Free Press Journal
  • Rana Daggubati

    Rana Daggubati to play naval officer in his next

    Chennai: Actor Rana Daggubati, who is basking in the success of “Baahubali”, will reportedly be essaying the role of a naval officer in his next yet-untitled Telugu project about the mysterious sinking of the PNS Ghazi submarine.

  • Justin Bieber

    Emotional Justin Bieber breaks down during comeback performance at VMAs

    Washington DC: Justin Bieber is not just an eye candy he has an emotional side too, as he recently broke down while performing at the 2015 MTV Music Video Awards after five years. During his comeback performance at the VMA’s, the 21-year-old singer broke down into tears while performing on his latest track ‘What Do You Mean,’ reports E! Online. The ‘Baby’ hit-maker literally levitated above the crowd, soared before coming back to

  • Indrani case

    Sheena murder: Accused trio to be produced in court

    Mumbai: The three prime accused in the Sheena Bora murder case will be produced before the Bandra magistrate court here on Monday when Mumbai police will seek extension of their custody, officials said here.

  • Kangana Ranaut

    Kangana Ranaut to play an actress in ‘Rangoon’

    New Delhi: Kangana Ranaut is looking forward to Vishal Bhardwaj’s 1940-set drama “Rangoon” that will see her playing an actress, who is romantically involved with her mentor.

  • Thai woman sought for housing bomb-making materials

    Bangkok: Authorities are hunting for a Thai woman after bomb-making materials were found in her rented apartment in Bangkok’s Min Buri district, a media report said on Monday. Police and soldiers searched the apartment at Maimuna Garden Home on Saturday and seized a number of items that could be used to make bombs, including urea-based fertilizer, bottles of flash powder, black and blue electrical wiring and wristwatches, Xinhua quoted police sources as saying.

  • Chinese Yuan

    Chinese yuan strengthens to 6.3893 against dollar

    Beijing: The central parity rate of the Chinese currency renminbi, or the yuan, strengthened by 93 basis points to 6.3893 against the US dollar on Monday, according to the China Foreign Exchange Trading System.  In China’s spot foreign exchange market, the yuan is allowed to rise or fall by two percent from the central parity rate each trading day, Xinhua reported.

  • Jess Glynne

    Jess Glynne banned from partying

    London: Singer Jess Glynne, 25, has been forced to quit her social life for the time being to protect her voice and save her career following emergency surgery on her vocal cords two months ago. “I have to be careful (following surgery). I just need to make sure I rest my voice. I’m not allowed to go out and party because I’m still in the recovery period,” Glynne told The Sun newspaper,

  • MM Kalburgi

    Kalburgi murder: CPI calls on Government to establish justice as early as possible

    New Delhi : The death of renowned scholar MM Kalburgi was met with Communist Party of India (CPI) on Monday demanding firm actions from the government to establish justice as soon as possible. Dubbing the incident as “shocking,” CPI leader D Raja said: “MM Kalburgi was known for his secular, democratic values and his writings. He was a great educationalist.” “I demand that the government acts firmly and culprits are booked as early as

  • S.R. Sinho

    Pakistan talking out of its head : S.R. Sinho

    Bhopal : Slamming the statement of Pakistan’s Defence Minister against India, Defence expert Major General (retired) S.R. Sinho on Monday said that Islamabad, which is talking out of its head, should remember their defeats when dealing with New Delhi. “I am shocked and surprised that the Defence Minister of Pakistan has made a statement that if a war like 1965 takes place, India will have to suffer the consequences, much worse than what

  • Singapore allows HIV-positive foreigners on short-term visits

    Singapore: Singapore has lifted a two-decade old ban on visits by HIV-positive foreigners who intend to stay for a short period, citing “availability of effective treatment”. However, the ban on HIV-positive foreigners who are looking to work in Singapore or accompanying a child studying here and intend to stay for a long period is still in place. The ban on short-term HIV-positive visitors was lifted on April 1, but it stays on long-term visitors, The Straits

  • Tokyo stocks fall

    Tokyo stocks fall

    Tokyo: Tokyo stocks fell 1.05 percent in the morning session of Monday as soft Japanese industrial output data stunted investor sentiment.  The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average was down 200.75 points, or 1.05 percent, from Friday to end the morning at 18,935.57. The broader Topix index of all First Section issues on the Tokyo Stock Exchange lost 12.02 points, or 0.78 percent, at 1,537.78, reported Xinhua. Decliners were led by insurance, machinery and

  • Caitlyn Jenner

    Caitlyn Jenner confused between men, women

    London: Reality TV star Caitlyn Jenner, who was known as Bruce Jenner before gender transition, says she is unsure if she wants to date men or women.

  • Narendra Modi

    PM Narendra Modi to release digital version of AIR’s Ramcharitmanas today

    New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi will release a special digital version of epic Ramcharitmanas produced by All India Radio today, as part of the AIR’s attempts to go digital to reach audiences globally. An AIR release said that the Prime Minister would also felicitate some prominent artists at the event. Information and Broadcasting Minister Arun Jaitley, Minister of State for I and B Colonel (Retired) Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore, Prasar Bharati Chairperson A

  • Arun Jaitley

    Arun Jaitley says huge manpower needed in legal academics

    New Delhi : Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has said there is a need for huge manpower in legal academics and the best minds from the legal profession should come forward to join the judiciary. Addressing the third annual Convocation of the National Law University in New Delhi on Sunday, Jaitley said fresh minds are required while drafting legislation in tune with modern trends. In law, traditional areas of family disputes, land disputes, have been

  • Owen Wilson

    Owen Wilson has hope for ‘Zoolander 2’

    London: Actor Owen Wilson thinks the much-anticipated sequel to 2001 comedy “Zoolander” will be good and funny. The 46-year-old actor has already completed filming for the film to him and Ben Stiller’s offering and hopes it will live up to people’s expectations, reported Contactmusic. “Beginning with the way they announced ‘Zoolander 2’, by having Ben and I walk out in Paris, in character. We weren’t quite sure what to expect after 14 years, but we