Free Press Journal
  • Court refuses to quash charges of outraging woman’s modesty

    New Delhi: Only a woman can express the intention of a man who touches her, a Delhi court has observed while dismissing a plea of a man seeking quashing of charges against him for allegedly outraging woman’s modesty.

  • Transgender Lili contests to secure identity for her community

    New Delhi: For more than 250 transgenders residing in Sultanpur Majhra, Ramesh Kumar Lili has become a source of inspiration, not because of her resolve to contest the upcoming Delhi assembly polls but give an identity to her community who for long have been treated as castaways.

  • Naxal pamphlets recovered, high alert sounded in MP’s Balaghat

    Balaghat (MP): Pamphlets asking locals to boycott Republic Day celebration in Madhya Pradesh’s Balaghat district were recovered with police sounding high alert in the naxal-hit district, bordering Chhattisgarh and Maharashtra.

  • Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie

    Brad Pitt in talks for Angelina Jolie’s ‘Africa’

    Los Angeles: Actor Brad Pitt is reportedly in talks to play Richard Leakey in his wife Angelina Jolie’s drama film “Africa”. The duo, who were first seen together on-screen in 2005 romantic comedy “Mr. & Mrs. Smith”, have wrapped up filming Jolie’s third directorial venture “By The Sea”. According to The Wrap, Brad is in negotiations to star in Jolie’s latest directorial biopic film “Africa”, which tells the story of “Leakey, the

  • Lil Wayne

    Lil Wayne sues record label

    New York:  Rapper Lil Wayne Lil Wayne is suing his record label for USD 51 million. In the lawsuit filed in Manhattan Federal Court, Wayne said Cash Money Records has been failing to honour his contract and cheating him out of millions, reported New York Daily News. The company has failed to pay Wayne, listed in the lawsuit as Dwayne Michael Carter Jr, the USD 8 million it owes him for his

  • Johnny Depp

    Johnny Depp claims `chupacabra` attack caused him to miss press conference

    Washington : Johnny Depp has claimed that he was recently attacked by a “chupacabra” and that is why he missed his press conference. ‘The Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’ star although admitted to being sick but mentioned that the main reason he missed the conference was because he was fighting with a very rarely seen or experienced animal called “chupacabra” for hours, E! Online reported.

  • Justin Bieber

    Justin Bieber apologises to fans for being arrogant

    Los Angeles: Pop sensation Justin Bieber took to Facebook to share a video of him apologising to his fans for his arrogant behaviour in the past year. The 20-year-old ‘Never Say Never singer posted the video after tapping an appearance on ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show’, reported Ace Showbiz. He captioned the video, “Here we go.”

  • Abortion rate doubles in 10 years in conservative Pakistan

    Islamabad: Pakistan recorded 2.25 million abortion cases in 2012, with the rate of annual abortions doubling in 10 years due to minimal use of contraception in its conservative society, according to a report.

  • Courtney Love

    Courtney Love took drugs during pregnancy

    Los Angeles: Singer Courtney Love says she used heroin while she was pregnant with her daughter Frances Cobain.
    The 50-year-old took the drug while she was expecting her and the late singer Kurt Cobain’s daughter, who is now 22, but she was confident that it wouldn’t harm her unborn child, reports femalefirst.co.uk. Speaking in the documentary film “Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck”, Love says: “I used it once then stopped. I knew she

  • China hopes Swaraj’s visit will reset focus on Sino-India ties

    Beijing: After the din created by the US President’s visit to India with apprehensions here that it was aimed at driving a wedge in Sino-Indian relations, China hopes External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj’s forthcoming visit will bring back the focus on bilateral ties and crystallise a possible visit by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

  • Farah Khan

    Not in a hurry to start new film: Farah Khan

    Mumbai:  Choreographer-filmmaker Farah Khan, who’s “Happy New Year” starring Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika Padukone, Boman Irani among others was one of the biggest blockbusters of 2014, says she is not in a hurry to start her next film. “This year I’m taking rest. I’ve three children..I’m taking them on vacations. I’m enjoying their football matches and spending time with my family….enjoying my life. I’m not a machine,” Farah said at a painting

  • Huma Qureshi

    Huma Qureshi debuts short haircut

    Mumbai:  Bollywood actress Huma Qureshi has bid adieu to her long tresses and gone for a short red hairdo. Chopping off long locks seems to be the latest fashion fad among B-Town actresses with Anushka Sharma, Priyanka Chopra and Sonakshi Sinha sporting a shorter hairstyle.  “Snip Snip Red!! #newhaircut #nofilter #nomakeup,” Huma posted on twitter alongside a picture of her new look.

  • Pak Punjab guv quits after blasting govt on Obama’s India trip

    Lahore: The governor of Pakistan’s Punjab province resigned today just days after slamming the Nawaz Sharif government for its “diplomatic failure” to build ties with the US after President Barack Obama’s historic second visit to India.

  • Worldcup T20 2016

    2016 World T20 in India in March-April

    Dubai:  The 2016 World Twenty20 will be played in India from March 11 to April 3. The International Cricket Council (ICC) approved the dates for its main events through to 2019, following its Board meeting here Thursday. Though the tournaments were awarded to countries in 2013, the dates were approved Thursday. The board also approved the dates for the 2017 Champions Trophy in England which will be held between June 1-19. England

  • Arun Jaitley, Srinivasan

    Arun Jaitley urged not to back Srinivasan in BCCI

    New Delhi:  Cricket Association of Bihar (CAB) secretary Aditya Verma Thursday requested former Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) vice-president and union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley not to support sidelined president N. Srinivasan. Srinivasan was barred by the Supreme Court Jan 22 from contesting the BCCI elections as long as he was involved in a “conflict of interest” situation as an owner of Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Chennai Super

  • Javagal Srinath

    India need to identify frontline pace attack : Javagal Srinath

    Dubai :  Former fast bowler Javagal Srinath believes India need to identify its frontline pace attack who can take wickets upfront during their title defence at the ICC Cricket World Cup starting next month. “It is extremely important for India to identify its frontline pace attack. At this time, Bhuvneshwar Kumar is a certainty, and given that Ishant (Sharma) is fit, he will be a shoo-in if he can find his line

  • Kumar Sangakkara

    Kumar Sangakkara lifts Sri Lanka to 34-run win

    Wellington:  Kumar Sangakkara’s masterful double of a century and a world-record wicketkeeping performance inspired Sri Lanka to a 34-run win over New Zealand in their one-day series finale here today. Even though it was a dead rubber, with New Zealand going into the match holding an unbeatable 4-1 lead in the seven-match series, it was a morale boosting win for Sri Lanka who had underperformed in the earlier matches. They posted their