Free Press Journal
  • Radhika Apte

    If you dont have inner charm and personality it just wont work

    On the show of Lilette Dubey’s play ‘Kanyadaan’ one face remained etched in my memory. Backstage I asked Lilette who that remarkable actress was and that was my first introduction to Radhika Apte.

  • Sanjay Dutt biopic to release on Christmas 2017 

    The ambitious Sanjay Dutt biopic starring Ranbir Kapoor, will be a Christmas 2017 release with shooting for the Rajkumar Hirani directorial begins this September. The movie will also see Ranbir working with Hirani for the first time, though the actor did have a special appearance as an alien in PK, which released in 2014. He will be back on a film set after a break of almost a year-and-a-half.

  • Railway signs MoU with ISRO to provide passenger information

    New Delhi: Railways today joined hands with Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) for effective use of space technology tools in introduction of web-enabled rail user-centric services, remote sensing and graphic information system (GIS) based applications.

  • Declare cow as Rashtra Mata 8 activists attempt suicide

    Rajkot: Eight animal rights activists today allegedly attempted suicide by consuming poison in the district collectorate premises demanding that cow be declared as ‘Rashtra mata’ (mother of nation) and pan-India beef ban.

  • Assam polls Congress Seva Dal rues neglect in candidate selection

    Guwahati: The Congress list of candidates for Assam continues to create discontent. The Assam Pradesh Congress Seva Dal on Thursday expressed unhappiness over the party leadership overlooking its demand for tickets to six of its volunteers who have been working sincerely in their constituencies.

  • Pak Pathankot JIT to arrive in India on March 27: Swaraj

    Pokhara (Nepal): A Pakistani Joint Investigation Team will arrive in India on March 27 to carry forward its probe into the Pathankot terror attack, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj announced here today.

  • Leakage in Kakrapar N-power station detected immly: Govt

    New Delhi: The recent “incident” of leakage of a coolant pipe in one of the units of the Kakrapar Atomic Power Station in Gujarat was detected “in a few moments”, the government said today. Responding to supplementaries in the Lok Sabha during Question Hour, Minister of State in Prime Minister’s Office Jitendra Singh said the leakage, which occured four days ago, was an “incident” and not an “accident”.

  • New Zealand women upbeat about tomorrow’s game against Ireland

    Mohali: Having notched a convincing win in their opening tie against Sri Lanka, the New Zealand look all geared up to take on “underdogs” Ireland in the ICC Women’s World T20 match to be played here tomorrow.

  • Construct canal to carry water for Delhi, Dhankar tells Kejriwal

    Chandigarh: Attacking Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for opposing the construction of SYL canal in Punjab, Haryana Agriculture Minister O P Dhankar today asked him to “get his own canal constructed for carrying Delhi’s share of water”.

  • Need to learn from our mistakes against Windies: England’s Buttler

    Mumbai: England wicketkeeper-batsman Jos Buttler on Thursday stressed that the team must learn from the mistakes they committed in their loss against West Indies and focus on giving their best when they take on South Africa in a must-win World Twenty20 Group 1 encounter at the Wankhede Stadium here on Friday.

  • Rupee up

    Rupee hits over 2-month high of 66.75, up 47 paise

    Mumbai: The rupee today closed at an over two-month high of 66.75 per dollar by gaining 47 paise on persistent selling of the American currency by banks and exporters after the US Fed indicated a slower pace on rate hike.

  • BS Bhalla

    Govt thrust to promote exports of chemicals, plastics and allied products

    Mumbai, March 17, 2016. Buyers and trade delegations from Tanzania, South Africa, Morocco, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Vietnam, Pakistan, Mexico, Colombia, Saudi Arabia, Kenya, Belarus, Chile, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Yemen, Ethiopia, Oman, etc. are likely to attend CAPINDIA 2016, the showcase event by the Government of India to promote exports. Jointly hosted by four export promotion councils, CHEMEXCIL, PLEXCONCIL, CAPEXCIL AND SHEFEXIL, the three-day event will include conferences, discussions, buyer-seller meets

  • Ajay Sehgal

    Vodafone Business Services bets big on SME segment in Bengaluru

    Bengaluru: Vodafone Business Services (VBS), the enterprise arm of Vodafone India, today unveiled its growth strategy to double its target of the Small & Medium Business segment (SME) in India and specific to the state of Karnataka. Reiterating its commitment to the Government’s vision of Digital India and Make in India, VBS aims to adopt a three pronged approach focusing on coverage, intelligence and automation to double its channel network by FY

  • moody

    Oil price recovery poses downgrade risk to OIL, ONGC: Moody’s

    New Delhi:  Moody’s Investors Service today said ratings of state-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) and Oil India Ltd (OIL) may come under pressure if oil prices fall more sharply than expected and companies carry on with their growth and expansion plans aggressively.

  • Arun Jaitley

    Difficult to accept Congress demand to cap GST rate: Jaitley

    New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said it is difficult to accept demand of the Congress to cap GST rate in the pending Constitution Amendment Bill, but remained hopeful that it will get passed in the second half of the current Budget session.

  • ‘German institutions in Turkey closed for security reasons’

    Ankara: German diplomatic missions and a school in Turkey were closed today for security reasons, the German consulate in Istanbul said, less than a week after a suicide car bomb attack in the capital. The measure concerns the German embassy in Ankara as well as the consulate and German school in Istanbul, it said on its website.