Free Press Journal
  • Mumbai: Din in Maharashtra Assembly over sting on official

    Mumbai: The Congress-NCP opposition in both the Houses of the Maharashtra Legislature today demanded the removal of state State Road Development Corporation’s vice chairman and managing director Radheshyam Mopalwar over some audio clips in which he was purportedly heard fixing a deal for a plot.

  • Jab Harry Met Sejal vs Toilet: Will Shah Rukh rise or Akshay continue golden run?

    There are two big films clashing at the box-office clash in the coming two weeks, Shah Rukh’s ‘Jab Harry Met Sejal’ on August 4 and Akshay’s ‘Toilet- Ek Prem Katha’ on August 11. Everyone’s eyes will be on these films. While Akshay Kumar’s Toilet – Ek Prem Katha was earlier scheduled for a June 2017 release, it has now been pushed to August 11, a week after Shah Rukh Khan and Anushka

  • 28% GST detrimental to tourism industry: Oberoi

    Kolkata: Hospitality major EIH Ltd, which runs hotels under ‘Oberoi’ and ‘Trident’ brands, on Wednesday said the new 28 per cent Goods and Services Tax rate for hotels charging over Rs 7,500 in room tariff will have an adverse impact on the industry.

  • Rajinikanth calls for talks to end stir on wage issue

    Chennai: Tamil superstar Rajinikanth today objected to the strike by an employees’ federation of Tamil film industry over a wage dispute and called for talks to end the strike, which entered its second day today.

  • Cheteshwar Pujara’s 50th Test: Top 5 knocks of India’s new Wall

    Without any doubt, Cheteshwar Pujara is currently India’s best Test batsman at the moment. The way he is churning up runs consistently shows his hunger and determination to succeed in the more demanding version of the game. Pujara is not someone who can intimidate the opposition with his aggression. He is not someone who can bash the bowlers according to his own sweet will. But he is defiant, determined and gritty customer

  • Made a switch to TV as theatre was not paying enough: Sumona Chakravarti

    Mumbai: Sumona Chakravarti says she loved doing theatre but decided to make a switch to television as it was not “paying enough”. The 29-year-old actor says television has made her career and has given her the chances to explore films as well.

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    RBI cuts repo rate by 0.25% to 6%; to lower home, auto EMIs

    Mumbai: The Reserve Bank today slashed benchmark lending rate by 0.25 per cent to 6 percent citing reduction in upside risk to inflation, a move that will lower EMIs for home, auto and personal loans. This is the first rate cut since October 2016 and the interest rate is now at 6-year low.

  • Love child to obscene messages, Imran Khan is no stranger to controversies

    Born on November 25, 1952, Imran Khan Niazi is Pakistan’s most famous player and most successful captain ever. As elegant and charismatic on the field as off it, Imran made his Test debut as an 18-year-old medium pacer and later went on to become a genuine all-rounder in the years to follow. Imran also led Pakistan to victory in the 1992 Cricket World Cup, after which he brought the curtains down on

  • Jonita Gandhi’s new song ‘Chandralekha’ has peppy flavour

    Mumbai: Singer Jonita Gandhi says she is excited about the launch of her new song “Chandralekha” from the movie “A Gentleman”. “Excited for ‘Chandralekha’ to release! This is my second song with Sachin-Jigar, after ‘Ye jawani teri’ from ‘Meri Pyari Bindu’ earlier this year. Just like that one, this is a fun peppy number,” Gandhi said in a statement.

  • For Mithali Raj, 2005 World Cup was ‘more memorable’

    Hyderabad: Mithali Raj, who led Team India to the finals of the recently-concluded ICC Women’s World Cup in England, says that 2005 edition of the prestigious quadrennial tournament is more memorable for her because at that time the team did not have access to best of facilities and so making it to the finals was a far bigger achievement. India had missed out on winning their maiden Women’s World Cup title in 2005 when

  • Cyber attacks on India minimum, but government alert: IT minister

    New Delhi: Cyber attacks on India is “minimum”, but the government has taken a number of steps for protection of the Indian cyber-space with proper synergies with all monitoring agencies, IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said today.