Free Press Journal
  • IS loses first war in Iraq

    Fallujah declared ‘fully liberated’ from IS by Iraqi forces

  • Google celebrates R D Burman’s 77th birthday with doodle

    New Delhi: On the 77th birth anniversary of Bollywood’s legendary music director and composer R D Burman fondly known as Pancham Da, Google has dedicated a doodle in his honour on its home page.

  • IS launches new attacks in Afghanistan

    Jalalabad: Heavy fighting between Afghan forces and Islamic State fighters has killed dozens of people, officials said today, raising fears the militant group is staging a comeback months after Kabul said they had been defeated.

  • Nothing will happen with verbal warnings: JD (U) tells Rajnath

    New Delhi: The Janata Dal (United) on Monday downplayed Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh’s caveat to Pakistan in wake of the terror strike in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pampore in which eight jawans were martyred, saying nothing will happen with verbal warnings.

  • Brexit aftershocks still smoulder Labour in turmoil as key minister sacked

    London: Britain’s Opposition Labour party today faced a full-blown revolt after Jeremy Corbyn (in pic) sacked his foreign secretary and three other senior members of the shadow cabinet resigned as deep divisions emerged in the party over the veteran socialist leader’s handling of the EU referendum.

  • Scottish leader maytry to block ‘Brexit’

    London: Scotland’s Parliament could attempt to block Britain from leaving the European Union, the Scottish leader said today as the turmoil following the historic referendum spread and the leader of the opposition Labour Party faced an open revolt in his party, reports AP.

  • 6-year-old accidentally shoots, kills brother

    New York: In yet another shooting incident in the US involving toddlers, a six-year-old boy playing with his mother’s gun accidentally shot and killed his four-year- old brother.

  • First ISIS suspect to spy for Britain

    London: In a first, an Islamic State terror suspect in custody over suspicions of his role in Paris and Brussels terror attacks has turned into an informer for UK police intelligence services against the terror outfit.

  • “Ishqbaaaz has a broader canvas”, says Nakuul Mehta

    His sagacious disposition and virtuosity to bring life on screen makes him an unsurpassed performer of genteel and personable demeanor. Star Plus’ most anticipated Ishqbaaaz’s popular NAKUUL MEHTA chats with The Free Press Journal about his upcoming show, his character and lots more…

  • John Kerry to visit Brussels, London today

    Rome: US Secretary of State John Kerry, who arrived here on Sunday, will visit Brussels and London on Monday to affirm continued close relations with Britain and the EU.

  • Will ‘EKK ALBELA’ be the next big hit for Marathi film industry post, ‘SAIRAT’?

    With SAIRAT turning out to be the biggest Marathi grosser ever and setting a new benchmark for Marathi film industry, film buffs (especially the ones who like watching lighthearted family entertainers) are anxiously looking forward to watch another exciting Marathi movie on the silver screen, EKK ALBELA, a biopic based on the late legendary actor Bhagwan Dada!

  • Johannesson wins Iceland presidency with 39 pc vote

    Reykjavik: History professor Gudni Johannesson (in pic) won Iceland’s presidential election with 39.1 per cent of the ballots, according to final results announced on public television channel RUV. The political newcomer only decided to run for the presidency after the so-called Panama Papers leak in April, which detailed offshore accounts and implicated several senior Icelandic politicians, reports AFP.

  • Rakeysh wants to work with Anil Kapoor

    Anil Kapoor’s son, Harshwardhan wouldn’t have got a better launch pad than this one. Debuting in a film made by the director who made films like BHAAG MILKHA BHAAG and RANG DE BASANTI. But during the trailer launch of the film, Mehra said that though he was launching Anil Kapoor’s son, it’s been his wish to work with Anil Kapoor.

  • Hollywood: Destination next for Alia

    Starting her journey in showbiz with “Student of the Year” in 2012, Alia Bhatt has come a long way with hit films like “Highway”, “2 States” and her recent release “Udta Punjab”. The actress says she wants to work around the globe and hopes “Hollywood” turns out to be her next destination.

  • Minister, 15 others killed in Somalia hotel attack

    Mogadishu: At least 16 people, including a state minister, were killed in an attack by Al-Shabaab militants on a hotel in the Somali capital of Mogadishu, an official said on Sunday, reports IANS.

  • Jacqueline Fernandez

    It’s false: Jacqueline on ‘DON 3’ role

    Actress Jacqueline Fernandez has denied rumours that she has been roped in to play a key role in “Don 3”. When asked about the buzz around her participation in the film, Jacqueline told IANS: “I just came back to Mumbai last night and this news has been doing rounds. I don’t know where it is coming from because I have not spoken to anyone remotely close to ‘Don’ team. It’s false news.”

  • Senior UK minister comes out of gay closet!

    London: One of Britain’s frontline Cabinet ministers Justine Greening has announced she is in a same-sex relationship, making her the first openly gay woman in the Conservative cabinet.

  • Don’t take life so personally

    People who take everything personally are usually touchy. If they come up with an idea and someone points out a problem with it, they treat that objection as a personal attack on them. Driven by reactive emotions, they go into a hyper-defensive or hyper-offensive mode. Being unable or unwilling to learn from others’ inputs, they become obstacles for their own growth.