Free Press Journal
  • Varun Dhawan-Shraddha Kapoor

    Hope my friendship with Shraddha stays forever: Varun Dhawan

    Mumbai: Actor Varun Dhawan is thankful to his “ABCD 2” co-star and close friend Shraddha Kapoor for being by his side always. The 28-year-old “Badlapur” star said he hopes his bond with his childhood friend strengthens with time.

  • Right To Education

    ‘Lt Gov should intervene to ensure implementation of RTE Act’

    Puducherry: The opposition AIADMK today said it is concerned over “lack of initiative” on the part of Lt Governor, Lt General (rtd) A K Singh, in ensuring developmental activities and implementation of the Right to Education (RTE) Act in the Union Territory.

  • Futurizon-2015

    Pune’s development due to entrepreneurs: Girish Bapat

    Pune: “Entrepreneurs in Pune have a significant contribution in city’s development. The city is witnessing a movement in which entrepreneurs and businessmen from various fields unite to share their knowledge and to deliberate on way forward. BNI is one of the major forces behind this movement. PMRDA and Maharashtra Government aim to take all such organizations and individuals to achieve comprehensive development of Pune,” said Girish Bapat, Minister for Food, Civic Supplies & Consumer Protection

  • Heavy rains

    Heavy rain lashes Delhi, waterlogging unleashes traffic chaos

    New Delhi: Delhi continued to reel under massive traffic jams due to waterlogging as heavy rains lashed the city for second consecutive day today flooding several arterial roads and leaving commuters stranded for hours while exposing civic bodies’ lack of preparedness to deal with the perennial problem.

  • Saurabh Gadgil

    P. N. Gadgil Jewellers: The Grand Opening

    Pune: P. N. Gadgil Jewellers Pvt. Ltd. a 183 year old legacy in Pune will soon launch a grand 2000 sq.ft. showroom close to Phoenix Market city at Viman Nagar, Pune. With close proximity to Phoenix market city and Pune’s domestic cum international airport, P N Gadgil Jewellers aims to reach out to the extensive customer base of neighborhood areas namely Vimannagar, Lohgaon, Wadgaonsheri, Chandannagar and Wagholi as well as international customers.

  • Sonakshi Sinha

    Sonakshi Sinha to play RAW agent in ‘Force 2’

    Mumbai: Actress Sonakshi Sinha will star opposite John Abraham in upcoming action drama “Force 2” . The 28-year-old “Dabangg” actress is set to play a RAW agent in the Abinay Deo-directed film, which is a sequel to 2011 movie of the same name.

  • Xiaomi to set up e-commerce business

    Hyderabad: Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi is developing a full-fledged e-commerce business model for its phones and other devices, a top company executive has said. Xiaomi India Head Manu Kumar Jain said the mobile phone maker is actively considering investing in a few start-up technology companies to develop the ecosystem.

  • Narendra Modi, Nawaz Sharif

    NCP welcomes Modi and Sharif bilateral talks on terrorism

    New Delhi: The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) on Saturday praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for holding talks on terrorism with his Pakistan counterpart Nawaz Sharif in Ufa, Russia on Friday.

  • Arvind Kejriwal

    AAP demands Kejriwal’s attention in rape case involving cop

    New Delhi: Demanding strict action against an Assistant Sub-Inspector ( ASI) who had allegedly raped a woman inside a police station, senior advocate Abha Singh on Saturday said Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal should take a special note of the incident.

