Free Press Journal
  • Shahrukh Khan

    Shah Rukh Khan makes dubsmash debut to celebrate 13 years of ‘Devdas’

    Mumbai: Superstar Shah Rukh Khan has made a dubsmash video to  pay tribute to Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s “Devdas”, which completed 13 years today. The 49-year-old “Chennai Express” star, who played the  titular role of a  lovelorn alcoholic in the 2002 romantic-drama film, uploaded a video mouthing his famous monologue, “babuji ne kahaa gaon chhod do, sabne kahaa paro ko chhod do…” “Saved by the candle… it’s kinda strange to do me by

  • Shivraj Singh Chouhan

    Shivraj Singh Chouhan is as holy as river Ganga : BJP

    Bhopal: Voicing confidence that Shivraj Singh Chouhan will come out unscathed in the Vyapam probe, BJP’s Madhya Pradesh unit president Nand Kumar Singh Chouhan today said the chief minister is “as holy as the river Ganga” and the CBI investogation would prove this. “The Chief Minister is as holy as the river Ganga and the CBI probe will prove it. All attempts of the Congress to defame Chouhan will ultimately lead to

  • Airstrikes, Pakistan, terrorist

    Saudi-led strikes hit Yemen rebels despite truce

    Sanaa:  Saudi-led warplanes bombarded Yemeni rebels at dawn today, witnesses said, in a new blow to a UN-proposed truce in the impoverished country where millions are threatened with famine. Air strikes hit the Shiite Huthi stronghold of Saada in Yemen’s north, as well as other rebel positions south of the capital Sanaa and in the southern province of Lahj, residents said. There were no immediate reports of any casualties. The UN-proposed humanitarian

  • Jimmy Carter

    Ex-US President Jimmy Carter had brush with death twice during navy days

    New Delhi: During his early days in the navy, there were two occasions when former US President Jimmy Carter nearly lost his life while serving on submarines, he reveals in his memoir. In “A Full Life: Reflections at Ninety”, Carter, who was the US 39th President from 1977-1981, looks back on moments that changed his life and reflects on some of the memories that are especially important to him.

  • Kourtney Kardashian, Scott Disick

    Kylie Jenner says Kourtney kardashian is ‘doing great’ after split

    London:  Television personality Kylie Jenner says her elder sister Kourtney Kardashian is staying strong following the end of her nine-year relationship from Scott  Disick. The 17-year-old “Keeping Up with the Kardashians” star said Kourtney, 36, has the full support of all her sisters, reported Contactmusic. “Kourt is actually doing great… Everyone’s doing good. I’m doing good. We’re sisters. We always stick together.” Kourtney, who has three children, Mason, five, Penelope, three, and

  • Arvind Kerjiwal

    Much less water logging than past years: Arvind Kejriwal

    New Delhi:  Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today claimed that Delhi has witnessed lesser waterlogging this year in comparison to past few years despite heavy rains lashing the national capital for the past 36 hours. The AAP government has claimed that they have made proper arrangements to tackle waterlogging issue across the national capital. “200 mm rains in last 36hrs. Govts continuous monitoring and intervention. Much less waterlogging than last years. We’ll keep

  • Godrej

    Godrej Appliances aims at 27% topline growth in FY16

    Kolkata:  White goods major, Godrej Appliances remains buoyant on growth prospects and is aiming at 27 per cent topline growth to Rs 3,500 crore in the current fiscal. “Godrej Appliances achieved a turnover of Rs 2,750 crore in FY15. In FY16, we are targeting a turnover of Rs 3,500 crore,” Godrej Appliances Business Head & EVP Kamal Nandi told PTI. Product strategy and expansion of footprints would fuel the growth, he said.

  • Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi

    Pakistan will not file petition requesting Lakhvi’s voice sample

    Lahore: Pakistan government will not file a fresh petition in an anti-terrorism court requesting for obtaining voice sample of LeT operations commander Zaki-ur- Rehman Lakhvi in the Mumbai terror attack case, prosecution team’s chief Chaudhry Azhar said today.

  • Ajinkya Rahane

    Ajinkya Rahane, Murali Vijay hit fifties as India make 271/8

    Harare:  Murali Vijay and skipper Ajinkya Rahane scored sedate half-centuries as India registered a decent 271 for eight in the second cricket One-day International against Zimbabwe here today. Sent into bat by host captain Elton Chigumbura, the Indians relied on the openers – Vijay’s 95-ball-72 and Rahane’s 63 off 83 balls to lay a foundation with an opening stand 112 in 26 overs. In-form Ambati Rayudu contributed 41 off 50 balls, hitting

  • Suicide Bombing

    10 killed in roadside bombing in Afghanistan

    Kabul:  An Afghan security official says that at least 10 civilians have been killed in a roadside bomb explosion in the country’s east. Gen Abdul Karim Fayeq, provincial police chief in Kapsia province, said today that at least seven other civilians were wounded after their van hit by a newly planted roadside bomb. The attack took place in Tagab district, where insurgents are active and regularly attack Afghan security forces, said Fayeq.

