Free Press Journal
  • mallya, chopper scam

    Vijay Mallya declared a ‘proclaimed offender’  

    Mumbai: A special court here on Tuesday declared liquor baron Vijay Mallya a “proclaimed offender” in the ongoing bank loans default and money-laundering cases, officials said.

  • Telecom Minister rules out penal power to Trai

    New Delhi: Rejecting demand for giving penal power to telecom regulator Trai, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar has said the authority has enough power to protect the interest of consumers.

  • cbi

    CBI files charge sheet in Rs 1000 cr Syndicate Bank scam

    Jaipur: The CBI today filed a charge sheet against a former Chief Manager of Syndicate bank and four others in an alleged scam of over Rs 1,000 crore committed by using fake cheques, letters of credit and LIC policies to withdraw money.

  • Jayalalitha

    Amma meets PM Modi, rakes up of NEET, Mekedatu dam issue

    New Delhi: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa met Prime Minister Narendra Modi here on Tuesday during which she raised several matters of her states’ interest, including exemption from NEET and a request to prevent Karnataka from building dam across Mekedatu.

  • amrinder-singh

    Nath’s appointment won’t hurt Cong prospects: Amarinder

    Chandigarh: With ruling SAD and AAP attacking Congress over Kamal Nath‘s appointment as the general secretary in-charge of Punjab, PCC chief Amarinder Singh today said the move will not “adversely impact” party’s prospects in the Assembly elections next year.

  • Athiya Shetty

    Athiya Shetty in action mode; to play Sanjay Dutts daughter

    Athiya Shetty has reportedly been pencilled in to feature in Siddharth Anand’s action film, playing daughter to Sanjay Dutt in the film. An out-and-out action flick, Dutt has already started training for it while Athiya too will supposedly have several hard-core action sequences in the film.

  • Dipti Naval

    Documentary “Awake” have impressed Dipti Naval

    Veteran actress Deepti Naval has, of late, been raving about the award-winning documentary, AWAKE: THE LIFE OF YOGANANDA. The biopic on the life of Yogananda Paramhansa who authored spiritual classic ‘Autobiography of a Yogi’ is slated for a pan India release on June 17.

  • Nawazuddin Siddhiqui

    Farming beckons Nawazuddin!

    Nawazuddin Siddiqui is one actor who is unperturbed by his super stardom and continues to live a simple life like he did before becoming a star. Read on and you’ll know why we think so…

  • dia Mirza

    Dia Mirza’s tuneful past…

    Being the brand ambassador of Genesis Foundation, Dia Mirza recently attended one of their events where she went on to sing REHNA HAI TERE DIL MEIN’s popular track ‘Zara zara…’. Dia Mirza singing this well-loved song from her hit with R. Madhavan was a lovely throwback to those times and sent many down memory lane. Pity there were such few high-points in the career of this lovely actress…

  • Rupali Suri

    Rupali Suri to host IIFA Madrid

    Actress and fashionista Rupali Suri has been chosen to be the official anchor at the red carpet for the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) gala in Madrid, Spain this year. Rupali will cover a city tour for digital space content of the celebrations. With close to 150 Bollywood celebrities attending, an expected audience of around 20,000, and a business forum to facilitate talks of trade and collaborations, besides attractions integrating talent from

  • Double celebration for daddy Anil and son Harshvardhan

    June 8 marks a very special day for this father and son duo. Anil Kapoor’s much awaited trailer of ‘24’ Season 2 was released which is garnering fantastic response. Incidentally, on the same day, the makers of MIRZYA released their second teaser too. The day proved to be a special one for the Kapoor clan as both father Anil and son Harshvardhan showcased their respective works to the audience.

  • Radhika Apte

    Radhika pleased by her parents appraisal for ‘Phobia’

    Radhika Apte who is known for her powerful performances in past films like BADLAPUR,  HUNTERRR, MANJHI : THE MOUNTAIN MAN, short film AHALYA etc has done it again. This time with her nerve wrecking performance in PHOBIA she does it all over again, however this time Radhika has special praise coming in from one very special quarter of the audiences – it’s none other than her parents!

  • sonakshi sinha

    Sonakshi does not want equations with people beyond work

    Back during their DABANGG days Sonakshi Sinha was perceived to be part of Salman Khan’s camp, given that the superstar had mentored her right from the time she was a chubby youngster, and even starred opposite her in her debut film. A lot has changed since then and mention camps today and Sona will tell you that she doesn’t want to be part of them. She spells out that she does not

  • Eiffel Tower closed by strike action

    Paris: The Eiffel Tower was closed to the public today as unions went on strike to demand that plans to change France’s labour laws be scrapped. “The Eiffel Tower is closed today due to the national strike,” the Paris monument’s website announced.

  • Videogames, Child

    Video gamers delay bedtime by about 100 minutes: study

    Washington: Video gamers are likely to delay their bedtime by about 100 minutes to continue playing, according to a new US study that strongly supports the inclusion of gaming as an addictive behaviour.

  • Eat more whole grains to live longer: Study

    Boston: Eating at least three servings of whole grains daily such as whole wheat, oats and brown rice may lower your risk of death, a new study suggests. Researchers found that for about every serving (16 grammes) of whole grains there was a seven per cent decreased risk in total deaths, nine per cent decline in cardiovascular disease-related deaths; and five per cent decline in cancer-related deaths.

  • India announces additional million dollar grant for Kofi Annan Centre

    Accra (Ghana): The Indian government on Tuesday announced an additional million dollar grant for the Accra-based Kofi Annan Centre of Excellence in ICT to help it to initiate a India announces additional million dollar grant for Kofi Annan Centre, expand its laboratory facilities and introduce additional curriculum to help its students to stay abreast with rapidly advancing technology.