Free Press Journal
  • Modi to visit Kashmir Valley on Friday amid shutdown

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits the Kashmir Valley Friday amid a shutdown called by separatists and warnings by Muslim groups not to create a separate enclave for Kashmiri Pandits.
    Modi will chair a high-level security review meeting at the Badami Bagh headquarters of the army’s 15th corps here. He is also to inaugurate a 240 MW hydro-power in the border town of Uri in Baramulla district.

  • US to sell Harpoon missiles to India for $200 mn

    The US government has notified the US Congress of its plans to sell to India 22 anti-ship missiles at an estimated cost of $200 million, saying it would help strengthen the US-India strategic relationship.
    The Pentagon’s Defence Security Cooperation Agency, which handles foreign arms sales, said it had delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale following approval of India’s request by the State Department.

  • Three Indian nurses injured as Sunni insurgents move them

    Sunni insurgents Thursday forced all 46 Indian women nurses to move out of a hospital in Iraq where they had been holed up, injuring three of them, officials said.
    Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said there was “no reason for any anxiety” as the nurses were moved in three buses to an unknown destination by the insurgents who control large parts of Iraq.

  • Women Can’t Have It All, says Pepsi Chief Indra Nooyi

    In a discussion that has gone viral on the Web, PepsiCo’s India-born CEO Indra Nooyi, counted among the world’s most powerful women, has acknowledged that it is difficult to maintain a work-life balance.

  • Amitabh Bachchan iconic look in ‘Deewar’ resulted from tailoring error

    The denim blue shirt teamed with khakee coloured pants and a rope dangling over the shoulder is arguably Amitabh Bachchan’s most iconic film look till date and the megastar reveals the styling in ‘Deewar’ was a result of a mistake by the tailor.

  • Jiah Khan probe handed over to CBI

    Mumbai: Thirteen months after actress Jiah Khan was found dead in her Mumbai home, the Bombay High Court Thursday ordered the Mumbai police to hand over the case to the CBI.

  • Mindfulness meditation can reduce stress

    Washington: Scientists have found that brief mindfulness meditation practice – 25 minutes for three consecutive days – alleviates psychological stress.

  • Narendra Modi

    BJP demands tourist city status to Jammu city

    Jammu: Ahead of maiden visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to J&K after being voted to power at the Centre, BJP today demanded grant of tourist city status to Jammu city considering the fact that it is the only city in North India where more than 10 million pilgrims including tourists, come every year.

  • Alia Bhat

    Alia Bhatt wants to cut her own album

    Mumbai: Sprightly and talented Alia Bhatt, who has sung the unplugged version of “Main Tainu Samjhawan Ki”, not only wants to prusue singing in films, but also dreams of cutting an album one day.

  • Deepika voted sexiest woman in the world

    Mumbai: Actress Deepika Padukone has been voted the  sexiest woman in the world in a poll conducted by the FHM magazine.

  • Varun Dhawan turns rapper, says doesn’t mind singing

    Mumbai: Last week Varun Dhawan’s promotional event with Alia Bhatt for “Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania” in Chandigarh turned out to be a surprise for his fans. He sang live on stage with rapper Badshah.