Free Press Journal
  • “I feel that comedy is the toughest thing to do”, says Raqesh Bapat

    He is admired for his artistic temperament and esteemed for his personable and deferential persona. Raqesh Bapat of Life Ok’s popular ‘Bahu Hamari Rajni Kant’ speaks with Dhrithi Sudhakar Gulvadi about the changes in the character, his attempt towards comedy and more…

  • Ford reveals 2017 Ka Trail (Figo Cross)

    Ford has revealed the cross version of the Figo, the Ka Trail, at the ongoing 2016 Sao Paulo International Motor Show in Brazil. For the uninitiated, the second-generation Figo is known as ‘Ka’ in the Brazilian market and ‘Ka+’ in Europe. Like all the cross-hatches, the Ka Trail is essentially a rugged looking version of the stock hatch. It will go on sale early next year in Brazil. Though there is no

  • India were 162-1 at lunch against England on day 3

    Rajkot: India were 162-1 at lunch on the third day of the opening cricket Test against England at the Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium here today. At the break, Murali Vijay (57) and Cheteshwar Pujara (62) were at the crease.

  • Petrol pumps in Mumbai to remain closed for 7 hours from Friday mid-night

    Mumbai petrol pumps to remain closed from 12:00 midnight on Friday to Saturday morning. According to reports, this step was taken in anticipation of certain law and order issues as petrol pumps would not be able to accept old currency notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1000 after midnight. The decision is likely to affect all private and public vehicles.

  • Meet the beefed-up Renault Duster Extreme Concept from Brazil.

    Renault has showcased the Renault Duster Extreme Concept at the Sao Paulo 2106 Auto Show. This concept remains a standard Duster both inside and out but, with a lot of added bits to make it ‘Extreme’. This concept has been developed by ‘Renault Design Latin America’ or RDAL, Renault’s Sao Paulo design facility in Brazil. This edition is based on the 4X4 variant of the SUV and gets mechanical upgrades. Based on the

  • WHCA express concern over lack of access to Donald Trump

    Washington: The White House Correspondents Association (WHCA) today expressed concern over President-elect Donald Trump’s move to deny access to reporters and urged him to allow journalists to do their job.

  • Long queues, frayed tempers as all roads lead to banks in Bhopal

    BHOPAL: Huge crowds thronged banks and post offices in the city on Thursday. People spent hours in long queues, extending beyond the premises of banks, to exchange invalidated currency notes. Bankers did nothing except exchanging notes the whole day.

  • He had only one Rs 500 note, could not get medicines

    BHOPAL: Praveen Sharma of Berasia admitted his sister to Hamidia hospital for delivery of her first baby. After she was discharged from Hamidia, he could not get back to his house as he was having no change and the auto did not agree to take them as he had Rs 500 note. He had to call his relative at Berasia, who came to take them back.

  • Politics on notes: BJP erects hoardings hailing Modi

    BHOPAL: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has launched a campaign across the state to draw political mileage from the decision of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to demonetise currency notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1000. BJP, welcoming the said decision, has got hoardings installed across the state.

  • No business in Mandis; farmers in a fix

    BHOPAL: The Mandis across the state witnessed no business on Thursday also, although the Mandis did open. Traders could not do any business as they had no money. The money given in cash by these traders to the farmers was also returned by the latter to the traders. The farmers maintains that the money which they got last week was in the form of notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1000 and

  • Maharashtra Civic Polls: Caste tensions cause of worry for parties

    Mumbai: The ensuing elections to municipal councils and nagar panchayats across Maharashtra will be a major test for the two-year-old Devendra Fadnavis government, in the backdrop of caste polarisation triggered by campaigns of different communities, including influential Marathas in pursuance of their various demands.

  • Tata Chemicals Director Bhaskar Bhat resigns

    New Delhi: After independent directors “unanimously” backed Cyrus Mistry as Chairman, Tata Chemicals Director Bhaskar Bhat has resigned from the company’s board saying concerns raised by him were “totally ignored”.