Free Press Journal
  • Sydney Opera House to be lit up for Diwali

    Sydney: Australia’s iconic Sydney Opera House is about to turn golden for a nightin celebration of Diwali, the traditional Indian festival of lights.

  • Punjab Police SP booked in sexual assault case

    Chandigarh: Punjab Police officer Salwinder Singh, — who was questioned by the NIA after the Pathankot air base attack in January — has now been booked on the charge of sexual assault, police officials said here on Friday.

  • Sidhu is ‘most welcome’ to join the party: Congress

    New Delhi: Congress today extended an olive branch to former BJP MP Navjot Singh Sidhu, saying he was “most welcome” to join the party and insisted that its Punjab unit chief Amarinder Singh was on the same page.

  • Don’t ban artistes from other countries: Bangladesh author

    Kolkata: Amid the ongoing controversy over restrictions on Pakistani artistes working in India, eminent Bangladeshi author Selina Hossain on Friday said artistes should be given total freedom and shouldn’t be restricted to travel.

  • Suniel Shetty, Mukesh Chhabra join hands to find talent in India

    It’s usually only actors and singers who have platforms like reality shows where raw talent can be spotted. For the other departments of films making it’s still a struggle to get noticed. To provide a platform for all the aspirants in showbiz, Bollywood actor Suniel Shetty and Mukesh Chhabra, one of the best known names in the casting fraternity, have joined hands to start an online venture called ‘F…the Couch’ (FTC).

  • Airtel, Vodafone, Idea fined for denial of interconnection to Jio

    New Delhi: The Indian telecom regulator on Friday slapped heavy penalties on three telecom players — Bharti Airtel, Vodafone India and Idea Cellular — for not providing sufficient points of interconnections (PoI) to Reliance Jio.

  • Ae Dil Hai Mushkil controversy has tensed Ranbir Kapoor

    The media shy Ranbir Kapoor isn’t someone to speak his heart out at any given opportunity for the media. So while everyone still awaits his reaction to the ban on his upcoming film Ae Dil Hai Mushkil, he isn’t ready to speak on camera regarding the same. While it clearly has upset director Kara Johar who has put in his blood and sweat for this film, Ranbir isn’t an exception.

  • New secret treaty for Raees team

    The secret of a secrecy pact is out. Apparently Shah Rukh Khan and the producers of Raees, Excel Entertainment have made the team working on the film sign a secrecy pact. According to souces, “Anyone from the team who breaks this clause will face monetary losses as the makers will not pay them their sum.” The film is anyway in the news for all the wrong reasons and they surely

  • Bring local militants home, instead of encounter says Mehbooba Mufti

    Srinagar: Try to bring back to their homes the “local boys” who have joined militancy instead of killing them in encounters, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti urged police today amid unrest triggered by the death of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani in a gun-battle with forces in July.

  • Love Day- Pyaar Ka Din

    This comedy drama based on friendship, written and directed by Harish Kotian and Sandeep Choudhary tries to mash-up ‘3 Idiots’ with ‘Dil Chahta Hai’ and arrives at an unappetizing, ridiculous and totally far-fetched dummy variant.

  • My Father Iqbal: Woefully short on craft

    This yeoman effort by Sujad Iqbal Khan is set in Banni the town nestled between the borders of strife torn Jammu and Kashmir and tourist paradise Himachal Pradesh and is supposedly based on a true incident.

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    Akshay Kumar to bring story of India’s first Olympic medal

    Mumbai: After evoking patriotism through his recent releases “Baby”, “Airlift” and “Rustom”, Akshay Kumar is now set to feature in a story about India’s first Olympic medal post independence, in a film titled “Gold”.

  • 1:13:7 Ek Tera Saath: A Date with Chicanery

    A sordid tale of treachery with fake allusions to reincarnation, set in a Royal Rajputana of decrepit Pink stoned palaces with royalty that wears it’s heirlooms without the bearing of yore, this film has TV actor Ssharad Malhotra playing troubled heir apparent Aditya, whose family and love were lost in flames during a factory fire .

  • Pakistan will have to stop terror for success in talks: Mehbooba Mufti

    Srinagar: Pakistan will have to stop cross- border terrorism in Jammu and Kashmir for any dialogue with India to be successful, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti said today while underlining that talks were not possible in the prevailing situation which has “deteriorated”.

  • Gandhigiri: Preachy & boring

    Writer Kumar Manjul and Director Sanoj Mishra’s attempt to craft a ‘Lage Raho Munnabhai’ of sorts comes-a-cropper because the script just doesn’t hold you in its thrall and the treatment can’t rise up from the pedestrian. At a time when Gandhian values are being eroded by a concerted campaign of falsehoods, this film that hopes to promote Gandhian values, makes a valiant attempt to break the mould.