  • NASA

    NASA spacecraft captures mysterious dark spots on Pluto

    Washington:  NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft has captured its last and best image of the four mysterious dark spots on Pluto’s far side, ahead of its historic flyby of the dwarf planet. The spots appear on the side of Pluto that always faces its largest moon, Charon – the face that will be invisible to New Horizons when the spacecraft makes its close flyby on July 14, NASA said.  New Horizons principal investigator

  • Satnam SIngh Bhamra

    Satnam Singh Bhamara makes NBA Summer League debut for Mavs

    Las Vegas:  Satnam Singh Bhamara, the first Indian hoopster to be drafted in a National Basketball Association team, has made his 2015 NBA Summer League debut for Dallas Mavericks against New Orleans here. The 7-foot 2-inch Satnam had four points, three rebounds and one assist in a total game time of just over 10 minutes as New Orleans Pelicans had to play all 48 minutes in their 90-86 triumph over the Dallas

  • K C Tyagi

    JD(U)-RJD to work hard for upcoming Bihar polls: K C Tyagi

    New Delhi:  After BJP’s victory in the recent legislative council election in Bihar, senior leader K C Tyagi today said that the JD(U)-RJD alliance will have to work hard and closely with each other for the upcoming Assembly polls  in the state. “The elections to the legislative council is not a mandate by the people. Common man does not take part in this election. Elected representatives take part. Hence, it is wrong

  • Sania Mirza, Martina Hingis

    Telangana CM congratulates Sania Mirza for Wimbledon triumph

    Hyderabad:  Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao today congratulated tennis star Sania Mirza for becoming the first Indian to win a Grand Slam title with her Swiss partner Martina Hingis at the Wimbledon. Twelve years after turning Pro, the 28-year-old Sania laid hands on her first women’s doubles Major title when she and Hingis battled past the second seeded Russian team of Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina 5-7 7-6 (4) 7-5 in

  • Could Earth become a water world?

    London:  Earth’s continental crust, which forms the land we live on, is getting thinner and could disappear entirely in two billion years, turning our planet into a waterworld, scientists have warned.   According to a new estimate, Earth’s continental crust has been slimming down and if this slimming rate holds, the continents might disappear into the sea.  As the continental crust erodes, land would disappear into the oceans, even without climate induced sea

  • Nitish Kumar congratulates Sania Mirza on winning Wimbledon doubles title

    Patna:  Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today congratulated Indian tennis star Sania Mirza on winning the Wimbledon doubles title in partnership with Switzerland’s Martina Hingis yesterday. “Sania has made the people of India proud by winning the Wimbledon doubles title,” Kumar said in a message. An atmosphere of joy and happiness prevails in the country upon Sania being the first Indian woman tennis player to win the Wimbledon doubles title, he said.

  • Zimbabwe, India

    India make 271/8 in 2nd ODI

    Harare: Put into bat, India made 271 for eight against Zimbabwe in the second ODI cricket match here today.

  • Pervez Musharraf

    Pervez Musharraf harmed cause of Kashmir the most

    Islamabad:  Former military ruler Pervez Musharraf harmed the cause of Kashmir the most and the issue would have been solved by now if the former president had not overthrown a democratically-elected government in 1999, a Pakistani minister said today. Musharraf, 71, took over in a coup in 1999 after the Kargil War, of which he is considered as the chief architect, months after the then Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee visited

  • No DNA retest from Brit tourist bodies at Thai murder trial

    Bangkok: The defence team for two Myanmar nationals accused of murdering a pair of British backpackers in Thailand confirmed today that they will not be able to retest crucial DNA samples taken from the victims’ bodies.  Migrant workers Zaw Lin and Win Zaw Tun are on trial for the murder of 24-year-old David Miller and the rape and murder of Hannah Witheridge, 23, on Koh Tao island in September.

  • Smartphone

    Smartphone notifications may hamper your work: study

    Washington:  All those Facebook and email notifications you get on your smartphone are increasing your chances of committing mistakes in a task, a new study suggests. Just receiving a simple notification on your cellphone can cause enough of a distraction to impair your ability to focus on a given task, researchers said.  The distraction caused by a notification – whether it is a sound or a vibration – is comparable to the