Free Press Journal
  • ISIS operative arrested in Rajasthan

    Jaipur: The anti-terrorist squad of Rajasthan has arrested an alleged Islamic State operative in Sikar district who was involved in collecting and transferring funds for the terror organisation from Dubai.

  • Trump tapped into a ‘troubling’ strain: Obama

    Athens: President Barack Obama has issued a warning against “crude nationalism” in the wake of Donald Trump’s victory, saying the New York billionaire had tapped into a “troubling” strain of rhetoric playing on Americans’ fears of globalisation to win the presidency.

  • Eight more anti-Sikh riot cases to be re-probed by SIT

    New Delhi: Eight more cases relating to 1984 anti-Sikh riots in Delhi will be probed by a Home Ministry appointed Special Investigation Team, taking the total number of such cases being re-investigated to 58.

  • Nearly 40 deaths in seven days attributed to demonetisation

    New Delhi: Nearly 40 deaths — including suicides, cardiac arrests in long queues, hospital casualties and a murder in a fit of rage — in the past few days have been attributed to demonetisation. The move has caused a huge cash crunch in the country and turned life upside down for the lower middle class and poor families in India.

  • Matt Damon has cameo in Ocean’s Eight

    Actor Matt Damon has a special appearance in upcoming all-female heist comedy, “Ocean’s Eight”, says PTI Damon, who starred as pickpocket Linus Caldwell alongside Brad Pitt and George Clooney in “Ocean’s Eleven,” “Twelve” and “Thirteen,” said he is going to be shooting for the cameo, reported ET online.

  • Beauty & The Beast trailer shatters online viewing record

    The trailer for Emma Watson’s new “Beauty & the Beast” movie has broken “Fifty Shades Darker” record for the most views in 24 hours, says PTI. The Disney teaser has been checked out over 127.6 million times since its release online on Monday, reported Ace Showbiz.’

  • Sonakshi Sinha doesn’t have any career regrets

    From playing the quintessential ‘desi girl’ to doing action-packed characters, Sonakshi Sinha has come a long way in her career and the actress says she is now ready to push her limits as a performer. Sonakshi, who made her debut with Salman Khan-starrer “Dabangg,” became known for her roles in big-budget commercial films in the beginning of her career but she has no regrets.

  • Ranveer Singh: The new Emraan Hashmi

    At the recent song launch of his next film Befikre, Ranveer was asked with the amount of kisses he has in Befikre, will it be right to tag him as ‘Emraan Hashmi Part 2’, to which he promptly replied, “I don’t want to be anyone’s Part 2, I want to be Ranveer Singh,”That’s something which was expected as no actor likes being compared to anyone; after all they all are Superstars (few

  • Raees & Kaabil to be clash on Box office, but no effect on friendship

    Things sometimes turn bitter between two actors due to the box office clash of their films but Hrithik Roshan says the release of his upcoming movie “Kaabil” alongside Shah Rukh Khan-starrer “Raees” will not create any differences between them. Directed by Sanjay Gupta, “Kaabil” is clashing with Rahul Dholakia’s “Raees” at the box-office on January 26 next year.

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    Another feather to Gulzar’s cap, to get Poet Laureate Award at Tata LitFest

    India’s greatest wordsmith, incredible storyteller and thought-provoking philosopher Gulzar sahab rule millions of hearts with his soulful poetry and lyrics. Receiver of Dada Saheb Phalke and Oscar awards, Gulzar’s cap holds innumerable feathers. And here’s another feather to his cap! Mumbai’s very own literary fest ‘Mumbai Literature Festival’ is all set to honour him with the Poet Laureate Award.

  • Pigs too can be optimists or pessimists: study

    London: Like humans, pigs too can be optimists or pessimists depending on their personality and mood, according to a new study published today, says PTI. The judgements and decisions a pig makes are governed by their mood – whether good or bad – and their personality type, researchers said.

  • Mayawati questions government’s preparedness for demonetisation

    New Delhi: BSP chief Mayawati on Wednesday questioned the government’s preparedness for the demonetisation of high-value bank notes, accusing it of spending the last ten months on settling the black money of its people.

  • Over 100 tigers killed and trafficked each year: report

    Hanoi: With fewer than 4,000 left in the wild, tigers are on a precipice – yet more than 100 of the big cats are still killed and illegally trafficked each year, according to AFP.

  • Punjab Assembly passes resolutions against SYL issue

    Chandigarh: A special session of the Punjab Assembly today unanimously passed two resolutions on the SYL issue, directing the state government not to “hand over land to any agency” and also “not to allow anyone to work for the construction of the Sutlej Yamuna Link canal”.

  • Distraction, reduced focus benefit aging brain: Study

    Washington: Focusing on certain tasks becomes difficult in old age, but a recent study published in Trends in Cognitive Sciences, found that there may be some benefits to reduced focus, especially in people over 50, reports ANI.

  • Google launches new app to scan, digitize ‘memories’

    New Delhi: Technology giant Google on Wednesday launched “PhotoScan” app that scans and digitises photos directly from the phone. “PhotoScan” is available for both Android and iOS devices, reports IANS.

  • Twitter hands more power to users to stop cyberbullying

    San Francisco: In a fresh bid to empower its over 300 million users, the micro-blogging website Twitter on Wednesday made it easier for them to report cyberbullying, says IANS. Twitter has expanded its “mute” feature which enables users to mute accounts they don’t want to see Tweets from.