Free Press Journal
  • Tumhari Sulu: Sridevi on Vidya Balan’s ‘Hawa Hawaii’ act

    You really can’t do much with a Sridevi number, because you really can’t improve on perfection. Hence when Vidya Balan in Tumhari Sulu decided to take on Sridevi’s iconic ‘Hawa Hawaii’ song from Mr India, it seemed more like a move designed for daring than an actual homage. No one expects Sridevi herself to approve of the new version of her song. Gracious and generous Sridevi surprises with her ample praise

  • Watch Video: Shakira and Beyonce grooving to ‘Ghoomar’ makes for interesting viewing

    Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s magnum opus ‘Padmavati‘ has been in the news ever since it was announced. While people on social media reacted quite favourably to the trailer and the looks of the actors, it seems like the ‘Ghoomar’ song has taken the movie’s excitement level one notch higher. And people cannot really get over how Deepika Padukone looks in the song.

  • Centre to import onions through Government agency

    New Delhi: In a move to keep a check on the prices of onions in the market, the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution stated that the import of onions would take place through a government agency hereafter. In a bid to augment the availability of onions in the market, the decision was taken during a meeting of the Price Stabilisation Fund Management Committee (PSFMC) headed by Avinash K Srivastava, Secretary,

  • US President Donald Trump will not meet with Putin in Vietnam: White House

    Danang: US President Donald Trump will not hold a meeting with Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin at the sidelines of a regional summit in Vietnam, theWhite House said today. Both leaders are attending the Asia Pacific EconomicCooperation (APEC) forum in the city of Danang and there had been mixed messages about whether a face-to-face was on the cards.

  • 3 Pakistani fishermen apprehended in Kutch

    Ahmedabad, The Border Security Force (BSF) has apprehended three Pakistani fishermen and seized five boats from the Harami Nala creek area along the Indo-Pak border in Gujarat’s Kutch district.

  • Alleged lovers Sonam Kapoor and Anand Ahuja to get engaged in 2018?

    Mumbai: According to reports, Sonam Kapoor and Anand Ahuja are planning to get engaged early next year, in March-April 2018. The alleged love birds share their fondness for each other through their lovey-dovey pictures on social media.

  • Catalan parliament speaker Carme Forcadell detained pending bail

    Madrid: The speaker of Catalonia’s sacked parliament was ordered detained over her region’s controversial drive for independence from Spain, pending payment of a 150,000 euro bail, a court spokesman said. Carme Forcadell and five other deputies appeared in front of Spain’s highest tribunal on charges of sedition, rebellion, and misuse of public funds — which carry a maximum jail sentence of 30 years — for aiding the Catalan parliament secession bid.

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    PIL seeks ban on Padmavati, Allahabad HC says approach Censor Board

    Lucknow: The Allahabad High Court has asked a petitioner, seeking a ban on the movie “Padmavati” on the ground that it allegedly propoagates the practice of Sati, to approach the Censor Board with his plea. A division bench of justices Vikram Nath and Abdul Moin yesterday refused the interfere in the matter.

  • Tipu Jayanti: Section 144 imposed in Karnataka’s Kodagu

    Kodagu: In the wake of Tipu Jayanti, Section 144 has been imposed in Karnataka’s Kodagu on Friday. Authorities have also beefed up security in the regard. “Section 144 imposed in Kodagu ahead of Tipu Jayanti celebration, security tightened,” the District Administration said. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) yesterday opposed the Karnataka government’s decision to celebrate Tipu Jayanti in the state on November 10.

  • James Anderson to replace Ben Stokes as England vice-captain in Ashes

    London: Speedster James Anderson has been named as England’s Test vice-captain in absence of Ben Stokes, who will miss the series in wake of Bristol street brawl incident. He will be taking over the post for the upcoming Ashes series, reported the Guardian. Anderson holds the record of most wickets for England in both One Day International (ODI) and Test cricket.