Free Press Journal
  • Fire incident at Deonar dumping yard again

    Mumbai: A major fire broke out last night at the Deonar dumping yard, which had recently battled a massive blaze that led to smog in the area. The blaze broke out yesterday in the afternoon and fire tenders were rushed to contain the fire, a fire brigade official said.

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    Kareena Kapoor Khan signed as Benelaves brand ambassador

    ‘Benelave’ one of the leading names in sanitary ware, bathroom fittings and showers, recently announced the gorgeous Kareena Kapoor Khan, as its brand ambassador. She will be featuring in the brands new 360 degree integrated campaign, that’s aimed to increase visibility and build a strong retail network in tier 2 and 3 towns in the coming months.

  • Pakistan university reopens 25 days after attack

    Islamabad: The Bacha Khan University (BKU) in Pakistan’s Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province reopened on Monday, 25 days after a militant attack on January 20 killed at least 21 students.

  • Lahore bound train crushed van ,8 killed

    Hyderabad: Eight people, including a woman were killed when a van was crushed under wheels of the Lahore-bound Fareed Express at an unmanned railway crossing near Allah Dino Saand railway station on Sunday night.

  • Raima Sen is playing a Sonagachi prostitute in ‘Bollywood Diaries’

    Mumbai: Sonagachi is famous for its status as Asia’s largest red-light district. While reports suggest that there are over 11,000 sex workers in the area, upcoming film ”Bollywood Diaries”narrates the tale of one amongst these thousands of faces that represent the dreams carried by many girls around making it to the world of films.

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    SC upholds Army’s ‘Command and Exit Policy’

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday upheld the Army’s ‘Command and Exit Policy’ but asked the government to create 141 additional vacancies for promotion of Combat Unit officers.

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    Bravo pulls out of T20 squad

    St. John’s (Antigua): Left-hander Darren Bravo has become the third West Indies cricketer to pull out of the troubled Twenty20 World Cup squad.

  • UP inmates to meet families without being separated by mesh

    Ghaziabad: Uttar Pradesh Jail Minister Balwant Singh Ramoowalia has said the government will soon abolish the 122-year-old practice of using a mesh to separate inmates and their family members during prison visits.

  • Silver

    Silver plunges Rs 806 on weak global cues

    New Delhi: Taking weak cues from overseas markets, silver prices tumbled Rs 806 to Rs 37,178 per kg in futures trade today, as participants cut down their bets.

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    Rishi Kapoor went missing from the trailer release of ‘Kapoor & Sons’

    Mumbai: All sorts of conjecture was made as to why Rishi Kapoor went missing from the trailer release of Karan Johar’s ‘Kapoor & Sons’. It was even said that Rishi known to be punctual, “walked off in a huff” as the rest of the cast showed up almost an hour late. And that the minute Rishi saw Karan Johar he “whispered into Karan’s ear and left quickly.”

  • Gold futures drop Rs 416 amid weak global cues

    New Delhi: Amid a weakening global trend, gold futures traded lower by Rs 416 at Rs 29,224 per 10 gm today as speculators trimmed their positions.

  • ‘Action not against JNU, but those associated with terrorism’

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday said that the action against protesting students in Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) was aimed at those ‘trying to align themselves with those associated with terrorism’.

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    Commuters affected as autos go on strike in Mumbai

    Mumbai: Thousands of autorickshaws went off the roads in Mumbai suburbs today to protest the operations of private taxi aggregators and rise in permit fees. In order to minimise inconvenience to passenger, state transport commissioner Shyam Wardhane has issued directives allowing private cars, buses and other vehicles to operate as “public transport” today.

  • Probe into ‘MIIW’ event fire begins

    Mumbai: All aspects including sabotage angle will be investigated while ascertaining the cause of the massive fire that gutted the stage during a cultural programme at the Make in India Week event here last night attended by many VIPs, an official said today.