Free Press Journal
  • Daniel Radcliffe

    Daniel Radcliffe not to star in ‘Harry Potter’ spin-off

    Los Angeles: Actor Daniel Radcliffe has revealed he will not be a part of the upcoming spin-off “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them”. The 25-year-old “Women in Black” star, who is excited about JK Rowling’s new project, said he would not reprise his role as Harry Potter, reported Aceshowbiz.

  • annu kapoor

    Annu Kapoor plays quirky scientist in his next

    Mumbai: Veteran actor Annu Kapoor will be seen playing the role of a quirky scientist in his upcoming film “Mangal Ho”. In the film, Kapoor is essaying a scientist who is curious to find out whether there is a life on Mars. “I am playing a scientist in the film. All legendary scientists who have invented enormous devices had their entire focus on creating an innovative device. I have always been a man

  • raj kundra

    I have been wronged, says Raj Kundra

    New Delhi: Suspended for life from taking part in any form of cricketing activity by the Supreme Court-appointed Justice Lodha Committee, Rajasthan Royals’ former co-owner Raj Kundra today said “I have been wronged”. The Lodha panel, in a landmark decision yesterday, suspended Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Rajasthan Royals from the Indian Premier League (IPL) for two years in the 2013 spot fixing and betting scandal. “Today is a very depressing and sad day for me as

  • Amendments to arbitration law to come before Cabinet tomorrow

    New Delhi: A string of amendments proposed to the arbitration law to end delays and eliminate high costs in a bid to provide ease in doing business in the country will come up before the Union Cabinet tomorrow.

  • dharmendra pradhan

    BP chief pitches for ‘appropriate’ pricing for gas projects

    New Delhi: Pitching for an “appropriate” pricing of natural gas for capital intensive deepsea projects like KG-D6, BP chief executive Bob Dubley met Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the first since the BJP-led government stormed to power last May. Unlike past when he was accompanied by Mukesh Ambani, head of Reliance Industries — BP’s partner in India, Dudley met Modi yesterday alongwith his India head Sashi Mukundan.

  • Sony Norde

    Mumbai City FC retain defender Pavel Cmovs, sign striker Sony Norde

    Mumbai: Mumbai City FC retained Czech defender Pavel Cmovs and roped in Haitian striker Sony Norde for the upcoming Indian Super League (ISL) tournament on Wednesday. The second edition of the ISL is scheduled to commence on October 3. Mumbai begin their campaign against FC Pune City on October 5. The franchise has already announced French star Nicolas Anelka as their marquee player-cum-manager and recently shelled out Rs.1.20 crore to buy Indian

  • BCCI

    BCCI explores options to retain eight-team IPL

    New Delhi : Stung by the suspension of Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals from the IPL, the BCCI’s top officials are now working out a contingency plan to ensure that the high-profile league remains an eight-team affair. The officials have already started informal discussion on the way forward before the IPL Governing Council meets for an emergency session in Mumbai on Sunday.

  • Sensex

    Sensex provisionally closes more than 265 points up

    Mumbai: Hopes of a rate cut and expectations of importing cheaper oil from Iran after it signed a nuclear deal with the world powers cheered the Indian equity markets on Wednesday, with the 30-scrip sensitive index (Sensex) of the S&P Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) provisionally closing more than 265 points up on Wednesday.

  • Shivraj Singh Chouhan

    Shivraj recommended former Vyapam chief in finance commission

    New Delhi: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan had hastily ordered the appointment of Malay Rai as Madhya Pradesh State Finance Commission member over the phone, an RTI query has revealed.

  • Arvind Kejriwal

    Kejriwal opposes land bill, Centre’s meddling in Delhi affairs

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today voiced opposition against the land bill and raised concerns over Centre’s “interference” in the national capital saying it was against the spirit of cooperative federalism.

  • Nashik Kumbh Mela

    Kumbh mela: Seers unhappy with improper water, power supply

    Nashik: Seers attending the Simhastha Kumbh mela, the largest congregation of any faith in the world held after every 12 years, have complained of inconsistent power and water supply and lack of cleanliness at the venue.

  • drinking

    Scientists identify four drunk personality types

    London: Do you know which type of drunk you are – a menacing Mr Hyde or a friendly Mary Poppins? Psychologists have found that people turn into one of four character types when drunk. These include the Ernest Hemingway who is barely affected by excessive alcohol; the Mary Poppins who is friendly and compassionate and the Nutty Professor who is transformed from a quiet type to a confident extrovert.

  • Fabi Basheer

    Vaikkom Mohammed Basheer’s wife passes away

    Kozhikode: Fabi Basheer, wife of noted Malayalam novelist and short story writer, the late Vaikkom Mohammed Basheer, passed away here after a brief illness. She was 77 and leaves behind a son and a daughter, family sources said. Fabi Basheer was admitted to a private hospital two days ago following respiratory problems.

  • Darjeeling Landslides

    Landslide destroys house, damages road in Kalimpong

    Darjeeling: Incessant rains triggered landslide in Kalimpong area which caused a house to collapse and badly damaged the main road, snapping its surface communication with Sikkim. There was no report of any casualty or injury to anyone.

  • Porn, Smartphone

    Smartphones pushing online porn viewing: Study

    London: Thanks to the growth in the smartphone sector, online porn viewing is going to see an explosion in the next five years, a study said. According to Britain-based digital market research specialist firm Juniper Research, online porn watching will grow by nearly 42 percent in the next five years.  The porn video hits will grow to 193 billion a year by 2020 from around 136 billion this year, Huffington Post Canada

  • molestation

    Dalit girl molested in Etah

    Etah (UP): A Dalit girl was allegedly molested by three youths who also beat her up when she offered resistance in Allepur village under Bagwala Wasin police station area here. The incident happened on Monday when the youths entered the girl’s house and molested her, police said today. One of the accused has been identified as Nirdosh while the other two was yet to be identified, they said, adding, an FIR has been

  • Asaram case

    Witness in a rape case against Asaram gets security

    Bareilly(UP): Security has been provided to Arvind Bajpai, a crucial witness in a rape case against self- styled godman Asaram Bapu, by the police four days after one of the key witness in the case was shot dead. “Principal of Saraswati Shishu Inter College,Shahjahanpur, Arvind Bajpai has been provided security. He has been given a gunner,” DIG (Bareilly range) RKS Rathore said.

  • Loyalists advance in Yemen’s Aden

    Aden: Loyalists of Yemen’s exiled president seized more ground in second city Aden today after recapturing the airport held by Iran-backed rebels for four months, military sources said. The offensive, dubbed Operation Golden Arrow, is the first major advance by the loyalists since the Huthi rebels entered the port city in March, forcing President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi into exile in neighbouring Saudi Arabia.

  • EU observer team to monitor Lanka parliamentary polls

    Colombo: Sri Lanka’s parliamentary polls next month will be monitored by a European Union team that will keep an eye on the transparency and inclusivity of the electoral process. “Following an invitation from the Sri Lanka authorities, the European Union has started the deployment of an Election Observation Mission (EOM) to Sri Lanka to observe the Parliamentary Elections scheduled for August 17, 2015,” the 28-member European Union said in a statement.

  • 8 well known places for ice creams in India

    Ice cream the word itself is sure enough to bring a smile on ones face. Everyone has those special cherished childhood memories of ice cream. It can be enjoyed anytime and anywhere without needing a season or reason. A scoop of ice cream is sure to cheer you up on a bad day and turns a frown upside down. It is a joy, the very experience of eating and ice cream Indian