Free Press Journal
  • Mumbai: BMC refutes NGO report, which claims 18 die of TB every day

    Mumbai: The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has strongly refuted report of non-profit Praja Foundation’s assessment–made from the corporation’s own data–that 18 people die of tuberculosis every day, even as Praja Foundation claims the civic body has no way of knowing if the assessment is wrong because it cannot access its own death-related data ever since it moved to a new software.

  • DGCA calls on airlines to carry ‘Hindi’ newspapers on board

    New Delhi: The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has issued an advisory to airlines directing them to carry Hindi newspapers and magazines. The notice has been issued to ensure that reading material in both English and Hindi languages are offered to the passengers.

  • Money Matters: The era of phasing out currency notes is back

    The question always pops in mind. Why did the Indian government introduce new Rs 500 and Rs 2000 notes and scrapped Rs 1000 notes? And again, the government is on the verge of phasing out Rs 2000 notes and focusing on Rs 200. It sounds confusing and looks confusing but has a bigger thought behind it.

  • Kargil Vijay Diwas: Remembering the Unsung Heroes

    The legacy of Kargil heroes is as vast and varied as India itself. On July 26, 1999, the Indian Armed Forces won a gritty and decisive war against Pakistan. In the ferocious battle, many brave young soldiers laid down their lives defending their nation on the inhospitable battlefield of Kargil.

  • Happy Birthday Mugdha Godse: 5 lesser known facts of the hot ‘Fashion’ girl

    One of the leading ladies of the super hit film Fashion, Mugdha Godse turns 31 today. The actress is known for her amazing figure, hot body, and terrific screen presence. Despite having solid actresses like Priyanka Chopra and Kangana Ranaut, the actress left her mark and caught everyone’s eye balls with her extraordinary performance.

  • Los Angeles man arrested for smuggling king cobras in potato chip cans

    Washington DC: A man has been arrested in Los Angeles, United States, for smuggling three live and highly poisonous King Cobra Snakes in potato chip cans. Los Angeles Police was quoted by media as saying that 34-year-old Rodrigo Franco had been charged with illegally importing merchandise into the country from Hong Kong.

  • Google adds SOS Alerts to search results, maps

    San Francisco: To help its users gather information about unfolding natural, man-made or humanitarian disasters, Google has added SOS Alerts to its search results and maps tools.

  • Sun-Sunny! Madhuri Dixit was madly in love with legendary Indian cricketer

    We all know about the connection between cricketer and Bollywood. There have been numerous instances of Bollywood stars and cricketers falling head over heels for each other. But, you’ll still be surprised to know that Dhak Dhak girl Madhuri Dixit once fell in love with legendary Indian cricketer Sunil Gavaskar.

  • Watch Video: Worcestershire’s Ross Whiteley does a Yuvraj, hits six sixes in an over in T20

    Worcestershire’s Ross Whiteley hit six sixes in an over on Sunday to join a select group who’ve performed the feat in senior cricket. Whiteley struck Yorkshire left-arm spinner Karl Carver for six sixes- a total of 36 runs during the 16th over of Worcestershire’s innings in an English Twenty20 match at Headingley. But despite his feat, Worcestershire could not cross the line and lost the match by 37 runs.

  • Ghatkopar building collapse: 8 significant developments in the tragedy

    The overnight death toll in the building crash here shot up to 17 even as rescue operations continued on Wednesday morning, an official said. Five more bodies were recovered from the debris of the Sai Darshan building at Damodar Park area in Ghatkopar which collapsed like a pack of cards on Tuesday morning.

  • LOL! See what happened Jab Harry aka SRK met Sejal a ‘BOY’

    Recently, Shah Rukh Khan and director Imtiaz Ali had visited Ahmedabad city to promote their upcoming film Jab Harry Met Sejal. Most interestingly, SRK visited Ahmedabad to meet the maximum number of Sejal from the city. Isn’t that so interesting?

  • Mithali Raj ‘incredible ambassador’ for cricket: Sania Mirza

    New Delhi: Ace tennis player Sania Mirza recently lauded the Indian Women’s cricket team and its skipper Mithali Raj for their excellent performance in ICC Women’s World Cup. Terming Mithali an ‘incredible ambassador,’ the 30-year-old told ANI, “Mithali (Raj) has been performing amazingly for many years; she is an incredible ambassador for the game of cricket.”

  • Frank Sinatra’s widow, Barbara dead at 90

    Los Angeles: Barbara Sinatra, the widow of iconic crooner Frank Sinatra, is dead. She was 90. Barbara died on Tuesday at her home in Rancho Mirage, California, Efe news reported.