Free Press Journal
  • Am not holidaying in Finland, says Sisodia

    New Delhi: Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Friday denied he was holidaying in Finland, saying India needed to learn a “lot from their education system, the best in the world”.

  • Rahane, Rohit conferred with Arjuna Award

    New Delhi: Star cricketers Ajinkya Rahane and Rohit Sharma were today conferred with the coveted Arjuna Award for this year and the previous year respectively by Sports Minister Vijay Goel here.

  • Surgery gets rescheduled due to water shortage in Nair hospital

    Chaitanya Dhargalkar, 21-year-old from Lower Parel, was in for a rude shock on Tuesday. Chaitanya, who was scheduled for surgery for a lump in her chest at the civic-run B Y L Nair Hospital, found that it had been cancelled without notice. “The doctors informed me that as there was no water in the hospital, hence my surgery has been rescheduled to Thursday. The doctors clearly said that they cannot carry out

  • Big B embarrassed by India’s ‘land of rape’ tag

    New Delhi: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan says he finds it “embarrassing” when he travels abroad and foreigners tell him that India is a third world country and a “land of rape“. The actor wants India to be known as a first world country.

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    Katrina to get Smita Patil Memorial Award; Twitter goes ROFL

    Katrina Kaif has been announced the next recipient of Smita Patil Memorial Award by NGO Priyadarshani Academy. The NGO is engaged in socio-cultural and education activities and has been holding the awards event since 1984. And this year, they have chosen the Baar Baar Dekho actress for her contribution in the industry. As soon as the news was announced, Twitter went crazy. Check out some of the tweets that will make you ROFL.

  • ‘Fifty Shades Darker’ becomes most viewed trailer in 24 hours

    Los Angeles: The trailer for “Fifty Shades Darker”, the sequel to erotic drama “Fifty Shades of Grey”, has dethroned “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” to become the most popular by garnering 114 million views in 24 hours.

  • WFI refers Narsingh dope case to CBI

    New Delhi: The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) on Friday referred the alleged dope case of grappler Narsingh Yadav to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for a detailed probe.

  • Vidya Balan gets diagnosed with dengue

    Vidya Balan, who is busy with her work commitments, has suffered a minor setback as she has been diagnosed with dengue. The actress’ shoot schedule for all her films has been put on hold as of now and she is currently taking treatment for the same.

  • Amy Jackson to turn showstopper for designer Jayne Pierson

    Amy Jackson may be working with the likes of some of the biggest stars like Rajinikanth and Akshay Kumar, but the gorgeous actress continues to remain extremely popular in London. Amy at age of 16, won the 2009 Miss Teen World competition and the 2010 Miss Liverpool title and later went on to become one of the biggest models in the UK.

  • Man injured in elephant attack

    Udhagamandalam (TN): A 42-year-old tea estate worker was seriously injured today when he was attacked by an elephant in Pandalur, about 80 kms from here.

  • HC declines stay on BMC resolution on yoga in civic schools

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court today declined to grant an interim stay on implementation of a resolution making yoga and ‘Surya Namaskar’ (sun salutation) mandatory in civic schools in the metropolis, saying it is just a form of exercise which is good for the body.

  • Biopic doesn’t glorify me but show my journey: Dhoni

    New York: He wanted the biopic on him to show his journey, the inherent struggles in “decision making processes” rather than “glorify him” and that’s precisely what Mahendra Singh Dhoni told film’s director Neeraj Pandey during the conceptual phase of ‘MS Dhoni-The Untold Story’.

  • Have been a victim of eve-teasing: Taapsee Pannu

    New Delhi: Actress Taapsee Pannu, who features in a pivotal role in “Pink” — a courtroom drama film on crime against women in cities — says she has been a victim of eve-teasing and she was also questioned by her parents over her dressing style.

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    ‘Felt bad’ after being removed as UP SP chief: CM Akhilesh

    Lucknow: Locked in a turf battle with his uncle Shivpal Yadav, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav today laid bare his angst, saying he “felt bad” after being removed as Samajwadi Party state president and demanded that he be given a say in ticket distribution for the 2017 Assembly election.