Free Press Journal
  • Chitrangada Singh

    Chitrangada Singh quits Babumoshai Bandookbaaz post argument with the director

    We informed earlier that Chitrangada Singh is starring opposite Nawazuddin Siddiqui in Kushan Nandy’s upcoming film Babumoshai Bandookbaaz. The shooting of the film commenced afresh in Lucknow last week after a year of delay but things have not turned out the way it should have and Chitrangada singh has quit the film.

  • CAT asks ACC to decide on Chaturvedi’s deputation within 3 wks

    New Delhi: Expressing surprise over the delay, the Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT) has asked the Appointments Committee of Cabinet (ACC), led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, to decide in three weeks the case of deputation of IFS officer Sanjiv Chaturvedi to Delhi government.

  • Woman immolate self over husband’s decision to buy used car

    Ujjain : A woman Radha Sharma, resident of Dawoodkhedi village, set herself on fire on Sunday night by pouring diesel. Later, she was rushed to civil hospital where she died of severe burn injuries. Police have registered a case in this regard.

  • Idea of censor board is ridiculous: Mihir Joshi

    New Delhi: Amid the fracas over “Udta Punjab”, which was granted an ‘A’ certificate with 13 cuts, Mumbai-based musician and TV anchor Mihir Joshi — who himself ran into trouble with CBFC last year over his song “Sorry” — says the idea of a censor board in India is “ridiculous”.

  • World’s first vaccine developed against “tampon disease”

    London: Scientists have developed what they say is the world’s first safe and effective vaccine against Toxic Shock Syndrome (TSS) that often occurs in young women who use “super tampons” during their periods. TSS — known as tampon disease — is a severe circulatory and organ failure caused by bacterial toxins, usually triggered by bacteria from the Staphylococcus group.

  • Blocking female sex hormone may help fight immune disease

    London: Researchers have found that a female sex hormone may help patients suffering from a serious immune disease which is majorly represented by the thickening of skin. The findings showed that blocking oestrogens — the female hormones — might help women suffering from systemic sclerosis (SSc). SSc — also known as scleroderma, which means ‘hardskin’ — is an autoimmune disease affecting multiple organs and which predominantly affects women.

  • Ind vs Zim: India bundle out Zimbabwe for 126

    Harare: Leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal scalped three wickets as India produced another professional bowling effort to dismiss a fragile Zimbabwe batting line-up for 126 in the second One-day International of the three-match series here today.

  • Bodies removed after worst mass shooting in US history

    Orlando (US): Dozens of bodies were slowly removed overnight from a popular Orlando gay club after a gunman sprayed the helpless crowd with bullets in violence that killed 50 people and devastated a city famous for family-friendly theme parks. When the attacker opened fire in the early hours of yesterday morning, it interrupted an evening of drinking, dancing and drag shows at a club known for tolerance for all people.

  • Pak credentials stronger than India for NSG membership: Aziz

    Islamabad: Pakistan today claimed that its credentials for NSG membership are “stronger than India” if the elite club agrees on a uniform criteria for non-NPT states to join the group. Pakistan’s Adviser to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz said Pakistan has diplomatically engaged numerous countries over the criteria-based approach for the countries that are not signatories to the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT).

  • Oscar Pistorius’ final sentencing hearing due

    Pretora: A final hearing for sentencing South African Paralympian Oscar Pistorius for the murder of his model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, is due to start in Pretoria on Monday. He faces a jail term of at least 15 years, but his sentence can be reduced due to time already spent in prison and mitigating factors, BBC reported.

  • Text messages motivate patients with rheumatoid arthritis

    London: A combination of text messages and individual counselling sessions help motivate patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), resulting in improved patient-reported clinical outcomes, finds a study. “The findings support the introduction of behavioural approaches as an effective way to improve the health of rheumatoid arthritis patients which may also be applicable in other populations with chronic disease and limited mobility,” said Tanja Thomsen from the Copenhagen Centre for Arthritis Research in Denmark.

  • Chinese economy holds steady in May

    Beijing: China’s economy held steady as industrial production gathered pace in May, retail sales maintained strong growth and investment cooled with improved structure, official data showed on Monday. Value-added industrial output, one of the leading indicators for economic growth, rose six percent year on year in May, unchanged from April and in line with expectations, Xinhua news agency reported.

  • ‘Hamilton’ wins big at Tony Awards, black actors shine

    New York: Diversity reigned at Tony Awards 2016 with black actors winning big in four major acting categories, while blockbuster hip-hop musical “Hamilton”, about America’s founding father Alexander Hamilton, scored an impressive 11 trophies at the ceremony.

  • Woman forced to adopt Islam, eat beef in Patna’s Phulwari

    Patna: The Patna Police have detained two people following the complaint of a Hindu woman that her husband and his family members, who are Muslims, allegedly forced her to adopt Islam and eat beef, and also blackmailed her after making a porn video of her.

  • I can take up even a one-minute role: Rajat Kapoor

    Kolkata: Getting acclaim for his small but significant role in “Waiting”, actor Rajat Kapoor says he may go “out of his way” to do a cameo if he likes the idea. “Sometimes you do a film when you like the idea. And then I may go out of way to do even small roles,” Kapoor told here last week.

  • Baahubali - The Beginning

    ‘Baahubali 2’ team begins filming climax portion

    Hyderabad: The makers of S.S. Rajamouli’s magnum opus “Baahubali 2” on Monday began filming the climax portion of the film, which will be shot over a period of 10 weeks at the Ramoji Film City here.