Free Press Journal
  • Maharashtra Speaker faces no-trust move by opposition

    Mumbai: For the second time in two years, the Maharashtra opposition parties on Monday gave notice to bring in a no-confidence motion against Assembly Speaker Haribhau Bagade, alleging “partisanism”. At least 24 members of the Congress, the Nationalist Congress Party and other parties have submitted the notice, accusing the Speaker of favouring the ruling party in the House.

  • Imran Khan to contest general election from Karachi

    Islamabad: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chief Imran Khan on Monday announced that he would contest the general election from Karachi, the Dawn reported.

  • BJP-RSS trying to start a riot in Bengal: Mamata Banerjee

    Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday accused the BJP and the RSS of trying to inflict a communal riot upon the state by secretly throwing meat in religious places. She urged the police to form community development committees in every locality to catch the offenders and to engage the local people in keeping an eye on such incidents.

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    Lalu’s 4th fodder scam case: Court to deliver judgment on March 15

    Ranchi: The hearing in a fourth multi-million rupee fodder scam involving former Bihar Chief Minister and RJD Chief Lalu Yadav concluded here on Monday in a special CBI court, which fixed March 15 as the date for delivering its judgment.

  • Novel antibody suppresses HIV in monkeys: Study

    Washington: An experimental HIV antibody has successfully suppressed the deadly virus for six months without additional treatment, a trial in monkeys has found.

  • Staying relevant for 20 years is challenging: Neha Dhupia

    Mumbai: From the film world to a podcast show, judging television non-fiction entertainers to running a marathon — Neha Dhupia is doing it all. The actress and former beauty queen says entering the film industry was an adventurous step she took around 20 years ago, but staying relevant during all these years has been quite a task. Neha, who made her screen debut with a Malayalam movie in 1994, and forayed into

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    Sony acquires media rights from England and Wales Cricket Board

    Mumbai: Sony Pictures Networks India has acquired from the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) exclusive media rights for the Indian subcontinent for a period of five years starting in 2018 through 2022, it was announced today.

  • INX Media Case: Karti Chidambaram to challenge ED, CBI in Supreme Court

    New Delhi: Former Finance Minister P. Chidambram’s son Karti Chidambaram, who was arrested on February 28 in the connection of INX media case, has moved to the Supreme Court to file a petition against decision of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) and Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday.

  • Hockey: Resilient Indian eves beat South Korea in 1st match

    Seoul: The Indian eves started their tour with a morale-boosting 1-0 win over the hosts in the first hockey match of the five match series at the Jinchun National Athletic Centre here on Monday. India started the match on a positive note as they focused on stringing together some passes, which saw them keep possession in the opposition’s half in the opening few minutes of the first quarter.

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    Dhananjay Munde audio clip: CM Fadnavis suggests probe by house panel by senior members of Maha legislature

    Mumbai: Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today proposed a panel of senior members of the Maharashtra Legislature to probe the audio clip that allegedly featured the name of Leader of Opposition in the Council, Dhananjay Munde. Fadnavis said in the Legislative Assembly that it was a serious issue as the audio clip purportedly casts aspersions on the functioning of the Legislature and lowers its dignity.

  • Today’s music has a very short shelf life, says Aasif Sheikh

    Actor Aasif Sheikh is a music lover and loves listening to all kinds of tracks. However, the actor adds that old songs are his favourite. “Earlier, there was a lot of meaning and depth in music. But today’s songs don’t have that in them. Whenever we listen to old songs even today they remain in our minds for a long time and have a long shelf life but today’s music has a

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    China sets 2018 GDP target at around 6.5 per cent

    Beijing: China today set its GDP growth rate for 2018 at around 6.5 per cent, same as last year, as the world’s second largest economy aims to reduce risks to its financial system from a rapid build-up in debt. The GDP target was announced by Premier Li Keqiang in his annual work report as the country started its parliament session.

  • Aruna Irani to make a comeback on TV after 2 years with ‘Porus’

    Mumbai: Veteran actress Aruna Irani, last seen on ‘Saubhagyalakshmi’, is all set to return to TV after a gap of two years with ‘Porus’. This will be her second historical show after ‘Jhansi Ki Rani’. She will play an Oracle (in ancient Greece, Oracles were usually priests who acted as an inspired medium between men and the Gods), who is a philosopher and adviser to Alexander.

  • Juhi Chawla to star in a psychological thriller, written and directed by Niddhish Puuzhakkal

    Mumbai: Actor Juhi Chawla, who has been lately busy shooting for ‘Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga’ and has signed her next film, which is a psychological thriller! The actress has been shooting in Chandigarh for ‘Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga’ and without a break will start shooting for this film next month.

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    Nirav Modi:  Rajya Sabha adjourned for the day

    New Delhi: The Rajya Sabha was adjourned for the day on Monday amid ruckus by the opposition over frauds in the public sector banks (PSBs), in the backdrop of the latest Rs 12,600 crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) scam involving diamontaire Nirav Modi.

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    Varun Dhawan injures himself on the sets of ‘Sui Dhaaga’, gets deep cut on forehead

    Actor Varun Dhawan has injured himself while shooting for an action sequence on the sets of ‘Sui Dhaaga’. The actor currently is in Chanderi, Madhya Pradesh shooting for his upcoming flick ‘Sui Dhaaga’ which also stars actress Anushka Sharma in lead. Talking about the injury Varun has been told to rest for a day but the actor refused to do so and continued the shooting. According to Mid-Day report the actor did