Free Press Journal
  • Cops to ask puja organisers for immersion nod on Muharram: West Bengal govt

    Kolkata: A day after the Calcutta High Court allowed Durga idol immersions on all days from Vijaya Dashami on September 30, the West Bengal government today decided that the police will ask puja organisers to take permission for immersion on Muharram on October 1.

  • Newton: Thought-provoking Fundamentals!

    The ArdhSatya for today’s Gen X this thought-provoking film by young-gun Amit Masurkar is a riveting expose on the fundamental question of voter freedom. A government clerk Newton Kumar (Rajkummarr Rao) on election duty (general election- with 9 million polling booths, more than 800 million voters, and costing nearly $5 billion) in the conflict-ridden jungle of Central India tries his best to conduct free and fair electoral franchise despite the apathy of security

  • Kingsman –The Golden Circle: Wild and wacky spy thriller

    There’s never a dull moment in this sequel to the 2014 wacky spy flick Kingsman—The Secret Service which had thrilled moviegoer’s worldwide. The sound of bagpipes heralds Kingsman – The Golden Circle on a manic ride propelled by, never mind the gadgets, a car that drives…sideways. Even Bond, James Bond might want to trade in his Aston Martin for this baby. As those who have seen chapter one knows, the titular tailoring shop is

  • Navratri songs

    Navratri 2017: From Dholi Taro to Shubharamb, Bollywood playlist for Garba nights

    Navratri, the nine-day festival, adds colours, charm and drama to our usual mundane life. The festival brings out the madness with people singing and dancing away into the wee hours of the night. The festival is just incomplete without Bollywood tracks to move and groove. From ‘Dholi Taro’ from Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam to Shubhaarambh song from Kai Po Che, Bollywood has continued the tradition to rock Navratri celebration over the

  • Durga Puja 2017: A guide to pandal-hopping in Mumbai

    Durga Puja is around the corner. It is the most awaited festival of Bengalis. It is the time when Maa Durga comes to visit her devotees. The five-day festival is celebrated with great pomp and fervour. The real charm of the festival can only be witnessed in West Bengal, especially in Kolkata with innovative theme pandals, traditional rituals, food and fun. Though the festival in Kolkata is larger than life experience, the

  • First Song of Barun Sobti’s Tu Hai Mera Sunday sung by Arijit Singh – Thodi Si Jagah!

    Mumbai: Tu Hai Mera Sunday releases its first song sung by Arijit Singh. The song ‘Thodi Si Jagah De De’ written by the director Milind Dhaimade and the music is composed by Amartya Rahut (BOBO Rahut). The song stars the whole cast of Tu Hai Mera Sunday with montage sequences from the film. This song is going to be the anthem for everybody living in any big city as the song is

  • Why Taking an SME Loan Makes More Sense Than Liquidating Your Savings?

    Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in India have witnessed tremendous growth over the last few years. The SME sector accounts for more than 95% of establishments in India and is offering 80% of jobs in the manufacturing sector. Considering the pivotal role which the SME sector is playing in the country’s development, it is imperative to bolster its growth with the timely funding.

  • Rohit Bal arrested after quarrel with neighbour

    New Delhi: Fashion designer Rohit Bal was arrested allegedly after quarrelling with his neighbour in south Delhi’s Defence Colony in the early hours today, the police said.

  • Mumbai: Fire breaks out at residential building in Bhiwandi

    Thane: A fire broke out today at a three-storey house in the powerloom town of Bhiwandi in Thane district, an official said.Thane: A fire broke out today at a three-storey house in the powerloom town of Bhiwandi in Thane district, an official said. No injury or casualty was reported in the mishap, he said.

  • Jai-Sampath

    Shocking! Tamil actor Jai arrested for drunk driving second time, may lose license

    Tamil actor Jai Sampath, also known as Jai, was arrested allegedly for driving a car under the influence of alcohol. According to reports, Jai’s speeding car hit a divider in Adyar on Thursday. The cops have found that he was driving under the influence of alcohol and was returning from a star hotel after partying with his friends, including Premji Amaren. Jai was not carrying his driving license, RC book and Insurance

  • Newton movie nominated for Oscar 2018'

    Newton’s Oscars 2018 selection: From Shah Rukh Khan to common man, everyone’s in awe of Rajkummar Rao’s film

    Bollywood movie Newton, starring Rajkummar Rao, is India’s official entry to Oscars 2018. The movie is being lauded by everyone in Bollywood and the reviews are fantastic. Newton stars Rajkummar Rao in the lead role, and the Film Federation of India confirmed today that the film will be India’s official Oscar entry. The Hindi film was the unanimous choice of FFI’s selection committee, headed by Telugu producer C V

  • RCF’s Trombay unit not to rely on BMC for water after 2019

    Mumbai: In order to be self-sufficient with its water requirements, Rashtriya Chemicals and Fertilizers Ltd (RCF) had started implementing the sewage treatment plant which will be complete by 2019. In the past, the company faced water shortage in summers which prompted them to have this plant.