Free Press Journal
  • Emily Blunt may star in ‘Captain Marvel’

    Los Angeles:  Actress Emily Blunt will reportedly star as Carol Danvers aka Captain Marvel in the upcoming female-led superhero movie.  A new rumour regarding “Captain Marvel” has surfaced. Blunt is rumoured to play the title character in the upcoming movie, reports aceshowbiz.com. In the latest “Meet the Movie Press” episode, co-host El Mayimbe revealed that the 32-year-old star would be a likely candidate to take the role of Carol Danvers aka Captain

  • Lalit Modi

    Opposition disrupts Lok Sabha

    New Delhi: Opposition parties, led by the Congress, on Monday continued to disrupt the Lok Sabha over the Lalit Modi issue and the Vyapam scam for the third straight week of the monsoon session. As soon as the house met in the morning, Speaker Sumitra Mahajan dismissed the adjournment motions moved by a host of opposition members, including Congress leaders Mallikarjun Kharge and K.C. Venugopal. Kharge protested against this, saying if the speaker agreed

  • kishore

    Remembering Kishore-da: TV stars share their favourite songs

    Mumbai: His myriad songs made childhood sweeter for some, while some are fans of his acting. TV stars like Vivian Dsena and Aishwarya Sakhuja have shared their memories of Kishore Kumar’s legacy ahead of the legendary singer-actor Kishore Kumar’s 86th birth anniversary, which falls on Tuesday. Here’s what the celebrities had to say:
    * Ashish Chowdhry: My dad used to sing Kishore Kumar’s songs. I feel nostalgic whenever I hear his songs. Even

  • Nitin Gadkari

    Congress seems to have lost faith in democracy: Nitin Gadkari

    New Delhi: Union Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari on Monday accused the Congress of stalling parliamentary proceedings as the party “seems to have lost faith in democracy”. Speaking to the media after External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj made a brief statement in Rajya Sabha on the Lait Modi issue, Gadkari said only the Congress wants to disrupt the house. “It’s the Congress and no other opposition parties which disrupts the house. Other

  • Miranda Lambert

    Miranda Lambert enjoys girls’ night with Shania Twain post split

    Washington DC:  Miranda Lambert is trying to get on with her life after announcing her split from husband Blake Shelton, and was spotted enjoying a girls’ night out with Shania Twain in Nashville, Tennessee. The 31-year old singer could not hide her affection for the music icon, and posted a picture of the ‘Any Man of Mine’ singer, riding on a crane over the audience mid-performance, People Magazine reported. Twain also took to

  • Steven Spielberg

    Spielberg donates $1 mn to Hillary Clinton’s super PAC

    Los Angeles: Filmmaker Steven Spielberg has reportedly donated $1 million to Priorities USA Action, the super PAC (Political Action Committee) supporting Hillary Clinton’s presidential bid. Businessman Jeffrey Katzenberg and media proprietor Haim Saban are also said to have given $1 million each. Other donors to the group, an independent expenditure committee that can collect unlimited contributions from donors, included filmmaker J.J. Abrams and his wife and actress Katie McGrath, who gave $500,000 each, reports

  • Sushma-Swaraj

    Rajya Sabha adjourned till noon after Sushma’s clarification on Lalit Gate

    New Delhi: The Rajya Sabha has been adjourned till noon after the opposition parties disrupted the proceedings during External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj’s statement on the Lalit Modi controversy. Rubbishing all allegations against her, she said that she never favoured former IPL chief Lalit Modi. “I did no wrong as Foreign Minister….. I have been trying to clarify for the last seven days…I never made request to UK on behalf of Lalit

  • kate moss

    Kate Moss may sell 8m pounds pad following Jamie Hince split

    London: If sources are to be believed then Kate Moss is going to put her eight million pounds pad on the market to make a fresh start after reportedly separating from husband Jamie Hince. Sources, who claim to be pals with the 41-year-old model, said that she feels a new home would make it easier for her to move on as she has been very down about the break-up, reported the Daily Star. The

  • Pappu Yadav

    Bihar Police to move court against Pappu Yadav’s bail

    Patna: Bihar Police on Monday said it will move the Patna High Court to cancel Lok Sabha member Rajesh Ranjan alias Pappu Yadav’s bail for repeatedly violating the rules and creating law and order problems. “We cannot allow people like Yadav, who is on bail, to repeatedly violate the rules and create law and order problems. We will file a petition in the court to cancel his bail,” Senior Superintendent of Police Vikas Vaibhav

