Free Press Journal
  • Bollywood wishes Happy Birthday to ‘charming’ Javed Akhtar

    Mumbai: Wishing lyricist-poet Javed Akhtar on his 72nd birthday on Tuesday, Hindi film industry celebrities like Anil Kapoor, Farah Khan and Shekhar Ravijiani, expressed their fondness for the “charming” Padma Bhushan awardee.

  • Nadal beats Mayer to ease into Australian Open second round

    Melbourne: 14-time Grand Slam champion Rafael Nadal produced a commanding performance as he swept aside dominating Florian Mayer of Germany in straight sets to storm into the second round of the Australian Open here on Tuesday.

  • Officials: FBI arrests widow of Orlando nightclub shooter

    Washington: The wife of the Orlando nightclub shooter, who was extensively questioned by federal agents in the days after the massacre, has been arrested by the FBI in connection with the attack, authorities said.

  • The Kajol – Karan Johar fall-out is too messed up; Shah Rukh Khan won’t take sides

    Yesterday’s BFF are today’s sworn enemies? Kajol, it seems, has lost two of her three best friends in the film industry for the sake of her husband. With Aditya Chopra, she fell out in 2012, when during the release Ajay Devgn’s Son Of Sardaar he took on Yash Chopra’s Jab Tak Hai Jaan. Kajol, understandably stood by her husband in this war of words.

  • Salman Khan continues to work despite ligament injury

    Often actors take that extra mile, that extra effort even amidst injuries, wounds and illness to wrap up the shoot schedule and that in itself showcases their passion towards work. Superstar Salman Khan is no different and here is an example of the same.

  • Note scrapping can do little to stop future generation of black money

    New Delhi: Demonetisation may wipe out the stock of black money held in cash but can do little about the ill-gotten wealth converted to assets like gold and real estate and the scrapping of high value notes does not prevent the future generation of unaccounted money, said an ASSOCHAM study on Currency Demonetisation.

  • Varun Dhawan’s jacket catches fire at an awards show

    With the film awards season at its peak, every single event organiser is trying to be one up on the other. In order for the audiences to enjoy the awards, there are many workers who work backstage day and night.

  • Jaipur Literature Festival 2017

    Our guide to Jaipur Literature Festival 2017: Schedule, time and speaker list

    The much awaited annual literature festival –Jaipur Literature Festival –steps in its 10th year in 2017. The fest to celebrate its 10th anniversary has come up with a special theme ‘The Freedom to Dream: India at 70’ that focuses on 70 years of India as a democratic country. The festival over the years has seen eminent writers, authors and thinkers participating in the festival. The five-day fest will take place at Diggi Palace, Jaipur.

  • UP polls: No differences with dad, united SP will win, says Akhilesh

    Lucknow: A day after he was declared the rightful owner of the Samajwadi Party’s ‘cycle’ symbol, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday rubbished reports suggesting an increasing rift between him and his father Mulayam Singh Yadav.

  • BMC Polls 2017: The fight for heading richest civic body is on

    With polls coming up in Maharashtra, the fight for heading BMC is on. Ten municipal corporations including Mumbai, Thane, Pune and Nagpur, 25 Zilla Parishads and 283 Panchayat Samitis are scheduled to go to polls next month. Over seven crore voters in major cities and vast rural stretches areas will elect 1,258 corporators, 1,558 members of district councils and 3,116 panchayat samiti members.