Free Press Journal
  • India vs England 4th Test Day 1: England wins toss again, opts to bat; India unchanged

    Southampton: England decided to bat after winning the toss against India in the fourth Test here today. For the first time in 39 Tests that he has captained, Virat Kohli has fielded an unchanged eleven that won against England at Trent Bridge. England have included Moeen Ali and Sam Curran in the starting XI.

  • Abhishek Bachchan on two-year film break: Felt my personal approach needed to change

    Mumbai: Abhishek Bachchan says he had reached a “complacency point in his career” and that made him realise that he needs to take a break professionally. The actor, who is back with ‘Manmarziyaan” after two years, said taking a back step was scary and he did fear he would be forgotten as there is this widely held notion of being out of sight is out of mind

  • Popular writer Hussain Zaidi’s production house to bring alive crime stories

    New Delhi: Popular crime writer Hussain Zaidi has teamed up with GoQuest Productions to launch Golden Pen Productions, aimed at taking Indian crime stories and writers to the global audience. The venture will solely focus on the crime thriller genre, and produce platform-agnostic content across TV, Web, Films and podcasts.

  • India to become 5th largest economy next year: Arun Jaitley

    New Delhi: India is on track to surpass Britain next year to become the fifth largest economy in the world and to emerge among the “big three” global economies by 2040, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Thursday. He said while India’s per capita income may still be modest, but the size of the economy was very large and growing at a fast pace.

  • Delhi High Court seeks EC’s stand on AAP wanting de-registration of similar named party

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court today sought response of the Election Commission on a plea by the Aam Aadmi Party against the poll panel’s decision to reject its objection against registration of the ‘Aapki Apni Party (Peoples)’ as a political party. Justice Siddharth Mridul issued notice to the EC and the Aapki Apni Party (Peoples) seeking their stand on the plea by AAP seeking de-registration of the newly formed party.

  • This sweet image of Janhvi Kapoor draping mom Sridevi's dupatta will make you nostalgic

    This sweet image of Janhvi Kapoor draping mom Sridevi’s dupatta will make you nostalgic

    Janhvi Kapoor is undoubtedly a spitting image of her mom and veteran actress Sridevi. The young budding actress was very close to her mom and the two were the most admired mother-daughter duo in tinsel town. Before making her official debut, Janhvi, many times, was compared to her mom for her striking resemblance to her. And recently, it was a nostalgic moment as Janhvi stepped out wearing Sridevi’s dupatta.

  • Asian Games 2018: West Bengal government announce cash award of Rs 10 lakh for Swapna Barman

    Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today announced a cash award of Rs 10 lakh and a government job for Swapna Barman, who won India’s first-ever Asian Games gold medal in heptathlon. Bengal tourism minister Gautam Deb today called on Swapna’s family in Jalpaiguri and made her mother speak to the Chief Minister on phone, West Bengal Athletic Association secretary Kamal Maitra told PTI. “The CM announced a cash award of Rs 10 lakh and

  • The Zoya Factor: Hubby Anand Ahuja, Arjun Kapoor and Anil Kapoor react to Sonam’s new look

    Sonam Kapoor Ahuja has started shooting for her next ‘The Zoya Factor’, and it looks like she has undergone a makeover for the movie. She will be seen rocking a perm hair in the film. Sonam was recently spotted at a salon where she got her hair curled. Sonam debuted her look for The Zoya Factor when she attended an event n Mumbai. She was wearing a mustard coloured Y/Project pant suit.

  • Nandamuri Harikrishna was not wearing seat belt during car accident, says Hyderabad police

    Hyderabad police has informed that NT Rama Rao’s son Nandamuri Harikrishna, who died in a car crash on Wednesday, was not wearing a seat belt at the time of accident. “Harikrishna was thrown out of the car after it hit the median and fell on the other side of the road as the doors of the vehicle were flung open in the impact,” Nalagonda SP A V Ranganath told Hindustan Times.

  • ‘Baseless and untrue’, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan on opting out of director Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s next

    New Delhi: Bollywood diva Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has denied the rumours about her opting out of director Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s next film, terming reports about it ‘baseless and untrue’. Rumours were rife that the star opted out of Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s next flick to work with hubby Abhishek Bachchan in Anurag Kashyap’s ‘Gulab Jamun’.

  • Bhima Koregaon violence: Some of the arrested activists are ‘naxal mentors’, says Telangana BJP

    Hyderabad: Some of the five Left-leaning activists arrested by the Pune police in a case relating to the Bhima-Koregaon violence are naxal mentors, the Telangana BJP unit alleged today, rejecting suggestions in some quarters it is a crackdown on political dissent. Party spokesperson Krishna Saagar Rao alleged that some of the arrested are certainly “naxal mentors” who are “wearing a faade of intellectuals and professionals for decades,” but did not specify the individuals he