Free Press Journal
  • International Women’s Day 2017: ‘Don’t need favours, skills enough for women’

    Kolkata: Notwithstanding the notion that society is still discomfited by the progress of women, a clutch of female technopreneurs and faculty at Indias oldest IIT, the Indian Institute of Technology-Kharagpur, have called for inculcating gender equity in young minds and providing opportunities based on merit and not on gender — emphasising skills and confidence are enough to climb to the top.

  • 23-year-old youth stabbed to death in Kalyan

    Thane: A 23-year-old youth was allegedly stabbed to death by a man in Kalyan here after an altercation, police said today. The mishap took place last night when a group of youngsters were returning home on their motorcycles after attending a birthday party in Kalyan and one of the bikes collided head-on with another two-wheeler coming from the opposite direction, Inspector D S Suryavanshi of Bazarpeth police station said.

  • Manipur Elections: First four hours 45 per cent polling recorded in final phase

    Imphal: Enthusiastic men and women patiently stood in long queues before booths, as over 45 per cent of the voters exercised their rights amidst heightened security in the first four hours of polling for the second and final phase of the Manipur Assembly elections on Wednesday.

  • Ashwin, Jadeja jointly on top in ICC Test rankings for bowlers

    Dubai, The Indian duo of Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja today became the first set of spinners to be jointly ranked number one in the ICC Test rankings for bowlers. Jadeja has caught up with Ashwin in the rankings after the second Test against Australia in Bengaluru which India won by 75 runs on the fourth day yesterday.

  • In Pictures: Hrishitaa Bhatt ties the knot with Anand Tiwari in Delhi

    Hrishitaa Bhatt tied the knot with beau UN diplomat Anand Tiwari in a private ceremony on 4 March in Delhi. The marriage was attended by family and only close friends. Hrishitaa posted beautiful pictures on Instagram, where she look adorable in a red lehenga paired with a  golden dupatta. She emulated perfect bride in her pictures.

  • UP Elections: Over 26 per cent voting till 12 noon in last phase of polls

    Lucknow: Over 26 per cent votes were polled till noon for the seventh and last phase of Uttar Pradesh elections today in 40 Assembly seats spread over seven districts. Polling started amidst tight security arrangements this morning with all eyes on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Lok Sabha constituency Varanasi.

  • Lisa Haydon’s pregnancy pictures woos us yet again!

    Mumbai: Bollywood actress Lisa Haydon is looking more appealing as her delivery date comes close. Recently, Lisa has posted a picture on social media flaunting her baby bump in a white dress. She looks completely mesmerizing! Soon to be mom, Lisa has constantly been posting glimpses of her pregnancy.

  • Tata Tigor launching on March 29

    Good news has surfaced for all those waiting for the Tiago-based sedan. Home-grown automaker Tata Motors has confirmed that the Tigor will launch in India on March 29, 2017. Test mules of the Tigor have been spotted on several occasions over the past few months and the company itself released a sketch in February this year.

  • Now pay 20% more, as school buses hike their fee all across Maharashtra

    From the next academic year, parents have to pay 20% hiked fees for schools bus services. Citing the rise in various taxes and new regulations, school bus owners association has declared this hike in school bus fees. 48,000 school buses run across the state, out of which 8000 buses run in Mumbai alone. The School Bus Owners Association represents the interest of these 48,000 school bus owners across the state.

  • Meet Tamo Racemo, Tata’s new sports car!

    The Geneva Motor Show has always been the mecca of world premieres in the auto space ever since its inception in the year 1905. A couple of decades ago, concepts showcased and premieres made at Geneva were not relevant for the Indian market.

  • Indian jailed for 15 years in US for plotting terror attacks in India

    New York: An Indian citizen has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for conspiring to support terrorist attacks in India, including assassination of an Indian government official, as part of the Khalistan movement to create an independent Sikh state.

  • Women’s Day 2017: The woman who led a micro finance revolution in villages

    Chetna Gala Sinha started India’s first rural micro finance bank for women and by women in Mann Pradesh in Maharashtra. A cattle shed, water reservoirs, Business on Wheels for training women, and anti-liquor campaigns are only some of her initiatives that are transforming the region, says Vidyottama Sharma