Free Press Journal
  • Yasin Malik

    ‘Not hopeful of outcome on Kashmir issue’: Yasin Malik

    Srinagar: Expressing disappointment over Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government’s stand on the Kashmir issue, Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chairman Yasin Malik on Wednesday dubbed the fresh dialogue between India and Pakistan as one initiated due to compulsion and said that it would not yield any positive outcome.

  • Himachal BJP delegation meets Prez, seeks CM’s removal

    New Delhi: A delegation of prominent Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders from Himachal Pradesh called on President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday to apprise him of “serious corruption charges” levelled against Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh, while demanding his removal.

  • ‘Traumatised’ Congress will have to answer for stalling Parliament: BJP

    New DelhiP: Minister of State for Parliamentary Affiars Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Wednesday said the Congress is still in a state of trauma in the wake of its shocking general election defeat in 2014, and that is why it was not allowing parliament to function.

  • Tony Abbott

    West should ‘proclaim superiority over Islam’: Tony Abbott

    Sydney: Deposed Australian prime minister Tony Abbott declared today “cultures are not all equal” and the West should proclaim its superiority over Islam which he said has a “massive problem”, in comments slammed as divisive.

  • Raj Thackeray

    Smart City project being used as a tool to deceive people: Raj

    Mumbai: MNS President Raj Thackeray today termed as a “farce” Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s pet ‘Smart City’ project saying developing cities is the prerogative of municipal corporations and the Centre should not disturb their work. “The Smart City project is nothing but a farce that is being used as a political tool to deceive people. What is the need for the Centre to intervene and create disturbance when developing cities is the prerogative

  • Teen Suicide

    1,384 Indians committed suicide abroad in last 3 years: Govt

    New Delhi: 1,384 Indians allegedly committed suicide abroad in the last three years with the maximum of 541 in United Arab Emirates (UAE). Replying to a question in Lok Sabha, Minister of State of Overseas Indian Affairs V K Singh said a total of 497 Indians committed suicide in 2013, 451 in 2014 and 436 ended their lives till December 4, this year. As per details provided by the Minister based on information

  • Shah Rukh Khan

    Shah Rukh, Salman shoot ‘Bigg Boss Nau’

    Mumbai: Shah Rukh Khan, who is all set to make his debut on Salman Khan-hosted “Bigg Boss Nau” for promoting upcoming film “Dilwale”, has shot the promo of the celebrity reality show with the “Bajrangi Bhaijaan” star. After years of cold war between them, Shah Rukh, 50, and Salman, 49, are back as friends and have often been seen heaping praise on each other.

  • Donald Trump

    Donald Trump sticks to his guns on barring Muslims from US

    Washington: In the face of widespread criticism from across the political spectrum, Republican presidential frontrunner stuck to his guns over his controversial call to bar Muslims from entering the US.

  • Kajol

    Too much pressure on actresses to look a certain way: Kajol

    New Delhi: Bollywood diva Kajol, returning to the big screen after a gap of five years with “Dilwale”, believes there is too much pressure on actresses to look good which often takes the attention away from their work. “There is too much pressure to look a certain way and it is wrong. Somewhere down the line you don’t have a life beyond that. Every morning you are getting up and getting dressed. It

  • farhan akhtar

    Farhan Akhtar sings for ‘Wazir’

    Mumbai: Actor-singer Farhan Akhtar, who has previously sung in films like “Rock On!!”, “Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara” and “Dil Dhadakne Do”, on Wednesday recorded a special song titled “Atrangi yaari” for his forthcoming release “Wazir”. The song in question is the crux of the film. It talks about unusual friendships, which is also the theme of the film.

  • legend of tarzan

    First images of ‘The Legend of Tarzan’ unveiled

    Los Angeles: The first official look at actors Alexander Skarsgard and Margot Robbie in the David Yates-directorial “The Legend of Tarzan” has been unveiled. Warner Bros has released two photographs which give a look at Skarsgard’s title character and Robbie’s Jane, reports aceshowbiz.com.

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    Patil a ‘wholly unreliable’ witness in Salman case: HC

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court today doubted the evidence of Ravindra Patil, former police bodyguard of Bollywood star Salman Khan and witness in the 2002 hit-and-run case, observing that he was “wholly unreliable.” Justice A R Joshi said this while dictating the verdict in the appeal filed by the actor against the five-year sentence awarded to him by a Mumbai sessions court on May 6 this year.

  • FIFA, Alibaba reach 8-year presenting partnership of Club World Cup

    Tokyo: World football’s governing body FIFA and Chinese e-commerce major Alibaba Group have reached an eight-year agreement on presenting the Most Valuable Player (MVP) award at each match during the Club World Cup tournament beginning this year.

  • PFRDA asks govt to give tax incentives, expand pension cover

    New Delhi: The government should consider giving tax incentives to pension sector and expand its coverage to include people in the informal sector as they do not have any universal social security net, PFRDA Chairman Hemant G Contractor said today. “We have sought parity in any tax treatment for NPS (National Pension System) from the government. Then also waiver of service tax on the purchase of annuity.

  • UK Minister Javid launches Midlands Engine in India

    New Delhi: Sajid Javid, Britain’s Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills today launched the Midlands Engine initiative in New Delhi with FICCI Director General Dr. A Didar Singh.

  • mohandas pai

    Govt strategy to unearth black money is a joke: Mohandas Pai

    Hyderabad: Former Director of Infosys T V Mohandas Pai today said the Centre’s strategy to unearth black money is a “joke” as the government does not have a policy, legal and intelligence muscle required to book the offenders and put them in jail without delay.