Free Press Journal
  • Malegaon Blast

    NIA opposes Lt Col Purohit’s bail application in Malegaon case

    Mumbai: The National Investigation Agency today opposed the bail application of Lt Col Prasad Purohit, an accused in the 2008 Malegoan blast case. The agency said in its reply, filed today, that it had sufficient evidence to prove Purohit’s involvement in the blasts conspiracy and to justify invocation of stringent Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) against him.

  • Sexual Harassment at work

    DCW seeks appellate authority under sexual harassment act

    New Delhi: Delhi Commission for Women chief Swati Maliwal on Wednesday urged union Home Minister Rajnath Singh to constitute an appellate authority under the sexual harassment of women at workplace act.

  • Blood Pressure, Hypertension

    Study claims hypertension may be auto-immune disease

    Sydney: An Australian study published on Wednesday says hypertension could be an auto-immune disease, opening the possibility of exploring new methods to treat the condition which at its extreme may also lead to death. Hypertension, characterised by elevated blood pressure, is the principal cause of heart-attacks, strokes and kidney failure.

  • India, Pakistan, border guards

    Pakistani delegation arrives in India for border talks 

    New Delhi/Attari (Punjab):  A high-level delegation from Pakistan crossed over into India on Wednesday and arrived in New Delhi for director-level talks between the border forces of both countries.

  • Modi to inaugurate World Hindi Summit on Thursday

    Bhopal: The 10th World Hindi Summit, that begins on Thursday in the Madhya Pradesh capital, will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The “Vishwa Hindi Sammelan” that will conclude on September 12 will also be attended by Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan.

  • Virat Kohli

    ‘Responsible’ Kohli wants to re-establish India as a strong team

    Gurgaon: Fresh from captaining the Indian Test cricket team to an away series victory in four years, Virat Kohli on Wednesday said he is ready to be “more responsible” in their bid to “re-establish” the side that has suffered heavy losses in the past.

  • P. Chidambaram

    Swamy seeks probe into Chidambram’s role in Aircel-Maxis deal

    New Delhi: BJP leader Subramanian Swamy on Wednesday urged the Supreme Court to direct probe into the role of then finance minister P. Chidambram in alleged illegalities committed by the Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) in approving Aircel-Maxis deal in 2006 by permitting investment in excess of the 74 percent ceiling allowed in the telecom sector then.

  • Kangana speaks about her challenging Bollywood journey 

    Bollywood’s reigning queen, Kangana Ranaut has come a long way since her debut in Gangster (2006). She has overcome many roadblocks and has emerged victorious against all odds. Looking back, Kangana admits that she dislikes the obstacles faced but loves the journey, since it has made her what she is today. Speaking about her hard work and dedication.

  • Nepal constitution drafting hit as 85 CA members walk out

    Kathmandu: Nepal’s bid to finalise a new constitution has hit a serious roadblock as 85 Constituent Assembly (CA) members have walked out from the constitution drafting process after being dissatisfied over several issues.

  • Pyaar Ka Punchnama

    PYAAR KA PUNCHNAMA 2 team to go bar hopping 

    “Problem yeh hai ki woh ladki hai… aur kya problem hai?” This monologue, rattled out in Pyaar Ka Punchnama, became a manifesto for young men battling girlfriend woes.

  • Alia Shahid

    Shahid Kapoor, Alia Bhatt to perform live

    Mumbai: Actors Shahid Kapoor and Alia Bhatt have planned to make the launch of “Gulaabo” — the first song to release from their film “Shaandaar” — special by performing live at an event here on Thursday.

  • Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav during the All India Yuva Yadav Mahasabha National Convention at Birla Auditorium in Jaipur on Friday

    Akhilesh to preside over investors’ conclave in Mumbai

    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav will preside over an investors’ conclave to be organised by the state government in Mumbai in its bid to attract investment and create job opportunities in the state.

  • Randeep Hooda releases motion poster of ‘Main Aur Charles’

    Mumbai: Actor Randeep Hooda on Wednesday shared the motion poster of his forthcoming film “Main aur Charles”, which will release on October 30. The film is loosely based on true events, told from the perspective of former Indian Police Service officer Amod Kanth, who handled the case of notorious serial killer Charles Sobhraj.

  • Dharmendra

    Dharmendra themed restaurant opens in Delhi

    New Delhi: With an earthly charm of village huts, posters of his iconic movies and memorable dialogues, a restaurant inspired by veteran actor Dharmendra transports you to the era of the actor’s superstardom. ‘Dharam Garam- Dhaba Te Theka’, has everything from the decor, to the cutleries and even the walls framed movie posters, giving tribute to the legendary actor.

  • Saina Nehwal

    Saina advances, Kashyap to face Srikanth in Japan

    Tokyo: Top Indian singles shuttlers Saina Nehwal, Parupalli Kashyap, Kidambi Srikanth and H.S. Prannoy all progressed to the second round of their respective categories after notching up contrasting victories in their openers at the $275,000 Japan Open Superseries here on Wednesday.

  • India’s victory in Lanka is tremendous, says Kumble

    Salem (TN): Legendary spinner Anil Kumble today said India’s Test series win against Sri Lanka in the away tour was a tremendous achievement by the team. “It is a tremendous victory. It is a united effort by the teammates,” he said attending a function at a school here. Hailing leadership skills of Captain Virat Kholi, who took over the reins of the team from M S Dhoni, Kumble said the Lankan win would