Free Press Journal
  • Rajkumar Hirani

    Hirani was worried abt ‘Saala’, but CBFC didn’t play ‘Khadoos’

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Rajkumar Hirani was pleasantly surprised when the censor board didn’t take scissors to the title of his upcoming film “Saala Khadoos”. The Central Board of Film Certification, under chairman Pahlaj Nihalani, has run into controversies because of its conservative approach when it comes to swear-words. It even truncated the kissing scenes in the Bond film “Spectre”.

  • Google

    Govt files content licence agreement with Google in HC

    New Delhi: After informing Delhi High Court that the government has no formal or separate agreements with social media sites, government today filed on record a content licence agreement entered into with Google Ireland in 2013. A bench of justices Badar Durrez Ahmed and Sanjeev Sachdeva asked the government to file the agreements it has with other social media sites like Facebook, Twitter and Whatsapp within a week.

  • mohit khambhoj

    Mohit Kamboj elected as IBJA President

    Mumbai: Bullion merchants and jewellers body IBJA has re-elected Mohit Kamboj as its national president for a five-year term ending in 2021. Kamboj was elected unopposed at the board meeting in Mumbai today, India Bullion and Jewellers Association (IBJA) said in a statement.

  • Pakistan arrests 45 Indian fishermen

    Karachi: Pakistan has arrested 45 Indian fishermen and seized their five boats for allegedly violating its territorial waters off the coast of Sindh province, officials said today. The arrests were made yesterday after Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (PMSA) took action against the intruders in the southern province.

  • growth

    NBFC retail credit to grow 18% this fiscal: Study

    Mumbai: The retail credit of Non-Banking Financial Companies (NBFCs) is expected to grow 16-18 per cent in the current fiscal on the back of rising demand in the new commercial vehicle segment and also given the general pick-up in business environment, says a report.

  • No dangerous payload in balloon shot down by IAF jet

    Jaipur: No dangerous payload has been found in the balloon shot down yesterday by an IAF fighter jet near Barmer, bordering Pakistan, according to defence officials. “On the analysis of the debris, it was established that there was no dangerous payload,” defence spokesperson Lt Col Manish Ojha said today.

  • Indian Women

    Women may hold only 40% in managerial ranks in 2025: Report

    Mumbai: Women are under-represented in the workforce globally, including in India, and if the current rate of progress continues only 40 per cent would reach the professional and managerial ranks in 2025, according to a global report. “The traditional methods of advancing women are not moving the needle, and under-representation of women around the world has become an economic and social travesty,” Mercer’s Pat Milligan said quoting the ‘Global Leader of When Women

  • Xiaomi Internet services revenue up 150 percent

    New Delhi: Chinese electronics company and smart phone maker, Xiaomi Inc, has more than doubled the internet services revenue in 2015 to about USD 564 million.The Beijing-based firm, which is the world’s fourth largest smartphone maker, is trying to sidestep a slowdown in the world’s largest handset market by coaxing buyers of its smartphones to also purchase internet services, reports Reuters

  • Aditya Chopra’s ‘Befikre’ to release on December 9

    New Delhi: So it’s December 9…lock the date as Aditya Chopra will release his directorial venture ‘Befikre’!. Befikre’s official Twitter page announced the date with a video of the lead pair, Ranveer Singh and Vaani Kapoor, announcing the date under #Befikre with a caption, “Its coming…”

  • Mirrorless digital camera ‘Pen-F’ to cost USD 1,199

    New Delhi: Photography enthusiasts crave for the latest and greatest camera. But if you are having a tough time in deciding which camera to go for, Olympus is reviving one of its flagship film rangefinders, the Pen F, as a mirrorless digital camera.

  • Dalit scholar’s suicide: RSS ruling Hyderabad University, alleges Congress

    Hyderabad: The Congress Party on Wednesday held the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangha (RSS) responsible for the death of Dalit research scholar Rohith Vemula. “A principal of the law college had told the Vice Chancellor to take action as this was a very serious issue, but the Vice Chancellor said the problem can be solved only by Ramchander Rao, who is an MLC from the BJP. He is a RSS man,” Congress leader Hanumantha Rao

  • Justin Beiber flaunts `it` in latest Calvin Klein undies ad

    Washington D.C. : Female beliebers! Justin Beiber’s latest Calvin Klein ad campaign is here! The ‘Love Yourself’ singer pleasantly surprised the audience with a sneak peek at his campaign with Calvin Klein underwear sporting his junk on his shirtless body, reports E! Online.

  • Airlift earns Rs. 72.50 cr, heading towards Rs. 100 cr club

    New Delhi: With a steady start on January 22 with a Box-Office collection of INR 12.35 crore, the film has made INR 72.50 crore in five days.The film, heading towards INR 100 crore club, goes sensational on Tuesday with an anticipation of surpassing Akshay’s highest *Week 1* biz, ‘Rowdy Rathore’ which earned INR 79.52 crore in a week.

  • Heena Sidhu

    Heena secures Olympic quota with gold medal

    New Delhi: India’s top pistol shooter Heena Sidhu today secured an Olympic quota for the country after she led from start to finish and claimed the gold medal in women’s 10-m air pistol on day one of competition at the Asia Olympic Qualifiers for Shooting here.

  • Sensex

    Sensex moves sideways, but extends gains for 3rd day

    Mumbai: The benchmark Sensex oscillated for the most part of the session, but notched up gains for the third straight day as investors played safe ahead of the January derivatives expiry tomorrow amid a mixed trend overseas. Sustained outflows by foreign funds and a mixed global trend ahead of the outcome of the US Fed’s two-day policy meet later in the day kept sentiment fragile.

  • John Kerry

    N Korea a ‘threat to the world’: John Kerry

    Beijing: Nuclear-armed North Korea poses an “overt threat, a declared threat to the world”, US Secretary of State John Kerry said in Beijing today following Pyongyang’s fourth nuclear test earlier this month. Washington is pushing for a strong United Nations response to the North’s latest atomic blast — which Pyongyang said was a miniaturised hydrogen bomb, a claim largely dismissed by experts — with enhanced sanctions.

  • Decoded: How genes can trigger drop in IQ levels

    Toronto: Have you heard of Chromosome 16? No, it is not an upcoming science-fiction film but stark reality where a missing copy of a region in Chromosome 16 in the human body can result in a 25-point intelligence quotient (IQ)-drop in the carrier, claim researchers.

  • caution

    Avoid using the term ‘mentally ill’: Study

    Washington: How we refer to people with mental illness can affect our levels of tolerance towards them, a first-of-its-kind study has found. Researchers have found that people show less tolerance towards those who are referred to as “mentally ill” when compared to those called “people with mental illness”.