Free Press Journal
  • Avengers Age of Ultron

    Movie Review: ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ – Secret mission gone awry 

    Cast: Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Mark Ruffalo, Jeremy Renner, Elizabeth Olsen, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Don Cheadle, Samuel L Jackson, Cobie Smulders, Paul Bettany, Anthony Mackie, Thomas Kretschmann, Andy Serkis, Hayley Atwell, Idris Elba, Linda Cardellini, Stellan Skarsgard, Claudia Kim, Julie Delpy and Stan Lee

  • Shraddha Kapoor’s ‘Crime Master Go Go’ gift to dad Shakti

    Mumbai: Actor Shakti Kapoor received a special gift from his daughter actress Shraddha Kapoor — a coffee mug with the caption “Release go go” — as a tribute to his ‘Crime Master Go Go’ character from the 1994 movie “Andaz Apna Apna”.

  • Government bats for women’s reservation in panchayats

    New Delhi: Government may accept a suggestion by states to increase reservation for women in Panchayati Raj institutions from the present five to ten years. Rural Development Minister Birender Singh said during discussions here today that several representatives from states suggested that women members in Panchayati Raj institutions, who get a single term of five years based on reservation, are unable to achieve much. There were suggestions that the term of women members

  • Mamata rubbishes opposition’s allegation on KMC poll

    Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today refuted opposition’s charge of malpractices in Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) election, saying that 32 companies of central forces would be coming for tomorrow’s election to 91 municipalities across the state.

  • Manohar Parrikar

    Somalia-based piracy contained: Parrikar

    New Delhi: Somalia-based piracy, which reached its peak in 2010-11, has been contained as a result of international naval efforts and other measures even as the threat continues in Gulf of Aden, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar today said. In a written reply to Lok Sabha, Parrikar said there has been no incident of piracy in the Eastern Arabian Sea since March 2012.

  • Salman Khan

    Khan accused of misleading court, hearing on Apr 29

    Jodhpur: An application has been moved in Jodhpur court against Salman Khan accusing him of misleading the court by seeking exemption from appearance on health grounds in an Arms Act case related to the black buck shooting though he was reportedly working in a film during the period. Chief Judicial Magistrate Anupama Bijlani has admitted the application moved by Lalit Boda, the then forest officer who had registered the case against Khan for

  • Arvind Kejriwal

    Farmer Suicide: Kejrwal apologised for rally’mistake; family remains unconvinced

    New Delhi/Jaipur: Admitting his “mistake” of going ahead with his speech at the rally where a farmer from Rajasthan committed suicide, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today tendered an apology, which was “rejected” by the family of the deceased, who demanded a CBI probe into the incident. “I was to deliver an hour-long speech but I wrapped it up in 10-15 mins. I think that was my mistake. Probably I should not have

  • train accident

    14 immigrants killed in Macedonia train accident

    Skopje (Macedonia): At least 14 immigrants were killed in a train accident near the central Macedonian town of Veles, 55 km south of capital Skopje, police confirmed on Friday.

  • Uniform tariff for all players key to net neutrality: Industry

    New Delhi: On the last day of submission of suggestions on net neutrality to the telecom regulator, industry stakeholders on Friday said they supported free and fair access to internet but called for a “same services, same rule” regime for all categories of players.

  • FC Barcelona and Real Madrid

    Juventus face Real, Barcelona take on Bayern in Champions League semis

    Nyon (Switzerland):  The draw of the Champions League semi-finals for the 2014-2015 season took place here on Friday, in which defending champions Real Madrid was tied to play against Italian side Juventus and Spanish club FC Barcelona was matched up against Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich.

  • Sachin Tendulkar

    Wishes galore on social media as Tendulkar turns 42

    New Delhi: Birthday wishes of current and former colleagues poured in on social media as India’s iconic cricketer Sachin Tendulkar turned 42 today. Having bid an emotional adieu to the game in November 2013 at Wankhede, Tendulkar continues to rule the hearts of millions of his fans. Tendulkar, who is chief mentor of IPL side Mumbai Indians, is in Mumbai ahead of the team’s game against SunRisers Hyderabad. The batting maestro’s former teammate

  • J P Nadda

    ‘Complaints of over-billing, unsatisfactory services at CGHS’

    New Delhi: The Government has received complaints of “over-billing and unsatisfactory services” from beneficiaries of Central Government Health Scheme (CGHS) and has constituted a committee to look into the issue, the Lok Sabha was told today.

  • Transgenders

    Private members bill for transgerders passed in RS

    New Delhi: In a rare legislative action, a private member’s Bill seeking to protect the rights of transgenders was passed unanimously by voice vote in Rajya Sabha today. The “Rights of Transgender Persons Bill, 2014”, moved by Tiruchi Siva (DMK) was passed after leader of the House and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said it would not be proper if the House is divided on this issue as all feel in favour of the

  • 6-year-old boy dies while playing cricket

    Hyderabad: A six-year-old boy died here while playing cricket after he was hit on the chest by a powerful shot. T. Vamshi Krishna died while playing cricket when he was hit by a ball near his house in Sahara Estate in Vanasthalipuram here.

  • Arvind Kejriwal

    Police-AAP animosity must not cloud probe

    The Aam Aadmi Party and the Delhi police have had a history of animosity going back to the days when the former in alliance with the Congress ran a government in the capital which collapsed in 49 days.

  • Sao Paulo

    Sao Paulo abort Sabella pursuit

    Sao Paulo: Brazilian football club Sao Paulo have called off their pursuit of former Argentina coach Alejandro Sabella.

  • World leaders pay tribute to victims of Armenian genocide

    Yerevan (Armenia): World leaders attending a ceremony in the Armenian capital of Yerevan on Friday to commemorate the centenary of the Armenian genocide observed a minute of silence for the 1.5 million victims killed under the Ottoman Empire, Efe news agency reported.

  • Piku Movie

    Daughters are special: Amitabh Bachchan

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who will be next seen in “Piku” — a film that revolves around a father-daughter relationship, says daughters bring joy, happiness and luck to a household. “Daughters are special ! They are Saraswati, they are Lakshmi, they are Sita and Durga .. they are Ma and Maata .. they are so we are ..

  • Arun Jaitley

    GST moved in LS amid stiff Opposition resistance

    New Delhi: The long-pending Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill was today moved in the Lok Sabha for consideration amid stiff resistance by several Opposition parties, even as Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said it is a “win-win” measure and states have nothing to fear. Members of Congress, led by Sonia Gandhi, along with those of TMC, Left and NCP staged a walk out after their plea for referring the Constitution Amendment Bill to