Free Press Journal
  • Celine Dion’s husband’s funeral at their wedding spot

    Los Angeles: The funeral of Celine Dion’s husband Renac Angaclil, who lost his life to cancer earlier this week, will be held at the church where he married the singer. The 73-year-old music manager’s memorial will take place on January 22 at the Notre-Dame Basilica in Montreal, reports “

  • Facebook post lands Tennessee man in jail for 15 years

    Washington: Believe it or not, a Facebook post has landed a man based in Tennessee in jail for 15 years. According to a Daily Times and a BGR News report, Malik, First Born as Allah Farrad, was charged for being a convicted felon in possession of a gun based on a Facebook selfie.

  • Chidambaram

    Economic growth to be lower than 7 pc in 2015-16: Chidambaram

    New Delhi: The economic growth is likely to be below 7 per cent in 2015-16 fiscal as against the NDA government’s latest forecast of 7.1 per cent, former Finance Minister P Chidambaram said today. “You (government) began the year promising 8.5 per cent growth (for 2015-16), you are ending the year, hoping that you will get 7.1 per cent growth. Let me take the risk of making a prediction, my sense is that

  • Steve Harvey had `sleepless nights` post Miss Universe blunder

    Melbourne: It appears that TV host Steve Harvey has not been able to come out of his Miss Universe flub where he announced and crowned the wrong winner, as he revealed he could not sleep following his mistake. In a recent interview, the 58-year-old host admitted that his mistake had caused him lot of sleepless nights, adding that he could not go on with his other interviews without talking to Miss Colombia Ariadna

  • `Confident` Kyrgios downplays injury, says ready `for whatever comes`

    Melbourne: Downplaying the seriousness of his leg injury, controversial Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios has insisted that he ready and confident for the upcoming Australian Open. Kyrgios claims that after his quarter-finals defeat to world number two Andy Murray last season, he has now improved and feels more confident about himself . The 29th seed said that when he lost against Murray, it almost felt like he was exhausted and was mentally and physically

  • Selfie

    Men over 30 are outdoing women with their selfies

    London: Posting a selfie after age 40 is pretty much a global taboo, but in the over-30s, more men post selfies on Instagram than women, according to a study.

  • Man accused of financing Jakarta attacks arrested

    Jakarta: Indonesian police announced today they had arrested a man they believe financed the deadly Jakarta attacks, alleging the suspect received the funds from the Islamic State group (IS). National police chief Badrodin Haiti said 12 suspects had been detained in nationwide raids since Thursday’s attacks, including one accused of bankrolling the suicide bombings and shootings that left seven dead. “One of the people detained had received financial transfers from ISIS to fund the operation,” he told reporters, using another acronym for

  • Apple

    Apple to charge for iTunes Radio from Jan. 28

    Washington: American multinational technology company Apple has sent out an email to its customers that iTunes Radio, the company’s answer to Pandora, will no longer be free.

  • Maldives jailed ex-prez Nasheed allowed UK treatment: Govt

    Male: Maldives former president Mohamed Nasheed, serving a 13-year jail sentence on terror charges, has been granted permission to travel to UK for surgery, government announced today. “The government of Maldives has granted permission to former president Nasheed to travel to UK to undergo surgery, at his request,” the foreign ministry said on its official Twitter account.Nasheed, 48, had sought permission to travel abroad for a surgery on his back, but the government had repeatedly denied the request insisting that

  • Smartphone

    Le Superphones support built-in IR blaster, cast screen feature

    New Delhi: LeEco formerly known as Letv, is the leading internet company which has introduced its Super products with vertically integrated ecosystem platforms, content, terminal and applications that are reported to come embedded with distinctive features like IR blaster and cast screen.

  • Styling Tabu for ‘Fitoor’ was great, says Manish Malhotra

    New Delhi: Celebrated fashion designer Manish Malhotra, who has styled Tabu for the forthcoming film “Fitoor”, considers her a “fantastic” actress and found the experience of working with her “great”. Malhotra was earlier supposed to style veteran diva Rekha for the film, but then Tabu stepped into the role. The designer added that it was a “great experience” to work with Tabu. “I was doing Rekhaji’s costume… we had many meetings and

  • Buddhadeb calls upon Cong, Left parties to join hands

    Singur (WB): Virtually launching the campaign for the ensuing assembly election in West Bengal, former chief minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee today called upon Congress and other Left parties to join hands with the CPI(M) to defeat Trinamool Congress and indicated that industrialisation would be a major issue.

  • No stir against ‘elder brother’ on Ram temple till UP polls-Togadia

    Bengaluru: VHP leader Pravin Togadia today said there would be no agitation against “elder brother” Narendra Modi-led Centre for building Ram temple in Ayodhya till the completion of Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections, due next year, as the outfit did not want to politicise the issue.

  • Sooraj Pancholi wins Best Debut Award, thanks fans for support

    Mumbai :Sooraj Pancholi, who forayed into Bollywood with superstar Salman Khan’s production “Hero”, is elated about receiving the Filmfare Best Debut (Male) Award. He has thanked his fans for the “support”. “I thank all the people who have supported me! Each and everyone of you! I coudn’t have done this without you,” tweeted Sooraj after winning the award on Friday night. The event saw actress Bhumi Pednekar bag the Best Debut (Female) for

  • Can’t let our guard down in any manner: Rajnath on ISIS

    New Delhi: Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday held a day long interaction with the concerned national intelligence and investigative agencies and law enforcement officers of 12 State Governments and the Union Territory of Delhi to discuss issues relating to DAESH, also known as ISIL or ISIS.  Senior officials of the Union Home Ministry also participated.

  • After 30 years, another Gandhi scion walks in Dharavi slums

    Mumbai: Almost 30 years after late prime minister Rajiv Gandhi visited Dharavi, once ranked as Asia’s biggest slum, his son and Congress vice president took out a padayatra (walk) in the same areas here on Saturday.

  • GST Taxes

    GST will be cleared when govt agrees to our terms: Rahul

    Mumbai: Rahul Gandhi today said that the Congress will support the Goods and Services Tax bill in Parliament and help pass it in just “15 minutes” once government accepts the conditions set by his party. The Congress Vice President said a “compromise with the government is possible on GST, it is by siting across the table, the government is not taking it”.

  • mahindra kuv 100

    Flipkart, M&M in tie-up for online bookings of KUV100

    Bengaluru: E-commerce giant Flipkart today announced an exclusive tie-up with Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd for online bookings of the newly launched KUV100. The bookings for the compact SUV will open from midnight January 18, the two companies said.