Free Press Journal
  • Radhik Apte

    Radhika Apte to join sets of ‘Kabali’ in December

    Mumbai: Actress Radhika Apte on Friday said that she will join the sets of Rajinikanth-starrer Tamil film “Kabali” in December. “I’m really excited. I’ll join the sets on December 1… not sure yet if it will be in Malaysia or somewhere else,” Radhika told IANS at the ongoing 17th Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival.

  • Anushka sharma

    I don’t compartmentalise myself: Anushka Sharma 

    Mumbai,: She has become a singer, a journalist, a wedding planner and a dance enthusiast in her onscreen journey in Bollywood. Actress Anushka Sharma says she doesn’t believe in putting herself in brackets and wants to explore the cinematic world as much as possible.

  • Underworld don Chhota Rajan

    Chhota Rajan’s process of deportation begins

    Bali: The process for deportation of underworld don Chhota Rajan has begun even as India and Indonesia are to expedite the work on implementation of an extradition treaty. India’s Ambassador to Indonesia Gurjit Singh said an extradition treaty and a treaty for mutual legal assistance have already been concluded and letters for their implementation would be exchanged during the visit of Vice President Hamid Ansari beginning on Sunday.

  • Terror plot foiled in Pakistan, bomb defused near market

    Peshawar: A terror plot in Pakistan was foiled today as a five-kilogramme bomb planted near a market in this northwestern city was defused. The bomb was planted in Farooq Shah Market situated opposite a police station in Hangu district of Khyber Pakthunkhwa bordering volatile Kurram agency, police said. The Bomb Disposal Squad was called in by police and its officials defused the remote control attached with the explosive material.

  • Arun Jaitley

    Assam CM condemns Jaitley’s remark on special status

    New Delhi: Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Friday condemned Finance Minister Arun Jaitley’s remark that the era of special category status to states is over. “I strongly condemn Jaitley’s statement that the era of special status to states is over,” Gogoi said at a press conference here.

  • Abdul Basit

    Formalise 2003 Indo-Pak ceasefire agreement: Basit

    Bengaluru: Accusing India of violating ceasefire at least 400 times, Pakistan High Commissioner Abdul Basit today said it is better to formalise the 2003 Indo-Pak agreement to end firing at the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir region. “According to our estimation, from this side (India), at least 400 times violations have taken place (at LoC in Jammu and Kashmir region). As many as 40 people have been martyred in Pakistan,” Basit

  • BJP-Amit-Shah

    Bihar polls: EC to ban controversial BJP ads

    New Delhi: The Election Commission today clamped a ban on publication of two controversial advertisements printed by BJP in Bihar where assembly polls are on. In a strongly-worded advisory to Chief Electoral Officer of Bihar Ajay Naik, the Commission has asked him to ensure that the two advertisements are not published in any newspaper or journal from tomorrow onwards till the election process is over.

  • Sena takes dig at Shah for “invoking” Pakistan in Bihar polls

    Patna: Shiv Sena today took a swipe at BJP president Amit Shah for “invoking Pakistan to win electoral benefits” in the ongoing Bihar polls while his party’s government “rolled out red carpet” for Pakistanis in Mumbai. “The BJP president invokes Pakistan during elections in Bihar apparently to polarize the voters yet his party’s government in Maharashtra rolls out red carpet in Mumbai for Pakistani dignitaries,” Shiv Sena Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Raut told

  • Denis Cuspert

    German IS rapper believed killed in US air strike in Syria

    Washington: Denis Cuspert, a German rapper who joined the Islamic State group, has likely been killed in a US air strike in Syria, a defence official has said. “We believe he was killed in a US strike earlier this month,” the official said yesterday, speaking on condition of anonymity.

  • Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy launch India’s first airport radio, Mirchi T3

    New Delhi: Now, when you’ll step into the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport’s Terminal 3, be ready to hear a melange of songs co-curated by Bollywood composer trio Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy for what’s touted as India’s first airport radio, Mirchi T3. Launched on Friday by Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL) in association with Radio Mirchi, Mirchi T3 will bring in a dash of entertainment by providing passengers a chance to hear songs without using any

  • james bond spectre

    ‘Spectre’ makes USD 9.2 million on first day

    Los Angeles: Bond film “Spectre” has earned record-breaking USD 9.2 million on the first full day. The film became the biggest Tuesday gross of all time in the UK and surpassed the collection of 23rd Bond film “Skyfall’s” first day collection. The film made USD 6.4 million on its opening night, bringing its two-day total to USD 15.6 million, reported Variety. In the film Daniel Craig is playing James Bond for the fourth

  • Mu Byomkesh

    My Byomkesh is more a Benaras tough : Arindam Sil

    Kolkata: Having shot extensively in Benaras ghats and narrow alleys to capture the 40s era, the new Byomkesh thriller by Arindam Sil, starring Abir Chatterjee is aimed to be a visually rich film where Abir will essay the role of a tough and not the typical Bengali bhadralok. “Having shot in Benaras, one of the ancient places of the world, part of our objective was accomplished as the place retains a certain periodicity

  • Bouncers held for manhandling scribes at Harbhajan’s wedding

    Jalandhar: Four bouncers have been arrested for allegedly manhandling photo-journalists outside cricketer Harbhajan Singh’s house on the day of his wedding here, police said today. Navdeep Singh, Station In-charge of Commissionerate Division, Number Seven, said the bouncers, identified as Babul, Kuldeep, Ravi, and Navjot, were arrested last night for ‘misbehaving’ and ‘manhandling’ the media men.

  • RIO paralympic games

    India bids for last Olympic quota event for shooting

    New Delhi: India has presented its bid to host the last Olympic quota shooting tournament from the continent after the Asian Championships that begins in Kuwait on November 1 lost its status as Rio Games qualification event. The National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) said it has presented a bid to the Asian Shooting Confederation to host the continental shooting event, likely to be held in January-February next year, after the IOC Executive

  • Naman Ojha

    Have learnt from past mistakes: Naman Ojha

    Mumbai: Following his 52-run knock against the South Africans in the two-day practice match here, wicketkeeper-batsman Naman Ojha on Friday said he has learnt from his past mistakes and would aim at carrying on the momentum in the upcoming matches to cement his place in the India Test cricket side.

  • Uddhav Thackeray

    Sena threatens to quit alliance; BJP calls it a ‘drama’

    Thane: BJP-Shiv Sena ties today hit a new low with Uddhav Thackeray threatening to pull out of NDA if BJP “continues with its arrogance” even as one of his party ministers in Maharashtra government offered to quit, but it was dismissed as “drama” by Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis. Sena Minister Eknath Shinde, who holds Public Undertaking portfolio, made the offer to resign at a civic poll rally in Kalyan after the Sena chief