Free Press Journal
  • Kejriwal opposes Centre’s move to privatise IDBI

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday opposed the proposed privatisation of the Industrial Development Bank of India (IDBI) and supported its continuation in the public sector.

  • HUEMN, Yogesh Chaudhary and Sneha Arora Created A Fashion Fantasy at Lakmé Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2016

    Mumbai: Working around an inspiration of a futuristic collection in another dimension, Yogesh Chaudhary’s ‘Surendri’ label presented the ‘Dot’ story at Lakmé Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2016. It was a glamorous cosmic journey through three galaxies as constellations, moon surfaces, scarred geometry and thermal radiation patterns, created an amazing mix of textures, silhouettes and innovative traditions.

  • Coal scam: Court allows ex-MoS Dilip Ray to travel abroad

    New Delhi: A special court today allowed former Union Minister of State for Coal Dilip Ray, an accused along with five others in a coal scam case, to travel to Thailand and China for some official work.

  • Britney Spears shuts #TBT contest down

    Washington D.C: Seems Britney Spears’ one is the best snap for the Throwback Thursday contest.

  • Delhi airport to shut one runway for repair work

    New Delhi: Fliers at the Indira Gandhi International Airport here are likely face tough time from next week as private operator DIAL has decided to temporarily shut the main runway for maintenance work. Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL) is set to undertake some necessary and preventive repair works on Runway 10/28, starting April 5, a statement said today.

  • Body shaming is really not cool, says Huma Qureshi

    New Delhi: Bollywood actress Huma Qureshi, who was recently seen at the Femina’s Style Diva, believes body shaming and criticising a person for his/her body type is not cool.

  • Remo D’Souza returns with ‘Dance+’ season 2

    Mumbai: Ace choreographer-filmmaker Remo D’Souza is returning as the super judge of the popular dance reality show “Dance+” in its upcoming second season.

  • Aditi Rao Hydari

    Wish to star in ‘Saheb Bibi Aur Ghulam’ remake: Aditi

    Mumbai: Old world charm captivates Aditi Rao Hydari and if given a chance the actress would love to play the lead in “Saheb Bibi Aur Ghulam” remake The 29-year-old “Wazir” actress, who was walking the ramp for debutant designer Jayanti Reddy at ongoing Lakme Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2016, said Meena Kumari’s character in the 1962 film was beautiful and she would any day say yes if she gets an offer.

  • Clouds reveal where world’s most threatened species live

    New York: What have clouds to do with conserving threatened species? A lot, say researchers, adding that cloud cover can help identify the size and location of key animal and plant habitats. Scientists increasingly look to satellite remote sensing as a way to understand habitats and distributions of species. Researchers from the University at Buffalo and Yale University examined 15 years of data from NASA’s Terra and Aqua satellites which orbit and study

  • Hope people always talk about my work, not looks: Bhumi Pednekar

    Mumbai: A National Award for “Dum Laga Ke Haisha” has left Bhumi Pednekar rejoicing. The actress, who made an unconventional debut as an overweight woman and was widely lauded for her performance, hopes people’s focus always remains on her acting skills rather than on how she looks.

  • U’khand HC seeks Centre’s response to petition challenging ordinance

    Dehradun: The Uttarakhand High Court today directed the Centre to respond to a writ petition filed by deposed chief minister Harish Rawat challenging promulgation of an ordinance by the Union government on the appropriation bill, a consolidated legislation on the state’s annual budget which was declared passed by the state assembly.

  • Premature babies at higher risk of developing autism

    Tokyo: Premature babies are more likely to show lack of interest in social skills than infants born full-term, reveals a study adding that such babies are at higher risk of developing autism. The findings showed that premature birth is linked to lack of development of social communication skills, which ultimately leads to autism.

  • Cost slapped on woman for lodging false domestic violence case

    New Delhi: A Delhi court has imposed a cost of Rs 10,000 on a woman for lodging a false domestic violence case against her second husband, condemning it and saying if she was spared, a wrong message would go that laws to protect women are being misused.

  • I was scared to make ‘Talvar’: Meghna Gulzar

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Meghna Gulzar, who brought the hard-hitting and gripping real life drama of the Arushi Talwar-Hemraj murder case alive on the silver screen with “Talvar”, says she was scared to make the movie as it was out of her “comfort zone”.

  • Pathankot attack: JIT ‘welcomes’ NIA’s request of sending team to Pak

    New Delhi: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Friday said the Pakistan Joint Investigation Team (JIT) has “welcomed” the idea of sending an NIA team to Pakistan to carry forward the investigation in the Pathankot terror attack case.

  • China’s top nuclear envoy to visit Japan

    Beijing: China’s special representative for Korean peninsula affairs Wu Dawei will pay a visit to Japan in early April, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hong Lei said on Friday.
    While in Japan, Wu will hold discussions on the resumption of the six-party talks aimed at denuclearising the Korean peninsula, Xinhua quoted Hong as saying.

  • Row between AAP govt, cops in Bharti’s domestic violence case

    New Delhi: The AAP Government and city police today again confronted each other in Delhi High Court on the issue of representing the state during the hearing of a plea seeking cancellation of bail granted to AAP MLA Somnath Bharti in a domestic violence case.

  • For a spinner to bowl a no ball is unacceptable: Gavaskar

    New Delhi: Criticising the Indian bowlers for conceding no balls at crucial juncture of the semifinal match against West Indies, former captain Sunil Gavaskar today said it is “unacceptable for a spinner to bowl a no ball”. “The spinners are really not expected to bowl a no ball. Fast bowlers, in their effort to ball a yorker or a bouncer, can sometimes overstep. Thus, for a spinner to bowl a no ball is unacceptable. This is something you got

  • VW suspends sale of select Vento model recalls 3877 units

    New Delhi: Beleaguered German auto maker Volkswagen (VW) is halting sales of a select version of its mid-sized sedan Vento in India with immediate effect due to inconsistent Carbon Monoxide (CO) emissions and is recalling 3,877 units of the car.