Free Press Journal
  • Puri Jagannadh and Mahesh Babu

    Superstar Mahesh Babu to team up with Puri Jagannadh again

    Chennai : Filmmaker Puri Jagannadh is on a roll. After bagging the opportunity to direct the much anticipated 150th film of megastar Chiranjeevi, he has now convinced superstar Mahesh Babu to collaborate for third time.

  • Rahul Gandhi, Padayatra

    Managing Congress a challenge for Rahul Gandhi: BJP

    New Delhi : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday claimed that managing the Congress is a challenge for party vice president Rahul Gandhi, and dismissed the relevance of the Gandhi scion’s ‘padyatra’ in Telangana. “Rahul Gandhi is not a challenge for us. Congress is a challenge for Rahul Gandhi. Rahul Gandhi was outside India for 56 days, and after that, suddenly he got active.

  • Amber Rose

    Model-actress Amber Rose considering breast surgery

    Los Angeles : Model-actress Amber Rose thinks her breasts are “really nice”, but she is considering having surgery to fill them out.  The 31-year-old wants to “fill out” the area between her breast and armpit, reports

  • Tv serials

    Indian TV shows ‘leap’ ahead for freshness (Trend Feature)

    New Delhi : Old characters become ‘older’, new characters add a fresh charm and a twist in the storyline refreshes viewers’ interest – the small screen’s time-tested ‘leap’ formula has returned with shows like “Comedy Nights With Kapil”, “Bharat Ka Veer Mahaputra – Maharana Pratap” and “Diya Aur Baati Hum”.

  • Harry Styles and Joy Muggli

    Singer Harry Styles denies dating Joy Muggli

    London : Contrary to the ongoing rumours, singer Harry Styles’ representative has shot down reports that he is dating a Los Angeles talent agent named Joy Muggli.

  • Asaram Bapu

    Asaram case: Security of deceased witness’ family tightened

    Muzaffarnagar: The security of family Akhil Gupta, a slain witness in a case against self-styled ‘godman’ Asaram, has been increased following an attack on another key witness in Panipat. The security of deceased Akhil Gupta’s family has been tightened here after the attack on a witness in Panipat, Nayi Mandi SHO Arun Singh said today. Gupta, a prime witness in a rape case against Asaram, was shot dead on January 11, 2015 by unidentified assailants. Meanwhile, Naresh

  • Narendra Modi, XI Jinping

    India, China moving ahead on all fronts: BJP

    New Delhi : Hailing Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to China, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday said that New Delhi and Beijing are moving ahead on all fronts. “Prime Minister Modi has always maintained that it is of tremendous importance that relations between India and China should move ahead, which he had rightly called ‘inch towards miles’; that is, India and China towards a millennium of exceptional synergy,” BJP spokesperson Sambit

  • Supreme Court

    Supreme Court rejects telecom service providers’ petitions

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed a bunch of petitions of telecom service providers for extension of their existing licences in various circles across the country. “No merit in the petition,” said an apex court bench headed by Justice J. Chelameswar while dismissing the batch of petitions.  Various telecom companies, among them Bharti Airtel, Idea, Vodafone and Reliance, moved the court seeking extension of their licences in different circles, which are

  • Ranjit Sinha

    Ranjit Sinha’s meetings inappropriate, need to be investigated: SC

    New Delhi: Terming as “inappropriate” the alleged meetings of former CBI Director Ranjit Kumar Sinha with the accused in , the Supreme Court today said the matter “needs to be investigated” and asked the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) to assist it. A bench headed by Justice Madan B Lokur said there is merit in the allegations that Sinha met persons in the absence of investigating officers of the cases and asked the CVC to file

  • Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

    Narendra Modi’s China visit to assist in country’s development: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

    New Delhi : Minister of State for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to China will assist in the development of the country. “The Prime Minister’s visit to China will help in the development of the country and help the common man and the poor to progress,” Naqvi told ANI. Prime Minister Modi, who is on the first leg of his three-nation tour of China, Mongolia and South

