Free Press Journal
  • Metro 3 will make Mumbai, India’s second city to have under water tunnel

    After being in government’s pipeline for many years Metro 3 or Colaba-Bandra-Speez Metro corridor, finally started its work in December last year. After being the first underground Metro corridor in Mumbai, it is the second city after Kolkata in India to have a underwater metro rail corridor. The Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation (MMRC) will need a expertised contractors and consultants, for making this under water metro rail corridor. The 1.2km patch of

  • Microsoft ‘forcing’ users to upgrade to Windows 10

    Microsoft has admitted that it is blocking Windows 7 and 8 updates on Intel’s seventh generation Core i3, i5, Qualcomm’s 8996 and other processors to ‘force’ users upgrade to Windows 10. According to a report in Forbes, when a user tries to run Windows Update, Windows is unable to search for new updates generating a message “Code 80240037 Windows Update encountered an unknown error”.     –IANS

  • ‘Beauty and the Beast’ sequel in the offing?

    Bill Condons directorial “Beauty and the Beast” is reportedly getting a sequel. The production company Disney wants to continue making the next instalment to follow the success of the Emma Watson and Dan Stevens starrer, reports

  • Jake Gyllenhaal: Experimenting with ‘Life’

    Actor Jake Gyllenhaal, for whom Bollywood is mostly about musical numbers, says his upcoming movie “Life” has been an experiment in enjoying himself and having fun during work, rather than investing a lot of energy into it. Jake, 36, plays the role of David Jordan in the upcoming science fiction horror film which releases in India on March 24. The Oscar-nominated actor said: “To me, ‘Life’ was an experiment and about enjoying myself and

  • Catholic priest of Indian heritage stabbed in Australia

    Melbourne: In an apparent racist attack, a Catholic priest of Indian heritage was stabbed in the neck at a church in Melbourne by a man who called him unqualified to say mass as he was an Indian.

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    With CET being scrapped, HSC syllabus are no longer reliable for medical and engineering exams

    Aspiring medical and engineering aspirants will no more have to study the syllabus set by the state governments’ board. In 2016, Supreme Court had announced that admissions to all medical and dental courses will be carried out on the basis of NEET (National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test). Recently, the All India Council for technical Education (AICTE) has announced that admissions for all the engineering colleges will be based on an all-India entrance test. The new-system will

  • ‘It maybe short, but it has to be gripping’: Sherlyn Chopra

    Not one to shy away from speaking her mind, Sherlyn Chopra is known for her bindass attitude and exuberance. The girl who has openly talked about casting couch and plastic surgeries in the glam world stays in limelight for either a controversy or her statements but this time it’s her web series which is attracting a lot positive publicity for her. She has also turned producer for the internet space. Excerpts from

  • Jacqueline Fernandez to host Justin Bieber during India visit

    Mumbai: Sri Lankan beauty Jacqueline Fernandez will be taking Grammy Award winner and global pop sensation Justin Bieber to a tour around Mumbai during his scheduled trip to India in May. She plans to “give him a taste of all things desi” as his tour guide.

  • Indore: MP students can’t go aboard for partial completion of degree

    Indore: Though University Grants Commission (UGC) has permitted Grade A accredited universities in the country to tie-up with their foreign counterparts for partial completion of degree courses, students of institution of higher learning in Madhya Pradesh would not be able to take advantage of this ambitious scheme.

  • Indore UGC query to DAVV: Are syllabi revised periodically or not

    Indore: Nearly two months after it directed all the universities across the country, including Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV), to revise curricula of those courses which have not seen changes in past three years, the University Grants Commission (UGC) has sought to known if its directives were adhered to.