Free Press Journal
  • Mumbai FYJC Admissions: Additional FCFS round to begin from today; 70,000 up for grabs

    In a good news for students, the state education department has now announced an additional first-come, first served (FCFS) round for FYJC admissions. The application process for the additional FCFS round will begin from today (September 4). The additional FCFS round will conclude on September 12.

  • Pakistan’s Presidency elections to be held today

    Islamabad: Pakistani lawmakers are electing a new President on Tuesday, a race in which the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf party’s candidate Arif Alvi is expected to win.Outgoing President Mamnoon Hussain’s tenure ends on September 8. He had declined for re-election to a second 5-year term.The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Monday completed preparations for the election. Polling stations have been set up in all four provincial assemblies in addition to the National

  • Zoa Morani joins cast of Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s ‘Tuesdays And Fridays’

    Last year, we had reported that Sanjay Leela Bhansali will turn producer for a film featuring Anmol Thakeria. He is the son of popular Bollywood actress Poonam Dhillon and this film, titled ‘Tuesdays And Fridays’, marks his debut. With Jhatalekha Malhotra being the leading lady, now there has been a new addition to the star cast. We hear that Zoa Morani has been brought on board for the film.

  • AR Rahman donates Rs 1 crore to Kerala flood relief funds

    Claiming as many as 400 and more of lives, the Kerala floods was one of the deadliest calamities that India has ever witnessed. Followed by the massive destruction that left the nation in shock, many celebrities came forward for charitable causes in order to contribute to the relief funds started by the Chief Minister of Kerala. Amongst them was A R Rahman who has donated a whopping amount of Rs. 1 crore

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    SBI PO interview admit card released, check at sbi.co.in

    The State Bank of India (SBI) has released the admit card for interview examination of SBI PO. The examination is scheduled to begin from September 24 and continue till October 12. The candidates who will appear for the examination can download their admit cards from SBI’s official website sbi.co.in/careers. The career section of SBI had released the SBI PO Prelims results and SBI PO Main results recently.

  • I don’t want to hear Atif Aslam’s ‘chalte chalte’ song, says Lata Mangeshkar

    Mumbai: For those who revere Lata Mangeshkars “Chalte chalte yuhi koi mil gaya tha”, the mellow ‘mujra’ melody composed by the great Ghulam Mohammed for the mythic Meena Kumaris swan song in “Pakeezah”, the new version of the song by Pakistan singer Atif Aslam for a Bollywood film titled “Mitron”, is a shocker.

  • Sensex, Nifty turn volatile on foreign fund outflow, rising oil prices

    Mumbai: In volatile trade, benchmark indices turned choppy after opening higher in early trade Tuesday on foreign fund outflows, surging global crude oil prices and weak rupee amid negative global cues. The 30-share index fell up to 122.72 points, or 0.32 per cent, to 38,189.80, after touching a high of 38,518.56 at the outset.

  • Stage collapses in Pune during celebrations of Janmashtami, watch video

    One thing that is associated with the holy festival of Janmashtami is accident. While accidents due to collapsing of human pyramids is a common thing to occur, many people were injured in Pune when a stage collapsed during Janmashtami celebrations.

  • Indore: City walk festival to start from Rajwada on September 8

    Indore: Madhya Pradesh Tourism Board will organise City Walk Festival at 11 cities including Indore for the first time in MP on September 8. It will start from Rajwada in the city. It will be inaugurated during the tourism festival. Its aim is to generate awareness, attachment and pride for city among its residents. The walk will be organised on the theme and slogan, ‘Our city – Our heritage’, ‘Beautiful City -Clean

  • Fuel Price Hike: Petrol, diesel prices hit fresh high, go up for 10th consecutive day

    Mumbai (Maharashtra): Citizens are yet to receive any respite from rising fuel prices, as the rates of petrol and diesel have risen for the tenth consecutive day. In New Delhi, petrol prices were hiked by 16 paise to trade at Rs 79.31 per litre, while diesel is being sold 19 paise higher at Rs.71.34 per litre.

  • Indore ranks 14th in Smart Cities

    Indore: Facing criticism for slow pace of Smart City projects, Indore Municipal Corporation (IMC) seems to be bringing things on track. The city has been ranked 14th in the country for the progress on projects it took up under Smart city mission. This information was given by Indore Smart City chief executive officer Rohan Saxena during a review meeting on Monday. The meeting was chaired by municipal commissioner Asheesh Singh on Monday.

  • Rupee hits new all-time low of 71.37, drops 16 paise against US dollar

    Mumbai: The rupee Tuesday slumped 16 paise against the dollar to trade at a life-time low of 71.37 on strong demand for the US currency. At the Interbank Foreign Exchange, the local currency opened at a record low of 71.24 against a dollar, down from its previous close of 71.21, and weakened further to trade at a fresh low of 71.37, down 16 paise.

  • Indore: SGSITS engineers submits report in corridor collapse incident

    Indore: St Raphael’s Higher Secondary School will reopen on Tuesday, nearly a week after a corridor in one of its buildings had collapsed after which holidays were declared.“The school will reopen for students of nursery to class V and for classes of IX to XII. Middle school will observe holiday on Tuesday as well,” said a message sent by principal Sr Preethi Thomas to parents of students.The principal said the holiday for

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    Andhra Pradesh CM Naidu slams Modi government says petrol prices will soon touch Rs 100

    Amravati (Andhra Pradesh): Criticising the Narendra Modi-led government for the continuous rise in fuel prices, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu opined that soon, petrol would be sold at Rs. 100 per litre. Addressing a press conference on Monday, the Chief Minister said that in addition to petrol prices, the rupee value would also touch Rs.100 against one US dollar.

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    BJP plans back door entry for sacked fire fighters

    Bhayandar: Sixteen unqualified recruits attached to the fire brigade of the Mira Bhayandar Municipal Corporation (MBMC) who were dismissed in 2012, have managed to oblige the BJP-led governance to move a resolution aimed at paving way for their reinstatement. The resolution will be tabled before MBMC’s general body on Wednesday.