Free Press Journal
  • Oppn parties stage walkout from TN Assembly for second day

    Chennai: Opposition parties including DMK and CPI(M) staged a walkout from the Tamil Nadu Assembly for the second day today over issues including Mekedatu dam, stir by Neyveli Lignite Corporation employees and the recent violence in Seshasamudram village in Villupuram district.

  • GSAT-6

    Countdown for launch of GSAT-6 begins

    Chennai: The 29-hour countdown for the launch of India’s latest communication satellite GSAT-6 began today, ISRO said.

  • Sheena Bora

    Sheena had an affair with my son Rahul: Peter Mukherjea

    Mumbai: Former media honcho Peter Mukherjea, whose wife Indrani Mukherjea was arrested on Tuesday on charges of killing Sheena Bora in 2012 and disposing off her body, said on Wednesday that the victim had an affair with his son Rahul Mukherjea.

  • Mila Kunis, Ashton Kutcher

    Mila Kunis receives vibrating birthday gift from hubby Ashton Kutcher

    Washington DC : Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher are high on extended celebrations for the actress’ birthday and it seems like she has even received an interesting gift from her newly-wed husband. The pair, who was spotted leaving West Hollywood hot spot Toca Madera after celebrating the 32-year-old actress’ birthday in new York, dinned at the hotel for a romantic dinner but kept it low profile, E! Online reported. According to sources, the ‘Ted’

  • Kendall Jenner

    Kendall Jenner swears by denim

    London: Model-reality TV star Kendall Jenner says her fashion staple is a pair of mid- or high-rise jeans.

  • Ileana D'cruz

    I love bargaining: Ileana D’cruz

    New Delhi: Bollywood actress Ileana D’cruz says that she is just like any normal girl who loves shopping and picking glamorous pieces without running after brands and getting the best of bargains even if it is for grocery.

  • Kangana Ranaut, Imran Khan

    Kangana, Imran kissed for 24 hours in ‘Katti Batti’ song

    Mumbai: Actors Imran Khan and Kangana Ranaut, who will be sharing screen space in the forthcoming romantic comedy film “Katti Batti”, have kissed for over 24 hours while shooting for the song “Lip to lip kissiyan”. The duo kissed in the song for eight hours across three days. The makers are said to have used stop motion technology for the first time in India. The technology which has been used internationally, has

  • Young boys chant Vedas inside a Hindu temple on the occasion of Akshaya Tritiya in Mumbai

    Proportion of Hindus Down 3.7 Percent Points Over 50 Years

    The proportion of Hindu population in the country declined marginally to 79.8% at the end of 2011, according to Census data released recently, from 80.5% at the end of 2001. The percentage of Muslim population, on the other hand, increased to 14.2% from 13.4% at the end of 2001, according to Census data. In absolute numbers, there were 966 million Hindus and 172 million Muslims in the country.

  • Irrfan Khan

    I am here to redefine things: Irrfan Khan

    Mumbai: Actor Irrfan Khan, known for playing a variety of characters on screen, says he always looks forward to redefine things.

  • Iggy Azalea

    Iggy Azalea drops lawsuit against ex for alleged song theft

    Los Angeles: Rapper Iggy Azalea has agreed to dismiss a lawsuit against her ex-boyfriend, Maurice Williams for alleged song theft. The 25-year-old “Go Hard Or Go Home” hitmaker had alleged in September last year that Williams downloaded songs off her personal computer when the pair dated between 2008 and 2009 and released them in August without consent, reported Entertainment Weekly. “Defendants have defied Azalea’s demands that they refrain from wrongfully exploiting her name, likeness and copyrighted

  • Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting

    Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting wants kids ‘soon enough’

    Los Angeles: Actress Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting is planning to have children “soon enough,” but says she and her husband Ryan Sweeting are too busy looking after their dogs at the moment. Asked whether they want to have a baby, the 29-year-old actress said: “Soon enough. Just dogs now. They’re everything.” “They’re the greatest addition to our home, they’re the best,” the 29-year-old actress told TV show “Entertainment Tonight”, reports femalefirst.co.uk.  Despite being vocal about her

