Free Press Journal
  • ACCIDENTS GALORE, BUT RLYS STILL NEED 3 YEARS

    Rly minister admits that due to lack of funds, the raising of platforms will take another three years. Commuters will have to continue
    risking injury to life and limb each time they board suburban trains (more…)

  • Salman wants to excel in acting and dancing

    Mumbai: Superstar Salman Khan, who has delivered several super-hit films in his career, says he wants to master the art of acting and dancing. Though his films have been loved by people, Salman’s acting abilities have often been questioned by the critics. “Usually people focus more on their strength than weakness. People neglect their weakness. I want to improve in

  • Telecom Commission may take call on spectrum charge

    New Delhi : Inter-Ministerial panel Telecom Commission may take a call on Saturday on long-pending issues, including the spectrum usage charge, that may decide the fate of the upcoming spectrum auction.

  • Trinamool patronising hoodlums, says Brinda

    New Delhi : Communist Party of India (Marxist) CPI (M) leader Brinda Karat on Friday said that criminals and anti social forces are being patronised by the Trinamool Congress (TMC) to terrorise political opponents and women are suffering because of that.

  • Protesters occupy govt buildings in Kiev

    Kiev : Protesters on Friday seized a government building in the Ukrainian capital while also maintaining their siege of several governors’ offices in the country’s west, raising the pressure on the government, reports AP. 

  • Chidambaram wants new government to decide on gold curbs

    NEW DELHI : Finance Minister P. Chidambaram is not in favour of relaxing the curbs imposed on gold imports till the end of 2013-14 (Apr-Mar), a finance ministry official said today. In fact, the government would prefer the next executive to decide on what is to be done, the ministry official said.

  • Paresh as Modi? Most likely

    Buzz has been doing the rounds that a biopic is being planned on none other than Narendra Modi. Going further in the news, it was earlier reported that Paresh Rawal would play Modi and co-produce the venture as well. But, now this does not seem the case. The biopic’s producer, Mitesh Patel, has rubbished the news.
    “Paresh is 99% confirmed to

  • Syria regime threatens to quit Geneva peace talks

    Geneva : Syria’s regime threatened to quit peace talks in Geneva today as UN-backed efforts to bring the country’s warring sides together stumbled on their first day. Syrian state television said Foreign Minister Walid Muallem had told UN mediator Lakhdar Brahimi that “should serious sessions fail to take place tomorrow, the official Syrian delegation will leave Geneva.” 

  • BIG B: IN SUPPORT OF MANDELA

    Amitabh Bachchan, the megastar, stands strong in full support of the Indian premiere of Anant Singh’s MANDELA: LONG WALK TO FREEDOM, which tells the stirring tale of former South African president, the late Nelson Mandela. MANDELA: LONG WALK TO FREEDOM features Idris Elba in the title role and Naomie Harris as his wife Winnie.
    While we all know how vocal AB

  • Sensex sheds 240 pts from record high

    Mumbai : Snapping four days of gains, the BSE benchmark Sensex on Friday tumbled 240.10 points from record high to close at one-week low of 21,133.5 after RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan’s comments on inflation dashed hopes of a rate cut in next week’s monetary policy review, reports PTI.

  • Wear Justin Bieber’s face, for free!

    New York : Have a dream to look like Brad Pitt or Rihanna? Go to a real-time face substitution app using your webcam to fulfill your desire.

  • SANJU SENDS UP PRAYERS

    Sanjay Dutt has been going through an emotionally tumultuous time for a while now. Starting with his 42-month prison sentence to his wife, Maanyata now being diagnosed with a tumour in her liver and a suspected heart ailment… The silver lining, as it were, comes in the form of Dutt’s parole having been extended on the basis of his wife’s

  • SC to review Bhullar’s plea for life term

    New Delhi : Ten months after refusing to commute death sentence of Khalistani terrorist Devinderpal Singh Bhullar to life imprisonment, the Supreme Court on Friday decided to take a review the issue. 

  • RANBIR-KAT: KISS & MAKE UP

    Well, not to our surprise this couple – or ‘special friends’ as they call each other – will never stop making news, it seems. On one hand they never admit to being together, on the other

  • Sibal launches free roaming for MTNL users

    Mumbai : On Friday, Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal Sibal launched a free roaming service for MTNL users in Delhi and Mumbai. 

  • Congress offers fresh sops for Muslims ahead of polls

    New Delhi : The Government on Friday came out with yet another new sop to the Muslims to set up the National Wakf Development Corporation with an initial capital of Rs 100 crore in a bid to win back their support in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. The corporation to be formally launched by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress president Sonia Gandhi will take care of Wakf properties. Muslim leaders,

  • French first lady Trierweiler coming to India

    Paris : French First Lady Valerie Trierweiler is coming to India on Sunday in support of a charity effort, an aide said, after a week-long stay in hospital following revelations that her partner Francois Hollande is having an affair with an actress, reports AFP.