Free Press Journal
  • Centre rushes 400 more paramilitary to Darjeeling; total 1,400

    New Delhi: The Centre today rushed 400 additional paramilitary personnel to Darjeeling, taking the total number to 1,400, to assist the local administration there to restore peace and normalcy. “As many as 400 paramilitary personnel were sent to Darjeeling to help the state government on their request to maintain law and order,” a home ministry official said.

  • Maha CIC office seeks time to reply to petition on 26/11 call records

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra Chief Information Commissioner’s office today sought time to respond to a petition filed by the state government challenging an order of the transparency panel to initiate inquiry against retired top cop Rakesh Maria in connection with alleged discrepancies in the 26/11 call records.

  • BJP, Sena spar with each other ahead of Amit Shah-Thackeray meet

    Mumbai: Ruling allies Bharatiya Janata Party and Shiv Sena on Thursday engaged in a verbal spat ahead of a crucial meeting between BJP President Amit Shah with Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday.  Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis reiterated that his BJP was ready for mid-term elections in Maharashtra and would win on its own strength in a reaction to Sena MP Sanjay Raut’s recent comments that the party would withdraw support to BJP if

  • 7 killed, 66 injured as blast rocks kindergarten in China

    Beijing: A powerful explosion rocked the entrance of a kindergarten in eastern China today while children were leaving the school, killing at least seven people and injuring 66 others, the state media reported.

  • Katrina Kaif’s Birthday plans

    Her break-up with beau Ranbir Kapoor has not changed the actress popularity quotient. Actress Katrina Kaif has literally been juggling multiple projects, from Tiger Zinda Hai to Thugs of Hindostan. So naturally, the actress would want to take a break between her frantic schedules. So two days post the release of her much-delayed film Jagga Jasoos, Katrina Kaif will be bringing her birthday away from the hustle bustle of Mumbai. The Bang

  • Vishal Aditya Singh feels he was born for the spotlight

    Vishal Aditya Singh, a former athlete from Bihar and now an actor, says he was born to be a hero. “I was born to be a hero. Since my childhood, I have been winning in all the sports that I have participated in. I played state-level cricket, I was good in badminton and kabaddi,”The actor, who will play the male lead in the upcoming TV series “Chandrakanta” said.

  • Lindsay Lohan teams in ‘Sick Note’ season 2

    Actress Lindsay Lohan has come on board the second season of “Sick Note,” the upcoming British comedy series that also stars Rupert Grint, Nick Frost and Don Johnson. The first season of the show goes out this fall on Sky in a 10 p.m. slot and on Sky’s Now TV streaming service, with Season 2 currently in production. The comedy follows Daniel Glass (Grint) as a down-on- his-luck insurance rep who is wrongly told

  • Jessica Chastain the new X-Villan?

    Actress Jessica Chastain is in negotiation to star as a villain in Simon Kinberg’s “X-Men: Dark Phoenix”.

  • Ryan Reynolds is a GOT nut

    The popularity of “Game of Thrones” is such that every actor wants to be a part of it. “Deadpool” star Ryan Reynolds has also expressed his desire to star in the popular fantasy drama. The 40-year-old actor revealed he would love to replace Irish actors Liam Cunningham or Aidan Gillen on the show. Cunningham plays Ser Davos Seaworth, while Gillen portrays Petyr ‘Littlefinger’ Baelish on the popular series. “It’s no secret, I’m

  • Ryan Gosling’s a producer now

    Actor Ryan Gosling and producer Ken Kao have teamed up to form the production company Arcana. The banner will focus on finding and developing a wide range of unique and diverse material for film and television. Arcana’s first official project is director Yorgos Lanthimos’s upcoming movie “The Favourite”, starring Emma Stone, Rachel Weisz and Olivia Colman. Arcana has partnered with producers Ceci Dempsey for Scarlet Films and Ed Guiney and Lee Magiday

  • Rishi Kapoor on Twitter spree

    Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor has called the police, fire fighters and the medics “real heroes” and added that romancing or fighting in films is no heroism. “The Real Heroes.’9/11′ Firefighters entered Twin Towers knowing eminent death. Now Grenfell Tower where again the braves have entered. Singing songs, romancing or fighting in films is no heroism. The real heroes are the fire fighters, police and the medics. I was no hero! Sorry!” Rishi

  • Sonam & Rhea surprise a fan!

    Fashionista sisters Sonam and Rhea Kapoor, recently launched their signature brand Rheson, which is steadily becoming a success. While the fashion brand that currently retails only in India, has been receiving several requests from fans to make the outfits available to overseas buyers. It was only recently that a young fashion enthusiast, Isha from the US reached out to Sonam over a photo sharing platform, requesting to know the procedure of buying a palazzo saree from

  • Will Mumbai ever be Pothole free? These pictures make it look doubtful!

    This monsoon, motorists will not experience a bumpy ride as most of the roads that would repeatedly develop potholes have been fixed, claimed the municipal corporation. However, the family members of those who died in pothole-related accidents said heavy showers could prove the BMC’s claims.