Free Press Journal
  • Gay magazine editor, his friend stabbed to death in B’desh

    Dhaka: Bangladesh’s first gay magazine editor was brutally murdered tonight along with a friend in his flat here by suspected Islamists, in the latest audacious attack on high-profile bloggers and intellectuals in the Muslim-majority country.

  • Junior doctors plan 48-hour strike in UK over new contract

    London: A stand-off between junior doctors and the UK government over lack of higher payments for working on weekends escalated further on Monday with nearly 50,000 medical professionals planning an all-out 48-hour strike starting tomorrow, which for the first time will include emergency services.

  • Cruz, Kasich announce strategic alliance to stop Trump

    This combination of file photos shows Republilcan presidential candidates Ted Cruz and John Kasich. Ted Cruz and John Kasich have agreed to join forces to try to deny frontrunner Donald Trump the Republican Party’s presidential nomination, their campaigns said April 24, 2016. The sudden alliance, revealed in short statements, arose due to the pressing timing of the Republican party’s presidential primary season.

  • Sikh politician in Pak killed by Hindu rival for party ticket

    Peshawar: A prominent Sikh politician in Pakistan who was gunned down last week was killed by contract killers hired by his miffed Hindu rival after he failed to secure a ticket for elections in 2013, police said today, days after Pakistani Taliban claimed responsibility for the murder.

  • Tutsi general killed in Burundi attack

    A Burundian policeman stands next to the shrapnel-riddled vehicle in which Tutsi General and security advisor to Burundi’s vice president Athanase Kararuza was killed on April 25, 2016 in Bujumbura.

  • Unknown caller from UK threatens to kill B’desh top blogger

    Dhaka: Bangladesh’s prominent blogger Imran H Sarker, who has launched protests against the killings of the bloggers and minorities in the Muslim-majority country, has received a death threat from an unidentified caller from the UK, a day after a liberal professor was brutally murdered.

  • Be objective, transparent for aspiring youngsters: SC tells BCCI

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday told the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) that it was performing a public duty and has to be “objective, transparent, fair and reasonable” in its functioning with “equal opportunity to all” as there are many youngsters aspiring to be like M.S. Dhoni and Virat Kohli.

  • Curb “killer crops” like sugarcane in drought-hit Maha: Tiwari

    Mumbai: Noted farm activist Kishor Tiwari today said the Maharashtra government should replace “killer crops” like sugarcane and Bt Cotton in the 14 districts of drought-hit Vidharbha and Marathwada regions in the state. The Farm Distress Mission, which Tiwari heads, has said it in recommendations which were submitted to the Chief Minister a day ago, he told PTI.

  • Mangeshkar family inspires Bhansali

    Filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali, also a composer, has said the Mangeshkar family including melody queen Lata Mangeshkar inspires him.

  • Fan girl! Waluscha Desouza speaks about her debut

    Waluscha Desouza speaks to Shubarna Mukerji Su about all things that go into making her the hottest newbie in tinsel town! (A debut opposite Shah Rukh Khan is an instant attention-grabber, after all!)

  • Dia Mirza

    Dia Mirza: The diva

    We all admire Dia Mirza for the person she is and to be able to accept and embrace that is something which many in the industry lack. “ I did some really bad films and I really regret having done those films.

  • Radhik Apte

    For Radhika Apte, ‘Phobia’ was emotionally, physically tough

    Mumbai: Radhika Apte, who will be seen next in the film “Phobia”, says emotionally and physically it was the most stressful film she has done so far. “It was the most difficult film to do. It was emotionally and physically stressful. The film is about agoraphobia. Lot of research went into it,” Radhika said at the trailer launch of “Phobia”.

  • In awe of parkour Ali Fazal

    Ali Fazal sure loves to experiment with himself. The actor who has done an array of roles now seem to be pumped up to do someaction at the moment. The actor we hear has taken keen interest in learning one of the most intense form of action training called Parkour.

  • Mayawati shown as Goddess Kali in poster, BJP cries foul

    Hathras (UP): A poster of BSP supremo Mayawati depicting her as Goddess Kali slaying Union Minister Smriti Irani with Prime Minister Narendra Modi shown in a miniature form has surfaced here, triggering a blame game between political rivals in Uttar Pradesh.

  • Hop on the houseful Bandwagon

    The Housefull 3 launch event was not a usual one but something that gave people glimpses of what all is in store for them. The entire star cast was present to unveil the trailer of the film. The entire cast along with the producer and directors met up at producer Sajid Nadiadwala’s house in Juhu and arrived together at the multiplex in a mini bus which was being driven by Akshay Kumar.

  • No water wastage for the cast of Banjo

    \With several villages across Maharashtra like Latur, Jalgaon, Nanded and Aurangabad facing severe drought crisis, many from the Bollywood fraternity have voiced their concerns and come forward to help the families facing the situation.

  • Lyrical jazz inspires Richa Chaddha

    The versatile actress Richa Chadha, has been learning lyrical jazzfor her role in Pooja Bhatt’s CABARET. Richa is all set to show her seductive side in the film as she is essaying the role of a Cabaret dancer. Not only jazz, but she has been training hard inother dance forms like Ballet and contemporary as well. Richa being the hard worker she is, hasleft no stone unturned to perfect her dance for