Free Press Journal
  • Haseena Parkar trailer out: Intense Shraddha Kapoor’s convincing act

    Haseena Parkar’s Trailer is out and it is bang on. The trailer looks intense and Shraddha Kapoor is looking convincing in the role of Haseena Parkar. Apoorva Lakhia’s film is based on underworld don Dawood Ibrahim sister Haseena Parkar who became popular as Aapa, a name that sent shivers in Mumbai’s Nagpada area, as the filmmakers say in the trailer.

  • Reports of depression among IT professionals exaggerated: Pai

    Hyderabad: The reports of job insecurity leading to high levels of anxiety and depression among information technology professionals in India are baseless and exaggerated as there are no large scale layoffs, says a senior figure in the IT industry.

  • Christian priest arrested in Kerala for sexually assaulting 2 minor boys

    Wayanad (Ker): A Christian priest in Kerala has been arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting two minor boys of an orphanage for two years, police said here today. The victims were staying at ‘Balbhavan’ in Meenangadi where the priest was working, a police official said.

  • GST levied depends on room tariff, not hotel’s star rating: Government

    New Delhi: The government on Tuesday said that room tariff below Rs 7,500 per day will attract 18 per cent GST, irrespective of the star rating of the hotel.  “Reports have been received expressing doubts whether five-star hotels are liable to pay GST at the rate of 28 per cent irrespective of the declared tariff of a unit of accommodation,” Finance Ministry said here in a statement.

  • OMG! LIC loses Rs 7,000 crore in 30 minutes

    Mumbai: On Tuesday, a drop of 15 percent was noticed in the ITC shares in the morning. Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) suffered a notional loss of Rs 7,000 crore in the first half-an-hour. LIC held 16.29 per cent in the cigarette maker as of June 30, 2017.

  • ICAI CA Final, CPT Results 2017 declared. Check on icai.nic.in

    The results for the Chartered Accountants (CA) which was held in May 2017 and Common Proficiency Test (CPT) held in June 2017 will be declared by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in India (ICAI) on Tuesday (July, 18), around 2 pm. The result will be declared on their official website, icai.nic.in.

  • Battle of bras in court: Company sued over patent, trademark infringements

    Lululemon Athletica is suing Under Armour for copying the design of their sports bra. According to a report by NDTV, Lululemon’s $52 Energy Bra has four straps that criss-cross in the back-‘does it all’, and hence they are suing rival Under Armour for patent and trademark infringements.

  • Girl goes to Mumbai to become actor, ends up in juvenile shelter, refuses to come back

    In a bizarre turn of events, a 15-year-old girl from Hyderabad’s Nizampet ran away from home to become an actor and was found at juvenile home at Dongri in Mumbai. This incident has left Cyberabad Police puzzled. According to police, while the girl’s parents and 14 police teams were looking for her, she reached Mumbai and got herself admitted to the juvenile home by telling authorities that she was an orphan. She told them

  • Happy Birthday Priyanka Chopra: 11 chapters of her inspiring journey from Bareilly to Hollywood

    Kehte hain agar kisi cheez ko dil se chaho to poori kainath use tumse milane ki koshish mein lag jaati hai – This Shah Rukh Khan’s dialogue from the film Om Shanti Om, surely applies to the people who have been working hard to get a taste of success. However, it seems like Priyanka Chopra has taken this dialogue very seriously. After all, her journey from a small town like Bareilly

  • ‘Didn’t know BJP got mandate to massacre minorities, Dalits’

    New Delhi: The Congress on Tuesday walked out of the Rajya Sabha after Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said the BJP had got a mandate to rule, as BSP supremo Mayawati vociferously spoke against atrocities on Dalits and minorities in Uttar Pradesh and demanded a discussion on the issue.

  • Most users can’t detect fake news on social media

    London: As the spread of fake news on social media gains momentum, researchers now reveal that people can detect a fake image of a real-world scene only 60 per cent of the time.  Even then, they can only tell what is wrong with the image only 45 per cent of the time, the researchers added.