Free Press Journal
  • JNU rusticates Umar, 2 others; Rs 10,000 fine on Kanhaiya

    New Delhi: The JNU today rusticated Umar Khalid and two other students for varying duration and imposed a fine of Rs 10,000 on Kanhaiya Kumar in connection with the February 9 event on the campus against Afzal Guru’s hanging. Umar was rusticated for one semester, another student leader Anirban Bhattacharya till July 15 and Mujeeb Gattoo for two semesters. As per decision, Bhattacharya has been barred from pursuing any course in JNU for

  • Pratyusha suicide case: Rahul gets anticipatory bail

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court today granted anticipatory bail to producer Rahul Raj Singh, accused of abetting the suicide of actress Pratyusha Banerjee, after observing that prima facie there is no evidence to show that the accused “instigated or intended” the suicide.

  • Feast for Honey Singh’s crew

    The makers of YoYo Honey Singh’s debut film, ZORAWAR were stationed in London for a week during which Honey took director Vinnil and his team of assistants to treat them with Punjabi food.

  • Kunal’s love letter

    Kunal Kapoor has been known to be one of those actors, who happens to be a wonderful person in real life. Recently, Kunal Kapoor and his wife Naina had gone to the Maldives for a vacation. The adventuresome actor had escaped the country for a four days trip to Maldives to go deep sea diving. During his vacation at the private villa, one of the staff members of the hotel who was

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    Bipasha-Karan Wedding: To be bride, groom get surprise gifts from friends

    Few weeks ago, Alone co-stars Bipasha Basu and Karan Singh Grover announced their much talked about wedding which is scheduled for the end of this month. While there are only five days to go for this lavish Bollywood wedding, we got a sneak peek into what’s happening in the lives of the to be bride and groom.

  • The Mother

    Light and a Shadow: The Mother

    If you look at yourself carefully, you will see that one always carries in oneself the opposite of the virtue one has to realise (Iuse “virtue” in its widest and highest sense). You have a specialaim, a special mission, a special realisation which is your very own, each one individually, and you carry in yourself all the obstacles necessary to make your realisation perfect. Always you will see that within you the

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    Paresh Rawal fined Rs 2000 for odd-even violation

    New Delhi: BJP MP and Bollywood actor Paresh Rawal was fined Rs.2,000 for breaking the odd-even traffic scheme here on Monday. He apologized: “Made a serious blunder… Sorry Arvindji and Delhiites.”

  • Par passes bill to bar Sahejdhari Sikhs from voting

    New Delhi: Parliament today passed a bill to amend a 91-year-old law to exclude Sahajdharis from voting in the elections to Sikh religious bodies, fulfilling a long-pending demand of the community ahead of assembly elections in Punjab next year.

  • The Traffic cast misses director Rajesh Pillai

    Soon after completing Traffic his first feature film in Hindi, Rajesh Pillai died a sudden and shocking death at age 41. Manoj Bajpayee still can’t believe Pillai was gone so soon. “I am still in shock and disbelief. I just can’t come to terms with the fact that he is gone so suddenly. Rajesh was such a passionate filmmaker. He gave priority to his cinema over everything else, including his health. Now

  • Hrithik Roshan to try out vegetarian diet plan

    It’s been a while since we saw Hrithik Roshan on screen. The actor, who is currently in the midst of a legal controversy with Kangna Ranaut, however, has been fulfilling all his other commitments. He recently wrapped up the shoot of Ashutosh Gowariker’s ambitious venture Mohenjo Daro. The film had the actor in a bulked up avatar, however, now that the shoot is over, Hrithik has relaxed his diet and is ready

  • Techies raise funds to repay loans of 121 Vidarbha farmers

    Mumbai: In a noble move, a group of IT professionals has come together to raise funds for repaying loans of over 100 debt-ridden farmers in drought-hit Vidarbha region, notorious for farmer suicides. The IT professionals have united under the banner of an NGO, Apulkee (sense of belongingness), with an objective to help debt and drought-ridden 121 farmers in five districts of the cotton belt.

  • Wives become less stressed after husband’s death

    London: Marriage has long been thought to be beneficial, but a new study suggests that widows suffer less stress and frailty than women whose husbands are still alive.

  • Malegaon Case

    All 9 Muslims accused in Malegaon blasts case discharged

    Mumbai: A special court here on Monday discharged all nine Muslim youths charge-sheeted in the 2006 Malegaon serial blasts case, a defence lawyer said. They included one who died recently.

  • FC Pune City appoint Antonio Habas as head coach

    Pune: Indian Super League franchise FC Pune City today appointed Antonio Lopez Habas as their head coach. The 58-yearold, who’s had a successful run in the ISL with Atletico De Kolkata, will replace  Englishman David Platt. Gaurav Modwel, CEO of FC Pune City said, “To be the best, you have to bring the best. Antonio’s track record in the Indian Super League speaks volumes of his capabilities. We are here to give

  • Sensex stays on backfoot for 2nd day, takes 159-pt knock

    Mumbai: Market benchmark Sensex hit a bump for the second consecutive day as it tumbled by over 159 points to 25,679 on account of profit-booking amid weak global cues ahead of two key central bank meetings.

  • Aspirin use ups cancer survival by 20 per cent

    London: Taking a low-dose of aspirin may increase the chances of survival of cancer treatment patients by up to 20 per cent and help stop the disease from spreading, a new study suggests.

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    India seeks time to implement Paris climate agreement

    New York: India has sought time to implement the Paris climate agreement, saying it should not be done in “haste” and all countries should be allowed to follow their national processes.

  • App that alerts when you smell bad

    New York: Do you feel embarrassed at your foul-smelling body odour? Hold on as skin care products company Nivea Men has developed a smartphone app called “NOSE” that quickly senses and tells you about the body odour so you can avoid meeting your girlfriend.