Free Press Journal
  • GST effect: Bars and restaurants will shut before mid-night on June 30

    To avoid midnight tryst with Goods and Services Tax (GST), which is scheduled to roll out from July 1, the bars and restaurants pan India will shut before midnight on June 30. Restaurants that otherwise close at 1.30 am especially on Friday on account of being a good business day, will either shut around 11.30 p.m or take orders only until midnight.

  • Man thrashed in Jharkhand, house set ablaze after dead cow found

    Giridih (Jharkhand):  A man of Beria Hatiatand village in Jharkhand’s Giridih district was thrashed and a part of his house was set ablaze by a mob after a dead cow was reportedly found outside his house on Tuesday.

  • Why Ravi Shastri is in pole position to coach Team India

    Indian cricket is going through an interesting phase currently. Former Indian captain Anil Kumble resigned from his position as head coach citing differences with captain Virat Kohli and said that his position had become ‘untenable’. The process to select new coach has been initiated by the BCCI and the final decision lies with Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) comprising of Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly and VVS Laxman. The process has seen Virender Sehwag (former Indian

  • Operations at JNPT terminal affected by cyber attack, confirms government

    New Delhi: The government today confirmed that one of the terminals at the JNPT port has been impacted by the latest malware attack. “The (shipping) ministry has confirmed that one terminal at JNPT has been affected due to the attack at Maersk’s Hague office,” an official said, adding that the government will share a report or a statement as soon as it comes to this effect. Maritime conglomerate Maersk group confirmed that

  • Mumbai rain pictures: Same old story of heavy traffic, disruptions and water-logging

    Mumbai: Heavy rains, which lashed the city on Tuesday morning, caused major delay of local train services on the Central and Harbour lines. The services on the Central line were delayed by more than half an hour due to water-logging reported between Sion and Kurla stations from 5:57 am to 6:43 am.

  • Mumbai: Lawyer claims Indrani Mukherjea was beaten up by jail officials

    Mumbai: Indrani Mukerjea, the main accused in the murder of her daughter Sheena Bora, filed an application in a special court on Tuesday, saying she was beaten up by authorities in Mumbai’s Byculla jail during a protest by prisoners against the brutal assault on an inmate on Friday.

  • India, US to Pakistan: Stop soil from being used as terror launch pad

    Washington: Terrorism and counter-terrorism ruled the discussions between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and United States President Donald Trump on Monday with both the leaders calling on Pakistan to ensure that its territory is not used as a launch pad by extremists.

  • Mansarovar: China stops yatra alleging ‘incursion by India’

    Beijing: China on Tuesday lodged protests in Beijing and New Delhi against Indian soldiers’ “trespassing” into its territory and indicated the Mansarovar Yatra would remain suspended till India “withdrew” its troops.

  • EU fines Google $2.7 billion for abusing search monopoly

    London: The European Union on Tuesday slapped technology giant Google with a record fine of 2.42 billion euros or $2.7 billion for breaching European Union (EU) antitrust rules by abusing the monopoly it enjoys over internet search.