Free Press Journal
  • Devendra Fadnavis

    Munde row: Ready for probe if evidence appears: Fadnavis

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today said the government is ready to conduct a probe into allegations that Women and Child Welfare Department under Pankaja Munde had awarded contracts to the tune of Rs 206 crore without inviting tenders, if Opposition furnishes evidence of violation of norms.

  • Vikas Bahl

    Good that Khans are blocking festive releases: Vikas Bahl

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Vikas Bahl says he is quite comfortable with three Khans — Shah Rukh, Salman and Aamir — blocking festive release dates as it helps small-budget movies. “It’s good that Khans are releasing films on festive periods. It’s ok if they are blocking festive dates. It’s good because it brings more money and helps small films,” the producer told reporters here at the trailer launch of his film “Masaan”.

  • Ajay Maken

    ‘Fake budget by fake degree government’: Ajay Maken

    New Delhi: Congress today slammed the “fake” budget tabled by “inexperienced” AAP government saying their promises of setting up new schools and hospitals will require land which will again put the state government in direct confrontation with the Centre.

  • Maya Tamil Horror Movie

    Maya – Official Trailer: Tamil Horror Movie

    Maya is an upcoming supernatural horror film starring Nayanthara and Aari. This movie is all about an incident that happened in Mayavanam, a Mental Assylum, located in the outskirts of Chennai.

  • Mithali Raj

    India well prepared to face New Zealand: Mithali Raj

    Bangalore: Ahead of their five-match One-Day International (ODI) cricket series against New Zealand, India women’s skipper Mithali Raj on Friday said the hosts were ready to face a tough, well-drilled and talented visiting side. She also said that the home series was important as they attempt to improve their standing in the Women’s Championship. The ODI series begins in Bangalore on Sunday.  Both teams will aim to boost their International Cricket Council (ICC)

  • Where to Eat in Mumbai during Ramzan

    The season of Ramzan has sworn in at Mumbai bringing with it stunning delicacies making the “Iftar” all the more divine. People all across the city enjoy their evenings with mouthwatering dishes especially offered at exclusive restaurants during this time. We bring to you our top ten picks which every foodie should explore.

  • Srilanka

    Yasir narrows Sri Lanka’s advantage in second Test

    Colombo: Leg-spinner Yasir Shah claimed three wickets as Pakistan halted Sri Lanka’s march towards a big first-innings lead in the second Test at the P. Sara Oval in Colombo today. Sri Lanka, who resumed after lunch at 147-3 in reply to Pakistan’s modest 138, lost three wickets in the post-lunch session on the second day to go to tea at 231-6. Skipper Angelo Mathews was the last recognised batsman at the crease on 57, and Dhammika

  • Viswanathan Anand

    Viswanathan Anand ends second in Norway Chess

    Stavanger (Norway) : Former world champion Viswanathan Anand played out a quick draw with Veselin Topalov of Bulgaria to finish second in Norway chess tournament, part of the Grand Chess tour. The last round did not provide the expected fireworks as Topalov just decided to play it safe with his white pieces and followed an earlier game played between Vassily Ivanchuk of Ukraine and Magnus Carlsen. The game ended in a draw vide repetition

  • Anurag Basu

    Anurag Basu ‘restless’ over Kishore Kumar biopic

    Mumbai: Anurag Basu, who is already busy shooting for Ranbir Kapoor and Katrina Kaif starrer “Jagga Jasoos” and also tied down with a new TV show, says he’s feeling restless about the impending status of his biopic on cinematic legend Kishore Kumar.

  • Adnan Sami

    “Bhar Do Jholi Meri” is romancing with almighty, Adnan Sami

    New Delhi: Adnan Sami, who has lend his voice to several Bollywood songs, will be seen trying his hand at qawwali for the first time in his upcoming song ‘Bhar Do Jholi Meri’ in ‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan’.

