Free Press Journal
  • Payal Khandwala – Lakme Fashion Week Spring Summer’16

    Mumbai: Summer is here and what better than the pool side of the St. Regis Mumbai to showcase a beautiful Spring Summer’16 collection by designer Payal Khandwala at the Lakme Fashion Week.

  • Sagar Defence Engineering Pvt. Ltd. Announced As Winner Of The ‘MIS 2016 – DP World Prize’ Contest

    Mumbai, India: Ministry of Shipping today announced Sagar Defence Engineering Pvt. Ltd. as the winner of the maiden ‘MIS 2016 – DP World Prize’ contest which was organized in association with Invest India and Global trade enabler DP World. The winner will be awarded a prize money of INR 15,00,000 by DP World to support their project at the Maritime India Summit 2016.

  • FreeCharge partners with Bhartiya Micro Credit to Enable Digital Payments for E-rickshaw Drivers

    New Delhi: FreeCharge, India’s leading digital payments platform, today announced its partnership with Bhartiya Micro Credit (BMC), an NGO focused on financial aid for E-Rickshaws. This partnership will be announced at the launch of Stand up India scheme in Noida which will be graced by the Honourable Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, UP Governor, Union Finance Minister, Union Minister for Culture and Tourism and Union Minister of State for Finance.

  • Excise on jewellery will crush small businessmen Rahul

    New Delhi: Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday joined jewellers protesting against the imposition of excise duty on non-silver jewellery, saying the government’s proposal was to crush small businessmen in India.

  • Emraan Hashmi Raaz Reboot

    Emraan Hashmi son turns ‘Iron Man’

    Mumbai: Actor Emraan Hashmi, who is gearing up for the release of his book “The Kiss of Life: How A Superhero and My Son Defeated Cancer”, has shared a photograph of his son Ayaan on social media in which he can be seen donning the costume of fictional American superhero “Iron Man”.

  • Scribe files PIL, demands IPL to pay penalty to drought-hit M’rashtra

    Mumbai: Challenging the use of water for maintaining Indian Premier League (IPL) pitches, former journalist Ketan Tirodkar has filed a PIL in the Bombay High Court in a bid to receive a penalty from the organizers to meet the expenses of delivering water to the drought-affected areas.

  • Sajid Nadiadwala conferred with French honour for his contribution to Indian Cinema

    Filmmaker Sajid Nadiadwala, will be conferred with the Chevalier de L’Ordre des Arts et Lettres (Knight in the National Order Arts and Letters) for his outstanding contribution to the Indian film industry. In his 30 year old career in Bollywood, Nadiadwala has left an indelible mark on the minds of audiences with his movies and also the talent he has introduced.

  • WingsTravels eyes $15 mn series-A funding

    New Delhi: WingsTravels Management, which recently acquired Bookmycab, is planning to raise USD 15 million by way of equity dilution of promoters stake. The Rs 150-crore Pune-based travel services company, has appointed BDO India LLP as its consultants for raising USD 15 million.

  • Chronology of Mumbai Triple Blasts

    Following is the chronology of events that took place during and after the Mumbai triple blasts in 2002 and 2003.

  • hp printers

    HP Inc unveils New Age, extra-secured printers for businesses

    Macau: In a biggest ever launch in 10 years, HP Inc on Wednesday launched an aggressive, New Age portfolio of business printers with a focus on enhanced data security, faster and low-cost printing and energy savings.

  • HC refuses to grant interim protection to Virbhadra’s children

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court today refused to grant any interim protection to Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh’s two children, who have challenged the Enforcement Directorate’s provisional attachment of some of their assets in a money laundering case.

  • I am a full time struggler: Neha Dhupia

    Mumbai: Former Miss India and actress Neha Dhupia, who is best remembered for her roles in films like “Julie”, “Kyaa Kool Hai Hum”, “Delhii Heights” and “Phas Gaye Re Obama”, says that she is a full time struggler.

  • Mumbai Water Crisis: Thane launches toll free numbers

    Thane: In view of severe water shortage in Mumbai’s adjoining Thane, the district administration here has set up a round-the-clock control room and launched a toll free number to receive complaints against misuse or commercialisation of water.

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    Prez rule in U’khand: HC rejects Centre’s plea on Rawat’s oppn

    The High Court rejected Centreal government’s petition filed against Harish Rawat’s opposition over the imposition of President’s rule in Uttarakhand. The Court further asked the centre if they wish to file a response in a day or two. 

  • Amitabh Bachchan

    Big B opens up on his ‘social media capability’

    Mumbai: Amitabh Bachchan, who is an active social media user and online blogger, says that some people marvel at his “social media capability” and others “express circumspection”. The megastar also shared that too much of the antonym shall have equal repercussions and reactions.

  • Impulsive? You may be prone to substance abuse

    New York: Individuals who are prone to seeking inspiration and impulsive in nature may have differences in the structure of their brains, says a new study, adding that those differences may incline them to substance abuse. The results of the study revealed that changes in brain structures lead to the tendency to act on impulse as well as heighten the use of alcohol, tobacco, or caffeine.

  • Obama: Destroying IS group my ‘top priority’

    Washington: US President Barack Obama has said that destroying the Islamic State (IS) group remains his “top priority” at a time when the jihadist group continues to lose ground in Iraq and Syria. “We continue to take on their leadership, their financial networks, their infrastructure,” Obama said yesterday at a meeting with senior military officials in the White House.