Free Press Journal
  • Ola

    New mandatory rules for Uber and Ola taxis in Maharashtra

    According to Maharashtra’s newly introduced Maharashtra City Taxi Rules 2017, the app-based taxi operators will now need to apply for a mandatory new permit to operate in the state. The aim of the new permit is to regulate aggregators and control the surge pricing. For the permits, the cab owners will have to spend Rs 25,000 for vehicles with engine capacity of 1,400 cc and Rs 2.61 lakhs for those with higher engine capacity.

  • To do a pure character is the most difficult thing, says Salman Khan

    Mumbai: Salman Khan, who plays a ‘special’ character in the upcoming highly-anticipated Kabir Khan-directorial, says it is the most difficult thing to maintain the simplicity, honesty and purity of the character in films like ‘Tubelight’.

  • Shooting in Kashmir was like a dream come true: Sara Afreen Khan

    Actress Sara Afreen Khan, who is currently working in the show Love Ka Hai Intezaar, is all excited about her Bollywood film which will release this Friday titled Sargoshiyaan. Recently, the actress attended the screening of her film in the valley of Kashmir. Talking about her experience there, Sara says, “For me, it was a moment of pride because our film Sargoshiyaan is one of the first films to have had a

  • Nach Baliye 8: Aashka-Brent’s comeback act will make you teary-eyed

    After a roaring performance in the wild card round last week, Aashka Goradia – Brent Goble have secured a position in Nach Baliye’s race to finale. The unconventional couple, the Desi-Videsi jodi marked their comeback & how. This week’s theme being teen ka tadka, a tradition in every season where the couples are accompanied by another celebrity, this time being their choreographers.

  • Congress slams UP Government over Greater Noida rape

    New Delhi: Slamming the Uttar Pradesh Government for its failure to maintain law and order in the state, the Congress Party on Friday said the Yogi Adityanath-led Government is working towards dividing the society.

  • Can ‘food porn’ seed lust for healthier eating?

    Washington: Hashtags are changing the way we look at food, but is it for the better? They may inspire some serious food envy, but can the beautiful photos of tempting delicacies on our social media feeds educate and encourage healthier eating? That was the question explored by a team of researchers from the Columbia University and the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS). The results of the

  • BJP mocks Congress meet to discuss Opposition’s presidential candidate

    New Delhi: Taking a jibe at the meeting called by Congress chief Sonia Gandhi to discuss the opposition’s presidential candidate, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday said the grand old party wants to keep itself busy with such meetings.

  • Key Indian equity market indices trade flat

    Mumbai: Key Indian equity market indices opened flat on Friday following global cues. The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) was trading 23.02 points or 0.07 per cent higher during the early session. The wider 51-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) was trading 5.10 points or 0.05 per cent lower at 9,504.65 points. The BSE Sensex, which opened at 30,765.77 points, was trading at 30,773.05 points (at 9.20 a.m.) in the early

  • Indian man arrested in airport security breach

    New York: An Indian national has been arrested and charged in connection with a security breach at LaGuardia Airport here, that led to the evacuation of a busy terminal at the airport earlier this week.

  • Jared Kushner under FBI scrutiny in Russia probe

    Washington: US President Donald Trump’s senior adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner, has come under the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s (FBI) scrutiny in its ongoing probe over alleged Russian interference in the 2016 election, the media reported. Investigators believe Kushner, who is married to the President’s eldest daughter Ivanka, has significant information relevant to their inquiry. However, it does not mean that they suspect him of a crime or intend to charge him, US officials

  • UK bomber said to have pleaded ‘Forgive me’ before blast

    Manchester: The alleged culprit in a deadly concert bombing was driven by what he saw as unjust treatment of Arabs in Britain, a relative has said, confirming he made a final phone call in which he pleaded: “Forgive me.”