Free Press Journal
  • Changing names of Mumbai railway stations: Why it is a good move

    The recent changes in the names of two Mumbai railway stations has created a quite an uproar. First the name of Chatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST) was changed to Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus and Elphinstone Road railway station’s name was changed to Prabhadevi railway station. The decisions to rename stations has been taken by the Maharashtra state government, which has Bharatiya Janata Party and Shiv Sena in alliance.

  • Raajkumar’s son Panini Pandit’s turns director with commercial venture Ishq Ka Rock!

    Panini Pandit, who is the son of late actor Raajkumar, is an avid filmmaker. He is set to start work on his first commercial release soon. Talking about it, he says, “My first commercial short film project produced by my banner Pa Pa pictures, is going on the floors this August. I will release the film online in a big way.The film is short in Rajasthan and Mumbai and is titled Ishq

  • Namastey England, Bye Bye Akshay Kumar? ‘Mubarakan’ actor Arjun Kapoor may replace superstar

    Director Vipul Amrutlal Shah had announced one of the most successful films of 2007, Namastey London’s sequel, Namastey England. Namaste London starred Akshay Kumar, Rishi Kapoor and Katrina Kaif in the lead roles. However, the sequel of the film has become a subject of speculation, from its leading lady to story. But now, reports are also coming that the lead actor might also get replaced by the new age actor.

  • Jammu-Kashmir police busts LeT module, arrests UP resident

    Srinagar: In a major breakthrough, Jammu and Kashmir police has arrested an Uttar Pradesh resident who was an active part of the LeT group that killed a SHO and five other police personnel in south Kashmir, a senior official said today.

  • Taxi

    GPS meters, e-bills! Mumbai’s kaali-peeli gets tech boost

    Amidst the speculations of Mumbai’s famous kaali-peeli taxis being at the end of the road in the age of app-based taxi services, the news comes that they too have gone digital. This includes the phasing out of electronic maters and replacing them with GPS-enabled ones. This came as a huge sigh of relief to the commuters who are often refused by cabbies and sometimes faces exorbitant rates during the peak hours.

  • Proud mom Shweta Tiwari celebrates daughter Palak’s success in Board exams

    Shweta Tiwari best known as Prerna for her serial Kasauti Zindagi Kay is currently on cloud nine. Yes, the actress is pretty much impressed with her daughter Palak’s performance in her board exams. Reportedly, Palak has scored 83% in tenth class board exams.

  • Mumbai: The absurd game of name changing, a political stunt?

    The Shiv Sena’s idea of renaming the railway stations is finally taking pace. Few days back Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus became Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus and Elphinstone Road station Prabhadevi. But this won’t end here. Already, there are name change suggestion for other stations as well.

  • Having a purpose in life may help sleep better

    New York: Older adults who live with a purpose in life are more likely to have a good night sleep and less sleep apnoea as well as restless leg syndrome, a study has showed.

  • TV actor Alka Kaushal, mother jailed for two years in cheque bounce case

    Mumbai: Telly actor Alka Kaushal, who was seen in Qubool Hai, KumKum- Ek Pyaara Sa Bandhan and also played the role of Kareena Kapoor’s mother in Salman Khan starrer Bajrangi Bhaijaan has been jailed for two years in a cheque bouncing case by a lower court.

  • Tottenham denies takeover bid by Facebook owner Mark Zuckerberg

    London: Football club Tottenham Hotspur has denied rumours that Facebook owner Mark Zuckerberg is buying the club.  This comes after a report in the Sunday Times rumouring that a US investment firm backed by Zuckerberg was looking to purchase the north London club for $1.3 billion.