Free Press Journal
  • Amitabh Bachchan

    B-town applauds trailer of ‘TE3N’

    New Delhi: A day after its release, the intriguing trailer of Amitabh Bachchan’s most-awaited flick ‘TE3N’ evoked an effusive praise from members of the film industry.

  • laxmikant-parsekar

    Rape of minor girl: AAP demands protection for victim

    Panaji: Aam Aadmi Party has asked Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar to immediately provide protection to the minor girl, who was allegedly purchased and raped by MLA Atanasio Monserratte, and transfer of the case to a court-monitored special investigation team.

  • Alec Baldwin

    Sex and the City: Alec Baldwin was 1st choice to portray Mr. Big

    Johannesburg: The creator of the hit series ‘Sex and the City,’ Darren Star, has revealed that actor Alec Baldwin was his first choice for the role of Carrie Bradshaw’s (played by Sarah Jessica Parker) love interest, Mr Big.

  • Illegal fishing targeted in South China Sea

    Beijing: China will step up law enforcement in the South China Sea to prevent illegal fishing activities and rehabilitate marine resources during the upcoming seasonal ban. Zhao Xingwu, head of the bureau of fisheries under the agriculture ministry, on Thursday said the enforcement will be jointly conducted by the Chinese Coast Guard and local fishery bureaus, the China Daily reported. “We will definitely step up law enforcement in the South China Sea

  • Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi

    Sonia attacks Modi Govt, says ‘do not try to frighten us’

    New Delhi: Under attack over AgustaWestland issue, a combative Sonia Gandhi today hit back at the Modi government, saying it should “not try to frighten” Congress and that life has taught her “to fight on”, as she, Rahul Gandhi and other top party leaders courted arrest after they were stopped from marching to Parliament.

  • Not using Congress to deny Pakistan F16s: US

    Washington: The US is not using the Congressional objections as an excuse to deny Pakistan eight F-16 fighter jets at a subsidised rate, the Obama administration has said.  “No, that’s not true,” State Department Deputy  spokesman Mark Toner told reporters at his daily news conference when asked if it is just using Congress as an excuse not to give F-16 to Pakistan.  “We have made the case for FMF (foreign military finance)

  • Film with Jyotika will be announced in May: Suriya

    Chennai: Actor Suriya says he’s all set to announce a new Tamil project featuring his actress wife Jyotika, who made a smashing comeback last year with Tamil drama “36 Vayadhinile”, after almost a gap of six years.

  • Clinton denounces Trump for his plans to deport immigrants

    Washington: Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton has denounced Republican presumptive nominee Donald Trump for doubling down on his plans to deport millions of immigrant families, saying his “hateful” language needs to be repudiated. “Now, every election is a choice, and just yesterday, Donald Trump doubled down on his plan to create a deportation force to round up millions of people. That’s actually what he said,” she said at a campaign rally in

  • ‘Sairat’ deserves to be highest-grossing Marathi film: Ritiesh

    New Delhi: Actor Ritiesh Deshmukh, who is gearing up for the release of his comedy flick ‘Housefull 3,’ has revealed that he feels that the upcoming film ‘Sairatt’ deserves to be the the highest-grossing Marathi film ever.

  • China to test first hybrid-power train

    Beijing: Chinese authorities will test the country’s first hybrid-power train next month, sources said. The train will complete its technical debugging phase by the end of this month in Jilin province and tests are scheduled to start at the China Academy of Railway Sciences in June, which will take six months to ensure product quality, safety and efficiency, project officials said on Thursday. The new model will have between two and three

  • North Korea affirms n-power during Party Congress

    Pyongyang: North Korea on Friday said it would strengthen its ‘nuclear deterrent’ if the US maintained its ‘hostile stance’, on the day the Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK) began its first congress in almost four decades. The Kim Jong-un regime accused the US government of being instrumental in triggering a nuclear crisis on the Korean Peninsula, according to a statement issued by the Committee for the Peaceful Reunification of Korea (CPRK). Pyongyang

  • Brazilian Supreme Court suspends lower house president

    Brasilia: Brazil’s Supreme Court has suspend President of the Chamber of Deputies Eduardo Cunha for obstructing corruption investigations against him. In a unanimous vote, 11 Supreme Court judges made the decision on an injunction filed by prosecutor general Rodrigo Janot to suspend Cunha’s office, Xinhua news agency reported. The vote was a confirmation of a preliminary decision by Justice Teori Zavaski, who ruled early in the day that Cunha should be suspended.

  • Soaring prices may hit gold sales on Akshaya Tritiya

    Mumbai: Akshaya Tritiya, considered an auspicious day to buy gold, is likely to be lacklustre this time as jewellers are expecting negative to marginal growth compared to last year, on the back of rising gold prices, which is ruling at over Rs 30,000 per 10 grams.

  • Lalu Prasad Yadav

    Lalu appears in CBI court over fodder scam

    Patna: RJD chief Lalu Prasad and former Bihar chief minister Jagannath Mishra on Friday appeared in a special CBI court here over their involvement in a multi-crore fodder scam, a government lawyer said.

  • Power-hungry BJP killing democracy: Sonia 

    New Delhi: Destabilising elected governments in states with a motive to capture power all over, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is “killing democracy”, Congress president Sonia Gandhi said here on Friday.

  • Maha needs separate department for drought relief: ORF

    Mumbai: Maharashtra needs an integrated drought relief policy and a separate department if it is serious about tackling the water scarcity issue, Observer Research Foundation Chairman Sudheendra Kulkarni has said.

  • Rahul Gandhi

    Only Modi, Bhagwat leading India: Rahul

    New Delhi: Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Friday launched a scathing attack at the Narendra Modi government, saying the country was being run by only two persons — Modi and RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat.