Free Press Journal
  • Sami Khedira

    Juventus at par with Real Madrid: Sami Khedira

    Turin: German international Sami Khedira has said signing for Italian side Juventus was “an easy decision” because they are “on the same level” as Spanish giants Real Madrid. During the presentation press conference with his new club, Khedira said the Turin-based team has “a great tradition and a wonderful setup” decorated with a history of extraordinary players, reports Efe.  “It’s a real joy to be here. I promise I’ll give absolutely everything I’ve

  • Digvijay Singh

    Chouhan doesn’t know meaning of whistleblower: Digvijay

    Bhopal: Stating that Shivraj Singh Chouhan does not know the meaning of ‘whistleblower’, Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh today said the Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister’s proposed yatra over the Vyapam scam is an attempt to protect those involved in it.

  • Cabinet gives nod to foreign investment composite cap

    New Delhi: In a bid to streamline the FDI structure, the government today introduced a composite foreign investment cap by clubbing all forms of overseas investments to define sectoral limits. Briefing reporters after the Cabinet meeting, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said that “from now onwards, all FIIs, NRIs and other foreign investments… will be clubbed. It will be constituted as a composite cap”.

  • R Ashwin

    I will start picking wickets abroad also: R Ashwin

    New Delhi: Often criticized for not delivering overseas, Indian off-spinner R Ashwin says he came of age during the most recent tour of Australia and it won’t be long before his wicket-count goes up abroad. Ashwin picked up 12 wickets at an average of 48.66 in the four-match series but insisted that it was a decent effort as the wickets Down Under are not particularly conducive for spinners.

  • Govt clears 6-laning of NH NE-II to address Delhi traffic woes

    New Delhi: The government today cleared a proposal for six laning of the Eastern peripheral expressway at a cost of Rs 7,558 crore, a move that will help check the growing traffic and pollution in Delhi. “Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA), chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has given approval for development of six laning of Eastern peripheral expressway (National Highway No. NE-II) in Haryana and Uttar Pradesh,” an official statement said.

  • Marc Webb

    Marc Webb is excited but sad about Spider-Man reboot

    Los Angeles: “The Amazing Spider-Man” director Marc Webb is “really excited but a little sad” about the upcoming reboot of Spider-Man.
    The 40-year-old director said he is prepared that Spider-Man is going back to Marvel Universe, reported MTV. “I’m really psyched that Spider-Man is going back to the Marvel universe, I’m really excited to see that incarnation,” he said. Tom Holland was recently cast as Spider-Man for the reboot to be directed by Jon Watts. “Jon Watts

  • Teesta

    CBI raid at Teesta’s house ‘vindictive’, say opposition MPs

    New Delhi: Expressing their solidarity with activist Teesta Setalvad, several opposition MPs including Ghulam Nabi Azad of Congress and Sharad Yadav of JD(U) today accused the Centre of “subjecting her to the worst kind of harassment” to silence voices of dissent. In a joint statement, the opposition leaders said the recent CBI recent raid at her residence was a “blatant misuse” of the central agency for “vindictive reasons”.

  • Justin Bieber

    I am single: Justin Bieber

    Los Angeles: Pop sensation Justin Bieber is not dating any girl and is single. In a conversation with the Interview Magazine, the 21-year-old pop star, who was in an off and on relationship with singer-actress Selena Gomez, revealed about his much talked about love life. “My love? My love today is my little brother. No girlfriend at the moment,no. I am single,” he said. The singer enjoys a great female fan following and said he is lucky

  • Arun Jaitley

    Shah panel on MAT may submit report next week: Jaitley

    New Delhi: The high-level Justice A P Shah panel, set up to look into the levy of MAT on FIIs, is likely to submit its report to the Government next week, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said today. “Shah panel on MAT may submit report in a week,” Jaitley told reporters here.

  • bjp-flag

    BJP, Cong stage separate protests against VAT hike on fuel

    New Delhi: A day after hike in VAT rates on petrol and diesel in Delhi, BJP and Congress today accused the AAP government of “cheating and betrayal” as they staged separate protests in the city. Activists of Youth Congress tried to march towards Kejriwal’s residence where they were stopped by a heavy police presence, while water cannons were used to disperse BJP workers near the state Secretariat.

