Free Press Journal
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    The Lil Flea: Get spoilt for choices at the happiest souk in Mumbai

    If you are among the souls who think catching a movie at a multiplex or heading to dinners on weekends is passe. And chilling on a grass sipping your favourite drink and shopping in an open market is your idea of spending a weekend, then head to the Lil Flea happening two consecutive weekends in Mumbai. Mark your calendar for April 6 to 8 and 13 to 15. There’s good food. There

  • Statue Vandalism: 3 held for vandalising Gandhi’s statue in Rajasthan

    Rajasthan: The spate of vandalism of statues of iconic leaders and ideologues in different parts of the country, which began with the razing down of Vladimir Lenin’s statue in Tripura, has reached Rajsamand’s Nathdwara, where the bust of the Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi, was found decapitated.

  • Mining leases renewal: Goa Lokayukta issues notice to ex-CM Parsekar

    Panaji: The Goa Lokayukta today issued notices to former chief minister Laxmikant Parsekar and two senior government officers in connection with the second renewal of 88 mining leases in 2014-15, which was quashed by the Supreme Court in February this year.

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    Maharashtra government yet to pay Rs 480 crore to tur daal farmers

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra government has yet to pay Rs 480 crore to tur daal (red gram) farmers following the procurement, an official said here today. The government started purchasing tur daal from farmers on February 1. “The government had planned to make the entire payment of Rs 780 crore at one go, but it was no feasible. We could transfer only Rs 300 crore into the bank accounts of farmers so far.

  • Heritage building where Jawaharlal Nehru got married being destroyed: Delhi HC told

    New Delhi: Haksar Haveli, the centuries-old heritage building in old Delhi where India’s first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru got married to Kamala Nehru, is on verge of being destroyed by builders for their “financial lust”, the Delhi High Court was today told. The issue was brought before the court by advocate M Qayam Ud Din, representing petitioner Kusum Sehgal, who submitted that unauthorised construction was being carried out in the famous heritage property

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    Rajya Sabha adjourned 11 times as government tries to pass bill

    New Delhi: The Rajya Sabha saw an unusual 11 adjournments on Wednesday – of which 10 came in the second half between 2 p.m. and 5:13 p.m. – and failed to transact any business as the government tried to get a Bill passed but the AIADMK, TDP, YSR Congress and the opposition continued with their agitation in the House.

  • Assam to have anti-rape law, more women in police force: CM Sarbananda Sonowal

    Guwahati: Assam government today said it would introduce a stringent anti-rape law in the next session of the state Assembly, and recruit women sub-inspectors through a special drive to fulfil the aim of 30 per cent women in the police force. “Please give me all your suggestions in writing. We will discuss these with legal experts to frame a stringent law against rape. We will place the bill in the next Assembly

  • Vishwajeet Pradhan to produce fashion reality show

    Vishwajeet Pradhan, who is known for television shows like Maryada: Lekin Kab Tak? and Ek Boond Ishq is now co-producing fashion reality show along with his fashion designer wife, Sonalika Pradhan. Speaking about his new endeavour, Pradhan said, “With many fashion shows and events happening all over, interest towards fashion is increasing with each passing day. Here we will give chance to budding fashionistas to learn, understand or groom themselves in order

  • Lisa Ray feels grateful

    On her 46 birthday on Wednesday, actress-model Lisa Ray says she is grateful for everything in her life and that she received grace from her battle with cancer. “Because there’s so much to be grateful for. Because there’s so much grace I received from cancer. I send strong currents back to you, to persevere in finding what makes you happy and to feel at home in your body and spirit. Happy Birthday

  • Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli slams Shahid Afridi’s comments on Kashmir

    Bengaluru: India skipper Virat Kohli on Wednesday slammed former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi following his tweet on condemning anti-terror operations in Kashmir. “As an Indian you want to express what is best for your nation and my interests are always for the benefit of our nation. If anything opposes it, I would never support it for sure,” Kohli told reporters.

  • Adah Sharma to debut in Tamil cinema with Prabhudheva

    Adah Sharma, who will be seen in “Charlie Chaplin 2”, says she is happy to make her Tamil debut with choreographer-actor-filmmaker Prabhudheva. On Prabhudheva’s birthday on Tuesday, Adah tweeted: “Happy birthday Prabhudheva. So happy to be making my debut in Tamil cinema opposite you.” The Tamil film “Charlie Chaplin 2” is a sequel to Prabhudheva’s “Charlie Chaplin” which released in 2002.

  • Producing film is difficult task for Manoj Bajpayee

    Mumbai: Actor Manoj Bajpayee, who is gearing up for the release of his first production “Missing“, says that producing a film is a difficult task when you are also a lead actor in the movie. Manoj was interacting with the media along with other stars Tabu and Mukul Abhyankar to promote “Missing” on Tuesday here. The actor has turned producer for the first time

  • Watch: Shilpa Shetty’s son Viaan dancing to Tiger Shroff’s ‘Baaghi 2’ song is the cutest thing you will see today

    Tiger Shroff‘s latest release ‘Baaghi 2’ is writing new records at the box-office. No one can beat Tiger when it comes to dancing and action but now, it looks like Tiger has finally got a tough competition from a 5-year-old. And interestingly, the little kid is non-other than Viaan Raj Kundra, son of Shilpa Shetty. The gorgeous actress has shared a video

  • Plea in Delhi HC against Aadhaar requirement for e-filing tax returns

    New Delhi: The Delhi Court today sought the Centre’s and tax authority CBDT’s response on a plea opposing the requirement of quoting Aadhaar number or linking it with PAN in e-filing tax returns. The issue was raised before a bench of justices S Ravindra Bhat and A K Chawla by two lawyers, one of them a senior advocate, whose income tax returns were not accepted by the e-filing portal of the Income Tax

  • No other government honoured BR Ambedkar as we did: PM Narendra Modi

    New Delhi: Seeking to reach out to the Dalit community, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said no regime had honoured B R Ambedkar like his government had. Modi’s remarks come soon after widespread protests, some turning violent, in different parts of the country over a Supreme Court verdict putting in place safeguards to prevent misuse of a law to prevent atrocities of SCs and STs.