Free Press Journal
  • Movie Review – P se PM Tak: Flaky satire

    Cast: Meenakshi Dixit, Indrajeet Soni, Bharat jadhav, Yashpal Sharma, Anjjan Srivastav, Vedish, Chinmay Jadhav, Aakash Pandey, Akhilendra Mishra, Prerna Wanwari, Virendra Saxena, Aanand Kale

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    Movie Review – Chaar Cutting: A real treat!

    Cast: Aditi Vasudev , Naveen Kasturia, Priyansu Paiyyuli, Sonal Joshi, Preeti Sharma, Sumeet Vyas, Imran Rashid, Uday Chandra, Olivier Borten
    Directors: Hardik Mehta, Anuj Gulati, Vivek Soni, Vijeta Kumar
    Rating: * * * ½

  • FIFA Congress

    All-clear given after bomb threat at FIFA congress

    Zurich: The FIFA congress resumed today after the all-clear was given following a bomb alert at the venue where world football’s governing body will vote on whether to retain Sepp Blatter as president. Zurich police spokeswoman Brigitte Vogt confirmed to AFP that a bomb alert had been received at Zurich’s Hallen Stadium. The bomb alert had been called in to a media outlet Friday morning against the FIFA event, Zurich police said in a statement.

  • Saina Nehwal

    Defending champion Saina Nehwal knocked out of Australian Open

    New Delhi: World number one Saina Nehwal has crashed out of the Australian Open Super series. She was defeated by China’s Wang Shixian in the quarter-finals. Second seeded Nehwal was completely dominated by the fourth seed Wang Shixian who registered an emphatic 21-15, 21-13 victory. The defending champion could not live up to the expectations and lost the match in just 42 minutes.

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    Cyprus bomb suspect linked to Hezbollah: report

    Nicosia: A Lebanese-Canadian man detained in Cyprus after two tonnes of potential bomb-making material was found in his home was reported by media today to be a member of the militant group Hezbollah. The Phileleftheros newspaper said the 26-year-old man, who was remanded in custody yesterday, belonged to the Lebanese organisation’s military wing and had personal links to Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah. The daily said the man, who has not been named, arrived in Cyprus last week for what he described as a holiday. He

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    Nifty snaps 4-day losing streak, up 115 pts

    Mumbai: The CNX Nifty snapped its last 4-day losing streak, recovering 115 points to close at 8,433.65 on renewed buying from operators on expectation of rate cut by Reserve Bank Of India (RBI) in its meeting next week. Shares of CNX Consumption, Auto, Pharma, Banking, IT and FMCG sectors shot up on good buying enquiries.

  • Vladimir Putin

    Vladimir Putin revives production of Tu-160 strategic bombers

    Moscow: Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered the resumption of manufacture of supersonic Tu-160 strategic bombers but in a modernised form, called the Tu-160M, state-run newspaper Rossiyskaya Gazeta reported on Friday. Commander of the Russian air force Gen. Viktor Bondarev said Russia’s air force would purchase at least 50 Tu-160M strategic bombers.

  • Rohingya migrants

    Myanmar navy finds 727 migrants packed in boat: ministry

    Yangon: Myanmar’s navy found 727 people crammed on a fishing boat in its waters, the Ministry of Information said in a Facebook post today, adding the would-be “Bengali” migrants had been towed to an island. “Altogether 727 people — 608 Bengali men, 74 women and 45 children — in a fishing boat have been arrested as a Myanmar Navy ship found them this morning in the delta,” the statement said.

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    Syrian Islamist rebels gain new ground

    Beirut: Syrian Islamist rebel militias, including Nusra Front, the Al-Qaeda affiliate in Syria, have seized control over new areas in the northwestern province of Idlib following heavy clashes with regime forces. Insurgents from Jaysh al-Fateh (Conquest Army) seized control of Orm al-Joz and Ein Orm al-Joz, among other areas in the vicinity of Ariha city, which was dominated by the rebels on Thursday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) reported on Friday.

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    Narendra Modi-Mamata Banerjee thaw bodes well for India-Bangladesh ties

    The thaw in the bumpy relationship between West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi  is clear from the nod that has come from ‘Didi’s’ side to accompanying the prime minister on his visit to Bangladesh. Though the decision came after considerable dragging of feet, it has come finally.

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    Glenmark gets US health regulator nod for diabetes drug

    Mumbai: Glenmark Pharmaceuticals said it has received final approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) for its generic version of desmopressin acetate tablets, used in treating diabetes and bed-wetting. The US health regulator approval is for strengths of 0.1 mg and 0.2 mg while the company plans to start shipping the tablets to the US immediately, Glenmark said in a statement.

  • Ravi Shankar Prasad

    Govt earmarks Rs 498 cr incentive under BPO scheme

    New Delhi: The Centre has earmarked Rs 498 crore as financial incentive to companies for setting up call centres under a new BPO scheme, which is expected to create around 1.5 lakh jobs directly. “A BPO empowers area where it is opened. There are lot of international and domestic work that can be done at BPOs in India. Incentive is for total of 48,000 seats across will be given on per seat basis,” Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said in a meeting with

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    Rate cut hopes cheer markets; interest sensitive stocks up

    Mumbai: Hopes of a policy rate cut by the apex bank early next month cheered the markets during trading session on Friday with a benchmark index of the Indian equities markets gaining more than 320 points or 1.17 percent. The 30-scrip BSE Sensitive Index (Sensex) ended the day with gains of more than 320 points or 1.17 percent as interest-sensitive stocks like automobile, banks and capital goods rose on rate-cut hopes.

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    Sensex climbs 321 pts on rate cut hopes, value-buying

    Mumbai: The benchmark BSE Sensex today staged a strong comeback to close 321.73 points higher on across-the-board buying in blue-chip stocks by funds and retail investors on rate cut hopes and value-buying. Further, beginning of June series in the derivatives segment, supported the upside in stock prices.

  • R. Madhavan

    R. Madhavan one of the most wonderful actors: Rajkumar Hirani

    New Delhi: Filmmaker Rajkumar Hirani has lauded R. Madhavan’s performance in “Tanu Weds Manu Returns”. The director, who worked with Madhavan during “3 Idiots”, feels that Madhavan is one of the most underrated actors.  “Madhavan is one of the most wonderful actors we have. I am happy that he is getting his share of praise. To match up the performance of a fabulous actor like Kangana (Ranaut), in a role that had

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    Kylie Jenner planning to leave reality TV

    Los Angeles: Kylie Jenner is reportedly quitting reality TV show “Keeping Up With The Kardashians” because she felt “blindsided” with the public transition of her father Bruce Jenner. The 17-year-old star has struggled with her 65-year-old father’s decision on gender reassignment and go public with his choice, and is now ready to walk away from the reality TV show because she has no privacy, reports  “She has no interest in being