Free Press Journal
  • Double delight for Akshay

    c AkshayThere has been buzz floating for a long time about Neeraj Pandey and Akshay Kumar teaming up for a thriller. Even though much is not revealed about the film, there are talks about the film being a two-heroine project.

  • Time to pull out the Priyanka ace

    There are occasions when a seemingly irrelevant piece of tittle-tattle assumes greater relevance than a thousand words of weighty commentary. An innocuous piece of news on the first page of last Wednesday’s Times of India on the selection of the Congress candidate to contest against Narendra Modi in Varanasi was such an occasion.

  • Global military spending drops, led by US: Report

    Stockholm : World military expenditure fell in 2013 as the United States and other Western countries cut back, but spending in emerging economies grew, a Swedish think tank said on Monday.

  • Two memoirs, one truth

     The recent controversy over two memoirs by insiders in the UPA regime has once again confirmed what has been widely known all along. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is a puppet in the hands of the Congress boss Sonia Gandhi and others, including leaders of various constituents of the UPA. What it says about Singh himself is of relatively less significance than what it has actually done to the institutional integrity and dignity

  • How Alia became a better actor…

    c AliaAlia Bhatt has been making news for all the right reasons post her ‘Highway’ became a revelation. Now with ‘2 States’ ready to hit the screen, Alia seems very excited all over again.

  • Lupin recalls antibiotic drug in US mkt

    New Delhi : Drug major Lupin is voluntarily recalling 9,210 bottles of its antibiotic drug Suprax, used to treat bacterial infections, in the US market, according to the US Food and Drug Administration (USFDA), reports PTI.

  • Power naps could increase early death risk by 33%

    Melbourne: A new study has revealed that regular power napping could increase the likelihood of an early death by a third, says ANI. The study has found that napping can cause inflammation in the body which may trigger various lung diseases and people who sleep for an hour or more are two-and-a-half times more likely to die from respiratory illnesses such as emphysema, pneumonia and bronchitis, than those who only

  • ICRIER launches India climate study project

    New Delhi : Think-tank ICRIER, in association with the Global Commission on the Economy and Climate, launched its New Climate Economy research project in India, reports PTI.

  • Modi incapable of telling truth: Jairam

    New Delhi : After Narendra Modi’s jibe at him, Union Minister Jairam Ramesh on Monday said the BJP Prime Ministerial candidate is ‘incapable’ of speaking the truth even by mistake and accused him of spreading blatant lie.

  • Athavale wants to learn from Maya to expand party base

    Mumbai : RPI(A) leader Ramdas Athavale on Monday said he plans to emulate BSP chief Mayawati’s social engineering in Uttar Pradesh to expand his party’s base in Maharashtra.

  • State campaign for 2nd phase to end today

    Mumbai: As the campaign for second phase of polling in Maharashtra draws to a close today, in which nearly 3.25 crore voters are expected to decide the fate of 358 candidates, leaders are working feverishly to canvass and take out rallies to ensure maximum support for their parties. Several political bigwigs, including Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde, former Chief Minister Ashok Chavan and senior BJP leader Gopinath Munde are in the fray

  • Foreign officials to witness LS polls

    Dimple Yadav during a road showNEW DELHI : Around 50 delegates from 20 countries, many of them tasked with holding elections, are visiting India to study how the Lok Sabha elections are being held in India. The Election Commission is holding a ‘visitor programme’ in collaboration with UNDP (United Nations Development Programme) as part of its South-South cooperation.

  • Blasts kill 71 in Nigeria

    Abuja : Twin blasts at a bus station on the outskirts of Abuja killed 71 people and injured 124 others. “We have a total of 71 dead and 124 others injured. (The wounded) are receiving treatment at hospitals within and around” Abuja, national police spokesman Frank Mba said.

  • Hema gives it back

    c HemaHema Malini has been contesting for the elections as a BJP candidate from Mathura and she seemed upset as she was accused of not having the support of her family while she is contesting.

  • Islamists’ bid to influence UK schools revealed!

    London : The UK police have zeroed in on at least 25 schools in Birmingham, Britain’s second largest city, to investigate an alleged plot by Islamists to take over the curriculum.