Free Press Journal
  • This restaurant in Khar allows you to store your unfinished drinks

    Happy times or sad, always calls for a ‘get together’ and most importantly a drink (may be drinks!). When you are at a bar with a relatively large group of people, chances are that you don’t manage to finish the ordered drinks but you have paid for it. The question arises of ‘What to do with the drink’? What if we tell you that you can store the drink safely in a

  • Pak court orders seizure of Imran Khan, Tahirul Qadri’s assets

    Islamabad: An Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) in Pakistan today ordered the seizure of properties of opposition leader Imran Khan and cleric-turned politician Tahirul Qadri after they failed to appear in hearings of terrorism cases registered against them.

  • Farmers lodge police plaint against IMD for ‘wrong’ forecast

    Mumbai: Farmers from a village in Marathwada region today filed a police complaint against the India Meteorological Department, accusing it of colluding with seed and pesticide manufacturers and inflating the monsoon forecast figures.

  • Scoop: Pahlaj Nihalani on the exact cuts in the Amartya Sen documentary

    While there has been an intellectual uproar over the cuts ordered by the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) in Suman Ghosh’s documentary The Argumentative Indian, the CBFC chairperson speaking on the cuts exclusively to this writer, argues that the mere deletion or beeping of six words is no reason to feel creatively smothered when those words indicate a clear contempt for Indian culture and democracy.

  • Bizarre: Kumar Sangakkara’s six smashes spectator’s phone during T20 blast

    Though Kumar Sangakkara has retired from international cricket, he has not lost his sheen yet. The Sri Lankan wicketkeeper-batsman, who is currently playing for Surrey in Natwest T20 Blast hit the ball in his distinct style coming down the wicket. The ball travelled the distance and went over covers boundary for a maximum. In an attempt to catch that in the crowd, a spectator forgot that he had his phone in the

  • Comfortable with who I am today: Shahid Kapoor

    New York: Shahid Kapoor was compared with Shah Rukh Khan in the beginning of his career and the actor said while it bothered him for some time, he has now grown comfortable in his own skin as a performer. Shahid, son of veteran actors Pankaj Kapur and Neelima Azim, started his Bollywood journey with college romance-drama “Ishq Vishk”. He followed his successful debut with back-to-back romantic movies that led to him being

  • This Mumbai media company gives women leave on first day of period

    ‘Culture Machine’, a Mumbai-based media company, that has about 75 women employees has decided that it will give a ‘First Day or Period Leave’ to all its women employees. Another media company, Gozoop, followed suit. However, in countries like Japan, Italy and South Korea this menstrual leave policy is a general norm.

  • Supreme Court demands Vijay Mallya’s presence to proceed in contempt case

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today considered the Centre’s submission that proceedings to extradite embattled businessman Vijay Mallya are going on in London and said the contempt case against him would move further only when he is produced before it.A bench comprising Justices A K Goel and U U Lalit took note of the fresh status report, referred by Attorney General K K Venugopal that efforts to bring Mallya back were on.

  • Rajasthan demands GST rate cut on Mehandi/Henna

    New Delhi: Rajasthan government today demanded lowering of GST rate on Mehandi/Henna saying they are major agro-products exported from the state and the higher incidence of tax will only impact the sector badly.

  • WR to run special trains for Ganesh Chaturthi

    Mumbai: The Western Railway (WR) will run special trains from Mumbai and Ahmedabad to clear the extra passenger rush during festival Ganesh Chaturthi. These trains would run from stations Mumbai Central, Bandra Terminus and Ahmedabad to destinations Mangalore, Karmali and Madgaon.

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    Indian-origin student killed by boxer who breached bail in UK

    London: An Indian-origin student who was killed in a brawl in England in 2011 was punched by a boxer who had breached his bail conditions from a previous offence, a new report revealed today. Jagdip Randhawa, 19, from south-west London, was punched by boxer Clifton Ty Mitchell during a night out in the city of Leeds on October 12.

  • Kick Again! Salman Khan and Jacqeline Fernandez to pair in Remo D’Souza’s next

    Mumbai: After Kick, Salman Khan and Jacqeline Fernandez will team up in Remo D’Souza’s next film. Salman confirmed the news by telling DNA, “Yes, Remo’s film will have Jacqueline and me. She’s a superbly talented dancer and she will do a brilliant job.” The film will also star a nine-year-old kid with Salman and the team is on the lookout for someone now.

  • Wimbledon 2017: Old warhorse Venus Williams volleys on

    At 37 and, with five Wimbledon titles to her name, Venus Williams still has that overwhelming desire to win. And she’s showing it again this year at the All England Club, where she will face Spanish Garbine Muguruza on Saturday in her ninth Wimbledon final.

  • Mira Rajput and Kareena in ‘mommy fight’ over kids’ birthday celebrations?

    Mira Rajput and Kareena Kapoor Khan are popular Bollywood star moms. Their public appearances along with their little munchkins Misha Kapoor and Taimur Ali Khan Pataudi respectively have become frequent. Meanwhile, it not new that these two mommies have been pitted against each other. Looks like again, Bebo and Mira are going to battle out and this time it’s for their kids. According to a leading tabloid, both Kareena and Mira want