Free Press Journal
  • Omar Abdullah

    Was India made to talk Kashmir in Bangkok? Omar ABdullah

    Srinagar: Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today asked BJP to answer if India was “made to talk Kashmir” during the meeting between the National Security Advisors of the two countries in Bangkok as there was no mention of it when their prime ministers had met in Ufa.

  • US, India announce inauguration of WAI- India Chapter

    New Delhi : On the occasion of International Civil Aviation Day, U.S. Ambassador to India Richard Verma and Secretary Rajiv Nayan Choubey, Ministry of Civil Aviation, today jointly announced the inauguration of the Women in Aviation International (WAI) – India Chapter.

  • Powerful earthquake shakes Tajikistan

    Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan): A powerful earthquake has shaken Tajikistan, sending shockwaves to other Central Asian nations, but no casualties or damages have been reported immediately.

  • Demand in RS for cricket ties with Pak

    New Delhi: Demand for resumption of cricketing ties between India and Pakistan had an echo in Rajya Sabha today with a Congress member questioning why the government was not giving its nod to it. Rajiv Shukla, who is also IPL Commissioner, raised the issue in the context of a meeting between National Security Advisors of India and Pakistan in Bangkok yesterday, a week after Prime Ministers of the two countries met in Paris.

  • Genpact signs agreement with ICFAI Business School, Hyderabad

    Hyderabad: US-based BPO major, Genpact Ltd today announced it has inked an MoU with ICFAI Business School (IBS) here to develop an analytics &research programme for its students. This proprietary programme will leverage Genpact’s rich experience and broad suite of analytics solutions serving multiple banks globally, enabling students to gain experience on tools, business applications and the latest industry trends and expectations, the company said in a statement.

  • Mufti Mohammad Sayeed

    Indo-Pak NSA talks: It’s a good beginning, says Sayeed

    Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohmmad Sayeed today termed as a “good beginning” the talks between National Security Advisors of India and Pakistan and said the two sides appear to be on a reconciliation path to bridge the “huge trust deficit”. “It is welcome step and good beginning. We hope for success,” he told reporters here on the sidelines of a function at government hospital in Gandhinagar.

  • Opposition wins Venezuelan parliamentary elections

    Caracas: Venezuela’s opposition coalition has won a majority in parliament in Sunday’s legislative elections, the country’s National Electoral Council (CNE) said on Monday.

  • Mullaperiyar Dam water level: Kerala to take up with Centre

    Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala governmen will take up with Centre the state’s safety concern over rising water level in the Mullaperiyar reservoir at Idukki district with water level touching 141.8 feet. Answering a submission in the assembly on the issue by Opposition leader V S Achuthanandan, Home Minister Ramesh Chennithala said the government was closely monitoring the situation at the dam.

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    Emraan Hashmi to fund two kids suffering from cancer

    Bollywood celebrities have always gone out of their ways to help the ones who are less fortunate and are in need. There are many such celebrities who have helped the needy in some way or the other, without even uttering a word about the same.

  • This medal is a like a ‘tonic’ for Indian Hockey: SV Sunil

    New Delhi: India ace striker SV Sunil feels their win against defending champion Netherlands will work like a ‘tonic’ for Indian Hockey but said the team will have to work really hard on some areas to clinch a medal at Rio de Janeiro Olympics next year.

  • Anurag Kashyap

    Anurag Kashyap’s renames his thriller as RR2

    Readers may know that the film maker Anurag Kashyap had signed the actor par excellence Nawazuddin Siddiqui for his upcoming film titled Raman Raghav 2. This film was based on a serial killer. For the uninitiated, the notorious Raman Raghav happens to be one of the most dreaded criminals of the 1960s and 1970s era. But, now, with Sriram Raghavan releasing his documentary by the name of Raman Raghav, Anurag Kashyap quickly changed

  • V K Singh

    Cong raises V K Singh issue in LS in a different manner

    New Delhi: Congress, which is targeting minister V K Singh over the ‘dog’ remark, today raised the issue in Lok Sabha in a different way with party leader Mallikarjun Kharge protesting deletion of certain comments made by him on the issue last week. Kharge complained to Speaker Sumitra Mahajan during the Zero Hour that part of what he had said in the House on December 2 on issue related to Singh has not

  • Most filmmakers including myself have chosen to remain in the closet – Apurva Asrani

    Apurva Asrani one of Bollywood most accomplished film editors responsible for giving that compelling look to some of the most important films of contemporary times including Ram Gopal Varma’s Satya and Hansal Mehta’s Shahid, has now written the script for Hansal Mehta’s highly lauded Aligarh about a real-life professor who was humiliated and sacked for being a homosexual. In this interview Apurva while coming out on his sexuality explains what it means

  • Pollution in Delhi: Cong MP goes to Parliament wearing mask

    New Delhi: A Congress member today came to Parliament wearing a mask to draw attention to deteriorating air quality and pollution in Delhi. “Today, I thought I will walk to Parliament, but after reading reports in the newspaper that PM (particulate matter) level has increased drastically, I came wearing the mask,” Congress MP from Assam Gourav Gogoi told reporters.

  • Stubborn Proteas continue to frustrate India

    New Delhi: Indian bowlers struck crucial blows as a gritty South Africa posted 136/5 at tea on the final day of the fourth cricket Test at the Ferozeshah Kotla here on Monday.

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    Rajinikanth’s birthday celebrations cancelled

    The deluge in Tamil Nadu has caused far-reaching damages. The extent of the damages is yet to be known. But one immediate aftermath and casualty is superstar Rajinikant’s birthday celebrations which have now been completely cancelled.

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    Fatigued Farhan Akhtar to take a 3-month sabbatical

    It’s been a super-busy year for Farhan Akhtar. He has been shooting for two back-to-back films his sister Zoya’s Dil Dhadkne Do and Bejoy Nambiar’s Wazir. He has also been doing live music concerts, lending his name to various charitable causes and producing a number of films along with his partner Ritesh Sidhwani.

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    Chennai’s rescue operation is uncannily like Akshay Kumar’s Airlift

    Watching rescue efforts in Chennai by the Indian Airforce planes, Akshay Kumar felt a deep sense of deja vu. It reminded him of the scenes he had shot recently in Airlift, the film about rescue operations in Kuwait after Saddam Hussain’s attack.

  • Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi

    HC dismisses pleas of Gandhis in National Herald case

    New Delhi: In a blow to Congress President Sonia Gandhi and her son Rahul Gandhi, Delhi High Court today dismissed their pleas challenging summons issued to them in the National Herald case in which they have to appear before the trial court tomorrow. “Petitions are dismissed,” Justice Sunil Gaur said in his judgement while also declining another of their plea for exemption from personal appearance in the lower court.