Free Press Journal
  • Goa CM takes dig at Sena chief

    Panaji: Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar on Saturday took a dig at Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray, saying those who demand security should not speak in aggressive tones.

  • 55 killed in Cameroon train derailment

    Yaounde: At least 55 persons were killed and 575 others injured when an overloaded passenger train derailed in Cameroon, media reported on Saturday.

  • Asking money to feature Pakistani actors is extortion: Ashoke Pandit

    Mumbai: Filmmaker and social activist Ashoke Pandit has condemned Maharashtra Navnirman Senas (MNS) decision to ask all producers who employed Pakistani artists in their films to pay Rs 5 crore each into the Indian Army’s welfare fund as an atonement. He says asking money in this way is “extortion”.

  • Afghan Taliban discuss Kabul talks with Pakistan

    Islamabad: At least three Afghan Taliban members have met officials here to discuss recent secret talks with Kabul held in Qatar, a Pakistani official said on Saturday.

  • SRK and my chemistry is organic: Karan Johar

    Mumbai: Superstar Shah Rukh Khan features in a cameo in Karan Johar’s “Ae Dil Hai Mushkil”, and the director says it did not feel that they were reuniting after a long gap as they share a “natural synergy”.

  • Mahira Khan will continue to shoot for Raees

    Owing to the sensitive relation between India and Pakistan post the Uri attacks, the artists from the neighbouring country who have collaborated with Bollywood for varied ventures are facing trouble in wrapping up their projects. While it’s been a month long struggle for Karan Johar’s Ae Dil Hai Mushkil to release, yet another film that faced the wrath is Raees which marks the debut of Pakistani actress Mahira Khan. Amidst rumours of the actress

  • Nobody is above rule of law: Shaina NC

    Mumbai: The controversy over the release of Karan Johar’s Ae Dil Hai Mushkil appears to have ended with the Raj Thackeray-led Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) allowing the film’s release, post a meeting between Thackeray, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and the film’s producers.

  • Ajay Devgn abides by COEAI’s appeal, will help Uri martyrs

    In the wake of the Uri attacks, a controversy erupted in Bollywood, dividing it into varied opinions as certain filmmakers and even actors came out to demand a ban on Pakistani artists from the industry. Ajay Devgn who has been supporting the ban since the start has now decided to even follow the appeal made by Cinema Owners & Exhibitors’ Association of India.

  • Oldest known planet-forming disk discovered

    Washington: Scientists have discovered the oldest known planet-forming disk – a 45 million-year-old ring of gas and dust that orbits around a young star, from which planets can form as the material collides and aggregates.

  • Casemiro named in Brazil squad for World Cup qualifiers

    Rio de Janeiro: Injured Real Madrid midfielder Casemiro is expected to be given until the last minute to prove his fitness for Brazil’s 2018 football World Cup qualifiers against Argentina and Peru next month.

  • UV light treatment may improve smartphone cameras

    Moscow: Treating an ordinary photodetector with ultraviolet light can turn it into a high bandwidth device, scientists have found paving a low-cost way to broaden the frequency range that smartphone cameras can detect.