Free Press Journal
  • Trouble as Sun TV says Jayalalithaa dead

    Chennai: Trouble erupted outside the Apollo Hospitals here on Monday after Sun TV reported that Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa was dead. The hospital denied the Sun TV report.

  • Nabha jailbreak: Police custody of KLF chief ‘Mintoo’ extended by seven days

    New Delhi: The police custody of Khalistan Liberation Force (KLF) chief Harminder Singh ‘Mintoo’, who along with five others escaped after the high security Nabha jailbreak and was arrested by the Delhi Police near Delhi Railway Station, was extended by seven days by a Delhi Court on Monday.

  • Pak media declares alive Indian politician J Jayalalithaa dead

    Islamabad: Pakistan media has, it seems, declared the Chief Minister of India’s southern Tamil Nadu state J Jayalalitha dead, even, while doctors in state capital Chennai say that she is alive but in a very critical condition.

  • Alia Bhatt to play singer in Aashiqui 3

    While she has already entered the playback singing scene with the cover versions of a few songs in her films, Alia Bhatt will now play the role even on screen. Earlier we had reported that the Bhatt camp is all set to take forward their musical franchise Aashiqui with its third installment. And not surprisingly, this time a Bhatt girl will play the leading lady.

  • Lok Sabha adjourned for day, logjam persists over demonetisation

    New Delhi, Logjam over demonetisation debate and disruptions continued in the Lok Sabha on Monday as the government and opposition failed to reach an agreement over the rule for the discussion, even as Speaker Sumitra Mahajan suggested the debate can be taken up without any rule.

  • Mumbai: Saibaba Temple gets Rs 3 crore in scrapped notes post November 8th

    Mumbai, The Shri Sai Baba Shirdi Sansthan, managing one of the most revered temples in the country, received Rs three crore in the scrapped notes of Rs 1,000 and Rs 500 denominations after the government’s demonetisation move, the temple trust said today.

  • Demonetisation: This is how TV celebs handled the Pay Day situation

    Mumbai: On the Pay day of first week of December, it’s time for TV actors to give salaries to their staff including the makeup man, the domestic maid and driver. The nation is facing the problem to lack of liquidity in the banks and ATMs. The TV celebs, have been very accommodative of the situation, and while following the rule of paying salaries by bank transfer, they have also considered and made

  • Demonetisation: ED arrests 2 bank managers for laundering

    New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate has arrested two Axis Bank managers here and seized 3 kg gold bars in connection with its money laundering probe in a racket of illegally converting old notes in connivance with banking authorities.

  • From glamour queen to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister: Journey of J Jayalalithaa

    Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, currently, is said to be in critical condition after suffering a cardiac arrest, on Sunday. Her health continues to remain under observation by an expert team of doctors at the Apollo Hospitals. The 68-year old has been in the hospital for last three months being treated for a prolonged lung infection. Her deteriorating health condition has led to an atmosphere of speculations including shocking death hoaxes on WhatsApp

  • Nissan GT-R: 5 things you didn’t know!

    I’m sure you’ve heard this a million times by now. The Nissan GT-R is a technological marvel. It is what you get when you use the laws of physics to your advantage. It is savagely fast; can tear apart race tracks, and yet drive you back home in comfort. You don’t expect anything less from the most practical people on earth, do you? The GT-R is a legend in itself, and has often been

  • PM Modi wins online reader’s poll for TIME Person of the Year

    New York, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has won the online reader’s poll for TIME Person of the Year 2016, beating out other world leaders like US President-elect Donald Trump, incumbent US leader Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin.

  • Will the government ban the new Rs 2000 note in June 2017?

    There is a buzz, that the government may ban the new Rs 2000 currency note in June next year. The government had introduced new currency notes of Rs 500 and 2000, post the demonetisation move on 8 November, 2016. If the rumour is to be believed the newly printed Rs 2000 notes will be banned again June next year, which may make it more difficult for the common man again.

  • Mumbai: Now noise pollution complaint can be lodged via WhatsApp

    Now, the residents in Mumbai can register their complaints on noise pollution using WhatsApp numbers, which the Mumbai Police has introduced. These are toll-free numbers. This service is going to be added immediately after the action of the police control room.

  • Volkswagen launches Polo, Vento and Ameo Crest editions

    Volkswagen India has introduced the ‘Crest’ special editions of its bread and butter models – the Vento sedan and Polo hatchback, along with the Ameo compact sedan. While we’ve seen many special editions of the Polo and Vento, this is the first limited-run model of the Ameo. The Crest editions of the Polo, Vento and the Ameo, are available at monthly EMIs of Rs 10,999, Rs 14,999 and Rs 11,999,

  • RBI may cut 25 bps on Dec 7, another in Q1 of 2017: DBS

    New Delhi: The RBI monetary policy committee (MPC) is likely to consider a 25 bps rate cut on Wednesday, followed by another in the first quarter of 2017 amid downside risks to growth following the notes ban and subdued inflation, says a DBS report.

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    Donald Trump criticises China over currency, South China Sea

    Washington: US President-elect Donald Trump today accused China of currency manipulation and military expansionism in the South China Sea, days after offending Beijing by speaking over phone with Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen.