Free Press Journal
  • From The Lunchbox to Homeland, Nimrat Kaur looks back

    Nimrat Kaur’s understated performance in Ritesh Batra’s “The Lunchbox” left viewers gasping for more. In a tete-a-tete with IANS, she has spoken about the success of “The Lunchbox” and her experiences with the “Homeland” team overseas.

  • Squash tourney from January 21

    Mumbai: The Khar Gymkhana – I.G.O.P.L. Offshore Open Squash Championship 2015 will be held from January 21-24, 2015 at the Khar Gymkhana courts. The categories are men’s singles, and doubles handicap. Singles matches will be played on the basis of best of five games and doubles best of three. The last date for submitting entries is 15th January.  For entry details contact persons are Vijay Waghela 9833511396 and Dipesh Borhade 8108537973.

  • Tushar nets perfect 10

    Mumbai : Tushar Poojari showed great scoring form hammering in 10 goals to power Satya Vijaya SC to a thumping 15-0 win against a hapless Jai Hind SC in one-sided league match of the 19th Late Ramanath Payyade Memorial Football Tournament, organised by KSA (Karnatak Sporting Association) and played at the KSA ground, Cross Maidan, Churchgate.

  • So Near, Yet, So Far Away

    “IMAGINE that you are standing on the seashore watching the horizon. At a particular point in the distance, the horizon appears to be melting into the ocean. It looks as if the sky is meeting the Earth. If there is an island out there, it may look as if the trees on the island are touching the sky. We may think that if we go there, we will arrive at the meeting

  • Horoscope

    Aries:- Investment of your funds in proper channel will be your first task today. Court matters will get solved out. In politics your work will get highlighted.

  • Mumbai girls help Maha win silver

    Mumbai : Mumbai girl’s Serah Menezes and Dakshata Patel, both shouldered the responsibility in helping Maharashtra clinch the girl’s under-17 tennis Silver medal in the 60th National School Games. Jitasha Shastri, Neha Mokashi and Rashmi were the other players of the five-member Maharashtra team.

  • Ali Fazal is set for FAST & FURIOUS

    Ali Fazal is all prepared to go international with his upcoming film which is the ‘Fast & Furious’ franchise.  The new film is set on April 3, 2015, worldwide release, and Ali who would be sharing the promotional space with the film’s cast and none other than Vin Diesel, Dwayne Johnson.

  • I have a fascination for dark characters – Karan Singh Grover

    Karan Singh Grover, who is making his Bollywood debut with Bipasha Basu starrer horror film ‘Alone’, hopes to play dark characters in Bollywood after establishing himself as a romantic hero on the small screen.  ‘Alone’, directed by ‘Ragini MMS 2’ director Bhushan Patel and produced by Kumar Mangat, releases this Friday.

  • All That You Say Will Be Held Against You

    Mr Shashi Tharoor, in all fairness — this is a quality we have imbibed from the Brits, call it our Anglo-Indian decency, if you must — we, the pious members of the fourth estate, have decided to put you on trial — a media trial.

  • Aakash, Rahim shine in Jwala Sports Foundation’s 44 runs win

    Mumbai : It was the pace of Rahim Shaikh and off-spin of Aakash Ayyar that featured in Jwala Sports Foundation’s 44 runs win over table topper MCC (Blue) in the six-team double-leg Twister PRO-40 League, at Oval Maidan on Tuesday. With this win, Jwala outfit is in contention for the title, as they joined MCC (Green) at the top of the table. Rahim and Akash shared the spoils with five wickets apiece as

  • BJP Revs Up For Co-Op Sector Foray

    The state Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is being revamped under new leadership as Union Minister Raosaheb Danve resigned from his cabinet post to take up organisational responsibility. The post fell vacant when the party’s state president Devendra Fadnavis took over as chief minister of the state after successful campaigning for the party in the Lok Sabha, as well as the state legislative assembly elections. Danve is a low profile leader well-versed in

  • Mahesh-Bhatt

    “Protests due to conflict between tradition and change”

    Protests against films like “PK”, “Haider”, “Goliyon Ki Raasleela: Ram-Leela” and “OMG-Oh My God!” were because of the “pull of tradition” as there are “many” Indias in “one” India, veteran filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt says, adding the onus is on the government to ensure unrestricted exhibition of movies.

  • Growth Is Slow, But Steady

    A flicker of hope on the economic front. Factory output seems to have bounced back after the shock in October when it had shrunk by 4.2 per cent. In November, the Index of Industrial Production grew by 3.8 per cent. Equally significantly, consumer price inflation too moderated at five per cent in December as against a year earlier. This was the slowest increase in CPI since January 2012. Manufacturing, which had slipped by 7.2

  • Slogans

    Slogans cannot replace thinking, Prime Minister Nehru is reported to have told a Nepali audience. The observation is unexceptionable. The Prime Minister particularly referred to “ism”atic slogans related to Marxism and Communism. These isms were children of a bygone age with its own brand of misery and privation.