  • Chris-Hemsworth

    Chris Hemsworth’s abs leave Christina Applegate in awe

    Los Angeles: Actress Christina Applegate admits to being “in awe” of actor Chris Hemsworth’s abs. Hemsworth strips down to his underwear for a performance in the new comedy “Vacation”. And although the scene garnered lots of laughs from movie-goers, the film’s star, Applegate, says Hemsworth’s physique is no laughing matter. “It didn’t make me laugh because we were just in awe of his abs,” Applegate told people.com of filming the scene. “It got

  • Markandey Katju

    SC clears Justice Katju over Gandhi, Netaji remarks

    New Delhi: Supreme Court on Monday said that prima facie comdemnation of Justice Markandey Katju by parliament for describing Mahatma Gandhi as a British agent and Netaji  Subhash Chandra Bose as a Japanese agent did not violate his right to free speech and expression or in any way dent his reputation. An apex court bench, headed by Justice T.S. Thakur, while agreeing to further hear the matter, appointed senior counsel Fali Nariman

  • Jennifer Garner, Ben Affleck

    Jennifer Garner `brave and calm` post Ben Affleck’s affair rumours

    London : Looks like Jennifer Garner is showing her brave side after Ben Affleck’s rumoured affair with their nanny, and was recently spotted in a smiley mood on the set of her movie ‘Miracles From Heaven.’ The 43-year-old actress, who is putting up in Atlanta with her three kids was even seen going all smiles while she enjoyed breakfast with her daughter Seraphina on August 3, reported the Mirror. Further, the sources revealed that

  • Aishwarya Rai

    Never felt the gap: Aishwarya on Bollywood comeback

    New Delhi: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is making her comeback in movies after five years with Sanjay Gupta’s “Jazbaa”, but the actress says she never felt the gap while working in the film because of the wonderful cast.

  • Baahubali - The Beginning

    `Baahubali’ first non-Hindi film to enter 500 cr club

    New Delhi : SS Rajamouli’s ‘Baahubali’ has added another gem in  its crown as the Rana Daggubati starrer has become the first non-Hindi film to enter the 500 crore club. The film, which is still being screened on more than 2,000 across the globe, garnered a worldwide collection of 500 crore INR on Sunday. After the humongous success of the film many celebs took Twitter to praise the artwork and even Shah Rukh Khan

  • Irfan Khan

    Irfan Khan spoofs party numbers in AIB video

    Mumbai: Popular Indian actor Irrfan Khan, known for his intense performances, has showcased his quirky side in a new video for standup comedy group All India Bakchod (AIB). He features in a a parody of rapper Yo Yo Honey Singh’s “Party all night” by taking a dig at all party numbers featured in Bollywood films.

  • Gupta-Coal

    Coal case: Court grants bail to former secretary

    New Delhi: A special court here on Monday granted bail to former coal secretary H.C. Gupta and others in a coal block allocation case, allegedly involving Pushp Steels and Mining Pvt. Ltd. Special Judge Bharat Parashar granted bail to former coal secretary Gupta and asked him to furnish a personal bond of Rs.1 lakh and a surety of a like amount. The court also granted bail to Pushp Steel’s director Atul Jain.

  • Barack Obama

    Barack Obama to unveil revised Clean Power Plan on Monday

    Washington D.C. : U.S. President Barack Obama is expected to announce a revised “Clean Power Plan” on Monday to cut greenhouse gas emissions from American power stations by nearly a third within the next 15 years.

  • Fish Tank

    Aquariums can lower BP, improve mood

    London: Viewing aquarium displays may not only improve your mood after a hard day at work, the exposure may also lead to reduction in blood pressure and heart rate, new research has found. “Fish tanks and displays are often associated with attempts at calming patients in doctors’ surgeries and dental waiting rooms,” said lead researcher Deborah Cracknell from National Marine Aquarium in Britain.

  • Protein, Breakfast

    Protein that drives kidney disease severity

    New York: Higher levels of a key protein may put patients at greater risk of contracting severe kidney disease, says a new study. The researchers found that excess of this protein causes kidney cells to self-destruct.  “We believe we have found a target for the development of drugs to prevent chronic kidney disease from becoming severe,” said corresponding author John Cijiang He, professor at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

  • Picky eating

    Picky eating may indicate anxiety in kids

    New York: Although parents generally see picky eating among children as just a phase, a new study says those with both moderate and severe selective eating may be at increased risk for depression and anxiety. More than 20 percent of children aged two to six are selective eaters, the study said.