Free Press Journal
  • Pak ready to probe Panama Papers’ leak, says minister

    Islamabad: The Pakistan government was ready to investigate ‘Panama Papers’ through the Federal Investigative Agency (FIA) and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf chairman Imran Khan can name any official to probe the matter, Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan said on Monday.

  • Haqqanis helped Taliban chief win back dissidents

    Islamabad: Sirajuddin Haqqani, the head of the dreaded Haqqani Network, helped Taliban supremo Mullah Akhtar Mansour win back dissidents and was instrumental in securing top positions for Mullah Omar’s son and brother in the Taliban hierarchy, according to a media report.

  • 3 more Sikhs to serve in US armed forces while keeping beard, turban

    Washington: The Pentagon has allowed three more Sikhs to serve in US armed forces while maintaining their articles of faith like keeping a beard and wearing a turban, in the fourth such approval in less than a month, bringing cheer to the Sikh community in the US.

  • Malaysia on alert against terror attack

    Kuala Lumpur: Security in Malaysia has been beefed up after reports that two Turks of Uighur descent, suspected of plotting terrorist attacks in Thailand, are trying to enter the country. Malaysian police are on high alert after the reports, Inspector-General of Police Khalid Abu Bakar said here. Security has been beefed up at entry points in the country that shares a land border with Thailand. “We have alerted our officers at entry

  • Brussels terror cell planned to attack Euro 2016

    Paris: The terror cell that carried out the recent attacks in Paris and Brussels was reportedly also planning to target the Euro 2016 soccer tournament in France this summer, French outlets reported on Monday.

  • Britain’s Hindus feel more at home in suburbs: book    

    London: Britain’s Hindu population has been embracing suburban life in search of bigger homes and better schools, according to a new book. According to ‘People and Places: A 21st century atlas of the UK’ authored by Danny Dorling and Bethan Thomas, the large majority of Hindus in Britain are of Indian-origin and tend to be an aspirational community that feel more at home in the suburbs.

  • Pak parliament passes bill to convert PIA into pubic company

    Islamabad: Pakistan’s ailing flag carrier PIA would be converted into a public limited company after parliament today unanimously passed a bill, weeks after the government wrangled with the opposition and employees over privatisation of the airline.

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    Salman Khan unveils first poster of ‘Sultan’

    Mumbai: Bollywood superstar Salman Khan today revealed the first poster of his much awaited film “Sultan”. The 50-year-old actor took to Twitter to share the poster of the Ali Abbas Zafar-directed project.

  • “It’s a different chemistry”

    After walking the ramp for the biggest designers in India and internationally, Gaurav Arora decided to march his way into films. Discovered by the Bhatts, Gaurav has already signed a three movie deal with the camp. Talking to Viraj Sawant about his first film, the sizzling Love Games, Gaurav Arora shares his experiences.

  • Alia’s soft spot!

    Who’s the filmmaker for whom Alia Bhatt would drop everything and run? Surprisingly it’s her Two States director, Abhishek Verman. Alia has good reason to feel so, though. She credits Abhishek with seeing something in her that probably even she hadn’t seen in herself. She is grateful to him for signing her on for the film even though he had other options. The actress, who has received good reviews for her small

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    Not moved in with Yami Gautam: Pulkit Samrat

    Mumbai: Bollywood actor Pulkit Samrat has quashed reports that he is living in with Yami Gautam. 32-year-old Pulkit, who has been linked with his “Sanam Re” co-star, took to Twitter to deny a media report claiming that the actor has moved in with the actress.

  • Salman’s acquittal order: SC refers plea to other bench

    New Delhi: A plea seeking declaration of Bombay High Court verdict acquitting actor Salman Khan in a 2002 hit-and-run case as “arbitrary” and “void”, was referred by Supreme Court today to a bench dealing with the matter.

  • What Karan likes…besides Bipasha!

    All eyes are peeled for their upcoming wedding but fact is, besides his notorious love history – two failed marriages in his kitty! – not too much is known about Karan Singh Grover, the person. A few insights into Bipasha Basu’s soon-to-be-husband…

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    Have immense respect for Nithya’s work: Suriya

    Chennai: Actor Suriya said on Monday that he respects his co-star Nithya Menon from upcoming Tamil sci-fi thriller “24”, for her commitment towards work.

  • Sadma to happen even minus Kareena!

    Mudslingers beware, filmmaker Lloyd Baptista isn’t among those who’d take it lying low. While many are rubbishing off his much awaited remake of the critically acclaimed ’80s hit Sadma by saying with Kareena’s ouster from the project the film is shelved, Lloyd is going strength to strength to make it his magnum opus!

  • Nothing wrong in NGT restrictions on vehicles on Rohtang: SC

    New Delhi: Supreme Court today said there was nothing wrong with the National Green Tribunal (NGT) directive to restrict the entry of petrol-run vehicles in the eco-sensitive Rohtang Pass area and the order was in the interest of ecology and environment.