Free Press Journal
  • Asian Boxing Championships: MC Mary Kom storms into finals

    Ho Chi Minh City: Five-time World Champion M.C. Mary Kom on Tuesday cruised into the 48-kg finals of the Asian Boxing Championships after beating Japans Tsubasa Komura 5-0 to stay on course for her fifth gold medal in the continental event.

  • Demonetisation anniversary: BJP, Congress, AAP; see how the parties will observe one year of Note Ban

    It is almost a year (November 8, 2016) since the government of India announced and ordered an end of Rs 500 and Rs 1000 banknotes as legal tender. Back then few people could understand in a moment what had passed and what was about to come – Demonetisation was almost unheard of by ordinary people. In few days as people realised that the money and wealth in these denominations

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    Demonetisation intent ‘dubious’, blogs Aditya Thackeray

    Mumbai: Noting that the Shiv Sena had opposed demonetisation over its implementation, but not its intent, party leader Aditya Thackeray has said that, one year down the line, “even the intent seems dubious”.

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    Swara Bhaskar on sexual harassment: He started talking about love, sex and asked to be hugged

    Recently, the news broke out how Harvey Weinstein sexually assaulted Hollywood actresses in exchange for role in movies. Harvey is one of the biggest producers in the industry and after the buzz many actresses came out and spoke about encountering sexual assault. And the flame can be seen in India also. Now, Swara Bhaskar has spoken out about her sexual harassment encounter with a drunk director.

  • Ashes 2017: Moeen Ali, Steven Finn ruled out of day-night warm-up

    Adelaide: Injured Moeen Ali and Steven Finn remain unavailable for England‘s second tour game in Adelaide, coach Trevor Bayliss said today, missing the chance to prepare for the day-night Ashes Test in the city. Bayliss said all-rounder Ali (side strain) and fast bowler Finn (knee), who also missed England’s drawn opening tour game in Perth, will sit out the four-dayer under lights against a Cricket Australia XI, starting on

  • Kamal Haasan announces ‘whistle-blower’ app; says he never intended to hurt Hindus

    Chennai: Facing flak over his comments on right wing extremism, veteran actor Kamal Haasan today said he never intended to hurt Hindus and opposed violence in the name of any religion. Addressing a press conference here coinciding with his 63rd birthday, amid expectations of a big announcement by him on his long hinted political entry, the actor said he was already there.

  • Viral Video: Biker beaten up unabashedly for confronting traffic-rule violator in Indore

    In India, when we get out on the roads, we mostly heave a sigh of relief when we reach our destination. The erratic traffic, uncontrolled pedestrians and illegal parking make it a life or death affair. While most times when we see somebody flouting the traffic rules, people turn a blind eye and go about minding their business, but this bike-rider from Indore decided not to. And in return, he got bashed

  • Maha govt transfers portion of Cross Maidan to BMC

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra government has decided to transfer a portion of the Cross Maidan, located near Churchgate station in South Mumbai, to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) for commercial use, maintenance and security.

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    Sorry, Samsung: Apple wins patent tussle

    New York: US-based tech giant Apple has emerged victorious over Samsung in their tussle over the former’s ‘slide-to-unlock’ patent, due to which Samsung has been directed to pay USD 120 million to the iPhone maker.

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    Did Ittefaq’s non-promotional strategy fail them?

    After the success of Judwaa 2, filmmaker Karan Johar decided that his next as a producer Ittefaq will also go down the same road. But, while Judwaa 2 made moolahs at the box office, Ittefaq has failed to make any impact. Ittefaq has made Fri 4.05 cr, Sat 5.50 cr, Sun 6.50 cr, Mon 2.25 cr. Total: ₹ 18.30 cr. India biz.

  • India vs New Zealand: End of the road for MS Dhoni in T20s, or final flourish left?

    New Zealand’s tour of India has seen many twists and turns and on November 7 (Tuesday) the final T20I will be played at Greenfield International stadium, Kerala. India in this particular series have played inconsistent cricket and just managed to win the one day international (ODI) series by 2-1. India’s performance in the second T20I at Rajkot, where men in blue lost the match by 40 runs has raised many pertinent questions

  • Demonetisation was a note-worthy move: Here’s proof

    While fellow countrymen are still recovering from the aftermath of demonetisation, India is ready to celebrate the first anniversary of demonetisation. While the Modi government’s idea of demonetisation was to bring in black money, but till today there has been no exact figure announced as in how much black money has been brought back in.

  • Manmohan Singh in Gujarat: Tax terrorism eroded confidence of Indian businesses

    Ahemdabad: Former prime minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday cornered the Centre over its economic policies and asserted that the fear of tax terrorism has eroded the confidence of Indian businesses. Critical of the Good and Services Tax, Dr. Singh said the tax reform broken the back of small businesses.

  • A year after demonetisation, the hunt for elusive black money continues

    It’s been a year, since Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced demonetisation, and we are still waiting for black money to be accounted. Well this reminds me of song from 70’s, ‘Kya hua tera vaada..’, where have promises gone, Mr Modi?

  • Demonetisation’s short-term costs were high, long-term benefit doubtful

    New Delhi: When Raghuram Rajan, former governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), cautioned the government against demonetisation, saying short-term economic costs would outweigh long-term benefits, he was not trying to be prophetic.