Free Press Journal
  • Maruti Suzuki Ignis launched in India at a price of Rs 4.59 lakh

    The much awaited Maruti Suzuki Ignis is finally here. The quirky hatch had garnered quite a lot of eyeballs at the 2016 Indian Auto Expo and all through the year, enthusiasts were waiting for this Maruti hatch to roll off the assembly line. Earlier, we had done a segment comparison of the Ignis and now we are doing something even more interesting.

  • Vin Diesel opens up about his first tryst with India

    Mumbai: Vin Diesel is on his maiden visit to India but the Hollywood star says his first tryst with the country and its culture was way back in his childhood when he went to watch “The Thief of Bagdad”, starring Sabu Dastagir.

  • Prosecutors to decide on Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong’s arrest by Sunday

    Seoul: Prosecutors investigating Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong’s possible involvement in a corruption scandal that led to the impeachment of South Korean President Park Geun-hye will decide by Sunday whether to arrest him, media reports said on Friday.

  • Rajya Sabha MP urges Swaraj to help bring body of Indian fisherman home

    Vadodara: Rajya Sabha MP Parimal Nathwani has written to External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj to take up with her Pakistani counterpart the issue of expediting the process of bringing home the body of a fisherman from Gujarat, who died in a jail in the neighbouring country.

  • Khadi calender row: Rahul Gandhi takes a dig at Modi

    New Delhi: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi today took a dig at Narendra Modi over the Khadi Village Industries Commission (KVIC) replacing the image of Mahatma Gandhi with that of the Prime Minister in its wall calendar and table diary for 2017.

  • RBI may cut repo rate by 25 basis points in Feb: HSBC report

    Mumbai: With uncertanity over implementation of GST, rising crude oil prices and the challenging 4 per cent CPI in medium term, Reserve Bank may cut repo rate for the final time by a 25 basis points in the February policy, says a report.

  • David Guetta’s Mumbai concert stands cancelled

    Mumbai: After Bengaluru, French DJ David Guetta’s concert here has been cancelled with the Mumbai Police saying that the organisers Sunburn did not complete the “mandatory requirements and legal formalities”.

  • If you have desire, you can play 100 Tests: Amla to fellow Proteas cricketers

    Johannesburg: Veteran South African batsman Hashim Amla, who recently became the eighth South African to appear in 100 Test matches, believes he is not the last country’s player to reach the milestone and that there are many more to come in the near future.

  • Malala Yousafzai hopes to study Politics, Philosophy, Economics at Oxford

    London/Islamabad: Malala Yousafzai, Pakistani Nobel Laureate and education activist who aspires to become Prime Minister one day, has given an admission interview at the prestigious Oxford University for studying politics, philosophy and economics, media reports said today.

  • Dena Bank favours tax benefits on digital payments in Budget

    Gandhinagar: As it gears up to launch its mobile wallet next week, state-owned Dena Bank has favoured tax concessions in the upcoming Budget for customers and merchants using digital modes for payment.

  • Our moon was formed 4.51 bn years ago, says Scientists

    Washington: The moon is at least 4.51 billion years old — or 40-140 million years older than previously thought, says new research based on an analysis of minerals from the moon called zircons.