Free Press Journal
  • Happy Bhaag Jaega

    Krishika Lulla shares the first look of HAPPY BHAAG JAYEGA

    The first look of HAPPY BHAAG JAYEGA is here. Eros head boss, Krishika Lulla shared a picture of Abhay Deol and Diana Penty dressed in Indian attire on Twitter. The picture shows Abhay Deol in a pathani suit and the COCKTAIL girl, Diana Penty in a mix of cultures. She dons a colourful Indian ethnic wear with sneaker below. Krishika Lulla tweeted saying, “Here’s the first look of #HappyBhaagJayegi! AbhayDeol and Diana

  • Shoojit Sircar

    Script is the real hero in my movie: Shoojit Sircar

    Director Shoojit Sircar says his mantra is to keep filmmaking simple and straight. Shoojit, who directed movies like “Piku” and “Vicky Donor”, said he does not want to make opulent films unlike other directors.

  • Audiences will see me in double size in ‘Sultan’: Salman 

    There’s ‘double’ fun coming from superstar Salman Khan! After bringing a spell of “double trouble” for contestants of Colors’ reality show “Bigg Boss Nau”, he says his fans can expect to see him in “double size” in his “Sultan” big screen outing.

  • When the stars come out to play…

    Film stars are creating magic on stage, now more than ever. NICHOLA PAIS goes backstage to trace the trend.

  • Sikhs in Britain can now wear turbans at workplaces

    London: Sikhs in Britain will no longer face legal action for wearing turbans in majority of workplaces after the government announced a new set of rules on Thursday.

  • ISIS

    Russia says it targets not just IS in Syria

    Moscow: Reacting to criticism that it is targeting opponents of the Syrian government, a spokesman for Russian President Vladimir Putin admitted today that Russia’s airstrikes in Syria are targeting not only Islamic State militants but also other groups. Russia yesterday carried out its first airstrikes in Syria in what President Vladimir Putin called a pre-emptive strike against the militants. Twenty airstrikes had destroyed a command center of Islamic State militants as well as

  • BJP promises 5 decimal land to landless for housing in Bihar

    Patna: Making its maiden pitch for power in Bihar, the BJP today released its vision document promising five decimal land to landless for housing and laptop to 50,000 meritorious students and two-wheeler to 5,000 girls passing class X and XII examinations. All landless people will be provided five decimal land for housing and all homeless people will be given houses equipped with pure drinking water, toilet and electricity by 2022, the BJP’s vision

  • Saudi, Iran agree to repatriate dead pilgrims: state media

    Jeddah: Saudi and Iranian health ministers have agreed to repatriate Iranian pilgrims killed in last week’s Hajj stampede, Saudi state media said, after Tehran threatened a “fierce” response over delays. Tehran has accused Saudi of hindering its efforts to bring home the bodies of at least 239 Iranians who died in last week’s tragedy near the Muslim holy city of Mecca.

  • siblings relationship

    Good relationship between siblings reduces risky behaviour

    Washington: Parents, take note! Siblings who share a positive relationship have fewer depressive symptoms and are less likely to engage in risky behaviours, a new study of Mexican-origin families in US has found. “Research shows Mexican-origin siblings spend more time with their brothers and sisters than with their parents and their peers during adolescence,” said Sarah Killoren, an assistant professor at University of Missouri in US.

  • Indian men face intimidation charges in Singapore

    Singapore: Two Indian nationals are among seven men charged with criminal intimidation and assault of a restaurant manager in Singapore, that left the man with a disfigured face, according to a media report. Koleth Navas and Koleth Abdul Nasir allegedly threatened Liakath Ali, manager of Victory Restaurant, days before his face was slashed with a knife in Arab Street on August 26, the Straits Times reported on Thursday.

  • Rio 2016

    Nigeria to open taekwondo camp for Rio Olympics

    Lagos: Nigeria will start its taekwondo preparations for the 2016 Olympic Games in November, Nigeria Taekwondo Federation (NTF) president George Ashiru said on Thursday.

  • Alternative Nobels honour human rights, global struggles

    Helsinki: The foreign minister and the people of the Marshall Islands were honoured today for taking legal action against the nuclear powers for failing to honour disarmament obligations. Tony de Brum and the people of the Pacific island group shared the honorary portion of the 2015 Right Livelihood Award, sometimes referred to as the “alternative Nobel.”

  • Critical Turkish journalist injured in Istanbul attack

    Istanbul: One of Turkey’s most prominent anti-government journalists was attacked early today outside his home in Istanbul, raising fears over the security of media figures who taken a critical line against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Ahmet Hakan, a respected columnist for the Hurriyet daily and a TV show host on CNN-Turk who has faced death threats, was hospitalised after sustaining injuries to his ribs and nose.

  • football

    Revamped I-League second division to begin on Nov 14

    New Delhi: The 11-team I-League second division will commence on November 14, the All-India Football Federation (AIFF) said. The league has been expanded and will be played in a new format.

  • Black Money

    Bihar polls: Rs 12 crore cash seized so far, double than LS polls

    New Delhi: In its drive to curb misuse of money power in poll-bound Bihar, the election machinery has so far seized over Rs 12 crore in cash, an amount which is more than double the amount confiscated in the state during Lok Sabha polls last year. EC sources said here that till yesterday evening, Rs 12.17 crore cash was seized. Besides, the authorities also seized Rs 60.30 lakh of foreign currency, Rs 58.12

  • Hyderabad made decent start against Goa in Ranji Trophy opener

    Porvorim: Hyderabad got off to a decent start on the first day of their opening Group C Ranji Trophy cricket match against Goa at the Goa Cricket Association ground here today. Asked to bat, the visitors posted 246 for five before the day’s proceeding was called off early due to rains with 21 overs still remaining to be completed.

  • Talvar

    Movie Review: Talvar – Engaging Edgy Thriller

    We all know that Bollywood is a place where reel incidents imitate the real ones. There have been many films in Bollywood, which have been made on real life incidents. A few years back, the mysterious death of a young girl named Aarushi Talwar rocked and shocked the whole nation. The same was translated on screen around last year in the form of the Tisca Chopra starrer RAHASYA. This week’s release is

  • Movie Review: The Martian English – Awesome visuals with great storyline

    Making a film that deals with space travel is no mean feat. But when you have veteran filmmaker Ridley Scott at the helm-the man behind sci-fi hits like ALIEN (1979) and PROMETHEUS (2012)-one expects nothing but the best. Does Scott’s latest film THE MARTIAN deliver what it promises to be? Let’s analyze.