Free Press Journal
  • Wadias complain of threats from gangster over Zinta

    Mumbai, Jun 18 (PTI) In a new twist to Preity Zinta- Ness Wadia episode, the Wadia group has filed a police complaint claiming they received threatening calls and a text message from an underworld don warning that their “business will be in trouble” if the actress was harassed.

  • Politicians clamour for Nihal Chand’s resignation

    New Delhi: Political leaders across parties have slammed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for failing to take any action against Union Minister of State for Chemicals and Fertilizers, Nihal Chand, who is an accused in a rape case of a married woman.

  • Bipasha speaks out on ‘Humshakals’ promotions controversy

    Mumbai:  Bollywood actress Bipasha Basu, who has been in the news for skipping the promotions of her upcoming movie ‘Humshakals’, has opened up about the controversy saying  she was disturbed after seeing the “end result of the film”.

  • 40 Indian workers in Iraq ‘uncontactable’

    New Delhi: The Indian government said Wednesday it has not been able to contact 40 Indian workers in the Iraqi city of Mosul but declined to say if they had been abducted by Sunni insurgents.

  • Mid-East investors to spend USD 180 bln in global real estate

    Dubai: Investors from Middle Eastern countries are expected to spend USD 180 billion in commercial real estate markets outside their region over the next decade with Europe being the preferred target, according to a latest study.

  • My father is my inspiration: Arbaaz Khan

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Arbaaz Khan, son of legendary writer Salim Khan, says his father has always been his “role model” and he wishes to pass on some of his qualities, which he has also imbibed, to his son.

  • DMK chief M Karunanidhi

    Karuna condemns violence against Lankan Muslims

    Chennai:  DMK President M Karunanidhi today condemned the anti-Muslim riots in Sri Lanka and urged India to come forward to voice its concern for members of the minority community in the island nation.

  • Rape

    Woman gangraped in MP; one arrested

    Dewas (MP):  A 25-year-old married woman was allegedly gangraped in the jungles of Barijahi Ghat here, police said today.

  • US focus shifts away from airstrikes in Iraq

    Washington:  President Barack Obama is not expected to approve imminent airstrikes in Iraq, in part because there are few clear targets that could blunt a fast-moving Sunni insurgency, US officials said today.

  • Postage stamp fetches record USD 9.5 mn in auction

    New York: The world’s most famous stamp, a once cent British Guiana, fetched a record price of USD 9.5 million, nearly a billion times its original face value at a Sotheby’s auction here.

  • Cong steps up demand for Minister Nihalchand’s resignation

    New Delhi: Congress today stepped up its demand for Union minister Nihalchand Meghwal’s removal from Narendra Modi Cabinet saying it was a “shame” that a person summoned by the court in a “heinous” crime like rape continues to be in the government.

  • Development plan for ravaged Kedarnath: People remain sceptical

    Kedarnath (Uttarakhand): The temple town of Kedarnath faced the worst brunt in the Himalayan tsunami a year ago. The town, with giant boulders, half collapsed buildings, lies in a ravaged state. The re-construction process is on and the government has outlined an elaborate Kedarnath Development Plan, but people are worried whether their town will develop and life will return to normalcy.

  • UN body denounces caste violence

    Geneva: Senior UN human rights officials at a UN Human Rights Council event here have called for immediate efforts to end caste-based rape and violence against women.