Free Press Journal
  • Bhagwat’s quota remark “sealed” BJP’s fate in Bihar: Lalu Prasad Yadav

    Patna: RJD supremo Lalu Prasad, who has milked to the last drop Mohan Bhagwat’s call for a review of the reservation policy, feels BJP’s fate has been “sealed” by the RSS chief’s remarks and claims a 1995-like situation prevails in Bihar when Janata Dal had emerged triumphant in “Mandal versus Kamandal” politics.

  • Gwen Stefani debuts emotional song after split

    New York: Singer Gwen Stefani has poured her heart into new music in the wake of her split from husband Gavin Rossdale. The singer, 46, debuted her emotional single “Used to love you” during her concert here on Saturday, reports people.com. “I just want to share a song that I wrote recently,” Stefani told fans before singing the powerful number. “This song is really special.” As Stefani belted out her personal lyrics,

  • Joey Essex thinks Perrie Edwards is a ‘nice girl’

    London: TV personality Joey Essex thinks singer Perrie Edwards is a “really nice girl.” Essex has hinted that he’s shared a passionate kiss with Edwards and has developed a soft spot for her after they earlier hooked up, reports femalefirst.co.uk. Asked if he’s kissed Edwards, Essex said: “Obviously, we done what we done. She’s a really nice girl.” The pair hit it off after they met and exchanged contact details at the

  • Charli XCX ‘freaked out’ meeting Bill Murray

    Los Angeles: Singer Charli XCX says she “freaked out” when she met actor Bill Murray.  The 23-year-old regrets how starstruck she got when she ran into the “Dumb and Dumber To” actor, admitting that she ran away instead of engaging in a conversation, reports femalefirst.co.uk.  “I ran into Bill Murray in the lobby of a hotel and completely freaked out,” Charlie was quoted as saying by LOOK magazine.  “He told me he

  • Justin Bieber

    Justin Bieber pokes fun at his nude images

    Los Angeles: Singer Justin Bieber is no longer upset about his nude photographs taken during a vacation in Bora Bora. “That was shrinkage for me,” Bieber told accesshollywood.com. However, the “Baby” hitmaker admitted that he was completely unhappy the first time he learned that his nude images surfaced online. “My first thing was like, ‘how can they do this?’ Like, I feel super violated,” he said. Bieber also explained how much he

  • Ravi Teja to star in ‘Yevado Okadu’

    Chennai: Actor Ravi Teja’s next Telugu outing with director Venu Sree Raam has been titled “Yevado Okadu”, and it is slated to go on floors soon. An official statement has confirmed that the film will be produced by Dil Raju and will have music by Devi Sri Prasad. While the hunt for the leading lady is still underway, the makers have so far zeroed in on Anupama Parameswaran, Prakash Raj, Nasser and

  • Actor Natarajan Subramaniam ups style quotient in ‘Bongu’

    Chennai: Cinematographer-turned-actor Natarajan Subramaniam aka Natty will be essaying an extremely stylish character in the upcoming Tamil road thriller “Bongu”, which will go on floors this December. “In contrast to the roles he’s played so far, Natty will be seen in a very stylish avatar. It’ll be a road film and will be shot across locations such as Chennai, Mumbai, Dindigul and Madurai,” a source from the film’s unit told IANS. The

  • Taylor Swift injured

    Los Angeles: Singer Taylor Swift suffered an injury on her thumb while handling a knife in her kitchen. She posted a photograph of her bandaged thumb on Instagram on Saturday, reports usmagazine.com. “Band aids don’t fix kitchen knife-related injuries,” Swift, 25, wrote, referencing the lyrics from her revenge song “Bad Blood”. The photograph shows the “Wildest Dreams” singer’s left thumb in a white bandage with number 13 written with black marker. Swift

  • ‘Bajirao Mastani’ toughest film of my career: Deepika Padukone

    Gurgaon: Deepika Padukone has stepped into period drama genre with “Bajirao Mastani”, but Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s historical love saga is turning out to be an arduous task for the actress. She says the film is “physically, mentally and emotionally draining”.

  • Tracy Morgan returns to ‘Saturday Night Live’

    Los Angeles: Over a year after surviving a fatal car crash, comedian Tracy Morgan has joined back the TV show “Saturday Night Live”. Morgan, who suffered broken ribs, nose and a leg when a truck hit his vehicle in June 2014, was back on the show’s stage on Saturday. His former “30 Rock” co-stars Tina Fey, Alec Baldwin, Jane Krakowski and Jack McBraver were there to help him mark the landmark moment,

  • Dannii Minogue’s body insecurities

    Los Angeles: Singer Dannii Minogue used to think that there was something “wrong” with her because of her petite frame. The 43-year-old, who has five-year-old son Ethan with her former partner Kris Smith, used to be plagued with a number of insecurities about her slender physique because she struggled to find clothes that would fit her “weird” shape, reports femalefirst.co.uk. “I always thought there was something wrong with me,” Minogue was quoted

  • Nawaz Sharif

    Congressional resolution introduced to welcome Sharif in US

    Washington: Ahead of Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s US visit, a senior lawmaker has introduced a resolution in the House of Representatives encouraging and supporting ongoing cooperation between the two countries.

  • Planktons’ jumps may help us improve our engineering

    New York: Dolphins and whales may attract a lot of attention when they leap dramatically out of the water. But aquatic animals thousands of times smaller, such as plankton, are accomplished jumpers, too.

  • When 3D printing saved a newborn’s life

    New York: A 3D printing model of the head of a foetus recently helped doctors save the life of a newborn who had developed a life threatening complication at University of Michigan’s C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital in the US.

  • ‘Titanic iceberg’ photo may fetch 15k pounds at auction

    London: A grainy black-and-white photograph believed to be that of the infamous iceberg that sunk the luxury liner Titanic in 1912 is expected to fetch up to 15,000 pounds when it goes under the hammer in UK.

  • Rectal compound can help prevent HIV

    New York:  A microbicide is a substance whose purpose is to reduce the infectivity of microbes, such as viruses or bacteria. Enemas are commonly used by men who have sex with men (MSM) and transwomen (TW) before sexual intercourse.  But these groups are vulnerable to HIV and a host of other sexually transmitted infections because enemas can seriously damage the thin tissue lining the rectum, allowing for easier transmission of harmful viruses and

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    Geeta, deaf-mute girl stranded in Pakistan, denies she is married

    Karachi: Amid reports that Geeta, a deaf-mute Indian girl who accidentally crossed over to Pakistan 14 years ago, has a husband and a son waiting for her at her native village, the 23-year-old has denied that she ever got married.

  • Hardik Patel

    Hardik Patel detained before Rajkot ODI

    Rajkot : The Rajkot police on Sunday detained Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) leader Hardik Patel as he was protesting outside the Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium before the start of the third ODI match between South Africa and India. The city administration had yesterday banned mobile internet services in the district, ahead of Patel threatening to stage a protest at the cricket stadium during the match. The 22-year-old leader had said they have got