Free Press Journal
  • 10 stalls you can’t afford to miss at Parikrama 2016

    Once again Parikarma opens up to sheer lifestyle and luxury this summer, with its divine lair of stalls under one roof. From travel accessories to fashion, food and music, it is a one stop destination that welcomes you for a lavish experience. This 3 day fair is nestled amidst the elite courtyard of High Street Phoenix, Lower Parel, from 6th to 8th May between 11 am to 8 pm. With a wide

  • World food prices up slightly in April: FAO

    Rome: World food prices rose slightly in April, marking a third consecutive monthly increase after four years of decline, but they remained almost 10 percent lower than a year earlier, the UN food agency said. The Food and Agriculture Organisation’s (FAO) Food Price Index, which measures monthly changes for a basket of cereals, vegetable oils, meat, sugar and dairy products, averaged 151.8 points in April, a 0.7 percent growth from March, the

  • Floor test in U’khand to be held on May 10: SC

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today ordered a floor test in Uttarakhand Assembly on May 10 when sacked Chief Minister Harish Rawat will seek a vote of confidence during which the nine disqualified Congress MLAs may be able to vote if the High Court permits them.

  • SP asks why empty water train sent to Bundelkhand

    New Delhi: The Samajwadi Party on Friday raised the issue of an empty water train reaching drought-hit Budelkhand, even as Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman P.J. Kurien stressed that there should be no politics over water.

  • No interference warranted at this stage in SIT probe: HC 

    Kochi: The Kerala High Court today observed that no interference is warranted at this stage in the probe by state police’s Special Investigation Team into the brutal rape and murder of a Dalit woman, and adjourned till May 30 a PIL seeking CBI investigation.

  • Katrina Kaif

    ‘Aankhen 2’ not on Katrina’s cards yet

    New Delhi: If sources are to be believed, then Katrina Kalf, who is busy shooting ‘Jagga Jasoos’ and ‘Baar Baar Dekho,’ has not signed Anees Bazmee’s upcoming directorial ‘Aankhen 2’.

  • Tusshar Kapoor on ‘gym mode’

    New Delhi: Actor Tusshar Kapoor, who was recently seen in sex comedy ‘Kyaa Kool Hain Hum 3,’ is gyming hard in a gym these days.

  • Combination of insulin, diabetes pill can cut mortality risk

    London: Insulin when taken in conjunction with metformin — a cheap and common drug that helps control blood sugar levels  — has the potential to reduce mortality risk and heart attacks in people with Type 2 diabetes, a new study has found. “In this research we found that there was a considerable reduction in deaths and heart problems when this cheap and common drug was used in conjunction with insulin,” said lead

  • Sunny Leone and I share a very intense scene in ‘One Night Stand’: Nyra Banerjee

    It is a big day for the gorgeous young woman, Nyra Banerjee. Her One Night Stand hits the screens and as is evident from the promotional campaign of the Jasmine D’Souza directed film, she has a very good role in the film alongside Sunny Leone. The publicity material has placed her quite prominently alongside Sunny and the leading man Tanuj Virwani (who plays her husband in the film) as a result of

  • Loss of vultures damaging for humans, ecosystem

    Washington: Decline in vulture populations in some parts of the world, including India, may have serious consequences for ecosystems and humans alike, according to a new study that suggests poisoning is the greatest extinction risk facing the scavengers. Poisoning is the greatest extinction risk facing vultures, and impacts 88 per cent of threatened vulture species, researchers from University of Utah in the US said. In many continents, vultures are the unfortunate victims

  • Meera chopra

    Mujhe bhootni ka role nahi karna tha: Meera Chopra on ‘1920 London’

    Meera Chopra is one happy girl. The first film that she had signed, 1920 London, is now hitting the screens. With an author backed role, Meera is glad that she can showcase her acting skills to the rest of the world. While she has done films down South, Meera is enjoying the release of her big Bollywood film which has been written by Vikram Bhatt no less. With Tinu Suresh Desai as

  • Exams

    SC may permit state-level CET for medical college admissions

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday said the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) will continue but it may permit a state-level common entrance test (CET) for admission to government medical colleges only.

  • Fb, Twt to support Republican convention despite anti-Trump calls

    Washington: Despite activist groups mounting anti-Donald Trump pressure, social networking giant Facebook and micro-blogging website Twitter will support the Republican National Convention in July where Trump is expected to be announced the party’s presidential nominee. According to media reports, while Cupertino-based Facebook will provide financial and other support – including a lounge – Twitter is yet to come up with a detailed plan.

  • SC grants four weeks parole to Sahara group chief

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today granted a four week parole to incarcerated Sahara Group chief Subroto Roy to attend the last rites of his mother who passed away on Thursday.

  • Gold climbs on jewellers’ buying, overseas cues

    New Delhi: Gold prices ticked up by Rs 25 to Rs 30,125 per 10 grams in the bullion market today on scattered buying by jewellers driven by the ongoing wedding season amid firm global cues.

  • Sensex

    Negative global cues subdue equity markets

    Mumbai: Negative global cues, coupled with profit booking and lower crude oil prices, subdued the Indian equity markets on Friday.

  • Pak FO to seek ISI help against cyber attacks

    Islamabad: Pakistan Foreign Office has decided to rope in the country’s top spy agency ISI against increasing cyber attacks on its website and servers. The decision comes after Foreign Office (FO) systems have faced three major attacks by hackers over the past 18 months. The FO has sought an allocation of Rs 80 million in the next fiscal year’s budget for bolstering cyber security and securing its communications with the country’s missions

  • Myanmar president proposes new ministry for Suu Kyi

    Yangon: Myanmar’s president has urged the creation of a new ministry for Aung San Suu Kyi’s state advisor position, official media reported today, a move that will deepen her influence and likely rile the powerful army. Suu Kyi is barred from the presidency by the military-drafted constitution despite having led her pro-democracy party to a landslide victory in November. She has instead hoovered up a slew of other senior positions, including foreign