Free Press Journal
  • Gold Silver chart

    Silver prices plunges by Rs 655/kg on poor demand;gold eases

    Mumbai: Gold slipped by Rs 20 per ten grams while silver prices nosedived by Rs 655 per kg at the bullion market here today due subdued buying interest. Silver prices fell below the Rs 36,000 level following heavy speculative selling and poor industrial demand. Standard gold (99.5 purity) eased by Rs 20 to end at Rs 25,885 per 10 grams Tuesday’s closing level of Rs 25,905.

  • Oscar Pistorius

    SA Justice department could prevent Pistorius prison release

    Cape Town: The head of South Africa’s Department of Justice could “intervene” to prevent Oscar Pistorius’ early release from prison, the department said today, just two days before the Olympic athlete is expected to leave jail and move to house arrest.

  • Surplus spectrum given to PSUs too: Ex-telecom secy to court

    New Delhi: Former Telecom Secretary Shyamal Ghosh, chargesheeted in 2002 additional spectrum allocation case, today told a special court that private companies were not the only beneficiaries of surplus radio waves, but state- run MTNL and BSNL were too. Continuing the arguments on framing of charges, Ghosh’s counsel said the CBI had followed the process of “pick and choose” in naming the accused in the case.

  • radhika apte

    No one thought I could carry off ‘Aahalya’: Radhika Apte

    New Delhi: Bollywood actress Radhika Apte, who gained lot of appreciation for her work in Sujoy Ghosh’s short-film ‘Aahalya’, said that getting compliments for her role in that short-film was a surprise as before Sujoy’s experiment with her, no one thought she could carry off the look and the character.

  • People look down upon comedy: Akshay Kumar

    Mumbai: Actor Akshay Kumar says even though it is hard to make people laugh, comedy genre is looked down upon by the people. Akshay, who is making a comeback to his favourite genre with choreographer-director Prabhudheva’s “Singh Is Bliing”, feels comedy is yet to get its due credit.

  • Masoom Stanekzai

    ‘Islamabad in declared war against Kabul’

    Kabul: Promises of reconciliation efforts notwithstanding, Pakistan has entered into a declared war against Afghanistan, media reports here cited a top Kabul minister as having said. Acting Defence Minister Masoom Stanekzai blamed Pakistan for sheltering top Taliban militants, who have repeatedly attacked Afghanistan, TOLO News reported on Wednesday. Allegiances are being promised to Taliban’s new leader in open meetings (in Pakistan), and they are continuing their war in such meetings,” Stanekzai said. “They

  • Prabhudheva nervous about ‘Singh is Bling’

    Mumbai: Bollywood director Prabhudheva says he is looking forward to the release of his upc ming film “Singh is Bling” but is also nervous about how the movie will be received by the audience. “There is 200 percent happiness for the trailer and film he but 500 percent tension is there,” Prabhudheva told reporters here at the event of “Singh is Bling”.

  • Priyanka’s TV series ‘Quantico’ to air in India

    Mumbai: Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra’s debut American TV series “Quantico” will start airing in India almost immediately after its US telecast. The 33-year-old “Mary Kom” actress will be seen as Alex Parrish, a rookie FBI recruit with a mysterious past, in the ABC thriller. The show will air in India on Star World and its HD counterpart.

  • Aamir Khan

    Twinkle Khanna expert at insulting people: Aamir Khan

    Mumbai: Actor Aamir Khan, who worked with actress Twinkle Khanna in Dharmesh Darshan’s directorial “Mela” in 2000, says the latter, who has found popularity as a columnist, is an expert at insulting people.  Aamir, along with Karan Johar, was present at Twinkle’s debut book launch here on Tuesday.

  • Gerard Pique

    Barcelona defender Gerard Pique denies abusing linesman

    Barcelona: FC Barcelona defender Gerard Pique has denied using abusive language towards an assistant referee that earned him a red card during the Spanish Super Cup second leg against Athletic Bilbao.

  • Heidi

    ‘Heidi’ will appeal to both kids and parents: Producer

    New Delhi: Swiss author Johanna Spyri’s beloved children’s novel “Heidi” is getting a big screen adaptation. Sheetal Talwar of Vistaar Entertainment is producing the movie with Simon Wright of Big Tree Productions. Paul Watson has written the script. Talwar, who had produced the 2007 National-Award-winning film “Dharm”, said Heidi as a character is relevant even today though the novel was written in 1881.

  • FTii arrest

    FTII and the Director gives explantion

    After the last night drama between the students and FTII director, today the director took a press conference to put his side in front of the media. Prashant Pathrabe, the Director of the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) said that he was kept in illegal confinement by the students for 8-10 hours on Monday night. About 40-50 people came in when 6 of them had been asked to come to talk with the director. Today

  • Ajay Devgn

    Son Of Sardaar’ sequel to be based on Battle of Saragarhi

    Mumbai: Actor Ajay Devgn says the sequel of the 2012 film “Son Of Sardaar” will be a great match for the Hollywood war film “300”. The “Golmaal” actor adds that the sequel of the film will be based on the “epic battle of Saragarhi”.

  • Zarine Khan

    We’re bonded for life: Zarine Khan on ‘son’ Hrithik Roshan

    New Delhi: The divorce between Sussanne Khan and Hrithik Roshan had no bearing on the bond that Zarine Khan, mother of the décor expert, shares with the Bollywood actor. She says they are still “mother” and “son” to each other.

  • Suresh Raina

    Suresh Raina using Dutch vacation to fine tune his game

    New Delhi: Determined to make a strong start in the next domestic season, India batsman Suresh Raina is presently undergoing a month-long high intensity training at the synthetic pitches of Amsterdam Cricket Club (ACC) in the Dutch capital.