Free Press Journal
  • Farhan Akhtar plays the role of a UP guy for the first time with Lucknow Central!

    We have seen Farhan Akhtar playing different kinds of roles in his films, be it light hearted Imraan Qureshi in Zindagi Naa Milegi Dobara or the Intense Milkha Singh in Bhaag Milkha Bhaag. Farhan Akhtar has proved his versatility as an actor by delivering power-packed performances in his films. Farhan Akhtar will be seen in a completely new avatar in his upcoming film ‘Lucknow Central’.


    BCCI is not above God, says angry S Sreesanth

    New Delhi: An irate S Sreesanth today vowed to make a competitive comeback despite BCCI’s decision to appeal against the lifting of the life-ban on the tainted pacer. Yesterday, the BCCI decided to appeal to the Division Bench of Kerala High Court against lifting of life ban on the 34-year-old.

  • In Pictures: Residents silent protest against Mumbai Metro 2B corridor at SV Road

    On Friday, some group of residents between Bandra and Andheri silent protest against Metro 2B at SV Road Khar. The residents and engineers are worried about the line adding to traffic jams in the crowded suburb, have sent a plan to Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA).

  • Bombay High Court asks MMRCL not to carry out Metro construction at night

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court today directed the Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation Limited (MMRCL) not to carry out any construction or ancillary activity of Metro-3 project at night for a period of two weeks, after a resident complained of inconvenience.

  • The aura of a star is dying: Ajay Devgn

    Hyderabad: Gone are the days when Bollywood stars enjoyed a loyal audience, believes Ajay Devgn. The actor says the present generation of cinemagoers are not committed to any one hero or heroine. “The newer generation of audiences are not loyal to anybody. We have been lucky that a segment of the public has been loyal to us for the past 25 years. So we have that plus point. But otherwise, they will only go

  • Pakistan: Go for early election, Nawaz Sharif told

    Islamabad: A Pakistani newspaper on Friday suggested to former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to go for a snap election instead of taking out rallies denouncing the Supreme Court for unseating him on corruption charges. The Dawn complained in an editorial that governance was taking a back seat as Sharif pursues his Islamabad-to-Lahore rally, with leaders of the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz busy mobilizing crowds along the route.

  • Article 35A: No compromise with J&K’s special status, says Mehbooba Mufti

    New Delhi: After a meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Friday said that he has given an assurance that there will be no compromise on the agenda of the PDP-BJP alliance on Articles 370 and 35 A of the Constitution that give a special status to the state.

  • Sushma Swaraj

    Amid Doklam standoff, Sushma Swaraj meets Bhutanese Foreign Minister

    Kathmandu: Amid the ongoing standoff between Indian and Chinese troops on the Doklam plateau, Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj met with “close friend and neighbour” Bhutan’s Foreign Minister Damcho Dorji here on Friday.

  • Muslim man sues Virgin Atlantic for being ordered off flight

    London: A London-based Muslim man has sued the Virgin Atlantic airlines following his being ordered off a flight by police after “innocently” mentioning the September 11, 2001 terror attacks, the media reported.

  • Working with my father special: Alia on ‘Aashiqui 3’

    Mumbai: Alia Bhatt is excited to be a part of “Aashiqui” franchise and said the upcoming film in the movie series will be special as it’s her father and director- producer Mahesh Bhatt’s home production.

  • How banking Industry is using automation for collecting & recovering loans

    As Indian economy grows at a very fast rate, one sector that is seeing tremendous growth is banking sector. We see a huge surge in demand for finance from small scale and large scale enterprises alike. Banks, credit card companies and other financial institutions give loans and advances to individuals and small Businesses. There is a huge collection and recovery process that is generally outsourced by most of the banks. This is