Free Press Journal
  • Puja Gupta fit the bill for ‘SNAFU’ naturally, says director

    Mumbai: “F.A.L.T.U.” and “Go Goa Gone” actress Puja Gupta has been locked to play the female lead in Abhay Deol-starrer “SNAFU”. Director Sethu Sriram says he decided upon her after a lot of deliberation but she fit the role perfectly.

  • So long Mamata is CM, offenders will go unpunished: CPI-M

    Kolkata: The CPI-M Tuesday hit out at Mamata Banerjee saying as long as she was the chief minister of West Bengal, people accused of crime in her Trinamool Congress will remain untouched.

  • Ashok Khemka may get central deputation

    New Delhi: Ashok Khemka, an IAS officer of the Haryana cadre who had cancelled mutation of a land deal involving Congress chief Sonia Gandhi’s son-in-law Robert Vadra, may be deputed to the central government in two-three weeks, an official said Tuesday.

  • Zakia Jaffri

    2002 Guj riots: HC adjourns hearing on Zakia’s plea

    Ahmedabad: The Gujarat High Court today adjourned hearing on a petition of Zakia Jafri, the widow of slain ex-Congress MP Ehsan Jafri, challenging a local court order upholding a clean chit given by SIT to the then chief minister Narendra Modi and others in a 2002 riots case.

  • Philip Hammond appointed new foreign secretary

    London: UK defence secretary Philip Hammond was today appointed the new foreign secretary as part of Prime Minister David Cameron’s biggest re-shuffle ahead of a general election next year.

  • Rescue operations for woman swept away by landslide continue

    Aizawl: The State Disaster Response Force and volunteers from Falkland locality and other places continued their operation to search the body of a 30-year-old woman, swept away by a massive landslide last evening near Aizawl, despite inclement weather.

  • Sunny Leone

    Sunny Leone enjoys being showstopper at jewellery showcase

    Mumbai: Actress Sunny Leone was awed by the “breathtaking designs” that she flaunted at the India International Jewellery Week (IIJW) as the showstopper of Sumit Sawhney’s jewellery brand Apala by Sumit here.

  • rape

    Raped victim kills self; kin,BSP workers stage violent protest

    Hathras: A Dalit woman, who was allegedly gang-raped a few days back, committed suicide by setting herself ablaze, prompting her family and BSP workers to stage a violent protest in Sikandarau area here today.

  • Amit Shah

    Modi govt continuing with Cong culture on governors: CPI

    New Delhi: CPI today attacked the Narendra Modi government for continuing with the “Congress culture” of “rehabilitating” party leaders as governors and said the appointment of Amit Shah as BJP chief raised many questions.

  • Australia bushfires survivors, kin of dead to get $470 mn

    Sydney: Survivors of the February 2009 fires that killed 173 people in southern Australia will receive a record compensation of nearly $470 million (nearly A$425 million) according to a court ruling made public Tuesday.

  • Varun Dhawan, Alia Bhatt

    When Varun got drunk for ‘Humpty Sharma…

    Mumbai: Move over Naseeruddin Shah. Varun Dhawan is now practising what the veteran actor preaches – method acting. The actor drank alcohol to lend authenticity to scenes featuring him in a sozzled avatar.

  • Valdamir Putin

    BRICS to strengthen political cooperation: Putin

    Moscow: BRICS countries intend to strengthen the political element of their cooperation, Russian President Vladimir Putin said here before leaving for the BRICS leaders summit in Brazil beginning Tuesday.

  • Two Jammu outfit hold anti-scribe protests over meeting

    Jammu: Two Jammu outfit held anti-scribe protests here today against the meeting between journalist Ved Pratap Vaidik and Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed and demanded a probe into the meet and the scribe’s arrest.

  • Goa officials getting drunk at work? BJP wants alcometers

    Panaji:  The BJP women’s wing in Goa Tuesday said it has received complaints about government officials getting drunk while in office, and has demanded alcometers to keep tabs on such officials.

  • Four persons killed as truck overturns

    Bhagalpur: Four persons, including a pregnant woman and two children, were crushed to death when a truck overturned on them near Naugachhia bus stand in Bhagalpur district today.