Free Press Journal
  • Kriti Sanon

    I can’t talk about ‘Half Girlfriend’ script: Kriti Sanon

    Mumbai: Actress Kriti Sanon, who has been roped in for Mohit Shetty’s next film titled “Half Girlfriend”, an adaptation of Chetan Bhagat’s book by the same name, says she has liked the script but can’t talk about it right now.

  • Rajeev Shukla

    Rajeev Shukla insists Govt. will make final call on Indo-Pak series

    New Delhi: Indian Premier League (IPL) chairman Rajeev Shukla on Saturday categorically said that the resumption of the stalled bilateral cricket series against Pakistan will only take place if they get clearance from the Indian government.

  • Raphael Varane

    Real Madrid’s Varane out for three weeks

    Madrid: Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane will be sidelined for three weeks after suffering “a muscle injury in his right thigh”. The French international footballer’s recovery will continue to be assessed after tests were carried out on Friday at the Sanitas La Moraleja University Hospital, reports Efe. Varane joins the list of injured defenders, including Sergio Ramos and Marcelo Vieira. Real coach Rafael Benitez will have to depend on defenders Carvajal, Pepe, Nacho

  • Emraan shoots romantic song with Prachi for ‘Azhar’

    Mumbai: Actor Emraan Hashmi, who is currently busy with his upcoming film “Azhar”, a biopic on former Indian cricket captain Mohammad Azharuddin, says he is shooting an “awesome romantic” song with actress Prachi Desai after their last film “Once Upon a Time in Mumbai”.

  • Hrithik Roshan

    Hrithik lauds Deepika, Ranbir for ‘Tamasha’

    Mumbai: Bollywood actor Hrithik Roshan has lauded actors Deepika Padukone and Ranbir Kapoor for their latest release “Tamasha”. “Amazing people do amazing things. Congrats @deepikapadukone and my friend Ranbir for all the praise pouring in! Love,” Hrithik tweeted on Friday night. The Ranbir, Deepika starrer romantic-drama is directed by Imtiaz Ali and released on Friday. It minted Rs.10.87 crore on it’s opening day.

  • rupee against dollar

    Rupee to be under pressure in the short-term: Experts

    Mumbai: Anxiety over an imminent US rate hike, possible escalation of Middle East crises and continued outflow of foreign funds from domestic equity and debt markets would keep the Indian rupee in a tight spot, experts said on Saturday.

  • Gold

    Gold, silver extend losses on weak global cues, low demand

    New Delhi: Gold extended its slide for the second straight day as prices tumbled by Rs 195 to Rs 25,615 per 10 grams at the bullion market today, taking weak cues from the global market and easing demand from jewellers. Silver also fell by Rs 150 to Rs 34,100 per kg on poor offtake by industrial units and coin makers.

  • U-19 Tri Series match

    India U-19 eye unbeaten run in tri-series final 

    Kolkata: The unbeaten Under-19 Indian side will be high on confidence when they take on a resolute Bangladesh Under-19 outfit in the tri-series final at the Jadavpur University ground here on Sunday.

  • Ajeetesh Sandhu

    Golfer Ajeetesh finishes tied 22nd in ADT meet

    Kuala Lumpur: Indian golfer Ajeetesh Sandhu dropped eight places to finish tied 22nd after scoring one-over 72 in the third and final round of the weather-shortened PGM MIDF KLGCC Championship here on Saturday.

  • Shahid Afridi

    Afridi wants Pakistan to improve ‘fitness, fielding’ ahead of T20 WC

    Johannesburg: Pakistan skipper Shahid Afridi has admitted that his side need to work on their fitness and fielding ahead of next year’s World T20 tournament following his side’s three-run defeat against England in the second Twenty20 international in Dubai.

  • PV Sindhu 

    Shuttler Sindhu battles into Macau Open final

    Macau: Ace Indian shuttler PV Sindhu remained on course for retaining women’s singles title as she battled past Japan’s Akane Yamaguchi to reach the finals at the Macau Open Grand Prix on Saturday. The two-time bronze medallist at World Championship claimed a 21-8, 15-21, 21-16 over second seed Yamaguchi in a thrilling semifinal contest that lasted one hour and three minutes. Fifth seed Sindhu will face either He Bingjiao or Minatsu Mitani in the summit

  • ss rajamouli

    Not interested in awards: ‘Baahubali’ director

    Thiruvananthapuram: “Baahubali” director SS Rajamouli says he is not interested in awards and does not “see any value” for them. Rajamouli, whose blockbuster has become one of the biggest grossers in India’s film industry, was talking to reporters at Kovalam near here last evening.

  • Nitin Gadkari

    Transporting coal via waterways can save Rs 10k cr/yr: Gadkari

    New Delhi: Inland waterways can not only boost the movement of goods and passengers across the country, but will also help in saving about Rs 10,000 crore annually in transporting coal, Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari said today. The minister, who also holds the charge of Road Transport and Highways, added that he is hopeful of Parliament’s nod on the bill to convert 111 rivers across India into National Waterways in the current Winter

  • India’s economic growth will soon be in double digit: Rajnath

    New Delhi: Taking a dig at the economic policies of the previous UPA government, Union Minister Rajnath Singh today said the country’s economy was revived by the Modi government and India has now become the “hot favourite” destination for foreign investors. The Union Home minister exuded confidence that in a few years, India’s economic growth would in double digit.

  • Peter Mukherjea

    Peter Mukerjea undergoes lie-detector test

    New Delhi: Former media baron Peter Mukejea today underwent a lie-detector test here in connection with the three-year old sensational murder of his step daughter Sheena Bora. CBI sources said several questions about the crime, his conversations with his wife Indrani Mukerjea and his own statements were put to him during the test by CBI officials at the Central Forensic Science Laboratory.

  • Farooq Abdullah

    Farooq Abdullah has ‘insulted’ India with his PoK remark: BJP

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday condemned the statement made by former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Farooq Abdullah over Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) and said that it was an insult to India.

  • GST Taxes

    NCP tells BJP, Congress not to make GST a ‘prestige issue’

    New Delhi: The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) on Saturday asserted that the Good and Services Tax (GST) Bill is the need of the hour and asked the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Congress not to make it a prestige issue.

  • Arvind Kejriwal

    Lokpal Bill: Kejriwal’s tall claims failed miserably, says BJP

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday backed Swaraj Abhiyaan leaders’ criticism of the Lokpal Bill proposed by the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Government, saying Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has been making big promises but has always failed on their implementation.