Free Press Journal
  • Prabhudheva gifts a song to Akki on his Birthday 

    The latest song ‘Cinema Dekhe Mamma’ from Singh is Bliing to be out on 9th September and it so happens that Akshay Kumar turns a year older on the 9th of this month too!

  • Kangana Ranaut

    Kangana Ranaut to pen an autobiography? 

    It is quite unusual for a successful mainstream actress to shed her goody image and get real about the fraternity, industry and profession. Actors and actresses seldom do that and present a very rosy picture. But not Kangana Ranaut.

  • Badaun sisters case: Court verdict on Sept 18

    Badaun: A court here will pronounce on September 18 its verdict in the infamous May 2014 Badaun murder case of two cousin sisters. The final arguments of CBI and petitioner counsels were today completed on the closure report in the case. Additional district and sessions judge of POCSO court Virendra Kumar Pandey, hearing the case, will now pronounce his judgement on September 18, petitioner’s counsel Gyan Singh Shakya said.

  • Kangana Ranaut

    Tone matters more than words: Kangana’s love advice 

    National Award winning actress Kangana Ranaut, who has been busy promoting her forthcoming romantic entertainer “Katti Batti”, says in love a man should be “poetic” in his approach as sometimes a person’s tone overpowers words, reports IANS.

  • OROP

    OROP: Ex-servicemen continue with relay hunger strike

    New Delhi:  Agitating ex-servicemen today continued with their relay hunger strike over the OROP issue at Jantar Mantar here as they prepared for a mega rally this weekend to press for removal of “anomalies” in the ‘One Rank One Pension’ announced by the government. The veterans, who called off their fast-unto-death yesterday after Prime Minister Narendra Modi made it clear that the armed forces jawans who have had to give up their jobs

  • Vladimir Putin

    Putin orders snap military exercise in central Russia

    Moscow: Russian President Vladimir Putin today ordered snap checks on troop combat readiness in Russia’s central military district, the defence ministry said. “According to the order, troops in the central district… are being brought into full combat readiness from 09:30 Moscow time,” defence minister Sergei Shoigu said.

  • Interpol need not hear Lalit Modi before issuing RCN: ED

    New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate today contested claims made by the Lalit Modi camp that the former IPL boss will be heard before Interpol issues a Red Corner Notice against him, noting the world police body has to honour a non-bailable warrant issued by a court of a sovereign nation.

  • prakash javdekar

    ‘Extravagant lifestyle in developed countries not sustainable’

    New Delhi: India today hit out at the developed countries for adopting “extravagant” lifestyles compared to its “need based consumption” and asserted only “sustainable” lifestyles can mitigate the climate change challenge. Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar also demanded that the lifestyle issue must be debated at the Paris climate change conference later this year.

  • football

    Acid test awaits India against Iran in FIFA WC qualifiers

    Bengaluru: The odds are stacked heavily against beleaguered India as they brace up for the uphill task of locking horns with Asian toppers Iran in the 2018 World Cup and 2019 Asian Cup football qualifiers here tomorrow. Though there are no injury worries for the Indian team, Iran will enter the Group D match at the Sree Kanteerava Stadium
    as firm favourites.

  • American woman hammered to death in Nepal

    Kathmandu: A 25-year-old American woman, who came to Nepal to serve the victims of the massive earthquake in April, has been brutally hammered to death, police said today. Dahlia Yehia arrived in Nepal on July 20 to serve earthquake victims in Pokhara, a popular tourist spot. Police investigations suggested that the woman was hit with a hammer and a ‘lathi’ while she was asleep at a rented accomodation in the town.

  • Ruthvika, Lakshya win Junior International Badminton C’ship

    Pune: India’s Ruthvika Shivani Gadde and Lakshya Sen clinched the women’s and men’s singles titles respectively at the Sushant Chipalkatti Memorial India Junior International Badminton Championships here. Top seed Ruthvika thrashed Thailand’s Supamart Mingchua, seed d second, 21-9 21-6 in just 26 minutes, while sixth seed Lakshya beat compatriot Chirag Sen 21-18 21-15 in a 27-minute clash.

  • BJP, Cong slam Pak Army chief over Kashmir remark

    New Delhi: BJP and Congress today slammed Pakistan Army chief General Raheel Sharif over his provocative remarks targeting India, saying it showed the neighbouring country’s “immaturity” as it continues to “daydream” despite suffering defeats in the past. BJP secretary Shrikant Sharma said it was an “empty boast” by Sharif, adding that his provocative comments were driven by desperation over Pakistan’s internal crisis as well “exposure” of its role in sponsoring terrorism in India.

  • Arvind Kejriwal

    AAP battles ‘voice’ of discontent; alleges Centre ‘snooping’

    New Delhi: AAP today alleged that the BJP government was “snooping” on its parliamentarians after a leaked telephone conversation between MPs Bhagwant Mann and Dharamvir Gandhi indicated the Punjab unit’s discontent with the party’s central leadership. In the conversation, Mann is heard telling Gandhi that he won because of his celebrity status and not because of AAP’s ‘broom’ symbol and that people working against them have been made the incharge of the state

  • Sao Pele

    After 38 years, Pele set for another India visit

    New Delhi: It’s time for the ‘sleeping giant’ to wake up from its slumber as the King of football Pele will grace India in October, adding to the festive mood in the country that hosted him 38 years ago. Widely regarded as the greatest footballer to have played the game, Edson Arantes do Nascimento will be in the capital on October as a special ambassador at the 56th edition of Subroto Cup 2015

  • Indian-origin man gets 17 years in jail for rape in UK

    London: An Indian-origin British man was sentenced to over 17 years in jail by a court here today after being found guilty, along with five others, for repeatedly raping two schoolgirls over a period of six years. Vikram Singh, 46, is among six men involved in a child sex ring in Buckhinghamshire, southeast England, who were sentenced for sexually abusing the two girls. The Old Bailey court was told the abuse in Aylesbury

  • IS captures key oil field in Syria

    Damascus: Islamic State (IS) militants have captured a key oil field in central Syria, a monitor group reported on Monday. The fall of the al-Jazal oil field in the Homs province came after intense fighting with government troops, Xinhua quoted the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights as saying. The Observatory, which relies on a network of activists on the ground, said al-Jazal was the last oil field under government control.

  • Rahul Gandhi

    Rahul Gandhi to lead ‘save farmers’ march in Odisha on Sept 10

    Bhubaneswar: In a bid to strengthen the party in Odisha, Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi is slated to lead a “save farmers march” in Bargarh district during his two-day visit to state starting on September 10. “Rahul Gandhi is scheduled to embark upon a two-day visit to Odisha on September 10 and 11 for which a series of programmes have been lined up,” Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) president Prasad Harichandan said today.