Free Press Journal
  • Two Dalit youths lynched in Bihar on suspicion of being thieves

    Patna: Two Dalit youths were lynched in a Bihar village on suspicion of being thieves, police said on Thursday. Baban Musahar and Murahu Musahar were beaten to death in Parsian village in Rohtas district late on Wednesday night. “A case has been lodged against over a dozen unidentified villagers,” police officer Satish Kumar said.

  • Sony to resume vinyl production after 28 years

    Tokyo: Japanese tech giant Sony announced on Thursday it will resume vinyl production after suspending it in 1989. Sony Music Entertainment, the musical branch of the Tokyo-based conglomerate, has decided to resume vinyl production this year at its two plants in Japan, a company official told Efe news but did not disclose the expected volume of production.

  • Controversial! Tabu blames Ajay Devgn for her single status

    Tabu has always been known as the immensely talented actress of Bollywood. The actress is all set to star with Ajay Devgn in Rohit Shetty’s Golmaal Again. Tabu and Ajay are good friends since 25 years. But the actress has recently given a shocking statement about Ajay in an interview. While promoting a movie, Tabu blamed Ajay for her single status. Isn’t that weird?

  • GST rate: A quick guide to India GST rates in 2017

    The Goods and Services Tax (GST) is all set to be rolled out on July 1 and the rates of 1,211 goods have already been decided. The tax rates under GST  for products and services will be at five per cent, 12 per cent, 18 per cent and 28 per cent. There are also products that will attract zero per cent taxes. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has recently announced that the impact of GST will

  • I am back as Kapil needs me: Chandan Prabhakar

    Mumbai: Comedian Chandan Prabhakar, who had walked out of Kapil Sharma’s show following a tiff with the actor-host, says he decided to return as his friend needed him. In March this year, Kapil in an inebriated state had reportedly abused, assaulted and even hurled a shoe at co-star Sunil Grover on a flight from Melbourne to India, leading to many of the crew members exiting the show.

  • Box Office: Salman Khan’s Tubelight enters into 100 crore club

    Good news for Salman Khan fans! After getting mix reviews, Salman Khan’s recent Eid release Tubelight has finally managed to enter the 100 crore club. According to Koimoi, “The film collected 10 crores on Wednesday (28 June) which resulted in the overall sum standing at 105.86 crores. It would be his only film after Jai Ho that isn’t likely to cross even the 150 crore mark.”

  • It’s about mutual growth!

    The Mutual Funds (MF) industry in India has been growing at an impressive rate for the past few years and this growth has a lot to do with the increasing awareness of the potential this sector offers to investors. For a while now, Association of Mutual Funds in India (AMFI) has been aggressively promoting this sector through various activities. In 2016, AMFI got its new chairman A Balasubramanian who is also the

  • Viral Photo: Union Minister for Agriculture Radha Mohan Singh urinates in public! Twitter Reacts!

    Ending open defecation is a big part of Modi government’s ‘Swachh Bharat’ push. And dealing a big blow to this push is Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh who was recently caught urinating in public. In the photo, which is being widely shared on social media, Radha Mohan Singh can be seen urinating against a wall near his car while his security guards look away.

  • Vice Presidential Elections 2017: How is the Vice President elected, possible candidates

    The Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi on Thursday made an announcement that the elections for the Vice President will be conducted on August 5, from 10 am to 5 pm. The results will be declared on the same day. The nominations will be issued on July 4 and end on July 18. The fifteenth Vice President of India may be sworn in on August 11.The current Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari will hold the office

  • Post-GST online shopping orders will reach to you early

    On Saturday, that is July 1 Goods and Services Tax (GST) will be rolled everyone in the country are bracing their selves for GST to roll out. With the introduction of indirect tax regime, online shopping is going to be a lot easier.

  • Anil Kapoor and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan to work together in their next Fanney Khan

    Jhakaas actor Anil Kapoor and beauty queen Aishwarya Rai Bachchan will be seen together in their next movie Fanney Khan. Interestingly, both the stars will be working together almost after 17 years. The stars together have given super hits like Taal and Humara Dil Aapke Paas Hai. Since then, the stars haven’t worked together.

  • Remonetisation: RBI start publishing Rs 200 notes with advance security features

    Seven months after the demonetisation drive, the Reserve Bank of India has begun the printing of Rs 200 note to help ease consumer transactions. The Rs 200 denomination notes are being printed in a government-owned facility after the RBI placed an order a few weeks ago for the bills, a report said. An email sent to the RBI seeking its comments could not elicit any response until the publication of this report.

  • Pope aide George Pell charged with child sex abuse: police

    Sydney: Vatican finance chief Cardinal George Pell was today charged with multiple child sex offences in Australia, police said. Pell, the country’s most senior Catholic cleric, was interviewed in Rome by Australian police last October over the allegations which he strongly denies. “Victoria Police have charged Cardinal George Pell with historical sexual assault offences,” Deputy Commissioner Shane Patton told reporters.

  • America sets new Visa criteria for six Muslim-majority nations

    Washington: The United States has set new Visa criteria that will require travellers from the six Muslim-majority countries affected by President Donald Trump’s travel ban to have close family connections or business ties in order to enter the U.S. The countries named in the order include Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen. The ban will go into effect at 8 p.m. on Thursday.