Free Press Journal
  • Lamborghini launches super sports car Aventador S in India

    Mumbai: Italian supercar marque Lamborghini here today launched the extreme super sports car Aventador S, and said it has set a target of more than doubling its market share in the two-door segment over the next two years.

  • Baidu to exhibit DU ad platform, mobile apps at ad:tech 2017

    New Delhi: Leading Chinese language Internet search provider Baidu has announced its attendance at the 2017 ad:tech conference being held at The Leela Ambience convention center in New Delhi, India, March 9-10.

  • Oscars 2017: No leftover food went to waste this year, thanks to Freida Pinto

    Oscar’s isn’t just about the Award ceremony that’s telecast across the globe. It is always followed up by the Academy Awards’ Governors Ball, where all the nominees and winners are treated to a gala dinner. The event boasts of amazing culinary delights, most of which are Oscar’s themed. This year was also no exception. From Oscar’s statuette shaped chocolates and starters to a wide variety of appetizers and desserts, the evening’s food had many

  • 17 killed in Rajasthan truck-jeep collision

    Jaipur: At least 17 persons, among them three women, were killed and one was injured when a truck rammed into an overloaded jeep in Hanumangarh district of Rajasthan on Friday. The accident occurred between 9.45 a.m. and 9.55 a.m. when the jeep loaded with people collided head-on with the truck near Shergarh police chowki in the district, about 16 km from Hanumangarh town.

  • ICICI Bank raises USD 300 mln through bond sale

    Mumbai: Country’s largest private sector lender ICICI Bank today said it has raised USD 300 million through a international bond issue. The 5.5 year fixed rate notes were issued by the bank’s branch in Dubai International Finance Centre (DIFC) and carry a coupon of 3.25 per cent, it said in a statement.

  • Sanjay Dutt don’t want his daughter to be in films

    Agra: Actor Sanjay Dutt, who was released from the Yerwada Central Jail in Pune last year, says he missed every moment of being with the people from the film industry, whom he fondly calls his family. Asked how has he evolved over the years, Sanjay, who made his debut in Bollywood in 1981 with the film “Rocky”, said here: “My experience with the industry has been fantastic…it has been 40 years…when I

  • Modi takes a dig at SP-Congress alliance, says no development in UP

    Mirzapur: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday took a dig at the Samajwadi Party-Congress alliance in Uttar Pradesh and reminded people of a past remark of Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi that there was no development in the state. Addressing a gathering here, the Prime Minister referred to Rahul Gandhi’s ‘Khaat Sabha’ in the state last year — before the two parties sewed up a pre-poll alliance for the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections

  • Congress: Vikhe, Thorat camps stake claim for A’nagarZilla Parishad prez post

    Mumbai: Despite Congress’ poor peformance in the recently-concluded civic and Zilla Parishad (ZP) polls, two senior party leaders are in a tussle to install their own supporter as the president of Ahmednagar Zilla Parishad, where it has managed to emerge as the single largest party.

  • Amit Chaudhry an Indian-American gets 9-year jail for multi-million fraud

    Washington: An Indian-American man has been sentenced to nine years in federal prison for a multi-million dollar fraud scheme. Amit Chaudhry, 44, from Ashburn, Virginia, pleaded guilty on September 21 last year to identity theft, money laundering and visa fraud. “I never really dreamt of being a felon. This is going to haunt me for the rest of my life,” Chaudhry said in Alexandria federal court on Thursday before being sentenced, the

  • Gold slips below Rs 30,000, silver plunges by Rs 1,350

    New Delhi: Gold prices drifted below the Rs 30,000-mark by falling Rs 275 to Rs 29,725 per 10 grams at the bullion market today on weak global trend and fall in demand from local jewellers.

  • RGV wishes Tiger on his birthday by comparing him to be gay and many such ‘observations’

    There is a popular saying in Bollywood about the maverick film maker Ram Gopal Varma, which states “When he is not busy making films, he is busy laughing at others expense through his acidic tweets”. Yesterday, the legendary and bindaas actor Jackie Shroff’s son Tiger Shroff celebrated his birthday. Needless to say that, while the teenage heart throb Tiger Shroff must have been flooded with wishes galore, the one wish that stood out was

  • Sushma Swaraj hails Kansas shooting victim

    Houston: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has sent a personal message to 24-year-old Ian Grillot, who was injured while trying to intervene during a shooting in which an Indian techie was killed in Kansas, and wished him a speedy recovery.

  • Indian IT industry contributes immensely to US economy: NASSCOM

    Washington: The debate in the US over H-1B visas has become a political and emotive issue as there is a “yawning gap” between the facts and perception, IT industry body NASSCOM has said, contending that Indian IT firms contribute immensely to the US economy and jobs creation.

  • I don’t believe in censorship: Sonam Kapoor

    Mumbai: Actress Sonam Kapoor says that she doesn’t believe in censorship and that everyone should have his or her own choice of outfit or sexuality or marriage. Speaking about restrictions on women’s fashion choices in the Indian society, Sonam said: “I don’t believe in censorship. Everybody should have their own choices in whether they want to wear a burkha or a bikini.”