Free Press Journal
  • Illegal mining common on Himachal-Punjab border: Kaul Singh

    Shimla: Taking advantage of the unclear boundary between Himachal Pradesh and Punjab, illegal mining is common along the Chakki stream that flows between the two states, Revenue Minister Kaul Singh said on Thursday.

  • Muslims

    Muslim Population Growth At 20-Year Low

    While the overall population growth in the country was 17% in the 2001-2011 decade, Muslim population growth hit a 20-year low of 24.6% in 2011, according to Census data released recently. Hindu population growth was down to 16.75% in the decade ended 2011. In absolute numbers, there are 966 million Hindus (79.8%) and 172 million Muslims (14.2%) in the country as IndiaSpend reported earlier.

  • Rahul Mukherjea

    Rahul Mukherjea questioned again in Sheena Bora murder case

    Mumbai: Mumbai Police today questioned Rahul Mukherjea, son of media baron Peter Mukherjea, in connection with the Sheena Bora murder case, the second time he was summoned within a span of a few hours. He was also quizzed late last night by Khar police.

  • Jitendra Singh

    Genesis of J-K issues lies with Congress’ ‘misrule and misgovernance’: BJP

    Jammu : Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO), Jitendra Singh, on Thursday blamed the Congress Party’s bad governance for the ongoing crisis in Jammu and Kashmir. “It was the Congress party, which was ruling Jammu and Kashmir for several decades,” Singh told ANI. “If suddenly, today Rahul Gandhi realized about problems of people living in border areas. The genesis of this problem lies with the Congress misrule and misgovernance,” he added.

  • Alison Sweeney

    Alison Sweeney leaving ‘The Biggest Loser’ as host

    Los Angeles: Actress Alison Sweeney is quiting her role as the host on the reality television show “The Biggest Loser”. The 38-year-old actress, best known for her portrayal of Samantha ‘Sami’ Brady on “Days of Our Lives”, has bid adieu to the show after hosting it for eight years, reported Entertainment Weekly. “After an incredible run together, Alison Sweeney will not be returning as host of ‘The Biggest Loser’ next season,” the show’s producers said.
    Sweeney hosted

  • Chris Brown

    Chris Brown slammed for new head tattoo

    Los Angeles: R&b Star Chris Brown has courted controversy once again after inking an unusual tattoo of the Venus De Milo on the back of his head. Fans swarmed his social media accounts with criticisms about the art, and he has since deleted the photo. But that didn’t stop Internet users from commenting on Brown’s tattoo, with one YouTube critic writing, “That looks so stupid”. While another on Twitter wrote, “Damn Chris Brown must be losing his mind

  • Jesy Nelson

    Jesy Nelson planning traditional wedding

    London: Little Mix singer Jesy Nelson and fiance Jake Roche are planning a “white wedding with all the trimmings.” The couple only got engaged last month but have already started planning their nuptials and the Rixton frontman’s mother Coleen Nolan does not think they’ll wait too long before tying the knot, reported Female First. “They definitely want the whole hog, a white wedding with all the trimmings. And although they’re young, I don’t think they’ll

  • Cindy Crawford

    I’ve reached perfect amount of famous: Cindy Crawford

    London: Supermodel Cindy Crawford says she enjoys the perks of fame without getting bothered too much. The 49-year-old model, who is married to 53-year-old businessman Rande Gerber, said she has struck the ideal balance between fame and anonymity as she is aged and her career has become less hectic, reported Female First. “That anonymity is certainly nice, though these days I’m the perfect amount of famous: enough to get a dinner reservation but not enough to

  • Narendra Modi

    184 districts identified for focused healthcare: Narendra Modi

    New Delhi: Promising to provide equitable healthcare that addresses intra-state disparities, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said 184 poorest performing districts have been identified where more resources would be infused and focused programmes will be carried out.

  • Jerry Hall

    Jerry Hall wants to get married again

    London: Supermodel Jerry Hall, singer Mick Jagger’s ex wife, feels it would be “nice” to wed again but she is yet to find the right person. The Texan supermodel, who briefly dated scientist Armand Leroi last year, has been largely single since splitting from Jagger in 1999 and she would love to “settle down” and find companionship with someone new, reported Female First.

  • Akshay Kumar, Nimrat Kaur

    Akshay Kumar is a great co-star: Nimrat Kaur

    Mumbai: The seriousness in her upcoming action-drama “Airlift” does not rub off on actress Nimrat Kaur, courtesy co-star Akshay Kumar, who keeps the moods on the sets light. The 33-year-old actress said the “Brothers” star, 47, has made shooting for the film enjoyable and fun. “Working with Akshay is fantastic. It is a pleasure to work with him. He is such a great guy. It is too much fun when he is around on sets,” Nimrat told

  • Joaquin Phoenix

    Joaquin Phoenix in talks for M Night Shyamalan feature

    Los Angeles: “Gadiator” star Joaquin Phoenix is in talks to reunite with filmmaker M Night Shyamalan for a new feature film. The 40-year-old “Irrational Man” actor previously worked with “The Sixth Sense” director on the science fiction thriller “Signs” (2002) and the 2004 psychological thriller “The Village”. The project, to be produced by Jason Blum, will start shooting in November in the director’s hometown of Philadelphia, reported Deadline. Plot details about the film have not been

  • Ranbir, Katrina

    Katrina has a great fashion sense: Ranbir Kapoor

    Mumbai: Shedding his reticence to discuss girlfriend Katrina Kaif publicly, actor Ranbir Kapoor heaped praise on the actress by calling her one of the best fashionistas in Bollywood, at an event here.

  • John Abraham, Priya Runchal

    John Abraham scoffs at divorce rumours, says all’s well in paradise

    Mumbai: Actor John Abraham has quashed rumours of his divorce with wife Priya Runchal, saying everything is beautiful in his marital paradise. Gossip mills are abuzz with reports that all is not well between the newly married couple. Priya and John have reportedly been living separately for a couple of months. Priya is in US pursuing her higher studies while the actor is in Mumbai for films. Apparently, both of them are finding it difficult to handle

  • Ed Sheeran

    Ed Sheeran`s lion tattoo fake or real?

    Washington DC: It is hard to say whether Ed Sheeran’s lion tattoo is fake or real as the singer is continuously messing with his fans. After getting a lukewarm response for his lion tattoo, the 24-year-old singer took to his Instagram page to post a picture, in which he showed his bare, ink- free chest and captioned “Was only joking about the lion,” News.au.com reports. Shortly after his post, the ‘Thinking Out Loud’ hit-maker

  • Jennifer Lawrence, Amy Schumer

    Jennifer Lawrence, Amy Schumer writing screenplay

    New York: Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Lawrence and comedienne Amy Schumer are “almost” done co-penning a screenplay for an upcoming film, where they will play sisters. Lawrence, 25, said she and the 34-year-old “Trainwreck” star are creatively made for each other, reported the New York Times.

  • Waheed-Ur-Rehman

    ‘It’s Congress’ age old habit of not following rules’ : Waheed-Ur-Rehman

    Srinagar : PDP’s youth president Waheed-Ur-Rehman Para on Thursday lashed out at the Congress for putting up posters illegally in Srinagar during Rahul Gandhi’s visit to the state and said that it is an age old habit of the grand old party of not following the rules. “They (Congress) don’t want to work. They just want a photo operation. People won’t be happy by that,” Para said. “It is their age old habit of