Free Press Journal
  • Ayushmaan Khurrana

    Feel naked without my beard Ayushmann Khurrana

    Mumbai: Actor Ayushmann Khurrana, who will be seen sporting a beard in upcoming film “Manmarziyan”, has finally cut it and says he is feeling “naked” without it.

  • Ajay Devgn shoots ‘Shivaay’ at Balkan mountains

    Mumbai: Actor Ajay Devgn’s highly anticipated project “Shivaay” will feature the scenic locales of Balkan mountains of Bulgaria. Ajay, who is currently busy shooting for the film in Bulgaria, took to Twitter on Friday to share a photograph of the set location on the Balkan mountains.

  • Kids as young as seven found sexting at school: Report

    London: Children as young as seven are engaged in sexting at school, and most teachers know about the extent of social media abuse among pupils, says a report by a Britain-based teachers’ union.

  • Vidya Balan

    Biopic on Indira Gandhi stuck in legal issues

    Mumbai:  Director Manish Gupta, who is making a biopic on former Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, is currently working on sorting out legal issues involved in the project. The “Rahasya” fame director is ready with the script for the biopic.

  • Vitamin C rich diet may slow down cataracts

    London: Eating a diet rich in vitamin C may slow the progression of cataract — a condition that may lead to blindness, reveals a study, adding that environmental factors and diet also influence cataract more than genetic factors.

  • Mira can do whatever she wants in her life Pankaj Kapur

    New Delhi: There have been speculations about Mira Rajput gearing up for her Bollywood debut since she got married to actor Shahid Kapoor. And Shahid’s father and noted actor Pankaj Kapur says he will “support” her choice regardless of what she opts for.

  • Exercise may delay brain aging by 10 years

    New York: Want to keep a sharp memory in old age? A study has found that moderate to intense regular exercise in old age may delay brain aging by 10 years.

  • Govt’s attitude in Parl is that of confrontation: Congress

    New Delhi:  Congress today accused the government of having a “confrontational” attitude inside Parliament, saying the Narendra Modi dispensation was still far way from reaching out to the Opposition. The party also dismissed suggestions that Prime Minister Modi following Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Twitter was a “positive sign”. “One does not see even faint signs of government approaching the Opposition …Its attitude inside Parliament is not one of dialogue, but that

  • Yeast diversity may explain difference in chocolate taste

    New York: Do you love Swiss chocolates more than those from Indonesia? You may thank diverse yeast population for that particular taste as researchers have found that those differences may play an important role in the characteristics of chocolate and coffee from different parts of the world.

  • Student shout slogans demanding resignation of HRD Minister Smriti Irani as they are detained during a protest against the death of Hyderabad's student Rohith Vemula in New Delhi on Wednesday.

    HCU row Demand for immediate release of arrested students

    Hyderabad: Kin of deceased dalit research scholar Rohit Vemula today demanded immediate unconditional release of 25 students and two faculty members of Hyderabad Central University who were arrested in connection with incidents of vandalism at the VC’s lodge and stone pelting on police personnel on March 22.

  • Beijing establishes joint research centre on South China Sea

    Beijing: China has established a joint research centre on the South China Sea to strengthen academic and institutional exchanges and promote countries in the region to jointly maintain peace and stability in the region.

  • Gold

    Jewellers protest AIBJSF to hand over shop keys to FM

    New Delhi: Jewellery industry body AIBJSF today decided to continue their strike for an indefinite period against imposition of 1 per cent excise duty on non-silver jewellery and announced plans to hand over keys of their shops to Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.

  • Mozambique debris almost certainly from missing MH370 plane

    Sydney/Kuala Lumpur: Two pieces of plane debris found in Mozambique are “almost certainly” from MH370, Australia and Malaysia have announced, reigniting hopes of solving the world’s biggest aviation mystery more than two years after the jet vanished over the Indian Ocean.

  • AI flyers to get higher compensation for injury, loss of baggage

    New Delhi: Air passengers will now get higher compensation that could amount up to Rs 1 crore in the event of death, injury, loss of baggage or inordinate delay in flights, with an amended legislation coming into force.

  • Tax

    ITR forms for AY 2016-17 to be notified early April

    New Delhi: Finance Ministry is likely to notify by first week of April new income tax return forms for Assessment Year 2016-17 which will more or less be similar to the one that was filed by assessees last year. As many as 93 per cent of the individual assessees file income tax returns online and the tax department has been working on simplification of income tax return (ITR) forms.

  • Increased dietary vitamin C may protect against cataract

    London: Higher intake of vitamin C in the diet may potentially prevent progression of cataract, a new study in twins has found. Cataract is a common condition in which the lens of the eye becomes cloudy as a result of oxidation over time. Whilst this is a natural part of ageing for many, for others it is more severe and causes blurred vision, glare and dazzle that cannot be corrected by glasses or

  • Freedom 251: FIR against Ringing Bells owner

    Noida: Noida Police has registered a case of cheating against the owner of Ringing Bells who had offered to sell the world’s cheapest smartphone following a complaint filed by BJP leader Kirit Somaiya. The police registered the case under Section 420 (cheating) of IPC and the IT Act on Tuesday. The owner of Ringing Bells Mohit Goel and company president Ashok Chaddha have been named in the FIR, police said.