Free Press Journal
  • Not sure if I will dine with Obama: Priyanka Chopra

    New Delhi: Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra, who was conferred the Padma Shri on Tuesday, says she is currently busy with her projects and is unsure whether she would be dining with US President Barack Obama.

  • MEP Infra bags Rs 826.28-cr road project in Maharashtra

    Mumbai: MEP Infrastructure Developers has bagged a Rs 826-crore order for four-laning of Kante–Waked section on National Highway 66 in Maharashtra. “MEP along with its joint venture partner Sanjose India Infrastructure and Construction has been declared as a successful bidder by the Road Transport and Highways Ministry for a project under the hybrid annuity model for four-laning of Kante–Waked section of NH-66 in Maharashtra worth Rs 826.28 crore,” a company statement said.

  • IS allowed 50 terrorists to return to UK

    London: The Islamic State terror group reportedly allowed around 50 British recruits to return home from IS strongholds in Syria and Iraq over the past few months.

  • Jewellers may end month-old strike in ‘next few days’

    New Delhi: Jewellers may completely call off their strike in the next few days after the government’s assurance that the Ashok Lahiri committee will consider all their demand, Assocham National Council on Gems & Jewellery Chairman Sankar Sen said today.

  • How infants’ brain decodes social behaviour?

    New York: Infants’ brains can understand what they are observing and thus can copy other people’s action, finds a new study providing the first evidence that directly links neural responses from the motor system to overt social behaviour in infants.

  • Smoking may hamper your job prospects too

    New York: Young smokers please take note! Smokers face more problems in finding a job and when they do find a job, they earn considerably less than their non-smoker peers, says an interesting study.

  • Staff members and visitors vacate a flooded government hospital after heavy rains in Chennai on Tuesday.

    Sensex springs up 123 pts on ‘above normal’ monsoon forecast

    Mumbai: Equities jumped for a second straight session today, led by gains in auto stocks on forecast of an ‘above normal’ rains this year, following back-to-back monsoon failures, while domestic investors and foreign funds increased buying ahead of key macroeconomic data due later in the day. A firm opening in Europe and a mixed trend in regional markets also buoyed trading sentiment here.

  • Excise duty is an assassination attempt on small traders: Rahul

    Mumbai: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi today alleged that Budget proposal to impose 1 per cent excise duty on non-silver jewellery, is an “assassination attempt” on small traders and workers, who he claimed were being “crushed” by the Centre.

  • Ola launches “Help Delhi Police” program to create safer roads in the city; campaigns against drunken driving

    New Delhi, 12 April 2016: Ola, India’s most popular mobile app for transportation has associated with Delhi Police and a number of leading pubs in the city to campaign against the menace of drunken driving by offering people to take a FREE and safe Ola Prime ride after a night out with friends. Through this initiative; Ola is aiming to educate and sensitise citizens on road safety thereby helping Delhi Police focus

  • Hello! Hall of Fame Awards

    It happened on 11th April 2016, at the Astor Ballroom, at The St. Regis, Mumbai. An evening that was the epitome of style and a truly luxurious mélange of personalities representing the zenith of achievement across Royalty, Cinema, Business, Sports, Fashion, the Arts and Humanitarian endeavour.

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    Priyanka Chopra gets Padma Shri, calls it best award

    New Delhi: Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra was today awarded the prestigious Padma Shri, India’s fourth highest civilian honour by President Pranab Mukherjee at an event at the Rashtrapati Bhavan here.

  • Muvizz video on demand portal acquires various award winning titles from PVR

    30th March, 2016:  The Online video streaming platform muvizz.com increased its library by signing a deal with PVR and has acquired 25 movie titles for exclusive streaming. The deal will now give subscribers access to movies such as: The Reluctant Fundamentalist (2012), Another Year (2010), Greenberg (2010), The Greatest (2009), A Single Man (2009), Nightwatching (2007), etc. The 25 titles include some major award winning films and are already available to all

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    ‘Phillauri’ is a romantic fun film: Anushka Sharma

    New Delhi: After the success of their dark thriller “NH10,” brother-sister duo Karnesh and Anushka Sharma are back with their second production “Phillauri”, which the actress says is a romantic film with lots of “drama and craziness”.

  • Volvo to Conduct Autonomous Driving Test in China

    Volvo Cars is set to launch China’s most advanced autonomous driving (AD) experiment in which local drivers will test autonomous driving cars on public roads in everyday driving conditions. Up to a hundred cars will be involved in this experiment and the test will begin in the coming months. Negotiations are going on with authorities from several cities to see which city is able to provide the necessary permissions, regulations and infrastructure