Free Press Journal
  • Tata Steel UK staff to bid for Welsh biz

    London :  Tata Steel UK’s senior staff are believed to be finalising plans to bid for a management buyout of the Indian group’s troubled Welsh steelworks which may require a cash injection of around 100 million pounds.

  • Trump, Clinton triumph on home turf, move closer to nomination

    New York: Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton today won the potentially game- changing New York primary as the front-runners wrested back control of the US presidential race on their home turf to position themselves close to securing an outright nomination.

  • Parents of abducted kids seek justice from Obama

    Washington: Parents of abducted kids, including Indian-Americans, will converge in the US capital this week to meet lawmakers and hold a candle light vigil near the White House to seek justice for their children some of whom are allegedly taken to India following their kidnapping.

  • Sikh-American teen forced to remove turban at airport in US

    San Francisco: A Sikh-American teenager, who penned a book about bullying of children from the community, was forced to remove his turban by airport personnel in the US state of California, according to a media report.

  • Gunmen kill 7 policemen in Pakistan during polio campaign

    Karachi: At least seven policemen were shot dead by motorcycle-borne unidentified gunmen in two brazen attacks during an anti-polio campaign in this Pakistani port city, forcing the suspension of vaccination drive.

  • India ranked abysmally low at 133 on world press freedom index

    Washington: India ranks an abysmally low at 133 among 180 countries in the latest annual World Press Freedom Index which says Prime Minister Narendra Modi seems “indifferent” to the threats against journalists. The 2016 ‘World Press Freedom Index’ released by Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is led by Finland, which retained its top spot for the sixth consecutive year, followed by the Netherlands and Norway.

  • Lawsuit filed against Indian Bishop

    Washington: A 26-year-old American woman today filed a lawsuit against an Indian Bishop for reinstating a Catholic compatriot priest accused of sexually abusing her during his posting in the US between 2004 and 2005.

  • Brussels suspect Krayem charged over Paris attacks

    Brussels: Swedish national Osama Krayem, charged in connection with the Brussels bombings, has also been charged over the Paris attacks, Belgian media has reported citing prosecutors.

  • Fidel Castro gives rare speech saying he’s nearing the end

    Havana: Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro has delivered a valedictory speech to the Communist Party that he put in power a half-century ago, telling party members he is nearing the end of his life and exhorting them to help his ideas survive.

  • Living in…ain’t no sin!

    Nichola Pais takes a look at film land’s couples who have had a live-in relationship before they got hitched.

  • AirAsia India rolls out self check-in facility at BLR airport

    Bengaluru: Passengers of budget carrier AirAsia India flying out of the Kempegowda International Airport here can now avail the self check-in facility, which will enable the passengers to head directly for boarding.

  • Lankan policeman arrested over politically linked murder probe

    Colombo: Sri Lankan police today arrested one of their own men on charges of concealing information in murder investigation of a rugby player who had fallen out of favour with the sons of the then President Mahinda Rajapaksa.

  • Madhuri is Waiting for the right film script

    She has been away from the big screen for a while and actress Madhuri Dixit says she is yet to bag the right script which would get her back to films.

  • Deepika kills off any hopes for Katrina!

    Katrina Kaif has been in doldrums since her break up. there was a time when we all thought it as only a matter of time before she gives up on movies and settles in marital bliss but things didn’t go that way. worse things about moving on if there are things you neglected and suddenly find it rather the most lucrative choice, and there is no way you can have it.

  • Pratyusha case: Petition seeking CB probe posted for tomorrow

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court today posted for hearing tomorrow a petition filed by Shoma Banerjee, mother of actress Pratyusha Banerjee who allegedly committed suicide on April 1, seeking probe by Mumbai Police Crime Branch into the case.

  • Resurrecting the legend!

    Legendary Actor/ Producer Joy Mukerji’s son, Monjoy Mukerji is all set to revive his father’s production house ‘Joy Mukerji Enterprises’ with ‘Hai Apna Dil Toh Awara’. The film marks the directorial debut of Monjoy Mukerji, the film is a youthful slice-of-life story of three young couples. The Banner is also producing two more films which are already scripted and the shoot will begin soon