Free Press Journal
  • SAnjay Gupta

    ‘Jazbaa’ shoot almost over, Sanjay Gupta gears for next

    Mumbai: Director Sanjay Gupta has almost completed the shooting of “Jazbaa” and will soon start work on his next film venture. Gupta, 45, who started filming the Aishwarya Rai Bachchan-Irrfan starrer earlier this year, took to witter to announce that the project is in its final stage.

  • ‘Ek Villain’ clocks one, star cast thankful

    Mumbai: Film director Mohit Suri’s “Ek Villain” has completed one year of its release and the star cast is “thankful” to the audiences for appreciating the film.

  • Prices Of Gold And Silver Rise On Global Cues

    Gold advances on modest buying support; silver falls

    Mumbai: Gold gained further momentum in lacklustre trade at the domestic bullion market here on stray demand from jewellery stockists and investors following better overseas cues. On the other hand, silver moved down owing to sluggish industrial offtake.

  • Caves in Maharashtra you didn’t know!

    The state of Maharashtra has many chapters of history to deliver. It contains all kinds of architectural beauty which binds our culture and heritage that our ancestors left for us. We bring to you the various caves in Maharashtra which you probably didn’t know. The beauty of these caves will get you jaw dropped as you explore their sculptures, temples and the skilled architecture of that era.

  • IMF approves USD 504 million for Pakistan

    Islamabad: The International Monetary Fund has approved USD 506.4 million loan tranche to Pakistan as part of a three-year bailout programme to support the country’s economic reforms and growth. The IMF Executive Board took the decision yesterday in Washington after the seventh review of Pakistan’s economy for the period of January-March, 2015.

  • BSE

    Indian entrepreneurs require indigenous investment: BSE

    Kolkata: Citing availability of funds for entrepreneurs as a key concern for India, a senior official with the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) said productive investment from resident Indians would be enough to fund start-ups and expansion projects of businesses.

  • Red Sanders

    7 forest employees arrested for red sanders smuggling

    Kadapa (AP): Seven forest employees were arrested here for their alleged involvement in smuggling of red sanders, police said today. The accused were arrested by Kadapa police in a joint operation with anti-red sanders task force from Tirupathi late last evening. About 14 red sander logs worth Rs 9.28 lakh were recovered from their possession, Ontimitta Circle Inspector Ulasaiah said.

  • Asus Zen Phone 2 review

    Asus Zenfone 2 Review: Fast and fit for multi-tasking 

    Asus had launched smartphones in India like a salvo of Hellfire missiles to tackle the raging war for eyeballs in an overcrowded market. Its latest offering, Zenfone 2, was launched in April. Here is an IANS analysis of the device, which costs Rs 23,999:

  • Maggi

    How to wean kids away from Maggi and other noodles 

    New Delhi: So what do you do if your child hankers for noodles, now that Maggi and other brands are under a cloud? Experts say on should go for the generic varieties or make alternatives more interesting.

  • Black Burger

    Burgers go red and ‘messy’ after black made news

    New Delhi: After introducing the dramatic black burger in India, Barcelos, the South African casual diner, has now turned a red leaf with a range of such-coloured burgers, which it unbashedly describes as “messy”.

  • Jayalalithaa

    Thousands vote in Jayalalithaa by-election 

    Chennai: Thousands voted here on Saturday in a by-election in the Radhakrishnan Nagar assembly constituency where Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa is pitted against a CPI candidate.

  • Polling period

    35 pc voter turnout recorded till noon in Megahalaya bypoll

    Shillong: A voter turnout of 35 per cent was recorded till noon for the ongoing Assembly bypoll in Chokpot constituency of Meghalaya. “Voting is on in all the 46 polling booths in the constituency. The voter turnout till 12 noon was about 35 per cent,” Returning Officer Tangseng G Momin told PTI.

  • J P Nadda

    Nadda assures to take up the issue of autonomy for NEIGRIHMS

    Shillong: Union Health Minister Jagat Prakash Nadda today assured of taking up the issue of granting autonomy to North Eastern Indira Gandhi Regional Institute of Health and Medical Science (NEIGRIHMS) here, with the Centre. The decision of granting autonomy would have to be taken by the central Cabinet and it would also require an Act of Parliament, Nadda told faculty members, medical students and staff after chairing the institute’s Governing Council.

  • Polio

    One child dies after polio vaccination in Bihar

    Patna: A child died and six others fell ill in Bihar’s Vaishali district after allegedly being administered polio drops, an official said. The incident occurred in Shahpur village near Hajipur, district headquarters of Vaishali, about 25 km from here, where children aged upto five were administered polio drops on Friday.

  • Ex-minister gets notice for illegal possession of elephant

    Thiruvananthapuram: Former Kerala minister and film actor K B Ganesh Kumar, MLA, has landed in trouble with a Vigilance Court here issuing a notice to him for illegal possession of a jumbo which he had bought from Forest Department 20 years ago to offer the animal to a temple. Judge John K Illikadan served the notice yesterday on a complaint filed by one C P Sasidharan.

  • bribe

    Additional District Magistrate arrested for accepting bribe

    Kochi: Vigilance and Anti-Corruption bureau officials today arrested Ernakulam Additional District Magistrate (ADM) for allegedly accepting bribe from a person for granting explosive license, a top official said here today. The accused ADM, B Ramachandran was arrested from his quarters this morning after he allegedly took Rs one lakh bribe from a native from nearby Thrippunithura for issuing license for running his explosive store, the official said.

  • Yogendra Yadav

    Goa can show the way on green politics: Yadav

    Panaji: Swaraj Abhiyan leader Yogendra Yadav believes that Goa can show the way on green politics in India considering the state’s past history of fighting for environmental causes. “In the case of Goa, I don’t look at the state as a tourist destination. It faces special challenges due to organised corruption. But Goa also represents a legacy of people’s movement. I see Goa as the state which can show path to the country

  • vasundhara raje

    Car in Raje’s conveys hit by media Channel following her all the way

    Jaipur: A vehicle in the convoy of Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje was said to have been hit today by a TV channel’s car as she was headed to the airport here on her way to New Delhi. According to the Chief Minister’s Office, the car in Raje’s convoy “was hit by a vehicle of TV channel obstructing the way”. However, there was no mention of anybody being hurt in the incident.

  • International Cricket Council ICC

    ICC amends One Day Internation (ODI) rules

    Barbados: In what will come as a relief to bowlers, ICC has decided to get rid of catchers in the first ten overs, removed the batting Powerplay and also allowed five fielders outside the 30-yard circle in the last ten overs of an innings in one-dayers. The ICC also said that all “no balls” and not just over stepping by the bowlers will result in a free hit in both ODIs and Twenty20 Internationals. The rule changes will come into effect for series