Free Press Journal
  • Will do television if it’s challenging, different: Ileana D’Cruz

    Ileana D’Cruz says she will work on the small screen provided the content is challenging and different.Asked if she would like to try the small screen, Ileana said, “I’ve always been someone who has worked with good content and I like to do so, hence it doesn’t matter to me. If TV gives me good content, I’ll do it. If it’s challenging and pushing me to do something different then why not?”

  • Clean Ganga: CAG flags deficiencies in financial management

    New Delhi: The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) has flagged several “deficiencies” in financial management, planning and implementation of the central government’s flagship Namami Gange Programme during the past three years. The performance audit by the apex auditor has revealed “underutilisation” of funds and “delays” in project approvals and in achieving targets under the programme between 2014-15 and 2016-17. The report was tabled in Parliament today.

  • Newlywed Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma are back in India, Check out their photos

    Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma are back from honeymoon, and social media can’t stop talking about them. Pictures have the newly-wed couple has gone viral social media. Virat and Anushka just landed today in New Delhi ahead of their wedding reception. After their wedding in Italy, the actor and cricketer have come back to India to finish the rest of the wedding festivities.

  • Panvel civic body passes resolution to ban liquor sale

    Mumbai: The BJP-ruled Panvel City Municipal Corporation (PCMC) in neighbouring Raigad district has passed a unanimous resolution banning sale of liquor in the civic limits.

  • China confident of ensuring CPEC success

    Beijing: China today said it is confident in ensuring the success of the USD 50 billion CPEC, a day after Pakistan’s security czar alleged that the US along with India is conspiring against the ambitious economic corridor. The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), a flagship project of China’s prestigious One Belt One Road, passes through Pakistan-occupied Kashmir. The CPEC links China’s restive Xinjiang region with Pakistan’s Balochistan province.

  • Maharashtra: 16 years on, retired IT officer gets convicted in graft case

    Thane: More than 16 years after he was trapped while taking a bribe, an Income Tax officer, since retired, was sentenced to one year’s rigorous imprisonment by a court here. District judge Vilas V Bambarde last week convicted Nivrutti Lokhande (75).

  • Lessons should be learnt from Doklam standoff: China

    Beijing: Ahead of Friday’s India-China border talks, China today said that the Doklam standoff posed a “major test” for the bilateral ties and lessons should be learnt from it to avoid a similar “conflict” in the future.

  • Mumbai, Bullet train, Bullet train work, NHSRC, Mumbai-Ahmedabad corridor

    Under sea tunnel for bullet train to be conclude by 2022

    Mumbai: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s dream project of bullet train is underway in Mumbai Thane, and the under the sea tunnel may finish completion by August 15, 2022, the MD of National High speed rail corporation Ltd. (NHSRCL) Achal Khare said.

  • Saudis intercept Yemen rebel missile targeting royal palace

    Riyadh: The Saudi-led coalition fighting Yemen’s Shiite rebels said it intercepted a missile fired over southern Riyadh today while the Yemeni rebels said they targeted the royal palace in the kingdom’s capital. The announcement by the coalition was carried by the Saudi state TV as residents of the kingdom posted videos on social media showing a small cloud of smoke in the sky. The report said no damage was caused by the intercepted missile.

  • Rajasthan bypolls: BJP, Congress focus on booth level

    Jaipur: The BJP and the Congress are focusing on booth level as they prepare for another face-off in Rajasthan bypolls, the dates of which are yet to be announced, exuding confidence that they will win the two Lok Sabha and one assembly seat up for grabs.

  • Three Muslim candidates make it to Gujarat Assembly

    Ahmedabad: Three Muslim candidates, all fielded by the Congress, emerged victorious in the Gujarat Assembly elections this time, against two in the previous House. The ruling BJP did not put up any Muslim candidate in the state where the minority community accounts for 9.67 per cent of the population. The Congress this time put up six Muslim candidates, three of them in urban seats.

  • AAP appoints Manish Sisodia as in-charge of Punjab unit

    Chandigarh: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) today appointed its senior leader and Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi Manish Sisodia as in-charge of its Punjab unit. The decision to appoint Sisodia as in-charge of its Punjab unit came at a time when the party faced drubbing in the recently held civic polls.