Free Press Journal
  • Asia Cup 2018: All-round performance helps Bangladesh to defeat Sri Lanka by 137 runs

    Dubai: The Bangladeshi cricket team produced an all-round performance to wallop Sri Lanka by 137 runs in the opening match of the Asia Cup at the Dubai International Stadium here on Saturday. Winning the toss and electing to bat first on a flat track, Bangladesh suffered an early blow when opener Tamim Iqbal was hit on his wrist by Sri Lankan pacer Suranga Lakmal earlier in the game, effectively ruling out of

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    Sunday Gyaan! With petrol price set to touch Rs 90 a litre in Mumbai, here’s how to check fuel prices

    Nowadays, before travelling people first check is fuel prices, as petrol and diesel prices are scaling new highs every day on account of rupee depreciation and rise in international oil rates. The petrol price is about to touch Rs 90 in Mumbai. As on September 15, the price was hiked by 35 paise and diesel rates went up by 24 paise. So petrol in Mumbai now (as on September 15) costs Rs

  • Spa Review: Tattva Spa is a tranquil treat

    ‘Inhale tranquillity; exhale stress’ – this Tattva Spa mantra kicks in even before your spa treatment does. For one, the newly opened flyover makes traffic snarls a thing of the past at the Radisson Goregaon (West). Step into the silent, swish and scrupulously clean spa section on the ground floor of the hotel and the aromatherapy and soothing music, combined with the tasteful interiors, instantly smooth your customary city scowl.

  • A peek into versatile Manoj Bajpayee’s mindscape

    I come out emotionally bruised from Dipesh Jain’s directorial debut Gali Guleiyan. It’s a film that uncomfortably locates you in the maze-like minds of a physically abused child, Idu, and a tethering-on-the-edge adult, Khuddoos (Manoj Bajpayee). After watching this perfectly cast, imaginatively shot, sharply edited film, I rated Manoj Bajpayee’s performance as one of his three best in the 20 years since his breakthrough with Satya (1998). Manoj begs to differ. He

  • Maharashtra declining revenue: Panel to take stock

    Mumbai : Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on several occasions has said that his government aspires to make the state a one trillion economy by 2025. But at present the economics do not support that aspiration and these mounting concerns have resulted in the Fifteenth Finance Commission visiting the state.

  • BJP loyal to ‘conman’, not common man: Cong

    New Delhi : The Congress on Saturday alleged that “23 persons” involved in bank frauds to the tune of Rs 90,000 crore fled the country during the BJP rule and dubbed it as party which is “more loyal to a con-man than to a common man”.

  • Govt to stick to fiscal deficit target: Arun Jaitley

    New Delhi : The govt is determined to keep fiscal deficit at 3.3 per cent of GDP on the back of buoyant tax revenues and expectations of surpassing the disinvestment target, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said Saturday but remained non-committal on cutting tax on petrol and diesel.