Free Press Journal
  • 269 dead in Tamil Nadu, Chennai under water

    Chennai: Millions struggled to cope with lack of basic necessities on Thursday as floods caused by the heaviest rains in some 100 years kept Chennai under a sheet of water, leaving 269 people dead. The army, navy and air force continued to rescue people stranded across Chennai and supply food packets to the marooned. Although the showers subsided on Thursday morning, heavy rains have been forecast for the

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    Donald Trump criticises Barack Obama for focusing more on climate

    Washington: Leading Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has criticised US President Barack Obama for focusing on climate change rather than fighting the Islamic State as he praised Russia for launching air strikes on the dreaded outfit in Syria.

  • WCD asks Law ministry to start registration of sex offenders

    New Delhi: Women and Child Development Ministry today asked the Law Ministry to initiate mandatory registration of sex offenders by local police to keep them under surveillance and called for the enactment of a law for the same, ahead of the release of Nirbhaya gang-rape convict later this month. “In cases where the accused are convicted for committing heinous crimes, the orders of the court may also include mandatory requirement of registration of

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    People bashed me unnecessarily after ‘Humshakals’: Sajid Khan

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Sajid Khan says there was an “unnecessary” bashing after his last outing “Humshakals” as people were reviewing him and not his movie. The 2014 comedy was his second movie in a row which failed at the box office after “Himmatwala”.

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    Akki to bring back ‘Mujhse Shaadi Karoge’ magic with Salman

    New Delhi: If you were missing Salman Khan and Akshay Kumar’s ‘Mujhse Shaadi Karoge’ chemistry, then soon you will get a glimpse of it again as Akshay will host one episode of ‘Bigg Boss 9’ with the ‘Dabangg’ Khan.

  • SRK with Kajol

    SRK, Kajol go head to head in new `Dilwale` poster

    srk kajolNew Delhi: A new poster of Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol’s upcoming romantic flick ‘Dilwale’ has been released and this time the lead pair of the Rohit Shetty-directorial is going head to head.

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    Anushka Sharma uncovers dark side of B Town

    Karachi: Anushka Sharma has boldly opened up about the horrible sexism that exists in the Bollywood industry. In an interview with film critic Anupama Chopra, Anushka said that women in Bollywood are only required to look good and ‘interesting’ in a film, The Express Tribune reports.

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    Cheater ex-girlfriend made Will Smith famous

    Los Angeles: “Concussion” star Will Smith has revealed that a serious case of teenage heartbreak drove him to seek fame. “When I was 15, my girlfriend cheated on me. And from that moment, in this bizarre psychological twist, I wanted to be the most famous entertainer on Earth,” Smith, 47, said. At the time, he said, “I believed that your girlfriend couldn’t cheat on you.”

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    Mariah Carey doing well after flu

    New York: Singer Maria Carey, who was reportedly rushed to a hospital here after falling ill with a severe flu, is doing well now. The 45-year-old attended the Pier 1 “Christmas Pop Up Storybook” launch in SoHo Tuesday night and was the “ultimate professional”, reports

  • India in tatters at 139/6 at tea

    New Delhi: Skipper Virat Kohli’s promising innings was cut short by a freak dismissal as India were reeling at 139 for six at tea against South Africa in the fourth and final cricket Test, here today.

  • Shahrukh Khan

    May all have strength to fight Chennai deluge: SRK

    Mumbai: Superstar Shah Rukh Khan expressed concern over the Chennai floods, which have brought the city to a stand still. The 50-year-old actor “Chennai Express” star said he is praying for residents’ safety. “May God look after all our brothers and sisters in Chennai. Nature’s fury is strong may we all have the strength to fight it. Insha Allah,” Shah Rukh posted on Twitter.

  • Manoj Kumar out of hospital, doing ‘fine’ now

    Mumbai: Veteran actor Manoj Kumar, who was admitted to the Kokilaben hospital here 15 days ago is now back home and doing fine, a source close to the “Kranti” star has confirmed. “He was hospitalised 15 days back and he got discharged last night. He is fine now,” the source close to the actor told IANS here.

  • Mumbai Police

    Forgery case: Police seeks custodial interrogation of lawyer

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Police has approached a local court seeking permission for custodial interrogation of lawyer Ashok Saraogi in connection with an FIR filed against him for alleged forgery and cheating.

  • Devendra Fadnavis calls on Maharashtra Guv ahead of Winter session

    Mumbai: Amid speculations of a cabinet expansion, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today called on Governor Vidyasagar Rao at Raj Bhavan here ahead of the Winter Session of the state Legislature, which begins in Nagpur from Monday.

  • Petition filed to bring Kohinoor from UK to Pakistan

    Lahore: A petition has been filed in a Pakistani court asking the government to bring back Kohinoor diamond, the world famous precious stone which India has been trying to get from the UK.

  • NDRF doubles strength of rescue teams to 1,200

    New Delhi: NDRF teams have doubled the number of their rescuers in the rain and flood-battered Chennai and adjoining areas to 1,200 even as the force today decided to penetrate deep into the affected areas to aid the marooned.

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    Real Madrid face Cup expulsion, Barca kids hit six

    Madrid: Real Madrid face being thrown out of this season’s Copa del Rey after reportedly fielding an ineligible player in the first leg of their fourth round tie against Cadiz.