Free Press Journal
  • Mohit Suti

    Mohit Suri kick starts ‘Half Girlfriend’ 

    After giving us back to back blockbusters with Murder 2, Ashiqui 2 and Ek Villian, hit-maker Mohit Suri is gearing up to set the screen on fire with his upcoming film ‘Half Girlfriend’.

  • Anil Kapoor

    Anil Kapoor supports Marathi Cinema 

    Anil Kapoor graced the music launch of Vijayshree Patil’s and Anand Sagar Productions ‘Manatlya Unhat’.  Directed by Pandurang Jadhav the first look and music launch was a grand affair. Also in attendance were actress Usha Jadhav and ‘Maharashtra Chitrapat Mandal’ chief Vijay Patkar.

  • Vidyut Jamwal

    Vidyut Jammwal garners international attention 

    International actor Scott Adkins expressed his interest to work with India’s action hero Vidyut Jammwal and how! Well, he confessed his desire to director Sunil Rodrigues. It is said that the world has come closer and it is proven with this latest update from international star Scott Adkins vis-a-vis our very own Vidyut Jammwal and the adulation is mutual.

  • salman khan

    When Salman called Kareena ‘Behenji’…

    Last seen in Bodyguard, one of the cutest pairs in Bollywood Salman and Kareena have teamed up yet again for ‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan’ and we can’t wait to see this effervescent Jodi!

  • rupee-notes

    Rupee ends flat at 63.60 against US dollar

    Mumbai: The rupee ended almost flat at 63.60 against the US dollar due to uneven demand and supply of the American currency from banks. The rupee resumed lower at 63.65 as against yesterday’s level of 63.59 at the Interbank Foreign Exchange (Forex) market.

  • Polling period

    Both Kerala fronts confident of victory in bypoll

    Thiruvananthapuram: With just a day left for the election campaign to end at for the Aruvikara by-election in the capital district, both of Kerala’s rival fronts – the ruling UDF and the LDF – are confident of victory.

  • Suresh Raina

    Collective batting effort helps India reach 317/6 

    Mirpur (Bangladesh): A collective batting effort and a late blitz from left-hander Suresh Raina ensured that India posted a challenging score of 317/6 against Bangladesh in their third One-Day International at the Sher-e-Bangla stadium here on Wednesday.

  • BMC Mumbai

    BMC seeks probe into fake WhatsApp message about cyclone

    Mumbai: The BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation on Wednesday sought police help to investigate and track down a WhatsApp message circulating over the past few days and warning of a major cyclonic storm likely to hit Mumbai.

  • Rafael Nadal

    Nadal to promote Spanish olives in food festival!

    Madrid: Tennis player Rafael Nadal will act as the celebrity spokesman for Aceitunas de Espana-Olives from Spain during the Summer Fancy Food Show in New York City from June 28 to 30.

  • 18 killed in China traffic checkpoint attack: Report

    Beijing: At least 18 people have been killed, including three Chinese policemen, in a knife-and-bomb attack by a group of ethnic Uyghurs on a traffic checkpoint in north- western China’s troubled Xinjiang region, Radio Free Asia (RFA) reported today.

  • spitting fine

    Spit and pay 1,000 dirham fine in Dubai

    Dubai: In a major crackdown on litterbugs, authorities here will slap a whopping 1,000 dirham fine on anyone found damaging the appearance of the gleaming Emirate. Under the new rules, authorities will issue a fine of 1,000 dirham (over Rs 17,000) on those sticking posters, ads and flyers without permission.

  • Three cups of coffee a day could slash heart disease risk

    London: Drinking three to five cups of coffee a day may slash the risk of dying from heart disease or stroke by more than a fifth, new research has claimed. The lowest cardiovascular disease (CVD) mortality risk is seen at an intake of approximately 3 cups of coffee per day, with a percentage risk reduction of up to 21 per cent, according to a report published by the Institute for Scientific Information on

  • NASA

    NASA spacecraft spots pyramid-shaped peak on Ceres

    Washington: NASA’s Dawn spacecraft has captured more images of mysterious bright spots on Ceres, and also spotted a baffling pyramid-shaped peak towering over a relatively flat landscape on the dwarf planet. The latest images of Ceres from NASA’s Dawn spacecraft show a mountain with steep slopes protruding from a relatively smooth area of the dwarf planet’s surface. The structure rises about 5 kilometres above the surface.

  • Cocktail of common chemicals may trigger cancer: study

    London: A cocktail of 50 chemicals we are exposed to on a daily basis, including some found in water bottles, cosmetics and pesticides, may trigger cancer, a new global study has warned. A global taskforce of 174 scientists from leading research centres across 28 countries studied the link between mixtures of commonly encountered chemicals and the development of cancer.

  • Karachi, heatwave

    Pak heatwave death toll jumps to 1,200

    Karachi: Over 1,200 people have died in Pakistan’s Sindh province due to a heatwave described as the worst in decades, as major hospitals in the country’s largest city struggled to cope with the unprecedented influx of patients seeking treatment for heatstroke-related illness. The death toll in worst-hit Karachi, Sindh’s provincial capital, has reached 1,000, with more than 200 people reported dead in other parts of the province.

  • binoculars_spy

    Hollande denounces US spying on French leaders

    Paris: French President Francois Hollande on Wednesday said he would “not tolerate actions that threaten (France’s) security and the protection of its interests”, in the wake of reports about Washington’s eavesdropping on him and two former French presidents.

  • Yoga Day observed in 192 countries, Yemen only exception: Govt

    New Delhi: The International Day of Yoga was observed in all 192 countries except strife-torn Yemen, the Union Cabinet was informed today. Soon after the Cabinet meet ended at the Prime Minister’s Office this morning, the members were briefed about the Yoga Day celebrations across the world and in India, where Prime Minister Narendra Modi led the official event on Rajpath.

  • smartphone

    InFocus aims at budget and premium smartphone segments 

    New Delhi: InFocus, the Oregon-based smartphone brand, is all set to play as a midfielder. Just like in a game of football, the midfielder sees a lot more ball possession than any other player, the Oregon-based brand is looking to push sales in both the budget as well as the premium segment.