Free Press Journal
  • Lionel Richie to get musical tribute at Grammys

    Los Angeles: Luke Bryan, John Legend, Demi Lovato and Meghan Trainor will pay tribute to four-time Grammy winner Lionel Richie at the 58th Annual Grammy Awards.

  • NHRC issues notice to Delhi govt over hospitals not admitting patient

    New Delhi: The National Human Rights Commission, in yet another case of refusal to admit a serious patient in Delhi hospitals, has observed that it is not clear why the patient cannot be temporarily admitted in any other general ward or ICU of any other specialty in case of shortage of a bed in a particular wing of a hospital?

  • Myanmar military plane crash

    Four feared dead in Myanmar military plane crash

    Naypyidaw: At least four Myanmar military personnel were feared dead after a small air force propeller plane crashed shortly after take off in the capital Naypyidaw Wednesday, official sources said. The Beechcraft passenger plane, which was carrying five crew members and believed to be on a routine patrol, went down in agricultural land near the airport.

  • India women hockey

    India start favourites in women’s hockey summit clash

    Guwahati: Having entered the final after mauling their opponents mercilessly, India are expected to comfortably walk away with the gold when they take on Sri Lanka in the summit clash of the women’s hockey here on Thursday.

  • Suicide

    HC rejects plea for 2nd post mortem of girl student

    Chennai: Madras High Court today dismissed a petition seeking a fresh autopsy on the body of one of the three girl students of a naturopathy college in Villupuram who allegedly committed suicide recently.

  • Working in Hollywood not everybody’s cup of tea

    Mumbai: Bollywood star Arjun Kapoor says actors need to be very secure in their career before taking a leap to Hollywood as it is difficult to start from the scratch.

  • Airports

    Security beefed up at IGI after threat call

    New Delhi: Security agencies today went into a tizzy after the call centre at the Indira Gandhi International Airport here received an anonymous call about the presence of a “terrorist”.

  • Charlize Theron

    Charlize Theron as villain in ‘Fast 8’?

    Los Angeles: Oscar-winning actress Charlize Theron is in talks to join the cast of upcoming action film “Fast 8”, as a new villain.

  • ‘Deadpool’ sequel already in works

    Los Angeles: Ryan Reynolds starrer superhero film “Deadpool” is yet to hit theatres, but a sequel is already in works with the producers giving a green light to the project.

  • ‘Tremendous demand for dubbed English films in India’

    Chennai: There is an incredible demand for dubbed entertainment content in the country, says Sashi Kumar and his team of writers who have lent the magic of words to the trailer of the Tamil and Telugu dubbed versions of Ryan Reynolds-starrer “Deadpool”.  Sashi represents Sound and Vision India, the country’s biggest film dubbing company.

  • Google

    Google’s ‘flood alerts’ to help save lives

    New Delhi: In the past, search giant Google has always tried to help people at the time of crisis like the Chennai floods and the Nepal earthquake by quickly compiling a crisis response page. In yet another bid to make critical information more accessible during natural disasters, the technology giant will soon make public emergency alerts for floods available in India.

  • Visva Bharati: HRD Ministry sends VC file again to President

    New Delhi: HRD Ministry has again sent the file recommending dismissal of Visva Bharati Vice Chancellor Sushanta Dattagupta to President Pranab Mukherjee after the Law Ministry and Attorney General backed its view in the matter.

  • Sunil Gavaskar

    Defeat was a very, very good wake-up call: Gavaskar

    Pune: The defeat to a depleted Sri Lanka in the first T20 international was a good wake-up call for the Indians, according to former captain Sunil Gavaskar, who said the batsmen should have shown more respect given that the Lankan pace trio was an unknown proposition.

  • West Indies Cricket Board

    Contract crisis rocks West Indies ahead of World T20

    Kingston: A contract row threatened West Indies’ participation in the upcoming World T20 in India with the head of the region’s cricket board saying the players will be thrown off the squad for the big-ticket event if they do not agree to the financial terms by Sunday’s deadline.

  • Johnny Depp to star in ‘Invisible Man’ reboot

    Los Angeles: Hollywood star Johnny Depp is all set to star in Universal’s reboot of “Invisible Man”, which is based on HG Wells’ novel of the same title. The first big-screen adaptation arrived in 1933 with Claude Rains starring as a scientist who finds a way to become invisible.