure that actual beneficiaries gain from the Centre and state schemes.

  • Manish Sisodia

    Sanitation workers protest outside Manish Sisodia’s residence

    New Delhi: Scores of municipal sanitation workers today staged a protest outside Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia’s official residence here, demanding “immediate” release of funds for their salaries.

  • Sushma Swaraj to interact with Mumbaikars

    Mumbai: Union minister Sushma Swaraj will undertake a two-day visit to the city beginning tomorrow as part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s directive to his ministers to reach out to the people on the work done by the NDA government.

  • Myanmar president hails ‘triumph’ of democratic transition

    Naypyidaw: President Thein Sein hailed the “triumph” of Myanmar’s transition of power today, addressing a military-dominated parliament for the final time before a handover to Aung San Suu Kyi’s pro-democracy movement.

  • accident

    Two killed, ten hurt as milk tanker turns turtle

    Thane: Two persons were killed and ten others injured when a milk tanker overturned in Murbad taluka here, police said today. The mishap took place yesterday when the tanker was proceeding to Mumbai from Chalisgaon and skidded at Umbracha village diversion near Malshej Ghat, killing driver Nimba Patil (60) and occupant Shivaji Darade (40), they said.

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    Justdial’s Q3 net shrinks 16 pc to Rs 27 crore

    New Delhi: Local search engine Justdial today reported a 16 per cent decline in net profit at Rs 27 crore for the quarter ended December due to a sharp increase in expenses.

  • Barcelona into Cup semis, Celta Vigo dump Atletico out

    Madrid: Copa del Rey holders Barcelona had to weather a first-half storm from Athletic Bilbao before progressing to the semi-finals for the seventh consecutive season with a 3-1 win to seal a 5-2 aggregate victory.

  • Drugs recovered, two arrested on border

    Bahraich (UP): Two persons were arrested after over three kg of contraband was allegedly recovered from their possession by Sashastra Seema Bal personnel on the Indo-Nepal border in Shravasti district.

  • Tyra Banks welcomes son via surrogacy

    Los Angeles: Supermodel-turned-TV star Tyra Banks has become a mother after welcoming a baby boy via a surrogate. The “America’s Next Top Model” host surprised fans on by announcing she and her boyfriend of two years, photographer Erik Asla, are the proud parents of little York Banks Asla, reported People magazine.

  • Arjun Kapoor to start preparing for ‘Half Girlfriend’

    Mumbai: Actor Arjun Kapoor has confirmed that he will be seen in Mohit Suri’s next “Half Girlfriend”. Earlier this month, news broke that Shraddha had been signed to play the female lead in the movie, which is an official adaptation of Chetan Bhagat’s novel of the same name.