Free Press Journal
  • Mumbai: IKEA starts work on Navi Mumbai store; to open in January 2019

    Mumbai: Global home furnishings retailer IKEA will open its second store in the country in Navi Mumbai in January 2019 with an investment of around Rs 1,000 crore, the company said today. The store’s groundbreaking ceremony took place at Turbhe in Navi Mumbai today in the presence of Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis.

  • Dave – A man passionate about river conservation

    New Delhi: An expert in river conservation and a member of the parliamentary forum on global warming, environment was a subject close to the heart of Anil Madhav Dave who was appointed environment minister only last year. Dave was involved in social work right from his early days and founded NGO “Narmada Samagra” for conservation of the river.
    A two-time Rajya Sabha MP from Madhya Pradesh, Dave was known in the Bhartiya Janata Party(BJP) as a

  • Abbas Hussain Khan, 13, set to showcase equestrian skills in Europe

    Hyderabad: He is just 13, but his professional skills and the way he controls his horse as it leaps over obstacles has caught the attention of many in the equestrian world — both at the national and international levels.

  • Mumbai: Maharashtra hikes petrol prices again

    Mumbai: Maharashtra has once again increased the prices of petrol. This is the second time in the last 15 days that prices of fuel have gone up. The surcharge on petrol has been increased by Rs 2 litre, which will lead to a corresponding hike in the rates of fuel applicable from Wednesday midnight.

  • IPL 2017: Virat Kohli has a new fan in Jonty Rhodes’ daughter!

    Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper Virat Kohli didn’t have the best campaigns in this year’s Indian Premier League (IPL), but his fan following hasn’t dipped one bit. And the latest to join the Kohli bandwagon is none other than South African legend Jonty Rhodes’ daughter India Rhodes.

  • Japanese Princess gives up royal title to marry commoner

    Washington D.C. : Japanese Princess Mako’s love for her commoner prince looks like some major relationship goals. Japan’s 25-year-old Princess of Akishino, who is planning to get engaged to a 25-year-old law firm employee and graduate student, Kei Komuro, may be renouncing her in order to tie the knot.

  • Video: Prince Narula, and, Yuvika released love anthem song ‘Hello Hello’

    Mumbai: Prince Narula and Yuvika Chaudhary launched a new song ‘Hello Hello’ the Punjabi track is a quite peppy. The song is sung by Prince and Yuvika. The duo are rumoured to be dating each other since they met on Bigg Boss. Recently, Prince and Yuvika have often termed the song as the love anthem of the year. Prince shared a video on social media along with captioned, “Our song is out

  • British unemployment rate hits 42-year low

    London: British unemployment rate has fallen to 4.6 per cent in three months to March, hitting the lowest since 1975, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) has said. A year earlier the figure was 5.1 per cent.  The number of jobless people, who are not in work but seeking and available to work, fell by 53,000 to 1.54 million in the first quarter this year, Xinhua news agency reported on Thursday.

  • Sanjay Kapoor back on television after 17 years and here are the details

    Sanjay Kapoor, who is known for films like Raja and Sirf Tum, made his small screen debut with Karisma Kapoor in the serial ‘Karishma: A Miracle of Destiny’. Now, 17 years after that, the actor is all set for the remake of a Turkish drama on television.

  • 300,000 children migrating solo, increase by nearly five fold

    Dakar: Authorities have documented more than 300,000 children migrating alone worldwide over a two-year period, marking a dramatic escalation of a trend that has forced many young refugees into slavery and prostitution, the UN children’s agency has said. UNICEF yesterday said 170,000 of those children sought asylum in Europe in 2015-2016, many after making the treacherous trip across the Mediterranean Sea where hundreds of children are estimated to have drowned last year.

  • Will Donald Trump be Impeached This Year? Bets Are Pouring In

    Bettors on both sides of the Atlantic are ramping up wagers in niche online markets over whether Donald Trump will serve out a full term as a US President in the wake of controversies surrounding the dismissal of FBI Director James Comey.

  • Aadhaar or Voter ID may replace surety bond for bail

    In a major relief to lakh’s of under trails the law commission is looking forward to change the surety bonds with Aadhaar or Voter ID card. There are lakh people in Indian jails for minor crimes who are unable to file their surety bond and this move of the law commission will prove to be a big relief for them, as they will be able to walk out of the jail with the help

  • Mumbai: No city station makes to top 10 in Cleanest Railway station survey

    None of Mumbai’s railway stations has featured in the list of top 10 cleanest stations in the country which was declared by the Railway Ministry on Thursday after a third-party survey. There is, however, one silver lining for the city: Bandra station which was ranked 60th last year has jumped to the 15th spot. Pune which ranked 9th is the only station from the state in the top 10 list.

  • ‘Islamists’ brutally stone couple to death in north Mali: official

    Bamako:  An unmarried couple were stoned to death in public in northeast Mali by “Islamists”, local officials said, the first such incident since jihadist groups were driven out of the region. Jihadists seized key northern cities in Mali in March 2012, and though they were driven out by a French-led military intervention in 2013, Islamist groups continue to make their presence felt with frequent attacks on domestic and foreign forces.

  • McDonald’s to join forces with Uber to deliver food in America

    Washington:  American fast-food chain McDonald’s announced of collaborating with ride-hailing app Uber to deliver food in over 1,000 outlets across the US.  The initiative called McDelivery, aims at winning back young customers who are willing to pay for food brought to their doors. According to UberEATS fees, food delivery charge is $5, Xinhua news agency reported.

  • Centre grants Rs 11 crore to IIEST for homeopathy research

    Kolkata: The Centre has granted Rs 11 crore to the Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology (IIEST), Shibpur for conducting medical research on homeopathy under the ‘Ayush’ project.