Free Press Journal
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    Movie Review: Calendar Girls

    It’s often said that ‘Films are nothing but a reel representation of the real life’. While a majority of filmmakers thrive on making ‘masala’ films, there are a handful of them who have carved a niche for themselves in making realistic yet commercial cinema. Madhur Bhandarkar is one such bright example for this. Be it CHANDNI BAR, PAGE 3, CORPORATE, TRAFFIC SIGNAL, FASHION or HEROINE, all of his films have been reflecting

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    US media CEOs pitch for faster 4G roll-out, digitisation

    New York:  American media and entertainment industry leaders have made a strong pitch for early expansion of 4G network and TV digitisation during a meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi who told them that India offers “biggest opportunity and the biggest challenge for them”. The CEOs, who included News Corp’s Rupert Murdoch, Sony Entertainment’s Michael Lynton, and Discovery Communications’ David Zaslav, also called for strengthening of the mobile infrastructure.

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    Narendra Modi seeks make in India in defense sector

    New York: With India embarking on a massive defence modernisation programme, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has invited corporate leaders of America’s defence sector to manufacture in India. “In the defence sector Prime Minister has been saying from the very beginning that our first top priority is that defence manufacturing should be make in India,” External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Vikas Swarup told reporters at a news conference here.

  • Hafiz Saeed

    Pakistan no doing enough for Kashmir’s freedom: Hafiz Saeed

    Lahore: JuD chief Hafiz Saeed today criticised the Pakistan government for not doing enough to support Kashmiris as he led Eid-ul-Azha prayers at Qaddafi Stadium here amid tight security. “The Pakistani government should fully support Kashmiris in their struggle to get freedom,” he said.

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    Main Sunny Leone Ban-na Chahti Hoon Sunny Leones husband to sue Kanti Shah

    Ram Gopal Varma’s Main Madhuri Dixit Ban-na Chahti Hoon with Antara Mali who starred as the wannabe Dixit didn’t get a large share of attention. However, Kanti Shah who has a major degree in movies like Khooni Shaitaan, Pyaasa Haiwaan, Khooni Bhootni, MMS Kand and Sapna Ki Jawani! And if that wasn’t enough, his latest film is called Main Sunny Leone Banna Chahti Hoon. It is basically the story of a virgin who becomes a famous porn

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    Gold futures extend gains

    Chicago: Gold futures on the COMEX division of the New York Mercantile Exchange closed higher on Thursday as the US dollar and stocks went down. The most active gold contract for December delivery advanced $22.30 (1.97 percent) to settle at $1,153.80 per ounce. This was the highest settlement since August 21, Xinhua news agency reported. Analysts said dollar-dominated gold edged higher as US dollar went down against other major currencies. As for

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    Is Aamir Khan risking his life for Dangal

    News has come from Ludhiana that Aamir Khan is developing respiratory problems while shooting Nitesh Tiwari’s film Dangal. The role for biopic on wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat required Aamir to put on 32 kilos. Aamir is known Mr. Perfectionist for a reason since he went out of his way to achieve the desired look. However this has caused some side effects. A source says,  “Because of all the excessive weight Aamir has developed respiratory

  • Haj stampede death toll reaches 717

    Karachi : The death toll in the Haj stampede in Mina during the stoning of Satan has reached 717, the Saudi civil defence said. According to The Express Tribune, the pilgrims were killed while performing the annual Hajj pilgrimage at Mina, outside the holy city of Mecca. It was the last day of the pilgrimage and it has traditionally been the most dangerous day of Hajj because vast numbers of pilgrims attempt to perform

  • Sanjay Dutt

    Never sought pardon from Maharashtra Governor, clarifies Sanjay Dutt

    Mumbai: Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt, who is currently serving his five year jail term after being convicted in the 1993 bomb blasts case, today made it clear that he had never filed for pardon with the Maharashtra Governor nor had he requested anyone else to do so on his behalf.

  • I feel bad for not being in second season of ’24’: Mandira Bedi

    New Delhi: Mandira Bedi is upset over not being a part of the second season of “24”. The actress-designer says as the upcoming season has taken on a fast forward mode to the third installment of the international show, her role has been chopped off.

  • Magnitude 6.6 earthquake hits eastern Indonesia; 39 injured

    Manokwari (Indonesia): A 6.6-magnitude quake hit in waters off Indonesia’s easternmost province early today, injuring dozens of people, damaging buildings and sending panicked residents fleeing from homes, hotels and even a hospital.

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    Youth arrested for raping minor girl

    Batala (Punjab): A youth has been arrested on the charge of raping a 15-year-old girl at Jaura Singha village here. In her complaint, the victim alleged that she and her grandmother were sleeping in their house at Jaura Singha village when Dharam Singh, along with two accomplices, took her to his place where they allegedly raped her. The incident took place on the intervening night of September 17 and 18, police said. Singh, a resident of

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    BJP should ask where PM Modi is and not obsess about Rahul: Congress

    New Delhi : The Congress Party, which has been facing political flak for not being able to disclose the exact whereabouts of its vice president Rahul Gandhi, on Friday dared the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to disclose Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s plans and where he was actually headed.

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    UN slams attack on Yemeni mosque

    United Nations: UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the UN Security Council have condemned the terrorist attacks on a mosque in Sanaa city of Yemen Thursday, which left at least 30 people dead.

  • Oprah Winfrey to recur in ‘Greenleaf’ on OWN

    Washington DC : Oprah Winfrey is all set to recur in ‘Greenleaf,’ which is premiering on the Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) in 2016.‘Greenleaf ’ follows a Greenleaf family, which sits at the head of megachurch Greenleaf World Ministries. Keith David will play Bishop James Greenleaf and Lynn Whitfield will play his wife, Lady Mae, Entertainment Weekly reported. The drama is produced by Lionsgate and OWN’s official description reads “Like so many megachurches in

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    Narendra Modi outlines reforms, governance as priorities

    New York: Prime Minister Narendra Modi capped off a day of economic diplomacy with a dinner for 42 business leaders of the “$4.5 trillion club”, showing off the achievements of his 15 months in office as he made pitches for investments in India.