Free Press Journal
  • Devika Bhise Exclusive: India making a mark in Hollywood

    A Bharatnatyam dancer and an actor, she has it all that crafts her as an artist and further carved her successful career in Hollywood. Her portrayal as Janaki has not only brought in global recognition but has also won millions of hearts in India.  In an exclusive conversation with The Free Press Journal, Devika Bhise talks about her film The Man Who Knew The Infinity, her character layout and more…

  • Exports of Gems & Jewellery decline: GJEPC report

    The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) sponsored by the Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India (GoI) released annual export performance report for FY2016 in the presence of Chairman Mr. Praveenshankar Pandya, Vice Chairman Mr. Russell Mehta and other Directors.

  • Idea Cellular Q4 profit falls 39% at Rs 575 cr

    New Delhi :  Telecom operator Idea Cellular’s net profit declined by 39 % to Rs 575.6 crore in the last quarter of 2015-16 due to a spike in finance costs. The company had posted a net profit of Rs 941.77 crore in the January-March quarter of 2014-15 financial year.

  • I prefer good stories over solo lead roles: Jimmy Shergill

    New Delhi: Jimmy Shergill has been opting for ensemble cast films of late, be it “Tanu Weds Manu” franchise or “Special 26”, and the actor says he does not mind doing small roles if he likes the scripts.

  • After accusing Kangana, her ex Adhyayan Suman now clarifies

    New Delhi: The Kangana Ranaut-Hrithik Roshan public brawl is getting murkier by the day and now, the actress’ former beau Adhyayan Suman just made things a lot worse for her reputation with his revelations.

  • Check out Bipasha and Karan pre-wedding ritual photos

    The much awaited wedding of Bipasha Basu and Karan Singh Grover has already kick started wedding date coming closer. Bipasha looks beautiful in pink saree and karan looks handsome in white kurta. The couple will tie the knot on April 30 in Mumbai and they already started enjoying the rituals with family and friends.

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    Deport Vijay Mallya: India tells UK

    The decision to deport Mallya would be taken by the UK authorities and this could be a long drawn legal process as he is sure to challenge it in the courts there. Even the US has found it difficult to extradite criminals convicted in the UK. (more…)

  • Reclamation of open space: fine print is not clear

    Mumbai : The declaration in the revised draft of the Development Plan 2034 — that the civic body will add 14.97 square kilometers of open space to the existing open spaces in the city – has been greeted with some amount of skepticism with activists raising questions about where this additional land will be acquired from.

  • Simhastha Fair Admin gears up for 2nd Shahi Snan

    Ujjain: Simhastha Fair Administration seems busy in giving final touch to the preparations of 2nd Shahi Snan scheduled on May 9. Preparations are in full swing to host the Shahi Snan smoothly. A final rehearsal of necessary preparations will be done this time.

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    Haji Ali Row: Trupti Desai stops in her tracks

    Mumbai : After her successful campaign to breach the barricades on entry of women in some Hindu temples, Bhumata Brigade chief Trupti Desai on Thursday took her movement for gender parity to the doorstep of the famous Haji Ali Dargah but stopped short of barging into the shrine, avoiding a showdown with the protesters who had gathered to thwart her. After leaving Haji Ali, she decided to continue with her protest outside

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    Say ‘no’ to non-veg: Maheshwaranand asks foreign devotees before ‘diksha’

    Ujjain: Amid the innumerable sages camping at the Simhastha Kshetra here, there is a sanyasi, who has done ‘parikrama’ (touring) of the earth for 44 times and stayed in the foreign countries for last 46 years. But, he himself bestows ‘diksha’ only to the people, who has left non-veg, smoking and drinking.

  • Chopper Scam: More Halla-Gulla

    New Delhi : The legislative agenda of the Modi Sarkar has taken a backseat at least in the Rajya Sabha. There are no signs of the ruling BJP shifting its focus from the Agusta Westland chopper deal, and would like to inflict maximum damage on Congress president Sonia Gandhi. For the second successive day, its newest Rajya Sabha member Subramaniam Swamy provoked opposition anger when he dragged in a reference to Italy while

  • Morari Bapu graces DJJS’ Simhastha camp

    Ujjain: Simhastha Mahaparv 2016 is not only fetching global spotlight for its religious corroborations, but is also serving as a magnanimous platform for social service.

  • Business in fair area plunges down due to low footfalls

    Ujjain: Low turnout of devotees in the Simhastha fair since the opening ceremony of the mega fair has not only raised anxiety of the state government, but the traders and businessmen are also worried about the less number of devotees thronging the fair, as if this situation persists then a huge loss is evident for them.

  • AgustaWestland: Plea for FIR in chopper case is on

    New Delhi : The Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to hear next week a PIL seeking registration of an FIR against Congress President Sonia Gandhi, her political secretary Ahmed Patel and former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in the AgustaWestland chopper scam. The matter has come into sharp focus after the judgment of an Italian court on bribes received to clear the purchase of the choppers for the IAF’s VVIP squadron in 2010.

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    Simhastha-2016: Bringing religions together    

    Ujjain: The grand Simhastha Mahakumbh seems to have brought all religions together making it a place of festivity. It seems that the whole world has converged to Ujjain.