Free Press Journal
  • Lena Headey

    Lena Headey pregnant with second child

    London:  “Game Of Thrones” actress Lena Headey has confirmed that she’s pregnant with her second child.

  • Yogendra Yadav

    AAP to spread wings in 4 states in next 5 yrs: Yogendra Yadav

    New Delhi: Buoyed by its spectacular victory in Delhi Assembly polls, the Aam Aadmi Party is now planning to make itself a significant political force in at least four major states in the next five years without entering into any “arrangements of convenience” with any regional party.

  • Victoria Beckham

    Victoria Beckham to expand fashion line to Asia

    New York:  Cheered by her famous family, Victoria Beckham brought a sexy vision of fall/winter to an intimate New York runway show and confided plans to open a second store in Asia. The one-time pop star, mother of four and wife of retired English football superstar David Beckham, has won plaudits in the fashion industry for designing beautiful collections that flatter women’s bodies.

  • Floating diyas adding to pollution in Ganga river

    New Delhi: Scores of floating ‘diyas’ offered to the Ganga River everyday contribute to the pollution in the holy river, Union Minister Chaudhary Birender Singh said today.

  • Amitabh Bachchan

    National Anthem makes me emotional: Amitabh Bachchan

    Mumbai:  Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan says he gets overwhelmed with pride whenever he listens to the National Anthem. The 72-year-old actor, who made his cricket commentary debut during the India-Pakistan match in the ongoing World Cup tournament yesterday, praised the custom of playing National Anthems of competing teams before a cricket match.

  • Sammy, Mooney fined for swearing during World Cup match

    Nelson (New Zealand): West Indian batsman Darren Sammy and Ireland bowler John Mooney have been fined 30 per cent of their match fee for using obscene language in separate incidents during their World Cup preliminary match here.

  • Yuvraj Singh

    Yuvraj fetches record price at IPL auction

    Bangalore: Indian all-rounder Yuvraj Singh set a new record as he emerged as the costliest ever buy in the Indian Premier League by going for a whopping Rs 16 crore to Delhi Daredevils in the eighth players’ auction here today.

  • Michael Gambon

    Miss the Harry Potter pay cheques: Michael Gambon

    London: Actor Michael Gambon, who played beloved wizard Professor Dumbledore in the majority of the ‘Harry Potter’ films, says he misses his pay cheques, which he used to earn from the movie.  The 74-year-old star said he hasn’t missed working on the movies since the final installment was released in 2011 but he wouldn’t mind receiving the hefty salary again, reported Daily Mirror.  Asked if he misses the film franchise, he said:

  • India, Pakistan cricket fans come to blows

    Sydney: Four people were injured when a brawl broke out between cricket fans watching the India-Pakistan World Cup match at a club in Sydney, media reported. Police said the fight at the Merrylands RSL club Sunday night involved up to 40 people, ABC reported.

  • Saradha scam: Former IPS Rajat Majumdar gets bail

    Kolkata: The Calcutta High Court Monday granted bail to Trinamool Congress leader and former IPS officer Rajat Majumdar who had been behind bars for his alleged complicity in the multi-crore rupee Saradha scam.

  • IITK-led consortium launches online courses in agriculture

    Hyderabad: Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IITK) today said that it along with other institutions has launched Massive Open Online Courses in agriculture sector (AgMOOCs). The members of the consortium are Commonwealt

  • Abu Salem

    Abu Salem convicted for Pradeep Jain Case

    Mumbai: Special TADA court convicts deported gangster Abu Salem in the murder case of a Mumbai-based builder Pradeep Jain  in 1995. It is a first time that Abu Salem has been convicted in any case involving him.

  • Anatoly Antonov

    No plans for military bases in Latin America: Russia

    Moscow: Russian Deputy Defence Minister Anatoly Antonov said Sunday that Moscow has no plans to establish military bases in Latin America, although it is studying the possibility of creating “resupply and technical support points” in some countries of the region.

  • Egyptians Beheaded

    Video shows IS beheading Egyptian hostages

    Cairo: Militant group Islamic State has released a video purportedly depicting the mass beheading of 21 Egyptian Coptic Christians in Libya, drawing a strong reaction from President Abdel Fattah al-ISIS who vowed to avenge the killings at a suitable time and place. The five-minute gruesome video shows handcuffed hostages dressed in orange jumpsuits being murdered by black-clad masked terrorists at a beach near the Libyan capital, Tripoli.

  • Inflation Down

    Inflation turns negative at – 0.39% in Jan, food prices high

    New Delhi: Inflation declined to a five and a half year low of (-)0.39 per cent in January on falling prices of manufactured and fuel items even though food articles remained high. Inflation measured on wholesale price index (WPI) was at 0.11 per cent in December. The data for November was revised downwards to a negative (-)0.17 per cent, from the provisional estimate of zero.

  • Trinamool retains Krishnaganj, leads in Bongaon

    Kolkata: West Bengal’s ruling Trinamool Congress Monday retained the Krishnaganj assembly seat and established a substantial lead in the Bongaon Lok Sabha constituency where bypolls were held last week. The BJP was in the second position in both the constituencies, pushing the CPI-M headed Left Front to the third spot. Congress seemed to be running a poor fourth.  In Bongaon, Trinamool candidate Mamatabala Thakur was ahead of her nearest rival Subrata Thakur