Free Press Journal
  • Malaysia hopeful of finding missing MH370

    Kuala Lumpur:  Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak on Tuesday said that his country remains hopeful of finding Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 two years after the plane went missing. Malaysian lawmakers observed a moment of silence as the country marked the second anniversary of the missing of the Boeing 777, which disappeared on March 8, 2014, en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing with 239 people on board, Xinhua reported.

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    Women shouldn’t be burdened by expectations: Aditi Rao Hydari

    New Delhi: Actress Aditi Rao Hydari feels women should follow their heart and not conform to the expectations of the society. The 29-year-old “Wazir” star has shot for an online dance video that celebrates womanhood.

  • UN arbitration on South China Sea ‘tainted’: China

    Beijing:  Terming the UN’s arbitration on a raging territorial dispute in the South China Sea as “tainted”, China today asserted that will not honour the outcome of the tribunal in the strategically vital area. “The Philippines stubbornness is clearly the result of the behind scenes instigation and political manoeuvring,” Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said at his annual press conference, in a veiled attack on the US for its backing to the Philippines and the maritime neighbours of China in

  • Virat Kohli makes it ‘bigger’ on International Women’s Day

    New Delhi: Every woman in this world is over-loaded with wishes from everywhere as March 8 is marked as International Women’s Day to celebrate their existence. Virat Kohli, like every other person took to his Twitter handle to share his thoughts on this day, but what makes his post special is his wit and humour.

  • Coal stock increases in some mines on regulated lifting: CIL

    New Delhi: State-owned Coal India today said the stock in some of its mines has increased due to regulated lifting by the power producers. “Due to regulated lifting by the power Houses, coal stock has increased in some of the mines of Coal India Ltd,” the PSU said in a filing to BSE.

  • US ‘disappointed’ over India denying visa to USCIRF

    Washington: The US is not afraid of talking to India over the issue of religious freedom, a top State Department official has said as he expressed “disappointment” over India’s decision not to give visa to members of a US religious commission. “We are aware that visas were not issued by the Indian embassy to members of the US Commission of International Religious Freedom commissioners, who were planning to travel to India on the fourth of March, and we are disappointed

  • Want to appear intelligent? Get more sleep!

    London: Getting a good night’s sleep may not only remove your tiredness, but also make you appear more intelligent, according to a new study. Researchers at the University of St Andrews in the UK have found that getting enough sleep may help individuals appear more intelligent to their teachers and prospective employers by influencing their neutral expression.

  • Karisma Kapoor appears in SC for divorce proceedings

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court will hear a plea by Sanjay Kapur, estranged husband of Bollywood actor Karisma Kapoor, seeking transfer of their divorce proceedings from Mumbai to Delhi, alleging that he was getting threat calls from the underworld.

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    Rs 40+ crore that divides Deepika and Salman…

    The 2016 theme for International Women’s Day is “Planet 50-50 by 2030: Step It Up for Gender Equality”. The Free Press Journal explores this equality with women who have tried to empower themselves

  • Difficult to replace Pollard, Narine: West Indies skipper Sammy

    Kolkata: West Indies captain Darren Sammy believes it will be difficult to replace the likes of Sunil Narine and Kieron Pollard who are not going to be part of the side in the Twenty 20 World Cup cricket tournament. Spinner Narine has been reported for a suspected bowling action and has not been able to correct it before the tournament, while all-rounder Pollard has opted out with an injury.

  • Juhi Chawla on women in India and in our cinema

    “The status of women in India was always high. Why else would we have temples dedicated to DEVIs??? In many parts of India, it was a matriarchal society. Though a woman’s place was considered to be at home she was respected for her place in the family. And her views were sought. Today though we call ourselves modern and developed, I wonder if we truly are … Or are we regressing? Today

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    Emraan Hashmi reveals why he signed Azhar

    Emraan Hashmi, who will now be seen playing the role of former captain of Indian cricket team Mohammad Azharuddin, has undergone extensive training to play the role. Talking about his experience, the Murder star recently revealed that he regards his upcoming release Azhar as his most challenging film till date.

  • Penguin to publish Disney books in India

    New Delhi: Disney’s iconic Mickey and Friends characters as well as – Aladdin, Peter Pan, Pinocchio, Dumbo and the cast of ‘The Jungle Book’ will now be published in the country by Penguin Random House which today announced the launch with Disney India’s Consumer Products business.

  • PIL filed in Allahabad HC challenging Muzaffarnagar riots’ report

    Lucknow: A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) has been filed in the Lucknow Bench of the Allahabad High Court, challenging Justice Vishnu Sahai Commission’s report on the Muzaffarnagar riots.  The PIL has been filed by Allama Zafar Naqvi.

  • J&K files FIR against scribe for Facebook post 

    Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir’s criminal investigation department (CID) late Monday evening registered a first information report (FIR) against a journalist for posting inflammatory content on his Facebook social networking account.