Free Press Journal
  • Anirban Lahiri

    Anirban Lahiri set to tee off at PLAYERS Championship

    Florida (US): Anirban Lahiri achieves another first for himself this week as he makes his debut at the Players Championships in Ponte Vedra at the famous TPC Sawgrass, here today. The 27-year-old Indian, who made his debut at Masters, WGC Cadillac Championships and WGC Cadillac Match-play now makes his first appearance at the flagship event of the PGA Tour.

  • I am not materialistic, says Deepika Padukone

    Mumbai: Actress Deepika Padukone says she is not materialistic and it is the small things in life that make her happy. “On a personal level gold is not that important an asset… my needs are not material. I rather love to spend time with family, this is an important investment for me…I value that more. I am not materialistic in life,” Deepika told reporters here at a promotional event of her film ‘Piku’

  • Central Railway to run eight tatkal special trains

    Mumbai: To ease the extra rush of passengers, Central Railway (CR) today said it will run eight reserved tatkal special trains between Lokmanya Tilak Terminus (LTT) and Madgaon. The eight services of tatkal special trains would be run to clear the extra rush of passengers of summer season and most importantly there will be no dynamic fare on this reserved tatkal special trains, said a statement issued by CR. Tickets can be booked

  • RPI threatens to stall Abhijeet’s shows, seeks apology

    Mumbai: RPI(A) today threatened to stall the shooting of playback singer Abhijeet Bhattacharya’s shows in Mumbai and sought an apology from him for his “insensitive” comments against the homeless, after actor Salman Khan was convicted in the 2002 hit-and-run case. Coming out in support of Salman, Abhijeet had yesterday sought to blame the homeless for the star’s plight in a series of tweets, with his comments being described as “insensitive” by several people.

  • Satyam Case: Order on Raju’s appeal for sentence suspension tomorrow

    Hyderabad: A local court would pronounce its order tomorrow on appeals filed by Satyam Computers founder B Ramalinga Raju and nine others, seeking suspension of their sentences and the fines imposed on them in the multi-crore accounting fraud in the erstwhile IT firm. M Laxman, special judge for Economic Offences court-cum- Metropolitan Sessions Judge (MSJ) court here, heard the arguments and counter arguments today and posted the matter for orders tomorrow.

  • Women Leadership

    Employers don`t recognize women`s leadership potential

    Washington : A new study has suggested that male job applicants who are perceived to have high levels of leadership potential are rated as a better employment prospect than a female applicant with proven leadership track record.

  • Corporate espionage case

    Corporate espionage: Court takes cognisance of charge sheet

    New Delhi: A Delhi court today took cognisance on the charge sheet filed against three arrested accused, including two government officials, in the corporate espionage case for allegedly possessing “sensitive” documents relating to various ministries. Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Satish Kumar Arora after taking cognisance posted the case for scrutiny of documents on May 21.

  • Coal Scam

    Coalscam: Order on charge framing in RSPL case on May 19

    New Delhi: A special court today fixed May 19 for pronouncing its order on framing of charges in a coal blocks allocation scam case allegedly involving Delhi-based Rathi Steel and Power Limited (RSPL) and its three officials. Special CBI Judge Bharat Prashar posted the order for May 19 in the case in which RSPL and its top officials – Managing Director Pradeep Rathi, Chief Executive Officer Udit Rathi and AGM Kushal Aggarwal –

  • Karan Johar

    Modelled Khambatta’s look on my father: Karan Johar

    Panaji : For his role of a dapper 1960s antagonist in “Bombay Velvet”, Karan Johar took style inspiration from his filmmaker father Yash Johar. In his full-fledged acting debut in Anurag Kashyap’s period drama, Johar plays the role of a media magnate Khambatta who mentors and manipulates Ranbir Kapoor’s Johnny Balraj in the movie.

  • YRF diaries

    Now own diaries inspired by YRF movies

    Mumbai : If you’re a film buff and have loved movies like “Kabhi Kabhie” to the spunky “Band Baaja Baraat” from the Yash Raj Films (YRF) stable, get your hands on a limited edition range of diaries inspired from the banner’s popular films.

  • Maha govt eyes 14400 MW power gen from non-conventional sector

    Mumbai: To promote power generation through non-conventional sources, the Maharashtra government has plans to generate 14400 MW power from the non-conventional sector in the next five years. The state government is expected to announce its new renewable energy policy on May 12 which is likely to give thrust to solar and wind energy.

  • New Orleans Mansion For Sale

    Pitt, Jolie put New Orleans mansion for sale

    Los Angeles : Hollywood actor-couple Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have listed their three-story French Quarter mansion in New Orleans, Louisiana on the open market with an asking price of $6.5 million.The duo bought the mansion back in 2006 for $3.5 million, reports aceshowbiz.com.

  • google

    Google claims to be bigger on mobiles as compared to desktops in 10 countries

    Washington : Google has claimed that the company is now bigger on mobile phones than desktops as it is now offering more Google searches on mobiles as compared to the latter in 10 countries. According to the Verge, Google is focusing more firepower than ever before on meeting the demands of mobile users. The 10 countries where Google claims to offer more Google searches include the US and Japan. Google also tweaked its search algorithm

  • Anurag Kashyap & Kalki Koechlin

    No bigger loss for me than losing Kalki : Anurag Kashyap

    Panaji : He handles complex relationships with a rare finesse and ease on reel, but in real life, filmmaker Anurag Kashyap doesn’t hesitate to admit he’s “not good at relationships”. Almost two years after separating from Kalki Koechlin, he says there was “no bigger loss” for him.

  • Locate Indian naval vessel missing since Dec 2014: AIADMK

    New Delhi: The issue of disappearance of a naval vessel with eight crew members, sailing from Andaman islands to Car Nicobar in December last was raised today in Rajya Sabha by an AIADMK member who sought government’s intervention to find it. Raising the issue during Zero Hour, Sasikala Pushpa (AIADMK) said the vessel ‘Our Lady of Vallankannie’ sailing from Andaman to Car Nicobar island has been missing since December 15 last year after

  • Masoud Barzani

    Kurdish president Masoud Barzani warns Iraq’s unity not guaranteed

    Washington : President of the autonomous Iraqi province of Kurdistan, Masoud Barzani, has warned Washington that the unity of Iraq is “voluntary and not compulsory” after the White House insisted on the need for a united Iraq to counter jihadis.

  • Piku- The Movie

    ‘Piku’ experience leaves B-Town spellbound

    Mumbai : “Absolutely marvelous”, “It’s a gem” and “Flawlessly outstanding” are some of the initial reactions garnered by Shoojit Sircar’s directorial “Piku”. From Ranveer Singh to Shraddha Kapoor, celebrities took to micro-blogging site Twitter to appreciate the performance of the cast and even lauded its storyline.