Free Press Journal
  • Want to be part of diversity wave in Hollywood: Ali Fazal

    “Furious 7” and “Victoria & Abdul” gave Ali Fazal a thrust into the world of international cinema. The actor, who had first starred in American TV series “Bollywood Hero” in 2009, says he wants to be a part of the diversity wave that is now taking Hollywood by storm. “Furious 7” saw him in a…

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  • India successfully test fires Prahaar missile

    Bhubaneswar: India successfully test fired the surface-to-surface short-range tactical ballistic missile Prahaar from the Odisha coast amid a heavy downpour on Thursday. The missile developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) was test fired from launching complex-III of the Integrated Test Range (ITR) in Balasore at about 1.35 p.m. The missile was launched from a…

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  • Helmet must for women riders in Haryana

    Chandigarh: To ensure the safety of women while driving, Haryana on Thursday made the wearing of a helmet mandatory for women riding two-wheelers. A decision in this regard has been taken following directions from the Punjab and Haryana High Court to ensure compliance of provisions of the Motor Vehicle Act of 1988, a spokesperson for the state Transport…

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  • Four children killed as train hits cargo bike in Netherlands

    Amsterdam: Four children died when a train crashed into a cargo bike at a rail crossing in the Netherlands’ Oss city on Thursday, officials said. The children were reportedly on their way to school when the collision took place. Another child and a woman were severely injured, Efe news reported. “What a horrible news from Oss this…

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  • RSS won’t accept Muslims: Bahujan Samaj Party supremo Mayawati

    New Delhi: The RSS would never accept the Muslims even if they agreed to build not just the Ram temple in Ayodhya but many other temples, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati said on Thursday. She also slammed the Narendra Modi government’s move on the ‘triple talaq’ ordinance, calling it “politically motivated”. Reacting to Rashtriya Swayamsevak…

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  • BJP controlling media by filing police cases against journalists: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday slammed the BJP for “controlling the media” by filing police cases against journalists. Kejriwal levelled the allegation following a BJP worker’s complaint against several journalists for reporting that he washed a party MP’s feet and drank the dirty water. On Monday, a video clip had gone viral, showing…

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  • I’ve never dated: Malaika Arora

    Mumbai: Actress Malaika Arora says she is new to the whole dating scene. The star talked about dating when she appeared on talk show “Feet Up with the Stars” presented by Voot Originals and hosted by celebrity stylist Anaita Shroff Adajania, read a statement. Asked about her opinion on dating, she said: “I am very…

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  • This Alibaba robot will serve in China’s hotels soon

    Hangzhou: China’s e-tail giant Alibaba on Thursday unveiled a robot that will serve guests in the country’s hotels soon. “The robotics industry is revolutionising the world and Alibaba Artificial Intelligence (AI) Labs is raising the stakes in this industry with the launch of service robots for hospitality sector starting October,” the company said at its annual…

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  • WhatsApp phases out support for older iOS versions

    San Francisco: Facebook-owned messaging app WhatsApp has started phasing out support for Apple devices running iOS version 7 and older, the media reported. This would not affect people who already have WhatsApp installed on their iPhone 4 devices as it should continue to function till 2020, but users would not be able to re-install the app…

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