  • Rahul Gandhi, Farmers

    Rahul Gandhi’s Telangana padyatra aimed at gaining followers for Congress

    New Delhi : The Janata Dal (United) on Thursday said that Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi was trying to gain followers by his padyatra in Telangana, after the the grand old party had been unable to ‘benefit’ from the formation of the new state. “Telangana was made a separate state but got nothing from that, so he is going there again to try,” JD (U) leader Ali Anwar said. Rahul Gandhi will be

  • Dalai Lama

    Dalai Lama concludes rare spiritual session at Dharamshala

    Dharamshala : Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has concluded his four-day long ‘Tantric’ teaching session at the Gyuto Monastery in Dharamshala. Over five thousand Tibetans and foreigners attended the rare spiritual discourse. According to Ani Norzum, a Tibetan nun, these teachings have to be practiced daily and are imperative for each Buddhist. “This Tantric teaching is the main teaching which you have to practice daily. It is very important for everyone,” Norzum said. A foreign

  • In this file photograph shows Prime Minister Narendra Modi (R) greets Chinese President Xi Jinping during a meeting in New Delhi.

    Narendra Modi visits ancient Buddhist temple in Xi’an

    Xi’an (China): After a visit to the Terracotta Warriors Museum at Xi’an, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday paid a visit to the Da Xingshan temple and offered prayers.

  • Gold

    Gold demand in Q1 falls 7% globally to USD 42 bn: WGC

    Mumbai: Gold demand during the first quarter of this year slumped 7 per cent globally to USD 42 billion compared with the same quarter of 2014, mainly due to declines in China, Turkey, Russia and the Middle-East, according to the World Gold Council (WGC).

  • Maharahstra begins digitisation of land records

    Mumbai: Maharashtra government has started digitisation of land records under the National Land Record Modernisation Programme which aims at ushering in the system of providing online access of land details and plugging of loopholes. Apart from bringing in transparency, digitisation would provide government with exact data on the ownership of land, which will come handy while giving a push to the process of industrialisation.

  • bombay high court

    High Court notice to Saibaba Trust on alleged corruption by 2 doctors

    Mumbai/Shirdi: The Bombay High Court has issued notices to Saibaba Sansthan Trust in Shirdi and police on a plea seeking registration of case against two cardiologists of a Trust-run hospital for alleged malpractices in purchase of medical equipment.  The notices were issued by Justices Indira Jain and T L Nalawade of the Aurangabad bench on May 7 to Saibaba Trust which runs the Shri Saibaba Hospital, Shirdi police station and superintendent of police, Ahmednagar.

  • rupee against dollar

    Rupee firms up further vs dollar in late morning trade

    Mumbai: The rupee advanced further to 13 paise at 63.87 against the American currency in late morning trade on sustained selling of greenback by banks and exporters due to weakness of dollar in the overseas market. The rupee resumed higher at 63.97 per dollar against the yesterday’s closing level of 64.00 at the Interbank Foreign Exchange (Forex) Market and hovered in a range of 63.82 and 64.04 before quoting at 63.87 at 1100 hrs,

  • India Sensex

    Sensex sheds 182.50 points during early session

    Mumbai: A benchmark index of Indian equities markets, the 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex), on Thursday plunged 182.50 points or 0.67 percent during the morning session.  The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) was also trading 76.55 points or 0.93 percent down at 8,158.90 points.  The Sensex of the S&P Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), which opened at 27,290.17 points, was trading at 27,068.60 points (at 9.18 a.m.) in the early

  • money India rupee

    Some unanimity on black money, at least

    New Delhi :  Reflecting the political unanimity on moves to curb black money stashed abroad, Parliament has passed the ‘Black Money (Undisclosed Foreign Income and Assets) and Imposition of Tax Bill, 2015’ that will soon become the law after the president’s assent.