Free Press Journal
  • Ranbir Kapoor: Katrina Kaif is a machine of superhit films

    Mumbai: Actor Ranbir Kapoor on Friday launched the “Galti Se Mistake” song from the film. In the press conference he talks with the media about his roles, co star Katrina Kaif role in the films, Sanjay Dutt biopic and giving title of ‘When Harry met Sejal’.

  • Mumbai Crime: Online sex racket busted in Andheri, two pimps held

    Mumbai: The Social Service Branch (SSB) of Mumbai Police has busted an online sex racket in the city and arrested two male pimps from Andheri (East) on Thursday night. A team of six officers of SSB has rescued two girls, one of whom is believed to be a minor, during the raid. The police have recovered one motorcycle, one four-wheeler, five cell phones and cash which was given by the dummy customer to trap the sex racketeers.

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    This is what Prince Philip fondly calls Queen Elizabeth

    “What’s in a name?” asked Shakespeare. We say, nothing much unless you have that weird nickname. We take pride in the sweet and short nickname bestowed upon us by our parents. The only problem with such names is when it comes out in public. Even the mention of the name may call for endless trolls. No one is spared from it. Trust us. Not even Queen Elizabeth. Yes! Even she has a weird nickname.


    Yoga shows positive impact for breast cancer patients: Study

    Mumbai: Performing yoga regularly has a positive impact on breast cancer patients, a study has said. Yoga also relieves fatigue and pain associated with treatment, researcher Dr Nita Nair of the Tata Memorial Centre (TMC) said.

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    Farmers’ strike enters Day 9: Onion in short supply as APMCs open in Nashik

    NASHIK: Onion was in short supply and only 60 quintals were traded at Chandwad APMC in Nashik on Friday even as APMC markets in Nashik opened for business following the farmers’ strike which entered ninth day. Only five tractors of onions arrived in Chandwad APMC with a price difference of average Rs 200 as compared with that on May 31, while in the major onion APMCs – Lasalgaon, Pimpalgaon, Saikheda, Nandgaon and Niphad – no

  • Maharashtra: Group of Ministers to speak with farmers on loan waiver

    Mumbai: In a move to pacify the irate farmers over their loan waiver demand, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Friday formed a high-powered ministerial committee to hold dialogues with all stakeholders, including leader of farmers’ organisations, their leaders as well as leaders of all political parties.

  • Mumbai: Shiv Sena corporators against metal barricades on roads for Metro

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena party is not likely to make the Mumbai Metro work continue smoothly. After opposing the Aarey Metro car shed at the civic level, the Sena has now once again come up with another reason to slam the state for the Metro project.

  • Bhopal: No option but to protest, says agitating farmer

    Bhopal: Farmers had called a protest at Fanda village on Friday against the killing of their counterparts in police firing in Mandsaur district. Fanda is one of the ‘Adarsh’ villages, which was adopted by now Manipur governor Najma Heptullah. After the protests were declared by the farmers, the police on Thursday late night had made some arrests of farmers who had planned to be present during the protests on Friday. The arrests

  • Mumbai: Total project cost pegged at Rs 25 crore for beautification of ‘Mithi Nullah’

    Mumbai: BMC has made a provision of Rs. 25 crore in its 2017 budget for the ‘Mithi Nullah’ beautification. The first phase of the project will start from Kurla Karnti Nagar till the graveyard area (Samshan Bhoomi) which will cost the BMC around Rs. 2.94 crore. Yogesh Construction has been given the bid for the first phase.

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    Mumbai: BMC approves Rs 3-crore Mithi Nullah beautification project

    Mumbai: The proposal for ‘Mithi Nullah’ beautification for first phase at a cost of Rs 3-crore has been passed by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation’s (BMC) Standing Committee on Friday. BMC’s Garden Department tabled the proposal for discussion to beautify the surrounding area of ‘Mithi Nullah’ from Kurla Kranti Nagar till the graveyard (Samshan Bhoomi) in the first phase. BMC will undertake the beautification project in phases.

  • Indore: Red Art organises painting exhibition

    Indore: The four-day ‘Radiance Art Exhibition’ kickstarted at Pritam Lal Art Gallery on Thursday. The colourful display of paintings also marked onset of pre-monsoon showers in the city. 51 paintings by 27 national and international artists are on display. Apart from the usual oil, water and acrylic paintings, the exhibition gives a glimpse of some amazing artwork including etching, fusion and encaustic wax painting.  Naeem Islam from Bangladesh used the technique of

  • Porsche Introduces 911 Turbo S Exclusive Series

    We rightfully believe that chances of going to a Bentley dealership and coming out with the Continental GT variant you want are slim. But as compared to the Porsche 911 series, the Bentley is just a 2 plus 2 math problem. For the time being, only nine variants of the 911 range are on sale in India. In Porsche’s major markets, there are a total of 20 variants of 911 available.

  • Mumbai: BMC falls short of cash, breaks FD to pay bills

    Mumbai: The BMC experienced cash short fall during March end which eventually forced the civic body to break its Rs 24 crore fixed deposit to pay its bills. Corporators raised queries on how BMC which is known as one of the richest corporation in the country can face cash crunch.

  • Mumbai: ‘Can’t find notification defining state highways’

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra government on Friday faced embarrassment when it told the Bombay High Court that its officials were unable to locate any notification or document classifying roads as state highways in its records and even a Google search had proved futile.

  • Bhopal: Most agri products being sold at lower-than-MSP prices

    Bhopal: The government might be claiming that this or that party is behind the aggressive and violent agitation of farmers and that everything is hunky-dory for the farmers in the state, being ruled by a ‘kisan putra’. But the fact is farmers are not getting adequate price for their produce – and that is notwithstanding the government announcing MSPs for various commodities and opening purchase centres.

  • Indore: Normalcy back in Mandsaur, Neemuch, Ratlam

    Indore: With no rally and no untoward incident reported from any part, normalcy back was back in Mandsaur, Neemuch and Ratlam districts of northern-western Madhya Pradesh on the ninth day of state-wide farmers strike on Friday.