Free Press Journal
  • GST council meet: Arun Jaitley announced changes in GST tax regime, check the details

    New Delhi: A flawed Goods and Services Tax was drastically overhauled on Friday in just three months of its implementation since July 1, to bring it in line with Prime Minister Modi’s goal of “ease of business.” This may, in turn, help the economy claw out of a 3-year long growth slump.

  • FIFA U-17 World Cup: PM Modi graces India vs USA match

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today graced Indian football’s historic moment when he greeted players of both the teams before the kick off India’s opening FIFA U-17 World Cup match against USA, here.

  • Haj Policy 2018-2022 to be unveiled on Saturday

    Mumbai: The government plans to announce the much-awaited new Haj Policy 2018-2022 on Saturday, Union Minister for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said here on Friday.

  • GST: Relief for SMEs, threshold for composition scheme raised

    New Delhi: In a relief to small and medium enterprises, the GST Council today raised the turnover threshold to Rs 1 crore for businesses to avail of the composition scheme that allows them to pay 1-5 per cent tax without going through tedious formalities.

  • May under fresh pressure to step down as British PM

    London: Theresa May has come under fresh pressure from within her own party to step down as British prime minister as it emerged today that a former Conservative party chairman is leading an attempted coup against her.

  • Nawazuddin’s secret to keep his calm revealed!

    There is no doubt that no matter what role, Nawazuddin Siddiqui plays it effortlessly. No wonder, he is one of the finest and versatile talents in the Hindi film industry. But what does it take for him to get into the character’s skin? To which the talented actor said,

  • IAF chopper crashes near Tawang, 7 military personnel dead

    Itanagar/New Delhi: An Mi-17 helicopter of the Indian Air Force crashed today near Tawang, a remote mountainous town close to the Sino-India border, killing all seven military personnel on board.

  • Fire engulfs Butcher Island oil terminal off Mumbai

    Mumbai: A fire engulfed Butcher Island which serves as an oil terminal, around 8.3 km off the Gateway of India in the Arabian Sea on Friday evening. There were no reports of any casualties or the massive oil tanks getting affected.

  • Jackie Chan wants Chris Tucker for ‘Rush Hour 4’

    Jackie Chan fans, rejoice! There may be a fourth ‘Rush Hour’ movie on its way. In a recent interview, the 63-year-old actor has revealed a sequel to the hit movies is most likely to happen.

  • Penelope Cruz doesn’t want to talk about her age

    Penelope Cruz has said she is sick and tired of being asked questions about ageing. The 43-year-old star said she no longer entertains questions on the topic because she believes journalists tend to take it too far, reported Interview magazine.

  • Madhur Bhandarkar’s ‘Mumbai Mist’ to premiere at Busan film fest

    National Award-winning filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar’s short film “Mumbai Mist”, featuring Annu Kapoor, has been selected for its world premiere at the Busan International Film Festival. The movie is a part of “Where Has Time Gone”, an anthology feature film showing five segments directed by five directors from Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. It explores the theme of time and love through their own perspective.

  • ‘Saaho’ was an amazing experience for Neil Nitin Mukesh

    Neil Nitin Mukesh, who marks his debut in Telugu film with Prabhas-starrer “Saaho”, says the shooting was a great experience for him. Neil on Friday took to Twitter and said that he is jetting off to London where he is shooting for “Firrkie”.

  • Kriti Sanon says she has an emotional outburst post a messed-up debut ramp walk

    She may have started her career as a model before eventually making it big in films, but actor Kriti Sanon said her first ever ramp walk was so horrible. Kriti said during her ramp debut she was so nervous that she messed up the order and was scolded by the choreographer.

  • Mumbai rains: Heavy showers, thunderstorms lash city again

    Maximum city is all set to experience another nightmarish experience due to the monsoon and Mumbaikars are a worried lot as clouds gather overhead promising to pummel the populace again. On Friday, the weather department stated that Mumbai is likely to experience a spell or two of rain or thundershowers, according to a report by the Indian Express. The department further said that similar weather is expected to continue till Monday in the city,