Free Press Journal
  • RBI rationalises charges on debit card transactions

    Mumbai: In order to promote digital payments, the Reserve Bank today came out with differentiated merchant discount rates (MDR) for debit card transactions, prescribing separate caps for small and large traders.

  • Inside pictures of Manish Malhotra’s birthday bash

    It was Bollywood’s favourite designer’s birthday, Manish Malhotra turned 52 yesterday and a big bash was organised for him at his residence. Karan Johar who is Manish best friend had planned something special. Karan along with Sonakshi Sinha, Raveena Tandon, Aditi Rao Hydari, Tusshar Kapoor and Sophie Choudhary surprised the ace designer at his residence.

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    75-year-old man arrested for raping daughter-in-law

    Kendrapara (Odisha): A 75-year-old man was today arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting his 35-year-old widowed daughter-in-law in Kendrapara district, police said.

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    Chances of Indo-Pak conventional war inconceivable: Expert

    Islamabad: The chances of a conventional war between India and Pakistan was inconceivable due to Islamabad’s “robust nuclear capability” and policy of “Full Spectrum Deterrence”, a Pakistani strategic expert said today.

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    11 get life for killing sisters in first conviction under Maha Black Magic Act

    Nashik: In the first conviction under the Maharashtra Prevention and Eradication of Human Sacrifice and other Inhuman, Evil and Aghori Practices and Black Magic Act (2013), a court here held 11 persons guilty of killing two sisters on suspicion of being possessed by evil spirits.

  • Peter Mukerjea, Indrani Mukerjea questioned in INX Media case

    Mumbai: The CBI today quizzed former media baron Peter Mukerjea and his wife Indrani Mukerjea, both of whom are in jail in the Sheena Bora murder case, in connection with a case related to the affairs of INX Media.

  • Kaalakaandi trailer is out: Never seen avatar of Saif Ali Khan

    The trailer of Kaalakaandi starring Saif Ali Khan is out and it has comedy,sex and never listened punch lines. You will be surprised to see Saif Ali Khan in never seen avatar. Saif has stomach cancer so he decide to live up and tries things he never did in his entire life. Apart from Khan, there is Vijay Raaz and his understated brilliance. Raaz’s dialogues remind you of his Delhi Belly stint,

  • Ken Ghosh roped in to direct a bold sequence in ALTBalaji’s Ragini MMS Returns!

    #ALTBalajiOriginal’s Ragini MMS Returns is one of the most anticipated shows on the digital platform. With millions of views and audience eagerly waiting for the upcoming episodes to stream on the ALTBalaji’s app, the makers have now roped in popular film director Ken Ghosh to shoot the finale scene that will blow everyone out of their minds and keep them on the edge of their seats.

  • Pierce Brosnan sued for carelessly starting fire

    ‘James Bond’ star Pierce Brosnan is being sued by an insurance company for carelessly starting a fire, an incident which took place in 2015. The fire had occurred in the actor’s Malibu mansion and ended up spreading to his neighbour Alexander Haagen’s house, partly burning his home. The incident could have been avoided had Brosnan properly disposed off the rags that were susceptible to spontaneous combustion.

  • Will Smith turns host for a TV series

    Will Smith has been locked as host of an upcoming National Geographic event series titled “One Strange Rock”, based on planet Earth. The series will be executive produced by Jane Root and Darren Aronofsky, read Smith’s post along with a short teaser video on his Facebook account.

  • Angelina Jolie hoped to communicate with Pitt via film

    Angelina Jolie has revealed that she wrote the film “By the Sea” hoping that it would help her communicate with her then husband Brad Pitt. The couple began dating in 2005 while shooting for their film “Mr. & Mrs. Smith” and got married in August 2014. However, two years later, in September 2016, Jolie filed for divorce from Pitt.

  • Parineeta returns to TV with ‘Bepannaah’

    Parineeta Borthakur, who quit “Meri Durga” due to personal issues earlier this year, will return to the small screen with the show “Bepannaah”. “I’m coming back on television, and I’m excited to begin my shoot from today (Wednesday). I enjoyed working with the channel (Colors). So, it’s an opportunity to reunite with them. I hope people give me same love and like my work in the show,” Parineeta said.

  • Kriti Kharbanda puts on her garba shoes

    After her last film ‘Shaadi Mein Zaroor Aana’ did moderately well at the box office, actress Kriti Kharbanda is now gearing up for her next film ‘Yamla Pagla Deewana: Phir Se’ featuring the Deols. For which Kriti has been spending several hours a day learning garba from a dance tutor who specialises in the dance art form.

  • For Aditi Rao Hydari, looking good is subjective

    Aditi Rao Hydari says that it’s important to feel good, and that looking good is subjective. Asked if it’s important for a celebrity to always look flawless, Aditi said, “Looking good is subjective. I think it’s important for everyone to always feel good. No one can mess with that!”