Free Press Journal
  • Mumbai FYJC admissions: Students in distress as portal offers ‘crash’ course

    FYJC online admission has started last week and till now only one in three students have been able to fill up both forms for admissions to first-year junior college (FYJC) seats on Monday. Wondering why? The admissions portal has crashed several times, as it could not take the load.

  • Before Border: 20 famous Indian personalities born in Pakistan

    India and Pakistan have not seen eye to eye since 1947, and almost 70 years since partition, not much has changed. However, at one point of time, when there were no borders, India and Pakistan were one and the same. Not surprising then that the two countries have a lot in common — culture, our food and many others. In fact, many of our famous personalities were actually born in Pakistan (before

  • Income Tax dept charged Lalu Yadav’s family for owing Benami assets

    New Delhi: The I-T Department has charged family members of RJD chief Lalu Prasad, including his wife, son and daughters, under the Benami Transactions Act in connection with its probe into land deals worth Rs 1,000 crore and tax evasion.

  • Toilet: Ek Prem Katha tale to get tax exemptions in all the BJP-run states

    Akshay Kumar’s indisputable superstardom has gone to another level after the trailers of his forthcoming film ‘Toilet: Ek Prem Katha’ made its way into the virtual world. The message of toilets for rural households has not only impressed the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Government has decided to implement an entertainment tax exemption in all the BJP-run states.

  • Serial Lovers! 10 most adorable real-life TV couples

    Our television stars are possibly as famous as Bollywood celebs, if not more. And, a lot of them fall in love with each other while working together in shows. The list is quite big. But here, we shortlist 10 adorable television couples.

  • Nargis Fakhri to make her singing debut with singer-composer Parichay

    American Model-actress Nargis Fakhri who debut in Bollywood with the film ‘Rockstar’ has been living it up in Los Angeles for the last eight months. Now she is back in the B-town to promote her singing debut, an Indo-Canadian single, ‘Habitaan Vigaad Di’.

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    What an Idea! Mumbai’s railway stations could soon resemble a five-star complex

    Imagine Mumbaikars. What if our railway stations have parking like malls, a plush coffee house, where before taking the escalator to the platform you will get a takeaway cappuccino. Or Mumbai Metro-like trains with automatic door slides and you walking into a cool, comfortable furnished compartment. I guess too fancy for a Mumbai local, isn’t it? Well, according to the Indian Railways, this is soon going to be reality.

  • Mumbai: BEST workers union calls for strike from June 22 midnight over unpaid salaries

    The BEST workers union has called for a strike of staffers, including bus drivers and conductors, from midnight of June 22 to protest against salaries not being paid to workers. One of the largest BEST workers union said that they were upset with the Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport’s (BEST) decision to disburse only 50% of the salary to its staff.

  • Shocking: Huma Qureshi was once asked to change her name due to ‘Pakistani’ connection

    Huma Qureshi is active in Bollywood from last five years and has given hits like Gangs of Wasseypur (2012), and then was part of films like D-Day (2013) and Jolly LLB 2 (2017). Although she is well known in Bollywood, there was a time when Huma was struggling to make her name. Remembering those days Huma told Hindustan Times “I was asked to change my name, as there’s a Pakistani actor with

  • BSE to host special edition of Iyengar Yoga on International Yoga Day

    Yogacharya Bellur Krishnamachar Sundararaja Iyengar, popularly known as BKS Iyengar, founded his own brand of yoga, called ‘Iyengar Yoga’. He established yoga studios across the world where practitioners are taught ways to improve breathing, concentration and meditation. The unique style is now practiced around the globe. BKS Iyengar had a very close connection with the city of Mumbai, he spent his every weekend for nearly 50 years. Hence, Mumbaikars are fortunate to have people who

  • Watch Video: Dhoni plays ‘Daddy Cool’ as Pakistani fan throws ‘baap’ taunt at Shami

    Pakistani fans, after their team’s demolition of India in the final of the Champions Trophy 2017, celebrated the victory by singing from the stands, while many took to the streets of London to celebrate. Sarfaraz Ahmed’s boys who lost to India by 124-runs in the group stage, crushed the Indian side by 180 runs at The Oval.

  • International Yoga Day: These celeb fitness trainers make Deepika, Kareena look hot!

    Bollywood is a demanding industry where physical fitness and good physique is a must. It is a ‘place’ obsessed with picture-perfect physique and for this our favourite celebrities are working with complete dedication and with the support of their personal fitness trainers. Here’s a look at the trainers behind the successful icons of Bollywood that makes them look smoking hot.

  • Mubarakan trailer out: Arjun and Anil Kapoor double the comedy quotient

    The much awaited Anil Kapoor and Arjun Kapoor starrer Mubarakan’s trailer has finally released. As expected, it looks like a laughter ride, which will bring you back in the world of Singhs. Known for giving comedy cinemas like No Entry, Welcome, director Anees Bazmee tries his hand at comedy again.

  • Oh No! Have Shakti Arora and Neha Saxena called it quits?

    Once there were in deeply in love and were supposed to get married late year, in November. But, they couldn’t get married due to demonetisation. Yes, we are talking about the famous couple of TV, Shakti Arora and Neha Saxena. They have ended their relationship! They were in love for four years. They got engaged in 2014 and had briefly participated in Star Plus’ dance competition, Nach Baliye, in 2015 before they

  • Politics responsible for wars, not people: Kabir Khan

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Kabir Khan says war is something which is created by politics because of hostility is not possible if there is people-to-people contact. When asked if films like “Tubelight” can help send a good message by having a positive story, the filmmaker said it’s “absolutely” true.

  • Ram Nath Kovind for President: Who is in favour, and who is not

    Amit Shah yesterday raised the curtain and ended all speculations over NDA’s Presidential candidate by announcing the name of Ram Nath Kovind. According to media reports, Ram Nath Kovind is said to be very close to PM Modi. Currently, the Governor of Bihar, he has been associated with the BJP from a very long time, and has also been a Rajya Sabha member.

  • ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Review: 8 teams, 8 takeaways from eighth edition

    The eighth edition of ICC Champions Trophy saw underdog Pakistan beat favourites India to win the coveted title. Pakistan beat India by a whopping 180 runs in the final at The Oval to win their maiden CT title. The Champions Trophy saw many twists and turns and had many memorable and heart breaking moments. Here are the 8 takeaways from this year’s mini world cup.

  • See Pictures: Shahid Kapoor, Mira Rajput in royal avatar at London wedding

    Love them or hate them, you’ve got to admit that Shahid and Mira Rajput have always managed to break the rules and do their own thing. Be it admitting to falling in love only after they were expecting a baby or talking about the huge age difference between them, the duo totally believes in writing their own rules, and we love them for it.