Free Press Journal
  • Up in the clouds…

    When you say Juhi Chawla and rains in the same breath, the memory of her lying on top of a piano in a white sari in the song ‘Tu mere saamne…’ from DARR flashes in front of your eye. Even though she had to gyrate to the beats in heavy rainfall, she did it effortlessly because of her sheer love for the monsoon.

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    Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra’s Mirzya raises the bar

    The trailer of the much awaited Mirzya starring Anil Kapoor’s son, Harshvardhan Kapoor opposite Saiyami Kher was unveiled yesterday. Inspired by the folk tale of “The legend of Mirza – Sahiban”, Mirzya is an epic action-romance set in contemporary times. The film unfolds filled with heightened drama and action-packed sequences in the visually rich terrain of Rajasthan, contrasted with flashes of the fantastical universe of the folklore set in the awe-inspiring landscape

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    Opposition parties slam Modi over India not getting NSG membership

    New Delhi: Opposition parties on Friday slammed the Narendra Modi government over its approach to securing Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) membership for India, saying that its desperation had caused an embarrassment to the country and it failed on the foreign policy front.

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    More A-listers should take the Hollywood plunge: Deepika

    Hollywood isn’t really a new domain for our Bollywood stars. Many have been shuttling from US to India handling work in both the countries. Deepika Padukone who will be seen in the XXX franchise film recently said that she hopes many more A-listers from India would take the plunge in the west.

  • Salman Khan

    Are things still sour between Salman and Hrithik?

    Madrid witnessed a galaxy of stars for the IIFA 2016 with every big name stepping into the Spanish capital. From Salman Khan, Priyanka Chopra, Deepika Padukone, Shahid Kapoor and many others. All of them made sure to attend the first press conference of the Award ceremony
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    At the press conference Hrithik Roshan despite being a part of this IIFA clan, suspiciously didn’t go on the stage during the press con. Although he was

  • Putin-Modi

    PM Modi holds bilateral talks with Putin, thanks Russia for SCO support

    Tashkent (Uzbekistan) : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday held bilateral talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin on the sidelines of the16th Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit here. President Putin said India is a special and privileged partner, asserting that there is a long standing friendship between both the nations.

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    Merkel to hold talks with EU dignitaries

    Berlin: In the wake of Britain’s exit from the European Union, German Chancellor Angela Merkel will host talks with European Union’s President Donald Tusk, French President Francois Hollande and Italian Prime Minister Matteo in Berlin on Monday. Merkel said, “We must analyse the Brexit situation calmly and not rush into any decisions” adding “our goal must be to have close future relations between Britain and the EU.”

  • Sanders says he will vote for Clinton in November election

    New York: “Yes, I will do everything possible to defeat Donald Trump,” Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said in an interview with MSNBC channel on Friday, on being asked if he will vote for his rival Hillary Clinton in the November poll.

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    Mumbai, Pune confident ahead of new season

    Mumbai: Season 2 champions U Mumba and Maharashtra state rivals Puneri Paltan today expressed confidence over their prospects in season 4 of the Pro Kabaddi League commencing here tomorrow. Pune are to kick-start the new season by clashing with Telugu Titans of Hyderabad followed by the second match between Mumbai against Jaipur Pink Panthers on day one.

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    Rio-bound Manika, Mouma major attraction of season opener

    Chandigarh: Rio-bound Indian women’s paddlers Manika Batra and Mouma Das will be the major attraction when the Rs. 6 lakh National Ranking (North Zone) Table Tennis Championships begins at the Panjab University Gymnasium Indoor Hall here tomorrow. Manika and Mouma will look to express themselves and hone their skills as they prepare for the Olympics. Of course, they will get yet another chance in the AAI Inter-Institutional Championships at Jaipur next month

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    BCCI scraps Syed Mushtaq Ali trophy, announces new domestic T20 league

    Dharmasala: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) working committee on Friday decided to replace the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 tournament with a new domestic league in the country. Apart from appointing former India skipper Anil Kumble as the head coach of the national team for an one-year term on Thursday, the board’s first annual four-day conclave, which concluded with the all-powerful working committee on Friday announced a couple of

  • India’s new IPR policy a step in right direction: Verma

    Hyderabad: Describing the new IPR policy by the Centre as a “step in the right direction”, US Ambassador to India Richard Verma today stressed the need for robust IP protection mechanism, saying foreign investors would also make decisions based on steps being taken to protect Intellectual Property.

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    Indian-origin lawyer to chair panel on human rights in South Sudan

    Johannesburg: South African Indian-origin lawyer and long-time human rights activist Yasmin Sooka has been appointed to chair a UN commission to monitor the human rights situation in South Sudan and make recommendations for their improvement. Sooka, who has vast experience in global human rights matters, will serve together with Kenneth Scott from the US and Godfrey Musila of Kenya on the Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan, a senior UN Human