Free Press Journal
  • ‘Veere Di Wedding’ director Shashanka Ghosh working on sex comedy

    Mumbai: “Veere Di Wedding” director Shashanka Ghosh is working on a web series which will explore the topic of sex but on a lighter note. The yet-untitled finite series will be up on Times Group’s soon-to-be-launched OTT platform, built on top of their acquisition of MX Player.

  • Was counting seconds: Pilot who made rooftop landing in Kerala

    Mumbai: Three seconds. This is how long it would have taken for the Seaking helicopter to disintegrate into pieces had anything gone wrong during a dramatic rooftop landing in Kerala to rescue 26 people. The video of the thrilling rescue operation by the Navy’s Seaking 42B helicopter at the flood-ravaged Chalakudy town on Friday has gone viral on social media and garnered thousands of hits.

  • Asian Games 2018: Apurvi Chandela bows out of women’s 10m Air Rifle finals

    Jakarta: Shooter Apurvi Chandela bowed out of the women’s 10m Air Rifle finals as she finished fifth in the category here on Monday. Despite a great start as Apurvi was once placed third, the 25-year-old shooter faltered towards the end and could managed to shoot only 186 points to finish fifth. Earlier on Monday, Apurvi scored 629.4 points to be placed second in the qualification round. On Sunday, Apurvi along with Ravi Kumar had

  • Kerala Rains: Relief material start arriving at Cochin port

    Kochi: Relief material from different parts of the country has started arriving at the port here to provide some succour to the people of Kerala devastated by unprecedented floods in about a century, officials said today. A Cochin Port Trust official said Naval Ship INS Deepak, carrying relief material from Mumbai, arrived with about 800 tonnes of fresh water and nearly 18 tonnes of provisions. Fresh water is being ferried on two barges to the

  • Your Dream Purchase is Now Within Reach With Flipkart EMIs on Debit Card

    Have you ever postponed purchasing a major household item because you didn’t have enough cash in hand or couldn’t figure out EMIs with a credit card? Well, you are not the only one. Not everybody has the means to make a purchase on the spot with hard cold cash and most EMI schemes are possible only with personal loans and credit cards. That’s probably one reason you had to skip over the 42-inch LED

  • Hina Khan’s gym picture goes viral; and guess what, religious police troll her!

    Hina Khan is one of the most famous TV actress, who became household name after portraying Akshara, an obedient bahu, in the TV show ‘Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai’. She gained further fame after she participated in Bigg Boss 11 and was a runner-up in the show. Hina is quite active on social media, and she tries to give a glimpse of her personal and professional life.

  • Asian Games 2018: Flood-affected families on mind, Kerala athletes carry on at Asiad

    New Delhi/Jakarta: The tragedy unfolding in the aftermath of the Kerala floods is finding an echo in faraway Indonesia where over 40 athletes from the state are oscillating between anxiety and concern for loved ones while trying to focus on their Asian Games campaign. A swimmer didn’t even know of it until a journalist enquired, a sprinter is worried while a hockey player is just relieved that his family is in a safe

  • India ready for constructive engagement with Pakistan: Narendra Modi to Imran Khan

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has sent a letter to his newly elected Pakistani counterpart Imran Khan, conveying that India was looking for constructive and meaningful engagement with his country. Modi noted that India was committed to peaceful neighbourly ties with Pakistan, official sources said, quoting from the letter. The prime minister also stressed the need to work for a terror-free South Asia, they said. The prime minister conveyed to Khan that India was

  • Stand with Kerala! Shah Rukh Khan donates Rs 21 lakh, Jacqueline Fernandez Rs 5 lakh as Bollywood extends supporting hand

    Kerala, ‘God’s Own Country’, is suffering from the heavy floods because of rains. More than 300 people have lost their lives and lakhs of residents have been displaced. Meanwhile, extending their hand towards the Keralites, Bollywood stars such as Shah Rukh Khan, Akshay Kumar, Amitabh Bachchan and many others doing their bit to help the people by contributing to CMs relief fund and also urging people to

  • Pervez Musharraf treason case: Would appear before court if MoD provides security

    Islamabad: Pakistan’s former dictator Gen. Pervez Musharraf today informed a special court hearing the treason case that he would appear before it if the Defence Ministry provides him security, according to a media report. The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) government had filed the treason case against the ex-army chief Musharraf over the imposition of extra-constitutional emergency in November 2007.

  • Asian Games Jakarta-Palembang 2018-Wrestling

    Asian Games 2018: Vinesh Phogat storms into final; Sakshi, Pooja loses in semis

    Jakarta: Wrestler Vinesh Phogat ensured India of at least a silver medal after storming into the finals of the women’s freestyle 50-kilogram category at the 2018 Asian Games here on Monday. Vinesh hardly broke into a sweat in her semi-final encounter against Daulatbike Yakshimuratova of Uzbekistan, as the referees took just 75 seconds to declare the Indian the winner by technical superiority (10-0).

  • ‘Satyamev Jayate’ collects Rs 56.91 in 5 days, on the way to enter Rs 100 Crore Club

    ‘Satyameva Jayate’ has emerged as a clean hit, and that too in five days flat. The film collected Rs. 10.26 crore more on Sunday and that has allowed the overall haul to stand at Rs. 56.91 crore. While the distributors have already recovered their investment, the film is currently in an overflow zone, hence making added moolah for everyone associated with it.

  • Federal Bank Recruitment 2018: Job vacancy for Clerk & Officer announced; follow these steps to apply

    Federal bank announces vacancy for the aspirants who are interested in Clerk & Officer ( in Scale – I ) job. The candidates who wants to apply for the post can visit the official website federalbank.co.in. The number of posts vacant is not mentioned on the website, but selected candidates will be engaged on a probation period for 2 years and 6 months.

  • Maharashtra: Rs 3.28 lakh cash stolen from postal bag in Thane

    Thane: Cash worth Rs 3.28 lakh was allegedly stolen by an unidentified person from a postal bag here in Maharashtra, police said today. Several bags containing the day’s cash collection from eight post office branches here were brought to the city’s head post office on August 18, Thane Police spokesperson Sukhada Narkar said. However, officials at the head post office got suspicious about one of the cash bags as it weighed lighter than the weight