Free Press Journal
  • I wanted to stay till the end: Raina

    Mumbai After guiding defending champions Chennai Super Kings to their third IPL final in four seasons here tonight, Suresh Raina said his aim was to stay till the end and win the game against Royal Challengers Bangalore in the play- off qualifier.

  • We did not bowl well in death overs, says Vettori

    Mumbai : Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper Daniel Vettori came down heavily on his bowlers after they let Chennai Super Kings off the hook in the first play- off match of the Indian Premier League here.


    Mumbai Royal Challengers Bangalore batsman Virat Kohli stated that it was disappointing to see his team lose the IPL playoff- qualifier match against Chennai Super Kings, especially when he had made an important contribution.

  • Afridi’s future as Pak captain all but over

    Karachi Shahid Afridialt39s chances of regaining Pakistanalt39s ODI and T20 captaincy is all but over but the flamboyant allrounder will get a chance to prolong his career as a player in the national team, a PCB source said.


    While Bebo is still going great guns and is all set to announce her marriage date after the release of alt145 Agent Vinodalt146, sister Lolo is on the verge of making her announcement of a comeback in Bollywood in a very big way.Lolo, as in Karisma Kapoor, has been meeting various filmmakers and has read through some scripts and will make an announcement soon. While she has clearly told all filmmakers that

  • Signing Akshaye Khanna

    Akshaye Khanna has been refusing a lot of films only because he has not been able to play the leading man and not too many people are convinced that for the price that Khanna has to be paid for the film, he will be able to justify the lead billing. Akshaye is also regretting playing the film actor in alt145 Tees Maar Khanalt146 and hence has been refusing roles with big stars too.

  • Every frog has his day

    Long ago, actor turned director Kabir Sadanand made a film called alt145 Popcorn Khao Mast Ho Jaoalt146. Neither did the film sell many tickets, nor did it manage to sell popcorn. And now when Kabir has floated a company called Frog Unlimited, the amphibian has jumped on to SRKalt146s Dreamz Unlimited and given him a new break.


    VIVEK KAR After much struggle in the industry, Sofia Hayat has managed to bag a role in Vinod Mukhi directed film alt145 Diary of A Butterflyalt146. For the movie, sexy Sofia had to shoot a scene in the slums. Surprisingly this British born actress cum singer stepped into her character very deeply and decided to have lunch with the slum residents. alt147 I was shooting for my movie near a slum area.

  • Akshay acknowledges Hrithik

    Hrithik Roshan is a super dancer and the best dancing hero in the country if one is able to acknowledge that talent, especially if it is a male co star who was also known for his dancing. For him to do that, it does take guts. Akshay Kumar seems to be the one who agreed to pay obeisance to HR for his dancing skills. alt147 If Hrithik starts a dancing school, I will enroll

  • Asha unhappy the with current music

    VIVEK KAR Bollywood is rapping to the tunes of fast tracks, new age lyrics and sexy item numbers. This new trend is fast catching up with popular tracks like alt145 Bhaag Bhaag DK Bosealt146 from alt145 Delhi Bellyalt146 and alt145 Character Dheelaalt146 from alt145 Readyalt146. But it seems the veterans of the industry are not liking this change in genre. alt147 I am not happy with the kind of songs that are

  • Tata Steel Q4 net soars 72pc on higher prices

    FPJ BUSINESS DESK Mumbai Steel major Tata Steel reported a 71.61 % jump in consolidated net profit to Rs 4,177.14 crore for the quarter ended March against Rs 2,434 crore in the same quarter last fiscal. The improved performance was attributed to the sale of UK unit Teesside Cast Products coupled with stronger volumes in India operations and better prices in Europe market.

  • Coal India net rises 13%

    Coal offtake in 2010- 11 rises by 2% to 424.5 million tonne

  • Market abuse: CCI finds NSE guilty

    FPJ BUSINESS DESK Mumbai Competition watchdog CCI pronounced the National Stock Exchange ( NSE) guilty of abusing its dominant market position by adopting unfair trade practices in connection with currency derivatives trading.

  • RBI for stiff reporting norms for derivatives

    FPJ BUSINESS DESK Mumbai In order to improve transparency and avoid build up of a financial crisis, a Reserve Bank panel suggested tighter norms for reporting and monitoring of interest rate and forex derivatives.

  • MNC reps thrown out of food regulatory panels

    FPJ DELHI BUREAU New Delhi It was a blatant case of the regulated becoming regulators themselves. But the government choose to play along until the Supreme Court chided it.

  • Reaching out to Africa

    The race for Africaalt39s natural riches is on.

  • A cheap shot

    Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh was not wrong in asserting that " there is hardly any worthwhile research from our IITs…" But the reason why the research and faculty at IITs and IIMs are not world- c

  • Will Maharashtra ever have a woman CM?

    BY NANDAA BHANDARI The political history of India shows that among major political parties, the Congress has given five women chief ministers against the BJPs three. Considering the elevation of Rabri Devi in Bih