Free Press Journal
  • How Aamir pulls it off…

    For those wondering whatit is like to lose weight like Aamir Khan, here’s the dope. Notes and pictures of Aamir Khan from his trip to Arizona, US, prove that Aamir, who surprised all by appearing in a lean look on his birthday, didn’t achieve his new look the easy way. It took Aamir nearly three months to attain a desired body to play the part of a younger wrestler, Mahavir Singh Phogat

  • Thousands of Icelanders protest as PM snubs calls to quit 

    Reykjavik: Thousands of Icelanders took to the streets on Tuesday to express their anger against the government after leaked Panama Papers suggested that Prime Minister Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson allegedly benefited from offshore investment accounts in tax havens. Police erected barricades around the parliament in the capital city of Reykjavik to protect lawmakers from protestors who were beating drums and pounding the makeshift wall surrounding the legislature.

  • Cong slams PM as CAG report questions KG basin investment

    New Delhi: Congress today targeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi over a CAG report that questions the Gujarat government’s investment in Krishna Godavari (KG) block project, saying it “exposes the myth of Gujarat model and brand Namo”, and demanded that a JPC probe be ordered into the matter.

  • Amitabh Bachchan

    What Bacchan won’t share….

    For someone who is so voluble when it comes to social media, the legendary Amitabh Bachchan can be notoriously close-mouthed about certain areas of his life… even something as innocuous as his favourite ghazals! He acknowledges that he is a ghazal aficionado and is personally very fond of them.

  • No fat-shaming for Bhumi!

    Bhumi Pednekar was not a heavyweight to begin with. The debutante had gained a whopping 23 kilos to fit into the garb of the large yet lovely Sandhya Vermain Dum Lagake Haisha. It had taken her almost a year of stuffing her face with pizzas and ghee-laden parathas to reach the desired weight. Her efforts had paid off and her performance was loved. She also won the award for Best Debut (Female),

  • Stamps issued to mark Shakespeare’s 400th death anniversary

    London: Britain’s Royal Mail on Tuesday issued a set of special postage stamps to mark the 400th death anniversary of playwright William Shakespeare. The 10 First Class stamps pay tribute to the genius of Shakespeare through his immortal words and poetry, said Royal Mail. They will be sold at 8,000 post offices across Britain. Royal Mail said a special postmark saying “William Shakespeare 1564-1616” will be also applied to British stamped mail

  • Subhash Ghai’s kid mission

    Filmmaker and visionary of Whistling Woods International, SubhashGhai recently attended the prominent FICCI Frames Media & Entertainment Industry Conclave. The legendary director was a speaker amongst many of the top personalities like Ashish Kulkarni, Mukesh Khanna, M.Srinivasan, Rajiv Chilaka, NishitTakia and Nina Jajpuria who had gathered to discuss their opinions on the most crucial issue currently prevailing that India needs Kid’s Content Act.

  • Noise Pollution: NGT questions Centre on data of night flights

    New Delhi: Why is night curfew not implemented for flights to and from airports across the country, the National Green Tribunal asked today as it directed aviation regulator DGCA to provide data on flights landing at the IGI Airport here at night.

  • Emraan won’t miss chance to kiss!

    Some time ago, Emraan Hashmi was sounding mighty displeased by the tags of Serial Kisser and Kissing King that were but obviously bestowed on him, ever since he made news smooching Mallika Sherawat multiple times in Murder. Since then every film has featured the actor locking lips with a lovely and hence the titles… After attempting to clean up his act, so to speak, the actor is now back to embracing it

  • FIFA delegation to begin inspection of 2018 World Cup preparations

    Moscow: A delegation from the Federation of International Football Associations (FIFA) will begin on Tuesday its third planned inspection visit to Russia to evaluate the country’s preparations to host the 2018 FIFA World Cup. The current ten-day inspection visit of FIFA delegates kicks off on Tuesday in St. Petersburg, one of the 11 cities across Russia to host the matches of the much-anticipated global football tournament, reports Tass.

  • Foreigners attacked in Pushkar; Swaraj seeks detailed report

    New Delhi: Some foreigners were attacked and looted in Pushkar, prompting External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today to seek a detailed report in the case even as Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje assured her that strict action against the accused was being taken.

  • Despite criticim,Ki & Ka scores

    Ki & Ka left us cringing more than a little at the gender stereotypes it actually endorses. When Kareena Kapoor tells her mother in the film that Arjun wants to become her ‘wife’, she uses the term to denote financial dependence. Later we actually see the earning spouse get violent with the non-earning one – how horrific a message does that send out!? And the part where Arjun shops like crazy, enjoys

  • pratyusha Banerjee Rahul Raj Singh

    Pratyusha suicide: Boyfriend booked for abetment

    Mumbai: Police here on Tuesday registered a case against actor-producer Rahulraj Singh for allegedly abetting the suicide of popular TV actress Pratyusha Banerjee following a statement from her mother Soma Banerjee, an official said.

  • War-wounded US military dog awarded British charity medal

    London: A US military dog who lost her leg when sniffing out a roadside bomb in strife-torn Afghanistan today received a British veterinary charity’s medal honouring the work of animals in war. Lucca, a 12-year-old German Shepherd, suffered injuries including the loss of a leg during a search for improvised explosive devices (IEDs) in 2012. She received the medal at a ceremony at Wellington Barracks in central London.

  • WB law and order collapsed, Cong-CPIM to protect state

    Kolkata: Stating that the law and order in West Bengal has “completely broken down”, former Union Minister of State for Home and AICC spokesperson RPN Singh today said Congress and CPI(M) have joined hands to “protect the secular fabric” of the state.

  • Hrithik Roshan

    Will Hrithik eat humble pie?

    No, it’s not a good time to be Hrithik Roshan. A day ago he was mocked by a tabloid which had clicked images of his during the shoot of Mohenjo Daro. An enraged Hrithik had seized the photographer’s camera, kept it with him overnight and demanded an apology from the publication for attempting to out his look. When informed that the publication could be registering a police complaint against him,

  • Health information at your fingertips with Google Search

    New Delhi:Search engine giant Google on Tuesday launched new health cards in Knowledge Graph with which anyone in India searching for health information can now get it more quickly and easily.

  • TCS

    Tata Communications bags contract from Air France-KLM

    New Delhi: Tata Communications today said it has won a multi-million dollar contract from European airline Air France-KLM to provide next-generation network connectivity at 170 sites. As part of the contract, Tata Communications will roll out a network which will power the airline’s systems, including passenger check-in, flight operations and departure control applications, as well as corporate programmes in the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific.

  • SLC’s selection panel takes responsibility for poor show

    Colombo:  Sri Lanka Cricket’s selection committee chairman Aravinda de Silva today stood by his panel and took full responsibility for making last-minute changes to the team for the ICC World Twenty20. “All decisions were taken in the best interest of the team and we take responsibility,” de Silva, the hero of Sri Lanka’s 1996 World Cup win, said.