Free Press Journal
  • Swara Bhaskar

    My last few films have done well: Swara Bhaskar

    Mumbai: Actress Swara Bhaskar says she feels lucky that her last few films have done well. “I feel lucky that my last few films ‘Raanjhanaa’, ‘Tanu Weds Manu Returns’ were hit. It is important not only the film to be a hit but the content should be good too. I am proud of all my films,” Swara told reporters here at an event.

  • Mandar Rao Dessai named as FC Goa’s “Gaur of the match”

    Panaji: FC Goa’s attacking midfielder Mandar Rao Dessai was named “Gaur of the match” for his role in the Goan team’s 2-0 win over Delhi Dynamos FC in a Indian Super League (ISL) season 2 match. The on-loan Dempo SC player got on the end of Romeo Fernandes’ intimidating cross in FC Goa’s third minute opener, although the same was attributed as an own goal scored by the opponent’s defender Souvik Chakrabarti.

  • Nawazuddin

    ‘Prem Ratan Dhan Payo’ will be super duper hit: Nawazuddin

    Mumbai: Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui, who has worked with Salman Khan, is confident that the superstar’s film “Prem Ratan Dhan Payo” will be a superhit. Nawazuddin has worked with Salman in “Kick” and “Bajrangi Bhaijaan”. “I have seen the trailer of ‘Prem Ratan Dhan Payo, it is really good. It is beautiful. I am sure the film will be super duper hit,” Nawazuddin told reporters here at Jagran Film Festival.

  • Give your travel a treat at Giridih

    The word ‘Giridih’ means hills and hillocks. A place rustic in nature, is how this charismatic beauty can be defined. It has a galore of spiritual places which include India’s largest Shiva Linga to a 2000 year old Jain temple.

  • Joshana goes down fighting in New York

    New York: Joshana Chinappa’s giant killing run ended when wild card Joelle King of New Zealand beat her in the semifinals of the USD 50,000 Carol Weymuller Open here. Joshana, who reached the last four after also playing the qualifying the rounds, ran out of steam to go down 4-11, 11-9, 4-11, 8-11 on Sunday night. After the fine touch she showed earlier, the Indian could not withstand the storm that Joelle proved

  • mamata banerjee

    Assault on journalists: Bengal celebs slam Mamata administration

    Kolkata: Expressing concern over the violence-marred local body polls and assault on a host of journalists, a section of the civil society on Monday gave a call to build a mass movement to safeguard democratic rights of people in West Bengal.

  • Didn’t like the way Constantine spoke to me: Roberto Carlos

    Margao: Brazilian legend Roberto Carlos, now managing Delhi Dynamos, has expressed his displeasure over the behaviour of Stephen Constantine, saying he “didn’t like the way” the Indian national football team coach spoke to him. The World Cup and Champions League winning coach was not happy with the fact that Constantine did not pay heed to the franchise’ request of playing the likes of Robin Singh, Sehnaj Singh and Francis Fernandes against FC Goa

  • Arvind Kejriwal

    Kejriwal’s ‘Thulla’ remark: Cop records pre-summoning evidence

    New Delhi: A Delhi court today recorded pre-summoning evidence in a criminal defamation complaint filed against Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for using a slang “thulla” to describe policemen. The Delhi Police official, who has filed the complaint, appeared before the court of Metropolitan Magistrate Pawan Kumar and recorded his statement in support of the allegation. Complainant Ajay Kumar Taneja, who was represented through advocate L N Rao, also sought examination of two witnesses

  • Omar Abdullah

    Army cannot be withdrwan from J-K overnight: Omar

    Srinagar: Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today said the army cannot be withdrawn from the state overnight keeping in mind the current situation, however, its role can be decreased. “Today, three jawans of army are dead. If in these circumstances you will say that there is no role of the army, then this will be huge injustice. The role of army can be decreased, but it cannot be withdrawn overnight,”

  • BJP welcomes SEC’s decision to postpone counting of votes

    Kolkata: BJP in West Bengal today termed as a “bold step” the State Election Commission’s postponement of the counting of votes in last Saturday’s violence-marred civic elections. The counting of votes was postponed in the Bidhannagar and Asansol Municipal Corporations as well as in Bally under the Howrah Municipal Corporation.

  • Govt servant, 2 others remanded to CBI custody in graft case

    New Delhi: A special court has remanded three persons, including a superintendent engineer of Central Public Works Department (CPWD) arrested for allegedly taking bribe from a private firm official, to CBI custody for five days. Special CBI Judge S C Rajan sent accused Vinod Kumar Asol, who was posted at CPWD Imphal, private firm official N Krishna Rao and Bahadur Singh Bisht to CBI remand till October 7 after the agency said their

  • eBay India to expand refurbished products portfolio

    Kolkata: E-commerce company eBay will expand its refurbished devices portfolio to electrical goods this month and increase sales in the category, the company said on MOnday. “We are scaling up the refurbished products category to include white goods. We have seen a 100 percent rise in demand for such goods since we introduced it in August,” head of retail exports and lifestyle category at eBay India, Navin Mistry, said here.

  • Turkish jets intercept Russian warplane

    Ankara: Turkey intercepted a Russian warplane that violated its air space near the Syrian border and forced it to turn back, Turkey’s foreign ministry said on Monday.

  • Terrorism a serious threat to security, says CJ of Bangladesh

    Gandhinagar: Chief Justice of Bangladesh Surendra Kumar Sinha today said terrorism has become a serious threat to the national security of his country and there was an urgent need to curb the activities of terrorist groups like IS. His statement came in the wake of recent killings of two foreign nationals, a Japanese and an Italian, in Bangladesh within one week. The Islamic State (IS) has reportedly claimed responsibility for the fatal attack

  • First light-based memory chip to store data permanently

    London: Scientists led by an Indian-origin researcher have developed the world’s first entirely light-based memory chip that stores data permanently, an advance that could dramatically improve the speed of modern computing.

  • Azam Khan

    UP Minister for UN intervention into ‘miseries’ of minorities

    Lucknow: Amid outcry over lynching of a 50-year-old Muslim man in Dadri, senior Uttar Pradesh Minister Azam Khan today sought intervention of United Nations to look into the “miseries” of minorities in India. In a letter to UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, Khan also attacked RSS accusing it of working to turn secular and pluralistic India into a majoritarian theocratic nation as ‘Hindu Rashtra’.

  • New 3D printed soft robot hand adapts to objects

    Washington: MIT researchers have developed a soft 3D printed robotic hand that is so responsive it can safely pick up and handle objects that are incredibly delicate, such as an egg or a compact disc.

  • AAP leaders meet Bassi, seek BJP leader’s arrest

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party leaders on Monday called on Delhi Police Commissioner B.S. Bassi to demand the arrest of BJP leader Karan Singh Tanwar for illegally confining and threatening a senior NDMC official in his office.

  • Najib Razak

    Malaysia asks Indonesia to control raging fire causing smog: Najib Razak

    Kuala Lumpur: Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has asked Indonesia to act against the people setting forest fires that has blanketed southeastern Asia in smog for weeks, causing disruption of nearly 7,000 schools and raising health concerns in the region.