Free Press Journal
  • Indian students win awards at Intel fair

    New York: Several Indian as well as Indian-origin students have emerged victorious in Intel’s prestigious science and engineering fair, the world’s largest international pre-college science competition.

  • US to eliminate terrorists targetting American soldiers

    Washington: The US has told Pakistan that while it respects its territorial integrity, it will continue to conduct strikes to eliminate terrorists who target American soldiers, a day after Islamabad summoned the US ambassador to express concern over the drone strike in Pakistan that killed Taliban chief Mullah Akhtar Mansour.

  • Indian-origin man accused of wife’s murder attempted suicide

    London: An Indian-origin investment banker who was arrested for killing his wife at their home in southest England had apparently tried to commit suicide by slashing his throat, it emerged today.

  • UK grants asylum to Maldivian ex-president Mohamed Nasheed

    London: Britain has granted political refugee status to former Maldivian President Mohamed Nasheed, who was handed down a 13-year jail term on controversial terrorism charges after a trial in the country that drew widespread international criticism.

  • Obama drop-in for pork soup stuns Vietnam street shop owner

    Hanoi: She has ladled out countless bowls of her pork noodle soup, but the owner of a Hanoi streetside restaurant says she was stunned when Barack Obama strolled in, pulled up a plastic stool and slurped down Vietnam’s famed “bun cha” delicacy.

  • Trump could ‘bankrupt’ US like his firms: Hillary

    Washington: Democratic presidential front- runner Hillary Clinton has alleged that Donald Trump could “bankrupt” America like his companies as the controversial presumptive Republican nominee’s economics is a “recipe” for lower wages, fewer jobs and more debt.

  • Five navy officers sentence to death in Pakistan

    Islamabad: Five Pakistan navy officers linked to the Islamic State have been sentenced to death in a secret military trail for allegedly planning to hijack a Pakistani warship to attack one of the US navy’s refuel ships, a media report said today.

  • Chinese media slam US lifting of Vietnam arms embargo

    Beijing: Chinese state media today slammed the lifting of decades-old US arms embargo against Vietnam, saying the move was aimed at Beijing and calling Barack Obama’s assurances to the contrary “a very poor lie”.

  • British mother jailed for trying to take kids to ISIS

    London: A 34-year-old British Muslim mother has been jailed for two and a half years by a UK court for lying to authorities and trying to take her children, including an 11-month-old baby, to be raised in Islamic State-held territory in Syria.

  • Bachchans the reason Ash won’t kiss?

    Karan Johar’s next film starring Ranbir Kapoor, Anushka Sharma and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has expectations raised from day one. A stunningly beautiful cast and a popular song as the film’s title… it is awaited impatiently. Naturally it made big news when word got out that according to the script, there was a kissing scene between Ranbir Kapoor and Aishwarya in the film.

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    Praise pours in for ‘Thithi’

    Unconventional actress Kalki Koechlin, director of UDTA PUNJAB Abhishek Chaubey, screenwriter and lyricist, Varun Grover and actor Manav Kaul attended the special screening of internationally acclaimed Kannada language film, THITHI in Mumbai.

  • Anushka: when the going gets tough…

    Anushka Sharma was a year-old toddler when Salman Khan had appeared in MAINE PYAR KIYA (1989) and now she plays one of her most challenging roles so far opposite him. Ali Abbas Zafar’s SULTAN sees her buffing up to play a Haryanvi-speaking wrestler. In order to prep for the role, she physically transformed herself in six weeks. She had to go through intense body training to build definition and muscle. Her petite

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    Watch out the Official Trailer of “Sultan”

    Yash Raj Studios today released the official trailer of Aditya Chopra’s “Sultan” – Starring Salman Kha, Anushka Sharma. Wrestling is not a fighting sport. It is all about fighting to what lies within.

  • RCB opt to chase against Lions in Qualifier 1

    Bengaluru: Royal Challengers Bangalore won the toss and opted to field against Gujarat Lions in Qualifier 1 of the Indian Premier League here today. Both teams remained unchanged for the key clash.

  • When Farah whipped Sonu!

    Sonu Nigam’s latest single, ‘Crazy Dil…’ brings out the crazy side of the artiste and his friends from the fraternity. Culture Machine, India’s largest digital media company, released his much awaited single on their digital channel ‘Being Indian Music’ today.

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    Irrfan Khan promotes regional cinema

    Irrfan Khan, who is known for his splendid performances, has always been ahead in promoting good content movies. He has aced the knack of selecting phenomenal content and has now come forward in promoting regional cinema.