Free Press Journal
  • NPA resolution mechanisms need more teeth: Mundra

    Mumbai: RBI Deputy Governor S S Mundra today said there is a need to further strengthen existing stressed asset resolutions mechanisms like oversight committees and joint lenders forums (JLF). “I think we need to provide more strength to the processes, and that is where there are discussions going on (like) whether the institution of oversight committee can be further enlarged or strengthened. Similarly, whole working of the JLF mechanism,” he told reporters

  • Supreme Court to go paperless within 6-7 months: CJI

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court will go “paperless” within six to seven months, Chief Justice J S Khehar today said. The observation on the issue of digitisation of the top court was made when senior advocate Indira Jaising, who has filed a PIL seeking uniform guidelines on designating lawyers as senior, sought expeditious disposal of her plea by a larger bench.

  • We should know what made Gaikwad do such a thing: Shiv Sena

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena today said it would not condone the action of its MP Ravindra Gaikwad, who hit an Air India staffer with a slipper and then openly boasted about it. A party spokesperson, however, said Gaikwad was not a person who would jump into such a thing and it was necessary to know what made him lose his temper. “Shiv Sena does not subscribe to any such reaction by any of

  • Punjab CM Amarinder Singh says will speak to Aruna Chaudhary on her husband’s interferance in her official functionin

    Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh today said he would talk to Minister of State Aruna Chaudhary on reported interference of her husband in her official functioning. He agreed that such behaviour was not proper and could not be condoned. A section of the media had reported her husband’s interference in her official functioning in the Civil Secretariat here.

  • Ryan Reynolds ‘terrified’ daughter with spacesuit

    Los Angeles: Hollywood star Ryan Reynolds says his two-year-old daughter James was left “terrified” when he tried on his astronaut costume for “Life”. The “Deadpool” star has recalled how James thought he was trapped inside a marshmallow when he donned his outfit for science fiction film, reported USA Today.

  • 6,800 ton South Korean Ferry that capsized discovered after 3 years

    A 6,800 ton South Korean ferry emerged from the water after 3 year after it capsized and sank into violent seas off the country’s south-western coast, an emotional moment for the country that continues to search for closure to one of its deadliest disasters ever. More than 300 people — most of whom were students on a high school trip — died when the Sewol sank on April 16, 2014, touching off

  • Bombay HC stays FIR against Kapil Sharma, directs BMC to resolve dispute

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Thursday stayed the FIR against comedian Kapil Sharma over an alleged illegal construction in his flat in suburban Goregaon. The High Court has also directed the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) to give a personal hearing to Sharma and resolve the dispute.

  • ‘NaamKarann’ actress Barkha Bisht Sengupta sizzles in a bikini on a Thailand beach holiday

    Mumbai: Nowadays, as the sun kissed summer season coming closer our television actresses are breaking the internet with their holiday pictures. NaamKarann fame actress Barkha Bisht Sengupta is having a good time with her husband Indraneil Sengupta, and, daughter in Thailand. In the pictures Barkha, and, her family is chilling while taking up to some water sports on the Thailand beaches.

  • HC upholds Subhash Chandra’s Haryana RS poll win; dismisses opposing plea

    Chandigarh: Dismissing a petition opposing the election of media baron Subhash Chandra to the Rajya Sabha from Haryana, the Punjab and Haryana High Court on Thursday upheld the election. Chandra was elected to the Rajya Sabha as an Independent candidate, backed by Haryana’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), following a controversy over voting in June last year. In the same biennial poll, Union minister Birender Singh was elected to the Rajya Sabha

  • Indian jailed for 10 yrs for spying in UAE

    Abu Dhabi: An Indian in the UAE was sentenced to 10 years in prison followed by deportation for spying for a foreign nation, a media report said today. The Abu Dhabi Federal Appeals Court convicted the man, identified as SSM, for “sharing sensitive information about movements of military ships” at the Zayed Port in Abu Dhabi where he worked as an employee, Gulf News reported. The court ordered to confiscate his electronic

  • Maha Assembly passes Appropriation Bill without debate

    Mumbai: The Appropriation (Vote on Account) Bill, 2017 was today passed in the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly here without debate, as Opposition Congress and NCP boycotted the House proceedings for the second day over suspension of 19 of its legislators. The Vote on Account of over Rs 50,587 crore was passed in the Lower House without debate even though Rajendra Patni of the BJP had initiated the discussion, only to be cut short

  • Muslims should support construction of Ram temple: Subramanian Swamy

    Jamshedpur: BJP leader Subramanian Swamy today urged the Muslim community to support construction of the Ram Temple at the disputed Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid site in Ayodhya. “Ram mandir can only be built at one place in Ayodhya where the structure of a temple was found at the disputed site following investigation by the Archaeological Survey of India,” Swamy said at a function organised to pay tribute to Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Shukhdev

  • Troubled! Sunil Grover will not able to quit Kapil’s show for a few weeks now

    Mumbai: After all the controversies, Sunil Grover has not appeared on Monday shoot of Naam Shabana. After being called many times by Kapil Sharma, Sunil Grover stated he did not receive a single call. When Sidhu Ji called him, he said I will come to Delhi to meet you.

  • Experimenting is the key, says Rithvik Dhanjani 

    Be it choice of roles, setting a trend of wearing pink pant-suits & quirky jackets, actor and anchor Rithvik Dhanjani has always been the experimental kinds.

  • I’m a survivor: Neha Dhupia

    Alwar (Rajasthan): It has been over a decade since she made her foray into Bollywood after winning the Miss India crown in 2002. Neha Dhupia looks at her journey in awe and says she feels like a “survivor”. Neha, who is currently seen as a gang leader in “MTV Roadies Rising”, has starred in films like “Julie”, “Garam Masala”, “Chup Chup Ke”, “Ek Chalis Ki Last Local”, “Singh Is Kinng” and “Dasvidaniya”.

  • UK Parliament reopens a day after terror attack

    London: The British Parliament today reopened with a minute’s silence, a day after a terror attack on the complex claimed four lives. British Prime Minister Theresa May, who had said in her statement that Parliament “will meet as normal” today, joined MPs, peers and other Londoners in a minute’s silence to show solidarity with the victims of the attack and mark the start of proceedings at House of Commons. Four people were

  • Fashion is an extension of your personality: Athiya Shetty

    New Delhi: Actress Athiya Shetty, who has been lauded for her style statements many a times, says she is not a fashion conscious person and added that fashion is an extension of an individual’s personality. “I think fashion is an extension of your personality. While I like to have fun with clothes, I would not call myself a fashion conscious person, Athiya told IANS over e-mail from Mumbai. The 24-year-old actress says

  • Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad assaults Air India staffer with his slipper in flight

    Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad hit Air India staffer with his slipper, this was a high level drama started for seat allocation in business class. According MP Ravindra Gaikwad he has bought a business class ticket but he was seated in economy class. Incident was reported from Air India flight AI 852 (Pune-Delhi), in which MP Ravindra Gaikwad was travelling. The flight landed around 10 am but the MP refused to deboard.

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    Parliament panel to summon Urjit Patel again on Apr 20

    New Delhi: A Parliamentary panel has decided to summon Reserve Bank Governor Urjit Patel again to explain how much of the junked currency has been deposited in banks post note ban and the progress made in remonetisation.