Free Press Journal
  • Meet Majid Majidi’s Malayali muse… Mumbai’s Malavika Mohanan

    There must be something truly special about Malavika Mohanan, the young Malayali actress from Mumbai who has bagged the female lead—no less—in Iranian master-creator Majid Majidi’s new film Beyond The Clouds currently being shot in Mumbai. “It was all so sudden,” says the young actress, disbelieving of and yet comfortable with the windfall. “I didn’t have the time to get tense and anxious. I did an audition and then I left for

  • Donald Trump calls Obamacare a ‘disaster’

    Washington: President Donald Trump has said that Obamacare was a “disaster” and it’s “failing miserably”, as he plans to replace the affordable healthcare of his predecessor on account of significant increase in its insurance premium.

  • Renault Duster Petrol Automatic Coming Soon!

    Sources close to Renault have confirmed that the Duster will soon get an automatic transmission with its petrol version, which the automaker had a hard time rolling out of showrooms since its launch. The Duster petrol automatic is likely to be launched in a couple of months. The French automaker launched the Duster in 2012 and has been constantly updating the compact SUV with special editions, and introduced its facelifted model last

  • Secret Service laptop containing information on Trump Tower stolen

    New York: A laptop containing highly sensitive information about the Trump Tower was stolen from a Secret Service agents car here in Brooklyn and has not been found, media reports said. ABC News, citing law enforcement sources, said the laptop contained floor plans for Trump Tower, details on the criminal investigation of Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server and other national security information, the Guardian reported.

  • horoscope

    Today’s horoscope by Nilikash P. Pradhan

    Aries:-You look at a more a comfortable life now. Travel and money are on the cards. There will success in ongoing projects and you will remain in good books of your seniors.

  • Birthday Special: The Timeless Romance of Shashi Kapoor and Jennifer

    Bollywood actor Shashi Kapoor celebrating 79th birthday today.We all known Shashi ji as he is a great actor as well as human being. His movie like Jab Jab Phool khile, New Delhi Times, Namak Halal, Kabhie Kabhie and other in never forgettable. Even today, his movie songs like Ek tha bul aur Ek thi bulbul, Ye shama, and other like to hear.

  • Launched: Toyota Corolla Altis Facelift

    Japanese carmaker Toyota today launched the facelifted Corolla Altis at a starting price of Rs 15.87 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). It is a much needed update that the D-segment sedan required as it faces stiff competition from the likes of Hyundai Elantra and Skoda Octavia. The refreshed offering from Toyota gets a shorter variant-list, down from five petrol and four diesel trims to four and two respectively.

  • Uttar Pradesh CM Race: BJP MLAs to meet in Lucknow to elect its leader

    Lucknow: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will hold its legislature meet today to elect the new Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh here. All MLAs will meet at 5 p.m. to pick the next Chief Minister of the state. Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu and BJP general secretary Bhupendra Yadav will also be present at the meeting as party’s central observers.

  • India must oppose CPEC tooth and nail

    Rather belatedly, but better late than never, India has come out in strong opposition to the $46 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project which would give China easy access to the sea, facilitating its designs to exercise hegemony over trade routes to the detriment of India and other countries. The controversial road is slated to pass through Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) which technically and in India’s legitimate narrative is a part of this country. During

  • Decks cleared for a unified market

    The tortuous process for the rollout of the new tax regime under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) bill appears set to come to a happy end after all. After earlier deadlines went by as the tangle between the government and the Opposition continued, the legislation, which is billed as the most momentous and far-reaching piece of economic legislation since independence, is expected to roll out on July 1. At the conclusion of the

  • It’s women who won in the Assembly polls

    THE voting pattern in the recent elections has conveyed not so subtly a political mandate that puts the responsibility on the victorious parties to identify a judicious way forward. It is the women who are definite winners in the recent state elections. Coming out in large numbers, they have outnumbered men and exercised their political right, highlighting their collective strength in the fragmented complexity of electoral numbers. 63.26% women went to the voting booth

  • A return to last days of Mughal rule

    THE return to tradition under the BJP’s auspices could also mean returning to the chaos, corruption and religious strife of the last days of Mughal rule. It could be said that India is returning to its roots. Uttar Pradesh exploded last Saturday in a frenzy of Holi-like celebration because many people felt their birthright had been restored. Simultaneously, Lok Sabha TV screened Kalpana, the one and only film that the great dancer, Uday Shankar,

  • Mumbai: After months of delay, work on Parel Terminus begins

     Mumbai: The work of the much awaited Parel Terminus has finally begun with construction works for the new platform. The construction work of the platform, being constructed on the western side of Parel station, was started in December 2016. The total estimated cost for constructing the terminus is approximately Rs 51 crore.

  • DGCA issues new guidelines for pilots taking controlled breaks

    After two airlines, Jet Airways and Air India, failed to make radio contact over European airspace, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on Friday issued fresh guidelines stating that the speaker volume must be maintained at an appropriate level and not to be switched off or must be kept at a minimum level. The DGCA has said that the headset shall not be worn by the non-resting crew while the other