Free Press Journal
  • Private equity players optimistic on the lifestyle sector

    Mumbai: Amid the subdued economic sentiment prevailing in the global economy in particular and reflecting their shadows on the Indian economy, private equity players continue to be gun-go about the lifestyle sector in the country.

  • Larry Drake of ‘LA Law’ dies at 66

    Los Angeles: Actor Larry Drake best known for playing Benny on “LA Law,” died at his home here. He was 66. The news of two time Emmy-winning actor was found dead in his Hollywood home on Thursday, reported People magazine. “He was such a nice man and a great actor,” Drake’s agent Mike Eisenstadt said.

  • Kargil war hero joins BJP to contest West Bengal polls

    New Delhi: Kargil war hero Colonel Diptanshu Choudhry on Friday joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and will contest the West Bengal assembly election from Asansol South constituency.

  • Suzlon continues to witness order traction in India wins

    Pune, India: The Suzlon Group, one of the leading global renewable energy solutions providers in the world, today announced its order wins for a combined capacity of 81.90MW. The orders have been received from an assortment of customers representing SMEs across diverse industry segments including food and agro, textiles, chemical, real estate and engineering. It also includes a consecutive repeat order from the country’s first municipal corporation to invest in wind energy.

  • Karan Johar heart-warming b’day tribute to mom

    New Delhi: Karan Johar might be a big film director for all, but to her mother, he is just a doting kid, who knows how to make her feel special on her birthday.

  • Insecticide found in actor Kalabhavan Mani’s body

    Chalakudy (Ker): In a new twist in noted south Indian actor Kalabhavan Mani’s death, a highly dangerous insecticide has been found in his viscera samples. Mani’s samples had been sent to the Regional Chemical Examiner’s Laboratory at Kakkanad in Kochi for testing after his death on March 6 and the report came out today.

  • I will never direct dance based film: Shiamak Davar

    Dubai: Ace choreographer Shiamak Davar says he is not certain if he will ever step into direction but if he does, it will be anything but a dance-based film. Shiamak said he, however, wants to direct a movie, which will have a message of hope.

  • Former FIFA head Blatter paid $3.8 mn in salary in 2015

    Zurich: Revealing its president’s salary for the first time, world soccer governing body FIFA said it paid former head Sepp Blatter $3.8 million in salary in 2015. FIFA on Thursday also said that the organisation lost $122 million in 2015 to record its first deficit since 2002 mainly because the rising costs of battling corruption scandal, Xinhua reported.

  • Calcium key to good night’s sleep

    Washington D.C: Calcium not only helps your bones stay strong, but it also controls how long we sleep, according to a recent study.Researchers at the RIKEN Quantitative Biology Center (QBiC) and the University of Tokyo in Japan have unveiled a new theory for how sleep works. The work shows how slow-wave sleep depends on the activity of calcium inside neurons.

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    Sushant Singh Rajput, Irrfan Khan confirmed to star in Homi Adajania’s next

    New Delhi: Amidst the rumours of Kangana Ranaut and Sushant Singh Rajput doing Homi Adajania’s next, the ‘Finding Fanny’ director announced the ‘PK’ star and Irrfan Khan as the male leads for the movie, while the female lead remains a mystery.

  • Baby Doll singer wants to take up acting

    Dubai: She has lent her voice to some of the top Bollywood actresses but now singer Kanika Kapoor harbours a wish to be seen herself on the big screen.

  • Tata Working on the XUV500 Rival, Launch in 2018

    Tata has decided to go on an offensive in the Indian car market. The carmaker, with its ‘Impact Design Language’ and a whole set of upcoming vehicles, is ready for a crucial comeback. Adding to the wave of upcoming cars, Tata will also launch a new flagship SUV, which is expected to be launched sometime in 2018. During its development phase, it is being called the Q501. Till then, the soon-to-be-launched Hexa