Free Press Journal
  • Now apply for passport from anywhere in India: MEA

    New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today launched a new scheme under which a person can apply for a passport from anywhere in India irrespective of the place of stay.

  • 61 children die every day in MP, shows official data

    Bhopal: Contrary to the claims of the Madhya Pradesh government of protecting children from malnutrition and various diseases, official data shows that every day no less than 61 kids in the 0-9 age group die for the same reasons.

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    Amit Shah arrives in Bengal tomorrow to galvanise BJP for next year Parliamentary poll

    Kolkata: BJP national president Amit Shah is arriving in West Bengal on a two-day visit tomorrow to hold strategic meeting with party leaders and workers ahead of the crucial general election next year. During his visit, Shah, is scheduled to address a rally in Purulia district, where two BJP workers were killed a few days back, state BJP general secretary Sayantan Basu said here today.

  • Sebi orders open offer for NDTV

    New Delhi: Regulator Sebi today ordered a little-known entity, Vishvapradhan Commercial, to make an open offer for NDTV Ltd for indirectly acquiring control of up to 52 per cent stake through a convertible loan of Rs 350 crore in 2009 ‘sourced’ from a subsidiary of Reliance Industries Ltd.

  • Air India roster row: ICPA asks airline to probe all pilots

    New Delhi: The Indian Commercial Pilots’ Association (ICPA) today said Air India’s probe into alleged manipulation in preparation of rosters should also cover pilots operating Boeing aircraft than just those flying Airbus planes.

  • US Supreme Court upholds Trump travel ban on several Muslim countries

    Washington: The Supreme Court today upheld President Donald Trump’s ban on travel from several mostly Muslim countries, rejecting a challenge that it discriminated against Muslims or exceeded his authority. The 5-4 decision is the court’s first substantive ruling on a Trump administration policy.

  • When a fight sequence left Khalid Siddiqui bruised

    Khalid Siddiqui got bruises on his face and hands owing to a reel fight sequence that he was shooting for the show “Mariam Khan – Reporting Live”. The sequence involved Khalid being beaten up by a few goons in the show. It was well rehearsed, but it didn’t end well for Khalid.

  • Anurag Basu not scared of failures

    His last film, “Jagga Jasoos”, may not have lived up to the expectations of the audiences and critics but director Anurag Basu is unstirred by the failure and says the desire to try something unique with each story keeps him motivated.

  • Blame myself for my disappearance: Bobby Deol

    Bobby Deol who made a comeback in Bollywood after four long years with “Race 3”, blames himself for his disappearance from the big screen. Bobby had tasted success with the likes of “Gupt: The Hidden Truth”, “Soldier” and “Ajnabee” in the 1990s. But faced duds like “Shakalaka Boom Boom” among many others. He was last seen in “Yamla Pagla Deewana 2” in 2013, alongside his father and veteran actor Dharmendra and sibling

  • Konkona Sensharma wants kids to enjoy new content

    Konkona Sensharma says it is the “duty and responsibility” of the showbiz world to expose children to different kinds of content. “I think it’s very important…the kind of content that we put out there. It’s our duty and responsibility to expose our kinds to different kind of things,”  Konkona said. “I want my son (Haroon) to watch all kinds of different things and not just what is available, the images that are

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    BJP raising ‘Emergency’ to hide governance failure: NCP chief Sharad Pawar

    Pune: NCP chief Sharad Pawar today said the BJP was raising the issue of Emergency in a bid to divert attention of the people from the “failures” of the party government in the last four years. “They (ruling party) are raking up the issue of Emergency after 44 years as they are trying to divert the attention to hide their failures of the last four years.

  • WHAT? Offering lift to strangers is illegal as per law; Navi Mumbai man fined Rs 1,500 for helping people stranded in rain

    If you are found giving lift to strangers than cops can fine you for helping them, yes this same thing happened in Navi Mumbai with Nitin Nair. The 32-year-old man on June 18, found some strangers stranded in rain so he offered to help by giving them a lift in his car, but his kind gesture got him in trouble. He was fined Rs 1,500 and cops also took his license.