Free Press Journal
  • Irrfan, Kangana pair up for BEGUM AKHTAR? 

    Directed by noted filmmaker Ketan Mehta, the film will have actor Irrfan Khan in the main lead with Oscar winner A.R Rahman giving the music of the film. Although, the female lead if yet to be finalized Kangana might end up doing the project. “We are trying to get Kangana Ranaut to play one of the stages of Begum Akhatar in the film,” Jalota tells a leading daily when asked about the

  • Richa Chaddha,

    Richa Chaddha’s look in ‘Main Aur Charles’ 

    We have exclusive images from Richa Chaddha’s test look for her upcoming film, ‘Main Aur Charles’. Apparently, Richa will be seen opposite Randeep Hooda playing the role of a law student from 1970 and 80’s named Mira who’s madly in love with the dreams sold by Charles amongst various others – from a financial wizard, an extortionist from Haryana to a helpless prison supervisor.

  • NRI man sends Talaq shocker to wife on WhatsApp

    Kottayam: Hardly 10 days after his wedding, an NRI man from Kerala has sent his 21-year-old wife a tripple Talaq message from Dubai on WhatsApp. The shocked woman, a BDS student and hailing from Chertala in Alappuzha district, has now approached the Kerala Women’s Commission for help.

  • 10 killed in bus-truck collision in Telangana

    Hyderabad: At least 10 people were killed and 15 others were injured in bus-truck collision in Telangana’s Nalgonda district on Wednesday, police said.

  • Gurgaon hospitals face music after over-charging for dengue test

    Gurgaon: The Haryana health department on Wednesday barred nearly a dozen hospitals and diagnostic centres here from testing suspected dengue patients after they were found to be charging more than the stipulated fee, an official said.

  • Kidnapped Hyderabad engineer rescued in Meghalaya

    Shillong: A kidnapped engineer of a Hyderabad-based road construction company in Meghalaya was rescued on Wednesday after a gunfight with his abductors in West Garo Hills district, police said.

  • Kaka

    If I break record, Neymar will do it again anyway: Kaka

    Sao Paulo: Brazil attacking midfielder Kaka, who is on the verge of becoming the country’s leading goal-scorer in FIFA World Cup qualifying, believes Neymar will just break the record sooner rather than later anyway.

  • BCCI

    BCCI removes Chennai auditor firm

    New Delhi: Reflecting the change at the helm, the BCCI today terminated the services of a Chennai-based tax auditor firm after shifting its treasury office to Mumbai. “The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has decided to shift its Treasury office from Chennai to Mumbai. Keeping in mind that all tax matters of the BCCI are with the Income Tax Office in Mumbai, the Board has decided to hire a Tax

  • Army holds national integration tour for J&K war widows

    Jammu: To commemorate the golden jubilee of the Army Wives Welfare Association (AWWA), a national integration tour of 25 war widows from Jammu and Kashmir was flagged off from Udhampur on Wednesday.

  • Arvind Kejriwal

    ‘Poisonous’ netas fomenting riots, ‘aam aadmi’ only hope: Kejriwal

    New Delhi: In the wake of the Dadri lynching, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today blamed “poisonous leaders” and “dirty politics” for sparking communal tension and said that only the ‘aam aadmi’ can save the country from such insidious agenda. As tension continues to simmer in Bishada village in Uttar Pradesh over the lynching of Mohammed Iqlakh, Kejriwal today observed that the events of one night had shattered its decades-old syncretic culture and

  • Harbhajan Singh

    Want to play my last Test at Eden Gardens: Harbhajan

    Kolkata: Seasoned India off-spinner Harbhajan Singh on Wednesday said he would ideally want to retire from cricket after playing a Test match here at the Eden Gardens.

  • Why hide contracts with FB, YouTube from us: HC asks Centre

    New Delhi: Delhi High Court today asked the government why it was “hiding” the contracts it has with social media sites like Facebook and Google and not submitted them despite orders issued five months ago. “Why are you not filing them (contract)? Why are you hiding them from us? Why aren’t you placing it? What is the hesitation? Why aren’t you doing it? It’s been five months since our May 7, 2015 direction,”

  • Sepp Blatter

    FIFA president Blatter slams ‘outrageous’ condemnation

    Zurich: Outgoing FIFA president Sepp Blatter has labelled the uproar over a criminal investigation into his activities as “outrageous” and insisted that he will only leave his role on the day of the election to find his successor.

  • aam aadmi party-aap

    BJP, Cong flay Delhi govt’s proposal for hike in pay of MLAs

    New Delhi: The recommendations of a committee constituted by the Delhi Assembly Speaker to allow a whopping two-and-half fold increase in the salaries of Delhi MLAs, were today today by the BJP and Congress who accused the AAP government of being “khaas aadmi ki sarkar”.

  • Clear stand on Lalu’s beef comment: BJP to Nitish , Rahul

    Lakhisarai (Bihar), Oct 7 (PTI) BJP President Amit Shah today asked Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and Rahul Gandhi why they are “silent” on RJD chief Lalu Yadav’s views on beef and asked them to come out openly whether they endorse it or not. “Why are Nitish Kumar and Rahul Gandhi silent on Lalu Prasad’s comment that there is no difference between beef and goat meat … Silence will not do. They

  • Salman Khan

    Salman’s lawyer continues attacking evidence of blood sample

    Mumbai: The lawyer of the Bollywood superstar Salman Khan today argued before the Bombay High Court that evidence is silent on whether sterilised syringes were not used for collecting the actor’s blood sample after the 2002 hit-and-run mishap involving him. The actor’s blood sample was taken to ascertain whether he was driving under the influence of alcohol.

  • Himayat Baig, German Bakery blast

    HC to decide on Baig’s jail transfer plea on Oct 9

    Mumbai:The Bombay High Court today said it would take a decision on October 9 on a plea by German Bakery blast convict Himayat Baig, seeking transfer from Nagpur jail to a prison here or a nearby town. The Maharashtra government, in a reply to the plea, said it would inform the court on October 9 whether it was feasible to shift Baig to Mumbai Central Prison at Arthur Road here.

  • Indrani

    Indrani denies attempting suicide, CBI to grill accused

    Mumbai: Indrani Mukerjea, prime accused in the sensational Sheena Bora murder case, has told the police that she did not attempt suicide with an overdose of medicines but fell unconscious due to shock and trauma after hearing about her mother’s death in Guwahati. In her statement to the jail authorities after she was brought back to the prison on Tuesday from J J hospital, where she had been under treatment since Friday after

  • Govind Pansare

    Pansare case: HC asks SIT what steps taken to nab main suspect

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court today sought to know from a Special Investigating Team (SIT) of state CID what steps it has taken to arrest 2009 Goa blast accused Rudra Patil, an alleged member of right wing group Sanatan Sanstha and prime suspect in the murder of social activist Govind Pansare. A division bench of Justices Ranjit More and Rajesh Ketkar directed the SIT to file a report stating steps taken by it to