Free Press Journal
  • Government introduces fresh bill for cashless wages

    New Delhi: The government on Friday introduced a fresh bill on payment of wages through account transfer and cheques, after withdrawing an earlier bill that was introduced in December last year.

  • Games on Salman, Sachin draw crowd at India Gaming Show

    New Delhi: Games based on Bollywood and cricket celebrities like Sachin Tendulkar and Salman Khan have taken centre stage at the first edition of India Gaming Show here, where gaming enthusiasts can make their favourite stars dance to their tunes using the joystick.

  • Mother leopard reunites with lost cubs

    Pune: A mother leopard cautiously but happily reunited with her two cubs which had been caught by farmers but later left in a field for her to spot.

  • MRF Q3 net profit down 31% at Rs 288 crore

    New Delhi: Tyre major MRF Ltd today posted 30.68 per cent fall in standalone net profit at Rs 288.08 crore for the quarter ended December 31, 2016, due to higher expenses.

  • Tobacco farmers disappointed by hike in excise on cigarettes

    New Delhi: The livelihood of tobacco farmers has been dealt a blow by the crackdown of the government on cigarettes and tobacco products, which increased tax on the items in the Budget while ignoring their plight, according to FAIFA.

  • Tax

    The govt has revised 40 tax treaties for information

    New Delhi: India has revised 40 treaties for avoidance of double taxation so that the information exchanged with partner nations on tax matters can also be utilised for other purposes including criminal proceedings, Parliament was informed today.

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    Mumbai: Kala Ghoda’s newest mural installation is a must selfie spot!

    There’s something mysteriously gorgeous about spotting paintings on the most astonishing canvases. This is precisely what murals are; graceful colours coming together with beautiful curves portraying emotions, many a time sharing a hidden message, expressing a beautiful thought, emotion and opinion and mesmerizing at the same time. If you drop in the Rhythm House lane in Kala Ghoda area, you will be greeted with an incredible mural art. The giant mural that covers most

  • UP Polls: Erstwhile rulers still want to rule, jump in UP fray

    Lucknow: They might have lost their kingdom, but the urge to rule still seems to dog them, as a number of royals have thrown their hat in the ring in the high-voltage Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections.

  • Start-ups, FDI to be exempt from new tax on unlisted firms

    New Delhi: Allaying investor fears over levy of long-term capital gains tax on share transfer in unlisted companies, the government today said the move is only to target ‘khoka’ companies and ‘genuine investments’ in start- ups and through FDI will be exempt.

  • Cuteness overload! Read Riteish’s message to Genelia on their anniversary

    Mumbai: Bollywood most beautiful couple Riteish Deshmukh and Genalia D’Souza today completed five year of being together. Today is the couples 5th wedding anniversary. The couple came close to each other during the shooting of ‘Tere Naal Love Ho Gaya’. They took onto social media to wish each other, with the cutest messages!

  • IndvsAus: Kohli is enemy No 1 but sledging will backfire, says Hussey

    Melbourne: Virat Kohli will be Australia’s “public enemy number one” during the upcoming Test series against India, according to former batsman Michael Hussey but he has advised Steve Smith and Co. not to sledge him as it would bring the best out of the Indian captain.

  • BMC Elections: SEC plans various programs to increase voter turn out

    Every time even after lots of efforts the voter turnout for BMC elections is low. But this year State Elections Commission (SEC) has planned innovative ideas to increase voter turnout by conducting conduct street plays, flash mobs and human chains. The SEC has planned to reach out to voters by carrying awareness drive and importance of voting.

  • Kevin Pietersen pulls out of IPL-10

    London: Maverick England batsman Kevin Pietersen today pulled out of the Indian Premier League, announcing that he has withdrawn himself from the players’ auction owing to his hectic schedule of the past few months.

  • ‘Commando 2’ Song: Vidyut Jammwal has recreated Akshay’s Hare Krishna Hare Ram

    It seems it’s a season of remake for Bollywood. We saw recreation of ‘Laila Main Laila’ song, ‘Saara Zamana’ and ‘Tamma Tamma’! Now there is one more film that is following the footsteps of this recreation fad! The upcoming movie ‘Commando 2’ starring Vidyut Jammwal has the popular song from Akshay Kumar’s Bhool Bhulaiya! The song ‘Hare Krishna Hare Ram, in 2007 made fans crazy with its catchy melody!