Free Press Journal
  • Laura Dern

    Laura Dern in talks to join McDonald’s mogul biopic

    Los Angeles : Two-time Academy Award nominee Laura Dern is in negotiations to star opposite Michael Keaton in “The Founder”, the drama detailing the rise of fast food empire McDonald’s.

  • Sensex Red down

    Sensex provisionally closes 630 points down 

    Mumbai: Foreign funds’ anxiety over the minimum alternate tax (MAT), free falling rupee value and disappointing fourth quarter results, led a benchmark index of Indian equities market to provisionally close Tuesday’s trade down 630 points.

  • Baahubali - The Beginning

    Grand audio launch being planned for ‘Baahubali’

    Hyderabad : The makers of upcoming Tamil-Telugu bilingual “Baahubali – The Beginning” are said to be spending over Rs.1 crore for the film’s audio launch here on May 31. A bevy of popular southern film stars is expected to attend the function.

  • Rahul Gandhi

    Rahul vows to oppose land bill inside and outside Parliament

    New Delhi: Rahul Gandhi today accused the NDA government of “killing” the Land Acquisition Act brought by the UPA and said Congress will fiercely resist within and outside Parliament the attempt of “suit-buit ki sarkar” to “grab” farmers’ land.

  • Beef Ban

    Beef seized during raid at Mumbai meat shop

    Mumbai: Police today raided a meat shop in Worli area of Mumbai and seized beef which was allegedly being sold there. The Maharashtra Animal Preservation (Amendment) Act, enforced in March this year by the state government, bans slaughter of cows, bulls and bullocks and also consumption and possession of their meat.

  • Giorgio Chiellini

    Eager to play Juventus’ most important match in 12 years: Giorgio Chiellini

    Madrid: Juventus defender Giorgio Chiellini says his side is eager to step into the Santiago Bernabeu stadium and play the club’s “most prestigious and important” match of the last 12 years in Wednesday’s Champions League semi-final return leg against Real Madrid.

  • Govt extends cut-off for electronics gadget registration

    New Delhi: The government has extended the deadline by three months for compulsory registration of electronics products such as mobile phones, batteries, chargers and mobile adapters. The deadline for implementation of that order was May 13. The Centre had included 15 products under the compulsory registration scheme in November last year.

  • Shabana Azmi

    London calling for Veteran Actress Shabana Azmi

    Mumbai : Veteran actress-social activist Shabana Azmi has left for London to wrap up work of British TV drama “Capital”.  The actress took to micro-blogging site Twitter to update her followers about her work schedule.

  • Barcelona team

    Barcelona’s youth team to play in India

    New Delhi: India could soon experience the beauty of Spanish football from close quarters with Catalan giants Barcelona’s youth team participating as special invitee at the BRICS U-17 Football Cup, to be held here in April 2016.

  • Bird Flu

    Bird flu: Surveillance of poultry farms underway in Telangana

    Hyderabad: The Animal Husbandry department of Telangana is carrying out surveillance of poultry farms in the wake of bird flu surfacing in the state last month, a senior official said today. “We have sent some samples from Injapur village (near Hyderabad) and the result was negative. As per the standard operating procedures and guidelines of Government of India, the surveillance is on,” D Venkateswarlu, Director of Animal Husbandry, told PTI here.

  • Jayalalithaa

    TN opposition parties want Karnataka to appeal in Jaya case

    Chennai: Opposition parties in Tamil Nadu, including DMK, today urged the Karnataka government to appeal against the verdict acquitting AIADMK chief Jayalalithaa. “Karnataka government Special Public Prosecutor B V Acharya has explained in detail about this verdict and has said that an appeal should be preferred in Supreme Court,” DMK chief Karunanidhi said in a statement.

  • Bihar, Earthquake

    Eight killed as quake strikes Bihar

    Patna: At least eight people, including three children, were killed and nearly two dozen people were injured when a massive earthquake caused walls to collapse in parts of Bihar on Tuesday, officials said. The 7.3 magnitude earthquake’s epicentre was in Kodari, Nepal and its effect was felt across north India, including Bihar.

  • Arms, Police

    103 weapons, 11,577 rounds seized from Chenab valley in 1 year

    Jammu: Army troops have recovered 103 weapons and 11,577 rounds of ammunition during various search operations in three districts of Chenab valley of Jammu region in last one year. “In various operations from April 2014 to March 2015, the Delta force of the army responsible for the three districts of Ramban, Doda, and Kishtwar have recovered 66 AK 47/56/SLR assault rifles,” Defense Spokesperson Lt Col Manish Mehta said.

  • Dani Carvajal

    Real Madrid needs to be calm, patient against Juventus: Dani Carvajal

    Madrid: Spanish giants Real Madrid’s right back Dani Carvajal has said that if the team remained “calm” and “patient” during Wednesday’s Champions League semi-final second leg match against Italian champions Juventus, they would qualify for the final.

  • Rahul Gandhi

    NDA government has killed UPA’s land Act: Rahul

    New Delhi: Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi accused the NDA government of “killing” the land bill passed by the previous UPA government. He said that the government has removed the essential clauses on consent and social impact in its new bill.

  • Four IPL bookies held in Mathura, one escapes 6

    Mathura: Five bookies were arrested on Tuesday for allegedly betting on Indian Premiere League (IPL) matches during a raid at a shop here. However, one of them managed to run away. The arrests were made as a team led by circle police officer Pryadarshini carried out the raid.

  • Mallika Sherawat

    Actress Mallika Sherawat gears up for Cannes fest

    Mumbai : Actress Mallika Sherawat is headed to Cannes in France to be a part of the 68th Cannes International Film Festival. She says she feels honoured to be a part of the film gala.