  • Rajnath Singh

    Rajnath favours reduction in central forces in NE

    Guwahati: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today favoured reduction in deployment of central forces in the North East in view of the improved security scenario in the region. “In the wake of improvement in security scenario, there is a need to review deployment of security forces in the region. At present the deployment is more than it was when the insurgency was at its peak,” he told a conference of North East Chief

  • Posters depicting Nanredra Modi, Amit Shah defaced in Kanpur

    Kanpur: Posters and banners depicting Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the BJP President were found defaced at various places in the city where Amit Shah is scheduled to hold a meeting with state leaders today. Party’s city unit President Surendra Maithani said that unknown persons allegedly blackened one of the posters depicting the Prime Minister and several hoardings portraying the BJP President were defaced at Mall Road, VIP Road, Jajmau and other areas

  • Mehta Publishing

    Every book is new and so is every topic: Sunil Anil Mehta, Managing Director, Mehta Publishing House

    Pune-based publication house Mehta publication is known for giving various books the readers, known for publishing Marathi as well as translated books. Sunil Mehta is perhaps one of the earliest and youngest publishers within the Marathi publishing fraternity to venture into eBook publishing while diversifying into the English books segment. He was the only publisher selected to represent the Marathi publishing fraternity at the NORLA Seminar held in Oslo (Norway) in September 2012 which

  • leander paes-martina hingis

    Leander Paes-Martina Hingis enter mixed doubles final at Wimbledon

    London: Indian tennis ace Leander Paes and his Swiss partner Martina Hingis stunned top seeds Mike Bryan and Bethanie Mattek-Sands in their mixed doubles event to progress to the Wimbledon final. Seventh seed Paes and Hingis overcame the American duo 6-3, 6-4 in a thrilling semi-final contest that lasted one hour and 12 minutes. The Indo-Swiss duo, who bagged the Australian Open title, will now face Alexander Peya of Austria and Timea Babos of Hungary in the

  • Sania Mirza, Martina Hingis

    Sania Mirza-Martina Hingis sail into women’s doubles final at Wimbledon

    London: Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza and her Swiss partner Martina Hingis produced an imperious performance as they outclassed Raquel Kops-Jones and Abigail Spears in their women’s doubles event to reach the Wimbledon final. Mirza and Hingis claimed a comfortable 6-1, 6-2 straight set win over the fifth seed Americans in a semi-final contest that lasted mere 56 minutes. The top seeded Indo-Swiss pair will now face Russian duo of Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina in the

  • Alexis Tsipras

    Greece PM admits making major concessions to creditors

    Athens: The Greek government’s latest proposal to creditors includes many concessions for the sake of remaining in the Eurozone, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras acknowledged on Saturday in a speech to parliament, seeking endorsement of the package.

  • Nanded: 100 students hospitalised after consuming school meal

    Nanded: Around 100 students of a primary school in Nanded have been admitted to the civil hospital after consuming lunch in the school premises. The students are feared to have food poisoning as they started vomiting soon after the lunch. According to reports, some of the children are believed to be in a serious condition and have been shifted to the ICU for treatment.

  • KylieJenner

    Kylie Jenner to launch beauty website

    Los Angeles: TV personality has announced plans to launch a website where she will share all her “beauty secrets”. The 17-year-old took to photo-sharing website Instagram to announce that she was going to be sharing all her “beauty secrets” on KylieJenner.com, which will most likely include how to get her famous pout, reports femalefirst.co.uk.

  • Justin Biber

    Bieber dedicates tattoo to ailing girl

    Los Angeles: Singer Justin Bieber has dedicated his new tattoo to his friend’s daughter, who is suffering from Lissencephaly, a rare brain disorder.

  • Ambati Rayudu

    Observing Dhoni helped me learn how to control game: Rayudu

    Harare: Pleased with his match-winning hundred in the cliffhanger against Zimbabwe here, Indian batsman Ambati Rayudu said observing Mahendra Singh Dhoni handle pressure has helped him learn how to control the game in tough situations. Rayudu’s career best unbeaten 124-run knock yesterday proved crucial as India held on for a four-run victory over Zimbabwe in the opening ODI here.

  • Arda Turan

    Turk Arda Turan signs contract with FC Barcelona

    Madrid: Turkish player Arda Turan signed a contract with FC Barcelona for the next five seasons. He held his first press conference as a FC Barcelona player on Friday after signing the contract, Xinhua reported.