Free Press Journal
  • Mumbai: Senior MTNL officer commits suicide

    Mumbai: A senior officer of Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd (MTNL), Mumbai, allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself from the ceiling fan of a hotel room here, police said today.

  • Fights Apart! Kapil Sharma actually wished Sunil Grover on his 40th birthday

    Comedian and actor Sunil Grover is celebrating his 40th birthday today and many celebrities are taking Twitter to wish Sunil. But surprisingly, Kapil also wished Sunil, and he wrote “Wish u a very happy birthday @WhoSunilGrover paji … may god bless u with all the happiness of this world. Lots of love always :)”

  • Colombo Test: Batsmen put India on top

    Colombo: Cheteshwar Pujara and Lokesh Rahul notched up half-centuries as India posted 238/3 at tea on the first day of the second cricket Test against Sri Lanka at the Sinhalese Sports Club here on Thursday.

  • Reliance Jio 4G Phone: How to book online and offline, complete procedure

    So, we have entered August and, after a few days, Reliance Jio 4G phone registration will be open, specifically on August 24. The phone will be out for trial and will be made available only for few people, and most people interested in the handset will be left out in the cold. The device will be available for rest of the public in September.

  • Don’t see red! Deposit your precious tomatoes in a bank

    It may sound shocking but in a unique form of protest against the skyrocketing prices of tomatoes, the Congress party on Wednesday launched the ‘State Bank of Tomato’ in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. As per the ANI report, the bank will work between 10 am to 5 pm every day and offers lucrative deals and benefits to people who deposit their tomatoes. And believe it or not, the bank also has facilities like

  • Sanitation workers in Faridabad shed clothes to get jobs back

    Faridabad: Nearly 160 semi-naked sanitation workers, who were rendered “jobless” after the HUDA handed over maintenance of certain sectors to the municipal corporation, carried out a protest march here demanding restoration of their jobs.

  • Late Inder Kumar’s wife slams actor’s ex-wife. Read why

    After Inder Kumar’s unfortunate demise last week, his ex-girlfriend Isha Koppikar, with whom he was in a relationship ten years ago, has gone into deep shock and sadness. However, after their break up, Inder got married to Sonal Kariya. But their marriage didn’t long last as they got in separated in within a year of their marriage.

  • Devendra Jhajharia recommended for Khel Ratna; Harmanpreet Kaur, Pujara for Arjuna Awards

    New Delhi: Two-time Paralympic gold-medallist Devendra Jhajharia today became the first paralympian to be recommended for the country’s highest sporting honour — the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award — along with former hockey captain Sardar Singh. The 36-year-old Jhajharia, who is the first Indian to win two Paralympic gold medals, was the first choice of the awards selection committee headed by Justice (Retd) C K Thakkar.

  • These Reel Style Bollywood Wedding Will Make You Swoon!

    Bollywood weddings look more beautiful than even a real wedding. Without wedding scene, the story of most films is incomplete, the stage, lighting, decoration at the wedding scene is like a dream. And the most important aspect is the alluring bride, her make-up, dress, jewellery, seen on the silver screen in all its glory.

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    Maoists attack railway station, abduct employee in Bihar

    Patna: Nearly two dozen armed Maoists attacked a railway station in Bihar’s Jamui district and abducted a railway employee, officials said on Thursday. The man was later freed. A police official said the Maoists surrounded the Bhulai station near Jamui on Wednesday night and seized Muni Mandal, a gateman at a railway crossing.

  • Australian cricket pay dispute ends as ACA and CA agree on new deal

    Melbourne: The long standing pay dispute between Cricket Australia (CA) and Australian Cricketers Association (ACA) finally came to an end as an “in-principle agreement” was signed after final round of face-to-face negotiations on Thursday morning.

  • Mumbaikars to pay more for domestic PNG, CNG

    Mumbai: In a direct impact of GST’s implementation, Mahanagar Gas Ltd on Thursday hiked the prices of piped natural gas (PNG) for domestic users and compressed natural gas (CNG) for vehicle owners with immediate effect, an official said here.

  • I’m an urban girl, but never lived in a bubble: Bhumi Pednekar

    Mumbai: Bollywood actress Bhumi Pednekar, who is featuring in two interesting films — “Toilet: Ek Prem Katha” and “Shubh Mangal Saavdhan” — says being a Mumbai girl, she is very well-versed with the reality of social issues, be it gender equality or open defecation.

  • NDA leaders to meet tomorrow ahead of Vice-Presidential polls

    New Delhi: The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) leaders will tomorrow meet in Delhi a day before the Vice-Presidential polls. The lawmakers will vote on August 5 to elect 13th Vice President of India.

  • Neymar is world’s costliest football player: 5 rich facts

    Neymar is expected to arrive in Paris today to finalise his world record 222 million euro move from Barcelona to Paris Saint-Germain, which will earn him around 30 million euros a year. The summer’s longest-running transfer saga, which this week saw the 25-year-old tracked from the United States to China to the Middle East, back to Barcelona to say goodbye before a swift detour to Porto where he was thought to have undergone a