Free Press Journal
  • Bruce Jenner

    Bruce Jenner to appear on Vanity Fair cover

    Los Angeles: Former Olympian Bruce Jenner,who is transiting from male to female, has landed the cover of Vanity Fair magazine. In the interview, Jenner will talk about his journey. The
    cover will be shot by famed photographer Annie Leibovitz, reported People.

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    Cabinet nod for Indo-Bangla pact on human trafficking

    New Delhi: Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Dhaka, the Union Cabinet today approved signing of a pact between the two countries to prevent human trafficking and ways to reintegrate the victims with their families.

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    Parikkar rules out combat role of women in armed forces

    Pune: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar has ruled out recruiting women for combat operations in armed forces due to apprehensions about their safety but said they would be encouraged to join other operational areas with their inclusion being stepped up in phases.

  • IIT-M row: DYFI members stage protest outside campus, detained

    Chennai: Scores of volunteers belonging to the leftist DYFI were detained today after they tried to stage a road blockade outside IIT, Madras here to protest the derecognition of a students’ group for allegedly criticising Prime Minister Narendra Modi, even as some political parties expressed concern over ‘threats’ to freedom of expression.

  • Ben Affleck; Jennifer Garner

    Jennifer Garner, Ben Affleck spotted together amidst talk of divorce

    Washington: Despite rumours of their separation being eminent, Hollywood actors Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner were recently spotted together, enjoying each other’s company in Los Angeles. The 43-year-old ‘Alias’ star put on a united front with her husband as they were snapped having a good time with their children on May 28, reported Contactmusic.

  • Stevie Nicks

    Adele is going to be me in 40 years: Stevie Nicks

    London : Adele has bagged a compliment from veteran singer Stevie Nicks. Nicks, 67, while addressing the crowd in London’s O2 arena midway through the show acknowledged Adele and said, “I told her, ‘You’re going to be me in 40 years. You’re going to still be up onstage doing what you’re doing because of your songwriting’.”

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    Bank employee washed away in floods: man killed in landslip

    Erode/Salem: Flash floods in Thalawady forest area claimed the life of a bank employee in Erode district, while a man was killed and another hospitalised in a landslip triggered by heavy rains in Yercaud, police said.

  • Sirisena

    Sri Lanka to re-open investigations on journalists’ attacks

    Colombo: Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena said he wants to re-open investigations into all past murders and disappearances of journalists. “As the new government, we want to re-open investigations on all disappearances, murders and other challenges faced by the media personnel in the recent past,” Sirisena said addressing an event here last night to mark the disappearance of cartoonist Prageeth Eknaligoda.

  • Taylor Swift

    How Taylor Swift’s concert wristbands saved lives of 3 teens trapped in car

    Washington: Taylor Swift’s concert wristbands came in handy for three teenagers when they used it to save their lives after they were trapped in a car. One concertgoer and fan, Avery Talbot asserted that her three friends were returning from Swift’s ‘1989’ concert in Baton Rouge, Louisiana when the driver of the car they were travelling in fell asleep at the wheel and the car hit a pole and became trapped, Contactmusic

  • Trinidad and Tobago marks 170 years of Indian arrivals

    Port of Spain: Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar, a person of Indian origin, has commemorated the 170th anniversary of the first arrival of East Indians in the island nation, saying that ethnic Indians were a privileged lot.

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    Review – Honor 4C handset: Higher RAM, better camera

    New Delhi: Huawei’s e-brand Honor has launched its second lot of devices – Honor 4C, Honor Bee and a powerbank. Here we take a close look at its mobile handset Honor 4C priced at Rs 8,999:

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    Shilpa Shetty takes Bollywood to London via radio

    Mumbai: Actress Shilpa Shetty, who found popularity in Britain after winning a season of “Celebrity Big Brother” in 2007, has turned into a radio jockey to talk about Bollywood with the people in London.
    She will be on a special show on BBC Radio 2.

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    US demands immediate halt to South China Sea reclamations

    Singapore: The United States today called for an “immediate and lasting halt” to reclamation works in disputed waters in the South China Sea, saying Beijing’s behaviour in the area was “out of step” with international norms. “First, we want a peaceful resolution of all disputes. To that end, there should be an immediate and lasting halt to land reclamation by all claimants,” US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter told a high-level security conference in Singapore.

  • Arun Jaitley

    India’s economy grows more than seven percent in March quarter

    New Delhi: India’s economy grew faster than China’s in the quarter through March, according to official data records. Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley hailed the new figures as a recovery of the economy.

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    Hashimpura massacre: Delhi HC issues notice to 16 UP policemen

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has issued notices to 16 Uttar Pradesh policemen who were acquitted of murder charges by a trial court in March in the 1987 Hashimpura massacre case. The notices were issued on the Uttar Pradesh government’s plea against the trial court verdict. The policemen have been directed to file their reply on July 21, say reports.

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    Nicki Minaj demands a ’50-50 orgasm deal’ during sex

    Washington: Nicki Minaj has revealed in a new cover story interview with Cosmopolitan that she is demanding when it comes to sex. The 32-year-old rapper said that she demands that she climaxes and thinks that other women too should demand that, E! Online reported. The ‘Anaconda’ singer, who says she is a pleaser but it’s 50/50, added that she has a friend who’s never had an orgasm “in her life” and that hurts her heart. Minaj, for

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    Iggy Azalea’s calls off ‘Great Escape’ US tour completely

    Washington: Iggy Azalea, who has been postponing her Great Escape Tour dates, has now cancelled it altogether. In an official statement, the `Fancy` rapper, 24, explained that she took the decision due to production delays, and to accommodate for creative team availability and tour production plans, Us magazine has reported.

  • Rajasthan Gujjar community people protest

    Rajasthan government’s abject surrender to Gujjars

    It is unfortunate how the Rajasthan government has capitulated to the strong-arm tactics of agitating Gujjars by agreeing to introduce a bill ensuring 5 per cent quota for them and four other castes outside the legal limit of 50 per cent overall reservation in government-run institutions.

  • Pakistan Cricket Board

    One killed in suicide blast outside Pakistan stadium in Lahore

    Islamabad: A sub-inspector was killed and six others injured after a suicide blast outside a stadium in Lahore where the second one day international (ODI) match between Pakistan and Zimbabwe was ongoing, media reported on Saturday. Policemen stopped the bomber before he could enter the outer wall of the Gaddafi Stadium where he blew himself up on Friday night, killing the sub-inspector, Geo News reported.

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    Re-elected Sepp Blatter faces an uphill task

    Zurich: The world soccer’s governing body FIFA has been embroiled in a deep crisis as several senior officials, including FIFA vice president Jeffery Webb, were arrested on May 27 in Zurich, Switzerland ahead of the 65th FIFA Congress. Amid the biggest storm that has hit the 111-year-old organisation, Sepp Blatter was re-elected for the fifth time as the FIFA president at the congress on Friday.