Free Press Journal
  • GST council meeting on June 3 to discuss various limits on commodities

    New Delhi: Following the Centre’s termed in approval of four supplementary bills related to the Goods and Service Tax (GST) that would bring India under ‘one country, one tax’ regime, Minister of State for Finance Arjun Ram Meghwal on Thursday asserted that the GST’s council meeting will discuss various limits on commodities.

  • BJP spokesperson Madhav Bhandari comment on farmer’s strike trigger row

    Mumbai: A row is erupted over remarks reportedly made by the Maharashtra BJP spokesperson Madhav Bhandari yesterday on a strike called by farmers today. Bhandari reportedly said the state government “stands to lose nothing” even if farmers proceeded on the strike.

  • Naach Meri Jaan: Salman, Sohail’s ‘Bhaihood’ is highlight of new Tubelight song

    The new song from Salman Khan, Sohail Khan strrer ‘Tubelight’ is out. Titled as ‘Naach Meri Jaan’, the song talks about the fun camaraderie Lakshman (Salman) and Sohail (Bharat) share in the movie. The song is a celebration of this brotherhood or Bhaihood as Salman and Sohail call it. Starring Salman and Sohail, the song has been composed by Pritam and penned by Amitabh Bhattacharya.

  • Watch: Riteish Deshmukh’s special birthday surprise for son Rahyl takes the cake!

    Last year on this day, tinsel town’s most adorable couple Riteish Deshmukh and Genelia D’Souza Deshmukh were blessed with a baby boy for the second time. They named him Rahyl, and on mother’s day daddy Riteish introduced him to the world with a cute picture. Today, as Rahyl turned one, Riteish did something special for his little one.

  • EC bribery case: TTV Dinakaran, Mallikarjun granted bail

    New Delhi: A Delhi Court on Thursday grants bail to T.T.V. Dinakaran and his aide Mallikarjun over allegedly bribing the Election Commission officials for the party’s two leaves symbol.

  • Disha Vakani aka Daya of Tarak Mehta pregnant with her first child

    Daya Jethalal Gada of ‘Tarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah’ is expecting her first baby. Disha Vakani, popularly known as Daya, is the face of the popular TV show ‘Tarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah’. She is married to Mumbai-based chartered accountant, Mayur Padia.

  • Confirmed: Shah Rukh, Anushka, Katrina to reunite in Aanand L Rai’s next

    Aanand L Rai’s film with Shah Rukh Khan has been in the news ever since its announcement. While Katrina Kaif came on board earlier this year, there was ample speculation surrounding the casting of the other female lead in the film that is being produced by Red Chillies Entertainment and Colour Yellow Productions.

  • Afghanistan cancels Pakistan games after Kabul attack

    Kabul: Afghanistan have cancelled proposed home and away cricket fixtures with Pakistan after a deadly bomb attack blamed by the country’s intelligence agency on militants allegedly backed by Islamabad.

  • Mamata Banerjee slams Modi govt for decline in GDP

    Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday criticised the Centre for the decline in GDP growth, saying her apprehension of “drastic decline in productivity” due to demonetisation had proved to be true.

  • 66 Jharkhand schools and colleges see zero results

    Ranchi: Jharkhand saw its worst Class 10 and 12th results this year, with not a single student from 66 schools and intermediate colleges of the state clearing the exams.  The results of Class 10 and 12th were released by the Education Department head Neera Yadav on May 30.  As per the Jharkhand Academic Council, 57.9 per cent students in Class 10 and 52.36 per cent students in Inter-Science and 60.09 per cent

  • Samsung Galaxy S8+ with 6GB RAM launched in India

    New Delhi: After receiving a good response to its flagship smartphones Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+, Samsung India on Thursday launched a new variant of Galaxy S8+ with 6GB RAM and 128GB internal storage.

  • After the battle of cattle, is it the time for Bengal tiger to retire?

    With each passing day the ‘battle of cattle’ is taking bizarre turns. A day after Madras High Court announced a stay on the Centre’s ban on sale and purchase of cow at animal markets for slaughter for weeks, Rajasthan High Court recommends that cow should be made the national animal. Justice Mahesh Chandra Sharma in a 145-page order while hearing a petition against Jaipur’s Hingoniya Gaushala stated that, “Keeping in mind Articles 48 and

  • Eight Youth Cong workers held in Kannur for calf slaughter

    Kannur: Eight Youth Congress activists were today arrested in connection with the public butchering of a calf here recently as part of their protest against the ban on sale of cattle at the animal markets for slaughter. Police had recently registered a case against the activists under Section 120A of the Kerala Police Act on a complaint from Yuva Morcha district general secretary C C Rateesh.

  • Mumbai: Hi-tech cameras to catch rash bikers on Marine Drive stretch

    The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has placed automatic number plate recognition (ANPR) cameras on the central divider of the Marine Drive stretch. The move was suggested by the Mumbai traffic police in an effort to keep an eye on rash or over-speeding bikers and drivers.

  • Vivek Oberoi looking to do powerful, intense love story

    New Delhi: He gave serious love goals to women when he portrayed Aditya in the 2002 film “Saathiya”. Actor Vivek Anand Oberoi, who is now mostly seen in actioners and comedy movies, says he is looking for intense love stories.

  • Mumbai: University college admissions: Expect more rise in cut-off percentages

    Mumbai University and all its constituent colleges have begun the application process for the admission to FY courses and like every year students are expected to go for Commerce and Science and self-finance courses. With all three boards recording a rise in the number of students scoring 90% and above, cut-offs in popular courses are likely to go up by 1-2 percent.