Free Press Journal
  • Narendra Modi

    Human bomb alert for Modi’s Bihar visit

    Patna: A day ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Bihar visit, the intelligence agencies have warned of a possible “human bomb attack” on the lines of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi’s assassination, a top police officer said. Modi is scheduled to visit Patna on Saturday and address a rally in Muzaffarpur.

  • Opp says onus of running Parliament on Government

    New Delhi: Sticking to the demand for resignation of External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj for helping controversial former IPL chief Lalit Modi, opposition parties led by Congress today insisted that it is for the government to find a solution to end the logjam in Parliament. Hitting out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, they alleged he was trying to continue with his “tradition” of retaining “tainted” ministers in Cabinet as he did in Gujarat

  • Ajay Maken

    AAP poster row: Kejriwal ‘misusing’ public money: Congress

    New Delhi: The Congress party on Friday slammed Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for using public money to brighten his political prospects after the AAP put up posters across the city addressing the Central Government.

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    ‘Ahalya’ has understated sensuality: Radhika Apte

     New Delhi: As the young wife of an aging artist, Radhika Apte brought an understated sensuality to her role in Sujoy Ghosh’s latest short film “Ahalya”, which is director’s feminist take on the famous mythological story. She liked the fact that despite being a seductress, her character had a certain innocence and simplicity.

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    Billy Bob Thornton to star on legal drama ‘The Trail’

    Los Angeles: “Fargo” star Billy Bob Thornton has been signed on to star on David E Kelley’s legal drama “The Trial”. The role will mark the small-screen follow-up after his Emmy-nominated turn in 2014 crime-drama anthology “Fargo”, said The Hollywood Reporter. “The Trial” centres on Billy McBride (Thornton), a once respectable lawyer who was ousted from the high-profile firm he co-founded and later gets invigorated professionally when a young lawyer brings him a wrongful

  • Angel Di Maria

    Angel Di Maria set to join PSG after Man U accept 46m pounds deal: report

    London :Angel Di Maria is reportedly set to join Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) from Manchester United. The Argentine international has been in the eyes of the French giants after struggling at Old Trafford following his British record of 59.7million pounds move from Real Madrid last summer, the Daily Express reported. According to a French sports magazine, Di Maria would join the club in the coming days after United accepted 46 million pounds offer from PSG. It

  • Haribhau Bagde

    Uproar in Maharashtra Assembly over resignation of ‘tainted’ ministers

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra Legislative Assembly today saw pandemonium created by opposition members when Opposition Congress-NCP demanded resignation of ministers facing corruption charges. The ruling BJP-Sena also demanded probe in the multi-crore Annabhau Sathe Corporation scam and arrest of middlemen in the Telgi case.

  • Hoshiyar Singh

    Athlete pushed off moving train, dies

    Lucknow: A 27-year-old national-level fencing champion died after he was allegedly pushed off a moving train by railway police personnel at Sikandra Rao station in UP’s Hathras district. The alleged incident took place when Hoshiyar Singh was travelling with his mother, wife and their 10-month-old child in Kasganj-Mathura passenger train yesterday.

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    RTI activist alleges ACB’s ‘special treatment’ to Ajit Pawar

    Mumbai: An RTI activist Jeetendra Ghadge today alleged that Ajit Pawar, who is being probed in connection with irrigation scam, was given “special treatment” by the Maharashtra Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) as the senior NCP leader is spared from personal appearances for investigations in the case.

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    James Bond – New Spectre – 2015 Trailer

    A cryptic message from the past sends James Bond on a rogue mission to Mexico City and eventually Rome, where he meets Lucia Sciarra (Monica Bellucci), the beautiful and forbidden widow of an infamous criminal. Bond infiltrates a secret meeting and uncovers the existence of the sinister organisation known as SPECTRE.

  • Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones

    Selfies are annoying: Michael Douglas

    London: Actor Michael Douglas thinks selfies are “pretty annoying”.  The “Ant-Man” star said he is constantly frustrated about being asked to snap photos with fans, especially when he feels his “moment of privacy” has been ruined, reported Femalefirst. “Everyone wants selfies! Or they just start snapping without asking. It’s pretty annoying when you’re sitting with your family and thinking it’s a moment of privacy. Then you realise that three tables along, someone’s already got

  • Angelina Jolie

    Angelina Jolie to direct movie about Cambodia

    Los Angeles: Hollywood star Angelina Jolie Pitt is going to direct a movie for Netflix based memoir from Cambodian author and human-rights activist Loung Ung about surviving the deadly Khmer Rouge regime. Titled “First They Killed My Father: A Daughter of Cambodia Remembers,” Jolie, 40, will direct and produce the Netflix project from a script she co-adapted with Ung, reported Variety.

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    Justin Bieber serenaded ‘birthday girl’ Selena Gomez over Face Time

    Washington DC: To celebrate Selena Gomez’s 23rd birthday, Justin Bieber recently sang Happy Birthday to his former girlfriend over FaceTime. During the video conservation, The ‘Baby’ hit maker held out one red rose and enthralled the singer with a funny version of Happy Birthday,” the Hollywood Life reported. Meanwhile, ‘The Come and Get It’ hit maker’s besti Taylor Swift posted pictures of them along with the caption, “I can’t believe it’s been 7 years

  • Bangladesh

    Rain washes out Bangladesh-South Africa Test Day 4

    Chittagong: Rain washed out the fourth day’s play in the first Test between Bangladesh and South Africa today. Match officials at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chittagong called off play at 1:25pm (0725 GMT). South Africa, who made 248 in the first innings, bowled out Bangladesh for 326 and reached 61-0 in their second knock when bad light forced an early stumps with 24.5 overs left to be bowled on the third day. Openers Stiaan van

  • Philip Rosenthal

    ‘Everybody Loves Raymond’ Hindi adaptation is superb: Philip Rosenthal

    New Delhi: Philip Rosenthal, the creator of cult American sitcom “Everybody Loves Raymond”, is happy with the Indian adaptation of the hit show and would love to come here to promote the serial. “Sumit Sambhal Lega” will closely follow the plotline of the American show, which ran for eight seasons from 1995 to 2005. Actor Namit Das will play the lead role, originally portrayed by Ray Romano.

  • Saina Nehwal

    World Championship results depends on fitness: Saina Nehwal

    Bengaluru: India’s badminton queen Saina Nehwal is focussing on her “game and skill” for the upcoming tournaments, including the World championship, but said the results will depend on overall fitness.  “My performance must be the best as per my analysis. Further it depends upon the overall body health of mine,” Saina told PTI here.

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    Karan Johar, Alia Bhatt all set woo people with ‘Colors Infinity’

    New Delhi: Karan Johar and Alia Bhatt’s co-curated channel ‘Colors Infinity’ is all set to woo Indian audience as the director-actor duo claims to showcase some special hand-picked series to the viewers. The 43-year-old director recently posted a promotional poster of the channel on Twitter captioning it, “All set for 31st July!! Bringing new TV series handpicked by @aliaa08 and me to premier on @colors_infinity.”

  • Sujoy Ghosh

    ‘Ahalya’ not inspired by Roald Dahl story: Sujoy Ghosh

    Mumbai: Director Sujoy Ghosh has laughed off rumours that his latest short film “Ahalya” is inspired by a Roald Dahl story. The “Kahaani” director said his film is based on the age-old myth, which he adapted with a feminist twist.

  • Taylor Swift

    Taylor Swift apologises to Nicki Minaj for VMAs Twitter spat

    Los Angeles: Pop star Taylor Swift has apologised to Nicki Minaj following the war of words that took place between them over Twitter, claiming that she “misspoke” after thinking she was being “called out”. The spat, which began with Minaj’s suggestion that her “Anaconda” video missed out on a Video Music Award nomination because the music industry celebrates “women with very slim bodies”, soon escalated when Swift assumed these tweets were geared towards

  • Barcelona team

    UEFA fine Barcelona for Catalan flags in Champions League final

    Nyon (Switzerland): The governing body of European football UEFA has imposed a fine of 30,000 euros (around $33,000) on FC Barcelona due its fans displaying Catalan flags in the Champions League final to support the north-east Catalan region’s independence from Spain. Thousands of Barcelona fans showed the flags, which are not illegal in Spain, during the Champions League final in Berlin, in which Barcelona defeated Italian champions Juventus 1-3, reports Xinhua.