Free Press Journal
  • Titillate is a very relative word: Filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma, who has used graphic dialogues and nudity in his debut digital web series “Guns and Thighs”, based on the Mumbai underworld, says he has used the freedom offered by the new age entertainment platform. Justifying the bold scenes in the trailer, he says they are not purely intended to titillate the audience.

  • Amit Shah to meet ‘opposing’ ally Uddhav Thackeray

    Mumbai: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah will meet ally Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray with the main agenda of discussions likely to centre around the upcoming presidential election, party officials said here on Thursday.

  • Hang those who eat beef as status symbol: Sadhvi Saraswati

    Panaji: Amid the raging debate over cow slaughter and consumption of beef, a sadhvi attending a meet of various Hindu outfits here has said those who consider eating beef as a status symbol should be hanged. The remarks made by Sadhvi Saraswati here last evening triggered a sharp reaction from the Congress, which said her speech would spark communal hatred and asked the BJP-led government in Goa to lodge an FIR against

  • Supernight with Tubelight teaser out: Sunil Grover and Salman Khan’s fun time

    Earlier, we had reported that Salman Khan chose Sunil Grover over Kapil Sharma. Salman along with brother Sohail will be seen in one of the special shows ‘Super night with Tubelight’, where we will witness Sunil Grover as Dr Mashoor Gulati. Sony TV will telecast it on June 18 as a special segment. It remains to be seen if he makes an appearance on ‘The Kapil Sharma Show’ or not. The teaser

  • The Big Debate! How good is Arnab Goswami’s Republic?

    Arnab Goswami’s new channel Republic was launched on the 6th of May and it has been over a month and the channel has already managed to garner some attention, in fact a lot more attention than they would have thought of.

  • 12 dead in London inferno: Here is what we know so far

    London: At least 12 persons were confirmed dead and many were reported missing on Wednesday in a major fire that engulfed and consumed a 24-storey apartment complex in west London housing hundreds. “I can confirm twelve fatalities at this time but this figure is likely to rise during what will be a complex recovery operation over a number of days. Many others are receiving medical care,” Commander Stuart Cundy of the Metropolitan Police said.

  • Microsoft AI first to reach perfect Ms Pac-Man score

    San Francisco: Researchers at Maluuba, a deep-learning startup recently acquired by Microsoft, have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) system that became the first player ever to achieve a perfect 999,990 score in Ms Pac-Man — an arcade video game. The feat is notable because when Ms Pac-Man was developed in the eighties, it was programmed to be less predictable than the original Pac-Man, so that it would be tougher for players to

  • GJM calls indefinite bandh after leaders’ premises raided

    Darjeeling: The police today raided some premises of Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) chief Bimal Gurung and arrested some party activists following which the outfit called for an indefinite shutdown in Darjeeling Hills. Arrows, sharp weapons and explosives were recovered during the raids at the premises in Singmari and Patlebas areas in Darjeeling, the police said.

  • Pakistan PM Sharif appears before Panama Papers probe panel

    Islamabad: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today appeared before a Supreme Court-appointed team probing the Panamagate graft case, becoming Pakistan’s first sitting premier to depose before such a panel. “The day that creates history & sets a much required & welcome precedent for others to emulate,” Sharif’s daughter Maryam Nawaz tweeted along with pictures of the PML-N leader and his top aides just before leaving for the Judicial Academy – the JIT’s temporary

  • Waqar dubs Morgan’s pitch criticism as ‘lame excuse’

    New Delhi: Eoin Morgan’s comment on Cardiff pitch, post-England’s defeat in the Champions Trophy semi-finals, seems to have not gone down well with Pakistan legendary bowler Waqar Younis as he slammed the England skipper for making a “lame excuse”. In the post-match presentation, Morgan insisted that the pitch used for his side’s eight-wicket defeat at Sophia Gardens cancelled out the home advantage as the same pitch was used for Pakistan-Sri Lanka clash

  • ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Yuvraj Singh has superpowers. Check it out!

    As India is all set to take on Bangladesh in the second semi-final of ICC Champions Trophy in Birmingham, swashbuckling left-handed batsman Yuvraj Singh uploaded a special video showcasing his superpowers at the Oval Cricket Ground. In the video, Yuvraj displayed his superhuman powers and the video was shot by Indian skipper Virat Kohli.

  • At least 18 killed in Mogadishu restaurant attack

    Mogadishu: A suicide car bombing and assault by Shabaab militants on two neighbouring restaurants in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu ended today morning with 18 dead, a government spokesman said. “The operation is over now and the gunmen were killed by the security forces,” said Mohamed Ahmed Arab, spokesman for Somalia’s security ministry.

  • Heavy rain causes water logging, flood situation in Mumbai, Manipur

    Imphal/Mumbai: Due to heavy rain in the past few days, the Nambul River and Imphal River breached the banks and overflowed near Sagolband Moirang Leirak, Kairang and Chabung Company, Mayang resulted in flooding houses. The most severely affected area is the Mayang Imphal area and its neighbouring villages.

  • Zanjeer: Sniffer dog who saved countless lives during 1993 Mumbai serial blasts

    They say, ‘dogs are humans’ best friend’ but we say they are more than that. Holding true to the fact, there has been several incidents when dogs have risked their lives to save ours. The canine named ‘Zanjeer’ who has changed our perception of what we call is ‘brave’. Named after Bollywood action film ‘Zanjeer’ (1973) and fondly called as ‘Ginger’ because of his coat color, he was part of Mumbai Police team and

  • Two militants escape from Karachi Central Jail

    Karachi: Two “high-profile militants” of the banned Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LJ) have escaped from Karachi’s central prison.
    The prison was claimed to be safeguarded heavily after multiple operations to foil escape attempts, including the October 2014 operation by the Rangers, during which they found a 45-metre-long tunnel being built just a few metres from the facility to allow some 100 militants to escape.