Free Press Journal
  • Cake That! Team India celebrates MS Dhoni’s 36th birthday in style

    Former Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni turned 36 on Friday and Team India, which is in West Indies, celebrated his birthday in style. The celebration must have been more special after India overwhelmed hosts Windies in the final ODI at Kingston to clinch the series 3-1. In recent times, it’s almost become a sort of a tradition with the Indian team to put cake on the birthday boy’s face and Dhoni wasn’t

  • Megastar Amitabh Bachchan revisits ‘Sholay’ days

    New Delhi: It has been more than 41 years since filmmaker Ramesh Sippy’s directorial ‘Sholay’ got released. Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, today, walked down memory lane and shared a black and white picture with co-star Dharmendra.

  • Vikram Kumar confirms launching Priyadarshan’s daughter Kalyani

    Chennai: Director Vikram Kumar, known for films such as “Manam” and “24”, has confirmed that he is launching filmmaker Priyadarshan’s daughter Kalyani in his upcoming yet-untitled Telugu project, starring Akkineni Akhil in the lead.

  • Enforcement Directorate raids premises of Lalu’s daughter, her husband in Delhi

    New Delhi, The Enforcement Directorate today conducted raids at three Delhi farmhouses of Misa Bharti, RJD MP and daughter of party chief Lalu Prasad, her husband and a firm linked to them, in a money laundering case probe. Sleuths of the central probe agency swooped on the farmhouses in Ghitorni, Bijwasan and Sainik Farms areas here early morning.

  • Ranveer Singh, Rajkummar Rao among 50 Most Influential Young Indians

    New Delhi: Bollywood star Ranveer Singh, acclaimed actor Rajkummar Rao, badminton ace P.V. Sindhu and Paytm founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma have been named in a list of the 50 Most Influential Young Indians of 2017 by GQ India magazine.

  • ‘A Gentleman’ has a ‘Bobby’ reference, say directors

    Mumbai: In his upcoming film “A Gentleman”, Bollywood actor Sidharth Malhotra has scenes that could remind viewers of Rishi Kapoor and Dimple Kapadia starrer “Bobby”, say directors Raj Nidimoru and Krishna D.K.

  • Why Virat Kohli is the undisputed king of world cricket

    Is Virat Kohli the best batsman in the world? Is Virat Kohli going through a purple patch? Is Virat Kohli unstoppable when it comes to chases in ODI cricket? Is Virat the modern one-day great? The answer to all the above questions is in affirmative.

  • Sourav Ganguly turns 45: Here’s how twitterati wished prince of Kolkata

    Sourav Ganguly, former Indian captain is celebrating his 45th birthday today. Ganguly, who changed Indian cricket with his aggressive captaincy will always be remembered as ‘Dada’ of Indian cricket. The dashing left-hander made his debut in 1996 at Mecca of cricket, Lord’s and scored a century.

  • Govinda finally reacts on his dropped cameo in Anurag Basu’s ‘Jagga Jasoos’

    The soon to release Anurag Basu directorial Jagga Jasoos that stars Ranbir Kapoor and Katrina Kaif has been in the making for the longest time now. However, after multiple delays, the film is finally slated to hit screens this month. However, while the film was being shot, reports had surfaced that veteran star Govinda had been roped in to play Ranbir Kapoor’s father in the film.

  • Air India to add Los Angeles, Houston in its list of US destinations

    Washington: Air India plans to expand its base in the US by adding Los Angeles and Houston into its roster, a day after launching the state-carrier’s first direct flight from Delhi to Washington DC.

  • Facebook to build a new ‘integrated, mixed-use village’

    San Francisco, After moving into a 430,000 sq.ft sprawling facility in Menlo Park, California, two years ago, Facebook is ready to expand its office space with building “an integrated, mixed-use village”.  To be called “Willow Campus”, the new facility will provide 125,000 sq.ft of new retail space, including a grocery store, pharmacy and additional community-facing retail.

  • M&As in Indian banking sector not threat for fintech players

    Chennai, The mergers and acquisitions (M&A) that may happen in the Indian banking sector may open up more opportunities for financial technology companies, said a top official of FIS-India. The M&A may impact companies having CBS as their main product, but it is no longer the only source of truth for banks. Incidentally, FIS had supplied CBS to Bharatiya Mahila Bank that was merged with the State Bank of India (SBI).

  • Activists unfurl huge banner at Trump’s Chicago hotel

    Washington: Activists with the Greenpeace environmental group unfurled a huge banner across the façade of a Trump hotel in Chicago, calling it an act of defiance against the US president’s environmental policies.

  • China’s ailing Nobel laureate’s brothers visit; fears mount

    Beijing, China’s imprisoned Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo’s two brothers are being allowed to travel to a northeastern city to visit him in a hospital as concerns mount over his deteriorating health.

  • 2 Indian-Americans plead guilty in US call centre scam

    Washington: Two Indian-Americans today pleaded guilty to the charges of their involvement in a massive telephone impersonation fraud and money laundering scheme in the US perpetrated by India-based call centres.