Free Press Journal
  • Rape case

    Capital shame: Two minors brutalised

    New Delhi: Two minors were brutally gangraped in the city, incidents which comes close on the heels of the rape of a four year-old girl in northwest Delhi last week. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal expressed concern over the “repeated” rape of minors in the city and asked what the Prime Minister and the Delhi LG were doing. While a two-and-a-half-year-old girl was raped in Nihal Vihar area of west Delhi yesterday, a 5-year-old girl was allegedly gangraped by three men who

  • Sujoy Ghosh

    Amitabh Bachchan Nawazuddin Siddiqui Vidya Balan to star in Sujoy Ghosh’s next

    Sujoy Ghosh recently made an announcement that definitely took everyone by a surprise, courtesy the stellar cast. Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui and award winning actress Vidya Balan will come together for a thriller tentatively titled TE3N, directed by Ribhu Dasgupta.

  • Priyanka Chopra

    Priyanka Chopra wins EMA for Best India Act

    Priyanka Chopra who has set her foot globally with her international pop album and now her latest American series, has emerged victorious at the Europe Music Awards. She received the award in the category of Best India Act. PC was nominated along with some renowned artists like Your Chin, Indus Creed, Monica Dogra, and The Ska Vengers. However, now PC will now have to face a tough competition with Diamond Platnumz for Africa – India. Earlier when

  • Shaandaar

    Shaandaar told to watch its language gets UA

    The Alia Bhatt – Shahid Kapoor starrer Shaandaar has been granted a ‘U/A’ certificate by the Censor Board of Film Certification (CBFC). But conditions, as they say, apply. Two mildly suggestive words, said in jest, have been ordered out by the censor board. One is the word ‘ghanta’ which according to slang experts can either mean ‘zilch’ or the male private part. We are sure Shahid and Alia couldn’t be discussing the reproductive

  • hemamallini

    This birthday I was gifted with another Greek God in my life – Hema Malini

    Dream Girl of bollywood, Hema Malini feels her little grandson (daughter Ahana’s new-born) named Darian is a natural-born heart-breaker. “Darian is a Greek name. And my grandson is definitely going to be a Greek God, just like his grandfather,” says the proud grandmother who turned 67 without fanfare on Friday.

  • Kate Hudson-Nick Jonas

    Are Kate Hudson, Nick Jonas living together?

    Washington D.C.: Kate Hudson and Nick Jonas’ romance is blooming day by day and it is not just that they are regularly spotted together, they are also reportedly living together in New York. The ‘Jealous’ singer was spotted checking in Tribeca hotel in NYC, but coincidentally or one should say, interestingly, few minutes before him, the 36-year-old actress was snapped entering the same hotel, flaunting toned abs, TMZ.com reported. Before this, the much-in-love couple

  • Travis Barker

    Travis Barker talks about drug abuse, sucidal instinct

    Los Angeles: Drummer of American rock band Blink-182, Travis Barker has opened up about drug abuse, suicidal thoughts, and post-traumatic stress following a near-fatal plane crash. The 39-year-old musician got candid about his journey of self discovery including his battle with depression, reported E!online.

  • Bigg Boss

    Shahid, Alia to enter ‘Bigg Boss’ house

    Mumbai: Actors Shahid Kapoor and Alia Bhatt will be seen on Bollywood superstar Salman Khan’s reality TV show “Bigg Boss Nau” to promote their forthcoming romantic comedy film “Shaandaar”. Shahid, who has previously appeared on the show, took to Twitter on Saturday to share his excitement about entering the ‘Bigg Boss’ house. “Getting ready to enter @biggboss house with @aliaa08 .. Looking forward to a #shaandaar time with Bhai @beingsalmankhan,” he tweeted.

  • Anupam Kher

    Some statements attributed to Naseeruddin are fake: Anupam

    New Delhi: Veteran actor Naseeruddin Shah does not have any account on social networking sites and statements written there on his behalf are fake, according to Anupam Kher. Anupam, who will be performing his autobiographical play “Kuchh Bhi Ho Sakta Hai” here on Saturday at Siri Fort Auditorium, got a chance to meet Naseeruddin on his way to the capital and clarified many things for him. “So happy to meet my friend

  • Lindsay Lohan

    Lindsay wants to run for US presidency in 2020

    Los Angeles: Actress Lindsay Lohan has announced that she may run for the US presidency in 2020. “The Parent Trap” actress took to Instagram to share a photograph of her during a supposed formal dinner. She wore a black dress and seemingly discussed a serious subject with a man next to her.

  • Farooq Sattar

    Situation in Karachi very volatile, top MQM leader tells US

    Washington: Ahead of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s US visit next week, the MQM has appealed to the American government to impress upon the Pakistani leadership particularly security forces not to target its members in Karachi in the name of counter-terrorism operations.

  • Donald Trump

    Trump blames George Bush for 9/11, Jeb Bush defends brother

    Washington: Republican presidential frontrunner waded into controversy by suggesting that former president George W. Bush shared in the blame for the Sep 11, 2001 (9/11) terrorist attacks because they happened during his presidency. Stung by the comments, rival Jeb Bush angrily responded Friday, calling the media mogul’s comment “pathetic” and asserting that his brother kept the country safe.

  • dengue virus

    Malaria protein could help treat cancer

    New York: The mosquito-borne parasite that causes malaria also produces a protein that could help stop cancer, new research has found. The researchers found that the malarial protein binds to a sugar molecule found in many types of cancer. The sugar molecule — oncofetal chondroitin sulfate — could be a target for anti-cancer drugs, and that the malarial protein, called VAR2CSA, could provide the tool for carrying such drugs to tumours, the

  • Onsari Gharti Magar

    Nepal elects its first woman speaker

    Kathmandu: Unified CPN-Maoist leader and former deputy speaker Onsari Gharti Magar has been elected as the first woman speaker of the Nepal Parliament. She was announced as the speaker, after the withdrawal of candidacy of Nepal Workers’ and Peasants’ Party lawmaker Anuradha Thapa Magar by her proposer Prem Suwal, reported the Himalayan Times. Even the Nepali Congress (NC) supported Onsari’s candidature for the post of the speaker. NC vice president Ramchandra Paudel said that his

  • John Kerry

    Obama concerned over Jerusalem violence; Kerry calls Netanyahu

    Washington: US President Barack Obama has expressed his concern over the recent spate of violence in Jerusalem, with Secretary of State John Kerry calling Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas to calm down the situation.

  • Arun Jaitley

    Jaitley lauds Pawar’s contribution in Baramati transformation

    Baramati: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today lauded NCP chief Sharad Pawar’s contribution in making his home turf Baramati as one of the most developed regions in the country. “A rural district (Pune, in which Baramati is located)
    which suffers lack of water; in order to transform itself into one of the most progressive districts in the country is no mean achievement,” Jaitley said.

  • cricket

    India aiming to keep winning momentum against SA

    Rajkot: High on confidence after levelling the series, a resurgent India will look to capitalise on their return to winning ways when they take on the formidable South Africa in the crucial third ODI cricket match here tomorrow. The splendid 22-run victory in Indore on October 14 was a shot-in-the-arm for not only the team but also under-fire captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni after they lost the series opener at Green Park.

  • cricket australia

    Finch, Wade fined for breaching CA’s code of behaviour

    Melbourne: Aaron Finch and Matthew Wade have been fined for violating Cricket Australia’s code of behaviour during the domestic limited-overs tournament (Matador BBQs) between Victoria and South Australia. Both players were reported for breaching CA’s code of behaviour Article 2.1.4 – Using language that is obscene, offensive or insulting during a match. The incidents occurred following each player’s dismissal.