Free Press Journal
  • Not troubled by SHUDDHI cast changes: Alia Bhatt

    From Kareena Kapoor, Hrithik Roshan and Salman Khan to finally Alia Bhatt and Varun Dhawan, Karan Johar’s “Shuddhi” has been in news for its casting tweaks but that does not worry the “Highway” actress. Alia, 22, said she will approach “Shuddhi”, which was announced in early 2014, like any other project.

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    Barcelona players undergo medical tests

    Barcelona: Barcelona started conducting medical tests for the players who were called up by head coach Luis Enrique for the team’s first training session on Monday afternoon ahead of the new season.

  • The Transporter

    The Transporter Refueled – Official Trailer

    The Transporter Refueled, is an upcoming action thriller film directed by Camille Delamarre and written by Bill Collage and Adam Cooper.

  • Restraint on release of ‘Mohalla Assi’ extended till Aug 25

    New Delhi: A Delhi court today extended till August 25 the stay on the release of Bollywood film “Mohalla Assi”, starring Sunny Deol, on a plea alleging that it has offensive scenes and dialogues. Civil judge Kishor Kumar extended the restraint on the release of the film and sought response of Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) on the plea that content of the film, including its trailer, should not be available even

  • FERA violation: SC imposes Rs 10L cost on Vijay Mallya

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today castigated liquor baron Vijay Mallya for evading and abusing the legal process, as it rejected his plea seeking quashing of criminal proceedings in a case relating to violation of foreign exchange rules and imposed Rs 10 lakh as costs on him.

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    Microsoft to launch Windows 10 on July 29

    Houston: Microsoft will launch Windows 10, an upgraded windows operating system on July 29 globally, allowing users to switch seamlessly between personal computers, tablets, smartphones and other gadgets, the technology giant said today.

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    Govt infuses more funds to social security schemes: Jaitley

    New Delhi: To expand social security coverage, government will provide more resources for flagship schemes such as Atal Pension Yojana and also launch their new variants, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said today.

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    Higher food prices stoke June retail inflation

    New Delhi: Rise in food and fuel prices propelled India’s retail inflation to 5.40 percent in June from 5.01 percent in May, official data showed on Monday.

  • Don’t allow yourselves to be bullied: CAG to auditors

    Chennai: CAG Shashi Kant Sharma today said auditors should neither allow themselves to be bullied by entities they are scrutinising nor take their non-cooperation lying down. While inaugurating the UN Audit Training Programme here, the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India advised the audit fraternity to “maintain professional scepticism” and strike a fine balance; be open-minded and carefully consider the views of the management.

  • No more delays possible in n-talks, says China

    Vienna:There is no more room for delays in the ongoing nuclear negotiations on Iran’s nuclear programme, China’s foreign minister said on Monday.

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    Scott Walker joins the race for president in 2016

    Madison: Wisconsin Gov Scott Walker announced on social media today morning that he’s running for president, tweeting “I’m in.” Walker is a Republican who built a national profile largely due to his clashes with labor unions. He enacted policies weakening their political power and became the first governor in US history to defeat a recall election.

  • Sartaj Aziz

    Need more information to conclude Lakhvi’s trial: Pakistan

    Karachi: Pakistan’s Adviser to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs and National Security Sartaj Aziz has said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was told by his Pakisani counterpart Nawaz Sharif that more information is needed to conclude the trial of the alleged mastermind of 26/11 Mumbai attack Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi.

  • Pakistan hails inclusion in SCO

    Islamabad: Pakistan’s inclusion in the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) bloc is an “important day” in its history, the country’s National Security Advisor said today. Sartaj Aziz said here that the SCO took a unanimous formal decision to admit Pakistan (and India) into the grouping dominated by Russia and China.

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    De Villiers dethrones Steve Smith as world’s best Test batsman

    Johannesburg: South African swashbuckling batsman AB de Villiers has replaced Australia’s Steve Smith as the ICC’s world number one Test batsman after the latter’s unimpressive performance during the first Ashes Test against England in Cardiff.

  • Many immigrants released, then re-arrested in US

    Los Angeles: More than 1,800 immigrants that the federal government wanted to deport from the United States were nevertheless released from local jails and later re-arrested for various crimes, according to a government report released today.

  • Somdev wins ATP Challenger event in US

    Winnetka (USA): Somdev Devvarman had a bit of history added to his name as the Indian tennis player won the longest final on the ATP Challenger Tour to claim his fifth career title, here. Seventh seed Indian overcame stiff resistance from American Daniel Nguyen before prevailing 7-5 4-6 7-6(5) in the rain-hit final that lasted three hours and 31 minutes, turning out to be the longest summit clash in the ATP Challenger Tour

  • Nurse severs infant’s thumb while trying to remove bandage

    Balurghat (WB): A nurse has allegedly severed a thumb of an eight-day-old boy while trying to remove a bandage from his hand in a government hospital here in South Dinajpur district. The infant was admitted to the Sick and Neonatal Care Unit (SNCU) in the District Hospital in Balurghat with diarrhoea on July 6, Chief Medical Officer of Health Sukumar De said today.

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    Paes still learning nuances of tennis from Hingis

    Wimbledon: Indian tennis ace Leander Paes has said that despite winning the Wimbledon mixed doubles title at the ripe age of 42, he continues to be a keen student of the game and has learnt a lot playing alongside his mixed doubles partner Martina Hingis.

  • Adarsh scam: SC notice to CBI on plea of Ashok Chavan

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today sought the CBI’s response on a plea of former Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan against a Bombay High Court order refusing to delete his name from the list of accused in the multi-crore rupees Adarsh housing society scam case.

  • ‘Top Secret’ sections should handle classified documents

    New Delhi: Classified papers need to be handled only by specially-designated ‘secret’ or ‘top secret’ sections in every central government department, the Centre has said. In a fresh set of instructions, the government also restricted its employees from communicating with the media. Only ministers, secretaries and other specially-authorised officers can give information or be accessible to the representatives of the press.