Free Press Journal
  • Wrong to kill anyone for eating beef: Lalu

    Patna: Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad said that it was wrong to kill anyone for eating beef and created a fresh controversy by saying that some Hindus also eat beef. “It was wrong to kill a man for eating beef in Dadri (Uttar Pradesh). Everyone is free to consume food items of his choice, “Lalu told the media here.

  • Army

    Blood on their hands: Expose of Indian Army’s shocking staged encounters 

    New Delhi: Through shocking and revelatory confessions of an Indian Army officer on extrajudicial killings and state-sanctioned murders by the armed forces, journalist Kishalay Bhattacharjee’s latest book depicts how Indian state is built on violence and questions how a democracy can sustain acts which violate human rights for decades together.

  • Onion crisis: India imports 18,000 tonnes from Egypt

    New Delhi: As onion prices continue at a high of Rs.60-70, India is importing large quantities of the much-needed vegetable from Egypt, which has exported 18,000 tonnes to India during the last two months.

  • Robbie Williams

    Robbie Williams goes on juice diet?

    London: Singer Robbie William gained a few pounds while taking a two-month break from his “Let Me Entertain You” world tour but is now reportedly working hard to get in shape before kicking off the Australian leg of the tour. The 41-year-old “How Deep is Your Love” hitmaker has stripped back his eating regime to just fruit drinks and freshly squeezed vegetables in order to shed some weight, reported Daily Mirror.

  • Ridiculous to expect PM Modi to condemn ‘Dadri lynching’, scoffs Congress

    New Delhi: The Congress on Saturday mocked Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the Dadri lynching case, saying that expecting him to condemn the incident was as incredible as expecting the ‘sun rising from the West’, and added that he was ‘ideologically complicit’ in the matter.

  • Jharkhand opposition mocks Modi’s ‘developing’ comment

    Ranchi: Jharkhand’s opposition parties mocked Prime Minster Narendra Modi’s comment that the state was developing and said the remark was made keeping in mind the upcoming Bihar assembly polls.

  • Harry Styles

    Harry Styles will help pay fan her university fees

    London: One Direction star Harry Styles made a fan’s dream come true when he offered to help pay her university tuition fees. The “What Makes You Beautiful” singer spotted a sign in the crowd asking for money as he played his sixth consecutive show at the O2. The banner read, “I left uni for this – you owe me £9000”, reported Daily Mirror.

  • Michael Jackson

    Jackson’s children to make cameo in new family reality TV show

    Los Angeles: Michael Jackson’s children Prince, Paris and Blanket are set to make cameo appearances in their uncle TJ Jackson’s new reality TV show, “The Jacksons: Next Generation”. TJ Jackson, who acts as a co-guardian to the late singer’s children alongside their grandmother Katherine Jackson, said his new show will give a rare peek into the lives of Prince, 18, Paris, 17, and Blanket, 13, even though they’ve recently returned to school, reported People magazine.

  • Kate Winslet

    I found Steve Jobs biopic exhausting: Kate Winslet

    London: Oscar-winning actress Kate Winslet says she struggled with the “pretty gross” hours she had to put in when shooting the upcoming Steve Jobs biopic. The 39-year-old actress said she moaned to one of the crew members on set because of the “ridiculous” 12-hour shifts she and her co-star Michael Fassbender had to put in, reported Contactmusic.

  • Sayed Salahuddin

    NIA to frame charges on Hizbul Chief Sayed Salahuddin on Oct 8

    New Delhi: A special National Investigation Agency (NIA) court will frame charges against Hizb-ul-Mujhahideen chief Syed Salahuddin and 11 others on October 8. The court is likely to pass the order in case of Salahuddin for allegedly receiving funds from Pakistan for carrying out terror activities.

