Free Press Journal
  • Yuvraj Singh, Varun Dhawa

    Sad about Yuvraj’s exclusion from World Cup: Varun Dhawan

    Mumbai:  Bollywood actor Varun Dhawan, a fan of Yuvraj Singh, has expressed his disappointment at the cricketer’s exclusion from the 15-member Indian squad for the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup.

  • Sonam Kapoor

    I don’t do film for awards: Sonam Kapoor

    Mumbai: Actress Sonam Kapoor says she chooses her projects based on the character she gets, and not by judging whether it would get her an award or not.

  • Odisha to soon introduce food security act

    Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Wednesday said the state government is going to introduce a holistic food security act very soon.

  • Linga, Rajnikant

    ‘Lingaa’ distributor seeks court nod to go on fast

    Chennai:  Demanding compensation for the loss incurred in Rajinikanth-starrer “Lingaa”, distributor R. Singaravadivelan, who distributed the film in Thanjavur and Trichy districts, has sought the permission of the Madras High Court to go on fast here.

  • Gold rises to over 2-month high on global cues

    New Delhi: Rising for the fourth straight day, gold prices gained Rs 70 to trade at over two-month high of Rs 27,570 per 10 grams at the bullion market today amid a firming trend overseas and increased demand from jewellers.

  • 50 killed in bomb attack at Yemen police academy 

    Sanaa: At least 50 people were killed and dozens of others wounded early Wednesday when a car bomb went off outside the police academy in Yemen’s capital Sanaa, security officials and medics said.

  • Intel CEO says computing ‘unleashed’ by wearables

    Las Vegas: Intel chief executive Brian Krzanich said today that computing is being “unleashed” by the move to wearables as the tech giant unveiled a button-sized device for new connectivity.

  • Pak-India Dosti bus service restricted to Wagah border

    Lahore: For the first time since the Pak-India Dosti bus service was launched between New Delhi and Lahore, Pakistan has restricted its entry here and Nankana Sahib city, citing increased “terror threats”.

  • UN Secretary General to meet Satyarthi during India visit

    United Nations: UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon will meet India’s top leadership and Nobel Peace Laureate Kailash Satyarthi when he visits the country later this week, his spokesperson said today.

  • UN Secretary General to meet Satyarthi during India visit

    United Nations: UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon will meet India’s top leadership and Nobel Peace Laureate Kailash Satyarthi when he visits the country later this week, his spokesperson said today.

  • Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi

    Mumbai attack mastermind Lakhvi to remain in jail

    Islamabad: Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi, the 2008 Mumbai terror attack mastermind, would remain in jail after Pakistan’s Supreme Court today overturned the High Court order suspending his detention under a public security act which evoked a strong reaction from India.

  • Hansal Mehta, Kangana Ranaut

    Hansal Mehta confirms biopic with Kangana Ranaut

    Mumbai:  National Award-winning director Hansal Mehta has confirmed that he has roped in actress Kangana Ranaut for a biopic – but it’s not about legendary mountaineer Bachendri Pal.

  • Bangladesh HC bans media coverage of Zia’s son   

    Dhaka:  Bangladesh High Court today ordered a ban on broadcast, publication and dissemination of statements of the “fugitive” son of opposition leader Khaleda Zia amid heightened political tension in the country after the deadly violence on the first anniversary of the controversial polls.

  • Govt to organise online essay competition on Tiruvalluvar

    New Delhi: An online essay competition which encourages students to learn the life and works of famed Tamil poet-saint Thiruvalluvar would be held this month, Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani today said.

  • Shashi Tharoor

    Tharoor alleges bid to implicate him in Sunanda death

    New Delhi: Congress MP Shashi Tharoor has said that a Delhi Police official had attempted to implicate him and a domestic help in the murder of his wife Sunanda Pushkar.

  • 3 arrested for burning IT office, damaging police vans

    Kolkata:  Three persons were arrested today for allegedly ransacking police vehicles during a demonstration to demand compensation for a deceased mason at Naskarpara in New Town Police station area, on the outskirts of city.

  • 4 more disqualified JD(U) MLAs move HC for reinstatement

    Patna:  Buoyed by the Patna High Court order restoring membership of four rebel JD(U) MLAs, four others who were disqualified in December on similar charges have filed a plea in the court today challenging the Bihar Speaker’s order but the ruling party said it was considering action against more legislators.

  • Bipasha Basu

    Bipasha turns 35, feels like princess

    Mumbai: Actress Bipasha Basu, who turned 35 Wednesday, considers herself to be the most blessed and says her friends and family have made her feel like a princess.

  • Major IAS officers’ reshuffle in AP

    Hyderabad: With the cadre allocation of All India Services (AIS) officers more or less finalised following provisional allotment made by the Centre in last week December, the Andhra Pradesh government today effected a massive reshuffle of IAS officers, giving postings to many who reported to the state from neighbouring Telangana.