Free Press Journal
  • ‘Rookie’ Trump must fall into line: China media

    Beijing: Donald Trump is a “diplomatic rookie” who must learn not to cross Beijing on issues like trade and Taiwan, Chinese state media said today, warning America could pay dearly for his naivety.

  • Jayalalithaa was a woman who dominated in a man’s world: Shashi Tharoor

    New Delhi: Paying his tributes to late chief minister Jayalalithaa, Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Tuesday asserted that she was a woman in a man’s world, who filled the shoes of her political mentor Marudhur Gopalan Ramachandran, popularly known as MGR, adding that she exceeded him in many ways in terms of her 25 years of dominance in state politics.

  • Kathmandu region at risk of larger earthquake: Study

    Los Angeles: An earthquake much more powerful and damaging than last year’s 7.8 magnitude quake could rock Kathmandu and the Himalayan Frontal Fault, scientists have warned.

  • 23 nations celebrate release of Diwali stamp in US

    United Nations: Over 20 countries, including two UN Security Council permanent members France and the UK, have supported a dedication ceremony hosted by India to commemorate the release of a Diwali postage stamp by the US.

  • Women should speak up about marital rape: Katrina kaif

    Mumbai: Bollywood actress Katrina Kaif says women should not silently face atrocities and must speak up about issues like martial rape and other crimes committed against them.

  • Shooting with Himesh Reshammiya was wonderful, says Mrunal Jain

    Mumbai: Actor Mrunal Jain is playing a double role in Naarjuna Ek Yoddha, and is now working with Himesh Reshammiya on a classy music video. This will be his second music video before he appeared alongside DJ Shergill.

  • Indian film industry mourns J Jayalalithaa’s demise

    Chennai: Stars from both Bollywood and southern cinema including names like Rajinikanth, Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan and music maestro A R Rahman today mourned the death of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa while remembering her as a “charismatic leader” who had great connect with people.

  • NMMC goes cashless, develops app for Property Tax

    To pay various tax payments, bills and to lodge complaints New Mumbai Municipal Corporation (NMMC) has launched an app. In a first-of-its-kind initiative by a civic body in the state, the Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation has gone cashless and developed a mobile app for property tax and water tax payments. “Through the app, citizens can also register a grievance and track its status,” said municipal chief Tukaram Mundhe. The app, NMMC E-Connect,

  • High court slams state government on women’s safety

    Maharashtra stands third in the list of states with most number of crimes against women, but it seems there aren’t many takers for personal safety applications the state launched over a year ago.

  • Bombay High Court slams RBI on non-payment of teacher’s salary

    Since RBI has prohibited district co-operative banks from depositing and exchanging old currency notes, aided school teachers have been facing a mounting  problem in regard with their salary.  Most aided school teachers receive their salaries through district co-operative banks.

  • BMC to make Dry and Wet waste segregation compulsory in housing societies

    Newly constructed buildings will have to build waste treatment chambers. Dry and wet waste segregation will soon be made compulsory for all housing societies in the city. Besides, new constructions will have to mandatorily set up waste segregation and treatment plants inside their premises; this will be one of the pre-conditions for securing building permission. BMC’s improvement committee cleared a proposal to bring about changes in the Development Control Regulations (DCR) 1991

  • Mumbai: Four accused get custody till 10 Dec in Thane Satyam lodge case

    Mumbai: The Thane police yesterday arrested four person Kishore Bhatia, Dilip Bhatia, Manje Gowda and Janardhan Pujare in case of Satyam lodge. The cops are still to find two other persons who ran away, and, who was the partner of Satyam Lodge, and who was it that profiteered from the same.

  • Vidya Balan starrer ‘Tumhari Sulu’ to release on 1 December

    New Delhi: After garnering an overwhelming response for her recently released thriller film ‘Kahaani 2’, Vidya balan will be next seen in ‘Tumhari Sulu’ and the filmmakers recently disclosed the release date.