Free Press Journal
  • Oscars 2017: PWC Accountant responsible for Oscars ‘Best Film’ fiasco banned from attending future events!

    The President of the American Film Academy has said that two accountants responsible for the best picture mix-up at the Sunday’s Oscars ceremony will not work at the Oscars again. Both the accountants are found guilty for botching the climactic announcement of the winner for best picture at the Academy Awards has been officially declared unfit for any future Oscar duty, the organisers said.

  • BMC Elections: In fear of poaching Shiv Sena plans to send its elected coporators to an undisclosed location

    The race to head the country’s richest civic body has got more interesting, with Shiv Sena and BJP both having tough time in getting majority for BMC assembly. Both the parties are busy in gathering support from independent candidates. Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadanavis in recent meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi discussed the deadlock at the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC).

  • Malaysia cancels visa exemption for North Korean

    Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia will cancel visa-free entry for North Koreans, Deputy Prime Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi announced on Thursday, citing security reasons.  Ahmad Zahid said the rule would come into effective from March 6, Malaysia’s news agency reported.

  • Oprah Winfrey to run for President in 2020?

    Washington D.C: Though, in the past, Oprah Winfrey has expressed she will never run for President, but, the ‘recent events’ may just have changed her mind.

  • Israel may ease visa norms to woo Indian tourists

    Jerusalem: In its efforts to attract Indian tourists, Israel has increased its promotional budgetary allocation to USD 2.5 million in the last two years and plans to ease visa norms, senior officials have said.

  • Alia Bhatt and Mahesh Bhatt gets a death threat call from the underworld

    Mumbai: Bollywood Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt get a death threat calls from unidentified called, who cailmed himself to be a gangster. he called Mahesh Bhatt on 26th February around 1 am demanding for Rs 50 Lakh otherwise he would kill his daughter Alia and Soni Razdan.

  • Donald Trump may soften his immigration stance

    The US presidency under Donald Trump has disturbed such a hornet’s nest in its initial weeks that every time he takes a next step there is fear, apprehension and disgust. In his first address to a joint session of Congress on Tuesday, however, Trump defended his tumultuous presidency and said he was eager to reach across party lines and put aside “trivial fights” to help ordinary Americans. He called upon Congress to work with

  • Government’s GDP figures spur new hope

    If the Gross Domestic Product estimate for the October-December quarter of 2016-17 is anything to go by, the country may have got over the initial hiccups on demonetisation and may now be set on a revived growth path. That despite the note ban squeeze the GDP rose by 7 per cent during the quarter in which demonetisation happened is indeed an encouraging sign at a time when doomsday forecasters are having a field time

  • Israel’s second turnaround – startup to super-startup

    Fifteen years ago, Israel looked a bit vulnerable – economically, not militarily. True, it sought to align itself with the western world – especially the US and the EU. But Israel’s GDP rankings were not among the best. Yes, there were worse performers than Israel – notably Spain, Portugal and Greece. However, languishing at levels 20% lower than its OECD peers was discomforting.

  • Politics, TRPs playing havoc with students

    The events over the last few days in Delhi University, when students owing allegiance to the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) and All India Students Association (AISA) clashed on the campus, have brought into sharp focus the deep penetration of political parties into campus politics and the deleterious effects of this.

  • Bombay High Court tells government to construct more jails across state

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Wednesday expressed dissatisfaction over the ‘poor’ conditions of the prisons in Maharashtra. The HC has directed the government to construct additional prisons across the state and also renovate the existing jails.

  • Bhopal: It’s raining sops for government staff, urban poor

    BHOPAL: Meal for Rs 5 to the urban poor, pension to widows and Seventh Pay Commission benefits to employees were key highlights of Madhya Pradesh’s Budget for 2017-2018 presented in the Assembly on Wednesday.