Free Press Journal
  • Rain batters Mumbai, 108 flights cancelled

    Mumbai: Torrential rain battered Mumbai and its suburbs for the second day today, causing massive disruption in flight operations, delaying suburban train services and forcing a large number of people to stay indoors, officials said.

  • Vidya Balan says she is glad all like-minded people are now on the board

    Vidya Balan is one of the newly-appointed members of the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) and the actor says she is happy that the board comprises “like-minded” people. Recently, lyricist-adman Prasoon Joshi replaced Pahlaj Nihalani as the chairperson of the CBFC.

  • Salman Khan will scout for fresh faces for his upcoming production through his app

    Salman Khan says he is looking for fresh talent for his upcoming production through his Being In Touch mobile application. Salman shared a one-minute video in which he says, “Today I feel like doing something for you all. Didn’t understand? I will tell you. So , there is a special gift for the family of application BeingInTouch… The gift is that there is a special audition section in the application.

  • Rajdeep Sardesai slams Arnab Goswami’s claim about covering Gujarat riots

    Rajdeep Sardesai and Arnab Goswami used to work in a same orginisation but later they path was separated and now Rajdeep is Consulting Editor of India Today Television and Arnab is Republic TV Chief. This morning Rajdeep to his Twitter handle and wrote ‘fekugiri has its limit’ claiming that Arnab Goswami wasn’t even covering the riots from the ground.

  • Kareena Kapoor Khan Diwali plan: Work is priority, but family is very important

    New Delhi: From taking up films like “Chameli” at the start of her career, going on a size-zero spree, talking her heart out in chat shows and working till the last trimester of her pregnancy — Kareena Kapoor Khan has always chosen her own personal or professional path. Now that she has become a mother, she says work is her priority, but family is very important too.

  • OMG! After arrest, cops probe if Iqbal Kaskar funded Haseena Parkar biopic

    Iqbal Kaskar, whose alleged involvement in several cases, was recently taken down by the police officials in Thane at Parkar’s residence. On the other hand, the film Haseena Parkar based on the life journey of Dawood Ibrahim and his sister is already facing a few troubles and this arrest has now been linked to the film.

  • CBI books 2 IAS officers, 11 others in Puducherry medical admission scam

    New Delhi: The CBI has booked two IAS officers — Puducherry’s health secretary B R Babu and Central Admission Committee (CENTAC) chairman Narendra Kumar — and 11 government officials and private medical college administrators in connection with alleged irregularities in admission to postgraduate medical courses.

  • World Bank says GST as a tectonic shift, takes India closer to 8% plus growth

    New Delhi: World Bank India chief Junaid Ahmad today described GST as a “tectonic shift” in the country’s taxation policy which has increased the possibility of 8 percent plus growth. India recorded a growth rate of 7.1 percent in 2016-17 and 5.7 percent in the first quarter of the current fiscal.

  • India vs Australia: Sourav Ganguly expresses satisfaction over Eden Gardens conditions ahead of 2nd ODI

    Kolkata: As the sun finally came out after two days of overcast skies, the covers partially went off at the Eden Gardens here which is set to host the second One-Day International between India and Australia on Thursday. The pitch was in full view as India skipper Virat Kohli, coach Ravi Shastri, bowling coach Bharat Arun and all-rounder Hardik Pandya inspected the 22-yard strip which was under covers for the last 48 hours

  • Mumbai Rains Updates: IMD calls off the red alert warning

    Mumbai, the maximum city is bracing up for yet another monsoon fury as rains have disrupted the proceedings in the city. Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport has become partially operational after a few runways have become non-operational due to incessant downpour. Due to heavy rains water logging has taken place in several areas and local trains are running late due to showers.