Free Press Journal
  • beijing-pollution

    2nd red alert for Beijing smog comes into effect

    Beijing: Bracing for this year’s worst smog in the next four days, the Chinese capital has initiated a host of measures, including issuing its second-ever red alert that came into effect today, to tackle the new bout of air pollution in the city of over 22 million population.

  • Sushma Swaraj

    Taking ties with Pak forward has been tough: Sushma

    New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has said that taking forward ties with Pakistan has been her most challenging task, while detailing the NDA Government’s foreign policy initiatives over the last 18 months.

  • Why is Raj Babbar always missing from Smita’s functions

    It has happened before on several occasions. Actor-parliamentarian Raj Babbar is hardly ever part of events to honour the memory of his legendary wife Smita Patil. Recently, a book on Smita by journalist Maithili Rao was released. While Smita and Raj’s son Prateik attended along with many prominent admirers and friends of the actress Raj was conspicuous by his absence.

  • Germany pledged millions to Warner for vote – report

    Berlin: Germany’s football association promised a package worth millions of euros to secure a crucial vote from disgraced official Jack Warner for its bid to host the 2006 World Cup, Der Spiegel said.

  • Dushmantha Chameera’s blitz puts Sri Lanka on top

    Hamilton: Sri Lanka fought their way back into the second Test against New Zealand with a destructive burst by young quick Dushmantha Chameera on day two in Hamilton today.

  • Yakub Memon

    Maharashtra : BJP-Sena bickering, charges against ministers made news

    Mumbai: Bickerings in ruling BJP-Shiv Sena alliance with the rift many a time on public display, allegations against several ministers, farmers’ woes, Yakub Memon hanging and dance bar-related issues dominated headlines in Maharashtra in 2015.

  • Aftab-Shivdasani

    Discussed ‘Kyaa Kool Hai Hum 3’ script with my wife: Aftab

    Mumbai: Actor Aftab Shivdasani says when the script of his upcoming adult-comedy “Kyaa Kool Hai Hum 3” was offered to him he discussed it with his wife. Aftab, who has earlier worked in raunchy comedies like “Masti” and “Grand Masti”, plays an adult movie star in “Kyaa Kool Hai Hum 3” along with actor Tusshar Kapoor. “I didn’t discuss the script with family and friends because they trust me But I did discuss it with my wife and she was

  • rakeysh mehra

    Rakeysh Mehra brings Pakistani singer Saieen Zahoor to India

    A near-legend in his lifetime this Pakistani Sufi singer who has dedicated his voice to God and who refused to record his singing until 2006, has been coaxed to sing by filmmaker Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra in his love legend Mirzya.

  • Agrarian crisis brewing in Cuddalore’s hinterland, post-rains

    Cuddalore (TN): An agrarian crisis is silently brewing in the hinterland of Cuddalore district of Tamil Nadu after being caught in a swirl of repeated disasters over the years like Tsunami, cyclones and recent rains and floods which have battered the crops, cattle and infrastructure.

  • It’s a wrap for PeeCee’s ‘Quantico’

    New Delhi: Priyanka Chopra, who was shooting in Montreal for her American sitcom ‘Quantico,’ will be soon returning to the country as the shooting schedule for the ABC hit has been wrapped up.

  • Neerja-Sonam Kapoor

    Sonam Kapoor-starrer ‘Neerja’s trailer crosses 1m views

    New Delhi: Within one day of its release the trailer of Sonam Kapoor starrer ‘Neerja’ has crossed one million views on Youtube. Making the big announcement, the 30-year-old actress took to her Instagram and posted a poster from the flick that read, “Celebrating 1 million views on the fearless story of Neerja.”

  • National Herald case: ‘Truth shall prevail’, says Congress

    New Delhi : The Congress Party on Saturday said that path of truth is always the correct path and the grand old party along with its leaders (Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi) has always walked the path of truth.

  • Activating ‘good’ fat can curb obesity

    New York: The body’s ability to harness heat production by converting white fat cells which store calories into beige (good) fat cells that burn energy, can help fight obesity, a new study reveals.

  • UAE sending Colombian mercenaries to Yemen

    Bogota: The United Arab Emirates has secretly sent some 300 Colombian mercenaries to fight for it in Yemen, paying handsomely to recruit a private army of well-trained, battle-hardened South American soldiers. The sources, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said the Colombians’ experience fighting leftist guerrillas and drug traffickers in their home country made them attractive recruits for the UAE, whose relatively inexperienced army is part of an Arab coalition helping Yemen’s government fight a war against Huthi rebels.

  • Bernie Sanders

    Sanders sues Democratic party for blocking access to database

    Washington: Presidential aspirant Senator Bernie Sanders has sued his own Democratic party for blocking his campaign from accessing its digital database considered essential to run his electioneering. In a lawsuit, Sanders alleged his campaign is losing USD 600,000 in donations each day as it cannot access the Democratic Party’s data.

  • Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

    Stop indulging in heritage-politics: Naqvi to Cong

    New Delhi : Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi accused the Congress of indulging in heritage-politics and said that the grand old party must stop leaning on Nehru and Gandhi.