Free Press Journal
  • 9 things you need to know about Mumbai’s new Marina Bay

    The biggest and largest piece of land that is lying vacant and is available for development in crunched Mumbai is its eastern coast, which is owned by Mumbai Port Trust. MbPT is city’s largest landowners, has control over 752 hectares of land along the eastern seafront in the city. However, the eastern coast will now be available for development.

  • Sajid Nadiadwala to launch Suniel Shetty’s son Ahan

    New Delhi: Filmmaker Sajid Nadiadwala is all set to give the world a new Shetty as Suniel Shetty’s son Ahan Shetty will step into B-town with his film.

  • Bharat Bandh, Jan Aakrosh Divas evoke mixed response so far

    Kolkata/New Delhi – A Bharat Bandh, called by political parties from West Bengal, Tripura and Kerala today to protest against the inconvenience caused to the general public following the NDA government’s demonetisation drive, has evoked mixed response so far.

  • Opposition to demand PM’s apology for his barb post demonetisation

    New Delhi – The opposition parties on Monday decided to demand an apology from Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his remark that they are upset over the demonetisation drive as they did not get time to convert their black money.

  • Counting begins for Maharashtra municipal council polls

    Mumbai, Counting of votes began this morning in the election to 147 municipal councils and 17 nagar panchayats across 25 districts in Maharashtra, seen as a litmus test for the Devendra Fadnavis’ government.

  • Demonetisation: Rectify your fault, Congress tells PM Modi

    New Delhi : The Congress Party on Monday hit back at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for pointing fingers at the opposition instead of rectifying his fault and said the ‘Aakrosh Divas’ is being observed to highlight the nation’s anger due to the government’s demonetisation drive.

  • Turkey accuses IS of chemical attack in Syria

    Ankara: The Islamic State (IS) terror outfit carried out a chemical attack in northern Syria, leaving 22 opposition fighters wounded, officials from the Turkish army said on Sunday. The General Staff of the Turkish Armed Forces said the 22 opposition combatants had symptoms of chemical gas exposure following a missile attack by IS jihadists, Efe news agency reported, according to IANS.

  • Francois Fillon tipped to win French rightwing primary

    Paris: Millions of French voters head to the polls on Sunday to select a presidential candidate for the centre-right Republicans party, with ex-premier Francois Fillon tipped to emerge the winner and become the favourite for next year’s election, reports AFP. The USstyle primary contest, the first for the Republicans, is a battle between socially conservative and economic “radical” Fillon and the more moderate Alain Juppe, also a former prime minister who is

  • Trump Tower renamed ‘Dump Tower’ on Google Maps

    New York: In a bizarre incident, a prankster has renamed US-President elect Donald Trump’s midtown Manhattan building ‘Trump Tower’ as ‘Dump Tower’ on Google Maps, reports PTI. If one searches for Trump Tower on Google Maps, they will not find that exact name there. Instead, they will find “Dump Tower,” WPIX-TV reported. A cyber vandal defaced the tower on Google Maps with a little humour. Users began noticing the Fifth Avenue building’s

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    Trump slams recount move as a scam, says election is over

    Washington: US president-elect Donald Trump has described an impending recount of votes in the swing state of Wisconsin as a “scam” and said the results of the presidential election should be respected instead of being challenged or “abused”.

  • Japan scrambles fighter planes as Chinese jets pass Miyako Strait

    Tokyo: Japan scrambled its fighter jets as Chinese air force planes passed the Miyako Strait in Okinawa prefecture, the Defence Ministry said. Six Chinese airplanes, including two fighters, flew over the Miyako Strait between Okinawa’s main island and Miyako Island, ABSCBN news reported on Saturday, citing the ministry statement, according to IANS.

  • Leaves strong mark on modern political literature

    Havana: The leader of the Cuban revolution and former President, Fidel Castro, who died on Friday night at the age of 90, left a strong mark on contemporary political literature. A voracious reader, Castro was a close friend of Colombian writer, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, who affirmed that “an intellectual friendship” united them and they often discussed literature together, Xinhua news agency reported, according to IANS.

  • Cuba mourns revolutionary leader Fidel Castro

    Havana: Cuba mourned revolutionary leader Fidel Castro on Sunday as the communist island prepared to say its last goodbyes to the towering giant of its modern history with mass memorials and a four-day funeral procession, reports AFP. After the stunned commotion surrounding Saturday’s announcement that Castro had died at age 90, Sunday was set to be a day of calm preparations, with no official activities planned.The authorities did not give a cause

  • Their icon gone, Cubans brace for harsh future

    Havana: His words and image had filled schoolbooks, airwaves and newspapers since before many of them were born. Now Cubans must face life without Fidel Castro, the leader who guided their island to both greater social equality and years of economic ruin.

  • Clicking WhatsApp links making users vulnerable to cybercrime

    London: Giving away a warning to all WhatsApp users across the globe, a report said that clicking on the links circulated on instant messaging app may expose and make them vulnerable to cyber attacks, reports IANS.