Free Press Journal
  • Scandal-hit VW gives staff 3,950-euro bonus

    Berlin: German auto giant Volkswagen announced today it is giving its staff a 3,950-euro bonus for 2015, despite suffering huge losses due to an emissions-cheating scandal which sent shockwaves through the industry.

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    Daisy Shah wants to do a love story

    Mumbai: Actress Daisy Shah says that she wants to do a love story especially for the kind of songs in the genre.

  • Neeraj Kabi

    Won’t think twice if offered film with Imtiaz, Zoya: Neeraj

    Mumbai: He has mostly starred in small independent movies but actor Neeraj Kabi says he has no disdain to star in commercial cinema provided it is being helmed by filmmakers like Imtiaz Ali and Zoya Akhtar.

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    BJP on Bihar Jungle Raj: Murdered journalist exposed wrongdoings of Shahabuddin

    New Delhi – With the shocking murders of two scribes in Bihar in a span of 24 hours including of a senior journalist from a leading daily, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday accused the state government of failing spectacularly in managing law and order, adding that that the senior scribe had paid the price for exposing the wrongdoings of former RJD MP Mohammad Shahabuddin, who is serving time for charges

  • Monsoon preparatory works in full swing on WR

    Mumbai: The Western Railway has undertaken preparatory works to ensure smooth running of suburban local trains during the ensuing monsoons, a senior railway officer said here today.

  • BJP to huddle on May 18 over Uttarakhand floor test humiliation

    New Delhi – After the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) faced a humiliating defeat in the Uttarakhand floor test, party chief Amit Shah will hold a meeting of the state’s core group on May 18 to discuss the recent developments in the state.

  • Cheers! Red wine can offset effects of high fat diet

    New York: Giving red wine lovers a new reason to celebrate, researchers have found that an compound in this drink could help counteract the negative impact of high fat/high sugar diets. The findings, published in the journal Frontiers in Physiology, point to the health benefit of resveratrol, which occurs naturally in blueberries, raspberries, mulberries, grape skins and consequently in red wine.

  • BCCI

    BCCI calls SGM on May 22 to elect new chief

    New Delhi: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has called for a Special General Meeting (SGM) on May 22 in Mumbai to elect its new president following the resignation of Shashank Manohar.

  • World’s smallest porpoise nearer extinction in Mexico

    Mexico City: Environmentalists warned Friday that Mexico’s vaquita marina, the world’s smallest porpoise, was close to extinction as the government reported that only 60 were now left. The population has dramatically dropped despite the arrival of navy reinforcements in the upper Gulf of California in April 2015 to enforce a ban on fishing gillnets blamed for the vaquita’s death.

  • Poll, Vote

    TN Elections: Rs 570 cr cash seized just two days before polls

    Coimbatore – Electoral officials in Tamil Nadu today seized about Rs 570 crore from three containers during checking in Tirupur district, which the occupants of the vehicles claimed was for inter-bank money transfer.

  • After Mani Ratnam’s project, Karthi to work with Vinoth

    Chennai: Contrary to rumours, actor Karthi will only join hands with director Vinoth Kumar for a yet-untitled Tamil project after he wraps up his upcoming film with National award-winning filmmaker Mani Ratnam.

  • Malegaon blasts: NIA U-Turn, Saffron goes out of Terror

    New Delhi/Mumbai :  In a complete about-turn, the National Investigation Agency (NIA), which had objected to the bail plea of Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur, one of the several accused in the 2008 Malegaon blasts case, on Friday dropped all charges against the Hindu activist and five others. With that, the decks have been cleared for their early release from prison.

  • Man arrested at Mumbai airport with Gold bars worth Rs 1.65 cr

    Mumbai : A passenger coming from Singapore was detained by Air Intelligence Unit (AIU) at Mumbai International Airport on Friday and 52 foreign marked gold bars of 116.6 gms each whose total value is Rs.1.65 crore were seized. The total weight of 52 gold bars is 6.054 kg.