Free Press Journal
  • Post Neerja Bollywood actresses getting more intense roles

    Woman power seems on the rise in Bollywood. 2016 started on a high note for women’s empowerment when Neerja, a true-life account of a female hero became a surprise hit. Followed ‘Jai Gangaajal’, a loud and gruesome clarion call for women in khaki to take scummy politicians. The year has other films lined up where women are given a plotted predominance.

  • Air India

    Bird-hit forces AI flight to make emergency landing in Bhopal

    Bhopal: An Air India flight from Bhopal to Mumbai, carrying 90 passengers on board, had to make an emergency landing minutes after its take-off from Raja Bhoj Airport here this morning after a bird hit one of its engines, officials said.

  • Godrej Consumer raises stake in Kenyan firm to 90 pc

    New Delhi: FMCG firm Godrej Consumer Products Ltd (GCPL) has hiked its stake in DGH Phase Two Mauritius, which owns Kenya’s Style Industries, to 90 per cent from 51 per cent for an undisclosed sum.

  • Goa proposes reduction in domestic electricity tariff

    Panaji: The Goa Electricity department in their proposal submitted to Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission has proposed whopping reduction in the tariff for domestic consumers during financial year 2016-17. The proposal which was submitted today to JERC in Goa has suggested that the tariff for domestic consumer should be reduced from existing Rs 3.10 per unit to Rs 2.40 per unit. This will benefit nearly 67,000 households across the State, department’s chief engineer Deepak

  • Anil Ambani, Reliance Entertainment

    DIPP grants 12 industrial licences to Reliance Defence

    New Delhi – In a boost to Anil Ambani-led Reliance Group, DIPP has approved 12 industrial licences to Reliance Defence, an arm of Reliance Infrastructure, for manufacturing of a wide range of defence equipment.

  • Irom Chanu Sharmila

    Irom Sharmila rejects request to call off hunger strike

    Imphal: Irom Sharmila, who has been on fasts unto death since November 4, 2000, to demand the repeal of the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958, has rejected state Social Welfare Minister Akoijam Mirabai’s appeal to call off her hunger strike.

  • Ishrat Jahan case: Oppn desperate to malign PM Modi, BJP

    New Delhi: Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Wednesday reiterated the government’s position that the Opposition was trying to fix Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah in the Ishrat Jahan case.

  • Iran tests two ballistic missiles

    Tehran: Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) on Wednesday successfully test-fired two ballistic missiles in line with the country’s defence doctrine.

  • Size of your tongue and tonsils can be reason for trouble sleeping

    Washington D.C.: To identify the signs of obstructive sleep apnea, it is better to visit a dentist instead of snoozing in bed at night.  According to a new study, dentists are in the unique position as health care professionals to pinpoint signs of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), a disorder in which breathing repeatedly stops and starts during sleep due to blocked upper airways.

  • Athiya Shetty

    Athiya Shetty to be showstopper at New York-inspired AIFW show

    New Delhi: Bollywood actress Athiya Shetty will take to the Amazon India Fashion Week A-W’16 ramp for the ‘Maybelline New York presents Namrata Joshipura’ show here later this month. She is thrilled about the opportunity.

  • 37,000 runners take part in annual Tokyo Marathon 2016

    Tokyo (Japan) : With Tokyo being selected to host the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, Tokyo Marathon 2016 wheelchair race was sanctioned by the international Paralympic Committee. Tokyo established the “Semi-Elite” category for superior athletes from outside of Japan to provide better participation opportunities for runners from outside of Japan in the 2016 event.

  • Why different rules for ‘ostensible God’: Manish Tewari

    New Delhi: Taking a jibe at Sri Sri Ravi Shankar’s Art of Living World Culture Festival and the temporary structure on the Yamuna flood plain, Congress leader Manish Tewari said just because some gentleman ostensibly considers himself to be ‘God’ doesn’t mean that different kind of rules should be applied to him.

  • Maharashtra drought

    Drought issue takes centre stage as Maha budget session begins

    Mumbai: The issue of severe drought in various parts of Maharashtra assumed centre stage as budget session of state Legislature began here today, with opposition members shouting slogans, alleging government’s inaction in tackling the crisis.

  • Shocking! Irresponsible cops dump dead body in Gomti river

    Lucknow: An incident which brings to light the insensitivity of the police force, the cops in Lucknow dumped an unidentified dead body into a river as they were unable to decide as to which police station would take up this case.

  • Tripura unit of CPI-M denies alliance with Congress

    Agartala: The Tripura wing of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) has rejected suggestions that it intends to form an alliance with the Congress Party before the forthcoming assembly elections in West Bengal.

  • anushka sharma

    Anushka Sharma’s message for women surely is inspiring!

    New Delhi: Anushka Sharma’s latest post on Instagram, a day after the International Women’s Day, will surely make every woman think of the definition of ‘womanhood.’

  • IndiaMART raises Series C funding to help Indian MSMEs

    New Delhi: IndiaMART announced fund raises by Amadeus Capital with participation from Westbridge Capital, the Accion Frontier Inclusion Fund, managed by Quona Capital in addition to Intel Capital, the existing investor in the Company.

  • IndiaMART raises Series C funding to help Indian MSMEs

    New Delhi: IndiaMART announced fund raises by Amadeus Capital with participation from Westbridge Capital, the Accion Frontier Inclusion Fund, managed by Quona Capital in addition to Intel Capital, the existing investor in the Company.

  • Women define success as independence: Survey

    Beijing: Women’s priorities have changed with independence, positiveness and respect replacing the urge to find a life partner, according to a survey in China.