Free Press Journal
  • Iqbal Kaskar arrest: Cops to probe Dawood Ibrahim link to extortion racket

    Underworld don Dawood Ibrahim’s younger brother Iqbal Kaskar was arrested yesterday night when he was at his sister Haseena Parkar’s house. Police will investigate the Dawood’s angle also, if he is involved directly or indirectly in the case. Thane Commissioner of Police Param Bir Singh said builders had received threats in Dawood’s name and, sometimes, shooters were brought from outside the state to forcibly evacuate properties, according to Indian Express.

  • Bizarre Joke! Mathura farmer gets loan waiver of 1 paisa

    Chhiddi, a marginal farmer of Govardhan Tehsil in Mathura district of Uttar Pradesh, was in for a rude shock when the district administration handed him a certificate waiving 1 paisa of his outstanding farm loan of Rs 1.5 lakhs under much-hyped farmer loan waiver scheme. He didn’t know whether to laugh or cry. Chiddi, who owns a few bighas of land, had taken a crop loan of Rs 1.55 lakh from the

  • Flipkart, Amazon, Paytm: Who’s offering what during this mega sale season

    The sale season is on and from September 20, the war is going to start among India’s top online shopping websites Flipkart, Amazon and Paytm. Flipkart sale is starting from September 20 and it is ending on September 20. Another giant Amazon sale is The Great Indian Sale, which is going to kick start from September 20 only for prime members, and for rest of the people it will be from September

  • Mumbai to get its very own pet-friendly garden!

    Being a pet owner in Mumbai is not an easy task. The city where people themselves are running out for space and even the nature-friendly spots are shrinking every other day. A place to hang out with your pet seems like a distant dream. Thankfully a few ardent pet lovers like Cuffe Parade Residents Association (CPRA), a group of 49 buildings with 4,500 flats, are on the verge of changing the scenario by introducing

  • Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah’s producer clarifies about Sikh community controversy

    India’s longest running comedy daily soap Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah has recently landed into controversy for featuring a living character of 10th Sikh Guru Gobind Singh Ji. Reportedly, the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) demanded the ban on the show for hurting Sikh community’s sentiment. However, after this chaos, the producer of the show, Asit Kumar Modi has finally clarified about the misunderstanding.

  • US Citizenship and Immigration Services starts processing of H-1B work visa

    Washington: The US has resumed fast processing of H-1B work visas in all categories subject to Congress-mandated limit, five months after it was suspended temporarily to handle the huge rush of applications for the work visas popular among Indian IT professionals.

  • Tiger, Disha start ‘Baaghi 2’ shoot

    Mumbai: The shooting for the second instalment of “Baaghi” featuring actors Tiger Shroff and Disha Patani has started.

  • Pradeep Sharma: Facts to know about encounter cop who arrested Dawood’s brother Iqbal Kaskar

    The Thane Police anti-extortion cell led by former encounter specialist Pradeep Sharma yesterday arrested Iqbal Kaskar, the younger brother of underworld don Dawood Ibrahim in an extortion case. Kaskar was taken for questioning on Monday evening from his Mumbai residence along with two others and was arrested later. Former encounter specialist Pradeep Sharma who just took charge of the Thane AEC earlier this month led Kaskar’s arrest.

  • Army had no role in Nawaz Sharif’s ouster, says Pakistan Army chief

    Islamabad: Pakistan’s powerful Army Chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa has rejected as “unfounded” the impression that the army was behind the ouster of prime minister Nawaz Sharif and said he was an ardent supporter of democracy.