Free Press Journal
  • Art of cinema matters, not budget says Nawazuddin Siddiqui

    Mumbai: Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui, whose new film “Babumoshai Bandookbaaz” has released in theatres, says as an artiste he is more concerned about the art of cinema rather than focusing on its budget.

  • Real PadMan’s life as entertaining as ‘Sholay’: R. Balki

    New Delhi: “PadMan”, an upcoming Hindi film that focuses on menstruation and women’s health, will be as high on entertainment as the evergreen “Sholay”, says its director R. Balki, who believes there’s no point in being preachy to the audience.

  • Rishi Kapoor slams godmen, Radhe Maa

    Mumbai: Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor has lashed out at self-proclaimed godmen like Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, Asaram Bapu, Nityananda and godwoman Sukhwinder Kaur alias Radhe Maa and has urged the central government to take strict action against all of them.

  • Four killed in Jammu and Kashmir suicide attack

    Srinagar: Four people were killed on Saturday in an ongoing operation between holed-up militants and the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district, police said.

  • Narendra Modi announces Rs 500 cr flood relief package for Bihar

    Purnea (Bihar): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday announced a Rs 500 crore relief package for Bihar after conducting an aerial survey of the flood-hit regions in the state.  “Announced a package of Rs 500 crore for Bihar,” the Prime Minister’s Office tweeted.

  • Ganesh Chaturthi 2017: Bollywood celebs attend Mukesh Ambani’s Ganpati Puja

    Mumbai: Business tycoon Mukesh Ambani and his wife Nita Ambani hosted a Ganesh Puja on Friday night at their Mumbai residence to celebrate Ganesh Chaturthi. The businessman had invited many Bollywood celebs on this auspicious occasion. And no wonder, if Mr. Ambani invites anyone then there will be hardly any Bollywood star who won’t come to his house.

  • Ram Rahim Verdict: Curfew lifted in Punjab, Amarinder Singh says situation peaceful

    Punjab: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has said that the situation in the state is ‘peaceful’ while the curfew has been lifted. After Dera Sacha Sauda’s Chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh verdict, yesterday, violence erupted by his followers in different states of India resulting in the death of 29 people, while more than 200 are said to be injured.

  • World Badminton Championships: Sindhu, Nehwal eye final berths

    Glasgow : Rio Olympic silver-medallist PV Sindhu and ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal will aim to book their places in the finals of the World Badminton Championships when they play their respective semi-final clash of the women’s singles event here on Saturday.

  • Man gets life imprisonment for stabbing woman to death

    Thane: A court here has awarded life imprisonment to a 45-year-old man for stabbing to death a married woman in 2015. District Judge S C Khalipe, in the recent order, convicted the accused, Ramnayan Vishwakarma, under section 302 (murder) of the IPC and also slapped a fine of Rs 5,000 on him, public prosecutor Vandana Jadhav said today. Vishwakarma and the victim Radhika Yadav (28) worked in separate factories in the Wada industrial area in Palghar and were acquaintances. Radhika’s husband Sitaram

  • Rafael Nadal drawn to face Roger Federer in US Open semis

    Johannesburg: One could expect world number one Rafael Nadal and third-ranked Roger Federer renew their long rivalry after the duo have been drawn to face each other in the blockbuster semi-finals of the US Open. Nadal, who has begun his fourth stint in numero-uno position, has never locked horns with 19-time Grand Slam champion Federer on the New York hardcourts in the final major of the season.

  • Ganesh Chaturthi 2017: Pictures from Mumbai’s famous Ganpati pandals

    Mumbai: Mumbai most favourite festival, Ganpati, is here. The excitement is highly visible as Mumbaikars participated in welcoming bappa with open hearts. From Baahubali theme to Gajraj Mahal, you will get to see all in famous Ganesh Pandals.

  • India eye series win, Sri Lanka seek revival

    Pallekele: India will fancy their chances of wrapping up the five-match series when they lock horns with a beleaguered Sri lanka in the third One-day International here tomorrow.

  • Sharif family files petition to review Supreme Court‘s Panamagate verdict

    Islamabad: The family of former Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif has filed a review petition against the Supreme Court‘s July 28 verdict, which disqualified him from holding any office. On behalf of Sharif’s daughter Maryam Nawaz, sons Hussain Nawaz and Hassan Nawaz and son-in-law Captain Safdar, lawyer Salman Akram Raja filed the review petition on Friday, The Express Tribune has reported.

  • GJM to attend talks with Bengal govt on August 29

    Darjeeling: The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) today said it will attend the August 29 meeting convened by the West Bengal government after the party received an official invitation for the talks. “We have received an invitation last night so it has been decided that GJM will attend the meeting. A delegation of senior GJM leaders will attend the talks. It has not been decided who will be part of the delegation,” GJM MLA and senior leader Amar Singh Rai told PTI.