Free Press Journal
  • ATP Rankings: Federer rises to 3rd after Wimbledon win, Murray keeps top spot

    Madrid: Winning his eighth Wimbledon title allowed Swiss Roger Federer, the most acclaimed player in Grand Slams with 19 titles, to earn a spot in the top three of the men’s Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) world singles rankings released on Monday, with 6,545 points.

  • Sanjay Dutt released early as per rules: Maha govt to High Court

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra government today justified its decision to grant remission of eight months to actor Sanjay Dutt in the 1993 bomb blasts case, stating in the Bombay High Court that it was done as per rules and no special treatment was given to him. Dutt was earlier sentenced to five years in jail for possession of arms, which were a part of the consignment used in the 1993 blasts.

  • 10 killed in Nigeria mosque attack

    Abuja: At least 10 persons were killed and 20 injured on Monday in a suicide attack that targeted a mosque in Nigeria’s Maiduguri city.

  • Sebi puts on block 16 properties of 4 companies

    New Delhi: Sebi has put up for sale as many as 16 properties of four firms — Golden Life Agro India, Greenworld Agro Industries, Sun Plant Business and Sun Plant Agro — in order to recover dues worth over Rs 87 crore.

  • Films are made of characters, not on one person: Kirti Kulhari

    Mumbai: Actress Kirti Kulhari, who shot to fame with megastar Amitabh Bachchan-led film “Pink”, says movies are made of characters and not on just a single person, and so the contribution of all characters in the narrative makes the film interesting.

  • Almost seven months after their fight on nepotism, Kangana Ranaut and Karan Johar came face to face under the same roof at Jio Mami film festival on Thursday night in Mumbai.

    Twitterati slam Karan, Varun, Saif for ‘Nepotism’ chant

    Mumbai: After sparking off a controversy with his nepotism debate at the IIFA Awards in New Jersey over the weekend, filmmaker Karan Johar, actors Saif Ali Khan and Varun Dhawan received flak on social media with Twitteraties calling their act “disappointing”.

  • Haseena Parkar: Shocking facts about the ‘Queen of Mumbai’

    Daughter of a havaldar in Mumbai Police, sister of fugitive gangster and mafia queen Haseena Parkar, who once ruled the underworld of the city, will be now ruling the silver screen soon. The teaser of Shraddha Kapoor-starrer ‘Haseena: The Queen of Mumbai’ released few months back and it takes Mumbai in flashback mode. Shraddha plays the lead role of Haseena. Her story is surely an interesting one filled with dark secrets of

  • Nokia 105 now in India, ‘130’ to come soon

    New Delhi: Finnish start-up HMD Global, which owns Nokia brand, on Monday announced the dual release of its Nokia 105 and Nokia 130 feature phones with refreshed designs and updated features.Both models feature 1.8-inch colour screens, handy LED torch lights and come in three colours.

  • I need to focus on my kids’ career, not mine: Suniel Shetty

    New Delhi: His daughter Athiya has made her film debut while son Ahan will soon step into Bollywood and actor Suniel Shetty says he is now completely immersed in guiding his children in their respective careers. The actor believes he has done enough films in his 25- year-old career and should now focus on his children’s future in Bollywood.

  • SBI to collect stamp duty, registration fee and e-SBTR in Maharashtra

    New Delhi: India’s largest lender State Bank of India (SBI) on Monday announced felicitation of online and over the counter payment of stamp duty, registration fee and Electronic Secured Bank and Treasury Receipt (e-SBTR) across all its branches in Maharashtra.

  • Mumbai: Maha govt justifies Sanjay Dutt’s early release, files affidavit in Bombay HC

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra Government on Monday presented an affidavit at the Bombay High Court justifying its decision of early release of Sanjay Dutt, an accused in the 1993 Bombay blasts case. The state government presented a calculation of his remission and mentioned that all prison rules were followed.

  • Lok Sabha pays tribute to departed members, adjourned for day

    New Delhi: The Lok Sabha was adjourned for the day on Monday after obituary references to former Union Minister Vinod Khanna, who was a sitting member from Gurdaspur. The House also paid obituary references to four former members and to Anil Madhav Dave, who was Union Environment Minister and was a member of Rajya Sabha from Madhya Pradesh.