Free Press Journal
  • Bigg Boss 11: Shilpa Shinde; the peace maker?

    The Bigg Boss 11 house has been a battleground recently with a court task given to the contestants. What could have been a fun task became the reason for probably one of the biggest spats the house. While the rest of the contestants did not refrain from spewing dirt on each other, actor Shilpa Shinde could be seen not indulging in the fights. She was clear on her stand and stood firm

  • Mentha oil futures down 0.87% on profit-booking

    New Delhi: Mentha oil prices drifted lower by 0.87 percent to Rs 1,792 per kg in futures trade today as speculators booked profits, driven by easing demand from consuming industries at the spot markets. Also, ample stocks position on higher supplies from producing regions fuelled the downtrend.

  • Ashes 2017-18: England hit back with Warner scalp after first innings collapse

    Brisbane: Australia lost the big wicket of David Warner as England applied pressure after collapsing to 302 all out on the second day of the first Ashes Test at the Gabba today. The tourists, who lost their last six wickets before lunch, had the Australians on the ropes with three batsmen out in the middle session, including the prized scalp of Warner. At tea, Australia were 76 for three off 24 overs,

  • Sensex goes up 102 points, Nifty above 10,370

    Mumbai: Driven by more liquidity, the Sensex today rose 102 points and the Nifty above 10,370, after the USFed minutes showed differences on the policy path forward. Extending its rally, the 30-share index advanced 101.78points, or 0.30 percent, to 33,689.86. The gauge had gained 827.64 points in the previous six sessions.

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    Mumbai: Army to identify land for Elphinstone Road bridge construction

    Mumbai: After the big bang announcement of Elphinstone Road bridge construction, the Army is slated to start the work within a week. The construction work of bridge is expected to affect train timings due to a large number of blocks that will be squeezed in due to the Army’s January 31 deadline. The Army was called in to help by Union railway minister Piyush Goyal after a stampede on September 29, which

  • Mitsubishi Materials shares plunge after fake data scandal

    Tokyo: Shares of Mitsubishi Materials, a division of one of Japan’s biggest conglomerates, plunged over 8 per cent on Friday on the Tokyo Stock Exchange after admitting that its subsidiaries had falsified technical specifications of their products. At 10.30 a.m., an hour and a half after the morning trading session started, shares of Mitsubishi Materials fell 345 points, down 8.44 per cent to 3,745 yen, reports Efe news.

  • ‘India must ask Sri Lanka for transshipment facilities for firecrackers’

    Chennai, The Centre should convince Sri Lanka to provide transshipment facilities to Indian firecracker exporters so that the Indian products can light up foreign skies, said an official of The Tamil Nadu Fireworks and Amorces Manufacturers’ Association (Tanfama).

  • Amol Palekar turns 73: From Golmaal to Namak Garam, his classic comedies

    Amol Palekar, known as the best common man actor with great comedy skills, turns 73 today. An actor, who was born and brought up in Mumbai, started his acting career with the Marathi film Shantata! Court Chalu Aahe directed by Satyadev Dubey. He then appeared in Basu Chatterjee’s film Rajnigandha in 1974. As an actor, Palekar was most prominent for over a decade from the 70s. His image as the boy next

  • Pune Crime: 14-year-old school girl gang-raped by four youths

    In shocking incident, a 14-year-old school girl was gang-raped in Pune by four youths. The four accused have been arrested by the police. The medical reports have confirmed that the victim was raped.

  • New Twitter feature to help users save tweets for later

    San Francisco: Twitter is testing a new feature named “Bookmarks” that will help its 330 million monthly active users privately flag tweets for viewing at ease when they have time.