Free Press Journal
  • India to miss target for universal upper-secondary education by 50 Years

    India will not have universal upper secondary education (covering the age group 14-17 years and 9th to 12th standard) till 2085, over half a century late, according to the Global Education Monitoring Report 2016 by Unesco.

  • BJP pounces on Nitish over ‘wanted shooter’ being spotted with Shahabuddin

    New Delhi: With Mohammad Kaif, the absconding sharpshooter wanted in the murder of Bihar senior scribe Rajdev Ranjan, being spotted with former Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) parliamentarian Mohammad Shahabuddin who is out on bail, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has pounced on the Bihar Government and questioned Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s inability to arrest the accused.

  • Delhi suffering from Chikungunya but AAP leaders are enjoying on junkets: BJP

    New Delhi: An all-out verbal war has broken out between the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) over the outbreak of dengue and chikungunya in the national capital, with the former accusing the Delhi Government of sheer negligence and the Arvind Kejriwal-led party slamming the Centre for becoming an impediment.

  • Diana Penty got into films by chance

    Actress Diana Penty, who ventured into tinsel town in 2012, says getting into films was not a conscious decision and it happened by chance. Diana began her career as a model and later made a transition to acting in films.

  • Abhijeet Sawant wants a new lease on his old love

    Keeping one’s identity intact in an industry where a new singer is unearthed every other day is no mean feat. Abhijeet Sawant’s claim to fame has surely been Indian Idol over a decade ago, but the artiste has kept his options open from time to time, be it his stint in Comedy Circus or as an actor in Lottery or being part of the youth wing of Shiv Sena. “I’m happy people

  • Sidharth Malhotra wants to visit a psychic

    Movies can be a lot of fun, in the case of actors it translates to a lot of money too, however sometimes a movie comes your way and it changes your perspective in life too. As was the case with vand his film ‘Baar Baar Dekho’. Though the film has done abysmally at the box office, there is one thing that has Sidharth really curious after doing the film.

  • Asia Challenge Basketball: India upstage China

    Tehran, In a rare feat, the Indian men’s basketball team stunned formidable China in its second-round group E encounter to stay in contention for a quarterfinal berth in the FIBA Asia Challenge here on Tuesday.
    The Indians triumphed 70-64 to hand the group-toppers their first loss. This was India’s second win in four matches and the team is currently placed third in the group.

  • Single producers understand films: Emraan Hashmi

    Actor Emraan Hashmi feels single producers understand stories and they are not businessmen, and this is one of the reasons why they are still ruling the industry. While many studios have shut down in recent times, Emraan analyses the whole situation and feels that one has to understand the pulse of the audience.

  • Ronaldo faces former club

    Madrid, Real Madrid star Christiano Ronaldo will have a chance to play against his former football club Sporting Lisbon, when the Spanish giants kick off their Champions League title defence with a home tie against the Portuguese club on Wednesday.

  • No stopping Kunal post ‘Veeram’

    If you ever thought you had Kunal Kapoor all figured out, we can bet you are changing the whole thought the minute to take a look at his film ‘Veeram’s teaser. As of now only second look is out to the public but everyone who has seen it cannot stop talking about it.

  • At 43, after 18 Grand Slams, Paes wants to learn from Nadal

    New Delhi, For athletes who go on to transform themselves into legends, learning is a never-ending process. And Leander Paes, who is India’s most decorated player with 18 Grand Slam doubles titles, had no qualms in admitting even that at this stage of his career, he can learn by watching Spanish great Rafael Nadal train and play.

  • Freedom from Thoughts _ Remez Sasson

    Try to watch your thoughts during the day, as if they are not yours, without being sucked into them. Become conscious of the fact that you are watching your thoughts. Then this awareness of watching will increase.

  • Kapil Sharma

    Kapil Sharma may be called for questioning soon

    Mumbai: Stand-up comedian Kapil Sharma and actor Irrfan Khan will not face any immediate arrest as the city police will first serve them notices to seek their explanations on charges levelled against them.

  • Demand for eco-friendly Ganpati idols shoots up

    Mumbai: With many people using eco-friendly Ganpati idols and artificial lakes for immersion purpose, environmentalists say that there is a greater awareness among the people this year.

  • Tempo fatally rams into biker at Tilak Nagar

    Mumbai: An accident took place at Tilak Nagar on Tuesday killing one person on the spot. The accident, which occurred at   Santacruz-Chembur Link Road near Amar Mahal at around 4:45 am, was caused when a tempo driver rammed into a biker, killing him on the spot.

  • Constable injured as bike rams into him

    Mumbai: A 55-year-old police constable was injured after being allegedly hit by a motorcycle in Sewri area here, police said on Tuesday.