Free Press Journal
  • Anupam Kher starts shooting for ‘Sense8’ season two

    Mumbai: Veteran actor Anupam Kher is “happy” to start shooting for the second season of the American science fiction drama web television series “Sense8”. The popular series is created, written and executive-produced by Lilly and Lana Wachowski and J. Michael Straczynski.  The 61-year-old says it’s a joy to be a part of the series.

  • Ideological victory for BJP in nationalism debate: Jaitley

    New Delhi: Vowing to take forward the “ideological battle” on nationalism, Union Minister Arun Jaitley today said BJP has won the first round as people who raised anti-India slogans till now have been forced to say “Jai Hind, if not Bharat mata ki jai”.

  • T-Rex hands new selfie craze

    London: Exploring new pose for selfies? Thighbrows and duckface poses are things of the past. The new Tyrannosaurus rex (T.rex) hands pose is the latest trend, the media reported on Thursday. The selfie got its name because “if you zoom out and do it to both hands, you look kind of like a T-Rex”, explained Huda Kattan, Instagram celeb and beauty blogger, who started the trend and coined the term, reported metro.co.uk.

  • rota virus

    First vaccine against Rota virus launched in India

    Bhubaneshwar: Aiming to slash the prevalence of violence-borne diarrhoea, the health ministry on Saturday launched the Rota Virus vaccine here, which will be available free of cost at public healthcare facilities, initially in four states.

  • Bangladesh observes 45th Independence Day

    Dhaka: Bangladesh celebrates the 45th Independence today to pay tributes to the martyrs who laid down their lives for the country. Today is a public holiday in Bangladesh. It was on this day when Bangladesh broke the shackles of suppression of Pakistan. On March 26, 1971, Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman declared Bangladesh’s independence following the crackdown on unarmed Bangalis by the Pakistan occupation forces.

  • Sunny Leone’s ‘dream’ come true on ‘Raees’ set

    Mumbai: Actress Sunny Leone, who was at the set of superstar Shah Rukh Khan starrer “Raees”, says this was the first time at a film shoot where she “kept wanting to pinch herself” just to see if it was a dream or a mere reality. Sunny, who was last seen on the silver screen in director Milap Zaveri’s adult comedy film “Mastizaade”, tweeted after filmmaker Ritesh Sidhwani, who is producing “Raees” shared that

  • Ex-greats want major overhaul of Pakistan after World T20 exit

    Johannesburg: Former Pakistan cricketers has called for a major overhaul within the national cricket squad after the Shahid Afridi-led side made an early exit from the ongoing World T20 in India. Pakistan failed to replicate their dominant win over Bangladesh in the opening match as they went on to lose three consecutive matches against fierce rivals India, New Zealand and Australia to get themselves knocked out of the T20 format’s pinnacle tournament.

  • ‘ElektroCouture and Friends’ to make Indian debut at LFW Summer-Resort 2016

    Mumbai: Technology is definitely transcending the Indian fashion industry in a big way and giving this trend a new high, the runway of Lakme Fashion Week (LFW) Summer-Resort 2016 is going to witness the Indian debut of ‘ElektroCouture and Friends’ showcasing bespoke innovative electronic wearable technology.

  • Moons of Saturn may be younger than dinosaurs

    Washington: Some of Saturn’s icy moons as well as its famous rings might be modern adornments, and their dramatic birth may have taken place a mere hundred million years ago, more recent than the reign of many dinosaurs, a new study suggests. “Moons are always changing their orbits. That is inevitable. But that fact allows us to use computer simulations to tease out the history of Saturn’s inner moons,” said Matija Cuk from the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI) in the

  • Heart attack patients getting younger, more obese

    Washington: Patients suffering the most severe type of heart attack have become younger, obese and more likely to have preventable risk factors such as smoking, high blood pressure and diabetes, researchers including one of Indian-origin have found. The study analysed heart disease risk factors among more than 3,900 patients who were treated for ST-elevation myocardial infarction, or ST segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI) – the most severe and deadly type of heart attack – at Cleveland Clinic in the US between

  • Islamic State suicide bomber kills 30 in Iraq

    Hilla (Iraq): At least 30 people were killed and several injured after a suicide bomber blew himself up at a football match in a village near Iskandariyah city south of Baghdad yesterday. “They were just handing the trophy to the winners when the suicide attacker blew himself up in the crowd,” the Express Tribune quoted a police captain as saying to the media.

  • Sanders presses Clinton as 3 western states vote today

    Washington: US states Alaska, Hawaii and Washington take their turn voting today in the Democratic presidential nominating contest, with Hillary Clinton unlikely to deliver a knockout blow against resilient rival Bernie Sanders. The trio of western caucuses marks a chance for Vermont Senator Sanders, a self-described democratic socialist, to chisel away at Clinton’s formidable lead in the delegate count.

  • Your name can give you a longer life

    Washington D.C.: A new research which examined three million death certificates from 1802 to 1970 revealed that black men with historically distinctive black names such as Elijah and Moses lived a year longer, on average, than the other black men. The study, co-authored by Michigan State University economist Lisa D. Cook, is one of the first to find benefits of having a racially distinctive name. Other studies that looked at current black names

  • S Korean activists launch anti-Pyongyang leaflets

    Paju: South Korean activists launched tens of thousands of anti-Pyongyang leaflets into North Korea on today, amid heightened tensions on the divided peninsula, using a propaganda tool that usually sparks threats of reprisals. Conservative activists, including many North Korean defectors, have been carrying out leafleting exercises using giant gas-filled balloons for years.

  • Modi in Assam: I am not fighting Gogoi but poverty and corruption

    Tinsukia: Wooing voters in Assam with a promise of “fast, all-round development”, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said his fight was not against Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi but against “poverty, corruption and destruction” of the state under Congress rule.

  • MKU to unveil combat system, EO devices at ‘Defexpo 2016’

    New Delhi: MKU, one of India’s largest private sector defence exporter and manufacturer of ballistic protection solutions and electro optic systems will be unveiling the Network Centric Integrated Combat System for Soldiers (NICS) at the Defexpo 2016 exhibition being held at Goa, India.

  • Mahindra NuvoSport: What to Expect

    Mahindra has finally revealed that the replacement for the Quanto will be called the ‘NuvoSport’. The sub-4 metre compact SUV will be launched on April 04, 2016. Let us take a quick look at what the NuvoSport could bring to the table and how it will impact its rivals.

  • BMW Might Assemble Mini Convertible in India

    Within days of the Mini Cooper convertible launch, BMW has said that it is willing to produce the car in India. The only hindrance to doing so is the lack of sales. Currently, Mini convertibles are brought in India as Completely Built Units (CBU).

  • Akshay Kumar

    Akshay Kumar shoots with Rajinikanth in Delhi

    With Akshay Kumar’s diabolic villainous look revealed in Shankar’s 2: 0 (Robot 2), the film’s shooting has taken off in Delhi in a big way. According to sources close to the film, a large chunk of the film’s action scenes would be shot in the capital.