Free Press Journal
  • Kangana Ranaut


    If you were no fan of Kangana Ranaut’s ‘Revolver Rani’, fear not. Director Sai Kabir, who directed the actress in the film which tanked badly, says his new film starring Kangana again happens to be very different from his last.

  • Muslims pledge to make City drug-free

    Mumbai : In a unique initiative, Muslim clerics, intellectuals and social activists on Friday pledged to make Mumbai drug-free, especially the city’s minority-dominated areas, on the occasion on India’s 68th Independence Day.

  • From The Deep South

    It is said that the Scots are a stingy lot. But from the town of Chittoor, in the South comes the story of a Scot who has been extremely lavish – in his praise of South Indian craftsmanship. This exceptional Scot is an agriculture missionary in Nigeria, by name James A. Ballentyne. He was fascinated by the craftsmanship of the South Indian handloom weavers, which he said, “surpassed

  • Held for circulating fake currency

    Mumbai: The Unit IX of the Crime Branch on Thursday arrested two people, Manish alias Anwar Shaikh, a resident of Malwani, Malad and Pintu Shaikh, from Murshidabad, West Bengal for circulating fake currency in Mumbai. They had brought Rs 1 lakh from West Bengal in currency notes of Rs 1000 and were selling each note for Rs 700. The police suspects that it is their second or third delivery in Mumbai. Pintu

  • M&M to halt production for up to 4 days due to weak demand

    Utility vehicle major Mahindra & Mahindra will stop production for up to four days this month across its automotive plants in the wake of weak demand. Aligning production with sales requirements, the company would be observing no production days at the automotive plants for up to four days during the remaining period of August, Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M) said.

  • Your Day By Nilikash P. Pradhan

    Aries: – You can expect some good news at work place. There will be success in studies for students. Your parents might need extra care today. Journalist will find something new in their sector.


    EACH one is distinct and unique in the eyes of the Creator; there is none like that particular being, there is no second. So each one is precious and specially valuable to the Creator. In the eyes of God, therefore, each one is something special. This should always be remembered. No one can replace you in the role that you fulfill in God’s creation at any given place and at any given

  • Nalco Q1 net rises by 58%

    Bhubaneswar : The National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO) has registered a 58 per cent increase in net profit to Rs 271 crore during the first quarter of current fiscal. The Navratna PSU under the Ministry of Mines, announced the results for the quarter ended June, 2014, after the Board of Director’s meeting in New Delhi.

  • English, Hinglish: Indian filmmakers get experimental

    New Delhi : Director Homi Adajania is set to bring to the table “Finding Fanny”, an English language film with a cast of desi actors. The experiment is not new, but it stands a testimony to how the multiplex culture is allowing filmmakers to try new ways of attracting youth, say distributors, reports IANS.

  • Honour for pilot who rescued fireman!

    Mumbai : The President has awarded the coveted Nao Sena Medal (gallantry) to a senior Navy officer based here for “displaying a high level of professionalism and skill” in piloting a helicopter in a daring rescue operation of a fireman during a fire at a high-rise in Andheri and the successful medical evacuation of a foreign national off the Mumbai coast.

  • The buzz on twitter

    From Red Fort: Modi Kahein 

  • DEV D cinematographer’s directorial in theatres

    Rajeev Ravi, the award-winning cinematographer of films like ‘Dev D’, ‘Gangs Of Wasseypur’ 1 & 2, ‘Bombay Velvet’ and ‘Liar’s Dice’, saw the release of his second directorial offering, the Malayalam film ‘Njan Steve Lopez’. The film was released all over India on August 15 with English subtitles. After opening to a thundering response in Kerala, the film which is titled ‘I Am Steve Lopez’ in English is being screened in over