  • bradley cooper

    Bradley Cooper inspired by Gordon Ramsay for ‘Burnt’ role

    London: Bradley Cooper says he has based his “Burnt” character on Gordon Ramsay and two other celebrity chefs. The 40 year-old star, who plays chef Adam Jones in the film, spent time with the “F Word” star, Marcus Wareing and British restaurateur Marco Pierre White to research his role and ended up incorporating different characteristics from each foodie for his performance, reported Contactmusic. “I created a guy I see as a mixture of the three guys I studied: Marcus Wareing, Gordon Ramsey,

  • Jessie J

    Jessie J to star in ‘Grease: Live’

    London: Jessie J is to star in TV special “Grease: Live” with Carly Rae Jepsen and Vanessa Hudgens among others. The “Bang Bang” hitmaker confirmed she has signed up to star in the production on Twitter with the post “True #GreaseLive” and while she won’t be part of the main cast, she’ll perform a live version of the song ‘Grease (Is the Word)’ by songwriter Barry Gibb to open the show.

  • Hillary Clinton

    Hillary Clinton to appear on Miley Cyrus”Saturday Night Live’

    Los Angeles: Democratic front runner Hillary Clinton will appear in season premiere episode of “Saturday Night Live” hosted by Miley Cyrus. Clinton will appear in the October 3 episode and will join “SNL” cast member and frequent Hillary Clinton impersonator Kate McKinnon on the show, reported The Wrap. Clinton previously appeared on the live sketch comedy series in 2008 alongside Amy Poehler doing her Clinton impersonation. The Season 41 premiere will feature Cyrus pulling double duty as both host and musical guest. The entire

  • Dadri incident: AAP asks Narendra Modi to visit family of deceased

    Dadri/Noida: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) appealed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to visit Bishada village and meet the family of deceased Mohammad Akhlaq, who was killed by a mob over reports of him keeping beef in his house.

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    Stocks come alive on RBI rate cut, end week with solid gains

    Mumbai: Stocks: Domestic market ended the truncated week on a note of optimism, with the 50 bps rate cut by RBI leading to sizeable gains, helping the BSE Sensex reclaim the psychological 26,000-mark and the broader Nifty end above the crucial 7,900-level. The week started on a dismal note as investor sentiment warranted support against the backdrop of an uncertain global financial scenario coupled with India’s unimpressive IIP and export figures.

  • Prince William

    Prince William helps severely hurt 9-year-old girl after terrible car crash

    Washington. D.C. : Prince William has come forward to help a little girl who was seriously injured in a car crash in England. According to a source, the nine-year-old girl was walking in the town of Leighton Buzzard in Bedfordshire when a Mercedes and a Ford collided and one of them struck the little girl while she was crossing the street, Us magazine reports. Source continued that Prince William arrived at the accident spot and

  • Novak Djokovic

    Djokovic thrashes ‘misfiring’ Nadal in Thai exhibition match

    Johannesburg: World number one Novak Djokovic claimed a comfortable straight-set win over out-of-form rival Rafael Nadal at an exhibition match in Bangkok aimed at boosting tourism in Thailand. The Serbian continued his rampaging form as he trounced Nadal 6-4, 6-2 in the sponsored event that lasted over an hour, Sport24 reported. The match was aimed at boosting confidence in safety following the deadly Bangkok bomb blast last month. During their visit to the junta-ruled

  • Ronaldo is Real Madrid legend: Club president

    Madrid: Real Madrid Football Club president Florentino Perez has praised Cristiano Ronaldo, terming the striker a legend of the club, as the Portuguese international is on the brink of becoming the leading goal scorer in the club’s history. Madrid organised an event on Friday to laud the 30-year-old’s performances and Perez underlined Ronaldo’s importance to the club.

  • Sania Mirza, Martina Hingis

    Mirza-Hingis lift women’s doubles title at Wuhan Open

    Wuhan: Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza and her Swiss partner Martina Hingis maintained their scintillating run as they clinched their seventh women’s doubles title of the year at the Wuhan Open on Saturday. The top seeded Indo-Swiss pair claimed a 6-2, 6-3 win over the Romanian pair of Irina-Camelia Begu and Monica Niculescu in the summit clash that lasted one hour and nine minutes. Mirza and Hingis have won seven women’s doubles titles this