Free Press Journal
  • India all out for 316 in 1st innings

    Kolkata: India were all out for 316 in their first innings in the second cricket Test against New Zealand at Eden Gardens, here today.

  • ‘Humiliated’ Pakistan puts off Saarc Summit

    Islamabad: Pakistan on Friday postponed the SAARC Summit to be held here next month after five-member states of the grouping decided against attending the meet as India asserted that Islamabad was “compelled to recognise” the regional sentiment against terrorism.
    “Pakistan deplores India’s decision to impede the SAARC process by not attending the 19th SAARC Summit at Islamabad on 9-10 November 2016,” the Pakistan Foreign Office said in a statement.

  • John caught off guard by a notorious fan

    While actors are worshipped in India and idolized beyond reach by fans, there are times when these fans go overboard with their love. Especially with the selfie crazy, every Bollywood fan wants a selfie with his or her idol.

  • Shocking that Western cinema doesn’t reflect diversity: Mira Nair

    New Delhi: Mira Nair is shocked that the big screen in the West doesn’t reflect the diversity of the world and feels artistes of colour are “marginalised in the mainstream industry”. The acclaimed Indian filmmaker, who is garnering plaudits for making “Queen of Katwe” with an all-black cast, however says her aim is not to propagate a colour, according to IANS.

  • Your day by Nilikash P. Pradhan

    Aries:- Health needs care today. Visit doctor without delay. You are in total communication mode, and are on the go with intensity and purpose.
    Taurus:- Wise counsel from a good pal will stand you in good stead. Children will bring happiness. You are bold; your fearlessness will make you very popular.

  • Mumbai Potholes: MTNL’s chamber to be blamed for youth’s death, claims BMC

    Mumbai: While the corporators and citizens slammed the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai for bad roads after a 21-year-old died in a pothole accident near the JJ flyover, the civic body has now claimed that it was not a pothole but a chamber made by a utility agency.

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    Mumbai petitioners asked to approach govt over yoga in civic schools

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Friday directed a municipal councillor and a social worker, who had challenged a resolution passed by BMC making ‘Surya Namaskar’ (sun salutation) mandatory in civic schools of the metropolis, to approach the state government first.

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    Mumbai man held for creating fake Facebook profile of film director

    Mumbai: A man was arrested for allegedly creating a fake Facebook profile of filmmaker Ayan Mukerji and blackmailing a ‘struggling’ actress, said police, reports PTI.  Mohammed Soheb Iqbal Jetawa (27) was apprehended on Thursday night by the sleuths of unit 11 of the Crime Branch from Mumbai Central here, a senior police official said. The accused, a resident of Dongari, had created a fake Facebook profile of Mukerji, the official said.

  • ED questions Himachal CM’s son in PMLA case

    New Delhi : ED on Friday questioned Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh’s son Vikramaditya in connection with its money laundering probe against his father and others. Officials said the Investigating Officer (IO) of the case recorded the statement of Vikramaditya under the provisions of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) and confronted him with various documents seized by the agency during searches conducted in the past.     They said he was

  • Maha leading in converting MoUs into investments: Subhash Desai

    Mumbai: Maharashtra industries minister Subhash Desai on Friday said that the state is leading in converting Memorandum of Understandings into investment. According to the senior Shiv Sena leader, the state’s industries department has signed 2,459 MoUs since February 2016 and a total of 736 MoUs have been converted into investment so far.

  • Mumbai: Allotments of MIDC plots to go online

    Mumbai: In the wake of the recent row over Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation (MIDC) land involving former revenue minister Eknath Khadse, Maharashtra industries minister Subhash Desai said that the MIDC plot allotment has been made online.

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