Free Press Journal
  • Narendra Modi

    Narendra Modi to attend Kalam’s last rites in Rameswaram

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be attending the last rites of former president A P J Abdul Kalam in Rameswaram tomorrow, whose demise he described today as a loss of “Ratna (gem) of Bharat”.

  • Black money

    Declare all your assets abroad: Government

    New Delhi: “Why Hide when you can abide?” This is the very public though veiled warning of the Department of Income Tax of the Government of India to holders of undisclosed foreign income and assets.

  • India’s divestment deals on slow burner: DBS

    Singaore: Progress on India’s divestment front has been slow in the first four months of this fiscal year, a Singapore-based bank said here today. “With subdued growth prospects expected to keep a lid on tax collections, indirect taxes and divestment receipts will be important to fund public infrastructure spending plans,” said DBS in its daily economic report.

  • Yakub Memon, KTS Tulsi

    Don’t hang Yakub Memon : KTS Tulsi

    New Delhi : Senior advocate KTS Tulsi on Wednesday said he was not in favour of awarding the death sentence to 1993 Mumbai blasts convict Yakub Memon.

  • Laxmikant Parsekar

    Mining in Goa to resume in October: Laxmikant Parsekar

    Panaji: Mining may resume in Goa in October after a gap of nearly three years, Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar told the legislative assembly on Wednesday. “The state government lifted the temporary ban on iron and manganese ore mining in the state on January 15, 2015. Since all assistance is given by the state government, mining might resume from October, 2015,” Parsekar said in a written reply. Mining in Goa was stopped both by the

  • Cheating

    Blame your hormones for your cheating, unethical behaviour

    Washington DC : If you can’t resist taking a peek into others’ papers in exams, or nicking things from someone’s house, it may be your hormones fault, claims a new study. University of Texas at Austin and Harvard researchers looked at the reproductive hormone testosterone and the stress hormone cortisol, and found that the endocrine system played a dual role in unethical acts, meaning that hormones play an important role in encouraging and

  • Conan O'Brien

    Conan O’Brien sued for allegedly stealing jokes from Twitter

    Los Angeles : Conan O’Brien is facing plagiarism lawsuit after a Twitter user claimed the TV host has ripped off his jokes from the micro-blogging site. Robert Alexander Kaseberg has filed a lawsuit against the “Conan” host and accused him of stealing four of his jokes on Twitter and using them as materials for the late-night talk show monologues, reported Ace Showbiz.

  • Digambar Kamat

    Never met Louis Berger company officials: Ex-Goa CM Digambar Kamat

    Panaji: Holding that he was not involved in the pay off scam involving a US consultancy firm, former Goa Chief Minister Digambar Kamat today said he had never met the company’s officials or accepted money for clearing a project when he was heading the ministry.

  • Radhika Apte

    Radhika Apte-starrer ‘Parched’ to premier at Toronto Film Fest

    Mumbai: Bollywood actress Radhika Apte’s film “Parched”, directed by Leena Yadav, is all set to premier at Toronto Film Festival 2015. The film is set in the heart of parched rural landscape of Gujarat, India. It traces the bittersweet tale of four ordinary women Rani, Lajjo, Bijli and Janaki. Besides the “Badlapur” actress, “Parched” also stars Adil Hussain, Surveen Chawla Tannishtha Chatterjee and Sayani Gupta. “And it’s official! #Parched to premier in #TIFF2015 @leenayadav @TannishthaC @SurveenChawla @_AdilHussain finally!! I

  • Bobbi Kristina Brown

    Bobbi Kristina Brown to be buried next to Whitney Houston

    Los Angeles: Bobbi Kristina Brown will be laid to rest next to her mother, Whitney Houston. The 22-year-old aspiring singer, who died on Sunday, will be buried in Westfield, New Jersey, at the Fairview Cemetery on Monday, reported ABC News.  Her funeral will be held in Georgia on Saturday morning, August 1. A memorial service for Bobbi Kristina will take place at St James United Methodist Church in Alpharetta at 11:00 am.

  • Militant attack

    Militant attack in Anantnag, five injured

    Srinagar: Three CRPF jawans and two civilians were injured in a grenade attack by militants in Anantnag district of south Kashmir today, police said.  Militants lobbed a grenade on a CRPF party in Qazi Bagh area near K P Road Anantnag, leaving five persons injured. The injured have been rushed to a hospital, the police said, adding the area has been cordoned off and a hunt has been launched to nab the militants.

  • E-retail firms

    E-retail firms boost Postal Department revenue

    Mumbai: With e-commerce platforms increasingly turning to the Indian Posts to deliver their orders to customers, the fast flourishing e-retail business has become a revenue generator for the state-run agency, whose traditional operations are dented by the deep penetration of e-mail and mobile phones.

  • Tyrese Gibson

    Tyrese Gibson slams White radio for being `racist`

    Washington DC : Tyrese Gibson has called White radio “a racist” by claiming that the radio station plays the RandB/Soul songs performed by white singers only. The 36-year-old singer said that he could not get white radio DJ’s to play his single ‘Shame’ to save his life, and it’s only played on black stations, reported TMZ.com. The current number one RandB singer has also claimed that the White radio would have loved his latest

  • Oil Price, Down

    Oil prices down in Asia

    Singapore: Oil prices were down in Asia today as investors waited for the results of a US central bank meeting and a closely-watched report on crude inventories in the world’s biggest economy.

  • Smriti Irani

    HC exempts Smriti Irani from appearance in court

    New Delhi : The Delhi High Court on Wednesday exempted Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani from appearing before a trial court in a defamation case filed by Congress leader Sanjay Nirupam. Justice Suresh Kaith granted exemption to Irani, who was to appear on August 1.

  • Jonathan Aris

    ‘Sherlock’ Actor Jonathan Aris in ‘Star Wars: Rogue One’

    Los Angeles: Actor Jonathan Aris, who portrayed Anderson on hit BBC show “Sherlock”, has reportedly joined the cast of “Star Wars: Rogue One”. Aris has taken the role of Senator Jebel in the upcoming movie, reported Ace Showbiz. Though there is no confirmation from the producers, the actor included it on his Spotlight page, the official online CV used by actors and agents.

  • Coco Austin

    Coco Austin to document pregnancy on show

    London: Model Coco Austin and rapper husband Ice T will document their first pregnancy together on a TV show, “Ice & Coco”. “(We’ll share) all the juicy details: How far along I am, the gender,” said Austin. Fans at the taping of the show on July 24 were among the first to hear the news that the 36-year-old glamour model and her 57-year-old rapper husband were expecting their first child together, reported Female First. “It was a