Free Press Journal
  • Narendra Modi in Abu Dhabi

    India, UAE denounce state-sponsored terrorism

    Abu Dhabi: Elevating their ties to a comprehensive strategic partnership, India and the UAE today came down heavily on countries sponsoring terrorism and asked all states to dismantle terror infrastructure, an oblique reference to Pakistan.

  • Pervert man masturbates at a woman, stirs twitter

    Mumbai: Twitter was buzzing on Monday after a woman posted picture of man who allegedly masturbated at her during the early hours in Colaba on Monday.  According to the tweets shared by the woman who identified herself as Maryanna Abdo the incident occurred at 7:50 when she was walking along the streets in the area.

  • Raveena Tondon

    Drunken fan misbehaves with Raveena in LA 

    Actress RaveenaTandon who recently visited Los Angeles to celebrate Independence Day, encountered a sad occurrence. The actress, who spent two days at LA, had to return with bad memories. Raveena who was on stage for the event, faced nasty remarks of a drunken man who got on stage and started misbehaving with the star. The security officials could not get hold of him until Raveena called for attention.

  • Sanjay Leela Bhansali

    Nothings can stop Sanjay Leela Bhansali 

    Sanjay Leela Bhansali is known to be a workhorse and a hard taskmaster but it seems he has the same standards for himself as he does for anyone else working for him as a recent story in a popular daily would suggest.

  • Alia Bhatt

    Gauri Shinde’s next stars Alia  

    Gauri Shinde gave Sridevi a stellar comeback with English Vinglish in 2012, and the ace director is finally ready for her second film. A while ago R Balki’s wife tweeted that she is almost ready with the script and the film will go on floors soon. Shinde tweeted saying, “Yes I am making my next film:) script done…well almost…going on the floors soon looking forward to be back in action”.

  • Nawazuddin

    Nawazuddin reacts on his leaked upcoming film

    In an unfortunate turn of events Ketan Mehta’s, Manjhi – The Mountain Man starring Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Radhika Apte, was leaked online last week on a social sharing platform even before the release of the film. The makers of the film were shocked to find the watermarked preview copy of the Nawazuddin Siddiqui-starrer on several torrent sites.

  • India to give Pakistan evidence on Pakistani terrorists

    New Delhi: India will confront Pakistan with evidence that the three terrorists who carried out attacks in Gurdaspur and the militant who was caught in Udhampur had come from across the border during the forthcoming National Security Advisor-level talks. Underworld don Dawood Ibrahim and speedy trial in 26/11 Mumbai terror attack case are also some of the key issues to be raised by India at the NSA-level talks with Pakistan on August 23.

  • Vyapam scam

    CBI registers one more case in Vyapam; total cases 71

    New Delhi: CBI today registered one more case in connection with the alleged cheating, forgery and irregularities in the conduct of examinations by Vyapam in Madhya Pradesh, taking the total number of cases filed to 71. “A case has been registered u/s 120B r/w 417, 419, 420, 467, 468, 471 of IPC and Section 3(d)/4 of MP Recognised Examinations Act, 1937 against eight accused persons relating to an alleged illegalities committed in the

  • naukri hiring

    Delhi govt to hold bigger job summit, this time open-for-all

    New Delhi: In order to provide employment opportunities to youths, Delhi government today announced it will soon hold a large-scale job summit along with private companies and other industry bodies, which will be open for all. The move has come after the success of the eight-day long job summit held this month through which over 2,100 persons, including 306 disabled, were shortlisted by 30 companies. “In the first summit we spoke to private

  • Ola cabs

    HC seeks govt response on whether Ola plying in violation

    New Delhi: Delhi High Court today asked the city government and traffic police to give a report indicating whether app-based cab service provider Ola was operating in the national capital in violation of its orders. Justice Manmohan sought a status report from Delhi government on steps taken to enforce the court’s decisions upholding the transport department’s January 1 ban on such companies till they complied with the modified Radio Taxi Scheme.

  • rbi

    Rate cuts, lower oil prices to boost consumption: Report

    Mumbai: Bank of America Merill Lynch today said it sees a recovery in consumption equivalent to 1 percentage point of India’s GDP in the next few months on lending rate cuts, expected hike in salaries by government and savings from lower oil prices. “We see a consumption recovery of over 1 per cent of GDP in the coming months,” the foreign brokerage said in a note here.

  • North-east woman harassed, husband and friend beaten up

    New Delhi: A 32-year-old married woman from the northeast was allegedly harassed while her husband and a friend beaten up by three youths at south-east Delhi’s Amar Colony area, police said today. All three accused – identified as Ankit (19), Rahul (22) and Jatinder (22) – have been arrested by the police. The accused were with their friends, Kunal and Vaibhav, whose roles in the incident are still being probed, said Mandeep Singh

  • Sexual abuse of boy: NHRC issues notice to MP govt

    New Delhi: Questioning the “silence” of the Madhya Pradesh government over the alleged sexual abuse of a boy by a hostel superintendent in 2014, the National Human Rights Commission has slapped a notice to the Chief Secretary of the state. The Commission has also sought details on the relief and rehabilitation measures taken for the victim, then a student of Class 10, within four weeks.

  • Congress flays Modi on Pakistani shelling in border areas

    New Delhi: The Congress on Monday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi should be ashamed of the incessant violation of India’s territorial integrity by a belligerent Pakistan and killing of civilians as well as soldiers.

  • BJP Logo

    HC irked over govt’s failure to take stand over structure

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court today expressed displeasure over Maharashtra government’s failure to take a stand on whether the changes made to a structure in south Mumbai allotted to political party BJP in 1978, were legal or not. A division bench of justices A S Oka and Revati Mohite Dere was hearing petitions filed by three residents’ associations seeking action against illegal structures constructed by political parties, including BJP, inside and near the

  • Sachin Ahir

    NCP raises eyebrows over two brand ambassadors for tiger proj

    Mumbai: Against the backdrop of Maharashta government requesting cricketer Sachin Tendulkar and Bollywood mega star Amitabh Bachchan to work for the cause of tigers in the state, NCP leader Sachin Ahir today expressed reservations over two brand ambassadors for a single project.

  • Prince George

    Prince George leads royal name popularity surge in UK

    London: George has leaped in popularity as a baby name in the UK after the birth of the UK’s third in line to the throne in July 2013 while his father, William, lost out in the contest by dropping two places. The UK’s Office for National Statistics (ONS) found that royal names continued their surge in 2014 with George leaping three places to seventh position.

  • Bird songs, human vocal sounds make people feel safe

    Washington: Bird songs and human vocal sounds make people feel a social presence and gives them an increased sense of safety in public places that are not well-lit or crowded, scientists, including one of Indian-origin, have found. “There is a feeling of unease when people are alone in public places, such as a parking garage, metro station or airport tunnel,” said Aradhna Krishna, the Dwight F Benton Professor of Marketing and director of

  • Indonesia plane

    Bad weather hampers Indonesian plane crash search

    Jakarta: Bad weather on Monday hampered efforts to reach a remote site where an Indonesian plane crashed with 54 people and cash worth almost half a million dollars on board.