  • Disney, Aladdin

    Disney working on live-action prequel of ‘Aladdin’

    Los Angeles : A live-action prequel of the 1992 animated classic “Aladdin” is currently under works at Disney Studio. The action-comedy, “Genies”, will be an origin story of the blue-skinned Genie and will reveal how he ends up being trapped inside the lamp, reported Ace Showbiz. The film is written by Damian Shannon and Mark Swift, who earlier wrote “Freddy vs Jason”, “Friday the 13th”, “Baywatch” and “O’Lucky Day”. “Genies” will be produced by Tripp Vinson, who

  • Bajirao Mastani

    Bajirao Mastani – Official Trailer – 2015

    16th July 2015 – A day when the power of valour, heroism and insurmountable love will conquer all. A day when history repeats itself. Watch the epic Full Teaser of Bajirao Mastani, EXCLUSIVELY on www.ErosNow.com

  • Mirwaiz Omar Farooq

    Mirwaiz to attend Eid function at Pakistan mission

    Srinagar: A two-member team from the moderate Hurriyat Conference will attend an Eid Milan at the Pakistan High Commission here on July 21, it was announced on Thursday.

  • Baahubali - The Beginning

    ‘Baahubali’ becomes fastest movie to enter 200 cr club

    New Delhi : With a total box office collection of 213 crores INR, ‘Baahubali: the Beginning’ has been recently crowned as the fastest movie to enter the “200 crore club.” Beating the records of Rajinikanth’s ‘Endiraan’ and Shankar-Vikram’s ‘I’, the Rana Daggubati starrer has grossed approximately 23 crore INR at the worldwide box office, taking its five-day global collection to 213 crore INR. Made in two parts, the SS Rajamouli’s directorial is the costliest

  • Papanasam

    Shruti Haasan to host special screening of ‘Papanasam’

    Chennai : Actress Shruti Haasan is planning to organise a special screening of her actor-father Kamal Haasan’s latest hit “Papanasam” for her friends and colleagues.  “As a celebration of her dad’s film, Shruti will be hosting a very private screening in Mumbai this week for her close friends and colleagues,” a statement said. Shruti, who has six films in her kitty, is excited about the screening. Kamal plays a cable TV operator

  • Bajrangi Bhaijaan

    Can’t wait to watch ‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan’: Aamir Khan

    Mumbai: Superstar Aamir Khan is eagerly awaiting to watch his colleague Salman Khan’s upcoming Eid release “Bajrangi Bhaijaan”. Aamir, 50, who shared screen space with Salman in 1994’s cult comedy “Andaz Apna Apna”, took to Twitter to share the excitement. “Can’t wait to watch ‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan’!!!,” wrote the “PK” star. Aamir, whose Twitter outings are rare, was one of the early birds to unveil the first look of “Bajrangi Bhaijaan” on the micro-blogging site in May. The

  • V Ramakrishna

    Veteran Telugu playback singer V Ramakrishna no more

    Hyderabad: Veteran Telugu playback singer V Ramakrishna, who sang many memorable songs for legendary N T Rama Rao and other top stars, passed away here. Ramakrishna, who was in his late 60s, had been suffering from cancer. He died late last night, film industry sources said. He is survived by wife, a daughter and a son. Ramakrishna, who sang about 5,000 songs in a career spanning nearly four decades, had huge hit songs to his credit in films

  • Mid-Day Meal

    Mid-day meal tragedy: Two years on, justice awaited

    Patna: Two years after 23 children died after their mid-day meal at a school in Bihar, their parents and families are still waiting for justice.
    The children died on July 16, 2013 after eating contaminated mid-day meal in the government-run primary school in Gandaman village in Saran district, around 100 km from here.  “Soon after the tragedy, everyone from the state government to local police officers promised to conduct a speedy trial to

  • High Court orders CBI probe in Noida Chief Engg Yadav Singh graft case

    Lucknow: The Allahabad High Court today ordered a CBI probe into alleged corruption by Noida Chief Engineer Yadav Singh on a PIL accusing him of amassing huge property disproportionate to his known sources of income. The Lucknow bench of the high court comprising Chief Justice D Y Chandrachud and Justice S N Shukla passed the order on a PIL by social activist Nutan Thakur.

  • Sri Lankan Navy chase away TN fishermen

    Rameswaram (TN): Sri Lankan Navy personnel allegedly chased away Rameswaram fishermen by throwing stones at their boats while they were fishing near Katchatheevu today, a local fishermen organisation functionary said.  The fishermen, who had set out in 100 mechanised boats, returned to shore as the Lankan navy personnel allegedly threw stones at their boats around 3 am besides threatening and chasing them, Rameswaram fishermen organisation president Sagayam said. The fishermen came back without any catch.