Free Press Journal
  • I represent the majority with dark complexion: Nawazuddin Siddiqui

    Mumbai: During his days as a junior artiste in showbiz, he was told he can’t be cast as they would need “extra light” to make him “visible”. Nawazuddin Siddiqui, currently one of the most visible actors in the foreign film festival circuit from India, says he feels he represents the country’s “majority” with his dark skin.

  • Congress workers sell tomatoes outside UP Assembly at Rs. 10 per kg

    Lucknow: As tomatoes’ retail price is at Rs 90-100 a kg, Congress workers on Friday sold tomatoes outside Uttar Pradesh Assembly charging Rs. 10 for every kg. Earlier on Wednesday, with the crazy price hike for tomatoes in the country at the moment, which has resulted in several thefts, the Congress in Lucknow has come up with a novel idea to help locals and farmers protect their precious vegetable: A tomato bank!

  • Aditya Roy Kapur, the girl friend stealer of Ranveer?

    New Delhi: And who thought someone would ditch Ranveer Singh, the heartthrob of Bollywood! Difficult to digest but true. But what comes as a bigger shock is that the girl duped him for another hunk of the industry Aditya Roy Kapur.

  • Kishore da is always missed: Lata Mangeshkar on his birth anniversary

    New Delhi: The soul never dies and the body is never really alive- Isaac Bashevis Singer. On his 88th birth anniversary, the Indian nightingale and legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar remembers him, saying, he was as good a person as a singer.

  • Vice-Presidential election tomorrow; result to be declared in evening

    New Delhi: Ruling NDA’s candidate M Venkaiah Naidu is tipped to be India’s next vice president as members of Parliament gear up to cast their ballot tomorrow. The name of the next vice president of India will be known tomorrow evening after members of Parliament cast their ballot during the day in Parliament House. The ruling NDA, which has a majority in the Lok Sabha, will find it easy to place its candidate as

  • Congress MP Rajeev Shukla objects to Sushma Swaraj’s remarks on him

    New Delhi: Congress leader Rajeev Shukla today took objection to External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj’s statement calling him a supporter of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), saying he had never advocated India giving a go-ahead to that plan. Shukla said while replying to the debate on foreign policy in Rajya Sabha yesterday, Swaraj had criticised him for supporting CPEC.

  • Mumbai: BMC will install lights like Girgaum Chowpatty at 6 more beaches

    Mumbai: According to the Hindustan Times, the Maharashtra Coastal Zone Management Authority (MCZMA) has cleared a proposal by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) to install lights on Juhu, Versova, Marwe, Manori and Gorai beaches.

  • ‘Two IS men tried to carry out explosion on Etihad with IED’

    Melbourne: Two Islamic State men facing terrorism charges in Australia were plotting to carry out the country’s most sophisticated terror attack on an Etihad Airways flight departing from Sydney last month, police said today. The raids carried by police at five properties in Sydney
    suburbs had led to arrest of four men. Khaled Khayat and Mahmoud Khayat have both been charged with two terrorism-related offences and were refused bail in Parramatta Local Court

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    Mumbai: BMC sends notices to 23,000 housing societies over waste segregation

    Mumbai: Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation’s (BMC) solid waste management department (SWD) has issued notices to over 23,000 housing societies across the city since January this year. These housing societies have been served notice for not segregating dry and wet waste. The department has also served notice to 1227 societies where over 100 kg waste is generated everyday or the area that is occupying compost wet waste is more than 20,000 sq meter.

  • What does Amit Shah’s entry into Rajya Sabha mean for Indian Republic?

    Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) swept the general elections in 2014 by winning 282 seats in the Lok Sabha and after 30 years, a single party got the majority on its own. The win was a result of huge anti-incumbency against the ruling dispensation of Congress led UPA and the emergence of then Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi on national level and the win was hailed as ‘Modi wave’. After 2014 Lok Sabha elections BJP

  • Smriti Mandhana receives a special message from idol Kumar Sangakkara

    Indian women cricketer, Smriti Mandhana, who has become a household name after her heroic 90 and 106 (not out) against England and West Indies respectively at the recently concluded ICC Women’s World Cup, has received a special message from her idol and former Sri Lankan captain Kumar Sangakkara.

  • Neymar completes world record PSG move

    Paris: Neymar’s world record move to Paris Saint-Germain was completed when the French club confirmed the Brazilian superstar had signed a five year-deal, earning him an estimated 30 million euros (USD 35.5 million) a year.

  • Delhi HC notice to Arnab Goswami, Republic TV on Shashi Tharoor’s plea

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court today sought a response from journalist Arnab Goswami and his channel Republic TV on Congress MP Shashi Tharoor’s plea to refrain from “misreporting” his wife Sunanda Pushkar’s death and asked them to respect his “right to silence”.

  • Box Office update: Jab Harry Met Sejal opens to a good start of 40%

    After much talk and promotion we finally see the release of the Shah Rukh Khan – Anushka Sharma starrer JAB HARRY MET SEJAL that is directed by Imtiaz Ali. But will the film, whose star cast has left no stone unturned in promoting it manage to shatter some if not all box office records or will be yet another average performer is the question of the hour.

  • Class V student runs library in slum, CM pitches in to help

    Bhopal: In a novel initiative, a Class 5 student living in a slum here has been encouraging other children to study and realise the importance of education by running a library from her make-shift house.

  • Delhi Police solves murder mystery of DJB employee in 24 hours

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police on Friday arrested two people in connection with the murder case of a Delhi Jal Board (DJB) employee, who was found dead in his son’s office in Rohini area of the national capital yesterday.

  • Friendship Day 2017: TV celebs give some friendship goals!

    True friendship multiplies the good in life and divides its evils. Strive to have friends, for life without friends is like life on a desert island to find one real friend in a lifetime is good fortune; to keep him is a blessing. On the eve of friendship day telly celebs give some friendship goals they explored!