Free Press Journal
  • Jennifer Lopez

    I was terrified of being alone: Jennifer Lopez

    Los Angeles: Actress Jennifer Lopez, who split from her husband Marc Anthony in 2012, says she was always “terrified” of being alone. Lopez’s divorce was finalised in 2014, and Anthony has since remarried.

  • Bill Clinton

    Martin Scorsese’s documentary on Bill Clinton stalled

    Los Angeles: Filmmaker Martin Scorsese’s documentary of former US President Bill Clinton has been stalled due to reported arguments between the two. Considering the strong possibility that Hillary Clinton is planning her own presidential run in 2016, her husband also reportedly wants the documentary’s final cut to ensure nothing that can harm her is aired. Scorsese, for his part, is reluctant to give up the reins of the editing room, reports nytimes.com.

  • HC confirms simple imprisonment awarded to driver

    Madurai: The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court has confirmed the one-year simple imprisonment given to a Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation driver,whose rash and negligent driving caused death of four persons including the conductor in 2006.

  • Matt Damon

    Matt Damon along with Stella Artois launch water crisis campaign

    Los Angeles: Actor Matt Damon and his Water.org co-founder Gary White have teamed up with lager brand Stella Artois to raise money to overcome the global water crisis. The 44-year-old actor has joined forces with the brand to work on a global social impact campaign, “Buy a lady a drink”, which aims to generate funds by selling three limited-edition Stella chalices, reports femalefirst.co.uk.

  • NCW records statement of Bengal woman tortured by police

    Kolkata: A National Commission for Women (NCW) team led by Chairperson Lalitha Kumaramangalam recorded the statement of the woman who was allegedly tortured by policemen in West Bengal’s Birbhum district.

  • c Lata

    Lata Mangeshkar praises Modi’s ‘Beti Bachao Beti Padhao’ campaign

    Mumbai: Melody queen Lata Mangeshkar Saturday lauded Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s nationwide ‘Beti Bachao-Beti Padhao’ campaign for saving the girl child and fighting against female foeticide. The 85-year-old Bharat Ratna, who is also called the ‘Nightingale of India’ for her melodious voice, took to micro-blogging site Twitter to wish Modi success in his new initiative on Basant Panchami, the first day of spring.

  • Four persons commit suicide in Kanpur

    Kanpur: Four persons, including a woman, allegedly committed suicide in Kanpur in the last 24 hours, police said today.

  • Justin Beiber

    Justin Bieber not sleeping with good friends Hailey Baldwin, Kendall Jenner

    Washington: Justin Bieber is not ‘friends with benefits’ with his good gal pals Hailey Baldwin and Kendall Jenner. According to a source, the 20-year-old singer, is changing his bad act, and though has been hanging a lot with the beauties, but just as friends, TMZ.com reported.

  • Naga CM accepts resignation of five MLAs

    Kohima: Amid ongoing political crisis in Nagaland for change in leadership, Nagaland Chief Minister TR Zeliang has accepted the resignation of five Naga People’s Front (NPF) MLAs from the post of Parliamentary Secretaries and Advisors with immediate effect, officials said today.

  • David Cameron

    Cameron: India is on par with Britain

    London: British Prime Minister David Cameron has congratulated India on its 66th Republic Day and said the “rising power” was on par with its erstwhile colonial master Britain, reported Asian Lite, a newspaper for British Asians in London.

  • Taliban commander, 2 others arrested in Balochistan

    Islamabad: Pakistan security forces today claimed to have arrested three suspected militants, including a senior Taliban commander, in a raid in the restive southwestern province of Balochistan.

  • Chinese firm wins patent infringement case in Germany

    Shenzhen: A Chinese multinational telecommunications equipment and network solutions provider said it has successfully defended a patent infringement case in a German court in Dusseldorf brought by the country’s subsidiary of a US-based firm.

  • Toddlers can learn to communicate from videos

    Washington: Children as young as two years old can learn certain communication skills from a video, such as how to use signs in sign language, scientists have found.

  • Rejoinder from Chicago: Will Obama leave his legacy in India?

    President Barack Obama will be landing Mumbai to attend the Republic Day parade in New Delhi as a part of a 3-day official visit. He will also co-host radio talk “Man kibaat” with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

  • China

    China’s online population touches 648 million

    Beijing: China’s netizen population which is the world’s largest reached 648 million at the end of last year, 16 million more than in June, according to an industry expert. The online economy accounts for seven per cent of the country’s GDP, up from 3.3 per cent the previous year, said Jin Jian, deputy director of the China Internet Network Information Center.

  • India heavily reliant on Virat Kohli: Rahul Dravid

    Sydney: India cricket legend Rahul Dravid Saturday said star batsman Virat Kohli will need to be at his best during the ICC World Cup as the Indian team was heavily reliant on its One-Day International (ODI) vice captain.