Free Press Journal
  • Ahmedabad traffic police to use mobile app to penalise traffic violators

    Ahmedabad: In a bid to bring transparency in the collection of fine from traffic offenders, the city police have decided to do away with the system of collectingon-the-spot cash penalty and instead use a mobile app to issue e-challans. The project will be implemented on a pilot basis for a month starting tomorrow.

  • High frequency trading: NSE vice chairman Ravi Narain resigns

    Mumbai: NSE Vice Chairman Ravi Narain has put in his papers amid regulators intensifying their probe into alleged lapses in high-frequency trading offered through the exchange’s ‘co-location’ facility. The role of some top officials including Narain, who is also an ex-CEO of the bourse, is also being looked into by markets regulator Sebi.

  • Shirdi Trust to use foot energy of devotees to generate power

    Mumbai: The Shirdi Trust, which manages affairs of famous Saibaba shrine, is working on an innovative measure wherein foot energy of devotees will be harnessed to generate power. Announcing a number of projects and programmes ahead of the Saibaba samadhi centenary festival next year, the Shri Saibaba Sansthan Trust (SSST) chairman Suresh Haware told reporters here yesterday the proposed project includes installation of energy pedals at the shrine, located in Ahmednagar district

  • Jagga Jasoos Ullu Ka Pattha song: Ranbir and Katrina’s break-up number

    Jagga Jasoos has been in the news for quite some time due to the delay in the film’s release dates. However, from here, everything seems smooth sailing for the Disney film that is slated to release on July 14. Finally, the trailer makers have released their first song ‘Ullu Ka Pattha’.

  • “Leave Alia for Varun and Salman for me”, says Katrina Kaif

    “Please leave Alia Bhatt for Varun Dhawan and Salman Khan for me,” said Katrina Kaif at the IIFA Live video press conference that the trio had with the media in London yesterday. A journalist had asked Alia that when can she be seen working with Salman Khan, to which Alia said, “I don’t know but I hope it happens soon. You should request Salman to make it happen.”

  • French Open 2017:Bopanna-Gabriela Dabrowski enters into second round

    Paris: Indian tennis ace Rohan Bopanna and his Canadian partner Gabriela Dabrowski produced a spectacular performance, as they stormed into the second round of the French Open following a comfortable straight-sets victory in their mixed doubles clash here last evening.

  • India to get S-400 Triumf anti-aircraft missile systems from Russia

    St Petersbrug: Russia is preparing to supply S-400 Triumf anti-aircraft missile systems to India and both sides are discussing the terms of the sale, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin has said. Precontract preparations underway on the supplies of the S-400 anti-aircraft missile complexes to India, Rogozin said. “Pre-contract preparations are underway on the supplies of S-400 anti-aircraft missile complexes to India,” he said. “It is difficult to say yet how much

  • What is Paris Climate Agreement? How does it benefit India?

    US President Donald Trump on Friday at the White House Rose Garden announced that the United States would be pulling out of the Paris Climate Agreement. The agreement is one of the biggest achievements of Barack Obama’s tenure. Trump stated that it was his solemn duty to protect America and its people and further claimed that the agreement favoured India and China. The US President also claimed that the New Delhi was demanding ‘billions

  • Leo Varadkar: All you need to know about Indian-origin gay doctor, possibly Ireland’s next PM

    Indian-origin gay minister Leo Varadkar is possibly the next Prime Minister of Ireland. If elected, he will be the youngest (at the age of 38) Prime Minister to hold the office. Currently, Varadkar is serving as the Minister for Social Protection in Ireland and has campaigned on same-sex marriage and liberalising abortion laws. After Irish PM Enda Kenny resigned as the head of the governing Fine Gael party, Varadkar and Housing Minister Simon Coveney

  • A Star-Studded Affair: Dadasaheb Phalke Academy Awards 2017

    Mumbai: An extravagant of a show, the Dadasaheb Phalke Film Academy awards took the evening by storm. The Red Carpet was like a constellation of stars. Dadasaheb Phalke Film Academy Awards unlike any other, rewards every person required to make a movie- from spot boys to our glamorous actors.

  • Mumbai: MMRC proposes new FSI plan for underground Metro rail

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation Limited (MMRC), which is developing Mumbai’s first underground Metro rail the Colaba-Bandra-Seepz line has reportedly pushed up project costs for some of the construction project in its vicinity. The MMRC wants state government to compensate for this rising cost.

  • Air India to sell property assets worth Rs. 10,000 cr to recover debt

    The national carrier of India, Air India is planning to sell its properties and land parcels across the country. The issue was discussed between civil aviation minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju and finance minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday to decide the process regarding it.

  • 5.0-magnitude earthquake shakes Delhi-NCR, Haryana

    New Delhi: A moderate intensity earthquake measuring 5 on the Richter Scale shook parts of the national capital and Haryana early on Friday. There were no reports of any loss of life or property.