Free Press Journal
  • Sridevi

    Sridevi to receive outstanding achievement award at IIFA

    New Delhi: ‘The reigning queen of Bollywood’ Sridevi is all set to receive an award for outstanding achievement in Indian cinema at the 2016 International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) gala.

  • High Court tells Jiah’s mother to file rejoinder to CBI reply

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court today asked Rabia Khan, mother of former actress Jiah Khan who had allegedly committed suicide in 2013, to file within two weeks a rejoinder in response to a CBI affidavit in the case.

  • GST Taxes

    e-commerce to come under GST

    New Delhi: The published draft bill of the destination-based, dual VAT-type Goods and Services Tax has clarified that all e-commerce transactions will attract GST which will be collected by the service operator as soon as the supplier receives payment.

  • 38.7 pc Indian children stunted, suggests global report

    New Delhi: India has fared worse than even some sub-Saharan countries in terms of number of children who are stunted, according to a new report on global nutrition. With 38.7 per cent children in the country suffering from stunting, India ranks 114 in the list of 132 countries surveyed. The percentage is much higher than the global prevalence of stunting at 23.8 per cent, as per the latest Global Nutrition Report (GNR).

  • Maha CM advises farmers to refrain from sowing for few days

    Mumbai: In the backdrop of drought in the last three years and lack of adequate rains resulting in insufficient soil moisture, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today asked farmers to refrain from sowing Kharif crops for the next few days.

  • ‘Udta Punjab’ leaked online

    Mumbai: Controversial film “Udta Punjab” was leaked online on Wednesday, two days ahead of its scheduled release in theatres. However, the film’s team managed to remove it online on war footing from torrent sites.

  • Sensex Gains

    Sensex ends 4-day losing run, zooms 331 pts on value-buying

    Mumbai: Stocks rose for the first time in five days as market benchmark Sensex rebounded from around three-week lows by rising 331 points to 26,726.34 and the NSE Nifty regained the crucial 8,200-mark on value-buying in recently beaten-down stocks amid firm global cues.

  • Shabana Azmi

    Shabana Azmi wraps ‘Idgaah’ shoot

    Mumbai: Veteran actress and social activist Shabana Azmi has finished shooting for the upcoming film “Idgaah”.

  • Migraine can put women at higher risk of heart diseases

    London: Women who suffer from migraine headaches have an increased risk of developing cardiovascular disease in later life, says a study. The findings showed that women with migraine have a higher risk of stroke or heart attacks than those without the condition, reports IANS.

  • Indian real estate may attract $2 bn investment from Japan

    New Delhi: Japanese developers and private equity investors are looking to enter Indian property market and could invest at least USD 2 billion over the next three years in residential as well as industrial projects, says JLL.

  • BSEB

    Topper Scam: Warrants against ex-BSEB chief, JD(U) MLA

    Patna: A court here today issued arrest warrants against former Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) chairman Lalkeshwar Prasad Singh and his wife, former JD(U) MLA Usha Sinha, in connection with +2 toppers scandal in the state.

  • ishrat Jahan

    Prove you are Indian; MHA to RTI applicant seeking Ishrat probe details

    New Delhi: In a rare instance, the Home Ministry has asked an RTI applicant to prove he is an Indian before disclosing details about the one-member panel looking into the missing files related to the alleged fake encounter case of Ishrat Jahan.

  • Temple desecration: CM appeals for calm

    Jammu: Appealing for calm in the wake of the desecration of a temple in Jammu city by a “mentally disturbed” person last evening, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today said she does not want the state to be “hijacked” by extremist forces.

  • Intimate scenes in ‘Fever’ not forced: Rajeev Khandelwal

    Mumbai: Actor Rajeev Khandelwal, who will be seen in some hot scenes with three heroines in Rajeev Jhaveri’s film “Fever”, says that none of the scenes are forced and all were part of the script.

  • Sonam Kapoor to inaugurate Neerja Bhanot chowk in Mumbai

    Sonam Kapoor won hearts after her role as Neerja Bhanot in Ram Madhavani’s film Neerja. The film gained critical acclaim and Sonam Kapoor’s performance was highly appreciated by both critics and fans.