Free Press Journal
  • Ford investing Rs 1,300 crore in Chennai-Based technology and business centre

    Ford Motor Company has announced plans to develop a new global technology and business centre in Chennai that will serve as a hub for product development, mobility solutions and business services for India and other markets around the world. The move solidifies Ford’s position in India as not only a manufacturer, but as a developer as well.

  • Long queues at banks in Mumbai to deposit scrapped notes

    Mumbai: Serpentine queues were seen outside banks here, which opened today after a day’s break following the demonetisation of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes, as people jostled to get lower denomination currency and new banknotes to pay for their daily basic needs.

  • Donations to temples, FDs in co-op banks under government scanner

    Mumbai: Hurried donations made to nearly 100 temples and trusts and sudden spurt in cash reserves in nearly 1,000 cooperative banks and credit societies in Maharashtra after Centre’s decision to scrap Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes have come under government’s scanner, a senior state minister said today.

  • Love trumps hate: Lady Gaga protests Donald Trump’s win

    Washington D.C: While most of the celebrities in the United States are still digesting Donald Trump’s win, Lady Gaga seems to have already stepped out to express her dissent.

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    When ‘Kala Chashma’ hogged limelight in New Zealand

    Wellington: Bollywood songs have a fan following all around the globe and one got to view this madness when bollywood actor Sidharth Malhotra arrived at the Christchurch airport and much to his surprise, was welcomed with kids performing on his popular tracks like “Ladki Beautiful” and “Kala Chashma” from his films.

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    Vidya Balan: ‘Kahaani 2’ has a universal story

    Mumbai: Actress Vidya Balan, who is busy promoting her film “Kahaani 2” said the films story will connect with the masses and explained how she gets into the skin of a character in a film.

  • Demonetisation: Centre files caveat, SC may hear plea on November 15

    New Delhi: The Centre today filed a caveat in the Supreme Court that it be heard if the court entertains any petition on demonetisation of Rs 1,000 and Rs 500 notes even as the apex court indicated that it may hear on November 15 a plea challenging the government decision.

  • Chinese minister elected Interpol President

    Beijing: China’s Vice Minister for Public Security on Thursday was elected the President of the International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol).

  • Ishaat Hussain replaces Cyrus Mistry as TCS chairman

    Mumbai: Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) on Thursday announced that Ishaat Hussain will be the new Chairman of the board of directors of the company in place of Cyrus Mistry with immediate effect.

  • Foreign tourists create ruckus at Khajuraho

    BHOPAL: Tourists visiting Madhya Pradesh are facing problems with the central government’s decision to withdraw the legal tender status of Rs 500 and Rs 1000 currency notes. Foreign tourists, on Wednesday created ruckus at Khajuraho. They tendered Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes for buying tickets to visit the temple complex but were aghast when their notes were not accepted. Police was called in to sort out the matter.

  • Farmers, middle class distressed: Congress

    BHOPAL: Madhya Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) has said the hasty decision to stop the circulation of Rs 500 and Rs 1000 currency notes has led to “financial emergency” and has also added to problems of businessmen, farmers, housewives and middle class families.

  • Bhopal: CID seeks PM reports of SIMI men

    BHOPAL: The CID is awaiting the post-mortem reports of the eight SIMI activists who were killed in an encounter with the police.