Free Press Journal
  • Big B-starrer ‘Kabhie Kabhie’ clocks 40 years today

    New Delhi: The 1976 romance drama ‘Kabhie Kabhie,’ starring veteran actors like Amitabh Bachchan, Shashi Kapoor and Waheeda Rehman, has clocked 40 years today.

  • Yogesh Raut’s ‘sexless’ ‘Episode 13’ failed to attract producers

    New Delhi: Yogesh Raut, from the ‘Mano Ya Na Mano’ fame, who is bringing the first found footage horror film of Marathi cinema, recently revealed that it was difficult for him to find a producer for his short film ‘Episode 13’ because it didn’t have sex.

  • ‘Neerja’ biopic an inspiration for the present generation: Brother

    Chandigarh: Nearly three decades after a young woman with a promising modelling and flying career ahead showed utmost courage to deal with armed terrorists and sacrificed her life to save scores of others, the “Neerja” biopic in her name is turning out to be an inspiration for the people, especially today’s youth, who were largely unaware of her exploits, her brother said.

  • Irani trying to defend government for inaction in Rohith’s case: CPI

    New Delhi: The Communist Party of India (CPI) on Saturday said that Union Human and Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani is trying to defend the government’s inaction in the matter of Hyderabad University scholar Rohith Vemula, and added that her statement in Parliament earlier this week was full of lies and contradictions.

  • BJP holds protest march against Congress

    New Delhi: The BJP youth wing on Saturday held a protest march here against “anti-national” views expressed by the Congress party.

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    Homosexuals are much more accepted today in India: Manoj Bajpayee

    New Delhi: Even as India’s colonial era provision of Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code — that criminalises homosexuality — continues to hang around like the Albatross on the LGBT community’s neck, actor Manoj Bajpayee says that today, the majority has begun to “accept homosexuals”, and it’s the “minority” that needs to change their minds.

  • Rajendra Singh takes over as new Coast Guard chief

    New Delhi: Rajendra Singh on Saturday assumed charge as the Director General of Indian Coast Guard, succeeding Vice-Admiral H C S Bisht who has been appointed as the Flag Officer Commanding in Chief of the Indian Navy’s Eastern Command.

  • Virat Kohli’s Pakistani fan gets bail

    Islamabad: The Pakistani fan of Indian cricketer who was arrested for hoisting an Indian flag, was granted bail by a court in the country’s Punjab province.

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    Sensex, Nifty show weekly loss of more than 2%

    Mumbai: Stocks: Both the indices, the BSE benchmark Sensex and NSE Nifty dropped by more than two per cent in spite of fag-end recovery in the domestic equity market following Economic Survey which came days before the Union Budget projected the economy to grow at 7-7.75 per cent in 2016-17.

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    Kanhaiya’s case should be transferred to non-BJP ruled states: Congress

    Lucknow: The Congress on Saturday demanded that the case of Jawaharlal Nehru University Students’ Union president Kanhaiya Kumar, who is booked on charges of sedition, should be transferred to a non-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ruled state of either Uttar Pradesh or Bihar, so that the truth in the case is revealed.

  • One killed, two injured in crude bomb explosion

    Birbhum (West Bengal): At least one person was killed and two others injured after a crude bomb exploded in Birbhum district of West Bengal.

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    NCP man led the assault: Injured policeman

    Mumbai: A policeman injured in a mob attack in Latur district on February 20 today alleged a local NCP leader led the crowd which surrounded the police chowki (outpost) at Pangaon village and attacked him and his colleagues.

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    Asia Cup T20: India to take on Pakistan at Dhaka today

    Dhaka: India will take on arch rival Pakistan in the Asia Cup T20 series at the Sher-e-Bangla stadium in Dhaka today. Both nations will Pakistan take to the field together for the first time since the last World T20 in 2014 and all eyes are bound to be on the thrilling encounter.

  • Europe’s Infantino wins FIFA presidency

    Zurich: Europe’s Gianni Infantino today won the presidency of FIFA with a convincing win over Asian rival Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa and vowed to lead the scandal-tainted body into a new era.

  • No romance brewing between Sooraj Pancholi, Mawra Hocane

    New Delhi: While the tinsel town was bubbling up with the fizz of Sooraj Pancholi’s romance with Pakistani actress Mawra Hocane, the actor has tagged it as false news.

  • ‘Neerja’ now tax free in Delhi, UP and Gujarat

    New Delhi: After being announced tax-free in Maharashtra and Gujarat, Sonam Kapoor starrer ‘Neerja’ is now tax-free in Delhi and Uttar Pradesh as well.

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    JNU row: Shutdown across Kashmir today

    Srinagar: A complete shutdown is being observed across Kashmir today against the crackdown on the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) students and former Delhi University Professor SAR Geelani who have been slapped with charges of sedition by the Centre.