  • Aishwarya Rai

    Aishwarya Rai Bachchan denies Jazba being her comeback vehicle

    Karachi : Aishwarya Rai-Bachchan might be returning to the big screen after five years but she has refused to accept her upcoming action-drama flick ‘Jazba’ as her comeback vehicle. During the trailer launch of the Sanjay Gupta’s directorial, the 41-year-old actress said that she does not see or feel that she has been absent and claimed that all working women will agree that time flies by, reports the Dawn. Meanwhile, Irfan Khan, who is

  • Dhanush

    Dhanush to set aside 200 days for ‘Vada Chennai’

    Chennai: Actor Dhanush will set aside 200 days to complete his two-part Tamil gangster drama “Vada Chennai”, which will go on the floors next year with National Award-winning filmmaker Vetrimaaran. “Dhanush has committed over 200 days to shoot both the parts of ‘Vada Chennai’. The project will go to sets in January next year. Vetrimaaran requires over 7 months to complete the films,” a source from the film’s unit told IANS. “Vada Chennai”

  • Eva Mendes

    Eva Mendes sparks engagement rumors

    Los Angeles: Actress Eva Mendes, who has been dating actor Ryan Gosling for four years, has been photographed wearing a giant emerald ring on her right hand, sparking rumours the couple has got engaged. She was first spotted wearing the bling on July 25 while promoting Estee Lauder’s new Dimensions Skincare line at Nordstrom’s Aventura Mall in Florida, reported Aceshowbiz. Mendes, 41, has been flashing the alleged engagement ring in photos she shared on her Instagram.  Neither the

  • Jess Glynne

    Relationships not on my mind: Jess Glynne

    London: Singer Jess Glynne says she is so busy with her work that she does not have time for love. The 25-year-old “Rsther Be” hitmaker has, however, admitted she would love to settle down one day as she likes the comfort of someone being there, reported Contactmusic. “It’s been two years since I broke up with my ex-girlfriend and yes, I’ve had my moments with other people. But I have so much going on right now and

  • Kapil Sharma

    Kapil Sharma surprised Abbas-Mustan with emotional scene

    Mumbai:  Stand-up comedian and TV show host Kapil Sharma, who is all set for his Bollywood debut with Abbas-Mustan’s forthcoming comic family entertainer “Kis Kisko Pyaar Karoon”, surprised the director duo while shooting an emotional scene.

  • Amitabh Bachchan

    Never discriminated between Abhishek, Shweta: Amitabh Bachchan

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan says he and his actress-politician wife Jaya have always treated son Abhishek and daughter Shweta equally. The 72-year-old “Piku” star spoke on gender equality on the occasion of Women’s Equality Day. “Women’s Equality Day… between my daughter and my son there shall be equality from us as parents…,” he wrote on his Twitter page. Bachchan also paid a tribute to saint and missionary Mother Teresa on her 105th birth anniversary, via his Twitter account.

  • Akshay Kumar, Tung Tung Baje

    Akshay Kumar survives firey accident while rehearsing`Tung Tung Baje`

    New Delhi : Taking up a stunt man’s job and doing his stunts by himself is Akshay Kumar’s favorite task and while taking up the same the actor met with an accident on the sets of ‘Sing is Bliing’ while he was rehearsing for the song ‘Tung Tung Baje’. Talking about the mishap, the 47-year-old actor tweeted, “Survived a freak accident on the sets of @SIBTheFilm while shooting for the song #TungTungBaje.” According to

  • CITU, Jammu Kashmir

    Narendra Modi government is ‘pro-corporate’: CITU

    Srinagar: Accusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led central government of being “pro-corporate”, Jammu and Kashmir chapter of Centre of Indian Trade Union (CITU) today asked working class to join the one-day nation-wide strike next month to protest against government’s unilateral labour reforms.