Free Press Journal
  • Will ensure bromance with Nagarjuna continues in real life: Karthi

    Mumbai: Actor Karthi, who has shared an astounding chemistry with Nagarjuna in the film “Thozha” (“Oopiri” in Telugu), hopes their “bromance” continues for years to come as they hit it off very well on the film’s set.

  • Govt sets up fund to use unclaimed money for senior citizens

    New Delhi: Government has set up a welfare fund which will utilise unclaimed money, estimated to be in excess of Rs 9,000 crore, lying in PPF, employees provident fund and small savings schemes to provide healthcare facilities and pension to senior citizens.

  • 27 refugees saved from drifting boat off Cyprus

    Nicosia: At least 27 refugees, among them six women and three children, were saved overnight from a drifting Turkish-registered fishing boat off the coast of Cyprus, authorities said on Friday. Cyprus’s Defence Ministry said the refugees were spotted 14 nautical miles (26 km) off the coast after the vessel sent out a distress signal, Xinhua reported. The refugees were taken aboard a police launch to a local tourist resort where they received

  • Nepal says India-EU statement’s reference to it uncalled for

    Kathmandu: Nepal today hit out at the India- EU joint statement that referred to the need for an “inclusive Constitutional settlement” in the country, saying it was “uncalled for” and has hurt people’s sentiments.

  • Shooting short film high point in my career: Farida Jalal

    Mumbai: In an illustrious career spanning more than five decades, Farida Jalal has done films in different languages and explored television as well, but the veteran actress considers working on an online short movie a high point as it gave a chance to do something trendy.

  • Glamourous IPL opening ceremony in offing on April 8

    Mumbai: A glamour-filled opening ceremony, featuring Bollywood personalities and all-girl English pop band TBC, is in the offing for Season 9 of the Indian Premier League that starts here on April 9. Tinsel Town’s top stars like Jacqueline Fernandez, Yo Yo Honey Singh, Katrina Kaif, Ranveer Singh and many more would be adding glitter to the ceremony along with TBC who have never performed in India before, said a media release from Ferriswheel Entertainment which has bagged the rights to

  • Kendall Jenner secretly dating Jordan Clarkson?

    Los Angeles: Model Kendall Jenner has reportedly been dating Lakers player Jordan Clarkson. “They have been secretly dating for months and they are super into each other. He is super sweet and a total gentleman and Kendall loves that,” a source said.

  • Police: Bus station gunman kills trooper; others shoot him

    Richmond (US): A gunman fatally shot a Virginia state trooper at a busy bus terminal in the capital city of Richmond before he was shot dead by two other troopers, police said. Two civilians were also shot but were expected to recover. Trooper Chad P Dermyer, 37, died today after being shot multiple times, according to Virginia State Police Superintendent Col Steven Flaherty. The civilians, both women, sustained injuries that were not life-threatening, State Police spokeswoman Corinne Geller said.

  • North Indians dig ‘gaadi, ladki’ in rap songs: Shalmali Kholgade

    New Delhi: Known for crooning hits like “Pareshaan”, “Daaru desi” and “Balam pichkari”, versatile singer Shalmali Kholgade feels the sudden growth in rap songs based on cars, girls and alcohol is because north Indians prefer such tracks.

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    Beat summer heat with DIY skin care solutions

    New Delhi: Bananas, watermelons, honey, oatmeal, tomato juice, cucumbers and more from your fridge and kitchen can help you maintain a refreshing and rejuvenating do-it-yourself skin care regime, says an expert.

  • India got basics wrong in semis: Warne

    Mumbai: Pre-tournament favourites India got their basics wrong in yesterday’s high-scoring semifinal against the West Indies here and paid the penalty to make an early exit from the ICC World T20 championship, according to Australian leg spin legend Shane Warne. “I backed India for the title before the tournament, but yesterday they did not do their basics right. The couple of no-balls and the dew cost them dearly,” said Warne at a ‘Monarch Cruise’ function here today.

  • Starvation helps baby bees become stronger as adults

    New York: The stress of short-term nutritional deprivation as larvae actually makes honeybees — critical to the world’s food supply — more resilient to starvation as adults, a new study has found.

  • Govt focussed on economic welfare of farmers, poor

    New Delhi: Dismissing claims that the Centre’s “pro-farmer” talks aimed at changing its alleged ‘suit-boot ki sarkar’ image, Union Ministers today said the government is focused on economic welfare of farmers and the poor and accused the Congress of not doing its bit when it was in power.

  • Why e-cigarettes may not help quit smoking

    New York: E-cigarettes are promoted as effective device for quitting smoking but a new study of Google search trends shows that very few people are actually interested in finding out information about how vaping can help kick the butt.

  • Google rolls back Gmail April Fool’s prank

    New York: Internet giant Google on Friday rolled back its April Fool’s Day prank that it played by introducing “send + drop the mic” feature in Gmail for its users that let them have the last word in a tense and unwanted conversation. Google reversed the prank after it caused several Gmail users to unwittingly insert animated photos into business emails and other important communications, Techcrunch.com reported.

  • Google plays prank with ‘drop the mic’ feature

    New York: Internet giant Google rolled out “send + drop the mic” feature for its users that will let them have the last word in a tense and unwanted conversation.

  • Piped drinking water to all households in Bihar in five yrs

    Patna: Bihar government will provide piped drinking water to all households in the state in the next five years under the Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s ambitious ‘Saat Nischay’ (Seven Resolves), a minister said today. Replying to an adjournment motion on drinking water moved by BJP member Vijay Kumar Khemka, Public Health and Engineering Department (PHED) Minister Maheshwar Hazari said that the work plan had been finalized under the Chief Minister’s ‘Seven Resolves’ that

  • Kolkata flyover collapse

    Kolkata Flyover Mishap was an ‘Act of God’: IVRCL

    Hyderabad (Telangana): Hyderabad-based construction company IVRCL, which has been drawing flak for describing yesterday’s flyover collapse in Kolkata as an ‘Act of God’ on Friday said that the expression was used to state that the mishap was beyond anyone’s control.