Free Press Journal
  • Infosys Techie’s murder: HC summons TN public prosecutor

    Chennai: Madras High Court today summoned Tamil Nadu Public Prosecutor and directed him to give his clarification on a media report alleging lack of coordination between Railway Police and local police on the probe into the murder of a 24-year-old woman IT professional at a railway station here.

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    Rishi Kapoor remembers his yaar R D Burman on his 77th birth anniversary

    “R.D. Burman was like family to me. He used to come home and I used to visit him. Ashaji used to cook for us. Like me he was very fond of eating and drinking. At the start of my career RD did music in my Zehreela Insaan and Khel Khel Mein. These had evergreen songs like ‘O Hanseeni’ and ‘Khullam Khulla Pyar’. I had become a big star after Bobby. I wanted

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    Gulzar Remembers R D Burman

    Lyricist Gulzar has pointed to a strange coincidence that ties his poetry to his much-missed pal Rahul Dev Burman’s compositions on the latter’s 77th birth anniversary. Says the poet-lyricist, “In one of Pancham’s (as the composer was known) most beloved songs, ‘Mera Kuch Saamaan Tumhare Paas Pada Hai’ in the movie Ijaazat, I had written ‘Ek Sau Solah Chaand Ki Raatein, Ek Tumhaare Kaandhe Ka Til’. Those 116 moonlit nights that I

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    Check out Amitabh Bachchan shoots with real-life boxers for an upcoming project

    Bollywood’s eternal superstar Amitabh Bachchan, recently, put on his boxing gloves and shot with real-life national-level boxers for an upcoming project. Not just that, Amitabh Bachchan, as always, also shared on his blog, photographs of himself accompanied by the boxers in the boxing ring.

  • 145 more villages electrified: Government

    New Delhi: A total of 145 villages in nine states were electrified during the week ended June 26 under the Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojna, an official statement said on Monday.

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    Office of profit case: EC to hear 21 AAP MLAs plea on July 14

    New Delhi: The Election commission on Monday decided to hear the plea of 21 Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) legislators, who were appointed as Parliamentary Secretaries by the Delhi Government last year.

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    I am still at the periphery in Bollywood: Anurag Kashyap

    New Delhi: From being on the fringes of the Hindi film industry to becoming a sought after director with a dedicated fan base, Anurag Kashyap has come a long way but the filmmaker says he would rather stay at the periphery than be an insider in Bollywood.

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    Bexit: UK should trigger Article 50 to exit from EU when ready

    London: Britain should only trigger Article 50 to leave the EU when it has a “clear view” of how its future in the  bloc looks, finance minister George Osborne said today following last week’s shock referendum.

  • Trupti Desai places faith in God on Haji Ali Dargah case

    Pune (Maharashtra): Bhumata Brigade activist Trupti Desai said she will seek blessings of the presiding deity at the Shani Shingnapur temple today ahead of Tuesday’s Bombay High Court verdict in the Haji Ali Dargah no-entry case.

  • BJP spreading falsehood, rumours: Sena

    Mumbai: In a vitriolic attack on the BJP, Shiv Sena today charged that the senior ally’s politics was based on “spreading falsehood and rumours” and that from Delhi to Maharashtra it was trying to stifle the voice of those who speak the truth.

  • Drug menace affecting country’s youth: Mandira Bedi

    Mumbai: Mandira Bedi is concerned about the drug menace “affecting the youth of the country on a very large level”. The actress-designer says it’s time people do their bit by educating and informing others about its consequences.

  • AAP slams Punjab govt on false statistics of drug addicts

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Monday said when the Punjab government itself is involved in drug peddling, its claim that only one percent of the state’s population was addicted to drugs, wasn’t surprising.

  • Australian skipper Smith lauds Mitchell Marsh for Caribbean tri-series win

    Melbourne: Australian skipper Steve Smith has lavished praise on his team-mate Mitchell Marsh after the latter’s match-winning performance guided the side to a 58-run win against hosts West Indies in the ODI tri-series final at Kensington Oval.

  • I feel proud of Priyanka, Deepika: Anushka Sharma

    Mumbai: Anushka Sharma may not have any plan to try her luck in Hollywood, but the actress says she is proud of the work her contemporaries Priyanka Chopra and Deepika Padukone are doing in the West.