Free Press Journal
  • Sudhir Mungantiwar

    FPJ Xclusive: Sudhir Mungantiwar on Maharashtra’s ‘Green Mission’

    Sudhir Mungantiwar, minister for finance, planning and forests, unfurled the state’s grand vision to achieve 30 per cent tree cover. He discussed several aspects of the programme including the two crore tree plantation drive slated for today, with the Free Press Journal group during a recent visit to our editorial offices. Edited excerpts from the conversation.

  • Here’s why PeeCee is in Mumbai now

    New Delhi: Priyanka Chopra, who has been putting up in America since last year for her international projects, is now in Mumbai for quite some time.

  • Drake praises ‘beautiful’ Rihanna on stage

    Los Angeles: Rapper Drake and Rihanna gave fans a glimpse of their striking chemistry as they flirted on stage during the R&B star’s Anti World Tour stop in Manchester, UK.

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    How Rajiv Bhatia became Akshay Kumar

    It is a known fact that Akshay Kumar is the screen name of Rajiv Bhatia. Following the footsteps of several other actors who have changed their names for the big screen from Dilip Kumar to Sunny Deol, Akshay Kumar too thought that this name would be apt for his action packed image in Bollywood. However, there is an interesting story behind him choosing this particular name for the big screen.

  • Mahanagar Gas makes stellar debut, stock jumps over 28%

    Mumbai: Shares of the country’s second-largest CNG retailer Mahanagar Gas today made a strong debut at the bourses, surging over 28 per cent, against the issue price of Rs 421.

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    Olympic opening and ceremony tickets go on sale

    Rio De Janeiro: A new batch of tickets have been made available for the Rio 2016 Olympic opening and closing ceremonies, organisers said on Thursday.

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    Brexit uncertainty likely to dampen global growth: IMF

    Washington: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Thursday warned that significant uncertainty over Britain’ s vote to leave the European Union (EU) is likely to dampen economic growth in Britain, Europe and the rest of the world.

  • Ricardo Quaresma

    Euro Cup: Portugal beat Poland on penalties

    Marseille (France): Despite first half goals from Robert Lewandowski and Renato Sanches, it took a penalty shootout to separate the sides, with the Seleccao coming out on top in the first quarter final match of the Euro 2016 here on Thusrday.

  • Five fresh faces to debut on Lakme Fashion Week runway

    Mumbai: The forthcoming season of Lakme Fashion Week (LFW) August 24-28 will see five new faces — Ilana, Galaxia, Alina, Paul and Bruna – realising their dreams of walking on the runway.

  • India suffer 1-0 defeat against New Zealand in Six Nations tourney

    Valencia (Spain): The Indian men’s hockey team failed to capitalize on their recent 2-1 win over Ireland as they suffered their second defeat of the 6-Nations Invitational Tournament by going down 1-0 against New Zealand in their third match on Thursday.

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    LGBT community snubs “fascist” govt, questions PM Modi’s silence

    Bengaluru (Karnataka): Expressing disappointment over India’s move to abstain from voting in the UN Human Rights Council to appoint an independent investigator to help protect the rights of homosexuals and transgenders worldwide, the LGBT community members today demanded Prime Minister Narendra Modi to break his silence and speak about “inclusive society”.

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    Hindu priest hacked to death in Bangladesh

    Dhaka: A Hindu priest was hacked to death today in Bangladesh by unidentified machete-wielding assailants, the latest murder in the Muslim-majority nation which has seen a string of brutal attacks on minorities and secular activists by Islamists.