Free Press Journal
  • Unitech directors granted three-month interim bail

    New Delhi: A local court on Monday granted interim bail to real estate company Unitech’s Managing Directors Sanjay Chandra and Ajay Chandra for three months.

  • People are made fun of if they don’t speak English well: Arjun Kapoor

    Mumbai: Actor Arjun Kapoor says it is sad that people judge others on the basis of how well they speak English and those who struggle with the language are often made fun of. Arjun says there are people who will understand Hindi but will respond in English to sound cool. “In India, if you’re smart but don’t understand English no one gives importance to you. If you can’t speak English then you’re

  • Egypt’s cabinet approves three-month emergency

    Cairo: A day after two church bombings claimed by the Islamic State killed at least 49 people, Egypt’s cabinet on Monday approved a countrywide state of emergency for three months.

  • High Court asks Maha govt to shut illegal pet shops in south Mumbai

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court today directed the Maharashtra government and the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) to ensure closure of illegal pet shops selling birds and animals at Crawford Market in south Mumbai. A division bench of Chief Justice Manjula Chellur and Justice G S Kulkarni was hearing a public interest litigation seeking criminal action against the shop owners for animal cruelty and illegal trade.

  • China ignores India’s role in rescuing hijacked ship

    Beijing: China today claimed full credit for rescuing a cargo ship hijacked by Somali pirates in the strategic Gulf of Aden, ignoring Indian Navy’s role in the operation.

  • IPL 2017: Confident RCB take on bustling KXIP at Indore

    Indore : Having notched up a morale-boosting win over Delhi Daredevils without some of their star players, Royal Challengers Bangalore face another test of character when they face Kings XI Punjab in their third IPL match here on Monday.

  • eBay, Flipkart partner to maximize India e-comm opportunities

    Mumbai: Global e-commerce company eBay and Flipkart, have agreed to jointly pursue opportunities in the Indian market. In exchange for an equity stake in Flipkart, eBay will make a USD 500 million cash investment in and sell its business to Flipkart, the companies said in a joint statement. Flipkart will own and operate the business upon the close of the transaction.

  • I’m still raw, says Ranveer Singh

    New Delhi: He won many-a-heart by showcasing his fresh and raw acting skills six years ago in “Band Baaja Baaraat”. With over 10 films to his credit now, actor Ranveer Singh says he has evolved but believes that he is still raw.

  • ‘Just friends’ Tiger and Disha spotted in Mumbai restaurant

    Mumbai: Bollywood actor Tiger Shroff and his rumoured girlfriend Disha Patani have been the talk of the town in Bollywood for a while now. After constantly denying the affair, the alleged love birds were spotted together, coming out from the restaurant in Mumbai, recently.

  • Bringing BJP to power EC’s only aim: Arvind Kejriwal

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday blamed the Election Commission for “EVM-tampering fraud” and said the poll panel’s only aim was to bring the BJP to power at any cost.

  • Separatists shut down Kashmir Valley, PDP wants by-election postponed

    Srinagar: A day after widespread violence left eight people dead during a Lok Sabha by-election, the Kashmir Valley observed a shutdown on Monday in response to a call from separatists.  Markets, public transport, educational institutions and other businesses were closed in Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir, and other parts of the troubled valley, officials and residents said.

  • IPL 2017: Kieron Pollard blasts Sanjay Manjrekar on Twitter for ‘brainless’ comment

    Mumbai: Mumbai Indians all-rounder Kieron Pollard took on commentator Sanjay Manjrekar for calling him ‘brainless’, while commentating on Sunday during Mumbai Indian’s match against Kolkata Knight Riders at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on Sunday.
    Mumbai Indians were chasing a target of 179 and were 79/3, when Pollard walked in to bat, the Mumbai all-rounder could only add 17 runs before being dismissed by Chris Woakes.