Free Press Journal
  • Jitan Ram Manjhi

    Nitish made ‘a great mistake’ in assuming me as puppet: Manjhi

    Patna: With senior JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar admitting mistake in choosing Jitan Ram Manjhi to succeed him as Chief Minister of Bihar, Manjhi today said that it was not just a “mistake” but “a great mistake”. “I have spent 34 year in politics and worked on different posts as minister and legislator…he (Nitish) committed great mistake in assuming that I’ll act like his puppet,” Manjhi told reporters.

  • Lady Gaga

    Lady Gaga to perform special tribute at 87th Academy Awards

    Washington: Lady Gaga will make a special tribute performance at the Academy Awards this year, it has been confirmed. Oscars’ producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron have announced that the American singer is an once-in-a-lifetime artist whose musical evolution keeps growing and they are proud to have her perform on the Oscars for the very first time, reported. Zadan and Meron had earlier announced that Jennifer Hudson, Adam Levine, John Legend and Rita

  • 10 killed in blast in Pakistani Shia mosque 

    Islamabad: At least 10 people were killed and at least 60 others were reported injured in three consecutive blasts in a Shia mosque in Peshawar city of Pakistan. “Ten bodies and 40 wounded people have been brought to Hayatabad Medical Complex,” Pakistan Today quoted a doctor, Mumtaz Marwat, as saying.

  • Vanessa Williams

    Vanessa Williams roped in for Fox pilot titled `Fantasy Life`

    Washington : Vanessa Williams is all set to star in Fox’s multi-camera/hybrid pilot ‘Fantasy Life’ opposite Kevin Connolly, it has been revealed. The pilot penned by Tim McAuliffe is based on one of U.S.’ top fantasy experts, ESPN’s Matthew Berr, reported.

  • Retail Leadership Summit 2015 By RAI

    “We are in the realm of possibilities,” said Mr Kishore Biyani, Founder and Group CEO, Future Group, in the inaugural panel discussion of the Retail Leadership Summit (RLS) 2015, organized by the Retail Association of India (RAI); and the thought was echoed throughout the two-day event held at the Renaissance Convention Centre in Powai, Mumbai. The enclave saw industry leaders and think-tanks take part in interactive presentations and discussions. The theme of

  • James Franco

    James Franco to star in Hulu’s `11/22/63` series

    Washington : James Franco has signed on Hulu’s upcoming time-travel miniseries series ‘11/22/63’ that will be based on Stephen King’s novel. The ‘Interview’ actor will star as a high school English teacher who travels back in time and tries to stop the assassination of President Kennedy in Hulu’s highest-profile show, the Verge reported. The Hulu’s upcoming series will be produced by J.J. Abrams’ production company, ‘Bad Robot’, and King and Abrams will be the

  • 50 Shades of Grey

    50 Shades of Grey movie branded ‘domestic violence in garb of erotica

    Washington : An Australian TV host Lisa Wilkinson has slammed ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ for being a domestic violence movie dressed up as erotica. The Australian journalist, who co-hosts ‘Today’ show on channel 9, said on her latest show that E.L James adaptation is the worst movie she has ever seen, E! Online reported.

  • Train Accident

    12 Killed, 100 Injured in Early Morning Train Accident on TN Border 

    Chennai: At least 12 persons were killed and nearly 100 passengers injured when the Ernakulam bound Bengaluru City-Ernakulam Intercity Express (Train No 12677) derailed at Belagondapalli near Anekal on the Tamil Nadu-Karnataka border at around 7.35 am. The tragedy struck barely an hour after the train had left from the origin station Bengaluru at 6.15pm. Two foreigners were among those injured.

  • Shashi Tharoor

    Shashi Tharoor to be questioned

    New Delhi : Shashi Tharoor reaches Sarojini Nagar Police Station for possible questioning in Sunanda Pushkar case.

  • Convent school vandalisation ‘shocking’: Delhi Catholic Archdiocese

    New Delhi :The Delhi Catholic Archdiocese on Friday said it was shocked that the Holy Child Auxilium School in the Vasant Vihar area of the national capital had become the latest Christian institution to be vandalised despite assurances from the concerned authorities. “We are shocked again that so quickly another attack has taken place in one of our Catholic institutions. Though this time, it’s not a church but a Catholic school run by

  • Teesta Setalvad

    Stay on Teesta Setalvad’s arrest extended

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court Friday extended its order restraining the Gujarat Police from arresting social activist Teesta Setalvad and her husband Javed Anand. An apex court bench headed by Justice S.J. Mukhopadhya extended the restrain order as it directed the hearing of an appeal by Setalvad and Anand on Feb 19.  It asked Setalvad and the Gujarat government to file whatever additional documents they want to file before the court.

  • Smriti Irani, School Ransacked

    Smriti Irani visits convent school vandalised in Delhi

    New Delhi : Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani visited the Holy Child Auxilium School in the Vasant Vihar area of the national capital this morning, a day after it was vandalized. Irani, an alumnus of the institution, had earlier apprised Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh of the situation and requested him to look into the matter. She met with the faculty and reviewed the overall situation arising out of the incident with

  • 10 dead, over 17 injured in Karnataka train mishap

    Anekal (Karnataka)  : The Indian Railways on Friday confirmed that ten persons had lost their lives and over 17 others were critically injured after nine bogies of the Bangalore-Ernakulam Inter City Express derailed near Anekal this morning. Additional Director General of Police (Railways), Rajvir Pratap Sharma, said relief and rescue operations are underway in full swing and added that all the injured have been shifted to nearby hospitals.

  • Voting underway for Tirupati bypoll; 19 pc turnout so far

    Hyderabad: About 19 per cent of voters exercised their franchise till 11 AM in the by-election to  Tirupati Assembly seat in Andhra Pradesh, officials said. The bypoll was necessiated due to the death of sitting TDP MLA M Venkataramana.  The main contest is between Venkataramana’s widow M Suguna and Congress nominee R Sridevi.

  • Panaji bypoll: 30 per cent voting till noon

    Panaji: After beginning on a slow note, voting for the Panaji assembly seat bypoll here today picked up in the first two hours recording a turnout of 30 per cent electorate till noon. Polling began at 8 AM and is underway across 30 booths of the constituency. Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar was among the first few to cast their votes in the morning at a booth in the heart of the city. Nearly 22,000 electorate

  • Jitan Ram Manjhi

    I’ll enter ring as wrestler without fearing result: Jitan Ram Manjhi

    Patna:  Sounding confident of winning the trust vote in his government on February 20, Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi today said he would enter the ring as a “wrestler” without bothering about his win or loss. “I will enter the ring as a ‘pahalwan’ (wrestler) without bothering how strong is the opponent and whether I will win or lose,” Manjhi told reporters here. “I’ll make an emotional speech to the legislators that I stand for welfare of

  • Train Derails

    5 dead, over 60 injured in train mishap in Karnataka

    Anekal (Karnataka): At least five passengers were killed and more than 60 injured, several critically, when nine bogies of the Bangalore-Ernakulam Inter City Express derailed near here today after a boulder fell on the track.

  • Arvind Kejriwal

    Convent school vandalised: Such acts won’t be tolerated : Arvind Kejriwal

    New Delhi :Delhi Chief Minister designate Arvind Kejriwal on Friday condemned the vandalisation of the Holy Child Auxilium School in Vasant Vihar, saying such acts will not be tolerated. “I strongly condemn the attack on Holy Child Auxilium school. These kind of acts will not be tolerated,” Kejriwal tweeted.