  • Deulofeu leaves Barcelona, Escriba looks set for Getafe bench

    Barcelona: Spanish football club Barcelona confirmed the sale of winger Gerard Deulofeu to English Premier League side Everton for around $6.5 million. The 21-year-old returned to the club where he had a moderately successful loan spell under the guidance of coach Roberto Martinez in the 2013-14 season, reports Xinhua.  Last season saw him loaned out to Sevilla but he failed to live up to expectations and with players such as Lionel Messi, Neymar

  • terminator genesys

    India promotion of ‘Terminator Genisys’ gets unique twist

    New Delhi: Actor Arnold Schwarzenegger’s body building continues to inspire millions across the globe and the India distributors of his latest release “Terminator Genisys” used this to promote the movie here.

  • Gippy Grewal

    Dharam Paji is a like a family to me: Gippy Grewal

    New Delhi: Punjabi superstar Gippy Grewal, who is making his Bollywood debut with “Second Hand Husband”, says he was not nervous to share screen space with veteran actor Dharmendra in the movie. Grewal said he is working with Dharmendra for the second time after Punjabi film ‘Double Di Trouble”. “I have worked with Dharam Paji in the past as well. He is a like family to me. When I am working with him

  • Radwanska in Eastbourne International semis

    Eastbourne (England): Former champion Agnieszka Radwanska reached the women’s singles semi-finals of the Eastbourne International with a 6-2, 6-2 win over Bulgarian Tsvetana Pironkova here.  The 2008 champion from Poland needed just 65 minutes to advance from four breaks of serve on Thursday. The world No.13 Radwanska, seeded ninth, will on Friday vie against Sloane Stephens after the American advanced without hitting a shot when Russian Daria Gavrilova retired before their quarterfinal, reports

  • Vidya Balan

    ‘I would love to play Charlie Chaplin’ says Vidya Balan

    New Delhi: Bollywood’s versatile star Vidya Balan, who recently inaugurated an exhibition in honour of Charlie Chaplin held in India’s showbiz capital Mumbai, said that she would love to play Charlie Chaplin, and that she loved Sridevi’s portrayal of Chaplin in ‘Mr India’.

  • India Sensex

    Sensex down 84 points as banking stocks plunge

    Mumbai: The benchmark BSE Sensex today fell by 84 points to 27,811.84 as banking stocks plunged after RBI’s stress test showed that deterioration in banks’ asset quality is likely to continue for a few more quarters. “RBI’s stress test results poured water on the banking sector which had been buoyant following capital infusion plans,” said Anand James, Co Head Technical Research Desk, Geojit BNP Paribas.

  • Ohio theatre plays ‘Insidious’ instead of ‘Inside Out’

    Los Angeles: A theatre in Ohio accidentally played supernatural film “Insidious: Chapter 3” instead of the animated Pixar movie, “Inside Out”, much to the horror of kids and their parents. Parents, who went to watch the Pixar film, are reportedly furious as an employee accidentally initially played the horror film, even though the staff caught the mistake early in the screening, reported Entertainment Weekly.

  • Fast and Furious 8

    Jason Statham to return for ‘Furious 8’

    Los Angeles: Hollywood action star Jason Statham, who played Deckard Shaw in the last two installments of “Fast & Furious” series, is set to return for the upcoming sequel. Statham, 47, who first joined the franchise in 2013 movie “Fast and Furious 6”, will reprise his role in the upcoming eighth chapter, reported Ace Showbiz. “We’re already talking about doing another one, part eight. I’m a newcomer. I just got invited to the

  • Boxing Day Test will stay at Melbourne: Cricket Australia

    Melbourne: Cricket Australia (CA) has reassured cricket fans that the Boxing Day Test match will remain in the city after reports suggested the iconic fixture could be handed over to the highest bidding city in the future.  The Boxing Day Test begins annually on December 26 between Australia and a visiting foreign team and is played at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).  The report, published in Friday’s Australian newspapers, said that a

  • PSBs will need additional capital to meet adequacy norms: RBI

    New Delh:Reserve Bank Deputy Governor R Gandhi today said state-owned banks are “adequately” capitalised at present but would need additional money to comply with global capital adequacy norms in the future. “Right now the banks are adequately capitalised. That is right. What we are telling banks and government is that going forward, keeping in view the future growth that is likely to come in economy and also based on Basel III norms,