Free Press Journal
  • State civic bodies to unite for water transport project

    Mumbai: The Inland Water Transport (IWT) scheme using the Thane creek is moving forward with six municipal corporations likely to form a consortium soon to set up jetties for the project which will come in the near future. The six municipal corporations would enter into an agreement with the Maharashtra Maritime Board (MMB).

  • Tiger Shroff gets competitive with kids at candy store

    Tiger Shroff’s manners are impeccable but ask him if he feels like a kid in a candy store and he grimaces that it’s more like an animal in a zoo! Strong words for one who looks so mild and grateful for the whole stardom shebang. He clarifies that ever since he tasted a bit of stardom, his life changed irreversibly. It has become an existence of scrutiny now with the world wanting

  • Radhika Apte: Being calm in times of controversies

    She has been making the industry sit up and take notice with her brave and unusual choice of films and her powerful talent. Not surprisingly, controversies seem to love her and keep popping up with alarming regularity. Earlier a nude video from Anurag Kashyap’s short film made for the international market had been leaked and was being circulated on a messaging app.

  • Sandeep Gadoli’s body had shrunk in size!

    Mumbai: The body of slain gangster Sandeep Gadoli, which was claimed by his family members on Thursday after seven months, had shrunk in size and had undergone discoloration due to which the skin had become much darker.

  • Sidharth Malhotra – Alia Bhatt yet to sign ‘Aashiqui 3’

    While fans are eagerly awaiting to see actors Sidharth Malhotra and Alia Bhatt come together in “Aashiqui 3“, producer Mahesh Bhatt says the duo is far from officially signing the movie. Earlier, co-producer Mukesh Bhatt had confirmed that Sidharth and Alia, who are rumoured to be seeing each other in real life, will be coming on board for the third installment of the hit romantic-drama.

  • There’s more to cinema than gloss, glamour: Ketan Mehta

    After having brought alive tales on the lives of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, Mangal Pandey, Raja Ravi Varma and Dashrath Manjhi on the big screen, Ketan Mehta is working on a movie on Rani Laxmi Bai, reports IANS. He says there is a need to tell such stories to go beyond the gloss and glamour that Bollywood is known for.

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    Actors just face of the brand: Kangana Ranaut

    At a time when the government is mulling over a law that punishes celebrities for misleading advertisements, actress Kangana Ranaut feels it is wrong to hold stars liable for brand endorsements. She says actors are just the face of the brand, and it is “entirely” the consumers’ responsibility what they choose to buy.

  • Qureshi gets police custody till Sept 6

    Mumbai: The 20-year-old Ahmed Qureshi, accused of attempt to murder of traffic head constable Vilas Shinde, has been sent to police custody till September 06. In a bid to avoid any assault in court premises, Mumbai police on Friday barricaded the court premises before producing Qureshi in the court to seek his police custody for investigating the matter.

  • Sajid Khan to return to the ‘Housefull’ franchise? 

    Director Sajid Khan is reportedly returning to comedy franchise “Housefull”, helming the upcoming fourth instalment of the hit series. Sajid, who had directed the first two parts of the series, did not direct the third instalment reportedly due to a fall-out with producer Sajid Nadiadwala, according to PTI.

  • Bombay High Court order: setback to gau rakshaks

    Mumbai: In a major setback to ‘gau rakshaks’, the Bombay High Court on Friday dismissed a petition challenging the public notice issued by the BMC regarding the slaughtering of animals during the forthcoming Eid festival.While dismissing the petition, the division bench headed by Justice Satyaranjan Dharmadhikari said that there are statutory provisions under the Mumbai Municipal Corporation Act, 1888 and the same will be followed in the event of

  • RTO to continue issuing fitness certificates to commercial vehicles

    It may be recalled that the bench had earlier, stayed the certification of vehicles, as RTO had not complied with the court’s previous orders, wherein it had specifically directed the government to construct a 250-meter track for conducting fitness test of vehicles.