Free Press Journal
  • Rib tickling comedy in just 140 characters

    Some treat twitter as a dumping ground of thoughts, others like it as a battle ground. In a world full of negativity and sadness, we have these few gems that brighten up your day with just 140 characters. Twitter’s word limit poses no threat to their humour and with every tweet they make sure to brighten up your smile.

  • Eknath Khadse

    Eknath Khadse quits; first blow to BJP under Modi-Shah combine

    Mumbai: Facing heat over a string of corruption charges including irregularities in a land deal, Maharashtra Revenue Minister Eknath Khadse today resigned, the first casualty in BJP after Narendra Modi-Amit Shah combine took over the party pledging zero-tolerance to corruption.

  • Trunk calls, letters: Big B recalls tough times of communication

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan took a trip down the memory lane recalling times when communication was difficult due to unavailability of the internet and smartphones. The actor recalled one such moment when he was 10 years old and his mother Teji Bachchan fell ill after which it became difficult for him to contact a doctor nearby.

  • Jat stir: 48 companies of paramilitary forces deployed

    Chandigarh: Ahead of the proposed Jat quota agitation from tomorrow, security arrangements in Haryana have been tightened with the deployment of 4,800 paramilitary personnel and the administration is on high alert. “Besides adequate deployment of police personnel, as many as 48 companies of paramilitary forces have been deployed at various places in the state keeping in view the stir call from tomorrow. We have asked for 15 more companies from the Centre,”

  • Akshaye Khanna is back with a bang

    He saw him last, almost four years back in the comedy film, GALI GALI CHOR HAI, and after a long sabbatical we’ll see him in DISHOOM with John Abraham and Varun Dhawan.

  • Bollywood actress beach tripping

    Too hot to hit the beach? No sweat. Viraj Sawant brings the sizzle to you, from the sands to the screen!

  • Naughty, tongue-in-cheek steps suit Salman well: Farah Khan

    New Delhi: Farah Khan has created another peppy dance number in “Baby ko Bass Pasand Hai” from “Sultan” and the director-choreographer says she likes working with Salman Khan as he carries off naughty steps well. Farah, who has worked with Salman a number of times be it “Munni badnaam” or “Fevicol Se”, says she always tries to give him a signature step. “I have worked with Salman for quite sometime now. I

  • Robots work more safely if controlled by another technology

    London: Robots carry out their tasks more safely if controlled by another technology, making them more suitable for use in the care sector than the existing form of robotics which perform repetitive tasks, a study has found. In the coming years, the use of assistive robotics will become ever more important due to the increased ageing of the population and the steadily rising costs of care, according to researchers from University of Twente

  • Energy sector to be focus of PM’s talks with Qatari leadership

    Doha: India and Qatar are expected to give a fresh push to their economic ties, particularly in the hydrocarbon sector, when Prime Minister Narendra Modi holds talks with this energy-rich country’s leadership tomorrow amid his keenness to attract investments for development back home. Modi will also address top business leaders of Qatar, a country which is India’s largest supplier of LNG requirements, accounting for 65 per cent of its total imports last financial

  • Jacqueline Fernandez

    Check out Jacqueline Fernandez turns judge for ‘Jhalak Dikhla Jaa’

    After wrapping up his work commitments, the former judge of Jhalak Dikhla Jaa and actor Shahid Kapoor will be taking a paternity break to enjoy time with family. While he will not be able to commit to the celebrity dance show Jhalak Dikhla Jaa this year, yet another Bollywood star who has replaced him as the judge is none other than Jacqueline Fernandez.

  • Priyanka Chopra, dad

    Priyanka Chopra bereaved over demise of her grandmother

    Priyanka Chopra’s maternal grandmother Madhu Jyotsna Akhouri passed away last evening and the actress who is currently in the city will soon be performing the last rites of her grandmother.

  • NASA astronaut to step into expandable space habitat on Monday

    Washington: NASA astronaut Jeff Williams on Monday will enter the first human-rated expandable habitat deployed in space, a technology that could prove beneficial for deep space exploration and commercial low-Earth orbit applications, the US space agency said.

  • India committed to help redefine Afghanistan’s future: Modi

    Herat (Afghanistan): India is committed to restore hope and redefine war-torn Afghanistan’s future, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday, after inaugurating a dam built with Indian assistance here.

  • Weight-loss surgery may cut death rate in obese patients

    London: Obese individuals who undergo a weight loss surgery are less likely to face death, than those do not undertake a surgery, finds a new study. Being obese can increase an individual’s risk of mortality from numerous diseases like heart attack, stroke and a number of cancers.

  • Diabetes drug may help some patients beat breast cancer

    New York: A drug commonly used as the front-line treatment for Type-2 diabetes improves survival for some breast cancer patients, says a study. For the study, the researchers examined clinical outcomes for 1,215 patients who were diagnosed and underwent surgical treatment for breast cancer between 1997 and 2013.

  • Mathura Clashes: Mayawati hit outs at Modi govt, Akhilesh Yadav

    Lucknow: BSP chief Mayawati today lashed out at the Modi government at the Centre, saying it was just tom-tomming its “hollow” programmes to mislead the people and said “bad days” are on the anvil for the BJP dispensation.