Free Press Journal
  • Madhuri Dixit turns 50! How Mads danced her way to glory in Bollywood

    Bollywood diva Madhuri Dixit turns 50 today. A beauty queen of millions of hearts, and also a bundle of talent, Mads is known for her expressions, dance and grace. In fact, Madhuri Dixit Nene still remains relentlessly synonymous with her dancing prowess.

  • Nagpur: 62 tigers sighted during machan census

    Mumbai: Sixty-two tigers were sighted during a 24-hour wild animal census on waterholes or ‘machan’ done on Buddha Purnima at Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve (TATR) in Chandrapur and Pench Tiger Reserve in Nagpur.

  • Mumbai: RTI activist files FIR against cafe owner

    Mumbai: A senior citizen and Right to Information (RTI) activist has registered a First Information Report (FIR) at Gandevi police station against a restaurant manager, Pankaj Thakkar alias Jitu, on Sunday for rash driving and provoking breach of peace.

  • Goa: Woman arrested for filing fake rape case

    Panaji: Police have arrested a 24-year-old woman from Indore for allegedly filing a fake rape case against a Mumbai-based builder last year.

  • Mumbai: Mahatma-founded group to celebrate 75 years of existence

    Mumbai: An organisation founded by Mahatma Gandhi to promote Hindustani, a link language between Hindi and Urdu, plans to open libraries in jails and organise a series of essay writing competitions to mark 75 years of its existence.

  • ONGC multi-specialty hospital Chaolung Sukaphaa dedicated to people of Assam

    Sarbananda Sonowal, Chief Minister of Assam, Dharmendra Pradhan, Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas (I/C), accompanied by Dinesh K Sarraf CMD, ONGC dedicated the ONGC multi-specialty hospital ‘Chaolung Sukaphaa’ to the people of Assam, with an investment of Rs 313 crore by ONGC.

  • Banks to see higher provisioning on new norms next fiscal

    New Delhi: As they battle the NPA menace, banks are set to see “huge ramifications” next fiscal with the implementation of new accounting norms that will require the lenders to make higher provisioning for loans.

  • Credit deployment to power and telecom sector declining: Assocham

    New Delhi: An ASSOCHAM paper noted that with a declining appetite for both lenders and borrowers in debt-ridden sectors like power, telecom and mining, the deployment of bank credit to these has witnessed a plunge and the trend may continue unless the basic issue of red mark in the balance sheets of banks by way of Non-Performing Asset (NPAs) and the corporate firms in the form of back breaking leverage is addressed.

  • Thane: Two held for IPL betting

    Bhayandar: Sleuths from the Thane (rural) police have busted a cricket betting racket in Mira Road and arrested two Mumbai-based bookies who were indulged in placing bets on the IPL match played between Sun Risers Hyderabad and Gujarat Lions on Saturday evening.