Free Press Journal
  • Sujoy Ghosh's Ahalya

    Sujoy Ghosh gives modern ode to mythology with ‘Ahalya’

    New Delhi: Bollywood Director, Sujoy Ghosh, whose movie ‘Kahaani’ left the industry spellbound, is back with another enthralling 14-minutes-short film, ‘Ahalya’ starring Radhika Apte and veteran Bengali actor Soumitra Chatterjee.

  • Aishwarya Rai

    Here’s why Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is a Super woman

    The world recognizes Aishwarya Rai Bachchan as the world’s most beautiful woman and a great actor, but she has time and again proven that she is a perfect wife and a responsible mother too.

  • Manjhi-The-Mountain-Man

    Manjhi – The Mountain Man – Official Trailer 2015

    Manjhi is an upcoming 2015 Indian biopic based on the life of Dashrath Manjhi, popularly known as the ‘Mountain man’, who lived in Gehlaur village, near Gaya, in Bihar.

  • Coal Scam

    Coal scam: Ex-MoS for Coal, ex-Coal Secy summoned as accused

    New Delhi: Former Minister of State for Coal Santosh Bagrodia, ex-Coal Secretary H C Gupta and retired public servant L S Janoti were today summoned as accused by a Special Court in a coal scam case pertaining to allocation of Maharashtra’s Bander coal block to AMR Iron and Steel Pvt Ltd.

  • Sujoy Ghosh

    Digital platform is the future: Sujoy Ghosh

    Filmmaker Sujoy Ghosh, who has been in the industry for over a decade, thinks digital platform is the future and that technology is a great help to budding directors.

  • Maggi Ban

    Maggi row: Paswan says govt has nothing against Nestle

    New Delhi: Weeks after regulatory action forced Nestle to pull out popular snack Maggi, Food and Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan today said the government has nothing against the Swiss food maker and was only probing the complaint. Paswan said consumer health is paramount and the Maggi controversy has created awareness about food safety in the country, even as he assured that the government was against any kind of “inspector raj”.

  • Airtel

    Airtel says no plans to exit Africa amid Orange buzz

    New Delhi: Bharti Airtel today said it has no plans to exit its African operations even as the company has entered into talks with France-based Orange to sell four subsidiaries in the continent. Airtel has termed it as “a win-win” for both.

  • Hafiz Saeed

    Hafiz Saeed warns Pak govt over Kashmir issue

    Lahore: JuD chief and Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed today warned Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif against extending a hand of friendship to India under international pressure and without taking on board the Kashmiri people. “Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif should not think about one-sided friendship with India. Any such step will hurt the Kashmiris,” Saeed said.

  • R K Dhowan

    India, Singapore sign key agreement to boost maritime cooperation

    Singapore: India and Singapore today signed an agreement on sharing white-shipping information to enhance maritime cooperation between the two navies as visiting Navy chief Admiral R K Dhowan held talks with top defence officials here. Dhowan, who is on his maiden visit to Singapore from July 20-23, called on Singapore’s Defence Minister Dr Ng Eng Hen.

  • Louis Berger

    Louis Berger paid $1 mn in bribes in India 

    Washington: New Jersey-based construction management company Louis Berger allegedly paid nearly $1 million in bribes to unnamed Indian officials, including a minister, to win a major water developmental project in Goa.

  • Kejriwal comes out with ‘open letter’ to PM

    New Delhi: In an open letter published as advertisement in major dailies, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today appealed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take steps to improve Delhi’s deteriorating law and order situation or hand over police to the city government, drawing sharp response from BJP.

  • 72 cases registered by CBI against ponzi schemes in last 3 yrs

    New Delhi: The CBI has registered 72 cases, including one preliminary enquiry, related to ponzi schemes during the last three years, the government said today. Three cases were registered in 2015 (till June 30) while 62 were registered in 2013. The central probe agency had registered seven such cases in 2013.

  • Leader of Oppn in MP Assembly alleges he was hit by BJP MLAs

    Bhopal: Leader of Opposition in the Madhya Pradesh Assembly Satyadev Katare was today admitted in a hospital after he complained of chest pain, alleging that it was the result of being punched by two BJP MLAs on the Assembly premises for raising the Vyapam issue in the House.

  • Infosys returns to high growth path: Vishal Sikka

    Bengaluru: Software major Infosys has turned around to get back to high growth path, thanks to a slew of technology and operational moves, said chief executive Vishal Sikka.

  • Rahul Gandhi

    FTII students seek Rahul Gandhi’s intervention

    New Delhi: Students of FTII demanding removal of small screen actor Gajendra Chauhan as chairman of the institute have approached Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi, seeking his intervention to check the “assault on institutions of higher learning”. Sources in Congress said that the students have invited Gandhi to come to Pune and support their cause.

  • lungs

    Maha to conduct a survey for lung illness among students

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra government will form a committee of medical experts to undertake a survey of all school going students across the state to get a count of those suffering from lung-related ailments. “The government will form a committee of medical experts that include specialists, who will conduct a survey of all school going children to identify those suffering from lung related ailments like asthma, so that it can be controlled at an

  • Govt spending to help boost credit growth: HDFC Bank Chair

    Mumbai: HDFC Bank today said the recent rate cuts by the Reserve Bank coupled with the government’s efforts to kickstart infrastructure investments, will help drive the sagging credit growth in the industry. HDFC Bank Chairperson Shyamala Gopinath said the 75 basis point rate reduction by the RBI since January and the government’s focus on infrastructure can help drive credit growth for the system

  • Nicky Shorey

    FC Pune City sign 2 prominent english players

    Pune: After the big signing of Costa Rican star striker Yendrick Ruiz, ISL outfit FC Pune City have inked deals with Nicky Shorey, the left back who was with Portsmouth FC last year and stopper Steve Simonsen, who untill last year was plying his trade with Rangers FC.

  • mumbi rains

    Mumbaikars reel under heavy rains after dry spell

    Mumbai: Heavy rains threw normal life out of gear in the metropolis today, leading to waterlogging in low-lying areas and disrupting local train services that hampered mobility of thousands in the morning rush hours. Many other trains were rescheduled including the August Kranti Rajdhani Express.