Free Press Journal
  • wazir

    Here’s why WAZIR was delayed

    WAZIR, which was earlier slated to release in October this year, and was then pushed to December 2, will now release on January 8 next year. Producer Vidhu Vinod Chopra says the delay happened as they wanted to make the film better. The movie stars Amitabh Bachchan and Farhan Akhtar.

  • Pressure on BCCI to honour MOU: PCB

    Karachi : A top official of PCB has said that there is pressure from the international cricket community on the BCCI to honour the MOU signed with the PCB. Najam Sethi, who was Chairman of the PCB when the MOU was signed last year to play six bilateral series between 2015 and 2023, said that they were also plans to invite a Commonwealth team to Pakistan. “I can tell you this that the President

  • Godman dupes Shilpa Shetty’s father of Rs 2 cr

    Meerut : A self-styled godman was on Saturday arrested from Hastinapur area here by Mumbai Police for allegedly duping actress Shilpa Shetty’s father of Rs2 crore on the promise of opening Yoga ashram and herbal products company.

  • V Shantaram – The Man Who Changed Indian Cinema

    This riveting biography brings alive the life and times of Shantaram and his contemporaries, while simultaneously throwing light on a bygone era of Indian cinema marked by struggles, uncertainties and difficulties.

  • Sonowal made Assam BJP chief, to head poll panel

    New Delhi : Apparently learning quick lessons from the Bihar debacle, BJP today appointed Union Minister Sarbananda Sonowal as its Assam unit President and also as the head of election management committee ahead of next year’s Assembly polls, signalling that he could be its chief ministerial face.

  • Two men stopped from boarding flight in US for speaking Arabic               

    New York : Two Palestinian-origin men were stopped from boarding a flight back home in the US because a fellow passenger was scared to fly with them for speaking in Arabic, an incident showing public paranoia after the Paris attacks. Maher Khalil, 29, even shared sweets with fellow passengers after they kept on enquiring about a small white box and made him open it. Khalil, who owns a pizza shop in the US,

  • Wahingdoh pull out

    Becomes 3rd club to do so this year

  • Birds of a paradise: Birding in Thattekad, South India

    Rich with a wide range of endemic and migratory species of birds, most of which can be spotted all year around, Thattekad is that furtive birdwatcher’s haven yet to be catapulted into mainstream tourist paraphernalia, says Prathap Nair.

  • Mega block on Main, Harbour lines today

    Mumbai : The Central line will operate a mega block on the Main and Harbour line services on Sunday owing to maintenance work. There will be a mega block on Matunga-Mulund down-fast line from 10.45am to 3.15pm. Therefore all down-fast services leaving CST from 10.08am to 2.54pm will be diverted on down slow line between Matunga-Mulund stations.

  • Chennaiyin dominate Blasters

    Chennai : Colombian striker Stiven Mendoza fired in his second hat-trick of the season as hosts Chennaiyin FC crushed Kerala Blasters 4-1 in an Indian Super League football encounter on Saturday. After Dhanachandra Singh opened the scoring in the 3rd minute, Mendoza scored in the 16th, 80th and 81st minute to ensure full points for the Abhishek Bachchan co-owned franchise. Mendoza now is at the top of the goalscorers’ Tally with 9 strikes to

  • Mali hunts for suspects after deadly hotel siege

    Bamako : Investigators in Mali were  hunting at least three people suspected of links to the jihadist siege at a luxury hotel in the capital that left at least 19 people dead.

  • Atletico play Goa

    Kolkata : Reigning champions Atletico de Kolkata will be keen to keep their unbeaten record intact against the rampaging FC Goa when the two heavyweights clash in an exciting Sunday showdown of the Indian Super League football tournament here today. The Brazilian legend Zico’s brigade is currently on a high after their magnificent 7-0 win over Mumbai, an ISL record as they sit pretty on atop table with a solid goal difference of eight. But

  • Amid furore, Trump disowns Muslim database idea

    Washington : As his call to create a database to track Muslims in America created a political furore, Donald Trump said the idea was not his, while presidential rival Ben Carson suggested a database for all immigrants.