Free Press Journal
  • Twitter declares Sultan as the most tweeted movie hashtag of all time in India

    ‘Sultan’ that released last year on Eid turned out to be one of the biggest hits of Indian cinema. Starring Salman Khan in the leading role, the film enjoyed a lot of praise, from viewers and critics alike, for its performance, narrative, plot, music and action.

  • Government raises OBC creamy layer ceiling up to Rs 8 lakh, panel to work out sub-categorisation

    New Delhi: The government on Wednesday raised the creamy layer ceiling by Rs 2 lakh as it announced setting up of a commission to work out sub-categorisation within Other Backward Classes (OBCs) for a “more equitable distribution of reservation benefits”. At the same time, the government emphasised that there will be no review of reservation.

  • Maha govt to set up village child development centres

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra cabinet today decided to set up the Village Child Development Centres (VCDCs) scheme in non-tribal regions of the state following deaths of several children due to malnutrition in the state.

  • BWF World Championship: Saina Nehwal, Praneeth enter pre-quarterfinals

    Glasgow: A confident Saina Nehwal brushed aside the challenge of Sabrina Jaquet in straight games to move to the World Championship pre-quarterfinals, here today. The 27-year-old London Olympics bronze medallist hard broke a sweat as she cruised past her Swiss rival 21-11 21-12 in just 33 minutes at the Emirates Arena.

  • IBB Awards launched to celebrate business excellence

    New Delhi:  India Best Brand Series & Awards (IBBA) today announced the launch of a chain of events to recognize and felicitate the most prestigious brands that have established their foothold in the market.  The occasion is scheduled to be held at the end of the year 2017 in New Delhi.

  • Bawana bypoll: 7 VVPATs show error, replaced

    New Delhi: Seven Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) devices attached to electronic voting machines used during the Bawana by-poll today showed errors after which they were replaced, a senior official said.

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    Mumbai: Dabholkar, Pansare killings were well planned, linked: Bombay HC

    Mumbai: The killings of rationalists Narendra Dabholkar and Govind Pansare were “well planned” and the perpetrators had organisational backup, the Bombay High Court said today, and asked the investigators to look beyond their current line of probe to apprehend the culprits.

  • Ashwani Lohani appointed as new chairman of the Railway Board

    Ashwani Lohani, CMD of Air India has been appointed as chairman of the Railway Board following the resignation on A.K. Mittal. Ex Railway Board chairman AK Mital tendered his resignation on Wednesday. This comes after two express trains derailed in the last four days. In July, Mital became the first Railway Board chairman in history to be granted a two-year extension. His appointment was cleared by the Prime Minister’s Office.

  • AIADMK row: After DMK, Congress demands floor test in Tamil Nadu

    Chennai: A day after the DMK’s demand for a floor test in the Assembly, Congress Legislature Party leader K R Ramasamy today backed it and urged Tamil Nadu Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao to direct Chief Minister K Palaniswami to prove his majority in the House.

  • Disgusting: Woman delivers twins in forest after being ostracised for marrying outside caste

    Caste system in India is the biggest problem. Because of that many people who marry outside their caste have to suffer. A woman in Odisha’s Malkangiri district delivered twin girls at a forest after villagers refused to help her as she married a man of a different caste. The unfortunate incident occurred yesterday after the pregnant woman, identified as Gouri Pujari of Dalapatiguda, reported labour pain while her husband was out of

  • Kaifiyat Express Derailment: 100 passengers injured as train derails in Auraiya

    Lucknow/Auraiya: As many as 100 passengers were injured as ten bogies of the Kaifiyat Express derailed in UP’s Auraiya district early today after dashing against a dumper carrying construction material for railway work, officials here said. However, the railways said 25 persons were injured in the incident and that the dumper did not belong to them.

  • 10 Bollywood rumours that will completely shock you

    People find Bollywood glamorous and sparkling from outside but in reality it is very tough to stay up in the industry. Many famous actors and actresses died in penury or have been found on road, begging. Whatever a Bollywood celeb does becomes a headline but many times the news are to be rumoured. Recently, and in the past, we have come across many such cases. Here are some shocking rumours of Bollywood

  • Ravi Bhatia wants to do intense and romantic roles

    Ravi Bhatia had found popularity in Indonesia ever since Ekta Kapoor’s historical saga “Jodha Akbar” went on air there. He went there and did shows there like “Cinta Di Langit Taj Mahal”,”Roro Jonggrang”, “Gara Gara Duyung” and “Sambhalado”.