Free Press Journal
  • Alex Roe

    Alex Roe set to star in ‘Rings’ part 3

    Washington : Alex Roe is set to star opposite Matilda Lutz in the third installment of ‘Rings’, the horror franchise from Paramount Pictures. Roe would play the character of Holt, boyfriend of Lutz’s character, who becomes distant from her after watching the tape, Deadline.com reported. The movie directed by Javier Guierrez, would raise Roe’s profile internationally, since the first two popular horror movies together tallied a total of 411 million dollars worldwide. The third installment,

  • Salman Yusuff Khan

    Being a dancer helped in Khatron Ke Khiladi : Salman Yusuff Khan

    Mumbai: Salman Yusuff Khan, who has made a surprise entry in “Fear Factor Khatron ke Khiladi Darr ka Blockbuster Returns” as a “challenger”, says his experience as a dancer helped him perform daredevil stunts better in the action adventure reality TV show.  Having accepted the challenge to be challenger, Salman had to walk a very thin line between showing off and under-performing.  “I could neither over-do nor under-do my stunts. I had

  • Selena Gomez

    Selena Gomez looking for faithful honest man

    Washington : Selena Gomez has confessed that she is looking for a faithful and an honest man. ‘The Heart Wants What It Wants’ hit-maker told Alli Simpson on her show that she looked for a man who could make her laugh, but she was patient enough as she didn’t want force the things to happen, E! Online reported. The 22-year-old singer also gushed about her rumored DJ boyfriend, Zedd, that he was a cute,

  • Charlie Hunnam

    Charlie Hunnam has no problem with full-frontal nudity on-screen

    Washington : Charlie Hunnam has confessed that he doesn’t have any problem in shooting full-frontal nude scenes. The ‘Sons of Anarchy’ actor, who takes off his shirt in movies, admitted in an interview that he was open to shed his clothes and show his stuff in front of camera as he didn’t has anything to hide, E! Online reported. The 34-year-old actor explained that he has done full-frontal nude scenes before when he was

  • Narendra Modi

    Farmers’ interests vis-a-vis corporates’ fully protected: Narendra Modi

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday assured farmers that their interests in relation to private industry will remain fully protected even through the changes proposed in the land acquisition act.  “I want to tell you loud and clear that all the rules applicable to private industry and enterprise in the land acquisition law of 2013 will continue to apply,” Modi said in his ‘Mann Ki Baat’ radio address to farmers.

  • National Conference, walkout, JK

    NC stages walkout from Jammu-Kashmir Assembly over terror attacks

    Jammu: Opposition National Conference led by Omar Abdullah today staged a walkout from Jammu and Kashmir Assembly after their adjournment motion condemning twin terror attacks in Jammu was rejected. The NC also sought reply from Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed for his remarks that non-state actors were involved in the twin terror attacks in Kathua and Samba districts. NC MLA Devendar Singh Rana had moved a resolution in the House seeking a debate in the Assembly

  • 3 of family shot dead by Maoists

    Lohardaga (Jharkhand): Three members of a family have been gunned down allegedly by the Maoists at Murmu village in Lohardaga district. They were shot dead by the ultras of the CPI (Maoist) last night, Superintendent of Police Manoj Ratan said here today. Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das condemned the ghastly killings. Das expressed condolences to the bereaved family and talked to police officials following the incident.

  • Man axed to death by son

    Madhepura: In a shocking incident, a man was axed to death by his son in Bihar’s Madhepura district today, a police officer said. The incident took place in Bhimpura village as the accused son Dhirendra Sharma attacked his father Dev Narayan Sharma from behind with an axe while the latter was cutting bamboos in a field, Bharahi additional police station in-charge Rajesh Chaudhary said. Sharma (55) died on the spot due to multiple injuries, he said, adding

  • TMC office attacked in Burdwan

    Burdwan/Kolkata : Unidentified persons allegedly hurled bombs at a Trinamool Congress office at Jamuria in Burdwan district today, the police said. The doors and windows of the party’s Tapsi-II Anchalik office were shattered by the impact of the blast early this morning, the police said. However, no casualties were reported in the incident as the office was closed then. TMC leaders have lodged a complaint with Jamuria police in this regard with party leader Monojit Chattopadhyay alleging that it

  • Passengers aboard Charminar Express robbed of jewellery

    Hyderabad: At least four passengers of Chennai-Secunderabad Charminar Express were allegedly robbed of their jewelleries in Andhra Pradesh’s Prakasam district. One of the robbers, suspected to be on board the train, pulled the chain near Chirala at around midnight yesterday to stop the train, according to a spokesman of South Central Railway (SCR). Some robbers then snatched the chains and other jewellery of the passengers through the windows in sleeper coaches, he said. Four passengers complained about

  • Mufti Mohammad Sayeed

    Mufti Sayeed condemns terror attacks in J-K, calls it ‘conspiracy’

    Jammu : Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed on Sunday condemned the successive terror attacks in Samba and Kathua districts of the state, calling it a ‘conspiracy’ to affect the peace process in the state. “It is highly condemnable. This is a conspiracy to affect peace process in Jammu and Kashmir. Unanimous resolution must be passed by the Assembly, strongly condemning such attacks,” Mufti said in the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly.

