Free Press Journal
  • ‘A’ class pilgrimage tag for Ambedkar memorial in Mumbai

    Mumbai, The BJP-led government in Maharashtra has conferred ‘A’ class pilgrimage and tourist destination status for Chaitya Bhoomi at Dadar in Central Mumbai, where Dr B R Ambedkar was laid to rest.

  • By-election reflects London’s anti-Brexit anger

    London: In a setback to UK Prime Minister Theresa May, a eurosceptic lawmaker today registered a massive victory in the by-election in a posh London suburb, indicating a rebuke over the government’s plans to pull Britain out of the EU.

  • Digital is the future: Sujoy Ghosh

    New Delhi: He has worked for the big screen and also contributed to the digital platform. Director Sujoy Ghosh feels that the digital platform is slowly taking over cinema and is the future.

  • Pro Boxer Vijender Singh eyes knockout win against Francis Cheka

    New Delhi, Aware of the challenge but not awed by it, Indian boxing star Vijender Singh says he would be eyeing a knockout win when he defends his WBO Asia Pacific super middleweight title against former world champion Francis Cheka here on December 17.

  • Narendra Modi is practicing TRP politics: Rahul Gandhi at CPP meet

    New Delhi: Rahul Gandhi today chaired the meeting of Congress Parliamentary Party (CPP) for the firsttime and launched an all-out attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, accusing him of practising TRP politics and making the country suffer due to his “vanity and incompetence”.

  • India’s economic growth will remain at 7.6% in 2017: UN Report

    United Nations: India will maintain the growth rate of 7.6 per cent in 2017 driven by a rebound in agriculture, strong manufacturing base coupled with implementation of 7th Pay Commission and Goods and Services Tax regime, a UN report has said.

  • Cricketers don’t need Bollywood: Virender Sehwag

    New Delhi: Former India opener Virender Sehwag, currently hosting the “Viru Ke Funde” web series, says Bollywood and cricket have no connection and are not dependent on each other.

  • Demonetisation, GST to create larger, cleaner economy: Arun Jaitley

    New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said demonetisation may impact growth “for a quarter or so” but this disruption will not last too long and the move along with GST will help create a larger and cleaner economy.

  • Hazel Keech gets a new name post marriage with cricketer Yuvraj Singh

    Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh finally tied the knot with his long-time girlfriend Hazel Keech in Chandigarh this week. The week-long pre-wedding parties were followed by Anand Karaj ceremony in the presence of his close friends and family.

  • Chitra Ramkrishna quits as National Stock Exchange CEO

    Mumbai: Having worked with the National Stock Exchange since its inception in 1992, Chitra Ramkrishna is believed to have quit as the Managing Director and CEO of the country’s premier bourse.

  • Ashton Carter to visit India next week

    Washington: Reflecting a new bonhomie of Indo-US defence ties, the Pentagon today announced that outgoing Defence Secretary Ashton Carter would be visiting India next week on his final around the world trip.

  • Donald Trump pledges to do everything to keep terrorism out of US

    Washington: US President-elect Donald Trump today pledged that his administration “will do everything” to keep the scourge of terrorism out of America, and called for uniting the country by rejecting bigotry and prejudice.

  • Mumbai BEST buses to go cashless to buy tickets, pay bills and renew pass

    BEST is encouraging it 30 lakh bus commuters and 10.5 lakh electricity consumers to go cashless from 10 December as it is introducing e-payment service, a mobile ticketing service, two mobile apps and a facility for credit card payments through ‘Point of Sale’ (PoS) outlets across the city.

  • Donald Trump to nominate Gen Mattis for Defence Secretary

    Washington: US President-elect Donald Trump today announced that he will nominate US Marine retired general James Mattis, renowned for his tough talk and battlefield experience in Iraq and Afghanistan, to be his defence secretary.