Free Press Journal
  • Nick Jonas

    Nick Jonas debuts ‘Levels’ music video on VMA

    Los Angeles: Singer Nick Jonas premiered the “Levels” music video at the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards in addition to performing it live at the pre-show. The 22-year-old former Jonas Brothers member is seen in a warehouse with dancing girls as he goes up a few levels in an elevator in the video, reported Aceshowbiz. Colin Tilley, who has worked with Justin Bieber and Nicki Minaj among others, directed the clip which also shows the

  • Kareena Kapoor

    Kareena wants to pursue Indian classical dance

    New Delhi: Actress Kareena Kapoor Khan says she is interested in getting trained in Kathak or Bharatnatyam. “I plan to get trained professionally in Kathak or Bharatnatyam in the near future. Right now, I have a lot of commitments but I want to pursue my childhood passion,” Kareena said in a statement. “I have always been inspired by my sister (Karisma Kapoor) who is a trained classical dancer. When I was young,

  • Silver

    Silver futures decline Rs 103 on global cues

    New Delhi: Tracking a weak trend overseas, silver prices fell Rs 103 to Rs 35,761 per kg in futures trade today as speculators engaged in off-loading positions. At the Multi Commodity Exchange, silver for delivery in far-month December contracts lost Rs 103, or 0.29 per cent, to Rs 35,761 per kg, with a turnover of 119 lots. Also, the white metal for delivery in September was trading at Rs 94, or 0.27 per cent down at Rs

  • Gold down

    Gold futures up Rs 35 on global cues

    New Delhi: Gold rose by Rs 35 to Rs 26,849 per 10 grams in futures trading today as speculators enlarged positions. At the Multi Commodity Exchange, gold for delivery in December rose by Rs 35 or 0.13 per cent to Rs 26,849 per 10 grams in a business turnover of 13 lots. Similarly, the yellow metal for delivery in October moved up by Rs 33 or 0.12 per cent to Rs 26,656 per 10 grams in

  • Wes Craven

    Horror film director Wes Craven dies at 76

    Los Angeles: Legendary horror film director Wes Craven, known for the “Scream” and “Nightmare on Elm Street” series, passed away at his home here after suffering from brain cancer.  The versatile filmmaker, who passed away on Sunday, wrote and produced features, directed for television and wrote novels, reports variety.com.

  • Ileana D'Cruz

    Break from films to think about what I’m doing: Ileana D’Cruz

    Mumbai: Ileana D’Cruz, who made her Bollywood debut with the Ranbir Kapoor-starrer “Barfi!” and was last seen on the big screen in Saif Ali Khan-starrer “Happy Ending”, says she’s on a break from movies to think about where her career is heading.

  • Kapil Sharma

    Kapil Sharma sings for ‘Kis Kisko Pyaar Karoon’

    Mumbai: Comedian and actor Kapil Sharma, who is waiting the release of his debut film “Kis Kisko Pyaar Karoon”, says he has sung a few lines for the song “Bum bum” in the film. Kapil, who hosts the TV show “Comedy Nights With Kapil”, also tweeted on Monday that he was shooting for the song “Jugni” in the film.  “Shooting a new song for “Jugni”… ‘Bum bum’ is releasing on 5th September.. Maine

  • Oil price down

    Oil prices dip in Asia after huge rally

    Singapore: Oil prices fell in Asia today, coming under pressure as dealers took profits from huge gains in the previous session and tried to gauge the outlook for the US economy and its taste for crude.

  • Onion, Vegetable stand. Mumbai, India

    The Curious Case Of Onion Prices And Bihar Elections

    Onion prices and the stock markets have recently been in the news but for contrary reasons—one is rising precipitously while the other is falling rapidly. Recently, after the Indian stock markets plummeted by over a thousand points, there was a joke doing the rounds on social media that showed a picture of a housewife threatening to hit her husband who had not heeded her advice of investing in onions and invested in stock

  • Chinese shares down

    Chinese shares dip amid crackdown on market manipulation

    Beijing: Chinese shares on Monday were back in negative territory, following substantial gains on Thursday and Friday, as the government continued to investigate allegations of market manipulation. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index dipped 0.89 percent at 3,203.56 points. The Shenzhen Component Index opened 0.87 percent lower at 10,706.23 points, Xinhua news agency reported. The ChiNext Index, China’s NASDAQ-style board of growth enterprises, opened 1.24 percent lower at 2,056.29 points. A journalist, an official

  • Pijush Hazarika

    Have been with Congress since 1997, but now sidelined: Pijush Hazarika

    Guwahati : Pijush Hazarika, one of the four suspended MLAs of the Assam Congress, on Monday expressed his pain on being ‘sidelined.’ “I joined the National Student’s Union of India in 1997, then became Youth Congress President, and then became the MLA from the Congress Party. But unfortunately, we have been sidelined,” Hazarika said. Assam Congress president Anjan Dutta on Sunday suspended four MLAs and issued show cause notice to five others for anti-party

  • European Union

    EU ministers to meet in two weeks to find solution to migration crisis

    London : European Union interior and justice ministers are due to meet in two weeks to find a solution to the escalating migration crisis. According to the Guardian, the ministers will meet in Brussels to find measures to cope with the migration crisis. A statement from the home affairs ministers of Germany, France and Britain said they had asked the Luxembourg presidency to arrange a meeting of justice and interior ministers within the next two

  • Haqqani Network

    US bluntly tells Pakistan to act on terror safe havens

    Washington/Islamabad: In a blunt message, the US has asked Pakistan to intensify efforts to counter terrorist sanctuaries inside its borders and take concrete steps against the dreaded Haqqani network responsible for major attacks on American installations in Afghanistan.