Free Press Journal
  • Mumbai: Maharashtra doctors end mass leave agitation, 135 patients die

    Mumbai: Following a stern warning by the Bombay High Court on Friday, doctors in government and private hospitals across Maharashtra agreed to withdraw their agitation amid revelations that at least 135 patients died in Mumbai in the past five days.

  • Film festival addresses human rights issues

    To address marginalisation, police excesses, migration and other human rights issues, the Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI) inaugurated its film festival ‘A Matter of Right(s)’. The event will feature nearly a dozen critically-acclaimed films and documentaries from India and abroad.

  • Indian film ‘Village Rockstars’ wins big at 15th HAF

    Assamese filmmaker Rima Das’ film “Village Rockstars” has been officially selected for the 2017 Marche du Film (Cannes) Work-In-Progress Lab at the 15th Hong Kong-Asia Film Financing Forum. Rima’s film was among the eight shortlisted WIP Lab projects that are in the later stages of production at this year’s HAF, which announced its collaboration with Festival de Cannes to present the “Hong Kong Goes to Cannes” programme.

  • CHIPS: Juvenile action comedy

    Film: CHIPS
    Cast: Michael Peña, Dax Shepard, Vincent D’Onofrio, Jessica McNamee, Adam Brody,Kristen Bell, Ryan Hansen, Maya Rudolph
    Director: Dax Shepard

  • Goa Budget: Beer, petrol to become costlier

    Panaji: Beer and petrol will soon cost more in Goa, even as Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar in his Budget presented on Friday, promised to make the state garbage-free by 2020, while creating 4,000 jobs annually in the IT sector and linking Aadhar card to all social welfare schemes.

  • No woman director at 65 PSUs, govt asks RoCs to act

    New Delhi: With 65 PSUs failing to appoint at least one woman director, the government has asked Registrars of Companies to take up the matter with the ministries concerned and initiate penal action against 1,355 private listed firms in default. A Sebi directive and the Companies Act, 2013, mandate all listed firms to have at least one woman director on their boards from April 1, 2015. These rules are aimed at ensuring

  • India vs Australia: SC directs BCCI to release funds for Dharamsala Test

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday directed the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to release funds to the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association (HPCA) to host the fourth and the final Test between India and Australia in Dharamsala as per the schedule.

  • SAIL, BSNL, Air India worst performing PSUs in FY16: Survey

    New Delhi: Coal India, ONGC and Indian Oil Corporation emerged as star financial performers among India’s central public sector enterprises in 2015-16, whereas SAIL, BSNL and Air India incurred most losses, a government survey has showed.

  • Kerala boy turns father at 14     

    Thiruvananthapuram: A 14-year-old boy from Kerala has become a father, after begetting a child with a woman four years older than him, in Kochi, about 200 kms from here. Paternity tests conducted on the eighth standard student has confirmed that he is the father of a two-month-old baby girl, police said today. The 18-year-old girl, is the boy’s first cousin and were neighbours. The girl had alleged that she had been raped

  • London police arrest 2 more over Westminster terror attack

    London: Two more “significant arrests” were made on Friday for the Westminster terror attack as investigators continue to question eight suspects arrested earlier during raids across Britain.

  • Rs 15 cr gold jewels stolen; burglars drill hole in shop roof

    Tirunelveli: Gold ornaments worth Rs 15 crore were found burgled from a jewellery shop here today, police said. Burglars had gained entry into the shop at Murugankurichi by drilling a hole on its roof and the incident came to light this morning when the staff reported for duty. Gold jewelleries of different varieties totally weighing 60 kgs and worth Rs 15 crore were found stolen, police said adding the burglars might have

  • All airlines ban Shiv Sena MP Gaikwad for assaulting 60 year-old Air India staffer

    New Delhi: All the airlines have banned Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad from boarding their flights a day after he beat an Air India staff with his slipper. IndiGo cancelled Gaikwad’s ticket for the Delhi-Pune flight, which he had booked for today. Later, another airline Vistara too banned the 56-year-old MP from boarding its flight.

  • Phillauri movie verdict: Anushka, Diljit chemistry worth to watch

    Anushka Sharma new movie is out Phillauri and this isthe second home production movie of Anushka after NH 10 which was crtically acclaimed and it was loved by many people. Talking about the Phillauri story when Kanan (Suraj Sharma) lands from Canada in Amritsar for his big fat Punjabi wedding (there is no other kind, it seems), he is informed that he is “manglik”: if he weds, great misfortune will befall him.