Free Press Journal
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    Global Citizen Live: Big B and Farhan shares stage, A R Rahman charms audience

    After the power-packed performances by Demi Lovato, Shraddha Kapoor, Monali Thakur and Arijit Singh, the festival took a serious turn with Amitabh Bachchan reciting a poem which was a tribute to Indian women. Followed by which he performed with the Shillong Choir. Big B also sung a track from his recent film Pink.

  • Demonetisation after-effects to last longer: Chidambaram

    Mumbai: Holding that the demonetise move was not well thought out, former Finance Minister P Chidambaram today said its after-effects will continue for a longer period than expected and wondered whether government had consulted its chief economic advisor before taking the decision.

  • Prince William wants his kids to grow up simple

    London: Britain’s Prince William has said he wants his children, Prince George and Princess Charlotte, to grow up with simple aspirations and shirk materialism.

  • Muslim man offers his kidney to Sushma Swaraj

    Mumbai: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, who have never backed out from helping people whether in India or abroad is now receiving help to recover from kidney failure.

  • Demonetisation biggest scam of independent India: AAP

    New Delhi: The AAP on Saturday reiterated that the Centre’s demonetisation of high-denomination currency is the “biggest scam in independent India” and again demanded its rollback.

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    Global Citizen Festival Live: Shradhha, Alia, Demi Lovato vows audience

    The floodgates of the happening Global Citizen Festival has already been shut at 4 PM. Two hours since the concert started we saw mind blowing performances from talented Bollywood stars like Sonakshi Sinha, Arijit Singh, Monali Thakur and the trio Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy.

  • NIA’s FIR against Naik illegal, says his counsel

    Mumbai: Mobin Solkar, the counsel for controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik, on Saturday said the case filed by the National Investigative Agency (NIA) against his client under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) is illegal, as the Supreme Court, earlier granted a stay in a similar case, and hence, any fresh complaint on the same grounds would stand void.

  • Demonetisation: Change, and the opposition to it

    Mumbai: In the financial city, members of four different parties – Dinesh Trivedi, MP and former railways minister for TMC; Pavan Varma, former MP (RS) and national spokesperson, JD (U); Milind Deora, former union minister of state and MP, INC; and Siddharth Nath Singh, national secretary, BJP – gathered to discuss on ways of ‘achieving 10 per cent GDP growth by 2020′. However, this discussion was taken over by demonetisation and its

  • Shiv Sena defends Ghulam Nabi Azad’s remarks on demonetisation deaths

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena today came out in support of Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad, who is under attack from BJP for drawing a comparison between the Uri terror attack casualties and the deaths after demonetisation, saying an apology by him for the comments will not change the truth.

  • Kashmir bursts into life after four months of closure

    Srinagar: After 132 days of closure, the Kashmir Valley burst into life on Saturday morning with a large number of vehicles out on the roads, and markets, schools, offices and businesses open for the first time in the last over four months of separatist-sponsored shutdown and protests.

  • DMK to stage human chain protest on November 24

    Chennai: DMK today said it would form a ‘human chain’ on November 24 protesting against the Centre’s “haste” in implementing demonetisation and the state government for “not taking any action” in addressing people’s grievances.

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    Weekly Market Outlook: Temporal up move likely

    The markets have been in a corrective mode since the start of the month November. The sudden demonetisation move by the Narendra Modi government and the surprise election victory of Donald Trump in the US Presidential Elections, have kind-off further dampened the market sentiment.

  • Jaitley, A Subramanian and Das sitting idle to tackle currency crunch: Swamy

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) member and Rajya Sabha MP Subramanian Swamy on Saturday criticised Finance Minister Arun Jaitley for making haphazard preparations and accused Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian and Economic Affairs Secreatary Shaktikanta Das of sitting idle to tackle the currency crunch post demonetisation.

  • Tale of two ‘Iron Ladies’ of India: Rani Laxmi Bai and Indira Gandhi

    Rani Laxmi Bai was the queen of the princely state of Jhansi, located in the northern side of India. She was one of the leading personalities of the first war of India’s Independence, which started in 1857. Commonly known as ‘Jhansi Ki Rani’ her original name was ‘Manikarnika’ who was born in a Maratha family in Varanasi. Her name ‘Laxmibai’ was changed after her marriage to King of Jhansi Gangadhar Rao Newalkar.