  • Rajpal Yadav

    Actor Rajpal Yadav submits fresh proposal in HC to settle loan

    New Delhi: Bollywood actor Rajpal Yadav, who is facing a recovery lawsuit, has submitted a fresh proposal in the Delhi High Court to settle the loan he had taken from a businessman here. “I have to payback Rs 3.42 crore while have already paid Rs 1.58 crore. I have got a fresh offer from a company which has agreed to take up my liablity of the loan,” Yadav informed a bench of justices Geeta

  • Mom, Diabetes

    Moms age at childbirth linked to son`s diabetes risk

    Washington: A new research has revealed that a mom’s age at childbirth may affect her baby boy’s birth weight as well as his adult glucose metabolism. Charlotte Verroken of Ghent University Hospital in Ghent, Belgium said that their findings indicate that women giving birth at a very young (under 25 years) or older (over 34 years) age might result in less favorable sugar handling and thus possibly higher risk for developing type 2

  • Enough cereals, but need to import oil, pulses: Centre to Supreme Court

    New Delhi: The Centre has told the Supreme Court that though the country has become self sufficient in production of cereals, it is dependent on imports to bridge the gap between domestic production and demand of edible oil and pulses. Responding to a PIL on increasing farmer suicides in the country, the Ministry of Agriculture said in an affidavit,”India has not only ensured self-sufficiency in most of the agricultural crops but has also built

  • Job Loss

    Job loss could lead to decade of distrust

    Washington: A new study has explored that losing one’s job scars trust to such an extent that even finding new work may not reverse it. The study conducted at University of Manchester suggested that people who lose their jobs are less willing to trust others for up to a decade after being laid-off. According to the new findings of social scientist Dr. James Laurence, being made redundant or forced into unemployment could scar

  • The Interview

    North Korea warns against airdropping DVDs of “The Interview”

    Seoul: North Korea’s military today threatened to blow up balloons that South Korean activists plan to send over the heavily-militarised border carrying 10,000 DVDs of the satirical Hollywood film “The Interview”. Activists plan to launch copies of the film — a comedy about a fictional CIA plot to assassinate North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un — as well as 500,000 propaganda leaflets across the border on or around March 26. Pyongyang has long condemned such balloon launches

  • Arun Jaitley

    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley reviews state of capital markets with Sebi board

    New Delhi: In his first post-Budget meeting with Sebi’s board, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today reviewed the state of economy and the markets and discussed capacity building and other infrastructure needs for merger of commodities regulator FMC with the capital markets watchdog. After addressing the board members of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi), Jaitley said he also discussed various issues confronting the regulator, its functioning vis-a-vis new proposals in the Budget and

  • militants encouter

    Ruckus in Jammu and Kashmir assembly over terror attacks

    Jammu:  Confusion and noise marred the budget session proceedings of the Jammu and Kashmir assembly on Sunday as the opposition demanded a resolution over the twin terror attacks in Kathua and Samba districts.  As the house assembled for Finance Minister Haseeb Drabu to present budget proposals for 2015-2016, National Conference and Congress legislators demanded a resolution in the assembly over the terror attacks on Friday and Saturday.  Efforts by Speaker Kavinder Gupta failed

  • Monsoon in 2015 likely to remain normal: Assochan-Skymet

    New Delhi: India is likely to witness a normal monsoon across the country in 2015, but rainfall in some pockets might be deficient, says a study. According to the Assocham-Skymet Weather joint report, the damage to Rabi crop due to unseasonal rains shall continue and a major spell of rainfall is expected next month in North India, especially in the first week of April. “Forecast of normal Monsoon this year seems distributed uniformly throughout the

  • Sierra Leone orders three-day lock down against Ebola

    Freetown: Sierra Leone’s President Ernest Koroma ordered the country’s entire population today to stay in their homes for three days in a bid to stem the spread of the deadly Ebola epidemic. “All Sierra Leoneans must stay at home for three days,” he announced, expanding a previous order for a lock down in the capital Freetown and northern areas of the country nationwide. “I have made my personal commitment to do whatever it takes to