Free Press Journal
  • Maggi Ban

    Will comply with court order to undertake fresh tests: Nestle

    New Delhi: Nestle India today said it will comply with the order to undertake fresh tests while welcoming Bombay High Court’s judgment that quashed ban on Maggi instant noodles in the country. “Nestle India respects the decision made on August 13 by the Honourable Bombay High Court to revoke the ban order passed by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) and FDA, Maharashtra, on Maggi noodles and will comply with

  • Virat Kohli, Shikhar Dhawan

    Dhawan, Kohli take India to 227/2 at lunch

    Galle: Shikhar Dhawan scored his fourth Test hundred while skipper Virat Kohli hit a half-century to put India in control, taking them to 227 for two at lunch on second day of the first Test against Sri Lanka here today. India have already taken a 44-run lead in the first innings with eight wickets remaining in reply to Sri Lanka’s 183 all out. At lunch, Dhawan was batting on 110 (198b, 11X4)

  • AAP Arvind Kejriwal

    AAP to hold mega rally in Mumbai on Aug 15

    Mumbai: In a bid to mobilise its cadre and reach out to the masses, the Aam Aadmi Party will organise a mega rally in Mumbai on August 15 as a part of its ‘Jan Samwad Abhiyan’. The rally will be led by party’s national executive members Mayank Gandhi and Subhash Ware.

  • Brain

    Brain game sharpens focus, reduces anxiety

    New York: Playing a simple brain game that involves identifying shapes can sharpen your focus and reduce anxiety, new research has found.

  • Shruti Haasan to release her International album soon

    Chennai: Actress Shruti Haasan, who is also a talented singer and has crooned hit numbers such as “Alvida” and “Stereophonic sannata”, plans to release her international album soon. In a casual ‘ask-me-anything’ with her fans on Twitter on Wednesday, Shruti spilled some beans about her international album.

  • Portman's 'A Tale of Love and Darkness'

    Trailer of Portman’s ‘A Tale of Love and Darkness’ unveiled

    Los Angeles: A new trailer for actor Natalie Portman’s feature directorial debut “A Tale of Love and Darkness” has arrived. There is no English dialogue in the trailer, but it is obvious that the movie highlights a story about a family dealing with misery in the midst of a massive war.

  • music, surgery

    Listening to music during surgery reduces pain, anxiety

    London: Listening to music before, during and after surgery reduces people’s pain, anxiety and need for painkillers, according to the most comprehensive review of available evidence so far, scientists say.

  • Vikram

    Vikram’s handlebar moustache look for his next?

    Chennai: Tamil actor Vikram is currently sporting a handlebar moustache, much on the lines of Kamal Haasan’s look in his 1992 Tamil film “Thevar Magan”. Though he refused to share details about it, it seems like the look is for one of his next yet-untitled Tamil projects.

  • Sridevi Birthday

    B-Town wishes ‘glorious year’ for Sridevi on B’day

    Mumbai: Actress Sridevi turned 52 on Thursday and Bollywood celebrities like Shabana Azmi, Satish Kaushik and Riteish Deshmukh have wished for the “Chandni” star’s happiness and a glorious year.

  • Robert Pattinson

    Robert Pattinson ‘definitely’ imagines becoming a father

    Los Angeles: “Twilight” star Robert Pattinson who recently got engaged to singer FKA twigs, says that he “definitely” imagines becoming a father. The 29-year-old actor also admitted being a “little control freak” and “shy” at times, reported E!online.

  • ‘Sholay’ still reverberating with filmgoers: Amitabh Bachchan

    Mumbai: As “Sholay” completes its 40th anniversary this month, a nostalgic Amitabh Bachchan treated his fans to some behind-the-scene footage while reminiscing about the cult classic. Bachchan, 72, revisited the time when “Sholay” was made while wondering its longevity among cinema lovers.

  • Shandaar First Look

    ‘Shaandaar’ trailer gets over 2 million views in 48 hours

    Mumbai: The quirky trailer of “Shaandaar”, starring Shahid Kapoor and Alia Bhatt in the lead, has bagged over two million views in just two days of its release. The three-minute-12 second long trailer, which was launched on August 13 and currently boosts 2,101,254 views so far, oozes freshness and fun of a modern-day romance.

  • brothers-poster

    Twinkle Khanna ‘spellbound’ by ‘Brothers’

    Mumbai: Twinkle Khanna is “spellbound” by her superstar husband Akshay Kumar and actor Sidharth Malhotra’s performances in their upcoming outing “Brothers”. Twinkle, 40, who attended the film’s screening here last evening, said the movie is “absolutely fantastic”.

  • ‘BIS order on tin products to hit packaging industry’

    New Delhi: The Bureau of Indian Standards’ (BIS) quality control order on tin plates issued in April will affect India’s metal packaging industry of around Rs 5,000 crore. The Draft Steel Quality Control order includes ‘Cold Reduced Electrolytic Tinplate’, an import component used in packing baby food, milk power, mango pulp, coffee among other edible and non edible items.

  • Naxals kill sarpanch, his deputy for being police informers

    Raipur: Suspected naxals killed a village panchayat Sarpanch and his deputy and injured another on suspicion of being police informers in Bijapur district of southern Chhattisgarh, police said today.

  • Head of Myanmar ruling party removed in power struggle

    Naypyidaw (Myanmar): The leader of Myanmar’s ruling party has been removed from his post, an official said today, after a shock police swoop on party headquarters that laid bare a power struggle among the country’s key political players ahead of elections.

  • Sartaj Aziz

    NSA talks: Sartaj Aziz to visit India on August 23

    Islamabad/New Delhi: Pakistan’s National Security Advisor Sartaj Aziz on Thursday confirmed he will travel to India on August 23 for talks with his Indian counterpart Ajit Doval. Aziz told a news conference in Islamabad: “I can confirm that I will be going to India on August 23.”

  • Car bombing

    Over 50 killed in Iraq bombing

    Baghdad: At least 52 people were killed and over 200 injured on Thursday when a booby-trapped truck exploded at a marketplace in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad. The attack took place in a crowded vegetable market in the Shia majority Sadr area’s Jameela market, Al Jazeera reported.  According to sources, the toll is likely to rise as many of the injured are in critical condition.

  • Loksabha

    Lok Sabha adjourned sine die

    New Delhi : The Lok Sabha was on Thursday adjourned sine die after a 23-day monsoon session. The session which began on July 21 was a complete washout due to protests by the opposition, chiefly the Congress, demanding the resignation of External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj for allegedly helping former IPL chief Lalit Modi and the Vyapam scam. Members of the Congress party were absent on Thursday when Speaker Sumitra Mahajan adjourned