Free Press Journal
  • Shani Temple to allow women enter inner sanctum

    Ahmednagar:  Bowing to the Bombay High Court order and breaking 400 years of tradition, the Shani Shingnapur temple on Friday announced that both men and women will henceforth be allowed to enter the inner sanctum of the temple and offer their prayers.

  • Srinagar NIT row: Outstation students take out march

    Srinagar: Fresh protests today rocked the National Institute of Technology (NIT) here as the outstation students took out a march in the campus to press for their demands which includes shifting the institute out of Kashmir.

  • Portugal military chief resigns

    Lisbon: Portugal’s armed forces chief General Carlos Jeronimo has resigned, the presidency said, days after being summoned to explain comments about gay soldiers made by the deputy head of the military college. President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa had accepted the resignation of Jeronimo, who took up the post of chief of staff in 2014, the presidency said in a statement.

  • Mukesh Bhatt slams the CBFC for The Jungle Book’s UA rating

    Yesterday, we had reported that the Central Board of Film Certification had awarded the soon to release film The Jungle Book a ‘UA’ rating. While the board reasoned that since the film featured ferocious animals leaping out of the screen and the fact that the film is in 3D will scare children, the UA rating was apt.

  • Simplex Projects jumps 16% as co sells 51% stake in arm

    Mumbai: Shares of Simplex Projects surged 16 per cent today after the company sold 51.21 per cent stake in its arm Simpark Infrastructure, proceeds of which will be utilised for business purposes.

  • IS kidnaps over 300 workers in Damascus

    Damascus: The Islamic State terrorist group has kidnapped more than 300 workers of a cement company which is located north east of Abu al-Shamat area in Damascus countryside.

  • Mohalla Assi banned by the censor board

    Censor board member Dr Chandraprakash Diwedi’s highly controversial film Mohalla Assi which pokes savage fun at the commercialization of the Holy city of Varanasi, has been banned by censor board.

  • Bollywood celebs wish fans on Gudi Padwa, Navratra

    Mumbai: Bollywood celebrites like Amitabh Bachchan, Shabana Azmi and Anupam Kher have wished a year full of happiness, peace and prosperity and more to their well-wishers on the festival of Gudi Padwa and the first day of the Navratras.

  • Pawan Kalyans Hindi debut this Friday Will it work

    He is the king of bling in Andhra Pradesh. Feisty, flamboyant and frightfully popular Pawan Kalyan who has made Telugu cinema his own is all set to make a somewhat tentative debut in Hindi cinema this Friday…tentative, because Sardaar Gabbar Singh is only a dubbed Hindi version of the Telugu original.

  • Vivian Richards

    Windies’ board dispute: Vivian Richards backs ‘honest’ Sammy

    Johannesburg: Former West Indies skipper Sir Vivian Richards has thrown his support behind T20 skipper Darren Sammy after he made what is described to be an `inappropriate` comments about the country’s cricket board following their stunning victory in the World T20.

  • Giant black hole found in an unlikely place

    New York: Astronomers from NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope and the Gemini Telescope in Hawaii have uncovered a supermassive black hole in an unlikely location, indicating that these monster objects may be more common than once thought. The near-record breaking black hole, weighing 17 billion suns, was discovered in the centre of a galaxy, in a sparsely populated area of the universe.

  • My Paul Walker death comments were exploited: Rodriguez

    Los Angeles: Actress Michelle Rodriguez is upset that her comments over Paul Walker’s death were used to promote a new documentary. The 37-year-old star provided intimate insight about the death of her “The Fast and The Furious” co-star while speaking with producers of fresh factual film “The Reality of Truth”, which released in February.

  • Anne Hathaway welcomes baby boy

    Los Angeles: Oscar winning actress Anne Hathaway has given birth to her first child with her actor husband Adam Shulman. Hathaway’s representative confirmed the news that the couple welcomed a baby boy named Jonathan Rosebanks Shulman early on March 24 in Los Angeles, reported E! online. “The baby is extremely healthy and is surrounded by friends and family in Los Angeles. Anne and Adam are ecstatic to be parents,” a source said.

  • Madonna lands to London to reunite with son Rocco

    London: Queen of Pop Madonna returned to the UK this morning with the hope of being reunited with her eldest son Rocco. Following a bitter four-month custody battle with her ex-husband Guy Ritchie over the 15-year-old, she touched down in London’s Heathrow Airport, dressed all in black, reported Telegraph online.

  • IPL viewership may touch 500 million this year: Sony

    Kolkata: Indian Premier League T20 broadcaster Sony today said under the BARC TV rating viewership of IPL could go up to 500 million as rural India will also be mapped.